MGC Grants Waiver to Mohegan Sun, Suffolk for Late Vote

December 24, 2013
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Get ready for another trip to the ballot box. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) officially granted a waiver to Suffolk Downs and Mohegan Sun to hold a second referendum ballot question in Revere concerning the duo’s new Revere-only casino. With little discussion, the Commission voted unanimously to grant the waiver. “I kind of hate...

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Pop Warner Cheer Squads Win National Titles

December 24, 2013
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An amazing journey that began in Revere in early August ended in a magical place called Disney World in early December when three Revere Junior Patriots Pop Warner cheerleading squads captured titles at the National Pop Warner Cheer Championships. The Revere A squad, led by coach Meredith Stavrinos, the B squad, led by coach...

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License Comm. Resolves Several Notable Incidents

December 24, 2013
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The Revere License Commission held several hearings on Thursday and resolved a number of notable incidents that transpired this past fall. Commissioner Linda Guinasso was absent due to family obligations. First up was Wonderland Entertainment (Club Lido) who had a major crowding situation on Thanksgiving that required a large police response and an arrest...

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Merry Christmas: We Wish Our Readers a Happy and Safe Holiday

December 24, 2013
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The holiday season is here, which for most of us means the traditional gatherings with family, friends, and co-workers to share the joy of Christmas and the New Year. For many, the Christmas holiday season marks the only time of the year when we will have the opportunity to see each other and catch...

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It’s Not Too Late: Please Remember Those in Need

December 24, 2013
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The economists may tell us that we finally have turned a corner in the recovery from the debacle of the Great Recession of the Bush years, but  statistics only tell part of the story. The cold, harsh reality for many Americans is that economic recovery still is only a dream in a world where...

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Police Briefs 12-25-2013

December 24, 2013
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Monday, Dec. 16 Matthew Lyons, 22, of 14 Tobin Ave., was arrested on one warrant. Timmy Ravann Hem, 19, of 76 Thornton St., was charged with receiving a stolen motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, failing to stop...

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RHS Hockey Team Wins, Ties; Now 2-0-1

December 24, 2013
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The Revere High hockey team improved to 2-0-1 on the season with a 5-0 triumph over Swampscott last Wednesday and then scored a goal in the final 11 seconds of their game with Lynn Saturday evening to earn an exciting 3-3 tie. The contest with Lynn saw a dramatic turn of events in the...

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Obituaries 12-25-2013

December 24, 2013
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Rosalie Blanche D’Eramo Gibson Of Marblehead, formerly of Revere Rosalie Blanche D’Eramo Gibson of Marblehead, formerly of Revere, much beloved wife of John (Jack) Otto Gibson and devoted mother of Joan Rosalie Gibson Call and her husband, Brian Todd Call of Levant, Maine and Jill Renee Gibson Frenette and her husband, Michael Frenette of...

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The 2013 World Series Trophy

December 20, 2013
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The 2013 World Series Trophy

RHS Principal Dr. Lourenco Garcia poses with Wally and Teacher’s Denise Fuimara and Erin Giesser behind the 2013 World Series trophy at the Revere High School.

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Stormy, Stormy Night

December 20, 2013
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Stormy, Stormy Night

Broadway, Revere was the scene of a winter wonderland Tuesday night as another storm hit the Northeast.

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Oil Boom Could Result in Lower Heating Bills

December 20, 2013
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Oil Boom Could Result in Lower Heating  Bills

Just five years ago, America seemed to be at a crisis point when it came to its energy needs, and nowhere was that more apparent around here than in home heating bills – whether for heating oil or natural gas. In fact, during the presidential election of 2008, both candidates preached about the need...

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Host Community Agreement Likely to Come Next Week

December 20, 2013
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The City and Mohegan Sun are in the midst of intense negotiations this week on the new host community agreement, with all indications pointing to the agreement being unveiled early next week. The new host community agreement is expected to be much more lucrative that the City’s first version of the agreement – which...

