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June 10, 2016
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COUNCILLOR NOVOSELSKY ANNOUNCES COMMUNITY MEETINGS The next Ward 2 Crime Watch committee meeting with Ward 2 Councillor Ira Novoselsky and local residents will be held on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 6 PM at the Hyman Tower Community Room, 50 Walnut Avenue.  At this meeting, Officer Ken Bruker will discuss the evaluation and installation...
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Richard Mauro Dedication

June 4, 2016
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Richard Mauro Dedication

The Glazing and Painting Industries recently dedicated their Brentwood, N. H. Training Center in honor of lifelong Revere resident Richie Mauro who passed away in 2015 and was the past owner of Tower Glass. Richie was a long time trustee of the Training Fund, past president of the Glass Employers Association of New England...
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A Moment of Silence

June 4, 2016
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A Moment of Silence

U.S. Navyman Reichart bows his head during the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home Memorial Day Exercises at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.
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Georgetown is Barry’s Choice:RHS Valedictorian Alicia Barry Heading to Washington D.C.

June 4, 2016
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Georgetown is Barry’s Choice:RHS Valedictorian Alicia Barry Heading to Washington D.C.

By Taylor Giuffre-Catalano Alicia Barry was stuck at a split decision. Accepted to all of the eight colleges she applied to, including Georgetown University and Harvard University, the Revere High School senior and valedictorian had to make a difficult choice. “I wasn’t expecting the letter to be there that day,” Barry chronicled, as she...
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Electronic Gaming Proposed … Again

June 4, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock If you pull the lever and three cherries don’t line up in a row…try again. That’s what developer Eugene McCain, managing director of Alliance Capital, LLC is ready to do in Revere. At the last council meeting on May 23, McCain proposed that Revere consider either enter a memorandum of...
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Capstone Project Provides Seniors New Way to Complete Requirements

June 4, 2016
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By Seth Daniel When Camila Cordoba would walk to work in Boston’s Seaport District, the Revere High School (RHS) senior couldn’t help but be struck by the numbers of homeless that she encountered on her way to work. While many people walked past them oblivious, Cordoba said her heart went out to them. She...
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Smiling Seniors

May 27, 2016
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Smiling Seniors

The Revere High School Prom for the Class of 2016 was held in Danvers this past Friday. Seniors Cheyanne Fullen and Maritza Scott were all smiles throughout the night.
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Enjoying the Senior Prom

May 27, 2016
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Enjoying the Senior Prom

Jimmy Santosuosso and his sister-in-law, Barbara Santosuosso, holding a Bill Reinstein button in memory of the late state representative for whom the Senior Citizen Prom is named. A much larger crowd than expected showed up on Thursday, May 19, to dance the night away and enjoy great company. Former State Rep. Kathi-Anne Reinstein said...
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Preparing for Memorial Day

May 27, 2016
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Preparing for Memorial Day

Vinnie Zizzo of Vaz Electric posted flags up and down Broadway this past Wednesday, May 18, in preparation for Memorial Day. The annual placing of the flags has been going on for the past several years, with flags going up on the Broadway poles from Memorial Day through July 4.
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School Cuts Loom:Lack of State Aid Forces Kelly to End Programs

May 27, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The State Legislature has made efforts to fill the monumental education funding gap in Revere, Everett and Chelsea – as well as other Gateway Cities – but it has not been enough to save the schools from major cuts which are being announced this week. The Revere Public Schools have begun...
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Barry Named Valedictorian; Hartnett Is Salutatorian for RHS Graduation

May 27, 2016
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By Seth Daniel This year’s Revere High School (RHS) valedictorian has a claim that not too many top students can boast. She turned down Harvard. The Revere Public Schools announced this week that Alicia Barry is the valedictorian of the 2016 class. Barry, the daughter of Revere Firefighter Frank Barry, has chosen Georgetown University...
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News Briefs

May 27, 2016
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KANE SERVES AS COMMITTEE MEMBER Florence Ferullo Kane, of Revere and Winthrop, former Order Sons of Italy State President, will be participating as a Committee member in an Italian Festival to be held on the Waltham Common in Waltham on Saturday, June 4th, from 11 am – 7 pm; rain date is Sunday, June...
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Wounded Vet Motorcycle Ride

May 20, 2016
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Wounded Vet Motorcycle Ride

The five Wounded Vet honorees and special guest Lt. Col. Thomas Armas release doves at the end of the Wounded Vet Motorcycle run at Suffolk Downs last Saturday. The honorees are, from left, Sgt. Peter Damon, of Middleboro; Sgt. Eric Rodriguez of California; Sgt. Kirstie Ennis, Spc. Sean Pesce of Connecticut, and Staff Sgt. James Clark...
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Pet Therapy at EBNHC

May 20, 2016
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Pet Therapy at EBNHC

Sam the therapy dog, 14 years of age, is lifted by Steven Snyder to give his mom, Marlene, a kiss.
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Upton Named New Executive Dir at Revere Chamber of Commerce

May 20, 2016
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Upton Named New Executive Dir at Revere Chamber of Commerce

The Revere Chamber of Commerce has named Bob Upton as its new Executive Director effective May 1, 2016. As Executive Director, Bob will be responsible for day to day operation of the Chamber of Commerce and to be the face of the business organization. Kerri Abrams, President of the Revere Chamber of Commerce, said...
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History Is Alive:Revere Sends Record Number of Middle Schoolers to National History Fair

May 20, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Just a few years ago, Revere students at the State History Fair were a rare find, but this year Revere middle school students from the Susan B. Anthony Middle School (SBA) came in large numbers – and now they’re headed to Washington, D.C. Only a handful of students from Revere schools...
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Giving the Gift of Life:Personal Stories are Driving Force for Organ Donation

May 20, 2016
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By Kate Anslinger When an unexpected tragedy took the life of Carol Dullea’s grandson, Ethan, some 17 years ago, the pain was incomprehensible. However, last week, she said the dagger of that situation was dulled for her family when they decided to donate Ethan’s organs. “It softens the sorrow and lightens the darkness,” said...
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Revere Veteran’s Exhibit is Worth the Visit

May 20, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s only available for a couple of weeks, but the exhibit in honor of Revere’s veterans gives a look at the men and women who served in World War I, World War 11, the Korean War and Vietnam War. “About 10 years ago the Journal donated the old bound copies...
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News Briefs

May 20, 2016
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NARFE PARTY PLANNED JUNE 1 The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) North Shore Chapter 479 invites active and retired Federal employees to its end-of-season  celebration Wednesday June 1, beginning at 12 noon in the Lighthouse Room of the Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. The event includes a luncheon and musical entertainment....
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Mother’s Day

May 13, 2016
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Mother’s Day

A toast to mom with a spot of tea. Young Ava MacKenzie and her mother, Stacie MacKenzie, celebrate Mother’s Day together at the Revere Public Library and Revere Kiwanis Club Mother’s Day Tea Party on Friday, May 6. The event is very popular, but hadn’t been held for five years until revived by the...
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