Stephen Kaiser

Cambridge MA
I have lived on Hamilton Street since 1965, first as an MIT student in Mechanical Engineering. As a student reporter I covered the Harvard Square riots, and later worked in state government for a dozen years in transportation. I taught computers for eight years in Catholic school. I write about...

Stephen Kaiser's History

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ACADEMIC LETTERS and BINDING U...                             Soon after the November 8 election, many college campuses publicly... Published 1/2/17 12:34pm
INTENSE ANIMOSITY BETWEEN TRUM...     Beginning on November 21, a small group of MIT faculty members  prepared a joint statement... Published 12/8/16 11:18am
NEWS FLASHES FROM THE TECHNOLO... ITEM 1 ....          The Boston Globe and New York Times recently reported on the death at 88 of... Published 8/11/16 9:58am
Christoph Dohnányi : Music and...                                          Recent news articles have reported that the primary Guest... Published 7/21/16 1:44am
"DRIVERLESS CARS" is...     On Monday morning June 13 MIT hosted a panel discussion on "Driverless Vehicles."  The panel... Published 6/17/16 3:13pm
Organizations Under Stress : t...            For the past four days, as a home subscriber to the Boston Globe, I have received four... Published 1/18/16 4:02pm
ELECTION ANALYSIS : The City C... Initial analyses of the recent City Council election tended to reflect the confidence of the... 1 Published 11/8/15 4:59pm
Update on The City Council Ele... Original Post : https://www.cctvcambridge.org/node/354291 ) The election campaign in Cambridge... Published 11/1/15 9:48am
The City Council Election – Th... As November 3 approaches, the Cambridge election cycle will wind up for the year – although there... Published 10/31/15 12:49pm
What is the Cambridge Citizen... The typical Cambridge resident has at least a vague awareness of our hurricane situation. Some... Published 10/4/15 7:53pm
MAJOR CHANGES IN THE WORKS FOR... A hundred years ago, there was a huge bustling railroad yard in the area of Somerville, East... 1 Published 8/24/15 9:28am
The Original Uncensored Declar... For many people Independence Day is a time for a Pops concert along the Charles River, for... Published 7/4/15 11:52pm
The Battle of Kendall Square Four recent articles in the Boston Globe have offered evidence that pitched battles between spin-... Published 5/25/15 7:28pm
Plagiarism and Corruption Even...        The snow is gone. Winter has been defeated.  Spring is here and we can move on to new... Published 4/18/15 6:45pm
Plagiarism and Corruption Even... The snow is gone. Winter has been defeated. Spring is here and we can move on to new challenges... Published 4/18/15 6:09pm
Reducing the Fear and Loathing... There are very few people -- especially transit riders, car owners and homeowners in Cambridge --... Published 4/5/15 1:50pm
Reducing the Fear and Loathin... ... There are very few people -- especially transit riders, car owners and homeowners in Cambridge... Published 4/5/15 1:31pm
BELIEVE IT OR NOT Strange things are happening in the City of Cambridge April 1, 2015 Here is a roundup of... Published 4/1/15 9:39am
BELIEVE IT OR NOT Here is a roundup of what could pass for news in Cambridge, if proper journalistic standards... Published 4/1/15 9:23am
INCREASING THE CAPACITY OF THE... Over the years there have been many proposals to improve the Red Line. Completed projects include... Published 3/29/15 1:01pm
The Olympics Committee Seeks a... Originally published on NeighborMedia.org: http://www.neighbormedia.org/node/156 Published 3/24/15 11:29pm
The Olympics Committee Seeks... On Monday, Boston 2024 printed full page advertisements in the Globe and Herald listing ten... Published 3/24/15 5:54pm
The Blizzard of 1978: What was... Originally published on NeighborMedia.org: http://www.neighbormedia.org/node/154 Published 3/22/15 6:05pm
The Blizzard of 1978 -- What W... The following historical report is intended to fill the vacuum of stories about the human impact... Published 3/22/15 3:50pm
