With triple-H conditions forecast through the weekend, it might be time for a trip to Revere Beach, as Leslie Jones took in 1919. But you might want to get there early - it can get crowded, as he showed in 1937:
BOSTON- Dorchesterâ€™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 Governorâ€™s administration, there will be a special election in September 2014 to elect a full-time Sheriff to serve out the remainder of a six year term which expires in 2016. Therefore, I ask for your support for Sheriff of Suffolk County. I am starting early in effort to run an aggressive and triumphant campaign.
As Sheriff, I will oversee a $122 million budget, the Nashua Street Jail and South Bay House of Correction, and the Civil Service Process here in the county.
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 Everett, Malden, and Saugus have been completed in the past year, with the city of Malden pledging to pave their section of the trail.
Last month, the MBTA announced a contest in which anyone could design what could be the next MBTA map.
The Revere Fire Department posts on its Facebook page:
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 Yasmin, son Raiyan and daughter Sayeema.
The MBTA says an inspector managed to board the train and asked if anybody had seen the bag or who took it. One person said "he believes a male took the bag and got off at Beachmont station," according to a Transit Police report.
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 Chelsea, was arrested by a state trooper who had stopped to see what he was doing by an area of the beach known for its illegal clamming, the DA's office reports, adding Lindsey was also found with a shovel.
This was the fourth time Lindsey has been arrested for illegal weapons possession; he's barred from owning guns as a condition of his conviction for illegal gun possession in 2001, the DA's office reports.
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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 we've seen, nothing short of incarceration is going to keep this defendant off the road," District Attorney Dan Conley said in a statement. "We'll be seeking prison time."
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.
MBTA Transit Police report arresting two guys who didn't take kindly to news early this morning that a T worker wouldn't personally drive them back home and that a cab driver wouldn't take them to Blue Hill Avenue for a flat $20.
Ivan Hernandez, 22, of Dorchester, and Jevaun Jacques, 21, of Mattapan, face a variety of charges for a melee outside Wonderland station around 1:30 a.m. that police say started when they went up to a T employee, said they were T workers themselves and that he should drive them post haste to Blue Hill Avenue. When he refused, police say, they kicked his car. Then, police say:
A ton of kite surfers flocked to Revere Beach today to take advantage of the strong winds.
Revere, Saugus and State Police are looking for whoever beat a man half to death outside Kappy's Liquors and Bill and Bob's Roast Beef around 5 p.m. yesterday.
The victim was taken to Mass. General with life-threatening injuries. State Police said this morning he is expected to survive.
Police are looking for a black man with dreadlocks, possibly in a gray hoodie. A search that included police dogs and a State Police helicopter in the woods along the Revere/Saugus border was called off around 11 p.m.
A Revere man was indicted this week on charges he won contracts from Revere city agencies to trim trees by submitting high bids from dummy companies - and then a fake insurance certificate - the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Daniel Hibbard, 52, will be arraigned Monday on a 12-count indictment for procurement fraud and presenting a false claim to a public agency for contracts he won from the city of Revere and the Revere Housing Authorit, the DA's office says.
The DA's office explains the allged scam:
A Revere woman wanted for slicing up a rival in a fight, hitting a cop and ramming two cruisers in a car with two kids inside in 2001 was recaptured this week in Chelsea, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports
No, really. The Revere Journal chats with Brian Poe about his beachside home:
Speaking with the Journal in a recent interview, Poe said that watching the sunrise over Revere Beach and hanging out in various Beach locales has given him the respite to continually go into Boston and create meals that generate quite a buzz.
Trains are dead in Revere thanks to a downed wire, so that that means busing between Orient Heights and Wonderland - and a chance for passengers stuck near Revere Beach to get a first-hand taste of how the Revere Fire Department evacuates people from trains. Expect, as they say, significant delays.