Ring out the Old…. To Our Readers a Happy and Healthy 2013

December 27, 2012
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We often quote a verse from Alfred Lord Tennyson’s “Ring Out Wild Bells” when we write our annual New Year’s editorial. We write about the events that happened in the old year and discuss those that may come in the new, as well as our hopes for a better year than the year before....
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Police Briefs 12-27-2012

December 27, 2012
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Monday, Dec. 17th No Arrests Reported Tuesday, Dec. 18th Katherine Guarino, 29, of Malden, was charged with assault and battery and three warrants. Wednesday, Dec. 19th Juaquin Guevara, 25, of 40 Arcadia St., was charged with resisting arrest and two counts of assault and battery. Terri Carter, 25, of Boston, was arrested on one...
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Revere High Sports Roundup

December 27, 2012
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Boys track team runs past English The Revere High boys indoor track team coasted to its second win of the young season with a runaway 64-22 victory over Lynn English last Thursday at the RHS fieldhouse. Bringing home first place finishes for the Patriots, which placed five points into the scorebook for Revere, were:...
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Obituaries 12-27-2012

December 27, 2012
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John Lovetere, Jr. Of Revere, formerly of East Boston John J. Lovetere, Jr. of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on Decemer 21 following a long illness. A US Army veteran of World War II, he was the former proprietor of Angelo’s Gulf Station of Winthrop for over 20 years and a retiree of...
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Beachmontt Holiday Cheer

December 20, 2012
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Beachmontt Holiday Cheer

Spreading Christmas cheer and sharing smiles at the Beachmont Christmas tree lighting were School committeewoman Carol Tye , Santa and Kathleen Heiser.
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To Serve and Protect

December 20, 2012
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To Serve and Protect

The Revere Police Department hosted its 1st Annual Awards and Recognition Ceremony Monday night and awarded 10 officers recognition medals for acts of bravery going back as far as 1997 and as recent as 2011. Here, Officer Mark DeSimone (center) is honored for a 2006 incident in Beachmont where he took into custody an...
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Officials Seek Federal Help for Safer Schools

December 20, 2012
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City and school officials have called upon the federal government to help them make schools safer in Revere and across the country, with Mayor Dan Rizzo suggesting that members of the National Guard conduct their required service at school entrances. After the unspeakable events that transpired last Friday morning in Newtown, CT, the country...
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Suffolk Downs and Citi Center Team Up for Entertainment at Proposed Casino

December 20, 2012
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Tuesday morning brought the major announcement by Suffolk Downs and Caesar’s Entertainment that they have cemented a partnership with Boston’s Citi Performing Arts Center (Citi Center) to provide arts and entertainment programming at the proposed casino. Citi Center operates the Wang Center, the Shubert Theatre and the Emerson Majestic Theatre in Boston’s Theatre District....
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Cabral Pegged for State Cabinet

December 20, 2012
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There’s going to be a new sheriff in town. Suffolk County Sheriff Andrea Cabral has accepted a position in Gov. Deval Patrick’s cabinet as the Secretary of Public Safety and Security. Cabral was last elected to her post as sheriff in 2010, besting Hassan Smith easily. “Sheriff Cabral is grateful that Governor Patrick has...
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Outrage at Newtown

December 20, 2012
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In the morning and early afternoon hours of last Friday, virtually every parent looked at their children – whether those children were young or old – and felt the terror that parents in Newtown felt. It was too easy to imagine the screams of little six-year-old children facing down the real “monster under the...
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Congratulations Cheerleaders

December 20, 2012
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We want to congratulate the Revere Pop Warner cheerleading teams for the remarkable success they achieved in the National Championships held at Disney World earlier this month. The accomplishment of the Revere squads – the ‘C’ winning the national title for the second year in a row, and the ‘A’ and ‘D’ squads finishing...
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Police Briefs 12-19-2012

December 20, 2012
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MONDAY, DEC. 10 Eleazar Gamez, 31, of 35 Cheever St., was arrested on charges of two counts of assault & battery. Mark Reyes, 37, of 2 Ocean Ave., was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. Daniel J. McCarthy, 25,...
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RHS Girls Hoop Team Opens with 44-40 Win

