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Hayes Returns Home, Healthy and Ready for the Future

June 2, 2018
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Lauren Hayes had the honor of throwing out the first ball at the Revere High Senior Softball Night game Friday at St. Mary’s Field. Hayes, a standout first baseman on the 2014 Division 1 North championship team, actually delivered two perfect strikes to her friend and former RHS teammate Logan DiCarlo, who served as...
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A Leader in His Field:Revere Native Joseph Corrado Named President of Missouri State Medical Association

May 25, 2018
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A Revere native, whose parents still reside in the city, is the new president of the Missouri State Medical Association (MSMA). Dr. Joseph A. Corrado, son of Joseph and Anna (Carlucci) Corrado, was formally installed at the MSMA’s 160th Annual Convention in St. Louis. The MSMA encompasses physicians from all medical specialties in the...
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Revere High JROTC Place American Flags in Preparation for Memorial Day

May 25, 2018
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Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo and Revere Director of Veterans Services Director Marc Silvestri thanked the RHS Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps, Major Deborah A. Bowkey and her command staff for their efforts in placing flags at soldiers’ monuments in the Rumney Marsh Burial Grounds in preparation for Memorial Day. “These students are our future...
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Appreciation:Remembering Kathy Finklestein

April 28, 2018
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They came from all walks of life, bowlers and business people, friends and family, people of all faiths and beliefs – and what they all had in common was this: to have known Kathleen “Kathy” (Pawlak) Finklestein was to have known an extraordinary human being. Many, like Joe Surette, who came with his wife,...
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Appreciation:Joseph Festa, Prominent Developer, Dies at 89

March 30, 2018
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Mr. Joseph A. Festa, one of the most successful and prominent real estate developers in the city’s history, died on March 26 at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, after a valiant battle against illness. He was 89. Mr. Festa and his company, Joseph Festa Construction Company, built more than 200 homes in West Revere...
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Pope John Basketball Team Beats Mashpee at the Garden:Thompson, Collins Lead Tiger Team into the Massachusetts State Finals

March 16, 2018
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Pope John’s brilliant guard Angel Price-Espada was hobbled by a leg injury so head coach Leo Boucher looked to other players to give his team a boost in the decisive fourth quarter of Monday’s state semifinal at the TD Garden. Senior forward Michael Thompson and junior guard Mehkhi Collins both answered the call with...
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Petrilli Opens NewFed Mortgage Branch Office in Winthrop

March 10, 2018
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Former Revere High School quarterback and All-Scholastic first baseman Al Petrilli has begun a new venture  next door in Winthrop. Petrilli, 65, has joined NewFed Mortgage as producing branch manager and opened a branch office in Winthrop where he has lived for over thirty years with his family. Al’s son, Al Petrilli Jr., 27,...
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First Day on the Job:Brian Arrigo Inaugurated As Mayor of Revere

January 7, 2016
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Brian Arrigo was inaugurated as the mayor of Revere in an impressive ceremony Monday night at a packed Council Chambers inside City Hall. City Clerk Ashley Melnik administered the oath of office to Arrigo, who was elected as mayor in November in a close race with incumbent mayor Dan Rizzo and then officially declared...
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Giannino Elected City Council President

January 7, 2016
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Giannino Elected City Council President

Jessica A. Giannino was elected unanimously as the president of the Revere City Council Monday night during a special session following the 2016 Oath of Office Ceremony in the City Council Chambers. Giannino, a 24-year-old graduate of Salem State University, is beginning her third term as a councillor-at-large. She has topped the ticket with...
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The Campaign Trail for the State Senate:Morabito Exploring Run for State Senate Seat

December 24, 2015
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The Campaign Trail for the State Senate:Morabito Exploring Run for State Senate Seat

Revere Councillor-at-Large Steve Morabito, who won re-election to a second term in November, is considering a run for the State Senate seat currently held by Sen. Anthony Petruccelli, who announced that he is resigning his position. “I’m very serious about running for the seat,” said Morabito. “As a city councillor, I’ve learned how often...
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Justice Brieger Orders Recount for Revere Mayoral Election

