Author: Journal Staff

Police Briefs 01-23-2019

Police News SHOOTING UNDER INVESTIGATION Revere Police are working strong leads in a shooting incident on Oxford Street last Weds., Jan. 16. Around 10:50 p.m., police were called to the scene for reports of gunshots in the area. Officers did…

Thank You, Jay Ash

When Gov. Charlie Baker was elected to his first term of office four years ago, his first major announcement was the appointment of Jay Ash to the post of Secretary of Housing and Economic Development. The announcement by Gov. Baker,…

LETTER to the Editor

REMEMBERING OUR HEROES Dear Editor, “…If I can help somebody as I pass along, if I can cheer somebody with a word or song, if I can show somebody he’s traveling wrong, then my living will not be in vain.”…

Sports 01-23-2019

RhS sports Roundup RHS hockey team defeats Everett, 4-0 The Revere High hockey team put it all together at both ends of the ice to skate to a 4-0 victory at Northeastern Conference South Division rival Everett last Wednesday. The…

Obituaries 01-23-2019

Beverly Jane McWilliams Longtime Revere School Teacher’s Aide Beverly Jane (Marion) McWilliams, age 72, died on Jan. 19 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth. She was the devoted wife of Gerald John McWilliams of Plymouth. Born in Dennis, on Jan 18,…

2019 Election Calendar Finalized

The City Council unanimously approved the City of Revere 2019 Election Calendar as prepared by Election Commission Diane R. Colella. Following is the calendar for all municipal offices to be voted on in 2019: Nomination papers are released on Monday,…

News Briefs

New England Auto Show this weekend The annual New England Auto Show comes to the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, 415 Summer St., this weekend. The show hours are: Thursday, Jan.  17, 4 – 10 p.m. Friday, Jan.  18, 12  –…

RBC Receives Grant From Baker-Polito Administration

Continuing to make significant investments within the Massachusetts state parks system, the Baker-Polito Administration announced $990,582 in funding to 25 municipalities, non-profit organizations, and other entities as part of the Fiscal Year 2019 Partnerships Matching Funds Program. Including the Revere Beautification…

Revere Students Earn Academic Honors

Cohen named to dean’s list at Becker College Monique Cohen, of Revere, has been named to the dean’s list at Becker College for the fall semester. Cohen is pursuing a BS in Veterinary Science, Pre-Veterinary Concentration. The dean’s list recognizes…

City Council Motions

The following Motions were presented at the City Council meeting on Monday, Jan. 14. 19-009 Motion presented by Councillor Rotondo: That the City investigate the feasibility of providing an owner occupied tax inventive for first responders. Referred to Ways and…

Police Briefs 01-16-2019

DEATH OF HOMELESS MAN ON COPELAND The Medical Examiner’s Office is investigating the natural causes death of a homeless man in his 30s on Copeland Circle Jan. 5. The man was apparently living in the middle of the circle in…

Sports 01-16-2019

RHS Sports Roundup RHS hockey team thumps Everett, 8-4 The Revere High hockey team broke into the win column in a big way with an 8-4 victory over former Greater Boston League and current Northeastern Conference rival Everett last Wednesday…

Obituaries 01-16-2019

Sally Wentworth Active member of Revere Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses Sally V. Wentworth passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 9. She was 87 years old.  A resident of Revere and surrounding cities for 54 years, she was a secretary…

News Briefs

CAPIC FUEL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM The following information is for the Capic Fuel Assistance Program located at 100 Everett Ave, Unit 14, Chelsea, 617-884-6130. Massachusetts residents in Winthrop, Revere, Chelsea are eligible for fuel assistance through CAPIC: Program operates through April…