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By adamg - 10/31/19 - 10:15 pm

A Phoenix man was indicted yesterday on charges he was selling meth to a meth-dealing couple in the Boston area, to whom he'd ship the drug via Priority Express Mail, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 10/27/19 - 9:44 pm
Marty the robot and somebody in a Marty costume

Kate Estrop reports from the Stop & Shop on McGrath Highway in Somerville:

Even if you've practiced for hours, sometimes the only thing you can say when you meet your hero is, "Beep beep."

By Vicki - 10/27/19 - 9:43 pm

I'm looking for a restaurant with German food, things like wiener schnitzel and interesting sausages. A restaurant rather than a bar or beer garden, something like the now-closed Jacob Wirth. Thanks.

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 FenwayRecordings - 9/30/19 - 3:31 pm

On Wednesday, December 4th alt rock artist, and member of Sonic Youth, Thurston Moore will be performing at ONCE Somerville as part of the Fenway Recordings Sessions. Doors open at 7:30pm. This show will be 18+. Children under 18 may attend as long as they are accompanied by an adult. Tickets are on sale for $24 at ONCE Somerville's website.

For more info and tickets: https://www.oncesomerville.com/e/thurston-moore-group-66490213017/

Where: ONCE Ballroom, Somerville

When: Doors 7:30PM, Show 8PM

By adamg - 9/16/19 - 1:49 pm

State Police report arresting a Lynn man on OUI and other charges after a chase through the streets of Charlestown and Somerville that ended with a police dog first sniffing him out and then "engaging" him hard enough that troopers could put him into cuffs. Read more.

By adamg - 9/10/19 - 9:28 am
Bicyclist holding onto truck on I-93

Our own Cybah forwards this photo from the Fellsway south this morning.

By Ron Newman - 9/4/19 - 2:51 pm

The Somerville Kmart will close by mid-November, the Globe reports. It is the last store remaining from the old Assembly Square Mall, which opened in 1980.

Kmart is also closing stores in Brockton, Palmer, and Webster, as well as many other places throughout the country. The nearest remaining Kmarts (probably not for much longer) will be in Acton and Billerica.

By adamg - 9/3/19 - 6:46 am

WHDH reports a train caught on fire inside the cavernous building and that the fire then spread to the roof.

By adamg - 8/29/19 - 4:00 pm

An equipment malfunction at a Green Line Extension project in Somerville has forced the T to cancel all service on the Lowell Line between Anderson/Woburn and North Station today, MassDOT reports. Read more.

By adamg - 8/25/19 - 2:12 pm
Somerville hit and run scene

Somerville hit-and-run scene. Photo by KMV.

WCVB reports a man suffered critical injuries when hit by a driver who took off, at Mystic Avenue and Shore Drive around 3 a.m.

By adamg - 7/21/19 - 8:16 pm

State Police report charging Zewdu Abate Gedamu, 64, of Roxbury for the death of Cheryl Pauline Richards, 52, of Somerville, in a Mystic Avenue crosswalk yesterday evening. Read more.

By adamg - 7/20/19 - 11:13 pm

UPDATE: State Police report suspect turned himself in this morning.

State Police report a woman in her early 50s suffered fatal injuries in a hit-and-run crash around 8 p.m. on Mystic Avenue, near McGrath Highway and the Stop & Shop. Read more.

By adamg - 6/17/19 - 2:21 pm

Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone sued Barstool Sports and contributor Kirk Minihane today for an interview about the Barstool/Bruins towel controversy he claims Minihane conducted without his permission - while pretending to be the Globe's Kevin Cullen. Read more.

By adamg - 6/4/19 - 10:45 pm

Sangwiche captured a T worker trying to chase a swan off the Orange Line tracks at Assembly Row this morning (recall how the Orange Line was brought to a halt 10 or so days ago by a swan on the tracks): Read more.

By adamg - 6/3/19 - 10:17 pm
End Safety Zone, Start Danger Zone, according to Somerville signs

Chris Devers spotted these signs by a McGrath Highway entrance in Somerville today.

By adamg - 5/23/19 - 10:46 am
Bank robber

A Providence man only got away with $929 during a gunfire-filled Somerville bank robbery on May 1 - and then he lost more than half of that on the sidewalk outside when a bystander tackled him, forcing him to drop his backpack - which also contained the gun he allegedly used and DNA that led police to him. Read more.

By mplo - 5/21/19 - 3:29 am

Hi, everybody!

This past Friday night, and this past Saturday afternoon, the Somerville Theatre, in Somerville, MA, played the 70mm film of the 1961 movie version of West Side Story, as part of this theatre's annual 70mm Film Festival. What a beautiful film it was. This was a new print of the 70mm film version of West Side Story, that had not only been re-mastered, cleaned up, re-printed, and restored to its former color and glory, but had a sound track that was punchy and in one's face, as it's supposed to be. I attended both screenings of West Side Story with friends, and we all had lots of fun!

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