Revere School Notes

June 2, 2018
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Beachmont Last week, 2nd grade students in Ms. Mantenuto’s class presented their landform research to parents. Over the course of several weeks, students did research on various types of landforms such as canyons and volcanoes. They then worked with our technology teacher to create video reports in front of a green screen that showed...
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Project Switch Box Art Looks to Add a Splash of Color to City

June 2, 2018
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They’re a needed part of providing our utilities, but the switchboxes have become part of a steel grey blight in some neighborhoods. Revere officials are calling out to local artists to help spruce up the boxes. With 20 switchboxes throughout the city, six have been accepted so far for artists to work on. “We’re...
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Racially-Charged Yearbook Quote Riles Many:Revere High Student says It Was a Senior Prank Gone Awry; Doesn’t Agree with the Remarks

June 2, 2018
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A racially-charged quote disparaging white people surprisingly made it into print in the Revere High School (RHS) 2018 yearbook, and the student responsible said it wasn’t her quote originally, and she doesn’t agree with it either. She told the Journal last week that she was shocked to find that the quote made it into...
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NECCO Purchased at Bankruptcy Auction

June 2, 2018
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An Ohio-based candy firm has purchased the 171-year-old NECCO (New England Confectionary Company) that is located in Revere on American Legion Highway.. The $18.8 million bid, saving the NECCO wafer, candy hearts and others have been saved by Spangler Candy, the maker of Dum Dum lollipops, Safe T Pops, candy canes and the famous...
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Ask Rusty: Spousal and Survivor Benefits

June 2, 2018
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Dear Rusty: I worked in my career, but I now get Social Security disability.  My husband retired in 2015 at age 66 and took his Social Security at that time.  When he is 70 can I get spousal benefits from his Social Security or is that not allowed? And if I can’t get them...
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Letter to the Editor

June 2, 2018
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A WORRISOME ISSUE Dear Editor: In the aftermath of another deadly school shooting where a gunman took 10 more lives (8 students and 2 teachers) and 13 more were wounded in Santa Fe, Texas on May 18, 2018; we realize that school shootings in recent times have become quite a worrisome issue.  Are our...
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We All Benefit from Clean Beaches

June 2, 2018
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For those of us who grew up in the Greater Boston area in the period from the 1960s through the 1990s, the SH/SB’s annual report card never fails to amaze us. Boston Harbor had served as the dumping ground for industrial and sewage waste for more than a century and by the 1980s, was...
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Sports 05-30-2018

June 2, 2018
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The Anchor Man Yandoli stars for Northeast 4 X 100 relay team By Cary Shuman Joshua Yandoli is making a name for himself in the Northeast  Regional Vocational High School boys track program. And with two seasons left in the program, the best may be yet to come for the 16-year-old sophomore from Revere....
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Obituaries 05-30-2018

June 2, 2018
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Maureen Butler Warm and caring daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend Maureen K. (O’Hara) Butler of Stoneham passed away on Thursday, May 24 at Newton Wellesley Center for Alzheimer’s Care.  She was 81 years old. Born on July 10, 1936 in Boston, Maureen was the loving daughter of the late Edward T....
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Wounded Veterans Run

May 25, 2018
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Wounded Veterans Run

The four veterans being honored at the Wounded Veterans Run shown at the singing of the “National Anthem” that was held on Sunday with ceremonies at Suffolk Downs are from left: Corporal Brian Johnston, Sergeant Peter Rooney, Captain Greg Galeazzi and Sergeant Brandon Korona.
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Revere Beach Kite Festival

May 25, 2018
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Revere Beach Kite Festival

Angelina and Selina Barneby ready to fly the beautiful kites they designed at the annual Revere Beach Kite Festival this past Sunday, May 20.
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Argenzio Named Superintendent of Public Works

May 25, 2018
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The City Council thanked one long-time city employee and welcomed another in to a new role as the Superintendent of Public Works. Paul Argenzio who has worked in the department for 38 years , rises to superintendent from general foreman. Argenzio replaces Don Goodwin, 62, who said there is a reorganization in the department...
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A Leader in His Field:Revere Native Joseph Corrado Named President of Missouri State Medical Association