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Kennel Looking for Right Person to Adopt ‘Hugo’

December 20, 2013
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The stretch of tough economic times has taken its toll on God’s creatures, and none so more than the family dog. Despite the festive time of year, Lisa Cutting of Ocean View Kennels on North Shore Road said Christmas has been a downer for her over the last few years due to the fact...

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Investigation Continues into MBTA Fatality

December 20, 2013
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The investigation into a fatality involving a Revere woman struck by an MBTA bus continues this week, with drug and alcohol tests on the driver of the MBTA bus that hit her coming back negative late last week. State Police detectives assigned to the Suffolk DA’s office – with the State Police Collision Analysis...

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Nelson Mandela: A Truly Unique and Wonderful Man

December 20, 2013
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The outpouring of world-wide respect for Nelson Mandela, the former leader of South Africa who passed away this week, is unprecedented in the world we live in today. No one reading this editorial can even begin to imagine or comprehend the hardships he encountered during his long life: Here was a man who was...

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Police Briefs 12-18-2013

December 20, 2013
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10 Jared Edward Hiltz, 22, of 61 Everard St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. John H. O’Neal, 62, of 25 Whitin Ave.,  was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Steven M. Hescock, 37, of 73 Neponset St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Robert Raymond Dellorfano, 60, of 194 Shirley Ave., was arrested on...

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RHS Hockey Team Opens with 4-0 Victory

December 20, 2013
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The Revere High hockey team opened its season on a winning note with a 4-0 blanking of Salem Saturday evening at Cronin Rink. Marco Mazzarelli earned the honor of lighting the lamp for the first time of the 2013-14 campaign with a goal in the first period, assisted by Steve Noel. Marco also scored...

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Obituaries 12-18-2013

December 20, 2013
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John Kelliher Worked at Donatello’s Restaurant John F. Kelliher of Malden died suddenly on December 11. An employee for more than 20 years at Donatello’s Restaurant, he was the beloved husband of Barbara (Miller) Marciano-Kelliher; devoted father of John F. Jr. of Baton Rouge, LA, Thomas of Watertown, and Stepsons Christopher Marciano of Lynn...

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A Future Santa Claus

December 11, 2013
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A Future Santa Claus

Little Brayden Mom took a cautious approach to Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus at City Hall on Thursday night. Meanwhile, Mayor Dan Rizzo welcomes jolly old St. Nick and Mrs. Claus to Revere at Harry Della Russo Stadium prior to parading up Broadway to City Hall. Both the mayor and Santa flipped the switch...

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Compromise Keeps Casino Proposal at Revere’s Suffolk Downs Site Alive

December 11, 2013
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While many were expecting a finite decision by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) on Tuesday afternoon considering the Revere-only casino, the Commissioners instead surprised everyone by agreeing to a very detailed compromise that will allow the proposal to go forward with a caveat. The caveat being that Revere must take another vote for the...

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Property Tax Rates Announced

December 11, 2013
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The City has set the property tax rate for this fiscal year, with residential and commercial rates falling one penny and values changing sporadically from neighborhood to neighborhood. City Assessor Andy Iovanna reported on Tuesday that the tax rates had been certified at: •Residential, $15.55 per $1,000 of value •Commercial, $31.55 per $1,000 of...

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Revere Schools Stick to Regs on Head Lice

December 11, 2013
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Head lice has never been an enticing topic within the schools, but more and more parents around the country are growing concerned as new policies recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has spread across the country. In Revere this school year, several parents have had reason to be concerned due to the...

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Trailer Pk. Successfully Rezoned; Makes Way for Potential Hotel

December 11, 2013
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City Councillors voted 10-0 to rezone the Parkway Mobile Home Park on Monday night, taking it from a residential district to a Technology Enterprise District (TED) and clearing the way for a potential 12-story hotel on the site. The park has been the source of controversy for some time, and under the present ownership,...

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On the MGCDecision

December 11, 2013
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The compromise decision by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) to allow the proposal by Mohegan Sun to operate a casino at the site of Suffolk Downs in Revere to go forward certainly comes as  good news to all the thousands of Revere residents that have supported this project. In the next few weeks leading...

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