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Schools Stretched To Provide Services To Immigrant Influx

July 3, 2014
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A surge of young adult immigrants with limited skills have flooded the Revere schools and surrounding community school districts, challenging the schools’ missions and causing them to divert resources from the traditional student population. Supt. Paul Dakin said this week that the five-district consortium – made up of Revere, Chelsea, Everett, Malden and Somerville...

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Rizzo Reports Most Potholes Filled in May

July 3, 2014
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Responding to continued criticisms from the City Council – and from residents in general – Mayor Dan Rizzo last week released the first of what he hopes will be an annual ‘Pothole Report.’ Using data from a new Internet-based reporting program and a new, date-driven work order system, the report summarizes the numbers of...

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New Technique Could Be Used By Artist In Sandcastle

July 3, 2014
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Jonathan ‘Jobi’ Bouchard doesn’t enter many sand sculpting contests, but when the French Canadian does choose to compete, he usually wins. While being relatively new to the world of sand sculpting, Jobi has made a huge splash in the oceans of the Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival – winning it four times in...

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Boston Officials Seek Casino License Delay

July 3, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo and Suffolk Downs officials reacted with disappointment late last week after Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and two East Boston elected officials called for the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) to hold off granting gaming licenses until after the statewide ballot question is held in November. “Today, I will file a stay with...

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City July 4th Celebration to Be Moved to July 6

July 3, 2014
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Due to the anticipated weather forecast for Friday, July 4th, the Revere Recreation celebration planned for the 4th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. has been postponed until Sunday, July 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Whelan School. All are encouraged to come out on Sunday morning for a fun-filled morning...

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Paul Revere School Field Day

June 25, 2014
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Paul Revere School Field Day

Kindergartner Ayman Said looks frantically for the little white ball in the waving parachute during a game of “mouse” at the Paul Revere School’s Annual Field Day. Several of the Revere elementary schools held their festivities over the last week as good weather made it all possible.

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SJC Allows Casino Question on State Ballot

June 25, 2014
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Revere voters will go to the polls to vote on casinos for a third time this November – and this time they will be joined by the rest of the state – after the Supreme Judicial Court issued an early and surprising ruling Tuesday morning to allow the casino repeal question on the ballot...

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Future of Northgate Market Basket Uncertain Following Sudden Ouster of Key Executives

June 25, 2014
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The fate of the Market Basket store at Northgate Mall in Revere hangs perilously in the balance this week as the DeMoulas family squabble that started last fall has ratcheted up a notch due to the sudden ouster of the company president and two other key executives on Monday. The DeMoulas Board of Directors,...

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Council Okays New City Budget

June 25, 2014
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Revere City Councillors approved the $160.92 million budget on Monday night, but with no small amount of pushback from a vocal – but growing – minority of councillors who are wary of increased spending. At the same time, the Council approved a plan to use $2.5 million of Free Cash to shore up a...

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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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