Saugus

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... Read more

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.

Today's sunrise from a skyscraper... Read more

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

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

On Pine Street, just off Rte. 1, around 8:30 a.m. CFD267 and Damian Drella report firefighters are evacuating nearby homes and businesses, including a dialysis center and stores along Rte. 1.... Read more

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
RAWR!

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

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