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Letters to the Editor

June 10, 2016
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Pleased with Mayor Arrigo Dear Editor: Six months into his term, Mayor Brian Arrigo seems to have done everything in his power to keep the promise he made to the voters of Revere, which was to bring accountability to Revere City Hall. While it might be a little early to put his name in...
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Impact of Charter Schools on Revere

June 10, 2016
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By Dianne Kelley, Carol Tye and Paul Dakin As the statewide debate over the expansion of charter schools continues and November’s ballot question to lift the existing cap on charter schools looms, it’s important to consider the impact of charter schools on Revere. This year alone, charter schools will siphon off $1,787,210 in funds...
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Congratulations,RHS Class of 2016

June 10, 2016
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Graduation exercises for the Revere High School Class of 2016 will be held Thursday evening. For our community, high school graduation time is a city-wide celebration, even for those who do not have children or relatives among the graduates. All of us take pride in the accomplishments of our graduates, for we know that...
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Sports 06-08-2016

June 10, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup RHS lacrosse teams fall in tourney openers The Revere High boys and girls lacrosse teams came out on the short end of their contests in the opening round of the Division 1 North sectionals of the MIAA state lacrosse tourney last week. Coincidentally, both teams played North Andover. On the boys’...
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Obituaries 06-08-2016

June 10, 2016
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Carole Lipson Of Revere Private services and entombment at the Woodlawn Cemetery Columbarium in Everett were held for Carole T. (Schwade) Lipson, who passed away on June 1 at Boston Medical Center. Born and raised in Revere, she attended local schools. Following High School, she married Alan A. Lipson and together they raised their family...
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Richard Mauro Dedication

June 4, 2016
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Richard Mauro Dedication

The Glazing and Painting Industries recently dedicated their Brentwood, N. H. Training Center in honor of lifelong Revere resident Richie Mauro who passed away in 2015 and was the past owner of Tower Glass. Richie was a long time trustee of the Training Fund, past president of the Glass Employers Association of New England...
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A Moment of Silence

June 4, 2016
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A Moment of Silence

U.S. Navyman Reichart bows his head during the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home Memorial Day Exercises at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.
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Georgetown is Barry’s Choice:RHS Valedictorian Alicia Barry Heading to Washington D.C.

June 4, 2016
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Georgetown is Barry’s Choice:RHS Valedictorian Alicia Barry Heading to Washington D.C.

By Taylor Giuffre-Catalano Alicia Barry was stuck at a split decision. Accepted to all of the eight colleges she applied to, including Georgetown University and Harvard University, the Revere High School senior and valedictorian had to make a difficult choice. “I wasn’t expecting the letter to be there that day,” Barry chronicled, as she...
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Electronic Gaming Proposed … Again

June 4, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock If you pull the lever and three cherries don’t line up in a row…try again. That’s what developer Eugene McCain, managing director of Alliance Capital, LLC is ready to do in Revere. At the last council meeting on May 23, McCain proposed that Revere consider either enter a memorandum of...
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Capstone Project Provides Seniors New Way to Complete Requirements

June 4, 2016
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By Seth Daniel When Camila Cordoba would walk to work in Boston’s Seaport District, the Revere High School (RHS) senior couldn’t help but be struck by the numbers of homeless that she encountered on her way to work. While many people walked past them oblivious, Cordoba said her heart went out to them. She...
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Police Briefs 06-01-2016

June 4, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, MAY 23 Robert D. Maguire, 38, of Chelsea, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. James A. Griffin, 49, of Revere, listed without an address, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance. Paula A. Seretta, 52, of 110 Eliot...
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Letter to the Editor

June 4, 2016
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A piece of Revere’s history Dear Editor: It’s hard to believe that  Wonderland structure is no more. 
When I was growing up in the 1950’s Wonderland and Suffolk Downs were the Disney Worlds of that time. Thousands of people came to Revere to go to the “horses” by day and to go to the...
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The Beautiful,New Vanguard Ushers in A New Era for Revere

June 4, 2016
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Guests at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the beautiful, new Vanguard Waterfront Square Apartments at 660 Ocean Ave. knew that they were a part of a special event ushering in an era of luxury living along the shores of Revere Beach. The unobstructed views of the ocean from the Vanguard are simply breathtaking. The state-of-the-art...
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Sports 06-01-2016

June 4, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup RHS boys lacrosse opens tourney tonight The Revere High boys lacrosse team, which went undefeated in May with 10 straight victories to finish the season with a sterling 15-5 record, will play at North Andover this evening (Wednesday) in a first-round contest of the MIAA Division 1 North sectional of the...
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Obituaries 06-01-2016

June 4, 2016
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Urania ‘Rae’ Barrasso Miss Massachusetts of 1947 Urania “Rae” (Nickolaides) Barrasso of Revere, formerly of Malden, passed away May 25. She was 88 years old. A former model and Miss Massachusetts of 1947, she was the Beloved wife of the late Pasquale Barrasso; dear friend and longtime companion of Vincent Conte; loving mother of...
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Smiling Seniors

May 27, 2016
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Smiling Seniors

The Revere High School Prom for the Class of 2016 was held in Danvers this past Friday. Seniors Cheyanne Fullen and Maritza Scott were all smiles throughout the night.
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Enjoying the Senior Prom

May 27, 2016
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Enjoying the Senior Prom

Jimmy Santosuosso and his sister-in-law, Barbara Santosuosso, holding a Bill Reinstein button in memory of the late state representative for whom the Senior Citizen Prom is named. A much larger crowd than expected showed up on Thursday, May 19, to dance the night away and enjoy great company. Former State Rep. Kathi-Anne Reinstein said...
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Preparing for Memorial Day

May 27, 2016
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Preparing for Memorial Day

Vinnie Zizzo of Vaz Electric posted flags up and down Broadway this past Wednesday, May 18, in preparation for Memorial Day. The annual placing of the flags has been going on for the past several years, with flags going up on the Broadway poles from Memorial Day through July 4.
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School Cuts Loom:Lack of State Aid Forces Kelly to End Programs

May 27, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The State Legislature has made efforts to fill the monumental education funding gap in Revere, Everett and Chelsea – as well as other Gateway Cities – but it has not been enough to save the schools from major cuts which are being announced this week. The Revere Public Schools have begun...
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Barry Named Valedictorian; Hartnett Is Salutatorian for RHS Graduation

May 27, 2016
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By Seth Daniel This year’s Revere High School (RHS) valedictorian has a claim that not too many top students can boast. She turned down Harvard. The Revere Public Schools announced this week that Alicia Barry is the valedictorian of the 2016 class. Barry, the daughter of Revere Firefighter Frank Barry, has chosen Georgetown University...
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