Obituaries 10-12-2016

October 14, 2016
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William Toppi His life and loved centered around his family William R. Toppi, a resident of Revere for 61 years, peacefully passed into the presence of his Lord Jesus on Monday, October 3. He was at his home (his wish fulfilled) at the Jack Satter House on Revere Beach where he resided since 1978.  ...
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Revere Karate Hosts Northeast Championship

October 7, 2016
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Revere Karate Hosts Northeast Championship

Revere Karate’s Patience Nguyen, 8, performs her skills with the samurai sword during the open weapons competition at the Northeast Karate Championships, hosted by Revere Karate. Youth and adults participated in the large martial arts tournament on Sunday morning, Oct. 2, at the Susan B. Anthony Middle School.
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Quinceanera Expo

October 7, 2016
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Quinceanera Expo

CINDERELLA DREAMS: Makayla Godina, 5, checks out a Cinderella glass slipper during the Quinceanera and Bridal Expo at the Comfort Inn in Revere on Friday, Sept. 30.
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For Iacoviello,Her Career Decision Came from Home

October 7, 2016
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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...
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Vet Housing Set for Nahant Ave

October 7, 2016
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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...
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On the Team:Navegante Group Named As Gaming Operator for Revere Hotel Project

October 7, 2016
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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...
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Police Briefs 10-05-2016

October 6, 2016
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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...
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Letters to the Editor

October 6, 2016
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OPPOSES QUESTION 2 Dear Editor: The Retired Educators Association of Massachusetts, the oldest organization in the state for retired educators, today announced its opposition to Question 2, the ballot question that would allow unlimited charter school expansion anywhere in the state, take millions of dollars away from successful local district public schools, and cause...
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Voters Should Pay Attention to the Four Ballot Questions

October 6, 2016
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On November 8, Massachusetts voters will go to the polls to elect a new President of the United States as well as  other state and county positions on the ballot. However, voters need to pay attention to the four ballot questions that will have an effect on the Commonwealth in general. Voters should consider...
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Sports 10-05-2016

October 6, 2016
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Lianne O’Hara named new girls basketball coach By Cary Shuman Lianne O’Hara, an eighth grade science teacher at the Rumney Marsh Academy, has been named the head coach of the Revere High School girls basketball team. Frank Shea, Revere director of athletics, made the announcement Tuesday after a selection process that drew three candidates...
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Obituaries 10-05-2016

October 6, 2016
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Dorothy Malcolm Homemaker and longtime Revere resident A graveside service was held privately for Dorothy L. (Sharpe) Malcolm, longtime Revere resident, who died on her 79th birthday, September 28 at the North Shore Medical Center in Salem following a long illness. Dorothy was born in Chelsea and was raised and educated in Revere. She...
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City Council Holds Short Meeting

October 1, 2016
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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...
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Vincent Plans More Legislation

October 1, 2016
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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...
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City Officials Oppose Slot Casino in Revere

October 1, 2016
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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...
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Developers Ready for the next Step

October 1, 2016
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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...
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Field Hockey Team Will Dedicate Oct. 3 Game to Donna Correia, Breast Cancer Research

October 1, 2016
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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...
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Slots Casino Group Takes on Partner

October 1, 2016
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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...
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Judge Rules October 18 Election to Be Held

October 1, 2016
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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...
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Wynn Boston Harbor Will Officially Oppose Statewide Question 1

October 1, 2016
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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...
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Zombies Help Stretch Innovative Teaching at Revere High School

October 1, 2016
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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...
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Police Briefs 09-28-2016

October 1, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 Pasquale Andreottola, 60, of 32 Centennial Ave., was issued a summons for a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, subsequent offense. Francesco Lunardi, 60, of 59 Crest Ave., was arrested on two counts of assault & battery. Maria M. Tinirello, 37, of East Boston, was...
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Things I Never Knew about Hillary Clinton

October 1, 2016
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By Donna Segreti Reilly Before watching the Democratic National Convention (DNC), I knew that Hillary Rodham Clinton was the First Lady of Arkansas and the United States, and that she led the fight for universal health care but lost. I did NOT know, however, that she worked with Republicans and Democrats to help create...
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The Terrible Toll Of Addiction

October 1, 2016
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There are probably very few of us who have not been personally touched by the scourge of drug addiction either through family members or close friends. In many cases, the addiction lasts years between spells of sobriety and then the relapse back into the grip of addiction. In some cases, the addict overdoses and...
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Sports 09-28-2016

October 1, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team drops 21-18 contest The Revere High football team learned the hard truth of the long-held sports axiom that close only counts in horseshoes after the Patriots dropped a heart-breaking 21-18 decision to Lynn Classical Friday evening under the lights at a glistening Harry Della Russo Stadium. Revere had...
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