Assembly Square

By - 7/18/16 - 10:37 am

The T is warning of the dreaded "severe" delays on the Orange Line inbound from Oak Grove due to a train that needs to be taken out back and shot at Assembly Square. It's so bad, the T is telling people to take the Green Line between North Station and Back Bay, assuming they can get to North Station to begin with, that is.

By - 5/31/16 - 7:48 pm

The MBTA says service on the Orange Line is back to normal after the "severe" delays caused by a train that acted like a cat that had already gone through nine lives at Assembly Square.

This morning:
It's no joke when a train begins to smoke.

By - 2/3/16 - 11:02 pm

The T just issued a "severe delays" alert for southbound trains due to track issues at 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 - 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.

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.

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 police.