Category: News

Maglione versus Guinasso?

The recent exoneration of Joe Maglione has caused the emergence of his wife, Karen, as a likely candidate for Ward 3 seat held by Arthur Guinasso. The Roosevelt Street resident stood by her husband’s side during an excruciating period when…

The Squire Road bill board

You have to watch closely who is for the proposed billboard on Squire Road and who is opposed – and you especially want to watch those who are leaning one way or another, like the ward councilor. No one is…

Wonderland pays in full

Wonderland Race Track wired more than $750,000 in back taxes due into the city treasury late Wednesday afternoon. This show of force by the track partners and owners has set them straight until the new year and the next round…

Suspect taken into custody

The Revere Police have apparently taken a young man into custody in connection with the murder of a Revere Police officer over the weekend. Revere police are scheduled to make an announcement at noon regarding the apparent arrest. Three additional…

Opinion

The alleged goings on by certain city yard employees have caused a wide variety of reaction. In city hall action this week, the city council basically shut the door on a public debate about issues regarding theft because Councillor George…

More on casino gambling

Increasingly, the governor’s casino gambling initiative is looking like a chess game. Now the governor is telling us he may present the legislation allowing casino gambling to the senate before the house in order to sidestep the negativity of many…

Governor sanctioning gambling today

Governor Deval Patrick is just hours away from announcing his plan for licensing casino gambling in the state. Over the weekend, numerous news agencies reported that the governor’s plan is to license three operators to run casinos in different georgraphic…

Galluccio victorious; senator elect

Cambridge City Councillor Anthony Galluccio beat all his rivals in the special election held Tuesday to fill the vacant seat formerly occupied by former Senator Jarrett Barrios. Senator-elect Galluccio won convincingly in Revere and in Everett. In Everett, he won…

Vote Tomorrow

Ward 6 in Revere goes to the polls tomorrow to decide on a new senator to replace Jarrett Barrios. Voters in Revere, Chelsea Saugus, Somerville, Everett, Charlestown and Cambridge will all be voting. The special election has been vigorous with…

The Ward 6 battle

Charlie Patch and Victoria Laws continue their personal battles to win the seat being given up by Councillor Mark Casella. Patch is fighting the lies and inuendo being heaped upon him by Internet idiots who are out of control. Although…

End of summer

Revere Beach was packed on Labor Day as the last day of the summer of 2007 went into the local history books. With the beach still all chopped up while receiving its new public face, it didn’t look nearly as…

Revere Street bridge

Retailers on Revere Street have suffered major losses in revenues as a result of the lengthy reconstruction of the Revere Street bridge. Retailers on the street to a person have all bemoaned their fate. Said the owner of Fiore’s Market:…

City council president

It is certain that when present city council president John Powers comes to the end of his term, either city councillor at large Dan Rizzo or George Colella will be the next council president. Colella hasn’t been lobbying his colleagues…

The mayor

Rumors from a variety of sources persist about Mayor Ambrosino readying himself for a new position. No one can say with any certainty what that position might be, except to say, it will cause him to ultimately give up his…

The mayor’s short-term plans

Persistent talk among most of the city’s political power brokers centers around the ambitions of Mayor Thomas Ambrosino. The mayor does not have a candidate to challenge him for re-election. He is home free for another term. However there is…

BJ’s and apartment housing

This city’s effort to keep people out by telling potential developers that we can’t accept new housing because the people moving into the city might have children who will need to go the public schools is all wet. This city…

Governor down the beach

Governor Deval Patrick came to Revere Beach yesterday where he made a policy statement about the state’s future management of the beaches under the control of the Department of Conservation and Recreation. We trust and we hope the governor was…