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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.
A three-day fundraiser last month resulted in $6,200 for the Somerville Auxiliary Police Department Sean Collier Memorial Scholarship Fund, but the brother of the slain MIT police officer is aiming for more: a national holiday for first responders.
After nearly two dozen armed robberies that have him wanted by police in five cities, a man found a little more resistance than expected from a convenience store clerk Monday on Cambridge Street in Cambridge.
A Michigan man and woman have been charged under the state’s new human trafficking law with bringing two underage girls to Cambridge as prostitutes, Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan said Tuesday.
This coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the Lyndell’s Bakery in Ball Square, Somerville, hopes to pump up the Somerville Auxiliary PD Sean Collier Memorial Scholarship Fund to help even more students achieve the dream of the slain Sean Collier.
Beefing up police details in Central Square when its nightclubs and bars let out and adding security inside has succeeded in taking the heat off the owner of Moksa, a tapas restaurant, and Naga, its attached lounge. But license commissioners call it just a start.