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By adamg - 7/11/22 - 8:22 pm

Cambridge Police report a fight between two small groups of men in the area of McElroy Park Sunday night ended with two men stabbed - one while trying to keep the other from being sliced up. Read more.

By adamg - 7/10/22 - 9:14 pm

Cambridge Police report that officers found two stabbing victims shortly after 8 p.m., one outside 750 Massachusetts Ave., the other around the corner at 5 Western Ave. Read more.

By adamg - 4/22/22 - 10:28 am

Cambridge Police report arresting an East Boston man already listed as an armed career criminal after a fight outside a shelter on Green Street in Central Square. Read more.

By adamg - 4/21/22 - 11:16 am

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that the insurers for Coppa and Toro in the South End and Little Donkey in Central Square do not have to reimburse owner Ken Oringer for Covid-19 losses because the virus did not cause the permanent damage to his tables and other furnishings that might be covered under his "all risks" policies. Read more.

By adamg - 2/8/22 - 10:21 am

Cambridge Police report arresting a resident of Central House, an SRO at 820 Massachusetts Ave. on charges he stabbed another resident around 7:40 p.m. on Sunday. Read more.

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By adamg - 10/26/21 - 1:49 pm

Cambridge Police report arresting a local man on a variety of charges following a car crash at Green Street and Western Avenue around 1:10 a.m. on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/2/21 - 9:47 pm

Cambridge Police report a man was robbed of his bike around 3 a.m. outside 359 Green St. in Central Square. Read more.

By adamg - 8/30/21 - 1:33 pm

The MBTA says it's running shuttle buses between Harvard and Park due to an unspecified "power problem" at Central.

By adamg - 7/27/21 - 6:10 pm

The Middle East announced today that for the foreseeable future, it's only going to let people in who have proof they've been fully vaccinated against Covid-19: Read more.

By adamg - 6/25/21 - 8:19 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Central Square venue begins to slowly reopen starting this weekend.

By adamg - 6/17/21 - 2:27 pm

Cambridge Police report arresting a local man they say repeatedly broke into Central Square businesses, at least one home and three vehicles and say he made off with $80,000 in equipment and furniture from just one Central Square business over a two-day period. Read more.

By adamg - 6/10/21 - 11:06 am

Cambridge Police report a man suffered knife injuries not considered life threatening on Temple Street early this morning and that a suspect was arrested not long after.

By adamg - 6/7/21 - 10:39 am

Cambridge Day reports the Cambridge License Commission holds a hearing Wednesday on a request by a potential new owner of the Cantab to re-open the Central Square club. It closed last spring; you can guess why.

By adamg - 5/21/21 - 12:17 pm
Bubier

Cambridge Police report that John Bubier, whose croaky "spare change" pleas are familiar to anybody who's spent time in Downtown Crossing over the years, was arrested in Central Square last night on a warrant charging he failed to register with local authorities as a convicted sex offender. Read more.

By adamg - 3/4/21 - 11:36 am
Wanted for stealing MBTA property

Transit Police report they are looking for four people who have now twice made off with the new arm rests/dividers on benches at the Red Line station in Central Square - the ones that some say are really a hostile act against the homeless. Read more.

By adamg - 2/17/21 - 10:39 am

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that Cambridge has to pay the owner of a long abandoned and boarded-up apartment building $3.7 million even as he continues to fight to get the property back, under a state eminent-domain law drafted with the acknowledgement of the "sudden and heavy financial burdens" such land takings can have on property owners. Read more.

By adamg - 11/21/20 - 12:02 pm

Cambridge Day reports on the stabbing last night; suspect was arrested not long after.

By adamg - 10/29/20 - 5:08 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the group that owns the Kinsale across from Boston City Hall and the Asgard in Central Square have reached a deal with their landlords to re-open the two bars in the spring.

By adamg - 10/6/20 - 1:30 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Asgard in Central Square has closed. It's owned by the same group as the Kinsale Irish Pub in Government Center, which is also now closed.

By adamg - 7/16/20 - 1:13 pm

Dalton Main reports Jerry Coleman is shutting the Field:

He said he’s sad to see the end, but wouldn’t do anything else because he wouldn’t dream of putting anyone in danger.

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