Trees fell, power lines snapped and cats raced through apartments looking for a safe space as the Great Sou'easter of 2017 roared through the state overnight. Read more.
Tim McCormack spotted this turkey vanguard in Central Square today.
MassDOT announced today that it's installing specialized traffic signal systems along Beacon Street in Brookline, and Comm. Ave. and Huntington Ave. in Boston that will switch to green lights for approaching trolleys. Mass. Ave. in Cambridge will get similar treatment for buses. Read more.
The BU News Service reports that people living in Cambridge across the river from the Harvard land where Boston Calling now takes place are not in a happy place.
Ednilson Dacosta, 28, of Dorchester, was shot around 3:30 a.m. as he sat in a car on Windsor Street at Evereteze Way, Cambridge Police and Middlesex District Attorney's office report. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Gedalia Pasternak reports the monarch butterflies are passing through Cambridge and liking the flowers in a neighbor's yard.
Opponents of a pizzeria planned for Harvard Square are now accusing the place of fostering a race war and encouraging people to mainline heroin, Cambridge Day reports.
Cambridge Police report a Harvard student running along Memorial Drive near Western Avenue was attacked around 11:50 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more.
Everybody knows about the glass flowers at Harvard's Museum of Natural History, but unless you've actually been there, you may not realize just how many of the sculptures include pests and pestilence. The Harvard Gazette alerts us to a new display:
The group of 78 specimens, marvels of scabbing and rot, also includes pears, plums, and apricots. Only a few of the bunch have been out of storage this century.
RoadTrip New England watched the (almost full) Harvest Moon rise over Fresh Pond in Cambridge tonight.
J.B. Parrett finds a place with an interesting interplay of light and shadows in Cambridge.
A man who'd taken to robbing a different Boston-area bank once a month was arrested today, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.
UPDATE: Cambridge Police report she's been found safe and reunited with her family.
Cambridge Police report they are looking for Muna Kebede Shiferaw, 10.
She was last seen around 2:30 p.m. leaving the Peabody School at 70 Rindge Ave.