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RHA Outlines Many Improvements to Buildings

December 16, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Revere Housing Authority (RHA) will hold a public hearing on January 11 to discuss the authorities annual report of the last year as well the five-year plan for its properties and organization. “The new year is looking good,” said RHA Executive Director James Milanazzo, talking about the 940 units...
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News Briefs

December 16, 2016
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CAPIc’s Board holds 49th Annual Meeting The Community Action Programs Inter-City, Inc. (CAPIC) Board of Directors recently conducted their 49th meeting of the Corporation. The meeting was conducted at the CAPIC After School Program facility, located at 92 Arlington Street in Chelsea. The meeting was attended by members of the Board, staff, and community...
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Police Briefs 12-14-2016

December 16, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, DECEMBER 5 Pedro Rodriguez, 27, of Brookline, was arrested on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Steven K. Vera, 25, of 179 Constitution Ave., was arrested on charges of assault & battery in a  domestic situation, malicious damage to property over $250, disorderly conduct, intimidation of a witness,...
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Letters to the Editor

December 16, 2016
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On The Malden Street Pumping Station Dear Editor: Thanks to you Councilor Charlie Patch and the City Council for passing your motion. The high weeds and wild bushes were cut. The gas emergency s hut off is more visible and the drainage pipe system has been cleared. St. Mary’s ball field now known as...
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Trump and the Vote

December 16, 2016
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We love how many of the national commentators and pundits always point out that while Donald Trump won the presidency, he didn’t get the popular vote. Well, it’s clear Donald Trump’s strategy was to reach the 270 electoral votes he needed to become the President of the United States. And that’s what he did,...
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A Time to Give

December 16, 2016
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Christmas Day is less than two weeks away as hard as it is for many to believe. The hectic gift shopping is in full swing for residents. In these frenzied days many items on a to-do list may just not make the cut. For too many residents in our city, there is not a...
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Sports 12-14-2016

December 16, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup RHS BOYS BASKETBALL OPENS SEASON FRIDAY The Revere High boys basketball team will open its season Friday evening when the Patriots trek to Beverly. “Things are moving quickly,” noted first-year head coach David Leary, referring to the sudden onset of the season after more than two weeks of practices and scrimmages. The...
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Obituaries 12-14-2016

December 16, 2016
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Anna Marino Spiritual woman who lived a long life, filled with love of family and friends Anna (Pennise) Marino passed away at her Revere home surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, December 6. She was almost 100 years old. Born in Italy, the daughter of the late Mario and Anna (Pistorio) Pennise, Anna came...
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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

December 9, 2016
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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

The City of Revere rang in the Christmas season on Friday, Dec. 2, at City Hall, with hundreds of families and friends turning out to celebrate the lighting of the tree.Shown above, Andrew Watson and Cecelia Ulibarri are all smiles in their time with Santa and Mrs. Claus.
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Sounds of Christmas Concert

December 9, 2016
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Sounds of Christmas Concert

Conductor Robert Lehmann invited children to conduct the orchestra with a magical wand. Included were sisters Emma and Leah Casper, Caterin Testa, Mia Hood, and Jessica Anselm.
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Council Approves Over $1.5M in Additional Funding

December 9, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Monday night the City Council approved the transfer of more than a $1,500,000 from the city’s stabilization fund to the general fund for several appropriations. Half of the transfer or about $500,000 goes toward the contract negotiation reserve account and another $540,000 is slated for the newly operating Regional Communication...
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Wheelabrator Officials Explain Cause Of Loud Noise at City Council Meeting

December 9, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Officials from Wheelabrator visited the City Council Monday night to share answers as to why the trash to energy plant in Saugus had such an loud sound coming from it in November. A sound that traveled to the Point of Pines area and beyond in Revere. Peter Kendrigan, general manager...
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Property Tax Rate is Down

December 9, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Between the increase in real estate values and new growth in the City, the residential and commercial property tax for fiscal year 2017 is a bit lower. The City Council, on the advice of the city assessors and Director of Finance George Anzuoni, set the new tax rate for fiscal...
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News Briefs

December 9, 2016
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Toy Drive Underway The Revere Police Toy Drive is underway to help needy families in Revere during the Christmas season. If you are in need of assistance, or wish to make a donation, contact Lee Nugent at 781-656-1109 or Patricia Ciulla at 781-284-1212. If you can help, please bring a new, unwrapped toy to...
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Police Briefs 12-07-2016

December 9, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 Wilmer Vanegas, 32, of Lynn, was issued a summons for a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Henry Erazo-Galan, 32, of East Boston, was issued a summons for a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 John Michael Russo, 38, of Revere, listed...
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Letters to the Editor

December 9, 2016
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Let’s have a discussion on marijuana clinics Dear Editor, The City of Lynn passed an ordinance earlier this year regarding the siting of two medical marijuana clinics. They would be allowed in the following locations: The non-waterfront side of the Lynnway from Market Street to the General Edwards Bridge, two sites on Commercial Street and...
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Let’s Stay Cool and Calm on Legal Marijuana

December 9, 2016
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If recent news reports are to be believed, some in our state are hyperventilating about the imminent legalization of marijuana in Massachusetts which was approved by voters in the recent election. Their opposition primarily is two-fold: First, that more under-age youth (under 21) will begin to use marijuana, and second, that there will be...
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Sports 12-07-2016

December 9, 2016
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When Suffolk plays Framingham State, Revere wins By Joe Prezioso This past Saturday, three former Revere High School (RHS) basketball players faced each other for their respective college teams during a game between Suffolk University and Framingham State at Suffolk’s home court in Boston. “It was a tough game,” stated Caitlyn Caramello about her...
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Obituaries 12-07-2016

December 9, 2016
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Camille Festa Lifelong Revere resident Camille (Esposito) Festa, a lifelong resident of Revere, died on December 4. She was the beloved wife of Joseph A. Festa Sr.; devoted mother of Ann Festa and her fiancé, Danny Mello and  Joseph Festa Jr. and his wife, Elaine, all of Revere, and John Festa and his wife,...
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Perfect Start to Thanksgiving Day

December 2, 2016
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Perfect Start to Thanksgiving Day

Revere High head football coach Lou Cicatelli and assistant coaches Jose Escobar and Vin Gregorio celebrate while displaying the Thanksgiving game trophy after Revere’s exciting 14-7 victory over Winthrop in the annual rivalry.
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