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January 13, 2017
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WATER Pipe breaks  on Oak Island rd. Water service has been restored after a water break on Oak Island Road last Thursday around 4 p.m. The impact was felt on  Woodland Road, Hansen Terrace, Flint Street. View Street, Putnam Road, Maggi Road and Lynnview Street, as well as possibly parts of Glendale Street. Department...
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Nick Bua Honored

January 6, 2017
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Nick Bua Honored

Councillor Ira Novoselsky presented retiring Director of the Revere Veterans Services Depatment Nick Bua with a special plaque to commemorate his service to country and City.
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Police Chief Cafarelli’s Contract Not to be Renewed

January 6, 2017
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Police Chief Cafarelli’s Contract Not to be Renewed

By Cary Shuman Revere Police Chief Joseph Cafarelli has confirmed that his contract as chief will not be renewed when it expires in June. Cafarelli told the Journal Tuesday that Mayor Brian Arrigo informed him in writing last week that he will not be reappointed as chief of the Revere Police Deparment. Cafarelli said...
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Local Painter Captures Former Fire Chief, Others with Expert Touch

January 6, 2017
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Local Painter Captures Former Fire Chief, Others with Expert Touch

By Seth Daniel When former Fire Chief Gene Doherty gathered at his home with a full house of family members of Christmas Eve, he had no idea what was coming. In fact, with his entire family watching, his brother, John Doherty, unveiled a large painting by Mark Martelli of the recently retired Fire Chief...
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RHS Students, Staff Mourn Sudden Loss of Teacher

January 6, 2017
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RHS Students, Staff Mourn Sudden Loss of Teacher

By Seth Daniel Long-time Revere High (RHS) history and English teacher Richard Caprio died rather suddenly on Dec. 27 while undergoing a routine treatment at the hospital. Caprio, 64, began his teaching career in 1981 at Christopher Columbus High School in Boston, and then transferred over to Dom Savio High School in East Boston,...
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Councillors List Top Priorities to be Tackled in 2017

January 6, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock A new year for the City Council means more projects ahead for the councillors., both in their wards and across the city. Ward 1 Councillor Joanne McKenna said she has three goals for the upcoming year. First, to create an MBTA bus stop at the Target and Stop & Shop...
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January 6, 2017
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NEWMAN NAMED PRESIDNT AT HHMA Michael Newman, MD, FACP, CPE, has been named president of Hallmark Health Medical Associates (HHMA) and system vice president of Hallmark Health System. Dr. Newman has been successfully serving as interim president of HHMA, Hallmark Health’s employed provider organization, since September. Dr. Newman is a board-certified gastroenterologist who has...
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The Eighth Wonder:Lincoln School Student Jonathan Reyes Excels in All-America National Tournament

January 4, 2017
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The Eighth Wonder:Lincoln School Student Jonathan Reyes Excels in All-America National Tournament

By Cary Shuman Jonathan Reyes is 8 years old and loves to play baseball. And his career is certainly off to an auspicious start. While competing in the All-America Youth Baseball Games in Samford, Fla. last week, Jonathan helped lead his team to the championship game of the national tournament. The son of Sergio...
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Making the College Application Process at RHS Easier

January 4, 2017
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Making the College Application Process at RHS Easier

By Lani Stevens As winter break begins and the holidays come to an end, college application deadlines quickly approach for many seniors in high school.  Four years ago at Lowell High School, Ms. Tiffany Currie began the Massachusetts College Application Celebration with the objective of giving students a plan in place to proceed in...
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ZBA to Hear Plans for Two New Projects

January 4, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Two projects, one involving a mixed use project of retail and residential property and a project for a five-story storage unit will appear before the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) tonight (Dec. 28) in Council Chambers, both are being represented by D’ambrosio & Brown. The Neighborhood Developers are proposing to...
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Revere Man Dies in Squire Road Crash

January 4, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A 70-year-old Revere man died after being hit by a car on Squire Road, near Orvis Road, around 6:30 p.m. on Christmas Day. The man’s identity had not been released by Journal deadlines pending notification of family members. The driver of the vehicle was 21 and police said that it appears...
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Philly Pretzel to Open New Store on Squire Rd Coming to Revere

January 4, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Philadelphia is a city of firsts and Revere will have the first Philly Pretzel Factory store in Massachusetts when it opens this week at 4 Squire Road. The first Philly Pretzel Factory opened its doors in Mayfair, Philadelphia, in 1998. The concept was to bake Philly Style soft pretzels all...
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January 4, 2017
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New Year’s Hours posted for Clubs and Restaurants The Revere Licensing Commission has set hours for New Year’s Eve for local  restaurants and clubs. Last call in all establishments will be at 1:30 a.m. (Jan. 1) and may stay open until 3 a.m. (Jan. 1) if serving continental breakfast. NARFE to meet   on January...
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100 and Counting

December 23, 2016
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100 and Counting

Molly Hookness, a resident of Cohen Florence Levine Estates in Chelsea, turned 100 on Nov. 9. Born in Beverly, Hookness moved to Revere when she was 11 years old. She lived there her entire life until moving to the assisted living in 2015 at age 98. Remarkably, Molly worked at Graphic Art Finishers in...
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Council Wraps up ’16 with Water Fix

December 23, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The council voted to combine two loan orders for $6.5 million having to do with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) consent decree to eliminate excess water from the sewer system and the sump pump removal program at Monday night’s meeting. “It’s the consolidation of two loan orders and an...
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Revere to Celebrate the Holidays

December 23, 2016
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The following Holiday service schedule is  listed: Immaculate Conception Beach Street/ Winthrop Avenue December 24 4:00 pm English;
6:00 pm Spanish; Midnight Mass English Dec. 25 8:00 am English 10:30 am
and 12:30 Spanish   First Congregational Church 230 Beach St. December 25 8:00am Worship Service 9:15am Sunday School for all ages 11:00am Worship Service  ...
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December 23, 2016
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Fund set up A fund has been set up for a family whose house burned in Stoneham on December 15. The 10 a.m. fire destroyed the home of Mr. and Mrs. Marie Zealandi’s house in Stoneham. She works in Revere City Hall in the purchasing department. The fire also exploded a vehicle that was...
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JJ Jones on the Top of Cheerleading Sport

December 23, 2016
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By Seth Daniel About seven years ago, Revere’s JJ Jones was told by his doctor that he was obese; he was only 11. A bit of an outcast at school, and a bit different as well, he spent much of his time at home and was bullied relentlessly by some of the kids at...
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Christmas Goodies

December 16, 2016
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Christmas Goodies

A tree that lights up, some hot chocolate, and a cupcake make Malik Silue a very happy boy.
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A Powerful Message:Herren tells Seacoast Students of his Recovery from Drug Addiction

December 16, 2016
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A Powerful Message:Herren tells Seacoast Students of his Recovery from Drug Addiction

By Joseph Salvatore Prezioso Students at the Seacoast School had a one-on-one experience with former NBA star turned drug addict turned sober anti-substance educator Chris Herren on Monday morning, Dec. 12. Herren was a high school legend at Durfee High in Fall River from 1990-1994. He went on to Boston College, turning down offers...
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