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By adamg - 7/23/21 - 12:55 pm
A raccoon in a Kendall Square wall

Ama Wild has been getting up early to video the raccoons of Kendall Square, including this one, who seems to have taken up residence in a wall: Read more.

By adamg - 7/20/21 - 1:59 pm

Cambridge Day reports.

By adamg - 7/18/21 - 3:17 pm

Bicycle Retailer and Industry News reports a federal bankruptcy judge in Boston has appointed a trustee to oversee the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of CrimsonBikes on Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge as it seeks to deal with three creditors - an e-commerce provider, a Boston-based non-profit developer and a customer who pre-paid for a bike he says he never got. Read more.

By adamg - 7/16/21 - 9:12 am

Cambridge Police report two people were shot in the Port overnight - one around 11:15 p.m. on Washington Street, the other around 4:30 a.m. a couple blocks away at Broadway and Windsor Street. Read more.

By adamg - 7/9/21 - 11:57 pm

Transit Police report arresting a man watching a movie and fiddling with his Playstation on the TV he plugged in on the inbound platform at Harvard around 4:20 p.m. on Tuesday - not for his unique way of wiling away the time underground but because he was wanted on charges of attacking somebody in Roxbury. Read more.

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By adamg - 7/1/21 - 9:23 am

Cambridge Police and the MSPCA say they've arrested an East Cambridge man animal cruelty charges for the cats that were tortured between March and May. One of the cats was found dead; the other two were brought in for treatment and survived. Read more.

By adamg - 6/29/21 - 4:06 pm

The Crimson reports that Cambridge's two larger institutions of higher education are selling their edX portal to some for-profit concern and that they'll use the money to build a new non-profit aimed at improving the online educational experience, in particular for "under-resourced and historically disadvantaged populations."

By adamg - 6/26/21 - 10:34 am

Cambridge Day reports on a bit of uproar surrounding Radcliffe Quadrangle: Nearby residents had long used the space as an unofficial dog park, but when a Harvard student started chasing dogs with a large stick last month, the university responded by banning unleashed dogs. Cambridge Day reports that when one dog owner confronted the H-Man and threatened to call police, he responded by calling his house dean.

By adamg - 6/25/21 - 8:19 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Central Square venue begins to slowly reopen starting this weekend.

By adamg - 6/17/21 - 2:27 pm

Cambridge Police report arresting a local man they say repeatedly broke into Central Square businesses, at least one home and three vehicles and say he made off with $80,000 in equipment and furniture from just one Central Square business over a two-day period. Read more.

By adamg - 6/17/21 - 12:04 am

Cambridge PD Lt. Thomas Ahern says only a well placed cell phone prevented serious injury when his gun discharged on its own as he sat in a SWAT van during the 2019 MayFair festivities. He's suing gun maker Sig Sauer for selling what he claims is a defective device and his own city for what he says is punishment for objecting to its bulk purchase of the guns over his objections. Read more.

By adamg - 6/16/21 - 9:10 am
Cupola in a puddle in Cambridge

Msmariamad captured the extra cupola in Cambridge after the rain yesterday.

Copyright Msmariamad. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By adamg - 6/15/21 - 10:57 pm

In a public notice about its impending merger with the parent company of the East Boston Savings Bank, Rockland Trust says it will close current East Boston branches in Allston, Brighton (two branches), Chinatown, Dorchester, Mission Hill, Roslindale, West Roxbury, Brookline and Cambridge (two branches), among others. Read more.

By adamg - 6/10/21 - 11:06 am

Cambridge Police report a man suffered knife injuries not considered life threatening on Temple Street early this morning and that a suspect was arrested not long after.

By adamg - 6/7/21 - 10:39 am

Cambridge Day reports the Cambridge License Commission holds a hearing Wednesday on a request by a potential new owner of the Cantab to re-open the Central Square club. It closed last spring; you can guess why.

By adamg - 6/3/21 - 9:10 am
People sleeping outside the Cambridge Micro Center

Shortly before 8 a.m., Carol Beggy spotted at least 60 people - and one dog - lined up outside the Cambridge Micro Center, waiting so they could rush in and snap up $600 graphics cards. Read more.

By adamg - 6/1/21 - 10:28 pm
Sunset over Fresh Pond in Cambridge

Frank Solensky watched the sun go down over Fresh Pond in Cambridge this evening. He wasn't the only person to look up: Read more.

By adamg - 5/26/21 - 9:36 am

Remember when it was about to get cancelled because it was going to cost too much? CommonWealth Magazine reports the project is now forecast to come in under budget, only in part thanks to $103 million in federal recovery aid for mass-transit projects and possibly enough so to let Cambridge and Somerville recover the $45 million they ponied up to keep the project going.

By adamg - 5/21/21 - 12:17 pm
Bubier

Cambridge Police report that John Bubier, whose croaky "spare change" pleas are familiar to anybody who's spent time in Downtown Crossing over the years, was arrested in Central Square last night on a warrant charging he failed to register with local authorities as a convicted sex offender. Read more.

By adamg - 5/19/21 - 9:22 am
Harvard Stadium and downtown Boston from Mount Auburn Cemetery

Rick Schimpf captured the view of Harvard Stadium, downtown Boston and the Back Bay from Mount Auburn Cemetery this morning.

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