Somerville

By - 10/16/17 - 10:55 pm
Somerville tree stump with note

This past Thursday, a contractor working on a state project to rebuild Beacon Street in Somerville removed most of the trees along one stretch without notifying the city or residents. Read more.

By - 10/11/17 - 8:47 am

Transit Police report a woman, believed to be in her 20s, was fatally struck by a Fitchburg Line train around 6:30 a.m. near Washington Street.

On Monday, a man was hit and killed by a Fitchburg Line train in Concord.

By - 10/9/17 - 9:55 am
Horn player in Honk parade

Photographynatalia took in the Honk parade through Somerville and Cambridge yesterday.

Honk has always been about more than just music: Read more.

By - 10/2/17 - 5:15 pm

A Roxbury woman has pleaded guilty to 33 credit-card fraud and larcency charges related to the money and credit cards she stole from employees at three schools in Dorchester, Roxbury and Somerville and Massachusetts General Hospital, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 9/26/17 - 8:10 am

The Red Line is once again going slower than it usually does due to the Davis Square signal problem that first cropped up before yesterday's morning rush hour.

By - 9/25/17 - 5:13 pm

The MBTA is advising Red Line riders to set aside some extra time for their evening commute because the morning signal problems at Davis have become the afternoon signal problems at Davis.

By - 9/25/17 - 9:24 am

Today's Red Line signal problems are centered on Davis Square. The delays are "minor," the MBTA tells us, although one rider begs to differ:

20+ mins delay with overpacked trains and standing by at every stop is NOT minor.

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

Shocks asks:

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

By - 9/10/17 - 12:51 pm
Dog dressed like a lamb in Somerville

Jay K. took in the "best dressed" contest at the Somerville Dog Festival today.

By - 9/7/17 - 4:51 pm

At least it's not signals this time. The MBTA reports a dead train at Davis is gumming up the works. Among those on one of the baby-steps trains behind it is WBZ 1030 anchor Karyn Regal, who has gone into newsradio mode and is reporting her ride:

We have stopped. Woman next to me sets her lips in a thin grim line and shakes her head slowly; eyes closed.

By - 8/29/17 - 9:48 pm

WCVB reports on the shooting this afternoon on Farragut Avenue, off Broadway.

By - 8/27/17 - 3:16 pm
Panda with a keg

Steve Spezzano captured this touching or sad (hard to tell with a panda) scene under McGrath Highway by the Taylor rental place in Somerville today.

By - 8/8/17 - 8:20 am

Herring on the move. Photo by MyRWA.

The Mystic River Watershed Association reports volunteers counted 40% more herring swimming up the river to spawn at the Mystic Lakes this year than last year. Read more.

By - 8/5/17 - 8:49 pm
Epic sky over Somerville

Greg Hum scanned the skies above Union Square in Somerville around 7:30 p.m.

By - 7/21/17 - 9:17 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line because of a train exceeding its lifespan at Davis Square.

By - 7/21/17 - 7:45 pm

With pumpkin-spice beer on the shelves in time for July Fourth, it was probably inevitable that Halloween stuff would show up soon after - such as the Shaw's in Somerville, where Stephanie managed to contain her outrage long enough to snap this shot.

By - 6/28/17 - 10:57 am

Nite Jewel, Harriet Brown, and Geneva Jacuzzi will be performing at ONCE Ballroom as part of Fenway Recordings Sessions on July 26, 2017. Doors open at 8:00pm and the show will begin at 8:45pm. The event is 18+ with a valid ID. Tickets are on sale for $14 in advance at ticketfly.com. Tickets are also available for purchase the day of the show for $16.

By - 6/27/17 - 8:08 pm
After the storm in Allston

Brandon Browser went outside after the storm passed.

So did a lot of other people: Read more.

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.