Archive for October, 2017

Ask Rusty – SSDI and the Ticket to Work Program

October 27, 2017
By

By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor,Association of Mature American Citizens Dear Rusty:I am 60 and currently getting Social Security Disability, but I would like to return to work as much as possible. I am concerned with how my earned income would affect my Social Security at age 65 (or even at age...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Women’s Health Forum is Oct 26

October 27, 2017
By

The 20th annual Women’s Health Forum sponsored by Speaker of the House Bob DeLeo is set for this Thursday, Oct. 26, at Winthrop High School, from 6-8 p.m. This yearly event, which has grown hugely since its inception 20 years ago (wow, where does the time go?), is co-sponsored by the East Boston Neighborhood...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Housing Court Open to Local Landlords and Tenants

October 27, 2017
By

The expansion of the Housing Court into our part of Suffolk County for local landlords and tenants certainly is welcome news in our area.  In our community, the majority of the housing stock is multi-family.  Given the large investment now being made by the landlords in acquiring property, and the high rents that many...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Enjoy A Happy and Safe Halloween

October 27, 2017
By

Although mischief and vandalism on Halloween has been on the decline in recent years compared to what the parents and grandparents of today’s youngsters experienced in the past, it still is incumbent on every parent to make sure that their children — especially teenagers — do not engage in lawless activity and are home...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Question 1

October 27, 2017
By

Revere voters will have the opportunity on Nov. 7 to start the process of tax relief for qualified seniors. Under the terms of the Question 1, qualifying senior citizems, defined as those earning less than $57,000, will be able to apply for a 10-percent real-estate tax break. On average, the savings will amount to...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Sports 10-25-2017

October 27, 2017
By

RhS sports Roundup RHS football team to host Burlington Friday The Revere High football team will host Burlington Friday evening in the first round of the non-playoff bracket of the MIAA state football tournament. Kick-off for the contest, which is believed to be the first time that Revere and Burlington have met on the...
Read more »

Posted in Sports | No Comments »

Obituaries 10-25-2017

October 27, 2017
By

Ray ‘Raia’ LaRosa Department of Transportation retiree Ray J. “Raia” (Tkachuk) LaRosa of North Reading formerly of Revere, passed away peacefully on October 20th 2017 at Sunrise Assisted Living in Lynnfield at 90 years of age. Wife of the late Ben LaRosa. Loving sister of George Tkachuk of Revere. Philip Tkachuk and his wife...
Read more »

Posted in Obituaries | No Comments »

Annual Pumpkin Dash

October 21, 2017
By
Annual Pumpkin Dash

Meaghan and Rowan Kelly were all dressed up for the Pumpkin Dash at Revere Beach on Sunday, Oct. 15.
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Paying Big Bucks:Several Key Properties Bought by New Developers

October 21, 2017
By

Westbrook Partners, of New York City, have acquired the 194-unit Vanguard at Waterfront Square luxury apartment community on Revere Beach, which opened in 2016, for $59.85 million in cash. The sale amounts to approximately $308,505 per unit. The Bozzuto Group has assumed management of Vanguard at Waterfront Square with Westbrook Partners’ acquisition. The project’s...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Subcommittee Tackles Billboard Ordinances

October 21, 2017
By

By Sue Ellen Woodcock With over 80 billboards in Revere, and a current billboard moratorium, the city council has set up a subcommittee to review the city ordinances for billboards. The idea came about after conversations between the Revere Beautification Committee (RBC), the late council president Robert Haas Jr. and the city council members....
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Winthrop Officials Turn Down Fenway Park Football Game

October 21, 2017
By

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Despite a chance to play at Fenway Park, the Thanksgiving Day football game will instead be played in Winthrop on the new Miller Field. The vote not to go to Fenway Park took place at a special Winthrop School Committee meeting that was held last Thursday evening. Those involved with...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

News Briefs

October 21, 2017
By

ABSENTEE BALLOTS AVAILABLE Any Revere voter who wishes to have an absentee ballot for the Nov. 7 election has until 12 noon on Monday,  Nov. 6 to turn in the application. For any questions about obtaining a ballot, please  call the Revere Election Department at 781-286-8200.   BILL PASSED TO STOP HANDICAP LICENSE FRAUD...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Announcing for Office

October 21, 2017
By

Terminiello Jr. announces candidacy for School Comm. Al Terminiello, Jr. has announced his candidacy for the Revere School Committee.  The following is his statement: Born on November 13, 1953 to Barbara (Frye) and Albert J. Terminiello Sr. Attending Abraham Lincoln School, Garfield Jr. High and Revere High School, graduating Class of 1971. Al is...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Police Briefs 10-18-2017

October 21, 2017
By

ARREST Report FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6 Jordan R. Leishman, 30, of Chelsea, was arrested on charges of unarmed robbery and being a fugitive from justice.   SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7 Fredy V. Rivas-Najarro, 28, of Chelsea, was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor.   SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8...
Read more »

Posted in Police Briefs | No Comments »

Question and Answer Forum for School Committee Candidates

October 21, 2017
By

The Revere Journal has asked each candidate for School Committee the following question: The school population has increased dramatically in the last few years in all grades.  What do you propose to address this continuing school enrollment increase that is resulting in overcrowding of classrooms?  The following are their responses: A new Revere High...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Letter to the Editor

October 21, 2017
By

GET OUT AND VOTE Dear Editor: Great people of Revere on Nov. 7th please open the gates to our great City Hall of Revere. Please vote for the candidate of your choice. I have made my choice and a request to the people of Ward Six, my choice is Councilor Charlie Patch, former Revere...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

The Time is Now for Question 1: Vote Yes for Senior Tax Relief

October 21, 2017
By

By Mayor Brian Arrigo On Tuesday, November 7, Revere voters have the opportunity to go to the polls and vote for a 10 percent residential tax exemption for qualifying senior citizens who own and occupy their homes. Now is the right time for Revere to take this step. I urge residents to vote yes....
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

“They Did What?”

October 21, 2017
By

That was our initial reaction when we heard the news that the Winthrop School Committee had voted to reject an offer by the Boston Red Sox organization to have the Revere-Winthrop Thanksgiving Day football game to be played at Fenway Park on Thanksgiving Eve. To our knowledge, this marks the first time that a...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Election Day is Near

October 21, 2017
By

Election Day on Nov. 7 should bring out a large voter turnout.  Every seat on both the City Council and School Committee is being contested.  There are no free passes for elected officials this year. The fact that every elected seat is being contested shows that civic responsibility is very much alive and well...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Sports 10-18-2017

October 21, 2017
By

RhS sports Roundup RHS football team falls to Swampscott The Revere High football team put up a valiant effort once again this past week, but a 5-1 Swampscott squad prevailed by a score of 27-0 at Harry Della Russo Stadium Friday evening. The contest was closer than the final score might indicate. After Swampscott...
Read more »

Posted in Sports | No Comments »

Search the Journal


Full Print Edition

Get Adobe Flash player