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Obituaries 09-27-2017

September 29, 2017
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Angelina DiGregorio Will be sorely missed by all who knew her Angelina (Spellino) DiGregorio, a resident of the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home, previously of Revere, died on Sept. 22 at the age of 90. Angelina was a clerical secretary at the Charlestown Navy Yard during World War II. She was the beloved wife of...
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Remembering Those Who Have Died in the Drug Crisis

September 22, 2017
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Remembering Those Who Have Died in the Drug Crisis

Some 200 people gathered during the September 17 Revere Beach Memorial at the Bandstand. The 11th annual event, which remembers those lost to addiction, has long been a support for families seeking to heal from the loss of a loved one.
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The Toss

September 22, 2017
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The Toss

Norma Davis played bocce with teammates from Revere on Saturday afternoon, Sept. 16, at Voke Park in Chelsea. Revere seniors squared off against the Chelsea seniors in a competitive contest that crossed City lines. All had a great time and the seniors enjoyed catching up.
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Putting on the Finishing Touches

September 22, 2017
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Putting on the Finishing Touches

Beachmont artist Dave LaChapelle painting a rendition of “Revere Beach” on the spot. Artists from Revere and all over the area converged on Wonderland last Saturday, Sept. 16, for the 2nd annual Revere Beach Art Festival. Everything from music to painting to writing was on display for those curious about local creativity
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A New Hotel:To be Located on Squire Rd Site

September 22, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Location. Location. Location. A Texas-based hotel chain, La Quinta Inns and Suites, will soon have a new home on Squire Road where the old Papa Gino’s once stood. “It’s a great use for the property. It’s been blighted for awhile,” said Ward 3 Councillor Arthur Guinasso commenting on the new...
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Handicap Parking Signs Under Review

September 22, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Commission on Disabilities is trying to help the city when it comes to old or abandoned handicap parking signs in front of various properties. Some of the signs may have been in place for years, but the original applicant may have moved or passed away, leaving behind a sign....
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Residents Asked to Fill Out Police Survey

September 22, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock As part of the review of the Revere Police Department, a survey  is now available on the City website at www.revere.org for the general public. The five-question survey comes in three languages with a link for even more languages. This survey is being done as part of the comprehensive review...
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News Briefs

September 22, 2017
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LIFE LINE SCREENING TO HOLD EVENT ON NOV. 2 Residents living in and around the Revere can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening.  The community event will be held at the VFW Post   6712, 150 Bennington St., Revere on...
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Police Briefs 09-20-2017

September 22, 2017
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ARREST Report MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 Mariana Eileen Brugman, 23, of 373 Mountain Ave., was arrested on charges of assault & battery upon a person over the age of 60 and assault & battery in a domestic situation.   TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 Alissa Nicole Jenkinson, 23, of Salem, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting....
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Students Need An Escape from Public School Violence

September 22, 2017
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By Lance T. Izumi America’s public schools are starting to resemble war zones. Recently, a fistfight between two female students at an Alabama high school erupted into a campus-wide fracas that ended in gunfire.  A massive brawl at a North Carolina school resulted in multiple arrests.  And in San Diego, several teenage boys were...
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Letters to the Editor

September 22, 2017
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EYES ON FLOODING Dear Editor, The City of Boston and the City of Revere are holding meetings in Boston, alongwith the new owners of Suffolk Downs (HYM’s Development). Mr. Thomas N. O’Brien of HYM’s Development is discussing the future of Suffolk Downs and the future of the City of Revere. Some City Councilors have...
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Fall Is Here–Make the Most of It

September 22, 2017
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Although those of us who are fortunate to live near the coast may choose the summer as our favorite time of year, fall is the top choice of many of our fellow New Englanders — and a close second for the rest of us — when we are asked what is our favorite season....
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Sports 09-20-2017

September 22, 2017
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RhS sports Roundup RHS GRID TEAM AT CLASSICAL FRIDAY The Revere High football team will be seeking to break into the win column Friday evening when the Patriots make the short sojourn to Manning Field in Lynn to take on Lynn Classical. Kick-off is set for an early start at 5p.m. Revere fell to...
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Obituaries 09-20-2017

September 22, 2017
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Helen Pompeo Family matriarch of Groveland, formerly of Revere and East Boston Helen (Marmaud) Pompeo of Groveland, formerly of Revere and East Boston, died on Sept. 17 at the age of 90. Helen was the matriarch of the family who relished in Sunday dinners and baking her lemon meringue pies. She enjoyed her online...
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Beachmont Multicultural Festival

September 15, 2017
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Beachmont Multicultural Festival

Sonia Yamileth, from Veronica Robles Dance Company, performs an Afro-Peruvian Dance.
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Immaculate Conception Family Festival

September 15, 2017
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Immaculate Conception Family Festival

Dilisa Miranda and Leslie Salbador show off a dish from the El Salvador tent. Parishioners from many different nations featured food and culture with one another last Friday and Saturday, Sept. 8 and 9.
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A Firefighters Dream – Third Alarm Pizza

September 15, 2017
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A Firefighters Dream – Third Alarm Pizza

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Why not combine things that you love in life? For fire department Lt. Kevin Doherty that would be fire trucks and pizza and the creation of Third Alarm Pizza, a working wood fire pizza oven mounted on the back of an old fire truck. Doherty stopped by the Central Fire...
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DA Clears Officers in Death of Man

September 15, 2017
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Revere Police officers have been absolved of any wrongdoing in the death of a man on Winthrop Avenue in 2015, but state pathologists could not discount that Tasers used by police could have contributed to his death. Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley last week released the file documenting his office’s investigation into...
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Broadway Fall Festival Coming on Sept 23

September 15, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Revere is gearing up for the first ever Fall Festival on Broadway with activities for all ages on Sept. 23 from 1-7 p.m. The event is organized by the Revere Parks and Recreation Department and, the community celebration will appeal to everyone. The event will feature activities for families, children,...
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Keefe Continues to Focus on Representing Ward 4

September 15, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Ward 4 Councillor Patrick Keefe stood in  Luberto’s Bakery recently and spoke about a wide variety of issues such as public safety, the use of Harry Della Russo Stadium and the effect it has on neighbors, and the cleanliness of  the ward. He also answered questions directly from the constituents in...
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