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City Ready for Snow and More Cold

January 6, 2018
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Department of Public Works director Don Goodwin has his crews prepared for a potential N’oreaster on Thursday. “We should be all set,” said DPW Superintendent Don Goodwin. The salt and sand are in place and the crews are all set to go. Goodwin admits that during previous storm events that...
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Loss of City Leader Bob Haas Was Top Story of 2017

December 28, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Development projects like the sale of Suffolk Downs, the sandsculpting festivalor the election in November could easily be the top story for Revere residents in 2017.  However, the sudden death of former Mayor and Council President Robert Haas in July, still has many residents reflecting on the void that his...
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Metro Housing Boston Helping Local Families Survive Crisis Without Turning to State Shelters

December 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Metro Housing Boston organization reported this month that their transition assistance program for families in crisis helped 38 families in Revere with a total expenditure of $116,259 locally.   The Rental Assistance for Families in Transition (RAFT) program provides families with a small amount of cash assistance and provides an...
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Here Comes Santa Claus

December 22, 2017
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Here Comes Santa Claus

Santa with Tina Vera and Jorginia Larajgiara at the Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center Christmas party on Tuesday, Dec. 19.
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Last Minute Shopping

December 22, 2017
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Last Minute Shopping

Our favorite feathered-friend on Broadway caused a stir this past week as residents, passersby, and even buses had to maneuver around him as he crosses Broadway. On Tuesday morning, he was spotted doing some last minute holiday shopping.
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Officials,Colleagues, and Family Unveil Robert J Haas Jr.’s Portrait at City Hall

December 22, 2017
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Officials,Colleagues, and Family Unveil Robert J Haas Jr.’s Portrait at City Hall

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Monday night a portrait of the late Councillor and former Mayor Robert J. Haas Jr. was unveiled in the Revere City Hall chambers in front of the councillors,  Haas’ family and various city officials. The city council president and former, four-term mayor passed away unexpectedly on July 2. Ward 3...
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Council says Yes to More Micro-Units:22 Units Approved for Yeamans Street Development

December 22, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The City Council and the Zoning Board of Appeals have given the go ahead for a new development for a 22-micro-unit building at 14 Yeamans St. Last week, the Zoning Board received a letter of support from the city’s Economic Development Department and heard from neighbors in opposition.  The Zoning...
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A Perfect Gift: The Revere Beach Book

December 22, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock There’s a bit of a history buff in all of us, especially when it comes to Revere Beach. No one loved this beach more than Peter McCauley, a columnist for the Revere Journal for years. Recently, the Revere Society for Cultural and Historic Preservation released the second edition of McCauley’s...
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The Economics of College: Students Open Eyes to the Cost of Debt in College Decisions

December 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel There’s a little something that Revere High economics teacher Joe Ciccarello’s students refer to as “Cicc Gold.” Those little nuggets of information are often off the script of the senior economics class’s textbook curriculum, but they have become likely more helpful to the future of Revere students than any of the...
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There’s a Saying for That

December 22, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Anyone driving south on North Shore Road, or anyone stuck in traffic on the same route might be missing a little inspiration that used to be on a sign board in front of an auto shop. For years, Alan “Doc” Kagan got a kick out of sharing quotations that might...
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Sen Elizabeth Warren Urges Congress to Restore Funding to Community Health Centers like EBNHC

December 22, 2017
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By John Lynds In an Op-Ed that appeared in Stat News on Monday, Dec. 18, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren called House Republicans onto the carpet for halting federal funding to the nation’s Community Health Centers, like East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC), while working on cutting taxes for the “wealthy.”   “I love community...
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Plan,Wash Hands, and Stay Healthy for the Holidays

December 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The holidays present a unique month-long time of the year when people often can find themselves in a much different pattern than during the rest of the year. Such changes can often lead to unhealthy behaviors or illnesses – and triggers for those struggling with overeating disorders or substance use disorders....
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St Anthony’s Church Holds Breakfast with Santa

December 13, 2017
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St Anthony’s Church Holds Breakfast with Santa

Tony Gordino enjoying his visit with Santa last Sunday morning during the St. Anthony’s Church Breakfast with Santa.
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Beachmont Christmas Tree Lighting

December 13, 2017
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Beachmont Christmas Tree Lighting

The residents of Beachmont along with the Beachmont Improvement Committee held their annual tree-lighting ceremony on Sunday,Dec. 10 at Douglas Cummings Square. Attendees got to enjoy a visit from Santa, hot chocolate, cookies, and more. Pictured above, students from the Beachmont School lead the crowd in a few Christmas carols.
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Scrooged Again:MSBA Rejects City’s Application to Get Funding for New High School

December 13, 2017
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By Seth Daniel For the second, straight year, Revere High School (RHS) officials and district leaders are facing a holiday season with a huge disappointment on their minds. That’s because for the second, straight year, the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) has declined to invite Revere into it’s project pipeline for what would be...
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McKenna Files Motion to Test City Hall’s Air-Quality

December 13, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Believing the Revere City Hall is a sick building, Ward 1 Councillor Joanne McKenna has filed a motion to have the mayor arrange to have an air-quality test performed throughout the 120 year-old building. At Monday night’s meeting of the City Council, McKenna said she is concerned for the people...
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News Briefs

December 13, 2017
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Revere Beautification Committee HOLDS dinner The members of the Revere Beautification Committee celebrated another successful year at their annual Christmas Dinner. Among the many accomplishments are the Barrel Program, the Island Beautification Program, and the Beautiful Home/Business Recognition Programs. The RBC is a volunteer committee whose mission is “to improve the image of the...
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EBSB Raises $75K at Holiday Auction for Local Charities

December 13, 2017
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East Boston Savings Bank’s 32nd annual holiday auction raised over $75,000 for local charities. EBSB employees, family, friends and vendors gathered at the Danversport Yacht Club where items donated by bank employees, family members, local businesses and vendors were auctioned off to the highest bidder.  Other items others were offered through various raffles that...
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Revere Residents Voice Opinions to DEP on Wheelabrator Landfill

December 13, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Concerned citizens of Saugus and Revere attended a public hearing in Saugus on Nov. 30 as the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) held a public hearing regarding Wheelabrator, the trash-to-energy plant on Route 107 in Saugus. Last month the DEP issued a provisional decision approving  Wheelabrator’s application to continue using...
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SUDI Office Updates Councillors

December 13, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s been a little over a year since the Substance Use Disorder Initiative (SUDI) office opened on Revere Street, and Councillor George Rotondo invited its director to give an update to the City Council during its Dec. 4 meeting. The SUDI office heads up the local battle against the opioid...
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