Author: Journal Staff

Juan Jaramillo Earns Endorsement from Union Representing Essential Workers: Endorsement from UFCW 1445 Bolsters Jaramillo’s Case as the Leading Working Class Candidate

Special to the Journal Juan Jaramillo’s campaign to succeed Speaker Bob DeLeo received another big boost   after earning the endorsement of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1445 on Monday. Local 1445 is among the largest affiliates of the UFCW…

Juan Jaramillo Earns Endorsements from Leading Environmental Advocacy Groups: 350 Mass Action and Sunrise Salem Become the First Climate Action Groups to Endorse in 19th Suffolk Race

Special to the Journal Juan Jaramillo’s campaign to represent the coastal communities of Revere and  Winthrop in the State Legislature received another big boost after becoming the first candidate to receive endorsements from environmental advocacy groups 350 Mass Action and…

News Briefs

Revere Works Coalition Awarded $100,000 by Urban Agenda Grant Program The Revere Works coalition, led by The Neighborhood Developers (TND), was awarded $100,000 by the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development through the Urban Agenda Grant Program. The funded…

Be Sure to Vote on Tuesday

This Tuesday, March 2, is Primary Election Day for the four candidates — Valentino Capobianco, Alicia DelVento, Juan Pablo Jaramillo, and Jeff Turco — for the Democratic nomination for State Representative from the 19th Suffolk District, which encompasses all of Winthrop and…

An Unfathomable Number

When COVID-19 first came into our national consciousness more than a year ago, it was just a blip on the news. The prospect that a viral bug originating halfway around the world would alter every aspect of our lives seemed inconceivable. And…

Spring Is in the Air

This winter has not been a particularly difficult one for us in the Northeast, although February has been colder and stormier than January.  But with temperatures reaching the 50s by the middle of this week, there is the feeling that spring is…

Letter to the Editor

Unheard Cries Dear Editor, We’re a charitable Nation. We care for the poor, underprivileged, and help those who suffer. So, I ask: How can a caring Nation allow the killing of 6.2 million babies to continue, supported by government laws…

RHS Sports Roundup

Boudreau, Day to Captain RHS Boys Basketball Team The Revere High boys basketball team announced their captains on a Zoom meeting last week in the hope that the team might have a season. Head coach David Leary and assistant coaches John…

Obituaries 02-24-2021

William Jay Strong, Sr. Retired Revere Fire Fighter RFD retiree William “Billy” Jay Strong Sr. of Revere died on February 16 at the age of 80, surrounded by his loving family.  Born in Chelsea on June 25, 1940 to the late…

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…