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We All Benefit from Clean Beaches

June 2, 2018
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For those of us who grew up in the Greater Boston area in the period from the 1960s through the 1990s, the SH/SB’s annual report card never fails to amaze us. Boston Harbor had served as the dumping ground for industrial and sewage waste for more than a century and by the 1980s, was...
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Sports 05-30-2018

June 2, 2018
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The Anchor Man Yandoli stars for Northeast 4 X 100 relay team By Cary Shuman Joshua Yandoli is making a name for himself in the Northeast  Regional Vocational High School boys track program. And with two seasons left in the program, the best may be yet to come for the 16-year-old sophomore from Revere....
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Obituaries 05-30-2018

June 2, 2018
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Maureen Butler Warm and caring daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend Maureen K. (O’Hara) Butler of Stoneham passed away on Thursday, May 24 at Newton Wellesley Center for Alzheimer’s Care.  She was 81 years old. Born on July 10, 1936 in Boston, Maureen was the loving daughter of the late Edward T....
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Wounded Veterans Run

May 25, 2018
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Wounded Veterans Run

The four veterans being honored at the Wounded Veterans Run shown at the singing of the “National Anthem” that was held on Sunday with ceremonies at Suffolk Downs are from left: Corporal Brian Johnston, Sergeant Peter Rooney, Captain Greg Galeazzi and Sergeant Brandon Korona.
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Revere Beach Kite Festival

May 25, 2018
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Revere Beach Kite Festival

Angelina and Selina Barneby ready to fly the beautiful kites they designed at the annual Revere Beach Kite Festival this past Sunday, May 20.
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News Briefs

May 25, 2018
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SECOND ANNUAL PATRIOT FLAG PLATOON In addition to Monday’s Memorial Day exercises, the Second Annual Patriot Flag Platoon is being held on Saturday, May 26, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This annual program is requesting the help of residents and Veterans to place flags on the graves of our past heroes in the...
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School Notes

May 25, 2018
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Beachmont Last week our fifth-grade students visited the Saugus Ironworks. This historical site is one of the earliest metal forges in the United States. Students not only learned about the historical significance of this site, but also they learned about the science of force and motion and simple machines. It was a very enlightening...
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Senior History Major Awarded City on a Hill History Fellowship

May 25, 2018
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For senior Danny Gullion, the road to an undergraduate education wasn’t a typical one. “In high school, I never really thought about going to college,” he said. Coming from a family of union painters, the Revere native was happy to follow in their footsteps. Despite enjoying his work, the draw of the classroom experience...
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Police Briefs 05-23-2018

May 25, 2018
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Arrest Report WEDNESDAY, MAY 16 Susan M. Hayes, 49, of 48 Conant St., was arrested on charges of breaking and entering in the daytime with intent to commit a felony and illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance. A 16-year-old juvenile was arrested on two outstanding warrants and on charges of disorderly...
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Letters to the Editor

May 25, 2018
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DO NOT PASS FINES FOR NOT SHOVELING SIDEWALKS To the Editor, I sincerely hope that the council does not pass an ordinance that fines citizens for not shoveling snow from their sidewalks. From what I read in the advocate, the inspiration for the ordinance was due to a councilor seeing school children walking on the...
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Memorial Day Is a Time for Reflection

May 25, 2018
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The Memorial Day weekend is upon us, a three-day weekend that for most Americans marks the start of the summer season. Many will celebrate appropriately with barbecues and outdoor activities with family and friends. However, amidst our festivities, we should not forget that Memorial Day is America’s most solemn national holiday, marking our nation’s...
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Sports 05-23-2018

May 25, 2018
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RhS sports Roundup RHS softball team wins 3 straight, improves to 11-4 When RHS softball coach Joe Ciccarello surveyed his team’s opponents for the coming week last week, the veteran mentor said he would be happy with at least one win and delighted with two. However, when all was said and done, the Lady...
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Obituaries 05-23-2018

May 25, 2018
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Rose DeVincentis Of Revere Rose (Mayo) DeVincentis of Revere died on May 17. The beloved wife of 66 years to the late Vero DeVincentis, she was the devoted mother of David DeVincentis and his wife, Lynn of South Carolina, Joanne Muise and her husband, Carl of Virginia, and the late Vera Rose Natalie and...
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News Briefs

May 17, 2018
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Help Build Harmon Park Playground Help build Harmon Park playground on Salem Street with a community build on May 18, 19 and 20 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Volunteers are welcome throughout the day. The North Revere Neighborhood Group will be providing food for volunteers the whole weekend. To donate food or supermarket...
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Public Housing Officials Voice Appreciation for Legislators’ Local Support at State House Event

May 17, 2018
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Officials from the Revere Housing Authority met with State Sen. Joseph Boncore and State Rep. RoseLee Vincent to discuss the need for increased state support of public housing at the 36th Annual Legislative Information Day sponsored by the Massachusetts Chapter, National Association National Association of Housing & Redevelopment Officials (MassNAHRO) at the State House...
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House Passes Balanced Budget with a Focus on Local Aid, Helping People

May 17, 2018
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House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo and State Rep. RoseLee Vincent joined their colleagues in the Massachusetts House of Representatives to pass a FY19 budget which makes investments in programs and services across the Commonwealth. Funded at $41.064 billion, the House budget maintains funding for key programs amidst a fragile revenue picture and uncertainty in Washington. It includes...
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Boston’s Wounded Veterans Run Hosts Eighth Annual Motorcycle Fundraising Ride on May 20

May 17, 2018
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Boston’s Wounded Veterans Run is proud to announce its eighth annual motorcycle charity ride on Sunday, May 20, to help raise money to help four New England veterans who were recently severely injured in overseas combat. The 28-mile ride begins at Harley-Davidson in Revere at 1 p.m., with registration starting as early as 8:30 a.m., and ends at...
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Revere Students Earn Academic Honors

May 17, 2018
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INDUCTED INTO HONORS SOCIETY Brenda Angel of Revere, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Angel was initiated at Salem State University. Angel is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi...
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Immaculate Conception School Holds Annual Pasta Dinner Fundraiser

May 17, 2018
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On Jan. 27, Immaculate Conception Parish School in Revere celebrated Catholic Schools Week in honoring God with a beautiful liturgical celebration of the Eucharist. This year’s “Annual Pasta Dinner Fund Raiser” was organized by Immaculate Conception School’s Admissions Director, Donis Tracy, Principal Stephen Hanley and Gary and Julie Ferragamo, whose 7-years-old son Anthony attends...
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Northeast Metro Tech Students Preparing Each Other for Real World Experiences

May 17, 2018
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Northeast Metro Tech juniors received a glimpse into what their futures may hold as they made their way around a financial literacy fair and attempted to plan life after graduation. Organized by business technology students, the event was designed to give the junior class an idea of the financial responsibilities — obtaining a job...
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