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Walking for a Good Cause

April 13, 2018
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Walking for a Good Cause

Ariana Coniglio and her husband Chad Volbert holding up balloon arch to make way for the start of their walkathon that was held on Saturday.The walkathon raised funds for the Martin Richard Foundation.
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JROTC Military Ball

April 13, 2018
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JROTC Military Ball

The Revere High School JROTC held its annual Military Ball on April 6. Cadets Arthur Lacerda and Christina Restrepo are the recipients of the Army ROTC three-year Scholarship. Lacerda will be attending Suffolk University and Restrepo UNH.
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Revere Woman Hit and Killed on Parkway

April 13, 2018
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A 44-year-old Revere woman was struck and killed by a car Monday night around 8:30 p.m. in the vicinity of the police and fire station on Revere Beach Parkway (Route 145).  The driver left the scene of the accident, according to David Procopio, spokesman for the Massachusetts State Police. The victim has been identified...
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News Briefs

April 13, 2018
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Free Parents Forum Workshop April 28 Parents and interested community leaders are invited to a free Parents Forum workshop on Saturday, April 28, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Winthrop Public Library, 2 Metcalf Square, Winthrop. The workshop, with a light lunch provided, is presented with support from DeMoulas Market Basket and...
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Mayor Arrigo Encourages Resident Participation in Local Government

April 13, 2018
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Mayor Brian M. Arrigo this week encouraged residents to take active roles in City by seeking positions on the Boards and Commission that decide and regulate a variety of municipal governmental functions. In an Op-ed piece appearing in the local print media, Mayor Arrigo invoked president Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address where the nation’s 16th...
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‘The Sound of Music’ Coming to Boston

April 13, 2018
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The Boch Center and The Madison Square Garden Company announced that a brand new production of “The Sound of Music” will take the Boch Center Wang Theatre stage for a limited two week engagement from May 1-13. “The Sound of Music” features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard...
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Mystic Valley Elder Services Encourages Lawmakers to Protect Seniors from Elder Abuse

April 13, 2018
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On Tuesday, March 27, Mystic Valley Elder Services hosted its annual legislative breakfast at the agency’s headquarters, located at 300 Commercial St. in Malden. Board President Mary Prenney and Executive Director Dan O’Leary were joined by legislative host Rep. Donald Wong. O’Leary outlined Mystic Valley Elder Services’ state budget priorities for FY19, which include...
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Police Briefs 04-11-2018

April 13, 2018
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Police  News HIT AND RUN A Ward Street man has been summonsed for a wild situation near Copeland Circle on April 3 involving an airport shuttle. Around 7:30 p.m., the shuttle driver observed a car driving erratically near Copeland Circle. Suddenly, the car hit the curb, went into the guardrail and started spinning. As...
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Keeping the Promise

April 13, 2018
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The following article is written by school officials from Revere, Chelsea, and the Greater Boston area. Among the many challenges facing public schools today is to fund an adequate education for all students but especially students with complex learning requirements, gaps in academic experiences, and language acquisition proficiency needs. Students with these kinds of...
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A Municipal ‘Call to Arms’

April 13, 2018
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We all remember our grade school history lesson when we studied Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address and the famous phrase extolling “…government of the people, by the people, and for the people…” Government’s sacred function is to serve its people.  But the “government” is not some isolated entity. It is, as President Lincoln articulated, comprised...
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Red Line/Blue Line Connector

April 13, 2018
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The hiring of VHB Engineering to begin a three-month study on the feasibility of the Red Line/Blue Line Connector certainly comes as good news to residents who depend on public transportation to commute to their jobs and homes on a daily basis. While the price tag for this connector is steep, the advantages to...
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Bond Rating is a Big Deal

April 13, 2018
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Municipal bond ratings typically do not garner a lot of public attention. The minutiae of how and why an agency such as Standard & Poor’s assesses the financial health of every city and town in the nation typically is the province of accountants working in the back-offices of some big office building. Their language...
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Sports 04-11-2018

April 13, 2018
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High Hopes Lopes begins season as new girls lacrosse coach By Cary Shuman The temperature was a brisk 44 degrees at practice Monday night at Harry Della Russo Stadium, but coach Manny Lopes and his Revere High girls’ lacrosse team were hard at work in preparation for their next game. After serving the past...
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Obituaries 04-11-2018

April 13, 2018
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Rose Ambrosino Of Revere Rose (Mirabile) Ambrosino of Revere died on April 8. The beloved wife of the late Joseph “Generoso,” she was the devoted mother of John Ambrosino and his wife, Rhonda of Revere and Frank Ambrosino and his wife, Tammie of East Boston; loving grandmother of Gina, Maria, Joseph, Frankie, Bianca, Alexa,...
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Bright Blue

April 6, 2018
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Bright Blue

Students at the Hill School celebrating Autism Awareness Month. Pictured from left to right, in the back row are Deren Renderos,Diana Florian Nolasco , Lorena Martinez, Anabelle Ewing, Oscar Aracena, Carmen Torres, Josy Ibanez, Tyrone Hong Mom, Emiliano Rodriguez, Mateo Henao, Jeriel Soto Vega and Isaac Batista. In the middle row, L-R, are Jazmelyn...
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Immaculate Conception Stations of the Cross

April 6, 2018
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Immaculate Conception Stations of the Cross

Jesus,portrayed by Orlando Abrego, during the 6th annual re-enactment of Jesus’ suffering and crucifixion at Immaculate Conception Church on Good Friday,March 30.  
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News Briefs

April 6, 2018
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2018 March Mini-Grants Awardees Announced! Every January, Revere on the Move (ROTM) awards mini-grants to fund permanent changes, program implementation, and youth-led projects that would help prevent or reduce obesity in children and adults in Revere. This year, in addition to the mini-grant awards in January, ROTM awarded a second round of mini-grants in...
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Project Bread Kicks Off 50th Celebration with 20-Mile Walk for Hunger

April 6, 2018
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East Boston-based Project Bread, a leading statewide organization committed to preventing and ending hunger for Massachusetts residents of all ages, kicked off its 50th celebration Monday at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul. Mayor Marty Walsh and Congressman Jim McGovern spoke out against hunger in partnership with Project Bread, and announced the 50th Walk...
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Police Briefs 04-04-2018

April 6, 2018
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SAUGUS INVESTIGATION LEADS TO 2 KILOS OF COKE IN REVERE A Revere man was held on high bail after an investigation into credit card fraud led to the discovery more than 2,000 grams of cocaine, a handgun, and items used to counterfeit credit cards. Jammy Alphonse, 24, of Revere was arraigned March 29 in...
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Revere Through the Years

April 6, 2018
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10 years ago April 2, 2008 A fire at Lee’s Trailer Park the week has raised eyebrows in the city and added another chapter to the drama involving the Parkway park that has unfolded over the past few years. The fire occurred at 3:30 a.m. Thursday morning and burned-out the trailer of Marc Goodman,...
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