Students Head Back to Hill Elementary School

August 29, 2016
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Students Head Back to Hill Elementary School

The Hill Elementary School welcomed students back to a new school year on Monday, Aug. 22, on Park Avenue. Here, crossing guard Jeannie Ellsworth makes safe passage for a young man and his mother headed to the first day. The Hill School is the first school in the district to return to classes, and...
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No Action Taken:Councillors Table Project At Former Shaw’s Site

August 29, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Monday night the City Council decided to “table” the proposed hotel/extended stay apartments, a move that places plans for 132 hotel room and 220 extended stay apartments at 205 Revere Beach Parkway, site of the former Shaw’s on hold. After hearing from proponents and opponents, Councillor Robert Haas motioned for...
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RHS Goes From iPads to ChromeBooks

August 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Some years ago, schoolbooks were replaced at Revere High School (RHS) in large part by iPads, but now the iPads are being switched out this year for Google ChromeBooks – and so far the move is getting a thumbs up from students. All last week, students busied themselves picking up their...
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Garfield Roof, Hurricane Damage Must Wait Another Year

August 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The completed $7 million roof replacement and repair project won’t be greeting students next Monday when they return to classes at the Garfield. Instead, that will have to wait until one year from now, school officials said this week. “The timeline was just getting too tough and the contractor was going...
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News Briefs

August 29, 2016
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OUTDOOR MASS AT OUR LADY OF LOURDES PARK An outdoor mass  will be celebrated on Sunday, August 28 at 9:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Park, One Endicott Avenu in the Beachmont section.  The mass will be held rain or shine and Fr. Jorge Daniel Lazo, Administrator at Immaculate Conception will be the...
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Police Briefs 08-24-2016

August 29, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, AUGUST 15 Melvin Perez-Cortez, 31, of Lynn, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of receiving a stolen motor vehicle. Kaitlin Fish, 28, of Quincy, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs and leaving the scene of an accident after...
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Letter to the Editor

August 29, 2016
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Vote for Nutting in Suffolk County Register of   Deeds race Dear Editor It has been my experience that most voters are so focused on the candidates running for the different executive/legislative positions that they pay little or no attention to any of the other state races. One of these often overlooked positions is the...
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School Is Back — Drive With Care

August 29, 2016
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With school bells ringing for the start of the 2016-17 at the Hill School and next week for all other Revere Public Schools, commuters will have to adjust to the prospect of schoo lchildren and school buses returning to our streets. All of us who drive in the early mornings on weekdays have to...
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Sports 08-24-2016

August 29, 2016
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Revere High School football team begins practice for 2016 season By Cary Shuman Looking to continue its momentum from a 7-4 season a year ago, the Revere High School football team has begun preseason practices for the 2016 season. Head coach Lou Cicatelli and staff have welcomed 60 players to the sessions at Harry Della...
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Obituaries 08-24-2016

August 29, 2016
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Joseph Errico, Jr. Retired Revere Police Officer and founding member of the VFW Mottolo Post in Revere Joseph, J. “Joe” Errico, Jr.,  a lifelong resident of Revere, died on August 17. He was 83 years old. Joe was a US Navy veteran who served during the Korean Conflict,  a founding member of the VFW...
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Community Servings Brings Care to the Ill Through Food

August 19, 2016
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For eight years Lucy Cavallo a resident of Revere since 1964, has been receiving her meals weekly, straight to her door, through Community Servings. Behind each hand delivered meal is a specialized diet that caters to her diabetes and chronic kidney disease to help her stay healthy. “My food has to be bland because...
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Perfect For A Summer’s Day

August 19, 2016
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Perfect For A Summer’s Day

Kayla Martelli, 12, and her sister Jordan, 9, mix up another batch of lemonade at their 5th Annual Alex’s Lemonade Stand project on Dale Street this past Sunday, Aug. 7. The two sisters, dubbed The Lemonettes, have raised more than $10,000 for the national charity to benefit children with cancer. They are the daughters...
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Vietnam Veterans Honored At Purple Heart Dinner

August 19, 2016
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Vietnam Veterans Honored At Purple Heart Dinner

