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Martha Coakley Announces Senate Candidacy

Filed in Lifestyle by on September 3, 2009 1 Comment
Martha Coakley Announces Senate Candidacy

Today Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced her candidacy for the US Senate.  Coakley who lives in Medford and was District Attorney for Middlesex County for 8 years is the first to throw her hat into the ring to replace Senator Ted Kennedy who passed away recently from brain cancer.  As District Attorney for Middlesex […]

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Alewife Brook – Wilderness in Our Backyard

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Alewife Brook – Wilderness in Our Backyard

This past spring my family and I took a tour of Alewife Brook Reservation given as part of the Cambridge Science Festival.  Events were held across Cambridge highlighting and teaching science.  The tour was given by David Brown who provides wildlife services and is very knowledgeable about the Alewife Brook Reservation. My husband and I […]

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BBJ Lists Cambridge Most Popular Restaurants

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 25, 2009 0 Comments
BBJ Lists Cambridge Most Popular Restaurants

Cambridge is well known for having great restaurants so I was surprised to find only 3 in the top 25 Restaurants on a list the Boston Business Journal published this week.  The list is really more Boston focused so maybe it isn’t bad news.  Of the 25 listed only 8 of them were outside of […]

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Memorial Drive Closure an Annual Tradition

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 21, 2009 2 Comments
Memorial Drive Closure an Annual Tradition

If you are not from Cambridge and try to drive somewhere through Memorial Drive on Sunday you will be in for a surprise.  The DCR (Department of Conservation) closes Memorial Drive Down on Sundays from 11:00am to 7:00pm.  Many Cantabrigians and non-Cantabrigians use this stretch of road from Western Avenue to Mount Auburn street to […]

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Staying Cool in the Cambridge Area

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 19, 2009 0 Comments
Staying Cool in the Cambridge Area

As everyone knows we are in the middle of what might be classified as a heat wave.  Cambridge appears to have been in front of this with a deal it made with the Department of Conservation to extend pool operations until the end of this week.  According to the Chronicle both the McCrehan Memorial and […]

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Cambridge Home to OldTime Baseball Classic

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 12, 2009 0 Comments
Cambridge Home to OldTime Baseball Classic

Tomorrow night August 13 at 7pm Cambridge is hosting the 16th annual OldTime Baseball Game at St. Peter’s Field.  This popular event started in 1994 and has gotten more and more popular every year.  A great family outing it brings back the look and feel of old time baseball with the players using real uniforms […]

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Cambridge Participating in Restaurant Week

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 10, 2009 2 Comments
Cambridge Participating in Restaurant Week

The Cambridge area has close to 30 restaurants participating in the Greater Boston Convention and Visitor’s Bureau Restaurant “Week”.  Why the parenthesis?  Restaurant Week actually takes place for 2 weeks.  There are over 200 restaurants participating during August 9th thru the 14th and August 16th through the 21st.  Basically Saturday is out. During this time […]

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Cambridge Cash For Clunkers Car Dealers

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 7, 2009 0 Comments
Cambridge Cash For Clunkers Car Dealers

The Cash for Clunkers program received an additional $2 billion boost today as President Obama signed the bill this morning that passed the Senate late yesterday.  Though the program is controversial it is very popular.  Are you one of those sitting on the fence because you’re not sure if there’s a dealer near you? Before […]

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Charles River TMA Impacting the Environment

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 6, 2009 1 Comment
Charles River TMA Impacting the Environment

Recently I was on assignment in Kendall Square and saw a strange looking blue bus passing by.  Many of you probably already know that I’m talking about the EZRide shuttle that links Cambridge residents and employers to the commuter rail, buses and T stations North Station, Lechmere, Kendall Square and Central Square/University Park. You usually […]

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Cambridge MIT Post Office Branch on Closing List

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 5, 2009 0 Comments
Cambridge MIT Post Office Branch on Closing List

Cambridge mail delivery may be changing soon due to changes that the US Postal Service is having to consider. Many of us know that the traditional way mail has worked has been changing for some time. With the adoption of email and texting never mind competitors like UPS the US Postal Service is not seeing […]

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