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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.

By adamg - 8/31/19 - 5:44 pm

State Police report a pedestrian hit by a car on Revere Beach Parkway at Vine Street around 9:30 p.m. on Friday has died. The driver stayed on scene; the crash remains under investigation.

By adamg - 8/12/19 - 1:05 pm

WBZ reports three people were charged with being excessively brawly as the nightclub in our new casino that's relatively close to the harbor closed early this morning - and a fourth person was taken into custody for his own good for being over-ethanoled.

By adamg - 7/15/19 - 12:04 pm

The Encore Boston Harbor casino made $16.8 million in gambling revenue between its opening June 23 and June 30, according to figures released today by the state Gaming Commission. Read more.

By adamg - 7/10/19 - 4:01 pm

Nelson "Inquieto" Cruz Rodriguez Cartagena, 25, was sentenced to 17 years in federal prison yesterday for his role in running an MS-13 "clique" in Everett, after which he will be subject to deportation to his native El Salvador, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.

By adamg - 5/21/19 - 9:56 pm

The Everett Independent reports that Wynn announced tonight it's not selling its nearly finished Everett casino and will open it itself, averting a crisis that would have raised questions about the future of MGM's already open Springfield casino, as well as about the health of Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria, who had vowed MGM would take over his city's casino only over his dead body.

By adamg - 4/2/19 - 3:23 pm

WGBH reports the state gaming commission is looking into two allegations - and how executives at the company, still named for Wynn, that owns the casino handled them as it gets ready to make the final determination on whether the place can open.

By adamg - 2/26/19 - 8:08 pm

WBZ reports that the Middlesex County District Attorney's office has charged former Everett School Superintendent Fred Foresteire with indecent assault and battery on a person over the age of 60, five counts of indecent assault and battery on a person over 14, and assault and battery for incidents involving Everett school employees.

Foresteire, 75, retired in December, shortly after the Everett School Committee voted to hire an outside investigator to look into the allegations against him.

Innocent, etc.

By adamg - 12/20/18 - 9:07 pm

The Everett Independent breaks the news that Fred Foresteire has retired following the School Committee's decision to hire an outside investigator to look into sexual-harassment allegations against him.

By adamg - 12/20/18 - 2:53 pm
Cheche

A federal judge today sentenced Cesar "Cheche" Martinez for his involvement in a local MS-13 gang based in Everett called Eastside Locos Salvatrucha.

Read more.

By adamg - 12/17/18 - 10:08 pm

WBZ reports the School Committee put Fred Foresteire on paid leave. The committee authorized spending $50,000 for an independent investigation of Foresteire, who has been Everett school superintendent for 30 years.

By adamg - 12/13/18 - 10:02 pm

Revolution Axe Throwing has started hiring axe throwing coaches for its axe throwing venue on Norman Street in Everett's Fermentation District (of course Everett has a Fermentation District). Good news: "No axe throwing experience necessary."

Just last week, Urban Axes, which lets you get both your axe and your drink on, opened in Somerville.

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