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.
GateHouse Media Inc., owner of the the Cambridge Chronicle, has emerged from prepackaged Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
Authorities are investigating the apparent homicide of a 73-year-old man who was found late Monday night, Nov. 25, in a Cambridge apartment, according to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office.
Once mired in a foreclosure hearing that ended with a jury trial, the property at 122 Rindge Ave. in North Cambridge has been given a new life as sustainable luxury apartments.
Dozens of workers from a Harvard University-owned hotel delivered a letter to the administration Thursday, Nov. 21, claiming they have not been allowed a fair process to unionize. The hotel’s management denies the allegations.
The 1963 Annual Report from the city of Cambridge has a two-page spread dedicated to JFK. Although Kennedy only lived here during his years at Harvard, he did have a profound affect on the city, visiting often. Click on the image above to enlarge and view JFK’s Cambridge cameos.