Author: Journal Staff

State Rep. Race Highlight:

Looking at the Candidates Economic, Covid 19, and opioid crises spotlight issues for State Rep candidate Jaramillo By Melissa Moore-Randall Lifelong resident Revere resident, Juan Jaramillo, looks to prioritize the economic, Covid and opioid crises if elected to the State…

News Brief

Revere Wellness Team hosts Virtual Social Hour Feb. 22 The Revere Wellness Team will host a “Meet Your Neighbors” Virtual Social Hour on Monday, Feb. 22, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Ralph DeCicco of the Wellness team, also the city’s…

Baker-Polito Administration launches Targeted Outreach Initiative in 20 hardest hit communities to increase equity in COVID-19 vaccine awareness and access

$1 million to support historically underserved communities in vaccination effort Special to the Journal The Baker-Polito Administration today announced a targeted outreach initiative in 20 cities and towns most disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and  $1M to the MA League of…

Pressley’s provision to support families experiencing homelessness included in House American Rescue Plan

Last week, the House Financial Services Committee included in the House American Rescue Plan Act a measure championed by Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, in partnership with several colleagues, that would to invest nearly $5 billion in additional funding to support vulnerable families and individuals experiencing homelessness.…

MOSES Endorse DelVento for State Rep.

Special to the Journal As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hit Winthrop and Revere hard, the Alicia DelVento for State Representative campaign is proud to announce the endorsement of the Massachusetts Organization of State Engineers & Scientists (MOSES). Alicia DelVento…

Giannino Assigned to Legislative Committees

Special to the Journal On Friday, February 12, 2021, Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives Ronald Mariano (D-Quincy) appointed legislators to various legislative committees for the 2021-2022 Session of the General Court.  Newly elected State Representative Jessica Ann Giannino…

Police Briefs 02-17-2021

Special to the Journal The City of Revere is safer today thanks to the exceptional work of Revere Police Detectives with assistance from the Massachusetts State Police. On February 10, Carlos Vasquez a 22-year-old Revere resident was placed under arrest…

Use Common Sense When Driving

Perusing through the police reports these days makes it apparent that the winter season is here — and with it, the usual array of traffic incidents and accidents. Although we have not had any of the big blizzard-type of winter…

A North Pole Hurricane

Residents in Texas and along the Gulf Coast have become accustomed in recent years to a seemingly-endless onslaught of devastating hurricanes barreling up from the Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane Harvey a few years ago dumped more rain and caused more flooding…