Cambridge

By - 4/10/17 - 3:52 pm

Wicked Local Cambridge reports the woman was in town on April 6 for some shopping with two friends, who told her she had to cut the trip short so she could go fight somebody. The JP woman tagged along, not knowing that by the time the night was over, she'd be in a local ER getting her fresh stab wounds treated.

By - 4/8/17 - 2:32 pm

Rebecca Binder asks:

Anywhere to play ping pong around Harvard or The Fenway tonight? A bar maybe? Ideas?

By - 4/5/17 - 8:16 am

In addition to calling for the president's ouster, the Cambridge City Council on Monday voted to increase the percentage of apartments or condos that have to be marketed as affordable in new housing projects from 15 to 20%, Wicked Local Cambridge reports.

By - 4/4/17 - 9:47 am

Cambridge Day reports the Cambridge City Council voted 7-1-1 to call on the House to start impeaching President Trump.

By - 4/1/17 - 11:38 am
Sparking Green Line trolley near Lechmere

Ka-blam! Northpoint resident captured the flying sparks. See the entire photo.

The T's started Lechmere-North Station bustitution; could take several hours to repair the damage. Passengers on a trolley up on the viaduct had to be walked down to the station when one of its pantographs suddenly lost contact with the overhead wire in a shower of sparks.

By - 3/31/17 - 6:23 pm

"Moderate" delays on the Red Line, the T reports.

By - 3/31/17 - 12:01 pm

At their regular meeting on Monday, Cambridge city councilors will hear reports on improving the audiovisual system at the city senior center and whether the city can reinstall a stop sign at the intersection of Green and Hancock streets, vote on a request from the Cambridge Arts Council to string banners across Mass. Ave. and JFK Street for an upcoming open-studios weekend and decide whether the council should go on record in favor of impeaching President Trump. Read more.

By - 3/29/17 - 11:07 am
Genius, Asian egg donor sought at MIT - ad in the MIT Tech

A friend couldn't help but notice this ad in the March 23 issue of MIT's student paper, the Tech.

By - 3/28/17 - 5:43 pm

Nadya Okamoto, a Harvard freshman who started a group to help supply women with menstrual supplies, has filed papers with state elections officials to run for a seat on the Cambridge city council. Read more.

By - 3/27/17 - 3:28 pm

"Moderate" delays on the Red Line following the demise of a train at Kendall Square, the T advises.

By - 3/26/17 - 1:01 pm

Cambridge Police are investigating gunfire on Elm Street, between Cambridge Street and Webster Avenue, around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By - 3/22/17 - 9:40 am
Make way for turkeys in Harvard Square

"This is not how I remember 'Make Way for Ducklings'," Gedalia Pasternak thought while watching a bus on Mass. Ave in Harvard Square making way for passing poultry this morning.

By - 3/21/17 - 1:46 pm

You won't like us when we're mad, councilors exclaim over petition asking them to set regulations for Airbnb and its ilk.

By - 3/17/17 - 10:57 am
Newly broken window on a Red Line train out of Central Square

David Weininger reports a guy who fare jumped at Central around 10:40 a.m. got caught and called back to the fare gates as a train was pulling in - but not before he punched a window on the first train car.

By - 3/16/17 - 9:44 am
Wasted Globe Directs in Cambridge

Marty McCabe lives in an apartment building with a courtyard in Central Square. And every week, somebody from Globe Direct throws 12 copies of the circular in the courtyard. And he and his neighbors are getting sick of it.

By - 3/16/17 - 9:25 am

The Boston Business Journal reports that eGenesis Bio has received $38 million in venture capital to build on its Harvard-spawned idea to use CRISPR-based technology to make grow pig organs that would be safe to transplant into people.

By - 3/15/17 - 10:50 am
Oscar Meyer Weinermobile

Ben Walsh spotted a sugar-covered Weinermobile taking a left onto Memorial Drive near MIT. It proved surprisingly speedy - he couldn't quite ketchup, but thinks it turned onto the Mass. Ave. bridge towards Boston.

H/t PlunkettPrime for the headline.

By - 3/13/17 - 12:11 pm

The T reports "minor" delays on the Red Line due to signaling problems at Porter Square.

By - 3/13/17 - 11:35 am
Wanted for Cambridge bank robbery

The FBI is looking for a guy who held up a Santander Bank branch in Cambridge on March 9.

He's black, 5'8" and, at least for awhile on the 9th, was an unusual shade of red: "A red dye pack exploded on this individual immediately after he departed the bank."

Any info? Call Special Agent Brendan Fogarty at 857-386-2000.

By - 3/13/17 - 10:22 am
Car with sleigh on top in Cambridge

Apparently, after his adventures with Rudolph, Hermey and the Misfit Toys, Yukon Cornelius retired to Cambridge, as RoadTrip New England discovered this morning.