Somerville

By - 6/24/17 - 9:52 am

UPDATE: Devers reports: "Driver just left. He spent half an hour, in the rain, straining to straighten out that fence. Looks about right now. Good on him."

Chris Devers reports a Globe Direct driver backed into his neighbor's fence this morning. He adds: Read more.

By - 6/21/17 - 8:43 pm
Orange clouds over Somerville at sunset

Keiko took a look at some dramatic clouds over Assembly Row in Somerville at sunset today.

By - 6/16/17 - 2:01 pm

A San Diego man pleaded guilty yesterday to shipping meth to addresses in Somerville and Provincetown.

According to the US Attorney's office, Leonard Leseman, 58, sent more than 30 meth packages to Robert Annette in Somerville and Provincetown between 2011 and 2013: Read more.

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 - 4/21/17 - 3:05 pm

The Times reports the Justice Department has singled out nine jurisdictions - including the entire state of Connecticut - as the first places to possibly lose federal grants over their refusal to let local law enforcement hand over whatever information ICE wants.

By - 4/15/17 - 8:35 pm
Waiting for Julian Edelman

Roving Uhub photographer Barbara Manning captured some of the hundreds and hundreds of people lined up at Assembly Square today hoping to say hi to Julian Edelman at the Puma store.

By - 4/15/17 - 10:17 am

WBUR reports: "Boston area's first oatmeal shop wants to challenge perceptions of porridge." In Davis Square, of course.

Wait, what's that, Brooklyn? You have an avocado restaurant? Oh, gawd, Somerville, you're back up.

By - 4/4/17 - 3:00 pm

The Globe reports the $1 billion in federal funding is safe.

What decade is it supposed to be running again?

By - 3/20/17 - 1:00 pm

Transit Police report a man on the inbound Fitchburg Line tracks near Park Street was hit and killed by a train around 12:20 p.m.

By - 3/7/17 - 12:49 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the impending opening of a new outlet that sells bagels and donuts.

No word if they will also sell arancini, pancakes, certain Chinese sticky buns and sourdough bread, but they should. And then they could call it Round the World or something.

By - 2/20/17 - 1:12 pm
Free tank in Somerville

Derek Kouyoumjian spotted this enticing offer on Summer Street in Somerville this morning.

By - 2/7/17 - 11:53 am

The T says only "minor" delays into town on the Red Line as a result.

By - 2/5/17 - 5:42 pm
Missing dip at Somerville Stop & Shop

By 4:45 p.m., the Somerville Stop & Shop was basically out of guacamole, Frank Solensky discovered.

By - 1/30/17 - 11:17 am
Weird dot map in Davis Square Red Line station

Goddess of Art & War spotted this map and dots in the Davis Square Red Line stop.

And you know, if the thing stays, somebody's going to apply lots of blue and yellow dots, just because.

By - 1/27/17 - 8:34 am

A three-alarm fire at 10 Appleton St. around 2:30 a.m. forced several people to jump out of second-story windows, WFXT reports.

By - 1/25/17 - 4:13 pm

Mayor Martin Walsh Press Conference on Immigration

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone today vowed to continue protecting immigrant families - including enforcing local edicts barring police from turning people into ICE for minor infractions - even at the risk of losing millions in federal aid.

Walsh vowed to use Boston City Hall itself as a sanctuary for immigrants threatened by the federal government if necessary. Read more.

By - 1/18/17 - 1:34 pm

US Rep. Michael Capuano tweeted today he's going to be holding office hours in Cambridge on Friday instead: Read more

By - 1/13/17 - 11:58 am

Ron Newman sounds the alarm: Taco Bell is sniffing around the space where iYo used to be for one of its next-gen joints featuring alcoholic beverages to go with the chalupas - like alcohol-infused self-service slushies.