City Council Approves Special Permit for Revere Beach Hotel

July 28, 2017
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On Monday, July 24, the Revere City Council voted to approve a Special Permit for the construction of the forthcoming Revere Beach Hotel, a 9-story hotel featuring an 80-seat restaurant with oceanfront views and a ground-level café. The Hotel, on the site of the current Shipwreck Lounge at 49-54 Revere Beach Boulevard, will represent...
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News Briefs

July 28, 2017
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Taft St. Relief Fundraiser on Sunday, at Elks After the devastating fire on Taft St. last month, Mayor Brian Arrigo and the City of Revere established a relief fund for those who were displaced. On Sunday, July 30, from 2pm-5pm, the Revere Lodge of Elks, 198 Shirley Ave, will generously host a fundraiser dinner....
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Licensing Commission Requests Meeting with Wonderland Owners

July 28, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Revere Licensing Commission wants the owners of Wonderland to appear before the commission at its next meeting on August 16 to address the unlicensed parking that has been going on for well over a year. CBW Lending, LLC,  owners of the old dog track and parking lot at 190...
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Always Room for One More:Cutting to Hold Fundraiser to Help Care for Stray Animals

July 28, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Lisa Cutting is well-known for her work in the canine circle. As owner of  Ocean View Kennel on North Shore Road and her rescue work with animals, especially dogs,  she gives every dog that crosses her path 100 percent care. If a dog needs medical care she gets it. If...
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Revere Native, Racing Executive says Horse Racing Could Work in Massachusetts

July 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel One of the top executives in North American horse racing grew up in Beachmont and he was back in town this past Monday. However, he wasn’t back to reminisce with old friends, but to make his company’s intentions known on Beacon Hill that they hope to bring back live racing to...
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Don Pinkerton of RHS Named Outstanding Biology Teacher

July 28, 2017
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The National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT), in conjunction with Carolina Biological Supply Company, is pleased to present Don Pinkerton with the 2017 Outstanding Biology Teacher Award. This honor, given annually since 1961, identifies a teacher from each of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, other U.S. Territories and Canada who...
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Police Briefs 07-26-2017

July 28, 2017
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Revere Police NEWS ROAD RAGE: CUTTING IN Charges are being filed against two people in two jurisdictions for a road rage incident that began in Winthrop and migrated to Revere – with one Winthrop man displaying scissors as a threat at one point. On Sunday, around 2:30 p.m., police were alerted that a road...
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Letter to the Editor

July 28, 2017
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ROSSETTI-COWAN SENIOR CENTER –  SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE! Dear Senior friends: Do you enjoy exercising? The senior center has three classes per week for Core & Balance/Fall Prevention, two classes per week for Yoga & Medication/Stretch Release, a Zumba Gold class, a Combination Exercise class, and of course, Tai Chi for mental stimulation and physical...
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Speaker DeLeo, Rep Vincent Come Through for Revere

July 28, 2017
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House Speaker Bob DeLeo and State Rep. RoseLee Vincent once again have done their part to ensure that the City of Revere will receive its fair share of disbursements in the FY 2018 state budget. Among the items in the budget that was passed last week by the legislature are  $25,000 for the Revere...
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There Goes Swifty….

July 28, 2017
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Now that the owners of the old Wonderland Dog Park have obtained the demolition permit needed to take down the iconic building, work crews are expected to start the massive demolition project on Aug. 1 and finish by the beginning of October. The removal of the track will be one of the last legacies...
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Obituaries 07-26-2017

July 28, 2017
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Richard Belliveau, Sr. Business Manager of St. Mary of the Assumption Church Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours today, Wednesday, July 26 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Richard A. Belliveau, Sr. who passed on Saturday, July 22...
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Checker It Out

July 19, 2017
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Checker It Out

The new chess and checkers life-sized game outside City Hall has been a fun edition to the Broadway corridor this summer. Here, Margo Johnson and Cheryl Prizio engage in a Friday afternoon game of checkers with a lot of their own rules in effect.“I think it’s awesome,” said Johnson. “We saw this here, and...
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Happy 88th Birthday Morris

