Cambridge

By - 7/23/14 - 9:55 am
Sun coming up over Kendall Square in Cambridge

Julio Salado watched the sun come up over Kendall Square this morning:

Unmerited gift to practice Tai Chi Chuan on the Charles River docks to the rhythm of the universe.

By - 7/22/14 - 8:43 am

Cambridge Day reports Clover is seeking city permission to serve food around the clock in the space left vacant when Hi-Fi Pizza lost its lease.

By - 7/19/14 - 6:40 pm
Skillful chess player in Harvard Square

JB Parrett reports from Harvard Square this afternoon:

The boy won first two games, resigned the third. Impressive.

By - 7/16/14 - 2:23 pm

Cambridge Police report they are looking for a man they say sexually attacked a woman around 8 p.m. yesterday outside 679 Concord Ave. near Fresh Pond:

She was approached by a male riding a black sport type BMX bicycle. As this male rode passed her in the opposite direction, the victim noticed that he was staring at her in a way that made her feel

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By - 7/15/14 - 10:01 am
Storm over the Charles River

JB Parrett shows us the MIT Sailing Center with threatening clouds overhead.

Pete Bouchard asks if he can be serious for a moment:

We ain't messing around today folks. Atmos. is ripe and loaded. Any storms that fire could cause wind damage & flash flooding. #eye2thesky

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By - 7/13/14 - 7:21 pm

RoadTrip New England was there.

By - 7/11/14 - 11:03 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today tossed the 2007 drug conviction of a man initially stopped by Cambridge police for outstanding warrants because one of the arresting officers should never have gone online to find out what sort of pills the man had put in a diabetes test kit.

The state's highest court said that while police can inventory a person's belongings at booking to ensure... Read more

By - 7/9/14 - 4:20 pm

So Leland Cheung, running for lieutenant governor, wants to get rid of the governor's council? Governor's Councilor Robert Jubinville wishes to have a word with him:

The Governor's Council is not an "antiquated vestige" but rather a constitutional body created at the same time as the Senate, which he seems so fond of. Mr. Adams would be very upset by such remarks made by

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By - 7/6/14 - 6:13 pm
Big Wheel in Boston

Eastie Strong photographed a big boy with his big toy roaming Cambridge today, wonders what the deal is.

By - 7/5/14 - 10:35 am

UPDATE: At 1:15 p.m., Harvard reported the campus re-opened. See the comments for Cambridge PD statement.

Focus centers on the Science Center and Prescott Street, where a caller claimed to have put a bomb, Matthew George reports.

At 10:11, Nina Khosrowsalafi reported:

Just got evacuated from Harvard Yard due to bomb threat. Lots of police with guns out.

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By - 7/3/14 - 11:45 pm

UPDATE: The Herald reports he died.

Around 10 p.m. in the area of Windsor and Harvard streets. Cambridge Police report the victim was taken to a local hospital in serious condition, add:

A black sedan was reported leaving Windsor Street towards Main Street.

While the investigation is still extremely active, investigators do not consider this incident to be a random event and do

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By - 7/3/14 - 10:47 pm
Lightning over Somerville

Boom! Lightning over Somerville. Photo by R.S.Y. Buchanan.

They started the Esplanade fireworks a bit early tonight - just in time for them to end and evacuate the area as a storm plowed across the area, knocking out power in at least part of Waltham and Cambridge and sending skittish dogs and children under beds.

Christopher reports:

Have to give Boston Pops organizers credit on timing. Made it from the

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By - 7/2/14 - 8:25 am

Transit Police chalked up another victory for their "See Something, Say Something" campaign yesterday when an alert rider alerted them to a busker at Harvard who urinated in a cup, dumped the contents onto the tracks, then went right back to playing his music and soliciting donations.

Police say the musician (no, don't worry, not everybody's favorite fur-lined busker) did turn his back to... Read more

By - 6/30/14 - 11:46 pm
Flaming car in Cambridge

Stephanie happened upon the aftermath of a carBQ at Western Avenue and Putnam Street in Cambridge tonight.

By - 6/27/14 - 7:30 pm
Old trolley track and cobblestones in Cambridge

They just get covered over with asphalt until they pop up again when it's past time for the city to repave the roads.

Ari Ofsevit noticed part of tracks and cobblestones on Pearl Street in Cambridge, which last saw trolley service sometime in the 1920s.

By - 6/23/14 - 5:21 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports on the planned August opening of a new Vietnamese place on Mass. Ave. called Pho Kup.

By - 6/20/14 - 2:59 pm
Cambridge suspect

Cambridge Police report they are looking for a man they say grabbed a woman from behind around 11 p.m. on Saturday on Harvard Street near Inman Street and then grabbed another woman around 11:35 p.m. on Tuesday at Cambridge Street and Ellsworth Avenue.

In the Tuesday incident, police say:

The suspect, described as a dark skinned male approximately 18-25 years old wearing a

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By - 6/20/14 - 10:28 am

WBUR interviews Silvi Naci, who came up with the idea of "stitching" Boston and Cambridge together.

Among other things, she reports very few hipsters actually contributed to the project, so there.

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