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‘Backpacks for New Beginnings’ Donates School Bags to Revere Schools

September 4, 2018
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‘Backpacks for New Beginnings’ Donates School Bags to Revere Schools

The charity Backpacks for New Beginnings, founded by student Tristan Kelley and run by students, delivered 60 backpacks to the Revere Public Schools via Mayor Arrigo just in time for the beginning of the school year. Pictured from left to right are Mayor Brian Arrigo, Tristan Kelley, Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Dianne Kelley, and...
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Ice Cream and Networking on the Beach

September 4, 2018
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Ice Cream and Networking on the Beach

Chamber member Robert Upton gets a tasty cherry added to his ice cream during last Thursday’s ice cream party and networking event hosted by the Revere Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Twist and Shake.
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Last Call

September 4, 2018
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Last Call

As of press time, the question of Bianchi’s Pizza future, a landmark on Revere Beach since 1950, has not been determined. However, it is known that they will be closing their landmark location Monday, Sept. 3.
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News Briefs

September 4, 2018
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Price Rite Partners with Feed the Children, Nabisco and Pepsi to HELP Families in Need   Price Rite Marketplace teamed up with anti-hunger organization Feed the Children and event partners Nabisco and Pepsi will distribute food and essentials to families in need in the Revere area on Aug. 30. The community event at Price...
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Carvalho,Candidate for Suffolk County DA, Endorsed by State Rep Vincent and Speaker DeLeo

September 4, 2018
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Evandro Carvalho’s campaign for Suffolk County District Attorney today announced the endorsements of state Rep. RoseLee Vincent and Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo “I am honored by their endorsements and confidence in my experience as a prosecutor who can lead Suffolk County forward,” said Carvalho. “Working together in the legislature, we have made...
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Police Briefs 08-29-2018

September 4, 2018
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ARREST Report MONDAY, AUG. 20 Bourbakeur Benhamou, 22, of 204 Constitution Ave., was arrested on charges of three counts of breaking and entering into a vehicle in the nighttime with intent to commit a felony. Geronimo Castro Aguilar, 35, of Chelsea, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of unlicensed operation...
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Letters to the Editor

September 4, 2018
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THANK YOU Dear Editor: Thank you for all the cards and phone calls for my recovery. “You’re the Best” Ann Young   To the People of Revere, Chelsea, and Saugus – my Constituents, Neighbors, and Friends: Dear Editor, I hope this letter finds you well and enjoying the last days of summer.  I write...
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Sen John McCain

September 4, 2018
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In an era when cynicism and a lack of faith in our political leaders and institutions is at an all-time high — the roots of which can be traced back to the 1960s and the subsequent Watergate scandal — Sen. John McCain truly stood out as a man whose essential belief in the values...
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Get Out and Vote

September 4, 2018
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This Tuesday, the day after Labor Day, is primary election day across the state for both national and state offices. Although primary elections in Massachusetts generally are of little or no consequence because of the overwhelming Democratic voting enrollment and because most Democrats run unopposed, this year’s primary election is different. Thanks to the...
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Sports 08-29-2018

September 4, 2018
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Revere residents to participate in Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Eleven residents from Revere will walk up to 26.2 miles along the historic Boston Marathon course this September in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai, which raises the most money of any single day walk in the nation. This year marks the event’s 30th year. These residents – Michelle Imonti,...
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Obituaries 08-29-2018

September 4, 2018
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Frances Ann ‘Fran’ D’Arcangelo Former president and VP of Patriots Civic Club Frances “Fran” Ann (Accorti) D’Arcangelo of Revere passed away on Monday, Aug. 27 at the age of 85. Fran was the former President and Vice President of the Patriots Civic Club, a former member of the Knit-Witts Club and the best mother,...
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Bocce on the Beach at Low Tide

September 3, 2018
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Bocce on the Beach at Low Tide

STOGIE HEAVEN: Vinny Basile of the East Boston Savings Bank team keeps his cigar in place and his shot in masterful control during the annual Bocce on the Beach event to benefit the Revere Society for Cultural and Historic Preservation (RSCHP). The event took place at low-tide on Saturday morning on Revere Beach, drawing...
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State Board Denies Cafarelli’s Appeal for Reinstatement as Police Lieutenant

September 3, 2018
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The Massachusetts Human Resources Division last week dismissed former police chief Joseph Cafarelli’s appeal for reinstatement to his previous Civil Service position as a Lieutenant on Revere’s police force and for approval of a “past leave of absence. Cafarelli, who became acting chief in February 2012 and full chief in July 2012, had filed...
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SunButter and Jelly Sandwiches Make the Perfect Back-to-School Snack or Lunch

September 3, 2018
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Parents, students and schools have discovered the perfect menu item for snacks or lunch: Sun Wise peanut-free sandwiches with grape or strawberry jelly.  Totally nut-free and peanut-free, each sandwich features delicious soft, white whole grain bread.  Made with SunButter sunflower seed spread, SunWise peanut free sandwiches are also dairy free, contain no high fructose...
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It’s Time to Update Your Child’s Health Information

September 3, 2018
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Book bags are replacing beach totes as it quickly becomes time for students to go back to school. Organizing your child’s health information, keeping current with doctor’s appointments and planning for emergency scenarios should be part of every parent’s seasonal routine, the nation’s emergency doctors say. “We all know about reading, writing and arithmetic....
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School Resource Officers are Protectors, not the Enemy

September 3, 2018
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In 2015 a viral video of South Carolina school resource officer (SRO) Ben Fields’ slamming a student across the classroom caused a public outrage. During the same year in Lynn, an SRO arrested a student with special needs. “While the was a support person for the student, the district should realize...
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Nicole Zervas Dance Academy Celebrates 30 Years

September 3, 2018
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Nicole Zervas Dance Academy (NZDA) is celebrating its 30th anniversary, a milestone that owner and director, Nicole Paolo, is proud of. After 30 years, what brings Miss Nicole (as she is affectionately known) the most happiness is building the confidence of her students. Developing their strengths, communication and time management skills are all essential...
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Back to School: Beware of the JUUL

September 3, 2018
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If last year’s fidget spinners were all fun and games, this year, the national attraction is rather different: JUUL, an e-cigarette device that has become so synonymous with vaping and accepted by the masses, that the term “juul-ing” has been coined. Unlike the past forms of bulky e-cigarettes, JUUL proposes a completely different design:...
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News Briefs

September 3, 2018
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Revere Republican Committee Meeting Republican candidate for Governor Scott Lively will be at the American Legion, 249 Broadway on Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 6:30 p.m. All Republicans and enrolled voters are welcome.  This will be the last meeting before the Primary election. Don’t miss this ‘lively’ and interesting conversation from one of our candidates...
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Outgoing DA Dan Conley Endorses Greg Henning for Suffolk County District Attorney

September 3, 2018
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Candidate for Suffolk County District Attorney Greg Henning today received the endorsement of outgoing Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley. Conley joined Henning to talk to voters at a door-to-door campaign canvass in Hyde Park on Saturday, Aug. 18, at 11 a.m., starting in Cleary Square, at the corner of Hyde Park Avenue and...
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