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Revere Through Years

April 24, 2015
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10 years ago April 20, 2005 State Senator Jarrett Barrios said this week that if Middlesex County D.A. Martha Coakley decides to run for Attorney General, he will seek Coakley’’s D.A. post. The current Atty. General, Tom Reilly, recently announced  his candidacy for Governor. Revere school officials and the teachers’ union have agreed that...
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Revere High JROTC Aids Senior Residents

April 24, 2015
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Last Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Dan Rizzo held a pizza party and recognition ceremony for the  Revere High School Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) members that participated in the Snow Angel Program. We would like to join the Mayor in extending our appreciation to this group of RHS students that provide a crucial service...
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For Kids Only Afterschool Celebrates Milestone

April 24, 2015
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When Deborah Kneeland Keegan founded For Kids Only 30 years ago, not even she could have forecast the success that her after-school program would attain and the national model it would become for other programs of this kind. Keegan was a pioneer in understanding the crucial need for comprehensive after-school activities that would enhance...
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Sports 04-22-2015

April 24, 2015
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RhS sports Roundup RHS softball team starts with 3-1 mark   The long-delayed, but much-anticipated, 2015 season for the defending Northeastern Conference North Division and MIAA Division 1 North champion Revere High softball team got off to a busy start this past week, with the Lady Patriots playing four games in eight days. After...
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Obituaries 04-22-2015

April 24, 2015
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Italia Natalie Price Of Everett Italia Natalie (Imbimbo) Price of Everett passed away April 16. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles J. Price; loving mother of Nancy Butera and her husband, Vinny of Revere, Cheryl Elleh and her husband, John of Florida, Richard Price and his fiancé, Lisa Cardello of N....
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Guinasso Is Longest Serving City Council Member … Ev’a

April 18, 2015
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Guinasso Is Longest Serving City Council Member … Ev’a

REVERE – As of Monday night, Ward 3 Councillor Arthur Guinasso has been the longest serving city council member in the history of Revere, serving 29 years, three months and 13 days. He surpassed councilor Joseph DelGrosso who served 29 years, three months, and one day. DelGrasso passed away in 2001. Guinasso became a...
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Colm Bohill:Beloved Member of the Independent Newspaper Group

April 18, 2015
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Colm Bohill:Beloved Member of the Independent Newspaper Group

There was never a time when one could not laugh with him, nor a moment that passed when he was short of the perfect word to describe any situation. That’s how friends, family and co-workers most remember Colm Bohill, 69, a long-time partner at the Independent News Group who passed away at Whidden Hospital...
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Officials Planning for Next Year’s Snow

April 18, 2015
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REVERE – There are still some signs of the seven feet of snow that got dumped on the city this past winter and officials are looking ahead to next winter. Monday night the City Council subcommittee on Public Works tossed around several ideas that may better manage parking and snow removal next year. “Clearly...
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Police Briefs 04-15-2015

April 18, 2015
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House Breaks: (3) Vera Street; Bradstreet Avenue; and Bellingham Avenue. Commercial Breaks: (0) Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (1) VFW – Marshall’s Motor Vehicle Accidents: (30) Brown Circle (3); Mahoney Circle; Copeland Circle; Squire Road; Yeamans Street; Beach Street; Sachem Street; Squire Road; Michael Road; Ward Street; Everett Street; Lee Burbank Hwy/Railroad; Lee Burbank Hwy; Revere...
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Congratulations to Revere’s Fulbright Scholar, Sarah Chaves

April 18, 2015
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We congratulate Revere High School teacher and lifelong Revere resident Sarah Chaves on her receiving a Fulbright Scholarship. This is a prestigious and noteworthy award for Ms. Chaves. She will use this scholarship to study in the Azores next year. As highly regarded an achievement as being a Fulbright Scholar is, this high honor...
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Mayor Stands up for Revere after an Historic Winter

April 18, 2015
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We agree with Mayor Dan Rizzo that President Barack Obama should have declared a disaster for  the entire historic winter that dropped more than 100 inches of snow on the Greater Boston area, including the City of Revere. Instead the President only declared a disaster for Jan. 26-28, the first major snowstorm of the...
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Sports 04-15-2015

April 18, 2015
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Sports 04-15-2015

RhS sports Roundup Palermo fans 13, softball team wins opener, 3-1 “Good things come to those who wait,” the good nuns of the Sisters of St. Joseph always told us, and for the Revere High softball team, the delay in the start of their 2015 season proved well worth the wait as the Lady...
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Obituaries 04-15-2015

April 18, 2015
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Obituaries 04-15-2015

Saul Elliot Katz Of Revere Saul Elliot Katz of Revere died on April 4. A US Air Force veteran of the Korean War, he was born, raised and educated in Revere and was a graduate of Revere High School. Prior to his retirement, he worked as a shipper in manufacturing. He was the beloved...
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The Passion of Jesus Christ

April 9, 2015
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The Passion of Jesus Christ

Immaculate Conception Church took to the streets and the church on Good Friday to re-enact the Passion Play of Christ being crucified. Hundreds turned out for the solemn occasion, marching through the streets to mark the occasion. Here, a dramatic scene unfolds during the eleventh station when Jesus (played by Orlando Abrego) is nailed to...
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Police Briefs 04-08-2015

April 9, 2015
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POLICE FIND DEAD BODY IN BEACHMONT State Police and Revere Police detectives are investigating the discovery of a body in the yard of 289 Endicott Ave. Monday morning. Revere Police Chief Joseph Cafarelli and District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said the body has been identified as that of a 40-year-old East Boston man. Though...
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McMackin Park Flooding Situation Must Be Addressed Immediately

April 9, 2015
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 We can say without dispute that Revere Little League has one of the best ballparks in the region. Some of us, who played Little League Baseball in neighboring communities, always hoped that we could play a game in McMackin Park, the unique ballpark known affectionately as “Little Fenway.” And sure enough, Revere Little League...
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Problem Solving and Helping People – Public/Private Partnerships

April 9, 2015
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 In the movie, “It’s A Wonderful Life”, George Bailey embodies a human spirit of community-based generosity that we don’t see much these days.  The new normal is that our neighbors are oftentimes strangers.  Last summer’s F2 tornado tested the community of Revere.  With damages in the millions, dozens of families lost their homes and...
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Commenting on the Latest Irregularities in Casino Process

April 9, 2015
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I want to commend Secretary Beaton for his common sense approach in denying Wynn Everett its MEPA certificate yesterday and Director Buckley for finally putting a stop to a disturbing pattern of behavior. As the Secretary and his staff pointed out, the project still does not do enough to mitigate its impacts and the illegal land deal between...
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Letters to the Editor

April 9, 2015
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Scholarship Committee thanks donors Dear Editor: The City of Revere Community Scholarship Committee thanks generous donors who made contributions from Jan. 1, 2014 through Dec. 31, 2014. PLATINUM  ($500.) A. Casoli RHS Class of 1961 DIAMOND ($400.) Ms. Evelyn P. Morris Anonymous (1) GOLD ($200. plus) Ms. Carol A. Tye Dr. Catherine Wu BENEFACTORS...
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Sports 04-08-2015

April 9, 2015
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Elam takes office as new Pop Warner President by Cary Shuman Craig Elam has begun his tenure as the new president of the Revere Junior Patriots Pop Warner football and cheerleading organization. Elam, who has been a coach and board member, succeeds Marc Tango as president of the popular youth sports program. Elam’s wife,...
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