Archive for May, 2015

Revere Shines:Citywide Cleanup a Huge Success

May 7, 2015
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Mayor Dan Rizzo and the City of Revere certainly set the standard for all future cleanup events with a tremendous turnout of more than 500 volunteers for its fifth annual Revere Shines Cleanup Day that was held April 25. To draw that many people, representing so many different groups, organizations, and even sports teams...
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Letters to the Editor

May 7, 2015
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Thank you to snow angels Dear Mayor Rizzo, Through you and the City of Revere, we would like to commend the Snow Angels Program. These young men and women of the RHS ROTC, a great group of kids. They were so kind and helpful to us during this monumental winter season. Thank you again,...
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Sports 05-06-2015

May 7, 2015
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RhS sports Roundup Russo’s two-out homer in 7th gives RHS softball team dramatic 3-2 victory The Revere High softball team earned one of the most exciting and dramatic victories in the program’s recent history with a come-from-behind, 3-2 triumph over Danvers, which perennially is one of the top teams not only in the Northeastern...
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Obituaries 05-06-2015

May 7, 2015
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Rose Gordon Active at St. Mary’s Church Rose (Zarba) Gordon died at her Lynnfield home on Saturday, May 2 after a brief illness. She was 84 years old. Born and raised in Revere, she was a life long Revere resident. A 1950 graduate of Revere High School, she was an active member of St....
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Play Ball

May 7, 2015
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Play Ball

Play ball! The first pitch for the 2015 Little League season was thrown by Red Sox mascot, Wally the Green Monster, during last Saturday morning’s Revere Youth Baseball & Softball League Parade and Opening Festivities at St. Mary’s Field.
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Harvard Students Show Off Designs

May 7, 2015
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Harvard Students Show Off Designs

What would you do if you were given an area of Revere to design? That’s what 45 graduate students from Harvard Graduate School of Design have been doing for the past few weeks and the results are outstanding. Last Thursday night the students showed off their work in the city hall council chambers to...
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A Piece of History Is Lost; Reardon’s Razed

May 7, 2015
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Last Friday, the old Reardon’s Pub building came down to make way for an elderly residential building, and while it’s known in more recent times as a hang-out and bar, it’s also the end for one of the oldest buildings in Revere – a place where stagecoaches stopped, horses rested and Colonial dignitaries took...
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Tsarnaev Family Members Stayed in Revere

May 7, 2015
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The helicopters began buzzing around Revere last Thursday afternoon. Soon, they were followed by an army of media vans, trucks and reporters. The convergence of local and national media came straight to Revere – the Hampton Inn to be exact. Revere Police and City officials scratched their heads initially at the mob of media...
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Police Briefs 04-29-2015

May 7, 2015
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MONDAY, APRIL 20 Francisco Ramirez, 33, of Lynn, was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct. TUESDAY, APRIL 21 Jillian F. Biddiscombe, 34, of Winthrop, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting. Brandon R. Jamieson, 29, of Los Angeles, CA, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22 Anthony Scott Vozella, 33, of...
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Richard “Dicky” Penn:A Fine Man Who Served Our City Well

May 7, 2015
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Richard “Dicky” Penn, who died April 24 after a lengthy illness, was a hard-working and highly respected Ward 2 city councillor who served five terms, with the voters re-electing him four times to be their voice on the Revere City Council. Richard Penn earned the honor of being elected president of the Council in...
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Da Daniel Conley’s Basketball Tournament a Great Event

May 7, 2015
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We were so proud to take part in Suffolk County District Daniel F. Conley 7th Annual Basketball For Peace Tournament at the UMass Boston Clark Athletic Center. DA Conley and his staff once again accomplished the mission of this wonderful event: to bring Boston’s young people together for a day of safe, healthy, team-oriented...
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Time for Colleges and Universities to Lead

May 7, 2015
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 Campus sexual violence has been the subject of an intense national conversation recently, but that dialogue often lacks critical input from schools that are already taking steps to improve their campus climates. Colleges and universities, it’s time for you to lead on this issue.  So far, and with good reason, most of the attention...
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Sports 04-29-2015

May 7, 2015
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RhS sports Roundup Softball team tops Saugus, now 4-1 The Revere High softball team defeated Saugus Friday in its only game of the past week to improve to 4-1 on the season. The Lady Patriots were forced to start the contest without its MVP pitcher, Sabrina Palermo, who had left earlier in the week...
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Obituaries 04-29-2015

May 7, 2015
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Ruth MacInnes Retired registered nurse Ruth E. MacInnes of Chelsea, formerly of Beachmont, Revere died on April 23. Ruth worked at Cambridge Hospital as a Registered Nurse for many years before retiring and in her free time she enjoyed reading, crocheting and making beautiful afghans. She also loved walking along Revere Beach. She was...
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