Cambridge

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.

By - 6/9/17 - 5:04 pm
Storrowed truck on Memorial Drive

Lilac Scoring forwards a couple of photos of some height impedance leading to some boffo storrowing on Memorial Drive at Mass. Ave. this afternoon. Read more.

By - 6/7/17 - 2:00 pm

Bobbie, who lives off Green Street between Washington and Amory in Jamaica Plain, reports her power has been out since 3 a.m.: Read more.

By - 6/7/17 - 1:47 pm

Also see the Crimson report.

The Australian reports Harvard has decided New Zealand dairy cows are no longer part of the sort of diversified portfolio it wishes to hold. Still up in the air: Whether it will try to sell off the nearly 25,000 acres of land it owns in New South Wales (presumably, it could hold that for future expansion after it runs out of land in Allston).

By - 6/7/17 - 10:36 am

Cambridge Police report an incident at the Kendall Square involving a man who'd fallen on the Red Line tracks ended with him revived and on the way to the hospital after two Cambridge officers administered Narcan, which counteracts the deadly effects of opioids. Read more.

By - 6/6/17 - 6:13 pm

A Red Line train that lost the will to live at Harvard Square is causing "moderate" delays southbound, the T advises.

By - 6/6/17 - 2:03 pm

The Globe reports MIT researchers have developed pastas that can change their shapes when water is added.

By - 6/4/17 - 9:29 pm

The Crimson reports the no-longer-Harvard-students had formed an online group to trade droll little memes:

In the group, students sent each other memes and other images mocking sexual assault, the Holocaust, and the deaths of children, according to screenshots of the chat obtained by The Crimson. Some of the messages joked that abusing children was sexually arousing, while others had punchlines directed at specific ethnic or racial groups. One called the hypothetical hanging of a Mexican child “piñata time.”

By - 6/4/17 - 5:46 pm
Halo over Cambridge

Orhan Celiker looked up over Cambridge around 12:50 p.m. today.

Our own Kaz reports: Read more.

By - 6/4/17 - 9:13 am

MassDOT reports it got all the data it needed from closing off half the lanes on the turnpike between Allston and Beacon Street yesterday and so at 7 a.m., it re-opened the two lanes it had shut on each side.

Around 9 a.m., DCR tweeted that it was still planning to shut Riverbend Park and open Memorial Drive in Cambridge to car traffic today. Read more.

By - 6/2/17 - 5:17 pm

DCR is alerting pedestrians and bicyclists they better stay off Mem. Drive between Western Avenue and Mount Auburn Street in Cambridge this Sunday, because it will be open to traffic so that motorists don't have to be inconvenienced by the narrowing of the turnpike across the river.

By - 5/31/17 - 3:23 pm

Cambridge Day reports on Gerald Chan's plans for the Church Street theater that has sat vacant since 2012.

By - 5/31/17 - 10:44 am

The Globe reports on what could be the area's first such sanctuary request.

By - 5/27/17 - 11:36 pm

This was the scene at Harvard Square station on the Red Line shortly after 11 p.m. tonight. Full House Tickets was there to see the "brutal" scene.

By - 5/27/17 - 10:16 am
By - 5/24/17 - 8:18 pm

The T reports "minor" delays because of signal problems at Alewife. Seth Rosenberg provides the opposing viewpoint:

This is a bold faced lie. I just got booted off a train at central that had moved 6 stops in 40 mins. At least call it severe.

By - 5/22/17 - 8:40 pm

Yasuna Murakami, 44, of Cambridge, was arrested at the Canadian border Saturday on a wire-fraud charge that could mean up to 20 years in federal prison, as he tried to re-enter the US, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 5/18/17 - 5:45 pm

Cambridge Day reports the guy will also have to take an anger-management class for his role in the 2015 incident. A jury convicted him of guilty of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, negligent operation and leaving the scene of a personal-injury accident.

By - 5/18/17 - 8:56 am

Signal issues at Alewife are making for a less than optimal commute this morning.

By - 5/14/17 - 9:31 pm

State Police report a woman suffered serious injuries trying to get across Memorial Drive near Micro Center around 5:15 p.m.

State Police say the woman, whose identity they are still trying to ascertain, was hit in an westbound lane by a motorist driving a 2009 BMW M5. The road was shut in both directions for an investigation.