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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.

By adamg - 10/22/21 - 3:50 pm

The new bridge will connect the Assembly MBTA stop with the Northern Strand bicycle path. Read more.

By adamg - 7/1/21 - 8:57 pm

A federal appeals court today gave the Conservation Law Foundation permission to proceed with its suit against ExxonMobil over alleged violations of the Clean Water Act at a petroleum facility in Everett off a small tributary of the Mystic River - including an alleged failure to study the potential impact of increased flooding caused by climate change on the riverside plant. Read more.

By adamg - 6/24/21 - 11:03 am

The Chelsea Record reports on what's going up where trouble used to frequently go down on the Chelsea/Everett line.

By adamg - 6/23/21 - 11:21 am

Kenny Rogers - The Gambler

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that blackjack players who won at the cheap tables at the Encore and MGM Springfield casinos, then sued to get the higher winnings they would have gotten at higher-stakes tables, should have quit while they were ahead. Read more.

By adamg - 3/6/21 - 2:37 pm

An Encore casino dealer and two other men face state charges for an alleged scheme in which they managed to bilk the house of $23,500 over two nights, the state Attorney General's office reports.

In an unrelated incident, two MetroWest men who got into a fight with a third man that ended with that man stabbed also face charges, the AG's office say. Read more.

By adamg - 3/4/21 - 10:01 am

The Chlesea Record reports a developer has proposed a 21-story residential building at the Chelsea line that would be topped with a rooftop restaurant.

By adamg - 1/29/21 - 8:44 am
Ice on windows in Everett

Jared shares the view out his window in Everett this morning.

By adamg - 1/28/21 - 1:17 pm
Angry bus lady

Upset woman on a bus in Everett. Surveillance photos via TPD.

Transit Police are seeking help finding a woman who attacked a route 110 bus driver at Chelsea and Victoria streets around 10:45 a.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By bostonpads - 11/9/20 - 1:30 pm

The challenges faced by the Boston housing market have been well documented in 2020. The pandemic has caused massive shifts in urban population distribution in metropolitan areas all across the country, and Boston is no exception. It effectively took one of the nation’s hottest real estate markets and caused it to come to a grinding halt as apartment vacancies soar all over the city.

By adamg - 11/1/20 - 12:24 pm

The Globe reports that several white city councilors in Everett, which has one of the state's highest Covid-19 rates, have demanded the councilor quit if she doesn't show up in person at meetings - where several of them refuse to wear masks - rather than Zooming in. She's refused because she lives with her father, who has diabetes, not good should she bring some coronavirus home. The DA is looking into how a section of the meeting at which this came up got deleted from a city server.

By adamg - 9/3/20 - 10:53 am

The Chelsea Record reports State and Everett Police busted up quite the shindig at the casino hotel early on Aug. 16 - some 110 people crowded into a suite with an occupancy limit of 10 and featuring a DJ and "adult dancers." The guy who rented the suite faces charges. The casino was also cited and vows it's now doing what it should have been doing to prevent such potential superspreaders.

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