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Sending the Patriots Off to Minnesota

January 25, 2018
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Sending the Patriots Off to Minnesota

On Sunday, Jan. 21, Revere diehard fans were on hand to support the Patriots big win at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro against the the Jacksonville Jaguars. Pictured are some of those fans, from left, Daniel Muller, freshman at North Shore Community College; Kitty Muller; Anthony Destefano,a freshman at Curry; Anthony Scoppettuolo, a senior at...
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Twin Day at Lincoln School

January 25, 2018
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Twin Day at Lincoln School

Mya Constantineau Ariana Chianca, Chloe O’Neil, and Yasabella Leach show off their matchings red LOVE shirts at the Lincoln School Twin Day.
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Sen Boncore Appointed Chair of Transportation

January 25, 2018
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Sen Boncore Appointed Chair of Transportation

By John Lynds With a major international airport, highway, toll plaza and the MBTA Blue Line in his district it made sense for Senate President Harriette Chandler to appoint Sen. Joseph Boncore (D-Winthrop), who represents East Boston, Revere, Winthrop, the North End and part of Cambridge as the new Senate Chair of the Joint...
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What If Amazon Comes?Local Businesses to be Impacted

January 25, 2018
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Beachmont Roast Beef has been a mainstay on Winthrop Avenue since 1978, but the current owner only purchased the business two years ago. A few months ago, he was approached by developer Tom O’Brien of HYM Investments, and given an undisclosed offer to sell his business. “He made offers to...
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Arrigo Seeks More Dialogue With Suffolk Downs Developer

January 25, 2018
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock HYM Investments, developers of the former Suffolk Downs site in Beachmont, has been busy making visits to various surrounding communities, sharing its plan, whether or not Amazon makes its new HQ2 in Boston on the former Suffolk Downs site. Several meetings have happened in East Boston with the Boston Planning...
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News Briefs

January 25, 2018
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Free stickers for removal of damaged items Residents who incurred damage to personal property as a result of flooding that occurred after the Jan. 4 snowstorm can obtain up to eight free stickers for the curbside removal of white goods and  “bulky items” through Jan. 26.  This stickers can be obtained at the Inspectional...
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DiBiaso Stuns Everett:Leaves the Tide for Head Coach Position at Catholic Memorial

January 25, 2018
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By Seth Daniel It was over milk and cookies in the president’s office last Monday, Jan. 15, that the workings of a potentially new DiBiaso coaching dynasty began to form on the West Roxbury campus of Catholic Memorial High School (CM). By last Thursday, the smallest Division 1 high-school sports program in the state...
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Revere Students Achieve Academic Honors

January 25, 2018
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SEVERAL STUDENTS ON DEAN’S LIST AT EMMANUEL In honor of their outstanding academic achievement, Emmanuel College has named nearly 700 students to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2017 semester. To earn a spot on the Dean’s List, Emmanuel students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for a 16-credit semester....
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See, Test, and Treat – Free Health Screenings for Women on Mar. 3

January 25, 2018
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Join Cambridge Health Alliance on Saturday, March 3, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., for See, Test & Treat – a free day of women’s health screenings at Cambridge Hospital (1493 Cambridge St.) The program features same-day test results, diagnoses and follow-up care for uninsured and underserved women, ages 21 to 65. Women attending...
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Medical Marijuana Clinic Opens in Sullivan Sq

January 25, 2018
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By Seth Daniel The first medical marijuana dispensary in the Lower Mystic region has opened its doors in Sullivan Square on Broadway, Somerville, and operators of the clinic, Revolutionary Clinics, said last week they are seeing many new patients and believe they are helping people with chronic pain feel better without having to turn...
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Licensing Commission May Seek Use of Plastic Cups at Squire Lounge

January 25, 2018
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock After a nasty incident that resulted in a police officer getting whacked on the head with beer bottle, the Squire Lounge may have to rethink whether or not they serve drinks in glass or plastic cups. At their Jan. 17 meeting, the Revere Licensing Commission decided to hold off on...
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Police Briefs 01-24-2018

January 25, 2018
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Police  news HOME INVASION A homeless man from Chelsea has been charged with armed home invasion for an attack on a woman in her Vane Street home on Friday night. Around 8:20 p.m., a woman was returning home on the bus after cashing a check at a local check casher. The woman was carrying...
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Energy Companies Have Helped Texas, and the Nation Recover from Effects of Hurricane Harvey

January 25, 2018
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By Andrew Langer Hurricane Harvey dumped enough rain on Texas to fill the entire Chesapeake Bay. Widespread flooding caused an estimated $190 billion in damage, meaning Harvey could be the most expensive storm in American history. The hurricane hit the energy sector particularly hard. Over a dozen oil refineries along the Gulf Coast shut...
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Letters to the Editor

January 25, 2018
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NOW LET ME TELL YOU WHAT I TAKE OFFENSE TO: Dear Editor: I take offense to anyone that has never spent time at the Ashcan – yes we also refer to it as the Ashcan – calling it “the dive.”  We even refer to it as a beach dive bar, but in the most...
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CAPIC – Celebrating 50 Years of Community Service – 2017 Highlights

January 25, 2018
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By CAPIC Board of Directors During 2017, CAPIC celebrated its 50th year as a community action agency.  Since 1967, CAPIC has served as the federal and state designated Community Action Agency for the communities of Chelsea, Revere, and Winthrop although in 1965 the City of Chelsea received its first grant from the Office of...
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Have We Hit Bottom Yet?

January 25, 2018
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In the early 1960s, there was an iconic TV commercial for the long-defunct National Airlines (which merged into Pan American in 1980) with the tagline, spoken by the pert blonde stewardess, “Is this any way to run an airline? You bet it is!” Soon enough, that tagline took on an ironic twist in popular...
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Sports 01-24-2018

January 25, 2018
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RhS sports Roundup RHS hockey team earns a win and a tie The Revere High hockey team earned three of a possible four points with a victory over Everett and a tie with Swampscott in contests played this past week at Cronin Rink. Last Wednesday’s 8-1 triumph over Everett was not totally unexpected, given...
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Obituaries 01-24-2018

January 25, 2018
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Marie F. Rega Of Revere Marie F. (Interandi) Rega of Revere passed away on Saturday, Jan. 20. She was 92 years old. The beloved wife of the late Leo Rega, she was the cherished mother of Frances Rega; loving sister of Clement “Red” Stefanilo and his wife, Barbara, Barbara Zona and the late Helen...
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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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