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... Read more

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:

The 34-year old... Read more
By - 9/21/12 - 9:31 am

Saugus Police report they are looking for a guy who robbed a Sovereign Bank branch on Wednesday:

Suspect used false mustache, goatee and discolor teeth as disguise.

By - 7/18/12 - 9:03 pm

Hail falling behind Saugus Town Hall.

By - 6/29/12 - 11:10 am

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today Saugus could charge a developer a special fee to connect to its sewer system.

At issue was whether the required payment was a fee, which towns can charge, or a tax, which they cannot, at least not without permission from the legislature.

A lower-court judge ruled the payment was a tax because the money went to help the town... Read more

By - 11/22/11 - 10:56 am

A State Police captain will likely be suspended today over a Saturday incident in which he allegedly refused to stop for Saugus Police investigating an activated residential burglar alarm, State Police say, adding he may have been drunk at the time.

Thomas McCarthy, 47, had his cruiser and gun seized pending a hearing today on his duty status, State Police say in a statement. McCarthy... Read more

By - 12/29/09 - 7:55 am

The Globe reports on the not-Kowloon place, the old Weylu.

By - 12/22/09 - 9:25 pm

DrinkBoston informs us about the stupidest cocktail ever, concocted by some bar in Saugus in honor of Tiger Woods.

By - 10/2/09 - 9:53 am

Richard Auffrey reports that Prince Pizzeria, a.k.a. the Leaning Tower of Pizza, in Saugus, now has a $5 lunch pizza buffet. Also ziti and garlic bread - and for dessert, fruit pizza - just in case the pizza doesn't deliver your minimum daily requirement of carbs.... Read more

By - 1/29/09 - 10:02 am

Stephie says farewell to Richard Cashin, the State Police captain who died in a car accident in Saugus early yesterday:

... Ryan had him two years ago as a Lacross Ast. Coach. He had lots of passion for the kids and the sport. He treated them fairly and if you wern't so good at it he took the time to show you the

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By - 1/28/09 - 8:38 am

Channel 4 reports on the Saugus crash early this morning.

By - 11/25/08 - 8:11 pm

Terry Klein alerts us to Giuffrida vs. High Country Investor, a case in which a court will eventually decide whether the family of the founder of the Hilltop Steakhouse in Saugus gets to eat there for free for their rest of their lives.

Seems that when Frank Giuffrida sold the landmark eatery in 1988, the purchase-and-sale agreement set a high standard for treatment... Read more

By - 6/13/07 - 2:22 pm

Tyrannosaugus Rex looks none the worse for wear after his recent encounter with a dino-tipper.

By - 5/8/07 - 10:28 pm

True, 10-foot long inflatable rats fit right in on Rte. 1 in Saugus, but they are still resulting in gawkablawkkas, since drivers have yet to get used to them, as opposed to orange dinosaurs or fiberglass cows or a leaning tower of pizza.

By - 4/9/07 - 4:57 pm

I am devastated to learn that someone managed to tip or pull over the giant orange dinosaur that sits in the mini-golf course on Rte 1 South. Full story in the Herald is here.

The owner says that he will rise again, just like Jesus (seeing as the event took place on Easter Sunday, I'm glad she has a sense of humor about... Read more

By - 12/1/06 - 1:55 pm

Never try to rob a Dunkin' Donuts, because that's where all the cops are.

Via BunkoSquad.

By - 11/19/06 - 7:30 pm

On Boston's Hidden Restaurants(!), Marc describes a recent dinner at the world's largest Chinese restaurant:

... I ordered the flaming ambrosia, which is made as follows: Hollow out a pineapple; put a bunch of chicken fingers inside; fill the pineapple to the top with duck sauce; insert pineapple chunks and maraschino cherries; pour alcohol over the whole thing; set it all on fire. ...

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By - 11/18/06 - 2:15 pm

lobsta guyKowloon has a series of delightfully cheesy cable-TV commercials. My favorites are the kid who wants to have his bah mitzvah there, the guy in the lobster suit and Ribs II (Ribs I is just, well, boring). When you click on one, wait a minute or so for it to download; otherwise,... Read more

By - 5/14/06 - 12:43 pm

Dave Copeland braves Kowloon - you know, the mega-gigantic Chinese restaurant on Rte. 1 in Saugus (of course). He went for the comedy, stayed for the food:

... The menu is expansive, full of lead-laden dishes from a variety of different countries and culinary styles, with PuPu platters that drop to the bottom of your stomach like a brick and sushi that is, at

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