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Women’s Club Christmas Celebration.

December 27, 2012
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Women’s Club Christmas Celebration.

Members of the Revere Woman’s Club are pictured with special guest Michael Resca, Commandant of the Chelsea Soldiers Home. Resca received festive Christmas gift bags prepared by the Woman’s Club to be distributed to the veterans living at the home.
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Santa Baby! What’s Going on at the Revere Senior Center?

December 27, 2012
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Santa Baby! What’s Going on at the Revere Senior Center?

Santa Baby! What’s going on at the Revere Senior Center? Well, what happened at last Thursday’s Christmas Party/Dance Show was that Vincent Greco and Morris Morris got a good seat under the mistletoe so that Jade Cipolla (left) and Amanda Cosgrove (right) could plant a kiss on their cheeks. The fun was part of...
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Acts of Courage Highlighted at Rpd Ceremony

December 27, 2012
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Digging up the past is always tricky business, but when it comes to highlighting heroic deeds by police officers, there’s nothing all that complicated about it. After years without much public accolade, the Revere Police Department (RPD) held its First Annual Awards and Recognition Ceremony on Monday night – highlighting the brave acts of...
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New Mckinley School Still Siting at Hill Park

December 27, 2012
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The comprehensive constructions estimates for the new McKinley School have been completed and look to still point towards the Hill Park site. Superintendent Paul Dakin said that the comprehensive estimates (which include everything, including land takings and relocation costs) were done for all four options, and the Hill Park site came in the lowest...
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Feeding Frenzy for Kerry’s Seat

December 27, 2012
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For more than a generation Sen. John Kerry has stood at the top of the top of the political food chain in the Massachusetts federal delegation as one of two U.S. Senators – being the senior senator for the last few years – and since his proposed appointment last week to the Secretary of...
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Beachmontt Holiday Cheer

December 20, 2012
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Beachmontt Holiday Cheer

Spreading Christmas cheer and sharing smiles at the Beachmont Christmas tree lighting were School committeewoman Carol Tye , Santa and Kathleen Heiser.
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To Serve and Protect

December 20, 2012
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To Serve and Protect

The Revere Police Department hosted its 1st Annual Awards and Recognition Ceremony Monday night and awarded 10 officers recognition medals for acts of bravery going back as far as 1997 and as recent as 2011. Here, Officer Mark DeSimone (center) is honored for a 2006 incident in Beachmont where he took into custody an...
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Officials Seek Federal Help for Safer Schools

December 20, 2012
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City and school officials have called upon the federal government to help them make schools safer in Revere and across the country, with Mayor Dan Rizzo suggesting that members of the National Guard conduct their required service at school entrances. After the unspeakable events that transpired last Friday morning in Newtown, CT, the country...
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Suffolk Downs and Citi Center Team Up for Entertainment at Proposed Casino

December 20, 2012
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Tuesday morning brought the major announcement by Suffolk Downs and Caesar’s Entertainment that they have cemented a partnership with Boston’s Citi Performing Arts Center (Citi Center) to provide arts and entertainment programming at the proposed casino. Citi Center operates the Wang Center, the Shubert Theatre and the Emerson Majestic Theatre in Boston’s Theatre District....
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Cabral Pegged for State Cabinet

December 20, 2012
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There’s going to be a new sheriff in town. Suffolk County Sheriff Andrea Cabral has accepted a position in Gov. Deval Patrick’s cabinet as the Secretary of Public Safety and Security. Cabral was last elected to her post as sheriff in 2010, besting Hassan Smith easily. “Sheriff Cabral is grateful that Governor Patrick has...
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Revere Pop Warner ‘C’ Squad Repeats as National Champion

December 12, 2012
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Revere Pop Warner ‘C’ Squad Repeats as National Champion

The Revere Pop Warner ‘C’ Squad is No. 1 in the nation again. Head coach Melissa Elam’s 12 cheerleaders took home the top prize at the National Pop Warner Cheer Championships held Dec. 4 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Two other Revere squads also excelled at...
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Mayor Taps Hinojosa as New Rec Director

December 12, 2012
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Mayor Dan Rizzo this week has put forth Michael Hinojosa as his pick to replace her. Hinojosa is a Revere High School graduate and is known to be full of energy when it comes to youth activities, having coached extensively in Babe Ruth softball and girl’s basketball. He was one of the leaders of...
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Local Aid Cuts to Hurt Revere

December 12, 2012
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If the Commonwealth of Massachusetts had a checkbook, it would be woefully overdrawn. And they’re once-again turning to cities like Revere to help balance their red ink in the form of mid-year local aid cuts – the second time in three years Gov. Deval Patrick has proposed such a previously unprecedented move. Local aid...
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Revere Police Looking for Armed Man

December 12, 2012
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Revere Police and State Police are on the lookout for an armed criminal and the License Commission is preparing to yank the license of a business that armed criminal allegedly took over some two years ago by force, intimidation, kidnapping and blackmail. A warrant has been issued for Gary Coulanges surrounding an ongoing issue...
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The Mighty Duck

December 5, 2012
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The Mighty Duck

RumneyMarsh Academy Leanne O’Hara and student James Fabiano discuss strategy before the annual Parent/Teacher Basketball that was recently held.
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Novoselsky Will Lead Council

December 5, 2012
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After serving on the City Council for decades, it appears that Ward 2 Councillor Ira Novoselsky will get his first crack at Council President in the coming year. Novoselsky told the Journal it appears right now that he has at least eight votes from the Council to secure the spot. At the same time,...
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Councillors Say No Way to Pot Dispensaries Here

December 5, 2012
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The Revere City Council is looking to change the City’s zoning so as to block any medical marijuana dispensaries from locating in the city as a result of the approved medical marijuana ballot question from the Nov. 6thelection. In a resounding vote statewide, voters easily approved a plan to allow medical marijuana to be...
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Council Unanimously Approves TIF

December 5, 2012
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City councillors unanimously approved a Tax Incremental Financing Agreement (TIF) for the owners of the former Toys ‘R Us property at Northgate Mall – under the auspices that the taxpayer investment would draw in a new 80,000 sq. ft. Market Basket grocery store. In a vote of 10-0 (Councillor Stephen Reardon was absent), the...
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Rising Home Heating Costs Have Homeowners Worried

December 5, 2012
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If last year’s mild winter was a gift from God for those who pay close attention to their heating bills, one can certainly not expect another such generous gift this year. Projections for a much colder winter this year, along with high heating oil prices that aren’t budging, have homeowners a bit anxious about...
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Bridge to Beach is Officially Open

November 30, 2012
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Bridge to Beach is Officially Open

With a black and white photo showing the late John and Christine Markey enjoying Revere Beach placed prominently at the mouth of the new bridge bearing their last name, Congressman Ed Markey (D-Malden) said he believes the new bridge will help bring the wonder back to Wonderland and continue to fuel the resurgence of...
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