The Lynn Daily Item reports businesses and residents along Broadway in Revere were evacuated last night when somebody called up Broadway Convenience Mart, 632 Broadway, to claim there was a bomb in the parking lot. When a clerk looked there and saw a suspicious package, he called 911; emergency crews eventually blew up the package.... Read more
They know how to party in Revere. But be careful: Dis a man's sister and he might come after you with a knife - at least, once the cops leave.
State officials said today they'll spend $47 million in federal stimulus funds and state bonds for a new garage at Wonderland station on the Blue Line.
At a ceremony there today, Gov. Patrick and other officials said the new nine-story, 1,900-space garage will be the first step in construction of Waterfront Square, a proposed development of 902 residential units, office and retail space and a... Read more
Revere police say the two aged 17 and 14, used a gun to hold up a Domino's delivery man and steal his car Friday night.
The older teen, Toby Ryan, was arraigned today on a variety of charges in two separate courts. Prosecutors had asked for bail of $100,000 in Chelsea court on charges of armed carjacking, armed robbery, unlawful possession of a firearm, and... Read more
A Cambridge man was arraigned yesterday on charges he held up Citizens Bank branches in two Revere supermarkets last week.
Mark Amerault, 39, was ordered held in lieu of $50,000 bail yesterday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley and Revere Police Chief Terence Reardon today announced a $5,000 reward for information leading to the recovery of Leigh Savoie, a 10-year-old boy who left his house on April 7, 1974 to shine shoes for an Easter present for his mother and then never returned.
Savoie, who would be... Read more
The Independent Newspaper Group, which owns weekly newspapers from East Boston north to Lynn, is converting its old Web sites, which featured, well, not very much, to WordPress - which means RSS feeds, search boxes and even comments on articles. Compare the new Revere Journal site to the still old East Boston Times site. The Revere Journal even has a Twitter feed.... Read more
The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that prosecutors could use a gun seized in a Revere motel unit as evidence against the man charged with possessing it.
A district court judge had thrown out the evidence against Jose Lopez, saying the arresting officer had neither a warrant nor proof the woman who let him into the unit had the authority to do so, but... Read more
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All teens, on Rte. 1, around 11 a.m. when their Montero rolled over, Channel 4 reports.
Hubris proved the downfall of a Revere teen-ager, who kept hacking phone networks and using them to attack his enemies even after he learned the FBI was investigating him.
Matthew "L'il Hacker" Weigman, 19, was sentenced to 11 years in federal prison on Friday after pleading guilty to numerous charges centered on his participation in a national ring that arranged fake 911 calls... Read more
Nearly $200,000 in statewide grants help families cope with the economic crisis
Over at TellHimFred.com, Barry Freed gives an account of why he's leaving Revere. He believes he lives next to the worst human beings on the planet, and gives a strong case for their nomination as the World's Worst Neighbors.
Look how the people in this photo are lined up. No word if an AT&T photographer was lurking nearby.
Revere Beach was inundated with class-skipping Boston teens on that wicked-hot day last week. One terrified Revere city councilor wants metal detectors at Revere Beach station because "every other teenager who got off the train had a knife or a weapon." How does he know?
Apparently, drivers of oil trucks need to slow down in rotaries, but one forgot and now the water off Revere has an interesting new sheen.
A Revere man stopped for making an illegal left turn onto Revere Beach Boulevard near Kelly's early Sunday morning tried to escape a state trooper by running into the frigid waters of the Atlantic, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office says.
Terrance Paiva, 41, pleaded innocent this morning to charges of operating under the influence - his fourth such charge - operating with a suspended... Read more