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Building Old Cambridge: Architecture and Development

CCTV - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 3:38pm

On November 17th, the Cambridge Historical Commission gave a talk about their new book, Building Old Cambridge: Architecture and Development, which discusses the history of the oldest part of Cambridge around Harvard Square and Harvard University. Building Old Cambridge is available at bookstores, from online vendors, and from the Historical Commission at 831 Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square.

The event featured speakers, Bill King, Charles Sullivan, and Susan Maycock.

Cambridge mayor on lessons learned from Porter Square police encounter - Wicked Local Cambridge

Google Porter Square - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 3:13pm

Wicked Local Cambridge

Cambridge mayor on lessons learned from Porter Square police encounter
Wicked Local Cambridge
Over the past week, people throughout Cambridge have been paying a great deal of attention to the aftermath of the October encounter between Cambridge Police Detective Sgt. Thomas Ahern and Cleon Hodge in Porter Square. Sgt. Ahern and Mr. Hodge ...

In Case You Missed It - November 2016

CCTV - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 3:11pm

In Case You Missed It is a monthly series designed to help catch you up on events around Cambridge that you may have missed. Produced, written, and edited by members, volunteers, and staff, In Case You Missed It takes a look at the past month's events in and around Cambridge and offers them to you in a condensed form.

This month we take a look at Port Landing, A Conversation with Betsy Siggins, and a talk hosted by the Cambridge Historical Commission discussing their new book, Building Old Cambridge.

You can view the full length videos of these events here:

Port Landing: https://vimeo.com/191850790

A Conversation With Betsy Siggins: https://vimeo.com/192862784

Building Old Camrbidge: https://vimeo.com/192848689

Man Faces Charges After 'Bumping' Into Cambridge Mass. Officer - NECN

Google Porter Square - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 6:14pm

Man Faces Charges After 'Bumping' Into Cambridge Mass. Officer
NECN
A Dorchester man says he did nothing wrong, after he and a plain-clothed Cambridge Police Sergeant bumped into each other outside Porter Square last month. The ensuing confrontation was recorded by a woman on her cell phone. Cleon Hodge said he ...

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Man Faces Charges After 'Bumping' Into Cambridge Mass. Officer - NBC Boston

Google Porter Square - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 6:10pm

Man Faces Charges After 'Bumping' Into Cambridge Mass. Officer
NBC Boston
A Dorchester man says he did nothing wrong, after he and a plain-clothed Cambridge Police Sergeant bumped into each other outside Porter Square last month. The ensuing confrontation was recorded by a woman on her cell phone. Cleon Hodge said he ...

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YOU Can Make A Difference

CCTV - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 10:19am

CCTV is seeking to raise $2600 today to enable two additional teens to join our Youth Media Program. You can help us reach our goal by making a donation today.

Neighborhood & Community

Benedetto Opens at the Charles Hotel - Boston magazine (blog)

Google Porter Square - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 7:30pm

Boston magazine (blog)

Benedetto Opens at the Charles Hotel
Boston magazine (blog)
If you've always had trouble getting a reservation at Porter Square's acclaimed Giulia, there are 220 new seats to claim. Benedetto, the ... Benedetto, the Charles Hotel, 1 Bennett St., Harvard Square, Cambridge, 617-661-5050, benedettocambridge.com.

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Baraka Cafe Unveils New Location in Cambridge - Eater Boston

Google Porter Square - Mon, 11/28/2016 - 3:36pm

Eater Boston

Baraka Cafe Unveils New Location in Cambridge
Eater Boston
A longtime Cambridge restaurant has officially reopened its doors in a new space after being forced to relocate from its original home. Baraka Cafe is back in business, now located at 1728 Massachusetts Ave., just outside Porter Square, as Boston ...

Greater Boston author readings Nov. 27-Dec. 3 - The Boston Globe

Google Porter Square - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 10:06pm

The Boston Globe

Greater Boston author readings Nov. 27-Dec. 3
The Boston Globe
Ave., Cambridge … Adam Smiley Poswolsky (“The Quarter-Life Breakthrough: Invent Your Own Path, Find Meaningful Work, and Build a Life That Matters”) reads at 7 p.m. at Porter Square Books … Robert Pinsky (“At the Foundling Hospital”) reads at 8 p.m ...

Cambridge mayor makes statement regarding police encounter in Porter Square - Wicked Local Cambridge

Google Porter Square - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 5:11pm

Cambridge mayor makes statement regarding police encounter in Porter Square
Wicked Local Cambridge
The encounter between Cambridge Police Detective Sgt. Thomas Ahern and Cleon Hodge that took place in Porter Square on October 13, which was captured on camera, was illustrative of some of the ongoing tensions in our society around how police ...

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Cambridge Police Respond to Globe Article - Patch.com

Google Porter Square - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 1:12pm

Patch.com

Cambridge Police Respond to Globe Article
Patch.com
The Cambridge Police Department conducted an internal review of an incident occurring on October 13, 2016 in the Porter Square area involving Sergeant Thomas Ahern and three defendants and determined that Sergeant Ahern's actions were consistent ...

