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Revere is among the Fastest Growing Cities in the State

March 30, 2011
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-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Revere jumped over the 50,000-population mark for the first time in its history amid the surging growth of the city’s minority community – most especially the Hispanic population, according to official Census 2010 numbers unveiled last week. The city’s overall population surged from 47,283 to 51,755. For that, state officials...
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Daddy-Daughter Dance

March 24, 2011
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Dads and daughters, ready for a fun night out? From 6 to 9pm on Saturday, March 26th, you can dress up in your party clothes and join Kelli McBee, Miss Bristol County 2011 for the Miss America Organization, and her father, Dr. John McBee, at Boston’s Daddy-Daughter Dance fundraiser at the Sheraton Boston Hotel....
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The Economy Rises Up to Meet Squire Road

March 23, 2011
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The Economy Rises Up to Meet Squire Road

By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com When the economy boomed, Squire Road busted. Now that the rest of the world has gone bust, it’s Squire Road that seems to be booming. The City did all it could to market the Squire Road area as an affordable and viable area for business when the economy was hot,...
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Casino Circumvention?

March 23, 2011
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Casino Circumvention?

By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com It’s the Internet Café that pays off in more than computer chips, or at least local police and state officials say. A storefront café now called “Lucky Day Sweepstakes Café” in the new Bell Circle mall has turned quite a few heads lately – including those of Revere Police, the...
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Novoselsy Says Neigbors Are ‘up in Arms’ over Group Home Plan

March 23, 2011
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By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com A group home proposed on Walnut Avenue in Ward 2 has neighbors and Councillor Ira Novoselsky up in arms. The project was recently proposed quietly at a Site Plan Review Committee meeting, and very few details are available. Right now, the proponent, Bay Cove Human Services, of Boston, is scheduled...
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The Kids Have Character

March 16, 2011
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The Kids Have Character

The Rrevere Public Llibrary Children’s program packed in visitors a few weeks ago to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday, an annual popular tradition. The RPL held several celebrations at the library and also concluded the week at the Cronin Skating Rink for a ‘Cat in the Hat’ ice skating party. Above,  sisters Emma,  Ava and...
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Shoppers: This Idea is Sure to Capture Your Attention

March 16, 2011
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Shoppers: This Idea is Sure to Capture Your Attention

By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com There’s nothing more frustrating than standing at the front of a checkout line fumbling for a store loyalty card or digging through one’s pocket or purse for a $1 coupon. Likewise, going to a favorite restaurant and forgetting the loyalty program code can also throw a monkey wrench into a...
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Throw the Book at Him – Grand Jury Levies 21-count Indictment Against Former Library Director

March 16, 2011
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By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Former Revere Library Director Bob Rice Jr. has been indicted by a Suffolk County Grand Jury on 21 counts, including embezzlement and procurement fraud. Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley’s office told the Journal on Tuesday afternoon that Rice had been indicted on three counts of larceny of property over...
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MGH Admits Fault in Accidental Death of City Hall Worker

March 16, 2011
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By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Geraldine Oswald had a quiet and efficient career for two decades in the Revere City Hall Auditor’s Office. She was the last person to draw attention to herself. So, it’s with some irony and a lot of tragedy that her death has resulted in a high profile and media saturated...
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Company Not for Sale … for Now at Least

March 16, 2011
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By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com The Necco Candy Company’s principal owner has decided to pull the manufacturer off the auction block and take another bite into the candy business. American Capital announced last week that the process to “explore strategic options” for the company has been suspended. American Capital put the candy company on the...
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Topsy Tourney

March 9, 2011
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Topsy Tourney

Melissa Adreani fights for possession of the ball during Revere High’s first-round victory over Lynn English in the MIAA Division 1 State Ttournament. The Patriots’ fantastic season came to an end with a loss to Lincoln-Sudbury in the North Sectional quarterfinals.
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Windstill – The Windmill That Doesn’t Seem to Churn

March 9, 2011
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Windstill – The Windmill That Doesn’t Seem to Churn

By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Just across the Chelsea Creek, and visible in many parts of lower Revere, the blades of the gigantic Forbes Park windmill sit idle. The electricity-generating machine doesn’t appear to be working, and from what we gather, it never really had many days of operation. It’s been sitting idle for the...
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Rotondo Officially Launches Campaign

March 9, 2011
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By Joshua Resnek editor@reverejournal.com Mayoral candidate George Rotondo drew a large crowd to his official announcement that he is running which was given at the Beachmont VFW Thursday night. Hundreds attended the official announcement, which follows up on his earlier promise made some months ago that he is a candidate without question. “I am...
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Revere girls lose a barnburner to Lincoln-Sudbury, 43-51, on Saturday

March 6, 2011
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After being tied going into the fourth quarter, the previously undefeated Revere Girls basketball team ran out of steam and couldn’t overcome the height and relentless rebounding of Lincoln-Sudbury on Saturday night at Merullo Fieldhouse in Revere.They were defeated 51-43, finishing a tremendous season at 21-1. A huge crowd was on hand again, and...
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Go Patriots – City Rallies Behind Revere High’s Undefeated Girls Basketball Team and Its Pursuit of a State Title

March 3, 2011
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Go Patriots – City Rallies Behind Revere High’s Undefeated Girls Basketball Team and Its Pursuit of a State Title

By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Thursday will mark one of the biggest days in Revere High School sports in quite some time as the undefeated (20-0) and number one seeded girls basketball team takes the home court against Lynn English in its first game of this year’s State Tournament. The girls were picked the number...
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Practicing Teamwork – Revere Clinic is All About Collaboration and Communication

March 3, 2011
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Practicing Teamwork – Revere Clinic is All About Collaboration and Communication

By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com When Revere’s Daniel Diaz used to manage a Walgreen’s store a few years back, he said he had zero success until he instilled a team attitude into all of the staff members.   It was in that coordination and teamwork that Diaz got the store running like a well-oiled machine....
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Free to Stay – Former Gang Member, Convicted Killer, Illegal Alien Finds His Way Back to the Streets

March 3, 2011
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Free to Stay – Former Gang Member, Convicted Killer, Illegal Alien Finds His Way Back to the Streets

By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Far too many times, it presently seems like red tape has common sense hog-tied.   Loeun Heng was never to walk the streets of Revere – or anywhere else in America – again, or so thought the mother of the young man Heng killed in 2000.   That reality all...
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New Ownership Group Was Not in Place when Stabbing Took Place at the Squire

March 3, 2011
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By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com It appears that the new owners of the Squire Lounge will not be called before the License Commission for a stabbing incident last month, mostly because they aren’t yet the official owners.   While new owner Mark Filtranti gained approval locally for the transfer of the licenses, he told the...
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Renewed Faith – After Seven Years of Disappointment, Our Lady of Lourdes Gets Some Good News

February 23, 2011
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Renewed Faith – After Seven Years of Disappointment, Our Lady of Lourdes Gets Some Good News

By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com When it comes to matters concerning God and prayer, hoping against hope is a pretty safe bet. That’s the case this week as the “underground” Our Lady of Lourdes (OLOL) church community in Beachmont received the first piece of good news they’ve had in years concerning their shuttered church. “For the...
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Raising Awareness About Teen Dating Violence

February 23, 2011
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Raising Awareness About Teen Dating Violence

The HAVEN program at Mass General conducted activities at Revere High School last week to shine a light on Teen Dating Violence Awareness Week. Several events took place throughout the week, with this interactive play called ‘Remote Control’ being featured on Friday afternoon. The play, with Tim Hoover and Stacy Fischer pictured here, enacted...
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