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Letters to the Editor

January 6, 2017
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Obama Land Mine Policy Dear Editor; Long before Secretary John Kerry entered Washington politics, he was a local politician and a friend to the City of Revere. Revere’s State Senator, Fran Doris introduced John Kerry to Revere in our Columbus Day Parade. He kept in touch with many Revere office holders, including myself ,...
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Guest-Editorial

January 6, 2017
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In 2014, the American Waterworks Association declared MWRA’s water to be the best in the nation. (In fact, it won both first and second place both for the City of Boston’s and the MWRA’s own sample.) This was not a lucky coincidence, but the end result of a carefully crafted and intricate plan to...
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Sports 01-04-2017

January 6, 2017
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RhS sports Roundup RHS boys basketball tops Medford, Malden It was like old times (at least for the old-timers among us) over the school vacation week as the Revere High boys basketball team took on two former rivals from the Greater Boston League in a holiday tournament. However, in contrast to most of those...
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Obituaries 01-04-2017

January 6, 2017
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Frances Kleinfeldt Former saleswoman at Host Gift Shop at Logan Airport Frances M. (Haas) Kleinfeldt, a lifelong resident of Beachmont, died on December 31 at her residence. She was 83 years old and although her health had been failing, her death was most unexpected. Frances was born in Winthrop and lived all of her...
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The Eighth Wonder:Lincoln School Student Jonathan Reyes Excels in All-America National Tournament

January 4, 2017
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The Eighth Wonder:Lincoln School Student Jonathan Reyes Excels in All-America National Tournament

By Cary Shuman Jonathan Reyes is 8 years old and loves to play baseball. And his career is certainly off to an auspicious start. While competing in the All-America Youth Baseball Games in Samford, Fla. last week, Jonathan helped lead his team to the championship game of the national tournament. The son of Sergio...
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Making the College Application Process at RHS Easier

January 4, 2017
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Making the College Application Process at RHS Easier

By Lani Stevens As winter break begins and the holidays come to an end, college application deadlines quickly approach for many seniors in high school.  Four years ago at Lowell High School, Ms. Tiffany Currie began the Massachusetts College Application Celebration with the objective of giving students a plan in place to proceed in...
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ZBA to Hear Plans for Two New Projects

January 4, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Two projects, one involving a mixed use project of retail and residential property and a project for a five-story storage unit will appear before the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) tonight (Dec. 28) in Council Chambers, both are being represented by D’ambrosio & Brown. The Neighborhood Developers are proposing to...
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Revere Man Dies in Squire Road Crash

January 4, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A 70-year-old Revere man died after being hit by a car on Squire Road, near Orvis Road, around 6:30 p.m. on Christmas Day. The man’s identity had not been released by Journal deadlines pending notification of family members. The driver of the vehicle was 21 and police said that it appears...
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Philly Pretzel to Open New Store on Squire Rd Coming to Revere

January 4, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Philadelphia is a city of firsts and Revere will have the first Philly Pretzel Factory store in Massachusetts when it opens this week at 4 Squire Road. The first Philly Pretzel Factory opened its doors in Mayfair, Philadelphia, in 1998. The concept was to bake Philly Style soft pretzels all...
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News Briefs

January 4, 2017
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New Year’s Hours posted for Clubs and Restaurants The Revere Licensing Commission has set hours for New Year’s Eve for local  restaurants and clubs. Last call in all establishments will be at 1:30 a.m. (Jan. 1) and may stay open until 3 a.m. (Jan. 1) if serving continental breakfast. NARFE to meet   on January...
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Police Briefs 12-28-2016

January 4, 2017
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MONDAY, DECEMBER 19 Thann Nguon, 34, of 52 Thornton St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Jacqueline Charlebois, 55, of Winthrop, was issued a summons for a charge of operating an uninsured motor vehicle. She also was cited for the civil motor vehicle infraction of operating an unregistered motor vehicle. Don P. Algeni, 50,...
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Have A Happy, Healthy, and Safe New Year

January 4, 2017
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The upcoming long weekend marks the start of the New Year — 2017. The arrival of a new year marks a time for reflection, both as to the year that has passed and as to the year to come. In the words of the poet Alfred Lord Tennyson: Ring out the old, ring in...
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Sports 12-28-2016

January 4, 2017
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RhS sports Roundup Patriots defeat English, 60-57 The Revere High boys basketball team broke into the win column in a big way with an exciting 60-57 victory over Lynn English this past Thursday at the Revere High fieldhouse. Buoyed by a stern defensive effort, the Patriots grabbed a 23-17 lead at the half, setting...
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Obituaries 12-28-2016

January 4, 2017
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Karen Morgan Worked at Prince Pizzeria and Citizens Bank Karen Morgan of Revere passed away after a battle with cancer on Friday, December 23 surrounded by her family. Born in Lynn, Karen was the daughter of Thomas Morgan and Barbara (Gardyna). She was raised in Lynn and lived in Revere for the past 30...
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100 and Counting

December 23, 2016
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100 and Counting

Molly Hookness, a resident of Cohen Florence Levine Estates in Chelsea, turned 100 on Nov. 9. Born in Beverly, Hookness moved to Revere when she was 11 years old. She lived there her entire life until moving to the assisted living in 2015 at age 98. Remarkably, Molly worked at Graphic Art Finishers in...
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Council Wraps up ’16 with Water Fix

December 23, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The council voted to combine two loan orders for $6.5 million having to do with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) consent decree to eliminate excess water from the sewer system and the sump pump removal program at Monday night’s meeting. “It’s the consolidation of two loan orders and an...
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Revere to Celebrate the Holidays

December 23, 2016
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The following Holiday service schedule is  listed: Immaculate Conception Beach Street/ Winthrop Avenue December 24 4:00 pm English;
6:00 pm Spanish; Midnight Mass English Dec. 25 8:00 am English 10:30 am
and 12:30 Spanish   First Congregational Church 230 Beach St. December 25 8:00am Worship Service 9:15am Sunday School for all ages 11:00am Worship Service  ...
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News Briefs

December 23, 2016
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Fund set up A fund has been set up for a family whose house burned in Stoneham on December 15. The 10 a.m. fire destroyed the home of Mr. and Mrs. Marie Zealandi’s house in Stoneham. She works in Revere City Hall in the purchasing department. The fire also exploded a vehicle that was...
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JJ Jones on the Top of Cheerleading Sport

December 23, 2016
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By Seth Daniel About seven years ago, Revere’s JJ Jones was told by his doctor that he was obese; he was only 11. A bit of an outcast at school, and a bit different as well, he spent much of his time at home and was bullied relentlessly by some of the kids at...
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Police Briefs 12-21-2016

December 23, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, DECEMBER 12 Johnny D. Black, 29, of Norwood, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor (2nd offense), assault & battery upon a police officer, resisting arrest, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and causing malicious  damage to a motor vehicle. He also was...
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