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Question and Answer Forum for School Committee Candidates

October 21, 2017
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The Revere Journal has asked each candidate for School Committee the following question: The school population has increased dramatically in the last few years in all grades.  What do you propose to address this continuing school enrollment increase that is resulting in overcrowding of classrooms?  The following are their responses: A new Revere High...
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Ramos Announces for City Councillor At-Large

October 13, 2017
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David J. Ramos has announced his candidacy for Councillor at-Large.  The following is his statement: “My name is David Jose Ramos and I am a candidate for City Councilor At Large for Revere.  I have never run for political office and I am not a typical politician. Rather, I am a techie, an innovator...
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Coming Together as a Community to Stop Domestic Violence

October 13, 2017
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Two weeks ago, the City of Revere was shaken by a terrible tragedy – the murder of Vanessa MacCormack, a 30-year-old school teacher, allegedly due to an incident of domestic violence. Vanessa was a loving mother to her one-year-old daughter, and a devoted mentor to her 24 second-grade students. The City of Revere joins...
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The Wrong Tax Cut At the Wrong Time

October 6, 2017
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President Donald Trump and the Republican Congress finally have produced the outline of what they are calling a tax reform proposal. However, it is just more of the same-old, same-old that Republicans have been espousing for the past 30 years, benefiting millionaires, billionaires, and large corporations significantly, while blowing a huge hole in the...
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Obituaries 09-20-2017

September 22, 2017
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Helen Pompeo Family matriarch of Groveland, formerly of Revere and East Boston Helen (Marmaud) Pompeo of Groveland, formerly of Revere and East Boston, died on Sept. 17 at the age of 90. Helen was the matriarch of the family who relished in Sunday dinners and baking her lemon meringue pies. She enjoyed her online...
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Council Approves NECCO Zoning Change

September 15, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The city council has approved a zoning change for the NECCO property on American Legion Highway opening up the possibilities for hi-tech and robotics companies to be able to come to Revere. The zoning change will create an Industrial Park District. The zoning change would allow for “advanced product manufacturing,...
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News Briefs

September 2, 2017
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Beachmont Multicultural Festival Sept. 9 The Beachmontt Improvement Committee, with a grant from the Revere Cultural Council, is sponsoring the first annual Beachmont Multicultural Festival, weaving the community  together with art, food and music. The festival will be held rain or shine at Kimmerle Park at Donnelly Square on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 11...
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News Briefs

August 16, 2017
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City of Revere Overdose Awareness Day On Thursday, Aug. 31, at 6 p.m., the City of Revere will host its 2017 Overdose Awareness Day event in the Revere High School Auditorium. The event will feature remarks from elected officials, addiction specialists, and people personally impacted by the opioid epidemic. The goal of the event...
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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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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,Saugus Approved for Gaming Commission Funds to Address Transportation

July 19, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) approved a Community Mitigation Fund grant late last month of $150,000 that will help Revere and Saugus hire a transportation planner to address possible casino-related impacts on their roadways. Revere’s grant was the only grant awarded to a shared application, that being between Revere and Saugus....
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Police Briefs 07-05-2017

July 7, 2017
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Revere Police NEWS ARMED ROBBERY Revere Police are investigating some very good leads in an armed robbery incident on Beach Street last Wednesday, June 28. It’s a robbery Police believe is related to a similar armed robbery of a person on Vinal Street earlier in June. The most recent crime took place around 10:19...
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Letters to the Editor

July 7, 2017
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Summer Safety Kick-off a success Dear Editor: On behalf of the Revere Housing Authority Commissioners and Staff, we would like to extend heartfelt gratitude to all who donated their time and resources to our Summer Safety Kickoff, held on Sunday June 25. We want to expressly thank the Revere Police Department, in particular Officer...
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News Briefs

June 30, 2017
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Fourth of July Fun planned Mayor Brian Arrigo and the Revere Recreation Department will present Fourth of July Fun at the SBA/Whelan Field, 107 Newhall St., on July 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Enjoy music, pony rides, inflatables and face painting. There will also be BBQ, slush, popcorn and cotton candy. Fun...
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News Briefs

June 23, 2017
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RHS CLASS OF 1965 TO HOLD REUNION The Revere High School Class of 1965 is turning 70! Let’s celebrate Saturday, June 24, at The Marina at the Wharf, 543 North Shore Road, Revere at 7 p.m. Music will be by DJ Stevie Ray. Casual dress is the attire. Please RSVP by June 23 and...
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Revere Residents Respond with Outpouring of Help for Fire Victims

June 23, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Victims of last week’s four-alarm fire were literally left with nothing except the clothes on their back and the residents and officials have come out in full support of the families, providing food, shelter, moral support and more. Mayor Brian Arrigo has formed a Relief Fund for families victimized by...
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Obituaries 06-14-2017

June 17, 2017
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Mary Moughan Proud client of the Commission for the Blind   Mary G. (Cataldo) Moughan of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed on Monday, June 5 at the Winthrop Pace Center after a long illness. She was 93 years old. Mrs. Moughan was born and raised in East Boston and lived there until moving...
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News Briefs

June 2, 2017
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One Beach to Receive LEED Certification The Neighborhood Developers announces that it expects to receive LEED certification for its housing development One Beach, located in downtown Revere. LEED is a nationally recognized standard for sustainable development, created by the U.S. Green Building Council, to honor buildings of different types and uses that are designed...
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Obituaries 05-17-2017

May 19, 2017
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Robert Furlong Revere City Planner, member of Revere Housing Authority, former chairman of the Mass. Racing Commission and joke teller-extraordinaire Robert J. Furlong, devoted husband, father and joke-teller extraordinaire, passed from this life surrounded by his large and loving family on April 13, one day short of his 93rd birthday. Born in East Boston, Bob...
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House Passes Balanced FY 18 Budget

May 12, 2017
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By House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo and State Rep. RoseLee Vincent We joined our colleagues last week to pass a $40.4 billion FY18 budget which represents a commitment to fiscal responsibility. The spending bill protects vulnerable residents through investments in early education and care (EEC), substance addiction initiatives, homelessness programs, and funding to help...
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