Cambridge

By - 12/15/17 - 11:53 am

Cambridge Day reports MIT has agreed to lease space at One Broadway to Roche Bros. for one of its fun-sized Brothers Marketplace stores.

By - 12/11/17 - 9:27 am

Cambridge Police report several shots fired around 5:45 a.m. at Norfolk and Worcester streets. Nobody was hit.

By - 12/10/17 - 2:07 pm
No dairy at Porter Square Shaw's

Lisa reports the cream, cheese and yogurt shelves at the Porter Square Star Market were empty today, not because of a frenzied rush by storm-maddened shoppers, but because something made the power go out to that section of the store and workers had to throw everything out.

By - 12/8/17 - 8:00 pm

Cambridge Police report they've arrested a Cambridge 16-year-old for an armed robbery early Wednesday at Flagg and Banks streets in which a man was shoved onto a car, put in a choke hold and robbed at gun point. Read more.

By - 12/6/17 - 3:59 pm

Cambridge Police report a man walking home from Allston was robbed at gunpoint around 1:20 a.m. in the area of Flagg and Banks streets.

Police say the man noticed three guys walking towards him: Read more.

By - 12/3/17 - 6:21 pm

The Cambridge Fire Department reports one person required a trip to the hospital after somebody started spraying a canister of pepper spray on the ramp between the two Red Line platforms shortly before 6 p.m. Read more.

By - 12/1/17 - 10:12 pm

The MBTA now reports just "minor" delays from a train that was taken out back and shot at Alewife.

By - 12/1/17 - 9:50 am

The MBTA reports "minor" delays towards Alewife due to a train that curled into a ball and died at Central Square.

By - 12/1/17 - 8:58 am

Around 7:25 this morning, the MBTA reported a train had died at Alewife. When are those Chinese trains getting here again?

By - 11/30/17 - 10:25 pm
Expensive Charlie Brown Christmas tree in Kendall Square

Kate Wilson spotted these $45 tabletop trees in Kendall Square and wondered if that's really the going rate in the Boston area or are they just carrying that Kendall Square premium.

Marainniss quickly replied that with just a little searching, you could do better. Like try this apparently free pitiful tree on the center platform at the Park Street Red Line stop: Read more.

By - 11/30/17 - 11:00 am

The MBTA reports the dreaded "severe" delays on the Red Line due to a train that gasped its last at Porter Square.

By - 11/30/17 - 8:48 am
Cambridge firefighters on Magazine Street

The Cambridge Fire Department reports firefighters responded around 1 a.m. to what turned into a four-alarm fire on Magazine and Auburn streets, near Central Square. Read more.

By - 11/28/17 - 9:00 am

NBC Boston reports somebody stole a backhoe in Cambridge overnight and smashed into six vehicles in the area of Richdale and Hubbard avenues.

By - 11/26/17 - 1:36 pm
Turkey in Harvard Square

Tracy Strauss found the Destiny's Child of turkeys in Harvard Square today.

By - 11/26/17 - 9:18 am
Ring-necked duck in Fresh Pond

Stevil took a walk around Fresh Pond yesterday and spotted this ring-necked duck in the water.

Copyright Stevil. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 11/20/17 - 3:40 pm

Cambridge Day reports on a deal that will keep the Curious George bookstore in Harvard Square, rather than crushed under the weight of the square's incessant luxury chainification.

By - 11/17/17 - 9:11 am

An outbound Red Line train was put out of its misery at Kendall Square and now there are "minor" delays on the line, the MBTA reports.

By - 11/16/17 - 9:01 pm
Shooting scene in East Cambridge

Shooting scene Photo by e.lizbeth.

Around 7:30 p.m. at Hampshire and Tremont streets.

Cambridge Police report the victim, in his 20s, was shot in the stomach. A dark sedan was seeing fleeing the area.

By - 11/15/17 - 4:51 pm

The MBTA's reporting "moderate" delays due to a train that refuses to budge at the Cambridge end of the line.

By - 11/15/17 - 9:15 am

Cambridge Day reports Cambridge residents and business owners pissed off by bicyclists and their bike lanes have started strategizing how to take over transportation planning in the city.