Archive for April, 2017

Local Students Work with Governor

April 29, 2017
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Local Students Work with Governor

Governor Charlie Baker takes a selfie with Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, District Attorney Dan Conley, members of the DA’s Youth Advisory Council, local students Anthony DelVecchio representing St. Mary’s in Lynn, and John DiGregorio, representing Revere High School, and other partners at Boston Latin Academy in Boston on Tuesday in support of a bill...
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DCR Puts Full-Time Worker to Watch Belle Isle Marsh

April 29, 2017
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DCR Puts Full-Time Worker to Watch Belle Isle Marsh

By Sue Ellen Woodcock To those who frequent the Belle Isle Marsh Reservation Sean Riley is just the person needed to make sure the marsh thrives and that it remains the great resource that it is. Riley, a DCR Forest and Park Supervisor, will be working full-time at the marsh for the next six...
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Science Brings Students to School During Vacation Week

April 29, 2017
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Science Brings Students to School During Vacation Week

By Seth Daniel Maybe it’s in the water. Maybe it’s a covert experiment. Whatever it might be, while most students headed for the beach or snoozed late into the day, nearly 73 students voluntarily flocked to the Paul Revere School over School Vacation Week to participate in STEM Camp – a three-day instructional camp...
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Clarification

April 29, 2017
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In a story that ran on April 12 issue, we incorrectly reported.about and Office of Campaign the Political  Finance fining the Rizzo Campaign $4,500.  It should have read the amount the committee paid to OCPF ($4500) was for the amount of all excess individual contributions received, excess lobbyist contribution, and one miscellaneous receipt not...
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Election 2017 Starts Monday:Nomination Papers to Become Available

April 29, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The local election scene begins in earnest on May 1 when candidates for offices can take out nomination papers starting at 8:15 a.m. Voters will go to the polls in this year’s municipal election, that will not include a mayoral race on November 7 if a preliminary election is not...
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RHS’s Garcia to Remain Here Next Year

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Principal Lourenco Garcia will remain the leader of Revere High School (RHS) next year, after exploring a superintendent’s position on the North Shore. Garcia said he briefly explored the superintendent of schools position in Peabody recently, but did not choose to go any further with that process. “No I am not...
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News Briefs

April 29, 2017
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NARFE to meet The North Shore Chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) will hold its free monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 3, at 1 pm at the Torigian Senior Center, 75R Central Street, Peabody.  The chapter will review the status of proposed legislation affecting the Federal community and will review...
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Police Briefs 04-26-2017

April 29, 2017
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ARREST Report FRIDAY, APRIL 14 Robert J. Sasso, 52, of 70 Prospect Ave., was issued a summons for a charge of violating a domestic abuse prevention restraining order pursuant to c. 209A. Antonietta C. Giugliano, 36, of Peabody, was arrested on a charge of larceny of property over $250. Brunilda Petushi, 35, of Winthrop,...
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Letter to the Editor

April 29, 2017
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Commercial vehicle crackdown unfair To the Editor, Many of you may not realize that the City of Revere is currently conducting a crackdown on overtime parking for commercial vehicles.  I have been a resident of Endicott Avenue for the past 23 years and have been parking my Ford F 350 pickup truck in front...
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Repeal of Obamacare is Back, and Seniors Risk Being the Biggest Losers

April 29, 2017
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By Kenneth E. Thorpe As Congressional leaders and the White House restart negotiations on the American Health Care Act and look for other ways to curb federal healthcare expenditures, one program critical to America’s seniors stands to lose the most: Medicare Part D, the drug benefit program that has helped seniors live longer and...
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No Place for Hate

April 29, 2017
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This editorial is not about politics. It is not about an issue that mark us as Democrats vs. Repubilicans, liberals vs. conservatives, pro-life vs. pro-choice, higher vs. lower taxes, amnesty for immigrants vs. big, beautiful border walls, diplomacy vs. bombing No. Korea, Syria, Iran, or anyone else, pro gay, women’s, and minority rights vs....
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Sports 04-26-2017

April 29, 2017
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RhS sports Roundup Boys tennis team wins first two matches The Revere High boys tennis team won its opening matches of the 2017 season with victories over Malden and Somerville, a pair of former long-time opponents from the Greater Boston League who have joined the Northeastern Conference this spring after the GBL disbanded. In...
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Obituaries 04-26-2017

April 29, 2017
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Joan Mauro Dedicated mother and grandmother Joan (Krovitz) Mauro, a lifelong resident of Revere, passed on April 23. Joan was a dedicated mother and grandmother and will be sorely missed by all who knew her.  The family wishes to convey their deep gratitude to the caregivers who provided thoughtful and loving care over the past...
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Easter Celebrations Around the City

April 22, 2017
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Easter Celebrations Around the City

Orlando Abrego portraying Jesus (center) during 5th annual re-enactment of Jesus’ suffering and crucifixion at Immaculate Conception Church on Good Friday, April 14. It was the fifth annual re-enactment for IC, said Father Daniel Lazo.
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Year of the Rooster

April 22, 2017
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Year of the Rooster

Victoria Phan and Roselynn Sonng stand with the rest of their Angkor Dance group as they wait to go out and perform on Saturday, April 15, at the Cambodian New Year Festival. Every year, the Revere Buddhist Temple holds a day-long block party on Thornton Street to celebrate the new year. This year, they...
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Bianco Sausage Leaving After 57 Years in Revere:Doors Set to Close Thursday April 27

April 22, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock When Joseph Bianco Sr opened Bianco Sausage at 375 Revere St. he began a Revere institution with a product that now reaches across the country. Bianco’s Sausage is moving its home to Medford . for more square footage and even more sausage links. The business purchased the old Hoff’s Bakery...
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Rent-A-Tool to Close April 25 After 63 Years in Business

April 22, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock One of Revere’s oldest family businesses will be closing April 25. Rent -a -Tool on North Shore Road has been an institution for the last 63 years in Revere, supplying generators, trucks, light towers, blowers, a Bobcat and just about any other piece of equipment you can think of. At...
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Police Investigating Shots Fired at Showcase Lot Over Weekend

April 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel After a flurry of police activity on Sunday night and into Monday morning at the Showcase Cinema parking lot, the investigation into the shots fired call has moved toward street-level detective work to find the culprit responsible for firing a gun and causing massive chaos. The incident occurred in the parking...
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Officials Weigh in on Uproar Easter Sunday

April 22, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Saturday night’s shooting outside of the Revere Carnival and the Showcase Cinemas could prove to be the straw that broke the camel’s back. “We are currently evaluating the situation and will determine whether an event like the carnival can take place in Revere moving forward,” said Mayor Brian Arrigo. “As...
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News Briefs

April 22, 2017
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City of Revere to host community forum on May 3 to update work on addressing Opioid abuse As part of Mayor Brian Arrigo’s commitment to addressing Opioid abuse in the Revere, the City opened the Substance Use Disorder Initiatives (SUDI) Office last year at 437 Revere St. At that office, grant-funded staff were hired...
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