Save the Harbor/Save the Bay Helps Out Revere

June 11, 2015
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Save the Harbor/Save the Bay has been doing great work for our communities since 1986. As it states on the organization’s Web site, its mission is to restore and protect Boston Harbor. Its diligent effort in communities such as East Boston has been highly commendable. Some of the statistics associated with the organization affirm...
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Funding the Best Public Safety Officials in the Commonwealth

June 11, 2015
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As Mayor, I consider the safety and security of our residents to be my number one responsibility. I am proud to announce that the investments my administration has made in police and fire safety have netted positive results for our community. Crime has steadily declined in all categories over the past three years as...
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Letter to the Editor

June 11, 2015
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Adding to the collection Dear Editor: My husband and I frequent the Ninety Nine restaurant in Revere often.  We enjoy the service, food, and most of all the décor.  The restaurant is adorned with pictures of things that have happened in the community including sports team pictures. Another reason we enjoy the restaurant is...
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Sports 06-10-2015

June 11, 2015
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RhS sports Roundup RHS softball team opens tourney play with 5-0 victory The Revere High softball team opened the defense of its MIAA Division 1 North Sectional title with a 5-0 victory over Billerica Friday evening at the St. Mary’s parish field. Lady Patriot ace pitcher Sabrina Palermo, one of Revere’s three senior captains...
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Obituaries 06-10-2015

June 11, 2015
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­­ Barbara Spellenberg Owned Roger’s Pizza on Revere Beach and Spelly’s Bakery in Beachmont Barbara Spellenberg of Revere died May 26 at Whidden Memorial hospital after a short battle with lung cancer. She was 85 years old. Barbara owned a pizza place on Revere Beach (Roger’s) for many years, a bakery in Beachmont (Spelly’s...
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Joanne Mckenna Sworn In

June 4, 2015
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Joanne Mckenna Sworn In

Joanne McKenna was sworn in Monday night by City Clerk Ashley Melnik as the new Ward 1 Councillor on the Revere City Council. Looking on is Council President John Powers. McKenna takes the seat held by the late Richard Penta.
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Memories Are Made of This …

June 4, 2015
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Memories Are Made of This …

There were some tears and many laughs among teammates as the Revere High School (RHS) softball seniors were called out to present flowers to their parents. Here, Alina Giuliano (21) sheds some tears while she applauds her senior teammates. The softball girls finished their regular season with a 15-5 record, and will play on Friday...
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Arrigo Pulls Papers:Will Run for Mayor

June 4, 2015
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Arrigo Pulls Papers:Will Run for Mayor

Councillor At-Large Brian Arrigo officially pulled nomination papers on Monday morning to be a candidate for the Mayor of Revere. “I have truly enjoyed serving as City Councillor on the Revere City Council since 2012, being an outspoken advocate for the best interests of the taxpayers and ratepayers of Revere, asking the difficult questions,...
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Dispatch Center Moving Along

June 4, 2015
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REVERE – It’s been well over five years in the making, but the regional dispatch for Revere and Winthrop is coming along. If all goes well the center could be online in April 2016. Executive Director Julie Davie said the complex transition is coming along. At the regular monthly meeting held last week, members...
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RHS Class of ’15 Graduates Thursday

June 4, 2015
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The new Harry Della Russo Stadium will open its gates for the first time this Thursday, June 4, to host the Class of 2015, which will graduate from Revere High School (RHS) in the brand new Stadium. “I think this gives us the chance to follow through on the tradition of having graduation at...
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Pruitt’s Remaining on School Board Causing Rift

June 4, 2015
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On Thursday night, Revere High School graduates its senior class and on Tuesday night the School Committee will meet to say farewell to the superintendent and farewell to a woman who has been deeply involved in the city. Dr. Paul Dakin, superintendent of schools retires on Tuesday and the committee will also honor Kitty...
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Police Briefs 06-03-2015

June 4, 2015
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ARREST Report MONDAY, MAY 25 Clinton Ray Silon, 47, of 39 Hyde St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant.   TUESDAY, MAY 26 James M. Carter Jr., 39, of 175 Rice Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant.   THURSDAY, MAY 28 Justin D. Robles, 24, of 4 Wolcott Rd., was arrested on an...
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Congratulations, Graduates

June 4, 2015
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There is perhaps no event or occasion in the life of a community that is greeted with such universally shared joy as a high school graduation. Even for those of us who may not have a direct connection to a graduate, graduation season evokes deep memories from our long-ago youth, when our lives were...
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Remembering NFL Player, Coach, and Teacher John Miller Jr.

