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Washington Ave. Projects Gets Favorable Nod

June 25, 2014
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A new building project on Washington Avenue by a former business partner of Mayor Dan Rizzo got a hearing at the Council on Monday night, and most appeared to be warm to the plan. The plan calls for a three-story, mixed-use building with 20 residential units at 770-778 Washington Ave. The plan came before...

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Power Girls

June 17, 2014
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Power Girls

Senior Softball NEC and Division One North Champions Angela Curtis ,Logan DiCarlo,, Cassandra DiBella,Noelle MacDonald, Lauren Hayes, Stephanie Gregorio was held on Monday afternoon from the High School to Revere City Hall where a banner was unveiled. All the players were presented citations honoring their achvements on the field.

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Looking for an Edge: Schools Look to Technology for Early Childhood Learning

June 17, 2014
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Looking for an Edge: Schools Look to Technology for Early Childhood Learning

Several years ago, when the Revere Public Schools were looking to get an edge, they invested in full-day kindergarten for all students – and the rewards have born out with major awards for the high school recently and students that tout impressive resumes. Now, looking to maintain that edge, but strapped for classroom space,...

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Remembering Revere Firefighters

June 17, 2014
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Remembering Revere Firefighters

Fire Capt. Guy Landry, president of the Revere Firefighters Local 926, presents Gail Ciampa the service award in remembrance of her late husband, Firefighter Salvatore G. Ciampa. The award was given during the annual Revere Firefighters’ Memorial Exercises at the Point of Pines Fire Station on Sunday, June 8.

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From Classroom to Revere Council: Giannino Says It’s Time to Slow down

June 17, 2014
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There aren’t many who – in one day – debate the latest methods of elementary education in a college classroom, apply and sell expensive cosmetics at the mall and then take votes on important City ordinances late into the night. However, it’s a balancing act that City Councillor Jessica Giannino, 22, has been carrying...

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Officials Meet with Massport on Logan Health Study Findings

June 17, 2014
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Revere’s elected officials and elected officials from neighboring communities met with Massport last week to discuss the recent Logan Health Study findings by the Department of Public Health (DPH). Senator Anthony Petruccelli, House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo and Representative RoseLee Vincent were joined by Representative Carlo Basile (D-East Boston) and reported that Massport has...

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Bisignani to Resign as Nahant Manager

June 17, 2014
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Former long-time City of Revere Auditor Andrew Bisignani has put in a letter of resignation as Town Administrator in Nahant amidst an investigation into town contracts allegedly awarded improperly to preferred candidates – some of them Revere businesses. The Boston Globe first reported the story Monday. Bisignani, a Harvard University graduate who grew up...

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Boston given One More Week to Reach Accord

June 17, 2014
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The City of Boston and Mohegan Sun will have another week to work out a surrounding community agreement or face arbitration. On Monday the Massachusetts Gaming Commission granted the city one more week after the deadline to come to a mitigation agreement with Mohegan Sun in Revere came and went. Mass Gaming Commission spokeswoman...

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Dad’s Day Deal

June 13, 2014
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Sport Clips Haircuts, where men and boys are treated to an “MVP Experience” haircut in a sports-themed environment, is proud to announce a Dad’s Day deal you can’t miss.  Bring your dad into Sport Clips the week of June 8th and get a free MVP upgrade, with the purchase of a regular haircut. “Everyone...

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The Dream Team

June 10, 2014
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The Dream Team

WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS: Your Revere High School Patriots, 2014 Division One North Softball Champions. The team claimed the first-ever sectional championship in the softball program’s history after beating Newton North on Sunday evening, 1-0. The game came down to the wire, with Revere scoring the deciding run in the last inning.

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Graduation Selfie

June 10, 2014
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Graduation Selfie

RHS grads gather together for a selfie at the commencement last Thursday at Suffolk Downs.

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Water Rates Approved: Council Not Happy with Lack of Savings

June 10, 2014
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Revere City Councillors begrudgingly approved water and sewer rates on Monday night, with the bone of contention being that several councillors were wondering why there hasn’t yet been any savings for ratepayers even after several years and several millions dollars worth of work on the system. In general, rates didn’t rise nearly as much...

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City to Replace Old Water Meters

June 10, 2014
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The City is preparing next month to roll out a $3.7 million water meter replacement program that will modernize the way the City monitors and bills ratepayers. Mayor Dan Rizzo told the City Council on Monday that bids have been received and the City is ready to roll out the program in July –...

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Police Investigate Use of Tasers

June 10, 2014
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The Revere Police are exploring the option of carrying electric Tasers as part of their standard equipment – a move they believe might help decrease incidences of violence toward the police. “I know now we are exploring all options and seeing if it’s the right thing for our officers,” said Lt. Amy O’Hara. “They’re...

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Revere Beat Catholic Central in Dramatic Walk-off Win to Advance to North Sectional Final on Sunday

June 8, 2014
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Revere Beat Catholic Central in Dramatic Walk-off Win to Advance to North Sectional Final on Sunday

The Revere High School (RHS) Softball team took a walk-off 1-0 win in extra innings on Friday afternoon against Catholic Central. The game was evenly matched and a pitcher’s duel with RHS Junior Sabrina Palermo turning in an unreal performance despite battling an illness all this past week. It looked as if the game...

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The Patriots March to Concord: Palermo, Stella, DiCarlo pace Revere to Two Big Wins

June 4, 2014
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The Patriots March to Concord: Palermo, Stella, DiCarlo pace Revere to Two Big Wins

Sabrina Palermo struck out the 500th batter of her career while Kristina Stella and Logan DiCarlo, led the team-wide offensive firepower in impressive victories over Lincoln-Sudbury and Chelmsford in the State Tournament. The dream season continues today as Revere takes the field against perennial powerhouse Concord Carlisle in the Division 1 North quarterfinals. Palermo’s ...

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This Year’s Best Urban School in America

June 4, 2014
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This Year’s Best Urban School in America

Revere High School (RHS) students (left to right) Freshmen Estefania Guerrero, Estefania Velasquez and Junior Andres Perdomo flash the number one to show that their high school is the top urban school in the country. RHS accepted a check and banner from the NCUST organization at a ceremony in the RHS Field House last...

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Mayor Dips into Reserves to Balance Budget

June 4, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo proposed a $160.92 million budget Monday night, and informed councillors that he has made the tough decision to – for the second year in a row – dip into the Rainy Day Reserve Fund to balance the budget. It was an overall increase of 4.3 percent ($6.6 million) over last year...

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RHA Announces Property Rehabs

June 4, 2014
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The Revere Housing Authority (RHA) is preparing to embark on an aggressive schedule to repair 14 units at five scattered-site properties throughout the Shirley Avenue area. Executive Director Linda Shaw and Board Member George Anzuoni announced the $1.6 million project this week, saying that it hinged upon an $800,000 grant from the state that...

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Revere High Valedictorian to Attend MIT

June 4, 2014
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Though only there for a short time, Karina Kalinina can still recall the rigid strictness of her suburban Moscow school when she was in the first grade. The Revere High School (RHS) valedictorian remembers penmanship was taught with fervor, and how one small mistake could lead to a major penalty. “Penmanship was stressed there...

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