Have A Happy, Healthy, and Safe New Year

January 4, 2017
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The upcoming long weekend marks the start of the New Year — 2017. The arrival of a new year marks a time for reflection, both as to the year that has passed and as to the year to come. In the words of the poet Alfred Lord Tennyson: Ring out the old, ring in...
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Sports 12-28-2016

January 4, 2017
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RhS sports Roundup Patriots defeat English, 60-57 The Revere High boys basketball team broke into the win column in a big way with an exciting 60-57 victory over Lynn English this past Thursday at the Revere High fieldhouse. Buoyed by a stern defensive effort, the Patriots grabbed a 23-17 lead at the half, setting...
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Obituaries 12-28-2016

January 4, 2017
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Karen Morgan Worked at Prince Pizzeria and Citizens Bank Karen Morgan of Revere passed away after a battle with cancer on Friday, December 23 surrounded by her family. Born in Lynn, Karen was the daughter of Thomas Morgan and Barbara (Gardyna). She was raised in Lynn and lived in Revere for the past 30...
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100 and Counting

December 23, 2016
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100 and Counting

Molly Hookness, a resident of Cohen Florence Levine Estates in Chelsea, turned 100 on Nov. 9. Born in Beverly, Hookness moved to Revere when she was 11 years old. She lived there her entire life until moving to the assisted living in 2015 at age 98. Remarkably, Molly worked at Graphic Art Finishers in...
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Council Wraps up ’16 with Water Fix

December 23, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The council voted to combine two loan orders for $6.5 million having to do with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) consent decree to eliminate excess water from the sewer system and the sump pump removal program at Monday night’s meeting. “It’s the consolidation of two loan orders and an...
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Revere to Celebrate the Holidays

December 23, 2016
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The following Holiday service schedule is  listed: Immaculate Conception Beach Street/ Winthrop Avenue December 24 4:00 pm English;
6:00 pm Spanish; Midnight Mass English Dec. 25 8:00 am English 10:30 am
and 12:30 Spanish   First Congregational Church 230 Beach St. December 25 8:00am Worship Service 9:15am Sunday School for all ages 11:00am Worship Service  ...
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News Briefs

December 23, 2016
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Fund set up A fund has been set up for a family whose house burned in Stoneham on December 15. The 10 a.m. fire destroyed the home of Mr. and Mrs. Marie Zealandi’s house in Stoneham. She works in Revere City Hall in the purchasing department. The fire also exploded a vehicle that was...
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JJ Jones on the Top of Cheerleading Sport

December 23, 2016
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By Seth Daniel About seven years ago, Revere’s JJ Jones was told by his doctor that he was obese; he was only 11. A bit of an outcast at school, and a bit different as well, he spent much of his time at home and was bullied relentlessly by some of the kids at...
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Police Briefs 12-21-2016

December 23, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, DECEMBER 12 Johnny D. Black, 29, of Norwood, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor (2nd offense), assault & battery upon a police officer, resisting arrest, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and causing malicious  damage to a motor vehicle. He also was...
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Remember Those in Need

December 23, 2016
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Although the holiday season for most of us will be filled with fun and joy, it is incumbent upon all of us who are fortunate to be doing well in our lives to remember that there are many among us, our neighbors and fellow citizens, for whom this holiday season is neither joyous nor...
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Enjoy A Happy — and Safe — Holiday Weekend

December 23, 2016
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By a coincidence of the calendar, both Chanukah and Christmas arrive this weekend, and we wish to take this opportunity to wish all of our readers of the Jewish and Christian faiths (and those of no faith at all) a happy and joyous holiday weekend. The eight-day Festival of Lights gets underway after sundown...
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Sports 12-21-2016

December 23, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup RHS HOCKEY TEAM WINS SEASON-OPENERS The Revere High hockey team came from behind in both of its contests in its season-opening week to post victories over East Boston and Everett. The Patriots trailed for almost the entire game in both encounters, but refused to fold and battled back before eventually emerging...
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Obituaries 12-21-2016