December 20, 2012
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The Revere High girls basketball team got its 2012-13 season off to a roaring start with a scintillating 44-40 victory over defending Northeastern Conference champion Lynn English Friday evening at the RHS fieldhouse. The Lady Patriots took a 2-0 lead at the outset, but trailed thereafter until the decisive fourth quarter. The visiting Lady...
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Obituaries 12-19-2012

December 20, 2012
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Guido ‘Bill’ Lombardi GE Retiree Guildo “Bill” Lombardi of Revere, formerly of Saugus, died on December 13 surrounded by his family at his home. He was 94 years old. The husband of the late Carmella (Rizzo) Lombardi, he was born and raised in East Boston, the son of the late Pedro and Maddalena Lombardi....
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Revere Pop Warner ‘C’ Squad Repeats as National Champion

December 12, 2012
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Revere Pop Warner ‘C’ Squad Repeats as National Champion

The Revere Pop Warner ‘C’ Squad is No. 1 in the nation again. Head coach Melissa Elam’s 12 cheerleaders took home the top prize at the National Pop Warner Cheer Championships held Dec. 4 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Two other Revere squads also excelled at...
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Mayor Taps Hinojosa as New Rec Director

December 12, 2012
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Mayor Dan Rizzo this week has put forth Michael Hinojosa as his pick to replace her. Hinojosa is a Revere High School graduate and is known to be full of energy when it comes to youth activities, having coached extensively in Babe Ruth softball and girl’s basketball. He was one of the leaders of...
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Local Aid Cuts to Hurt Revere

December 12, 2012
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If the Commonwealth of Massachusetts had a checkbook, it would be woefully overdrawn. And they’re once-again turning to cities like Revere to help balance their red ink in the form of mid-year local aid cuts – the second time in three years Gov. Deval Patrick has proposed such a previously unprecedented move. Local aid...
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Revere Police Looking for Armed Man

December 12, 2012
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Revere Police and State Police are on the lookout for an armed criminal and the License Commission is preparing to yank the license of a business that armed criminal allegedly took over some two years ago by force, intimidation, kidnapping and blackmail. A warrant has been issued for Gary Coulanges surrounding an ongoing issue...
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Council Approves TIF

December 12, 2012
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We support the recent unanimous vote by the City Council to approve the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Agreement for DeMoulas at the Northgate Shopping Mall.  The amount of money that is to be foregone by the City (about $100,000 per year for 10 years, as compared to the yearly tax revenue of almost $210,000...
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State Aid Cuts

December 12, 2012
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Just when we thought that we were out of the woods with regard to local aid reductions by the state, local officials across the Commonwealth were notified last week that there will be almost $9 million less in discretionary state aid available to cities and towns for the current fiscal year.  For Revere, this...
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RHS Hockey Opens Tonight

December 12, 2012
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The Revere High hockey team will get its 2012-13 season underway this evening, Wednesday, Dec. 12, when the Patriots host Somerville, former long time rival from the Greater Boston League, at Cronin Rink. Face off time is 6:30. First year coach Joe Ciccarello’s Patriots engaged in a series of scrimmages over the past week...
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Police Briefs 12-12-2012

December 12, 2012
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MONDAY, DEC. 10 Derek J. Agresti, 42, of Boston, was arrested on charges of assault & battery and disorderly conduct. TUESDAY, DEC. 4 Juan P. Bernabe, 41, of Peabody, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Daniel-Antonio Hernandez-Chincilla, 35, of Herdon, Virginia, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5 Matthew Ronald Graves, 20,...
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Obituaries 12-12-2012

December 12, 2012
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Andrew Schena Member of Founding Family of Revere Beach’s “The Banana Boat” Andrew J. Schena died unexpectedly at his Revere home on December 3. He was 49 years old. Born in Everett, he lived his entire life in Revere and graduated from Revere High School, Class of 1981. Most of his working career was...
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The Mighty Duck

December 5, 2012
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The Mighty Duck

RumneyMarsh Academy Leanne O’Hara and student James Fabiano discuss strategy before the annual Parent/Teacher Basketball that was recently held.
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