Central Square

By - 12/1/17 - 9:50 am

The MBTA reports "minor" delays towards Alewife due to a train that curled into a ball and died at Central Square.

By - 10/26/17 - 6:39 pm

Cambridge Police report arresting a Dorchester man on charges he targeted two men to shoot at River and Auburn streets in Central Square on Sept. 5. Read more.

By - 10/25/17 - 1:19 pm
Turkey in Central Square

Tim McCormack spotted this turkey vanguard in Central Square today.

By - 9/13/17 - 4:42 pm

Cambridge Police today announced the arrest of Lamaree Wallace, 20, of Roxbury, on charges he fired at least one shot into a house on William Street, off River Street, around 5:15 p.m. on Sunday. Read more.

By - 9/5/17 - 4:56 pm

Barely four hours after two men were shot in Central Square, another man was stabbed, Cambridge Police report. Read more.

By - 9/5/17 - 11:18 am

Cambridge Police report that two men were shot at 5 Western Ave., at River Street, one in the knee, one in the hand, around 10:45 a.m.

Police say: Read more.

By - 8/13/17 - 8:55 pm

Cambridge Day reports city officials have called for a "Cambridge stands with Charlottesville" rally at City Hall in Central Square, 5:30 p.m. on Monday.

By - 7/1/17 - 1:46 pm
Cambridge dance party in Central Square

Our own Ron Newman was among the hundreds who didn't let the rain stop the annual Cambridge Dance Party outside City Hall in Central Square last night.

By - 6/12/17 - 10:42 am

Cambridge Police report they are investigating gunfire around 2:10 a.m. at Bishop Allen Drive and Norfolk Street. Officers recovered two shell casings, but did not find anybody hit.

By - 3/17/17 - 10:57 am
Newly broken window on a Red Line train out of Central Square

David Weininger reports a guy who fare jumped at Central around 10:40 a.m. got caught and called back to the fare gates as a train was pulling in - but not before he punched a window on the first train car.

By - 3/16/17 - 9:44 am
Wasted Globe Directs in Cambridge

Marty McCabe lives in an apartment building with a courtyard in Central Square. And every week, somebody from Globe Direct throws 12 copies of the circular in the courtyard. And he and his neighbors are getting sick of it.

By - 2/27/17 - 12:00 am
What will you tell your kids you did in the Trump resistance?

Maria M. spotted this graffiti'd question in Central Square.

Copyright Maria M. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 1/27/17 - 11:49 am

A fight that started when some men wouldn't leave a woman alone inside a Central Square bar early this morning spilled out into the street and turned into a brawl involving 25 people that ended when police arrived and discovered the woman's boyfriend had been stabbed in the chest. Read more.

By - 1/8/17 - 10:48 am

A Haverhill man was stabbed in the back, shoulder and forearm during a brawl outside a Mass. Ave. nightclub around 12:30 a.m., Cambridge Police report. Read more.

By - 1/5/17 - 10:21 am
James Walker Morales

From Morales's wanted poster.

UPDATE, 3:58 p.m. WBZ reports he's been captured in Somerville.

UPDATE: Cambridge Police report the suspect may be escaped Cambridge desperado James Walker Morales.

Police searching for the guy who held up the Bank of America branch at 772 Mass. Ave. around 9:30 a.m. halted the Red Line so they could search cars for him - because they know that bank robbers like to try to escape on the Red Line when they don't have a getaway car.

By - 1/4/17 - 9:54 am

Cambridge Police report arresting, Tyrick Cannon, 55, on charges he slashed a clerk in the arm at a Central Square convenience store around 3 a.m. Read more.

By - 12/1/16 - 5:17 pm

Just in time for rush hour: "Moderate" delays on the Red Line thanks to a train that expired at Central - after belching smoke.

By - 11/29/16 - 9:08 am
Minimum-wage protesters in Central Square

Central Square protesters. Photo by Andrew Farnitano.

Workers and supporting clergy and residents blocked Mass. Ave. outside the Central Square McDonald's around 6 a.m. this morning. in a protest calling for a $15-an-hour minimum wage. Read more.

By - 11/28/16 - 10:03 am

Sarah Pakstis shows us yet another manic Monday on the Red Line during rush hour, due to signal issues at Alewife. "How is this acceptable?" she asks.