Letters to the Editor

August 27, 2014
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Thank you for the help To the Editor I would like to say a genuine thank you to the citizens of Revere and the surrounding areas who participated in the recent Flea Market/Bake sale at the Revere Senior Center. There are so many people to thank.  First , I must thank the Revere Journal, ...

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Council Motions

August 27, 2014
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The following motions werer discussed at the City Council meeting on Monday, August 25: 14-190 Motion presented by Councillor Powers: That the Mayor facilitate the repair of fencing that was damaged during the tornado at Revere High School along all of the residences which abut the high school property. 14-191 Motion presented by Councillor...

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Police Briefs 08-27-2014

August 27, 2014
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VIOLENT HOME INVASION ON ELDERLY COUPLE At approximately midnight on Monday morning, officers responded to Rand Street for reports of a person attempting to gain entry to a house and of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers found the victim, a 61-year-old male, and the suspect, Eric Rumson, 34, of Everett, wrestling inside the house....

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Patriettes Are Champions Again

August 27, 2014
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The 2014 Patriettes softball team defeated the Jets in the Championship game of the Revere Youth Baseball and Softball League to win its second Championship Title in three years.  Managed by Corrie O’Neil and led by Head Coach Paul Nowicki, along with Paul Shapleigh and Joe Pepe, this team had all the makings of...

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Obituaries 08-27-2014

August 27, 2014
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Stanley Meads Retired Proprietor of Meads Brothers Plumbing of East Boston Stanley J. Meads of Revere and Middleton, formerly of East Boston, died on August 22 at his Middleton home following a long illness surrounded by the love and devotion of his family. He was 81 years old. Born and raised in East Boston,...

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A Real Family Physican

August 25, 2014
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A Real Family Physican

Dr. Robert Bornstein is leaving his pediatric practice after a distinguished 50-year career of providing medical care to children in Winthrop and Revere. Bornstein spent his last day at TLC Pediatrics , 280 Beach Street, last Thursday. Several parents and former patients stopped by the office to thank him for his expert care and...

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School Bells Ring for McKinley Students; Rest of Revere Public Schools Open Mon.

August 25, 2014
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School Bells Ring for McKinley Students; Rest of Revere Public Schools Open Mon.

Sentimentality runs deep when it comes to the old, creaking floorboards and the eloquent brick façade of the old McKinley School. But that sentimentality doesn’t lead to tears when the reality sets in of the physical education teacher having an outdoor office and there is only one set of bathrooms (in the basement) and...

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All Students Report To School on Mon.

August 25, 2014
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Revere Schools will kick off the new academic year this coming Monday, Aug. 25, which is a few days earlier than normal. Superintendent Paul Dakin said that with the schools celebrating Holy Days for all three major religions (Christian, Jewish and Muslim), the schools decided to begin slightly earlier this year to get ahead...

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MCAS Looks Great for RPS

August 25, 2014
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Preliminary data from the state MCAS exams could turn out to put yet another bright spotlight on the Revere Public Schools this coming fall. According to data released at Tuesday’s School Committee meeting, district officials are hoping that they will be able to stake a claim on being a Level 2 District – a...

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Casino Ballot Question Is Getting Active

August 25, 2014
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Casino opponents and proponents began ramping up efforts late last week on campaigns to promote their causes for the statewide ballot question that, if successful, could essentially repeal the 2011 casino gaming law. It will be Question 3 on the November ballot. The news on the question started last week in Revere when casino...

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Big Strides in Reading Seen at Local Schools

August 25, 2014
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The Bay State Reading Institute (BSRI) released good news about its partner schools in Everett, Malden and Revere – three Massachusetts Gateway Cities.  Working with BSRI, an innovative educational partnership, reading fluency of kindergartener at 11 schools in these districts has dramatically improved.  Getting kids up to grade level in kindergarten is especially important...

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Summer’s End

August 25, 2014
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Summer doesn’t officially end until Sept. 22, but when our students start returning to school and our Revere High School and Pop Warner football and cheerleading teams begin practices, we know that the “real” summer season is coming to a close. It’s been a great summer in Revere where the annual Revere Beach National...

