Isn’t It Time That We Put Kids First

February 26, 2016
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By Senator Sal DiDomenico Massachusetts has long been a leader in education, public health, and innovation. However, when it comes to ensuring that all our children have a chance to succeed, we still have much work to do. To start with, it’s time that Massachusetts gets serious about guaranteeing that every child has a...
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Letters to the Editor

February 26, 2016
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An explanation is owed Dear Editor; It’s not often that people call me about what’s on Facebook. I’m not a Facebook zombie that’s constantly updating their online status. Yes, I do enjoy some things on Facebook such as Richard Sargent’s morning photos, Bonnie Solomon’s “punks corner” stories, Secret six updates from Tom Yourawski, and...
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Everyone Can — and Should — Vote Tuesday

February 26, 2016
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Other than for anyone who has been living under the proverbial rock for the past few months, it is fair to say that the 2016 Presidential primary election campaign has drawn the most controversy and the most attention in our nation’s history. There are many reasons for this, chief among them being the candidacies...
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Sports 02-24-2016

February 26, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup RHS hockey team must win tonight to reach tourney The Revere High hockey team earned what arguably was its biggest win of the season with a 2-1 victory over Lowell Saturday evening at Cronin Rink, keeping alive the Patriots’ chances at qualifying for the MIAA post-season state tournament and a shot...
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Obituaries 02-24-2016

February 26, 2016
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Ann Boyle Whidden Hospital retiree, Past President of Immaculate Guild at Immaculate Conception Church Ann P. (Donnelly) Boyle, a life long Everett resident, passed unexpectedly at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett on Sunday, February 21. She was 83 years old. Ann was born and raised in Everett and was a graduate o the...
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Chief Cafarelli Observes Counter Terrorism Measures with ADL in Israel

February 18, 2016
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Chief Cafarelli Observes Counter Terrorism Measures with ADL in Israel

By Seth Daniel As Police Chief Joe Cafarelli approached a border wall in Israel earlier this month, on the Israeli side there was high security and a typical border situation. The walls of the fence were clean and whitewashed, barbed wire running over the top. On the Palestinian side, however, it was a different...
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M.O.M. has Spring Fever

February 18, 2016
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M.O.M. has Spring Fever

By Sue Ellen Woodcock “Get your motor running. Head out on the highway…” that’s the tune that will stick in your brain after a visit to Motorcycles of Manchester newest location on Broadway, known as M.O.M. Boston. Joel Wheeler, owner of three M.O.M. (Motorcycles of Manchester) locations in Manchester, N.H., and Foxboro has made...
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Frozen! Solid

February 18, 2016
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Frozen! Solid

By Sue Ellen Woodcock It could have been the start of the nice Valentine’s Day holiday but when Sherri DeSimone looked out the window of her Arcadia Street home early Sunday morning she knew there was trouble. Water from the adjacent marsh rose up several feet above normal flooding Arcadia Street and the Bay...
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Revere Still Hamstrung by Mohegan in Bid for Wynn Agreement

February 18, 2016
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By Seth Daniel When one looks at a map of communities that have made agreements with the Wynn Casino, Revere stands alone as the one community in the area that has nothing to show for the casino project next door. But it’s not for lack of effort recently. Mayor Brian Arrigo and his administration...
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Adam Rizzo Resigns as Revere Basketball Coach

February 18, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Adam Rizzo has resigned from his position as head coach of the Revere High School boys basketball team. Rizzo told his players about his decision to step down as head coach at the beginning of the team’s season finale against Peabody last Thursday. Rizzo had informed Revere director of athletics Frank...
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Police Briefs 02-17-2016

February 18, 2016
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8 Vanessa M. Forte, 29, of 957 Revere Beach Parkway, was arrested on four outstanding warrants. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9 Jorge Luis Mendez-Baez, 26, of Mattapan, was arrested on a charge of trafficking in heroin. Luis Alberto Medina-Feliciano, 40, of Dorchester, was arrested on a charge of trafficking in heroin. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11...
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Sometimes Just Saying No Isn’t Enough,We Need Actions and Words

February 18, 2016
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As I read Sue Ellen Woodcock’s commentary on the recent showing of “The Anonymous People,” a documentary about the fight against drug addiction, I could sense her disappointment that only 50 folks were drawn to watch this movie and many of them were already in recovery. The small crowd at Revere High School does not surprise...
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Letter to the Editor

