The Cambridge City Council today may consider a request from some residents to make it illegal to march wild animals down the street - which would block the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus from making its traditional elephant walk from MIT to the Garden, at least for the two years until the circus stops using elephants in its performances. Read more.
Cambridge Day reports at-large Councilor Ayanna Pressley has endorsed Manikka Bowman, a candidate for school committee in Cambridge, where voters get to choose who oversees the school system.
Tamas K-L got to the Head of the Charles finish line this morning before the regatta started.
People were getting their phones out along Centre Street in West Roxbury this evening to take photos of the sunset.
And people everywhere else were looking up as well: Read more.
The exigencies of another day at work caused a Red Line train to take an eternal rest near Alewife and an Orange Line train to take a ride with the Grim Reaper at Downtown Crossing between 7 and 7:30 a.m.
Cambridge Day reports on Harvard's revised plans for the space.
Well, that would be something, wouldn't it? Instead, the state gave IBM a $2.5 million tax break to rent office space in Kendall Square. Kendall. Frickin'. Square.
A Cambridge woman who bought an Audi A3 TDI in 2010 has sued Volkswagen Group of America for breach of contract, breach of warranty and "unjust enrichment" for selling diesel cars that belched more pollutants than allowed. Read more.
Among the many scientists and inventors honored along the Infinite Corridor at MIT is Kodak founder and MIT benefactor George Eastman. Is rubbing his nose supposed to bring good luck?
Participants were taught how to play a part of an original song, and then filmed as they performed it. In the end, a video captured the many different hands and participants coming together to make one complete song.
How does one answer a completely loaded, manipulative, junky City Council questionnaire like the one these people, calling themselves Democrats for Education Reform, just sent to me? People for Public School Privatization would, I suspect, be a more accurate name given their pro-Charter stance. It's not the first slanted questionnaire we've received, but, arguably, it's the worst.
Cambridge Police report somebody was shot as the Caribbean parade wound down in Kendall Square this afternoon.
The victim, a 25-year-old woman from Roxbury, was shot in the leg but is expected to survive, police say. Read more.
Cambridge Police report Tywann Jones, 35, was stabbed around 1:40 a.m. outside the Central Square 7-Elevent at Mass. Ave. and Pleasant Street.
Jones was rushed to Mass. General, where he was pronounced dead around 4:40 a.m., police say.