Archive for August, 2017

Debate on Cafarelli’s Contract Continues

August 5, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Mayor Brian Arrigo’s administration responded to the City Council’s vote about honoring the contract of former Revere police chief Joseph Cafarelli in a statement released on  Tuesday. The Council voted unanimously at its July 24 meeting to honor the contract of Cafarelli, who stepped down as chief of the Revere Police...
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Sen Warren Praises Work at EBNHC

August 5, 2017
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By John Lynds Last week, the Democrats had a huge victory as the U.S. Senate failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as “Obama Care.” While there was much to celebrate as several Republicans, like Sen. John McCain, cast votes against the Senate bill to repeal Obama Care, Senate Democrats like...
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News Briefs

August 5, 2017
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40th anniversary celebration at banana boat On Friday, Aug. 18, at 1 p.m., Mayor Brian Arrigo invites other city officials and residents to a 40th anniversary Celebration for the Banana Boat, the iconic ice cream shop at 700 Beach St. in Revere. Arrigo will honor the sisters who co-own the Banana Boat, Avri and...
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Revere CARES and Winthrop CASA Hosting Free “Drive-In” Movie Aug 11

August 5, 2017
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Youth leaders from the Revere CARES and Winthrop CASA coalitions are inviting high school students from both communities to a free “drive-in movie.” The event will be held at the Wonderland Market Place parking lot, 151 VFW Parkway, in Revere, on Friday, August 11th. Guests should plan to arrive at 6:30 PM for entertainment,...
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Vincent Files Bill Targeting Fentanyl Dealers

August 5, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock In 2015, when Stephen Deagle overdosed on fentanyl, there was no law making the dealer responsible for a deadly overdose and no law yet exists today. That’s why State Rep. RoseLee Vincent has filed a bill called Stephen’s Law that would hold fentanyl drug dealers liable for selling to someone...
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Revere Businessman Donates $338K to MassWildlife Division

August 5, 2017
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The Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife) recently received a large bequest of over $338,000 from the estate of Revere businessman and sportsman Antimo N. DeFilippo. “This generous gift is an unexpected surprise,” said MassWildlife Director Jack Buckley. “It is an incredible endorsement of our mission when a citizen makes a deliberate choice...
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Police Briefs 08-02-2017

August 5, 2017
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Revere Police NEWS COOL IT! A Caruso Street woman was arrested on Saturday after a dispute with her tenant over an air conditioner got the wheels rolling on her car. Around 2 p.m., the landlady was watching her tenant move out. The tenant and her brother removed the air conditioner out of the apartment...
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Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – Ex-Spouse Benefit – Does it Affect Mine?

August 5, 2017
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By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor Dear Rusty: Two years ago, after 34 years of marriage, my wife divorced me. She was a full time homemaker most of those years. Is she entitled to half of my Social Security benefit when I collect at age 62?   She currently gets half my pension...
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Letters to the Editor

August 5, 2017
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Happy with state budget Dear Editor: We are happy to report that Governor Baker accepted the legislature’s recommendation and included the full $1.19 million for maintenance, staffing and free events and programs on the region’s public beaches from Nahant to Nantasket that Save the Harbor/Save the Bay has been advocating for since the first...
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East Boston Health Center Leads the Way

August 5, 2017
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Last week, the US Senate tried to undo the Affordable Care Act or Obama Care.  This system while it is not perfect and as a matter of fact it is far from the mark, still it provides a safety net for literally millions of Americans who would not otherwise be able to afford any...
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Sports 08-02-2017

August 5, 2017
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Cubs top Cardinals for Revere Youth Baseball championship By Melissa Randall In what was the last series of the season for the Revere Youth Baseball Softball League,  the Cardinals and Cubs made it a thrilling one, with the Cubs taking the decisive third game of the series to take home the championship.   Game...
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Obituaries 08-02-2017

August 5, 2017
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Clarice Zaccaria Everyone’s favorite, devoted to family and friends Private services were held for Clarice P. (Abbott) Zaccaria of Revere who died, surrounded by her loving family, on July 7 at the Massachusetts General Hospital following a brief illness. Born in Lynn on Dec. 31, 1932, in a 100-year-old house during a blizzard, Mrs....
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