Cambridge

By - 1/8/18 - 8:43 am

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to a train that flunked out at Harvard.

By - 1/3/18 - 8:07 pm
No bananas at Cambridgeport Whole Foods

Shoppers at Whole Foods stores across the Boston area are reporting serious shortages tonight - not of milk, eggs and bread, but of some fruits and green vegetables. Read more.

By - 12/31/17 - 5:29 pm

Kevin Reddick, 17, was arrested today on charges he shot Malachi Mims to death during a robbery at Tremont and Hampshire streets on Nov. 16, Cambridge Police and the Middlesex County District Attorney's office report.

By - 12/28/17 - 1:10 pm

The MBTA reports "minor" delays from a non-moving Red Line train near Porter Square.

By - 12/28/17 - 11:28 am

This time a train died at Kendall, the MBTA reports.

By - 12/28/17 - 9:00 am

It was a sluggish ride for Red Line riders at the height of rush hour this morning after a train refused to get out of bed at Alewife.

By - 12/19/17 - 10:04 pm

Cambridge Police report that shortly after 8:15 p.m., a "tall masked man" stole a 2017 Audi from the Shell station on Memorial Drive. Read more.

By - 12/18/17 - 10:41 am

Atlas Obscura reports on a Harvard economics major who figured out new meanings for khipus - the knotted strings used by the Inca for record keeping that had long eluded detailed understanding by scholars.

By - 12/17/17 - 5:51 pm

Just 36 minutes after announcing the resumption of Red Line service after the end of the weekend's Longfellow Bridge work, the MBTA announced "minor" delays on the Red Line towards Alewife due to a train passing through the Pearly Gates at Harvard.

By - 12/15/17 - 11:53 am

Cambridge Day reports MIT has agreed to lease space at One Broadway to Roche Bros. for one of its fun-sized Brothers Marketplace stores.

By - 12/11/17 - 9:27 am

Cambridge Police report several shots fired around 5:45 a.m. at Norfolk and Worcester streets. Nobody was hit.

By - 12/10/17 - 2:07 pm
No dairy at Porter Square Shaw's

Lisa reports the cream, cheese and yogurt shelves at the Porter Square Star Market were empty today, not because of a frenzied rush by storm-maddened shoppers, but because something made the power go out to that section of the store and workers had to throw everything out.

By - 12/8/17 - 8:00 pm

Cambridge Police report they've arrested a Cambridge 16-year-old for an armed robbery early Wednesday at Flagg and Banks streets in which a man was shoved onto a car, put in a choke hold and robbed at gun point. Read more.

By - 12/6/17 - 3:59 pm

Cambridge Police report a man walking home from Allston was robbed at gunpoint around 1:20 a.m. in the area of Flagg and Banks streets.

Police say the man noticed three guys walking towards him: Read more.

By - 12/3/17 - 6:21 pm

The Cambridge Fire Department reports one person required a trip to the hospital after somebody started spraying a canister of pepper spray on the ramp between the two Red Line platforms shortly before 6 p.m. Read more.

By - 12/1/17 - 10:12 pm

The MBTA now reports just "minor" delays from a train that was taken out back and shot at Alewife.

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 - 12/1/17 - 8:58 am

Around 7:25 this morning, the MBTA reported a train had died at Alewife. When are those Chinese trains getting here again?

By - 11/30/17 - 10:25 pm
Expensive Charlie Brown Christmas tree in Kendall Square

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.

Marainniss quickly replied that with just a little searching, you could do better. Like try this apparently free pitiful tree on the center platform at the Park Street Red Line stop: Read more.

By - 11/30/17 - 11:00 am

The MBTA reports the dreaded "severe" delays on the Red Line due to a train that gasped its last at Porter Square.