YOU want to go on a weekend break but not sure about bringing the kids? Team Fabulous travels to two different spots in the UK to recommend you different plans for you and your lover or to enjoy with the whole family. CAMBRIDGE Lifestyle Editor Catherine Bennion-Pedley and husband Andy sought out a romantic city break. THE PAD: Opened just this summer, the snazzy University Arms (once an old coaching inn) has gorge interiors and sits beside a grassy common. Expect plush rooms – some with roll-top baths – and bikes to borrow. Come morning, tuck into continental treats, £5, then order the beaut of a kedgeree, £9. EXPLORE: You’re minutes away from the stunning architecture of the famous colleges and chapels, including Trinity’s Wren Library. Hire your own punt, or hop on a guided tour to spy the famous sights – like the Bridge of Sighs – and hear ancient tales of the city, from £17 for 45 minutes (Scudamores.com). Afterwards, pop into Ark … [Read more...] about We pit a romantic couple’s weekend in Cambridge against an idyllic family trip in Lincolnshire — which will you pick?
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A convicted rapist who died in 2001 has been identified as the killer of a 23-year-old Harvard University graduate student nearly 50 years ago, a Massachusetts prosecutor said Tuesday. DNA evidence points to Michael Sumpter as the man who killed Jane Britton, who was sexually assaulted and bludgeoned to death in her Cambridge apartment in January 1969, Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan said. Britton’s slaying is the third killing to which Sumpter has been linked since his death at age 54. Investigators have said he is also responsible for the slayings of two other women in the Boston area in the 1970s. He died of cancer shortly after being paroled from a 15- to 20-year sentence for raping a woman in her Boston apartment in 1975, Ryan’s office said. Investigators gathered a DNA sample from a male relative of Sumpter to help close Britton’s case, Ryan said. It’s the oldest case her office has been able to solve, she told … [Read more...] about DNA links dead convict to 49-year-old Cambridge rape, murder case
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Allison Hagan Globe Correspondent November 16, 2018 Two mothers Friday tried to deliver the ashes of their two diabetic children to the Cambridge offices of drug giant Sanofi to protest the high price of insulin, which the company manufactures. The women said their adult children died while rationing the drug to save money, after losing their health insurance.Antroinette Worsham of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Nicole Smith-Holt from Richfield, Minn., were joined by about 75 protesters. According to the Brookline-based Right Care Alliance, a patient advocacy coalition that organized the protest, Paris-based Sanofi is one of three insulin manufacturers that in recent years have marked up prices by as much as 5,000 percent. The protesters stayed across the street while the two mothers attempted to walk through the Memorial Drive parking lot with small containers holding … [Read more...] about Protesters at Sanofi in Cambridge decry high price of insulin
News Win Romantic Champagne Punting Experience For 2 In Cambridge, UK Related: Cambridge There can be few more romantic and quintessentially British ways to spend a lazy afternoon than punting the rivers of the stunning city of Cambridge with your love. The best people to trust to deliver this experience in luxury and style are Rutherford’s Punting. Our Travel Auctions Sort Bypopularlatestending Romantic Punting Experience for 2 This wonderful experience takes you cruising along the River Cam in beautiful Cambridge in Eastern England. Even the tour name makes my heart do a little sigh! Simply turn up and find your Guide Chauffeur and boat (or rather, punt) all ready and waiting for you. Sit back and relax in comfort with cushions, lumbar supports and blankets and turn up the romance a notch with beautiful petals in the boat and an award-winning bottle of chilled Premium Champagne and two flutes. The tour is super romantic so is perfect for a special anniversary, a proposal or … [Read more...] about The Most Romantic Punting Experience In Cambridge
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Danny McDonald Globe Staff November 08, 2018 Officials at the parent company of Somerville Hospital apologized Wednesday night for not meeting “our own standards for transparency and accountability” in the death of Laura Levis, who went to the emergency room during a severe 2016 asthma attack and found the door locked.In a statement, Cambridge Health Alliance pledged to improve its emergency medical response protocols days after The Boston Globe Magazine published a story about how the cracks and flaws in the health care system led to Levis’s death. The story, written by Levis’s husband, Peter DeMarco, chronicled Levis’s asthma attack before dawn on the morning of Sept. 16, 2016. Levis’s attack led her to Somerville Hospital, but she never made it through the door. DeMarco’s narrative detailed the communication errors, … [Read more...] about Cambridge Health Alliance apologizes after Globe Magazine details woman’s unimaginable death