MassDOT reports construction workers finished topping off the last of the Longfellow Bridge's iconic shakers today when they re-attached the top, or capstone, of the tower closest to the Museum of Science on the Boston side. Read more.
The Chelsea Record interviews Mimi Rancatore, who runs Toscanini's in Cambridge with her brother Gus: She talks about flavors - chocolate is now more popular than vanilla - and about loving living in Chelsea.
John Gage kept his eye to the sky shortly before 6 p.m. today.
The Crimson reports the Harvard Republican Club - "the largest conservative group at Harvard" - announced that not only is it not supporting the Republican candidate for president, it's urging Republican leaders to withdraw their support for this "threat to the survival of the Republic."
UPDATE: Bride and photographer found each other in the comments below!
A little more than a year ago, Gregory Ralich was in Harvard Square when he spotted this cool old white Rolls-Royce. Then he saw the bride in it:
She was super bubbly and glowing and I asked if i could take her picture and she said yes.
The City Council agreed yesterday to begin looking at the possibility of prohibiting stores from using plastic bags to package the things their customers buy. Read more.
Transit Police report arresting a Boston man they say attacked a cop at Harvard Square station around 3:30 p.m. yesterday.
Police say the officer stopped Travis Artist after spotting him going through a fare gate without paying. The cop wrote him a citation and then Artist mouthed off, at which point the cop told him he was now trespassing and ordered him out of the station. Read more.
Teddy Kokoros journeyed to Hogwarts Square in Cambridge last night for the release of the latest Harry Potter book.
One train's get up and go got up and left at Alewife, causing "severe" delays on the Red Line, the MBTA reports.
Cambridge Police say these images show the guy who placed a skimmer on an ATM in a convenience store to steal unsuspecting user's account information.
Police report the device was attached with double-sided tape to a stand-alone ATM and had a pinhole camera to capture a person's keystrokes as they punched in their PIN.
If he looks familiar, contact Det. Brian O'Connor at 617-349-9307.
Emily Weisberg is waiting for a bus at Lechmere because, she reports, there's a live wire down on the Green Line tracks.
Wicked Local Cambridge reports on the ruse by a waitress at a Mass. Ave. restaurant (which narrows it down).
Robert Winters reports the New Hampshire Trump guy who called for Clinton's execution today grew up in Cambridge, where his father worked at the DPW for many years. And his grandfather was longtime Cambridge City Councilor Al Vellucci. Al Baldasaro, who is a state rep, previously came to national attention by getting into an argument with another state rep over women's nipples.
Jonathan Vicente, 25, is on unpaid leave following his arrest shortly after an early morning incident on July 10 behind a Revere restaurant, Cambridge Police said today.
Vicente was among a group of men urinating in the alley behind Volare, 388 Broadway, when a restaurant worker spotted them and told them to stop, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office says: Read more.
Blake Stacey reports from an inbound Red Line train sitting in the tunnel just short of Central Square:
There is literally a trash fire on the tracks in front of us (just north of Central).
Conductor on PA: "It's just newspaper, don't worry."
Muerl was amazed to see an Amtrak train chugging through Cambridge today.
Amtrak uses the old Grand Junction bridge over the Charles and the tracks through Cambridge to get diesels and cars between its main system and yards south of the Charles and the Downeaster tracks to Maine.