February 18, 2016
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Dear Editor: In 1998 the Revere Police Department began a Christmas Toy drive to help families that are struggling to make ends meet let alone buy extra gifts for Christmas. It is so hard for many families to survive in these challenging economic times, just trying to keep a roof over their heads and...
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Another Honor for Revere High School

February 18, 2016
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When we get news releases, we quickly scan the text to see if our city is mentioned. There are always winners from across the state and nation. If we are not on the list, we often ask ourselves,why not, and what the winning communities are doing right.This was not the case recently. Revere High...
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Sports 02-17-2016

February 18, 2016
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The Patriot Way Licata brings Revere flourish to St. Mary’s By Cary Shuman Paige Licata, a 2010 graduate of Revere High School where she was a three-sport captain, is the new head coach of the St. Mary’s High School softball team. At 23, Licata becomes one of the youngest varsity head coaches in the...
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Obituaries 02-17-2016

February 18, 2016
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Angela Limosani Of Revere Angela V. (Russo)Limosani of Revere died on February 13.  She was the beloved wife of Anthony N. Limosani of Revere; dear sister of Angelo Russo and his wife, Betty of Marblehead and the late Jennie Fiore and Josephine Lauro. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Her...
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102 Years Young:Sal Santoro Celebrates Birthday with Family and Friends

February 12, 2016
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102 Years Young:Sal Santoro Celebrates Birthday with Family and Friends

By Sue Ellen Woodcock When Sal Santoro was born in the North End of Boston back on Feb. 4, 1914 the Ford Model T had just been introduced and Charlie Chaplin’s movie “The Tramp” was all the rage. Santoro celebrated his milestone birthday last Thursday at the Senior Center with friends, family and politicians...
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RHS Featured On National Stageat Nassp Forum

February 12, 2016
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Revere High School (RHS) is one of only 18 high-performing middle level and high schools selected to present at the Ignite ‘16 School Showcase as part of National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) Annual Conference February 25-27, 2016 in Orlando. NASSP and the Center for Secondary School Redesign (CSSR) annually host this national...
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People’s Bank Building Sells for $1.7 Million

February 12, 2016
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A key building in the heart of the downtown business district has sold for $1.7 million to a local investor. Chris Everest, president of Nordlund Associates of Danvers, reported on Tuesday that People’s United Bank sold its building for $1.7 million to M and R United Realty Trust. The building is at 310 Broadway...
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Pearl Ave Gets Flooded; Worse Since ’78

February 12, 2016
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Tina Lanzarone is 92 years old and has seen it all. But she said she hasn’t seen flooding on Pearl Avenue like she saw Tuesday since the Blizzard of `78. “I had water coming up my driveway and it was flooding Pearl Avenue this morning,” she said on Tuesday. “My son was putting sand...
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Police Briefs 02-10-2016

February 12, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1 Fernando Sarante-Valerio, 26, of 17 Waverly Ave., was arrested on an  outstanding warrant. Jason C. Dulcetta, 28, of 4 Jordan St., was arrested on an  outstanding warrant. Shaun T. MacNeil, 30, of 5 Hutchinson St., was arrested on an  outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3 Skye E. Cauthier, 24, of...
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Letters to the Editor

February 12, 2016
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Endorses Dan Rizzo for Senate Dear Editor: Dan Rizzo is the only candidate running for State Senate who has fought for working class people in Revere and the District. The last time Revere and the district had a working class Senator working for them was former Senator Fran Doris more than 30 years ago....
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Sports 02-10-2016

February 12, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup Girls basketball team splits two contests The Revere High girls basketball team split its two contests this past week, defeating Beverly last Monday, but falling to Lynn Classical Saturday in a contest that had been postponed from Friday because of the snowstorm. This past Monday’s scheduled game at Lynn English also...
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Obituaries 02-10-2016

February 12, 2016
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Sharon DiGregorio Registered Nurse Sharon D. (DiMartino) DiGregorio of North Reading, formerly of Burlington and Revere, died at home on February 8 surrounded by her family after a long illness. She was 55 years old. Sharon was a graduate of North East Vocational High School and Boston College School of Nursing. She worked for...
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