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Eve Lescovitz Selected for HOBY Leadership Seminar

August 3, 2018
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Eve Lescovitz a resident of Revere, was selected to attend the Massachusetts Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar held June 15-17, 2018 at Bentley University in Waltham. (Lescovitzwas joined by 221 other high school leaders from across the state of Massachusetts. Representing Revere High School,  Eve is the daughter of  Richie and Diane Lescovitz....
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Chelsea Pride Football Registration Now Open

August 3, 2018
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Registration is open for Chelsea Pride Football and Cheer. Come and join the Chelsea Pride family. Registrations will be on Mondays and Wednesdays 5 to 8 p.m. at Carter Park and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Carter park football trailer. Registration fee is only $80 for the first child ($50 for each additional child). The...
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Legislation Passed to Makestate Colleges Safe and Inclusive

August 3, 2018
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House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo joined his colleagues in the House last week to pass legislation requiring Massachusetts higher education institutions to conduct surveys assessing the campus climate relative to sexual misconduct every two years. With the goal of fostering safe and inclusive campus environments, the surveys – known as campus climate surveys –...
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MCU Reaches Over 1,900 Students Through Financial Education Program

August 3, 2018
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In the 2017-2018 academic year,14 Massachusetts high schools implemented MoneySense, a free, digital financial education program. Metro Credit Union (MCU)  has partnered with leading education technology company EverFi, Inc., to bring this interactive, web-based financial management program to over 1,900 students since the program’s inception in 2017. “Metro is proud to have empowered so...
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Boston Bar Association Holds Forum for Suffolk County DA Candidates

August 3, 2018
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The Boston Bar Association (BBA) held a forum for the candidates for Suffolk County district attorney on July 25. Five of the six candidates answered questions moderated by Suffolk University Law School Professor and former prosecutor Christina Miller and Northeastern University School of Law professor Daniel Medwed, as well as the audience. Candidate Linda...
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Bill on Civic Engagement Heads to Baker for Approval

August 3, 2018
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House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo joined his colleagues in the Legislature to enact S.2631, An Act to Promote and Enhance Civic Engagement. This legislation is the result of years of advocacy and collaboration between bipartisan House and Senate legislators, and it will implement a civics education curriculum in all Massachusetts public schools. The legislation...
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Police Briefs 08-01-2018

August 3, 2018
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ARREST Report WEDNESDAY, JULY 25 Michael C. Fournier, 38, of 173A Proctor Ave., was arrested on four outstanding warrants and on a charge of operating a motor vehicle after his right to operate had been suspended.   THURSDAY, JULY 26 Miguel Angel Lara, 26, of 54 Fernwood Ave., was arrested on a charge of...
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Letters to the Editor

August 3, 2018
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ESPOSITO FAMILY SAYS THANK YOU Dear Editor: The family of Gerald “Jerry” Esposito want to take this opportunity to thank the people responsible for The Memorial Dedication in his honor on July 21, 2018 at the intersection of Mills Avenue and North Shore Road. Marc Silvestri director of veterans office, did an exemplary job...
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National Grid Open to Negotiations

August 3, 2018
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At National Grid, we’re industry leaders in the clean energy transition. We take seriously our responsibility to help solve major energy challenges, while meeting our customers’ evolving expectations and ensuring that the cost of our service is sustainable for years to come.  Our effort to keep costs reasonable for our customers has led to...
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A Tragedy That Affected All of Us

August 3, 2018
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The news reports this weekend about the tragic motor vehicle accident that claimed the life of a 32-year-old Cape Cod man who had just become a new father  — as he was returning home at night from the hospital after visiting with his wife and child — caused all of us to pause for...
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Hands-Free Driving Law Needed

August 3, 2018
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Public safety advocates have been disappointed this week that the legislature has failed to adopt a bill in this legislative session that would ban the use of mobile electronic devices while operating a motor vehicle unless the devices are used in hands-free mode. Distracted driving is a huge and ever-growing problem, surpassing drunk driving...
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Revere Youth Baseball: Cardinals win Major League

August 3, 2018
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After a strange season during which last season’s runners up finished second-to-last in the regular season standings, the Cardinals have shown nothing short of brilliance. Completing their Cindarella run, the Cardinals defeated the Red Sox, 9-8, on Sunday, winning the 2018 Revere Youth Major League Baseball. “It was a team effort by both teams,”...
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Obituaries 08-01-2018

August 3, 2018
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Greta ‘Brenda’ Minichiello Managed five titles for St. Mary’s Baseball League Greta “Brenda” (Spencer) Minichiello of Revere died on July 29. Brenda loved her family dearly.  She spent many hours tending to her beautiful garden and her Koi fish. Brenda was a seamstress for many years and was the manager of five titles for...
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News Briefs

July 28, 2018
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Purple Heart Day is Aug. 7 There are so many days of remembrance on the calendar its no wonder many can be forgotten. Our Auxiliary has chosen Purple Heart Day Aug. 7 as our date of remembrance. Each year Auxiliary VFW Post 6712 shall try its best to Honor community recipients on this very...
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Revere Students Earn Academic Honors

July 28, 2018
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LOCAL STUDENTS ON DEAN’S LIST MCPHS Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science  (MCPHS) University is pleased to announce the students who have been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 semester: Brianna Herlihy is a native of Revere, who is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Brianna will...
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City Council Motions

July 28, 2018
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18-246 Motion presented by Councillor Rotondo: That the Mayor provide a copy of the City of Revere yearly audit and the budget commencing in 2016. APPROVED 18-247 Motion presented by Councillor Guinasso: That the City Council award a Certificate of Commendation to Kerri Abrams, owner of Kinship Floral for donating a kidney to John...
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NY Dog Breeder, Dumped Dogs in Revere, Convicted of Animal Cruelty

July 28, 2018
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A Salem Superior Court judge found a 54-year old Long Beach, New York dog breeder guilty of animal cruelty on July 20 following a week and a half long bench trial. Judge James Lang found Dominic Donovan guilty of six counts of animal cruelty Friday morning. Donovan’s bail was revoked and he was taken into...
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Arrigo Announces Financial Audit Findings and Commits to Further Review

July 28, 2018
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Mayor Brian Arrigo announced the findings of a comprehensive external review that has resulted in the identification of over $2 million in city funds of which nearly $800,000 will be returned to the city’s general fund and  the remaining money will be returned to the state and federal governments.  The audit was commissioned by...
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Police Briefs 07-25-2018

July 28, 2018
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SHOOTING IN CAMPBELL AVE HOME Revere Police detectives and State Troopers assigned to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office are investigating a shooting that severely injured a man on Campbell Avenue early on July 17. Revere Police responded for a 9-1-1 call reporting an injured person in the area of 104 Campbell Ave. Inside...
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Lost and Found: Audits Found Forgotten Money, and Revealed Lost Parking Revenue

July 28, 2018
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When I took the oath of office as Mayor of Revere in 2016, among my immediate priorities was to gain an objective, unvarnished assessment of the City’s finances and the methods used to manage them.  I believed that there was ample space to improve oversight, increase efficiency, and revise the ways the City used...
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