Sports 10-26-2016

October 28, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team defeats Salem, 28-23; playoff opener Friday The Revere High football team rolled to its third straight victory and a berth in the Division 1A North state playoffs with a 28-23 victory over Salem before a wet but delighted hometown crowd Friday evening under the lights at sparkling Harry...
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Obituaries 10-26-2016

October 28, 2016
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Jane Wiseman Former president and vice president of Temple B’nai Israel in Beachmont; past RHS valedictorian; active in community theater Jane D. (Porter) Wiseman of Stoneham, formerly of Revere, former wife of the late Ronald Wiseman, died October 12 at home surrounded by her family after a long and courageous battle against cancer.  She was...
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Revere Firefighters Hold Open House

October 21, 2016
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Revere Firefighters Hold Open House

Fire and City officials, including Ward 2 Councillor Ira Novoselsky (far left) and Revere Fire Chief Chris Bright (third from right) , stand with Sparky in front of one of the fire engines at Central Fire Station during the Fire Department’s annual Open House on Saturday, Oct. 15.
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“An Unfortunate Day At the Beach”

October 21, 2016
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“An Unfortunate Day At the Beach”

Sisters Julie and Antonia Pugliese sat on the seawall on Revere Beach while waiting for others to show up to the Dress Up Boston’s ‘An Unfortunate Day at the Beach’ meet-up event on Saturday, Oct. 15. The historical-themed dress up group meets around Greater Boston for various events throughout the year. On Saturday, they...
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Revere Says NO to Slots

October 21, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock By a 2-1 margin Revere voters said no to a proposal to bring a slots parlor to the city. Voters will be back at it statewide on Nov. 8 when a similar question is posed. By the time the polls closed at 8 p.m. Tuesday night, 2,970 voters said “no”...
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SWAT Team Actions Draw Questions

October 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel An early morning police response to an alleged illegal rooming house on Francis Street has police defending their actions this week in what they believed to be a firearm incident with children involved, and tenants from Morocco in the second floor questioning the response and their treatment by police. Around 4:30...
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Historical Society Seeks Help in Raising Funds for Roof Repairs

October 21, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Revere Historical Society and Museum is raising the roof literally because their building at 108 Beach St. needs a new roof to the tune of $35,000. Formerly, the rectory building for Immaculate Conception Church that is located across the street, the building is 100-years old with a unique slate...
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News Briefs

October 21, 2016
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Final Beautify Revere event is on Oct. 29 The final Beautify Revere event of 2016, a cleanup of the Rumney Marsh Burial Ground, has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 29 at 10 a.m. Volunteers in the community are encouraged to participate in this weekend’s Oak Island Playground Community Build, set for 8AM-4PM Friday, Saturday...
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Meeting Held on Bringing Gas Leaks to the Surface

October 21, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock We’ve heard about natural gas leaks and even properties that have been destroyed by gas explosion. Now a group of women in the Boston area and beyond have banded together to raise awareness about gas leaks and the importance of of finding alternative fuel sources like wind and solar. “Three...
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Police Briefs 10-19-2016

October 21, 2016
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ARREST Report FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7 Ambiorix Perez-Delossantos, 31, of Lynn, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of negligent operation of a motor vehicle causing serious bodily injury while under the influence of liquor, resisting arrest, vandalizing property, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license...
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Letters to the Editor

October 21, 2016
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Please support scouting  Dear Editor: My name is Jeffrey and I am a Boy Scout with Troop 603 in Malden. During this time of year, our troop does fundraising by selling popcorn and coffee. Your purchase helps us fund many activities such as camping, hiking, science, and many other outings as well as maintenance for...
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Sad State of America

October 21, 2016
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We know we join with all of our fellow Boston-area citizens in praying for the speedy recovery of East Boston police officers Richard Cintolo and Matt Morris, as well as the two year-old Roxbury girl, who were shot this past week in separate incidents. The East Boston police officers were responding to a domestic...
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Sports 10-19-2016

