News

Revere Recreation Color Night

August 16, 2017
By
Revere Recreation Color Night

The air at the Whelan School Park was filled with plumes of color last Saturday, Aug. 12, as hundreds of Revere children of all ages participated in the annual Color Night hosted by Revere Parks and Recreation department.
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Journal Reaches New Heights

August 16, 2017
By
Journal Reaches New Heights

School committee member Dan Maguire with his wife, Adrienne Maguire, and daughters, Meghan and Michaela, holding copies of the Revere Journal in Machu Picchu, Peru on their recent trip to the Andes Mountains.
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Council Approves Easements for Safe Routes by Garfield School

August 16, 2017
By

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Monday night, the city council approved numerous easements as part of the Safe Routes to School construction project around the Garfield School. Officials held a public hearing on easements for Avalon Street, Blake Street, Centennial Avenue, Dix Street, Fitzhenry Square, Garfield Avenue, North Shore Road and Waverly Avenue. The hearing...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

High Bail for Men Charged with Kidnapping, Firearms

August 16, 2017
By

Good police work at the scene from responding Revere Police officers, command staff and Revere Dispatch led to the discovery of a man kidnapped and beaten for a drug debt, as well as an assortment of weapons that included a Mac-10 machine gun with a silencer on Sunday night. Revere Police Chief James Guido...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Cable Public Hearing Sees Overwhelming Support for RevereTV

August 16, 2017
By

By Sue Ellen Woodcock It was supposed to be a public hearing on the contract Comcast now has with the city as a cable provider. But the meeting turned into nothing but accolades for cable television studio Revere TV. Sure a few people stood up to complain about Comcast cable television rates, but most...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

News Briefs

August 16, 2017
By

City of Revere Overdose Awareness Day On Thursday, Aug. 31, at 6 p.m., the City of Revere will host its 2017 Overdose Awareness Day event in the Revere High School Auditorium. The event will feature remarks from elected officials, addiction specialists, and people personally impacted by the opioid epidemic. The goal of the event...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Update on 205 Revere Beach Parkway

August 16, 2017
By

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Work is well underway at 205 Revere Beach Parkway, the site of the former Shaw’s Market, and its’s on track for the grand opening of a five-story, 132 key hotel and a six-story, 124 unit residential apartment building with parking for 298 vehicles in the spring of 2019. Mark Robinson,...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Warren Draws Large Crowd for Town Hall Forum at RHS

August 9, 2017
By
Warren Draws Large Crowd for Town Hall Forum at RHS

By Cary Shuman More than 400 people attended a public town hall event hosted by Sen. Elizabeth Warren Friday at the Revere High School auditorium. The event, which was Warren’s 10th town hall of the year, allowed the Bay State’s senior senator to hear directly from Revere and area residents and discuss her work...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Impossible Dream Team Reunion:Conigliaro Family Hosts ’67 Sox Celebration Aug 17

August 9, 2017
By
Impossible Dream Team Reunion:Conigliaro Family Hosts ’67 Sox Celebration Aug 17

By Cary Shuman The Conigliaro family, the Boston Red Sox, and the Farrelly Brothers will host the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the 1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox on Thursday, Aug. 17 at Tony C’s on Boylston Street in Boston. Some players from the ’67 team that won the American League pennant and lost to...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Garfield School Roof to Take Little Longer than Expected

August 9, 2017
By

By Seth Daniel The Garfield School roof project is going well this summer, but might end up taking a little longer than expected, according to Supt. Dianne Kelly. Crews have been working on the $7.9 million roof replacement and hurricane damage repairs since the beginning of the summer, and will likely be done with...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Suffolk Univ Law School Scholarship Established Honoring Richard Clayman

August 9, 2017
By

The Richard I. Clayman Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established at Suffolk University Law School. Clayman,  a resident of Revere,  was frequently seen having breakfast at the Bagel Bin on Shirley Ave.  He was also a major developer in the city. His projects included repurposing the old Oak Island Nursing Home on Revere Beach...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

News Briefs

August 9, 2017
By

Ward 4 Community Meetings Councilor Patrick Keefe is pleased to announce the schedule for Ward 4 community meetings. “During my campaign,  I heard from many residents that they would like to hear more about what’s going on and how they can better have their voices heard.  I think the ability to meet with residents...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Push is On to Save McMackin Field

August 9, 2017
By

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Like many people, Steve Bagnera drives by McMackin Field on Winthrop Avenue every day and he can’t help but wonder what will ever happen to the baseball field that he played on as a kid. Little League officials stopped using McMackin Field in 2013 because the field was too wet....
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Area Police Departments Check Vehicles for Carbon Monoxide

August 9, 2017
By

By Seth Daniel In the wake of several police vehicles being brought into question for carbon monoxide leakage in Auburn, the Everett and Revere Police Departments have taken some precautions with similar models in their fleets. In Everett, Police Chief Steve Mazzie said when they heard the news last week that several officers in...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Police Receive Grant to Get Impaired Drivers off the Road

August 9, 2017
By

Mayor Brian Arrigo and Chief of Police James Guido recently announced that the Revere Police Department will increase the number of impaired driving patrols on local roads after being awarded a special grant from the Highway Safety Division (HSD) of the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS). The Revere Police Department will...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

RFD Annual Beach Volleyball Tournament

August 5, 2017
By
RFD Annual Beach Volleyball Tournament

BJ Deveau of Team Arrigo looks to block a tap by Team Bay Tiki Ma during action in last Saturday’s Revere Firefighters Union beach volleyball tournament on Revere Beach. The tournament featured more than 15 teams this year and helps to raise money for the Union’s scholarship fund.
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Raising Funds for Research

August 5, 2017
By
Raising Funds for Research

For the last six years Kayla and Jordan Martelli have hosted a lemonade stand to help fund childhood cancer research. This year, they raised $2,400. In the top photo, Kayla (right and Jordan (left) are shown with Councillor Charlie Patch (left) and Mayor Brian Arrigo.
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Taft Street Fire Fundraiser

August 5, 2017
By
Taft Street Fire Fundraiser

Victims of the Taft Street fire, Rene Lainez (8) with Andrea Lainez (3), enjoy themselves during a fundraiser for their family and others that were left homeless after a major fire took their home on June 13. Numerous residents gathered for the fundraiser at the Elks Club on Shirley Avenue on Sunday, July 30.
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Debate on Cafarelli’s Contract Continues

August 5, 2017
By

By Cary Shuman Mayor Brian Arrigo’s administration responded to the City Council’s vote about honoring the contract of former Revere police chief Joseph Cafarelli in a statement released on  Tuesday. The Council voted unanimously at its July 24 meeting to honor the contract of Cafarelli, who stepped down as chief of the Revere Police...
Read more »

Posted in News | 1 Comment »

Sen Warren Praises Work at EBNHC

August 5, 2017
By

By John Lynds Last week, the Democrats had a huge victory as the U.S. Senate failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as “Obama Care.” While there was much to celebrate as several Republicans, like Sen. John McCain, cast votes against the Senate bill to repeal Obama Care, Senate Democrats like...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Search the Journal


Full Print Edition

Get Adobe Flash player