Revere

By - 3/19/17 - 12:52 pm

UPDATE: Add a charge of receiving stolen property over $250: Police say the U-Haul was stolen.

A Cambridge man with a record as a terrible driver faces numerous charges after he allegedly led police on a two-town trail of destruction overnight, Saugus Police report. Read more.

By - 3/13/17 - 9:24 pm

Elmer Cat reports:

I went to the Shaw's in Revere today, but there was literally nothing left inside the store!

More.

By - 3/10/17 - 10:57 am

With the Wynn casino in Everett now under construction, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that a judge should consider whether the state Gaming Commission violated a law requiring public deliberations during its considerations on whether to award a license to Wynn or a competing proposal at Suffolk Downs. Read more.

By - 1/27/17 - 5:48 pm

Revere police officer Angela Halcovich was arraigned today on charges she beat two children in her care and then let her boyfriend, fellow Revere cop Marcos Garcia, beat them as well, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 1/17/17 - 4:10 pm

Marcos Garcia, 32, of Saugus, is scheduled for arraignment Thursday in Chelsea District Court on charges of of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and assault and battery on a child causing injury, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 12/29/16 - 1:03 pm

Prevailing sentiment in progressive haunts is “2016, don’t let the door hit you on the way out.” Between a stressful election season, acts of terror, and the crisis in Syria, many of us will be glad to see the calendar page turn on Sunday night. Still, to every cloud there is a silver lining, and at least when it comes to tackling climate change in the US, Massachusetts was a bright spot amidst the clouds of 2016.

By - 12/9/16 - 9:36 am

The Revere Journal reports problems at a Saugus power plant caused noises so loud they could be heard in Revere. Specifically, a "silencer" that normally muffles the anguished screams of steam being vented from the plant's two boilers.

By - 11/17/16 - 9:03 am

Rick Macomber posts some video showing a car whose driver went around some a down and flashing crossing gate in Revere last night, only to have the back half of her car immediately taken off by the commuter-rail train that was the reason for the gate to lower. The driver and a passenger got out OK, but for some reason they decided not to wait around for police.

By - 11/4/16 - 8:57 am

The Globe reports the real backers of Question 1, which would carefully define a trailer home in Revere as a possible site for a slots parlor, screwed up and filed their financial forms too early, so now we know that, rather than just one guy living somewhere way outside the continental US, the real backers of the ballot question are a bunch of casino developers.

By - 11/2/16 - 1:48 pm

The Jamaica Plain News let the four candidates for the obscure job explain why they deserve the six-figure salary: Margherita Ciampa-Coyne; Joe Donnelly; John Keith; Steve Murphy.

By - 10/24/16 - 11:30 pm

State Police report a 17-year-old driving an Envoy with four passengers on Rte. 145 near Hillside Avenue around 7:45 p.m. lost control, sending the car into a rollover. Read more.

By - 10/19/16 - 12:42 am

Revere voters on Tuesday rejected the idea of a slots parlor near Suffolk Downs by roughly 65-35 in a non-binding referendum. Read more.

By - 10/18/16 - 8:20 am

The Globe reports police are now looking at whether the 911 gunfire call that rained a SWAT team on a house full of Moroccan immigrants was a hoax.

By - 10/17/16 - 11:43 am

The Globe talks to the Moroccan immigrants who were surrounded by police for several hours.

By - 10/16/16 - 1:25 pm
Repent or burn in hell guy on bus in Revere

Joe Gravellese spotted the Repent or Burn Guy on a bus in Revere today.

To which Sutter summons up Joan Osborne: Read more.

By - 10/3/16 - 9:31 am

Banker & Tradesman says John Keith is the best person to take over the normally obscure office of Suffolk County Register of Deeds.

A seasoned Boston real estate agent, Keith has a general familiarity with how the Registry operates and seems genuinely eager to learn what he doesn’t know.

Read more.

By - 9/28/16 - 8:16 am

Revere and State Police are investigating how a New Jersey man wound up on the ground, unconscious and with a serious head injury, after an apparent fight outside the Squire on Squire Road last night, according to Revere Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office: Read more.

By - 9/26/16 - 11:57 am
Sadm

Transit Police report arresting a man they had a threatening pit bull on a bus Wonderland and then began swinging the dog at cops as they tried to escort him out of the station.

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