Archive for October, 2012

Anzuoni Reappointed to Housing Board

October 17, 2012
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After 18 years of complete stability on the Revere Housing Authority’s (RHA) Board, former Chair George Anzuoni has had one wild ride over the past several weeks. In a relatively innocuous and cold letter to Anzuoni about three weeks ago, Gov. Deval Patrick’s administration informed Anzuoni that his services on the RHA Board would...
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The Governor Should Be Ashamed

October 17, 2012
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When we heard the news that Governor Deval Patrick removed George Anzuoni as Chairman of the Revere Housing Authority, we were stunned and disappointed at this classic misstep and what can only be termed as politics at its worst. In a time when one cannot help but read of incompetence and corruption in other...
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Patriots Smash Peabody, 42-24

October 17, 2012
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To paraphrase Julius Caesar, the Revere High football team came, saw, and conquered their counterparts from Peabody, 42-24, on a crisp night for football under the lights at Peabody Friday night. Although the battle was of the back-and-forth nature in the early going, the contest was not nearly as close as the final outcome,...
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Police Briefs 10-17-2012

October 17, 2012
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9 Heather E. Harper, 22, of Dedham, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Kerri Jenkins, 35, of 224 Revere St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. David M. DiScipio, 34, of Randolph, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs, reckless operation of a motor...
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Obituaries 10-17-2012

October 17, 2012
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Carmela LoGrasso Of Everett, formerly of South Boston and the North End Carmela (Saporito) LoGrasso of Everett, formerly of South Boston and the North End, died on October 14. She was the beloved wife of Gaetano Lo Grasso with whom she shared 41 years of marriage; loving mother of Rocco LoGrasso and his wife,...
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City Officials Start a New Tradition

October 11, 2012
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City Officials Start a New Tradition

The zings at the inaugural Columbus Day Parade roast on Monday didn’t zap quite as crushingly as those at its St. Patrick’s Day counterpart in South Boston, but the breakfast still featured several zingers and it wholly entertained a sold-out crowd in the Beachmont VFW. In fact, the event was such an immediate success...
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Excise Tax Losses Loom Larger in Surcharge Issue

October 11, 2012
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If Revere loses the coveted and necessary Rental Car Surcharge fee from Thrifty Rental Cars, that loss will be only half of the story. City Director of Finance George Anzuoni said that the City would lose around $600,000 per year in excise taxes as well when Thrifty leaves for the Logan Airport’s new Consolidated...
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NECCO Fire Could Have Been a Lot Worse

October 11, 2012
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As a machine burst into flames deep within a mechanical room at the behemoth Necco Candy Company on American Legion Highway last Friday night, the situation went from bad to insanely bad in a matter of minutes. It was precipitously close to a disaster, but the end result was a lucky near miss –...
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Columbus Day Breakfast Draws Huge Throng

October 11, 2012
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This year’s Columbus Day breakfast at the Beachmont VFW was a resounding success in more than several ways. It was a traditional celebration of the life and times of Christopher Columbus. It was a tip of the hat to Mayor Dan Rizzo for aiding in bringing out such a large crowd and cast of...
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RHS Sports Roundup: Football Team Travels to Peabody Friday Night

October 11, 2012
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The Revere High football team, which enjoyed a bye week over the Columbus Day weekend, will bounce back into action this Friday night when Coach Lou Cicatelli and his Patriots trek up Route 1 to take on Peabody, their first opponent of this year from the Pats’ Cape Ann League/Northeastern Conference Division 1. The...
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Police Briefs 10-10-2012

October 11, 2012
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Monday, Oct. 1 Anthony Deangelo, 53, of 120 Dolphin Ave., was charged with larceny over $250. April Molingnano, 47, of 120 Dolphin Ave., was charged with larceny over $250. Mark Gigliello, 18, of Malden, was charged with one warrant, illegal possession of a Class B drug and illegal possession of a Class E drug....
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Obituaries 10-10-2012

October 11, 2012
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Edith Festa Of Everett, formerly of East Boston Edith (Marciano) Festa of Everett, formerly of East Boston, died recently. She was in her 103rd year. She was the beloved wife of the late Gabriel R. Festa with whom she shared 61 years of marriage; loving mother of Danny Festa and his wife, Mary of...
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At Probate Court, Probation Staff Aims to Make Disagreeable World More Agreeable

October 4, 2012
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At Probate Court, Probation Staff Aims to Make Disagreeable World More Agreeable

It’s no secret family life all over the country, and quite notably here in the cities and towns of Suffolk County, has gotten increasingly more complex, chaotic and dysfunctional. It is a new era where family and parenting can mean just about anything one wants. There is more and more familial dirty laundry being...
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Freshness is the Hallmark for Pesce Pazzo Chefs

October 4, 2012
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Freshness is the Hallmark for Pesce Pazzo Chefs

Forget everything you knew about the old Wharf Restaurant property on North Shore Road and replace it with a chic new eatery built on freshness and called Pesce Pazzo. For the past three months, John, Mike and Gina Beatrice – along with Chef Davide Artiano – have been changing the pace of the North...
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Sounds of Silence : Councillors Set to Pass Noise Ordinance

October 4, 2012
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Sounds of Silence : Councillors Set to Pass Noise Ordinance

The music blares. It’s 2 a.m. The neighbors down the street have been partying and blasting music since early in the afternoon. There seems to be no respite; nowhere to turn. You can’t sleep. Until now. A much-strengthened City Noise Ordinance got a very positive review at the City Council’s Legislative Affairs Committee on...
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Breakfast on Monday to Kick off Parade Fund-raising Drive

October 4, 2012
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The City is getting everything ready for a major push to bring back the Columbus Day Parade in 2013, and this Columbus Day they’ll kick off that effort with a breakfast roast that will be a who’s who of state and local elected officials. The parade was discontinued without so much of a whimper...
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Healthy but Hungry

October 4, 2012
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In a hyper-political time, even school lunch has been served with a heaping helping of political strife. As students returned to Revere High School (RHS) last month, the last thing on their minds was the school lunch. That quickly changed, though, when students reported to the cafeteria and found smaller portions, different tasting foods,...
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Columbus Day

October 4, 2012
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Monday the 8th is the annual celebration of Columbus Day – which commemorates the achievements of Christopher Columbus, chief among them, the discovery of America. No 15th Century explorer matched the heroism and daring that Christopher Çolumbus brought onto the world stage at a time when most people believed the world was flat. He was, according...
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Register to Vote

October 4, 2012
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Massachusetts voters have until October 13, to register to vote. The presidential election coming up in November is among the most important in decades. In order to vote, one must be registered to make themselves heard and felt – as a single vote has great value in our society. We urge all those who...
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Columbus Day Parade

October 4, 2012
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Many, many tens of thousands of people will be coming to East Boston for the annual Columbus Day Parade to be held Sunday October 7 and which will take place on Bennington Street. This is a wonderful family style event after the fashion of parades that are now the stuff of folklore. Revere residents...
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