Police and fire briefs, Jan. 13, 2021

Fire on Pine StreetOn Jan. 10 at 12:02 a.m., Rescue Fire Company responded to a working structure fire at 600 and 602 Pine St. in Cambridge. Joining that first response were crews from Trappe Rescue, Dorchester County Emergency Medical Services and the Cambridge Police Department.A second alarm at 12:08 a.m. brought vehicles and crews from […]

County Council denies RFC request for PPE

CAMBRIDGE — A request from Cambridge Rescue Fire Company for personal protective equipment (PPE) from Dorchester County Emergency Medical Services was denied by the County Council on Jan. 5 by a vote of 3-2. Members voting against the request were Council President Jay Newcomb (District 1), Libby Nagel (District 5) and William Nichols (District 2). […]

RFC ready to offer 86th Annual Train Garden

CAMBRIDGE — Members of Cambridge Rescue Fire Company helped to usher in the Christmas season on Saturday, when they welcomed visitors to their 86th Annual RFC Train Garden. “Each December, we operate daily, providing new memories and rekindling old ones for the people of Cambridge, and for visitors from around the globe,” a statement from […]

Willis Street house is destroyed by fire

CAMBRIDGE — A home at 119 Willis St. was badly damaged in a fire on Saturday. A report from the Office of the State Fire Marshal said the emergency began with unattended cooking. There were no injuries or human deaths, though a cat died in the blaze. The two-story, wood frame, single-family dwelling was occupied […]

Message Wall: Neighbors reach out in difficult times

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home. The Banner compiled a list of announcements over the previous week, which follows: Train […]

Police and Fire briefs, Nov. 11, 2020

Dorchester BannerCemetery Ave. house fireAt 8 a.m. on Nov. 3, the Volunteers of Rescue Fire Company Inc. were dispatched for a reported house fire at 406 Cemetery Ave. for a fire in the walls of a second-floor bedroom. At 9:46 a.m., with the situation under control command was terminated and all units were placed in […]

Man killed in Cambridge stabbing

CAMBRIDGE — On Oct. 24 at approximately 12:10 a.m., officers from the Cambridge Police Department were dispatched to the 700 block of Douglas Street for a reported stabbing. Upon arrival, officers made contact with a male victim. The victim had sustained one stab wound to the left side of his chest. The subject was taken […]

Police and fire briefs, Sept. 30, 2020

RFC at 315 Shepherds Ave.At 9:32 a.m. on Sept. 22, the volunteers of Rescue Fire Company Inc. were dispatched for a reported house fire at 315 Shepherds Ave. in Cambridge.Chief 1-1 (Captain 1-1) AOL with smoke showing from A 1½ story single-family dwelling, established command and requested a working fire taskforce (bringing additional personnel and […]

Police and fire briefs, Sept. 23, 2020

Dorchester BannerCPD seek shooterOn Sept. 20 at approximately 12:15 a.m., Cambridge Police responded to the area of Lake Street and Washington Street in reference to a report of shots fired in the area. While responding, it was learned that a 25-year-old male victim had arrived at the emergency room with a single gunshot wound to […]

Bradshaw announces campaign for Cambridge mayor

CAMBRIDGE — Andrew Bradshaw announced on Wednesday afternoon his decision to run for mayor in the upcoming Cambridge municipal election. Bradshaw is a lifelong resident of the Cambridge area, having been raised by his grandparents, Faye and Roy, just outside the city in the Jacktown area. He is the 2007 salutatorian of Chesapeake Christian School, […]