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Revolutionary Clinics Hosts Special Art Display at Store

March 16, 2018
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He has drawn and sketched since he was a child, but Michael Kerwin’s artistic talents became an emotional outlet for him as he underwent brain surgery in an attempt to stop the daily seizures he suffered. In his recovery from having a tumor removed, he created some stunning images. He credits medical marijuana for...
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Save the Harbor/Save the Bay Makes a Very Big Splash on the Beach

March 16, 2018
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On March 11, more than 150 brave beach lovers plunged into Boston Harbor at BCYF Curley Community Center in South Boston as part of the 7th annual Harpoon Shamrock Splash to benefit Save the Harbor/Save the Bay, including Revere’s top fundraiser Carol Haney. Haney raised $1,185 for Revere Beach. This year, the “pledge and plunge”...
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Police Briefs 03-14-2018

March 16, 2018
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ATTEMPTED LARCENY AT RED LIGHT A woman is being praised by police for thwarting several men who apparently were looking to carjack her at several red lights on Squire Road last Friday afternoon. Around 1:30 p.m., the woman told police, she was at a red light on Squire Road when a light-gold SUV with...
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The Suffolk Downs Master Plan Looks Promising

March 16, 2018
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The Suffolk Downs Master Plan proposal by the HYM Investment Group, the new owners of the huge site, holds enormous promise for the East Boston and Revere communities to dramatically enhance the quality of life of their 100,000 residents. The HYM proposal would transform Suffolk Downs into a 161-acre, mixed-use development that would generate...
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Let’s Not Even Think about Spring

March 16, 2018
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Spring has sprung, The grass is riz. I wonder where, The flowers is?    Springtime in eastern New England — now that’s an oxymoron if ever there was one. This Tuesday, March 20, will mark the official start of the 2018 spring season. In view of the trio of nor’easters that have pummeled us...
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Obituaries 03-14-2018

March 16, 2018
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Thurston Ege Political and environmental activist, member of Revere Elks and Moose Thurston E. Ege of Revere passed away on Saturday, Feb. 24 at the Mt. Auburn Hospital in Cambridge following a long illness. Born and raised in Revere, he was a 1944 graduate of Revere High School. Shortly after graduation, in September of...
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Dr Seuss Day with Gov Baker

March 10, 2018
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Dr Seuss Day with Gov Baker

Gov. Charlie Baker dropped by the Whelan School on Friday, March 2, to help celebrate Read Across America Day with the students – a day that is also Dr. Seuss’s birthday. While at the school, he read ‘The Lorax’ to second grade students in Christina Zabilski’s class. Also joining him were Mayor Brian Arrigo...
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News Briefs

March 10, 2018
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Friends of Belle Isle Marsh meet March 11 The Friends of Belle Isle Marsh announces their annual meeting, which is free and open to the public will be held on Sunday, March 11, from 2-4 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church Hall, 222 Bowdoin St. in Winthrop.  The keynote speaker will be Harvey Leonard,...
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Mayor Brian Arrigo’s 2018 State of the City Address

March 10, 2018
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Good evening, everyone. What is the state of our City? This evening I will give you a snapshot of our City today and a vision for tomorrow. When I stood in front of you a year ago, I promised to professionalize city services, build a 21st-century economy and strengthen our neighborhoods.  Tonight, we have...
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RMV Services will be Unavailable March 22-26

March 10, 2018
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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) has announced that all RMV services, with the exception of law enforcement, will be unavailable from 7 p.m., March 22 until 8 a.m. March 26 due to the RMV changing over a new computer system that will allow the RMV to comply with...
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Registration for Revere Public Schools Kindergarten 2018 is Open Through April 27

March 10, 2018
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The Revere School Committee and Superintendent. Dr. Dianne Kelly have announced that Kindergarten registration will take place at the Parent Information Center which is located at 56 Bennington St. at the Beachmont School (rear parking lot) from Feb. 26-April 27. The telephone for the PIC is (781) 485-8453. Please make note of the following...
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Police Briefs 03-07-2018

March 10, 2018
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CIVIL RIGHTS VIOLATION One Medford man has been arrested after allegedly violating the civil rights of two men in the Showcase Cinema on Saturday, March 3. Around 9:11 p.m., police on a detail were called into a theatre for a disturbance in one of the theatres. One man was in an altercation with two...
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Offshore Resources: Digging up the Facts

March 10, 2018
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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s proposal to expand offshore oil and natural gas drilling has set off a bipartisan uproar among politicians and pundits from coastal states. Critics paint pictures of black beaches, tar balls, and wildlife slicked with oil. They point to the damage done from the wreck of the Exxon Valdez and the...
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Is This Our New Normal?

March 10, 2018
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The intense havoc wreaked by this past weekend’s storm, coming on the heels of the storm of January that similarly brought devastation to many areas throughout the state, has left all of us wondering whether this is the new normal for our sliver of the planet. We read somewhere that both of these storms...
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Sports 03-07-2018

March 10, 2018
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Revere High girls basketball team falls to Andover in MIAA Tourney By Cary Shuman The Revere High girls basketball team had the higher seed and the homecourt advantage after an excellent 16-4 season, but the MIAA parings resulted in one of the toughest opening-round opponents in the bracket. The No. 10 seed Andover, out...
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Obituaries 03-07-2018

March 10, 2018
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Albert Terminiello, Sr. Retired Revere Police officer Albert J. Terminiello of Revere died on March 3 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital at the age of 92. He was the beloved husband of 65 years of the late Barbara (Frye) who passed on Sept. 12, 2017. Al was a retired Revere Police officer who worked...
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News Briefs

March 1, 2018
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WHEELBRATOR WAITING FOR DEP DECISION Wheelabrator Vice President of Environmental Health and Safety James Connolly issued the following statement about the operation at the Wheelabrator Saugus energy-from-waste facility: “We believe the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) decision granting a provisional permit for the continued use of the ash monofill at Wheelabrator Saugus represents the...
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Warm Weather Means Trails, Hikes, and Outdoor Adventures

March 1, 2018
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The following is one of a series of monthly columns regarding healthy lifestyle, shared by RHS teacher Andrew Turchon and his class.   Over the past few weeks, the usually chilly temperatures of eastern Massachusetts have reached into the 60s and even 70s, breaking records in the process. It is during  days such as...
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Police Briefs 02-28-2018

March 1, 2018
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CRUISER CRASH At approximately 7:45 a.m., an officer was responding to a domestic disturbance call while operating a marked Revere Police Department cruiser.  The officer struck a vehicle at the intersection of Broadway and Central Avenue.  Two occupants of the vehicle sustained non-life threatening injuries and were taken to the hospital via ambulance.  The...
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Proposed HHS Rule Would Save Seniors Money

March 1, 2018
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services just proposed a rule that could dramatically lower seniors’ out-of-pocket drug spending. Lobbyists for the nation’s largest “pharmacy benefits managers” are sure to fight the proposal tooth and nail. These PBMs, which effectively set drug prices for the entire country, want to continue overcharging the 42...
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