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By adamg - 7/30/19 - 9:59 pm
Man awaiting rescue

Awaiting rescue. Photo by Paul Koolloian.

Paul Koolloian reports a man somehow wound up on a rock out by the Breakers off Revere Beach this evening, where he awaited rescue by firefighters from Revere Ladder 1.

By adamg - 7/30/19 - 7:40 am

WCVB reports a four-alarm fire that broke out early this morning destroyed the Bagel Bin on Shirley Avenue.

By adamg - 7/27/19 - 10:14 pm
Sand sculpture at Revere Beach

Greg Cook took in the annual sand-sculpture festival at Revere Beach today. It runs through Sunday.

By adamg - 7/25/19 - 7:44 am

WBZ reports John Brooks's death from his shooting last week. Two men, one from Dorchester, one from Revere, face charges.

By adamg - 7/23/19 - 6:59 pm

Derek Paradis, 47, Revere's lead parking meter technician, stole 5,508 quarters from seven "smart" parking meters he helped install in 2017, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office charges. Read more.

By adamg - 7/17/19 - 9:01 am

With a large puff of smoke, the Blue Line lost power between State and Government Center this morning, halting trains and their riders in tunnels, as riders who had yet to board stacked up at stations all along the line. Read more.

By adamg - 7/6/19 - 6:45 pm
Storm over downtown Boston

Jonathan Berk enjoyed the drop in humidity that the storm brought to downtown Boston.

Up at Revere Beach, Marianna McCormick was among those forced to seek shelter from the storm: Read more.

By adamg - 6/29/19 - 7:51 pm
Rainbow over waters off Revere

Petra A. spotted the rainbow off Revere after the afternoon storm.

By adamg - 5/28/19 - 10:03 am
Botelho

Transit Police report little trouble arresting a Boston man for a phone robbery at the Revere Beach Blue Line stop around 11 a.m. on Saturday.

Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/19 - 12:08 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that police do not necessarily need a search warrant to pull foreign materials from between a person's butt cheeks, even if some of the stuff might be lodged inside the person's anus. Read more.

By adamg - 5/10/19 - 8:54 am

The Revere Journal reports that the woman who recently lied her way into an East Boston charter school so she could stand there whining about Muslims recently went to a Republican meeting in Revere to video a friend who stood up and whined about Muslims. The paper reports the friend is really pissed that the Republicans deleted her rant from their own online video of the meeting.

By adamg - 4/27/19 - 11:34 am

The US Attorney's office this week announced the arrests of 14 people it said were some of the founders of a new Brazilian gang in the Boston area that was beginning to make a name for itself through gun and drug sales - and armed robberies, home invasions and kidnappings. Read more.

By adamg - 4/9/19 - 1:14 pm

The MBTA reports delays on the Blue Line because of a phone line that fell onto the overhead power wires. At first, the T said it was calling out some shuttle buses between Wonderland and Orient Heights, but says now the errant phone line has been disconnected and that actual train service is running again, if with the usual "residual" delays.

By adamg - 4/6/19 - 4:32 pm

Many of Boston's elected officials of color took to Twitter yesterday to support Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins in her verbal battle with the Baker administration over her plans to not seek to prosecute people charged with certain low-level crimes: Read more.

By adamg - 3/21/19 - 9:30 am

The ACLU of Massachusetts now has a data person on staff, who's begun analyzing lots of data related to criminal justice, and one of his first looks is at "Declining to prosecute" cases for Suffolk County - the sort of thing that new DA Rachael Rollins said she would step up for certain types of low-level crimes: Read more.

By adamg - 3/7/19 - 7:52 pm

The Jewish Journal talks to Debbie Cherry, president of Temple B’nai Israel, the last remnant of what was once Revere's large Jewish community - which she is now preparing for sale.

By adamg - 2/26/19 - 9:30 pm

State Police report a search for a teen who'd been kidnapped and was calling 911 in Revere from the trunk of a moving car shortly before 6 p.m. ended after police realized it was the latest in a string of similar hoax calls. Read more.

By adamg - 2/24/19 - 1:57 pm

State Police report arresting a Revere woman on OUI and child-endangerment charges following a crash on Rte. 16 at Rte. 1 in Revere around midnight. Read more.

By adamg - 2/17/19 - 1:29 pm

Mayo Kaan, born and raised in Revere (he eventually became head lifeguard at Revere Beach), went to his grave in 2002 proclaiming he was the male model on which Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster based the Man of Steel (literally - click the link to see his tombstone). Read more.

By adamg - 2/15/19 - 12:02 pm

The Revere Journal reports the city Conservation Commission has banned animal burials on the beach. No, there hasn't been a rush by residents to say farewell to their pets by the water; the commission was reacting to the way the state buried a 25-foot-long, decomposing humpback whale under the sand last fall. City officials say next time, the state had just better find another way to dispose of large decomposing carcasses.

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