Let Us Give Thanks

November 26, 2015
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Another Thanksgiving is upon us. It’s a day for schoolboy football, family gatherings, and not much else to do other than enjoy a great dinner with friends and family that reminds us how fortunate we truly are as a nation at a time when circumstances are so cruel for so many others in the...
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Sports 11-25-2015

November 26, 2015
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RHS grid team sets sights on beating Winthrop and achieving new heights on Thanksgiving Day By Journal Staff When the Revere High football team takes to the field Thanksgiving Day for their traditional holiday battle with archival Winthrop, it will be a day of firsts — and potential firsts — for the Patriot gridmen in...
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Obituaries 11-25-2015

November 26, 2015
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Joseph Indresano Local Insurance Agent Joseph Indresano, a long time resident of Winthrop passed away after a long illness on November 22. He was 90 years old. Born in Revere, he resided in Winthrop for most of his life. He worked in the insurance business and, at one time he was a partner in...
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IC Craft Fair Held

November 19, 2015
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IC Craft Fair Held

Michelle King crochets while she waits for customers to try out her knit hats during last Friday’s (Nov. 13) holiday craft fair at Immaculate Conception. Scores of families, parishioners and students came out to find an early Christmas gift for their loved ones. It may not be so early though, as Christmas is just 38...
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Thanksgiving Day Breakfast Canceled for this Year

November 19, 2015
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Thanksgiving Day Breakfast Canceled for this Year

Revere sports icon Mickey Casoli announced that he would not be holding his annual Thanksgiving Day Breakfast this year.  The following is his letter: “Happy Thanksgiving The annual Thanksgiving Day Breakfast hosted by Mickey ‘Say No To Drugs’ Casoli, will not be held this year. I want to apologize to all of the past...
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Council to Review 2016 City Budget

November 19, 2015
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The city council has agreed to call in the city finance director to review the fiscal year 2016 budget submitted by Mayor Dan Rizzo and approved by the council in June. The motion, made by Mayor-elect/Councillor Brian Arrigo; Council President John Powers; and Councillors Jessica Giannino and Robert Haas, requests...
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RHS Tweet Issue Results in Threats, Slurs on Student

November 19, 2015
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When Caley Godino pressed the button to Tweet out a message about low voter turnout in the Revere City Election and how it relates to people who are not here legally, she had no idea it would lead to threats of physical harm, cyber-bullying and, allegedly, getting kicked off the cheerleading team during her...
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School Committee Vote Tally has Candidates Still Wondering

November 19, 2015
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When School Committeeman Michael Ferrante left City Hall on Election Night with all precincts reported in, he was 80 votes ahead, topping the ticket, in the School Committee race – and in a very good mood. When he woke up the next day, he had inexplicably lost that top spot by some 224 votes,...
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Rizzo Seeks Recount in Race

November 19, 2015
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Mayor Dan Rizzo has filed petitions with the Revere Election Department asking for a recount of the votes in the Nov. 3 mayoral election in which Councillor-at-Large Brian Arrigo defeated Rizzo by a margin of 114 votes. Election Commissioner Diane Colella said the Election Department is in the process of certifying the signatures on...
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Police Briefs 11-18-2015

November 19, 2015
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9 Osman Bonilla-Chavez, 40, of Boston, was arrested on charges of malicious destruction of property over $250, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest. TUESDAY,  NOVEMBER 10 Alex Melendez, 36, of Boston, was arrested on charges of operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor (2nd offense), failing to stop for...
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One Pilgrim’s Journey: From Immaculate Conception to the Holy Father

November 19, 2015
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By Joe McHugh On Sunday, Sept. 27, Pope Francis held a Mass in Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families. I was blessed that my local parish, Immaculate Conception in Revere, organized a pilgrimage and I was able to go. This is one pilgrim’s story. On Saturday night, Sept. 26, we gathered at Immaculate...
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Pop Warner Cheerleaders Win New England Titles

November 19, 2015
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And speaking of sports success stories in the city, what can you say about the Revere Pop Warner A, B, and C cheerleading squads that captured New England titles and earned berths in the National Championships over the past weekend? What you can say is that these young athletes worked hard in preparation for...
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A Great Season

