Local residents, avid cyclists and city officials alike mourned the loss of Bernard “Joe” Lavins in Porter Square on Oct. 5. With their heads bowed in memoriam, they began a familiar healing process from within, but simultaneously acknowledged the inevitable path ahead, moving forward as a community towards recovery. Residents have had enough.
The Cambridge Public Safety Committee had a meeting on September 14 at City Hall for residents and committee members to discuss new technologies affecting public works and emergency services requests in Cambridge.
The public was invited to ask questions about two new applications, Commonwealth Connect (powered by platform developer SeeClickFix) and RapidSOS, that were implemented earlier this year for public use.
To cap off what has been a beautiful fall October day, I strolled happily to the Lily Pad in Inman Square Cambridge to take in a tunefoolery concert. Tunefoolery, of you are not aware is a group of musicians who have had mental health issues. These talented players play instruments, including guitars, accordians, flutes, clarinets, pianos etc. Some play acapella. Some play instruments and sing.
“Birches have nearly taken over my studio,” says artist Marja Lianko, whose upcoming show at the Chandler Gallery features paintings and sculpture depicting—and, in some cases, made of—trees, bark and branches. Lianko is a fixture in the Boston art scene. She taught at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts for 23 years, and has shown her work at the MFA, the Fogg Museum, the DeCordova, the Rose Museum, and the Art Complex Museum.
CCTV members Kiki Densamo and Sergio Bianco interview people on the street about Election 2016 coverage by the media. This video was created for the Person on the Street class taught by Heather Aveson at Cambridge Community Television, October 2016.
On Parking Day 2016, people stopped by CCTV's Cardboard Candidate Debate to tell us three things: what they would do if they were president; who they would vote for; and what three issues are most important to them. Below you will find a short video recap, as well as an hour-long extended version. Hear what the people of Cambridge had to say as they sound off on Election 2016.