July 19, 2017
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Happy 88th Birthday Morris

Anthony Barrasso wishes Morris Morris a happy 88th birthday. Both gentlemen are mainstays at the Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center, and World War II veterans. The entire staff loves watching these two men live life to the fullest and admires their zest.
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Sand Sculpting Festival Hits Revere Beach

July 19, 2017
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Sand Sculpting Festival Hits Revere Beach

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Sand sculptors will amaze and delight the predicted hundreds of thousands of onlookers when the International Sand Sculpting Festival 2017 comes to Revere Beach July 21-23. The Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival has grown into one of the largest sand sculpting festivals in the country. Each year sculptors from...
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Guido Settling into New Chief Position

July 19, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Interim Police Chief James Guido has been in his new position in the Revere Police Department just  three weeks and he’s settling in nicely. “It’s been a little hectic, and I’m trying to change a few things,” Guido said. “I’m a hands-on kind of guy. There are procedural things and...
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City Council Pays Tribute to Robert Haas

July 19, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The city council held a brief meeting on Wednesday, July 12, to issue a Resolution of Condolence for former Mayor and City Council President Robert J. Haas Jr. With a bouquet of red roses and a photograph of former Mayor and Council President Robert Haas Jr.  placed at  Haas’ seat...
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News Briefs

July 19, 2017
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Cable Television Public Hearing Mayor Brian Arrigo, as statutory Issuing Authority for the City of Revere, will conduct a public ascertainment hearing on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at 5:00 PM in the City Council Chambers at the Revere City Hall, 281 Broadway, Revere, MA. The purpose of the hearing will be to review the...
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Revere,Saugus Approved for Gaming Commission Funds to Address Transportation

July 19, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) approved a Community Mitigation Fund grant late last month of $150,000 that will help Revere and Saugus hire a transportation planner to address possible casino-related impacts on their roadways. Revere’s grant was the only grant awarded to a shared application, that being between Revere and Saugus....
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Dan Maguire Not to Seek Re-Election to School Bd,12 Vying for Councillor-at-Large Seat

July 19, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock With only four months until the local election will be held on Nov. 7, longtime School Board member Dan Maguire shocked the local political scene when he announced that he will not be seeking re-election. The remaining candidates who will appear on the ballot have had their nomination signatures certified...
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Nomination Papers for Local Candidates Now Are Due on July 25

July 19, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Election Department has caught an error on the 2017 Election calendar and it has changed the date to turn in nomination papers to Tuesday, July 25. Election Commissioner Diane Colella said she was working with a pre-existing calendar. “The calendar had a flaw in it and I realized it...
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RevereTV to Feature Live Coverage of Sand Sculpting Festival

July 19, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock For years RevereTV has been covering the Sand Sculpting Festival and this year is no different. “We are there everyday giving updates and showing the progress of the event,” said Robert Dunbar, executive director of the station. There will be daily walk-throughs and video with the various sculptors. There will...
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Police Briefs 07-19-2017

July 19, 2017
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ARREST Report MONDAY, JULY 10 Scott D. Greenleaf, 34, of Medford, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.   TUESDAY, JULY 11 Rafael Santos, 27, of Malden, was arrested on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Tyquan R. Jenkins, 20, of 136 Campbell Ave.,  was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on...
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Letter to the Editor

July 19, 2017
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Arrigo Committed to Upgrades at DPW
 FACILITY Dear Editor: Since taking office, my administration has worked to address the long-term, systemic problems at the DPW. In addition to the well-known poor condition of the DPW facility, the Department is also understaffed and has aging, broken-down equipment. In the first months of my administration, I...
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Enjoy the Sand Sculpting Festival

July 19, 2017
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Sculptors from around the world will descend on Revere Beach, America’s first public beach, this weekend for the 2017 Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival. Each year sculptors travel far and wide to our stretch of sand to compete for one of the largest grand prizes in the world in a competition that has grown...
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