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Overdose Awareness Day Weds Aug 31

September 1, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Revere is kicking off Recovery Month with a special event on Wednesday, Aug. 31, on the American Legion Lawn in honor of Overdose Awareness Day. The event will begin at 4 p.m. on the American Legion Lawn and will serve to highlight services and to bring attention to the 10th annual...
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ZBA Approves 60-Unit Apt Building

September 1, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The City’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) unanimously approved a 60-unit residential development on a part of Revere Beach that developers said has been screaming for improvement for more than a decade. The 90 Ocean Ave. site, once home to the Lion’s Den, has been approved in a 5-0 vote for...
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News Briefs

September 1, 2016
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NETWORKING AND INFO SESSION There will be a multi-chamber networking and information session on Tuesday, Sept. 27 from 8:30-10 am at the Irish American Club, 177 West St., Malden. A continental breakfast will be provided. The event is free to all members of the Chelsea, East Boston,, Everett, Lynn, Malden, Medford, Melrose and Revere....
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Police Briefs 08-31-2016

September 1, 2016
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MONDAY, AUGUST 22 Emmanuel Canelas, 33, of Chelsea, was issued a summons for the charge of leaving the scene of an accident after causing property damage. He also was was cited for the civil motor vehicle infraction of operating a motor vehicle with an open container of an alcoholic beverage. David Concannon, 18, of...
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Taking Pride in Revere

September 1, 2016
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By Brian Arrigo, Mayor  I take great pride in being from the City of Revere. For my entire professional career, I’ve worn being a 4th-generation Revere resident as a badge of honor. I’m now raising the 5th generation of my family in Revere, and I couldn’t be more excited to raise my son here...
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Enjoy Labor Day Weekend — Safely

September 1, 2016
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It’s hard to believe, but the inevitable has arrived — Labor Day weekend is here. For those of us in the Greater Boston area, this has been the most incredible summer that anyone can remember (and for some of us, that’s a lot longer than we’d like to admit). This has been the sunniest...
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Sports 08-31-2016

September 1, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team readies for season The Revere High football team opened its 2016 pre-season last week, starting with three days of double-sessions last Monday. Veteran RHS head coach coach Lou Cicatelli greeted 65 candidates on opening day, a solid indication of the strength of the Revere High grid program. The...
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Obituaries 08-31-2016

September 1, 2016
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Vincent (Chip) Galli Retired machinist Vincent (Chip) Galli died on August 21. He was 92 years old. Born in Boston on September 23, 1923, the son of Luigi Galli and Emmanuelle (DeGrizio) Galli, he was employed as a machinist in Malden at New England Metal Spinners (BOMCO), and retired to Banstead, NH. He is...
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Students Head Back to Hill Elementary School

August 29, 2016
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Students Head Back to Hill Elementary School

The Hill Elementary School welcomed students back to a new school year on Monday, Aug. 22, on Park Avenue. Here, crossing guard Jeannie Ellsworth makes safe passage for a young man and his mother headed to the first day. The Hill School is the first school in the district to return to classes, and...
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No Action Taken:Councillors Table Project At Former Shaw’s Site

August 29, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Monday night the City Council decided to “table” the proposed hotel/extended stay apartments, a move that places plans for 132 hotel room and 220 extended stay apartments at 205 Revere Beach Parkway, site of the former Shaw’s on hold. After hearing from proponents and opponents, Councillor Robert Haas motioned for...
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RHS Goes From iPads to ChromeBooks

August 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Some years ago, schoolbooks were replaced at Revere High School (RHS) in large part by iPads, but now the iPads are being switched out this year for Google ChromeBooks – and so far the move is getting a thumbs up from students. All last week, students busied themselves picking up their...
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Garfield Roof, Hurricane Damage Must Wait Another Year

August 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The completed $7 million roof replacement and repair project won’t be greeting students next Monday when they return to classes at the Garfield. Instead, that will have to wait until one year from now, school officials said this week. “The timeline was just getting too tough and the contractor was going...
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News Briefs

August 29, 2016
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OUTDOOR MASS AT OUR LADY OF LOURDES PARK An outdoor mass  will be celebrated on Sunday, August 28 at 9:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Park, One Endicott Avenu in the Beachmont section.  The mass will be held rain or shine and Fr. Jorge Daniel Lazo, Administrator at Immaculate Conception will be the...
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Police Briefs 08-24-2016

August 29, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, AUGUST 15 Melvin Perez-Cortez, 31, of Lynn, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of receiving a stolen motor vehicle. Kaitlin Fish, 28, of Quincy, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs and leaving the scene of an accident after...
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Letter to the Editor

August 29, 2016
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Vote for Nutting in Suffolk County Register of   Deeds race Dear Editor It has been my experience that most voters are so focused on the candidates running for the different executive/legislative positions that they pay little or no attention to any of the other state races. One of these often overlooked positions is the...
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School Is Back — Drive With Care

August 29, 2016
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With school bells ringing for the start of the 2016-17 at the Hill School and next week for all other Revere Public Schools, commuters will have to adjust to the prospect of schoo lchildren and school buses returning to our streets. All of us who drive in the early mornings on weekdays have to...
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Sports 08-24-2016

August 29, 2016
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Revere High School football team begins practice for 2016 season By Cary Shuman Looking to continue its momentum from a 7-4 season a year ago, the Revere High School football team has begun preseason practices for the 2016 season. Head coach Lou Cicatelli and staff have welcomed 60 players to the sessions at Harry Della...
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Obituaries 08-24-2016

August 29, 2016
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Joseph Errico, Jr. Retired Revere Police Officer and founding member of the VFW Mottolo Post in Revere Joseph, J. “Joe” Errico, Jr.,  a lifelong resident of Revere, died on August 17. He was 83 years old. Joe was a US Navy veteran who served during the Korean Conflict,  a founding member of the VFW...
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Perfect For A Summer’s Day

August 19, 2016
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Perfect For A Summer’s Day

Kayla Martelli, 12, and her sister Jordan, 9, mix up another batch of lemonade at their 5th Annual Alex’s Lemonade Stand project on Dale Street this past Sunday, Aug. 7. The two sisters, dubbed The Lemonettes, have raised more than $10,000 for the national charity to benefit children with cancer. They are the daughters...
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Vietnam Veterans Honored At Purple Heart Dinner

August 19, 2016
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Vietnam Veterans Honored At Purple Heart Dinner

The Revere Veterans Services held a Vietnam Veterans Appreciation ceremony last Sunday, Aug. 7, at the Beachmont VFW Post 6712. Shown above Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo (third from left) accepts a gift of the Purple Heart flag to fly over Revere in honor and appreciation of the residents of the city who have served.
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