On the Championship Hunt

November 11, 2016
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On the Championship Hunt

On Sunday, November 6 the Revere Pop Warner B team played the Mattapan Patriots for the Eastern MA Championship. After a hard fought four quarters, the B team came out victorious with a 7 – 2 win to become the Eastern Mass Champions. They will continue their playoff run with the first round of...
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Did You Vote?

November 11, 2016
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Did You Vote?

Revere High School teacher John Fergus did his part on Election Day dressing up as Uncle Sam to encourage students to get out and vote. For local results on Tuesday’s election, please visit The Journal’s website at reverejournal.com.
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Multicultural Night at Revere High

November 11, 2016
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Multicultural Night at Revere High

Roberto Joseph, 16, took to the floor as the African drummers played, while Audra DiMasso performed an Irish Step Dance. Both were among numerous performers who shared their dance, song and music – along with their food – during the Second Annual Multicultural Celebration on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at Revere High School.
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Saving Lives:Decrease Seen in Local Opioid Deaths

November 11, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released its third quarter data on opioid-related deaths across the state. In the first nine months of 2016 there were 1,005 confirmed cases of unintentional opioid overdose deaths across the state. There are also 392-470 suspected opioid-related deaths, a pace higher than the...
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Communities Band Together for Health

November 11, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock In an attempt to bolster the health of Winthrop, Chelsea and Revere the communities have banded together to form a health collaborative and hire a regional public health director who will work on policy, reports and more. The person hired will take a regional look at trends and work with...
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Parent Day at Revere High Set for Nov 17

November 11, 2016
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By Lani Stevens For the first time ever, Revere High School is welcoming hundreds of parents to come to observe their child’s classrooms in celebration of American Education Week. The parent day will be hosted on Wednesday, November 16 and Thursday, November 17 from 8 to 9 a.m. Principal Lourenco Garcia believes that there...
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Police Briefs 11-09-2016

November 11, 2016
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ROBBED IN RENDEZVOUS Revere Police are investigating a robbery that occurred when a man met a woman online and had her over to his house. Around 3:05 p.m., police responded to the Revere Housing Authority for an unarmed robbery of a man who said he was robbed. The man said he had met a...
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Surging Senior Population is Upon Us

November 11, 2016
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By Stephen Fielding Recently I attended the Massachusetts Association of Councils On Aging and Senior Center Directors 2016 Conference (MCOA). This annual meeting always heightens knowledge of seniors we serve through extremely informative and educational sessions each conference day, allows you to meet and discuss with highly educated, experienced state and federal officials a...
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Let’s Remember — And Thank — Our Veterans

November 11, 2016
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This Friday, November 11, marks the annual observance of Veterans Day. The holiday originated as Armistice Day in 1919 to mark the first anniversary of the end of World War I, which formally was concluded on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month in 1918. The first world war was...
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Sports 11-09-2016

November 11, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup Rivera scores three TDs to lead football team to 35-28 win Senior captain Victor Rivera scored three touchdowns, two of them on electrifying kickoff returns, to lead the Revere High football team to a pulsating 35-28 victory over Westford Academy Friday evening under the lights of a gleaming Harry Della Russo...
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Obituaries 11-09-2016

November 11, 2016
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Daniel Dillon Longtime Revere teacher and local business man Daniel R. Dillon, a lifelong Revere resident, died on November 6. Daniel was a U.S. Army Veteran, teacher in the Revere Public Schools for many years as well as a local Businessman.  Daniel enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandsons. He had a great...
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Revere Election Results

November 9, 2016
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Revere Election Results

Revere voters turned out in healthy numbers in the 2016 Presidential Election. Voters let it be known that despite the national outcome they preferred Hillary Clinton, with 11,870 local votes (59 percent) to Donald Trump who garnered 6,877 local votes (34 percent). With 27,727 registered voters in the city, just over 71 percent came...
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The 2016 Election – What’s on the Ballot?

November 4, 2016
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Q.1 Expanded Slot Machine Gambling This proposed law would allow the state Gaming Commission to issue one additional category 2 license which would permit operation of a gaming establishment with no table games and not more than 1,250 slot machines. The proposed law would authorize the Commission to request applications for additional license to...
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All Dolled Up & Pups

November 4, 2016
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All Dolled Up & Pups

 
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Revere Voters Head to Polls on Tuesday

November 4, 2016
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Revere Voters Head to Polls on Tuesday

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Revere voters will head off to one of 21 polling places in the city on Tuesday, Nov. 8 to cast their vote for one of four Presidential candidates and their running mates as well as several state and county positions and four questions. The four ballot questions appear on page...
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Early Voting Is A Huge Hit Here

November 4, 2016
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For the first time every community in Massachusetts has been offering early voting as a way to accommodate people’s daily schedule, and reduce lines at the polls on November 8. In Revere there were 2,011 voters as of Tuesday morning who have already cast their ballots. Election Commissioner Diane Colella said they had 400...
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Residents Give Their Views on Ballot Questions

November 4, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Not only has the Presidential race garnered the interest of Massachusetts voters but so have the initiative ballot questions. On Nov. 8 voters will be faced with four questions covering slot machines, charter schools, marijuana and animal rights. Several people weighed in on the questions. Question 1 has already drawn...
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Councillors Call to Open Fire Station

November 4, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Ward 5 Councillor John Powers and Councillor at Large Robert Haas are calling on the city to repair and re-open the Alden Mills Fire Station in the Point of Pines Neighborhood. Powers is concerned about the increase in housing units, response times and the condition of the firehouses. Powers and...
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News Briefs

November 4, 2016
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Multicultural event a RHS on Wednesday The Revere High School community cordially invites you to its second annual multicultural event on Wednesday, November 2nd, from 3:15 p.m. to 6 p.m., in the school cafeteria.   The purpose of this event is to build public understanding and support of different cultures that shape the fabric of...
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Study the Ballot Questions

November 4, 2016
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Q.1 Expanded Slot Machine Gambling This proposed law would allow the state Gaming Commission to issue one additional category 2 license which would permit operation of a gaming establishment with no table games and not more than 1,250 slot machines. The proposed law would authorize the Commission to request applications for additional license to...
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Gov Baker — A Profile in Courage

November 4, 2016
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With Republican office-holders abandoning their support of GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump, Massachusetts residents can be proud that our Governor, Charlie Baker, was among the very first prominent Republicans (he was number four, according to a recent article in the New York Times) to state on the record that he would not support Trump...
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Boston Parents say No on 2

November 4, 2016
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Mary Battenfeld and Odette Williamson As Boston parents with deep commitments to improving educational opportunities for all children, we oppose ballot Question 2.  This extreme lift of the state charter cap will destroy opportunities for many children, in order to create options for some others. Our children have been Boston Public Schools students since...
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Letters to the Editor

November 4, 2016
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Voting is a family affair Dear Editor: I have been a proud Revere resident for nearly 11 years now alongside my husband, two daughters, and mother-in-law, all lifelong residents of Revere. One of the things that bonds our family is a shared love for our city, state, and country, as well as a tremendous...
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Sports 11-02-2016

November 4, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup A tale of two halves for RHS football team The Revere High football team had everything going its way through the first two quarters of Friday night’s football game at Chelmsford in the opening round of the Division 1A North sectional of the MIAA state football tournament. The Patriots had dodged...
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