Archive for October, 2017

Local Officials, Residents Stand Against Domestic Violence

October 6, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Vanessa MacCormack, 30, became the 28th victim of domestic violence this year in Massachusetts when her husband killed her on Sept. 25 inside their Grand View Avenue home. This past Friday, she became the center of a domestic violence vigil held in front of Revere City Hall, attended by local...
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News Briefs

October 6, 2017
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Revere Fire Dept. open house Oct. 14 The Revere Fire Department welcomes local families to a free open house on Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  The open house is aimed at teaching families fire safety and prevention practices.  The Revere Fire Department open house will be held at 400 Broadway, Revere....
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Mostly Coastal Roads Flooded

October 6, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Unlike neighboring communities, Revere faired well during Saturday’s torrential rain, an eye-popping 3.5 inches of rain in one hour. “We experienced significant heavy rain, causing city wide street flooding,” said Mayor Brian Arrigo. A power outage was also reported by National Grid in the Overlook Ridge area due to the...
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Announcing for Office

October 6, 2017
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Rizzo announces campaign for councillor-at-large Daniel Rizzo, a former mayor and council president, has announced his intentions to run for the City Council. Daniel Rizzo has a longstanding career as a business owner and public servant in Revere, the city he loves. He is married to Jane Fitzgerald Rizzo, and has two sons, Ryan...
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Police Briefs 10-04-2017

October 6, 2017
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Revere Police NEWS COUNCILLOR ROTONDO REPORTS DEATH THREATS Councillor George Rotondo reported to Revere Police around 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday that he had been receiving threats of violence to himself as a result of his political position, and was worried for his personal safety. Police said he came to the station after having received...
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Letter to the Editor

October 6, 2017
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A NIGHT FOR BIG RICKY Dear Editor: One of Revere’s most giving individuals is an outstanding man by the name of Ricky Freni. Perhaps you’ve heard of him. Over the years, he has raised over $100,000 through his foundation, the Little Ricky Foundation, for Revere Public Schools and many organizations. He is also a...
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Happy New Year

October 6, 2017
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We join the entire community of Revere in wishing our Jewish residents a Happy and Healthy New Year. The community has concluded the High Holy Days, the two-day celebration of Rosh Hashanah followed by  the observance of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement and the holiest day  on the Jewish calendar. It is customary...
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The Wrong Tax Cut At the Wrong Time

October 6, 2017
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President Donald Trump and the Republican Congress finally have produced the outline of what they are calling a tax reform proposal. However, it is just more of the same-old, same-old that Republicans have been espousing for the past 30 years, benefiting millionaires, billionaires, and large corporations significantly, while blowing a huge hole in the...
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“There’s Pandemonium On the Field!”

October 6, 2017
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It was 50 years ago this week that the Boston Red Sox completed their Impossible Dream on the last day of the 1967 season to win the American League pennant. The Red Sox were playing the Minnesota Twins at home on that Sunday afternoon in October. The two teams were tied for first place...
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Sports 10-04-2017

October 6, 2017
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RhS sports Roundup Patriots fall to Peabody; host Medford Friday night The Revere High football team played well in many aspects of the game, but came up short in a 21-0 loss to Peabody last Friday evening under the lights at Harry Della Russo Stadium. A Patriot fumble on the opening kickoff set the...
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Obituaries 10-04-2017

October 6, 2017
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James Amato Former owner of James Amato Leather Co. James V. Amato died peacefully at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center of Revere early on the morning of Monday, Oct. 2.  He was 92 years old. Formerly of Lynn, he was the husband of the late Lorraine Frances (Deveney) Amato. James was born in Revere on...
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