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Thank You, Dr. Bornstein

August 25, 2014
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Dr. Robert Bornstein is a true legendary, larger-than-life figure in the history of our city. The esteemed pediatrician practiced medicine here for more than 50 years and parents have depended on his expertise in medicine in the care of their children for decades. Dr. Bornstein went above and beyond the call of his esteemed...

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Letters to the Editor

August 25, 2014
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On Globe article about Revere Beach Editor’s Note: The following letter was drafted to Boston Globe Magazine by Council President Tony Zambuto late last week on behalf of the Council and as an official communication from the Revere City Council. Dear Mr. LaPierre: This letter shall serve as a response to your article in...

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Police Briefs 08-20-2014

August 25, 2014
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Monday, Aug. 11 Jimmy Villanueva, 29, of 82 Mountain Ave., was charged with violating an abuse prevention order. Tuesday, Aug. 12 Caio Cesar Ciochetti, 25, of Everett, was charged with shoplifting, second offense. Carmine Capachietti, 47, of 418 Revere Beach Parkway, was charged with nonviolent family offenses. Ralph Sordillo, 48, of 371 Mountain Ave.,...

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Silver in Sparring: Dania Kenny Takes Second Place in Karate Internationals

August 25, 2014
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Dania Kenny traveled 3,000 miles earlier this month to compete in the 50th Long Beach International Karate Championships in California. With her parents, Patrick and Michele Kenny rooting her on in the matches, the talented 11-year-old athlete took home the silver medal in sparring – quite a performance in her first-ever out-of-state competition. Kenny,...

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Obituaries 08-20-2014

August 25, 2014
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Arthur ‘Artie’ Adamson, Jr. Affiliated with Family Business, “Adamson Construction & Heavy Equipment Co. of Revere Arthur L. ‘Artie’ Adamson, Jr. of Revere died on Tuesday, August 12 following a long illness at the Golden Living Center of West Newton. “Artie” was born in Winthrop and lived all of his life in Revere. He...

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One Dead In Weekend Fire: Victim Was Revere Vietnam Veteran

August 14, 2014
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One Dead In Weekend Fire: Victim Was Revere Vietnam Veteran

A deadly fire over the weekend on Campbell Avenue claimed the life of a Revere resident and left 35 people homeless. George Maddox’s roommate described the terrifying scene inside their Campbell Avenue apartment as a fire ripped through the building. The fire, which killed Maddox, 64, a Vietnam War veteran, gutted the four story,...

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National Night out

August 14, 2014
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National Night out

Ward 2 City Councillor Ira Novoselsky celebrates National Night Out with local children – Jamy Gomez, Samira Cammarano, Alyssa Horn, Shant Roeum, Carolina Vejar, Cynthia Vejar.

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Rizzo, Police to Crack down on Impaired Drivers

August 14, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo and Chief of Police Joseph Cafarelli today announced that the Revere Police Department will join over 148 other law enforcement agencies statewide in support of an intensive crackdown on impaired driving from August 13 to September 1 as part of the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over mobilization, funded by...

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SBA Aid Available For Tornado Victims

August 14, 2014
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“The prompt approval from the SBA for this physical disaster declaration is another promising step toward helping the City of Revere and its residents rebuild their lives and their community,” said Governor Patrick. Senator Markey and Senator Warren and the congressional delegation were of great assistance in this effort by sending a letter of...

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The Revere Tornado Relief Fund

August 14, 2014
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The Tornado of 2014 is still vivid in our memories and a fund has been set up to help residents and business owners who were impacted by this incredible storm that devastated our city. Revere residents have responded to the call so many times when friends and neighbors have faced adversity and challenges in...

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Revere Through the Years

August 14, 2014
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10 years ago August 11, 2004 Residents are set to enjoy a gala weekend at Revere Beach beginning Friday night with a showing of the movie Shrek, the annual Sandcastle Festival, a kite demonstration, live entertainment, and a fireworks show Saturday night. School Supt. Paul Dakin reported to the School Committee that 20 percent...

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Police Briefs 08-13-2014

August 14, 2014
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Monday, August 4 Freddy Vladimir Najarro, 25, Revere receiving stolen property, having burglarious instrument and destruction of property Tuesday August 5 Harold a Suarez, 24, Saugus assault and battery Wednesday, August 6 No arrests Thursday August 7 No arrests Friday, August 7 Michael Seniti, 23, Revere, receiving stolen property Alana Mourad, 51, Revere assault...

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