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City Receives $5 Million MVP Grant

April 21, 2018
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Continuing their commitment to working with communities and local partners to prevent and prepare for climate change, the Baker-Polito administration announced $5 million in supplemental funding for the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Program, last Friday morning  at the Revere Beach bandstand. The grant and designation program, which was created last year as part of...
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Iacoviello, Jr Takes Plea Deal to Voluntary Manslaughter

April 21, 2018
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The murder of late Police Officer Dan Talbot has finally been fully resolved. In a case that is one of the most contentious cases in a City with a lot of contentious cases, the matter was about to proceed on April 30 through an emotional re-trial of the case when Robert Iacoviello Jr., 30,...
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News Briefs

April 21, 2018
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Beachmont Improvement Committee Events Saturday, April 21, 9:30 a.m. the Beachmont Improvement Committee Clean Street Sweep Fleet will roll out to clean the square and the sidewalk area along Bennington. This year we will meet regularly at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday mornings and plan on working about one hour (some hearty souls may work a...
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BIC Rolls Out their Clean Street Sweep Fleet

April 21, 2018
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A crew of ambitious volunteers from the Beachmont Improvement Committee’s CSSF {Clean Street Sweep Fleet) met at Kimmerle Park to battle the recurring litter that blows into the neighborhood! The fleet will continue to roll out their carts on various days throughout each month (usually on Tuesdays and Saturdays) until the snow returns next...
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Police Briefs 04-18-2018

April 21, 2018
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THREAT AT RHS Two Revere High teens were charged on Weds., April 11, when they made a video threat against the school and posted it online. A student discovered the threat and immediately reported it to the principal, an act the Revere Police are praising despite the fact that the threat was not credible...
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Letter to the Editor

April 21, 2018
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Dear Editor: Lung cancer deaths are estimated to outnumber prostate, breast, and colorectal cancer deaths in Massachusetts this year, combined. One of the major risk factors for lung cancer is tobacco use. Deaths due to tobacco use are some of the most preventable deaths, and amount to almost one in five deaths in the...
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Disappointed with Wheelabrator Decision by State Officials

April 21, 2018
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In the wake of last week’s announcement by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection to grant a final permit to Wheelabrator Saugus to extend the life of its ash landfill, local officials and respected environmental advocacy groups are expressing strong disapproval of the Baker administration’s decision.  Under the permit, Wheelabrator will now be able...
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Is April the New January?

April 21, 2018
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When the meteorologists had compiled their weather statistics for the months of February and March, they informed us that for the second straight year, February actually was warmer than March. This pronouncement led the pundits to ponder whether, “March is the new February and February is the new March.” As longtime Eastern New Englanders,...
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Everyone Can Do Something for Our City

April 21, 2018
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The plea in last week’s Revere Journal that was voiced by Mayor Brian Arrigo in a column in our opinion page, in which the mayor urged his fellow residents to become involved in their city government by volunteering for a position on a city board, was both refreshing and unprecedented. Mayor Arrigo has made...
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Sports 04-18-2018

April 21, 2018
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RhS sports Roundup RHS baseball team wins a wild one at Malden The Revere High baseball team earned its second victory of the season with a come-from-behind, hold-onto-your-seat 8-7 triumph at Malden last Wednesday. The contest started well for the Patriots, who scored three runs in the second inning and added another in the...
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Obituaries 04-18-2018

April 21, 2018
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Eric Diamond Mechanical technician for Diamond Heat, North Andover Eric  D.  Diamond of Concord, N.H., formerly of Revere, died unexpectedly on Thursday, April 12. He was 42 years old. Born in Stoneham, on July 5, 1975, the son of the late Edward and Josephine (Pirello) Diamond, he was raised in Revere, attended Revere High School...
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Walking for a Good Cause

April 13, 2018
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Walking for a Good Cause

Ariana Coniglio and her husband Chad Volbert holding up balloon arch to make way for the start of their walkathon that was held on Saturday.The walkathon raised funds for the Martin Richard Foundation.
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JROTC Military Ball

April 13, 2018
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JROTC Military Ball

The Revere High School JROTC held its annual Military Ball on April 6. Cadets Arthur Lacerda and Christina Restrepo are the recipients of the Army ROTC three-year Scholarship. Lacerda will be attending Suffolk University and Restrepo UNH.
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Revere Woman Hit and Killed on Parkway

April 13, 2018
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A 44-year-old Revere woman was struck and killed by a car Monday night around 8:30 p.m. in the vicinity of the police and fire station on Revere Beach Parkway (Route 145).  The driver left the scene of the accident, according to David Procopio, spokesman for the Massachusetts State Police. The victim has been identified...
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News Briefs

April 13, 2018
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Free Parents Forum Workshop April 28 Parents and interested community leaders are invited to a free Parents Forum workshop on Saturday, April 28, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Winthrop Public Library, 2 Metcalf Square, Winthrop. The workshop, with a light lunch provided, is presented with support from DeMoulas Market Basket and...
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Mayor Arrigo Encourages Resident Participation in Local Government

April 13, 2018
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Mayor Brian M. Arrigo this week encouraged residents to take active roles in City by seeking positions on the Boards and Commission that decide and regulate a variety of municipal governmental functions. In an Op-ed piece appearing in the local print media, Mayor Arrigo invoked president Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address where the nation’s 16th...
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‘The Sound of Music’ Coming to Boston

April 13, 2018
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The Boch Center and The Madison Square Garden Company announced that a brand new production of “The Sound of Music” will take the Boch Center Wang Theatre stage for a limited two week engagement from May 1-13. “The Sound of Music” features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard...
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Mystic Valley Elder Services Encourages Lawmakers to Protect Seniors from Elder Abuse

April 13, 2018
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On Tuesday, March 27, Mystic Valley Elder Services hosted its annual legislative breakfast at the agency’s headquarters, located at 300 Commercial St. in Malden. Board President Mary Prenney and Executive Director Dan O’Leary were joined by legislative host Rep. Donald Wong. O’Leary outlined Mystic Valley Elder Services’ state budget priorities for FY19, which include...
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Police Briefs 04-11-2018

April 13, 2018
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Police  News HIT AND RUN A Ward Street man has been summonsed for a wild situation near Copeland Circle on April 3 involving an airport shuttle. Around 7:30 p.m., the shuttle driver observed a car driving erratically near Copeland Circle. Suddenly, the car hit the curb, went into the guardrail and started spinning. As...
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Keeping the Promise

April 13, 2018
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The following article is written by school officials from Revere, Chelsea, and the Greater Boston area. Among the many challenges facing public schools today is to fund an adequate education for all students but especially students with complex learning requirements, gaps in academic experiences, and language acquisition proficiency needs. Students with these kinds of...
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