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Cambridge has been recognized as a gold-level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists. Mayor Henrietta Davis will accept the award at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Cambridge Main Library just before the Cambridge Bicycle Committee’s “Sweet Ride.”
Even as the Cambridge Redevelopment Authority’s decades of work shaping Kendall Square narrow to a parcel or two, city councillors began talking Wednesday about letting it handle Central Square as well.
Mayor Henrietta Davis went to the Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., with a team Thursday to help craft a “technology inclusion” pilot program to be run through the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy.
Members of the Cambridge Police Auxiliary were honored last month with a banquet at the Royal Sonesta Hotel.
Cambridge is in the top three of four “Most Eventful Cities ” categories, according to the entertainment site Eventful — including the No. 1 spot for concertgoers.
It’s Pie Day in Central Square, with a repeat on Saturday, according to a press release from the mayor’s office. That means free samples, $1 pie slices and more.
A free breakfast is part of the monthly Walk/Ride Day offered from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday in front of City Hall, as well as information designed to get commuters out of their cars “even if you’ve never walked, bused or biked to work.”
Add Marjorie Decker and Ken Reeves to the list of city councillors who care passionately about matters of political procedure but have expressed no alarm over approving a major construction project under false pretenses.
The word “transformative” popped up frequently at the recent community reception for Damon Smith, new principal at the Cambridge Rindge & Latin School.
The original Cambridge Day reporter, Rick Guinness, died this week in Connecticut of complications from a bicycle-car collision — he was on the bicycle. He loved his time in Cambridge, the good health he had here and the wonders of “the Cambridge diet.”