It's Cambridge Shred Day tomorrow at the Central Square post office.
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
Meredith captured a snow shoveler hard at work in Central Square this afternoon.
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
Cambridge Day reports the location where the old club was set to return to now looks set to become a pet store instead.
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
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.
And just in time for rush hour. Although Red Line riders at Central and Harvard reported a strong odor of smoke, the MBTA reports the smoke was from locked brakes on a train that became like one of those obstreperous puppies that refuses to go the way you want it to:
No fire. Disabled train removed from service.
Erica Mattison was among those ... Read more
Cambridge Police report a plainclothes officer spotted a man appearing to be packing a gun around 9:30 p.m. on Monday. When the officer noticed the man and another man engage in a street transaction of some kind on Mass.... Read more
An inbound Red Line train that left Harvard at... Read more
MBTA Transit Police report officers on patrol at the Central Square Red Line stop yesterday morning spotted a couple making their way onto the platform without paying. Police report this was the third time the male half, Christopher Reed, 26, of Cambridge, has been caught fare evading. He did, however, get a free ride - in the back of a cruiser to T police... Read more
UPDATE: Power began coming back on around 6:20 p.m.
Reports... Read more
After seeing "Car Talk, the Musical" there tonight, Paul Levy has the bruises to prove it. But he says what's worse is the theater's apparent indifference to a problem that can send people just sitting in their seats plummeting to the floor:
[I]nstead of talking with friends about the wonderful show we had seen and the great performance by talented actors and musicians, we... Read more