The Great Cambridge Parking Co... Local media outlets have included many stories about the battle over parking spaces on Boston's... 2 Published 3/20/15 8:52am
February 2015 -- Good Bye and... Today is the last day of February. This is the month we will remember mainly for two things. The... Published 2/28/15 2:29pm
THE GREAT OLYMPIC MELTDOWN Since last summer, an expanding group of critics has been taking aim at proposals to bring the... 3 Published 2/5/15 12:31pm
VULNERABILITY AND BLISS : The... Amidst all the turmoil of the great blizzard and the media frenzy over the effects of the monster... Published 1/28/15 12:57pm
New Transportation Solutions... As we enter the new year, repeated questions have arisen across the city with concerns about... Published 1/1/15 5:03pm
STORIES FROM THE GOOD NEWS GAR... Two blocks from my house on Hamilton Street in Cambridge is an old industrial building. Half of it... 1 Published 12/3/14 3:36pm
STORIES FROM THE GOOD NEWS GAR... Two blocks from my house on Hamilton Street in Cambridge is an old industrial building. Half of it... Not published 12/3/14 3:36pm
PLANNING AND ZONING ISSUES HEA... [NOTE : Two days ago, Part 1 of this report summarized the recent controversies over the Cambridge... Published 11/28/14 11:14am
PLANNING AND ZONING ISSUES HE... Since last February, much attention has been focused on the Cambridge Planning Board and its... Published 11/26/14 2:44pm
PLANNING AND ZONING ISSUES HE... Since last February, much attention has been focused on the Cambridge Planning Board and its... Not published 11/26/14 2:44pm
THOUGHTS ON A PASSING Last Friday, Boston Globe columnist Kevin Cullen disclosed a “what-if” in the life of former Mayor... Published 11/3/14 10:26am
New Tests in our Schools? In June the Cambridge School Committee decided not to adopt a new system of testing for its... Published 10/18/14 11:37am
Academia Takes on the Market B... On September 25, Massachusetts Institute of Technology held a forum, sponsored by MIT and the... 2 Published 10/9/14 1:44pm
A VISIT TO MARKET BASKET COUNT... The Market Basket story is being played out in slow motion. It is visible to any citizen who... 9 Published 9/8/14 2:41pm
The CITY Takes a Look at PLANN... The summer months are supposed to be a time of tranquil serenity on the political scene in... Published 7/28/14 10:31am
SELF-DRIVING CARS on MAGIC MOT... Beginning in the early 1960s, academics in Cambridge began a major effort to invent new... 2 Published 5/31/14 6:24pm
Cambridge Connections to Casin... News reports have generated an intense controversy over the future of casino gambling in... 2 Published 5/11/14 5:56pm
Surviving Trauma : Boston, Cam... The Boston Marathon is famous for its hills in Wellesley and Newton, notably Heartbreak Hill.... 5 Published 4/19/14 2:39pm
Surviving Trauma : Boston, Cam... The Boston Marathon is famous for its hills in Wellesley and Newton, notably Heartbreak Hill.... Not published 4/18/14 4:00pm
RECOLLECTIONS of the MARATHON... RECOLLECTIONS of the MARATHON YEAR April 15, 2013 .... it began as a one-day shock that extended... Published 4/15/14 10:55am
Forming the Cambridge Civic As... Within the pantheon of citizen groups in Cambridge, the Cambridge Civic Association stands out... Not published 3/3/14 1:22pm
Lessons Drawn from a Decade Wi... For a decade, computer security expert Dan Geer served as the head of a citizens group concerned... Published 2/21/14 2:15pm
The Creation of the Community... (continued from Part One Feb. 10 : http://www.cctvcambridge.org/node/217048 The year is 1967... Published 2/10/14 1:54pm
The Creation of the Community... The Cambridge Community Development Department is in effect the planning department for city... Published 2/10/14 10:52am
AN ADDITIONAL PERSPECTIVE ON... PART ONE : the Old and the New Planning How vulnerable is Cambridge to future severe weather... Published 2/1/14 11:35am
City Council Election Spending... On December 13 of last year, City officials released the results of the election recount for City... Published 1/21/14 4:04pm

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