This Week on TV: Cambridge industry, from Candy Manufacturing to Biotech

This Week on TV: Cambridge industry, from Candy Manufacturing to Biotech

Follow East Cambridge through its "rebranding" over the last century into what it is today.

  • Posted on: 27 July 2017
  • By: lily


This Week on CCTV: TV Highlights July 31 - August 6

In her new video, Old Cambridge, NeighborMedia reporter Kristina Kehrer looks at East Cambridge's history as a hub for the nation's candy manufacturing industry - and at its transformation into what it has become today.

Kehrer then asks current residents to describe the Cambridge of today, in her video One Word.

WATCH: Both videos are available on CCTV's YouTube Channel, here.

Also new this week from Cambridge producers...

In Mass Energy Tours the Hull Wind Turbine from producer Sam Seidel, join environmental nonprofit Mass Energy as the group takes a trip to the Hull wind turbine.

In How Cambridge Votes from the campaign of Jan Devereux, watch a very helpful explanation of how Cambridge residents' ballots for Cambridge City Council get tallied.

And with a set of PSAS on Central Square's new Smoking Buttlers, learn about the new cigarette receptacles now installed along Mass Ave.

WATCH: The newest videos by Cambridge Producers play each week on Channel 8 Tue., Thu., and Sun. at 7pm and Wed. and Fri. at 11am. You can also watch any time on YouTube, here.

Sunday, August 6, is the anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.

Commemorate the day with Cambridge's 2013 gathering at City Hall and Harvard Square of over 100 people, participating in a Remembering Hiroshima procession and memorial event in honor of the 68th anniversary of the U.S. nuclear bombing of Hiroshima, Japan. WATCH: On Youtube, here.

Also new this week, the 2017 Galluccio Sports Breakfast.

The 21st Annual Galluccio Associates Youth Sports Recognition Breakfast honored those who volunteer their time for local youth sports. It was hosted at the Royal Sonesta hotel in Cambridge, filmed by Andrew Gerzon and edited by Mystikal Scalzi.

WATCH: On Channel 8 Mon. Jul. 31 at 12am, Tue. Aug. 1 at 11am, Wed. Aug. 2 at 5pm, and Fri. Aug. 4 at 5pm. And on YouTube, here.

Over the weekend, an Animal-Lovers' marathon.

Titles include Puglic Access Television, Perrito's Adventure, Birder, Birding, Birdwatcher, Ice Cowboys, the Mirrored Horse, and more. WATCH: On Channel 9, Fri. Aug. 4 6-9pm, Sat. Aug. 5 noon-midnight, and Sun. Aug. 6 12-4pm.