Revere’s Virgin Mary’s: A lawn Affair

October 30, 2014
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When Patrick Lentz first moved to Revere with his family, the 5-year-old and his brothers eagerly took to the front yard to play a game of hide-and-seek. As Lentz crawled under the limbs and leaves of the front bushes, in the back of the foliage he saw a small white statue of a woman....
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Councillors Unhappy with Rumney Flats Ribbon Cutting

October 30, 2014
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The newest residences in Revere – some 261 units of apartments on Ward Street dubbed Rumney Flats – might have a sparse ribbon cutting come Nov. 25. The developer announced this week that they are planning a Nov. 25 ribbon cutting on the 261-unit apartment complex that was once scaled down in 2012 to...
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Market Basket Opening Draws Thousands on Sunday

October 30, 2014
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The Sun had barely cracked the horizon Sunday morning, but shoppers were already wheeling out carts stocked with food, water and other necessities after flooding the new Revere Market Basket well before the official opening hour. “It’s like Christmas,” said Susan DiRusso of Milano Avenue at just after 7 a.m. on Sunday. “I’m like...
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Police Briefs 10-22-2014

October 25, 2014
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ARMED ROBBERIES BELIEVED CONNECTED Revere Police are in the process of working down an investigation into three street robberies in the Shirley Avenue area last Saturday and Sunday. “At a minimum two of these are related and we believe that probably all three are related,” said Lt. John Goodwin. “We do have leads and...
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Welcome, Market Basket to the City of Revere

October 25, 2014
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We are very excited to welcome Market Basket to the city of Revere and look forward with much anticipation to the opening of the brand new store in the Northgate Shopping Center this Sunday, Oct. 26. The many residents who have visited Market Basket stores in nearby communities such as Chelsea understand what a...
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Letters to the Editor

October 25, 2014
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“All right, Revere ball. First and ten.”  Dear Editor: We heard these words of Roger Naples so many times coming from the press box at Paul Revere Stadium and later Harry Della Russo Stadium.  For years, he was the voice of RHS football, the City Softball League, and of many sporting events in Revere. Like Johnny...
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Clarifying on Religious Teaching in the Revere Public Schools

October 25, 2014
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It has come to our attention that there is some misinformation circulating about the teaching of religion in our middle school social studies classrooms.  We would like to clarify what exactly is being taught and why it is being taught. In our middle school classrooms, we teach World Geography in grade 6, Ancient Civilizations...
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Sports 10-22-2014

October 25, 2014
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RHS sports Roundup Football team shoots for playoff spot Friday The Revere High football team will be seeking to secure a berth in the post-season playoffs when the Patriots take to the field Friday evening against Lynn Classical at the Manning Bowl. Kick-off time is set for 7:00. Although Revere fell to 2-4 on...
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Obituaries 10-22-2014

October 25, 2014
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Ronald Pulicari Of Florida, formerly of Revere Ronald Pulicari of Daytona, Florida, formerly of Revere, died on September 23. He was the beloved husband of Rose (Pollino); cherished son of the late Mario and Josephine Pulicari; dear brother of Jean Dacey of Revere, Joseph Pulicari and his wife, Karen of Saugus and the late...
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Last Dance Planned at Suffolk Downs?

October 25, 2014
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One of the last potential parties at Suffolk Downs will take place this Saturday night, Oct. 25, and will benefit the Boston Children’s Hospital via the NHL Alumni Pro-Am Kick Off for 2015. Organizer Kevin Chiles said the party goes towards raising funds to get the ‘Boston Strong’ pro-am team into the tournament that...
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Parent Questions Teaching of Islam, Religions in World History at Revere Middle Schools

October 25, 2014
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A flap over the history curriculum regarding world religions – specifically teachings about Islam – in the Revere middle schools has gone to the Boston media and caused a number of parents to ask questions and inquire about what is, indeed, being taught to children. Superintendent Paul Dakin said the genesis of the complaint...
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Market Basket to Open Doors in Revere on Sunday

October 25, 2014
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Market Basket to Open Doors in Revere on Sunday

In the parking lot of the new Market Basket at Northgate Monday morning, workers outside were spiffying up the outside and moving carriages inside – but they weren’t getting much done in between having to answer numerous questions from the excited passers-by, many that are greatly anticipating this Sunday’s (Oct. 26) opening at 7...
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Guinasso Opposed to Bicycle Lane Location on Revere Street

