Central Square

By - 5/16/18 - 12:56 pm

The MBTA shut power on the Red Line towards Alewife around 12:45 p.m. after a man fell on the tracks and was knocked unconscious. He was lifted out about ten minutes later. The T reported delays up to 20 minutes on the Red Line.

By - 5/14/18 - 4:59 pm

Cambridge Police report officers getting ready to have a car towed away from Central Square because its driver had parked in a No Parking zone found both drugs and guns in the car and arrested its driver, James Bonaventure, 24, of Cambridge. Read more.

By - 5/9/18 - 9:02 am

Cambridge Police report at least one shot was fired in Parking Lot 5 at Norfolk Street and Bishop Allen Drive, around 2:30 a.m. Read more.

By - 2/23/18 - 8:44 am

The MBTA reports service is back to normal on the Red Line for now, following the removal of a husk of a non-moving train from Central around 7:45 a.m.

By - 2/13/18 - 9:42 pm

Kathy watched the sky show as the sun went down over the Esplanade this evening.

Shortly after, Jed Hresko spotted a different set of colors over Central Square in Cambridge: Read more.

By - 2/8/18 - 5:57 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line because of signal problems between Harvard and Central.

By - 1/29/18 - 8:42 am
20 minute delays in Quincy

The sign says it all at Quincy Center. Photo by Amy Reinhart.

UPDATE: After hauling away one train carcass, the T reported another train, headed inbound, died at South Station.

The work week got off to its usual start on the Red Line when a train took its last breaths at Central, and now riders are stuck in what the MBTA calls "moderate" delays. It's no better in the other direction: Read more.

By - 1/10/18 - 11:14 am
Kendall and Central squares in the snow

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.

By - 12/1/17 - 9:50 am

The MBTA reports "minor" delays towards Alewife due to a train that curled into a ball and died at Central Square.

By - 10/26/17 - 6:39 pm

Cambridge Police report arresting a Dorchester man on charges he targeted two men to shoot at River and Auburn streets in Central Square on Sept. 5. Read more.

By - 10/25/17 - 1:19 pm
Turkey in Central Square

Tim McCormack spotted this turkey vanguard in Central Square today.

By - 9/13/17 - 4:42 pm

Cambridge Police today announced the arrest of Lamaree Wallace, 20, of Roxbury, on charges he fired at least one shot into a house on William Street, off River Street, around 5:15 p.m. on Sunday. Read more.

By - 9/5/17 - 4:56 pm

Barely four hours after two men were shot in Central Square, another man was stabbed, Cambridge Police report. Read more.

By - 9/5/17 - 11:18 am

Cambridge Police report that two men were shot at 5 Western Ave., at River Street, one in the knee, one in the hand, around 10:45 a.m.

Police say: Read more.

By - 8/13/17 - 8:55 pm

Cambridge Day reports city officials have called for a "Cambridge stands with Charlottesville" rally at City Hall in Central Square, 5:30 p.m. on Monday.

By - 7/1/17 - 1:46 pm
Cambridge dance party in Central Square

Our own Ron Newman was among the hundreds who didn't let the rain stop the annual Cambridge Dance Party outside City Hall in Central Square last night.

By - 6/12/17 - 10:42 am

Cambridge Police report they are investigating gunfire around 2:10 a.m. at Bishop Allen Drive and Norfolk Street. Officers recovered two shell casings, but did not find anybody hit.