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By adamg - 10/17/19 - 1:31 pm
Street on fire in Cambridge

Photo by Cambridge FD.

The Cambridge Fire Department reports that firefighters made quick work of a street fire in front of 28 Fayerwether St. around 8:45 this morning.

By adamg - 10/17/19 - 9:40 am

Cambridge Police report arresting two men at a North Cambridge apartment building whose residents had reported a recent spate of bicycle thefts and vandalism. Read more.

By adamg - 10/13/19 - 10:13 pm
Stilters in annual Honk parade

Greg Cook watched the annual Honk procession, including these stiltwalkers, march into Harvard Square from the walk from Somerville, today,

Ron Newman also captured the march, in Somerville.

By adamg - 10/13/19 - 2:51 pm
Flyover for Green Line Extension to Union Square

Ted took some photos of progress on the Green Line Extension past Lechmere, including construction of the flyover for the branch to and from Union Square in Somerville. Read more.

By adamg - 10/12/19 - 9:04 pm

Cambridge Police report at least three shots were fired in the area of Hampshire and Windsor streets tonight. Read more.

By adamg - 10/10/19 - 12:51 pm
Cambridge police shooting scene

Shooting scene. Photo by Tim.

Cambridge Police report:

One of our officers has sustained an injury after their firearm was accidentally discharged outside the Cambridge Police Department at 125 6th Street. They are currently being treated at this time for a leg injury. The incident occured at approximately 12:18 p.m.

By adamg - 10/8/19 - 9:25 am

Cambridge Police report that after an investigation into what happened to Celtics player Enes Kanter after he left a local mosque on Friday, it's concluded that "no criminal activity occurred and that the other individuals featured in a posted video were exercising their constitutionally protected right to free speech."

By adamg - 10/5/19 - 10:22 pm

The Cambridge Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 305 Webster Ave., near Cambridge Street, shortly before 8 p.m. for what turned into a two-alarm fire. Read more.

By adamg - 10/5/19 - 3:43 pm

NECN reports on an incident outside the the Islamic Society of Boston in Cambridge and Enes Kanter, who is Turkish and who has been critical of his country's strongman president.

By adamg - 10/4/19 - 10:45 pm

Cambridge Day reports the state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission has ruled city inspectors improperly cited a regulation involving the use of candles to cook food in their campaign against a Cambridge restaurant that had tea candles on tables for ambience.

By adamg - 10/4/19 - 2:18 pm

Greg Cook reports the Oct. 27 "circle the block" event is not really an effort to get somebody to do something about that day's planned closing of Green Street Studios due to ever increasing rents as much as it is an effort to celebrate the place and the local dance community and to "say that we are here and there are a lot of us and sometimes you don’t see it."

By adamg - 10/2/19 - 6:20 pm

Green Street Studios of Central Square announced today it's closing for good on Oct. 27, after 28 years of providing dance and theater classes and performances. Read more.

By adamg - 10/1/19 - 5:25 pm

The Harvard Crimson reports a federal judge in Boston has upheld Harvard's attempts to ensure diverse classes through "race-conscious admissions policies" are legal - and meet guidelines set down by the Supreme Court. Read more.

By adamg - 9/30/19 - 12:14 pm

This time it's Courtside in East Cambridge, Boston Restaurant Talk reports. Christine Varriale sighs:

Now I just found out that Courtside closed and this past weekend was their last weekend of karaoke!!! Why even live in Boston anymore!!!

By adamg - 9/27/19 - 1:38 pm

Cambridge Police report arresting two 17-year-olds and a 16-year-old for two Mid-Cambridge robberies last night - with one of them also facing charges for a Sept. 14 armed robbery. Read more.

By adamg - 9/27/19 - 11:06 am

Cambridge Police report arresting a homeless man on charges he hit a woman in the head with a pipe and took her purse on the 1300 block of Massachusetts Avenue around 5:40 p.m. yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 9/26/19 - 10:41 am

Cambridge Police report a man about to use his girlfriend's car on Franklin Street to run an errand around 9 p.m. on Wednesday was startled to find some guy in the front seat, rummaging around: Read more.

By adamg - 9/26/19 - 10:36 am

One of the more common type of entries in the Cambridge police log is shoplifting at the CambridgeSide mall. But a Wednesday incident was a bit different: Read more.

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