Cambridge

By - 7/6/17 - 9:03 am

Wicked Local reports police are looking for two men they say tied up an employee of a CambridgeSide Galleria store before making off with several iPhones on June 26 - the same day another man held up the CVS there at gunpoint.

By - 7/6/17 - 12:23 am
Sunset over the Charles River

John Gage watched the sunset over the Charles River on Wednesday.

By - 7/3/17 - 8:28 pm

The Crimson reports a club that had let some women in as "provisional" members has kicked them all out, so the boys can once again eat dinner in peace without having to worry about the female gaze.

By - 7/3/17 - 4:50 pm

"Moderate" delays on the Red Line right now thanks to a train that lost its will to live at Harvard Squre, the MBTA reports.

By - 7/2/17 - 12:47 pm

Cambridge Day reports &pizza, which you'd think would be a perfect Cambridge name, is trying yet again to move into a Harvard Square space, this time by teaming up with a bakery called Milk Bar.

Earlier, the pizza place narrowly avoided disaster by removing a trellis the Historical Commission had deemed unhistoric, only to founder on the shoals of the Cambridge zoning board, which put its municipal foot down and declared the square has enough pizza, thank you very much.

By - 7/1/17 - 1:46 pm
Cambridge dance party in Central Square

Our own Ron Newman was among the hundreds who didn't let the rain stop the annual Cambridge Dance Party outside City Hall in Central Square last night.

By - 7/1/17 - 10:06 am
Wanted for Cambridge holdup

Cambridge Police report they are looking for this guy for sticking up the CVS at the CambridgeSide Galleria on Monday. He made off with an unspecified amount of cash.

If he looks familiar, contact Det. Donald Mahoney at 617-349-3372.

By - 6/28/17 - 10:37 am

State Police report the crash left just one lane open inbound this morning and that some people were injured.

By - 6/26/17 - 8:57 pm
Interesting clouds over Cambridge

J. Nathan Matias watched the clouds over the Charles and MIT in Cambridge this afternoon. Read more.

By - 6/25/17 - 6:09 pm

Andrea watched a Boston Cab driver hop onto the sidewalk to get around the Sunday ban on cars down Mem. Drive.

By - 6/21/17 - 6:11 pm
Car and SUV crash in Cambridge

A roving UHub photographer happened upon this scene on Mass. Ave. at MIT around 5:30 p.m., reports "the driver of the RAV ran for it," bringing State, Cambridge, MIT and MBTA police to the area to look for him. Boston Police also arrived on scene - and took custody of the driver and the car after he was located nearby, because the vehicle was carjacked on Edgerly Road in the Fenway.

Dave Boudreau reports the driver, who crossed the center line, also hit a taxi.

By - 6/20/17 - 12:42 pm
Bald guy wanted for robbery

Cambridge Police report they suspect the guy who held up the Emack & Bolio's on White Street on Saturday also robbed the ice-cream place around 2:05 p.m. on May 14 - holding one hand under his shirt as though he had a weapon. Read more.

By - 6/19/17 - 11:25 am

Cambridge Day reports MIT is going to try to turn Senior House, a freewheeling dorm with art on the walls, cats everywhere and "an eclectic assortment of students who may be low-income, first-generation, black, Asian or Latinx or LGBTQI" - and a traditionally low graduation rate - into a place where the emphasis is on mental health, physical fitness and learning how to cook one's own meals. Also: No cats. Students are not going down without a fight.

By - 6/16/17 - 5:00 pm

Gordon Edes photographed a guy collecting signatures in Washington Square Park in Manhattan for some candidate with a sign reading "Let's stop making Red Sox fans NYC mayor!"

Although the current mayor of New York, Bill De Blasio, was born in Manhattan, he grew up in Cambridge (and went to Cambridge Rindge and Latin with Patrick Ewing). And the guy before him, Mike Bloomberg, is a Medford boy.

By - 6/15/17 - 4:22 pm

A Red Line train that left this mortal coil at Porter Square has been removed from the scene, but there are still "minor" residual delays, the MBTA says.

By - 6/13/17 - 5:37 pm
Street light smashes into car

As the front came through this afternoon, a gust of wind near Lechmere station took down a street-light pole, which fell on the hood of a car making a turn, after which the light bounced into the street, as Lisa captured.

She reports the driver and somebody in the back seat appeared to get out physically OK. Read more.

By - 6/12/17 - 8:12 pm

A train suffered heat stroke at Alewife and now the Red Line has "moderate" delays.

By - 6/12/17 - 10:42 am

Cambridge Police report they are investigating gunfire around 2:10 a.m. at Bishop Allen Drive and Norfolk Street. Officers recovered two shell casings, but did not find anybody hit.

By - 6/10/17 - 9:10 pm
Sunset over the Charles River

Johnmcboston watched the sun go down over Cambridge and the Charles from an Esplanade dock.

By - 6/10/17 - 10:33 am
Firefighters rescuing ducklings

Eric Maki watched Cambridge firefighters this morning rescue a bunch of ducklings from a storm drain on Bond Street between Concord Avenue and Garden Street - and then return them to their mother. Read more.