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Congratulations, Graduates

June 12, 2013
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A high school graduation is a bittersweet time both for the graduates and their family members. Although it is the most joyous and significant event thus far for the grads in their young lives, it also signifies the end of a period during which they have been dependent upon their parents, teachers, community, and...
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Police Briefs 06-12-2013

June 12, 2013
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Monday, June 3 Andres Romero Jimenez, 33, of 485 Beach St., was charged with trafficking in heroin and one warrant. Charles Welsh, 45, of 472 Revere St., was charged with assault and battery on a person 60 or older with injury. Marvin Sallop, 70, of 73 Fowler Ave. was arrested on one warrant. Tuesday,...
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Revere Athletes After RHS: MacDonald Excels at BC Track and Field

June 12, 2013
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‘Walking-on’ at the intercollegiate level for any sport is an arduous task. Most athletes who try out for a Division I team, in particular, have a dismal shot at making the squad. Just don’t tell that to Racquel MacDonald, who was able to walk-on to the Boston College Women’s track and field team and...
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Obituaries 06-12-2013

June 12, 2013
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Claire Di Michelle East Boston Housewife Claire M. (DeMarco) Di Michele of East Boston died unexpectedly on June 5. A housewife, she was the beloved wife of the late Daniel ‘Danny the Baker’ J. DiMichele with whom she shared 52 years of marriage; loving and devoted mother of Deborah Esposito and her husband, Steven...
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Businesses and Infrastructure on Broadway

June 5, 2013
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Businesses and Infrastructure on Broadway

Mayor Dan Rizzo (right) and Economic Development Director John Festa (left) set off from City Hall with Greg Bialecki, state secretary for housing and economic development, on Monday for a tour of businesses and infrastructure on Broadway.
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Wall That Heals Comes to Revere on June 13-16

June 5, 2013
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Revere will be transformed into a poignant Vietnam Memorial over the next week. The ‘Wall That Heals’ – a travelling Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Museum – will be arriving in Revere to great fanfare on Tuesday, June 11th, and will be stationed for the public to view from June 13-16. A welcoming processing has...
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Farewell to Hill Park

June 5, 2013
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Hill Park on Park Avenue, named in memory of U.S. Sgt. James G. Hill, holds a special place in the hearts and minds of Revere residents. For the Revere High School softball program, it has been the varsity’s home for decades. So many great friendships began on the softball diamond and continue today. There...
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Police Briefs 06-05-2013

June 5, 2013
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SUNDAY, MAY 26 Bernie Sanchez, 29, of 55 Cliff Ave., Winthrop, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor and reckless operation of a motor vehicle. MONDAY, MAY 27 Ruben Rodriguez, 33, of 172 Hichborn St., was arrested on charges of two counts of assault & battery....
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Lady Patriots Bid Farewell to Hill Park in Style in 3-2 Win

June 5, 2013
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Sophomore Sabrina Palermo tossed a five hitter and Aliza Anderson drove in the winning run in the eighth inning to lead the Revere High softball team to a walk-off 3-2 victory over Lowell in the opening round of the North Sectional of the Division 1 MIAA softball tournament at Hill Park last Thursday. The...
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Obituaries 06-05-2013

June 5, 2013
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Olga Wanyo Salem Hospital Medical Records Retiree Olga M. (Gilberti) Wanyo died Thursday evening at Salem Hospital in Salem.  She was 93 years old. The beloved wife of the late Michael J. Wanyo, Sr. , she was born and raised in Chelsea, the daughter of the late Louis and Adelaide (Lepore) Gilberti and lived in...
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Memorial Day 2013

May 29, 2013
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Memorial Day 2013

Mayor Dan Rizzo (right) and Brigadier General Thomas Sellars place the wreath in memory of those from Revere who have died in the nation’s wars.
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Putting on Your Dancing Shoes

May 29, 2013
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Putting on Your Dancing Shoes

Following the leader is Revere’s Marie Giacobbe and Gloria Hurley at the annual Reinstein Senior Prom held on May 23 at the Beachmont VFW.
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Sen. Petruccelli Blocks Ethanol Proposal Here

May 29, 2013
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Senator Anthony Petruccelli, with help from Senators Sal DiDomenico and Patricia Jehlen, added language last week during a late night session to amend the state’s Chapter 91 law. The amendment’s language would block Global Oil’s proposal to bring 1.8 million gallons of ethanol by train twice a week into their facility on the East...
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Good News for Local Beach Goers

May 29, 2013
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The report card that came out Sunday by Save the Harbor/Save the Bay certainly comes as good news for local beach goers. Revere Beach was the cleanest beach in the metro Boston area. And for many residents, the only relief from the summer heat comes at cooling down at this beach. A little more...
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Senior Prom

May 29, 2013
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It hardly seems that it was almost 20 years ago, that Representative William Reinstein came up with an idea to have a Senior Prom for Revere’s senior citizens. To many of today’s Revere’s residents, the name William Reinstein is just something that might be on the Revere Beach bandstand or other public buildings. But...
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Softball Team Awaits Tourney Seeding, Foe

May 29, 2013
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The Revere High softball team, which finished the year with a fine 12-8 record, was awaiting word yesterday (Tuesday) of their seeding and opening round opponent for the Division 1 North Sectional of the MIAA State Softball Tournament. Although the Lady Patriots had punched their ticket for a  Journey to the Tourney two weeks...
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Obituaries 05-29-2013

May 29, 2013
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Phyllis Antonelli 60 Year Revere Resident, formerly of Chelsea Phyllis M. (Reid) Antonelli of Revere, formerly of Chelsea, died at her Revere home following a long illness on May 22. She was 84 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, she attended Chelsea Schools and came to Revere in 1953. Her beloved husband, Rocco...
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Over the Rainbow

May 22, 2013
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Over the Rainbow

Two kites fly high at Revere’s annual Kite Festival held on Revere Beach this past Sunday.
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Who Will Be Revere’s Biggest Loser?

May 22, 2013
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Who Will Be Revere’s Biggest Loser?

Lines formed around the Planet Fitness with contestants in hopes that they would be picked for this season’s Biggest Loser.
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Memorial Day

May 22, 2013
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Memorial Day usually is the unofficial start of the all too brief summer in New England.  Temperatures become hotter and days also become longer.   For many grade school students, Memorial Day means that the end of the school year is in sight with only weeks remaining of books, teachers and homework. The deeper meaning...
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