For 50 years, a lone knight on horseback, his hands pressed in prayer, greeted Cambridge High and Latin students as they entered the main lobby of their school. Stolen in 1980 and recovered last year, the statue was reinstated Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the main lobby of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School.
The campaign of Frank Addivinola for the 5th Congressional District received a boost when about 100 people turned out to meet the GOP candidate at the reception on Nov. 21 at the Chateau Restaurant in downtown Waltham.
Over the coming weeks and months in Massachusetts and across the country, people of different faiths and nationalities will take part in the season of giving.
Happy Thanksgiving, Cambridge!
A citizen so outraged he doesn't realize Citizens Connect is just for Boston complaints complains about a sign for Land Boulevard in Cambridge:
Some should tell DCR that it is Edwin H Land, NOT Edward H Land. Wouldn't it be easier to just call it Memorial Drive and call it a day?
This life mask was taken on February 11, 1865, a day before Abraham Lincoln’s fifty-sixth birthday, by sculptor Clark Mills. The 3-D object above is a 1917 copy from the casting given to the Smithsonian in 1889 by the sculptor’s son.
The Smithsonian Institution now offers a 3D archive of historic artifacts available for viewing, downloading, and printing. Because the site just launched and it is in beta, there are only 20 items available for printing. Among those 20 artifacts are a sculpture of President Abraham Lincoln’s head, the Wright brothers’ 1903 Flyer, China’s ancient Cosmic Buddha, the American Revolution’s Gunboat Philadelphia, and Amelia Earhart’s Flight Suit.
Despite a car crash this fall that left one pedestrian dead, city officials said there wasn’t much they could do about safety on Alewife Brook Parkway because the road is under the aegis of the state.
Dorothy Arnold, affectionately called “Doffie,” created thousands of works of art in all types of mediums at her 243 Bent Ave. studio in Cambridge. On Nov. 17, family, friends and supporters gathered at the expansive white-walled studio — known as the Bent Street Artists Association — to celebrate her 20 years in the space before it closes for good.
Ugh Disabled southbound Red Line train at Kendall causing northbound delays too. Here we sit.
We are running a weekly question-and-answer feature for candidates in the 5th Congressional District race. This week’s question: How would you encourage compromise and cooperation between political parties in Congress?
Just over a year after raising them, the MBTA is now seeking to drop fares for the RIDE paratransit service from $4 to $3, an agency financial officer told a state transportation department committee Tuesday.
Over the coming weeks and months in Massachusetts and across the country, people of different faiths and nationalities will take part in the season of giving. For my family and me, as is the case for most of us, that time will begin with Thanksgiving when we give thanks for the many blessings in our lives.