Cambridge

By - 10/20/18 - 8:30 pm

Cambridge Polcie report arresting Russell Giachetto, 51, wanted for allegedly stabbing a man on Thorndike Street yesterday - at Giachetto's Cambridge home, to which they were led by a tip. Read more.

By - 10/19/18 - 10:07 pm
Giachetto

Update: Suspect arrested.

Cambridge Police report they are looking for Russell Giachetto, 51, for a stabbing in the area of Thorndike and Sciarappa streets that sent a man to the hospital with injuries not considered life threatening.

Read more.

By - 10/19/18 - 9:02 am

The Crimson rips the lid off the story: Not all Harvard students really want to see a football game and are trying to earn some bucks by selling their Game tickets even though they're not supposed to. Prices have gone up because Fenway has assigned seats, unlike when the Game is at the Stadium. Deans have gotten involved; students are being warned they face possible disciplinary action.

By - 10/15/18 - 8:57 am

Inside MIT's Nuclear Reactor

MIT takes us on a tour of its nuclear reactor, conveniently located just off Mass. Ave.

By - 10/10/18 - 8:47 am

Cambridge Police report a 19-year-old man was shot multiple times in the leg at Pine and Washington streets in the Port shortly before 11 p.m. on Tuesday.

Prior to the incident, an argument was reported to have occurred and multiple males reportedly were seen running away from the area.

By - 10/9/18 - 6:38 pm

MassLive.com reports Methuen truck driver was cited for the death of a 27-year-old woman when he tried backing his truck up on Friday.

By - 10/7/18 - 10:40 pm
Honkfest bees

Some bees go honk. Greg Cook took in the annual Honk Festival parade from Somerville to Cambridge today.

By - 10/5/18 - 10:47 pm

A woman in her 20s was pronounced dead on the scene at Magazine Street and Putnam Avenue after a crash involving a tractor trailer around 7 p.m., Cambridge Police and the Middlesex County District Attorney's office reports. The driver of the truck remained on scene, police say.

By - 10/4/18 - 2:47 pm
Seagull an seagull poop atop one of the towers of the Longfellow Bridge

A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint about the condition of the tops of the newly rebuilt seasoning shakers along the Longfellow Bridge:

Lovely seagull poop on all 4 towers of the beautiful Longfellow bridge.

By - 10/3/18 - 3:48 pm

Jamaica Plain News reports on the impending demise of the food co-op with branches in Cambridge and Forest Hills. A going-out-of-business sale will be held to help pay off creditors.

Letter to members.

By - 10/1/18 - 2:57 pm

State Police give their side of the story: Read more.

By - 10/1/18 - 2:49 pm

Cambridge Police report on what happened after a driver plowed into the back of another vehicle at Mass. Ave. and Pleasant Street last Thursday night:

When the two parties stopped in traffic after the crash, the operator of the suspect vehicle exited his vehicle and exposed himself to the victim before getting back into his vehicle and fleeing the scene.

By - 9/25/18 - 3:24 pm

The Harvard Gazette reports on the recent opening of the Smith Campus Center in Harvard Square, which oldtimers might remember as the Holyoke Center. The brutalist concrete structure has been updated with more color and more hipsterish fare than the old Au Bon Pain.

By - 9/24/18 - 8:50 am
People forced off train at Central Square

12 Overripened Plums was among the people ordered off an inbound Red Line train at Central Square when smoke began coming off it. Read more.

By - 9/21/18 - 7:50 pm

Cambridge Police report on an incident on White Street in Porter Square on Thursday:

CPD units were dispatched to a disturbance in Porter Square, where a male confronted a female for littering and she exited her car and threw a liquid at him. The liquid actually struck two men and one man thought the other male had thrown the liquid and punched him.

By - 9/21/18 - 9:05 am

Won't you help? Harvard upperclassmen haven't been able to get hot food for breakfast since the U eliminated it to save money during the Great Recession in 2009. The Crimson issues a plaintive plea for help:

After eating a full, healthy breakfast, students will be more prepared for the classes they have that day. Students are better equipped to get the most out of their education when they are not distracted by hunger, and more enticing breakfast options could help promote regularized eating schedules.

By - 9/20/18 - 8:46 am

Wicked Local Cambridge reports somebody who saw James Bradford Seawell's alleged offer on Craigslist called police, who arrested him on charges of threatening to commit crime and soliciting to commit crime.

Innocent, etc.

By - 9/18/18 - 12:30 pm
Flooding in Norwood

Mama and the National Weather Service warned us there'd be days like this. Tony Ursillo shows us some flash flooding in Norwood, of the sort the NWS sent out a warning about. Read more.