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By adamg - 8/10/20 - 12:31 pm
Mubarak

Surveillance photo of Mubarak, with an arrow pointing to his distinctive gold-rimmed sunglasses.

The US Attorney's office in Boston last week announced the arrest of Mujab Jihad Mubarak, an Everett man with ties to Dorchester, on charges he built up quite the heroin and fentanyl ring in the Boston area. Read more.

By adamg - 7/13/20 - 3:14 pm
Rayla Campbell in West Roxbury

Rayla Campbell in West Roxbury last month.

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that the state does not have to print Rayla Campbell's name on the Republican ballot for the 7th District congressional seat, because she failed to collect even the reduced number of signatures the court had earlier allowed due to Covid-19 issues. Read more.

By adamg - 7/8/20 - 5:49 pm

COVID-19 Update: Targeted Free COVID-19 Testing Sites

WGBH reports Gov. Baker said today he's ordered ramped-up testing in eight communities that now have Covid-19 rates far higher than the statewide average. Read more.

By adamg - 6/7/20 - 9:23 pm

Across greater Boston, thousands of people participated in Black Lives Matter events today. Read more.

By adamg - 6/4/20 - 10:31 am

The Charlestown Patriot-Bridge reports on one company's proposal to replace the Mystic Station with a wind farm off Plymouth.

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By schneidz - 5/24/20 - 10:37 am

I just noticed that the smoke stacks in everett is one of the landmarks that scrolls past in the screensaver:

Why would they choose this over the more well known usual suspects (Custom House, Bunker Hill/Zakim bridge, Citgo sign, ...) ?

By adamg - 3/30/20 - 9:32 am
Encore Casino lit up like a heart in the rain

Amy captured the heart windows lit up at Encore Casino in the rain last night. Read more.

By adamg - 3/13/20 - 3:54 pm

Some 28 school districts announced today they are closing until March 27 because of the Covid-19 threat and despite Gov. Baker's plea to stay open unless they have confirmed cases in students, parents or staffers - including Everett, which had earlier announced a 30-day shutdown. Read more.

By adamg - 3/12/20 - 10:10 pm

All around the Encore casino (like the city of Everett), everything's shutting down to Covid-19. Thank goodness, the casino has thermometer guns to point at incoming customers, so they can keep the money rolling in, even if they have to shut down the buffets and shows. Read more.

By adamg - 3/12/20 - 5:34 pm

Everett announced a 30-day shutdown for its schools, while Arlington, Bedford, Belmont, Burlington, Lexington and Winchester said they are closing their schools for at least two weeks. Read more.

By adamg - 3/11/20 - 9:58 am

WBZ reports the Everett casino is going to start taking the temperatures of all would-be gamblers as they walk through the door.

By adamg - 2/29/20 - 6:40 pm

WBZ reports one of the troopers suffered a concussion during one of two incidents in the casino poker room.

By adamg - 1/9/20 - 9:22 am

The Conservation Law Foundation yesterday sued the Encore Boston Casino and four bus companies over casino shuttle buses it charges were allowed to idle for more than the state-allowed five minutes at locations in Everett and Medford, including the Wellington T stop. Read more.

By adamg - 12/19/19 - 1:42 pm
School Street bus stop in Everett

BostonBRT, a group that wants to create "bus rapid transit" routes in the Boston area, worked with the city of Everett to turn the inbound School Street bus stop in Everett into a "winter flowerbomb."

By adamg - 12/8/19 - 12:51 pm

KMV got to the scene of a car that flipped over early this morning on Alford Street; reports nobody was trapped and that the injuries were not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 11/17/19 - 2:13 pm

A federal judge ruled Friday that the former owners of the Suffolk Downs racetrack provided evidence of possible wrongdoing by the company that won the Boston area's casino license - but failed to prove that was evidence of racketeering. Read more.

By adamg - 11/9/19 - 7:56 pm

THe MBTA, which this morning told an Orange Line rider he wound up at the Encore casino because he got on a casino shuttle and not an Orange Line bus, is now acknowledging that he got on the right bus and that the driver somehow missed the shuttle route between Sullivan and Wellington and wound up at the casino: Read more.

By adamg - 10/18/19 - 5:51 pm

Rollinheavy was in the poker room at the Encore casino late this afternoon when the heavens, well, the ceiling, opened up: Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 8:05 am

WBZ reports four people were arrested in connection with a brawl and five other people were arrested on various charges.

By adamg - 9/2/19 - 10:13 am

WBZ reports on the Madison Avenue fire.

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