May 25, 2018
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A Revere native, whose parents still reside in the city, is the new president of the Missouri State Medical Association (MSMA). Dr. Joseph A. Corrado, son of Joseph and Anna (Carlucci) Corrado, was formally installed at the MSMA’s 160th Annual Convention in St. Louis. The MSMA encompasses physicians from all medical specialties in the...
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Council Approves $22.5M Bond for New DPW Facility

May 25, 2018
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Although The City Council approved a $22.5 million bond to build a new Department of Public Works (DPW) facility on Charger Road, they are hoping to spend less. “$22.5 million is an awful lot of money for such a facility,” said Councillor Dan Rizzo, chairman of the council’s Ways and Means Subcommittee that met...
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News Briefs

May 25, 2018
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SECOND ANNUAL PATRIOT FLAG PLATOON In addition to Monday’s Memorial Day exercises, the Second Annual Patriot Flag Platoon is being held on Saturday, May 26, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This annual program is requesting the help of residents and Veterans to place flags on the graves of our past heroes in the...
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Revere Rockers MASS to Release Eighth Studio Album Friday

May 25, 2018
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Boston’s hard rock legends MASS have had numerous accomplishments over the years, but most notably is the selling of over half a million albums worldwide. Now they are adding more albums to their collection, releasing their eighth studio album on Friday, May 25. It is titled ‘When 2 Worlds Collide.’ Revere’s MASS are legends...
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Capstone Projects Help Seniors at RHS Take Control of Their Education

May 25, 2018
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For most of a student’s high school career, the curriculum is set in place for them, and while there is ample space to explore and learn, the boundaries are very much set. However, with the Capstone projects that seniors are allowed to engage in, those boundaries are busted and students can find the freedom...
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School Notes

May 25, 2018
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Beachmont Last week our fifth-grade students visited the Saugus Ironworks. This historical site is one of the earliest metal forges in the United States. Students not only learned about the historical significance of this site, but also they learned about the science of force and motion and simple machines. It was a very enlightening...
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Bars Appear Before Licensing Commission

May 25, 2018
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One local bar has been placed on probation and two others have had complaints placed on file by the License Commission. Sammy’s Patio, BK’s Bar and Grill and the Chamness Bar and Grill were the topic of discussion during the May 16 License Commission meeting. All three appeared with their lawyer James Cipoletta after...
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Revere High JROTC Place American Flags in Preparation for Memorial Day

May 25, 2018
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Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo and Revere Director of Veterans Services Director Marc Silvestri thanked the RHS Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps, Major Deborah A. Bowkey and her command staff for their efforts in placing flags at soldiers’ monuments in the Rumney Marsh Burial Grounds in preparation for Memorial Day. “These students are our future...
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Councillor Wants Ambulance at Point of Pines Station

May 25, 2018
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Councillor George Rotondo has proposed a motion to have the mayor request the fire chief to have an ambulance stationed at the Point of Pines Fire Station as soon as possible. The request comes on the heels of an incident that recently occurred at the Point of Pines Yacht Club where an elderly man...
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Senior History Major Awarded City on a Hill History Fellowship

May 25, 2018
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For senior Danny Gullion, the road to an undergraduate education wasn’t a typical one. “In high school, I never really thought about going to college,” he said. Coming from a family of union painters, the Revere native was happy to follow in their footsteps. Despite enjoying his work, the draw of the classroom experience...
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Police Briefs 05-23-2018

May 25, 2018
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Arrest Report WEDNESDAY, MAY 16 Susan M. Hayes, 49, of 48 Conant St., was arrested on charges of breaking and entering in the daytime with intent to commit a felony and illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance. A 16-year-old juvenile was arrested on two outstanding warrants and on charges of disorderly...
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Letters to the Editor

May 25, 2018
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DO NOT PASS FINES FOR NOT SHOVELING SIDEWALKS To the Editor, I sincerely hope that the council does not pass an ordinance that fines citizens for not shoveling snow from their sidewalks. From what I read in the advocate, the inspiration for the ordinance was due to a councilor seeing school children walking on the...
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