Author: Journal Staff

A Fantastic Festival

It often is all-too-easy for us to use superlatives to praise a community event, but in the case of this past week’s 10th annual Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Festival, superlatives alone do not do justice to the incredible festival that…

Police Briefs 07-24-2013

MONDAY, JULY 15     Rene Ceren, 42, of 115 Lincoln St., was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor, accosting a person of the opposite sex, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and illegal…

Athletes After Revere High School

Jessica Loeser competes on hip-hop team Dancing has always been an integral part of Jessica Loeser’s life. The graceful and nimble former Revere High cross-country and track star now competes on the hip-hop based Dance Fusion team at Quinnipiac University.…

Obituaries 07-24-2013

Janet Odoardi Hairdresser Janet A. (Russo) Odoardi of Revere passed away on July 18 in the comfort of her home surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with breast cancer. She was 52 years old. Janet, who worked for…

Sand Castle Festival is This Weekend

The Revere Beach National Sandsculpting Festival is celebrating its 10th year anniversary and is expecting more than 500,000 people to descend upon the nation’s First Public Beach between July 17th and 21st. This year, 15 sculptors will compete in the…

National Night out is Aug. 5

National Night Out (NNO) is a nationwide community policing awareness event.  The event is held annually and designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs; and strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community…

Police Briefs 07-17-2013

FALLEN POLE CAUSES HAVOC A three-car accident around mid-day on Monday sent a electric pole to the ground and caused a two-hour backup for traffic on both sides of Lee Burbank Highway. A southbound pickup struck another vehicle around 12:48…

Obituaries 07-17-2013

Joseph Demetrio Worked in Quality Control Joseph F. Demetrio of Revere died on July 14. Joseph, who worked in Quality Control for an automotive company, was the beloved husband of Louise (DeSimone) Demetrio with whom he shared 62 years of…

A Joint Victory

The decision by Global Petroleum officials to withdraw their application to bring Ethanol trains to its Revere/East Boston terminal on tracks running through the communities of Chelsea and Everett certainly comes as good news especially to residents who live near…

New Head of DPH Appointed

Secretary of Health and Human Services John Polanowicz announced last week Cheryl Bartlett, a nurse and longtime community health leader, as commissioner of the Department of Public Health (DPH). Bartlett has served as acting DPH commissioner since May. “Cheryl brings…

Police Briefs 07-10-2013

MONDAY, JULY 1 Robert S. Boyd, 23, of Everett, was arrested on charges of assault & battery, assault by means of a dangerous weapon,  carrying a firearm without a license, and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling.…

Obituaries 07-10-2013

Angel Gonzalez Accident Victim Angel L Gonzalez of Chelsea died by accident on July 3. He was 44 years old. Born in Arroyo, Puerto Rico, Angel passed away tragically late Wednesday evening after being hit while changing a tire in…

Well Deserved Honor

Norman Gautreau’s memorial service was held Sunday June 30th. Robert DeLeo, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Norman G. Gautreau Jr, and Robert Upton were the honored speakers that told stories about Norman Gautreau’s family and wonderful art work. Concluding the ceremony they unveiled…