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Perfect Start to Thanksgiving Day

December 2, 2016
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Perfect Start to Thanksgiving Day

Revere High head football coach Lou Cicatelli and assistant coaches Jose Escobar and Vin Gregorio celebrate while displaying the Thanksgiving game trophy after Revere’s exciting 14-7 victory over Winthrop in the annual rivalry.
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One More Time:Board of Health Commissioners Want Another Hearing Before Raising Tobacco Purchase Age

December 2, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The members of the Revere Board of Health said they need one more meeting before deciding to raise the age of consent for the purchase of tobacco to age 21. Last Wednesday the Board of Health held a second public hearing on the issue and a list of other changes...
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Keefe Seeks Plebiscite for Marijuana Shops in Revere

December 2, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Monday night Ward 4 Councillor Patrick Keefe announced to the city council that he’d like a petition drive to put the topic of marijuana shops back in the hands of voters to stop any shops in Revere. “I want to get ahead of the bill,” Keefe said. “If you read...
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Forty Years Later, the “Sounds of Christmas” Concert Still Resounds with Music and Charity

December 2, 2016
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Forty years ago, as the nation celebrated its Bicentennial, a group of Revere leaders, including then-City Clerk John Henry, Revere Journal Editor Bob Long and Associate Editor Dick Powers, Wonderland Dog Park GM Dick Dalton, and then-City Councillor Fred Sannella, came up with the idea of a symphonic concert to culminate the year and...
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News Briefs

December 2, 2016
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5th Annual Santa Walk is Sunday The Fifth Annual Santa Walk will take place on December 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Whelan/Susan B. Anthony School. The walk starts at the school and ends at Revere City Hall. There will be holiday music and light refreshments. Applications can be picked up...
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Revere-Winthrop Powder Puff Ends in 20-20 Tie

November 24, 2016
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Revere-Winthrop Powder Puff Ends in 20-20 Tie

Winthrop’s Uajda Musaku (14) grabs a hold of the flags on Revere’s Tia Fichera (40) as she streaks out of the backfield. The Revere Powderpuff team battled to a 20-20 draw with their archrival in a raucous contest at Harry Della Russo Stadium on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 19. Officials awarded the coveted trophy to...
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RHS Football on Revere TV

November 24, 2016
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RHS Football on Revere TV

Mickey “Say No To Drugs” Casoli, a former Revere High football star himself, welcomed Revere High football leaders on to his Revere TV show, “Casoli’s Corner” to talk about the season and the Thanksgiving game versus Winthrop. Pictured with Mr. Casoli (far left) in the Revere TV studio are RHS Athletic Director Frank Shea,...
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Mama Barre

November 24, 2016
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Mama Barre

Haley Hanton’s newest class at the Rachel Ferrante’s Dance Academy on Beach Street, offers new moms the opportunity to work out with their babies. Classes are at 1:00PM every Tuesday.
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$3.63 Million Reasons to Party:Baker Brings Funds for Infrastructure Work;City Gets Grant Due to Shaw’s Site Project

November 24, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Gov. Charlie Baker came to Revere last Wednesday to present Mayor Brian Arrigo with a check for $3.63 million to go toward infrastructure work near 205 Revere Beach Parkway, the future sight of a new hotel and apartments. The six-acre site, formerly a Shaw’s Supermarket, has been vacant for more...
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Students Learning English Challenge Themselves to Get to College

November 24, 2016
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By Seth Daniel For many students who have arrived in Revere from other countries over the last couple of years, the brainpower is there, but the language skills often hold them back. And for many of those students, who might otherwise be headed to college, there just isn’t enough time to catch up through...
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News Briefs

November 24, 2016
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JOB FAIR AT EBNHC East Boston Neighborhood Health Center is hosting a Job Fair, Monday December 12, 2016 from 2-6pm for CNA/Home Health Aide’s.  We will be conducting on site interviews at 250 Sumner Street, East Boston, MA 02128. Call 617-568-6444 for more information.  Applications available in advance.  Requirements: HHA/CNA Certification, H.S. Diploma/GED, Excellent...
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Multicultural Night at Garfield School

November 18, 2016
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Multicultural Night at Garfield School

ALL STRINGS LEAD TO REVERE: Bridget Shepard hangs up a sign over a map showing how all routes lead to the Garfield School from all over the world. The demonstration was part of the Garfield School’s annual Multi-Cultural Night on Weds., Nov. 9.
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Recognizing Felix Desisto’s Civic Service

November 18, 2016
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Recognizing Felix Desisto’s Civic Service

On Saturday November 12, members of the community memorialized and celebrated the life of  Felix DeSisto, a WWII Veteran who flew 35 missions on a B-24 Liberator Bomber in the European theater. He earned the Distinguished Flying Cross as a result of these efforts.   He later continued with his comittment to public service...
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Partnering for Health

November 18, 2016
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Partnering for Health

Officials from Winthrop, Revere and Chelsea signed an agreement for the North Suffolk Health Collaborative. The agreement between the three communities will allow for a partnering to address public health issues. From left are Nick LoConte, chair of the Winthrop Board of Health; Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo; Chelsea City Manager Tom Ambrosino; Winthrop Town...
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Billboard Ban? Not Here:Despite City Ordinance,MassDot Approves New Signage at ‘T’ Garage

November 18, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Despite a one-year moratorium on billboards in the city of Revere, the MBTA recently received approval from the MassDOT to install a new billboard on the side of the MBTA garage at Wonderland facing the rotary. “This project is within MassDOT guidelines for outdoor advertising and is consistent with the...
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Regional Dispatch Goes Online

November 18, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s been well over five years in the making and now the Metro North Regional Emergency Communications Center, the regional dispatch center for Revere and Winthrop, is now online taking emergency calls and dispatching public safety personnel. The City of Revere has been up and running for two weeks and...
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News Briefs

November 18, 2016
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RHS THANKSGIVING GAME TICKETS Tickets for the Revere-Winthrop Thanksgiving football game will be on sale at Athletic Director Frank Shea’s Office at the high school on Monday Nov. 21 through Wednesday, Nov. 23. All pre-sale tickets are $5. Tickets at the door on the morning of the game are $10 for adults and $5...
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Election Was No Surprise When Looking at Shrugs and Smiles

November 18, 2016
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By Seth Daniel When jaws dropped last Tuesday night and Wednesday morning as the national election returns began to favor President-elect Donald Trump, one apolitical political predictor had a very big “told you so” moment. Boston area businessman and political prognosticator Don Khoury is known for turning down the sound on political races. By...
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FBI Building Opened in Chelsea, Moved Offices Out of Boston

November 18, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Activity blossomed out of the new FBI Building in Chelsea Monday morning, Nov. 7, as the Boston Headquarters officially opened for its first day of work in Chelsea – just a hop away from Revere. Cars pulled into the lot, shuttles operated from South Station and some of the 500 newly...
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On the Championship Hunt

November 11, 2016
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On the Championship Hunt

On Sunday, November 6 the Revere Pop Warner B team played the Mattapan Patriots for the Eastern MA Championship. After a hard fought four quarters, the B team came out victorious with a 7 – 2 win to become the Eastern Mass Champions. They will continue their playoff run with the first round of...
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