Eater Boston reports that in addition to Somerville, Everett could soon get a place where you can drink some booze, then throw axes. How soon before Boston assembles a task force to try to entice an axe place to locate here?
Everett Police report the death of two passengers in a pickup that collided with a City of Everett garbage truck on Broadway near Dunster Road shortly before 8:40 this morning. Read more.
There's a little DCR park along the Mystic River behind Assembly Row in Somerville, where you can get a good view of the Amelia Earhart Dam, the new casino and smokestacks of the old Mystic Generating Station.
A California seafood company says it was shellshocked to learn the ten tons of cooked and raw Maine lobster it had ordered was stolen after it left an Everett warehouse and is now suing the trucking company it says shares the blame for the homerus heist. Read more.
Matt Frank watched from Chelsea as two lightning bolts hit Everett this evening.
A man whose actual identity remains in question faces federal racketeering and gun charges as part of an overall federal and local investigation that resulted in dozens of indictments last year.
A second man was also charged with new MS-13-related racketeering charges in an indictment released this week. Read more.
WHDH reports two women who left the Chuck E. Cheese in Everett last night were shot at in Chelsea and then got themselves to a fire station in East Boston. Unclear if they were injured by the gunfire or by glass shattered by the gunfire.
Updated with State Police info.
State Police say a Somerville man fleeing a traffic stop on Rutherford Avenue in Charlestown early this morning plowed into several cars on Bow Street in Everett, then was picked up while walking down Rte. 99. Read more.
A federal judge in Boston yesterday upheld the government's effort to use information stemming from wiretaps that picked up conversations between an Everett man charged with conspiring to kill cops for ISIS and Usaama Rahim, fatally shot by a BPD officer and an FBI agent in Roslindale when he went after them with a knife in 2015. Read more.
Prevailing sentiment in progressive haunts is “2016, don’t let the door hit you on the way out.” Between a stressful election season, acts of terror, and the crisis in Syria, many of us will be glad to see the calendar page turn on Sunday night. Still, to every cloud there is a silver lining, and at least when it comes to tackling climate change in the US, Massachusetts was a bright spot amidst the clouds of 2016.
WBZ reports the alleged adults started battling police when they tried to arrest a guy drinking alcohol inside the kids' place.
Ten Boston-area men and one guy from California have been indicted on charges they imported "significant quantities" of meth from San Diego to the Boston area, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.
Keith Herring, 27, faces arraignment this morning for the fatal shooting of Gary Duff-Turcotte, 21, in Everett yesterday, the Middlesex County District Attorney's office reports.
Duff-Turcotte, a Stoneham resident, was shot around 2 p.m. at Ferry and Chelsea streets.
The Everett City Council is considering a proposal for a halal slaughterhouse on Revere Beach Parkway that would let customers pick out an animal (chicken, goat or sheep) that would then be slaughtered and packaged up for them. There's opposition.
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