An indictment unsealed yesterday charges Timothy Flaherty with offering $2,500 to a man his client allegedly beat in Cambridge last year to stay away from court. Read more.
The Harvard Gazette tells the story of some of the church bells across Cambridge that will be rung this morning after Harvard commencement.
The bells will begin to ring at 11:30 a.m., just after the sheriff of Middlesex County declares the Commencement Exercises adjourned. They will ring for approximately 15 minutes.
Cambridge Police report they are looking for Stephen Picard, 45, on charges he ended an argument by plunging a knife into another man's arm around 10:30 p.m. in Porter Square yesterday.
Picard and a pal then got on bicycles and pedaled north on Mass. Ave. Read more.
Thanks to Kevin Church for discovering this charming exchange of ideas on a Cambridge street: Read more.
Jennifer noticed this notice by somebody driven mad by months of pan-flute playing on Broadway near Harvard Square today.
Master of the pan flute: Read more.
Cambridge Day reports on the 232-unit proposal.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports T.T. the Bear's Place could soon exit this mortal coil.
You wouldn't think it would need to be said, but apparently it does:
Motorists driving trucks, including box and rental trucks, are urged to check the height restrictions along their planned route and make route adjustments as necessary. Specifically, truck drivers on Storrow Drive, Soldiers Field Road, and Memorial Drive are urged to pay attention to all relevant signs regarding bridge height.
Louis Gudema watched people jumping into the Charles from the Weeks Bridge at sunset this evening.
Cambridge Police report a man ended a fight at Mass. Ave. and Hancock Street around 11:15 last night by stabbing his opponent in the stomach, then fled in a car as the victim lay there, bleeding.
Frank Fraumeni, 65, of Belmont, was arrested early this morning after they stopped his car at Harvard Street. He was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and assault with intent to murder, police say.
A federal appeals court today dismissed a suit brought against a firetruck manufacturer by the estate of a Somerville woman who was fatally struck by a hose nozzle flapping loose from the back of a Cambridge firetruck as she waited for it to pass in 2010. Read more.
Updated, 12:25 a.m.
For the second day in a row, Boston and Cambridge firefighters and State Police responded to the Massachusetts Avenue bridge on a report of a possible jumper, only to find no evidence on the bridge or in the water that somebody had actually jumped.
Firefighters used thermal imagers and sonar to search the water, after the report of a possible jumper mid-span came in shortly before 11:50 p.m.
The bridge was shut in both directions. Around 12:20 a.m., Boston firefighters began packing up and leaving.
"All hail Gozer!" JB Parrett exclaimed as he took this shot of the angry skies over the Museum of Science this evening.
The long fabled, often rumored skatepark next to the Zakim Bridge could actually be on its way. Sure, like everybody else, we always ran the annual story about the thing being near a start, but this time the Charles River Conservancy assures us they mean it: Construction is no longer imminent, it has actually started.
The Harvard Gazette reports:
For the next week, Daniel Chester Frenchâ€™s iconic work will be animated by the faces, voices, and gestures of Harvard students as part of â€śJohn Harvard Projection,â€ť a video installation created by artist and Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) Professor Krzysztof Wodiczko.