Archive for September, 2017

News Briefs

September 22, 2017
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LIFE LINE SCREENING TO HOLD EVENT ON NOV. 2 Residents living in and around the Revere can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening.  The community event will be held at the VFW Post   6712, 150 Bennington St., Revere on...
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Police Briefs 09-20-2017

September 22, 2017
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ARREST Report MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 Mariana Eileen Brugman, 23, of 373 Mountain Ave., was arrested on charges of assault & battery upon a person over the age of 60 and assault & battery in a domestic situation.   TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 Alissa Nicole Jenkinson, 23, of Salem, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting....
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Students Need An Escape from Public School Violence

September 22, 2017
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By Lance T. Izumi America’s public schools are starting to resemble war zones. Recently, a fistfight between two female students at an Alabama high school erupted into a campus-wide fracas that ended in gunfire.  A massive brawl at a North Carolina school resulted in multiple arrests.  And in San Diego, several teenage boys were...
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Letters to the Editor

September 22, 2017
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EYES ON FLOODING Dear Editor, The City of Boston and the City of Revere are holding meetings in Boston, alongwith the new owners of Suffolk Downs (HYM’s Development). Mr. Thomas N. O’Brien of HYM’s Development is discussing the future of Suffolk Downs and the future of the City of Revere. Some City Councilors have...
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Fall Is Here–Make the Most of It

September 22, 2017
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Although those of us who are fortunate to live near the coast may choose the summer as our favorite time of year, fall is the top choice of many of our fellow New Englanders — and a close second for the rest of us — when we are asked what is our favorite season....
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Sports 09-20-2017

September 22, 2017
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RhS sports Roundup RHS GRID TEAM AT CLASSICAL FRIDAY The Revere High football team will be seeking to break into the win column Friday evening when the Patriots make the short sojourn to Manning Field in Lynn to take on Lynn Classical. Kick-off is set for an early start at 5p.m. Revere fell to...
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Obituaries 09-20-2017

September 22, 2017
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Helen Pompeo Family matriarch of Groveland, formerly of Revere and East Boston Helen (Marmaud) Pompeo of Groveland, formerly of Revere and East Boston, died on Sept. 17 at the age of 90. Helen was the matriarch of the family who relished in Sunday dinners and baking her lemon meringue pies. She enjoyed her online...
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Beachmont Multicultural Festival

September 15, 2017
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Beachmont Multicultural Festival

Sonia Yamileth, from Veronica Robles Dance Company, performs an Afro-Peruvian Dance.
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Immaculate Conception Family Festival

September 15, 2017
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Immaculate Conception Family Festival

Dilisa Miranda and Leslie Salbador show off a dish from the El Salvador tent. Parishioners from many different nations featured food and culture with one another last Friday and Saturday, Sept. 8 and 9.
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A Firefighters Dream – Third Alarm Pizza

September 15, 2017
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A Firefighters Dream – Third Alarm Pizza

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Why not combine things that you love in life? For fire department Lt. Kevin Doherty that would be fire trucks and pizza and the creation of Third Alarm Pizza, a working wood fire pizza oven mounted on the back of an old fire truck. Doherty stopped by the Central Fire...
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DA Clears Officers in Death of Man

September 15, 2017
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Revere Police officers have been absolved of any wrongdoing in the death of a man on Winthrop Avenue in 2015, but state pathologists could not discount that Tasers used by police could have contributed to his death. Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley last week released the file documenting his office’s investigation into...
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Broadway Fall Festival Coming on Sept 23

September 15, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Revere is gearing up for the first ever Fall Festival on Broadway with activities for all ages on Sept. 23 from 1-7 p.m. The event is organized by the Revere Parks and Recreation Department and, the community celebration will appeal to everyone. The event will feature activities for families, children,...
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Keefe Continues to Focus on Representing Ward 4

September 15, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Ward 4 Councillor Patrick Keefe stood in  Luberto’s Bakery recently and spoke about a wide variety of issues such as public safety, the use of Harry Della Russo Stadium and the effect it has on neighbors, and the cleanliness of  the ward. He also answered questions directly from the constituents in...
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Council Approves NECCO Zoning Change

September 15, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The city council has approved a zoning change for the NECCO property on American Legion Highway opening up the possibilities for hi-tech and robotics companies to be able to come to Revere. The zoning change will create an Industrial Park District. The zoning change would allow for “advanced product manufacturing,...
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Strecker Reflects on Years of Teaching Dance

September 15, 2017
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Agnes Strecker, owner and director of the Agnes Strecker Dance Studio (ASDS) started her dream of being a dance choreographer and owner of a dance studio as a senior in High School. Her first studio was located in the garage of her parents home in 1965. After an increase of students,  Agnes opened a...
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Hill School Dresses Down for Patriots, Houston Relief

September 15, 2017
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By Seth Daniel About 10 times a year, the Hill School students ‘donate to dress down’ as part of their school culture, but few times were more charitable and exciting than last Thursday, Sept. 7, when student donated money for hurricane relief in Houston so they could don their favorite Patriots gear. While the...
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Mayor’s Amendment Regarding Police Chief Sent to Subcommittee

September 15, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Once again Mayor Brian Arrigo’s discussion of the police chief position has prompted criticism from Councillor George Rotondo. Arrigo attended Monday night’s council meeting to update the council on an amendment that seeks to allow Arrigo to accept outside candidates for the police chief position. Arrigo asked for the police...
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Police Briefs 09-13-2017

September 15, 2017
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ARREST Report FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 Herson D. Chicas, 31, of 83 Atlantic Ave., was arrested on a charge of assault & battery in a domestic situation. William Rocha, 23, of Arlington, was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor.   SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 Kyle Thomas...
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Letters to the Editor

September 15, 2017
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TAKES ISSUE WITH REPORTING Dear Editor: In a recent article regarding the “Police force in flux.” I am not sure if your reporter was at the same meeting as I, but I take umbrage with half the reporting made. So let me tell you the half that was left out of the article “Police...
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Moving Forward with the Facts

September 15, 2017
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By Mayor Brian Arrigo My focus is always on the work we are doing to build a better Revere for the 21st century. I do not spend much time worrying about misleading attacks on social media. Unfortunately, the increasingly bizarre, untrue nature of the attacks on my administration require me to respond and provide...
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