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Linda Champion Announces for Suffolk County DA

July 13, 2018
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Linda Champion has announced her intention to run for the position of Suffolk County District Attorney. The following is her statement: “We are prosecuting people but we are not prosecuting the conditions that exist in our society that cause a person to act out: poverty, substance abuse, trauma and ptsd. In order to prevent...
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Three Revere Students Awarded Officer Harold L. Vitale Memorial Scholarship

July 13, 2018
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On Saturday June 16, six local high school students from Saugus, Revere, Wakefield and Winthrop were awarded scholarships at a reception at the Officer Vitale Memorial Park on Ballard Street, Saugus. Madison Lyn Cunningham, MacKenzie Lee Cunningham and Jack Wayne Elam, all of  Revere High School, wereawarded the 2018 Officer Harold L. Vitale Memorial...
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Police Briefs 07-11-2018

July 13, 2018
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ARREST Report MONDAY, JULY 2 Alfonso G. Balarezo, 45, of Prospect, Conn., was arrested on a charge of larceny from a building. Michael J. Parker, 54, of Chelsea, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting. Felipe E. Araya, 33, of Lynn, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence...
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Letters to the Editor

July 13, 2018
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Revere residents against increased construction Dear Editor: The Rezoning Proposal is facing opposition by concerned residents of School Street and the surrounding streets and properties. We are a quiet community with a friendly and neighboring manner. Without sufficient notice, only some residents received letter notifying them of an application of rezoning of a 40-unit...
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Curing Alzheimer’s in America

July 13, 2018
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Imagine waking up one morning and not knowing whether you’re in your own home, let alone your hometown. The faces around you are unfamiliar, and you don’t know who to ask for help — or what to say. This is a daily reality for more than 5.7 million Americans. These people suffer from Alzheimer’s...
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Make the Most of Summer

July 13, 2018
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My father who lived an extraordinary life, used to say, “When you look back on your life, you realize that all you really have is a lot of memories.” What brings these words to mind is the realization that the long, hot summer is upon us. With school out and the excitement of the...
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Sports 07-11-2018

July 13, 2018
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Revere Youth Baseball and Softball All Stars head home, playoffs continue By Jonathan Chang Revere Youth Baseball’s 11U and 13U All Stars have tough news this week: They’re on their way home. The 13U All Stars had quite the journey, as different players starred in different games. Against Arlington, Revere relied on Chris Cassidy...
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Obituaries 07-11-2018

July 13, 2018
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Roy Scally Overcame Cerebral Palsy to live a full and productive life Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte.107) Revere on Friday, July 13 from 9 to 11 a.m. for Roy T. Scally, a lifelong Chelsea resident, who passed away on...
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News Briefs

July 9, 2018
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SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM The Revere Public School will sponsor the 23rd Annual Summer Food Program at various locations throughout the City of Revere through August 17. The program is provides a free breakfast and lunch to any child under the age of 18. Providing breakfast from 8-9 a.m. is the Beachmont School, the...
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Cirque du Soleil Brings Color and Imagination to the Community

July 9, 2018
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A surreal setting where you are immersed in Mexico’s many vivid landscapes, a running woman who is half monarch, a live band, and a giant treadmill where hoop divers spring through the air effortlessly. These are a few of the many unforgettable scenes that you will become a part of when you are an...
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Baker Signs ‘Grand Bargain’ Legislation

July 9, 2018
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Gov. Charlie Baker signed the “Grand Bargain” legislation on Thursday, June 28, that deals with minimum wage increases, paid family medical leave and an annual sales tax holiday. The compromise legislation will create a permanent sales tax holiday, increase the minimum wage over the next five years and create a new paid family and...
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Police Briefs 07-04-2018

July 9, 2018
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PUNCHED PARKING CLERK A 66-year-old Revere resident has been summoned to court for allegedly punching a parking clerk in the back of the head after getting a violation on Park Avenue June 26. Around 8:15 p.m., the parking clerk alerted police that she had been assaulted by a resident on Park Avenue. The resident...
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Real Justice Requires a Fundamentally Different Approach: Prosecuting the Rich When They Steal from Workers

July 9, 2018
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Prosecutors are so conditioned to win at all costs that they have lost their nerve to test the waters in the name of justice. Currently, when corporate executives steal we use civil statutes to punish with fines. These fines help but often employers treat them as a price of doing business, and go right...
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Promises to Make to Yourself

July 9, 2018
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You make promises to others but what promises do you make to yourself?  Making appropriate commitments to yourself is essential for guiding your life in the direction you desire.  If you don’t take care of yourself, no one else will. Start with a belief in yourself along with recognizing that you have inside you...
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Enjoy a Safe and Sane Fourth

July 9, 2018
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The summer season’s big holiday, the Fourth of July, soon will be upon us. Millions of Americans will be celebrating the holiday — which will be a long and extended five-day weekend for many of us — with friends and family in a multitude of ways. Boating, beaching, mountain hiking, and summer getaways of...
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Sports 07-04-2018

July 9, 2018
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SUMMER SHOWDOWN: East Boston Knights to face the Revere Rockies this Friday By Jonathan Chang The East Boston Knights have yet to find their groove this season, but they’ll face Revere in a rubber match on July 6 that promises to have all the fireworks expected of a City Line battle. In their second...
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Obituaries 07-04-2018

July 9, 2018
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Steven Pires Member of Carpenters Union Local 67 Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Memorial Funeral Mass on Saturday, July 7 at 11 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere for Steven A. Pires who passed unexpectedly on Saturday, June 16 at his Revere residence. He was...
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Bob Haas Memorial Unveiling

June 28, 2018
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Bob Haas Memorial Unveiling

Juanita Haas and Rachel Shanley unveil the new memorial to Bob Haas at the Lincoln School playground on Thursday afternoon, June 21.
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Thank You Dan Conley

June 28, 2018
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Thank You Dan Conley

On behalf of the City of Revere, Councillor George Rotondo gave a plaque commending District Attorney Dan Conley in helping the residents of Revere and all of Suffolk County.
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Appreciation:Eileen Haydock Merullo Lived a Life of Service

June 28, 2018
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Appreciation:Eileen Haydock Merullo Lived a Life of Service

Eileen Haydock Merullo has lived a life of service: in the military, in the schools, and in the community. When asked why she had entered the Army immediately after graduation from Boston University, Eileen said that she was very anxious to serve her country. She had watched 15 young men in her immediate neighborhood...
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