Cambridge

By - 8/16/18 - 2:03 pm

Cambridge Police report arresting a Revere man following two rounds of gunfire around 2 a.m., first at 62 Columbia St., then a few blocks away at 637 Main St. Read more.

By - 8/12/18 - 9:12 pm

MassDOT reports engineers have concluded the spot repairs done over the weekend are good enough that the garage at the Alewife T stop can re-open for business at 5 a.m. on Monday. The state began a rolling shutdown of 500 spaces at a time in the garage after concrete plunged onto a car Wednesday. Read more.

By - 8/10/18 - 5:14 pm
News vans with microwave antennas in front of Alewife

News vans reporting... news that Alewife is crumbling

PARKAPOCALYPSE? Monday Metrowest Disaster? You choose your disaster title!

Alewife MBTA garage is closed to new traffic; 5 Investigates (broke the story) and other news crews are on scene, I imagine it's almost as good as a snowstorm newscast.

Town of Arlington alerts note that MBTA will be closing the garage over weekend, at least partly closed on Monday, parking at Thorndike field allowed:

Alewife Garage Closures Starting Today Through Weekend

By - 8/10/18 - 1:14 pm

WCVB reports more concrete came plummeting down at the garage at the Alewife T station today. MassDOT reports:

Through ongoing assessments and repair work, additional areas of deteriorated concrete that need to be addressed have been discovered. As such, the garage will be closed over the weekend to address these areas and to expedite the repair plan.

By - 8/10/18 - 10:25 am
Flaming SUV in Cambridge

Brendan Sullivan witnessed the flames around 10:15 a.m. on Alewife Brook Parkway in Cambridge.

By - 8/10/18 - 9:02 am

WBUR reports that alleged scooters continue to show up on the Bird app for Cambridge users, but when they get to where the wheelieboards are supposed to be, they're nowhere to be found. WBUR reports Bird would not say if there's a technical glitch or the company is just thumbing its nose at the city, which banned them.

By - 8/9/18 - 6:19 pm

MassDOT reports that the total number of spaces at the Alewife garage will once again be down 500 spaces tomorrow as crews roam the station making "spot repairs" following yesterday's plunge of some concrete onto a car. Read more.

By - 8/9/18 - 3:01 pm
Tweet claiming to offer money to kill ICE agents

A Cambridge man was arrested today on charges he offered $500 to any of his Twitter followers to kill an ICE agent, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.

By - 8/8/18 - 11:51 pm

MassDOT reports a piece of "delaminated concrete" fell on a car parked on the second floor of the garage at Alewife station this afternoon. Read more.

By - 8/8/18 - 9:19 pm

Down in his laboratory, in the basement of Cambridge City Hall, Dr. Frankenstein and Igor watched as the creature came to life: Read more.

By - 8/8/18 - 11:56 am

Cambridge peeping-Tom suspect

Cambridge Police are looking for help IDing a guy seen peering into a Wendell Street resident's bedroom window around 11 p.m. on Monday. Read more.

By - 8/8/18 - 9:59 am
Winnie the Pooh's house in Harvard Square

Greg Cook tracks down and interviews George Eastman, who has been maintaining Pooh's home at the base of a tree (now just a stump) since the mid-1990s.

By - 8/8/18 - 9:47 am
By - 8/2/18 - 7:17 pm
Ominous skies over the Charles

Rory Nolan watched storm clouds move in over the Charles shortly before 6 p.m.

By - 7/26/18 - 10:04 am
Scooter heads just laying on the street in Cambridge

Stephen M. reports this grim scene on DeWolfe Street at Memorial Drive this morning: Somebody's disassembled a couple of those rental scooters that suddenly showed up in Cambridge and Somerville last week - and left behind evidence of their work.

By - 7/24/18 - 9:11 am

Jamaica Plain News gets the scoop: the National Co+op Grocers, a co-op owned by food co-ops, has started talking to the financially troubled Harvest Co-Op about possibly buying Harvest's assets.

By - 7/23/18 - 11:11 pm

Cambridge Day reports on an incident on Cambridge Street yesterday.

By - 7/23/18 - 5:04 pm
Tree falls to sidewalk along Memorial Drive in Cambridge

Scott discovered a new impediment to pedestrians and bicyclists along Memorial Drive this afternoon.

By - 7/23/18 - 11:09 am

Cambridge Police report the arrest of a 16-year-old early this morning by officers investigating reports of gunfire in the area between Henry Street and Putnam Avenue. Read more.

By - 7/20/18 - 7:52 pm

Cambridge Police report an armored-car driver from New Bedford not only refused to move his wide vehicle out of a Mass. Ave. bike lane yesterday, he gave an officer some lip about it: He was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct, blocking a bicycle lane and refusing to produce his license and registration.