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Students Learning English Challenge Themselves to Get to College

November 24, 2016
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By Seth Daniel For many students who have arrived in Revere from other countries over the last couple of years, the brainpower is there, but the language skills often hold them back. And for many of those students, who might otherwise be headed to college, there just isn’t enough time to catch up through...
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News Briefs

November 24, 2016
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JOB FAIR AT EBNHC East Boston Neighborhood Health Center is hosting a Job Fair, Monday December 12, 2016 from 2-6pm for CNA/Home Health Aide’s.  We will be conducting on site interviews at 250 Sumner Street, East Boston, MA 02128. Call 617-568-6444 for more information.  Applications available in advance.  Requirements: HHA/CNA Certification, H.S. Diploma/GED, Excellent...
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Police Briefs 11-23-2016

November 24, 2016
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14 Edison A. Cardona, 49, of East Boston, was issued a summons for charges of assault & battery in a domestic situation and malicious damage to property under $250. Cheryl A. Kenney, 36, of of Lynn was issued a summons for charges of receiving stolen property greater than $250 and larceny from...
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Targeting the Untapped Market of Wearables for Elder Care

November 24, 2016
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By Rahmat Shoureshi Today’s 20-something tech wizards might not worry about the challenges of old age. But they should. Seniors represent a huge untapped market for tech companies. While just 13 percent of America’s population is 65 or older today, that slice will jump to 19 percent by 2030. One area that holds particular...
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Letters to the Editor

November 24, 2016
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Election DAY thank you Dear Editor: I would like to publicly thank the following individual’s for working so hard to ensure the success of the last six State Elections; Mayor Brian M. Arrigo, Election Board Members: Robert N. Scrima, John V. Cammarata, Elizabeth Dixon, Election Staff member Caitlin C. Welch, Election help: Margaret Peroni,...
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Enjoy the Game with Respect and Dignity

November 24, 2016
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With the traditional Revere-Winthrop football game set for Thanksgiving Day and a large crowd expected for what promises to be an evenly-matched and exciting battle, we wish to remind all fans and players alike that it is their obligation to behave in a courteous, respectful, and dignified manner at all times. On two occasions...
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Remember Those in Need

November 24, 2016
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For the vast majority of Americans, Thanksgiving and the holiday season is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a wealthy nation such as ours. But the sad reality for many of our fellow citizens is that the holiday season brings little, if any, joy. Those who are...
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Happy Thanksgiving

November 24, 2016
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Thanksgiving is the ultimate family-centered holiday. Thanksgiving has no religious connotations, no national-celebration connotations, and no required gift-giving. It asks nothing more from each of than just showing up (other than for the person who is doing all the cooking) and enjoying the company of our family and friends and then having a great...
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Sports 11-23-2016

November 24, 2016
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Revere vs. Winthrop: Thanksgiving Day game is rated a toss-up The “second season” for both the Revere and Winthrop High football teams is set to take place this Thursday morning when the long-time archrivals take to the field at sparkling Harry Della Russo Stadium for the renewal of their traditional rivalry on Thanksgiving Day....
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Obituaries 11-23-2016

November 24, 2016
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Phyllis Trifone Of Revere Phyllis C. (Cerbone) Trifone of Revere passed away on November 19 in her home surrounded by those she loved. She was 87 years old. The beloved wife of the late Henry Trifone, she was the loving mother of Karen Trifone of Middleton, Phyllis Foster and her husband, Bernard, Jayne D’Angelo...
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Multicultural Night at Garfield School

November 18, 2016
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Multicultural Night at Garfield School

ALL STRINGS LEAD TO REVERE: Bridget Shepard hangs up a sign over a map showing how all routes lead to the Garfield School from all over the world. The demonstration was part of the Garfield School’s annual Multi-Cultural Night on Weds., Nov. 9.
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Recognizing Felix Desisto’s Civic Service

November 18, 2016
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Recognizing Felix Desisto’s Civic Service

On Saturday November 12, members of the community memorialized and celebrated the life of  Felix DeSisto, a WWII Veteran who flew 35 missions on a B-24 Liberator Bomber in the European theater. He earned the Distinguished Flying Cross as a result of these efforts.   He later continued with his comittment to public service...
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Partnering for Health

November 18, 2016
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Partnering for Health

Officials from Winthrop, Revere and Chelsea signed an agreement for the North Suffolk Health Collaborative. The agreement between the three communities will allow for a partnering to address public health issues. From left are Nick LoConte, chair of the Winthrop Board of Health; Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo; Chelsea City Manager Tom Ambrosino; Winthrop Town...
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Billboard Ban? Not Here:Despite City Ordinance,MassDot Approves New Signage at ‘T’ Garage

November 18, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Despite a one-year moratorium on billboards in the city of Revere, the MBTA recently received approval from the MassDOT to install a new billboard on the side of the MBTA garage at Wonderland facing the rotary. “This project is within MassDOT guidelines for outdoor advertising and is consistent with the...
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Regional Dispatch Goes Online

November 18, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s been well over five years in the making and now the Metro North Regional Emergency Communications Center, the regional dispatch center for Revere and Winthrop, is now online taking emergency calls and dispatching public safety personnel. The City of Revere has been up and running for two weeks and...
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News Briefs

November 18, 2016
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RHS THANKSGIVING GAME TICKETS Tickets for the Revere-Winthrop Thanksgiving football game will be on sale at Athletic Director Frank Shea’s Office at the high school on Monday Nov. 21 through Wednesday, Nov. 23. All pre-sale tickets are $5. Tickets at the door on the morning of the game are $10 for adults and $5...
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Election Was No Surprise When Looking at Shrugs and Smiles

November 18, 2016
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By Seth Daniel When jaws dropped last Tuesday night and Wednesday morning as the national election returns began to favor President-elect Donald Trump, one apolitical political predictor had a very big “told you so” moment. Boston area businessman and political prognosticator Don Khoury is known for turning down the sound on political races. By...
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FBI Building Opened in Chelsea, Moved Offices Out of Boston

November 18, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Activity blossomed out of the new FBI Building in Chelsea Monday morning, Nov. 7, as the Boston Headquarters officially opened for its first day of work in Chelsea – just a hop away from Revere. Cars pulled into the lot, shuttles operated from South Station and some of the 500 newly...
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Police Briefs 11-16-2016

November 18, 2016
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ARREST Report SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6 Josue Castro-Reyes, 21, of Chelsea, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting. Lucas A. Portillo, 33, of Lynn, was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor. Rochelle L. Fernandez, 29, of Billerica, was arrested on charges of making a threat to...
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Why Were the Presidential Polls Wrong?

November 18, 2016
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by Dr. Gary Welton The election-night coverage of the 2016 vote began with images of the Clinton campaign team gathering in the Javits Center—under the symbolic glass ceiling. Hillary Clinton supporters were enthusiastic, upbeat, and expectant. The polls gave them every reason to expect that America was electing her as the country’s first female...
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