News

For Iacoviello,Her Career Decision Came from Home

October 7, 2016
By
For Iacoviello,Her Career Decision Came from Home

By Seth Daniel Natasha Iacoviello knew her dad, Frank, was suffering during his many doctor’s visits over the years when she was growing up. A life-long Revere resident, he wasn’t one to show his daughters the painful effects of his cancer treatments. In those days, there wasn’t much Natasha could do for him, but...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Vet Housing Set for Nahant Ave

October 7, 2016
By

By Seth Daniel A long-time Jewish temple on Nahant Avenue will now serve as veterans housing, after the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) unanimously approved a 30-unit mixed-use project last week brought by the Nakashian brothers. The project, which has had a very positive neighborhood meeting, was approved last Wednesday, Sept. 28, by a...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

On the Team:Navegante Group Named As Gaming Operator for Revere Hotel Project

October 7, 2016
By

Eugene McCain, Alliance Capital (MA) LLC, spent many months meeting with potential gaming operators and was pleased to announce last week that Las Vegas based Navegante Group, a full-service gaming company that specializes in the design, development, and management of gaming facilities, has joined the team as a gaming consultant and will be the...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Police Briefs 10-05-2016

October 6, 2016
By

ARREST Report MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 Robert Dellorfano, 59, of Saugus, was issued a summons for a charge of leaving the scene of an accident after causing property damage. Timothy J. Keohane, 36, of East Boston, was arrested on a charge of illegal possession of a Class B controlled narcotic substance with intent to distribute...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

City Council Holds Short Meeting

October 1, 2016
By

By Sue Ellen Woodcock In setting a new record, the Revere City Council met for just  9 minutes on Monday night and only recorded a couple of votes. First, the council approved the gift of a small piece of land on Pratt Street from a man who would rather not pay $200 a year...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Vincent Plans More Legislation

October 1, 2016
By

By Sue Ellen Woodcock When the state turned down a request by residents to stop more ash being placed in the landfill at Wheelabrator on Route 107 in Saugus, State Rep. RoseLee Vincent told herself and anyone around her that “they (Wheelabrator) may have won the battle, but not the war.” She still firmly...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

City Officials Oppose Slot Casino in Revere

October 1, 2016
By

Mayor Brian Arrigo has released a statement regarding a proposed slots casino parlor and hotel at the site of Lee’s Trailer Park on Revere Beach Parkway. There is a special election on the proposal on Oct. 18 and it will also appear as Question 1 on the statewide ballot on Nov. 8. Because of...
Read more »

Posted in News | 1 Comment »

Developers Ready for the next Step

October 1, 2016
By

It was just two weeks ago,  when the city council approved a new hotel and apartment building for 205 Revere Beach Parkway at the old Shaw’s site and now the developers are moving forward with the project. Greg Bialecki, executive vice president of Gate Residential, said the next step for the developers is creating...
Read more »

Posted in News | 3 Comments »

Field Hockey Team Will Dedicate Oct. 3 Game to Donna Correia, Breast Cancer Research

October 1, 2016
By

Their socks will be pink. So, too, will be the field hockey ball. They will have pink ribbon headbands and will be wearing pink warm-ups. That choice for girls on the Revere High School (RHS) field hockey team won’t be a nod towards fashion sensibilities, but rather towards breast cancer awareness month – and...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Slots Casino Group Takes on Partner

October 1, 2016
By

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Now that the city is going forward with a special election on Oct. 18 both sides have begun their arguments for and against a proposed slot parlor casino at the site of Lee’s Trailer Park on Revere Beach Parkway. City and state-level officials are expected to hold a press conference...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Judge Rules October 18 Election to Be Held

October 1, 2016
By

By Sue Ellen Woodcock A Suffolk Superior Court judge has denied a request from Mayor Brian Arrigo to stop a special election on Oct. 18 seeking a plebiscite on a zoning change in the trailer park off the Revere Beach Parkway.  Arrigo in his legal brief cited as the reason the financial impact on...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Wynn Boston Harbor Will Officially Oppose Statewide Question 1

October 1, 2016
By

A heated, internal battle in Revere between a slot parlor developer and the mayor of that City has now spread to Everett with Wynn Boston Harbor officially opposing Question 1 on the November ballot – a question that seeks to put an additional slot parlor near a horse track, with the only likely proposal...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Zombies Help Stretch Innovative Teaching at Revere High School

October 1, 2016
By

By Seth Daniel Flesh-eating Zombies have been slowly taking over one Revere High School (RHS) classroom this school year, but there isn’t anyone fighting it, and in fact the educational experiment has become celebrated. In response to the hugely-popular, Zombie-laden television show, ‘The Walking Dead,’ among students at RHS, teacher Nancy Barile has capitalized...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Thumbs Up for Revere Arts

September 22, 2016
By
Thumbs Up for Revere Arts

The first ever Revere Beach Arts Festival was a hit and drew VIPs like Senator Ed Markey, center, to the plaza and  Markey Bridge area of Revere Beach. With him are Ward 1 City Councillor Joanne McKenna; Revere Beach Arts Festival members Kathleen Heiser; School Committee member Carol Tye; Markey; Revere Beach Arts Festival member...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Revere High Class of 2017 Holds Car Wash

September 22, 2016
By
Revere High Class of 2017 Holds Car Wash

The Revere High School Class of 2017 held a car wash fundraiser to help defray the cost of senior year activities and projects. Members of the class are pictured at the car wash that was held Saturday at the Revere Central Fire Station on Broadway.
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Gearing Up for Special Election on October 18:City Officials Go to Court to Stop Slots Parlor Vote

September 22, 2016
By

By Sue Ellen Woodcock A hearing in Suffolk Superior Court is scheduled to be held today, September 21 to determine whether or not the city can stop a special election scheduled for October 18 regarding a proposed slots parlor and hotel at the trailer park on Revere Beach Parkway.  City officials oppose the special...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Appeals Court Overturns Talbot Murder Conviction

September 22, 2016
By

By Seth Daniel In a shocking turn of events last Thursday, a state Appeals Court reversed the second-degree murder charge of Robert Iacoviello Jr., the Revere man who had been convicted in 2010 of killing Revere Police Officer Danny Talbot – a decision that has uncovered a very painful wound in the community and...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Developer of Temple Tifereth Israel Headed to Zoning Board

September 22, 2016
By

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Temple Tifereth Israel on the corner of Shirley Avenue and Nahant Avenue has been closed for a year and now developers are ready to come in and build condominiums and retail space. Ward 2 Councillor Ira Novoselsky, who has led the congregation at Temple Tifereth Israel, held a public meeting...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

News Briefs

September 22, 2016
By

Memorial Dedication honoring Penta The Penta family will be holding a memorial dedication honoring the late City Councillor Richard Penta for his many years of dedication and service to the City and his neighborhood of Beachmont. The ceremony will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 10 a.m. at Kimmerle Park at Donnelly Square...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Pop Warner Honors Heroes Past

September 15, 2016
By
Pop Warner Honors Heroes Past

Players on the Patriots D Squad hold American flags in the air during the National Anthem on Sunday, Sept. 11, at Harry Della Russo Stadium during the Pop Warner Opening Day games at the Stadium. In between games, players and adults remembered the attacks on 9/11 in 2001 with a small ceremony.
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Search the Journal


Full Print Edition

Get Adobe Flash player