Week In Review: Revere Man Charged with Additional Bank Robberies, DPW Workers Back to Work, and Verizon Employees Strike
A look back at this week's top news in Malden.
No need to worry if you haven't been able to keep up with all the local news this week - below are excerpts from the news in Malden this week:
Revere Man Charged With Additional Bank Robberies
Police said Rolando Gala, 29, of 68 Dale St., Apt 2, Revere was identified from the video surveillance system by the FBI Boston Bank Robbery Task Force. Gala is charged with entering the bank and demanding money from the bank teller.
City Will Hold Primary, Despite Cost Concerns
Efforts to cancel this year's primary for at-large city council candidates – at a potential savings of about $30,000 to taxpayers – failed this week, with at least one candidate saying they had not seen the emails in time to consent to the proposal.
Verizon Employees Strike Outside Main Street Office
Unionized employees from both the Communication Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical began the first day of a strike against Verizon Communications Monday, after what they described as “onerous” conditions were allegedly imposed onto the negotiations by the telecommunications giant.
In Malden, about 10 to 15 CWA members stood outside of the Verizon offices on Main Street to picket. Other members followed replacement workers around on their service routes, aiming to picket the workers at each stop on their workday.
Tivoli's Restaurant Closed As Owners Retire
The husband and wife team announced that they are retiring and that the restaurant will be closed until they find someone to take over the business.
Update: DPW Workers Back to Work After Fleas
The bugs came to the attention of staff after some workers complained of receiving bug bites, Director Jeffrey Manship explained.