What Do You Say to Your Children

February 15, 2018
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Children are sponges for knowledge and information.  They are born a virtual blank slate.  They pay attention to everything you say to them.  You are the purveyor of all knowledge.  Children can’t distinguish between when you are serious and when you say something impulsively, without thinking.  A single comment can stay with a child...
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Sports 02-14-2018

February 15, 2018
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RhS sports Roundup Exciting win for boys basketball at Gloucester The Revere High boys basketball team overcame an early deficit and then held on at the buzzer to post an exciting 53-51 victory at Gloucester last Tuesday night. Gloucester came out on fire to start the game and jumped out to a 21-11 lead at the end of the...
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Obituaries 02-14-2018

February 15, 2018
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Dr. Adrian Costanza Well known Orthodontist   Dr. Adrian J. Costanza, an Orthodontist in Revere, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 10. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Costanza, a pharmacist in Revere, he attended Revere High School from 1945 to 1949 while also studying classical piano and accordion and playing with local big...
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Residents at Sports Venues from Around the Globe

February 9, 2018
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Residents at Sports Venues from Around the Globe

Andrea Mazzarelli, USA Womens Hockey Manager of Communications at the Olympic stadium in Pyeongchang county, South Korea.
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2nd Annual Breakfast With Mayor Arrigo

February 9, 2018
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2nd Annual Breakfast With Mayor Arrigo

Michael Nicastro (center), president of the Revere Chamber of Commerce, welcomes Mayor Brian Arrigo (left) and Speaker Robert A. DeLeo to the Chamber’s “Breakfast with the Mayor” on Feb. 1 at The Marina at the Wharf.
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Morabito, Keefe Seek to Ban Plastic Bags

February 9, 2018
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At first they were the greatest, now plastic bags are an environmental nuisance, and Revere would like to join other municipalities in banning the distribution of single-use, disposable shopping bags. Councillor Steve Morabito and Ward 4 Councillor Patrick Keefe both sponsored a motion to prohibit disposable plastic bags. Morabito, noting his 18 years of...
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Winter Prompts Call for More Efficient Shoveling

February 9, 2018
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After the Jan. 4 storm, there were many sidewalks not cleared for walkers, especially local students, prompting two of the city councillors to submit a new public ordinance for snow, slush, and ice on sidewalks. Council Vice-President Joanne McKenna and Council President Jessica Giannino submitted the ordinance. McKenna said this is for commercial and...
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Councillor Pushes for Marijuana Fee

February 9, 2018
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Even though the city has banned the sale of recreational marijuana, a medical marijuana facility is slated to open on Railroad Avenue and at least one councillor wants to make sure the city can charge a 3-percent tax on any sale. Councillor Steve Morabito presented a motion at Monday night’s City Council meeting to...
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News Briefs

February 9, 2018
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Democratic City Committee Announces Caucus to Elect Delegates to Convention Registered Democrats in Revere will hold a caucus on Saturday, Feb. 24, at 11 a.m. at the Ocean Gate Tower Community Room (382 Ocean Ave., Revere) to elect delegates and alternates to the 2018 Massachusetts Democratic State Convention. This year’s state convention will be...
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Revere City Council Motions

February 9, 2018
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The following motions were considered at the Feb. 5 Revere City Council meeting: 18-035 Motion presented by Councillor Morabito: That the City Council accept the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 64N, Section 3 as amended by chapter 55 of the Acts of 2017. The acceptance of this provision imposes a 3-percent local tax...
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Good Samaritans Help Injured Dog in Everett

February 9, 2018
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Jamie-Lee Hersey, of Wakefield, was driving along Revere Beach Parkway at approximately 11 p.m. on Tuesday night when she came across a severely injured dog in the middle of the road alongside Simoniz Car Wash.  Instinctively, she immediately pulled over to help the dog, and was joined by another good Samaritan, Chris Desrochers, of...
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East Boston Savings Bank Awards $1,000 to Seventh Grader for Her Patriotism in Saving the American Flag

February 9, 2018
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East Boston Savings Bank’s President and CEO, Richard Gavegnano invited seventh-grader, Ashley Reardon to the bank’s Peabody Headquarters where he presented her with a community scholarship of $1,000 for retrieving an American flag she found entangled high in a tree.  Reardon, a Saugus resident and seventh-grader at St. Mary’s School in Melrose, noticed the...
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Firefighters Featured in Pregame Footage

