Revere

By - 12/19/14 - 8:18 am
Rogers

Transit Police report arresting a Lynn man on charges he punched out a cab driver who couldn't understand his drunken rambling and ordered him out of the cab.

According to police, James Rogers, 52, got into the cab at Wonderland station shortly before 11 a.m. on Thursday and:

Began to mumble incoherently. Rogers apparently intoxicated was asked by the victim to repeat the address

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By - 12/16/14 - 6:59 pm
Seriously? Easter stuff out in December?

Jocelyn was a bit nonplussed to see Easter and Valentine's candy already out in the Revere Stop & Shop tonight.

By - 12/5/14 - 8:56 am

It's shuttle buses all the way down to Wonderland this morning as the Blue Line's unique wire issues short out Blue Line service between there and Orient Heights. Michael Kass adds:

Wonderland garage is a complete disaster, cars trying to get in and out.

By - 11/28/14 - 10:55 am

Police say a dispute over a parking space in Revere early this morning ended with the arrival of a SWAT unit after one participant tried to underline his point by firing a gun into the air several times and then refusing to come out of his house when police arrived.

Revere Police say that after firing his gun four times around 1:15 a.m., Jeffrey Moreno,... Read more

By - 11/3/14 - 7:48 pm

Revere Police report they are investigating how a bullet wound up inside a Dale Street home around 1 a.m. on Saturday.

This incident is currently under investigation and the State Police Ballistics unit is assisting the Revere Police. At this time, pending further investigation police are determining whether this incident was connected to an earlier incident in that area on October 31, 2014.

Dale Street... Read more

By - 11/1/14 - 10:00 pm

WCVB reports the man says a pack of wannabe thugs went after his young son and he was protecting his son; parent of one of the kids says the sweet tykes were just cutting across the guy's lawn and the guy went berserk.

By - 10/22/14 - 11:17 am

Especially, you know, that one.

Ed. note: A couple years ago, the kidlet's World History class covered Islam (also Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism and Christianity). Those outraged Revere parents, or at least the one quoted by WHDH, can take solace in knowing she did not start wearing a niqab or quoting the Koran at inopportune times.... Read more

By - 10/20/14 - 11:34 pm

Jack Newsham asks:

Why do Blue Line tracks have both third rails and overhead power lines?

By - 10/3/14 - 10:02 am

The US Attorney's office reports the indictment of two Revere men on extortion charges. The feds ID one of them as Anthony "Spucky" Spagnolo, 72, "the acting boss" of the "New England Family of La Cosa Nostra."

Only an old-time Bostonian would call himself Spucky, since the kids these days only know from sub rolls.

The indictment, which notes that Sagnolo is also... Read more

By - 9/24/14 - 7:33 am

Lorianne DiSabato muses on what she now knows is her last visit to the Suffolk Downs race track:

When J and I arrived at Suffolk Downs the weekend before last, there was a little girl loudly cheering for her favorite jockey as she made her way into the Winner’s Circle: Janelle Campbell, the same jockey I’d photographed last year as she sat beaming

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By - 9/20/14 - 7:20 pm

We need to stop litter and keep Massachusetts clean by spreading the word about the Yes on Question 2 campaign.

The Bottle Bill is the most effective recycling tool we have. Eighty percent of bottles covered by the Bottle Bill’s 5-cent deposit are recycled. Yes on Question 2 would add a bottle deposit to water, sports drinks, tea, juices, and other drinks that were... Read more

By - 9/18/14 - 2:05 pm

In 2012, Robert Greim interviewed jockeys at Suffolk Downs.

Next Thursday, the state Gaming Commission plans to discuss the imminent shutdown of the track and what to do about it - and the workers who are losing their jobs:

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission fully understands and is saddened by the impact discontinuance of live thoroughbred racing at Suffolk Downs will have on the lives of

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By - 9/18/14 - 8:09 am

Dear friends, supporters, and loved ones,

I want to thank you for your hard work over these past 15 months in our effort to win the Sheriff’s race. Although we did not come out on top, we did finish 2nd in the election and I am proud to say that 1 out of every 4 Boston voters wants me to be their Sheriff, the... Read more

By - 9/14/14 - 10:29 am

State Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office today released an interview with Marlene Taraskiewicz, whose daughter Susan was murdered in September, 1992.

In the interview, Traskiewicz pleads for anybody with information to contact State Police, but adds:

We've been here 22 years. I am a very healthy woman and I am not going away. You're going to look over your shoulder until the

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By - 9/8/14 - 8:02 am

WBUR reports on the decision between Suffolk Downs/Mohegan Sun in Revere and Wynn in Everett - two months before voters decide whether to allow any casinos in the state at all.

By - 8/23/14 - 10:09 am

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports that when a 21-year-old got kicked out of a party on Oak Tree Lane in Revere for brawling, he went and got his pa and a female relative and returned to apply some justice:

The 21-year-old and 50-year-old men are believed to have struck the residence with rocks and baseball bats.

Unfortunately for them, the 77-year-old owner of... Read more

By - 8/11/14 - 10:42 am

The Boston Business Journal reports the Massachusetts chapter of the American Institute of Architects finds the Mohegan Sun proposal for Revere much better on the outside.

By - 8/10/14 - 8:42 am

WCVB reports on the fire last night in an apartment building at 190 Campbell Ave. The Red Cross reports more than 35 people were made homeless.

The victim was 64.

Revere and State Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office are investigating the fire, but a spokesman for the DA's office says:

Although the cause and origin of the fire remain under investigation,

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By - 8/5/14 - 9:51 am

Wire troubles on the Blue Line mean buses instead of subways between Orient Heights and Wonderland this morning.

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