October 25, 2014
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Guinasso Opposed to Bicycle Lane Location on Revere Street

If Councillor Arthur Guinasso has his way, the new bicycle lane on Revere Street would pedal off into the sunset. The Ward 3 councillor remains a strong opponent of the siting of the dedicated lane running westbound on Revere Street – saying he’s not against bicycle lanes or bicyclists, but doesn’t believe the location...
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MGC Issues Warning About Lying to Commission

October 25, 2014
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) didn’t take any drastic action at last Thursday’s meeting concerning the federal indictment of three men in the Everett land deal, but it did issue a stern – if not comical – warning to those who might ponder being less than truthful to the Commission in the future. “As...
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More than Two for This Tango

October 19, 2014
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More than Two for This Tango

Scores of supporters turned out to support the Tango family at the Beachmont VFW last Thursday evening. Marc Tango – president of Revere Pop Warner – who was diagnosed last year with leukemia. Since that time, numerous supporters have responded to help the Tango family and participate in the annual Light the Night walk...
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Police Briefs 10-15-2014

October 19, 2014
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POWER OUTAGE ON SUNDAY More than 7,000 residents and businesses lost power for a few hours on Sunday afternoon as a result of a blown electrical relay mechanism. Those affected were stretched from Beachmont to Broadway to Malden Street and Squire Road. National Grid responded to a blown relay system in the Ward Street...
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Metro North Plan Could Complement Revere’s Development

October 19, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo and Economic Development Director John Festa have scheduled the city’s second economic summit for Nov. 21 and one of the issues surely that will be discussed is state  Housing and Economic Development Secretary’s Greg Bialecki’s land use plan for the newly named “Metro North” region that includes Revere and eight other...
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Let’s Give Revere a Huge Culinary Shoutout

October 19, 2014
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So, here’s the thing; I never learned to cook. I’m serious. I never learned to cook anything (no, I’ve almost never even been in a grocery store, either).  In fact, as I eat almost every meal out, I couldn’t say with any certainty whether or not the oven or the stove in my apartment...
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Letters to the Editor

October 19, 2014
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Ebola is a threat to US Dear Editor Recently Congresswoman Katherine Clark wrote about ISIS and how she is working to protect America. I thank her for her efforts. However, the biggest threat to the United States right now is Ebola! The only way to decrease the spread of Ebola is to institute a...
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Sports 10-15-2014

October 19, 2014
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RHS sports Roundup Silva, Patriots roll past Salem, 28-6 The Revere High football team kept alive its chances for a spot in the post-season playoffs with a dominating 28-6 triumph over Salem Friday evening at Bertram Field in Salem. “This was a great win,” said RHS head coach Lou Cicatelli. “We stayed focused for...
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Obituaries 10-15-2014

October 19, 2014
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Rita LaCroix Homemaker Rita P. (Meoli) LaCroix of Revere died on October 9. She was 79 years old. A homemaker and a member of St. Mary’s Mothers Club, she was the beloved wife of the late Joseph LaCroix, devoted mother of Linda Fiore and her husband, David, Lawrence LaCroix, John LaCroix and his wife,...
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Rizzo Looks to Block MBTA Sale to Wynn

October 19, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo has called for the MBTA to stop in its tracks on a land sale to Wynn Resorts – a crucial sale of land that will allow the proposed casino to create an access road on Everett-only land and to avoid troubles with Boston. Rizzo listed five specific reasons why the MBTA...
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Zarah Magazine Looks to Present a Positive Viewpoint Of Arab Culture and to Bridge Gaps in the Community

October 19, 2014
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‘Hijack’ is a contentious word to use when speaking about Arab American culture, but it’s exactly what Rachid Moukhabir says has happened to his culture worldwide – and he’s combatting that unfortunate view with a new magazine called ‘Zarah’ that highlights the positives of Arab American culture in Revere and the entire area. “I’m...
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School Officials Put Planning in Place in Case of Ebola

October 19, 2014
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In Dallas a few weeks ago, an ambulance company responded to a 9-1-1 call to make a routine pickup at an apartment building for a man who seemed to have the flu. For an ambulance worker or a first responder, such a call is the most routine of routine calls. However, unbeknownst to those...
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