Month: February 2015

Letters to the Editor

Lucille Fabiano Outstanding job Dear Editor: I join the Journal in commending the City for the outstanding job that was done during our long and snowy week. The Revere DPW worked tirelessly during this seemingly endless time. I have seen…

Revere Through the Years

10 years ago February 9, 2005 Mayor Thomas Ambrosino told an approving audience in the City Council Chamber that the city has weathered the fiscal crises of the past two years and is now back on track to face a…

Obituaries 02-11-2015

Michelle Pizzano Persevered with lifelong challenges and needs and love and devotion of a caring family Michelle B. Pizzano passed away on February 6 at the Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River after a very brief illness. She was 46…

Snow Place To Go

Misery was the word Monday morning as the second torrential blizzard in one week bore down on the city, but despite that, Vincent Peura was all smiles as he walked up the street to work on Broadway decked out in…

Police to Start to Use Tasers

Several Revere Police officers began carrying Tasers last week, also known as Electronic Control Weapons (ECW), and so far it’s made an early and significant difference in assaults on police officers. “We did the training last week and began to…

Google Helps Locate Hydrants

Years ago, when a snowstorm walloped the city and fire hydrants were hopelessly buried in white fluff, fire crews would get on the horn to one of their old salts who still had the grid memorized. “If we couldn’t locate…

Police Briefs 02-04-2015

House Breaks: (2) Conant Street; and Washington Avenue Commercial Breaks: (0) Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (3) Reservoir Avenue (plate); Everard Street (plate); and *Everett Street. Motor Vehicle Accidents: (30) Copeland Circle (2); Brown Circle (2); Furlong Drive; Robert Road; Revere Street;…

A Good Job Handling Snowstorms

We’ve seen record-setting snowfall in the past week, creating difficult challenges for our Department of Public Works crews who have been working around the clock to remove the snow from the streets and roadways. It was a monumental assignment and…

Letters to the Editor

Batteries Not Included Dear Editor What’s the one phrase that can quickly change the mood from festive to foul for any child opening a brand new, shiny toy? “Batteries not included!” Or how about that product featured on a home…

Sports 02-04-2015

RHS sports Roundup Girls basketball team routs Peabody, is  edged by Winthrop   The Revere High girls basketball team, which already has qualified for the post-season state tourney, split its two games this past week, rolling past Peabody Friday evening, 68-41, but coming up short against…