By - 8/25/16 - 10:47 pm

First Lanes & Games, now this: The Globe reports Cambridge officials haven't included the venerable newsstand in their plans for a $4.6-million re-do of the Harvard Square plaza. The business sits in a kiosk - a former Red Line entrance - owned by the city.

By - 8/25/16 - 9:31 am

Cambridge Daily reports that Our Revolution, the new national progressive group started out of the ashes of the Bernie Sanders campaign, has endorsed state Sen. Pat Jehlen in her race against Cambridge City Councilor Leland Cheung, and Mike Connolly, who is running against state Rep. Tim Toomey.

By - 8/23/16 - 10:27 pm

Cambridge officials and residents this week consider a developer's plans to replace the Lanes & Games bowling alley on Rte. 2 with two "multistory elevated residential structures" to be called the Residences at Alewife Station. Read more.

By - 8/22/16 - 9:21 am

Cambridge Day reports people were surprised the Evergood Market closed suddenly last month, but hardly shocked, since the place seemed to have been in a slow decline in recent months.

By - 8/19/16 - 9:12 am
No Red Line train at Harvard Square

A Red Line train that left this mortal coil at Porter Square is causing what the T acknowledges are "severe" delays. Read more.

By - 8/16/16 - 2:44 pm

The scene at Cambridge City Hall to honor Sparks as his remains were brought to Cambridge - 65 years after he died in a North Korean prisoner-of-war camp.

By - 8/15/16 - 6:46 pm
Last Longfellow Bridge tower back in place

Photo via MassDOT.

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.

By - 8/8/16 - 8:46 am

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.

By - 8/6/16 - 6:01 pm
Clouds over Boston

John Gage kept his eye to the sky shortly before 6 p.m. today.

By - 8/4/16 - 4:49 pm

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."

By - 8/4/16 - 2:29 pm
Mystery bride after wedding in Harvard Square

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.

He got back the pictures a few weeks later (yes, he had a film camera) - and he's been trying ever since to find the woman: Read more.

By - 8/4/16 - 10:40 am

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.

By - 8/2/16 - 10:49 am
Travis Artist

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.

By - 7/31/16 - 9:56 am
Hogwarts Square in Cambridge

Teddy Kokoros journeyed to Hogwarts Square in Cambridge last night for the release of the latest Harry Potter book.

By - 7/30/16 - 10:16 pm

One train's get up and go got up and left at Alewife, causing "severe" delays on the Red Line, the MBTA reports.

By - 7/29/16 - 11:00 pm

State Police report an 18-year-old died from drowning in the Charles River tonight. Read more.

By - 7/29/16 - 9:59 am

Xconomy reports the stock price for Cambridge-based Seres Therapeutics is dropping like a rock on news that its novel attempt to treat an increasingly antibiotic-resistant strain of bacteria didn't seem to work much better than a placebo. Read more.

By - 7/27/16 - 3:31 pm
Cambridge skimmer suspect

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.

By - 7/25/16 - 6:26 pm

Emily Weisberg is waiting for a bus at Lechmere because, she reports, there's a live wire down on the Green Line tracks.

By - 7/24/16 - 9:05 am

Wicked Local Cambridge reports on the ruse by a waitress at a Mass. Ave. restaurant (which narrows it down).