Cambridge Police report they are looking for a guy holding up convenience stores at gunpoint in Cambridge and nearby. Read more.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays towards Alewife due to a train that keeled over at Porter Square.
The Crimson reports Harvard is leasing space to seven different food spots for its revamped Smith Center at Mass. Ave. and Dunster Street - although one, Oggi Gourmet was already open in another part of what used to be the Holyoke Center.
The MBTA reports its managed to dispose of the train that died near Porter Square, but that there are still "minor" residual delays because of it.
White smoke wafted above the steeples of Harvard Yard today as Harvard announced its new president: Lawrence Bacow, who spent ten years as president of nearby Tufts and 24 years as a professor at nearby MIT.
He is the university's 29th president in its 381-year history.
Lizi Bennett asks:
A friend needs a mechanic in the Cambridge area. Any leads?
The Crimson reports that after reducing the speed limit in city squares from 30 to 25 in 2016, Cambridge will lower the square speed again, to 20, as part of an effort to reduce traffic collisions and fatalities.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line because of signal problems between Harvard and Central.
Owen peered into the abyss from the Cambridge side of the Charles River shortly after noon.
Matt Cocco estimated 50 people waiting for the Porter Square Zoots to open one last time so they can get their clothes back - which had gone into limbo when the chain went bankrupt and locked all its doors a couple weeks ago.
Cambridge Police report they are investigating the gunfire this evening.
The New Yorker interviews Gar Alperovitz, one of the anti-war academics associated with Harvard and MIT who helped get the famous documents to the New York Times and the Washington Post (and other papers) even as they shuttled Ellsberg around Cambridge and Somerville apartments and motel rooms to keep him out of the hands of the FBI.
Greg Cook took photos at yesterday's Hasty Pudding parade with Mila Kunis yesterday, reports the drag club has agreed to let women perform with the men.
Marc Ebuña shows us an inbound Red Line train that was barely able to get out of Harvard Square because the incline past the station proved just too tough. The train finally realized that no matter how many times it muttered "I think I can, I think I can," it really couldn't and had to be taken out on a stretcher at Central Square. And now the MBTA is reporting "moderate" delays.
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