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Revere Veteran’s Exhibit is Worth the Visit

May 20, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s only available for a couple of weeks, but the exhibit in honor of Revere’s veterans gives a look at the men and women who served in World War I, World War 11, the Korean War and Vietnam War. “About 10 years ago the Journal donated the old bound copies...
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News Briefs

May 20, 2016
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NARFE PARTY PLANNED JUNE 1 The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) North Shore Chapter 479 invites active and retired Federal employees to its end-of-season  celebration Wednesday June 1, beginning at 12 noon in the Lighthouse Room of the Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. The event includes a luncheon and musical entertainment....
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Mother’s Day

May 13, 2016
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Mother’s Day

A toast to mom with a spot of tea. Young Ava MacKenzie and her mother, Stacie MacKenzie, celebrate Mother’s Day together at the Revere Public Library and Revere Kiwanis Club Mother’s Day Tea Party on Friday, May 6. The event is very popular, but hadn’t been held for five years until revived by the...
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Happy Birthday,Richie

May 13, 2016
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Happy Birthday,Richie

Governor Charlie Baker (left) and Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo (right) were on hand to wish former Revere resident Richie Scannelli Happy Birthday .
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Wonderland Dog Track Buildings to be Torn Down

May 13, 2016
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Wonderland Dog Track Buildings to be Torn Down

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Conservation Commission held a public hearing and has issued an order of conditions to the owners of the former Wonderland Dog Park to allow the demolition process to begin at the site. Last Wednesday night attorney Stephen Reardon, who represents CBW Lending and Sterling Suffolk Racecourse, appeared before the...
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Revere Athletes Make their College Commitments

May 13, 2016
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Hinojosa to play softball at Assumption College By Cary Shuman There is only one word to truly describe Ally Hinojosa’s athletic career at Revere High School: historic. Hinojosa’s status as one of the greatest female athletes to ever play for Revere High is undeniable, but more importantly the 17-year-old senior can lay claim to...
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Superintendent’s Organization against Legalization of Marijuana

May 13, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The state superintendent’s organization, which includes Revere Supt. Dianne Kelly, has officially come out against the legalization of marijuana ballot question that will appear on the November ballot. Superintendents across the state in the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (MASS), including Kelly and Chelsea Superintendent Mary Bourque – the incoming MASS...
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News Briefs

May 13, 2016
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Community Forum planned on May 18 “Mayor Arrigo’s Ward 2 Community Forum will be held next Wednesday, May 18 from 6-8 PM at the Garfield School third floor cafeteria. Residents from across the City are encouraged to attend with any questions, comments or suggestions for the Mayor’s Office.  The remaining Community Forum schedule is...
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Restaurant Week

May 7, 2016
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Restaurant Week

Cook Charles Eb of Louis Schorr’s Maekha Thai restaurant on Squire Road hosted a Revere on the Move and Revere Chamber of Commerce Restaurant Week event on April 20. Residents flocked to the popular Thai restaurant and were able to eat healthy, socialize and take in live jazz music for the evening.
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Susan B Anthony Presents the Lion King

May 7, 2016
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Susan B Anthony Presents the Lion King


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From RHS tO MIT:Luke Hartnett to Attend Prestigious School in the Fall

May 7, 2016
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From RHS tO MIT:Luke Hartnett to Attend Prestigious School in the Fall

By Taylor Giuffre-Catalano Hunched over a glowing computer screen, Luke Hartnett clocked in a lot of late nights on the road to success. The amount of work was often times demanding, with a variety of assignments from challenging Advanced Placement classes. Hartnett, now a senior at Revere High School (RHS), finally saw all of...
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Revere Police Look to Curb Shoplifting

May 7, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Shoplifting has often been considered a nuisance crime, and though it takes its toll, it has never taken front and center in the priority list for most urban police departments. But that has been changing for Revere Police as they work on a six-month grant to see just what the best...
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Senate Election is Tuesday

May 7, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Revere’s registered voters can cast their ballots in the First Suffolk and Middlesex District State Senate general election Tuesday, May 10. Winthrop attorney Joseph Boncore, is the lone candidate on the ballot, having topped the ticket in the seven-candidate race for the Democratic nomination in the April 10 primary. There were...
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Lightbody Found Not Guilty in Federal Court

May 7, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Stunning federal prosecutors and some in the legal community, three co-defendants in the federal trial regarding the Wynn land sale, including Revere’s Charlie Lightbody, were found not guilty on all counts in Boston Federal Court late on Friday, April 29. The case featured three full weeks of jury empanelment, opening statements,...
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News Briefs

May 7, 2016
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MAYOR ARRIGO TO HOST COMMUNITY FORUMS Mayor Brian Arrigo has announced a series of community forums to be held in each ward, intended to give residents a chance to ask questions and discuss city services and quality of life issues in their area. The forums will be held throughout the year. “I believe that...
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Owners Seek to Tear Down Wonderland Greyhound Park

May 7, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock At tonight’s meeting of the Conservation Commission,  owners of the old Wonderland Greyhound Park are seeking permission to tear down the once thriving business. CBW Lending and Sterling Suffolk Racecourse, represented by Revere attorney Stephen Reardon, have filed a notice of intent to demolish and remove certain structures at the...
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Youth in Motion Opens New Facility

April 29, 2016
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Youth in Motion Opens New Facility

FKO Director Deborah Kneeland Keegan celebrating the grand opening of the Youth in Motion facility with elected officials during the April 22 ribbon cutting ceremony.
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Keeping Up with Jones:Bunker Hill Comm Coll Bench Boss Is Making a Name for Himself

April 29, 2016
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Keeping Up with Jones:Bunker Hill Comm Coll Bench Boss Is Making a Name for Himself

By Cary Shuman Nkrumah Jones is winning basketball games and earning the respect and admiration of his players as he guides his student-athletes on to the next level in their academic careers. Jones led the Bunker Hill Community College Bulldogs to the Massachusetts state championship and the Region 21 championship that qualified the team...
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Revere Real Estate,Schools Highlighted In Globe Article

April 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Mentioned in the same breath as Newton, Concord and Cambridge, Revere was picked by Boston Globe Magazine this month as one of the top real estate markets in all of the region. The piece ran in the Globe Magazine on April 14 and highlighted 10 Boston-area communities where the home markets...
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New St Mary’s Fields Not Ready for Season

April 29, 2016
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By Cary Shuman City Councillors Charles Patch and Patrick Keefe are going to bat for young baseball and softball players in Revere, requesting that city officials look into why the St. Mary’s baseball and softball fields haven’t opened in time for the 2016 season. The two councillors co-sponsored a motion at Monday night’s City...
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