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Remembering the Fallen Firefighters

June 16, 2018
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Remembering the Fallen Firefighters

Fire Capt. Glenn Rich places a marker at the firefighters memorial at the Alden Mills Point of Pine Fire Station.
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Arrigo Announces Investments in a Safer, Cleaner, More Efficient Revere:FY2019 Budget Will Fund More Police Officers and Firefighters; Modern Technologies Will Maximize Resources, Increase Revenues

June 15, 2018
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Mayor Brian Arrigo on Tuesday announced investments in public safety and public works as part of his proposed FY2019 budget. The City’s public safety budget will increase by 1.29-percent in FY2019 to $22.8 million, funding the addition of three, new, full-time police officers and four new full-time firefighters. Funding for Public Works services in...
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News Briefs

June 15, 2018
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MCKENNA PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT AT EB NEWTON “From Darkroom to Digital Photography” will feature the work of photographer Joanne McKenna with an opening reception on June 30 from 2-5 p.m.  at the Clocktower Gallery at the EB Newton School and Cultural Center, 45 Pauline St., Winthrop. The gallery is open every Saturday 2-4 p.m.  through...
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FUN-damental Basketball Camp Open to Local Area Kids

June 15, 2018
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The annual FUN-damental Basketball Camp, open to boys and girls in the local area, will be held July 16-July 20, at the Immaculate Conception Parish Center, located at 59 Summer Street in Everett. The camp will be held between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. for boys and girls entering grades three...
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New Pilot Program Launced at Northeast Metro Tech

June 15, 2018
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Graduating high school seniors who are not currently enrolled at Northeast Metro Tech had an opportunity to explore vocational education as part of a new pilot program launched this year. Titled “Exploring Vocational and Career Technical Pathways,” the program is made possible through a grant from the Cummings Foundation, which awarded Northeast $100,000 to...
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Shirley Ave Fire Leaves 12 People Displaced

June 15, 2018
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Monday evening at 10:53 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of a house fire at 46 Shirley Ave. Upon arrival Lt. Kevin O’Hara officer on Engine 4 reported smoke coming from the area where the front porch meets the house. An aggressive attack was underway to locate the seat of the fire. As the...
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Groups Aiming for Better Revere Beach

June 15, 2018
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For the last 10 years, the Revere Beautification Committee (RBC) has been meeting on a monthly basis with the DCR to discuss Revere Beach.  The collaboration has resulted in many improvements on the beach beginning with the planting of annual and perennial flowers in the various beds along the beach. During this time, the...
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Suffolk Downs Development Advisory Group Holds First Meeting

June 15, 2018
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Mayor Brian Arrigo welcomed the Suffolk Downs Development Advisory Group to its inaugural meeting Wednesday night, commencing an important phase as the project developers craft the Planned Unit Development proposal that will be submitted to the City Council later this year. With the vast Suffolk Downs racetrack visible through the windowed wall of the former...
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IC Student Gadbois Awarded McCarthy Volunteerism Award

June 15, 2018
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The Peg Mccarthy Volunteerism Award was established in 1998, and this award goes to the graduating Immaculate Conception student who best exemplifies a spirit of volunteerism.  Mrs. “Peg” McCarthy was a longtime member of the Immaculate Conception Parish who volunteered in a variety of parish and civic programs in the City of Revere.  For...
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Two North End Restauranteurs Partner to Bring Flavor of the North End to Encore Boston Harbor

June 15, 2018
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Encore Boston Harbor has picked two North End restaurant legends—Frank DePasquale and Revere native Nick Varano—to operate a 135-seat, 5,200-square-foot Italian restaurant at the five-star, $2.5 billion Encore Boston Harbor Resort. ‘Fratelli’ (which means brothers in Italian) is the first local restaurant partnership between DePasquale and Varano and the first locally operated restaurant at...
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Police Briefs 06-13-2018

June 15, 2018
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MURDER WARRANT SERVED Revere Police arrested a man wanted for murder in Honduras on Wednesday, June 6. Detectives working with the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) made the arrest on Allston Street around 8:44 p.m. The man had an international warrant issued from Honduras for murder. Jose Manuel Cruz Rivers, 37, of 14 Allston...
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With God and Richard Pipes

June 15, 2018
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Editor’s note: This article first appeared at The American Spectator. The most respected academic authority on the Russian Revolution, 20th century communism, and the Cold War has died. He was Richard Pipes, longtime professor of Russian history at Harvard, and a remarkable man. Where to start with an adequate tribute to Professor Pipes? I’ll...
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A Tragedy with a Lesson for All of Us

June 15, 2018
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Most of us probably never heard of Charlotte Fox, who was the first American woman to ascend three, 26,000-foot or higher mountains, including Mt. Everest. Yet she tragically made the news recently when she was found dead at her home in Telluride, Colorado, apparently from a fall while she was descending a steep flight...
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Glenda Jackson — a True Inspiration

June 15, 2018
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Glenda Jackson, the brilliant British actress, is 82 years old. Yet despite being an octogenarian, she won the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a play Sunday night. Performing on the stage on Broadway is grueling work — eight shows a week — for anyone, let alone a person who is well beyond...
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A Great Day for All Citizens

June 15, 2018
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Saturday’s Boston Pride Parade, in which mayors from across the nation joined with Mayor Marty Walsh, in showing their support for the Rainbow Resistance, was a manifestation of the depth of support for the LGBTQ community throughout the United States. This show of strength is needed more than ever because it is evident that...
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Sports 06-13-2018

June 15, 2018
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RhS sports Roundup RHS softball team wins tourney opener, edged in next round   The Revere High softball team won its opening contest in the Division 1 North Sectional of the MIAA state softball tournament, defeating Beverly 3-1, but then dropped a heartbreaker to Methuen, 7-6, in the next round. The Lady Patriots entered...
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Obituaries 06-13-2018

June 15, 2018
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Barbara Gravel-Gillis Of Saugus, formerly of Winthrop Barbara A. Gravel-Gillis of Saugus, a former longtime Winthrop resident, died unexpectedly on Monday, June 4, at the Melrose – Wakefield Hospital after being stricken at her Saugus home. She was 61 years old. Her funeral will be conducted from the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals,...
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RHS Prom Royalty

June 12, 2018
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RHS Prom Royalty

The 2018 RHS Senior Prom was held at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel on Friday, June 1. Hundreds of kids filled the ballroom and danced the night away.Pictured above are Prom Queen Megan Nguyen and Prom King Henry Batista. See next week’s special graduation
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Retirement Party For Father Barry at St Mary’s

June 12, 2018
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Retirement Party For Father Barry at St Mary’s

On Saturday, June 2, parishoners gathered in the lower church hall of St. Mary’s to wish Father Jim Barry a happy retirement. Pictured above, longtime St. Mary’s parishoners Vin and Judy Cammarata enjoying their time with Father Barry.
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Academic All-Stars:Valedictorian Patrick Adolphus Off to Harvard and Salutatorian Amy Ly will be Attending Tufts

June 12, 2018
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Academic All-Stars:Valedictorian Patrick Adolphus Off to Harvard and Salutatorian Amy Ly will be Attending Tufts

Since his childhood, Patrick Adolphus always wanted to be a Harvard Crimson. He still has pictures of when he was 10 years old, Adolphus said, decked out in a Harvard hat or a Harvard T-shirt. Now, nearly a decade later, Adolphus’ dream has come true, as the Revere High School (RHS) senior and the...
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