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Letters to the Editor

August 19, 2016
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Thank you to  Yellow Taxi Dear Editor, On behalf of St. Mary of the Assumption Parish I want to express our deepest gratitude to Yellow Taxi of Revere and especially Kevin Chiles and Richard Picardi. They have been providing a free shuttle service from the Stop and Shop parking lot to our parish services...
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The Olympic Spirit Still Exists

August 19, 2016
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For almost all of us, the Olympics have provided memories that have lasted a lifetime. We can all measure how old we were, or where we were, when we recall Olympic moments both from our youth and through adulthood. For example, who among us (of a certain age) does not remember, as if it...
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Sports 08-10-2016

August 19, 2016
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Pop Warner teams start 2016 practice By Cary Shuman They have the best stadium in the league, the best cheerleading teams in the nation, and football teams that are ready to contend for playoff spots and beyond. The Revere Pop Warner Junior Patriots organization is getting ready for the 2016 season and football director...
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Obituaries 08-10-2016

August 19, 2016
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Martha Audrey Tapper Gruft Of California Martha Audrey Tapper Gruft entered into rest on July 2 in Los Angeles, California after a brave struggle with breast cancer. A passionate volunteer for many organizations, she is survived by her devoted son and his wife, Alexander and Rozlynne Gruft, and her grandchildren, Audrey and Daniel, all...
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Governor Baker in Revere for National Night Out Celebration

August 5, 2016
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Governor Baker in Revere for National Night Out Celebration

Governor Charles Baker came to Revere on Tuesday night to celebrate National Night Out with residents, local and state officials. The event was held at the Susan B, Anthony Complex. National Night is a nationwide community policing event that is held annually to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness. Shown in the photo from...
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A Tale of Sister Cities

August 5, 2016
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A Tale of Sister Cities

Acting Fire Chief Chris Bright presents Mayor Shoji Nishida with a hat from the fire department as Mayor Arrigo looks on.
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State Delegation Gets Funding Back:Grants for Chamber of Commerce and CAPIC Restored

August 5, 2016
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Bob Upton, executive director of the Revere Chamber of Commerce, said the business organization is grateful for the $25,000 state grant it has received in the state budget for the new fiscal year. Governor Charlie Baker had vetoed the funding for the grant in the original budget but through the efforts of Speaker of...
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Wynn Boston Harbor Construction Expected to Start for Real This Week

August 5, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Some 16 cranes sit waiting this week on the Wynn Boston Harbor site. Hundreds of workers, likewise, are waiting in the wings. Wynn Boston Harbor folks were counting the minutes Tuesday afternoon and into today, Aug. 3, waiting simply to get one piece of paper that they said would unleash construction...
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News Briefs

August 5, 2016
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CONGRATULATIONS TO WILLIAM BELL Former City Councillor William Bell has been elected the new prsident of the tenant’s association at Friendly Garden Coop  on Revere Street.  Friendly Garden Co-op is a 7-story, 107 unit senior community designed for resident members aged 62 and over. NICHOLAS BOSCHETTI JOINS FAMILY PRACTICE Michael J. Boschetti, DMD is...
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Police Briefs 08-03-2016

August 5, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, JULY 25 Osama Bensalem, 23, of Malden, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Barnabe Nahimana, 43, of 29 McCoba St., was arrested on charges of operation of a motor vehicle whole under the influence of liquor (2nd offense), leaving the scene of an accident after causing property damage, reckless operation of...
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Revere Through the Years

August 5, 2016
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10 years ago August 2, 2006 The city officially took control of the new West Revere Complex, the first new school to be built in the city since the Garfield Magnet School more than 10 years ago. The RHS football team held its annual Ironman Contest at Revere Beach this past week. After much...
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Letters to the Editor

August 5, 2016
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Please consider joining St. Mary’s Dear Editor: If you are fortunate enough to have a child, girl or boy that will be lucky enough to be playing on the beautiful new ball fields behind our beloved church, please consider joining the St. Mary’s Women’s Club or the St. Mary’s Holy Name Society. They are...
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Enjoy the Last Days of Summer

August 5, 2016
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When we glanced at the calendar this week, it seemed hard to believe that August already is here — and that are just four weeks to go until Labor Day weekend. Summer always is fleeting. It goes by way too fast, even if it has been a perfect summer season, as 2016 thus far...
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Obituaries 08-03-2016

August 5, 2016
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Dolores Palazzolo 40 plus year employee of Continental Restaurant in Saugus Dolores T. (Sanchez) Palazzolo of Revere died unexpectedly at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She was 87 years old. Born in East Boston, she attended the Fitton School for Girls before moving to Revere in 1942. A graduate of Revere High School, Class of...
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Sand-Sensational:Sand Sculpting Festival Draws Record One Million Visitors to Revere Beach

July 29, 2016
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Sand-Sensational:Sand Sculpting Festival Draws Record One Million Visitors to Revere Beach

By Cary Shuman The International Sand Sculpting Festival reached another milestone with one million visitors attending the event at Revere Beach. With three hot, sun-drenched summer days, people walked the boulevard to enjoy food, music, and amusements, – and of course the pais de resistance – the incredible sand masterpieces by the world’s best...
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Council Hears Plans for Apartment/Hotel Project

July 29, 2016
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Council Hears Plans for Apartment/Hotel Project

By Stephen Quigley On Monday night, City Councillors held their first official hearing of the proposed apartment and hotel complex that primarily seeks to draw millennials to Revere at the site of the former Shaw’s Supermarket on the Revere Beach Parkway.  The hearing drew about 30 people and several proponents and opponents spoke to...
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City Fondly Remembers John Arrigo

July 29, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Mr. John Arrigo sat in the front row in the City Council Chambers for his son Brian’s inauguration as the new mayor of the city of Revere in January. It was as proud a moment as one could imagine, following up on the memorable night in November that Mr. Arrigo’s son...
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News Briefs

July 29, 2016
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ANNESE JOINS FAMILY DENTISTRY Annese DMD Dental Practice, located at 106 Broadway in Revere, would like to welcome Dr. Alexander Annese as a general dentist. He joins his father, Dr. John Annese, in carrying on the legacy of  his grandfather, the late Dr. Amelio Annese, who opened the practice in 1957. Dr. Alexander  looks...
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Council Approves Dehon St Project

July 29, 2016
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Developers for a project at 17-19 Dehon Street (located near the Wonderland T Station) received unanimous approval from both the Zoning Sub-Committee and City Council on Monday night  to go ahead and apply for the permits to construct a building housing eight residential units and one 2,161 square foot commercial unit.  Attorney  Cory Rhoades...
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Residents Petition for Wheelabrator to Stop Expansion of Saugus Ash Landfill

July 29, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen The Wheelabrator Saugus landfill that was scheduled to close in 1996, but continues to run today, has recently asked to expand for another five years, causing many nearby residents to become outraged. “It was never meant to be permanent,” said State Representative RoseLee Vincent. “People need to realize we have an...
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