Cambridge

By - 9/26/16 - 8:53 pm
Sunset over Cambridge and the Charles River

Jean Nagy watched the sun go down over the Charles and Cambridge tonight.

By - 9/26/16 - 7:38 pm
Crushed SUV in Cambridg

Nick Aldwin reports the driver of one car carrier didn't have much luck on Monsignor O'Brien Highway under the Green Line's Lechmere vidaduct this afternoon, winding up with a newly storrowed SUV.

By - 9/23/16 - 6:51 pm
Storm clouds over Cambridge and the Charles River

John Gage captured the front rolling across the area this evening.

By - 9/23/16 - 6:35 pm

Somebody got his hand stuck in a Red Line door at Central, somebody else pulled the emergency cord and, boom, instant delays that led to people piling up at stations up and down the line as T workers set about opening the door and re-setting the brake, or whatever it is they do after somebody pulls that cord. At least we know it works.

RedHeadedGirl reports the guy was in the train: Read more.

By - 9/21/16 - 3:34 pm
Cullers

Transit Police report arresting a Boston man on charges he took a video up a woman's skirt at the Porter Square Red Line stop around 3:30 p.m. yesterday.

Read more.

By - 9/19/16 - 7:45 pm
Red sunset over the Charles River

Jean Nagy enjoyed the post-storm sunset this evening.

She wasn't alone: Read more.

By - 9/19/16 - 9:16 am

Octr202 took some time out of this morning's rush to enjoy the fountains at the Alewife T stop.

By - 9/18/16 - 10:46 pm
Revels summer farewell

Molly Lanzarotta took in the Revels Riversing along the Charles in Cambridge tonight.

By - 9/17/16 - 5:28 pm

Cambridge Police report a Dorchester man was stabbed and chomped at Bishop Allen Drive and Douglas Street after he took umbrage to a remark one of two guys out in the street made about his wife around 2 a.m. today. Read more.

By - 9/16/16 - 5:18 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports the workers voted overwhelmingly to walk off the job in two weeks if their union and the university can't come to a contract agreement. Workers are seeking annual salaries of at least $35,000 and more affordable health insurance.

By - 9/16/16 - 12:58 pm
Sunrise over the Charles River

Luisa LaSalle watched the sun come up over the Charles from the BU Bridge this morning.

By - 9/15/16 - 5:37 pm

On the Red Line, giddy up and go is now giddy up and went as riders pour into stations, where they are forced to just stand there due to a train that died at Central Square around 5 p.m. At 5:41, Kathleen Mulligan reported:

Literally approaching an hr into my commute to go from kendall to park.. 2 stops

By - 9/15/16 - 11:39 am

WBUR chronicles all the issues, including the fact that the bridge is a historic landmark right down to its rivets, which means contractors have to use historic methods to rebuild it, right down to the use of 50,000 historically accurate rivets, rather than more modern, and faster ways to connect metal support beams.

By - 9/15/16 - 10:21 am
Dog in a tow truck in Central Square, Cambridge

An MBTA bus broke down on Prospect Street in Central Square this morning. Daniel watched the crew that towed it away.

By - 9/13/16 - 8:23 am

The Crimson reports 12 Harvard women tried out for Hasty Pudding Theatricals's cast for its annual celebrity roasts but that none received callbacks. The Crimson notes Hasty Pudding prefers men to play women because it "challenges traditional perceptions of masculinity."

Separately, the Crimson reports one of those male-only "finals" clubs has hired Harvey Silverglate in its bid to remain the preserve of he-men.

By - 9/12/16 - 2:37 pm

Workers have dragged a dead Red Line train out of Porter Square, but the line is still experiencing "moderate" delays as a result, the T says.

By - 9/12/16 - 10:04 am
Tree interfering with a 71 bus

Jon Landis got a close-up look at the tree that halted service on the 71 trackless trolley outbound at Belmont Street around 8:20 this morning.

By - 9/11/16 - 1:02 pm

The trustee for a bankrupt Cambridge biotech is suing a Russian company he claims is trying to get out of a $1.4-million debt for drugs it ordered and accepted but then mostly didn't pay for before the local company went out of business. Read more.