Robert Curley, 32, of Revere, was ordered held without bail today after prosecutors accused him of repeatedly punching and kicking his girlfriend over a two-hour period last month - and dragging her back into his home when she tried to escape, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Alen Stijakovic, 19, was arraigned today on a charge of murder for the Sept. 29 murder of Kareem Spurill on Reservoir Avenue in Revere, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Stijakovic, who was born in Bosnia, was ordered held without bail, the DA's office says, adding the... Read more
To preview your primary ballot for tomorrow, click on the link from the Secretary of State's website:
then enter your address and select a political party. It will show you what choices you'll have on tomorrow's primary ballot.
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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
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
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
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... Read more
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 Legislatureâ€™s failure to pass laws allowing casino gambling."
75 to 80 workers appear to have lost their jobs.
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.
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
Of course, there's a backstory - which doesn't make Revere look much better.
Channel 5 rounds up water madness, including the frenzied scene at Panic Central, a.k.a., the West Roxbury Roche Bros.
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
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.Â Most newer laptops have an accelerometer, a kind of motion sensor that detects when a computer gets dropped or shaken.Â If the computer gets dropped, it shuts off the hard drive to save the... Read more
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.
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?).
A 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