Revere

By - 8/31/11 - 10:42 am

CommonWealth reports on plans to begin shipping 3.9 million gallons a week of ethanol into Revere, on trains that will lumber down the Fitchburg commuter-rail line into Charlestown, where they will switch to the Newburyport/Rockport line up to a "blending terminal" to be mixed into the gasoline that is now shipped along the Rose Kennedy Greenway in 18-wheelers.

[Revere Fire] Chief Doherty chuckled when

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By - 8/30/11 - 1:56 pm

An East Boston man had bail set at $25,000 today at his arraignment on charges he drove into a Revere pedestrian early yesterday, then sped away.

According to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office, a witness who had stopped at the same gas station as Ravida watched Ravida hit and kill Sothany Pen as she was walking home from work shortly before 6 a.m.... Read more

By - 8/29/11 - 12:23 pm

Updated 3:30 p.m., Monday.

A woman was struck and killed around 5:50 a.m. on Lee Burbank Highway by a motorist who then drove away, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Jon Ravida, 47, of East Boston, was arrested by Revere and State Police today, according to the DA's office.

Evidence shows Sothany Pen, 22, was crossing the road east to west when hit by... Read more

By - 8/28/11 - 8:19 pm

Revere Beach

Cat took a trip to Revere Beach, where she reports she was most impressed by the guy packing a coffee for his storm surging:

Wherever you go, make sure you hold a cup with a beverage of some sort in your hand. without that, you are

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By - 8/14/11 - 11:13 am

Arrest

Mike Ogden reports he was by one of the shelters along Revere Beach yesterday evening when about 10 teens started fighting. State Police quickly arrived, but just as they were breaking up the brawl, this middle-aged guy decided to take on the staties. He lost.... Read more

By - 8/10/11 - 6:49 pm

Revere Beach, 1920

Leslis Jones photographed a day at Revere Beach in 1920 or thereabouts. Posted in the Boston Public Library's collection of beach photos, which includes scenes of bathing beauties, scamps and crowds at Revere, Nantasket and other local beaches between 1917 and 1934.

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By - 8/1/11 - 3:38 pm

Mark B. recounts the history of the Boston, Revere and Lynn railroad.

By - 7/22/11 - 11:54 pm

That darned bacteria showed up at three times the safe limit at Revere Beach, King's Beach and Nahant Beach north of Ward Bathhouse, the state says.

By - 7/20/11 - 1:42 pm

Common Cause Massachusetts is hosting a Redistricting Olympics this summer. We will be taking citizen drawn Congressional, State House, and State Senate maps all summer, evaluating them, declaring a winner, giving out prizes and submitting the winning maps to the MA Legislative Redistricting Committee for consideration.

The purpose of the redistricting Olympics is threefold: to educate the public about the steps in the redistricting process,... Read more

By - 7/17/11 - 10:25 am

Sandwoman

Lorianne DiSabato took plenty of photos at the Revere Beach sandsculpting festival. Historygradguy watched the sculptors at work as well:

Sandcastle

Top photo used under this Creative Commons license. Bottom photo copyright Historygradguy. Both... Read more

By - 7/14/11 - 3:40 pm

A Winthrop man with seven OUI convictions under his belt was arrested for alleged drunk driving in Revere on Tuesday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Joseph Limone, 61, was ordered held without bail at his arraignment in Chelsea District Court, the DA's office says, adding he was also charged with attempting to beat state troopers booking him with a bench. He was foiled... Read more

By - 7/12/11 - 10:52 pm

Running cops

Don Martelli took a ton of photos of today's standoff on Dale Street in Revere between an alleged bank robber and a rapidly escalating number of heavily armed police from Revere and Boston.

Channel 7 reports the suspect, wanted for a June holdup... Read more

By - 6/16/11 - 4:01 pm

Last week, Boston hosted the American Public Transportation Association's annual rail conference. A highlight of the conference is always the rail rodeo, in which teams from subway systems across the continent compete in both train maintenance and operation.

Turns out some Blue Line riders had to take a shuttle bus instead of trains to let the teams do some competition - and get some... Read more

By - 6/10/11 - 8:23 am

Herald photog Mark Garfinkel chronicles his day yesterday: High-school kids at Revere Beach, lightning (specifically, high-school kids at Revere Beach watching lightning), the search for a missing jet skier off Lynn and a shootout between police and a barricaded suspect.

By - 6/9/11 - 11:42 am

Local and State Police are on high alert: They've gotten word that many Boston high-school students brought bathing suits with them to school and are planning to head for the beach. Revere hates Boston kids with the blinding passion of 10,000 suns, so of course they're already closing roads and bringing in extra officers and prisoner transport vans.... Read more

By - 5/20/11 - 4:34 pm

A Saugus man wanted by the Army for going AWOL now faces charges in Revere that he dragged a puppy down the street long enough to make one of its paws bleed, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Prosecutors urged Robert H. Dambra, 30, be held without bail; Chelsea District Court Judge Benjamin Barnes set bail at $450. According to the DA's office, police... Read more

By - 5/19/11 - 3:35 pm

Coakley explains case as T police listen.Coakley explains case as T police listen.

A Revere man who worked for an MBTA pass subcontractor was arrested today on charges he used pass equipment to print up commuter-rail and subway passes he'd sell for a discount on Craigslist.

Andres... Read more

By - 5/12/11 - 7:03 am

The Revere Journal reports on a brawl that erupted after a minor fender-bender in a Dunkin' Donuts parking lot:

Cordischi seemed to be getting beaten, so her pregnant friend got out of the car to try to break up the fight.

The pregnant woman screamed at Giangrande to get off her friend.

When Giangrande heard the scream, she allegedly turned around and cold-cocked the

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By - 4/22/11 - 5:05 pm

The boyfriend of a five-year-old boy's mother was arrested today after State Police and EMTs found the boy "unresponsive" on the sidewalk near his home on Revere Beach Parkway, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Joseph Testa, 28, will be arraigned Monday in Chelsea District Court on charges of assault and battery on a child causing serious bodily injury, wantonly or recklessly permitting bodily... Read more

By - 4/20/11 - 4:43 pm

The Revere Journal reports that cop arrested last week may only be the tip of the iceberg.

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