A Great Cause

May 20, 2016
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Under beautiful skies, the Wounded Vet Ride with more than 6,000 motorcycles participating went through parts of our community last weekend.  The Ride helped raise funds for four local veterans who were wounded in combat overseas. The idea of the ride was first started by Winthrop resident Andrew Biggio and former East Boston State...
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Thank You Dan Rizzo

May 20, 2016
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Like so many residents and officials in Revere, year after year former Mayor Dan Rizzo has always been generous to the Community Scholarship Fund that helps Revere High School students with financial aid to further their educational pursuit. This year Rizzo was really generous. He donated the remaining funds from his Election Committee that...
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Sports 05-18-2016

May 20, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup RHS boys lax wins two more, now at 12-5 The Revere High boys lacrosse team continued its red-hot play, taking both of its games this past week to extend its winning streak to seven games and remain undefeated in the month of May. The Patriots, who already have clinched a spot...
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Obituaries 05-18-2016

May 20, 2016
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Rachel Rogers 103 year old member of The Greatest Generation Rachel T. (Cogliano) Rogers passed after a lengthy illness at the home of her daughter with whom she made her home in North Revere on Thursday, May 12. She was 103 years old. Born in Boston on October 28, 1912, Mrs. Rogers would have...
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Mother’s Day

May 13, 2016
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Mother’s Day

A toast to mom with a spot of tea. Young Ava MacKenzie and her mother, Stacie MacKenzie, celebrate Mother’s Day together at the Revere Public Library and Revere Kiwanis Club Mother’s Day Tea Party on Friday, May 6. The event is very popular, but hadn’t been held for five years until revived by the...
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Happy Birthday,Richie

May 13, 2016
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Happy Birthday,Richie

Governor Charlie Baker (left) and Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo (right) were on hand to wish former Revere resident Richie Scannelli Happy Birthday .
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Wonderland Dog Track Buildings to be Torn Down

May 13, 2016
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Wonderland Dog Track Buildings to be Torn Down

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Conservation Commission held a public hearing and has issued an order of conditions to the owners of the former Wonderland Dog Park to allow the demolition process to begin at the site. Last Wednesday night attorney Stephen Reardon, who represents CBW Lending and Sterling Suffolk Racecourse, appeared before the...
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Revere Athletes Make their College Commitments

May 13, 2016
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Hinojosa to play softball at Assumption College By Cary Shuman There is only one word to truly describe Ally Hinojosa’s athletic career at Revere High School: historic. Hinojosa’s status as one of the greatest female athletes to ever play for Revere High is undeniable, but more importantly the 17-year-old senior can lay claim to...
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Superintendent’s Organization against Legalization of Marijuana

May 13, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The state superintendent’s organization, which includes Revere Supt. Dianne Kelly, has officially come out against the legalization of marijuana ballot question that will appear on the November ballot. Superintendents across the state in the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (MASS), including Kelly and Chelsea Superintendent Mary Bourque – the incoming MASS...
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News Briefs

May 13, 2016
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Community Forum planned on May 18 “Mayor Arrigo’s Ward 2 Community Forum will be held next Wednesday, May 18 from 6-8 PM at the Garfield School third floor cafeteria. Residents from across the City are encouraged to attend with any questions, comments or suggestions for the Mayor’s Office.  The remaining Community Forum schedule is...
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Police Briefs 05-11-2016

May 13, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, MAY 2 Liliana Patricia Castrillon, 38, of 394 Ocean Ave., was arrested on a federal warrant. A 17 year old juvenile was arrested on a charge of shoplifting. Eddy S. Torres, 22, of 233 Cooledge St, was arrested on charges of being rude & disorderly in violation of the city ordinance...
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Letter to the Editor

May 13, 2016
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Thanks all donors for the quarter The City of Revere Community Scholarship wants to thank the following Individuals who  made contributions from Jan. 1, 2016 through April, 2016   Leaders     ($100 and above) Dan rizzo   Benefactors ($100.) Robert m. Cassidy Gennaro cataldo, dmd Daniel Doherty Evelyn Morris   Sponsors ($50.) Jobsom Almeida Mr....
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The End of An Era

