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Introducing the "Sidewalk Buttler"

A Cigarette Butt Receptacle

While strolling around Salem, MA, Emily Wieja, a member of the Cambridge Citizens for Smokers’ Rights political action group, came across a nifty public ashtray for the disposal of cigarette butts called, the Sidewalk Buttler.

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Brattle Street Becomes Parking Lot

Bike Safety Effort Creates Visual Eyesore

Newly installed bike lanes on Brattle Street may prompt residents and visitors alike to rename it Brattle Street Parking Lot.

 

Instead of strolling down a tree-lined street with views of Radcliffe Yard and stately homes, what you first see from the west side of the street is two rows of parked cars.  As of Tuesday, July 11, the two-way bike lane stretched to Mason Street, but plans call for it to end at Eliot Street. 

 

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Biz Profile: Cambridge Bicycle

Cambridge Bicycle features a range of bicycles suited for the lifestyle of many Cantabrigians.

Located at 259 Massachusetts Avenue, the shop takes pride in catering to their customer's needs and have dedicated over 20 years of service to the community.

Check out what the employees have to say.

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Not for Nothin' - Rev. Irene Monroe

A far ranging discussion with Reverend Irene Monroe about the Central Flea, Dr. Huxtable vs. the real Bill Cosby. Also, today's Supreme Court decisions to hear arguments on Donald Trump's travel ban while allowing parts of it to stand, and the case of the
baker who refused, on religious grounds, to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. 6-26-2017

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BEYOND BOSTON: A Monthly News Digest Show | Eps. 10

Focus on Bicycle Advocacy

For this installment of Beyond Boston, we turn to the youngest reporters in the Beyond Boston family, the crew from youth media camp at Somerville Community Access Television, who recently interviewed several activists and cyclists about the reality of traversing our region on two wheels.

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Not for Nothin' - Cambridge Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Loving vs. State of Virginia

laws against interracial marriage struck down

Fifty years ago, on June 12, 1967, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that laws against interracial marriage are unconstitutional. 

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Not for Nothin' - Megan Shaw and Paul Gromer

Cambridge Community Electricity Program

The City of Cambridge has engaged in an electricity aggregation program to lower electrical costs for Cambridge residents, and to move the City closer to net-zero by limiting fossil fuel energy.  Hear more about how the program works from Megan Shaw, Outreach Director of the Cambridge Energy Alliance, and Paul Gromer, CEO of the Peregrine Group. 6-5-2017

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Gift Cards for Guns

Disposing of unwanted items doesn’t often come with a reward, especially a reward of up to $200. On Saturday, June 10, however, Cambridge residents will be awarded gift cards ranging from $50 - $200 for each firearm they securely dispose of to public safety officers at the city’s third annual Gun Buy-Back.
 

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"Central Flea" Coming to Central Square

CSBA Seeks Cambridge Vendors for June 25 New Market Concept

Submitted by the Central Square Business Association