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Barbara Kelly Forged Path as First Innovation School Leader in State

February 2, 2018
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When Barbara Kelly took the reins at the newly minted Paul Revere Innovation School nine years ago, it was an educational concept that was brand new and in uncharted waters. She forged ahead, nonetheless, walking the streets in and around Revere Street and making friends of her neighbors and partners for the re-designed school...
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News Briefs

February 2, 2018
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LOCAL ROADWAY CHANGES POSTED In an effort to protect public safety for local pedestrians and traffic for anyone going to the Garfield School, Eliot Road is now a permanent one-way heading westbound from Porter Avenue to Clark Road. Standish Road is now a permanent one way eastbound from Eliot Road to Porter Ave.  The...
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Revere to Receive $9,700 in S.A.F.E Grants

February 2, 2018
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Gov. Charles Baker, Secretary of Public Safety and Security Daniel Bennett, State Fire Marshal Peter Ostroskey, and Revere’s state delegation are pleased to announce that the grant funds for Student Awareness of Fire Education (S.A.F.E.) and Senior SAFE  programs have been awarded for FY2018. The Revere Fire Department has been awarded $6,700 for the...
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Zoning Board of Appeals Denies Developer Variances for Revere Beach Project

February 2, 2018
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The Zoning Board of Appeals has turned down unanimously a request for variances for a proposed development on Revere Beach Boulevard next to the St. George Condominium. A Chara Development of Beverly had applied to the board for front, back, side and rear-yard setbacks, along with a variance for parking. In addition to variances,...
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POPBA Holds Board of Directors Holiday Dinner Party

February 2, 2018
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It was a wonderful night for the Point of Pines Beach Association (POPBA). On Dec. 12, Gary Ferragamo, the recently elected president of the POPBA, treated his entire board of directors of the POPBA to a filet mignon dinner in the North End.  “This was just a small gesture from me to every member...
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Revere Students Achieve Academic Honors:Local Students on Dean’s List at Wentworth

February 2, 2018
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The following local  students have made the Dean’s List at Wentworth Institute of Technology  for the fall 2017 semester. * Brendan Dao of Revere * Naomi Torre Cardenas of Revere * Marilyn Urrea of Revere * Naomi Torre Cardenas of Revere Wentworth Institute of Technology Founded in 1904, Wentworth Institute of Technology is an...
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RHS Students Reflect on Field Trip to Ipswich

February 2, 2018
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The following is a first in a  series of monthly columns regarding healthy lifestyle, shared by RHS teacher Andrew Turchon and his class   On a mild, fall November morning, 30 students and two teachers from Revere High School traveled north on a bus to the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary in Topsfield. The mission...
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Sending the Patriots Off to Minnesota

January 25, 2018
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Sending the Patriots Off to Minnesota

On Sunday, Jan. 21, Revere diehard fans were on hand to support the Patriots big win at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro against the the Jacksonville Jaguars. Pictured are some of those fans, from left, Daniel Muller, freshman at North Shore Community College; Kitty Muller; Anthony Destefano,a freshman at Curry; Anthony Scoppettuolo, a senior at...
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Twin Day at Lincoln School

January 25, 2018
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Twin Day at Lincoln School

Mya Constantineau Ariana Chianca, Chloe O’Neil, and Yasabella Leach show off their matchings red LOVE shirts at the Lincoln School Twin Day.
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Sen Boncore Appointed Chair of Transportation

January 25, 2018
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Sen Boncore Appointed Chair of Transportation

By John Lynds With a major international airport, highway, toll plaza and the MBTA Blue Line in his district it made sense for Senate President Harriette Chandler to appoint Sen. Joseph Boncore (D-Winthrop), who represents East Boston, Revere, Winthrop, the North End and part of Cambridge as the new Senate Chair of the Joint...
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What If Amazon Comes?Local Businesses to be Impacted

January 25, 2018
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Beachmont Roast Beef has been a mainstay on Winthrop Avenue since 1978, but the current owner only purchased the business two years ago. A few months ago, he was approached by developer Tom O’Brien of HYM Investments, and given an undisclosed offer to sell his business. “He made offers to...
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Arrigo Seeks More Dialogue With Suffolk Downs Developer

January 25, 2018
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock HYM Investments, developers of the former Suffolk Downs site in Beachmont, has been busy making visits to various surrounding communities, sharing its plan, whether or not Amazon makes its new HQ2 in Boston on the former Suffolk Downs site. Several meetings have happened in East Boston with the Boston Planning...
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News Briefs

January 25, 2018
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Free stickers for removal of damaged items Residents who incurred damage to personal property as a result of flooding that occurred after the Jan. 4 snowstorm can obtain up to eight free stickers for the curbside removal of white goods and  “bulky items” through Jan. 26.  This stickers can be obtained at the Inspectional...
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DiBiaso Stuns Everett:Leaves the Tide for Head Coach Position at Catholic Memorial

January 25, 2018
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By Seth Daniel It was over milk and cookies in the president’s office last Monday, Jan. 15, that the workings of a potentially new DiBiaso coaching dynasty began to form on the West Roxbury campus of Catholic Memorial High School (CM). By last Thursday, the smallest Division 1 high-school sports program in the state...
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Revere Students Achieve Academic Honors

January 25, 2018
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SEVERAL STUDENTS ON DEAN’S LIST AT EMMANUEL In honor of their outstanding academic achievement, Emmanuel College has named nearly 700 students to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2017 semester. To earn a spot on the Dean’s List, Emmanuel students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for a 16-credit semester....
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See, Test, and Treat – Free Health Screenings for Women on Mar. 3

January 25, 2018
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Join Cambridge Health Alliance on Saturday, March 3, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., for See, Test & Treat – a free day of women’s health screenings at Cambridge Hospital (1493 Cambridge St.) The program features same-day test results, diagnoses and follow-up care for uninsured and underserved women, ages 21 to 65. Women attending...
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Medical Marijuana Clinic Opens in Sullivan Sq

January 25, 2018
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By Seth Daniel The first medical marijuana dispensary in the Lower Mystic region has opened its doors in Sullivan Square on Broadway, Somerville, and operators of the clinic, Revolutionary Clinics, said last week they are seeing many new patients and believe they are helping people with chronic pain feel better without having to turn...
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Licensing Commission May Seek Use of Plastic Cups at Squire Lounge

January 25, 2018
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock After a nasty incident that resulted in a police officer getting whacked on the head with beer bottle, the Squire Lounge may have to rethink whether or not they serve drinks in glass or plastic cups. At their Jan. 17 meeting, the Revere Licensing Commission decided to hold off on...
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New Officers Elected at Jack Satter House

January 20, 2018
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New Officers Elected at Jack Satter House

The residents Jack Satter House elected new tenant association officers for the coming year. In the photo above, outgoing First Vice President and Second Vice President Judy Manteca and Barbara Slayton (left) gives outgoing president Joe Young a token of their appreciation.
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Coming to a TV Near You:Hollywood Hits Revere Beach for a New Pilot Program

January 20, 2018
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Coming to a TV Near You:Hollywood Hits Revere Beach for a New Pilot Program

Photos and Story by Sue Woodcock Film crews descended on Revere Beach Boulevard and Bill Ash’s Lounge at the end of last week. Crews were filming a television pilot for Showtime called, “City on the Hill” and a scene called “The Approval.” Crews have also been filming in Malden. Star actor Kevin Bacon (Footloose)...
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