An intensive search that began around 9 p.m. for an armed-robbery suspect in the area of Lowell and Vernon streets ended without the man in custody - but with police confident he'd left the area.
UPDATED with info from MBTA.
Don't use your phone right on the yellow line, because you might drop it and then the driver of the train will stop his train so your phone can be retrieved before it is crushed into a gazillion pieces.
Tim Devin captured the action around 8 a.m. today at Davis Square, where a T spokesman says:
A customer dropped... Read more
Ron Newman reports Sherman Cafe is closing for good this weekend.
In advance of the Sept. 16 Foodie Crawl in East Somerville, Rob Bellinger and Dan Meade interviewed Daniel Bojorquez of La Brasa and Lorenzo Reyes of Rincon Mexicano on opening new restaurants in the neighborhood.
It poured, man it poured, in Somerville yesterday and once again, the new Assembly Orange Line station flooded. Or as Michael Femia, who captured the station apres deluge put it:
This is what a brand new multi million dollar MBTA stop looks like.
A kaput train at Davis is giving Red Line riders agita.
Stuck at Kendall, now stuck at Central. Train packed, not moving.
Cathy Del adds:
One hour to go from Park St to Davis.... Read more
Somerville Patch reports on the incident in Union Square.
At 5 a.m. today, the MBTA opened the new Assembly station on the Orange Line (the first new T stop since the T opened the new version of the Orange Line south of Chinatown in 1987). Stuart Spina was on hand and captured Ruthy Rickenbacker becoming the first paying passenger at the station.
Get ready for the Tiny House Festival on Sept. 20 at 10 Poplar St.:
Our hope is that a group of tiny houses will take residence in this large city lot in Somerville to create a temporary village from Friday September 19 through Sunday, September 21. While the houses are there, the space will hold several events including a craft fair and festival,... Read more
The official T alert - in their usual quirky fashion
Starting Tuesday - Orange Line Change
Assembly Station will be open for regularly scheduled Orange Line train service beginning at the start of service on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.
Last updated: Aug 29 2014 07:14 AM
Passing by there earlier this afternoon, I noted that one of the platform signs... Read more
MBTAinfo notes you can tell the new Assembly stop on the Orange Line is almost ready for business because they've installed the benches and station-name signs, although hopefully Hulk smash neither.
Once the largest multi-screen complex in New England, the theatre showed its last movie in January 2007. It had been sitting vacant and abandoned ever since. The property owner has... Read more
Alderman Jack Connolly reports Roche Bros. is expressing interest in the ground floor of the Social Security building - to the point of setting a Sept. 10 date for a meeting with residents about the idea.
Ward 5â€™s aldermen and residents are mostly happy the Green Line will reach the neighborhood in the near future, but they are worried about the side effects.
â€śThe Green Line will create half a dozen new subway stops in Somerville through the heart of the city and give us the kind of public transportation that we deserve,â€ť Ward 5 Alderman Mark Niedergang told Somerville Neighborhood... Read more
At a recent â€śSpace in Betweenâ€ť meeting hosted by Union Square Main Streets and Union Square Neighbors, participants and presenters said they hope the redeveloped square has plenty of art and open space.
The July 31 meeting was the second of three focused on â€śArt, Green Space and the Public Realm.â€ť
Speaking to a group of about 40 residents, artist Jason Turgeon said: â€śLetâ€™s make... Read more
As in other cities that are home to immigrants, recently arrived child migrants have been arriving and will soon be going to school. How is the city preparing?
Learn more and attend a rally in this segment from Somerville Neighborhood News #21.
Drive through the new Assembly Row project, past the giant Lego giraffe, the Winter Hill Yacht Club and the new Orange Line station and you wind up at a little cul de sac in a grassy area on the banks of the Mystic River that's a cool place to see the confluence of nature and the working parts of modern civilization.
Just beyond the Orange... Read more
Somerville Community Access Television is happy to announce a collaborative film screening event with the Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) and Arlington Community Media, Inc. (ACMI). During this event, there will be 6 student films screened. RSVP HERE!
Below is more information on the films that will be featured:
1. The Art of Being Hurt | 7:15 min | Director, Xavery Robin | Boston... Read more
Latest Somerville Neighborhood Newscast
Aug. 12, 2014 â€“ Meet the director of the cityâ€™s Market Basket, go to a meeting with Union Square residents to discuss public space in the neighborhood, check out the dogs and dog-lovers who also love canine-adoption, go with immigrant service providers to a meeting to figure out how to help the unaccompanied minors arriving in the city, Also, ward 5... Read more