Revere

By - 10/28/12 - 6:53 pm

Kite surfing off Revere Beach

A ton of kite surfers flocked to Revere Beach today to take advantage of the strong winds.

By - 10/25/12 - 10:07 am

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.

By - 10/13/12 - 11:01 am

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:

By - 9/20/12 - 1:33 pm

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

By - 8/27/12 - 10:33 pm

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.

By - 8/21/12 - 4:40 pm

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.

By - 7/18/12 - 2:17 pm

Bad cloud. Photo by Jayne HendryOminous cloud over Cambridge. Photo by Jayne Hendry.

UPDATE: The storm knocked out power in Salem and Saugus and NECN reports cars in flood waters on Broadway in Malden.

By - 7/14/12 - 5:07 pm

Hole story at sand-carving festival

Rob Bellinger traveled to Revere Beach yesterday for the sand-carving festival, including this sandy statue of a see-through Medusa.

By - 7/13/12 - 9:42 am

A Revere woman was charged with stealing copies of some of her criminal records out of East Boston District Court this week, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Nicole DiFazi, 24, allegedly entered the clerk's office Monday and asked for copies of some of the records in her criminal file. The DA's office says:

By - 7/7/12 - 2:57 pm

Honorary Masshole

Conor Olmstead ran across this charming scene this morning involving an expensive sports car with Ohio plates at the Dunkin' Donuts on North Shore Drive just before Bell Circle in Revere. He reports:

By - 6/28/12 - 9:37 am

The Revere Journal reports city officials were scheduled to file a criminal complaint against Everett state Rep. Steve Smith over conditions in a building the legislator owns in their city.

By - 6/20/12 - 8:26 pm

Revere Beach girls in 1919

Leslie Jones visited Revere Beach in 1919 and City Point in 1931:

By - 6/14/12 - 2:46 pm

Leroy "Hitman" Martin, 34, of Brighton, was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail at his arraignment on a variety of charges related to a high-chase from Revere to Cambridge that ended with him under arrest in the Kendall Square T stop.

By - 5/29/12 - 8:22 am

Trooper and lost boy

State Police posted this photo of Trooper Carolyn Manzi taking a lost boy back to his mom at Revere Beach yesterday.

By - 5/14/12 - 5:20 pm

A Swampscott man allegedly expressed his frustrations at a partner pulling out of a business venture by knocking him to the ground outside a Revere restaurant, kicking him and then tearing a chunk of his nose off with his teeth, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

By - 4/19/12 - 8:30 am

The Revere Journal reports on one man's campaign against the proposed Suffolk Downs casino, which would be mostly in East Boston, but enough in Revere that that city gets to vote on allowing it as well.

By - 4/6/12 - 4:56 pm

A Medford man and his Winthrop girlfriend were arraigned today on charges of armed assault with intent to murder for a March 24 incident on the Blue Line that left a rider unconscious and with serious injuries that might have been even worse if the man had managed to get access to his knife, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

By - 4/5/12 - 5:00 pm

Up in the air.

Photographynatalia took in the Revere Spring Carnival, which runs through the 15th at the Showcase Cinemas on Rte. 60.

Copyright Photographynatalia. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 3/31/12 - 9:09 am

NECCO has sued one of its distributors, charging the company stopped paying its bills and threatened to "flood the market" with cheap knock-offs of candy hearts and wafers.

In a suit filed yesterday in US District Court, the Revere-based candy maker says it wants the $378,532.44 it claims Allied International Co. owes it in unpaid invoices, plus lots of damages.

NECCO alleges that Allied stopped paying its invoices for deliveries to the Dollar General chain in October and that when NECCO asked for its money and threatened to start servicing Dollar General itself, Allied sent a message that wouldn't fit on a candy heart: