A roving UHub photographer sent in these two photos from Cambridge squares this week - on the left, Kendall Square, on the right, Central Square - and wonders why one gets the ultimate plow and shovel job and the other doesn't. The Central Square photo is from Monday, but the photographer reports there are still mounds and mounds of snow there today.
This time a train died at Kendall, the MBTA reports.
Cambridge Day reports MIT has agreed to lease space at One Broadway to Roche Bros. for one of its fun-sized Brothers Marketplace stores.
Kate Wilson spotted these $45 tabletop trees in Kendall Square and wondered if that's really the going rate in the Boston area or are they just carrying that Kendall Square premium.
An outbound Red Line train was put out of its misery at Kendall Square and now there are "minor" delays on the line, the MBTA reports.
Would it surprise you terribly to learn that the Red Line is having signal problems again? This time they're at Kendall/MIT. The MBTA says the delays, on the southbound side, are "minor," but some riders beg to differ:
50 minutes from Alewife to Andrew is not minor.
Signal problems at Kendall mean the dreaded "severe" delays on the Red Line, the MBTA advises.
Police have evacuated Binney Street between 2nd and 3rd streets due to a gas leak at 100 Binney St. Cambridge Police report: Read more.
Cambridge Police report an incident at the Kendall Square involving a man who'd fallen on the Red Line tracks ended with him revived and on the way to the hospital after two Cambridge officers administered Narcan, which counteracts the deadly effects of opioids. Read more.
"Moderate" delays on the Red Line, the T reports.
"Moderate" delays on the Red Line following the demise of a train at Kendall Square, the T advises.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports Einstein Bros. no longer occupies space at the MIT Coop, so don't waste time going there.
Some riders are stuck on a train in a tunnel.
The Cambridge Fire Department reports it will be doing training - complete with simulated smoke - at One Kendall Square, Cardinal Medeiros Ave. and Binney St. between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. tomorrow (and will then repeat the training on Dec. 15, 19 and 20):
The exercise will include multiple fire trucks staging in the loading dock areas. This simulated smoke will likely be seen by people in the vicinity but will not be a hindrance to the public or traffic.
David Weininger reports that not only was this elf at Kendall Square on the Red Line playing an accordion this evening, she was playing "Paint It Black."
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