ImprovBoston Celebrates 10 Years of Comedy with the Boston Improv Festival, Sept 5 – 9

September 8, 2018
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Experience the future of comedy delivered by thirteen teams of amazing up-and-coming artists. After a year-long search for underrepresented comedic voices from all over North America, ImprovBoston is set to deliver a laugh-packed week of impactful, top-notch and completely improvised entertainment. The 10th annual Boston Improv Festival, formerly the Boston Comedy Arts Festival, showcases...
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Community Teams Up with Price Rite, Feed the Children and Salvation Army

September 8, 2018
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Leaders from Price Rite on Squire Road, Feed the Children, the Salvation Army and local politicians gathered Thursday to hand out food, water and school supplies to 400 families from the area. “Anytime the business community, charitable organizations and the city can come together really makes it a great day for the city of...
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EBNHC Board President Rita Sorrento Reelected to the National Association of Community Health Centers Board

September 8, 2018
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Longtime East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Board President Rita Sorrento was re-elected last week to serve another term on the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) board. Sorrento, who has served as as the EBNHC’s board president for 23 years, has served on NACHC’s board since 2010, representing regions community health centers. “I’m...
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Global Leaders Dither While Disease Races to Latin America

September 8, 2018
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You’re nearly twice as likely to die from colon cancer living in a Latin American country than you are living in the United States. Global health leaders are trying to fix this disparity. But unfortunately, they’ve misdiagnosed the problem. Some blame intellectual property protections for pharmaceuticals. They argue that allowing companies to patent new...
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Hot, Hot, Hot

September 8, 2018
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News reports about the hot weather and all of the records for high and highest-low temperatures that have been set this month in our region have become so commonplace that it is all-too-easy to read the headlines and move on to other news. But the reality is this: Global warming and the attendant climate...
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Sports 09-06-2018

September 8, 2018
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team opens season Friday at Gloucester The Revere High football team will kick off its 2018 season this Friday evening at 7:00 when the Patriots make the long trek to Gloucester to take on the Fishermen, one of Revere’s rivals in Tier 2 of the Northeastern Conference. “Gloucester always...
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Obituaries 09-05-2018

September 8, 2018
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Virginia ‘Ginny’ Maniscalco Woman of unwavering faith A Funeral Mass was celebrated on Friday, Aug. 31  in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere for Virginia M. “Ginny” (Graffeo) Maniscalco who died on Tuesday, August 28     at the Woburn Nursing Center, Woburn. She was 89 years old. Services concluded with interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Ginny was...
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‘Backpacks for New Beginnings’ Donates School Bags to Revere Schools

September 4, 2018
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‘Backpacks for New Beginnings’ Donates School Bags to Revere Schools

The charity Backpacks for New Beginnings, founded by student Tristan Kelley and run by students, delivered 60 backpacks to the Revere Public Schools via Mayor Arrigo just in time for the beginning of the school year. Pictured from left to right are Mayor Brian Arrigo, Tristan Kelley, Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Dianne Kelley, and...
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Ice Cream and Networking on the Beach

September 4, 2018
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Ice Cream and Networking on the Beach

Chamber member Robert Upton gets a tasty cherry added to his ice cream during last Thursday’s ice cream party and networking event hosted by the Revere Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Twist and Shake.
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Last Call

September 4, 2018
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Last Call

As of press time, the question of Bianchi’s Pizza future, a landmark on Revere Beach since 1950, has not been determined. However, it is known that they will be closing their landmark location Monday, Sept. 3.
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Councillors Vote for State Audit:Waiting to Know Cost Before Approval

September 4, 2018
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The City Council voted by a 10-1 margin that Mayor Bran Arrigo ask State Auditor Suzanne Bump for a cost estimate to conduct a top-to-bottom review for the years 2014 to 2018 of every department at City Hall, excluding the School Department. All but Ward 2 Councillor Ira Novoselsky voted in favor of the...
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New RHS Principal Feeling Good to Be Back Home

September 4, 2018
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If one had suggested to new Revere High School (RHS) Principal John Perella one year ago that he would be leading his hometown high school this school year, he would have thought it an impossibility. But what seems impossible in life, many times, suddenly come to pass, and that’s just what has happened as...
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Revere Crosswalks May Soon Get a Little Brighter

