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Obituaries 09-03-2014

September 3, 2014
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Helen Ann Hemeon Of Florida, formerly of Revere Helen Ann (Moran) Hemeon of New Port Richey, Florida, formerly of Revere, passed away early on June 3 after a long illness. Born to the late John and Anna Moran in Charlestown, she lived in Revere for most of her life until retiring to Florida with...

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From Revere to Tewksbury: Angela Gibelli Goes the Distance to Welcome Back Artie T

September 3, 2014
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From Revere to Tewksbury: Angela Gibelli Goes the Distance to Welcome Back Artie T

Last Friday, Angela Gibelli of Conant Street woke up and decided to take a trip to Tewksbury. The life-long Market Basket shopper was so taken by the entire Market Basket fight, and the resolve of employees and ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas, that she decided she had to go and see the popular chief...

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Kids Curtain Call Builds Confidence and Experience

September 3, 2014
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For Linda Wolowicz, it all started with the ‘Wizard of Oz.’ Her long-time career working with young children started as a simple drama presentation for a Girl Scout fund-raiser. Now, 38 years later, she is teaching the children of the first children she worked with in her long-time after school business, Kids Curtain Call...

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First Day of School

August 27, 2014
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First Day of School

Noelis Aponte, left, and Alyssa Horn – both new fifth graders – hope for the perfect classroom assignment during at the Garfield Elementary School on Monday morning, Aug. 25 – the district’s first day of school. Also, parent Seth Novoselsky gets a good-bye hug from his daughter Charleigh Novoselsky, 2nd grade, before she goes...

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Revere Softball Champions

August 27, 2014
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Revere Softball Champions

The 2014 Patriettes softball team won the Revere Youth Baseball and Softball League championship. Coaches and players are pictured above after winning the team’s second title in three years.  Shown front row, from left, are Jessica MacPhail, Natalia MacPhail, and Ellie Shapleigh. Second row, from left, are Makayla McGrath, Madison Theriault, Angelia Pepe, Chloe O’Neil,...

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Council Rejects Funding for Study

August 27, 2014
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In a move of solidarity amongst a growing group of City Councillors concerned about the City’s books, councillors solidly shot down a request from Mayor Dan Rizzo for $50,000 to begin planning for the renovation of City Hall offices. After getting a fairly positive review in subcommittee, the matter was reported out to the...

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Mohegan Sun Casino Picks up Editorial Support

August 27, 2014
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Citing a variety of economic, regional impact and project design factors, the Boston Herald this week endorsed Mohegan Sun Massachusetts for the Commonwealth’s Region A gaming license – an endorsement that came just weeks before the winning bids are to be announced by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC). In an editorial entitled “Mohegan Bid...

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Neighbors Concerned Over Project

August 27, 2014
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Several neighbors showed up in opposition to a townhouse project on Lamson Street, but Ward 6 Councillor Charlie Patch said he hadn’t decided on the proposal – as City Hall officials have spoke highly in favor of it. Bob Corcoran of Boxford is proposing to buy the long-time construction yard on Lamson Street/Marble Street...

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Celebrating Labor Day

August 27, 2014
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The United States of America will celebrate the federal Labor Day holiday this Monday, Sept. 1. President Grover Cleveland first established it as an official holiday in 1894 to recognize the contributions of workers. Local residents will mark the holiday with backyard barbecues and other events as Labor Day has come to signal the...

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Democratic Committee Cookout

August 27, 2014
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The Revere and Winthrop Democratic Committee hosted a cookout Sunday at the Point Shirley Association in Winthrop. The Mass. state primary election is Tuesday, Sept. 9. Pictured at the event are (front row, from left) Rose Mirasolo, Marie Giacobbe, Rose Napolitano, and Nick Giacobbe. Back row (from left) are Speaker of the House Robert...

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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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