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Happy Holidays

December 23, 2014
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Happy Holidays

East Boston Savings Bank recently held a toys for tots drive at their Squire Road location. Santa picked up the donated toys for Teamsters local 25 and the Marine Corps. Shown with Santa are East Boston Savings Bank employees from left: Louisa Troville, Sue LaCroix and Pebbles Bethel.
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Powers Likely to Head Council

December 23, 2014
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For the second year in a row, Councillor Jessica Giannino’s effort to lead the Ciy Council as President  appears to have fallen short.  Ward 5 Councilor John Powers has seemingly gathered the necessary six votes to assume the position when the official vote will be cast at the first meeting on January 5. The...
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Rizzo to Deliver State of the City

December 23, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo will deliver the 2015 State of the City address on Monday Jan. 5 at 6:30 p.m., immediately following the City Council organizational meeting in the City Council Chambers at Revere City Hall. In the annual address to the public, Mayor Rizzo will review last year’s accomplishments and share his vision for...
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Meter Holiday for the Holidays

December 23, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo and Parking Clerk John Henry are happy to announce the suspension of parking meter fees in light of the holiday season and in support of Councillor Arthur Guinasso’s recent Council motion. All parking meters in the City became free Monday, Dec. 15, and  will last through Saturday, Dec. 27. “I encourage...
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Happy Hanukkah

December 23, 2014
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We want to wish our Jewish residents a Happy Hanukkah for the Festival of Lights that began at sundown Tuesday and continues for eight days. There will be the traditional lighting of the Menorah each night and other customs such as children playing the dreidel game and singing Hanukkah songs. We extend our best...
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Revere Tornado Relief Fund

December 23, 2014
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When the tornado struck Revere July 28, it left a devastating impact on many residents and business owners. Mayor Dan Rizzo reacted immediately to the unprecedented emergency situation, bringing together the leaders of the police and fire departments, department heads, and city officials to calm the fears of residents and deal directly and decisively...
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Parking Meters Moratorium

December 23, 2014
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We commend Ward 3 Councillor Arthur Guinasso and Mayor Dan Rizzo for their work in creating a moratorium on parking meter fees for the holiday season. As a result of their efforts, residents and shoppers can park their vehicles free of charge at all parking meters throughout the city. The holiday season is most...
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The Benefits of Universal Pre-K

December 23, 2014
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Growing up in America for me, education was my only escape. Through the rough realities of my parents not gaining an education, I understood their struggle. Going through pre-K, to kindergarten then elementary to middle, I made my way to high school then finally to college. Education has been the basis of my success...
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Consumers Should be Prepared at Holiday Season

December 23, 2014
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These year-end weeks are a busy time that are focused on friends and family, and not when you want to be checking to confirm that your insurance coverage is adequate. But taking a few minutes between the cooking and the shopping and the wrapping to review  your insurance policies and how they would cover...
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Letters to the Editor

December 23, 2014
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Parents should consider Single-Gender Education for their sons Dear Editor: Earlier this fall we invited prospective students to visit Malden Catholic for our Open House. More than 175 boys and their families came to 99 Crystal St. on a very snowy Sunday. As they gathered in the dining hall, I had the opportunity to...
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Sports 12-17-2014

December 23, 2014
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RHS sports Roundup New-look RHS hockey team opens season The Revere High hockey team dropped its season-opener in a tough 3-2 decision to Salem Saturday afternoon at the Salem State University rink. The Patriots held a 2-1 lead entering the third frame, but yielded a pair of unanswered markers in the final 15-minute stanza....
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Obituaries 12-17-2014

December 23, 2014
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Margherita Edmonds Legal Secretary and Licensed Real Estate Agent Margherita (Cristallo) Edmonds of Derry, NH, formerly of East Boston, died on December 12 after a long illness. Margherita was born in Italy and arrived in the United Street at the age of age three. She was raised in East Boston where she lived until...
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Tornado Fund Distribution to Start

December 23, 2014
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The Revere Tornado Relief Fund (RTRF) Executive Director and Administrator, Attorney Gerry Leone, along with the Revere Tornado Relief Fund Board of Directors and Applications Committee, announced a timetable for the release of monies to be distributed to residents and business owners impacted by the tornado back in July. Mayor Dan Rizzo has announced...
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Police Briefs 12-10-2014

December 23, 2014
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House Breaks: (5) Cambridge St.; Bradstreet Ave.; Boulevard; Mountain Avenue; and Fernwood Avenue. Commercial Breaks: (0) Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (12) Ridge Road; *Lincoln Street; Sweeny Avenue (plate); Proctor Avenue; Reservoir Avenue; Tuckerman Street; Boulevard – Jack Satter; Dix Street; Elmwood Place; Elmwood Place; Parkway – Lee’s; and Washington Avenue. Motor Vehicle Accidents: (27) Brown...
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Dr. Paul Dakin and His Tremendous Impact on the School System

December 23, 2014
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The Revere public school system has made tremendous progress under the leadership of Supt. of Schools Dr. Paul Dakin. There has been national and statewide recognition on an annual basis for our schools, affirming Dr. Dakin’s excellence as an administrator and an innovator. Revere students are receiving a well-rounded education. The administrators and teachers...
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Obituaries 12-10-2014

December 23, 2014
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Gloria Kelley Cesarale Of Florida, Formerly of Revere Gloria S. (Addonigio) Kelley-Cesarale of Florida, formerly of Revere died recently. The beloved wife of the late Frederick Kelley and Charlie Cesarale, she was the devoted mother of Donna Miaskiewicz and her husband, Ron and Frederick “Rick” Kelley and his wife, Janet, all of Florida; dear...
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Looking at the Veterans Day Committe

December 8, 2014
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The Revere Veterans Committee was established to conduct a Veterans’ Day ceremony for the City of Revere on behalf of the Veterans of Revere.  In 2003 we conducted the first, in many years, Veterans Day services and dinner for the Veterans of Revere and the Chelsea Soldiers Home at the VFW in Beachmont.  We...
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Letters to the Editor

December 8, 2014
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Investigating the Wynn Resort  Dear Commissioner McHugh: This letter addresses several troubling questions that the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (the “Commission”) must now confront in light of the recent Wall Street Journal report that the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) Criminal Investigation Division, the Drug Enforcement Administration (the “DEA”) and United States Attorneys Offices in...
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Sports 12-03-2014

December 8, 2014
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Patriots play valiantly in Thanksgiving finale A heavily-underdog Revere High football team turned in one of the most valiant effort ever displayed by a Patriot squad on Thanksgiving Day, but two key plays — both on special teams — proved crucial in a 14-6 loss to Winthrop at a chilly Miller Field. Revere had...
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Obituaries 12-03-2014

December 8, 2014
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Richard Mauro Founder and Owner of Tower Glass Co., Inc. Past President of the Glass Employers Association of New England Richard A. Mauro of Lynnfield, formerly of Revere, died on November 27. A strong advocate of the union glazing and construction industry, he was the founder and owner of Tower Glass Co. Inc. of...
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