Somerville

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.

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.