Warren Draws Large Crowd for Town Hall Forum at RHS

August 9, 2017
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Warren Draws Large Crowd for Town Hall Forum at RHS

By Cary Shuman More than 400 people attended a public town hall event hosted by Sen. Elizabeth Warren Friday at the Revere High School auditorium. The event, which was Warren’s 10th town hall of the year, allowed the Bay State’s senior senator to hear directly from Revere and area residents and discuss her work...
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Impossible Dream Team Reunion:Conigliaro Family Hosts ’67 Sox Celebration Aug 17

August 9, 2017
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Impossible Dream Team Reunion:Conigliaro Family Hosts ’67 Sox Celebration Aug 17

By Cary Shuman The Conigliaro family, the Boston Red Sox, and the Farrelly Brothers will host the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the 1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox on Thursday, Aug. 17 at Tony C’s on Boylston Street in Boston. Some players from the ’67 team that won the American League pennant and lost to...
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Garfield School Roof to Take Little Longer than Expected

August 9, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Garfield School roof project is going well this summer, but might end up taking a little longer than expected, according to Supt. Dianne Kelly. Crews have been working on the $7.9 million roof replacement and hurricane damage repairs since the beginning of the summer, and will likely be done with...
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Suffolk Univ Law School Scholarship Established Honoring Richard Clayman

August 9, 2017
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The Richard I. Clayman Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established at Suffolk University Law School. Clayman,  a resident of Revere,  was frequently seen having breakfast at the Bagel Bin on Shirley Ave.  He was also a major developer in the city. His projects included repurposing the old Oak Island Nursing Home on Revere Beach...
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News Briefs

August 9, 2017
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Ward 4 Community Meetings Councilor Patrick Keefe is pleased to announce the schedule for Ward 4 community meetings. “During my campaign,  I heard from many residents that they would like to hear more about what’s going on and how they can better have their voices heard.  I think the ability to meet with residents...
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Push is On to Save McMackin Field

August 9, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Like many people, Steve Bagnera drives by McMackin Field on Winthrop Avenue every day and he can’t help but wonder what will ever happen to the baseball field that he played on as a kid. Little League officials stopped using McMackin Field in 2013 because the field was too wet....
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Area Police Departments Check Vehicles for Carbon Monoxide

August 9, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In the wake of several police vehicles being brought into question for carbon monoxide leakage in Auburn, the Everett and Revere Police Departments have taken some precautions with similar models in their fleets. In Everett, Police Chief Steve Mazzie said when they heard the news last week that several officers in...
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Police Receive Grant to Get Impaired Drivers off the Road

August 9, 2017
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Mayor Brian Arrigo and Chief of Police James Guido recently announced that the Revere Police Department will increase the number of impaired driving patrols on local roads after being awarded a special grant from the Highway Safety Division (HSD) of the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS). The Revere Police Department will...
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Police Briefs 08-09-2017

August 9, 2017
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Revere Police NEWS TROUBLE ON SUFFOLK RACING DAY The Massachusetts State Police Gaming Enforcement Unit is investigating two incidents that occurred several minutes apart at Suffolk Downs racetrack on its special live racing day Sunday. The incidents included a theft of money and a separate attempted robbery. At approximately 6:20 p.m., a male suspect...
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Letters to the Editor

August 9, 2017
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Local 7 endorseS John R. Correggio for City Council Dear Editor: The committee to elect John R. Correggio to the Revere City Council received a letter, on Friday, Aug. 4, from Local 7. Local 7, who represents 3,205 members of ”The International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers”, stated that they...
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National Night Out:A Steadfast Tradition

August 9, 2017
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The annual National Night Out festivities once again were well-attended by residents of our community last week. National Night Out was created in 1984, and is held on the first Tuesday in August as a means of increasing awareness about police programs in their local communities. Although crime rates generally have been down across the country...
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Sports 08-09-2017

August 9, 2017
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The Heroic Quest Why Tony C still matters By Anthony T. Guerriero Whether as long ago as Greek mythology or as recent as this week’s New York Times Bestseller list, the hero has always occupied a special place in storytelling.  The hero is celebrated as an idol, as a tangible representation of greatness.  But...
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Obituaries 08-09-2017

