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Mass. Families Getting Help Paying the College Bill

BOSTON – College acceptance letters are now arriving in the mail, and high school seniors and their parents face major decisions.  Selecting which college to attend and figuring out how to pay for it are two critical choices with lasting …


Xtra Xtra Offers More Opportunities to Community Members

Xtra Xtra now offers local businesses the opportunity to advertise their services on the site! By going to the Shop Local tab, one can purchase ad space for just a $1 a day. The ad will remain on the site for at least 30 days and can be renewed each …


Xtra Xtra Wins 3rd Place in the Local Media Associaction’s 2014 Digital Media Contest

Xtra Xtra is proud to say that we’ve won 3rd place as the Best Local Community Initiative in the 2014 Digital Media Contest by the Local Media Association.The Local Media Association is the only non-profit, professional trade association …


Rollins Griffith Teacher Center of Boston Offers Scholarships to Those Who Qualify

Board MembersAudrey Barzey, Janine Collymore, Donald De Grandis, Ann Eubanks, Spencer Gould, Elie Jean-Louis,  Diane McCormack, Claire Radley, Steven C. Siegel and Betty Ann Washington, Maureen T. Jelloe, Director To:      Headmasters, …



Summer Search Presentations for Sophomores Looks for Students

The mission of Summer Search is to find resilient, low-income high school students and inspire them to become responsible and altruistic leaders by providing year-round mentoring, life-changing summer experiences, college advising, and a lasting …


NIH Offers Alcohol Education Project Grants of up to $250,000

The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The over-arching goal of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) R25 program is to foster a better understanding …


Bring in the New Year at First Night in Boston

Come enjoy the winter weather at First Night in Boston. Bring in 2015 with the greater community and the sights!


Enjoy the Holiday Spectaculars at a Reduced Price

FINAL WEEK: NEW ½ PRICE SHOWS JUST ADDED FOR HOLIDAY WEEK! What to do with friends and family the days after Christmas just got a whole lot easier. Featuring ½ price tickets to performances throughout the holiday week including Boston Ballet’s …



Christmas Week and New Year's Holiday Closures, Trash Schedule & Tree Pick-Up Information

Cambridge city offices will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Thursday, Dec. 25 for the Christmas holidays, and on Thursday, Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day. There will be no trash or recycling collection on Thursday, Dec. 25 and collection will be …


Massachusetts Awards Community Investment Tax Credits to 44 Nonprofits

The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development awarded $5 million in Community Investment Tax Credits to 44 nonprofits. Community Development Corporations in Massachusetts are well positioned to increase and diversify their …


Massachusetts Benefits from Health Care Innovation

Massachusetts will receive up to $44,011,924 to implement and test its State Health Care Innovation Plan over the next 3.5 years. Continued funding will be subject to state performance, compliance with the terms and conditions of award, and …

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