June 4, 2015
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John Miller Jr. reached the top of his sport, earning the honor and prestige of playing in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and the Green Bay Packers. Following his football career, he became a beloved teacher and highly regarded coach, all while living in Revere with his wife of 56 years,...
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The MBTA Needs Strong Fiscal Management

June 4, 2015
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With three MBTA stations and numerous bus lines, the residents of Revere would benefit significantly from reforms and investment in public transportation. For decades, we have seen study after study that detailed operational, budgetary and management issues at the MBTA. When hundreds of thousands of citizens were stranded at stations this winter, we all...
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Letters to the Editor

June 4, 2015
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Financial struggles for families Dear Editor, Working with Children’s HealthWatch at Boston Medical Center has allowed me to be a witness of the financial struggle many families face every day.  One day I heard a story about a mother with two children who was working two jobs and was still having difficulty making ends...
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Sports 06-03-2015

June 4, 2015
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RhS sports Roundup RHS softball team opens play in state tournament Friday The Revere High softball team will embark on its quest to repeat as the Division 1 North champions of the MIAA state softball tournament when they will host the winner of the Malden vs. Billerica contest Friday afternoon at the St. Mary’s...
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Obituaries 06-03-2014

June 4, 2015
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Frederick Fitzmeyer Licensed plumber; loved the sea and loved life Frederick R. Fitzmeyer of Winthrop passed away peacefully on May 27 at the age of 70 after a long, courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Fred grew up in Winthrop and after his service in Vietnam with the 173rd Airborne Brigade, he worked in Boston...
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Memorial Day Ceremony

May 28, 2015
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Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday was a day to solemnly remember and a day to celebrate the sacrifice of the men and women in the armed forces. In Revere, festivities kicked off at 11 a.m. with remarks from elected officials, singing from several local youth groups and the annual reading of the war dead – from Colonial times...
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Winthrop St Bridge to be Closed for Two Weekends

May 28, 2015
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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (DOT) announced last week that the Winthrop Avenue Bridge, Route 145, will be closed in both directions during the weekends of May 29-June 1 and June 5-8. In addition, Route 145 will be open but with lane restrictions Monday-Friday, June 1-5. The closures and lane restrictions will allow crews...
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Top RHS Students Will Both Head to Princeton University

May 28, 2015
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Top RHS Students Will Both Head to Princeton University

What is Revere’s loss will be Princeton’s gain. As Revere High School (RHS) prepares to send another class of students into the world next week, the two top students in the class will be headed off to one of the elite universities in the nation. Valedictorian Danielle Fortuna and Salutatorian David Landeta have both...
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Ambrosino Being Considered for Top Position in Chelsea

May 28, 2015
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Former Revere Mayor Tom Ambrosino is one of two finalists being considered for the Chelsea City Manager position. Ambrosino was mayor of Revere from 2000 to 2011, and has been the executive director of the Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) in Boston since leaving the corner office here. Reached by phone, Ambrosino indicated that out...
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Shea Named Revere’s New Athletic Director

May 28, 2015
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Shea Named Revere’s New Athletic Director

Frank Shea built a championship contending basketball program at Dom Savio and accomplished the same at Masconomet Regional, qualifying for the State Tournament 13 times while winning 206 games during what should ultimately be a Hall of Fame coaching career. Shea was also a very good and fundamentally sound basketball player himself, a 6-foot-4-inch...
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Police Briefs 05-27-2015

May 28, 2015
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ARREST Report MONDAY, MAY 18 Trystan L. Cianciaruso, 31, of 74 Sigourney St., was arrested on charges of intimidation of a witness, trespassing, assault & battery upon a police officer, and resisting arrest. Osiris Muniz, 28, of Chelsea, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. TUESDAY, MAY 19 Christopher E. Kenney, 18, of 50 Fernwood...
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