Somerville

By - 12/15/17 - 9:00 am

Jay Kenney watched firefighters battle a three-alarm fire at 15 Connecticut Ave.>, near I-93, in Somerville, around midnight.

KMV reports the fire was mainly in the building's rear porches.

By - 12/4/17 - 2:19 pm

A federal judge today rejected arguments by Somerville officials that a former Somerville High School student's lawsuit against them over allegations he participated in raping younger students at a city soccer camp was frivolous. Read more.

By - 11/27/17 - 9:45 am
Old Johnny D's in Davis Square

J. Patience took a moment this morning to remember Johnny D's in Davis Square, which shut last year to make way for residential units: Read more.

By - 11/22/17 - 3:28 pm
Petsi Pies line in Somerville

Or as octr202 puts it, Pie crisis at Petsi Pies. This is the line on the side of the pie bakery just to get to the front of the bakery on Beacon Street.

By - 11/21/17 - 7:48 pm
Slow commute on I-93

Shortly before 7 p.m., one of the signboards by the side of I-93 north of the city showed it would take 81 minutes to go just five miles, Caitlin DiMartino reports.

By - 11/17/17 - 3:00 pm

State transportation planners working on the long delayed plans to extend the Green Line past Lechmere will recommend next week that the MBTA hire a consortium of companies to do the work, at a potential cost of no more than $1.1 billion - on top of what the state's already spent on the work. Read more.

By - 11/11/17 - 7:32 pm

The MBTA reports "minor" delays due to a deceased Red Line train outbound near Davis. Among those not going anywhere fast on the train is Matthew Miller, who got stuck on a dead Green Line trolley earlier this week. He reports:

Red Line stuck in the tunnel between Porter and Davis — "assistance is on the way".

By - 11/3/17 - 9:03 pm

About 7:45 this morning, right outside the Davis Square T station:

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By - 11/3/17 - 5:36 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to a train that sank into a perpetual torpor at Davis.

By - 10/31/17 - 5:20 pm
Googly eyes

Totallynotlisa proves that any ad on the T is immeasurably improved by the addition of googly eyes, in this case on the side of an 88 bus.

By - 10/30/17 - 9:53 pm

The company currently reports 630 customers without power in Boston and 268 in Somerville, but says the majority should have power back by the stroke of 12.

By - 10/30/17 - 12:48 pm

The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that state law protects the city of Somerville from a lawsuit filed by a man who became a quadriplegic at the hands of a man with a gun police had once confiscated. Read more.

By - 10/28/17 - 6:32 pm

Ari Rizzitano shows off her Sav-Mor sign costume, which should get her bragging rights, if not beer, in greater Medford, no?

By - 10/20/17 - 10:45 am

Many people will look you in the eye and tell you with utter conviction that the only way to learn is to move to the country of your target language. This isn’t strictly true, but it obviously makes immersion more likely.

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

A contractor working on a state project to rebuild Beacon Street in Somerville recently 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.