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MIT announced the death of graduate student Eliana Hechter on Friday night, the third student death in two months between MIT and Harvard.
In all the examination of police response since the Boston Marathon bombing, it has never been mentioned publicly that an automated police alert system broke.
There is a nationwide trend toward militarizing police forces, and Cambridge shouldn’t be part of it. City councillors such as Nadeem Mazen and Craig Kelley are right to push back.
School officials are waiting for the full story before taking action against a student accused of stabbing another girl at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School.
Remains found near Fresh Pond in Cambridge have been tentatively identified as John J. Rosenberger, of Arlington, missing since December.
Kendall Square is hosting free ice skating for first responders and members of the military and law Monday evening.
The Boston Marathon bombing was invoked last month by Cambridge police to get nearly a half-million dollars for a full-time bomb squad, but not at the urging of Boston Police.
Just hours after a false bomb threat forced the evacuation of Harvard buildings and locked down two public schools, the City Council shifted nearly a half-million dollars to create a full-time city bomb squad.
There were campus emergencies on both sides of the Charles River on Monday, with Harvard evacuating students from four halls a little after 9 a.m. for bomb threats and UMass Boston hearing reports of a person wielding a gun.
Harold Antoine Maxwell, 34, of Cambridge, was arrested Tuesday evening without incident, law enforcement officials said.