Author: Journal Staff

March: In like a Lion

Just when all of us were counting the days to the beginning of spring — known as the vernal equinox, which this year falls on Wednesday, March 20, at 5:58 p.m. — Ol’ Man Winter struck with a vengeance, bringing…

Obituaries 03-06-2019

Frederick Garrity Retired Deer Island engineer 1st Class and longtime member of Revere American legion Post 61 Frederick P. Garrity, a lifelong resident of Chelsea’s Powder Horn Hill section,  passed away following a long confinement at the Pope Nursing Home…

News Briefs

Learn to skate classes starting March 3 New winter Learn-To-Skate classes for children, ages 4 to 18 at the LoConte Rink on Veterans Memorial Pkwy, Medford will start Sunday, March 3 at 1 p.m., for five weeks.  Use hockey, recreational…

Police Briefs 02-27-2019

     Man Convicted of Murder A Suffolk Superior Court jury Friday afternoon found Juan Gaviria, 21, guilty of second-degree murder and firearms offenses in connection with the Jan. 23, 2015, shooting death of 18-year-old Andres Jaramillo on Revere’s Garfield Avenue. …

Sports 02-27-2019

RhS Sports Roundup RHS girls fall to Reading in tourney The Revere High girls basketball team dropped a 56-38 decision at Reading in a first-round contest of the Division 1 North Sectional of the MIAA girls basketball tournament Monday night.…

Obituaries 02-27-2019

Francine Josephine Whippen Sears retiree who loved volunteering and traveling Francine Josephine Whippen, former-ly of Wichita, Kan., passed away peacefully Feb. 23 at Presbyterian Manor, Newton.  She was 78 years old. She was born June 25, 1940, to Frances (Carosone)…

Police Briefs 02-20-2019

Armed Robbery An armed robbery of the Pollo Royal Restaurant on Broadway is under investigation this week. Around 6:15 p.m. on Feb. 16, a white male came into the establishment and brandished a knife, demanding they turn over the money.…

Letter to the Editor

Thinking about Quitting Smoking? Dear Editor,  February is American Heart Month.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, smoking is a leading cause of heart disease. Smoking can lead to the narrowing of blood vessels and high blood…

Traffic, Traffic Everywhere

A recent national report confirmed what those of us in the Greater Boston area have known all-too-well for all-too-long: That by some measures, traffic congestion on our metropolitan roadways is the worst in the entire nation and among the worst…