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By adamg - 7/18/19 - 10:12 am

A federal judge yesterday sentenced Nicholas Zuckerman to 15 months in prison and three years of probation for threatening to travel to Harvard and blow things up and shoot participants in a commencement event for black students, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 7/15/19 - 9:14 am
Geese crossing in a crosswalk on Memorial Drive in Cambridge

Derek Lessing watched some careful geese cross Mass Ave. at Memorial Drive in Cambridge this morning.

By adamg - 7/14/19 - 10:02 am

Cambridge Police report a woman walking on Loughery Walkway was "struck in the head with a blunt object" by a guy on a bicycle around 10:45 p.m. on Saturday. A passerby found her bleeding from the head and called police. Read more.

By adamg - 7/13/19 - 10:08 pm

A Red Line train up and died at Harvard and while it has since been removed to wherever dead trains are sent, the MBTA reports continuing delays of up to 15 minutes - on top, of course, of whatever delays are still due to the signal problems at JFK/UMass.

By adamg - 7/12/19 - 12:10 pm
No right turn, right turn must turn right

Melissa the roving UHub photographer came upon some peak Massachusetts road signage this morning on McGrath Highway, just before Lechmere in Cambridge. Read more.

By adamg - 7/11/19 - 5:32 pm

Except the bike is dead. And it's in a tunnel. And you're in a watery hell.

The MBTA is reporting 25-minute delays on the Red Line due to a train stuck in the tunnel approaching Alewife. Or as Bronxilu describes it: Read more.

By adamg - 7/11/19 - 11:14 am
Overpass with trophies on Memorial Drive

Scott noticed a whole lot of trophies lined up under an overpass over Memorial Drive. Read more.

By adamg - 7/10/19 - 10:04 am

Cambridge Day reports the Cambridge zoning board has agreed to enforce a limit on live entertainment at local pubs despite the fact that the limit is not actually incorporated in the city zoning code. Read more.

By adamg - 7/9/19 - 4:39 pm
MBTA bus on fire in Cambridge

Intestinal Fortitude captured the scene when a 72 bus erupted in flames on Huron Avenue in Cambridge around 3 p.m. after overhead trolley lines fell on it. More photos of the flaming bus.

Cambridge Police report no passengers were injured; the driver was being evaluated.

By adamg - 7/9/19 - 4:30 pm
Wanted man in Cambridge

Cambridge Police report they are looking for a guy they say attacked a woman in the area of Harvard and Prospect streets around 9:40 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 7/3/19 - 1:53 pm
Guy punched somebody in Cambridge

Cambridge Police have released surveillance video of a guy they say punched a 58-year-old man in the face while the two were in line at a Central Square fast-food place around 2:40 a.m. on June 14. Read more.

By adamg - 7/3/19 - 9:33 am

Marc Levy brings us up to date on Cambridge's war on one restaurant through the proxy of tea candles.

By adamg - 7/2/19 - 10:38 am

Boston Magazine reports that the Wachusett Brewing Company will open a brewery and taproom where John Harvard's in Cambridge used to be, and that it will also feature "a pizza-focused food program."

By adamg - 7/1/19 - 10:42 am

The Cambridge Historical Commission recounts Helen Keller's life in Cambridge, where she attended Radcliffe after going to the Perkins School for the Blind and Cambridge School for Young Ladies.

By adamg - 6/29/19 - 11:11 am
Geese in Cambridge

Steve Bercu made sure not to get in the way of this thundering herd of geese on Memorial Drive this morning.

By adamg - 6/28/19 - 7:31 pm
Chicken roaming free near Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge

Stacey Cordeiro wonders if anybody in 02138 is missing a chicken. Read more.

By adamg - 6/28/19 - 12:03 pm

Cambridge Police report a local driver was having none of it after a truck driver took out a light post at Broadway and Inman Street yesterday and just drove away - the local followed the truck and called 911 to report its plate number and direction. Read more.

By adamg - 6/27/19 - 2:16 pm
Hawk outside Friendly Toast in Cambridge

Serge spotted this rather odd looking pigeon hanging out outside the Friendly Toast in Cambridge's Tech Square today.

C. Scott Ananian had to show he didn't have any succulent mice in his order: Read more.

By adamg - 6/27/19 - 9:00 am

WBZ reports that Cambridge's own giant gas-company sign had its first letter blink out this week.

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