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Keefe Seeks Plebiscite for Marijuana Shops in Revere

December 2, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Monday night Ward 4 Councillor Patrick Keefe announced to the city council that he’d like a petition drive to put the topic of marijuana shops back in the hands of voters to stop any shops in Revere. “I want to get ahead of the bill,” Keefe said. “If you read...
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Forty Years Later, the “Sounds of Christmas” Concert Still Resounds with Music and Charity

December 2, 2016
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Forty years ago, as the nation celebrated its Bicentennial, a group of Revere leaders, including then-City Clerk John Henry, Revere Journal Editor Bob Long and Associate Editor Dick Powers, Wonderland Dog Park GM Dick Dalton, and then-City Councillor Fred Sannella, came up with the idea of a symphonic concert to culminate the year and...
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Mama Barre

November 24, 2016
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Mama Barre

Haley Hanton’s newest class at the Rachel Ferrante’s Dance Academy on Beach Street, offers new moms the opportunity to work out with their babies. Classes are at 1:00PM every Tuesday.
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Targeting the Untapped Market of Wearables for Elder Care

November 24, 2016
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By Rahmat Shoureshi Today’s 20-something tech wizards might not worry about the challenges of old age. But they should. Seniors represent a huge untapped market for tech companies. While just 13 percent of America’s population is 65 or older today, that slice will jump to 19 percent by 2030. One area that holds particular...
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Billboard Ban? Not Here:Despite City Ordinance,MassDot Approves New Signage at ‘T’ Garage

November 18, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Despite a one-year moratorium on billboards in the city of Revere, the MBTA recently received approval from the MassDOT to install a new billboard on the side of the MBTA garage at Wonderland facing the rotary. “This project is within MassDOT guidelines for outdoor advertising and is consistent with the...
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Opposing Recreational Marijuana, Question 4 on the November Ballot

October 14, 2016
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By Dost Ongur, M.D., There is ongoing public debate about legalization of marijuana – first for medicinal and more recently for recreational uses. Societal attitudes towards this issue have changed dramatically in a relatively short period of time. One issue that is not sufficiently addressed in this debate is the relationship between marijuana use...
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Thank You, Attorney General Maura Healey and Bob Kraft

October 14, 2016
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There are few people who can get an entire high school to suspend teaching in the classroom and then hold a general assembly where the students are attentive for the entire talk. That is what happened on Tuesday afternoon, when Attorney General Maura Healey, and Bob Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots gave...
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Fall Is Here — Make the Most of It

September 22, 2016
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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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State Primary Thursday Sept. 8

September 8, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock This week’s primary would not truly be one if it weren’t for candidates for the Democratic Party Ballot. There are no Green Rainbow candidate in the State Primary. Nor are there any Republican candidates and no United Independent party candidates. Running for Congress on the Democratic ticket is Katherine Clark...
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The Mayor’s Interns:3 RHS Students Get Chance to See Government in Action

September 1, 2016
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The Mayor’s Interns:3 RHS Students Get Chance to See Government in Action

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Never underestimate an intern, especially if they aspire to do great things and have already proven themselves as being more than driven and that’s what you’ll find in the Mayor’s Office when you talk to any of the three interns who are wrapping up their summer experience. First there is...
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Rotondo Holds Meeting On Slot Machines

September 1, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Councillor George Rotondo called for an emergency meeting of the Legislative Affairs Sub-Committee on Monday to discuss legal action in the city involving a proposed slot machine parlor and a hotel. Rotondo along with Councillor Anthony Zambuto were the only two councilors to attend the meeting. “It saddens me quite...
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Garfield Roof, Hurricane Damage Must Wait Another Year

August 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The completed $7 million roof replacement and repair project won’t be greeting students next Monday when they return to classes at the Garfield. Instead, that will have to wait until one year from now, school officials said this week. “The timeline was just getting too tough and the contractor was going...
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Farmers Market Opens

July 18, 2016
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Farmers Market Opens

Kohei Ishihara of the Movement Ground Farm sold exclusively organic vegetables, which are available to Snap, WIC, and senior citizens. at the Revere Farmers Market in front of the American legion. The market opened last week and will run through mid October on Fridays.
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Reflecting On the Meaning of Ramadan for Many Muslims

July 8, 2016
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By Rachid Moukhabir Tuesday, July 5 marked the last day of the fasting month of Ramadan in the city of Revere, Boston and other cities and states across the U.S.  Most Muslims around the globe celebrated the Islamic holiday Eid al-Fitr on Wednesday, July 6, and only a few countries celebrated this holiday on...
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Revere Beach Remains A Local Treasure

July 8, 2016
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In two weeks, more than 800,000 people are expected to attend the Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival. It is one more successful chapter in the long history of the first public beach that was established in 1895. As Mayor Brian Arrigo stated in a story in this week’s Journal, Revere Beach is a...
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Delvecchio Receives Service Award at St Mary’s

July 1, 2016
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Delvecchio Receives Service Award at St Mary’s

The William F. Connell ‘55 Service Awards are presented at St. Mary’s as recognition of consistent and exemplary service. The awards are in memory of St. Mary’s alumni and benefactor William F. Connell whose generous donation to St. Mary’s enabled the construction of the Connell Center building. A committee consisting of St. Mary’s staff...
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The Fields of St Mary’s Will Open on July 31

July 1, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Ward 4 Councillor Patrick Keefe pushed and pushed for a date to have the new baseball fields at St. Mary’s on Washington Street be turned over to the city and ready to be played on. July 31 was the date he was given after the project manager and the city...
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Cambridge Man Arrested for Assault at Belle Isle Marsh

June 25, 2016
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By John Lynds While investigators continue to try to connect the death of 83-year-old Daniel Pepe, of East Boston to an attack of an elderly man three days later, State Police have arrested a Cambridge man with a lengthy record in connection with the latter crime. Michael Bruzzese, of Cambridge, formerly of Hingham, was...
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RHS Graduates Receive Diplomas on Thursday

June 10, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The 111th graduation exercises of the Revere High School (RHS) will take place this Thursday, June 9, at the Harry Della Russo Stadium as some 400 graduates walk across the stage to receive their diplomas. This year’s class features students attending numerous prestigious colleges and universities, including Wellesley, MIT, Georgetown, and...
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State Police Investigate Incidents Occurring at Belle Isle Marsh

June 10, 2016
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Troopers from the State Police Revere Barracks and the State Police Detective Unit for Suffolk County are investigating an assault that occurred Wednesday, June 1 at the Belle Isle Marsh Reservation on the Revere-East Boston line, as well as an incident three days earlier that same location that caused fatal injuries to an elderly...
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