Cambridge Day reports on swastikas and other unspecified "hateful language" that appeared in three boys' rooms at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School this week.
"Moderate" delays towards Alewife on the Red Line, the T says.
There was a medical emergency on a train between Central and Kendall, but the severe delays on the Red Line this rush hour are also due to signal problems near Harvard, the T and riders advise.
David Weininger reports that not only was this elf at Kendall Square on the Red Line playing an accordion this evening, she was playing "Paint It Black."
Somebody in Harvard Square (of course) is looking for an amanuensis:
Eccentric Harvard Square CEO of private equity/foundation seeks Tiro who has brains to burn and an ability to juggle projects around the globe. Oresteia a plus. Of course, you have outstanding communication skills (written oral)... and decline to understand number, case, and gender. ABD even better. Much flexibility for the right person (f/t, flex for family etc).
Send cv and salary requirements, in confidence...
p.s. If you know Faulty Towers, more Basil than Manuel (may he RIP).
A fire reported around 2:50 p.m. in a house at Berkshire and Vandine streets quickly spread to several buildings and went to ten alarms by 3:58 p.m., bringing firefighters from across greater Boston. One building has collapsed. St. Patrick's Place, a former church turned residences, is on fire.
Eight buildings caught fire. At 5:45, two still had heavy flames. Up to 100 people may have been displaced. Read more.
Gedalia Pasternak captured three people showing support for members of the Islamic Society of Boston on Prospect Street in Cambridge around 12:30 pm. The guy in the back is a mosque member who was rushing over to give them a hug.
There will be a vigil in front of the Islamic Society of Boston mosque at Roxbury Crossing at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11.
John Overholt managed to flee in advance of the avian onslaught on Mass. Ave. this morning.
Just in time for rush hour: "Moderate" delays on the Red Line thanks to a train that expired at Central - after belching smoke.
Greg Cook braved the rain for last night's anti-Bannon, anti-Nazi protest outside the Kennedy School in Harvard Square.
At least this time the signal problems happened early enough (like before 6 a.m.) that the T could fix them before the morning rush hour, although that's small consolation to the people who like actually depend on the Red Line early in the morning.
Anybody have recs on where to get morcilla (Spanish blood sausage) in the area? Camberville preferred.
When not busy being deterred by residual dew, the Red Line is known for slowing down due to signal problems at Alewife, like now.
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.