Somerville

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.

By - 1/13/17 - 8:48 am

Ling-Mei Wong tries out Manoa Poke Shop, a new Somerville restaurant offering Hawaiian raw-fish poke bowls. Don't worry: They also have vegetarian, chicken and pork dishes.

By - 1/7/17 - 11:47 pm
Glowing-eyed snowman in Somerville's Davis Square

Mark Novak convinced him to pose for a photo tonight.

By - 1/7/17 - 6:48 pm

Comcast subscribers in Cambridge and Somerville are reporting they're Internet-less at this hour, although they still have TV. Dani B. reports he got a 10 p.m. restoration estimate.

By - 1/5/17 - 4:03 pm
Image of Cambridge bank robber

Morales at Cambridge robbery. Note scarf hiding neck eagle tattoo. Photo via MSP.

State Police just reported they've captured James Walker Morales in Somerville. He was arrested by a state trooper who spotted him around 4 p.m., near Foss Park and Wheatland Street. Read more.

By - 1/5/17 - 1:28 pm

Somerville is e-mailing residents urging them to be on the lookout for James Walker Morales, a Cambridge man wanted for a gun heist who escaped from a federal prison in Rhode Island and who may have robbed a bank in Cambridge's Central Square this morning. Read more.