Author Archive

Let’s Play Ball

May 19, 2017
By
Let’s Play Ball

Colts players Dominic DeAngelo and Daniel Alimonti hug it out.
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Happy 100th Birthday

May 19, 2017
By
Happy 100th Birthday

Gilda Ausiello (center) celebrates her 100th birthday at the Revere Recreation Department last week with her son Dennis and daughter Susan and Mayor Brian Arrigo and his wife Daveen and children, Joseph and John.
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

City Looks to Partner With New Developers of Suffolk Downs Site

May 19, 2017
By

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Being billed as the largest development possibly ever on the North Shore when construction begins at the Suffolk Downs property, the project could take 10 or 15 years to be fully developed. Either way the development will have an impact on Revere for the next 50 years. “It’s definitely an...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Search Process Continuing for New Revere Police Chief

May 19, 2017
By

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Four internal candidates drawn from the ranks of the Revere Police Department are vying for the position of Chief of Police.  Recently, these applicants underwent testing to see how they would respond to certain situations at an assessment center two weeks ago as part of the hiring process. Current Police...
Read more »

Posted in News | 1 Comment »

Wonderland Site Still an Eyesore and a Danger

May 19, 2017
By

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Every week it seems that someone is complaining about the cars parked at the old Wonderland Dog Track or for that matter the condition of the buildings and when they will be torn down. In terms of the parking situation in the Wonderland area, Arrigo said the situation maybe confusing...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Revere High to Put Out Emotionally Challenging, Full-Length Film

May 19, 2017
By

By Seth Daniel When Revere High senior Carmen Amaro saw Revere Filmic Society sponsors Paul Amato and George Hannah approaching her earlier this school year in the hallway, she had no idea the journey – the very personal journey – that they were about to take her on in recruiting her for their latest...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Human Resource Policies Are Now in Place

May 19, 2017
By

By Sue Ellen Woodcock When Mayor Brian Arrigo took office in 2016 he had 400 employees, yet no job descriptions, policies or procedures. Today, jobs are being advertised and people are being hired properly. Helping him along the way is Sandi Charlton, a human resources expert, who is slated to work with city officials...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Time to Start Thinking about Mosquitoes

May 19, 2017
By

By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s that time of year when lovers of the outdoors and their furry friends get concerned about disease carrying mosquitoes and ticks. At Tuesday evening’s Board of Health meeting members heard from the Northeast Massachusetts Mosquito Control (NMMC) and from Page Exterminating. Kimberly Foss, an entomologist with NMMC, said they...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Carfentanil Making Its Way Throughout New England; No Incidents in Massachusetts Currently

May 19, 2017
By

(U) Significance: The presence of Carfentanil has been detected in three New England States:  New Hampshire has reported 3 Carfentanil-related fatal overdoses, Maine reported one Carfentanil-related fatal overdose and Rhode Island detected Carfentanil in a tested drug sample.  Massachusetts does not currently have any reported cases, but offers this advisory as Carfentanil provides a...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Police Briefs 05-17-2017

May 19, 2017
By

ARREST Report MONDAY, MAY 8 A 17 year old juvenile was arrested on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.   TUESDAY, MAY 9 Fatima Ouakrim, 20, of 92 Proctor ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Chris M. Silva, 25, of 37 Davis St., was arrested on charges of being a...
Read more »

Posted in Police Briefs | No Comments »

Continued Committment to Revere’s Infrastructure Needs

May 19, 2017
By

By Mayor Brian Arrigo Earlier this month, I invested $200,000 of the city’s free cash into sidewalk repairs, as part of my commitment to addressing Revere’s significant infrastructure needs. When I took office, the City had a backlog of over two years’ worth of sidewalk repair requests submitted via SeeClickFix or calls to the...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

An End to the Drought — for Now

May 19, 2017
By

Last week, state officials announced that the entire state of Massachusetts was no longer in a drought emergency. This certainly comes as good news to residents. Over the last six months, every time it rained or snowed and there were a lot of days of rain and snow, all one could say was that...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

June Could be the Month for Wonderland

May 19, 2017
By

Another month has almost gone by and the deplorable state of the site of the former Wonderland Dog Track on North Shore Road just continues. Councillor John Powers has often pointed out that this derelict site is one of the main gateways into the city. Mayor Brian Arrigo is pressuring the owners to correct...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Sports 05-17-2017

May 19, 2017
By

REACHING NEW HEIGHTS RHS star Stella continues career success at Mt. Ida College By Cary Shuman Kristina Stella knows all about success on the softball fields. As a starting infielder for Revere High School, Stella played a key role in the Patriots winning the Division 1 North championship and advancing to the state semifinals....
Read more »

Posted in Sports | No Comments »

Obituaries 05-17-2017

May 19, 2017
By

Robert Furlong Revere City Planner, member of Revere Housing Authority, former chairman of the Mass. Racing Commission and joke teller-extraordinaire Robert J. Furlong, devoted husband, father and joke-teller extraordinaire, passed from this life surrounded by his large and loving family on April 13, one day short of his 93rd birthday. Born in East Boston, Bob...
Read more »

Posted in Obituaries | No Comments »

Arts Be with You

May 12, 2017
By
Arts Be with You

Celest Galeas, third grade, shows off an origami paper crane that she made at the Revere Date Japanese Exchange Program’s table during the citywide district art show, ‘May the Arts Be With You,’ last Tuesday evening, May 2, at the A.C. Whelan School.
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

A Rare Sight to See

May 12, 2017
By
A Rare Sight to See

Two species of Pelicans have been recorded in Massachusetts , the White Pelican and The Brown Pelican. This Monday, a very rare Brown Pelican was spotted by Revere photographer Eric Harrison on Point of Pines late in the afternoon. Harrison reports having gone to the Beach to photograph Common Terns, which have been showing...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Suit Filed over Tobacco Age; Start Date Delayed to Sept 1

May 12, 2017
By

By Sue Ellen Woodcock A Revere convenience store owner has filed an appeal against the city for proposing to implement an age restriction on purchasing tobacco products. Attorney Lawrence Simeone Jr. has filed an appeal in Suffolk Superior Court on behalf of his client Joseph Prizio and Northgate Partners LLC, owners of Joe’s Market,...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Arrigo Pushing for Senior Tax Abatement on Ballot

May 12, 2017
By

By Sue Ellen Woodcock When voters go to the polls in November they won’t be just voting for various officials, they will be voting for a tax exemption for Revere’s senior citizen property owners. Mayor Brian Arrigo got the ball rolling last week with the city council approving the idea. The next step is...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Residents Concerned about Bellevue Ave Development

May 12, 2017
By

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Citing an issue of parking, traffic and other concerns, neighbors of a proposed development at 5 Bellevue Ave., told city councillors that the size of the development was too big for the neighborhood. Residents from Bellevue Ave., Revere Street and Ford Street spoke against the proposed development at a public...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Search the Journal


Full Print Edition

Get Adobe Flash player