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Open House for Affordable Housing

May 7, 2015
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The Chelsea Restoration Corporation is holding an open house on Sunday, May 17 from 12-2pm at 357 Washington Ave., Revere. Shaquor Sandiford, of CRC, said there are four separate condo units available for purchase and affordable housing restrictions do apply. He explained that CRC held an informational meeting and lottery for the four units...
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Hearing Set on Dog Ordinance

May 7, 2015
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City councillors will hold a public hearing on June 22 to discuss and potentially increase fees associated with dog ownership. Monday night the council voted to bring the changes in the dog ordinance to a public hearing. As part of the regulations dogs must be leashed and owners must pick up and dispose of...
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Police Briefs 05-06-2015

May 7, 2015
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MONDAY, APRIL 27 Francisco Gomez, 26, of East Boston, was arrested on charges of assault & battery, mayhem, and disorderly conduct. Jonathan Vincent Stasio, 28, of Chelsea, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Arturo Portillo, 25, of 7 Bay View St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Matthew J. Healy-Baker, 30, of Halifax, was...
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Revere Shines:Citywide Cleanup a Huge Success

May 7, 2015
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Mayor Dan Rizzo and the City of Revere certainly set the standard for all future cleanup events with a tremendous turnout of more than 500 volunteers for its fifth annual Revere Shines Cleanup Day that was held April 25. To draw that many people, representing so many different groups, organizations, and even sports teams...
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Letters to the Editor

May 7, 2015
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Thank you to snow angels Dear Mayor Rizzo, Through you and the City of Revere, we would like to commend the Snow Angels Program. These young men and women of the RHS ROTC, a great group of kids. They were so kind and helpful to us during this monumental winter season. Thank you again,...
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Sports 05-06-2015

May 7, 2015
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RhS sports Roundup Russo’s two-out homer in 7th gives RHS softball team dramatic 3-2 victory The Revere High softball team earned one of the most exciting and dramatic victories in the program’s recent history with a come-from-behind, 3-2 triumph over Danvers, which perennially is one of the top teams not only in the Northeastern...
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Obituaries 05-06-2015

May 7, 2015
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Rose Gordon Active at St. Mary’s Church Rose (Zarba) Gordon died at her Lynnfield home on Saturday, May 2 after a brief illness. She was 84 years old. Born and raised in Revere, she was a life long Revere resident. A 1950 graduate of Revere High School, she was an active member of St....
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Play Ball

May 7, 2015
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Play Ball

Play ball! The first pitch for the 2015 Little League season was thrown by Red Sox mascot, Wally the Green Monster, during last Saturday morning’s Revere Youth Baseball & Softball League Parade and Opening Festivities at St. Mary’s Field.
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Harvard Students Show Off Designs

May 7, 2015
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Harvard Students Show Off Designs

What would you do if you were given an area of Revere to design? That’s what 45 graduate students from Harvard Graduate School of Design have been doing for the past few weeks and the results are outstanding. Last Thursday night the students showed off their work in the city hall council chambers to...
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Police Briefs 04-29-2015

May 7, 2015
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MONDAY, APRIL 20 Francisco Ramirez, 33, of Lynn, was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct. TUESDAY, APRIL 21 Jillian F. Biddiscombe, 34, of Winthrop, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting. Brandon R. Jamieson, 29, of Los Angeles, CA, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22 Anthony Scott Vozella, 33, of...
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Richard “Dicky” Penn:A Fine Man Who Served Our City Well

May 7, 2015
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Richard “Dicky” Penn, who died April 24 after a lengthy illness, was a hard-working and highly respected Ward 2 city councillor who served five terms, with the voters re-electing him four times to be their voice on the Revere City Council. Richard Penn earned the honor of being elected president of the Council in...
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Da Daniel Conley’s Basketball Tournament a Great Event

May 7, 2015
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We were so proud to take part in Suffolk County District Daniel F. Conley 7th Annual Basketball For Peace Tournament at the UMass Boston Clark Athletic Center. DA Conley and his staff once again accomplished the mission of this wonderful event: to bring Boston’s young people together for a day of safe, healthy, team-oriented...
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Time for Colleges and Universities to Lead

May 7, 2015
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 Campus sexual violence has been the subject of an intense national conversation recently, but that dialogue often lacks critical input from schools that are already taking steps to improve their campus climates. Colleges and universities, it’s time for you to lead on this issue.  So far, and with good reason, most of the attention...
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Sports 04-29-2015

May 7, 2015
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RhS sports Roundup Softball team tops Saugus, now 4-1 The Revere High softball team defeated Saugus Friday in its only game of the past week to improve to 4-1 on the season. The Lady Patriots were forced to start the contest without its MVP pitcher, Sabrina Palermo, who had left earlier in the week...
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Obituaries 04-29-2015

May 7, 2015
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Ruth MacInnes Retired registered nurse Ruth E. MacInnes of Chelsea, formerly of Beachmont, Revere died on April 23. Ruth worked at Cambridge Hospital as a Registered Nurse for many years before retiring and in her free time she enjoyed reading, crocheting and making beautiful afghans. She also loved walking along Revere Beach. She was...
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Clothes Drive by Recovery Thoughts

April 24, 2015
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From now until June 6 the non-profit group Recovery Thoughts will be holding a clothes drive. Spring cleaning is here so please donate what you will not be keeping to addiction programs in the community such as Facebook-based Recovery Thoughts.  Some people don’t have much and we want to make their recovery as smooth...
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Councillors Call for Heroin Overdose Task Force

April 24, 2015
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Recognizing there is an epidemic in their own backyard, two councillors have called for the formation of a Heroin Overdose Task Force. Councillors Jessica Giannino and Brian Arrigo have banded together to make the issue of opioid abuse one that isn’t ignored. Giannino said there has been a statewide increase in opioid abuse and...
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Winthrop Ave. Bridge Slated to be Replaced

April 24, 2015
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The  MBTA and Pan-AM Railways (formerly B&M Railroad) will be replacing the bridge on Route 145/Winthrop Avenue over the railroad tracks in Stage 1 of a  larger project. Some work is being done now. On May 29 at 8 PM the bridge will close in both directions and traffic will be detoured over a...
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Meeting on FlightCar Seeks Land in Revere Set for April 27

April 24, 2015
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A San Francisco-based rental car company is planning on bringing a branch of its company to Revere. A public hearing regarding the application of a special permit will be held Monday evening, April 27 at 6 PM at the City Council meeting. FlightCar, is a rental car service unlike others. FlightCar lets people parking...
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Police Briefs 04-22-2015

April 24, 2015
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Monday, April 13 NO ARRESTS REPORTED Tuesday, April 14 Maria Gonzalez, 31, of Chelsea, was charged with shoplifting over $100. Wednesday, April 15 NO ARRESTS REPORTED Thursday, April 16 Francisco Pagan, 23, of 26 Agatha St., was arrested on three warrants and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and possession...
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