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Did You Vote?

November 11, 2016
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Did You Vote?

Revere High School teacher John Fergus did his part on Election Day dressing up as Uncle Sam to encourage students to get out and vote. For local results on Tuesday’s election, please visit The Journal’s website at reverejournal.com.
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Multicultural Night at Revere High

November 11, 2016
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Multicultural Night at Revere High

Roberto Joseph, 16, took to the floor as the African drummers played, while Audra DiMasso performed an Irish Step Dance. Both were among numerous performers who shared their dance, song and music – along with their food – during the Second Annual Multicultural Celebration on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at Revere High School.
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Saving Lives:Decrease Seen in Local Opioid Deaths

November 11, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released its third quarter data on opioid-related deaths across the state. In the first nine months of 2016 there were 1,005 confirmed cases of unintentional opioid overdose deaths across the state. There are also 392-470 suspected opioid-related deaths, a pace higher than the...
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Communities Band Together for Health

November 11, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock In an attempt to bolster the health of Winthrop, Chelsea and Revere the communities have banded together to form a health collaborative and hire a regional public health director who will work on policy, reports and more. The person hired will take a regional look at trends and work with...
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Parent Day at Revere High Set for Nov 17

November 11, 2016
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By Lani Stevens For the first time ever, Revere High School is welcoming hundreds of parents to come to observe their child’s classrooms in celebration of American Education Week. The parent day will be hosted on Wednesday, November 16 and Thursday, November 17 from 8 to 9 a.m. Principal Lourenco Garcia believes that there...
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Revere Election Results

November 9, 2016
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Revere Election Results

Revere voters turned out in healthy numbers in the 2016 Presidential Election. Voters let it be known that despite the national outcome they preferred Hillary Clinton, with 11,870 local votes (59 percent) to Donald Trump who garnered 6,877 local votes (34 percent). With 27,727 registered voters in the city, just over 71 percent came...
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The 2016 Election – What’s on the Ballot?

November 4, 2016
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Q.1 Expanded Slot Machine Gambling This proposed law would allow the state Gaming Commission to issue one additional category 2 license which would permit operation of a gaming establishment with no table games and not more than 1,250 slot machines. The proposed law would authorize the Commission to request applications for additional license to...
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All Dolled Up & Pups

November 4, 2016
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All Dolled Up & Pups

 
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Revere Voters Head to Polls on Tuesday

November 4, 2016
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Revere Voters Head to Polls on Tuesday

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Revere voters will head off to one of 21 polling places in the city on Tuesday, Nov. 8 to cast their vote for one of four Presidential candidates and their running mates as well as several state and county positions and four questions. The four ballot questions appear on page...
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Early Voting Is A Huge Hit Here

November 4, 2016
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For the first time every community in Massachusetts has been offering early voting as a way to accommodate people’s daily schedule, and reduce lines at the polls on November 8. In Revere there were 2,011 voters as of Tuesday morning who have already cast their ballots. Election Commissioner Diane Colella said they had 400...
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Residents Give Their Views on Ballot Questions

November 4, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Not only has the Presidential race garnered the interest of Massachusetts voters but so have the initiative ballot questions. On Nov. 8 voters will be faced with four questions covering slot machines, charter schools, marijuana and animal rights. Several people weighed in on the questions. Question 1 has already drawn...
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Councillors Call to Open Fire Station

November 4, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Ward 5 Councillor John Powers and Councillor at Large Robert Haas are calling on the city to repair and re-open the Alden Mills Fire Station in the Point of Pines Neighborhood. Powers is concerned about the increase in housing units, response times and the condition of the firehouses. Powers and...
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News Briefs

November 4, 2016
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Multicultural event a RHS on Wednesday The Revere High School community cordially invites you to its second annual multicultural event on Wednesday, November 2nd, from 3:15 p.m. to 6 p.m., in the school cafeteria.   The purpose of this event is to build public understanding and support of different cultures that shape the fabric of...
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Haunted High School

October 28, 2016
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Haunted High School

Members of the Class of 2018 haunted the hallways of Revere High School last Thursday night for an annual fundraiser. Pictured above are the students who ran the Purge room with Principal Lourenco Garcia.
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A Kid at Heart

October 28, 2016
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A Kid at Heart

Residents of Oak Island and City leaders gathered on Saturday, Oct. 22, to help finish constructing the new playground at Dashwood Park. Once the work was done, it was time to have fun, and here Linda DeMaio decided to take the slide down to ground level, getting a little surprise on the fast moving...
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Pop Warner Champions

October 28, 2016
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Pop Warner Champions

Domenic Boudreau (11) and Santiago Quiceno (88) congratulate each other at the end of the first half of their game against Roxbury where the Revere D2 Patriots Pop Warner team clinched their division title and spot in the playoffs.
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Wynn Donated $39K to Keep Slots Out of Revere Hotel

October 28, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Wynn Boston Harbor casino said this week that it had gotten involved in the Revere Special Election last Tuesday, Oct. 18, that had major implications for a developer that is pushing the statewide Question 1 ballot initiative in November. Wynn also said it would be involved in the statewide fight...
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Revere Schools to Close for Good Friday

October 28, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Revere Public Schools will be taking Good Friday, April 14, off after all – just don’t say it’s for Good Friday. After a contentious School Committee meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 18, Revere Supt. Dianne Kelly announced via letter late last week that the school district would, in fact be taking...
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Revere Firefighters Hold Open House

October 21, 2016
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Revere Firefighters Hold Open House

Fire and City officials, including Ward 2 Councillor Ira Novoselsky (far left) and Revere Fire Chief Chris Bright (third from right) , stand with Sparky in front of one of the fire engines at Central Fire Station during the Fire Department’s annual Open House on Saturday, Oct. 15.
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“An Unfortunate Day At the Beach”

October 21, 2016
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“An Unfortunate Day At the Beach”

Sisters Julie and Antonia Pugliese sat on the seawall on Revere Beach while waiting for others to show up to the Dress Up Boston’s ‘An Unfortunate Day at the Beach’ meet-up event on Saturday, Oct. 15. The historical-themed dress up group meets around Greater Boston for various events throughout the year. On Saturday, they...
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