Sports 11-01-2017

November 3, 2017
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team drops heartbreaker;hosts Beverly Friday The Revere High football team dropped an agonizing 21-20 decision to the Red Devils of Burlington (not of former ancient rival Chelsea) Friday evening under the lights at Harry Della Russo Stadium. The Patriots essentially did everything right to win the game, but the...
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Obituaries 11-01-2017

November 3, 2017
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David Intraversato Licensed real estate broker and shop steward of Local 22 Mass. Department of Employer Security Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend a visitation in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway, Revere on Saturday, Nov. 4, beginning at 9 a.m. for David P. Intraversato who died on Thursday,...
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Cambridge College Looks to Build on Amazing History in New Charlestown Location

October 27, 2017
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Cambridge College Looks to Build on Amazing History in New Charlestown Location

By Seth Daniel For 100 years, Cambridge College built an amazing foundation of educating adults – many of them being adults who were balancing work and family life with their continuing education – on Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge and now they are embarking on the next chapter of their history in a consolidated, modern...
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Suffolk Downs Owner at Council, Stresses Commitment to Project

October 27, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock No matter what happens with the bid to lure Amazon to Suffolk Downs, HYM Investments will be the ones working on any development that would be coming to the 161-acre site in East Boston and Revere. For the second time since the spring, HYM principal Tom O’Brien came to the...
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The Amazon Bid Is In; Now the Waiting Game

October 27, 2017
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What would Revere be like if Amazon landed on the Suffolk Down property? According to Mayor Brian Arrigo it would be transformative. “This is an opportunity to envision the future of Suffolk Downs and plan for a dynamic, mixed-use neighborhood that will serve as a revitalized anchor for Revere and Boston for decades to...
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Officials Urge Voters to Grant Tax Break to Seniors on Nov 7

October 27, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Revere officials gathered on the front steps of City Hall on Monday to endorse the local ballot Question ,  which would give tax relief to local seniors. The ballot question would enact a 10 percent tax exemption for qualifying senior citizens who own and occupy their homes in Revere. Mayor...
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News Briefs

October 27, 2017
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Commission on Disabilities Notes The Revere Commission on Disabilities held its monthly meeting on October 10, and has provided a recap about some of the issues discussed. On September 19, the Commission on Disabilities hosted a training for all city department heads/staff on ADA compliance. The presentation was given by staff from the Massachusetts...
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Question and Answer Forum for Candidates for City Council Ward 1

October 27, 2017
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The Revere Journal has asked each candidate for Ward 1 the following question: Suffolk Downs Race Track is mostly in Ward 1, and its redevelopment is projected to take 15 years.  What legislation will you be advancing to make sure that Ward 1 residents do not experience a nightmare of traffic, noise and other...
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Question and Answer Forum for Candidates for City Council Ward 2

October 27, 2017
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The Revere Journal has asked each candidate for Ward 2 the following question: What legislation do you hope to introduce at the City Council to revitalize Shirley Ave?    The following are their responses: Shirley Ave. is a vital area to East Revere development By Councillor Ira Novoselsky Shirley Avenue is a vital area...
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Question and Answer Forum for Candidates for City Council Ward 3

October 27, 2017
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The Revere Journal has asked each candidate for Ward 3 the following question: The proposed development of increased housing is impacting many neighborhoods of Ward 3.  What legislation can you offer in the next two years to meet the concerns of all affected parties?   The following are their responses: We need to talk to...
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Question and Answer Forum for Candidates for City Council Ward 4

October 27, 2017
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The Revere Journal has asked each candidate for Ward 4 the following question: Residential parking has become a major issue in Ward 4.  What legislation in the next two years will you be introducing to mitigate this problem?   The following are their responses: Parking permit program is in the works for residents By Councillor...
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Question and Answer Forum for Candidates for City Council Ward 5

October 27, 2017
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The Revere Journal has asked each candidate for Ward 5 the following question: As most of Ward 5 District maybe greatly impacted by flooding, what can the city council do about this issue in the next two years? The following are their responses: Investment in our infrastructure and pumping stations By Eric Lampedecchio Thank...
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Question and Answer Forum for Candidates for City Council Ward 6

