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Cambridge Halloween Events and Activities

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Cambridge Halloween Events and Activities

In Part 3 of our 2009 Cambridge Halloween Planning Guide we are giving you some ideas of events and activities to consider in the Cambridge Area.  Halloween activities abound in Massachusetts and New England.  You have to remember that Salem, Massachusetts is considered the epicenter of Halloween.  You don’t have to go up to Salem […]

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Halloween Party Planning Ideas 2009

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Halloween Party Planning Ideas 2009

Planning your Halloween Party takes some time and creativity.  In Part 2 of our Cambridge Halloween Planning Guide we will look at ideas for planning a Halloween Party. As mentioned before the timing of Halloween in 2009 opens up your partying options. You can plan a kids party, an adult party or even both if […]

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Cambridge 2009 Halloween Planning Guide

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Cambridge 2009 Halloween Planning Guide

Halloween is around the corner.  Are you ready?  In the United States Halloween is a very popular holiday which is primarily not associated with any religion.  Based on an old Celtic festival called Samhain which basically seems like a celebration symbolizing the end of “summer” and the beginning of the darker seasons of fall and […]

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Cambridge and Harvard’s Nobel Prize Legacy

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Cambridge and Harvard’s Nobel Prize Legacy

Cambridge Massachusetts has long been known as a smart city.  There is no better proof of that than the sheer number of Nobel Prizes that have been awarded to faculty and alumni of it’s 2 biggest universities.  Yesterday a Harvard Medical School professor of 30 years received the 2009 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.  […]

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Cambridge Ramps Up H1N1 Communication

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Cambridge Ramps Up H1N1 Communication

Cambridge seemed a little slow in updating it’s information regarding the deadly Swine Flu(H1N1).  During the summer there weren’t many updates but as the school year started the Cambridge Health Department updated their site.  Sadly the recent death of a Massachusetts student in Ohio has brought to the forefront the real threat that the H1N1 […]

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Cambridge Real Estate Remains Strong

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Cambridge Real Estate Remains Strong

At the beginning of August we reported how the Cambridge area real estate was bucking the downward trend in real estate in Boston and the rest of the country.  Happily home prices in Cambridge and the surrounding towns are not only holding their own by continuing to improve. The last report using information taken from […]

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Cambridge Offers Free Hotdogs on Family Day

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Cambridge Offers Free Hotdogs on Family Day

Hotdogs are a great part of what we associate with the fun laid back days of summer.  Cambridge is hosting their 14th annual Danehy Park Family Day where there will be free hot dogs as long as they last.  This family event is a great way to close out the laid back season of summer […]

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West Cambridge Youth Center Honors Mayor Russell

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West Cambridge Youth Center Honors Mayor Russell

This Friday the City of Cambridge will be dedicating the West Cambridge Youth and Community Center in honor of former Mayor Sheila Doyle Russell.  Mayor Russell was in office from 1996 to 1997 and was considered a major advocate on youth related issues.  The new youth center was actually completed back in June.  The renovation […]

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Cambridge Celebrates Fall with RiverSing

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Cambridge Celebrates Fall with RiverSing

The Charles River is one of the attractions I have always liked about Cambridge and Boston.  It is no surprise that it is the location of the Annual RiverSing event put on by the Revels organization.  For those of you not familiar RiverSing is a Free Family event that takes place this Sunday September 20th […]

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BU Bridge Controversy Surprising for Most

Filed in Lifestyle by on September 8, 2009 0 Comments
BU Bridge Controversy Surprising for Most

Reconstruction for the Boston University Bridge has officially started.  As a former BU student I have to say it has been a long time coming since I was there in the late 80’s.  As you come over the bridge that leads into Cambridgeport we will all feel safer.  The Chronicle reports that the project will […]

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