December 18, 2015
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Justice Heidi Brieger ordered that the City of Revere Election Commission conduct a recount of the votes cast in the Nov. 3 Revere mayoral election in a ruling Thursday afternoon at Suffolk Superior Court. Brieger also ordered that the recount “be undertaken and completed” before Jan. 4, 2016. Mayor Dan Rizzo lost his bid...
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Revere Officials Hold Grand Opening Ceremony for Della Russo Stadium

September 18, 2015
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The Revere High football team made it a perfect night for the city with a 35-0 victory over Medford High in the season opener Friday night at the new Harry Della Russo Stadium. Before the game, Mayor Dan Rizzo and Ward 4 City Councillor Stephen Reardon led the impressive grand opening ceremony for the...
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LaQuaglia will participate in 26th consecutive Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk

September 16, 2015
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Revere native Ron LaQuaglia made his first appearance in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk 26 years ago. LaQuaglia, the past president of Revere Little League for 16 years and a member of the league for 36 years, decided to volunteer his efforts for the charity when his daughter, Stacey, became ill with leukemia....
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No Let Up In the Race For Mayor:Rizzo,Arrigo Intensify Their Campaigns In Effort to Get Their Messages Out to Voters

September 10, 2015
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The race for the corner office is on. Mayor Dan Rizzo and Councillor-at-Large Brian Arrigo have begun campaigning for the general election for the Office of Mayor that is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 3. The two candidates earned their nominations by finishing 1-2 in the Preliminary Election Sept. 1, with Rizzo taking the top...
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Rizzo, Arrigo Gear Up for Election Showdown

September 4, 2015
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Rizzo, Arrigo Gear Up for Election Showdown

Mayor Dan Rizzo and Councilor-at-Large Brian Arrigo took the top two spots in Tuesday’s Preliminary Election for the Office of Mayor. Rizzo and Arrigo secured the nominations and will face off in the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Rizzo topped the three-candidate field with 2,782 votes while Arrigo was right behind with 2,668...
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Mayoral Candidates will Debate Weds., Aug. 26 on RevereTV

August 14, 2015
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The three candidates running for the office of mayor of Revere – Mayor Dan Rizzo, Councilor-at-Large Brian Arrigo, and Cheryl Whittredge – have agreed to participate in a mayoral debate to be held Wednesday, Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. The Revere Journal and Revere Youth In Action are co-sponsoring the debate that will be...
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First and Final Paige

July 3, 2015
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St. Mary’s High School graduate Paige Fielding has known since last fall that she would be heading to Tufts University, one of the most prestigious colleges in the world. She was accepted in the Tufts Early Decision Program, taking the anxieties away from the senior-year college application process. Paige has strong family ties to...
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Shea Named Revere’s New Athletic Director

May 28, 2015
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Shea Named Revere’s New Athletic Director

Frank Shea built a championship contending basketball program at Dom Savio and accomplished the same at Masconomet Regional, qualifying for the State Tournament 13 times while winning 206 games during what should ultimately be a Hall of Fame coaching career. Shea was also a very good and fundamentally sound basketball player himself, a 6-foot-4-inch...
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Cementing His Legacy: Revere’s Tyler Scearbo Leads St. John’s Prep Hockey Team to Super 8 Title

March 25, 2015
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When the 2014-15 St. John’s Prep (Danvers) ice hockey team’s state championship season is written in to the history books, Revere’s Tyler Scearbo will be featured prominently from its hopeful start to its glorious finish. Prep hockey fans, parents, head coach Kris Hanson and staff, students and Tyler Scearbo himself – a senior captain...
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Revere Defeats Lawrence, 72-53 in Tourney Opener

February 26, 2015
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The Revere High School girls basketball team advanced in the State Tournament with an impressive 72-53 victory over Lawrence Tuesday night at the Roland Merullo Fieldhouse. Senior captain Tiphani Harris led all scorers with 21 points. Junior guard Adanna Hector had 12 points, hitting all six of her free throws. Freshman center Valentina Pepic...
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