February 9, 2018
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The Revere Fire Department knows how to get a crowd riled up for a Super Bowl game between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles. Especially from a city named after the great Patriot Paul Revere and the city with the Patriots as the school mascot. Last week, crews from NBC descended on...
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New England Water Color Society Prepares for Signature Members Show

February 9, 2018
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Explore the world of watercolors inside the Guild of Boston Artists gallery on Newbury Street, where the New England Watercolor Society (NEWS) is holding its annual Signature Members Show through March 4 featuring local and area artists.,. On display are a variety of styles ranging from hyperrealist to abstract, from soulful portraits to detailed...
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Ryan Barry Up for the Challenge at SAPC

February 9, 2018
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It’s not often that someone finds themselves working in four communities at once but Ryan Barry is up for the challenge as the new youth coordinator for Winthrop, Chelsea, Revere and Saugus under the Substance Abuse Prevention Collaborative (SAPC). As the youth prevention coordinator he works with schools and local organizations to prevent substance...
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Two-Alarm Fire Strikes on Central Avenue

February 9, 2018
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Revere Firefighters, along with crews from Chelsea and Everett battled a two-alarm blaze Monday morning at 81 Central Ave. According to resident Craig Johnson, his wife woke him up after 4 a.m. screaming that she smelled something. They grabbed their two children and went to exit the building when his wife turned around to...
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The Future of Transportation Isn’t Just Self-Driving Cars, It’s Public Transit

February 9, 2018
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Fiat Chrysler and BMW just announced plans to jointly develop self-driving cars. The move puts the automakers in competition with Google, Apple, and other car manufacturers that are also working on driverless vehicles. The question is when, not if, this is going to be commonplace. Self-driving cars might seem to render public transportation obsolete....
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Letters to the Editor

February 9, 2018
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SEAPLANES IN REVERE A WIN-WIN Dear Editor: Amazon thinking about seaplanes in Boston Harbor in creating its new Headquarters 2, has caused quite a stir among East Boston residents and some of our elected officials( Possibility of seaplanes in harbor being touted as part of amazon bid, East Boston Times, Jan. 31). For many...
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A Deserving Appointment for Senator Boncore

February 9, 2018
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We wish to make note of the appointment of Sen. Joseph Boncore of Winthrop as the new chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee by acting Senate President Harriette Chandler. Although Sen. Boncore is only in his first full term, his appointment is recognition of the high-esteem with which he he is held by his...
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The Blizzard of ’78 Changed Revere Beach — and Our City — Forever

February 9, 2018
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For those of us who remember vividly the Blizzard of ’78, it is something that we never will forget. For four days, the city stepped backwards in time by almost a century. Our way of life that depended on the automobile ceased to exist. People just walked down Broadway or around their neighborhoods, often...
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Sports 02-07-2018

February 9, 2018
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RhS sports Roundup RHS boys basketball rolls past Saugus, 71-24 The Revere High boys basketball team put it all together last Wednesday to earn a runaway 71-24 victory over Saugus at the Merullo Fieldhouse for their first win of the season. Their ball movement on offense and their aggressive play pushed the Patriots out...
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Obituaries 02-07-2018

February 9, 2018
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Gabriel ‘Steve’ Festa Of Malden, formerly of Revere and East Boston Gabriel S. “Steve” Festa of Malden, formerly of Revere and East Boston, died recently. He was the beloved husband for over 45 years of Gail M. (DeMattia) Festa; loving son of Gaetano D. Festa and his deceased wife, Mary (Moscatelli) Festa. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Family...
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Smashing the Eagles at Lubertos Pastry Shop

February 2, 2018
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Smashing the Eagles at Lubertos Pastry Shop

Children at Luberto’s Pastry Shop, on broadway, at the “Patriots Smash the Philly Eagles” party pictured right before driving their fists into the Philedelphia Eagles cake. In addition to getting to smash the Eagles themselves, the children also received free Patriots-themed cupcakes.
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Point of Pines Yacht Club Officers Installation

February 2, 2018
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Point of Pines Yacht Club Officers Installation

The Point of Pines Yacht Club held its Installation of Officers Dinner Saturday night at Casa Lucia. Pictured are new officers following the installation ceremony that was led by Mayor Brian Arrigo. Front row, from left, are Recording Secretary Mike Quigley, Assistant Vice Commodore Jill Simmons,Vice Commodore Jay Bolton, Commodore Jack Glancy, Rear Commodore...
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