October 21, 2016
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RhS sports Through the Years 20 years ago October 16, 1996 The RHS football team improved to 2-2 with a 20-0 win over Malden. Marc Silvestrti turned in another outstanding performance for the Patriots, rushing for 172 yards on 18 carries and scoring two touchdowns, including one on a 38-yard scamper. RHS quarterback Dave...
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Obituaries 10-19-2016

October 21, 2016
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Flora Busheme Member of Beachmont VFW & Italian American Club Flora Busheme of Revere died on October 16. Flora was a member of the VFW Beachmont and the Italian American Club. She was the beloved wife of the late Salvatore Busheme; cherished mother of Theresa “Terri” Polci and her late husband, Christopher and Dale...
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Bob Kraft Comes to Revere High

October 14, 2016
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Bob Kraft Comes to Revere High

Patriots owner Robert Kraft was swarmed by students at the end of a rally at Revere High School on Tuesday afternoon. Students wanted autographs and selfies with Kraft, who was eventually ushered away from the student and media swarm in the RHS gym. Kraft appeared with Attorney General Maura Healey and Patriots players to...
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Special Election on Slots Oct 18

October 14, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Revere voters will go to the polls next Tuesday, October 18 and cast their vote to approve or disapprove a request for a slots casino parlor to be built in 400-room hotel located at the current trailer park on Revere Beach Parkway. The special election is not without its controversy...
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Baystone Gets Financing for Blvd Project

October 14, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Beach House project on Revere Beach Boulevard has secured a key financing agreement with First Niagara Bank. Baystone Development reported last week that it had secured $50 million in financing to cover the construction of the 234-unit luxury apartment building on the Boulevard. John Kelly, Kyle Juszczyszyn, Chris Coutts and...
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News Briefs

October 14, 2016
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Revere Democratic Committee to meet The Revere Democratic Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at the 382 Ocean Avenue Community  Room. The committee will be voting on adopting City Committee bylaws. All Revere Democrats are invited to attend. Keefe holds fundraiser Councillor Patrick...
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Police Briefs

October 14, 2016
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MONDAY, OCTOBER 3 Jairon Alexandro Maurico-Pojoy, 24, of Lynn, was issued a summons for a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Richard R. Mason Jr., 27, of Worcester, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4 Brittany Ann Boyd, 27, of Worcester, was arrested on a outstanding warrant. James K....
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Opposing Recreational Marijuana, Question 4 on the November Ballot

October 14, 2016
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By Dost Ongur, M.D., There is ongoing public debate about legalization of marijuana – first for medicinal and more recently for recreational uses. Societal attitudes towards this issue have changed dramatically in a relatively short period of time. One issue that is not sufficiently addressed in this debate is the relationship between marijuana use...
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High Standards for Revere

October 14, 2016
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By Mayor Brian Arrigo, Senator Joe Boncore, Representative RoseLee Vincent, City Councilor President Jessica Giannino, Councilors Bob Haas, Steve Morabito, Ira Novoselsky, Patrick Keefe, John Powers, Arthur Guinasso and Joanne McKenna, and School Committee Members Susan Gravellese, Carol Tye, Stacey Rizzo, Michael Ferrante, Fred Sanella and Dan Maguire   As community leaders, we hold...
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Thank You, Attorney General Maura Healey and Bob Kraft

October 14, 2016
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There are few people who can get an entire high school to suspend teaching in the classroom and then hold a general assembly where the students are attentive for the entire talk. That is what happened on Tuesday afternoon, when Attorney General Maura Healey, and Bob Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots gave...
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Fire Prevention Week

October 14, 2016
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Nothing can be more devastating than a fire in your home.  Years of memories can all but vanish as pictures, letters and mementos of a family’s lifetime are lost in the flames. And in some cases, a fire claims a life. We urge our readers to look around their house or apartment and do...
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Sports 10-12-2016

October 14, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team smashes Saugus The Revere High football team burst into the win column in a big way with a 30-13 victory over Saugus Friday evening at Harry Della Russo Stadium. “The team played well in every phase of the game,” said a delighted RHS head coach Lou Cicatelli. “The...
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