For the second time in two weeks, the Blue Line couldn't run during the morning rush hour due to wire problems.
USO, the non-profit group that provides off-hours relaxation and "Care packages" for members of the US military, is suing Revere-based NECCO, alleging the company kept advertising "Red White and You" Sweetheart candies as benefiting service members even after a deal between the two lapsed.
In its suit, filed in US District Court in Boston yesterday, USO acknowledges NECCO donated $75,000 to the organization in 2009... Read more
A Marblehead man admitted today he head butted an MBTA bus driver at Wonderland last July, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
John Kerivan, 48, headed into court asking for a suspended sentence in exchange for pleading guilty to assault and battery on a public employee. Assistant District Attorney Thomas Ozbolt, who headed... Read more
BOSTON- Dorchester’s Douglas Bennett for Sheriff of Suffolk County.
Bennett's statement is as follows and he will be explaining to the voters why they should vote for him tomorrow morning Friday May 31th at 7AM on TOUCH 106.1FM:
"With the appointment of Andrea Cabral to the Public Safety Cabinet Position in the Governor’s administration, there will be a special election in September... Read more
The 21st annual Bike to the Sea Day is coming up on Sunday, June 2nd. The ride, which runs from Everett to Nahant, raises funds for the construction and maintenance of the Northern Strand Community Trail.
The trail itself will run through the cities of Everett, Malden, Revere, Saugus, and Lynn along the MBTA owned Boston & Maine Saugus Branch Railroad. Sections in... Read more
Last month, the MBTA announced a contest in which anyone could design what could be the next MBTA map.
Transit Maps has not one, but two contest submissions posted for our viewing pleasure. While no submissions have been officially heralded by the MBTA at this time, it is clear that some very talented cartographers are partaking in the festivities.
The MBTA... Read more
The Revere Fire Department posts on its Facebook page:
Deputy Chief, Engine 5, Ladder 1, Cataldo Paramedics & Chief were called in for Operational standby for State Police Bomb Techs for search of a "person of interest " apartment at 364 Ocean Ave. FBI, ATF, ICE, Boston PD, Revere PD as well as MSP detectives and Bomb Techs from Boston PD and State.... Read more
The MBTA reports the Khan family's passports, stolen the other day at the Wonderland T stop, were found in a mailbox in Burlington:
No money - No bag or other property. Post Office clerk called after seeing it on TV.
A doctor from Dubai who got on a Blue Line train at Wonderland shortly before 5 p.m. yesterday with his family says whoever took the black bag he left on a bench can keep the $3,500 in cash and the international airline tickets that were in it - he just wants their passports back.
The bag contained the passports for Dr. Zeeshan Khan, his wife... Read more
A man charged with bringing live ammunition into Suffolk Superior Court in Boston was released on bail Friday morning and then arrested on Revere Beach Friday night with a loaded gun, extra ammo and enough knives to outfit a violent basketball team, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Jack Lindsey, 66, of... Read more
Join Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders at our annual Summer Party held outside in the heart of Provincetown, MA on Saturday, July 27 from 4:00-7:00PM. Enjoy the view of the harbor, mingle with other GLAD supporters and learn more about our ground-breaking cases.
Tickets are $75 online | $85 on site | $30 student
Purchase at www.glad.org/events.
Don't miss our amazing auction... Read more
Prosecutors plan to seek prison time for a Winthrop man found guilty today of driving drunk and then attempting to use the bench he was chained to at a State Police barracks as a weapon against arresting officers.
Joseph Limone, 61, will be sentenced Feb. 21 following today's conviction by a jury in Suffolk Superior Court, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
"From what... Read more
On the 11 o'clock news last night, Bouchard seemed worried that, after two years of little snow,... Read more
The Revere Journal reports on what draws the hunters to Revere - and why its state rep wants to keep them out.
The Revere Journal fills us in on the search for an armed local man who allegedly took over a local club through threats and some actual violence. At one point, the Journal reports, the guy and an accomplice beat a club employee with a rifle butt, then kidnapped him - losing him when he managed to jump out of their moving car.... Read more