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
Hello out there in UniversalHub land. I have determined that what the internet lacks most of all is a personal blog about some schlub's experiences in and around [insert major city here]. I have decided to rectify that problem my moving my ramblings over here.
I will be blogging about Boston politics, the T, local music, dining, bars, sports, and life from the perspective of... Read more
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
A man already facing numerous gun charges was arraigned today on new charges that he spray-painted racist graffiti and a call to assassinate the president on a black man's house, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
John Sieckarski, 49, had his bail on the gun charges revoked following his arraignment in Chelsea District Court this morning, the DA's office says.
Sieckarski, arrested on... Read more
Finally, here's proof.
Herald: Early-morning fire wrecks Revere KFC.
In thousands of households in Revere, Everett, Malden, Medford and Melrose, alarm clocks lost their minds and started blinking "12:00," Channel 4 reports.
I think my number was five, although I could've gotten that down to one if I hadn't also tried to scrape off my wife's car in addition to mine.
Don Martelli, meanwhile, turns into one of those crabby bloggers the MBTA is always ignoring:
When conditions are icey, can you please alert bus riders on the 110... Read more
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Ervin Memushaj, 26, formerly of South Boston, now faces a rendition hearing to determine if he will be shipped back to Boston to face charges he stabbed four men in the parking lot of the Wonderland T stop on Feb. 12, 2005, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office.
According to prosecutors, the four men were at Wonderland when one recognized Memushaj, whom he... Read more
Redfin compiles charts showing the discount off list price in selected Boston Zip codes between Sept. 15 and Nov. 15. Prices are most heavily discounted in Revere and least discounted in Mattapan (Mattapan?). Is that because nobody wants to move to Revere or because Revere sellers have an unrealistic view of what the market will bear these days? Or something else?... Read more
So the other day, I congratulated whoever was responsible for repaving part of the VFW Parkway in four days. Don't show that post to Don Martelli, who reports he just got a little note from the mayor of Revere about how the road reconstruction project outside his house, the one that started four months ago when the pavement was ripped out, is now... Read more