By - 9/12/10 - 9:12 pm

Wonderland garage

The MBTA forwards this rendering of the planned new garage at Wonderland on the Blue Line. At night. Under a full moon. With Saturn rising.

Federal, state, and local officials gather at the current Wonderland station at 9:30 a.m. on Monday to formally break ground on a... Read more

By - 9/9/10 - 9:14 am

Victor Hernandez, 38, of Somerville, and Maria Nascimento, 55, are scheduled for arraignment today on charges they performed liposuctions and other medical procedures without a license at the same Revere location used by a psychiatrist now under indictment for allegedly selling prescriptions, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

The two are scheduled for arraignment today in Chelsea District Court following their arrests by... Read more

By - 8/28/10 - 12:12 pm

A possibly drunk Lynn man plowed through a red light at routes 16 and 145 early this morning, causing a crash that killed both drivers, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office says.

Both the alleged red-light runner, 27, in a 2005 Corolla, and the other driver, a 65-year-old Revere man driving a 1995 Corolla, were ejected from their cars in the 1:25 a.m. collision.... Read more

By - 8/25/10 - 4:48 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency today sued the city of Revere, alleging its sewers often send raw human waste into storm drains that discharge into creeks leading into the harbor and Massachusetts Bay and that for more than a year, three residential sewers were illegally connected directly into a storm drain at Washburn Avenue:

Results from surface water quality samples taken from Belle Isle Inlet, Sales

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By - 8/19/10 - 9:41 am

The Globe reports that Wonderland Park "told employees this morning that it is suspending business operations after 75 years of business, succumbing to state law banning greyhound racing and the Legislature’s failure to pass laws allowing casino gambling."

75 to 80 workers appear to have lost their jobs.

A State House News Service article posted just yesterday summarizes the park's financial straits, including... Read more

By - 8/2/10 - 9:19 am

Georgy recaps the highs and lows of a bike trip through the urban wilds instead of her originally planned ride along the Minuteman bike path.

By - 7/16/10 - 10:50 pm


Greg Cook photographed sand sculptors at Revere Beach, including Steve Topazio of Tiverton, RI. On Saturday, you can vote for your favorite (More on the annual sand sculpting festival).... Read more

By - 7/6/10 - 2:36 pm

A federal judge in Boston last week sentenced James DeSimone to almost seven years in prison for his role in a scheme to steal credit cards from health-club lockers, match them with fake IDs and then withdraw large sums of money at racetracks across the country.

DeSimone had earlier pleaded guilty to charges conspiracy, aggravated identity theft and identity fraud. However, he is appealing his... Read more

By - 5/2/10 - 9:39 am

Channel 5 rounds up water madness, including the frenzied scene at Panic Central, a.k.a., the West Roxbury Roche Bros.

People who shop at the Hyde Park Shaw's are more mellow.

By - 4/18/10 - 11:36 am

Don Martelli discusses the latest example of how Politics by the Sea is a bit different than politics here in the Hub: Some anti-Semitic cybersquatter is going after a city council candidate.

NOTE: The second link link brings you to a Globe story with a link to the site in question; if you click the link, you'll be redirected to a site with... Read more

By - 4/17/10 - 7:36 pm

Listening to All things considered on NPR and they are interviewing a woman who developed a computer program, that uses the motion sensor in lap top computers to measure earth quakes.  Most newer laptops have an accelerometer, a kind of motion sensor that detects when a computer gets dropped or shaken.  If the computer gets dropped, it shuts off the hard drive to save the... Read more

By - 4/7/10 - 5:06 pm

Kid at Revere Beach

At least by the bandstand for the two hours I was there this afternoon. Yeah, reporting's a tough job, but somebody's gotta do it; in this case, spending two hours on a beautiful day watching the water and bracing for all sorts of horrible trouble... Read more

By - 4/6/10 - 9:07 pm

With temperatures expected to get into the high 80s tomorrow, Boston high-school students are organizing a "skip day" so they can head by the hundreds to Revere Beach. Revere Police, we hear, are braced for impact and hoping to head off trouble.

By - 4/5/10 - 7:59 am

David Guarino came up with that title for his photo of a turkey outside the Wonderland T stop this morning (did it have a meeting downtown?).

By - 3/16/10 - 2:20 pm

Alleged kingpinAlleged kingpinA 24-year-old Colombian national is under arrest today on charges he ran a ring that smuggled large quantities of Colombian cocaine into the Boston area during the two years he was under surveillance.

Ferney Pereanez, also known as Alexis Land and Benito Valentin Rivera, was to be arraigned... Read more

By - 3/7/10 - 1:01 pm

16WadeSt watched yesterday's Passion Plunge for Special Olympics at Revere Beach.

Copyright 16WadeSt. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 2/20/10 - 1:21 pm

The Boston Neighborhood Project is a collection of photos from Boston neighborhoods (and surrounding communities).

By - 2/18/10 - 2:13 pm

Robert Forrest, 61, of Stoneham, was indicted this week along with two alleged accomplices in a scheme to certify a non-existent crashed-up vehicle as roadworthy.

Forrest, relieved of duty last summer following a sting operation by fellow troopers, was charged by a Suffolk County grand jury with accepting a $50 bribe from Bernaldo Hernandez of Lynn and Kenneth Lafauci of Topsfield in his role as... Read more

By - 2/2/10 - 5:23 pm

A Suffolk County Superior Court jury today convicted Robert Iacoviello, Jr, of second-degree murder for the death of Revere Police Officer Daniel Talbot on Sept. 27, 2007, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

James Heang was also convicted, as an accessory after the fact to murder, the DA's office says. Both will be sentenced on Friday.

Two other people pleaded guilty last year... Read more