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By - 4/21/17 - 3:05 pm

The Times reports the Justice Department has singled out nine jurisdictions - including the entire state of Connecticut - as the first places to possibly lose federal grants over their refusal to let local law enforcement hand over whatever information ICE wants.

By - 4/18/17 - 11:42 pm
Reservoir Street fire in Cambridge

See it larger. Photo by John McMahon.

The Cambridge Fire Department reports "careless disposal of smoking materials on the rear porch" on the second floor caused a fire that heavily damaged the house at 54 Reservoir St. this morning.

John McMahon, a nearby resident, captured the scene at the fire and the nearby streets after firefighters from Cambridge and surrounding communities began arriving after 7:45 a.m. Read more.

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

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

By - 4/16/17 - 11:16 am

Sully & Denise - SNL

Sully and Denise return to the airwaves, even if just for one performance. With shoutouts to the Burlington Mall and, of course, Nohmah.

By - 4/15/17 - 1:45 pm
Tax Day protest in Cambridge

Our own Cybah attended one of the Tax Day protests, on Cambridge Common.

By - 4/10/17 - 3:52 pm

Wicked Local Cambridge reports the woman was in town on April 6 for some shopping with two friends, who told her she had to cut the trip short so she could go fight somebody. The JP woman tagged along, not knowing that by the time the night was over, she'd be in a local ER getting her fresh stab wounds treated.

By - 4/8/17 - 2:32 pm

Rebecca Binder asks:

Anywhere to play ping pong around Harvard or The Fenway tonight? A bar maybe? Ideas?

By - 4/5/17 - 8:16 am

In addition to calling for the president's ouster, the Cambridge City Council on Monday voted to increase the percentage of apartments or condos that have to be marketed as affordable in new housing projects from 15 to 20%, Wicked Local Cambridge reports.

By - 4/4/17 - 9:47 am

Cambridge Day reports the Cambridge City Council voted 7-1-1 to call on the House to start impeaching President Trump.

By - 4/1/17 - 11:38 am
Sparking Green Line trolley near Lechmere

Ka-blam! Northpoint resident captured the flying sparks. See the entire photo.

The T's started Lechmere-North Station bustitution; could take several hours to repair the damage. Passengers on a trolley up on the viaduct had to be walked down to the station when one of its pantographs suddenly lost contact with the overhead wire in a shower of sparks.

By - 3/31/17 - 6:23 pm

"Moderate" delays on the Red Line, the T reports.

By - 3/31/17 - 12:01 pm

At their regular meeting on Monday, Cambridge city councilors will hear reports on improving the audiovisual system at the city senior center and whether the city can reinstall a stop sign at the intersection of Green and Hancock streets, vote on a request from the Cambridge Arts Council to string banners across Mass. Ave. and JFK Street for an upcoming open-studios weekend and decide whether the council should go on record in favor of impeaching President Trump. Read more.

By - 3/29/17 - 11:07 am
Genius, Asian egg donor sought at MIT - ad in the MIT Tech

A friend couldn't help but notice this ad in the March 23 issue of MIT's student paper, the Tech.

By - 3/28/17 - 5:43 pm

Nadya Okamoto, a Harvard freshman who started a group to help supply women with menstrual supplies, has filed papers with state elections officials to run for a seat on the Cambridge city council. Read more.

By - 3/27/17 - 3:28 pm

"Moderate" delays on the Red Line following the demise of a train at Kendall Square, the T advises.

By - 3/26/17 - 1:01 pm

Cambridge Police are investigating gunfire on Elm Street, between Cambridge Street and Webster Avenue, around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By - 3/22/17 - 9:40 am
Make way for turkeys in Harvard Square

"This is not how I remember 'Make Way for Ducklings'," Gedalia Pasternak thought while watching a bus on Mass. Ave in Harvard Square making way for passing poultry this morning.

By - 3/21/17 - 1:46 pm

You won't like us when we're mad, councilors exclaim over petition asking them to set regulations for Airbnb and its ilk.