Saugus

By - 9/20/14 - 7:20 pm

We need to stop litter and keep Massachusetts clean by spreading the word about the Yes on Question 2 campaign.

The Bottle Bill is the most effective recycling tool we have. Eighty percent of bottles covered by the Bottle Bill’s 5-cent deposit are recycled. Yes on Question 2 would add a bottle deposit to water, sports drinks, tea, juices, and other drinks that were not included in the original bill because they were not popular when the law was passed in 1982.

We need your vote on November 4 to update the Bottle Bill.

By - 8/19/14 - 1:32 pm

Saugus Police report they are looking for a man they took off in a 90-year-old's car in the Stop & Shop parking lot this morning.

Police say officers found the man on the sidewalk, bleeding. He declined medical attention, however.

They say the victim had just come out of the store with groceries when he was attacked by a white man, about 5'7" with dark hair. He sped off in the victim's brown, 2001 Ford Focus, Mass. plates 868-NHV.

If you spot either the suspect or the car, contact Saugus Police at 781-941-1199 or the anonymous tip line at 781-231-4037.

By - 5/10/14 - 6:20 pm

The Animal Rescue League of Boston comes through today with the save.

By - 5/2/14 - 8:15 am

Specifically, one of the calves. He wants $3,000 and says that's non-negotiable, so don't even think of trying to bargain him down.

If you think like me. You too will know this stuff will be worth big money!! Plus it's a cool conversation piece.

Via Boston Reddit.

By - 3/23/14 - 2:00 pm

Wayne Dutch asks:

Any suggestions for good breakfast places north of Boston? (Malden, Saugus, Revere, Lynn)

By - 12/13/13 - 5:25 pm
Saugus lights

Over at the Artery, Greg Cook has posted photos of some of our brighter Christmas lights, including this display in Saugus.

By - 12/5/13 - 3:25 pm
Indian figures for sale

For the right price, these could all be yours.

Pretty much everything that wasn't stolen in the HIlltop's final days goes on sale in two online auctions on Dec. 14.

By - 11/7/13 - 7:29 am

WHDH reports Saugus Police have arrested a man who tried to rob a Dunkin' Donuts this morning. No word yet if he's the same guy wanted for a couple dozen Dunk's holdups in recent months, including five in West Roxbury.

By - 10/22/13 - 9:32 pm

Seems in the Hilltop's dying days, somebody stole two of its fiberglass calves.

By - 10/20/13 - 8:47 pm
Kids on a cow

Throughout the day, a steady stream of people pulled into the Hilltop parking lot to pose with the cows. Even motorists on Rte. 1 slowed to take a gander at the cows on the restaurant's last day open.

Hilltop sign
By - 10/14/13 - 9:26 am

Craig Silva proposes a new home for the Hilltop Steakhouse cactus, now that the place is closing.

By - 10/10/13 - 9:08 am
Hilltop Steak House

Boston Restaurant Talk rounds up sources that indicate the restaurant with the giant neon cactus and the lifesize fiberglass cows is closing forever in a couple of weeks.

By - 6/3/13 - 12:39 pm

AlertNewEngland reports the Square One Mall is shut as an FBI bomb technician inspects an item inside the mall.

UPDATE, 1:10 a.m. - Thing X-rayed, not harmful, mall to re-open.

By - 5/14/13 - 3:34 pm

ContinoTransit Police report arresting a Saugus man after he started choking a bus driver for no good reason they could tell and another passenger had to pull him off.

Police say Franco Contino rode a 426 bus from Haymarket in Boston to Saugus without incident last Wednesday afternoon.

But when the bus stopped on Lincoln Avenue to let passengers off, Contino erupted in fury and began cursing out the driver, Transit Police say:

By - 1/11/13 - 7:17 am

Sunrise over the Saugus

People up at the crack of dawn this morning got to see a beautiful sunrise. Gregory Schlisson watched the sun come up over the Saugus River while on a Rockport Line train into town.

By - 11/26/12 - 9:29 am

UPDATE, 10:30 a.m.: Gas shut off, residents to be allowed back home, stores to reopen.

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 - 10/11/12 - 3:42 pm

Man wanted MBTA Transit Police report they are looking for a man who allegedly slapped and spit at a bus driver for passing him by.

Police report the route-428 driver was attacked around 6:30 p.m. yesterday at Main and Forest streets in Malden. They provide this account: