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By adamg - 4/1/24 - 12:04 pm

WBUR gives us a tour of the Tedie peanut-butter factory in Everett.

By adamg - 3/8/24 - 11:53 am
Proposed extension of Silver Line to Everett and Sullivan squares

Proposed extension, via MBTA.

The MBTA and MassDOT said today they want to extend the Silver Line 3, which now terminates in Chelsea, to neighboring Everett and then to the Sullivan Square T stop - where riders will be able to ride a new breed of "high frequency buses" to Kendall Square. Read more.

By adamg - 11/3/23 - 11:19 am

The Supreme Judicial Court concluded today that a man has no right to the money he says he's owed through a secret oral deal with Wynn Resorts to get paid more than his partners for selling it the land where its Encore casino now sits. Read more.

By adamg - 8/24/23 - 9:30 am

A Middlesex Superior Court judge has ruled that Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria has such a strong likelihood of winning a libel suit against a local newspaper that he is freezing property belonging to one of the paper's owners and its editor in anticipation of as much of $850,000 in damages. Read more.

By adamg - 6/4/23 - 12:13 pm

Surveillance photo of Mubarak with arrow pointing to his distinctive gold-framed glasses.

A federal judge last week sentenced Mujab "Big Homie" Mubarak to ten years in federal prison after he admitted he ran a fentanyl and heroin ring in the Boston area. Read more.

By adamg - 5/10/23 - 10:18 pm
Everett brush fire

Greg Cook watched as firefighters tried to douse a two-alarm brush fire behind the Everett Michael's this afternoon.

E spotted the smoke from Admiral's Hill in Chelsea: Read more.

By adamg - 3/21/23 - 10:22 am

Soon-to-be-former Everett School Superintendent Priya Tahiliani and Deputy Superintendent Kim Tsai today sued Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the School Committee for job discrimination, alleging that a school-committee vote earlier this month to not renew their contracts was the culmination of an effort by DeMaria and his cronies to oust the first two non-White school leaders in the city's history. Read more.

By adamg - 3/16/23 - 10:38 pm
Light shining on the Everett power plant

Matt Frank spent sunset on the shores of the Mystic in Chelsea today and reports he got some great cloud-filtered sunlight coming down on both the Boston Edison plant that Wynn Resorts just bought next to its casino and the Tobin Bridge. He says he caught the power-plant stream at just the right moment - the light went away almost right after he took the photo.

By adamg - 11/9/22 - 11:30 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports somebody is planning " 5,000-square-foot indoor dog park that features a full-service bar along with multiple on- and off-leash areas (both inside and outside)."

By adamg - 8/7/22 - 9:47 pm
Storm lets loose over Nahant

Joan was at Nahant Beach this afternon when the storm showed up and just burst right over her head. She managed to get a couple of good shots "just before we grabbed our stuff and made a mad dash for the car."

Chelsea Scanner watched the storm advance from Chelsea, and watched the lightning streak down in the direction of Everett and Somerville: Read more.

By adamg - 7/15/22 - 12:28 pm

The editor of the Everett Leader Herald has agreed to provide Mayor Carlo DeMaria with the names and contact info for the confidential sources it said it relied on for articles accusing him of corruption - articles over which DeMaria is now suing the newspaper and the city clerk for defamation. Read more.

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

Anthony DiPierro, an Everett city councilor and relative of Mayor Carlo DeMaria, resigned today, after video emerged recently of a Zoom call in which he went full on racist in what was supposed to be a private discussion with other city officials. Read more.

By adamg - 4/24/22 - 1:47 pm

WBZ reports the man didn't just turn onto the train tracks:

The man drove down the tracks for a distance before coming to a stop nowhere near a crossing.

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.

By adamg - 3/20/22 - 11:23 pm
A lot of birds in Everett

Roving UHub photographer Jed Hresko noticed all these birds flocking down to the Costco lot at Gateway Center, no doubt because of the breadcrumbs somebody dumped there (lower left).

By adamg - 2/8/22 - 11:50 pm
Everett fire

Everett fire, via Mass. Dept. of Fire Services.

The state Fire Marshal's office and Brookline Police report Michael Mambrino, 18, of Brookline faces charges related to a fire that destroyed an Everett warehouse and then another fire two days later in Brookline that firefighters were able to put out before it could cause substantial damage. Read more.

By adamg - 12/8/21 - 8:16 pm

Everett Firefighters Local 143 has posted some video of that flaming scrapyard when firefighters first arrived this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 12/8/21 - 8:53 am
Everett junkyard on fire

Flaming junk. View from Charlestown by Andrew Jorgensen. See it larger.

A recycling building at the Schnitzer scrap yard on Rover Street in Everett caught fire this morning, sending a thick, black plume of smoke into the sky, where it could be seen across the Boston area, from Lynn to Roxbury to the South Shore, and bringing firefighters from several surrounding communities to help put out what became a four-alarm blaze. Read more.

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