Life On Venus? MIT Astronomers Help Make Surprising Discovery In Planet's CloudsAstronomers from MIT and other universities have found a potential sign of life high in the atmosphere of neighboring Venus.
4 Middlesex Communities Categorized As High Risk For West Nile VirusThe Massachusetts Department of Public Health said Cambridge, Newton, Somerville and Watertown have been elevated to high risk for the mosquito-borne disease after four new cases arose.
Moderna Among Companies Pledging To Make COVID Vaccine Safety Their FocusThe CEOs of nine bio-pharma companies, including from Moderna in Cambridge, have signed a pledge to put safety first as they develop a coronavirus vaccine. 
Restaurants Getting Creative To Keep Patio Season GoingWith colder temperatures around the corner, many restaurants are hoping to have their patios stay open for business as long as possible.
Rent Prices Drop Across Boston Due To CoronavirusReal estate experts say thousands of apartments are still empty and unrented due to the pandemic.
'People Before Profits!' Activists Demand Moderna Make Coronavirus Vaccine AffordableA group of local science and research activists led a rally for an affordable coronavirus vaccine in Cambridge.
Retailers Prepare For 'Particularly Important' Tax Free Holiday WeekendRetailers are hoping a break from the state's 6.25% sales tax will entice customers.
Moderna Says Potential Coronavirus Vaccine Shows Promise In Older AdultsModerna said a small group of older adults given it's experimental coronavirus vaccine showed encouraging early results.
The Friday Cafe Continues To Serve People In Need During PandemicFor six years, volunteers have been offering lunch to people in need at First Church in Cambridge. When the pandemic began, they pivoted to an outdoor program.
Breweries Find Creative Ways To Stay In Business Amid PandemicLocal breweries are using creative business models to stay in business during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bicyclist Hit And Killed By Tractor-Trailer Near Harvard Square T StationA bicyclist was hit by a tractor-trailer and killed near the Harvard Square T Station on Tuesday.