May 13, 2016
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For those of us who grew up in this area a generation (or more) ago, a mid-summer Friday night was not complete without stopping at Wonderland Dog Track to watch Swifty outrun the greyhounds.  You would get into the grandstand and place your bets — hopefully hitting the Trifecta — and then go off...
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Congratulations to Youth in Motion

May 13, 2016
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The recent opening of the new facility of Youth in Motion on Broadway is a testament to the faith of Deborah Kneeland Keegan in the future of Revere. Deborah has built a quality facility to serve school-age children year-round in a safe and affordable after-school program. The fact that many elected officials were on...
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Great News from Revere Schools

May 13, 2016
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The story in last week’s Journal about Revere High senior Luke Hartnett’s acceptance to MIT and the news that senior Alicia Barry has been admitted to Harvard University, puts an exclamation point on the fine work performed day-in and day-out by the teachers, administrators, and students in the Revere public schools. The success in...
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Sports 05-11-2016

May 13, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup RHS boys lacrosse team wins five straight The Revere High boys’ lacrosse team is on a roll! The Patriots have reeled off five straight victories to improve to 10-5 on the season. The Revere winning streak was capped Monday with an exciting, 10-9 triumph over Swampscott in sudden-death, double-overtime that marked...
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Obituaries 05-11-2016

May 13, 2016
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Donald Dembro Past Commodore of the Broadsound Tuna Club Donald J. Dembro of Revere died on May 5 at Mass General Hospital. He was 68 years old. Donald was a past Commodore of the Broadsound Tuna Club. He enjoyed being outdoors and had a love of fishing and hunting. Born in Medford, the son...
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Restaurant Week

May 7, 2016
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Restaurant Week

Cook Charles Eb of Louis Schorr’s Maekha Thai restaurant on Squire Road hosted a Revere on the Move and Revere Chamber of Commerce Restaurant Week event on April 20. Residents flocked to the popular Thai restaurant and were able to eat healthy, socialize and take in live jazz music for the evening.
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Susan B Anthony Presents the Lion King

May 7, 2016
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Susan B Anthony Presents the Lion King


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From RHS tO MIT:Luke Hartnett to Attend Prestigious School in the Fall

May 7, 2016
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From RHS tO MIT:Luke Hartnett to Attend Prestigious School in the Fall

By Taylor Giuffre-Catalano Hunched over a glowing computer screen, Luke Hartnett clocked in a lot of late nights on the road to success. The amount of work was often times demanding, with a variety of assignments from challenging Advanced Placement classes. Hartnett, now a senior at Revere High School (RHS), finally saw all of...
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Revere Police Look to Curb Shoplifting

May 7, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Shoplifting has often been considered a nuisance crime, and though it takes its toll, it has never taken front and center in the priority list for most urban police departments. But that has been changing for Revere Police as they work on a six-month grant to see just what the best...
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Senate Election is Tuesday

May 7, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Revere’s registered voters can cast their ballots in the First Suffolk and Middlesex District State Senate general election Tuesday, May 10. Winthrop attorney Joseph Boncore, is the lone candidate on the ballot, having topped the ticket in the seven-candidate race for the Democratic nomination in the April 10 primary. There were...
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Lightbody Found Not Guilty in Federal Court

May 7, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Stunning federal prosecutors and some in the legal community, three co-defendants in the federal trial regarding the Wynn land sale, including Revere’s Charlie Lightbody, were found not guilty on all counts in Boston Federal Court late on Friday, April 29. The case featured three full weeks of jury empanelment, opening statements,...
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News Briefs

May 7, 2016
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MAYOR ARRIGO TO HOST COMMUNITY FORUMS Mayor Brian Arrigo has announced a series of community forums to be held in each ward, intended to give residents a chance to ask questions and discuss city services and quality of life issues in their area. The forums will be held throughout the year. “I believe that...
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