Thirty-six-year Congressional veteran Ed Markey secured the Fifth Congressional seat once again Tuesday night, winning out over Republican challenger Tom Tierney by a margin of about 3:1.
Warm deliciousness will be coming to your door in two ways in the next few weeks as two cookie-delivery-services expand their operations to Harvard students.
University President Drew G. Faust was spotted sitting next to Patriots owner Robert K. Kraft in the coverage of tonight's Pats game.
An outside firm will be hired to expedite the process of selecting a new city manager to replace Cambridge’s longtime head government employee, Cambridge City Councillor David P. Maher said on Monday.
The city is one of 27 municipalities nationwide to earn AAA ratings—the highest ranking possible—from all three major U.S. creditors.
Type "Completely Wrong" into Google Images. Apparently someone has a beef with W. Mitt Romney.
Each of the Houses has a pest control program in place, according to Leverett Building Manager Paul Hegarty. But the rat problem isn’t all in the House’s control. Many rodents spend nights scurrying around the MBTA in Harvard Station.
Since the MBTA fare increases went into effect July 1, many Harvard students and employees say that the hikes have not had a significant effect on their lives.
A new and exciting development: Today, the Lowell bells rang a slightly off-pitch but still recognizable version of Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe." They followed it up by what sounded to this Crimson editor like a bit of the Dropkick Murphys' "Shipping up to Boston." We're really, really hoping they'll play "Rumor Has It" by Adele. Please.
At approximately 11:07 on Friday, smoke could be seen emerging from the Fogg Art Museum, which is currently undergoing renovations. Crowds of people were standing outside the building and firefighters were responding to the scene.
Just a year after food trucks first appeared in front of the Science Center, construction on the plaza has pushed the trucks and the farmers’ market to a less-frequented spot behind the Science Center on Oxford Street.
A smoking barrel on JFK St.
At about 4:20 p.m. on Monday, the Cambridge Fire Department responded to a smoking trash can at the corner of JFK St. and South St. They took the trash can apart and extinguished the fire.
Massachusetts primaries, which are generally held on Tuesdays early in September, were disrupted by a rare confluence of events. The first Tuesday this year fell immediately after Labor Day. Had the primary been held on Sept. 4, municipalities would have been forced to pay workers overtime to prepare for the polls, so the date was rejected, according to Brian McNiff, spokesperson for Secretary of the Commonwealth William F. Galvin.
Local pundit Robert Winters went so far as to estimate Cambridge City Councillor Marjorie C. Decker's chance of winning the election at “101 percent.”