The discovery came Saturday after “an exhaustive search” by Arlington, Cambridge and state police search and rescue teams, Ryan said. The search began Friday with concerns the man was depressed and could harm himself.
Not many people came out for Tuesday’s hourlong public forum with police commissioner finalist Branville G. Bard Jr. Which is okay. It was an embarrassment.
Branville G. Bard Jr., the sole remaining finalist for police commissioner, introduced himself to the city Tuesday night at a small forum at the public library, saying Cambridge’s progressive policing was “not going to change under my leadership.”
On Tuesday, Branville G. Bard Jr., the sole candidate for the position of police commissioner, will take part in a public forum at the Public Library. Here’s one resident’s list of 10 questions he’d like to see Bard address.
In a surprising announcement Friday, there is a single candidate remaining for police commissioner since five candidates interviewed for the position in May – Branville G. Bard Jr. of Philadelphia, an African American who has studied the practice of racial profiling.
The city manager has selected the finalists for Cambridge police commissioner, but is keeping them under wraps and refusing to disclose them, at least for now.
The remains found last month near a boat ramp in Bedford were believed to be those of Richard W. Kandrotas, 79, a homeless man who had been living in Cambridge.
The city’s third annual gun buyback gives residents a chance to dispose of unwanted firearms with “no questions asked and no ID required.” More than 75 firearms were turned at buybacks over the past couple of years.
It was 8:02 p.m. June 3, 2012, that Cambridge police got a 911 call reporting a shooting on Willow Street. They arrived to find Charlene Holmes, 16, and friend Thanialee Cotto, then 17, with gunshot wounds from an apparent drive-by shooting. Holmes was killed.
The taxi industry, under attack from ride-hailing firms such as Uber and Lyft, is getting some regulatory relief in Cambridge, where the License Commission has come to owners and drivers with ideas to help level the playing field and is asking to hear their ideas as well.