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By adamg - 4/15/24 - 3:42 pm
Blue VW Bug against a blue sky

Matt Frank spotted this sky-blue VW Bug against the blue sky at Revere Beach this afternoon.

By adamg - 4/4/24 - 1:05 pm

The Revere Journal reports that the city public-health director said last week a resident had been diagnosed with brucellosis, a bacterial infection more commonly seen in farm animals, but which people can get by drinking unpasteurized milk. She urged residents to be aware that's a risk of drinking the stuff.

By adamg - 4/1/24 - 10:11 am

Politico reports (scroll way down for "Yahd Signs and Bumpah Stickahs") that current City Councilor Erin Murphy on Saturday announced endorsements by nine labor unions for her bid to get elected clerk of the Supreme Judicial Court for Suffolk County - in a press release that showed the logos of 49 labor unions and groups, at least one of which says, no, it's not endorsing her this time around. Read more.

By adamg - 3/6/24 - 12:35 pm

The Revere Journal reports the city Board of Health is at wit's end for what to do about one Augustus Street resident who insists on letting his chickens rule the roost and do whatever they pluckin' want:

Buck said that numerous complaints have been received about chickens roaming in the street, which she said she herself had witnessed, and which are a violation of the city’s health codes.

By adamg - 3/6/24 - 10:59 am

A federal judge this week sentenced a member of Dorchester's Ashmont Street gang to seven years in federal prison after he admitted that he was in possession of a gun and ammunition he shouldn't have been since he was on parole for an earlier gun-running sentence - as well as being in possession of saleable quantities of cocaine. Read more.

By adamg - 3/6/24 - 10:00 am
Sunrise along Revere Beach

Matt Frank had some time to watch the sunrise over the Atlantic and Revere Beach this morning.

By adamg - 3/5/24 - 9:33 am

Kelly Garrity reports that Councilor Erin Murphy (at large) is going to run this fall for the Supreme Judicial Court for Suffolk County's clerk job that Maura Doyle recently announced she is retiring from. Read more.

By adamg - 3/2/24 - 1:03 pm

An annoyed citizen files a 311 complaint about the situation on the East Boston side of Bennington Street at the Revere line: Read more.

By adamg - 2/24/24 - 10:39 am

WBZ reports two teens who were riding the Revere Stop & Shop's Marty went ballistic when a store employee told them to stop it, beating her to the ground and then continuing to kick her - as a third teen videoed the whole thing.

By adamg - 2/11/24 - 1:26 pm
Ride share screen showing price between Somerville and Revere - $1.5 million

AzulasKeeper show us the price of an Uber ride from Somerville to Revere this morning.

By adamg - 2/4/24 - 1:18 pm
Two sculptures of racing animals at sunrise at Revere Beach

Matt Frank took in yesterday's Winter Wonderland at Revere Beach, then went back this morning to cool shots of the ice sculptures as the sun rose.

By adamg - 11/27/23 - 9:49 pm
Full beaver moon rising over Nahant

Matt Frank watched the full, but partially cloud-covered, Beaver Moon rising over Nahant Beach, from Revere Beach at sunset today.

By adamg - 11/8/23 - 10:02 am

The Newton Beacon reports advocates of changing zoning to allow more growth in its village centers lost "in a bloodbath" in city-council elections. Read more.

By adamg - 10/10/23 - 6:23 pm

If it's not the trains or the tracks, what else could go wrong on the T? Try the platforms. The MBTA reports outbound Blue Line trains are bypassing Suffolk Downs because of "a platform maintenance issue," which probably means something on the platform is no longer safe. Riders can take the train to Beachmont, then head over to the other side to get off at the inbound side of Suffolk Downs.

By adamg - 9/29/23 - 10:39 am

A former Revere man now living in Florida was sentenced this week to 29 months in federal prison for applying for - and getting - a $2.5 million Covid-19 payment for the 154 employees he didn't have in his Massachusetts painting company, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.

By adamg - 9/24/23 - 12:49 pm

A Cambridge man who was charged with using a knife during a scarf robbery at the Back Bay Saks in June now faces federal charges that he used his time in front of bars to become a gun-packing drug dealer, according to documents unsealed in US District Court in Boston on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 9/15/23 - 11:28 am
Sun halo at Revere Beach in advance of Lee

ChelseaScanner captured this sun halo in the advance clouds from Lee on Revere Beach this morning. Compare to sun baby back in the day.

By adamg - 8/20/23 - 11:44 am

Shortly after 10 a.m., the MBTA reported Blue Line delays of 10 minutes this morning after a vandalized train had to be taken out of service at Wonderland.

Transit Police say "juveniles smashed the window out with their feet," so the train had to get a new window.

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