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Dispatch Center Moving Along

June 4, 2015
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REVERE – It’s been well over five years in the making, but the regional dispatch for Revere and Winthrop is coming along. If all goes well the center could be online in April 2016. Executive Director Julie Davie said the complex transition is coming along. At the regular monthly meeting held last week, members...
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RHS Class of ’15 Graduates Thursday

June 4, 2015
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The new Harry Della Russo Stadium will open its gates for the first time this Thursday, June 4, to host the Class of 2015, which will graduate from Revere High School (RHS) in the brand new Stadium. “I think this gives us the chance to follow through on the tradition of having graduation at...
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Pruitt’s Remaining on School Board Causing Rift

June 4, 2015
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On Thursday night, Revere High School graduates its senior class and on Tuesday night the School Committee will meet to say farewell to the superintendent and farewell to a woman who has been deeply involved in the city. Dr. Paul Dakin, superintendent of schools retires on Tuesday and the committee will also honor Kitty...
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Memorial Day Ceremony

May 28, 2015
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Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday was a day to solemnly remember and a day to celebrate the sacrifice of the men and women in the armed forces. In Revere, festivities kicked off at 11 a.m. with remarks from elected officials, singing from several local youth groups and the annual reading of the war dead – from Colonial times...
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Winthrop St Bridge to be Closed for Two Weekends

May 28, 2015
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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (DOT) announced last week that the Winthrop Avenue Bridge, Route 145, will be closed in both directions during the weekends of May 29-June 1 and June 5-8. In addition, Route 145 will be open but with lane restrictions Monday-Friday, June 1-5. The closures and lane restrictions will allow crews...
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Top RHS Students Will Both Head to Princeton University

May 28, 2015
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Top RHS Students Will Both Head to Princeton University

What is Revere’s loss will be Princeton’s gain. As Revere High School (RHS) prepares to send another class of students into the world next week, the two top students in the class will be headed off to one of the elite universities in the nation. Valedictorian Danielle Fortuna and Salutatorian David Landeta have both...
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Ambrosino Being Considered for Top Position in Chelsea

May 28, 2015
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Former Revere Mayor Tom Ambrosino is one of two finalists being considered for the Chelsea City Manager position. Ambrosino was mayor of Revere from 2000 to 2011, and has been the executive director of the Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) in Boston since leaving the corner office here. Reached by phone, Ambrosino indicated that out...
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Shea Named Revere’s New Athletic Director

May 28, 2015
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Shea Named Revere’s New Athletic Director

Frank Shea built a championship contending basketball program at Dom Savio and accomplished the same at Masconomet Regional, qualifying for the State Tournament 13 times while winning 206 games during what should ultimately be a Hall of Fame coaching career. Shea was also a very good and fundamentally sound basketball player himself, a 6-foot-4-inch...
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RPD at Fenway Park

May 21, 2015
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RPD at Fenway Park

The Revere Police Department Color Guard was at Fenway Park on Tuesday night for Disability Awareness Night. Shown holding the flags from left are Revere Officer Joseph Internicola, and Revere Officer Andrew Lauria and Officer Michael Provato, Honor Guard Leader.
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Mckenna Is the Newest Councillor

May 21, 2015
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Joanne McKenna has been a Beachmont resident her entire life and an art teacher at Revere High School for over 30 years. Now she can add Ward 1 City Councillor to her resume. A special election for Ward 1, Precincts 1, 2, and 3 was held Tuesday to fill the seat formerly held by...
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Pruitt Won’t Resign from School Committee

May 21, 2015
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School Committeewoman Donna Wood Pruitt said this week she will not resign and would make no comment until after her June court hearing, despite a 5-0 vote by the Committee on May 12 calling for her resignation. “Right now, I’m not saying anything until I go to court (in June),” Pruitt told the Journal...
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Ghosts and Gobblin:Local Diner Is The Focus of Paranormal Investigation

May 21, 2015
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There’s something a bit spooky about the eggs at Frank’s Suffolk Diner. And the bacon has always seemed a little unsettled. All joking aside, owners of the popular diner on Furlong Drive hosted a paranormal investigation group, RTS Paranormal, last Saturday evening to finally get to the bottom of decades of folklore, odd sightings...
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New AD Will Be Chosen for Revere High School Sports

May 21, 2015
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A new Athletic Director for Revere High School (RHS) could be named by the end of this week, officials at the school said. Four finalists have been interviewing this week, coming in on Tuesday and Wednesday to visit with administrators at the high school. There are two in-district candidates and two out-of-district candidates. They...
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Councillors Want Traffic Woes Addressed

May 21, 2015
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REVERE – If you have been sitting in traffic on North Shore Road at Revere Street you know what the city councillors are concerned about. Monday night the city council called for the MassDOT to improve the signal at the busy intersection. On one side the traffic backs up to the MBTA parking garage...
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Helping Little Jayda

May 14, 2015
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Helping Little Jayda

With a little childhood mischief in her eyes, Little Jayda Couldren enjoys a bright blue cupcake during her cancer fundraiser last Friday night, May 8, at the Revere Moose Club. Doctors diagnosed Couldren with cancer last November and she has been receiving treatments at the MGH Cancer Center every since. Supporters put on a fund-raiser...
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Rizzo Launches Campaign With 2,000 Signatures

May 14, 2015
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On Tuesday, Mayor Dan Rizzo officially declared his candidacy for re-election by submitting his nomination papers. While only 50 signatures are needed to qualify for re-election, his papers were signed by over 2,000 Revere residents. “I cannot think of a better job in the world” said Mayor Rizzo to a crowd of volunteers over...
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Residency Issue Comes in to Question

May 14, 2015
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REVERE – Recently a couple of job positions with the City of Revere have been drawing applicants from out of town and it has one city councillor questioning the residency ordinance. The most recent example comes from the library where a junior library position drew a finalist from Malden. As is protocol, the selection...
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School Committee Likely to Discuss Possible Pruitt Resignation

May 14, 2015
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The School Committee was expected to address the situation with Member Donna Wood Pruitt late Tuesday night at its regular meeting, with sources close to the situation saying they would likely call for her resignation. Already Mayor Dan Rizzo (who is also the chair of the School Committee) has publicly called for Pruitt to...
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Police to Increase Patrols Following Beach Clash Here

May 14, 2015
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Nine youths were arrested – including eight juveniles – at the Revere Beach Bandstand on Sunday night in a confrontation with police that turned into a large melee. The heat was scorching down on the Beach in an early season near 90-degree day, and the heat from the Sun sparked a bevy of bad...
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Student Showcase

May 7, 2015
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Student Showcase

Carolino Sanchez performs the Colombian traditional dance, “El Sanjuanero” during last Wednesday’s (April 29) RHS Student of the 21st Century community showcase at the Comfort Inn and Suites function room. The community event, which featured a number of student activities and a panel on new learning techniques, is in its second year and is meant...
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