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Obituaries 03-30-2016

April 1, 2016
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Tiffany Anne Edwards Of Revere Tiffany Anne Edwards of Revere passed away on March 27. She was 25 years old. The cherished daughter of Richard and Christine (Harris) Edwards, she was the loving sister of Christine and Crystal Edwards, adored aunt of Christian Edwards and is also survived by her grandmother, Theresa Harris and...
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Christians Observe Holy Week

March 25, 2016
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Christians Observe Holy Week

St. Anthony’s Pastor Father George Butera blesses palms at the start of the 10 a.m. Palm Sunday Mass on March 20. The service featured an enactment of the Passion Play by the St. Anthony’s Youth Group. The service marked the beginning of Holy Week commemorations.
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Wonderland Marketplace Sold for $15.5M

March 25, 2016
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Wonderland Marketplace Sold for $15.5M

By Seth Daniel The Wonderland Marketplace retailing shopping center has sold to a Concord, MA company for $15.5 million. Winstanley Enterprises of Concord purchased the Marketplace – which contains tenants like Marshall’s, Staples, Big Logs and the Post Office – from a Texas company that has owned the property for decades. The property has...
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Bike Path Could be Key to Attract Businesses

March 25, 2016
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Bike Path Could be Key to Attract Businesses

By Seth Daniel If innovation, Millennials and technology jobs are coming to Revere and the North Shore, some advocates would argue that they’re coming by bicycle. “When you talk about transportation policy, the idea is to protect the job creator,” said Richard Fries, president of Mass Bike. “We’ve tailored all our transportation for a...
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Arrigo Announces Citywide Fitness Challenge and 5K

March 25, 2016
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Mayor Brian Arrigo is proud to announce that the Revere Citywide Fitness Challenge and 5K will return this year, in partnership with fitness-focused organizations from around the City. Residents will have the opportunity to sample classes from several health clubs, with an opportunity to win prizes. The celebration of fitness will culminate in the...
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Licensing Commission Welcomes New Use for Boulevard

March 25, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Boulevard on at 320 Revere Beach Blvd. has had a reputation as a raucous bar known for problems and police intervention, but business owner Jackson Gateman, who owns Renzo’s further down the boulevard, said that will change. The Revere Licensing Commission approved the transfer of an all alcohol restaurant...
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Police Briefs 03-23-2016

March 25, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, MARCH 14 A 15 year old juvenile was arrested on charges of reckless operation of a motor vehicle, receiving a stolen motor vehicle, and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Luis D. Pena, 22, of Dorchester, was arrested on charges of using a motor vehicle without authority and illegal possession of...
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Letters to the Editor

March 25, 2016
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Supports Dan Rizzo for State Senate Dear Editor: This April 12 the people of our city have a chance to elect the first State Senator from Revere in 25 years. What an opportunity! No matter who voters support for Mayor last fall, now is the time to put our differences aside. Dan Rizzo is...
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Obama in Cuba

March 25, 2016
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The decision by President Obama to open the diplomatic doors to Cuba and begin the process of bringing that nation into the modern world acknowledges something that has been a reality for decades: the Cold War is over. Yes, the dictatorial regime of the Castro brothers is antithetical to the democratic values we espouse....
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Happy Easter

March 25, 2016
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It’s hard to believe that another Easter already is upon us. Not only does Easter come early this year, but Monday’s snowstorm hardly seemed Easter-like. But regardless of what Mother Nature has in store for us, Good Friday and Easter Sunday will be here this week, and those of the Christian faith will begin...
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Sports 03-23-2016

March 25, 2016
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Refelections on great season for Revere High girls hoop By Maritza Scott Revere girls basketball came into this season with a pretty solid group of girls. We had finished the previous year 17-5, losing to Billerica in the second round of the playoffs and we were ready for more. We started off the 2015-16...
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Obituaries 03-23-2016

March 25, 2016
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Dr. Mohammad Teleghani Retired physician whose life was dedicated to caring for his beloved family and patients Dr. Mohammad F.Taleghani  in Bowling Green, KY formerly of the Chelsea Soldiers Home, Washington DC and Maryland died on March 2 following an unexpected illness. He was 84 years old. A native of Tehran Iran, born on...
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RHS Girls Fall Short

March 17, 2016
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RHS Girls Fall Short

COLORFUL MOVE: Against a backdrop of Woburn fans in brightly-colored attired, Revere’s Pam Gonzalez moves past Woburn’s Mya Blazejowski during the Lady Patriots’ Division 1 North championship game Saturday, March 12, at Whittier Tech. Woburn prevailed in the game, 58-46, ending the remarkable run this season for the Revere girls. They finish the season...
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From Judas to Jesus… Hill takes on Role in Passion Play

March 17, 2016
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From Judas to Jesus… Hill takes on Role in Passion Play

By Seth Daniel There are few acting roles that measure up to the difficulty of playing Jesus Christ, but Revere’s Gianni Hill has bore the burden once already, and this Palm Sunday at St. Anthony’s, he will premiere for the second year in a row as Jesus in the 13th annual Passion Play. Hill...
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A List of Top 100 Paid City Employees:Former Revere Public Schools Superintendent Paul Dakin Is Highest Paid at $366,497

March 17, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Top 100 highest paid employees from 2015 in the City of Revere were unveiled recently by the City Finance Department – with former Supt. Paul Dakin breaking all barriers in his last year with a total of $366,497 in compensation. No one aside from former Police Chief Terence Reardon has...
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Community Rallies to Fight Opioid Crisis

March 17, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock A woman stopped by the walk-in center to learn how to get and use Narcan one day. A week later she calls the fire department because her son is overdosing. The firefighter save him with Narcan. Two days later he is dead. This is just one example of how the...
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Kelly Weighing All Options to Balance Budget:Sports Could be Affected

March 17, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Supt. of Schools Dr. Dianne Kelly said she is “weighing all options” in relation to the cost cutting measures she intends to implement in the schools’ budget. Those measures could affect the scheduling of Revere High School athletic home games in the future. Kelly stated in a story in last week’s...
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Council Approves New Flood Maps

March 17, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Although no one enthusiastically supports the revisions to the Federal government’s flood plain maps, the Revere City Council did approve them for the sake of the residents. Last week the City Council held a public hearing about the maps, and on Monday night, the council approved the maps. Ward 4...
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Police Briefs 03-16-2016

March 17, 2016
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ARREST Report THURSDAY, MARCH 3 Victor Martinez, 24, of 56 Calumet St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of drinking an alcoholic beverage in public in violation of the city ordinance and throwing glass on the street in violation of the city ordinance. FRIDAY, MARCH 4 Bryanna M. Connolly, 25, of...
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Letter to the Editor

March 17, 2016
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Thanks to all who helped the Shamrock Splash Dear Editor: The Revere Beach Partnership is most grateful to all of the plungers and spectators who came to Revere Beach on March 6th to support us at our fund raising event, the Shamrock Splash.  This fundraiser benefits the non-profit “Save the Harbor/Save the Bay”.  The...
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