Police Briefs 09-02-2015

September 4, 2015
By

MONDAY, AUGUST 24 Marvin Sanchez, 32, of Cheslea, was arrested on a  charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. TUESDAY, AUGUST 25 Robert J. French, 25, of 445 Vane St., was arrested on a charge of vandalizing property. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26 Nicholas P. Verdura, 24, of 145 Conant St., was arrested on charges...
Read more »

McKinley and His Monuments Head into the Sunset of History

September 4, 2015
By

It’s tough being William McKinley these days. One of only four U.S. presidents to be assassinated – who some 100 years ago had a flurry of monuments, schools and roadside memorials named after him – has recently seemed to fall out of favor and fade in the memory of America. As we here in...
Read more »

Support for Labor Unions Is Growing

September 4, 2015
By

By Warren Tolman Support for labor unions is on the rise, jumping five percentage points between 2014 and 2015. According to a Gallup poll conducted in August, a majority of Americans approve of unions, including a full two-thirds of young people aged 18-34. Americans approve of unions and most would like to see unions’...
Read more »

Can the Drug Epidemic Be Stopped?

September 4, 2015
By

A heroin epidemic is running rapid  throughout every neighborhood in the City of Boston. It’s cheap enough and readily available at the drop of a hat. While police are faced with a monumental task of taking drugs off the streets their efforts continue because most of the time the usual suspects are released by...
Read more »

DCF Needs a Complete Overhaul

September 4, 2015
By

  Governor Charlie Baker has publicly stated that the embattled Department of Children and Families (DCF) still needs to improve but he feels DCF is heading in the right direction. What direction? North, South, East, West or the usual merry-go-round circling approach. In fairness, his administration has inherited the problems facing DCF. That certainly...
Read more »

Congratulations to the Candidates

September 4, 2015
By

Congratulations to Mayor Dan Rizzo and Councilor-at-Large Brian Arrigo on receiving nominations for the Office of Mayor and qualifying for the General Election on Nov. 3. Also congratulations to the ten candidates who received nominations in the Councilor-at-Large Preliminary Election that was held Tuesday.  These candidates will be working hard in their campaigns in...
Read more »

Athletic Director Frank Shea and the New Era of Revere High Sports

September 4, 2015
By

Has there ever been a more exciting time in the history of Revere High School athletics? The new school year begins with a new director of athletics, Frank Shea, taking over the program and the opening of a brand new Harry Della Russo Stadium. Shea brings an incredible resume as one of the most...
Read more »

Sports 09-02-2015

September 4, 2015
By

RHS football team preparing for new season in a new stadium Special to the Journal The Revere High football team has been enduring the proverbial dog days of August as Coach Lou Cicatelli’s Patriots busily prepare for what will be an historic 2015 campaign that will be marked by the inaugural season of the...
Read more »

Obituaries 09-02-2015

September 4, 2015
By

Anthony Bono Union Laborer and weekend produce vendor at Boston’s Historic Haymarket District Anthony “Tony” Bono of Revere died on August 6 in the Academy Manor Nursing Facility of Andover. Born in Boston’s North End in 1923, he and his family returned to Sciacca, Italy-Sicily where he worked on the family farm. Upon returning...
Read more »

Bocce Tournament

August 28, 2015
By
Bocce Tournament

                                           TAKING AIM:   Rita Turner rolls her shot for the Satter House team.
Read more »

It’s Time to Vote:Colella Predicts 27.5 Percent Turnout for Sept.1 Preliminary

August 28, 2015
By

Revere Election Commissioner Diane R. Colella is predicting a 27.5 turnout of the city’s 25,055 voters for the Preliminary Election set for Tuesday, Sept. 1. Voters can cast their ballots from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the polls. Absentee ballots are available until Monday at noon and must returned by Tuesday at 8...
Read more »

Shaw’s Site Given Second Chance

August 28, 2015
By

The air conditioning in the city council chambers didn’t do much to cool the emotions of the neighbors who oppose the development of the former Shaw’s grocery store site on Revere Beach Parkway. Monday night the city council voted 6-5 to allow TransDel Corp. and Gate Residential Properties to withdraw its original application to...
Read more »

