Author: Journal Staff

Suffolk Downs

Gaming legislation has a chance of springing back to life on Beacon Hill Recent statements by the governor, the Speaker of the House and the Senate President lend themselves to the cautious belief that an expanded gambling bill has a…

Police Briefs 01-13-2011

MONDAY, JANUARY 3 Randolph E. Waldron Jr., 29, of 88 Glendale St., was arrested on charges of assault & battery by means of a dangerous weapon and making a threat to commit c rime. FRIDAY, JANUARY 7 Two 15 year…

Obituaries 01-13-2011

Baldassare LaRosa Of Revere, formerly of East Boston Baldassare LaRosa of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on January 10. He was the beloved husband of Rosanna (Graziani) LaRosa; loving father of Antonietta LaRosa of Revere, Floredana Colarossi of Brighton…

How Low Can it Go?

In the wake of the Christmas snowstorm last week, mega low tides were recorded around the area, including at Rocky Beach in Beachmont – where the birds seemed to enjoy feasting on washed up shellfish. While Rocky Beach is usually…

Police Briefs 01-05-2011

TUESDAY, DEC. 28 David Martiroso, 26, of 21 Overlook Rd., was arrested on a charge of assault & battery. Kelly A. Richards, 43, of 22 Raymond Rd., was arrested on a charge of being rude & disorderly in violation of…

President Powers

Longtime politician takes top post on the Revere City Council Like many of us who have lived a long life, John Powers has been there and back. As a much younger man, he worked for the late Governor Chub Peabody.…

Happy Birthday, RFD

Here’s to 125 years of dedicated service The anniversary special published in last week’s Journal celebrating the Revere Fire Department’s 125th year of service to the city was a testament to the reputation of the local fire department. We received…

Obituaries 01-05-2011

Josephine Mottolo Lifelong Revere resident Josephine R. (Puopolo) Mottolo, a lifelong Revere resident, died on January 3. She was the beloved wife of the late Albert “Herbie” Mottolo; devoted mother of Dotti Nardone and her husband, Tom; loving grandmother of…

Markey Will Stay

Key staffer’s exit mere coincidence to Census announcement Congressman Ed Markey has no plans to make an exit from his long-held Congressional seat, staffers said this week. Just as the U.S. Census Bureau was announcing the state’s loss of one…

RHS Girls Hoop Alumnae Game Thurs.

A large number of Revere High girls basketball alumnae will lace up the sneakers to play each other tomorrow evening (Thursday) at Merullo Fieldhouse. Tip off is set for 7:00. “We’re expecting 25 to 30 former Revere High girls basketball…