By - 9/29/17 - 8:02 pm
Webster Bank suspect

A man who'd taken to robbing a different Boston-area bank once a month was arrested today, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 9/27/17 - 10:05 pm

The Cambridge Fire Department reports a manhole at Cambridge and Tremont streets exploded around 8:50 p.m.

Inman Square went dark.

Eversource reports it hopes to have power restored by 10:45 p.m.

By - 9/27/17 - 12:41 pm

Liz Phipps Soeiro at the Cambridgeport School thanks the First Lady for the ten Dr. Seuss books, but explains why the school won't keep them:

You may not be aware of this, but Dr. Seuss is a bit of a cliché, a tired and worn ambassador for children’s literature.

Read more.

By - 9/25/17 - 8:21 pm
Missing girl in Cambridge

UPDATE: Cambridge Police report she's been found safe and reunited with her family.

Cambridge Police report they are looking for Muna Kebede Shiferaw, 10.

She was last seen around 2:30 p.m. leaving the Peabody School at 70 Rindge Ave.

Read more.

By - 9/22/17 - 10:55 am

Wicked Local Cambridge reports Cambridge city councilors are talking tough on turkeys, demanding the city do something about the beaked menace. One counselor, though, says bunnies are just as bad. Another counselor accused one turkey of specifically waiting for him outside a meeting to do God knows what to him.

By - 9/20/17 - 2:32 pm

UPDATE: All clear.

MIT Police report:

A suspicious package has been reported on the third floor of Building E51. The building has been evacuated. Cambridge and MIT Police are on scene. Please stay clear of the area.

By - 9/20/17 - 9:22 am

Shocks asks:

Has there ever been anything good written about the Boston highway revolts?

By - 9/15/17 - 5:03 pm

Would it surprise you terribly to learn that the Red Line is having signal problems again? This time they're at Kendall/MIT. The MBTA says the delays, on the southbound side, are "minor," but some riders beg to differ:

50 minutes from Alewife to Andrew is not minor.

By - 9/13/17 - 4:42 pm

Cambridge Police today announced the arrest of Lamaree Wallace, 20, of Roxbury, on charges he fired at least one shot into a house on William Street, off River Street, around 5:15 p.m. on Sunday. Read more.

By - 9/12/17 - 8:19 am

The Crimson reports on several cases of the virus, which can cause rashes and mouth sores.

By - 9/10/17 - 5:17 pm

Around 4:45 p.m. at 200 Tech Square off Main Street, Joshua Fabian reports.

Cambridge Police report both victims are expected to survive injuries to the lower parts of their bodies. Read more.

By - 9/10/17 - 12:44 pm

The bridge which is measured in smoots

European Bunny is a math teacher from England, who is here with a math-teacher friend from China. She reports her friend plans to use smoots in a homework assignment now, based in part on the video above.

By - 9/8/17 - 3:20 pm
Stuck drawbridge near Museum of Science

Half of the drawbridge near the Museum of Science refuses to go down and so traffic near there is "a huge mess," Jill Neblett reports.

By - 9/8/17 - 1:40 pm

The owner of the Crimson Galleria and nearby properties clustered along JFK Street wants a federal judge to block a proposed Winthrop Street dispensary, arguing marijuana remains illegal under federal law and so its proposed operators - and the city of Cambridge, the town of Georgetown and the state of Massachusetts - are violating the federal anti-racketeering law. Read more.

By - 9/5/17 - 5:32 pm

UPDATE, 5:55 p.m. The T has gone to "moderate."

Of course, the signal problems that caused the Red Line to creep this morning, although this time they're at Alewife and, so far at least, the delays are only "minor," the MBTA reports - phrasing that Meri would take issue with:

20+ minutes from S. Sta. And just now at Harvard. Crawling btwn stops. Standing by AGAIN.

By - 9/5/17 - 4:56 pm

Barely four hours after two men were shot in Central Square, another man was stabbed, Cambridge Police report. Read more.

By - 9/5/17 - 11:18 am

Cambridge Police report that two men were shot at 5 Western Ave., at River Street, one in the knee, one in the hand, around 10:45 a.m.

Police say: Read more.