Everett

By - 10/18/17 - 2:42 pm

Associated Press reports a federal jury today convicted David Wright of involvement in a conspiracy to behead rightwinger Pamela Geller and others in an ISIS terror plot. Read more.

By - 9/13/17 - 8:33 pm
Big windmill

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.

By - 8/4/17 - 10:01 am

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.

By - 7/12/17 - 8:54 pm
Lightning strikes twice in Everett

Matt Frank watched from Chelsea as two lightning bolts hit Everett this evening.

By - 5/19/17 - 10:12 am

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.

By - 4/19/17 - 5:53 pm
Everett fire

The smoke seen from East Boston. Photo by John.

Greater Boston Radio reports firefighters are at 11 Oakland Ave. for what quickly turned into a three-alarm fire.

By - 4/18/17 - 8:16 am

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.

By - 2/28/17 - 8:00 am
Destroyed Toyota in Everett

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.

By - 2/20/17 - 11:14 pm

WFXT reports fisticuffs among alleged adults ended when "an object was thrown." It's the second time violence has erupted at the kiddie emporium in three months.

By - 1/18/17 - 10:04 pm

Around 6 p.m. a couple of loud booms reverberated through Cambridge, Medford, Arlington and Somerville. Seems Everett Police blew up something for practice.

Robby reports:

heard both on somerville rec path. Was unsettling at best.

By - 12/29/16 - 11:08 pm

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.

By - 12/29/16 - 1:03 pm

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.

By - 12/20/16 - 3:45 pm

WBZ reports the alleged adults started battling police when they tried to arrest a guy drinking alcohol inside the kids' place.

By - 11/18/16 - 8:31 pm

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.

By - 11/7/16 - 9:34 am

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.

Innocent, etc.

By - 9/28/16 - 10:11 pm

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.

By - 9/9/16 - 9:59 am
Wanted by the FBI

The FBI is offering $20,000 for information leading to the capture of Efrain Vasquez-Yanez, currently charged with conspiracy to distribute cocaine and violating federal racketeering laws. Read more.

By - 8/29/16 - 5:29 pm

Everett Police report arresting a Malden man who lists his occupation as "Uber driver" on charges he exposed himself to a woman walking down the street yesterday from the front of his Dodge Caravan yesterday. Read more.

By - 8/8/16 - 9:27 am
Mark Barry

Transit Police report they originally arrested Mark Barry, 51, of Everett around 11 a.m. on Friday on charges he snapped a photo up a woman's skirt on a 109 bus heading into Sullivan Square - but then they checked his cell phone. Read more.

By - 8/4/16 - 2:03 pm
Wynn casino site in Everett

This morning, Scott Whollley walked around the Everett site where Wynn is building its Boston-area casino now that Somerville says it won't appeal its state approval.

Adam Castiglioni, watched Bob DeSalvio, head of Wynn Boston Harbor, speak at the formal groundbreaking: Read more.