Porter Square

By - 7/19/17 - 4:38 pm

A train on the slab at Porter is causing "moderate" delays on the Red Line, the MBTA alerts.

By - 6/20/17 - 12:42 pm
Bald guy wanted for robbery

Cambridge Police report they suspect the guy who held up the Emack & Bolio's on White Street on Saturday also robbed the ice-cream place around 2:05 p.m. on May 14 - holding one hand under his shirt as though he had a weapon. Read more.

By - 6/19/17 - 7:10 pm

Cambridge ice-cream store held up

Cambridge Police say they hope somebody who sees this video can identify the man who held up the Emack & Bolio's on White Street in Porter Square shortly before 9:30 p.m. on Saturday.

According to police: Read more.

By - 6/15/17 - 4:22 pm

A Red Line train that left this mortal coil at Porter Square has been removed from the scene, but there are still "minor" residual delays, the MBTA says.

By - 5/13/17 - 7:08 pm
Sean Spicer between bushes in Porter Square

Bob Sawyer spotted Sean Spicer, or, at least, a photo of his head, among the bushes in Porter Square today.

By - 4/18/17 - 9:33 am

The T reports "moderate" delays due to a now former train outbound at Porter Square.

By - 3/13/17 - 12:11 pm

The T reports "minor" delays on the Red Line due to signaling problems at Porter Square.

By - 2/8/17 - 8:26 pm
Empty egg cases

Sophie went over to the Porter Square Shaw's tonight and now she wonders if New Englanders have never seen snow before. She stood in the "express" line: Read more.

By - 11/7/16 - 9:17 am

Seems a train died at Porter Square, and smoke was involved and now there are delays in both directions on the Red Line.

By - 10/12/16 - 9:18 am

Wicked Local Cambridge reports on the vigil to commemorate Joe Lavins of Lexington, who died last week.

Cambridge Day looks at ways to reduce bicyclist deaths.

By - 10/5/16 - 9:04 am
Porter Square crash scene

Porter Square crash scene. Photo by Stakx.

Shortly after 8 a.m., Cambridge Police report. Wicked Local Cambridge reports the crash involved a truck.

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 - 9/12/16 - 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 - 8/19/16 - 9:12 am
No Red Line train at Harvard Square

A Red Line train that left this mortal coil at Porter Square is causing what the T acknowledges are "severe" delays. Read more.

By - 7/15/16 - 10:52 am
Sunset over Porter Square in Cambridge

Stephen Bronstein couldn't help but watch the sunset over Porter Square last night.

By - 7/1/16 - 5:52 pm

People stuck on the Red Line are reporting their drivers are telling them there's maybe a fire or maybe a police action or maybe even both at Porter Square, but whatever it is, Red Line riders would dearly love to be somewhere else right now.

By - 6/23/16 - 5:51 pm

At 4:49 p.m., Brian Jacobel issued a plaintive cry for help from Red Line car 01729:

The doors never opened at Harvard, we just rolled out to Porter and tons of people couldn’t get off.

Followed one minute later by a pair of tweets from Porter Square: Read more.

By - 6/22/16 - 10:18 am
In the dark at Porter Square on the Red Line

Phillip Naslund wonders if the fare increase means the T will be able to pay the electric bill for Porter Square station.

By - 9/8/15 - 11:06 pm
Brady Freed VW Bug in Dorchester

Mark Leonard spotted this guy on Rte. 1 today: Stephen Libman of Alliance Glass and Sign in Dorchester.

Perhaps he was on his way to or from the Fleming Printing Company in Porter Square (which Claire Blechman photographed today):

Fleming Printing Company loves Tom Brady