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Public Housing Officials Voice Appreciation for Legislators’ Local Support at State House Event

May 17, 2018
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Officials from the Revere Housing Authority met with State Sen. Joseph Boncore and State Rep. RoseLee Vincent to discuss the need for increased state support of public housing at the 36th Annual Legislative Information Day sponsored by the Massachusetts Chapter, National Association National Association of Housing & Redevelopment Officials (MassNAHRO) at the State House...
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House Passes Balanced Budget with a Focus on Local Aid, Helping People

May 17, 2018
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House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo and State Rep. RoseLee Vincent joined their colleagues in the Massachusetts House of Representatives to pass a FY19 budget which makes investments in programs and services across the Commonwealth. Funded at $41.064 billion, the House budget maintains funding for key programs amidst a fragile revenue picture and uncertainty in Washington. It includes...
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Boston’s Wounded Veterans Run Hosts Eighth Annual Motorcycle Fundraising Ride on May 20

May 17, 2018
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Boston’s Wounded Veterans Run is proud to announce its eighth annual motorcycle charity ride on Sunday, May 20, to help raise money to help four New England veterans who were recently severely injured in overseas combat. The 28-mile ride begins at Harley-Davidson in Revere at 1 p.m., with registration starting as early as 8:30 a.m., and ends at...
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Revere Students Earn Academic Honors

May 17, 2018
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INDUCTED INTO HONORS SOCIETY Brenda Angel of Revere, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Angel was initiated at Salem State University. Angel is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi...
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Immaculate Conception School Holds Annual Pasta Dinner Fundraiser

May 17, 2018
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On Jan. 27, Immaculate Conception Parish School in Revere celebrated Catholic Schools Week in honoring God with a beautiful liturgical celebration of the Eucharist. This year’s “Annual Pasta Dinner Fund Raiser” was organized by Immaculate Conception School’s Admissions Director, Donis Tracy, Principal Stephen Hanley and Gary and Julie Ferragamo, whose 7-years-old son Anthony attends...
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Northeast Metro Tech Students Preparing Each Other for Real World Experiences

May 17, 2018
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Northeast Metro Tech juniors received a glimpse into what their futures may hold as they made their way around a financial literacy fair and attempted to plan life after graduation. Organized by business technology students, the event was designed to give the junior class an idea of the financial responsibilities — obtaining a job...
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Hallmark Health is Now MelroseWakefield Healthcare

May 17, 2018
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Hallmark Health System, a regional leader in providing community healthcare in north suburban Boston, has changed its name to MelroseWakefield Healthcare. “It has been a time of important growth and positive momentum for our organization,” said Bobbi Carbone, MD, MBA, interim president and CEO of MelroseWakefield Healthcare. “Healthcare is changing and so are we. ...
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Police Briefs 05-16-2018

May 17, 2018
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Police News MAN WAVING GUN ARRESTED A Saugus man waving a gun up and down Broadway and on Beach Street was arrested on Tuesday, May 8, after threatening several people. The gun ended up being a replica firearm air gun. Around 7:30 p.m. on May 8, an off-duty officer and several witnesses reported seeing...
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Letters to the Editor

May 17, 2018
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A HEARTFELT THANK YOU Dear Editor, We wish to express our sincere gratitude to the Stop & Shop on Squire Road and their customers for their generosity, which allows our local chapter of St. Vincent de Paul to assist those in our community that are in need of our help. If it were not...
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President Trump Could Accidentally Help Protect the Environment

May 17, 2018
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No one would mistake President Trump for an environmentalist. Yet his immigration policies could inadvertently safeguard the environment. Here’s why: More than 325 million people live in the United States.  By 2065, that figure is expected to grow to 441 million. Immigration will account for 88 percent of this increase. If this growth materializes,...
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Well-Deserved Recognition

May 17, 2018
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The presentation to the city of the Distinguished Budget Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) is quite an honor of which Mayor Brian Arrigo and his financial team should be justly proud. In addition, we would be remiss if we did not mention that the members of the City Council, in cooperation...
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Sports 05-16-2018

May 17, 2018
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RhS sports Roundup RHS girls tennis wins two matches The Revere High girls tennis team earned two victories this past week, defeating Everett, 3-2, and Medford, 4-1. In the Everett victory, the scores were as follows: 1st singles, Farah Selman fell 2-6, 6-7; 2nd singles Christina Restrepo dropped her match 3-6, 0-6; 3rd singles...
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Obituaries 05-16-2018

May 17, 2018
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Constance ‘Connie’ Errico Longtime Revere Schools cafeteria manager Constance “Connie” Errico of Revere died on May 11. The  beloved wife for almost 60 years to the late Joseph Errico, Jr.,  she was born and raised in Westbrook, Maine to the late Alphee and Laurette (Desroche) Martin. After marrying Joe, Connie moved to Revere where she and...
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Celebrating Art and Music

May 11, 2018
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Celebrating Art and Music

Michael Daigle and Dayana Matamoros sing “Roar” by Katie Perry.
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Cooking with Councillor Keefe

May 11, 2018
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Cooking with Councillor Keefe

City Councillor Patrick Keefe welcomed Girl Scout Troop 75455 into his home for a cooking class about healthy cooking and eating. Patrick is the culinary director at Legal Seafood, so he loved the thought of giving back to his community, with the help of his sous chef wife, Jennifer. When Troop Leaders Stacy Ceren...
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News Briefs

May 11, 2018
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Revere on the Move has a lot to offer Revere on the Move has a lot going on this month. For the first time tomato and pepper plant seedlings are for sale, one for $2 and two for $3. Contact David at dheidkamp21@gmail.com or revereonthemove@gmail.com. There are also numerous events. May 18, 19, and...
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‘American Pickers’ Slated to Film in Massachusetts

May 11, 2018
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Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Massachusetts! They plan to film episodes of the hit series “American Pickers” throughout your area. “American Pickers” is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on History. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of the most...
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Cummings Foundation Donates Funds to The Community Family

May 11, 2018
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The Community Family is one of 33 local nonprofits awarded a total of $10 million from Cummings Foundation through its new Sustaining Grants program, which provides funding for up to 10 years. Anne Marchetta, executive director, and Marion Dunn, director of the Everett Center, represented the non-profit at a May 3 awards night at...
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Murphy Appointed to EBSB Board of Directors

May 11, 2018
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Richard J. Gavegnano, President, CEO and Chairman of Meridian Bancorp, Inc. and East Boston Savings Bank (EBSB) announces the appointment of Joyce A. Murphy to the board of directors for both Meridian Bancorp, Inc. and East Boston Savings Bank. Ms. Murphy is the executive vice chancellor of Commonwealth Medicine  where  she  oversees  the  health ...
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City Recognized for Budget Preparation Efficiency

May 11, 2018
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The City of Revere has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for it’s current budget from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). “We are grateful for this recognition,” said Mayor Brian Arrigo. “This is a testament of our current financial strength as a community, especially since this announcement closely follows Revere’s historic bond rating...
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