The Revere Veterans Services held a Vietnam Veterans Appreciation ceremony last Sunday, Aug. 7, at the Beachmont VFW Post 6712. Shown above Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo (third from left) accepts a gift of the Purple Heart flag to fly over Revere in honor and appreciation of the residents of the city who have served.
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Urban Trail Opens in Shirley Ave Area

August 19, 2016
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Urban Trail Opens in Shirley Ave Area

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Tennis shoes, running shoes, heels, dress shoes, even barefoot you can enjoy the fourth Urban Trail in Revere now that officials have opened the latest one in the Shirley Avenue area last Friday. Thanks to the work of many residents and the support of sponsors including Revere on the Move...
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MEPA Okays Wheelabrator:EPA Permission Still Needed for Application

August 19, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Wheelabrator Industries in Saugus, on the Revere line, got the word this past Friday that it is one step away from approval to fill in the “fingers” in the ash landfill. The ash landfill dump was expected to be closed at the end of 2016, but Wheelabrator filed for an...
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News Briefs

August 19, 2016
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BEAUTIFY REVERE EVENTS ON AUG. 13 AND 27 As part of an ongoing effort to support year-long beautification around the city, the Mayor’s office invites elected officials, community groups, residents and media to the “Beautify Revere” cleanup events this August. On August 13, from 10 am to 12 pm meet at the Turkish Cultural...
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Police Briefs 08-10-2016

August 19, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, AUGUST 1 Ahmad Hussein Selman, 56, of 17 Kingman Ave., was arrested on a charge of assault & battery. Mario L. Amado, 27, of Lynn was arrested on a charge of shoplifting. Sherri L. Mariano, 45, of 925 Revere Beach Parkway, was arrested on three outstanding warrants. TUESDAY, AUGUST 2 Wade...
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Letters to the Editor

August 19, 2016
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Thank you to  Yellow Taxi Dear Editor, On behalf of St. Mary of the Assumption Parish I want to express our deepest gratitude to Yellow Taxi of Revere and especially Kevin Chiles and Richard Picardi. They have been providing a free shuttle service from the Stop and Shop parking lot to our parish services...
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The Olympic Spirit Still Exists

August 19, 2016
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For almost all of us, the Olympics have provided memories that have lasted a lifetime. We can all measure how old we were, or where we were, when we recall Olympic moments both from our youth and through adulthood. For example, who among us (of a certain age) does not remember, as if it...
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Sports 08-10-2016

August 19, 2016
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Pop Warner teams start 2016 practice By Cary Shuman They have the best stadium in the league, the best cheerleading teams in the nation, and football teams that are ready to contend for playoff spots and beyond. The Revere Pop Warner Junior Patriots organization is getting ready for the 2016 season and football director...
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Obituaries 08-10-2016

August 19, 2016
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Martha Audrey Tapper Gruft Of California Martha Audrey Tapper Gruft entered into rest on July 2 in Los Angeles, California after a brave struggle with breast cancer. A passionate volunteer for many organizations, she is survived by her devoted son and his wife, Alexander and Rozlynne Gruft, and her grandchildren, Audrey and Daniel, all...
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Governor Baker in Revere for National Night Out Celebration

August 5, 2016
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Governor Baker in Revere for National Night Out Celebration

Governor Charles Baker came to Revere on Tuesday night to celebrate National Night Out with residents, local and state officials. The event was held at the Susan B, Anthony Complex. National Night is a nationwide community policing event that is held annually to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness. Shown in the photo from...
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A Tale of Sister Cities

August 5, 2016
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A Tale of Sister Cities

Acting Fire Chief Chris Bright presents Mayor Shoji Nishida with a hat from the fire department as Mayor Arrigo looks on.
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State Delegation Gets Funding Back:Grants for Chamber of Commerce and CAPIC Restored

August 5, 2016
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Bob Upton, executive director of the Revere Chamber of Commerce, said the business organization is grateful for the $25,000 state grant it has received in the state budget for the new fiscal year. Governor Charlie Baker had vetoed the funding for the grant in the original budget but through the efforts of Speaker of...
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