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Sports 04-19-2017

April 22, 2017
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RhS sports Roundup RHS girls tennis team starts with three wins The Revere High girls tennis team has sprinted to a 3-0 record in the first week of the season. Coach Carla Maniscalco’s Lady Patriots opened the 2017 campaign with a 3-2 victory over Peabody last Monday. Senior Maria Hernandez won her contest at...
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Obituaries 04-19-2017

April 22, 2017
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Palma DeSimone Of Revere Palma DeSimone of Revere died on April 16. The beloved wife of the late Generosso DeSimone, she was the loving daughter of the late John and Angelina (LaPlaca) DiPerri; devoted mother of Donna DeJulio and her husband, Gary of Woburn, John DeSimone and his wife, Susan of Revere and Diana...
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Out with the Cold and in with the Hot

April 14, 2017
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Out with the Cold and in with the Hot

David Mackey sunbathes on Revere Beach during the warm Tuesday weather.  
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Mr RHS 2017

April 14, 2017
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Mr RHS 2017

Adrian Perez (center) was crowned Friday night as Mr. RHS 2017 by Senior class advisor Mike Bonanno and show coordinator and teacher Evalynn Bulger.
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First Families

April 14, 2017
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First Families

The first families of Whoville and Revere. From L-R, in the back are Brenda Perez, Gianna Scoppettuolo, and John Frautten III. in the front are Jack, Daveen, Brian & Joseph Arrigo.
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Future Development:McKenna Looking at the Possibilities of What Could Be at Suffolk Downs

April 14, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Ward 1 Councillor Joanne McKenna has a childhood memory of hearing the horse racing at Suffolk Downs and now she’s looking forward to the proposed development of the coveted 161 acre site located both in Boston and Revere. Suffolk Downs was recently purchased by HYM Investment Group with principal Tom...
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Revere High Faculty Announces Scholarship Fundraiser in Memory of Richard Caprio

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Revere High School faculty members came together on March 31 for a fundraiser to cap off the efforts to begin a yearly scholarship in the memory of the late Revere High and Savio Prep teacher Richard Caprio. Director of Humanities Christina Porter and Revere High Deputy Principal Jon Mitchell organized...
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News Briefs

April 14, 2017
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Ramp to close On Tuesday, April 18 beginning at 8 p.m. the ramp from Route 1 South signed to Lynn Street-Saugus will be closed until Monday, May 15 at 5 a.m. Drivers are urged to seek alternative routes.   Senior Discount Program For Water and Sewer Bills AVAILABLE Mayor Brian Arrigo has announced that...
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Police Briefs 04-12-2017

April 14, 2017
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REVERE POLICE LOOK AT DISTRACTED DRIVING Mayor Brian Arrigo and Chief Joseph Cafarelli announced that the Revere Police Department will conduct a series of patrols designed to reduce the number of crashes, fatalities, and injuries caused by distracted driving. The effort is part of a statewide enforcement and education campaign by the Highway Safety...
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Letters to the Editor

April 14, 2017
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“Come On Down…Experience Senior Power” Dear Editor The Revere Office of Elder Affairs and the Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center invites you to our Open House that will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM. This uplifting event with the theme, “COME ON DOWN…EXPERIENCE SENIOR POWER”, will be a great...
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Arrigo Initiates Police Chief Assessment Center; Seeks Resident Feedback

April 14, 2017
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By Mayor Brian Arrigo Since taking office last year, I have made it a top priority for the City of Revere to attract and hire the best and the brightest. One of the most important hirings in my administration is that of the next Police Chief. This week, we advertised the position of Chief...
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Spring Has Sprung….

April 14, 2017
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Although our winter season was a mild one, both in terms of cold and snow, giving us hopes for an early arrival of spring, our optimism proved illusory thanks to a near record-setting chilly and wet month of March that extended into the first week of April. The awful March weather curtailed outdoor activities,...
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Happy Easter

April 14, 2017
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It’s hard to believe that another Easter already is upon us. Good Friday and Easter Sunday will be here this week, and those of the Christian faith will begin the observance of the holiest days of their religion upon which the foundation of their faith is based. However, no matter what religious beliefs one...
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Happy Passover

April 14, 2017
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We want to wish our friends in the Jewish community a Happy Passover or Happy “Pesach” as this important holiday is known in Hebrew. The holiday begins with a special Passover dinner known as a Seder when the story is retold about Passover and includes the recitation of the “Four Questions” by the youngest...
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Sports 04-12-2017

April 14, 2017
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Junior Achievement Pepic earns two All-Scholastic honors By Cary Shuman Valentina Pepic took her game to new heights this season and the Boston sports media took notice. Pepic, the 6-foot-2-inch center for the Revere High girls basketball team, was selected to the Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic Teams in recognition of her superb...
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Obituaries 04-12-2017

April 14, 2017
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Florence Emily Bravos Retired hairdresser Florence Emily (Castella) Bravos, a resident of Revere for 67 years, passed away Monday morning, April 10 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.  She was 101 years old. Born in Chelsea, the daughter of the late Edward and Martha (Squires) Castella,  Florence graduated from high school and later went to...
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Sno-Ball

April 7, 2017
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Sno-Ball

Junior prom goers Laura Desousa (junior) and Cal Capozzi (sophomore) were a little surprised by the blustery prom day Friday, March 31st.
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Book Fair At The Lincoln School

April 7, 2017
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Book Fair At The Lincoln School

Clifford the Big Red Dog welcomes students to book fair with Police Officer Joe Singer. at the Lincoln School last week.
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Torretta’s Bakery Celebrates 25 Years

April 7, 2017
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Torretta’s Bakery Celebrates 25 Years

By Cary Shuman Torretta’s Bakery, a landmark business in Beachmont, celebrated its 25th anniversary Sunday in an impressive ceremony that also paid tribute to the life of its founder, Salvatore Torretta. Mayor Brian Arrigo, City Councillors Joanne McKenna, Ira Novoselsky, Arthur Guinasso, Robert Haas Jr., and Tony Zambuto, School Committee member Dan Maguire, former...
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Council Approves Purchase of New Equipment for DPW

April 7, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s no secret the Department of Public Works has been hurting when it comes to equipment, but the City Council took the pain away a little Monday night when it approved two loans orders for $1.5 million for the purchase of new equipment in the DPW and the Water and...
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