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Obituaries 03-11-2015

March 11, 2015
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Rocco Anthony Jesso Gifted and Much Loved Educator Rocco Anthony Jesso, a Charlestown native, formerly of Revere, died on Wednesday, March 4 after a long illness at Massachusetts General Hospital. He was 83 years old. Mr. Jesso was born and raised in his family home in Charlestown. He was educated in Boston Public Schools...
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Happy Birthday Dr.Seuss

March 4, 2015
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Happy Birthday Dr.Seuss

Beachmont First Grader Isaac Patente was ready to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with a look at ‘The Lorax’ on Monday during the Read Across America celebration throughout Revere Public Schools. Numerous local and state dignitaries, including Mayor Dan Rizzo and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, were at various schools to read to the students.
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Vinny Prezioso Making It Big as a Billboard Hit

March 4, 2015
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Vinny Prezioso Making It Big as a Billboard Hit

If pop songwriter and producer, Vinny Prezioso, was stranded by the MBTA in Boston during a blizzard and forced to sculpt himself an igloo for shelter, he couldn’t survive without his acoustic guitar, laptop, and microphone. It would be a multi-story presidential suite of icy domes; complete with a television and two hot tubs...
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Police Briefs 03-04-2015

March 4, 2015
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ARRESTED AT SEACOAST A 16-year-old from the Seacoast School was arrested on serious charges after a fight that injured a teacher last Thursday morning. Around 11:47 a.m. a couple of kids got into a fight at the school. A teacher tried to intervene as one student got another in a headlock and the student...
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We Are One Community

March 4, 2015
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When hateful notes were found in the Shirley Avenue in Revere last week – notes that were threatening to Muslims – the city rallied and responded in an extraordinary way. First of all, the Revere Police responded to the situation with the utmost seriousness. While the specific threats on the notes, which purported to...
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Congratulations Coach Decristoforo and The RHS Girls Team

March 4, 2015
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We remember the excitement that former Revere High basketball star Richie DeCristoforo and his teammates brought to the city’s sports community in the early 1970s. With coach Buddy O’Neill on the bench, the RHS boys basketball team was a formidable one, challenging powerful Somerville High for supremacy in the Greater Boston League. We believe...
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Letters to the Editor

March 4, 2015
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“We Got Your Back” Dear Editor: The hate messages that were found scattered around the Revere Beach area and whose purveyors were intending for it to have a chilling effect on members of the Muslim community in Revere and surrounding cities not only failed to hit its target, but also was counterproductive. Al Huda...
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Sports 03-04-2015

March 4, 2015
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RHS girls basketball team falls to Billerica in quarterfinals By Cary Shuman The Revere High School girls basketball team had a doubly tough assignment in the quarterfinals of the MIAA State Tournament Saturday night. Not only was Revere facing Billerica, one of the best teams in the state, on the road, but it was...
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Obituaries 03-04-2015

March 4, 2015
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Anthony Pesce, Sr. Retired Revere Fire Dept. Lieutenant Anthony V. (Tony) Pesce Sr., of Revere, retired Lieutenant Revere Fire Department, passed away on February 15. Tony was a Revere firefighter for over 35 years. He was stationed at Station#5 on Freeman Street and was instrumental in fighting many of the Revere Beach fires. He...
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Mayor, Council Celebrate Revere’s Fiscal Status

February 26, 2015
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REVERE – Standard and Poor’s rating services has given the city of Revere a rating of AA-. Another association has given the city an award for its distinguished budget presentation and the state Department of Revenue has certified the city has over $6 million in free cash. “The city of Revere is going in...
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Councillors Want Future Snow Plan

February 26, 2015
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REVERE – It’s been said that this winter is of historical proportions – historic snow, historic cold and historic spending on snow removal. No one has a crystal ball to see if it could all happen again, but if it does the City Council wants the city to have a well-defined plan. Councillor Ira...
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Police Briefs 02-25-2015

February 26, 2015
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Arrest Report TUESDAY,  FEBRUARY 17 Robert P. Marley, 56, of Lynnfield, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor (5th offense), negligent operation of a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license (subsequent offense), making a threat to commit a crime, and two counts...
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Good Financial News From City Hall

February 26, 2015
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The weather of the last five weeks is enough to get anyone down.  Cold, snow and ice are just a daily occurrence. However, Monday night at the City Council meeting, Mayor Dan Rizzo told the councillors about a bright spot in Revere. The news that the Revere has earned a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award...
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Committee on Track With Kelly

February 26, 2015
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We commend the Revere School Committee for moving forward in their negotiations of a contract with Assistant Superintendent Dianne Kelly for the position of superintendent of Revere public schools. Kelly has been involved in the Revere schools for 20 years. She has been an excellent teacher and administrator and has had the benefit of...
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Thank You Firefighters

February 26, 2015
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We want to applaud the heroic actions of Revere firefighters, Lt. Corey Robson and firefighter Chuck DelGreco-Roman, whose efforts resulted in the rescue of Revere resident Albie Sheridan from icy waters last Thursday. Their immediate response in this emergency situation in below-freezing temperature helped save Sheridan and his two dogs, Lola and Thunder. Millions...
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Letters to the Editor

February 26, 2015
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We can and should dedicate more resources to treating substance use disorders Dear Editor: With a 46 percent increase in opioid overdose deaths in Massachusetts from 2012 to 2013, it is wise for Governor Charles Baker to focus the public’s attention on this health crisis and dedicate more state resources to combat substance use...
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Sports 02-25-2015

February 26, 2015
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RHS sports Roundup RHS hockey team wins one, ties two in final week of season The Revere High hockey team ended its season on an upbeat note with a win and two ties this past week. “It’s always a goal that you want your team to be playing its best hockey in February, and...
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Obituaries 02-25-2015

February 26, 2015
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Louis DePatto Of Revere Louis A. DePatto of Revere died on February 22. He was the beloved husband of the late Anna F. (Falzone) DePatto; devoted father of Kenneth L. and his wife, Sharon of Saugus, Louis B. and his wife, Janet of Marshfield, Dana A. of New York and the late Stephen J....
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Know Snow

February 18, 2015
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Know Snow

Revere Beach Boulevard (below) was starting to look drivable on Monday morning following another Blizzard on Sunday that brought in an additional 16-18 inches of snow. Meanwhile, members of the National Guard were in Revere helping to clear fire hydrants on Tuesday and got a special visit from Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito. Pictured here...
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Conference Champions

February 18, 2015
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Conference Champions

Ally Hinojosa (right) scored the winning basket to lead the Revere High girls basketball team to an NEC title-clinching 67-66 victory over Beverly Friday night. Ally is pictured with teammate Adanna Hector immediately following the game
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