October 27, 2017
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The Revere Journal has asked each candidate for Ward 6 the following question: With recent building activity and most of the ward being marshland, an increase in the number of rodents has been experienced.  How do you propose as councillor to address this issue?   The following are their responses:   Making sure that trash...
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Question and Answer Forum for Candidates for City Councillor-at-Large

October 27, 2017
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The Revere Journal has asked each candidate for Councillor at Large the following question: What do you consider the greatest challenge and the greatest opportunity facing Revere in the next two years?  The following are their responses: Our challenges are many, but so are our opportunities By Dan Rizzo Revere is changing.  That’s not...
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Community Awareness Event on Domestic Violence Planned Inside City Hall on Oct 25

October 27, 2017
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In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Mayor Brian Arrigo, the Revere Police Department, and HarborCOV will host a community awareness event on Wednesday, October 25 from 3-5 PM. Due to forecasted inclement weather, the event will be moved inside City Hall, in the front lobby area near the main entrance. At the event,...
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Women’s Health Forum Set for Oct 26

October 27, 2017
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Speaker of the House Bob DeLeo will sponsor the 20th annual Women’s Health Forum on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 6- 8 p.m. at Winthrop High School. The forum is an opportunity for residents to meet and speak with our local health care providers.  The forum is co-sponsored by the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center...
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Cops for Kids with Cancer to Receive $30,000 Check Raised by the RPD in Memory of Officer Daniel Talbot

October 27, 2017
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The Revere Police presented Cops for Kids with Cancer a $30,000 check in memory of Officer Daniel Talbot’s 10th year anniversary.  The fundraiser was held on September 29, at the Casa Lucia in Revere. A local Revere family already received $5,000 dollars from the charity on the night of this fundraiser. Cops for Kids...
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MAPC Announces 16-Community Effort to Bring Bike-Share System to Boston’s Inner-Suburbs in 2018

October 27, 2017
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A regional, bike-share system for communities in Metro Boston is on the horizon, thanks to a project announced this week by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) in Boston. MAPC, the regional planning agency serving the people who live and work in 101 cities and towns across Greater Boston, is working to bring this...
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Officials say ofo Bicycle Program Moving Along Well

October 27, 2017
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So far, the ofo bike-sharing pilot has been going well as it continues into the third week in Revere. “There’s been a lot of usage,” said Mayor Brian Argil. “We are very encouraged.” The pilot program will continue for approximately five more weeks, weather permitting. Approximately 200 yellow ofo bicycles have been deployed around...
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State Rep Roselee Vincent Testifies in Support of Environmental Justice Legislation

October 27, 2017
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State Representative RoseLee Vincent recently delivered the following testimony before the Joint Committee on the Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture in support of legislation that would codify environmental justice policy into Massachusetts General Laws. As the representative whose district includes areas designated by the Commonwealth as neighborhoods of environmental justice, she is proud to...
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Police Briefs 10-25-2017

October 27, 2017
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A QUESTION OF WOOD A Malden man was arrested on Friday afternoon, Oct. 20, after he allegedly exposed himself to shoppers in the Family Dollar on North Shore Road while swinging a piece of wood threateningly. Around 2:45 p.m., police were called to the store for a man acting erratically. The man – who...
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Letters to the Editor

October 27, 2017
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GET OUT AND VOTE Dear Editor: Great people of Revere on Nov. 7, please open the gates to our great City Hall of Revere. Please vote for the candidates of your choice for the Councillor at-Large most deserving of this coveted and honored seat. As a veteran of the distinguished U.S. Navy, my choice...
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Ask Rusty – SSDI and the Ticket to Work Program

October 27, 2017
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By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor,Association of Mature American Citizens Dear Rusty:I am 60 and currently getting Social Security Disability, but I would like to return to work as much as possible. I am concerned with how my earned income would affect my Social Security at age 65 (or even at age...
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Women’s Health Forum is Oct 26

October 27, 2017
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The 20th annual Women’s Health Forum sponsored by Speaker of the House Bob DeLeo is set for this Thursday, Oct. 26, at Winthrop High School, from 6-8 p.m. This yearly event, which has grown hugely since its inception 20 years ago (wow, where does the time go?), is co-sponsored by the East Boston Neighborhood...
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