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By adamg - 5/2/21 - 12:26 pm
Flier from somebody sick of all the beeping

Spatch couldn't help but notice the plaintive fliers on poles along Marshall Street on Somerville's Winter Hill.

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 - 4/21/21 - 6:33 pm
Rainbow over Somerville

Maryr looked up at just the right time after the boomers rolled through this afternoon.

By adamg - 4/13/21 - 1:01 pm
Wanted van

Surveillance photo of wanted van via State Police.

State Police report they are looking for the driver of a white Ford Transit Connect van, whom they say hit a 72-year-old man as he was crossing McGrath Highway while carrying several bags of groceries from the Stop & Shop, then just kept on going, shortly before 8:40 p.m. on Monday. Read more.

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By adamg - 4/9/21 - 12:08 am
Couple with gun and Belair champagne

Couple with gun and Belair champagne, from FBI affidavit.

Drug and gun charges announced Wednesday against a Malden couple may be only the start of a federal crackdown on what investigators say is an increasingly violent drug-fueled gang war north of Boston in which gangs have been acquiring machine guns to spray rivals and rival turf with bullets. Read more.

By adamg - 3/1/21 - 2:49 pm

WBUR reports Curtatone made the announcement today; did not say if he'll be running for governor instead.

By adamg - 2/3/21 - 8:45 pm

The Boston Institute for Non-Profit Journalism has launched Somerville Wire to cover the city of 80,000.

By adamg - 2/2/21 - 4:54 pm

The Blues Brothers (1980) - Mall Chase Scene (2/9) | Movieclips

The Attleboro Sun Chronicle reports Rick Woodruff, 36, faces charges for allegedly driving into a Hobby Lobby in a local strip mall around 5 a.m.

By adamg - 2/1/21 - 10:07 am

A judge today dismissed a man's request to toss a gun found without a warrant in a Somerville apartment as evidence against him, saying he lost his privacy rights to the contents of the box the gun was in after the apartment's occupant kicked him out. Read more.

By adamg - 1/21/21 - 12:57 pm

A federal judge today dismissed a lawsuit by Jonathan Monsarrat over postings in a Somerville community forum, saying the forum's moderator did nothing wrong or defamatory when he moved the entire discussion group from a server owned by Russians to one based in the US. Read more.

By adamg - 1/9/21 - 11:12 pm

Cambridge Day reports Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone and city councilors expressed alarm today at tweets by Jessica Turner, a board member of a city affordable-housing trust fund who went to Washington earlier this week and at one point tweeted "We have breached the steps." Read more.

By adamg - 12/30/20 - 10:32 am
Wanted for Somerville bank robbery

The FBI's Violent Crime Task Force has posted photos of the guy they say robbed the East Cambridge Savings Bank branch at 285 Highland Ave. in Somerville on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 12/23/20 - 9:31 pm

LadyLazerJ asks about this bird that showed up on her Somerville porch tonight: Read more.

By adamg - 12/19/20 - 4:29 pm
Kid in snow in December, 2020

Jessica Burko captures the scene.

Tim Devin captured a more optimistic kid in an igloo in Lincoln Park in Somerville: Read more.

By FrankSolensky - 12/19/20 - 2:49 am
By adamg - 12/15/20 - 10:15 pm

Sarah Gottlieb asks:

What Somerville/Boston area local creamery makes the best peppermint stick ice cream? It’s urgent

By adamg - 12/11/20 - 1:54 pm
Unusual bird in Somerville

Tim Devin spotted this bird on Spring Hill in Somerville today, has a question:

OK, Internet, what the hell is this?

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