By - 9/13/15 - 4:50 pm

Scene in Back Bay. Photo by Paula Tennyson.

Cambridge Police report somebody was shot as the Caribbean parade wound down in Kendall Square this afternoon.

The victim, a 25-year-old woman from Roxbury, was shot in the leg but is expected to survive, police say. Read more.

By - 9/12/15 - 4:20 pm

Cambridge Police report Tywann Jones, 35, was stabbed around 1:40 a.m. outside the Central Square 7-Elevent at Mass. Ave. and Pleasant Street.

Jones was rushed to Mass. General, where he was pronounced dead around 4:40 a.m., police say.

By - 9/10/15 - 6:02 pm
Soggy white people in Central Square, Cambridge

Central Square shows us some of the soggy people gathering for tonight's Le Diner en Blanc, an annual event in which invited people dress in white and eat dinner on white table cloths outdoors somewhere.

By - 9/9/15 - 6:50 pm

Cambridge Police report a woman groped in Harvard Square around 8:30 p.m. yesterday is the latest victim of what may be a serial groper in the area. Read more.

By - 9/8/15 - 11:31 pm
By - 9/8/15 - 11:06 pm
Brady Freed VW Bug in Dorchester

Mark Leonard spotted this guy on Rte. 1 today: Stephen Libman of Alliance Glass and Sign in Dorchester.

Perhaps he was on his way to or from the Fleming Printing Company in Porter Square (which Claire Blechman photographed today):

Fleming Printing Company loves Tom Brady
By - 9/4/15 - 7:24 pm
Door in a convertible in Cambridge

Psychlo Hexane sat behind this on Mass. Ave. near Porter Square this evening.

By - 9/4/15 - 8:20 am
Workers at big water-main break in Cambridge

The hole at 7 a.m. Photo by Erik Maki. See it larger.

Cambridge Police report on the water-main break at JFK and Mt. Auburn streets this morning:

Inbound traffic to Harvard Square from Memorial Drive will be closed. Traffic coming east from Mt. Auburn Street will be diverted to Eliot to JFK Street outbound to Memorial Drive. Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area during the AM commute and likely through the weekend.

Without water, some businesses have shut.

By - 9/3/15 - 9:22 am

A man who'd spent 20 years living as a farmer in a Jamaican hamlet is back in Massachusetts today to face charges he tried to kill his ex-girlfriend in Cambridge in 1994 by stabbing her and slashing her neck after breaking into her apartment, State Police report. Read more.

By - 9/2/15 - 9:20 am

The Harvard Art Museums have put together an exhibit on Corita Kent, the artist who gave us the world's largest representation of Ho Chi Minh.

By - 9/2/15 - 8:59 am
A crew rowing on the Charles River at sunrise

Shannon Dooling captured a moment on the Charles River this morning.

By - 9/1/15 - 6:37 pm
Stationary train at Central Square on the MBTA

The Central stationary train. Photo by Brony Sanders.

Delays on the Red Line quickly went to "severe" when the Cambridge Fire Department ordered service halted to determine why several people came out of an inbound train coughing. After about ten minutes, firefighters could find nothing wrong and let service resume.

Ironically, just this morning, Transit Police and several other agencies held an exercise at the T's emergency training center on how to deal with a chemical release in a subway station.

By - 8/31/15 - 7:13 pm

A Bedford man was charged with attacking two women on Mass. Ave. near Harvard Square around 7:20 p.m. yesterday, Cambridge Police report. Read more.

By - 8/30/15 - 9:00 pm
Scene at 1 Kendall Square in Cambridge

1 Kendall Square scene. Photo by Jason Richardson.

Cambridge firefighters are at Flat Top Johnny's in Kendall Square for what is now a two-alarm fire, Joe Brown reports.

By - 8/29/15 - 2:54 pm
Ghostbusters car

Mark spotted the Ghostbustermobile being towed from Cambridge to Boston over the Charles by way of the Mass. Ave. Bridge today.

Ghostbuster car
By - 8/28/15 - 5:59 pm

DCR, MassDOT and State Police say that since 2007, there have been 25 recorded storrowings on Storrow and Memorial drives and Soldiers Field Road on weekends during which students flow into and out of the city. Read more.

By - 8/24/15 - 7:48 am

Rooslin Altidor, 26, of Medford, will be arraigned today for the Aug. 12 shooting death of Rasaun Nichols, Cambridge Police report. Read more.

By - 8/21/15 - 9:40 am

The Harvard Gazette reports on work by researchers at the Wyss Institute to build a device to clear toxins that trigger an often fatal inflammatory reaction, in which blood is pumped into a chamber filled with specially treated fibers: Read more.