For Kids Only Afterschool Awarded $100,000 Grant

June 25, 2014
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For Kids Only Afterschool has been selected as one of 100 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s $100K for 100 program. The non-profit organization was chosen from more than 430 applicants during a very competitive review process. The Grant will support FKO’s Count Me In! Initiative, throughout FKO’s 17...

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Police Briefs 06-25-2014

June 25, 2014
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MONDAY, JUNE 16 Mark R. Orlando, 33, of Boston, was arrested on charges of breaking & entering into a building in the nighttime with intent to commit a felony and malicious destruction of properly over $250. Layne Paige McPhail, 31, of Gilmanton, N.H., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. FRIDAY, JUNE 20 Raymond P....

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Obituaries 06-25-2014

June 25, 2014
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Grace Marciello Grace R. (Gulla) Marciello of Revere, formerly of Boston’s North End, passed away on June 23 surrounded by her loving family. She was 95 years old. The beloved wife of the late Domenic Marciello, she was the loving mother of Ronald and his wife, Sandra, Gregory and his wife, Donna and Doreen...

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Power Girls

June 17, 2014
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Power Girls

Senior Softball NEC and Division One North Champions Angela Curtis ,Logan DiCarlo,, Cassandra DiBella,Noelle MacDonald, Lauren Hayes, Stephanie Gregorio was held on Monday afternoon from the High School to Revere City Hall where a banner was unveiled. All the players were presented citations honoring their achvements on the field.

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Looking for an Edge: Schools Look to Technology for Early Childhood Learning

June 17, 2014
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Looking for an Edge: Schools Look to Technology for Early Childhood Learning

Several years ago, when the Revere Public Schools were looking to get an edge, they invested in full-day kindergarten for all students – and the rewards have born out with major awards for the high school recently and students that tout impressive resumes. Now, looking to maintain that edge, but strapped for classroom space,...

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Remembering Revere Firefighters

June 17, 2014
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Remembering Revere Firefighters

Fire Capt. Guy Landry, president of the Revere Firefighters Local 926, presents Gail Ciampa the service award in remembrance of her late husband, Firefighter Salvatore G. Ciampa. The award was given during the annual Revere Firefighters’ Memorial Exercises at the Point of Pines Fire Station on Sunday, June 8.

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From Classroom to Revere Council: Giannino Says It’s Time to Slow down

June 17, 2014
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There aren’t many who – in one day – debate the latest methods of elementary education in a college classroom, apply and sell expensive cosmetics at the mall and then take votes on important City ordinances late into the night. However, it’s a balancing act that City Councillor Jessica Giannino, 22, has been carrying...

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Officials Meet with Massport on Logan Health Study Findings

June 17, 2014
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Revere’s elected officials and elected officials from neighboring communities met with Massport last week to discuss the recent Logan Health Study findings by the Department of Public Health (DPH). Senator Anthony Petruccelli, House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo and Representative RoseLee Vincent were joined by Representative Carlo Basile (D-East Boston) and reported that Massport has...

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Bisignani to Resign as Nahant Manager

June 17, 2014
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Former long-time City of Revere Auditor Andrew Bisignani has put in a letter of resignation as Town Administrator in Nahant amidst an investigation into town contracts allegedly awarded improperly to preferred candidates – some of them Revere businesses. The Boston Globe first reported the story Monday. Bisignani, a Harvard University graduate who grew up...

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Boston given One More Week to Reach Accord

June 17, 2014
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The City of Boston and Mohegan Sun will have another week to work out a surrounding community agreement or face arbitration. On Monday the Massachusetts Gaming Commission granted the city one more week after the deadline to come to a mitigation agreement with Mohegan Sun in Revere came and went. Mass Gaming Commission spokeswoman...

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Congratulations, Revere Chamber on a Successful Awards Night

June 17, 2014
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The key to a “first annual” awards event becoming an annual event is making sure the inaugural one is a success and that the awards carry much prestige and significance for the individuals and organizations that are recognized. Revere Chamber of Commerce president Robert Upton, event coordinator Michael Nicastro of East Boston Neighborhood, and...

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Police Briefs 06-18-2014

June 17, 2014
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MONDAY, JUNE 9 Jomar Sierra, 27, of Boston, was arrested on charges of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance. TUESDAY, JUNE 10 Vincent Z. Costabile, 23, of 39 constitution Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Gina M. Vinciarelli, 52, of 56 Atwood,...

