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Bocce Tournament

August 28, 2015
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Bocce Tournament

                                           TAKING AIM:   Rita Turner rolls her shot for the Satter House team.
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It’s Time to Vote:Colella Predicts 27.5 Percent Turnout for Sept.1 Preliminary

August 28, 2015
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Revere Election Commissioner Diane R. Colella is predicting a 27.5 turnout of the city’s 25,055 voters for the Preliminary Election set for Tuesday, Sept. 1. Voters can cast their ballots from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the polls. Absentee ballots are available until Monday at noon and must returned by Tuesday at 8...
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Shaw’s Site Given Second Chance

August 28, 2015
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The air conditioning in the city council chambers didn’t do much to cool the emotions of the neighbors who oppose the development of the former Shaw’s grocery store site on Revere Beach Parkway. Monday night the city council voted 6-5 to allow TransDel Corp. and Gate Residential Properties to withdraw its original application to...
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Priscilla Nickerson Announces her Candidacy for Councilor-At-Large

August 28, 2015
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My name is Priscilla (Solimine) Nickerson and I am a candidate for Councilor-at-Large. I am a life long resident of the City of Revere and deeply devoted to this community. I have been happily married and partners in business with my husband Raymond for the past 22 years. As a manager of multiple properties,...
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Steven Morabito Seeks Re-Election for Councillor-At-Large Seat

August 28, 2015
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My name is Steven Morabito.  I am a life-long resident of Revere.  I graduated from Revere High School and received my Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Salem State University.  I currently serve as “one” of your “five” City Councillors-at-Large. I am running for re-election, because I strongly believe that Revere is moving in...
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Police Briefs 08-26-2015

August 28, 2015
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ARREST  Report MONDAY, AUGUST 17 Ruddy J. Santana, 22, of Lynn, was arrested on charges of illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance (subsequent offense), illegal possession of a Class B controlled narcotic substance with intent to distribute, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest. Ashley Chetty, 28, of Lynn, was arrested on a...
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Letters to the Editor

August 28, 2015
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Supporting Matthew Amato Thank you for your correspondence and request for donation. The Committee on Political Education Local 2222 met earlier to discuss all political matters and endorsements. The committee concurred that we must support those who support us. As a labor union, we believe in improving the lives of all working families. We...
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Mayor Dan Rizzo: Moving Revere Forward

August 28, 2015
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The Preliminary Election on September 1 is a referendum on our city’s potential and the course we can all take together. It’s also an opportunity to celebrate our many accomplishments over these past three years, and look to Revere’s bright future. Last year, we were recognized as a national leader in education with Revere...
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Watch the Mayoral Debate Live Aug.26 and Get out and Vote on Tuesday

August 28, 2015
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We realize there are only a few nights of summer remaining but we hope that Revere residents will take the time to view tonight’s mayoral debate on RevereTV, channel 9. The Revere Journal is proud to partner with Revere Youth in Action and sponsor the debate featuring the three candidates for the esteemed position...
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Obituaries 08-26-2015

August 28, 2015
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Sefika Husanovic Of Revere/Winthrop Sefika Husanovic of Revere / Winthrop, passed away August 20, at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after a brief illness.  She was 69 years old. She was born in Tuzla, Bosnia, where she grew up and later worked as a piano teacher most of her adult life before moving to...
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Life Quality Survey Results are Presented

August 21, 2015
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Last Thursday night city officials, organizers, RevereCARES and representatives from MGH presented the 2015 Community Health Assessment at the Turkish Cultural Center. Residents found four major priorities that Revere and Massachusetts General Hospital can address together following the release of most recent Quality of Life survey. The four areas needing attention according to survey...
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Haas Seeks Re-Election as Councilor At-Large

August 21, 2015
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Councilor-at-Large Bob Haas has announced his canddidacy for re-election.  The following is his announcement: “My name is Bob Haas and I am a candidate for re-election for Councilor at-Large. I am a lifelong resident of Revere. I married my Revere High School classmate, Juanita Brandariz, 48 years ago. We have three children: Jennifer, Rachel...
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Sarro Announces for Councilor At-Large

August 21, 2015
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Frank Sarro has announced that he is a candidate for Councilor-at-Large.  The following is his statement: “My name is Frank “Fran” Sarro and I am a Candidate for Councillor at Large. A life long resident of Revere, educated through the Revere Public School System, Homeowner, Taxpayer, and I reside at 10 Carlson Avenue. I...
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Giannino Seeks Re-Election as Councilor At-Large

August 21, 2015
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Jessica Giannino’s role as a City Councilor has been an enriching experience. For over three years, she has been honored to work for the residents and be involved in the community she loves. Jessica offers a unique perspective and believes that with innovation, fresh ideas and hard work, Revere will be a more unified...
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Correggio Endorsed by Labor Council

August 21, 2015
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John Correggio, candidiate for Councilor at-Large in the upcoming election has received the endorsement of Greater Boston Labor Council, AFL-CIO. The Letter from the Labor Council is as follows: “Dear John: I am plaeased to inform you that the Greater Boston Labor Council has endorsed your candidate for election.  The endorsement vote took place...
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Police Briefs 08-19-2015

August 21, 2015
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ARREST  Report MONDAY, AUGUST 10 Todd R. Connelly, 40, of West Roxbury, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Robinson Galvez, 45, of 45 Revere Beach Blvd., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Gary P. Belliveau, 47, of East Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Steven A. Ulysse, 25, of Dorchester, was arrested on...
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EPA’s Clean Power Plan is to Be Praised

August 21, 2015
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By Jeff Seyler The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) newly announced Clean Power Plan is, in the words of Administrator Gina McCarthy, “an investment in a better future for all of our children.” With a promise to prevent up to 3,600 premature deaths, 90,000 asthma attacks and 300,000 days of missed work and school,...
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Moving Revere in A Positive Direction

August 21, 2015
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By Mayor Dan Rizzo Revere is moving forward in a positive direction and I see no room for negativity in this race.  Detractors may call me names, they may lie to advance their political agendas, or try to convince you that your city is not great. We can’t let naysayers tarnish our accomplishments or...
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Congratulations Dr.Sylvia Chiang

August 21, 2015
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We want to wish hearty congratulations and best wishes to Dr. Sylvia Chiang, new director of Revere CARES, an organization that is part of the Massachusetts General Hospital’s Center for Community Health Improvement. Dr. Chiang has big shoes to fill. Kitty Bowman was the outstanding voice and leader of Revere CARES since its inception....
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School Bells Ringing

August 21, 2015
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 We remember when the school year started on the Wednesday after Labor Day but today school in most communities begins well before – and with that in mind – we wish the Revere public schools and their new leader, Supt. of Schools Dr. Dianne Kelly, good luck as the 2015-16 academic year begins. The...
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