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Bocce Tournament

August 28, 2015
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Bocce Tournament

                                           TAKING AIM:   Rita Turner rolls her shot for the Satter House team.
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It’s Time to Vote:Colella Predicts 27.5 Percent Turnout for Sept.1 Preliminary

August 28, 2015
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Revere Election Commissioner Diane R. Colella is predicting a 27.5 turnout of the city’s 25,055 voters for the Preliminary Election set for Tuesday, Sept. 1. Voters can cast their ballots from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the polls. Absentee ballots are available until Monday at noon and must returned by Tuesday at 8...
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Shaw’s Site Given Second Chance

August 28, 2015
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The air conditioning in the city council chambers didn’t do much to cool the emotions of the neighbors who oppose the development of the former Shaw’s grocery store site on Revere Beach Parkway. Monday night the city council voted 6-5 to allow TransDel Corp. and Gate Residential Properties to withdraw its original application to...
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Heavy Fundraising, Heavy Spending in Races Leading up to Preliminary

August 28, 2015
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At least two of the candidates for mayor in next Tuesday’s Preliminary Election have raised a good amount of money prior to the Sept. 1 election, and have spent most of it as well, according to campaign finance reports filed with the state Office of Campaign and Political Finance (OCPF) on Monday. The third...
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Priscilla Nickerson Announces her Candidacy for Councilor-At-Large

August 28, 2015
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My name is Priscilla (Solimine) Nickerson and I am a candidate for Councilor-at-Large. I am a life long resident of the City of Revere and deeply devoted to this community. I have been happily married and partners in business with my husband Raymond for the past 22 years. As a manager of multiple properties,...
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Steven Morabito Seeks Re-Election for Councillor-At-Large Seat

August 28, 2015
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My name is Steven Morabito.  I am a life-long resident of Revere.  I graduated from Revere High School and received my Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Salem State University.  I currently serve as “one” of your “five” City Councillors-at-Large. I am running for re-election, because I strongly believe that Revere is moving in...
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Hill School Teachers,Staff Ready to Welcome Students

August 21, 2015
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Hill School Teachers,Staff Ready to Welcome Students

The Hill School will be unveiled to students and parents today (Aug. 19) and – despite a few things left to do – they are sure to be in awe of the well-appointed new facility. Unlike their 100-year-old former school, the McKinley, the new school has a gym, a library, bathrooms on every floor...
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School Officials Frustrated with Unfinished Hill School

August 21, 2015
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As students file in today (Aug. 19) to their first-ever day of classes at the new Hill School, City and school officials are fretting over the fact that the school is not completely finished. School officials said they are looking to exercise options in the contract of the construction firm – CTA Construction –...
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Market Basket Customers Slam Survey on Price Jump

August 21, 2015
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Executives at Demoulas Market Basket are vehemently contesting a local survey done last week on supermarket prices, saying the analysis was flawed and that the store’s prices did not go up 9 percent, as widely reported. The survey by ConsumerWorld.org has received a great amount of airplay and the inaccuracies of it, and the...
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Life Quality Survey Results are Presented

August 21, 2015
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Last Thursday night city officials, organizers, RevereCARES and representatives from MGH presented the 2015 Community Health Assessment at the Turkish Cultural Center. Residents found four major priorities that Revere and Massachusetts General Hospital can address together following the release of most recent Quality of Life survey. The four areas needing attention according to survey...
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Funding Change Could Impact Everett, Revere School Districts

August 21, 2015
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As students get ready to come back to school in Everett and Revere for a new school year in the coming weeks, administrators in both districts are nervously pacing over next year due to a change in the way low-income students are counted – a count that is critical for funding and families in...
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Haas Seeks Re-Election as Councilor At-Large

August 21, 2015
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Councilor-at-Large Bob Haas has announced his canddidacy for re-election.  The following is his announcement: “My name is Bob Haas and I am a candidate for re-election for Councilor at-Large. I am a lifelong resident of Revere. I married my Revere High School classmate, Juanita Brandariz, 48 years ago. We have three children: Jennifer, Rachel...
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Sarro Announces for Councilor At-Large

August 21, 2015
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Frank Sarro has announced that he is a candidate for Councilor-at-Large.  The following is his statement: “My name is Frank “Fran” Sarro and I am a Candidate for Councillor at Large. A life long resident of Revere, educated through the Revere Public School System, Homeowner, Taxpayer, and I reside at 10 Carlson Avenue. I...
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Giannino Seeks Re-Election as Councilor At-Large

August 21, 2015
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Jessica Giannino’s role as a City Councilor has been an enriching experience. For over three years, she has been honored to work for the residents and be involved in the community she loves. Jessica offers a unique perspective and believes that with innovation, fresh ideas and hard work, Revere will be a more unified...
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Correggio Endorsed by Labor Council

August 21, 2015
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John Correggio, candidiate for Councilor at-Large in the upcoming election has received the endorsement of Greater Boston Labor Council, AFL-CIO. The Letter from the Labor Council is as follows: “Dear John: I am plaeased to inform you that the Greater Boston Labor Council has endorsed your candidate for election.  The endorsement vote took place...
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Swearing In

August 14, 2015
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Swearing In

Newly sworn Revere Police officers, from left, Michael Dercolo, Michael D’Amore and Derek Vecchia, will step in for three officers injured in the last week.
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Honored

August 14, 2015
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Honored

Annmarie Gearraughty accepts the Purple Heart of her uncle, Harry J. Gearraughty Jr., from Commander Leo Agnew of the Order of the Purple Heart during a ceremony on Friday, Aug. 7, honoring all Purple Heart recipients in Revere and proclaiming Revere a Purple Heart Community. Gearraughty’s medal had been on display for many years at...
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Field Day

August 14, 2015
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Field Day

Salma El Andalga on the hula-hoop during last Saturday’s Field Day at the Whelan School, sponsored by the Revere Recreation Department. Hundreds of kids showed up for the annual event on a very beautiful day.
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Unprovoked Attack on Officers Leads to Arrest of Wakefield Man

August 14, 2015
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Unprovoked Attack on Officers Leads to Arrest of Wakefield Man

Multiple police officers were injured in an unprovoked attack early on Tuesday morning when a Wakefield man attacked two officers and injured more at the Station during booking. The incident was loosely tied to the events in Ferguson, MO – as the suspect said he believed he was being stopped because of the events...
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Suffolk Gets New Race Schedule

August 14, 2015
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) approved a three-day racing schedule and a $1.425 million withdrawal from the state’s new Race Horse Development Fund to supplement the meet’s purses, but some 350 local horsemen have withdrawn from their organization and are protesting the move. “We supported the industry every year for 20 years with the...
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