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A Great Day for All Citizens

June 15, 2018
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Saturday’s Boston Pride Parade, in which mayors from across the nation joined with Mayor Marty Walsh, in showing their support for the Rainbow Resistance, was a manifestation of the depth of support for the LGBTQ community throughout the United States. This show of strength is needed more than ever because it is evident that...
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Sports 06-13-2018

June 15, 2018
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RhS sports Roundup RHS softball team wins tourney opener, edged in next round   The Revere High softball team won its opening contest in the Division 1 North Sectional of the MIAA state softball tournament, defeating Beverly 3-1, but then dropped a heartbreaker to Methuen, 7-6, in the next round. The Lady Patriots entered...
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Obituaries 06-13-2018

June 15, 2018
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Barbara Gravel-Gillis Of Saugus, formerly of Winthrop Barbara A. Gravel-Gillis of Saugus, a former longtime Winthrop resident, died unexpectedly on Monday, June 4, at the Melrose – Wakefield Hospital after being stricken at her Saugus home. She was 61 years old. Her funeral will be conducted from the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals,...
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RHS Prom Royalty

June 12, 2018
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RHS Prom Royalty

The 2018 RHS Senior Prom was held at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel on Friday, June 1. Hundreds of kids filled the ballroom and danced the night away.Pictured above are Prom Queen Megan Nguyen and Prom King Henry Batista. See next week’s special graduation
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Retirement Party For Father Barry at St Mary’s

June 12, 2018
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Retirement Party For Father Barry at St Mary’s

On Saturday, June 2, parishoners gathered in the lower church hall of St. Mary’s to wish Father Jim Barry a happy retirement. Pictured above, longtime St. Mary’s parishoners Vin and Judy Cammarata enjoying their time with Father Barry.
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Academic All-Stars:Valedictorian Patrick Adolphus Off to Harvard and Salutatorian Amy Ly will be Attending Tufts

June 12, 2018
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Academic All-Stars:Valedictorian Patrick Adolphus Off to Harvard and Salutatorian Amy Ly will be Attending Tufts

Since his childhood, Patrick Adolphus always wanted to be a Harvard Crimson. He still has pictures of when he was 10 years old, Adolphus said, decked out in a Harvard hat or a Harvard T-shirt. Now, nearly a decade later, Adolphus’ dream has come true, as the Revere High School (RHS) senior and the...
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RHS Class of 2018 Set to Graduate on Thursday

June 12, 2018
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When Revere High School’s (RHS) Class of 2018 walks at this year’s graduation tomorrow, the Harry Della Russo Stadium may seem fuller than past years. Although not all of them will be walking, the estimated figure of 460 to 470 students makes it possibly RHS’s “largest class ever,” said RHS Principal Dr. Lourenco Garcia....
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Revere Students Earn Academic Honors

June 12, 2018
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TAVARES ON DEAN’S LIST Curry College is proud to announce that Djamila Tavares of Revere, has been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 semester. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must earn a 3.30 GPA, have no incompletes, and have no grade lower than a “C” for the semester. Founded...
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2018 Jossour Moroccan Association First Annual Interfaith Iftar Dinner

June 12, 2018
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Ramadan public Interfaith Iftar events are becoming popular in Revere as Muslims share the fasting experience with their fellow citizens across the city. On May 26 at Beachmont Veterans Memorial School, Jossour Moroccan Association (JMA), a non-profit organization headquarter in Revere , held its first annual Interfaith Iftar Dinner to share the Ramadan experience...
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FUN-damental Basketball Camp Open to Local Area Kids

June 12, 2018
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The annual FUN-damental Basketball Camp, open to boys and girls in the local area, will be held July 16-20, at the Immaculate Conception Parish Center, located at 59 Summer Street in Everett. The camp will be held between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. for boys and girls entering Grades 3-9 as...
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Firefighters Rescue Unconscious Occupant of Trailer at Lee’s Trailer Park

