Month: January 2018

City Council Motions

Former Councillor Gerald Esposito passes The City Council held a moment of silence Monday night for former Ward 5 Councillor Gerald “Jerry” Esposito who passed away Sunday. Esposito, 87, had served as a State Police officer and lived in the…

Police Briefs 01-10-2018

Arrest  Report FRIDAY, DEC. 29 Jose Luis Mejia-Hernandez, 37, of Chelsea, was arrested on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.   SATURDAY, DEC, 30 Christopher M. Mack, 29, of 115 Endicott Ave., was arrested on charges of…

Letters to the Editors

The Political Year in Review Dear Editor: We are all directly impacted by the effects of political decisions. So it is important to all of us to thoughtfully reflect on the accomplishments of the new Republican administration’s first anniversary.  If…

Bring It On, Ol’ Man Winter

These past two weeks have brought the worst winter weather imaginable — coastal flooding, record cold, and a blizzard — but we’ve survived it all and made it out to the other side, as moderating temperatures, perhaps even reaching the…

Sports 01-10-2018

RhS sports Roundup RHS hockey team splits two contests It was an up-and-down week for the Revere High hockey team, which split its two games this past week. Last Wednesday the Patriots edged old Greater Boston League — and new…

Obituaries 01-10-2018

Dolores Pires Affectionate mother, dedicated housewife and fastidious housekeeper known for her beautiful voice Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Funeral Mass on Saturday, Jan. 13, at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere, at…

City Ready for Snow and More Cold

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Department of Public Works director Don Goodwin has his crews prepared for a potential N’oreaster on Thursday. “We should be all set,” said DPW Superintendent Don Goodwin. The salt and sand are in place and the…

Police Briefs 01-03-2018

Arrest  Report FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22 Giovanni A. Lopez, 27, of East Boston, was arrested on a charge of assault & battery. David J. Bavelsky, 27, of 382 Ocean Ave., was arrested on a charge of assault & battery in a…

A New Revere High School is Needed

The recent announcement by the state that the proposed new Revere High School will not be on the list of school building projects for the coming year certainly comes as a huge disappointment for school officials, parents, and students alike.…

Remembering Bob Haas

Amidst the usual commotion of the holiday season, we were remiss in failing to acknowledge in this column the recent dedication in the City Council Chambers of the portrait of Robert J. Haas Jr., our long-time mayor, City Council member, and…

Sports 01-03-2018

Grand Entrance Pepic shoots for her 1,000th point Friday By Cary Shuman Revere High basketball star Valentina Pepic is nine points shy of the 1,000-point career milestone heading in to her next game Friday night at Saugus High. Pepic, a…

Obituaries 01-03-2018

Grace Limoli Of Chelsea, formerly of Revere Grace Limoli of Chelsea, formerly of Revere died on Dec. 30. The beloved wife of the late Joseph Limoli, she was the devoted mother of Diane Limoli and her partner, Loretta Cardinale of…