September 4, 2018
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Revere residents may soon be seeing red, green, blue – or even a mural of legendary Patriot, Paul Revere within the citys crosswalks. Council President Jessica Giannino and Vice President Joanne McKenna co-sponsored a motion that Mayor Brian Arrigo ask the DPW to investigate the feasibility of using a more visible paint color for...
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News Briefs

September 4, 2018
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Price Rite Partners with Feed the Children, Nabisco and Pepsi to HELP Families in Need   Price Rite Marketplace teamed up with anti-hunger organization Feed the Children and event partners Nabisco and Pepsi will distribute food and essentials to families in need in the Revere area on Aug. 30. The community event at Price...
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Job Fair for Former NECCO Employees Well Attended

September 4, 2018
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Former employees of NECCO and other companies had a chance last Wednesday to visit a job fair held at the Rumney Marsh Academy that was organized by Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo. Businesses like Kettle Cuisine, Kelly’s Roast Beef, TSA and Hood accepted applications from the unemployed workers with most offering jobs paying around $14...
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Councillor McKenna Seeks Unity in Revere on the City Council

September 4, 2018
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Ward 1 Councillor Joanne McKenna delivered a prepared speech during the City Council’s discussion Monday night of the suspension involving two employees of the Revere Parking Department. Following are Councillor McKenna’s  remarks: “I have always been proud to say I live and work in Revere. But it saddens me that there is so much...
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Carvalho,Candidate for Suffolk County DA, Endorsed by State Rep Vincent and Speaker DeLeo

September 4, 2018
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Evandro Carvalho’s campaign for Suffolk County District Attorney today announced the endorsements of state Rep. RoseLee Vincent and Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo “I am honored by their endorsements and confidence in my experience as a prosecutor who can lead Suffolk County forward,” said Carvalho. “Working together in the legislature, we have made...
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Police Briefs 08-29-2018

September 4, 2018
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ARREST Report MONDAY, AUG. 20 Bourbakeur Benhamou, 22, of 204 Constitution Ave., was arrested on charges of three counts of breaking and entering into a vehicle in the nighttime with intent to commit a felony. Geronimo Castro Aguilar, 35, of Chelsea, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of unlicensed operation...
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Letters to the Editor

September 4, 2018
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THANK YOU Dear Editor: Thank you for all the cards and phone calls for my recovery. “You’re the Best” Ann Young   To the People of Revere, Chelsea, and Saugus – my Constituents, Neighbors, and Friends: Dear Editor, I hope this letter finds you well and enjoying the last days of summer.  I write...
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Sen John McCain

September 4, 2018
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In an era when cynicism and a lack of faith in our political leaders and institutions is at an all-time high — the roots of which can be traced back to the 1960s and the subsequent Watergate scandal — Sen. John McCain truly stood out as a man whose essential belief in the values...
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Get Out and Vote

September 4, 2018
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This Tuesday, the day after Labor Day, is primary election day across the state for both national and state offices. Although primary elections in Massachusetts generally are of little or no consequence because of the overwhelming Democratic voting enrollment and because most Democrats run unopposed, this year’s primary election is different. Thanks to the...
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Sports 08-29-2018

September 4, 2018
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Revere residents to participate in Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Eleven residents from Revere will walk up to 26.2 miles along the historic Boston Marathon course this September in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai, which raises the most money of any single day walk in the nation. This year marks the event’s 30th year. These residents – Michelle Imonti,...
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Obituaries 08-29-2018

September 4, 2018
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Frances Ann ‘Fran’ D’Arcangelo Former president and VP of Patriots Civic Club Frances “Fran” Ann (Accorti) D’Arcangelo of Revere passed away on Monday, Aug. 27 at the age of 85. Fran was the former President and Vice President of the Patriots Civic Club, a former member of the Knit-Witts Club and the best mother,...
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Bocce on the Beach at Low Tide

September 3, 2018
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Bocce on the Beach at Low Tide

STOGIE HEAVEN: Vinny Basile of the East Boston Savings Bank team keeps his cigar in place and his shot in masterful control during the annual Bocce on the Beach event to benefit the Revere Society for Cultural and Historic Preservation (RSCHP). The event took place at low-tide on Saturday morning on Revere Beach, drawing...
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