Porter Square

By - 2/12/18 - 8:38 am

The MBTA reports its managed to dispose of the train that died near Porter Square, but that there are still "minor" residual delays because of it.

By - 2/2/18 - 9:27 am
Zoots line in Cambridge

Matt Cocco estimated 50 people waiting for the Porter Square Zoots to open one last time so they can get their clothes back - which had gone into limbo when the chain went bankrupt and locked all its doors a couple weeks ago.

By - 12/28/17 - 1:10 pm

The MBTA reports "minor" delays from a non-moving Red Line train near Porter Square.

By - 12/10/17 - 2:07 pm
No dairy at Porter Square Shaw's

Lisa reports the cream, cheese and yogurt shelves at the Porter Square Star Market were empty today, not because of a frenzied rush by storm-maddened shoppers, but because something made the power go out to that section of the store and workers had to throw everything out.

By - 11/30/17 - 11:00 am

The MBTA reports the dreaded "severe" delays on the Red Line due to a train that gasped its last at Porter Square.

By - 10/31/17 - 5:09 pm

Porter was a good place to die, a Red Line train decided, and now there are "moderate" delays on the line, the MBTA reports.

By - 10/30/17 - 8:37 am

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to signal issues at Porter Square. Ben Chan reports his normal 25-minute commute from Quincy took an hour this morning.

Commuters like myself are frustrated and pretty annoyed.

By - 9/2/17 - 10:35 am
Waiting for bagels in Porter Square

Karene Hines shows us a typical Saturday-morning scene at Bagelsaurus in 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.