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Rally for Safe Cambridge Street in Allston ‐ Tuesday at 8 a.m.

MassDOT and the City are designing a new Cambridge Street as part of the Mass Pike reconstruction project and the City's street and intersection project. There have been multiple pedestrian and cyclist deaths on Cambridge ...
Cambridge Day

Contest open to all so 'non‐conventional' teams can create Kendall open space plan

The city is holding a competition to help craft five acres of new or redesigned open space planned for Kendall Square and East Cambridge.
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Residents of large waterfront towers oppose plans for large waterfront towers

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports the trustees of Harbor Towers have come out swinging against Donald Chiofaro's proposed towers next door, saying they're just too damn big: Since modern urban planning began here in Boston in the early 1960s, ...
Universal Hub

What a bleak street

The folks at the City of Boston Archives wonder if you can place this photo. See it larger.
Universal Hub

Q: What's happening to the former salon on Centre Street in JP?

A. Jamaica Plain News reports a local boutique is moving in.
Universal Hub

Police try cracking down around Common

The Globe reports on efforts to stem drug sales in and around the Common, in particular, the short stretch of Boylston between Tremont and Washington where that pilot was arrested the other day.
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MBTA to roll out premium WiFi for a fee on commuter rail

The MBTA today announced a contract with a new WiFi provider for commuter rail it says will mean more reliable free access to e-mail for riders - and the option to add full Internet service ...
Universal Hub

Another Todd English restaurant now toast?

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Figs on Charles Street is closed "for renovations."
Boston Globe

Obituary: Paul A. Hanley

HANLEY, Paul A. Of Cambridge, July 18, 2014, age 75, died at Beverly Hospital. He was the beloved son of the late Anthony and Mary (Doherty) Hanley. Loving brother of Bernadette Johnson and her husband, Joseph, of Chattanooga, TN, and the late Catherine and Arthur LeBlanc, Carol Hanley, and Barbara Hanley, of Cambridge. He leaves behind many nieces and nephews, including his guardian, Kathleen Kelley and her husband, Leo, and family of Melrose. Interment will be private and a memorial service will be announced at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made in Paul's name to Care Dimensions of Danvers, MA. Arrangements by John C. Burns & Sons, CAMBRIDGE.
Boston Globe

Fear Getting Fined For Jaywalking in Boston? Don't.

If you choose to jaywalk in Boston, you should obviously be aware of cars and bikes, but you shouldn't really fear getting a fine. Because that fine is .
Boston Globe

Obituary: Edward L. Green

GREEN, Rev. Edward L. "Tweed" Fri., July 18, of Malden, formerly of Cambidge, Pastor of Malden Mission AME Church and former Pastor at Bethel AME Church, Lynn. Beloved brother of Evangelist Joseph R. Green and the late Eleanor Haywood, Mabel Lavarity, Violet Jackson, Sylvia Jones, and Benjamin W. Green, he also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Funeral Service Monday, July 28, 11 a.m. at St. Paul AME Church, Bishop Allen Drive and Columbia St., Cambridge. Visiting hours at the Church Monday 9-11 a.m. Relatives and friends most kindly invited. Interment Cambridge Cemetery. A. J. Spears Funeral HomeCambridge, MA (617) 876-4047
Cambridge Day

Bagelsaurus to replace bakery in Porter; Bukowski in renovations; Yoki struggles

Porter Square is losing a Rosie's Bakery and gaining Bagelsaurus and its handmade bagels, which have been called the best in Boston.
Boston Globe

Tsarnaev Friend in Gun Charge Had Past Arrest for Dealing Marijuana

Stephen Silva, a close friend of the surviving Boston Marathon Bombing suspect, had been arrested for drugs before his Monday arrest for heroin trafficking and gun charges.
Cambridge Community Television

BRAND NEW CLASSES NEXT WEEK AT CCTV!

BRAND NEW CLASSES NEXT WEEK! Take advantage of some of these fantastic opportunities - you don't want to miss them! "Story Construction 101" - single session on Sunday, July 27th at 6PM"Basics of Creative Sound" - starts ...
Cambridge Day

Discovery Ensemble chamber orchestra shuts down, board citing money woes

The six-year-old Discovery Ensemble chamber orchestra was shut down Wednesday by its board of directors, citing increasing difficulties in finding funding.
Cambridge Day

Planning Board to New Street developer: We need many answers before we can act

Developers at 75 New St. must return to the Planning Board in September for a fourth meeting to answer questions.
Cambridge Day

Central Square to get its 24‐hour Clover restaurant, despite police chief concerns

A 24-hour Clover Food Lab restaurant for Central Square won approval Tuesday from the License Commission, with the city's police chief abstaining from a vote.
Cambridge Civic Journal Forum

Cambridge InsideOut Episodes 73 and 74 with Marc McGovern

Cambridge InsideOut Episode 73 with Marc McGovern (Part 1) This episode was broadcast on July 22, 2014 at 5:30pm. The hosts are Susana Segat and Robert Winters. [On YouTube] Cambridge InsideOut Episode 74 with Marc McGovern (Part 2) This episode broadcast on July 22, 2014 at 6:00pm. The hosts are Susana Segat and Robert Winters. […]
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Feds: Man Who Gave Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects Gun That Killed MIT Officer Arrested

Stephen Silva, 21, had drug and firearms charges filed against him last week.
Boston Globe

