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Through the Years

September 3, 2014
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10 years ago September 1, 2004 With Massachusetts U.S. Senator John Kerry running as the Democratic nominee for President, speculation is rampant as to who will run for Kerry’s seat if he should win the Presidency. If Congressman Ed Markey should decide to throw his hat into the ring, Mayor Thomas Ambrosino said he...

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Sports 09-03-2014

September 3, 2014
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The Revere High football team continued to display positive signs in a pair of pre-season scrimmages last week against St. Mary’s of Lynn and Marblehead. “Things are going very well,” said RHS head coach Lou Cicatelli. “We’ve had a great pre-season and the coaches are very happy with the progress and work ethic of...

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Obituaries 09-03-2014

September 3, 2014
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Helen Ann Hemeon Of Florida, formerly of Revere Helen Ann (Moran) Hemeon of New Port Richey, Florida, formerly of Revere, passed away early on June 3 after a long illness. Born to the late John and Anna Moran in Charlestown, she lived in Revere for most of her life until retiring to Florida with...

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First Day of School

August 27, 2014
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First Day of School

Noelis Aponte, left, and Alyssa Horn – both new fifth graders – hope for the perfect classroom assignment during at the Garfield Elementary School on Monday morning, Aug. 25 – the district’s first day of school. Also, parent Seth Novoselsky gets a good-bye hug from his daughter Charleigh Novoselsky, 2nd grade, before she goes...

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Revere Softball Champions

August 27, 2014
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Revere Softball Champions

The 2014 Patriettes softball team won the Revere Youth Baseball and Softball League championship. Coaches and players are pictured above after winning the team’s second title in three years.  Shown front row, from left, are Jessica MacPhail, Natalia MacPhail, and Ellie Shapleigh. Second row, from left, are Makayla McGrath, Madison Theriault, Angelia Pepe, Chloe O’Neil,...

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Mohegan Sun Casino Picks up Editorial Support

August 27, 2014
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Citing a variety of economic, regional impact and project design factors, the Boston Herald this week endorsed Mohegan Sun Massachusetts for the Commonwealth’s Region A gaming license – an endorsement that came just weeks before the winning bids are to be announced by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC). In an editorial entitled “Mohegan Bid...

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Celebrating Labor Day

August 27, 2014
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The United States of America will celebrate the federal Labor Day holiday this Monday, Sept. 1. President Grover Cleveland first established it as an official holiday in 1894 to recognize the contributions of workers. Local residents will mark the holiday with backyard barbecues and other events as Labor Day has come to signal the...

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Democratic Committee Cookout

August 27, 2014
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The Revere and Winthrop Democratic Committee hosted a cookout Sunday at the Point Shirley Association in Winthrop. The Mass. state primary election is Tuesday, Sept. 9. Pictured at the event are (front row, from left) Rose Mirasolo, Marie Giacobbe, Rose Napolitano, and Nick Giacobbe. Back row (from left) are Speaker of the House Robert...

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Letters to the Editor

August 27, 2014
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Thank you for the help To the Editor I would like to say a genuine thank you to the citizens of Revere and the surrounding areas who participated in the recent Flea Market/Bake sale at the Revere Senior Center. There are so many people to thank.  First , I must thank the Revere Journal, ...

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Council Motions

August 27, 2014
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The following motions werer discussed at the City Council meeting on Monday, August 25: 14-190 Motion presented by Councillor Powers: That the Mayor facilitate the repair of fencing that was damaged during the tornado at Revere High School along all of the residences which abut the high school property. 14-191 Motion presented by Councillor...

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Police Briefs 08-27-2014

August 27, 2014
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VIOLENT HOME INVASION ON ELDERLY COUPLE At approximately midnight on Monday morning, officers responded to Rand Street for reports of a person attempting to gain entry to a house and of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers found the victim, a 61-year-old male, and the suspect, Eric Rumson, 34, of Everett, wrestling inside the house....

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Patriettes Are Champions Again

August 27, 2014
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The 2014 Patriettes softball team defeated the Jets in the Championship game of the Revere Youth Baseball and Softball League to win its second Championship Title in three years.  Managed by Corrie O’Neil and led by Head Coach Paul Nowicki, along with Paul Shapleigh and Joe Pepe, this team had all the makings of...

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Obituaries 08-27-2014

August 27, 2014
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Stanley Meads Retired Proprietor of Meads Brothers Plumbing of East Boston Stanley J. Meads of Revere and Middleton, formerly of East Boston, died on August 22 at his Middleton home following a long illness surrounded by the love and devotion of his family. He was 81 years old. Born and raised in East Boston,...

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Big Strides in Reading Seen at Local Schools

August 25, 2014
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The Bay State Reading Institute (BSRI) released good news about its partner schools in Everett, Malden and Revere – three Massachusetts Gateway Cities.  Working with BSRI, an innovative educational partnership, reading fluency of kindergartener at 11 schools in these districts has dramatically improved.  Getting kids up to grade level in kindergarten is especially important...

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Summer’s End

August 25, 2014
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Summer doesn’t officially end until Sept. 22, but when our students start returning to school and our Revere High School and Pop Warner football and cheerleading teams begin practices, we know that the “real” summer season is coming to a close. It’s been a great summer in Revere where the annual Revere Beach National...

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Thank You, Dr. Bornstein

August 25, 2014
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Dr. Robert Bornstein is a true legendary, larger-than-life figure in the history of our city. The esteemed pediatrician practiced medicine here for more than 50 years and parents have depended on his expertise in medicine in the care of their children for decades. Dr. Bornstein went above and beyond the call of his esteemed...

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Letters to the Editor

August 25, 2014
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On Globe article about Revere Beach Editor’s Note: The following letter was drafted to Boston Globe Magazine by Council President Tony Zambuto late last week on behalf of the Council and as an official communication from the Revere City Council. Dear Mr. LaPierre: This letter shall serve as a response to your article in...

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Police Briefs 08-20-2014

August 25, 2014
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Monday, Aug. 11 Jimmy Villanueva, 29, of 82 Mountain Ave., was charged with violating an abuse prevention order. Tuesday, Aug. 12 Caio Cesar Ciochetti, 25, of Everett, was charged with shoplifting, second offense. Carmine Capachietti, 47, of 418 Revere Beach Parkway, was charged with nonviolent family offenses. Ralph Sordillo, 48, of 371 Mountain Ave.,...

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Silver in Sparring: Dania Kenny Takes Second Place in Karate Internationals

August 25, 2014
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Dania Kenny traveled 3,000 miles earlier this month to compete in the 50th Long Beach International Karate Championships in California. With her parents, Patrick and Michele Kenny rooting her on in the matches, the talented 11-year-old athlete took home the silver medal in sparring – quite a performance in her first-ever out-of-state competition. Kenny,...

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Obituaries 08-20-2014

August 25, 2014
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Arthur ‘Artie’ Adamson, Jr. Affiliated with Family Business, “Adamson Construction & Heavy Equipment Co. of Revere Arthur L. ‘Artie’ Adamson, Jr. of Revere died on Tuesday, August 12 following a long illness at the Golden Living Center of West Newton. “Artie” was born in Winthrop and lived all of his life in Revere. He...

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