Cambridge

By - 1/21/18 - 3:17 pm

Transit Police report a 60-year-old man on the Fitchburg Line tracks near Fawcett Street in Cambridge was hit and killed by an inbound train around 12:15 p.m.

Foul play is not suspected, police say.

By - 1/20/18 - 9:53 pm

The Cambridge Fire Department reports (with photos) that firefighters rescued the freezing pup from the frigid waters of the Charles near the Eliot Bridge around 3:50 p.m. today.

By - 1/20/18 - 8:09 pm
A human wall on Cambridge Common

Connie Chow was among the several thousand people who took to Cambridge Common today to continue the resistance.

Jessica Chapel was there as well: Read more.

By - 1/19/18 - 6:41 pm
Ospreys over Cambridge

Owen, who looked out his window around 4:30 to see what the racket was, was among many people reporting three military Osprey helicopters Read more.

By - 1/19/18 - 11:27 am

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that developer-written condo-trust provisions that make it impossible to sue the developer for construction-related problems are illegal. Read more.

By - 1/17/18 - 9:20 am
Bicyclist in weird ski mask in Cambridge

Jacquelyn Goddard spotted this unusual bicyclist at Concord Avenue in Cambridge this morning.

By - 1/13/18 - 10:49 am

KMV had his eye on an underpass on the outbound side of Memorial Drive near the Longfellow earlier this morning when two cars tried to make it across a new lake there, but only one made it.

By - 1/10/18 - 3:01 pm

The Boston Palestine Film Festival and Palestinians Podcast are thrilled to bring the third installment of Palestinians, Live! to Boston, following the sold out sensations from previous years!

Palestinians, Live! is an evening of true and compelling stories told by Palestinians from all over the world, live on stage and in their own words. These stories, all told in English, are based on real life experiences and involve universal themes of love, loss, identity and overcoming adversity. Come enjoy authentic Palestinian voices and a drink in a cabaret setting for a unique and memorable evening!

By - 1/10/18 - 11:14 am
Kendall and Central squares in the snow

A roving UHub photographer sent in these two photos from Cambridge squares this week - on the left, Kendall Square, on the right, Central Square - and wonders why one gets the ultimate plow and shovel job and the other doesn't. The Central Square photo is from Monday, but the photographer reports there are still mounds and mounds of snow there today.

By - 1/8/18 - 8:43 am

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to a train that flunked out at Harvard.

By - 1/3/18 - 8:07 pm
No bananas at Cambridgeport Whole Foods

Shoppers at Whole Foods stores across the Boston area are reporting serious shortages tonight - not of milk, eggs and bread, but of some fruits and green vegetables. Read more.

By - 12/31/17 - 5:29 pm

Kevin Reddick, 17, was arrested today on charges he shot Malachi Mims to death during a robbery at Tremont and Hampshire streets on Nov. 16, Cambridge Police and the Middlesex County District Attorney's office report.

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

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

By - 12/28/17 - 11:28 am

This time a train died at Kendall, the MBTA reports.

By - 12/28/17 - 9:00 am

It was a sluggish ride for Red Line riders at the height of rush hour this morning after a train refused to get out of bed at Alewife.

By - 12/19/17 - 10:04 pm

Cambridge Police report that shortly after 8:15 p.m., a "tall masked man" stole a 2017 Audi from the Shell station on Memorial Drive. Read more.

By - 12/18/17 - 10:41 am

Atlas Obscura reports on a Harvard economics major who figured out new meanings for khipus - the knotted strings used by the Inca for record keeping that had long eluded detailed understanding by scholars.

By - 12/17/17 - 5:51 pm

Just 36 minutes after announcing the resumption of Red Line service after the end of the weekend's Longfellow Bridge work, the MBTA announced "minor" delays on the Red Line towards Alewife due to a train passing through the Pearly Gates at Harvard.

By - 12/15/17 - 11:53 am

Cambridge Day reports MIT has agreed to lease space at One Broadway to Roche Bros. for one of its fun-sized Brothers Marketplace stores.

By - 12/11/17 - 9:27 am

Cambridge Police report several shots fired around 5:45 a.m. at Norfolk and Worcester streets. Nobody was hit.