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Developers Come Back for A Second Time

June 25, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Several months ago, Redgate developers of One North in Chelsea, came to Revere looking to develop the former Shaw’s site on Revere Beach Parkway. This time developers are not only making a presentation to the City Council, but they are making presentations at public meetings for both Ward 2, which...
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June 25, 2016
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MAYOR’S CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER SEEKS TEMPORARY WAIVER In an ongoing battle over residency for non-contract city employees, the City Council received a letter at Monday night’s meeting from Mayor Brian Arrigo asking for a temporary waiver of the residency rule for Omar Boukili, the mayor’s chief administrative officer. The letter said he had been...
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Celebrating 72nd Anniversary

June 10, 2016
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Celebrating 72nd Anniversary

State Representative RoseLee Vincent recently visited with longtime Point of Pines residents Joe and Dot James to present an official citation from the Massachusetts House of Representatives in honor of their 72nd wedding anniversary. Additionally, Rep. Vincent recognized Dot on the occasion of her 91st birthday. Joe and Dot have been staples of our...
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This Is Not Going to Hurt

June 10, 2016
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This Is Not Going to Hurt

Dr. David Dunn of North Shore Animal Clinic gives a rabies vaccine shot to James Brickley’s dog, Diamond, this past Saturday morning at the Revere Central Fire Station on Broadway. The rabies clinic has been running this event for the past 25 years in conjunction with the City and Animal Control Officer Anthony Masiello....
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RHS Graduates Receive Diplomas on Thursday

June 10, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The 111th graduation exercises of the Revere High School (RHS) will take place this Thursday, June 9, at the Harry Della Russo Stadium as some 400 graduates walk across the stage to receive their diplomas. This year’s class features students attending numerous prestigious colleges and universities, including Wellesley, MIT, Georgetown, and...
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State Police Investigate Incidents Occurring at Belle Isle Marsh

June 10, 2016
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Troopers from the State Police Revere Barracks and the State Police Detective Unit for Suffolk County are investigating an assault that occurred Wednesday, June 1 at the Belle Isle Marsh Reservation on the Revere-East Boston line, as well as an incident three days earlier that same location that caused fatal injuries to an elderly...
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Rising to the Occasion:Hinojosa’s Home Run Powers RHS to 8-5 win

June 10, 2016
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By Cary Shuman It’s not often that you get a second chance in the State Tournament against the same opponent but Revere senior Ally Hinojosa made the most of that rare opportunity.   One year ago Hinojosa made the last out in a tough loss to Westford Academy. Turn the clock ahead to Saturday...
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Conexions Program Celebrates 20 Years

June 10, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Twenty years ago, Kim Hanton and Judy LeMoine among others in the mental health industry noticed a gap in services available to those seeking help with recovery from drug or alcohol abuse. Now, 20 years later the Conexions evening program, a division of North Suffolk Mental Health, is celebrating a...
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News Briefs

June 10, 2016
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COUNCILLOR NOVOSELSKY ANNOUNCES COMMUNITY MEETINGS The next Ward 2 Crime Watch committee meeting with Ward 2 Councillor Ira Novoselsky and local residents will be held on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 6 PM at the Hyman Tower Community Room, 50 Walnut Avenue.  At this meeting, Officer Ken Bruker will discuss the evaluation and installation...
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Richard Mauro Dedication

June 4, 2016
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Richard Mauro Dedication

The Glazing and Painting Industries recently dedicated their Brentwood, N. H. Training Center in honor of lifelong Revere resident Richie Mauro who passed away in 2015 and was the past owner of Tower Glass. Richie was a long time trustee of the Training Fund, past president of the Glass Employers Association of New England...
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A Moment of Silence

June 4, 2016
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A Moment of Silence

U.S. Navyman Reichart bows his head during the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home Memorial Day Exercises at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.
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Georgetown is Barry’s Choice:RHS Valedictorian Alicia Barry Heading to Washington D.C.

June 4, 2016
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Georgetown is Barry’s Choice:RHS Valedictorian Alicia Barry Heading to Washington D.C.

By Taylor Giuffre-Catalano Alicia Barry was stuck at a split decision. Accepted to all of the eight colleges she applied to, including Georgetown University and Harvard University, the Revere High School senior and valedictorian had to make a difficult choice. “I wasn’t expecting the letter to be there that day,” Barry chronicled, as she...
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Electronic Gaming Proposed … Again

June 4, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock If you pull the lever and three cherries don’t line up in a row…try again. That’s what developer Eugene McCain, managing director of Alliance Capital, LLC is ready to do in Revere. At the last council meeting on May 23, McCain proposed that Revere consider either enter a memorandum of...
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Capstone Project Provides Seniors New Way to Complete Requirements

June 4, 2016
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By Seth Daniel When Camila Cordoba would walk to work in Boston’s Seaport District, the Revere High School (RHS) senior couldn’t help but be struck by the numbers of homeless that she encountered on her way to work. While many people walked past them oblivious, Cordoba said her heart went out to them. She...
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Smiling Seniors

May 27, 2016
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Smiling Seniors

The Revere High School Prom for the Class of 2016 was held in Danvers this past Friday. Seniors Cheyanne Fullen and Maritza Scott were all smiles throughout the night.
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Enjoying the Senior Prom

May 27, 2016
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Enjoying the Senior Prom

Jimmy Santosuosso and his sister-in-law, Barbara Santosuosso, holding a Bill Reinstein button in memory of the late state representative for whom the Senior Citizen Prom is named. A much larger crowd than expected showed up on Thursday, May 19, to dance the night away and enjoy great company. Former State Rep. Kathi-Anne Reinstein said...
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Preparing for Memorial Day

May 27, 2016
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Preparing for Memorial Day

Vinnie Zizzo of Vaz Electric posted flags up and down Broadway this past Wednesday, May 18, in preparation for Memorial Day. The annual placing of the flags has been going on for the past several years, with flags going up on the Broadway poles from Memorial Day through July 4.
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School Cuts Loom:Lack of State Aid Forces Kelly to End Programs

May 27, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The State Legislature has made efforts to fill the monumental education funding gap in Revere, Everett and Chelsea – as well as other Gateway Cities – but it has not been enough to save the schools from major cuts which are being announced this week. The Revere Public Schools have begun...
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Barry Named Valedictorian; Hartnett Is Salutatorian for RHS Graduation

May 27, 2016
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By Seth Daniel This year’s Revere High School (RHS) valedictorian has a claim that not too many top students can boast. She turned down Harvard. The Revere Public Schools announced this week that Alicia Barry is the valedictorian of the 2016 class. Barry, the daughter of Revere Firefighter Frank Barry, has chosen Georgetown University...
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News Briefs

May 27, 2016
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KANE SERVES AS COMMITTEE MEMBER Florence Ferullo Kane, of Revere and Winthrop, former Order Sons of Italy State President, will be participating as a Committee member in an Italian Festival to be held on the Waltham Common in Waltham on Saturday, June 4th, from 11 am – 7 pm; rain date is Sunday, June...
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