Heavy Fundraising, Heavy Spending in Races Leading up to Preliminary

August 28, 2015
By

At least two of the candidates for mayor in next Tuesday’s Preliminary Election have raised a good amount of money prior to the Sept. 1 election, and have spent most of it as well, according to campaign finance reports filed with the state Office of Campaign and Political Finance (OCPF) on Monday. The third...
Read more »

Priscilla Nickerson Announces her Candidacy for Councilor-At-Large

August 28, 2015
By

My name is Priscilla (Solimine) Nickerson and I am a candidate for Councilor-at-Large. I am a life long resident of the City of Revere and deeply devoted to this community. I have been happily married and partners in business with my husband Raymond for the past 22 years. As a manager of multiple properties,...
Read more »

Steven Morabito Seeks Re-Election for Councillor-At-Large Seat

August 28, 2015
By

My name is Steven Morabito.  I am a life-long resident of Revere.  I graduated from Revere High School and received my Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Salem State University.  I currently serve as “one” of your “five” City Councillors-at-Large. I am running for re-election, because I strongly believe that Revere is moving in...
Read more »

Police Briefs 08-26-2015

August 28, 2015
By

ARREST  Report MONDAY, AUGUST 17 Ruddy J. Santana, 22, of Lynn, was arrested on charges of illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance (subsequent offense), illegal possession of a Class B controlled narcotic substance with intent to distribute, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest. Ashley Chetty, 28, of Lynn, was arrested on a...
Read more »

Letters to the Editor

August 28, 2015
By

Supporting Matthew Amato Thank you for your correspondence and request for donation. The Committee on Political Education Local 2222 met earlier to discuss all political matters and endorsements. The committee concurred that we must support those who support us. As a labor union, we believe in improving the lives of all working families. We...
Read more »

Mayor Dan Rizzo: Moving Revere Forward

August 28, 2015
By

The Preliminary Election on September 1 is a referendum on our city’s potential and the course we can all take together. It’s also an opportunity to celebrate our many accomplishments over these past three years, and look to Revere’s bright future. Last year, we were recognized as a national leader in education with Revere...
Read more »

Watch the Mayoral Debate Live Aug.26 and Get out and Vote on Tuesday

August 28, 2015
By

We realize there are only a few nights of summer remaining but we hope that Revere residents will take the time to view tonight’s mayoral debate on RevereTV, channel 9. The Revere Journal is proud to partner with Revere Youth in Action and sponsor the debate featuring the three candidates for the esteemed position...
Read more »

Obituaries 08-26-2015

August 28, 2015
By

Sefika Husanovic Of Revere/Winthrop Sefika Husanovic of Revere / Winthrop, passed away August 20, at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after a brief illness.  She was 69 years old. She was born in Tuzla, Bosnia, where she grew up and later worked as a piano teacher most of her adult life before moving to...
Read more »

Hill School Teachers,Staff Ready to Welcome Students

August 21, 2015
By
Hill School Teachers,Staff Ready to Welcome Students

The Hill School will be unveiled to students and parents today (Aug. 19) and – despite a few things left to do – they are sure to be in awe of the well-appointed new facility. Unlike their 100-year-old former school, the McKinley, the new school has a gym, a library, bathrooms on every floor...
Read more »

School Officials Frustrated with Unfinished Hill School

August 21, 2015
By

As students file in today (Aug. 19) to their first-ever day of classes at the new Hill School, City and school officials are fretting over the fact that the school is not completely finished. School officials said they are looking to exercise options in the contract of the construction firm – CTA Construction –...
Read more »

Market Basket Customers Slam Survey on Price Jump

August 21, 2015
By

Executives at Demoulas Market Basket are vehemently contesting a local survey done last week on supermarket prices, saying the analysis was flawed and that the store’s prices did not go up 9 percent, as widely reported. The survey by ConsumerWorld.org has received a great amount of airplay and the inaccuracies of it, and the...
Read more »

Life Quality Survey Results are Presented

August 21, 2015
By

Last Thursday night city officials, organizers, RevereCARES and representatives from MGH presented the 2015 Community Health Assessment at the Turkish Cultural Center. Residents found four major priorities that Revere and Massachusetts General Hospital can address together following the release of most recent Quality of Life survey. The four areas needing attention according to survey...
Read more »

Search the Journal


Full Print Edition

Get Adobe Flash player