Category: News

What to think?

Just in case you are a taxpayer wondering about the waste at the city yard and seeming lack of interest of nearly everyone in elected public office to do anything meaningful about it, try this on. The city government is…

Get in line

No matter how many times we write about the mayor’s race coming up and its endless, almost infinite possibilities, there is a certain amount of pleasure derived in trying to handicap a race that might never happen. We will again…

Audit results

The results of an audit of the use of city bought and paid for gasoline reveals that the system registering the consumption of gasoline was insufficient, with use something in the range of 35,000 gallons. However, and this is exclusive,…

The $7.00 tunnel fare

There is general outrage over the $7.00 tunnel fare the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority is trying to impose on commuters. The doubling of the fare has local politicians almost out of their minds at the effrontery of the MTA, which is…

Markey going nowhere

Speculation that Congressman Ed Markey might make a run for the senate if Senator John Kerry resigns his seat to take a cabinet post in the Obama Administration is about as possible as the sun not rising tomorrow. Markey will…

The Revere connection with Senator Wilkerson

A Revere man is apparently the government’s main witness against Senator Diane Wilkerson, who was recently arrested and charged with bribery. She has since stopped campaigning for re-election and has said she will shortly be stepping down from her seat.…

Exit Wonderland

The race is now on to get some kind of slot machine legislation passed for Wonderland and the state’s two other dog racing tracks following the vote Tuesday to ban dog racing in  Massachusetts. In an interview given to the…

Rizzo the next mayor?

If all things are equal – and they rarely are – Councillor at Large Dan Rizzo will be the next mayor of Revere. If and when Mayor Ambrosino leaves, and it is a certainty that one day in the short…

Talbot case twist?

A police official apparently close to the Talbot murder case prosecution claims that former Revere Police Sgt. Evan Franklin – one of those present when Talbot was shot to death behind Revere High School, and who apparently fled the scene,…

ELECTION DAY – GET OUT AND VOTE REVERE!

Revere polling places were open early and lines formed immediately at many of them this morning on the day when America goes to the polls. If all things are equal. If the polls have been accurate – and many think…

ZBA Denies Bill board request

Last Wednesday, the Revere Zoning Board of Appeals denied the application seeking a billboard to be placed on Squire Road. At the council meeting this evening, the billboard proposal is apparently coming up for discussion.

Maglione versus Guinasso?

The recent exoneration of Joe Maglione has caused the emergence of his wife, Karen, as a likely candidate for Ward 3 seat held by Arthur Guinasso. The Roosevelt Street resident stood by her husband’s side during an excruciating period when…

The Squire Road bill board

You have to watch closely who is for the proposed billboard on Squire Road and who is opposed – and you especially want to watch those who are leaning one way or another, like the ward councilor. No one is…