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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

December 9, 2016
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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

The City of Revere rang in the Christmas season on Friday, Dec. 2, at City Hall, with hundreds of families and friends turning out to celebrate the lighting of the tree.Shown above, Andrew Watson and Cecelia Ulibarri are all smiles in their time with Santa and Mrs. Claus.
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Sounds of Christmas Concert

December 9, 2016
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Sounds of Christmas Concert

Conductor Robert Lehmann invited children to conduct the orchestra with a magical wand. Included were sisters Emma and Leah Casper, Caterin Testa, Mia Hood, and Jessica Anselm.
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Council Approves Over $1.5M in Additional Funding

December 9, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Monday night the City Council approved the transfer of more than a $1,500,000 from the city’s stabilization fund to the general fund for several appropriations. Half of the transfer or about $500,000 goes toward the contract negotiation reserve account and another $540,000 is slated for the newly operating Regional Communication...
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Wheelabrator Officials Explain Cause Of Loud Noise at City Council Meeting

December 9, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Officials from Wheelabrator visited the City Council Monday night to share answers as to why the trash to energy plant in Saugus had such an loud sound coming from it in November. A sound that traveled to the Point of Pines area and beyond in Revere. Peter Kendrigan, general manager...
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Property Tax Rate is Down

December 9, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Between the increase in real estate values and new growth in the City, the residential and commercial property tax for fiscal year 2017 is a bit lower. The City Council, on the advice of the city assessors and Director of Finance George Anzuoni, set the new tax rate for fiscal...
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News Briefs

December 9, 2016
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Toy Drive Underway The Revere Police Toy Drive is underway to help needy families in Revere during the Christmas season. If you are in need of assistance, or wish to make a donation, contact Lee Nugent at 781-656-1109 or Patricia Ciulla at 781-284-1212. If you can help, please bring a new, unwrapped toy to...
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Perfect Start to Thanksgiving Day

December 2, 2016
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Perfect Start to Thanksgiving Day

Revere High head football coach Lou Cicatelli and assistant coaches Jose Escobar and Vin Gregorio celebrate while displaying the Thanksgiving game trophy after Revere’s exciting 14-7 victory over Winthrop in the annual rivalry.
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One More Time:Board of Health Commissioners Want Another Hearing Before Raising Tobacco Purchase Age

December 2, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The members of the Revere Board of Health said they need one more meeting before deciding to raise the age of consent for the purchase of tobacco to age 21. Last Wednesday the Board of Health held a second public hearing on the issue and a list of other changes...
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Keefe Seeks Plebiscite for Marijuana Shops in Revere

December 2, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Monday night Ward 4 Councillor Patrick Keefe announced to the city council that he’d like a petition drive to put the topic of marijuana shops back in the hands of voters to stop any shops in Revere. “I want to get ahead of the bill,” Keefe said. “If you read...
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Forty Years Later, the “Sounds of Christmas” Concert Still Resounds with Music and Charity

December 2, 2016
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Forty years ago, as the nation celebrated its Bicentennial, a group of Revere leaders, including then-City Clerk John Henry, Revere Journal Editor Bob Long and Associate Editor Dick Powers, Wonderland Dog Park GM Dick Dalton, and then-City Councillor Fred Sannella, came up with the idea of a symphonic concert to culminate the year and...
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News Briefs

December 2, 2016
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5th Annual Santa Walk is Sunday The Fifth Annual Santa Walk will take place on December 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Whelan/Susan B. Anthony School. The walk starts at the school and ends at Revere City Hall. There will be holiday music and light refreshments. Applications can be picked up...
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Revere-Winthrop Powder Puff Ends in 20-20 Tie

November 24, 2016
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Revere-Winthrop Powder Puff Ends in 20-20 Tie

Winthrop’s Uajda Musaku (14) grabs a hold of the flags on Revere’s Tia Fichera (40) as she streaks out of the backfield. The Revere Powderpuff team battled to a 20-20 draw with their archrival in a raucous contest at Harry Della Russo Stadium on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 19. Officials awarded the coveted trophy to...
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RHS Football on Revere TV

November 24, 2016
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RHS Football on Revere TV

Mickey “Say No To Drugs” Casoli, a former Revere High football star himself, welcomed Revere High football leaders on to his Revere TV show, “Casoli’s Corner” to talk about the season and the Thanksgiving game versus Winthrop. Pictured with Mr. Casoli (far left) in the Revere TV studio are RHS Athletic Director Frank Shea,...
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Mama Barre

November 24, 2016
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Mama Barre

Haley Hanton’s newest class at the Rachel Ferrante’s Dance Academy on Beach Street, offers new moms the opportunity to work out with their babies. Classes are at 1:00PM every Tuesday.
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$3.63 Million Reasons to Party:Baker Brings Funds for Infrastructure Work;City Gets Grant Due to Shaw’s Site Project

November 24, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Gov. Charlie Baker came to Revere last Wednesday to present Mayor Brian Arrigo with a check for $3.63 million to go toward infrastructure work near 205 Revere Beach Parkway, the future sight of a new hotel and apartments. The six-acre site, formerly a Shaw’s Supermarket, has been vacant for more...
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Students Learning English Challenge Themselves to Get to College

November 24, 2016
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By Seth Daniel For many students who have arrived in Revere from other countries over the last couple of years, the brainpower is there, but the language skills often hold them back. And for many of those students, who might otherwise be headed to college, there just isn’t enough time to catch up through...
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News Briefs

November 24, 2016
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JOB FAIR AT EBNHC East Boston Neighborhood Health Center is hosting a Job Fair, Monday December 12, 2016 from 2-6pm for CNA/Home Health Aide’s.  We will be conducting on site interviews at 250 Sumner Street, East Boston, MA 02128. Call 617-568-6444 for more information.  Applications available in advance.  Requirements: HHA/CNA Certification, H.S. Diploma/GED, Excellent...
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Multicultural Night at Garfield School

November 18, 2016
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Multicultural Night at Garfield School

ALL STRINGS LEAD TO REVERE: Bridget Shepard hangs up a sign over a map showing how all routes lead to the Garfield School from all over the world. The demonstration was part of the Garfield School’s annual Multi-Cultural Night on Weds., Nov. 9.
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Recognizing Felix Desisto’s Civic Service

November 18, 2016
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Recognizing Felix Desisto’s Civic Service

On Saturday November 12, members of the community memorialized and celebrated the life of  Felix DeSisto, a WWII Veteran who flew 35 missions on a B-24 Liberator Bomber in the European theater. He earned the Distinguished Flying Cross as a result of these efforts.   He later continued with his comittment to public service...
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Partnering for Health

November 18, 2016
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Partnering for Health

Officials from Winthrop, Revere and Chelsea signed an agreement for the North Suffolk Health Collaborative. The agreement between the three communities will allow for a partnering to address public health issues. From left are Nick LoConte, chair of the Winthrop Board of Health; Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo; Chelsea City Manager Tom Ambrosino; Winthrop Town...
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