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Councillors have Light Agenda

November 12, 2015
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The city council met Monday night for a short meeting, the first one since one of the councillors became the mayor-elect last week and a new father the week before. Councillor-at-large and Mayor elect Brian Arrigo was walking on air, beaming as he made his way to his seat, shaking...
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Terranova Celebrates 100th Birtday

November 12, 2015
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He’s well known in Revere as a H.P. Hood milkman and he just celebrated his 100th birthday with friends and family. William S. Terranova was born on October 27, 1915 in Brighton, Mass. He attended Boston College High School for a year but had to withdraw in order to work during the Depression. He...
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Arrigo Elected Mayor:Edges Rizzo by 117 Votes in Tight Election

November 5, 2015
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Arrigo Elected Mayor:Edges Rizzo by 117 Votes in Tight Election

Brian Arrigo, a two-term councillor-at-large, was elected mayor of Revere Tuesday, besting incumbent Dan Rizzo by 117 votes in the hotly contested race that saw more than  10,000 voters go to the polls. In the unofficial final tally, Arrigo received 5,208 votes while Rizzo received 5,091 votes. The race was close throughout the night...
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Four Incumbents Return to Council Seats;Rotondo is Back

November 5, 2015
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Incumbent Councillor-at-Large Jessica Giannino once again topped the ticket in the city council race with 5,292 votes Tuesday. Following her lead was return councillor George Rotondo who garnered 4,531 votes in the councillor at large race. Coming in third was incumbent and former mayor Robert Haas Jr. Grabbing the fourth...
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5 Incumbents Re-Elected to School Comm:Wood Pruitt Loses Seat; Sannella Returns to Bd.

November 5, 2015
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The Revere School Committee will see a return of former School Committee member Fred Sannella  when members take the oath of office in Janaury.  Sannella, a former Revere Public School Principal and School Commmittee member took the sixth seat defeating incumbent Donna Wood Pruit and edging out first time office seeker Gerry Visconti by...
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Group Seeks Medical to Locate Marijuana Dispensery in Revere

November 5, 2015
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Wellness Connection of Massachusetts, Inc. is seeking a special permit to open a medical marijuana treatment center at 44 Railroad St. and will appear before the Revere City Council on Nov. 30. The applicant, formerly Boston Wellness Associates Inc., received a special permit from the city council on Dec....
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Arrigo Elected Mayor of Revere, Wood-Pruitt off School Committee, Four Incumbent Councilors Do Well, One Comes Back

November 4, 2015
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With a 40 percent voter turnout Brian Arrigo, a two-term councillor-at-large, was elected mayor of Revere Tuesday, besting incumbent Dan Rizzo by 117 votes in the hotly contested race. In the unofficial final tally, Arrigo received 5,208 votes while Rizzo received 5,091 votes. The race was close throughout the night with each candidate finishing...
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Rizzo,Arrigo Showdown on Tuesday

October 29, 2015
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By Stephen Quigley Revere voters will be heading to the polls next Tuesday November 3, to decide the outcome in several contested municipal races.  Among the races to be decided will be Mayor, Councillor-at-Large, School Committee and Ward 4 Councillor.  The  voter turnout is predicted to be between 30 to 35 percent or between...
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New Hotel Finalized for Revere Beach

October 29, 2015
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Eurovest, the master developer of the Waterfront Square Transit Oriented Development (TOD) project. has informed Mayor Rizzo and his economic development team that they has finalized an agreement with a hotel development company that will build a Marriot or Hilton hotel with at least 150 plus rooms. The project is slated to get under...
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For Over 200 Years,A Tree Just Keeps Growing Here in Revere

October 29, 2015
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If only trees could talk, an ancient Chestnut at the top of Walnut Avenue would have untold stories to tell – stories that likely predate the City of Revere by hundreds of years. Whether stories of young love, courting couples, brutal blizzards broken hearts or lazy summer days, the old tree has likely seen...
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Finish Line is in Sight

October 22, 2015
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Finish Line is in Sight

Little Reese Watson donned her pumpkin shirt and dashed to the finish line of the Great Pumpkin Dash on Revere Beach Sunday morning. The Revere Beach Partnership, the Revere Journal and Waterfront Square sponsored the 5k run that started and ended at Kelly’s.
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Speaker of the House Annual Comedy Show

October 22, 2015
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Speaker of the House Annual Comedy Show

Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo and Vicki Mucci greet comedian Johnny Pizzi and guests during last Friday night’s 22nd Annual Bob DeLeo Comedy Night Fundraiser in Winthrop. Numerous guests and elected officials from Revere attended the fun and exciting evening and DeLeo said it was a “great thrill and honor” to represent Revere...
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Former IC Principal Kelly Files Lawsuit on Dismissal

October 22, 2015
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Since January of last year, when Alison Kelly was removed from Immaculate Conception School (IC) as its principal in the wake of an “indecent exposure” scandal that turned out to be not so scandalous, she has applied to more than 100 teacher or principal job openings. None have called back. She is seemingly haunted...
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Councillor-At-Large Candidates Will Participate in Forum Thursday

October 22, 2015
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The ten candidates for Revere Councillor-at-Large will participate in a question-and-answer forum Thursday night at the Rumney Marsh Academy. The forum is being sponsored by the Revere Journal and will be broadcast live on RevereTV beginning at 7 p.m. Slated to participate in the forum are incumbent Councillors-at-Large Jessica Ann Giannino, Robert Haas, Tony...
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Columbus Day Parade 2015

October 16, 2015
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Columbus Day Parade 2015

Broadway came alive on Monday afternoon as the Columbus Day Parade returned for the second time since being discontinued several years ago. Shown above Revere’s Gina DeFreitas of Elevation Aerial & Circus Arts is stretched out to the sky for the parade.
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Autopsy of Tased Man Scheduled

October 16, 2015
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The Chief Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy on a mentally ill man who allegedly went on a rampage last Sunday night, briefly taking a 3-year-old relative hostage, being Tased by Revere Police and later dying mysteriously in the Whidden Hospital. The man’s name had not been released publicly as of Tuesday, but he...
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RPS Eliminates Outdoor Activities Due to WNV

October 16, 2015
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It’s an inside story at the Revere Public Schools (RPS) this fall as all outdoor activities – including recess and some varsity sports – have been curtailed due to concerns about West Nile Virus (WNV). Supt. Dianne Kelly and Health Agent Nick Catinazzo both said they put the measures into place on Oct. 1...
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Students to Be In Activity Study

October 16, 2015
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Students at the Paul Revere and Whelan Schools will be part of a large study conducted by Tufts University that looks to show students who are more active during the school day are more likely to score better on standardized tests. The study is being conducted by Catherine Wright, Paula Duquesnay and Elizabeth Langevin...
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This Is My Ideal T-Bird

October 1, 2015
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This Is My Ideal T-Bird

Marco and his younger brother Rocco Spiriti enjoyed popcorn while checking out cars at the show, such as the classic Chevy behind them. Residents gathered at the Whelan School to check out the Revere Remembers 50s and 60s Classic Car Show from the North Shore Old Car Club. On hand were countless cars from...
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At the Family Day

October 1, 2015
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At the Family Day

The Muslim community from area communities gathered at the Eid al-Adha Family Day festivities at the Whelan School. Shaymaa and Salna Jabri snack on cotton candy.
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