Assembly Square

By - 1/23/15 - 8:59 am

Around 8:50 a.m., on the outbound side, but inbound service was halted as well to let first responders safely get the person off the tracks.

By - 8/21/14 - 3:07 pm


Last Monday, bulldozers finally arrived for the old Loews (née Sack) Assembly Square Cinemas in Somerville. Billy Tauro of The Somerville News Weekly took photos of the demolition.

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

By - 10/2/13 - 6:22 pm

the Calvica "Oddseyo" horsey show has been closed for over a week and all evidence of it has finally been removed from Assembly Square, perhaps somebody should tell Clear Channel to remove the gazillion billboards along I-93 that are still advertising it.

By - 2/28/13 - 8:02 am

The Somerville Transportation Equity Partnership has posted a photo of the temporary tracks installed to let the Orange Line continue to run during the week as the Assembly Square station is built.

By - 11/13/11 - 1:01 pm

New MBTA stop

The Somerveille Transportation Equity Partnership has posted some renderings of the proposed new Orange Line stop at Assembly Square.... Read more

By - 12/28/09 - 8:57 am

Somerville Voices alerts us to a design meeting on Jan. 12 about the planned $50-million Assembly Square station on the Orange Line. Key issue: Whether the T will build one or two entrances to the station.

By - 6/13/08 - 3:37 pm

Somerville's Good Time Emporium must close at the end of this month, to make way for IKEA construction.

Somerville News editor George Hassett will especially miss the many entertaining police reports that the place has generated over the years. Such as this one.... Read more

By - 3/25/08 - 2:09 pm

Easter Sunday. For some people, it's a holy day to spend in church. For some others, a day to dress up in costume at the Hynes anime convention. And then you've got the folks at Good Time Emporium in Somerville:

Hundreds of people, some with bats and knives, fought inside the children's birthday party area at Good Time Emporium on Easter Sunday, according to

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