Author: Journal Staff

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…

March: In like a Lion

Just when all of us were counting the days to the beginning of spring — known as the vernal equinox, which this year falls on Wednesday, March 20, at 5:58 p.m. — Ol’ Man Winter struck with a vengeance, bringing…

Obituaries 03-06-2019

Frederick Garrity Retired Deer Island engineer 1st Class and longtime member of Revere American legion Post 61 Frederick P. Garrity, a lifelong resident of Chelsea’s Powder Horn Hill section,  passed away following a long confinement at the Pope Nursing Home…

News Briefs

Learn to skate classes starting March 3 New winter Learn-To-Skate classes for children, ages 4 to 18 at the LoConte Rink on Veterans Memorial Pkwy, Medford will start Sunday, March 3 at 1 p.m., for five weeks.  Use hockey, recreational…

Police Briefs 02-27-2019

     Man Convicted of Murder A Suffolk Superior Court jury Friday afternoon found Juan Gaviria, 21, guilty of second-degree murder and firearms offenses in connection with the Jan. 23, 2015, shooting death of 18-year-old Andres Jaramillo on Revere’s Garfield Avenue. …

Sports 02-27-2019

RhS Sports Roundup RHS girls fall to Reading in tourney The Revere High girls basketball team dropped a 56-38 decision at Reading in a first-round contest of the Division 1 North Sectional of the MIAA girls basketball tournament Monday night.…

Obituaries 02-27-2019

Francine Josephine Whippen Sears retiree who loved volunteering and traveling Francine Josephine Whippen, former-ly of Wichita, Kan., passed away peacefully Feb. 23 at Presbyterian Manor, Newton.  She was 78 years old. She was born June 25, 1940, to Frances (Carosone)…