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Revere Celebrates Successful Season

June 17, 2014
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The Division 1 North champion Revere High softball team celebrated the program’s most successful season at its awards banquet Tuesday night at Casa Lucia. Head coach Joe Ciccarello presented individual awards to Sabrina Palermo (Most Valuable Player),  Cassandra DiBella (Unsung Hero), Noelle MacDonald (Coaches Award), and Logan DiCarlo (Patriot Softball Award). Palermo, who recorded...

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Obituaries 06-18-2014

June 17, 2014
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Joseph Fabiano, Sr. Of Revere, formerly of the North End Joseph G. Fabiano, Sr. of Revere, formerly of Boston’s North End, died on June 11 at Emerson Hospital in Concord. He was 61 years old. Joey, who was raised in the North End of Boston, worked for many years at Winthrop Centre Auto Body....

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Dad’s Day Deal

June 13, 2014
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Sport Clips Haircuts, where men and boys are treated to an “MVP Experience” haircut in a sports-themed environment, is proud to announce a Dad’s Day deal you can’t miss.  Bring your dad into Sport Clips the week of June 8th and get a free MVP upgrade, with the purchase of a regular haircut. “Everyone...

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The Dream Team

June 10, 2014
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The Dream Team

WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS: Your Revere High School Patriots, 2014 Division One North Softball Champions. The team claimed the first-ever sectional championship in the softball program’s history after beating Newton North on Sunday evening, 1-0. The game came down to the wire, with Revere scoring the deciding run in the last inning.

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Graduation Selfie

June 10, 2014
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Graduation Selfie

RHS grads gather together for a selfie at the commencement last Thursday at Suffolk Downs.

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Water Rates Approved: Council Not Happy with Lack of Savings

June 10, 2014
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Revere City Councillors begrudgingly approved water and sewer rates on Monday night, with the bone of contention being that several councillors were wondering why there hasn’t yet been any savings for ratepayers even after several years and several millions dollars worth of work on the system. In general, rates didn’t rise nearly as much...

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City to Replace Old Water Meters

June 10, 2014
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The City is preparing next month to roll out a $3.7 million water meter replacement program that will modernize the way the City monitors and bills ratepayers. Mayor Dan Rizzo told the City Council on Monday that bids have been received and the City is ready to roll out the program in July –...

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Police Investigate Use of Tasers

June 10, 2014
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The Revere Police are exploring the option of carrying electric Tasers as part of their standard equipment – a move they believe might help decrease incidences of violence toward the police. “I know now we are exploring all options and seeing if it’s the right thing for our officers,” said Lt. Amy O’Hara. “They’re...

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Support the Salesians Boys & Girls Club Thursday

June 10, 2014
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The Salesians Boys & Girls Club will host its annual fundraiser and awards ceremony on Thursday (tonight), June 12 at Suffolk Downs. Tickets are still on sale and the Salesians need the community’s help and support. Fr. John Nazzaro has been running the Salesians Boys and Girls Club inside the former Savio Hall with...

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Police Briefs 06-11-2014

June 10, 2014
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Tuesday, June 3 Erick Flores, 29, of 26 Gage St., was arrested on one warrant. Seanna Buckley, 22, of Stoneham, was charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and assault and battery on a police officer. Marie Wallace, 21, of Medfield, was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. James Carter Jr., 39, was charged...

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Revere Softball Rules in Division 1: Patriots Edge Newton-north in 1-0 Thriller

June 10, 2014
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Revere was reeling after a late-season loss to Lynn Classical. The team with the superstar pitcher in Sabrina Palermo, dynamic three-sport captain in Logan DiCarlo, other proud seniors, and talented underclassmen hadn’t yet hit its full stride. So head coach Joe Ciccarello scheduled a field trip to Prince Restaurant and Route 1 Mini Golf...

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Obituaries 06-11-2014

June 10, 2014
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Alfred Collazzo Retired Machinist Alfred Collazzo of Revere, formerly of Somerville, died on June 8 at Sawtelle Hospice House in Reading. A US Army veteran of World War II, he was raised in Somerville, the son of the late Francesco and Carmela (Petrone) Collazzo, he attended Somerville Schools and worked as a machinist for...

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