Month: September 2020

Letters to the Editor

Support of Suffolk Downs Development Proposal Dear Editor, The following letter was submitted to the Boston Planning and Development Agency and received by the Journal for publication Dear BPDA Board Members: I am a lifelong neighbor of the former Suffolk…

Obituaries 09-30-2020

Lucille Smith Retired Waitress Lucille H. “Lou” (Ventola) Smith, 85, a lifelong resident of Revere, died on Sept.18.           Lucille waitressed at the Union Oyster House of Boston for over 25 years. She had a love for the ocean, enjoyed Revere…

Esquite Restaurant Opens on Shirley Avenue

A new Mexican restaurant, Esquite Restaurant, held its grand opening celebration last Wednesday at 198 Shirley Ave. Valentina Moreno, daughter of restaurant owner Abel Moreno and Alicia Moreno, said the restaurant features Mexican street food and other specials. “We have…

‘The New Revere’ Gets on Chronicle

By Ryan Doucette Throughout the month of August, filming took place for the newest segment of WCVB Channel 5’s Chronicle program which airs most weeknights at 7:30, and showcases communities and human interest stories across the New England Area. Citing…

Council Approves $8.75M in Loan Orders

The City Council unanimously approved $8.75 million in loan orders for ongoing infrastructure improvements to the city’s sewer and stormwater systems and a feasibility study for future projects. Robert Button, vice president of CDM, said the projects are part of…

News Brief

Learn to Skate Classes Offered at 10 Greater Boston Rinks  The 2020-2021 skating season is about to begin.  Bay State Skating School is one of Greater Boston’s most established and popular skating programs.  We have taught Learn-To-Skate classes to children…

Massachusetts RMV Renews Over 163,000 Licenses and IDs Online During Real ID Promotion: Renewal Transactions Can Be Conducted at Mass.Gov/RMV; Promotion Remains in Effect Until the State of Emergency Is Lifted

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) continues to encourage all eligible customers to renew their Standard Massachusetts driver’s license or Massachusetts ID card online at Mass.Gov/RMV in order to qualify for a free upgrade to a REAL ID credential…

Letter to the Editor

Changes to Maintenance and Upkeep of Revere Beach Parkway Not Going Well Dear Editor, Recently, Gov. Charlie Baker and his administration took the maintenance and upkeep of the Revere Beach Parkway (Rte. 16) away from the Dept. of Conservation and…