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By adamg - 9/22/22 - 11:25 pm

At 8:43 p.m., the MBTA reported ten-minute delays on the Green Line because of signal problems at Union Square, which should still have that new-station smell.

By adamg - 3/21/22 - 9:11 am

Some thought it might never happen, but at 4:50 a.m., after decades in the making, the first trolley to take passengers rolled out of Union Square in Somerville. Read more.

By adamg - 12/16/21 - 8:53 pm
Test trolleys on tracks between Union Square and Lechmere

Adam Nichols captured some of the action tonight on the Union Square stub, where Green Line operators have begun driving trolleys to test things out and get familiar with the new line. Read more.

By adamg - 10/31/21 - 5:49 pm
Bow over Bow Market

Bow Market in Somerville's Union Square, of course, as Ron Newman shows us, in a photo he took around 4 p.m.

That's when lots of other folks looked up and also spotted rainbows. John McMahon captured the double rainbow over Cambridge's Huron Village: Read more.

By adamg - 10/21/21 - 2:53 pm

The MBTA announced today that the first scheduled service on the Green Line Extension to Union Square won't be until at least March of next year. Read more.

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By adamg - 8/19/21 - 1:48 pm
Flooded commuter rail tracks in Union Square, Somerville

Somerville City Councilor Ben Ewen-Campen captured the scene along the Fitchburg Line tracks, next to the impending Union Square Green Line stop, after this afternoon's drenching rain. Note the floating timbers. Read more.

By adamg - 4/26/21 - 10:31 pm
Full moon over Union Square in Somerville

Frank Solensky captured the moon over Union Square in Somerville tonight.

By adamg - 8/31/20 - 4:26 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Bull McCabe's in Union Square has been knocked out of commission.

By adamg - 3/5/19 - 1:33 pm

State Police report troopers in a copter were able to guide Somerville Police to an area of Somerville where they were able to find a 22-year-old man who had gone missing while wearing a radio-beacon device. Read more.

By adamg - 2/1/19 - 4:14 pm
BayBank sign partially emerges in Somerville's Union Square

The Tokist spotted a blast from the past in Union Square: The partial re-emergence of a BayBank sign over an ATM.

Proof its customers were real go-getters: Read more.

By adamg - 10/26/18 - 9:13 pm

Fast Company takes a look at Union Square in Somerville, which might take off after it gets that new trolley stop.

H/t Chris Devers.

By adamg - 6/27/18 - 12:11 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the other Joshua Tree, the one in Davis Square, is closing (the one in Allston, of course, closed years ago).

By adamg - 6/3/18 - 12:18 am
Big Gay Dance Party in Somerville

Greg Cook attended the Big Gay Dance Party in Somerville's Union Square on Saturday.

By adamg - 1/22/18 - 5:53 pm
People with plastic-wrapped heads

Snoe was waiting for the bus in Union Square in Somerville when she noticed the people connecting their heads via the magic of plastic wrap. "Public art?" she wonders.

By adamg - 8/5/17 - 8:49 pm
Epic sky over Somerville

Greg Hum scanned the skies above Union Square in Somerville around 7:30 p.m.

By adamg - 5/30/17 - 11:51 pm
Woman with baby rabbit in Allston

Kat Kirpatrick holds a baby rabbit outside the Union Square fire station today, reports she put it back down.

Sean Olson, a firefighter at the station, reports: Read more.

By adamg - 9/24/16 - 5:11 pm
Fluffernutter dancers in Somerville

RoadTrip New England watched the Flufferettes dance their fluff off at the annual Fluff festival in Somerville's Union Square today. The festival, of course, honors the homegrown marshamallowy stuff.

By adamg - 8/14/16 - 12:34 pm
Playing with fire at Ignite in Union Square, Somerville

Myron Freeman took in the annual Ignite festival in Union Square last night.

Copyright Myron Freeman. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By adamg - 5/15/16 - 8:05 am
Small tall ship powered by the sun

Tamas K-L took in the Tiny Tall Ships festival in Union Square in Somerville yesterday.

More tiny tall ships.

By adamg - 1/29/16 - 10:37 am
Gabriel Castillo Perez

Wanted: Gabriel Castillo Perez

UPDATE: Captured in Everett.

Somerville Police are asking residents to be on the lookout for a person walking around the Union Square area with handcuffs on: Read more.

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