August 9, 2017
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John Richard Marzilli Avid sports and animal lover, youth baseball and hockey coach John Richard Marzilli of Bluffton, S.C., formerly of Revere, Otisfield, ME and Kingston, N.H. died peacefully at home on Aug. 1 surrounded by his family. Born in East Boston on May 20, 1950, John attended East Boston High School.  He played baseball...
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RFD Annual Beach Volleyball Tournament

August 5, 2017
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RFD Annual Beach Volleyball Tournament

BJ Deveau of Team Arrigo looks to block a tap by Team Bay Tiki Ma during action in last Saturday’s Revere Firefighters Union beach volleyball tournament on Revere Beach. The tournament featured more than 15 teams this year and helps to raise money for the Union’s scholarship fund.
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Raising Funds for Research

August 5, 2017
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Raising Funds for Research

For the last six years Kayla and Jordan Martelli have hosted a lemonade stand to help fund childhood cancer research. This year, they raised $2,400. In the top photo, Kayla (right and Jordan (left) are shown with Councillor Charlie Patch (left) and Mayor Brian Arrigo.
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Taft Street Fire Fundraiser

August 5, 2017
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Taft Street Fire Fundraiser

Victims of the Taft Street fire, Rene Lainez (8) with Andrea Lainez (3), enjoy themselves during a fundraiser for their family and others that were left homeless after a major fire took their home on June 13. Numerous residents gathered for the fundraiser at the Elks Club on Shirley Avenue on Sunday, July 30.
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Debate on Cafarelli’s Contract Continues

August 5, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Mayor Brian Arrigo’s administration responded to the City Council’s vote about honoring the contract of former Revere police chief Joseph Cafarelli in a statement released on  Tuesday. The Council voted unanimously at its July 24 meeting to honor the contract of Cafarelli, who stepped down as chief of the Revere Police...
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Sen Warren Praises Work at EBNHC

August 5, 2017
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By John Lynds Last week, the Democrats had a huge victory as the U.S. Senate failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as “Obama Care.” While there was much to celebrate as several Republicans, like Sen. John McCain, cast votes against the Senate bill to repeal Obama Care, Senate Democrats like...
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News Briefs

August 5, 2017
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40th anniversary celebration at banana boat On Friday, Aug. 18, at 1 p.m., Mayor Brian Arrigo invites other city officials and residents to a 40th anniversary Celebration for the Banana Boat, the iconic ice cream shop at 700 Beach St. in Revere. Arrigo will honor the sisters who co-own the Banana Boat, Avri and...
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Revere CARES and Winthrop CASA Hosting Free “Drive-In” Movie Aug 11

August 5, 2017
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Youth leaders from the Revere CARES and Winthrop CASA coalitions are inviting high school students from both communities to a free “drive-in movie.” The event will be held at the Wonderland Market Place parking lot, 151 VFW Parkway, in Revere, on Friday, August 11th. Guests should plan to arrive at 6:30 PM for entertainment,...
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Vincent Files Bill Targeting Fentanyl Dealers

August 5, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock In 2015, when Stephen Deagle overdosed on fentanyl, there was no law making the dealer responsible for a deadly overdose and no law yet exists today. That’s why State Rep. RoseLee Vincent has filed a bill called Stephen’s Law that would hold fentanyl drug dealers liable for selling to someone...
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Revere Businessman Donates $338K to MassWildlife Division

August 5, 2017
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The Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife) recently received a large bequest of over $338,000 from the estate of Revere businessman and sportsman Antimo N. DeFilippo. “This generous gift is an unexpected surprise,” said MassWildlife Director Jack Buckley. “It is an incredible endorsement of our mission when a citizen makes a deliberate choice...
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Police Briefs 08-02-2017

August 5, 2017
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Revere Police NEWS COOL IT! A Caruso Street woman was arrested on Saturday after a dispute with her tenant over an air conditioner got the wheels rolling on her car. Around 2 p.m., the landlady was watching her tenant move out. The tenant and her brother removed the air conditioner out of the apartment...
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Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – Ex-Spouse Benefit – Does it Affect Mine?

August 5, 2017
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By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor Dear Rusty: Two years ago, after 34 years of marriage, my wife divorced me. She was a full time homemaker most of those years. Is she entitled to half of my Social Security benefit when I collect at age 62?   She currently gets half my pension...
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