Month: May 2020

Police Briefs 05-06-2020

Weekly Crime Report These are among the calls to which Revere police responded in the past week. Saturday, April 25 1312: An officer responded to a report of shoplifting on Ward St. 1315: An officer responded to a call about…

This Sunday Is Mother’s Day

During this time of unprecedented upheaval because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the rituals that most of us traditionally follow either have been eliminated or drastically changed because of the need to practice physical distancing. So too, the manner in which…

This Is No Time For Hooverism

Herbert Hoover had been President for about seven months when the stock market crashed in October, 1929. Although there have been many causes attributed to the onset of the Great Depression, the crash generally is viewed as the trigger point…

Op-Ed: Isn’t it a Bit Ironic?

By Jessica Giannino These are truly unprecedented times. COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on our lives and safety. Tom Brady is no longer a Patriot. There’s a shortage of toilet paper. Hand sanitizer is as valuable as a semi-precious stone.…

Obituaries 05-06-2020

Charles ‘Butch’ Fraser Champion Billiard Player Charles “Butch” Fraser died on May 2. Butch served four years on active duty in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and continued to serve for four more years in the Air…