Central Square

By - 5/21/15 - 10:40 am

Weirdo Records in Central Square closed for the last time this week. Owner Angela Sawyer writes: Read more.Read more

By - 5/9/15 - 11:20 am

Cambridge Police report a man ended a fight at Mass. Ave. and Hancock Street around 11:15 last night by stabbing his opponent in the stomach, then fled in a car as the victim lay there, bleeding.

Frank Fraumeni, 65, of Belmont, was arrested early this morning after they stopped his car at Harvard Street. He was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous...Read more

By - 4/21/15 - 12:01 am

Cambridge Police report gunfire in the 400 block of Mass. Ave. tonight. Officers recovered a gun; police say the investigation is ongoing.

At 10:45 p.m., vsync posted a photo of cops with rifles in front of Naga, 450 Mass. Ave.

Several blocks cordoned off.

...Read more
By - 4/20/15 - 9:50 am
Dead Red Line train at Central Square in Cambridge

Around 9:30 a.m., Kevin Slane reports, a Red Line train that just sat there at Central Square, quietly expiring for about 10 minutes, was pronounced dead and riders were ordered off.Read more

By - 4/1/15 - 10:59 am
Turkey in Central Square

Eric the roving UHub photographer spotted this bird peckishly making the rounds of Central Square this morning.Read more

By - 4/1/15 - 7:26 am

Cambridge Day reports on the imminent opening of a never-closes Clover.Read more

By - 2/20/15 - 7:33 pm

Central Square on the Red Line right now is just full of Cambridge firefighters bearing hoses. There's a hazmat truck on Mass. Ave. A train in the station was evacuated. The T is warning of moderate delays due to "Cambridge Fire Department activity."

Evacuation photo....Read more

By - 1/23/15 - 9:37 am
Central Square crush on the MBTA Red Line

Bill Palin shows us the scene at Central Square around 9:30 a.m., as passengers wonder if they'll ever get to their destinations due to a train that went to its final destination at Harvard Square.

Coupled with a dead trolley on the Green Line, the Orange Line problems and inexplicably overpacked Blue Line trains, it was a rare superfecta on the T...Read more

By - 12/12/14 - 7:11 pm
Protest in Central Square

Central Square photographed a Black Lives Matter die-in at Mass. Ave. and Prospect in Central Square.Read more

By - 10/27/14 - 9:47 am

A look at EMF, a DIY space for artists and musicians in Central Square, in a region where art spaces are rapidly disappearing in an onslaught of luxury apartments. With its own radio station.Read more

By - 8/20/14 - 7:00 pm
Turkey in a bike lane in Cambridge

CarCarll spotted this turkey in a bike lane near Central Square this afternoon.Read more

By - 8/16/14 - 11:37 am

Cambridge Police report two Boston men were arrested early this morning, one on charges he punctured a guy's back with the tip of a knife, the other for narrowly missing a cop with his car after the cop ordered him to stop.

According to police, officers responding to a report of an assault involving "a large group of males" around 2:08 a.m. found a man...Read more

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.Read more

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.Read more

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?Read more

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.Read more

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.Read more

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.Read more

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