Archive for January, 2015

Patsy Tata Dead at 87

January 12, 2015
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REVERE – Former city councilor, school committee member and Revere firefighter Patsy “Pat” W. Tata will be laid to rest Friday morning. He passed away Jan. 2 at the age of 87. In honor of his service to the city the city council issued a Resolution of Condolence, recognizing his loss. John Powers, council...
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Multi-Million Dollar Grant Set for RHS

January 12, 2015
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To grow award-winning grapes, one must cultivate a vineyard for many years before the best results emerge from the vine, and in that spirit, the Revere Public Schools landed a multi-million dollar grant on Tuesday from the Nellie Mae Foundation that will aim to plant choice seeds of success for the district’s future. Revere...
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Boston Joins Revere and Somerville in Filing Lawsuit Against MGC

January 12, 2015
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The City of Boston joined Revere and Somerville in filing a lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) in Suffolk Superior Court asking the court to vacate the license agreement given to Wynn in Everett by the MGC last November. A cornerstone to the argument is the impacts on Charlestown. The 74-page filing by...
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Vincent Begins New Term as State Representative

January 12, 2015
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Roselee Vincent begins a new term as state representative today (Wednesday). Vincent was set to take the oath of office for a two-year term at a swearing-in ceremony this morning at the State House in Boston. She has served as state representative since April 16, 2014 after winning a special election April 1. In...
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Police Briefs 01-07-2015

January 12, 2015
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Weekly Crime Report Journal Staff Reports House Breaks: (4) Ocean Avenue – Ocean Village (2); Agatha Street; and Spring Street. Commercial Breaks: (1) Shirley Avenue – Revere House of Pastry Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (8) Caruso Street; Sweeney Avenue; Warren Street; Hopkins Street; *Oakwood Avenue; Winthrop Avenue; Revere/North Shore Rd; and Campbell Avenue. Motor Vehicle...
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Reflecting on the Last 100 years

January 12, 2015
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The celebration of the 100th Anniversary on Monday night in the Council Chamber noting the changing of the government of the Revere from a Town form to a City  form was a very impressive affair.  City Clerk Ashley Melnik is to be congratulated for leading the organization of this affair. We provide two excerpts...
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Letters to the Editor

January 12, 2015
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Remembering the old Carousel Dear Editor: Recently as I read the letters section of the Revere Journal I read a letter to the editor about the old Carousel at the Hippodrome at old Revere Beach back in the day. I remembered how sad I was to see the old amusement strip demolished and was...
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Sports 01-07-2015

January 12, 2015
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RHS sports Roundup RHS girls basketball team off to 2-1 start The Revere High girls basketball team has opened the season with a promising start, winning two of its first three games under head coach Diana DeCristoforo, who has returned to lead the Lady Patriot basketball program after a three year hiatus in which...
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Obituaries 01-07-2015

January 12, 2015
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Maryann ‘Molly’ Zolla Will be remembered for her warm smile, Scottish brogue and witty sense of humor Maryann “Molly” Zolla, a longtime resident of Revere,  died on Sunday, January 4 at the Kaplan Family Hospice in Danvers after a long illness with her family by her side. She was 85 years old. Molly was...
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