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Queen's Head Pub
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The Cambridge Queen's Head Looks Forward

For the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic began, patrons crowded around the pub’s pool table and dart board, munching on tater tots and mozzarella sticks.

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Cambridge watershed cover

On October 15, the Cambridge Water Department hosted its 9th annual Cycle To The Source tour of the Cambridge Watershed.

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Cambridge Watershed 1

Reservoir caretakers provided refreshments at stops along the 35-mile tour.

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Putting Used Books to Use

The bookstore is home to thousands of used, rare, and out-of-print books, the purchases of which fund scholarships for its namesake, Bryn Mawr College.

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Cambridge's watershed system sits amidst residential communities int he towns of Lexington, Lincoln, Waltham and Weston.

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Bearing Witness to Climate Change

This isn’t just any aged tree — this is what is known as a witness tree. Witness trees are, by definition, any tree that has experienced historical events through its significant age and location. Many well-known witness trees were present for major Civil War battles. In the case of the one at the Harvard Forest, these historical events have less to do with military and politics and more to do with the climate and ecology of the forest.

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‘Imagine You’re A Water Drop’: A Bike Tour of Cambridge’s Watershed

We’ve all assembled to participate in the 9th annual Cycle To The Source tour of the Cambridge Watershed offered by CWD — a rare opportunity to bike the watershed’s route alongside Water Department staff.

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Cambridge Watershed 2

Participants gather to learn about the Cambridge watershed, a uniquely self-sufficient system compared to other municipalities.

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Salem 3

Tombstones at Salem's Howard Street Cemetery, said to be the site where Giles Corey was pressed to death during the 1692 Witch Trials.

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A view down Hawthorne Boulevard in Salem.

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Salem Cover

A statue of Roger Conant, who founded Salem in 1625. In addition to a popular Halloween destination, Salem is a residential town — and the site of a historical tragedy.

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The Salem Witch Museum documents the Witch Trials of 1692. The city is now a tourist attraction for history buffs and Halloween enthusiasts.

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