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Curio Spice Company Opens Shop in Cambridge - Eater Boston

Google Porter Square - Wed, 11/23/2016 - 10:32am

Eater Boston

Curio Spice Company Opens Shop in Cambridge
Eater Boston
A spice company now has a storefront of its own in Cambridge, just outside Porter Square. Curio Spice Company has filled the space at 2265 Massachusetts Ave. with directly sourced spices, pepper grinders, and other culinary treats, and it is officially ...

Cambridge police defend sergeant's actions in video-recorded encounter - Boston.com

Google Porter Square - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 9:06pm

Cambridge police defend sergeant's actions in video-recorded encounter
Boston.com
Responding to a Globe story published Tuesday morning and to video of the incident in Porter Square, the Cambridge Police Department statement said Detective Sergeant Thomas Ahern's “actions were consistent with his duty obligations.” Read the ...

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Cambridge police defend sergeant's actions in video-recorded encounter - Boston.com

Google Porter Square - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 9:06pm

Cambridge police defend sergeant's actions in video-recorded encounter
Boston.com
Responding to a Globe story published Tuesday morning and to video of the incident in Porter Square, the Cambridge Police Department statement said Detective Sergeant Thomas Ahern's “actions were consistent with his duty obligations.” Read the ...

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After Bump Between Pedestrian, Plainclothes Officer, Cambridge Police Pursue Charges - Patch.com

Google Porter Square - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:30pm

Patch.com

After Bump Between Pedestrian, Plainclothes Officer, Cambridge Police Pursue Charges
Patch.com
The Boston Globe reports 21-year-old Cleon Hodge is facing charges of assault and battery against a police officer, after he and a plainclothes officer accidentally collided in Porter Square last month. The situation escalated, as video shared by the ...

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Shop Local!

CCTV - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:28pm

Do you know that many local retailers support CCTV? Show your appreciation by supporting them this holiday season:

Acupuncture Together
Ambit Press
Artist and Craftsman Supply
The Asgard
B Cummings Salon
Boston Red Sox
Brattle Theater
Cafe Luna
Cambridge Brewing Company
Cambridge Naturals
Cambridge Self Storage
Cambridge YMCA
Central Rock Gym
Central Square Florist
Central Square Theater
Charles Riverboat Company
Christopher's
Cinderella's
Classic Graphx
Coolidge Corner Theatre
Craigie on Main
Dunkin' Donuts
Harvard Museums of Science and Culture
Healthworks Fitness Centers for Women
Hong Kong Restaurant
Iggy's Bread of the World
India Pavilion
Insomnia Cookies
Irving House at Harvard
Kameleon Healing
Leavitt & Peirce
Little Donkey
Mariposa Bakery
Mark Ostow Photography
Mass Bay Lines
Middle East Restaurant & Night Club
Miracle of Science
MIT Museum
New England Aquarium
O2 Yoga
Passim
Patty Chen's Dumpling Room
Petsi Pies
Redbones
Redline Fight Sports
Royal East
Royal Pastry
Salt and Olive
Starbucks
Tavern in the Square
Tom's Bao Bao
Toscanini's Ice Cream
Trader Joe's
Treasure Moon Healing
University Stationery
Veggie Galaxy
Whole Foods Market
World Music/ CrashArts
1369 Coffeehouse

Neighborhood & Community

Dorchester man faces possible assault charge after colliding with plainclothes Cambridge cop - Wicked Local

Google Porter Square - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:15pm

Dorchester man faces possible assault charge after colliding with plainclothes Cambridge cop
Wicked Local
Back in October, a plainclothes, on-duty police detective and a 21-year-old Dorchester man bumped into each other while walking opposite directions on Massachusetts Avenue in Porter Square. The collision, and the following exchange of words, led to an ...

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Cambridge police defend sergeant's actions in video-recorded encounter - The Boston Globe

Google Porter Square - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:12pm

The Boston Globe

Cambridge police defend sergeant's actions in video-recorded encounter
The Boston Globe
Responding to a Globe story published Tuesday morning and to video of the incident in Porter Square, the Cambridge Police Department statement said Detective Sergeant Thomas Ahern's “actions were consistent with his duty obligations.” Advertisement.

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Dorchester man faces possible assault charge after colliding with plainclothes Cambridge cop - Wicked Local Cambridge

Google Porter Square - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:03pm

Dorchester man faces possible assault charge after colliding with plainclothes Cambridge cop
Wicked Local Cambridge
Back in October, a plainclothes, on-duty police detective and a 21-year-old Dorchester man bumped into each other while walking opposite directions on Massachusetts Avenue in Porter Square. The collision, and the following exchange of words, led to an ...

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Bay State Forum: Representative Marjorie Decker

CCTV - Tue, 11/22/2016 - 1:08pm

Host Barbara Anthony interviews State Representative Marjorie Decker.

Politics & Government

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