Archive for May, 2018

Appeal Filed in Wheelabrator Decision

May 17, 2018
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The Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) and the Town of Saugus Board of Health have filed an appeal to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, which issued a permit allowing Wheelabrator/Saugus landfill to continue at the site. Filed last week, the appeal contests the decision from MassDEP, which allows Wheelabrator to place additional ash fill...
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Never Too Old:Revere Woman Graduates from NSCC Overcoming Challenges

May 17, 2018
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Trying to get through college with a learning disability and bipolar disorder is no easy task, not to mention the fact that you’re 59 years old, the mother of two grown sons, and grandmother to one. That’s one Revere woman’s story, and she’s proud to tell it. “I wasn’t planning on walking the stage...
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Revere Farmer’s Market Returns June 22

May 17, 2018
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The Revere Farmer’s Market may not be one of the largest in the area, but it is serving a broader area by becoming an incubator for the growing small businesses feeding the food economy. Last year Revere on the Move completed a report on the food economy with Tufts University Urban Environmental and Planning...
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News Briefs

May 17, 2018
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Help Build Harmon Park Playground Help build Harmon Park playground on Salem Street with a community build on May 18, 19 and 20 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Volunteers are welcome throughout the day. The North Revere Neighborhood Group will be providing food for volunteers the whole weekend. To donate food or supermarket...
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Public Housing Officials Voice Appreciation for Legislators’ Local Support at State House Event

May 17, 2018
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Officials from the Revere Housing Authority met with State Sen. Joseph Boncore and State Rep. RoseLee Vincent to discuss the need for increased state support of public housing at the 36th Annual Legislative Information Day sponsored by the Massachusetts Chapter, National Association National Association of Housing & Redevelopment Officials (MassNAHRO) at the State House...
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House Passes Balanced Budget with a Focus on Local Aid, Helping People

May 17, 2018
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House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo and State Rep. RoseLee Vincent joined their colleagues in the Massachusetts House of Representatives to pass a FY19 budget which makes investments in programs and services across the Commonwealth. Funded at $41.064 billion, the House budget maintains funding for key programs amidst a fragile revenue picture and uncertainty in Washington. It includes...
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Boston’s Wounded Veterans Run Hosts Eighth Annual Motorcycle Fundraising Ride on May 20

May 17, 2018
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Boston’s Wounded Veterans Run is proud to announce its eighth annual motorcycle charity ride on Sunday, May 20, to help raise money to help four New England veterans who were recently severely injured in overseas combat. The 28-mile ride begins at Harley-Davidson in Revere at 1 p.m., with registration starting as early as 8:30 a.m., and ends at...
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Revere Students Earn Academic Honors

May 17, 2018
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INDUCTED INTO HONORS SOCIETY Brenda Angel of Revere, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Angel was initiated at Salem State University. Angel is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi...
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Immaculate Conception School Holds Annual Pasta Dinner Fundraiser

May 17, 2018
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On Jan. 27, Immaculate Conception Parish School in Revere celebrated Catholic Schools Week in honoring God with a beautiful liturgical celebration of the Eucharist. This year’s “Annual Pasta Dinner Fund Raiser” was organized by Immaculate Conception School’s Admissions Director, Donis Tracy, Principal Stephen Hanley and Gary and Julie Ferragamo, whose 7-years-old son Anthony attends...
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School Funding ‘Big Fix’ Makes It into Senate Budget

May 17, 2018
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If the world of education funding has been a massive break over the past three years, then Sen. Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) is the technician who showed up just in time this year with the parts to fix it. DiDomenico, who has been a leader on education finance reform with Supt. Dianne Kelly, reported this...
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Northeast Metro Tech Students Preparing Each Other for Real World Experiences

May 17, 2018
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Northeast Metro Tech juniors received a glimpse into what their futures may hold as they made their way around a financial literacy fair and attempted to plan life after graduation. Organized by business technology students, the event was designed to give the junior class an idea of the financial responsibilities — obtaining a job...
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Hallmark Health is Now MelroseWakefield Healthcare

May 17, 2018
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Hallmark Health System, a regional leader in providing community healthcare in north suburban Boston, has changed its name to MelroseWakefield Healthcare. “It has been a time of important growth and positive momentum for our organization,” said Bobbi Carbone, MD, MBA, interim president and CEO of MelroseWakefield Healthcare. “Healthcare is changing and so are we. ...
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Revere Firefighters Train for Water Rescue

May 17, 2018
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Firefighters are challenged everyday with the calls they receive, literally anything can happen and they have to be ready for that. That’s where their training comes in, not just from the fire academy but also from continued training on and off-site – even if it’s in 48 degree water. Last week 80 members of...
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Police Briefs 05-16-2018

May 17, 2018
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Police News MAN WAVING GUN ARRESTED A Saugus man waving a gun up and down Broadway and on Beach Street was arrested on Tuesday, May 8, after threatening several people. The gun ended up being a replica firearm air gun. Around 7:30 p.m. on May 8, an off-duty officer and several witnesses reported seeing...
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Letters to the Editor

May 17, 2018
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A HEARTFELT THANK YOU Dear Editor, We wish to express our sincere gratitude to the Stop & Shop on Squire Road and their customers for their generosity, which allows our local chapter of St. Vincent de Paul to assist those in our community that are in need of our help. If it were not...
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President Trump Could Accidentally Help Protect the Environment

May 17, 2018
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No one would mistake President Trump for an environmentalist. Yet his immigration policies could inadvertently safeguard the environment. Here’s why: More than 325 million people live in the United States.  By 2065, that figure is expected to grow to 441 million. Immigration will account for 88 percent of this increase. If this growth materializes,...
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Well-Deserved Recognition

May 17, 2018
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The presentation to the city of the Distinguished Budget Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) is quite an honor of which Mayor Brian Arrigo and his financial team should be justly proud. In addition, we would be remiss if we did not mention that the members of the City Council, in cooperation...
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Sports 05-16-2018

May 17, 2018
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RhS sports Roundup RHS girls tennis wins two matches The Revere High girls tennis team earned two victories this past week, defeating Everett, 3-2, and Medford, 4-1. In the Everett victory, the scores were as follows: 1st singles, Farah Selman fell 2-6, 6-7; 2nd singles Christina Restrepo dropped her match 3-6, 0-6; 3rd singles...
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Obituaries 05-16-2018

May 17, 2018
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Constance ‘Connie’ Errico Longtime Revere Schools cafeteria manager Constance “Connie” Errico of Revere died on May 11. The  beloved wife for almost 60 years to the late Joseph Errico, Jr.,  she was born and raised in Westbrook, Maine to the late Alphee and Laurette (Desroche) Martin. After marrying Joe, Connie moved to Revere where she and...
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Celebrating Art and Music

May 11, 2018
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Celebrating Art and Music

Michael Daigle and Dayana Matamoros sing “Roar” by Katie Perry.
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