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Immaculate Family Festival

September 18, 2013
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Immaculate Family Festival

The Immaculate Conception Church held its annual Family Festival on Saturday. Eleven countries were represented and fine cuisine from all over the world was served and enjoyed by all.
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World War II Incident Has Intrigue, Reunion

September 18, 2013
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World War II Incident Has Intrigue, Reunion

There was a booming sound, and suddenly Revere’s Michael Giarla was awakened as he sat at the lookout post on his Navy PT-110 boat. An instant after the boom came a powerful explosion, throwing Giarla through the air – still half-asleep – and depositing him in the ocean where he floated helplessly in the...
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Steps 4 Cancer Walk

September 18, 2013
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Steps 4 Cancer Walk

Members of the Cataldo family lead the way on their first annual Steps 4 Cancer Walk. The 3.1 mile walk was held in honor of the late beloved Rosemary Cataldo.
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City Council Sets Casino Vote for Nov. 5 on City Election

September 18, 2013
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The Revere City Council on Monday night officially set the citywide casino referendum vote for Nov. 5 – the already-existing date of the City Election. The call came in a vote of 9-0 in favor – with Councillors Bob Haas and Stephen Reardon being absent from the vote for unspecified reasons. There was no...
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Sewer Break on Winthrop Avenue Will Be Costly, Inconvenient

September 18, 2013
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City leaders are bracing for a huge, unexpected expense and warning residents on Winthrop Avenue in the Immaculate Conception (IC) area that inconvenient times are coming. Many residents of that area, they said, may not even be able to park at their homes during parts of the extended work that is to come. The...
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Junior Patriots Play at Gillette

September 11, 2013
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Junior Patriots Play at Gillette

Three members of the Revere Pop Warner Jr. Patriots take a break after playing on the New England Patriots practice field at the end of last month as a tune-up for the season opener, which took place last weekend on Sept. 8th. Pop Warner organizer Patrick Keefe said the Junior Patriots were fortunate to...
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Dancing Zombies Looks to Be a Thriller

September 11, 2013
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Dancing Zombies Looks to Be a Thriller

If ever one needed an excuse to do the ‘Thriller’ dance with hundreds of other people while dressed as a zombie, well now they have that excuse. Agnes Strecker Dance Studio on Beach Street announced this week that they will be joining the ‘Thrill the World’ worldwide effort to break the standing world record...
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Family Feud Delays Opening of Revere’s Market Basket Store

September 11, 2013
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The aisles are shiny with wax, the shelves are ready for canned goods, and the cash registers are all set to be turned on, but the doors of the newly completed and long-anticipated Market Basket in the Northgate Mall aren’t likely to open anytime soon. Market Basket attorneys sent a letter this week to...
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Casino Vote Likely Set for November 5 Here

September 11, 2013
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Barring any major changes, the Revere City Council will vote at its Sept. 16 meeting to set the citywide casino referendum vote for Nov. 5 – the same day as the City Election. Council President Ira Novoselsky confirmed this week that the Council would follow Boston in scheduling a vote, and that vote will...
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School Officials Concerned over Casino Mitagation

September 11, 2013
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School officials and School Committee members are concerned about the lack of dedicated mitigation for the schools by Suffolk Downs in the recently-signed Host Community Agreement, and they also believe the agreement could affect state funding payments to the City’s schools. That concern was highlighted at a public forum last Tuesday night where School...
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A Summer’s Farewell

September 4, 2013
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A Summer’s Farewell

Recent RHS 2013 graduates got together recently for one last time before they all moved on to college to start their bright futures. These seven girls have be friends and athletic teammates since they were young girls. Pictured are: Gena Restiano (Babson College), Caitlyn Caramello (Catholic University of America), Gianna Bua (University of Massachusetts...
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Say No to Drugs

September 4, 2013
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Say No to Drugs

Mickey ‘Say No To Drugs’ Casoli holding the 1972 Super Bowl ring of former Miami Dolphins quarterback and former RHS quarterback Jim DelGaizo.
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Rizzo Finalizes Casino Terms

September 4, 2013
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Specifics of the Revere Host Community Agreement with Suffolk Downs became public last Saturday, with the agreements being posted on the City’s website for public viewing. The agreement was signed on Wednesday evening, Aug. 28th, in a City Hall ceremony with officials from Suffolk Downs and several city councillors. Paper copies of the agreement,...
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Reactions to Host Agreement Most Officials are Positive

September 4, 2013
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After signing the mitigation agreement one day after Boston last Wednesday evening, Aug. 28, Revere City officials are touting the agreement this week as the best possible agreement that could be had for a project that essentially is completely located in East Boston. Most City Councillors – who met with Mayor Dan Rizzo informally...
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Police Discover Wild Kingdom on Revere Beach Boulevard

September 4, 2013
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Revere Police discovered a wild kingdom in a condo on Revere Beach Boulevard last Tuesday, Aug. 27th, with pythons, rats, lizards and some cats. Neighbors called the police around 7:23 p.m. last Tuesday to report a foul odor coming from the condo, the sounds of animals living in the unit and owners who hadn’t...
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Partners HealthCare Granted $35,000 to Summer Food Programs: Project Bread and Many Local Agencies Received Grants

September 4, 2013
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For children in families that struggle to put food on the table, finding a meal during the summer can be a challenge. That’s why Partners HealthCare, working with Project Bread, awarded $35,000 to Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) locations in seven communities in the Greater Boston Area. These award recipients included Our Lady of...
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Revere Mitigation Agreement Viewed Positively, Though Some Skeptical of Initial Numbers

August 29, 2013
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Revere signed its long-awaited host community agreement (HCA) Wednesday evening in a ceremony on the steps of City Hall, with Mayor Dan Rizzo and Suffolk Downs Owner Richard Fields on hand to cement the potential financial union between the City and the track. The agreement came one day after Boston’s blockbuster agreement that was...
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School Uniforms at Revere Public Schools

August 21, 2013
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School Uniforms at Revere Public Schools

All three middle schools and two elementary schools will join the school uniform parade this year, making every school in the district (aside from Revere High School) adhering to a strict school uniform code. “Every student in the district up to grade 8 will be in a uniform this year,” said Superintendent Paul Dakin....
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Bocce on the Beach

August 21, 2013
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Bocce on the Beach

Joyce Dinuccio from Team Rizzo tosses the Bocce ball at the annual Rumney Marsh Burial Restoration Committee tournament last Saturday.
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Pot Biz to Be No Laughing Matter in Massachusetts

August 21, 2013
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For many in the area, the prospect of a nearby medical marijuana growing facility and its accompanying storefront retail dispensary are like dirty words printed in a church program. Shocking and unbelievable. But for those who look through the clouds of smoke and look without the muddled head of a “stoner,” the medical marijuana...
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