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Reflecting on the Last 100 years

January 12, 2015
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The celebration of the 100th Anniversary on Monday night in the Council Chamber noting the changing of the government of the Revere from a Town form to a City  form was a very impressive affair.  City Clerk Ashley Melnik is to be congratulated for leading the organization of this affair. We provide two excerpts...
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Letters to the Editor

January 12, 2015
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Remembering the old Carousel Dear Editor: Recently as I read the letters section of the Revere Journal I read a letter to the editor about the old Carousel at the Hippodrome at old Revere Beach back in the day. I remembered how sad I was to see the old amusement strip demolished and was...
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Sports 01-07-2015

January 12, 2015
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RHS sports Roundup RHS girls basketball team off to 2-1 start The Revere High girls basketball team has opened the season with a promising start, winning two of its first three games under head coach Diana DeCristoforo, who has returned to lead the Lady Patriot basketball program after a three year hiatus in which...
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Obituaries 01-07-2015

January 12, 2015
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Maryann ‘Molly’ Zolla Will be remembered for her warm smile, Scottish brogue and witty sense of humor Maryann “Molly” Zolla, a longtime resident of Revere,  died on Sunday, January 4 at the Kaplan Family Hospice in Danvers after a long illness with her family by her side. She was 85 years old. Molly was...
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Police Briefs 12-31-2014

December 30, 2014
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NOT SO MERRY ON ENDICOTT Neighbors on Endicott Avenue in Beachmont reported that Christmas morning brought a lot of blinking lights to the street, but not the kind that bring Yuletide cheer. More like the kind that bring people to jail. Neighbors reported that they had to call police early in the morning, near...
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Ring Out The Old….

December 30, 2014
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The New Year always provides us with a time of reflection, both upon the year that has passed and upon the one to come. The opening lines of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s poem, Ring Out, Wild Bells, sums up what we all feel at this time of year: Ring out, wild bells, to the wild...
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Moroccan American Community Fundraising Event

December 30, 2014
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On Saturday, December 26th, 2014, the Moroccan American community of Greater Boston organized a Fundraising event at Revere High School to help the victims of the latest flash flood that ravaged Southern Morocco. The event was part of a  series of events organized by Moroccan Americans across the United States of America under the...
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Suffolk DA Conley Holds Course in Cutting-Edge Interview Techniques

December 30, 2014
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Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley hosted a psychology professor and a veteran police investigator for a two-day training in cutting-edge interview techniques as part of his ongoing continuing education program. The training, led by Prof. Brent Snook of the Memorial University of Newfoundland and Constable Todd Barron of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary,...
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Sports 12-31-2014

December 30, 2014
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RHS sports Roundup Boys basketball team nips Beverly at the buzzer, 75-72 RHS captain Camilo Gomez banked a three-pointer at the buzzer to give the Revere High boys basketball team a thrilling and dramatic 75-72 victory over Beverly last Tuesday. Camilo’s winning bucket climaxed what had been a fast-paced and hard-fought game from the beginning and that...
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Obituaries 12-31-2014

December 30, 2014
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Robert Long Of Revere Services were held privately for Robert J. Long of Revere who died after a long illness on Tuesday December 23 at the V. A. Boston Healthcare System – West Roxbury Campus. He was 67 years old. Robert was born and raised in Boston’s West Roxbury section. He attended Boston Public...
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Tornado Fund Distribution

December 24, 2014
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Tornado Fund Distribution

Mayor Dan Rizzo (left) presents a check for $2,000 from the Revere Tornado Relief Fund to Richard Cinelli (center) to assist in repairs to his home from the damages caused by the July 28 tornado. Also pictured is Ward 5 Councillor John Powers. More than $250,000 was given to Revere families that were impacted...
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Police Briefs 12-24-2014

December 24, 2014
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ROBBERY AT PAUL REVERE A 16-year-old victim was robbed at knifepoint when trying to exchange a PlayStation for money via an Internet meeting. The victim had made contact with the suspect via one of the new sneaker exchange chat groups that have sprung up. Such groups are intended for young people to exchange or...
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Merry Christmas: Still Time to Help Those in Need

December 24, 2014
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Christmas is almost upon us and it promises to be the merriest Christmas in many years for most Americans. Our long, twin nightmares of deep economic recession and seemingly-unending wars in the Middle East are over. It is fair to say that as a nation, we are in a much better place than we...
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Sports 12-24-2014

December 24, 2014
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RHS sports Roundup  RHS hockey team take Bourne tourney They came. They played. They conquered. (With apologies to Julius Caesar). The Revere High hockey team made their trip to the Cape over the weekend a worthy and worthwhile endeavor with a pair of victories to capture the Canalmen Hockey Classic hosted by Bourne High...
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Obituaries 12-24-2014

December 24, 2014
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Loretta Ristino 30-Year Employee of Commonwealth of Mass Group Insurance Division; Her Family Was the Center of Her Life Loretta M. (Kehoe) Ristino, a lifelong resident of Revere, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, December 21 at the Melrose– Wakefield Hospital after a brief illness. She was 71 years old. Born...
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Happy Holidays

December 23, 2014
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Happy Holidays

East Boston Savings Bank recently held a toys for tots drive at their Squire Road location. Santa picked up the donated toys for Teamsters local 25 and the Marine Corps. Shown with Santa are East Boston Savings Bank employees from left: Louisa Troville, Sue LaCroix and Pebbles Bethel.
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Powers Likely to Head Council

December 23, 2014
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For the second year in a row, Councillor Jessica Giannino’s effort to lead the Ciy Council as President  appears to have fallen short.  Ward 5 Councilor John Powers has seemingly gathered the necessary six votes to assume the position when the official vote will be cast at the first meeting on January 5. The...
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Rizzo to Deliver State of the City

December 23, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo will deliver the 2015 State of the City address on Monday Jan. 5 at 6:30 p.m., immediately following the City Council organizational meeting in the City Council Chambers at Revere City Hall. In the annual address to the public, Mayor Rizzo will review last year’s accomplishments and share his vision for...
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Meter Holiday for the Holidays

December 23, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo and Parking Clerk John Henry are happy to announce the suspension of parking meter fees in light of the holiday season and in support of Councillor Arthur Guinasso’s recent Council motion. All parking meters in the City became free Monday, Dec. 15, and  will last through Saturday, Dec. 27. “I encourage...
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Happy Hanukkah

December 23, 2014
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We want to wish our Jewish residents a Happy Hanukkah for the Festival of Lights that began at sundown Tuesday and continues for eight days. There will be the traditional lighting of the Menorah each night and other customs such as children playing the dreidel game and singing Hanukkah songs. We extend our best...
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