Monthly Archives: February 2012

Revere High School – Don’t Stop Believing [Video]

February 21, 2012
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Revere Resident to Compete in the 2012 Miss Boston Pageant

February 17, 2012
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Orbelina Erazo vies for coveted title and over $7,500 in scholarships and prizes Boston, MA – Orbelina Erazo has been selected to be a contestant in the Miss Boston Pageant on February 19, 2012 at 5pm at the Omni Parker House in Boston, MA.  The pageant will feature 14 of Boston’s most dynamic young...

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City Releases List of Most Highly Paid Employees

February 15, 2012
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Revere 2011 Payroll The City set two records in 2011 for city worker pay, with one employee earning more than $200,000 for the first time ever, and more employees than ever before making over $100,000. School Superintendent Paul Dakin topped all earners once again in 2011 and also broke a new milestone for municipal...

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New Policy Sought for Stray Dogs

February 15, 2012
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New Policy Sought for Stray Dogs

Lisa Cutting of Ocean View Kennels works closely with the Revere Police, but the police aren’t working well with her – and she said it’s becoming a problem. About two weeks ago, a Revere man was transported to the Whidden Hospital with a sickness. With the man expected to be hospitalized, officers confiscated his...

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Mayor Seeks Resignations

February 15, 2012
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Two members of the Licensing Board have been asked to resign by Mayor Dan Rizzo according to sources who claimed the board members had already received their letters. In addition, two members of the Zoning Board of Appeals are also being asked to resign. When the mayor is done with those resignations, he is...

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The Top Ten

February 15, 2012
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The Revere Journal has once again printed the list of the highest paid top 100 employees in salary and add ons for the year 2011. As lists go, it is, once again, the printing of the same old thing we’ve come to expect of salaries paid to municipal employees. For those of you who...

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The Mayor’s Program

February 15, 2012
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It is our understanding that several people on a prominent city board have been asked by the mayor to resign. It is our belief that when a new mayor requests a resignation, that request should be adhered to. To do otherwise, is to work against the mayor’s wishes and that type of scenario is...

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RHS Roundup: Girls Hoop Wins Pair, at 9-6

February 15, 2012
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The Revere High girls basketball team won both of its contests this past week to improve to 9-6 on the season and move within one game of clinching a spot in the post season state tourney. The Lady Patriots overcame a slow start Tuesday against Lynn Classical in which the Revere girls scored only...

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Police Briefs 02-15-2012

February 15, 2012
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ARREST Report MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6 Vincent J. DiNunzio, 41, of 224 Mountain Ave., was arrested on two counts of assault & battery. Joseph P. Morris, 23, of 4 Wolcott Rd., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. A 15 year old juvenile and a 16 year old juvenile were arrested on outstanding warrants. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY...

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Obituaries 02-15-2012

February 15, 2012
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Blanche Silva Revere Resident Blanche. L. ( Preston ) Silva of Revere died on February 9. She was the beloved wife of Richard H. Silva Sr.; devoted mother of Robert P., Ronald M. and his wife, Rosane, all of Revere, Randy S. and his wife, Claire of Peabody and the late Richard H. Silva...

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Police Chief Resigns; Cafarelli Acting Chief

February 10, 2012
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Police Chief Resigns; Cafarelli Acting Chief

After a whirlwind of a week at the top of the Revere Police chain of command, Lt. Joe Cafarelli emerged on top Monday morning when Mayor Dan Rizzo tapped him to be the new Acting Chief of Police. The 20-year veteran was gracious and confident in the appointment, which is a temporary appointment until...

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Secret to Long Life: A Happy Marriage

February 10, 2012
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Secret to Long Life: A Happy Marriage

Tired of circling the block in his car every night for untold amounts of time, Anthony Bonanno and his wife, Tillie, packed up their belongings and their young son, Anthony G., some 50 years ago and fled the North End for the expansive and empty confines of Ward 6’s Lantern Road. “We lived on...

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Save-a-lot Food Store Closing Its Doors

February 10, 2012
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A food shopping institution on the Revere-Malden line will close its doors this Sunday after decades serving the residents in and around Linden Square. Johnnie’s Save-a-Lot – will close its doors for good this Sunday, Feb. 12, according to long-time employees of the regional chain. The chain is headquartered in Somerville, though it has...

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The Mayor’s Public Safety Initiative

February 10, 2012
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Police Chief Terence Reardon has vacated his seat at the police station with a letter to the mayor indicating that he will return to become a Civil Service captain the department he has led for a decade. This was a difficult move for the chief. He is a proud man but his time had...

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Palladino’s FT Nips Saugus, 72-71

February 10, 2012
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Chris Palladino sank the front end of a 1-and-1 with three seconds to play to give the Revere High boys basketball team an exciting 72-71 triumph over Saugus last Tuesday. The teams had battled fiercely in the final minute, with Revere breaking 69-69 deadlock with a bucket, only to see Saugus knot matters at...

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Police Briefs 02-08-2012

February 10, 2012
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MONDAY, JANUARY 30  James T. MacDonald Jr., 31, Homeless of Revere, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of illegal possession of a knife in violation of the city ordinance, breaking & entering in the daytime with intent to commit a misdemeanor, and attempting to commit a crime. Felicity Fay Moore, 38,...

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Obituaries 02-08-2012

February 10, 2012
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Anne DiRuzza Revere Homemaker Anne T. (Carroll) DiRuzza of Revere died on February 3 at the Mass. General Hospital. She was 68 years old. A homemaker born in Somerville, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Angela (Glavine) Carroll;  the beloved wife of Pasquale “Pat,” devoted mother of Christine DiRuzza of Revere...

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Video: New Acting Chief Joe Cafarelli Addresses the Public After Being Sworn in at City Hall on Monday

February 6, 2012
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Video: Rizzo Appoints New Acting Chief Joe Cafarelli; Reardon Resigns and Will Be Captain Again

February 6, 2012
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Football Championship Game Means Extra Dollars for Local Businesses

February 2, 2012
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Football Championship Game Means Extra Dollars for Local Businesses

The New England Patriots’ Super Bowl march this year has meant business for a lot of local retailers, and this week businesses said they have seen a Super Bowl run on everything from televisions to catering to…auto body. Revere residents Eric and Rob Danilchuk – who operate Danilchuk Auto Body in East Boston –...

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