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Revere CARES and Winthrop CASA Hosting Free “Drive-In” Movie Aug 11

August 5, 2017
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Youth leaders from the Revere CARES and Winthrop CASA coalitions are inviting high school students from both communities to a free “drive-in movie.” The event will be held at the Wonderland Market Place parking lot, 151 VFW Parkway, in Revere, on Friday, August 11th. Guests should plan to arrive at 6:30 PM for entertainment,...
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Vincent Files Bill Targeting Fentanyl Dealers

August 5, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock In 2015, when Stephen Deagle overdosed on fentanyl, there was no law making the dealer responsible for a deadly overdose and no law yet exists today. That’s why State Rep. RoseLee Vincent has filed a bill called Stephen’s Law that would hold fentanyl drug dealers liable for selling to someone...
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Revere Businessman Donates $338K to MassWildlife Division

August 5, 2017
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The Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife) recently received a large bequest of over $338,000 from the estate of Revere businessman and sportsman Antimo N. DeFilippo. “This generous gift is an unexpected surprise,” said MassWildlife Director Jack Buckley. “It is an incredible endorsement of our mission when a citizen makes a deliberate choice...
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Police Briefs 08-02-2017

August 5, 2017
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Revere Police NEWS COOL IT! A Caruso Street woman was arrested on Saturday after a dispute with her tenant over an air conditioner got the wheels rolling on her car. Around 2 p.m., the landlady was watching her tenant move out. The tenant and her brother removed the air conditioner out of the apartment...
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Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – Ex-Spouse Benefit – Does it Affect Mine?

August 5, 2017
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By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor Dear Rusty: Two years ago, after 34 years of marriage, my wife divorced me. She was a full time homemaker most of those years. Is she entitled to half of my Social Security benefit when I collect at age 62?   She currently gets half my pension...
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Letters to the Editor

August 5, 2017
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Happy with state budget Dear Editor: We are happy to report that Governor Baker accepted the legislature’s recommendation and included the full $1.19 million for maintenance, staffing and free events and programs on the region’s public beaches from Nahant to Nantasket that Save the Harbor/Save the Bay has been advocating for since the first...
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East Boston Health Center Leads the Way

August 5, 2017
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Last week, the US Senate tried to undo the Affordable Care Act or Obama Care.  This system while it is not perfect and as a matter of fact it is far from the mark, still it provides a safety net for literally millions of Americans who would not otherwise be able to afford any...
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Sports 08-02-2017

August 5, 2017
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Cubs top Cardinals for Revere Youth Baseball championship By Melissa Randall In what was the last series of the season for the Revere Youth Baseball Softball League,  the Cardinals and Cubs made it a thrilling one, with the Cubs taking the decisive third game of the series to take home the championship.   Game...
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Obituaries 08-02-2017

August 5, 2017
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Clarice Zaccaria Everyone’s favorite, devoted to family and friends Private services were held for Clarice P. (Abbott) Zaccaria of Revere who died, surrounded by her loving family, on July 7 at the Massachusetts General Hospital following a brief illness. Born in Lynn on Dec. 31, 1932, in a 100-year-old house during a blizzard, Mrs....
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Magical Revere Beach

July 28, 2017
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Magical Revere Beach

The centerpiece at the Sand Sculpting Festival celebrated the Constitution. The annual event drew hundreds of thousands of spectators to Revere Beach over the weekend.
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Row Row Row Returns:Popular Canoe Charity Race Set for Aug. 19 after 20-year Absence

July 28, 2017
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Row Row Row Returns:Popular Canoe Charity Race Set for Aug. 19 after 20-year Absence

By Cary Shuman Row Row Row in Revere is back and it will be better than ever, says event coordinator Stacey Livote. The charity event once attracted hundreds of participants and spectators in its hey day in the 1970s and 1980s and the annual canoe race from Nahant Beach to Revere Beach was the...
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Council Votes Not to Hold Primary:Still Must Get State Approval to Save $60,000; All Candidates on Ballot

July 28, 2017
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By Cary Shuman The City Council voted to not hold a preliminary election in the city on Sept. 12, which means that all candidates for City Council and School Committee will advance to the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 7. The “Act of Eliminating The Preliminary Election” will be forwarded to the state delegation...
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City Council Approves Special Permit for Revere Beach Hotel

July 28, 2017
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On Monday, July 24, the Revere City Council voted to approve a Special Permit for the construction of the forthcoming Revere Beach Hotel, a 9-story hotel featuring an 80-seat restaurant with oceanfront views and a ground-level café. The Hotel, on the site of the current Shipwreck Lounge at 49-54 Revere Beach Boulevard, will represent...
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News Briefs

July 28, 2017
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Taft St. Relief Fundraiser on Sunday, at Elks After the devastating fire on Taft St. last month, Mayor Brian Arrigo and the City of Revere established a relief fund for those who were displaced. On Sunday, July 30, from 2pm-5pm, the Revere Lodge of Elks, 198 Shirley Ave, will generously host a fundraiser dinner....
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Licensing Commission Requests Meeting with Wonderland Owners

July 28, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Revere Licensing Commission wants the owners of Wonderland to appear before the commission at its next meeting on August 16 to address the unlicensed parking that has been going on for well over a year. CBW Lending, LLC,  owners of the old dog track and parking lot at 190...
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Always Room for One More:Cutting to Hold Fundraiser to Help Care for Stray Animals

July 28, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Lisa Cutting is well-known for her work in the canine circle. As owner of  Ocean View Kennel on North Shore Road and her rescue work with animals, especially dogs,  she gives every dog that crosses her path 100 percent care. If a dog needs medical care she gets it. If...
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Revere Native, Racing Executive says Horse Racing Could Work in Massachusetts

July 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel One of the top executives in North American horse racing grew up in Beachmont and he was back in town this past Monday. However, he wasn’t back to reminisce with old friends, but to make his company’s intentions known on Beacon Hill that they hope to bring back live racing to...
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Don Pinkerton of RHS Named Outstanding Biology Teacher

July 28, 2017
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The National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT), in conjunction with Carolina Biological Supply Company, is pleased to present Don Pinkerton with the 2017 Outstanding Biology Teacher Award. This honor, given annually since 1961, identifies a teacher from each of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, other U.S. Territories and Canada who...
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Police Briefs 07-26-2017

July 28, 2017
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Revere Police NEWS ROAD RAGE: CUTTING IN Charges are being filed against two people in two jurisdictions for a road rage incident that began in Winthrop and migrated to Revere – with one Winthrop man displaying scissors as a threat at one point. On Sunday, around 2:30 p.m., police were alerted that a road...
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Letter to the Editor

July 28, 2017
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ROSSETTI-COWAN SENIOR CENTER –  SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE! Dear Senior friends: Do you enjoy exercising? The senior center has three classes per week for Core & Balance/Fall Prevention, two classes per week for Yoga & Medication/Stretch Release, a Zumba Gold class, a Combination Exercise class, and of course, Tai Chi for mental stimulation and physical...
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