A former Somerville police officer and his brother were arraigned Thursday in Somerville District Court, with the former officer accused of breaking into Somerville Police Headquarters after his dismissal and stealing a commanding officer’s gun.
A suspect in an Aug. 12 shooting death in which the victim fled to Kendall Square was scheduled to be arraigned Monday morning in Cambridge District Court.
Keeping the cost of living in Cambridge affordable was explored by officials, including rewarding landlords who didn’t squeeze tenants for high rents and the question of how much money to demand of big developers per square foot of construction.
The city, state, real estate developers Leggat McCall Partners and five local residents and neighbors have agreed to settle the outstanding claims in a lawsuit about redevelopment of the former Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse in East Cambridge.
Here’s what the fight boils down to and why it matters, according to one plaintiff, and why this is a bigger issue than just one crappy old former Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse. You be the judge.
The state’s community-based civil legal aid providers, including Greater Boston Legal Services and its office in Cambridge, can do only so much for its clients and potential clients without proper funding.
Josh Wairi will go to trial the final week in April, and the outline of the trial has started to become clear: Whether the videos he made of naked children taking showers and getting dressed meets the definition of child porn.
A Massachusetts judge has ordered the sheriff of Middlesex County to end unconstitutional overcrowding in the Middlesex County Jail within 30 days, ordering that no more than 230 pretrial detainees be held in a jail that in recent years has frequently housed more than 400.
Marian T. Ryan, who has worked as a Middlesex County assistant district attorney for more than 30 years, has been appointed to be district attorney for the 54-community Middlesex Country.
Five developers have agreed to give 15-minute presentations and answer questions Wednesday about their plans for the former Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse in East Cambridge.