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The Cambridge City Council Wants to Remove the State Flag from its Chamber

Discussions about whether the Massachusetts state flag ought to be canceled have been ongoing for a while now, and for good reason. If you’ve never taken a […]

Arts & Entertainment

Harvard Lampoon Will Salute Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt with a Parade

The cast and producers of the hit Netflix comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt are headed to Cambridge next week, where they’ll be celebrated in a parade hosted by the Harvard […]

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An MIT Crew Team Was Rescued from the Charles River This Morning

A  nine-member crew team had to be rescued from the Charles River Friday morning after choppy waters caused their boat to capsize, Cambridge officials say. […]

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Cambridge Police Say Rumors of Ride-Sharing “Human Trafficking Ring” Are BS

As the alleged kidnapping of 23-year-old Olivia Ambrose continues to grip the city, Cambridge Police are taking the unusual step of disputing a wild rumor […]

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Wellness

The Best Ice Skating Rinks to Visit around Boston

Chilly weather and twinkling holiday lights signal that it’s time for Bostonians to take part in one of the city’s finest winter activities: ice skating. Now’s the time […]

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Tonight: A Special Ceremony for the Toppled Cambridge Menorah

The mysterious “older Jewish gentleman” who helped right a toppled menorah in Cambridge will play a starring role at a special ceremony Thursday night. Members […]

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A Harvard Official Is Under Fire after a Confrontation in a Viral Video

Harvard higher-up Theresa Lund is facing a hail of criticism over a viral video that shows her confronting a neighbor and her young daughter. The clip shows […]

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A Commuter Stuck Between a Red Line Train and Platform Has Been Rescued

Red Line service has resumed after a commuter stuck between a train and platform was rescued Thursday morning, an incident that led to rush hour […]

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A Car Crashed into the Sean Collier Memorial, But Didn’t Damage It

Phew. It appears that very little damage was done and no one was was seriously injured when a car crashed into the Sean Collier memorial […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Details for Natalie Portman’s Boston Calling Film Festival Are Out

What do Lolita, The Exorcist, and 2015’s Diary of a Teenage Girl have in common? All three movies in some way involve the concept of “the female gaze,” […]

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Restaurants

Which Food Trucks Would You Like to See in Cambridge?

Work, play, or live in Cambridge? Ever think it’s weird that food trucks are never stationed at visible public locations like City Hall, near Kendall […]

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Activists Prepare for Second Women’s March in Cambridge and Boston

Last January, more than 100,000 people flooded Boston Common with pink hats, signs of resistance, and cheers for science. A year later, organizers of the […]

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Pepper Spray Released at Harvard MBTA Station

Did you get stuck on the Red Line last night? If so, it wasn’t the usual signal problems/disabled train/mysterious MBTA malfunction causing delays. A substance […]

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Man Fatally Shot in Inman Square in Cambridge on Thursday Night

A man was shot and killed Thursday night in a fairly quiet Cambridge neighborhood, officials said. The victim, who was in his 20s, was found […]

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Trolls Posted “It’s Okay to Be White” Stickers in Cambridge on Halloween

Here we go again. An internet genius, or geniuses, has taken to the streets of Cambridge with another message designed to rile us all up: “It’s okay […]