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By adamg - 1/27/20 - 10:18 am
Cats lady

The movie adaptation of "Cats" was pretty widely panned as an awful waste of time and money. But so awful you want to see it? The Somerville Theatre has started showing the movie late on Friday and Saturday nights, which is the sort of thing that turned "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" from a low-budget film hardly anybody saw on its first release into a cult phenomenon.

But the theater cautions: Read more.

By adamg - 1/16/20 - 2:45 pm

Two founders of craft brewer Aeronaut Brewing Co. in Somerville have sued the third for trademark infringement after, they say, he stole the company's recipes, fonts, and even UPC codes to start up a competing brewery under their noses. Read more.

By adamg - 1/6/20 - 10:24 pm

A federal judge today dismissed a libel lawsuit by a former law student living in Somerville over an article on a legal Web site about him, in part by citing a Massachusetts legal principle that journalists have the right to report on court actions, such as the ones that got him into some trouble in Florida. Read more.

By adamg - 12/5/19 - 9:19 am
Frustrated bus riders give up and walk onto McGrath Highway to get to Lechmere

Why, yes, those are people walking on the ramp up to McGrath Highway this morning. Daniel Drumsticks reports:

People walking up to McGrath Highway to Lechmere because the first MBTA bus to come by the Medford St./McGrath stop in 20 minutes, the 88, just went past without stopping and the next bus isn't for 15 minutes.

By adamg - 12/2/19 - 9:00 am
Tree down in Seven Hills Park in Somerville

Roving UHub photographer Jim Kang is beginning to wonder if the trees in Seven Hills Park in Davis Square are particularly fragile.

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.

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