Central Square

By - 7/22/14 - 8:43 am

Cambridge Day reports Clover is seeking city permission to serve food around the clock in the space left vacant when Hi-Fi Pizza lost its lease.

By - 6/30/14 - 11:46 pm
Flaming car in Cambridge

Stephanie happened upon the aftermath of a carBQ at Western Avenue and Putnam Street in Cambridge tonight.

By - 6/13/14 - 5:53 pm
Reserved seating on the Red Line

How much would you pay for a guaranteed seat on the way to and from work each day? Roving UHub photographer Kate got on the Red Line at Central Square this afternoon and was surprised to see a couple of empty seats with these little notes on them. Test run by the T or a joker running loose?

By - 6/3/14 - 5:05 pm

Just as rush hour was getting underway around 4:45 p.m., Alewife service on the Red Line was halted just in case the guy who held up the Eastern Bank branch in Central Square boarded a train. He apparently didn't, and service resumed, but not before creating all those residual delays.

By - 5/5/14 - 4:34 pm

Cambridge Police report officers had just broken up a fight outside Moksa, 450 Mass. Ave., early Saturday when another fight broke out, this time involving a man in the mood to get stabby on his adversaries.

Abdias Aime, 32, of Medford, was charged with stabbing one man repeatedly in the back and slicing another in the hand in the 1:45 a.m. incident, police say:... Read more

By - 4/22/14 - 10:43 pm

Cambridge Day reports Clover Food Lab will be moving into the space from which Hi-Fi Pizza was booted - and that if it had its druthers, it would stay open 24 hours.

By - 4/16/14 - 3:29 pm

Mike Moura reports the Peoples United Bank branch at 485 Mass. Ave. in Central Square was held up around 3:15 p.m. by two guys - who then had to deal with an exploding dye pack.

The T stopped one train at Central Square, but after police didn't find any dye-covered people on it, service was allowed to resume.

By - 4/9/14 - 8:11 am
Cambridge seeks bank skimmers

Skimmers sought. See it larger.

Cambridge Police are looking for a group they say installed "skimmers" on ATMs in Central Square to capture customer bank information.

Police say the skimmers were in operation between November and January - and that the group "extracted an undisclosed amount of cash from the compromised accounts in New York City" two weeks ago.

Police have released photos of the men suspected of installing... Read more

By - 4/8/14 - 11:38 am
Central Square turkey

Abigail Taylor reports that Workbar on Prospect Street decided to let the Central Square turkey in to dry her feathers from this morning's torrential rains.

By - 4/7/14 - 2:34 pm
Central Square turkey

Central Square Florist reports its newest customer is a bit peckish.

Looks like the bird saved its wings by taking the 70 bus into the square.

Also see:
Street-crossing Financial District turkey.
Shame-walking BC turkey.... Read more

By - 3/18/14 - 10:37 am
Wanted for Central Square robbery

Cambridge Police report they are looking for help in finding a man who held up the Central Square 7-Eleven on April 18, 2013, shortly before MIT police officer Sean Collier was shot to death.

In the initial confusion following Collier's death and the car chase that ended in a shootout in Watertown, police at first thought the bearded man who held up the... Read more

By - 3/12/14 - 3:50 pm

Wicked Local Cambridge reports the landlord booted the long-time pizza place because it didn't want to pay to upgrade the "mechanics" of the eatery in an old building.

By - 3/7/14 - 10:21 am

It's Cambridge Shred Day tomorrow at the Central Square post office.

By - 2/26/14 - 7:50 pm

Paul Chicarello reports the following happened on a stalled Red Line train (of course) at Central Square around 7:25 p.m.:

Oh god ... someone just pushed the emergency button to ask the train driver why we are standing by. She was obviously pissed.

Person: "I've got somewhere I need to be!" Motorman: "this button is for emergencies ONLY!"

... Read more
By - 1/24/14 - 7:30 am

Cambridge Day reports on efforts to build a crowdsourced "laser-cutting, laser-engraving and 3-D printing workshop where customers can come in and etch pretty much any design onto any object without having to buy their own gear" in Central Square.

Danger!awesome.

By - 1/2/14 - 2:23 pm

Meredith captured a snow shoveler hard at work in Central Square this afternoon.

By - 12/31/13 - 3:16 pm

Around 2:50 p.m. at Charles/MGH as cops swarmed the station looking for somebody who might have robbed a bank in Central Square.

UPDATE: Cambridge Police report:

Cambridge police are currently investigating a bank robbery that occurred today at approximately 2:00 pm at Bank of America 727 Mass Avenue. The suspect passed a note, unknown amount of money was taken, no weapon was shown

... Read more
By - 12/6/13 - 7:33 am

Cambridge Day reports the location where the old club was set to return to now looks set to become a pet store instead.

By - 10/5/13 - 11:04 am
Kenny

Transit Police report arresting a Boston man on charges he groped a woman on a Red Line train around 3:30 p.m. yesterday.

Police say officers responded to Central Square, where they found the woman who said she'd been attacked, and who then pointed out the suspect, still on the train:

Other passengers who witnessed the Assault also came forward and positively identified the perpetrator

... Read more
By - 10/2/13 - 6:39 am

Cambridge Day reports the owner of the Middle East in Central Square wants to buy the building the club is in. To pay for the purchase, he says he'd want to add four or five stories of residential units above the club.

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