Somerville

By - 11/30/16 - 11:17 pm

Anachronistique asks:

Anybody have recs on where to get morcilla (Spanish blood sausage) in the area? Camberville preferred.

By - 11/26/16 - 10:27 am

WGBH reports Mayor Joe Curtatone says tackle football is too dangerous for kids; Pop Warner backers say it would be even worse if they started playing in high school with no training.

By - 11/22/16 - 4:23 pm

Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone posts a statement:

Somerville will stand with you regardless of your race, creed, color, sex, nationality, legal status, religion, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Read more.

By - 11/16/16 - 9:29 am

The Tufts Daily reports Tufts has seen nine mumps cases since Oct. 28 and that other colleges in the area are also reporting cases of the contagious disease. Harvard, Tufts and BU had mumps outbreaks this past spring.

By - 11/12/16 - 5:43 pm

Somerville residents are organizing a Love Trumps Hate vigil between 2 and 5 p.m. at Powderhouse Park: Read more.

By - 11/9/16 - 7:55 pm
Calming woman in Somerville

Mark Novak ran across this emotional-support bike and its owner in Davis Square tonight.

By - 11/8/16 - 9:49 am

Of course, he doesn't come cheap, but at least maybe now the feds will stop fretting about they were thinking of throwing our way for the project.

By - 11/1/16 - 5:56 pm

US Rep. Mike Capuano reports the Federal Transit Administration has given tentative OK to the state's plans for cheaper stations and other reductions along the proposed Green Line extension from Lechmere into Somerville and Medford - but with a caveat that has to be addressed by year's end, or $1 billion in federal money could disappear and get spent in some other state: Read more.

By - 10/24/16 - 7:25 pm

My daughter loves miso soup, but wants to be vegetarian. Normally, it's made with fish. Do you have a recommendation for somewhere with a vegetarian option? Ideally, Somerville or Cambridge, or at least Red Line....

By - 10/24/16 - 9:25 am
People waiting to vote in Somerville

Ron Newman reports there were about 40 people waiting to vote in Somerville City Hall around 8:30 a.m.

Boston has locations around the city for early voters.

By - 10/20/16 - 12:50 pm
Wanted in Cambridge

Cambridge and MIT Police are looking for two guys they say are responsible for a number of car thefts and break-ins in Cambridge, Boston and Somerville. Read more.

By - 10/16/16 - 3:56 pm
Turkey on I-93 in Dorchester

Adam Pieniazek reports traffic on I-93 south into town slowed to a crawl around 3 p.m. as people slowed to look at and photograph the turkey just ambling along in the breakdown lane.

About an hour later, Tom was still causing backups, but now on the offramp to Sullivan Square, as Ben Green shows us: Read more.

By - 10/4/16 - 9:43 am
Turkey outside porno shop in Somerville

Christine Lane spotted this turkey patiently waiting for Main Street Video in Somerville to open this morning - no doubt so he could see the latest videos with hot chicks.

By - 9/29/16 - 2:05 pm
Turkey blocked from entering Somerville bank

JD Dascoli watched as a brave security guard foiled a beakpoint robbery around 12:30 p.m. at the Century Bank on the Fellsway in Somerville.

By - 9/24/16 - 5:11 pm
Fluffernutter dancers in Somerville

RoadTrip New England watched the Flufferettes dance their fluff off at the annual Fluff festival in Somerville's Union Square today. The festival, of course, honors the homegrown marshamallowy stuff.

By - 9/24/16 - 3:44 pm

Consider bolstering your iconoclasty with a visit to The 2016 Commonwealth Pen Show, this Sunday at the Somerville Holiday Inn. The focus is on vintage and modern fountain pens, but other pens and writing paraphernalia suitable for collecting are also in abundance. Nathan Tardif, CEO of Noodler's Ink, one of the Bay State's premier makers of fountain pen inks, will be offering some products of historic significance to Massachusetts and sponsoring giveaways for young attendees.

By - 9/21/16 - 3:06 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld the six-month jail sentence of a Christian landlord who pushed a Muslim tenant down the stairs of her Somerville triple decker after harassing the tenant and her children for weeks about their faith. Read more.

By - 9/10/16 - 11:03 am

Teddy Browar-Jarus, 32, was arraigned yesterday on 26 counts of secretly recording an unsuspecting nude person, 11 counts of willful recording of oral communication, and one count of attempting to video record an unsuspecting person in a state of nudity, the Middlesex County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.