Sam Bixler, a Denver native who lived in Cambridge, Massachusetts, died Feb. 14, 2018, after a struggle with complications of brain trauma caused when he was struck by a car while walking home on the morning of Jan. 13. He was 29.
More than $65,000 was raised Thursday at the Friends of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School’s second Annual Bash, by turns lively and touching and called “a love fest for the high school, our many community supporters and supporters-to-be.”
The Kendall Square Association named C.A. Webb its president today. She said she arrives with plans in place to make the tech destination more welcoming to all, and with “more ambitious plans” that include helping improving mass transit to the square via the MBTA.
A celebration of life for Albert J. Gowan – in the words of the organizers, “Designer. Teacher. Writer. Singer. International man of mischief. Player of the long game. Uncle to all” – will be held Feb. 11 at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston.
The Massachusetts Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation will honor eight heroes killed in the line of duty, including late Cambridge resident Charles E. Bradley, at a memorial ceremony held noon Friday at Ashburton Park, next to the Massachusetts State House.
Cambridge’s Dr. Elisabeth Schainker has joined the Franciscan Children’s pediatric rehabilitation center in Brighton as associate chief medical officer. Mount Auburn Hospital has also appointed personnel, including Cambridge’s Dr. Emily H. Mukherji.