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Richard Gavegnano Is A True Success Story

September 25, 2015
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Richard J. Gaveganano is a true American success story that began right in the East Boston community. And Thursday night the East Boston Chamber of Commerce will present a special event, “Life on Neptune Road” in honor of Gavegnano, the chairman, chief executive officer, and president of the East Boston Savings Bank. The many...
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Campaigns Are Underway

September 25, 2015
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Any one who has traveled down Broadway in recent days knows that the campaigns for elected office have begun and the excitement is building toward the general election to be held on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Candidates in the mayoral, city council, and school committee races have been knocking on doors and meeting the thousands...
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Lending a Hand in Competition

September 25, 2015
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It’s the kind of thing one sees on television – usually acted out by actors in a sentimental nod to the human bond. The athlete helping the other athlete at the cost of their performance; a handicapped athlete lending a hand to another who has fallen. However, a Rumney Marsh Middle Schooler, Erica Anderson,...
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Sports 09-23-2015

September 25, 2015
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team beats Chelsea in romp; at Lynn Classical Friday The Revere High football team rolled to its second victory in as many outings with a 41-0 triumph over Chelsea Friday evening at Harry Della Russo Stadium. It was a perfect night for a Friday Night Lights football game between...
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Obituaries 09-23-2015

September 25, 2015
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Thomas Hill, Sr. Founder of Hill Insurance Agency; active in many organizatons, member of one of Revere’s oldest families Thomas L. Hill, Sr., a life long resident of Revere, died following a long confinement at the Leonard Florence Center for Living in Chelsea on September 16. Born and raised in Revere, he attended both...
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Council Candidates Are Running Hard To Capture At-large Seats

September 18, 2015
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Candidates for the Councillor-At-Large race are pounding the pavement, holding signs and working feverishly to get the word that they are serious about winning one of the five seats on the Revere City Council. With the election on Nov. 3 there are 10 candidates vying for five, two-year seats, incumbents...
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Police Briefs 09-16-2015

September 18, 2015
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House Breaks: (4) Unity Avenue; Dehon Street; Broadway; and Lincoln Street. Commercial Breaks: (0) Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (8) *Thornton Street; *Abruzzi Street; *VFW Parkway – Select; *North Shore Road; *Hutchinson Street; Arlington Avenue; Endicott Avenue; and *Dehon Street. Motor Vehicle Accidents: (36) Copeland Circle (5); Mahoney Circle; Olive Street; Squire Road; Ocean Avenue –...
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Letters to the Editor

September 18, 2015
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We must take a look att new residential construction Dear Editor: Now more than ever we need to take a serious look at the explosion of
residential construction in the City of Revere. Additionally, I feel a
 need to impose a residential construction Moratorium that does not
 effect the average homeowner and studies the effect...
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We Need a Comprehensive Planning Process

September 18, 2015
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Last September, I proposed the idea of an inclusive and comprehensive planning process. The rationale behind this idea was to get people thinking past the next election and to map out a way to make Revere a great place to live, work and raise a family. Without a full and transparent process, including significant...
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Our New Field of Dreams: Harry Della Russo Stadium

September 18, 2015
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Has there ever been a better night in Revere sports history? We’re talking about the grand opening ceremony and celebration of the new Harry Della Russo Stadium that was held Friday night before the Medford-Revere varsity football game. After years of talks and plans, Mayor Dan Rizzo saw his vision for the stadium become...
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Patriots Christen New Field with 35-0 Win Over Medford

September 18, 2015
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The Revere High football team christened the beautiful, new Harry Della Russo Stadium and field in fitting fashion with a dominating 35-0 win over Medford Friday evening. What had been a dreary and rainy Friday turned into a beautiful evening for football and the opening ceremonies for the new stadium, which features a turf...
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Obituaries 09-16-2015

September 18, 2015
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Irving Taub Retired naval architect, Past Master of Henry Price Masonic Lodge, 32nd degree Mason and Shriner; 50 year member of Temple B’nai Israel Choir Irving Taub of Peabody, formerly of Revere, died on September 1 at the Aviv Centers for Living in Peabody surrounded by his loving family. He was 96 years old....
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Making His Televison Debut

September 10, 2015
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Making His Televison Debut

Eustis Street resident John Gioioso recently made the news in the most literal sense. More than a year ago, he and his son, also John Gioioso, attended a Red Sox game and sat next to the Channel 5 box. Being a social type of guy, Gioioso made friends with several members of the Channel 5...
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Police Briefs 09-09-2015

September 10, 2015
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Weekly Crime Report Journal Staff Reports House Breaks: (8) Mountain Avenue; Boulevard; Beach Street; Rice Avenue; Eliot Road; Proctor Avenue; Boulevard; and Ocean Avenue. Commercial Breaks: (1) Everett Street – Quickit Wireless Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (4) *Mountain Avenue (Mo-Ped); *Beverly Street; *Gore Road; and *Boulevard – Bill Ash’s. Motor Vehicle Accidents: (55) Mahoney Circle...
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Letters to the Editor

September 10, 2015
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Arrigo thanks voters Dear Editor: Thank you for taking the time to get out and vote in Revere’s Primary Election. Regardless of who you voted for, it is important to participate in our democratic process. I entered this race because I, as many others in our great city, feel like we could do much...
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My Position On the Shaw’s Site Development

September 10, 2015
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By Joanne McKenna I would like to take this opportunity to say Thank You to all the people who reached out to me recently with their calls, texts, and messages on Facebook. Their support and understanding with my vote at the August 24 Revere Council Meeting was greatly appreciated. My vote was to allow the developers of the Shaw’s Site the opportunity to present their plans to...
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Rizzo Tells Shaw’s Site Developers to Withdraw Proposal

September 10, 2015
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Last week, I sent a letter telling the developer of the former Shaw’s site to withdraw their proposed plans for residential development.

 Based on my conversation with residents across Revere, it is clear we do not want more residential development. The people have spoken, and I have listened. And I have made that message clear to...
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Comfort INN and Suites Steps Up And Helps Beautify Bell Circle

September 10, 2015
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Comfort Inn and Suites in Revere has been an outstanding corporate neighbor, not only in hosting many local events in the professional manner than symbolizes its superb reputation in the hospitality industry, but in sponsoring events and generously donating to all segments of our community. This stellar business reaffirmed its strong commitment to Revere...
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RHS Football Team to Open New Stadium Friday Night

September 10, 2015
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Pomp, circumstance, and history — and football — will be on the agenda Friday evening when the Revere High football team kicks off its 2015 season under the bright lights of the all-new Harry Della Russo Stadium against the visiting Mustangs of Medford. “We’re excited both to open our season and to christen the...
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Obituaries 09-09-2015

September 10, 2015
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Paolo Cordio Retired stone mason Paolo Cardio of Beachmont Revere, formerly of East Boston and Italy, passed away at his residence following a brief illness on September 2. Born and raised in Palermo, Sicily, Italy, he came to the USA in 1963 moving to East Boston for a brief time, before moving to Revere...
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