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Down to the wire

May 25, 2007
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Dan Rizzo and Anthony Petruccelli are going down to the wire this weekend, as the Memorial Day is not going to interfere with last minute campaigning. The showdown on Tuesday is likely to be decided by the size of the vote in Revere – with everything else following naturally. That is to say, if...
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Barrios leaving official

May 23, 2007
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State Senator Jarrett Barrios announced yesterday that he is going to resign his seat in the state senate to take over as the head of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation. Senator Barrios leaving creates a situation where a special election will be held to fil his empty seat. The district he represents includes...
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Down to the wire

May 21, 2007
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Dan Rizzo and Anthony Petruccelli are going down to the wire with a full slate of heavy campaigning for former senator Robert Travaglini’s empty seat. Despite major campaigns launched by both candidates, turnout is expected to be light. A heavier turnout in Revere boosts Rizzo’s chances of beating Petruccelli while a smaller turnout in...
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Bridge closing collosal hassle

May 21, 2007
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The closure of the General Edwards Bridge last weekend turned out to be a disaster for Revere people heading north and for North Shore people heading south. It does not appear that any thought whatsoever was given to the implications of the bridge closure by Revere or Lynn oficials, with no police posted to...
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Barrios leaving senate?

May 21, 2007
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Senator Jarrett Barrios is apparently set to leave his senate seat. Barrios, it is claimed, will be taking over an important state post offered to him by Governor Deval Patrick in the prison system or he will be taking a post in the private sector. Barrios’ resignation is expected within the next two weeks.
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Mayor taking post at State House?

April 18, 2007
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Mayor Ambrosino has apparently been considering an offer from the governor to take over the Department of Conservation and Recreation. Ambrosino, according to DCR officials who wished to remain unnamed, has been visiting the agency headquarters in Boston and familiarizing himself with its inner workings. If Ambrosino is in fact going to take the...
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Casella charged with OUI, faces court

April 10, 2007
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City Councillor Mark Casella was charged last night for driving under the influence of alcohol and for driving recklessly by Revere Police who found Casella bleeding from the forehead in the basement of his home following a car accident in which Çasella apparently hit another car on Geneva Street as he was coming home....
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Fundraisers attract hundreds

March 31, 2007
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Political season is underway bigtime with Mayor Thomas Ambrosino – who is enjoying his first four year term, raising big money at a wonderful time held last week at Spinellis on Route 1. Hundreds attended the $250 per person event which should have added substantially to the mayor’s already substantial political election fund. Facing...
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On the campaign trail

March 29, 2007
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Attorney Phil Boncore, a councillor at large in Winthrop, has pulled papers in anticipation of a possible run for Robert Travaglini’s vacant senate seat. Boncore will apparently be running as an Independent. By running as an Independent he can skip the primary. Last night at Joe Tecce’s Restaurant in the North End, Representative Anthony...
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Toomey drops out

March 28, 2007
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Cambridge Representative and city councillor Tim Toomey has apparently decided he will not be seeking the senate seat vacated by Robert Travaglini. The popular Cambridge politician had been posturing for a run. A Winthrop candidate running as in Independent candidate may shortly be announcing. City Councillor Dan Rizzo and a large number of sign...
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Rizzo versus Petruccelli

March 27, 2007
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Councillor at Large Dan Rizzo is off to a fast start in what many around here are considering a sprint to the primary to be held the day after Memorial Day for the senate seat vacated by Robert Travaglini. Rizzo and his advisers are treating the special election with a high degree of focus...
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Watch for daily updates of Revere news

March 26, 2007
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Watch for daily updates of Revere news

The Revere Journal is becoming your daily newspaper on-line with this web site as we update our site everyday from now on. You will also be able to access the entire Revere Journal. As the news rolls in our editors and reporters will keep you posted.
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