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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.

By adamg - 8/19/20 - 7:14 pm
Big storm cloud over Boston area

Matt Frank watched the late-afternoon storm band move over Malden and Everett. Read more.

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By adamg - 8/18/20 - 9:14 am

NBC Boston interviewed a Dorchester man outraged that State Police busted up a party he threw at the Encore Casino, because it's been like six or seven whole months since the pandemic started and "a lot of people are kind of over it at this point." Read more.

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.

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."

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