Any citizen who owed more than $250 worth of unclaimed property will get a letter with specific instructions on how to reclaim their property, says state Rep. Jay Livingstone, whose district includes Cambridgeport, Kendall Square and MIT.
Add another film festival to the list of those calling for attention in Cambridge and Somerville’s crowded calendar: The GlobeDocs Film Festival, celebrating nonfiction works, takes place Oct. 7-11 and includes screenings in Boston, Brookline and Cambridge.
For those looking for more than a Wikipedia regurgitation of the facts, even-keeled director Ed Zwick’s film takes off with a Cold War chess champ who looks played out, transitioning from a per-usual, plodding biopic into something more reflective and refreshing.
The medical examiner has ruled the death of Cara Anne Nickolaus a suicide, according to a death certificate filed this morning. Nickolaus’ death is the third suicide for MIT this calendar year; the school year began two weeks ago.
A Better Cambridge, a group advocating for “smart growth,” plans a Saturday panel discussion on “Affordable Housing in Cambridge: At the Epicenter of Development and Demand” and an Oct. 17 candidates forum focused on similar issues.
Directed, starring, edited and written by women, the heartfelt and moving “The Second Mother” is a dedicated and affectionate look at motherhood and the lessons we learn from the women in our lives.
The Trouble with Jellyfish science and art exhibit; Strip Zeppelin with Niki Luparelli; Danehy Park Family Day; The Ig Improbable Lectures at MIT; and the 12th annual Revels RiverSing.
Police said they were investigating a 4:24 p.m. Sunday shooting on Portland Street that left one victim with non-life-threatening injuries – an incident first thought to be on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus.
“The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” a documentary about the black activist group, lacks the major players, while in “7 Chinese Brothers,” Jason Schwartzman makes the protagonist himself a less than major player.
The Boston Festival of Indie Games; Assembly Square Riverfest; Evolution of Hip-Hop festival; Somerville Rock And Roll Yard Sale; and the 23rd Annual Cambridge Carnival International Festival and Parade.