December 23, 2016
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Toby DiPietro Of Peabody, formerly of Revere Toby DiPietro of Peabody, formerly of Revere, entered into rest on December 15 at the age of 75. The beloved wife of the late Andrew DiPietro, and the devoted mother of Stacy Margossian and her husband, Marc and Amanda DiPietro and her husband, Jim Kukas, all of...
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Christmas Goodies

December 16, 2016
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Christmas Goodies

A tree that lights up, some hot chocolate, and a cupcake make Malik Silue a very happy boy.
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A Powerful Message:Herren tells Seacoast Students of his Recovery from Drug Addiction

December 16, 2016
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A Powerful Message:Herren tells Seacoast Students of his Recovery from Drug Addiction

By Joseph Salvatore Prezioso Students at the Seacoast School had a one-on-one experience with former NBA star turned drug addict turned sober anti-substance educator Chris Herren on Monday morning, Dec. 12. Herren was a high school legend at Durfee High in Fall River from 1990-1994. He went on to Boston College, turning down offers...
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City Officials Revive Disabilities Comm:Three New Members Appointed; Set Goals

December 16, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s been awhile but city officials have now revived the Commission on Disabilities with the appointment of three new members — Ralph Decicco, Enza Goodwin and David Hahesy — and the first meeting of the commission will be on January 10, 2017. Decicco and Hahesy will co-chair the commission. The...
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RHA Outlines Many Improvements to Buildings

December 16, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Revere Housing Authority (RHA) will hold a public hearing on January 11 to discuss the authorities annual report of the last year as well the five-year plan for its properties and organization. “The new year is looking good,” said RHA Executive Director James Milanazzo, talking about the 940 units...
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News Briefs

December 16, 2016
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CAPIc’s Board holds 49th Annual Meeting The Community Action Programs Inter-City, Inc. (CAPIC) Board of Directors recently conducted their 49th meeting of the Corporation. The meeting was conducted at the CAPIC After School Program facility, located at 92 Arlington Street in Chelsea. The meeting was attended by members of the Board, staff, and community...
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Police Briefs 12-14-2016

December 16, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, DECEMBER 5 Pedro Rodriguez, 27, of Brookline, was arrested on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Steven K. Vera, 25, of 179 Constitution Ave., was arrested on charges of assault & battery in a  domestic situation, malicious damage to property over $250, disorderly conduct, intimidation of a witness,...
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Letters to the Editor

December 16, 2016
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On The Malden Street Pumping Station Dear Editor: Thanks to you Councilor Charlie Patch and the City Council for passing your motion. The high weeds and wild bushes were cut. The gas emergency s hut off is more visible and the drainage pipe system has been cleared. St. Mary’s ball field now known as...
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Trump and the Vote

December 16, 2016
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We love how many of the national commentators and pundits always point out that while Donald Trump won the presidency, he didn’t get the popular vote. Well, it’s clear Donald Trump’s strategy was to reach the 270 electoral votes he needed to become the President of the United States. And that’s what he did,...
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A Time to Give

December 16, 2016
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Christmas Day is less than two weeks away as hard as it is for many to believe. The hectic gift shopping is in full swing for residents. In these frenzied days many items on a to-do list may just not make the cut. For too many residents in our city, there is not a...
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Sports 12-14-2016

December 16, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup RHS BOYS BASKETBALL OPENS SEASON FRIDAY The Revere High boys basketball team will open its season Friday evening when the Patriots trek to Beverly. “Things are moving quickly,” noted first-year head coach David Leary, referring to the sudden onset of the season after more than two weeks of practices and scrimmages. The...
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Obituaries 12-14-2016

December 16, 2016
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Anna Marino Spiritual woman who lived a long life, filled with love of family and friends Anna (Pennise) Marino passed away at her Revere home surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, December 6. She was almost 100 years old. Born in Italy, the daughter of the late Mario and Anna (Pistorio) Pennise, Anna came...
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