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.

By - 12/29/16 - 1:03 pm

Prevailing sentiment in progressive haunts is “2016, don’t let the door hit you on the way out.” Between a stressful election season, acts of terror, and the crisis in Syria, many of us will be glad to see the calendar page turn on Sunday night. Still, to every cloud there is a silver lining, and at least when it comes to tackling climate change in the US, Massachusetts was a bright spot amidst the clouds of 2016.

By - 12/27/16 - 9:11 am
College Avenue gas leak

Jaynehendry shows us the scene on College Avenue, where a gas leak at 107 College has shut the street.

By - 12/22/16 - 1:56 pm

Robin reports on an incident last night on Highland Road:

I had no idea why there were at least three police SUVs parked there w/their blue lights on as I came walking down from Highland Ave., until I saw the two guys in handcuffs and the rather large piles of packages, mostly from Amazon, piled up on the sidewalk in front of my place ...

By - 12/16/16 - 10:24 am
Frosted window on the State House

Our own SwirlyGrrl spotted this window on one side of the Old State House this morning.

Meanwhile, Dr. Nasty Lady wonders: Read more.

By - 12/15/16 - 6:06 pm
Bundled up statues in Davis Square in Somerville

Mark Novak noticed somebody put some extra layers on statues in Davis Square tonight.

Meanwhile, in Boston, ABCD is collecting clothing and donations to help residents get through the winter. Donations can be made at any ABCD office, including the main one at 178 Tremont St. downtown.

By - 12/5/16 - 8:42 am
Snow in Davis Square, Somerville

Mark Novak looked out his window in Davis Square around 8 a.m.

Up in Methuen, meanwhile, Nikluk got to watch some high-school drivers learn about what happens when snow falls on the roads: Read more.

By - 11/30/16 - 11:17 pm

Anachronistique asks:

Anybody have recs on where to get morcilla (Spanish blood sausage) in the area? Camberville preferred.

By - 11/26/16 - 10:27 am

WGBH reports Mayor Joe Curtatone says tackle football is too dangerous for kids; Pop Warner backers say it would be even worse if they started playing in high school with no training.

By - 11/22/16 - 4:23 pm

Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone posts a statement:

Somerville will stand with you regardless of your race, creed, color, sex, nationality, legal status, religion, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Read more.