June 12, 2018
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On Tuesday May 29 at approximately 9:45 p.m. Revere 9-1-1 received multiple calls reporting a fire on the property of Lees Trailer Park Lot # 31 located at 418 Revere Beach Parkway. Revere Fire Alarm immediately struck a box alarm response dispatching Revere C4, E5, E3 Chelsea E3 and Revere L2. C4 Deputy Chief Giampietro and Revere L2...
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East Boston Savings Bank Announces New Strategic Alliance with Starkweather & Shepley Insurance

June 12, 2018
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East Boston Savings Bank (EBSB), and Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. (S&S) are pleased to announce a strategic alliance that will allow both financial service institutions the ability to offer a full line of commercial, personal and life insurance products. The formation of this alliance will enable both organizations to expand the services...
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News Briefs

June 12, 2018
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City of Revere Announces the return of the Fall Festival on Broadway On Saturday, Sept. 8, from noon to 6:00 p.m., the City of Revere Parks and Recreation Department will be bringing back last year’s popular Fall Festival on Broadway. Last year the event attracted thousands to the area, and once again we expect...
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Police Briefs 06-06-2018

June 12, 2018
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JUST WANTED TO BE A WRESTLER An Everett man with the dream of becoming a professional wrestler was arrested early on Saturday morning when he was caught flipping over picnic tables at the Twist and Shake on Revere Beach Boulevard. Around 12:30 a.m., police on routine patrol observed a man flipping over picnic tables...
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Letters to the Editor

June 12, 2018
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POINT OF PINES FIRE STATION Dear Editor: While attending a Revere City Council sub-committee meeting regarding the Point Pines Fire Station a number of possibilities were mentioned. As a former City Councillor, public safety is certainly my top priority. This is why I am calling for increased of spending for fire stations and infrastructure....
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Congratulations to the Class of 2018

June 12, 2018
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For  Revere High School seniors graduation day is Thursday and  this day is one of the few occasions that brings a smile to the faces of everyone in a community, regardless of whether they know a graduate. It is an occasion when all of us share in the joy — and pride — that...
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Sports 06-06-2018

June 12, 2018
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RhS sports Roundup RHS girls lacrosse enjoys superb season Although the Revere High girls lacrosse team dropped its first-round contest in the North Sectional of the Division 1 MIAA state tournament to Boston Latin on Monday by a score of 16-4, this has been a banner season for the Lady Patriots, who captured the...
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Obituaries 06-06-2018

June 12, 2018
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Leo Smyrlian American Airlines retiree and star RHS quarterback Leo M. Smyrlian of Revere and Reading died peacefully, surrounded by family, on May 31. He was 81 years old. A star quarterback while at Revere High School, he was a member of the National Guard and had a 35-year career at American Airlines. He...
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Susan B. Anthony Aspirers Hold Operation Give Back

June 2, 2018
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Susan B. Anthony Aspirers Hold Operation Give Back

The SBA Aspirers Club held Operation Give Back on Saturday May 26th at the SBA School. They were collecting toiletry items for veterans. Advisors Justin and Brandon Pezzuto with Tiffany Da Silva, Evan Darcy, Rabeel Nadeem, Yasmin Torquato, Elizabeth Sanchez, Ashton Hoang, Giulia Bernardo, Camilo Cuartas, Marcos Guimaraes,Daniel Cardona, Amanda Kosta, Bella Borges, Carolina...
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Suffolk Downs Owners to Start Racing at Great Barrington Fairgrounds

June 2, 2018
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Sterling Suffolk Racecourse, LLC (SSR), the company that operates Thoroughbred racing, wagering and simulcasting at Suffolk Downs, and Fairgrounds Realty LLC and Fair Grounds Community Redevelopment Project Inc., the entities that own the Great Barrington Fairgrounds, have reached an agreement for a long-term lease of the historic race track property in Great Barrington to...
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