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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.

By adamg - 6/17/19 - 2:21 pm

Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone sued Barstool Sports and contributor Kirk Minihane today for an interview about the Barstool/Bruins towel controversy he claims Minihane conducted without his permission - while pretending to be the Globe's Kevin Cullen. Read more.

By adamg - 6/4/19 - 10:45 pm

Sangwiche captured a T worker trying to chase a swan off the Orange Line tracks at Assembly Row this morning (recall how the Orange Line was brought to a halt 10 or so days ago by a swan on the tracks): Read more.

By adamg - 6/3/19 - 10:17 pm
End Safety Zone, Start Danger Zone, according to Somerville signs

Chris Devers spotted these signs by a McGrath Highway entrance in Somerville today.

By adamg - 5/23/19 - 10:46 am
Bank robber

A Providence man only got away with $929 during a gunfire-filled Somerville bank robbery on May 1 - and then he lost more than half of that on the sidewalk outside when a bystander tackled him, forcing him to drop his backpack - which also contained the gun he allegedly used and DNA that led police to him. Read more.

By mplo - 5/21/19 - 3:29 am

Hi, everybody!

This past Friday night, and this past Saturday afternoon, the Somerville Theatre, in Somerville, MA, played the 70mm film of the 1961 movie version of West Side Story, as part of this theatre's annual 70mm Film Festival. What a beautiful film it was. This was a new print of the 70mm film version of West Side Story, that had not only been re-mastered, cleaned up, re-printed, and restored to its former color and glory, but had a sound track that was punchy and in one's face, as it's supposed to be. I attended both screenings of West Side Story with friends, and we all had lots of fun!

By adamg - 5/3/19 - 8:20 pm
By adamg - 5/2/19 - 7:52 pm

May 1, 2019

The FBI is offering up to $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest of the man who robbed a bank in Davis Square and took a shot at a Somerville police officer yesterday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 5/1/19 - 10:21 am
Wanted for Somerville bank robbery, shooting at officer

State Police and police in Somerville and surrounding communities are looking for a man they say robbed a bank in Davis Square this morning, then fired a shot at a responding officer, but missed. Read more.

By adamg - 4/27/19 - 11:34 am

The US Attorney's office this week announced the arrests of 14 people it said were some of the founders of a new Brazilian gang in the Boston area that was beginning to make a name for itself through gun and drug sales - and armed robberies, home invasions and kidnappings. Read more.

By mplo - 4/20/19 - 9:03 am

The great, golden oldie-but-keeper of a classic movie-musical, West Side Story, will be playing at the Somerville Theatre, in Davis Square, as part of the Somerville Theatre's annual 70mm film Festival, on Friday, May 18th, at 8:00 p. m., and on Saturday, May 19th, at 1:30 p. m.

Since the 70mm festival at the Somerville Theatre will be from May 17th-May 22nd, 2019, there'll also be other prominent classic films in 70mm film as well, such as 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Dark Crystal, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, to mention a few.

By adamg - 4/6/19 - 12:42 pm
Homans Building gone

Jay K shows us the remains of what had been the last standing parts of the Homans Building, knocked over this morning to make way for construciton of the Gilman Square station on the new addition to the Green Line and an adjacent power substation. Read more.

By adamg - 4/5/19 - 5:08 pm

A train with mechanical issues at Davis Square is gumming up the Red Line, the MBTA reports.

By adamg - 3/25/19 - 12:44 pm

The Alford Street Bridge, which carries Rte. 99 over the Mystic River between the part of Charlestown everybody knows and the little bit of Boston on the other side of the river, will become a four-lane bridge again on Thursday, at least during rush hours, MassDOT reports. Read more.

By adamg - 3/5/19 - 1:33 pm

State Police report troopers in a copter were able to guide Somerville Police to an area of Somerville where they were able to find a 22-year-old man who had gone missing while wearing a radio-beacon device. Read more.

By adamg - 3/4/19 - 8:20 am
Snow in Charlestown

Gary Waldeck shows us Charlestown in the snow, shortly before 6 a.m.

Pretty in the South End, as well: Read more.

By adamg - 2/25/19 - 9:11 am
Snow in West Somerville

Ron Newman was a bit surprised when he looked out his window in West Somerville around 8:20 a.m. Snow also fell in Brookline - even with the sun out. Charlestown got a taste of wintry weather, too.

But down in the deep south of Roslindale? Nothing.

By adamg - 2/14/19 - 10:56 pm

Somerville Police and the Middlesex County District Attorney's office report the arrest of Edward Clark, 55, of Norwood, for the Feb. 8 crash that killed Allison Donovan, an educator in the Watertown school system. Read more.

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