Obituary: John Alfred Malcolm

Malcolm, John Alfred Of Cambridge, July 21, 2014. Husband of Olive (Polly) Goldman Malcolm. Father of George Winston Malcolm of Franklin, Katharine Malcolm Stohlman of Cambridge, Barbara Malcolm Krementz of Providence, RI, and Charles Goldman Malcolm of Mount Hermon. Grandfather of Olive, Joseph, and John Stohlman, Patterson and Victoria Malcolm. Uncle and cousin to many. Funeral will be held at Christ Church Cambridge, Zero Garden Street, Cambridge, MA on Monday July 28, 2014 at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in his memory to: The Cambridge Homes, 360 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 or The Fred Rittner Pemi Campership Fund at www.RittnerFund.org Rogers Funeral Homes Arlington & Cambridge
Boston Globe

Obituary: Seth J. Teller

Teller, Seth J. Seth J. Teller, a beloved father, husband, son, neighborhood activist, and MIT professor, died July 1 at age 50. A member of MIT's computer science and engineering faculty since 1994, Teller was internationally renowned for his efforts to develop robots that are useful to people in their daily lives. He led a research group that focused on making machines aware of their surroundings and capable of interacting naturally with people in health-care, military, civilian, and disaster-relief settings. Their projects included a self-driving car; an unmanned forklift; a wheelchair directed by voice commands; and a humanoid robot that performs dangerous tasks with limited guidance from a human at a safe remote location. Teller was well known in academic ...
Boston Globe

Obituary: Stella Mary Perroni

PERRONI, Stella Mary (Leccese) Of Cambridge, July 20, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Perroni, Cambridge Fire Dept. Loving mother of Joseph of Tennessee and Stephen of Cambridge. Adored Grandmother of the late Sarah Patricia Perroni. Sister of Libby Ruscito of Cambridge and Antoinette "Chickie" DeFuria of Wilmington. Predeceased in death by her siblings Sophie Manganelli, Anne Ciccone, Salvatore Leccese and Susie Leccese. Stella leaves many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Retired employee of the Cambridge Public School Food Service Dept. Devoted follower of St. Cosmas & Domian Society. Funeral from the Keefe Funeral Home, 2175 Mass Ave., NORTH CAMBRIDGE on Thursday at 9 am. Funeral Mass in Saint John's Church, Cambridge at 10 am. Burial in Mt. Auburn ...
Boston Globe

Obituary: Carl E. Clarke

CLARKE, Carl E. Of Cambridge and Somerville, July 19, 2014. Beloved husband of 52 years to Gilda (Pacheco). Loving father of Manuel of Dracut, Carl of Winthrop, Paul of Somerville, Carol O'Brien of Tewksbury and Brian Clarke of Somerville. Cherished Grampie of 8, Kelleigh, Katie, Matthew, Paul, Meaghan, Catherine, Patrick and Karlie. Dear brother-in-law of Albert Pacheco, Tina Oliveira, Carmen Mederios, Natalie Furtado & her husband Mario, and Zelia Kelleher & her husband Joseph. He was the sole proprietor of Carl's Arco on Huron Avenue and a 25 year member of BAC Local #3. Funeral from the Keefe Funeral Home, 2175 Mass Ave., NORTH CAMBRIDGE on Wednesday at 9 am, followed by his funeral Mass in Saint John's Church, Cambridge ...
Cambridge Civic Journal Forum

Cambridge InsideOut Episodes 71 and 72: News and Events, July 2014

Cambridge InsideOut Episode 71 This episode was broadcast on July 15, 2014 at 5:30pm. The hosts are Susana Segat and Robert Winters. [On YouTube] Cambridge InsideOut Episode 72 This episode broadcast on July 15, 2014 at 6:00pm. The hosts are Susana Segat and Robert Winters. [On YouTube]
Cambridge Civic Journal Forum

Current City of Cambridge Board and Commission Vacancies (July 2)

Members Sought for Cambridge Planning Board City Manager Richard C. Rossi is seeking residents interested in serving on the Cambridge Planning Board. The Planning Board is the special permit granting authority for the city and is responsible for the review of special permit requests, the review and development of zoning proposals, and the study of […]
Your Town

State to begin dismantling Longfellow Bridge towers this week

The iconic towers on the Longfellow Bridge sometimes referred to as the “salt and pepper” shakers are about to be taken apart and cleaned.
Your Town

Everett State Sen. DiDomenico going Irish for a day

Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day in Boston. Now an Italian-American state senator from Everett is going green, too. State Sen. Sal N. DiDomenico plans to add an "O" to his name on Friday, March 7, when he'll hold his first-ever St. Patrick's Day party, 6:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus in Charlestown.
Your Town

Alumni asking public to pick the best prank in MIT history

Pranksters at MIT have been trying to outdo each other for years with hacks ranging from perching a police car atop the Great Dome to dropping pianos off buildings or converting a high-rise into a giant game of Tetris.
Your Town

Cambridge answering calls for public toilet in Harvard Square

Cambridge officials are preparing a set of recommendations that if approved could lead to the construction of a public bathroom on MacArthur Square, which sits along Massachusetts Avenue between Harvard Yard and the Old Burying Ground in Harvard Square.
Your Town

Somerville Skillshare offers free classes by local artists this Sunday

Somerville Skillshare invites the community to partake in a day of free classes led by area artists and entrepreneurs for their inaugural “skill sharing” event. The organization, run by a team of volunteers, seeks to connect talented residents across the city by providing a platform for free collaboration and education.
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