Suffolk sheriff pays fine for putting his niece on his payroll, having public workers do his errands
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Rob shows us that today was not a good day to sit by the beach eating roast beef.
Revere man who came into town thinking he was meeting with a fellow child-porn fan was instead arrested by undercover BPD and FBI investigators, DA says
A Revere man was ordered held in lieu of $50,000 bail at his arraignment on child-porn charges following his arrest at a Boston hotel by undercover Boston Police detectives and FBI agents yesterday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office says. Read more.
What the T calls a "signal problem" near Maverick has caused a morning commute from hell on the Blue Line.
The Boston Public Health Commission relays the news, based on growing numbers of Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations in Boston, Revere, Chelsea and Winthrop.
Also at high numbers: Covid-19 viral particles in sewage at the MWRA's Deer Island plant, which has become a predictor of new cases in the coming couple of weeks. Read more.
The T reports Blue Line delays of up to 20 minutes due to a "power issue near Wood Island," which, like many such power issues on the above-ground part of the Blue Line, probably means the overhead power line got ripped down somehow, or the top of a car began sparking.
To make matters worse, one rider reports: "There is a busker tunelessly crooning Christmas carols at State. God save us."
Morrissey Boulevard? Long Wharf? Winthrop Drive? All shut at the morning high tide as wind-whipped waves came ashore. But also Day Boulevard in South Boston. Read more.
Revere school officials ordered a "hold in place" at Revere High School this morning to let State Police and local drug-sniffing dogs go through the school. Read more.
Roman S. caught the rainbow over Allston/Brighton late this afternoon.
Joe Sangiorgi spotted it over Rte. 107 in Revere: Read more.
Matt Frank stayed a respectable distance away from this T Rex on Revere Beach late this afternoon - as well as Rex's dog-walking dinospouse: Read more.
The MBTA is vaguely blaming "power problems" for ending Blue Line service for the night with a blackout at Maverick station and special Snail-Speed Service across the harbor. Read more.
Transit Police have released a photo of a guy wanted for lewd and lascivious behavior at the Revere Beach Blue Line stop around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday. Read more.
Wonderland turns into nightmare for Lyft driver, beaten up by customer who tried to bring his lady friend with him, police say
Matt Frank watched a blood-red harvest moon rise over Revere Beach towards the general direction of Nahant tonight.
Quentin watched the sun go down from the Mass. Ave. Bridge.
Matt Frank watched the moon come up between the supports of the pedestrian bridge at Revere Beach: Read more.
Somebody at Transit Police really can't stand Kevin Hayden, but now they're stuck with him for at least four years
Live Boston has the scoop: When Bill Forry of the Dorchester Reporter tweeted last night that Kevin Hayden would soon address his supporters as the new permanent DA, somebody at Transit Police responded that Hayden didn't win so the election so much as the Globe, due to its last-minute stories on Ricardo Arroyo. Read more.
WBUR reports Acting Suffolk County DA Kevin Hayden has defeated Boston City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo for a four-year term as DA.
Caroline Goggin at WHDH reports on an order by a Suffolk Superior Court judge today that orders BPD to release the redacted contents of a 2005 BPD file on an investigation into what Ricardo Arroyo did or didn't do to two fellow O'Bryant students in 2005. Arroyo, running for DA, says he didn't do anything and didn't even know there had been an investigation until the Globe contacted him this year.
When Temple B’nai Israel in Revere closed in 2019, one question was what would happen to its last remaining torah scroll. The Jewish Journal recounts its journey to a new congregation, in Kenya. It was not as easy a transfer as you might think - the first time final B'nai Israel President Debbie Cherry flew to Kenya with it, the airline lost it.
Woman who claims Arroyo attacked her talks to the Globe, Arroyo seeks release of BPD reports, Wu unendorses him
The Globe interviews one of the two women BPD allegedly investigated DA candidate Ricardo Arroyo for attacking when they were in high school, and that she stands by her story of "the coerced sex, the mental manipulation, threats she said he sent her." Read more.
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