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.
Colleen's Corner

The Evolution of Slang

Here's a passage from a 1930's British crime novel*:"I had made no arrangements as to where I was going to stay, so I took a taxi out to Hampstead. Some years ago I had ...
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 ...
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Cambridge Day

Health Alliance psychologist Barrett wins fellowship for work helping at‐risk youth

James Barrett is a staff psychologist at CHA, an instructor in psychology at Harvard Medical and co-founder of the Cambridge Safety Net Collaborative.
Boston Globe

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.
Universal Hub

If not the world, at least the Mystic River could be Wynn's oyster

If Wynn gets the state's casino license for greater Boston, it says it will pay a local clean-water group to "seed" the Mystic's mouth with up to 250,000 oysters as a natural water-filtration system that ...
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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
Universal Hub

Two charged with beating, robbing cabbie who refused to speed

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:50An East Boston couple were arraigned on assault and battery and robbery charges yesterday after they allegedly beat a cabbie who wouldn't step on it to get them to a doctor's appointment ...
Universal Hub

Zoning‐board members will need seat cushions starting next month

Mayor Walsh is ordering the Zoning Board of Appeals to start hearing cases all the livelong day in an effort to bust up a backlog of hearings that now extends to six months. Starting Aug. 5, ...
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Police: Woman steals firefighter's wallet from station while he's out fighting a fire

Revere Police are looking for a woman they say walked into the city's Central Fire Station with two children on July 7 while firefighters were at a fire on Revere Beach. The female proceeded to walk ...
Cambridge Community Television

Programming Highlights: Wed, Jul 23 ‐ Tue, Jul 29, 2014

CCTV publishes weekly Programming Highlights to promote new material produced or sponsored by local members and Cambridge residents. Please visit our Television Schedule for the most updated info! DEBUTING THIS WEEK ON CCTV! MIT Presents: "Systemic Risk" ...
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 ...
Cambridge Day
Cambridge Day

Second free Danehy Park family concert: Tuesday with band Surviving Kenneallys

The second of four free concerts in the City of Cambridge Danehy Park Concert Series is 6 p.m. Tuesday at Danehy Park.
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 ...
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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 ...
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Obituary: Elizabeth Lee Schulz

Schulz, Elizabeth Lee "Betsy" Passed away Monday, July 14, 2014, at Sherrill House in Jamaica Plain. Betsy was born September 21, 1941, in Chicago to Jane Lawrence Schulz and Otto Schulz and grew up in nearby Evanston with two sisters and three brothers. Education was very highly stressed. After high school, in 1959, she entered Radcliffe College. She graduated in 1963 in the first class receiving diplomas from Harvard University. She taught for ten years, including at the School of the Church of the Advent on Beacon Hill and a Marblehead public school. In the 70's Betsy switched careers, spending a year at Simmons College, studying library science, and began a career of over 30 years at the Boston Public ...
Boston Globe

Obituary: Richard D. Benedetto

Benedetto, Richard, D Passed away on July 15 after a long illness. He was 69 years old. Born in Cambridge, MA. Richard attended Boston College High School and was a graduate of Boston College. He served in both the US Air Force and US Army Reserves. Richard worked in both the furniture and scrap metal business. Upon moving to St. Petersburg, FL, 18 years ago, he and his wife owned an auction house for 8 years. A Past Master of his Masonic Lodge in Belmont, MA, he was a 32nd Degree Mason and a Shriner. He was also a member of several other organizations. He is survived by his wife Anne Gillis Benedetto, a sister Catherine Benedetto Kennedy of San ...
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]
Boston Globe

Woman Sexually Assaulted by Masked Man in Cambridge

Cambridge Police are issuing a "citizen alert" after a woman reported that she was groped by a masked cyclist Tuesday night on a path near Fresh Pond Reservation.
Boston Globe

Obituary: Mary Rigazio

Rigazio, Mary (Reale) Of Brunswick, ME, formerly of Cambridge, passed away on July 11, 2014 at the age of 99. She was predeceased by her husband Merico "Bob" and leaves behind her daughter Janice, whom she resided with, her son John & his wife Robin of Corinna, ME, three grandchildren; John of Brockton, Susan Sency and her husband Joseph of Texas, Jeffrey and his wife Erin of Scituate; seven great grandchildren, along with her extended family Pauline Rigazio of Brockton, Sharon Rigazio of Chelmsford, and the Greg Aldrich family of Bethel, ME. Funeral from the Brown & Hickey Funeral Home, 36 Trapelo Road, BELMONT Saturday, July 19 at 9 am. Funeral mass in St. Peters Church, 100 Concord Ave, Cambridge ...
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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