Author: Journal Staff

News Briefs

Applications Sought For Watershed Council 2019 Scholarships The Saugus River Watershed Council is now accepting applications for 2019 environmental scholarships. During 2019, the Saugus River Watershed Council will award one $500 Environmental Leadership Scholarship and one $500 Pamela Harris Memorial…

News from the City Council

The following motions were discussed at the Monday, March 11 City Council meeting. Zoning Sub-Committee Report 4. 19-017 An ordinance further amending the zoning ordinances of the city of revere relative to a nine month moratorium on the granting of…

Police Briefs 03-13-2019

Passer-by Thwarts Robbery A good samaritan foiled a robbery attempt on Malden Street March 4 when a woman walking home was accosted by a man trying to steal her purse. Around 10:05 p.m. on March 5, the woman got off…

Letter to the Editor

On Waterfront Square Affordable Housing Dear Editor, I am writing to applaud the March 6 article about the new 51-unit, mixed-income building being constructed at 571 Revere St. that will offer 32 affordable rental units and 19 workforce rental units.…

Hands-free Driving Makes Sense

Recent statistics indicate that the single-biggest cause of motor vehicle accidents these days can be attributed generally to what is known as “distracted driving.” According to some reports, more Americans now are killed on our roads because of distracted driving…

Obituaries 03-13-2019

Anthony J. ‘Killer’ Vinciarelli, Sr. Revere Fire Department retiree Anthony J. “Killer” Vinciarelli, Sr. of Revere passed away on March 6 at the age of 84. Anthony was a loving family man, he was a 27-year veteran of the City…

News Briefs

Arrigo Cites National Consumer Protection Week Mayor Brian Arrigo acknowledged National Consumer Protection Week (March 3 through 9) by encouraging residents to make use of the Revere’s Consumer Affairs Office when confronted with any type of consumer issue such as…

MBTA Seeks Input on Proposals

Seeks Input on Proposals As part of its Better Bus Project the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) is seeking opinions from bus riders on three new proposals for bus lines in Revere. Proposals include changes to Route 411, Route 424…

Police Briefs 03-06-2019

Police News Juvenile Joy Ride A Revere youth has been charged with taking his father’s car for a late-night joy ride on East Mountain Avenue and then crashing it into a parked car. Police were called to an accident on the…

Letters to the Editor

On DeLeo’s Greenworks Proposal Dear Editor, Speaker DeLeo’s billion-dollar GreenWorks proposal could offer much-needed support to Winthrop, other coastal towns, and all the Commonwealth’s communities as we face greater extremes of tides and weather. But as with any local distribution…