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By adamg - 1/29/24 - 6:04 pm
Dumpster on fire in North Cambridge

DemonHusky spotted this literal dumpster fire off Sherman Street in North Cambridge this evening.

By adamg - 5/25/23 - 3:01 pm
Wanted for spa robberies

Surveillance photos of suspect via Cambridge PD.

Cambridge Police report they and their counterparts in Watertown are looking for a guy they say has robbed two spas at knifepoint - in North Cambridge around 5:50 p.m. on May 14 and Watertown around 4:50 p.m. on May 16. Read more.

By adamg - 2/23/23 - 9:13 am
Accumoose showing less than two inches of snow in North Cambridge

Darren Buck looked outside this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 10/16/22 - 5:20 pm
Cambridge suspects

Surveillance photos via Cambridge PD.

Cambridge Police report they are looking for two people for a string of burglaries early this morning in North Cambridge - including two loaded magazines from a Cambridge officer's locked personal car. Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/21 - 9:44 pm

Men from Brockton and Boston with beef face charges that they exchanged gunfire as they each drove down Rindge Avenue the evening of Aug. 25. Read more.

By adamg - 8/25/21 - 8:47 pm

Cambridge Police report a car was struck by gunfire shortly on the 100 block of Pemberton Street in North Cambridge shortly before 6 p.m. today. No victims reported.

By adamg - 11/16/18 - 10:56 am

Cambridge Police report a North Cambridge resident reported somebody cut out and stole her car's catalytic converter while it was parked near Jackson Place, sometime over the past month.

Three other cars had their catalytic converters removed in the area last month.

By adamg - 1/31/15 - 3:02 pm
Snow turtle in Cambridge

Sacha Pfeiffer spotted this snow turtle today in North Cambridge.

Snow frog in Downtown Crossing.

By adamg - 1/12/11 - 9:57 am

Craig C, Colin Steele and Casey Bayer reported thunder and lightning between 6 and 6:30 this morning.

Meanwhile, looks like North Cambridge will be without power until 1 p.m., Ben Becker reports.

By adamg - 12/8/10 - 6:53 am

OK, the developer didn't exactly say that's what he wants to do with the former North Cambridge Catholic High School, but the Cambridge Planning Board was left "speechless" (Cambridge? wow!) by the sheer awfulness of his proposal, Cambridge Day reports:

"You're building something that's actually worse than a tenement," [the board chairman] said. "Tenements were reform structures, they were built to prevent things like this from happening."

By adamg - 9/15/08 - 9:37 am

Contact Cambridge Police, who report a spate of housebreaks in the neighborhood of late. The suspects are described as "one dark-skinned, skinny, tall, black male" and another guy of unknown race, both about 16, both riding on bikes and both with a preference for laptops, video game systems, cell phones and wallets, which they reportedly take on after-school burglary runs.

By adamg - 8/14/08 - 3:38 pm

NewEnglanda reports on what might be a dying dialect: English as spoken in North Cambridge and West Somerville, north of Porter Square within three to four blocks on either side of Mass Ave.

By adamg - 3/11/08 - 12:22 pm

Cambridge Police report a man was shot around 1:30 this morning on Montgomery Street; taken to a Boston hospital for treatment and is expected to live. Police say they are still investigating conflicting stories about what happened.

By adamg - 9/12/07 - 9:48 am

Via Davis Square LiveJournal comes news of a police community meeting Friday, Sept. 14 at 6 p.m. at the Peabody School auditorium:

... Most of you know that there have been a few shootings in North Cambridge in the past couple of weeks (it doesn't appear that anyone got shot), but there have also been assaults and at least one high-speed car chase that wound up with an arrest in a Pemberton Street backyard.

By adamg - 7/18/05 - 11:30 pm

Marc follows the saga of the new Hess station planned for Mass. Ave. and what it says about how planning and zoning work in Cambridge.

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