November 19, 2015
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We knew that the Revere High School football team was having a special season and it’s now been confirmed by their outstanding performance on the football field. The RHS Patriots, under the leadership of head coach Lou Cicatelli and his staff of coaches, earned their seventh victory of the season Friday night, matching their...
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Congratulations, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center

November 19, 2015
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We congratulate the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center on being named as one of the “Top Places To Work” in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe. What a great honor it was for EBNHC Chief Executive Officer Manny Lopes, Chair Rita Sorrento, Human Resources Director Linda Dailey, Chief Medical Director Jackie Fuentes, and Vice President...
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Sports 11-18-2015

November 19, 2015
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team defeats English; ends with best record since 1982 The 2015 Revere High football team wrote itself into the history books with Friday night’s 24-6 triumph over Lynn English, recording the Patriots’ seventh victory of the season which marks the first time an RHS grid team has accomplished that feat...
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Obituaries 11-18-2015

November 19, 2015
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George Russell Retired Revere Police Patrolman George A. Russell, retired Revere Police Patrolman, died on November 10 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. He was 91 years old. The husband of the late Eileen M. (Lee) Russell, he was born, raised and was a lifelong resident of Revere, the son of the late John F. and...
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Veterans’ Day Program

November 12, 2015
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Veterans’ Day Program

First grader Anya Maglcski recites the Pledge of Allegiance at the outset of the Paul Revere School’s annual Veterans’ Day program last Thursday, Nov. 5. The program this year was entitled ‘What can you say to a hero?’
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Rizzo Mulls Recount In Mayoral Election:Mayor-Elect Arrigo Starts Creation of Transition Team

November 12, 2015
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Rizzo Mulls Recount In Mayoral Election:Mayor-Elect Arrigo Starts Creation of Transition Team

As Mayor Dan Rizzo decides whether to request a recount of the votes in the Nov. 3 mayoral election, Councilor-at-Large Brian Arrigo has issued a press release in which he “declares victory and pledges unity.” Arrigo won the Nov. 3 mayoral election by a margin of 114 votes. According to Election Commissioner Diane Colella,...
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Voter Identification and Long-Standing Ties Helped Sannella Return to School Committee

November 12, 2015
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When Fred Sannella looked at the election numbers two years ago after finishing just out of the money in the School Committee race, he often scratched his head and wondered what happened. It’s something he said many others also asked him. “Everywhere I went, everyone I talked to, they just kept saying, ‘How did...
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RHS Officials Start Program as Result of Student’s Tweet

November 12, 2015
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School officials are working this week to create a cultural sensitivity program in the wake of a Tweet during school hours last week that was offensive to illegal immigrants. “A student made a disparaging comment on social media about illegal immigrants and the student was on a field trip when it happened,” said Supt....
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Councillors have Light Agenda

November 12, 2015
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The city council met Monday night for a short meeting, the first one since one of the councillors became the mayor-elect last week and a new father the week before. Councillor-at-large and Mayor elect Brian Arrigo was walking on air, beaming as he made his way to his seat, shaking...
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Terranova Celebrates 100th Birtday

November 12, 2015
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He’s well known in Revere as a H.P. Hood milkman and he just celebrated his 100th birthday with friends and family. William S. Terranova was born on October 27, 1915 in Brighton, Mass. He attended Boston College High School for a year but had to withdraw in order to work during the Depression. He...
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Police Briefs 11-11-2015

November 12, 2015
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House Breaks: (5) Augustus Street; Lynnway; Parkway – Lee’s; Campbell Avenue; and Putnam Road. Commercial Breaks: (0) Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (10) *Dale Street; Broadway – Atlantic Auto Body (plate); *Broadway – D&L; Washington Avenue – EZ Liquors; Centennial Avenue (plate); Pomona Street (plate); *Union Street; Parkway – Cronin; Thorndike Street (plate); and Revere Street...
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Letters to the Editor

November 12, 2015
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Thank You for Coming to the Revere Beach Memorial  Dear Editor: The Revere Beach Memorial Planning Committee would like to thank the community for attending and supporting the 9th Annual Revere Beach Memorial. Every year this event grows as we work to remove stigma from both substance use disorders (SUDs) and the pain that...
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