Police Briefs 10-28-2015

October 29, 2015
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Weekly Crime Report Journal Staff Reports House Breaks: (5) Winthrop Avenue; Harris Street; Burnett Road; Broadway; and Boulevard. Commercial Breaks: (0) Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (4) *Wave Avenue; Charger Street; *VFW – Select; and *VFW – Select. Motor Vehicle Accidents: (34) Brown Circle (2); Copeland Circle (2); Mahoney Circle; Naples Road; Squire Road; North Shore...
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Letters to the Editor

October 29, 2015
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Setting the record straight To the citizens of the City of Revere.  I would like to take this opportunity to discuss some of the issues that have been brought to light as a result of this contentious mayoral election. At present there are some very senior and well known superior officers who would have...
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Thank You to the Residents for Sharing Their Views on Revere’s Future

October 29, 2015
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By Brian Arrigo As we head into the last few days of the most important election Revere has seen in decades, I want to thank all of the residents I met during this campaign. You’ve opened your doors and your living rooms to me, and told me about your needs, your hopes, and your...
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A New Day for Revere and Our Shared Vision Will Help Plan Revere’s Future

October 29, 2015
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By Mayor Dan Rizzo This campaign season has brought to every door what amounts to the oldest trick in the book. Political promises made by a candidate lacking a record to run on. Before voters go to the polls next week I am asking the voters to look around our city with me. I...
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Daylight Savings Time is This Sunday

October 29, 2015
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Just when you thought that Halloween was going to be over too soon, we are happy to say to the party goers that they are going to gain an extra hour on Sunday morning as the annual daylight savings time goes into effect.  However, daylight savings time is also the perfect time not only...
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Get Out and Vote

October 29, 2015
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With Election Day less than a week away, voters are urged to get out and vote.  This year several contested races highlight the ballot.  Voters have many candidates to choose from including several new faces to the political landscape.  All these candidates have given countless hours and time away from their families to campaign...
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Sports 10-28-2015

October 29, 2015
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RHS football team defeats Salem, 28-6; 6-1 Patriots meet Danvers in playoffs The Revere High football team wrote itself into the annals of Patriot grid history Friday evening at Bertram Field in Salem, defeating the Witches, 28-6, to improve their record to 6-1, the first time that an RHS football team has opened its...
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Obituaries 10-28-2015

October 29, 2015
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Harry Goodwin Of Virginia Harry W. Goodwin of Warrenton, VA passed away at his home on October 22. He was 88 years old. Mr. Goodwin, who enjoyed watching baseball and being with his grandchildren, was born in Leominster, MA, a son of the late Minnie L. Goodwin and Winfield R. Goodwin. In addition to...
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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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Police Briefs 10-21-2015

October 22, 2015
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House Breaks: (3) Elm Street; Rumney Road; and Rice Avenue. Commercial Breaks: (0) Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (9) *Conant Street; Steeple Street; Larkin Street; Larkin Street; *Proctor Avenue; Griswold Street; *Dashwood Street (mo-ped); *Washington Avenue; and *Walnut Avenue. Motor Vehicle Accidents: (37) Copeland Circle (3); Brown Circle (3); Mahoney Circle (3); Furlong Drive; Squire Road;...
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Letters to the Editor

October 22, 2015
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Thanks donors to event Dear Editor: The Revere League of Special Needs recently held their annual cookout at the headquarters on Winthrop Ave in Revere. Al Terminiello Jr. continued as he has in the past to organize and cook for this event. Thanks to Al and his committee as well as volunteers from the...
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Setting the Record Straight About My Plan for a Better Revere

October 22, 2015
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By Councillor at Large Brian Arrigo All over Revere, voters are responding to our campaign’s positive message about the future of this city. Revere’s taxpayers want to see change. They want to see out of control spending reined in at City Hall. They want to see meaningful commercial development that creates jobs and tax...
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Focusing on Results, Not Promises

October 22, 2015
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Some people will say anything to get elected. That’s because it’s much easier to make a promise than it is to keep one. It’s easier to tell voters what you will do for them than it is to tell them what you have already done for them. And it’s easier to make unfounded accusations...
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An Exciting Election

October 22, 2015
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Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3 and the candidates for Mayor, Councillor-at-Large, Ward 4 Councillor, and School Committee have stepped up their campaigning and meeting the voters as the day of decision nears. The race for Mayor – Mayor Dan Rizzo versus Councillor-at-Large Brian Arrigo – has particularly captured the interest of this city...
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Welcome Back,Mickey

October 22, 2015
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If you were in attendance at Revere’s outstanding Columbus Day Breakfast and Parade, you couldn’t miss legendary Revere resident and former sports great Mickey “Say No Drugs” Casoli enthusiastically greeting friends, city officials, and business people. After a brief setback, Mickey is back in fine form, serving in his role as the city’s goodwill...
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Sports 10-21-2015

October 22, 2015
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RHS football team trounces Swampscott; seeks to improve to 6-1 By Journal Staff The Revere High football team once again overcame a slow start, but soon shifted into high gear to steamroll past the visiting Big Blue of Swampscott, 46-7, much to the delight of the Patriots hometown partisans Friday evening at Harry Della...
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Obituaries 10-21-2015

October 22, 2015
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William Higdon Of Revere and Florida William G. Higdon of Revere and Sebastian Florida passed away on  October 18. He was 95 years old. A US Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War, he was the beloved husband of the late Gilda (Abate) Higdon and the late Mary (Mattos) Higdon; loving...
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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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