A federal judge today rejected arguments by Somerville officials that a former Somerville High School student's lawsuit against them over allegations he participated in raping younger students at a city soccer camp was frivolous. Read more.
Or as octr202 puts it, Pie crisis at Petsi Pies. This is the line on the side of the pie bakery just to get to the front of the bakery on Beacon Street.
Shortly before 7 p.m., one of the signboards by the side of I-93 north of the city showed it would take 81 minutes to go just five miles, Caitlin DiMartino reports.
State transportation planners working on the long delayed plans to extend the Green Line past Lechmere will recommend next week that the MBTA hire a consortium of companies to do the work, at a potential cost of no more than $1.1 billion - on top of what the state's already spent on the work. Read more.
The MBTA reports "minor" delays due to a deceased Red Line train outbound near Davis. Among those not going anywhere fast on the train is Matthew Miller, who got stuck on a dead Green Line trolley earlier this week. He reports:
Red Line stuck in the tunnel between Porter and Davis — "assistance is on the way".
About 7:45 this morning, right outside the Davis Square T station:
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to a train that sank into a perpetual torpor at Davis.
The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that state law protects the city of Somerville from a lawsuit filed by a man who became a quadriplegic at the hands of a man with a gun police had once confiscated. Read more.
Ari Rizzitano shows off her Sav-Mor sign costume, which should get her bragging rights, if not beer, in greater Medford, no?
Many people will look you in the eye and tell you with utter conviction that the only way to learn is to move to the country of your target language. This isn’t strictly true, but it obviously makes immersion more likely.
A Roxbury woman has pleaded guilty to 33 credit-card fraud and larcency charges related to the money and credit cards she stole from employees at three schools in Dorchester, Roxbury and Somerville and Massachusetts General Hospital, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
The Red Line is once again going slower than it usually does due to the Davis Square signal problem that first cropped up before yesterday's morning rush hour.