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New Officers Elected at Jack Satter House

January 20, 2018
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New Officers Elected at Jack Satter House

The residents Jack Satter House elected new tenant association officers for the coming year. In the photo above, outgoing First Vice President and Second Vice President Judy Manteca and Barbara Slayton (left) gives outgoing president Joe Young a token of their appreciation.
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Coming to a TV Near You:Hollywood Hits Revere Beach for a New Pilot Program

January 20, 2018
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Coming to a TV Near You:Hollywood Hits Revere Beach for a New Pilot Program

Photos and Story by Sue Woodcock Film crews descended on Revere Beach Boulevard and Bill Ash’s Lounge at the end of last week. Crews were filming a television pilot for Showtime called, “City on the Hill” and a scene called “The Approval.” Crews have also been filming in Malden. Star actor Kevin Bacon (Footloose)...
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State Awards $225K Grant for Repairs at Gibson Park

January 20, 2018
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This week, Mayor Brian M. Arrigo was informed that the City of Revere will receive $225,556 in state grant money focusing on improvements to Gibson Park. The grant, administered through the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs’ (EEA), will facilitate the installation of an accessible play structure with safety surfacing, addition of adult...
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Jake the Turkey Relocated to Carver

January 20, 2018
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Moving to the country may be a dream for some every once in a while, and one of Revere’s beloved citizens, has indeed moved to the country. It was a tough decision, but it had to be done. Jake the Turkey has moved, or shall we say ‘was’ moved, to...
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News Briefs

January 20, 2018
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REVERE REPUBLICAN CITY COMMITTEE TO MEET ON FEB. 8 The Revere Republican City Committee will hold their next meeting on Thursday, Feb. 8 at the American Legion on Broadway next to city hall. This official meeting is held every four years. Delegates to the Massachusetts GOP Convention will be elected. You do not need...
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Kraft Center for Community Health Mobilizes Care for Opioid Use Disorder

January 20, 2018
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A new community outreach initiative spearheaded by The Kraft Center for Community Health at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) seeks to better engage with individuals struggling with addiction and complex health conditions who are not well connected to health care services. The Kraft Center for Community Health was established in 2012 by a generous gift...
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Revere Delegation Gets Two State Grants

January 20, 2018
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Governor Charles Baker, Secretary of Public Safety and Security Daniel Bennett, State Fire Marshal Peter Ostroskey, and Revere’s state delegation are pleased to announce that the grant funds for Student Awareness of Fire Education (S.A.F.E.) and Senior SAFE  programs have been awarded for FY2018. The Revere Fire Department has been awarded $6,700 for the...
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Nick Romano Joins Mayor’s Staff as New Aide

January 20, 2018
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Mayor Brian Arrigo has announced he has a new aide, Revere native Nick Romano, replacing his first aide Joe Gravellese, who has taken a position with Boston College. Romano is a 2012 graduate of Revere High School and a 2016 graduate of Suffolk University where he attended business school focusing...
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Archdiocese, St Anthony’s Parishioners Consider ‘Shrine’ Status

January 20, 2018
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By Seth Daniel With concern about finances and attendance, Parishioners and the Archdiocese of Boston are looking into the possibility of removing St. Anthony’s of Padua Church from its status as a territorial parish and installing it as an official Shrine of the Archdiocese. The idea has come up in the last two months...
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Police Briefs 01-17-2018

January 20, 2018
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Revere Police News SUDDEN DEATH Revere Police are investigating the death of a 30-year-old man on Dehon Street that appears to be an overdose. Around 4:48 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 8, police reported to Dehon Street and found the man deceased. It is under investigation.   ROBBED WITH KNIFE A man on Vinal Street...
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It’s Time for a Permanent Solution for Dreamers

January 20, 2018
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By Korina Iribe Romo Depression, anxiety, frustration: This was my reality as an undocumented young woman living in the United States. For many years the love and support of my family was the only thing that sustained me. In 2012 my life changed with the implementation of the DACA program (Deferred Action for Childhood...
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Hard Realities Require St Anthony’s Community to Consider Positives of Shrine Designation

January 20, 2018
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By Bob Marra I might hold a minority opinion among my fellow Parishioners, but I am optimistic that the Archdiocese proposal to transform St. Anthony’s from a Territorial Parish to a Shrine may offer the best long-term solution to the obstacles that imperil St. Anthony’s future. At their January 9 meeting with about 150...
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Letters to the Editor

January 20, 2018
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THANK YOU   REVERE DPW Dear Editor: We would like to praise the work of the Revere DPW and Water Department. On Saturday, January 6, one of the coldest nights of the year, we had a water main break in front of our house that we noticed around 11:30 p.m. Richard Sarro arrived and called in...
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What Would Martin Luther King say About Trump?

January 20, 2018
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How ironic it is that President Donald Trump added even further to his ever-growing list of racist comments this past week as Americans were readying to observe Dr. Martin Luther King Day, which has added significance this year as this April will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. King in a...
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Thank You,Dan Maguire

January 20, 2018
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Dan Maguire has a been a caring voice on the Revere School Committee since first being elected to the committee in 2005. Maguire decided not to seek re-election this past year, bringing to an end his 12-year tenure. At the December meeting of the School Committee, which was Danny’s last, his colleagues praised him...
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Sports 01-17-2018

January 20, 2018
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Her Game Is Grand Pepic brings home her 1,000th career point By Cary Shuman The first major snowstorm of the year on Jan. 4 closed schools and wreaked havoc everywhere, but as it turns out, it did Revere High girls basketball star Valentina Pepic a favor: it allowed the senior to score the 1,000th-point...
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Obituaries 01-17-2018

January 20, 2018
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Rose Christine Santagate Her beautiful light, caring heart and spunk will be missed by all who knew her Rose Christine Santagate of Revere, formerly of Everett, died suddenly on January 11at the age of 94. Rose always had a passion for dance.  In her earlier years, she danced ballet, pointe, tap and acrobatic and...
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Having Fun

January 10, 2018
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Having Fun

Kall O’Neil makes a snow angel on Proctor Ave. following the Storm.
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Planet Fitness Opens Second Location in Revere

January 10, 2018
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Planet Fitness Opens Second Location in Revere

Planet Fitness staff: Rob, Chris, Sandra, Ashley, Joey, and Balo stop for a photo at the Grand Opening of the new Planet Fitness gym at the Wonderland Marketplace. The gym had a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday night,Jan 8.
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‘Bomb Cyclone’ Ravages Revere:Severe Weather Not Been Seen Since ’78

January 10, 2018
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‘Bomb Cyclone’ Ravages Revere:Severe Weather Not Been Seen Since ’78

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Residents are looking forward to this week’s thaw after getting whacked last Thursday with a Nor’easter (or Bomb Cyclone storm system) that dumped about 18 inches of drifting snow, flooded everything in range and then whammed the area with Arctic temperatures. Sunday morning it was a balmy 1 degree. Just...
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