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Brighton women charged with scamming $450,000, condo from elderly neighbor with dementia

Randi Berkowitz, 58, and Patricia DiGiacomo, 63, were arraigned today on a 63-count indictment charging they used their neighbor's cat to gain entry to her life and her finances - which...
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Man shot in the face in Mattapan

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 15:10Around 3:10 p.m. at 5 Lorna Rd. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: MattapanTopics: Crime
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UMass building evacuated on bomb threat

UPDATE: All clear announced shortly before 3 p.m.; no bomb found. Paul Weiskel reports he got an alert at 12:47 p.m. to evacuate the Wheately Building and to stay clear of the area...
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JP market owner robbed, punched in the head

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:10The Green Street Market, 186 Green St., was robbed shortly after noon by a man who took some money and then punched the owner. He's described as black, in his...
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Court rules Roxbury man got a fair murder trial, will spend rest of his life behind bars

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that Larry Nelson was fairly convicted in 2010 of stabbing an acquaintance 20 times and that he deserved the sentence he got of life without possibility...
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Touch FM suddenly goes off the air; raided by feds

Video of Touch FM owner Charles Clemons by Doug Bennett. Judy Wilburn reports she was listening to the unlicensed Dorchester radio station shortly after 11 a.m. when: Touch 106.1 just...
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South Boston murder victim identified

Boston Police report the person shot to death at W. 5 and Dorchester streets on April 9 was Joel Leon, 19, of Milton.
Cambridge Civic Journal Forum

About Bicycling on Hampshire Street

I have posted a video I shot on Hampshire Street in Cambridge during an organized group ride, in the middle of the day on...
Cambridge Day

Pomegranate guac tops Painted Burro contest, with cilantro recipe just behind

The winners Sunday at The Painted Burro's Guac Off included a pomegranate-seeded Granada Guacamole and a Cantabrigian's Cilantro Lovers with a Twist.
Cambridge Day

Mount Auburn, where doctors saved officer, partners in Sunday blood drive

Mount Auburn Hospital is one of the partners in a 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday blood drive in honor of MBTA Police Officer Dic Donohue.
Boston Globe

Obituary: Henry U. Grunebaum

GRUNEBAUM, Dr. Henry U. Age 87, of Cambridge, on Friday, April 11, 2014. For 54 years, dear husband of Judith (Seder) Grunebaum....
Cambridge Civic Journal Forum

Cambridge InsideOut with Cambridge City Councillor Dennis Carlone

Cambridge InsideOut Episode 51 with Cambridge City Councillor Dennis Carlone (Part 1). This episode broadcast on April 15,...
Cambridge Day

Patriots Day Observance to be held Monday on Cambridge Common

The city's annual Patriots' Day Observance is at 10:45 a.m. Monday at the Washington Monument on the Cambridge Common.
Cambridge Day

Clover hopes Thursday CSA signup event mean $500,000 from 500 signups for farms

Clover Food Lab is hosting CSA signups Thursday, putting together locals who want to join a farmshare and reps from six Massachusetts farms.
Boston Globe

Obituary: Edward J. Goguen

GOGUEN, Edward J. Of Medford, Arlington and North Cambridge. Resident of Medford for 48 years, resident of Arlington for...
Boston Globe

Obituary: Gloria O. Robinson

ROBINSON, Gloria O. (Wyche) A former Lieutenant with the Cambridge Auxiliary Police, of Cambridge, died on April 10, 2013,...
Cambridge Day

Cambridge Housing Authority moves back toward nudging some tenants out

The Cambridge Housing Authority plan is partly to free up apartments for much poorer people and partly to help higher earners move to private housing.
Boston Globe

Three Boston men indicted in shooting death last yearof Cambridge man, 20,

Three Boston men have been indicted on first-degree murder charges and other offenses in the death of a 20-year-old Cambridge...
Cambridge Day

Conductor Spivakov's politics draws call for boycott of May Harvard performance

A step into politics by Russian violinist and conductor Vladimir Spivakov has drawn protests and a boycott for his stop at Harvard's Sanders Theatre.
Boston Globe

Obituary: Lieselotte Suskind

SUSKIND, Lieselotte, M.D. 93. Of Cambridge and Rockport, MA on April 4, 2014. She is survived by Geralds widow, Mary Jane...
Boston Globe

Steven Brion-Meisels, 64, of Cambridge; by example and in classrooms, he taught peacemaking to all he met

Steven Brion-Meisels spent a career teaching peacemaking. Working with students and pupils from college age to kindergarten,...
Boston Globe

Ruby, popular red-tailed hawk, dies; watchers suspect rodent poison in Fresh Pond area

The love story of Ruby and Buzz, two red-tailed hawks, enchanted birdwatchers near Cambridge's Fresh Pond for four years....
Boston Globe

Ruby, popular red-tailed hawk, dies; watchers suspect rodent poison in Fresh Pond area

The love story of Ruby and Buzz, two red-tailed hawks, enchanted birdwatchers near Cambridge's Fresh Pond for four years....
Boston Globe

Obituary: W. James Carson

CARSON, W. James Jim Carson of Cambridge, MA died peacefully the morning of April 10, 2014, at home with his wife Jeanie...
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Medford to honor Marathon bombing victim Krystle Campbell with memorial garden

The family of Medford native Krystle Campbell and city officials in her hometown today will unveil plans to build a memorial...
Cambridge Civic Journal Forum

Cambridge InsideOut Episodes 49 and 50 with Vice Mayor Dennis Benzan

Cambridge InsideOut Episode 49 with Cambridge Vice Mayor Dennis Benzan (Part 1). This episode broadcast on April 8, 2014...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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