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By adamg - 5/21/22 - 9:23 pm

Flying wedges of Boston Police officers and state troopers descended on Carson Beach in South Boston around 8 p.m. to break up a large brawl there. Read more.

By adamg - 5/14/22 - 11:45 pm

WBZ reports. State Police report arresting five teens and that another teen was taken to the hospital with serious injuries from one of the fights.

By adamg - 4/30/22 - 3:36 pm

A former Lowell man now living in Florida was charged with federal human-trafficking and gun charges yesterday stemming from his arrest last year at a Revere hotel, near the one where he allegedly used threats of force and a gun to keep two Oregon women turning tricks for him via ads on various "adult" Web sites. Read more.

By adamg - 4/5/22 - 9:04 am

State Police report a man who didn't want to submit to a traffic stop in Revere this morning took off, prompting a chase in which he allegedly smashed into several cruisers, stopped near the Encore casino, then tried to fight his way out of arrest, but failed. More to come.

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By adamg - 3/24/22 - 8:31 pm

WBUR reports that Suffolk County - Boston and three far smaller communities - lost 24,000 people from 2020 to 2021.

By adamg - 3/22/22 - 9:19 am

The T reports Blue Line delays of up to 30 minutes "due to a signal problem caused by a National Grid power failure."

30 minutes? One rider reports it took an hour to get from Wonderland to Suffolk Downs.

By adamg - 2/25/22 - 9:14 am

State Police report arresting six men who arrived at a Revere hotel Wednesday for an assignation with what they thought would be a lady of the evening but who turned out to be an undercover cop. Read more.

By adamg - 2/23/22 - 9:15 am

The Revere Journal reports the city licensing board renewed the license for the Quality Inn after the owner gave assurances he's really trying to re-open the Covid-19-shuttered place as an actual hotel, and not let it be used as overflow for Mass and Cass, as had been proposed by then acting Boston Mayor Kim Janey back in the day, like last year.

By adamg - 2/22/22 - 11:53 am

CommonWealth Magazine surveys the race for Suffolk County District Attorney so far, between Boston City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo, a Rollins supporter, and Baker appointee Kevin Hayden, who is more of a moderate.

By adamg - 2/17/22 - 9:18 am

WBZ reports that Kevin Hayden, appointed by Gov. Baker to fill out Rachael Rollins's term as Suffolk County DA, will run for the post this fall.

District 5 (Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale) City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo, a former public defender, has already announced he's running for the position, which oversees prosecutors for Boston, Winthrop, Chelsea and Revere.

By adamg - 2/8/22 - 9:04 am
Arroyo

Boston City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo is set to announce this morning that he's running for Suffolk County District Attorney in the fall elections. Read more.

By adamg - 1/29/22 - 9:08 am
Empty South Boston intersection

Normally, Michael Spicher would see plenty of vehicles - and downtown Boston - when he looks out his window over Old Colony Avenue in South Boston. At 8:45 a.m., though, he saw neither.

Up in Revere, meanwhile, RadRebe watched the angry sea: Read more.

By adamg - 1/6/22 - 8:15 pm

The State House News Service reports Gov. Baker has named Kevin Hayden, a former Suffolk County prosecutor who now chairs the state Sex Offender Registry Board, to fill the remainder of Suffolk County DA Rachael Rollin's term after Rollins leaves shortly to become US Attorney for Massachusetts. Voters will choose a four-year replacement in November.

By adamg - 1/5/22 - 12:30 pm

Sandy Zamor Calixte, who has worked for the Suffolk County Sheriff's Department since 2006, announced today she is running for the top job in this fall's election. Read more.

By adamg - 12/23/21 - 7:16 pm
Revere Beach sunset

Nicholas Agri watched the sunset over Revere Beach this afternoon.

By adamg - 12/15/21 - 9:23 am

The Revere Journal starts its coverage of a Board of Health meeting with the depressing stuff: Covid-19 numbers and the fact that more kids are going without measles shots (parents: get your kids their measles shots), before getting to a honey of a vote: The board approved regulations that will officially let residents keep bees. Also, the board is continuing to work on a proposed regulation to allow what the Journal said is formally called the Keeping of Chickens. No roosters, though.

By adamg - 12/8/21 - 3:37 pm

Vice President Kamala Harris had to cast the deciding vote, but the US Senate today confirmed Suffolk County District Attorney as the US Attorney for Massachusetts. Read more.

By adamg - 12/7/21 - 2:39 pm

CommonWealth Magazine surveys next Tuesday's special election to replace state Sen. Joe Boncore, which pits Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards against Revere School Committee Member Anthony D’Ambrosio. The district includes East Boston, the North End, Beacon Hill, Chinatown, Revere, Winthrop and a bit of Cambridge.

By adamg - 12/2/21 - 9:24 pm

NBC Boston reports Senate Democrats got Rachael Rollins's name out of committee tonight and toward a final vote by the full Senate. If confirmed as US Attorney for Massachusetts, she would leave her job as Suffolk County DA. Gov. Baker would then name a replacement for the remainder of her term, which runs through 2022.

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