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By adamg - 7/22/21 - 4:02 pm
Spotted on Broadway in Somerville: A Coronamobile

Or is it the return of the Toyota Corona? In any case, Gazoo's photo of a car parked outside Wally's Barber Shop on Broadway in Somerville today is sure to go viral.

By adamg - 6/30/21 - 5:18 pm
Bacon in Senate chambers

Bacon in Senate chambers, from federal statement of facts.

A Boston-area man was charged today as a participant in the failed Capitol coup on Jan. 6. Read more.

By adamg - 6/21/21 - 9:34 pm

The Somerville Transportation Equity Partnership reports officials announced today that the Union Square stub line is now scheduled to open in December instead of October and that the main part of the extension is now scheduled to start up in May, rather than the previously announced December.

By adamg - 6/21/21 - 9:09 am

Cambridge Day reports the theater is converting its two upstairs screening rooms back into the ballroom they once were.

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By adamg - 6/14/21 - 10:49 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today dismissed Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone's lawsuit against a New York blog and one of its writers under the state wiretap law, because the guy asked if he could record a phone "interview" with Curtatone, and the wiretap law only bars "secretly" recorded conversations. Read more.

By adamg - 5/26/21 - 9:36 am

Remember when it was about to get cancelled because it was going to cost too much? CommonWealth Magazine reports the project is now forecast to come in under budget, only in part thanks to $103 million in federal recovery aid for mass-transit projects and possibly enough so to let Cambridge and Somerville recover the $45 million they ponied up to keep the project going.

By adamg - 5/24/21 - 11:14 am

MBTA GLX! May 2021 Green Line Extension Construction Update!

Here's a detailed drone-based video of the work towards extending the Green Line past Lechmere. If you want to skip stuff about the history of the Green Line and work on the existing sections, skip to 4:50 (and yes, the narrator is not from around here, as you can tell by his pronunciation of "Tremont" and "Zakim" but it's still a cool video).

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.

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.

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