Cambridge News

Kristina Kehrer, Jun 18, 18
That is what two strangers gave to the barefoot mother and jacket-less child who ran out into the cold December day, when Berkshire Street erupted and then became engulfed in billowing flames. She and her one-year-old son were the last residents to exit the Just-A-Start rental...
Susan Fleischmann, Jun 12, 18
A discussion with Reverend Irene Monroe about Boston Pride - the changes from the Pride "March" to the Pride "Parade." 6-11-2018
Tanina Carrabotta, Jun 11, 18
Cantabrigians are always trying to find a way to get away from stress. Instead of yoga or tai chi classes, why not take a labyrinth walk? It's a great way to practice walking meditation. Best of all, it's free. All around Boston there are free public spaces to practice...
Tanina Carrabotta, Jun 11, 18
Your safari begins just outside the Alewife T station, a stark concrete structure covered in graffiti, next to a noisy highway. You wouldn't believe that another world awaits you on the other side of the station. Bunnies play tag. Mommy duck takes care of her babies. A graceful...
Helen Kobek, Jun 8, 18
This can happen anywhere there are houses and birds. This story is about what to do when a bird flies into your house or apartment in Cambridge. Which can happen to anyone. Here, in Cambridge, measuring just about seven square miles, with so much wildlife, so many birds,...
Susan Fleischmann, Jun 5, 18
An interview with Shiela Moore, Chief Executive Officer of the Hildebrand Family Self Help Center. The Center partners with homeless families by providing shelter, permanent housing, training and work readiness programs, and life skill development. 6-4-2018
Siobhan Bredin, Mar 11, 18
“Throughout its 30-year history, CCTV has always been place for people, especially those who haven’t had a voice or have been marginalized, to tell their stories.” Says Frank Morris Lopez, NeighborMedia Coordinator. “The Human Library offers another way for people to connect and...
Kristina Kehrer, Dec 16, 17
I first laid eyes on DS Wells at the Senior Center in Central Square on election night. I was on the CCTV crew covering the election results, while she, along with the new police Commissioner, Branville G. Bard, Jr and several other police officers were on duty protecting the...
Mary Holbrow, Mar 10, 17
Photos, above: 1. Speaker Dr. Mary Sullivan 2. Do marigolds deter rabbits? 3. Ladybugs help keep the aphid population down. Winter is still with us, but a talk at the Cambridge Public Library by garden expert Dr. Mary Sullivan on Wednesday evening, March 8 helped about two...
Susan Fleischmann, Nov 1, 16
For the past year and a half, everyone has been talking about the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. It’s what you’ve been talking about with your friends and family, and it’s what the media has been talking about nonstop on air, online and in print. So what kind of impact has the...
Mary Holbrow, Jun 30, 16
Photos: 1) Dinner was served buffet style 2) City Councillor Nadeem Mazen 3) Imam Ismail Fenni Waiters carrying trays of dates and water bottles circulated among several hundred Iftar dinner guests Tuesday evening at City Hall in Cambridge as the sun sank in the west....
Mary Holbrow, May 20, 16
Photos: 1) Remembrance Garden memorials 2) Rev. Diana Phillips welcomes guests 3) Garden benefactor Jutta Hicks, OTR Director Martha Sandler 4) OTR neighbor Ellen DeGenova leads singing...