Cambridgeport

By - 3/11/15 - 4:49 pm

Cambridge Police report a bicyclist was struck and killed by a truck around 1:40 p.m. on Putnam Avenue between River and Pleasant streets.

Marcia Deihl, 65, a Cambridge singer and songwriter, was pronounced dead at the scene, police say. They add:

The operator of the vehicle remained at the scene of the accident and the driver is cooperating with investigators. No charges have been

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By - 2/21/15 - 2:21 pm
Cambridge ice bar

Not long after we heard about the Roslindale ice bar, Booze Epoque alerted us to this ice bar in Cambridgeport.Read more

By - 2/2/15 - 8:09 pm
Inside the Cambridgeside igloo

Somebody in Cambridgeport is listing an igloo on Airbnb - and at just $10 a night, it's a steal:

This is an igloo.

Yes. It is very cool. Juno made it.

Comfortably fits 1, or 2 if curled up. You can use the house bathroom and kitchen if you need. Tarp and yoga mattress provided. You'll need to bring your sleeping bag.

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By - 1/7/15 - 3:39 pm

Cambridge Police are - again - warning Cambridgeport residents of a guy who likes breaking into houses and apartments via windows during the day to steal laptops and other electronics.

In an alert to residents today, police say the burglar typically looks for cut or unlocked screens, then shimmies into houses between 3 and 6 p.m. Since Dec. 23, laptop guy has hit six houses,...Read more

By - 12/14/14 - 10:08 am
Hawk in Cambridgeport

How'd you like to walk out your door Sunday morning and be greeted by this fine specimen? Molly Hester spotted the bird on a Cambridgeport front porch this morning.Read more

By - 10/31/14 - 12:52 pm
Cambridge burglary suspect

Possible suspect in Chestnut Street break-in. Photos by CPD.

Cambridge Police report several Cambridgport residents have come home from work recently to find their homes broken into

The department says residents have been broken into on Sidney, Brookline, Chestnut, Magazine and Williams streets and Kelly Road. To date the burglaries have all happened on a Tuesday or Wednesday, typically between 1 and 6 p.m.

Entry into the homes occurred via an unlocked window, cut

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By - 8/9/14 - 6:31 pm
Batman and the Joker in the Prudential Center

Neal Doyle captured Batman and the Joker doing some shopping at the Cambridgeport Star Market (presumably before heading to the comics convention at the World Trade Center).Read more

By - 7/27/14 - 9:23 am

As many as 30 people may have been made homeless by an early morning fire on Allston Street that was so intense, for a time people arriving on scene could not even see the sidewalk due to the thick smoke.

Shortly after 8 a.m., firefighters were still dealing with flareups in two of the three buildings.

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By - 3/11/14 - 4:32 pm
White geese in Cambridge

Jaeseung Hahn captured the scene in Cambridgeport yesterday morning, when the white geese of the Charles River went for a stroll.Read more

By - 9/25/13 - 10:21 am
No parking

Truck Stop Tea Party spotted this sign in Cambridgeport.

Copyright Truck Stop Tea Party. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.Read more

By - 2/9/13 - 7:53 pm

Cambridgeport, before

Rebecca Volynsky photographed her Cambridgeport street before and after the blizzard.

Cambridgeport, after...Read more

By - 5/12/12 - 11:37 am

Geese on train tracks.

Some geese were just hanging out this morning on the train track on the Cambridge side of the BU Bridge.Read more

By - 5/23/11 - 3:08 pm

The parents of a girl bitten by a brown Chihuahua in Cambridgeport last week are hoping the owner will come forward and let them know if she has to complete her painful rabies injections, Wicked Local Cambridge reports.Read more

By - 10/7/10 - 3:13 pm

Marcus Colono, 32, was arrested today on charges he broke into a Cambridgeport home on Aug. 26 and savagely attacked a father and his son. Fingerprint evidence also ties him to a double rape in an apartment on Commonwealth Avenue two years earlier, district attorneys in Middlesex and Suffolk counties said today.

Fingerprints left behind at both scenes matched those taken from Colono in 1998...Read more

By - 11/14/09 - 5:04 pm

BellyGlad reports on a talk about raising urban chickens, says there are lots of live chickens living in Cambridgeport, while Somerville bans chicken raising. Also:

Shredded junk mail makes great chicken litter.

By - 5/17/08 - 11:24 pm

Chemi Che-Mponda reports on a fire on River Street today.Read more

By - 3/13/08 - 11:58 am

Cambridge Police report that Cambridge Hospital officials called them when a pregnant woman tried using a stolen ID around 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday (no word if she was in labor). When police arrived, they found the car her male acquaintance had used to drive her there had been stolen - and was loaded with "ten stolen pocketbooks and several personal identifications from victims of...Read more

By - 3/22/06 - 5:17 pm

On Democracy for America - Cambridge, Ssachs signals support for a Silver Line-like bus line from Allston to Central Square via Cambridgeport:

... Any transportation system worth its salt will have heavier reliance on buses than subways, since bus routes are more flexible and cheaper to run (and are consequently more affordable for commuters). ...

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