Author Archive

Police Briefs 10-18-2017

October 21, 2017
By

ARREST Report FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6 Jordan R. Leishman, 30, of Chelsea, was arrested on charges of unarmed robbery and being a fugitive from justice.   SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7 Fredy V. Rivas-Najarro, 28, of Chelsea, was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor.   SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8...
Read more »

Posted in Police Briefs | No Comments »

Question and Answer Forum for School Committee Candidates

October 21, 2017
By

The Revere Journal has asked each candidate for School Committee the following question: The school population has increased dramatically in the last few years in all grades.  What do you propose to address this continuing school enrollment increase that is resulting in overcrowding of classrooms?  The following are their responses: A new Revere High...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Letter to the Editor

October 21, 2017
By

GET OUT AND VOTE Dear Editor: Great people of Revere on Nov. 7th please open the gates to our great City Hall of Revere. Please vote for the candidate of your choice. I have made my choice and a request to the people of Ward Six, my choice is Councilor Charlie Patch, former Revere...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

The Time is Now for Question 1: Vote Yes for Senior Tax Relief

October 21, 2017
By

By Mayor Brian Arrigo On Tuesday, November 7, Revere voters have the opportunity to go to the polls and vote for a 10 percent residential tax exemption for qualifying senior citizens who own and occupy their homes. Now is the right time for Revere to take this step. I urge residents to vote yes....
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

“They Did What?”

October 21, 2017
By

That was our initial reaction when we heard the news that the Winthrop School Committee had voted to reject an offer by the Boston Red Sox organization to have the Revere-Winthrop Thanksgiving Day football game to be played at Fenway Park on Thanksgiving Eve. To our knowledge, this marks the first time that a...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Election Day is Near

October 21, 2017
By

Election Day on Nov. 7 should bring out a large voter turnout.  Every seat on both the City Council and School Committee is being contested.  There are no free passes for elected officials this year. The fact that every elected seat is being contested shows that civic responsibility is very much alive and well...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Sports 10-18-2017

October 21, 2017
By

RhS sports Roundup RHS football team falls to Swampscott The Revere High football team put up a valiant effort once again this past week, but a 5-1 Swampscott squad prevailed by a score of 27-0 at Harry Della Russo Stadium Friday evening. The contest was closer than the final score might indicate. After Swampscott...
Read more »

Posted in Sports | No Comments »

Obituaries 10-18-2017

October 21, 2017
By

Florence DuPonte 1920 ­– 2017 Florence A. DuPonte of Inverness, Florida, formerly of Revere, passed away on October 2 under the care of Citrus and the Nature Coast in Lecanto, Florida. She was 97 years old. Born in Boston on August 5, 1920 fo the late Michael and Josephine (Sacco) DiPesa, she was a...
Read more »

Posted in Obituaries | No Comments »

Revere Columbus Day Parade

October 13, 2017
By
Revere Columbus Day Parade

One of the well dressed clowns parades under the Columbus Day Parade banner with a colorful umbrella to protect herself from the rain.Though it was a little soggy out, the Parade went off without a hitch, and attracted quite a few spectators given the weather conditions.
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Officials Unveil 311 Center

October 13, 2017
By

By Cary Shuman Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined Mayor Brian Arrigo in officially launching Revere’s 311 Constituent Services System Tuesday at Revere City Hall. Arrigo first proposed the installation of the 311 system when he was serving as a councillor-at-large. He reaffirmed that pledge during his campaign for mayor. Tuesday was a triumphant day...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

News Briefs

October 13, 2017
By

PLEASANT ST CITY HALL ENTRANCE CLOSED Revere officials announce that the City Hall Pleasant St. entrance will be closed so that DPW can complete repair of the stairs. The temporary closure begins October 11, and the entrance will reopen on either Monday, October 16 or Tuesday, October 17.   ARRIGO ON PANEL FOR SMART...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Ramos Announces for City Councillor At-Large

October 13, 2017
By

David J. Ramos has announced his candidacy for Councillor at-Large.  The following is his statement: “My name is David Jose Ramos and I am a candidate for City Councilor At Large for Revere.  I have never run for political office and I am not a typical politician. Rather, I am a techie, an innovator...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Braid Announces Candidacy for Councillor At-Large

October 13, 2017
By

Todd A. Braid has announced his candidacy for Councillor at-Large.  The following is his statement: I am not a career politician but I’m a proud concerned  4th Generation Revere Resident. 18 years ago I married Stacey Gualtieri also a lifelong Revere resident. I’m blessed with two wonderful daughters. My oldest Karissa attended Revere public...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Gravellese Announces for Re-Election to School Committee

October 13, 2017
By

Susan Gravellese has announced for re-election to the the Revere School Committee.  The following is her statement: “I am excited to announce my candidacy for re-election to the Revere School Committee. I knew, when I started my first campaign four years ago, that I had a strong desire to give back to the city...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Ferrante Announces for Re-Election to School Committee

October 13, 2017
By

Michael A. Ferrante, a local business owner and lifelong resident, is announcing his re-election bid for the Revere School Committee. The following is his statement: Frankly, Revere’s school system has unique needs. The school department has approximately 80% of our students are receiving free and /or reduced lunch programs. We don’t have the tax...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

EXIT Realty Beatrice Associates Expanding to Saugus

October 13, 2017
By

Derek Beatrice, Broker/Owner, is pleased to announce that EXIT Realty Beatrice Associates is expanding to another office location in Saugus. “EXIT Realty Beatrice Associates exists for one reason; to build strong, successful real estate agents who provide exemplary service to home buyers and sellers in our community,” said Beatrice. In making the decision to...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Police Briefs 10-11-2017

October 13, 2017
By

Revere Police NEWS ARMED ROBBER ARRESTED Revere Police worked diligently last Thursday, Oct. 5, to identify and arrest a man who robbed the Oak Island Convenience store with a knife while wearing a mask. Around 9 a.m., the man entered the store and brandished a knife to the clerk and robbed the store. He...
Read more »

Posted in Police Briefs | No Comments »

Letter to the Editor

October 13, 2017
By

Thank you Dear Editor: Thanks to the generous support of the Revere community, the Taft St. Relief Fund raised a total of $7,582 for the families impacted by this summer’s fire. Those eligible have been notified that their checks are available at the Treasurer’s office. Thank you to all of those who pitched in...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Coming Together as a Community to Stop Domestic Violence

October 13, 2017
By

Two weeks ago, the City of Revere was shaken by a terrible tragedy – the murder of Vanessa MacCormack, a 30-year-old school teacher, allegedly due to an incident of domestic violence. Vanessa was a loving mother to her one-year-old daughter, and a devoted mentor to her 24 second-grade students. The City of Revere joins...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

The New 311 Center

October 13, 2017
By

On Tuesday, Lt. Governor Karen Polito and city officials led by Mayor Brian Arrigo opened the new 311 constituent service center. This is another example of Arrigo’s attempt to make city services more friendly and responsive for residents. The Center will take non-emergency calls from residents who are looking at service requests like fixing...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Search the Journal


Full Print Edition

Get Adobe Flash player