Jan Devereux Joins the Cambridge Local First Advisory Board!

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We are thrilled to share that Jan Devereux is joining the Cambridge Local First Advisory Board! A two-term Cambridge City Councillor, Jan served as Vice Mayor in 2018-19. In her first term on the Council, Jan chaired the Economic Development Committee and convened a series of meetings to review the city’s Retail Strategy Plan to . . . read more

Keep your heart beating!

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Cambridge Camping’s most fun event of the year – is here again! Break a sweat for a good cause (and bring a friend). Enjoy an exercise class, munch on chocolate, drink some bubbly. What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon? Hang out in the sauna, whirlpool and/or hot tub before or after your class. And the . . . read more

Grilled pizza restaurant Cambridge, 1. closes, new blow to struggling Church Street scene

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By Marc Levy, Thursday, December 26, 2019 in the Cambridge Day Harvard Square lost another modern classic this month with the closing of the charcoal-grilled pizza restaurant Cambridge, 1. While owners didn’t give a specific reason for taking action now, one factor got a call-out: the closing of the Loews movie theater some seven years ago. . . . read more

Sweet Spot Dental Joins Cambridge Local First!

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Opening his start up practice in August of 2019, Dr. Jeffrey Greenberg has found great success in helping patients with quality and compassionate dental care. Sweet Spot Dental provides a safe and judgement-free environment where patients can be themselves and expect customized oral health care. With their adaptable service and patient-centric style, this dental team . . . read more

Rethink Restaurants & Cambridge Local First Host Intro to Restaurant Finance Seminar

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We are thrilled to partner with Rethink Restaurants for the kickoff of their 2020 Seminar Series.  This year, the Rethink Seminar Series will offer numerous training sessions for Restaurant Operators and their teams, introducing core concepts from their Curriculum. The first session will be delivered on January 14th at 2-3:30 PM. The training will be . . . read more

News from Cambridge Schools Volunteers

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Cambridge School Volunteers has announced a new staff lineup including two internal promotions. Meg Ramsdell has stepped into the shoes of Jennifer Fries, who has moved on after a nine-year tenure as executive director. In addition to her years at CSV, Ramsdell has experience as a middle and high school teacher. She is president of . . . read more

Cathy Wang Makes Coworking Local

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Cathy Wang Makes Coworking Local At BUILT, Innovation Encounters Community By John Griffin, Cambridge Local First Board Member Cathy Wang is one of Cambridge’s premier innovation leaders. She’s the owner of BUILT, an up-and-coming coworking location, where innovators of all stripes come to build their businesses. She’s also a CLF member. When she came to . . . read more