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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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News Briefs

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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City Officials Revive Disabilities Comm:Three New Members Appointed; Set Goals

December 16, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s been awhile but city officials have now revived the Commission on Disabilities with the appointment of three new members — Ralph Decicco, Enza Goodwin and David Hahesy — and the first meeting of the commission will be on January 10, 2017. Decicco and Hahesy will co-chair the commission. The...
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RHA Outlines Many Improvements to Buildings

December 16, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Revere Housing Authority (RHA) will hold a public hearing on January 11 to discuss the authorities annual report of the last year as well the five-year plan for its properties and organization. “The new year is looking good,” said RHA Executive Director James Milanazzo, talking about the 940 units...
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News Briefs

December 16, 2016
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CAPIc’s Board holds 49th Annual Meeting The Community Action Programs Inter-City, Inc. (CAPIC) Board of Directors recently conducted their 49th meeting of the Corporation. The meeting was conducted at the CAPIC After School Program facility, located at 92 Arlington Street in Chelsea. The meeting was attended by members of the Board, staff, and community...
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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

December 9, 2016
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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

The City of Revere rang in the Christmas season on Friday, Dec. 2, at City Hall, with hundreds of families and friends turning out to celebrate the lighting of the tree.Shown above, Andrew Watson and Cecelia Ulibarri are all smiles in their time with Santa and Mrs. Claus.
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Sounds of Christmas Concert

December 9, 2016
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Sounds of Christmas Concert

Conductor Robert Lehmann invited children to conduct the orchestra with a magical wand. Included were sisters Emma and Leah Casper, Caterin Testa, Mia Hood, and Jessica Anselm.
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Council Approves Over $1.5M in Additional Funding

December 9, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Monday night the City Council approved the transfer of more than a $1,500,000 from the city’s stabilization fund to the general fund for several appropriations. Half of the transfer or about $500,000 goes toward the contract negotiation reserve account and another $540,000 is slated for the newly operating Regional Communication...
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Wheelabrator Officials Explain Cause Of Loud Noise at City Council Meeting

December 9, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Officials from Wheelabrator visited the City Council Monday night to share answers as to why the trash to energy plant in Saugus had such an loud sound coming from it in November. A sound that traveled to the Point of Pines area and beyond in Revere. Peter Kendrigan, general manager...
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Property Tax Rate is Down

December 9, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Between the increase in real estate values and new growth in the City, the residential and commercial property tax for fiscal year 2017 is a bit lower. The City Council, on the advice of the city assessors and Director of Finance George Anzuoni, set the new tax rate for fiscal...
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News Briefs

December 9, 2016
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Toy Drive Underway The Revere Police Toy Drive is underway to help needy families in Revere during the Christmas season. If you are in need of assistance, or wish to make a donation, contact Lee Nugent at 781-656-1109 or Patricia Ciulla at 781-284-1212. If you can help, please bring a new, unwrapped toy to...
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Perfect Start to Thanksgiving Day

December 2, 2016
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Perfect Start to Thanksgiving Day

Revere High head football coach Lou Cicatelli and assistant coaches Jose Escobar and Vin Gregorio celebrate while displaying the Thanksgiving game trophy after Revere’s exciting 14-7 victory over Winthrop in the annual rivalry.
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One More Time:Board of Health Commissioners Want Another Hearing Before Raising Tobacco Purchase Age

December 2, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The members of the Revere Board of Health said they need one more meeting before deciding to raise the age of consent for the purchase of tobacco to age 21. Last Wednesday the Board of Health held a second public hearing on the issue and a list of other changes...
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Keefe Seeks Plebiscite for Marijuana Shops in Revere

December 2, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Monday night Ward 4 Councillor Patrick Keefe announced to the city council that he’d like a petition drive to put the topic of marijuana shops back in the hands of voters to stop any shops in Revere. “I want to get ahead of the bill,” Keefe said. “If you read...
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Forty Years Later, the “Sounds of Christmas” Concert Still Resounds with Music and Charity

December 2, 2016
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Forty years ago, as the nation celebrated its Bicentennial, a group of Revere leaders, including then-City Clerk John Henry, Revere Journal Editor Bob Long and Associate Editor Dick Powers, Wonderland Dog Park GM Dick Dalton, and then-City Councillor Fred Sannella, came up with the idea of a symphonic concert to culminate the year and...
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