RHA off ‘troubled list’

The Revere Housing Authority (RHA) got word from the federal government this week that they have been removed from the ‘troubled performer’ list. After compounding problems in the authority, in 2005 the RHA Board and federal Housing and Urban Development…

Important Beach meeting tonight

The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) announced yesterday that they are planning to close down the Boulevard to southbound traffic and west side parking for the next six months, starting on May 1. The restriction will run from Revere…

Billboard bashing

City Councillors applauded Councillor George Rotondo’s motion Monday night that called for a change in the city ordinance that deals with billboards. The change would fine companies that leave their billboards torn, or out of date or just unsightly. Several…

Losing the House

Recent statistics unearthed by the Journal and State Sen. Jarrett Barrios’s (D-Cambridge) office show that Revere has one of the highest rates of foreclosure in the state for a city its size, and one of the highest percentages of high-interest…

Copycat student removed

School officials said they had to remove a middle schooler from one of the schools Monday for threatening to copy the actions taken at Virginia Tech last week by a disgruntled student. The middle schooler was apparently serving an in-school…

Show some courage…

Many may not have heard about a bill being proposed on Beacon Hill. The bill itself is a good idea, the practice it seeks to eliminate is just about the worst thing we’ve ever heard of, and yet another example…