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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Has there ever been anything good written about the Boston highway revolts?
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.
WCVB reports on the shooting this afternoon on Farragut Avenue, off Broadway.
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.
Greg Hum scanned the skies above Union Square in Somerville around 7:30 p.m.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line because of a train exceeding its lifespan at Davis Square.
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.