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Cambridge Real Estate Bucks the Trend

Filed in Lifestyle by on August 3, 2009 1 Comment
Cambridge Real Estate Bucks the Trend

Last week  the Boston Globe reported that the median price of a home sold in Massachusetts dropped by 8% for the month.  This was according to the Warren Group.   Another report  showed that median home prices are above $300,000  for the first time since August 2008.  So is this good news or bad news?  The […]

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Cambridge Dog Off Leash Program Starts This Weekend

Filed in Lifestyle by on July 30, 2009 0 Comments
Cambridge Dog Off Leash Program Starts This Weekend

Some of you may not be aware that the City of Cambridge is starting a new off leash program starting this Saturday August 1st. The program was lobbied for on behalf of approximately 2400 licensed dog owners in Cambridge. Keep in mind that the Cambridge population(of people) is estimated as a little over 100,000. I […]

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Cambridge Moves Forward, Releases 911 Tapes

Filed in Lifestyle by on July 27, 2009 0 Comments
Cambridge Moves Forward, Releases 911 Tapes

NECN has posted a press release.  The City of Cambridge held a press conference today as it attempts to move forward past the controversy of the Professor Gates arrest.  City Manager Robert Healey discussed the plan to form a committee of national experts including Robert Wasserman of Strategic Policy Partnership and Chuck Wexler of PERF […]

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Professor Gates Incident – Embarassing for All

Filed in Lifestyle by on July 21, 2009 1 Comment
Professor Gates Incident – Embarassing for All

Thankfully CNN has reported that the charges of disorderly conduct brought against Professor Gates will not be pursued.  This incident opens up again the issue of race in America but not in the ways that the typical person might think.  After reading the CNN article I came to the conclusion that there were missteps and […]

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Cambridge Farmers Markets a Fresh Summer Treat

Filed in Lifestyle by on July 17, 2009 0 Comments
Cambridge Farmers Markets a Fresh Summer Treat

One of the pleasures of summer is the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables.  The Cambridge area has a variety of locations in Cambridge and around it that take place 7 days of the week and some even continue through November. People all over the world are getting back to basics and buying local fresh […]

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MBTA Under Pressure from All Angles

Filed in Lifestyle by on July 16, 2009 0 Comments
MBTA Under Pressure from All Angles

The MBTA continues to struggle with their budget which is bad news to anyone who rides the trains and buses in the Cambridge area.  Cambridge residents are used to a level of convenience with the strong presence of the Red Line and a host of bus routes throughout the city. The Harvard Crimson recently wrote […]

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Cambridge Jail Incident Highlights State Problem

Filed in Lifestyle by on July 8, 2009 0 Comments
Cambridge Jail Incident Highlights State Problem

The Cambridge Middlesex County Jail was purposely flooded this past Sunday. The jail is located on Thorndike St. in East Cambridge on some upper floors of the old courthouse building. According to NECN.com inmates reportedly broke sprinklers and pipes due to fears of catching the swine flu. Though some inmates were diagnosed with the normal […]

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Memorial Day Parade in Cambridge

Filed in Lifestyle by on May 23, 2009 1 Comment
Memorial Day Parade in Cambridge

Don’t miss the Memorial Day Parade on Monday.  Cambridge City Hall notes that the Cambridge Veterans’ Organization will be holding their parade on Monday.  For the younger ones among us who aren’t clear what Memorial Day is all about.  The holiday is to commemorate those in the Armed Forces who have given their lives in […]

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Arrest Made in Harvard Shooting

Filed in Lifestyle by on May 22, 2009 1 Comment
Arrest Made in Harvard Shooting

Thankfully we can all breathe a sigh of relief as Cambridge Police arrest a New York man who turned himself in for the shooting death of Justin Cosby.  According to Channel 7 news Jabrai Jordan Copney of New York City turned himself in to Cambridge Police last night. Justin Cosby appears to be the victim […]

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Harvard Crimson Implies Drug Connection in Shooting

Filed in Lifestyle by on May 21, 2009 1 Comment
Harvard Crimson Implies Drug Connection in Shooting

You may be surprised to hear this but there is a “Harvard Campus Drug Trade”.  The Harvard Crimson Harvard Universities own newspaper has broken the story and implied that Justin Cosby was on campus most likely to meet someone for a drug sale. Kirkland Shooting Victim Linked to Harvard Campus Drug Trade articles breaks down […]

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