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See Talk:Cambridge, Massachusetts/Archive 1 for info on map requests.

Sorry for no summary[edit]

Sorry for not including a summary, I simply removed Kraców because below it was listed as inactive, so a double mention was confusing. Same with the relation with British Cambridge, to avoid an unecesary double mention. Thank you 69.126.10.106 (talk) 00:54, 4 January 2012 (UTC)

Cambridge Police Dept. photo up for deletion.[edit]

I obtained a photo of the Cambridge Police Department from an old press release document outlining the city's intent to purchase the building (I believe it was.)

I wrote to the City Manager's office and was approved for the fore-mentioned image to be included on *that page* of Wikipedia (Non-commercial use). It is currently up for deletion. I know I only went through all the trouble of calling and emailing the city because I had great difficulty in getting that 5 story building into a single photo. I tried on three occasions. Does anyone in that area want to try and see if they have better luck than myself in taking a good photo? One that's as good as the current one up for deletion. Me personally, I can't see why a commercial entity would need a free use image of the Cambridge Police dept. building. CaribDigita (talk) 18:20, 3 March 2012 (UTC)

Notable people section[edit]

Hello. I added a Notable people section to this article so I could list Charles K. Williams. I was surprised this section was not already in this article and hope I have not overlooked it. If I have inadvertently added the section as a duplicate please correct. Thank you--BuzyBody (talk) 02:21, 4 November 2012 (UTC)

Bad idea. Such a section has, I believe, been considered before. Its omission can be regarded as deliberate. So many notables have lived and/or studied in Cambridge at one time or another, or still do, that the section would soon grow to dwarf the rest of the article, and still be grossly incomplete. Instituting it is asking for trouble. Please understand if I revert your addition. If you feel strongly about having such a section, this page is the place to discuss the proposal further and seek consensus; register me as opposed. Thank you. Hertz1888 (talk) 03:26, 4 November 2012 (UTC)

Contradiction in Sister cities[edit]

The section states Haidian District of Beijing is active at first, then claims it is not. Which one is it, after all? GotR Talk 19:42, 12 February 2013 (UTC)