Big Strides in Reading Seen at Local Schools

August 25, 2014
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The Bay State Reading Institute (BSRI) released good news about its partner schools in Everett, Malden and Revere – three Massachusetts Gateway Cities.  Working with BSRI, an innovative educational partnership, reading fluency of kindergartener at 11 schools in these districts has dramatically improved.  Getting kids up to grade level in kindergarten is especially important...
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Summer’s End

August 25, 2014
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Summer doesn’t officially end until Sept. 22, but when our students start returning to school and our Revere High School and Pop Warner football and cheerleading teams begin practices, we know that the “real” summer season is coming to a close. It’s been a great summer in Revere where the annual Revere Beach National...
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Thank You, Dr. Bornstein

August 25, 2014
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Dr. Robert Bornstein is a true legendary, larger-than-life figure in the history of our city. The esteemed pediatrician practiced medicine here for more than 50 years and parents have depended on his expertise in medicine in the care of their children for decades. Dr. Bornstein went above and beyond the call of his esteemed...
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Letters to the Editor

August 25, 2014
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On Globe article about Revere Beach Editor’s Note: The following letter was drafted to Boston Globe Magazine by Council President Tony Zambuto late last week on behalf of the Council and as an official communication from the Revere City Council. Dear Mr. LaPierre: This letter shall serve as a response to your article in...
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Police Briefs 08-20-2014

August 25, 2014
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Monday, Aug. 11 Jimmy Villanueva, 29, of 82 Mountain Ave., was charged with violating an abuse prevention order. Tuesday, Aug. 12 Caio Cesar Ciochetti, 25, of Everett, was charged with shoplifting, second offense. Carmine Capachietti, 47, of 418 Revere Beach Parkway, was charged with nonviolent family offenses. Ralph Sordillo, 48, of 371 Mountain Ave.,...
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Silver in Sparring: Dania Kenny Takes Second Place in Karate Internationals

August 25, 2014
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Dania Kenny traveled 3,000 miles earlier this month to compete in the 50th Long Beach International Karate Championships in California. With her parents, Patrick and Michele Kenny rooting her on in the matches, the talented 11-year-old athlete took home the silver medal in sparring – quite a performance in her first-ever out-of-state competition. Kenny,...
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Obituaries 08-20-2014

August 25, 2014
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Arthur ‘Artie’ Adamson, Jr. Affiliated with Family Business, “Adamson Construction & Heavy Equipment Co. of Revere Arthur L. ‘Artie’ Adamson, Jr. of Revere died on Tuesday, August 12 following a long illness at the Golden Living Center of West Newton. “Artie” was born in Winthrop and lived all of his life in Revere. He...
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One Dead In Weekend Fire: Victim Was Revere Vietnam Veteran

August 14, 2014
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One Dead In Weekend Fire: Victim Was Revere Vietnam Veteran

A deadly fire over the weekend on Campbell Avenue claimed the life of a Revere resident and left 35 people homeless. George Maddox’s roommate described the terrifying scene inside their Campbell Avenue apartment as a fire ripped through the building. The fire, which killed Maddox, 64, a Vietnam War veteran, gutted the four story,...
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National Night out

August 14, 2014
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National Night out

Ward 2 City Councillor Ira Novoselsky celebrates National Night Out with local children – Jamy Gomez, Samira Cammarano, Alyssa Horn, Shant Roeum, Carolina Vejar, Cynthia Vejar.
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Rizzo, Police to Crack down on Impaired Drivers

August 14, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo and Chief of Police Joseph Cafarelli today announced that the Revere Police Department will join over 148 other law enforcement agencies statewide in support of an intensive crackdown on impaired driving from August 13 to September 1 as part of the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over mobilization, funded by...
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SBA Aid Available For Tornado Victims

August 14, 2014
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“The prompt approval from the SBA for this physical disaster declaration is another promising step toward helping the City of Revere and its residents rebuild their lives and their community,” said Governor Patrick. Senator Markey and Senator Warren and the congressional delegation were of great assistance in this effort by sending a letter of...
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The Revere Tornado Relief Fund

August 14, 2014
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The Tornado of 2014 is still vivid in our memories and a fund has been set up to help residents and business owners who were impacted by this incredible storm that devastated our city. Revere residents have responded to the call so many times when friends and neighbors have faced adversity and challenges in...
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Revere Through the Years

August 14, 2014
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10 years ago August 11, 2004 Residents are set to enjoy a gala weekend at Revere Beach beginning Friday night with a showing of the movie Shrek, the annual Sandcastle Festival, a kite demonstration, live entertainment, and a fireworks show Saturday night. School Supt. Paul Dakin reported to the School Committee that 20 percent...
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Police Briefs 08-13-2014

August 14, 2014
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Monday, August 4 Freddy Vladimir Najarro, 25, Revere receiving stolen property, having burglarious instrument and destruction of property Tuesday August 5 Harold a Suarez, 24, Saugus assault and battery Wednesday, August 6 No arrests Thursday August 7 No arrests Friday, August 7 Michael Seniti, 23, Revere, receiving stolen property Alana Mourad, 51, Revere assault...
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Revere High School Football Team Holds Ironman Competition

August 14, 2014
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The Revere High School football team held its annual Ironman Competition on Revere Beach. Under the supervision of head coach Lou Cicatelli and his staff, Revere players competed in strength, agility, and speed contests. Kaleb Silva, a senior, won the team title and the first-place trophy for the second year in a row. Junior...
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Obituaries 08-13-2014

August 14, 2014
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Joseph Bowman Retired Revere Fire Captain Retired Revere Fire Captain Joseph J. Bowman died on August 8 at Brightview of Danvers surrounded by the love and presence of his family. He was 87 years old. Captain Bowman was born in Chelsea and was a 1945 graduate of Immaculate Conception High School, Revere. Upon graduation,...
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Slow Process Recovering from Tornado: With No State or Federal Monies, Revere Residents Establish Fund

August 8, 2014
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Slow Process Recovering from Tornado: With No State or Federal Monies, Revere Residents Establish Fund

Hundreds of people walk through the doors of Mayor Dan Rizzo’s office – especially over the last week – but none have pulled at his heartstrings as much as little Gina Brophy of Millis, MA. Just a few days after Mayor Rizzo, Sens. Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren, and former Middlesex DA Gerry Leone...
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DiSalvo Park Grand Re-opening

August 8, 2014
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DiSalvo Park Grand Re-opening

City officials, family and friends and the West Revere Neighborhood Group cut the ribbon yesterday evening for the reopening of the DiSalvo park located at the Whelan School. Volunteers have been working hard over the past 2 weeks to make this park a keeper.
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Casino License Decision Is Set for Mid-Sept.

August 8, 2014
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) has issued a meeting date of Sept. 12 to potentially award the Region A casino license to either Mohegan Sun or Wynn Resorts – a date that is, unbelievably, only one month away in what has been a year’s long process. The all-day meeting will take place on a...
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Residents Face Long Battle With Insurers

August 8, 2014
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There was still a lot of sweeping to do on Taft Street and other heavily affected tornado areas last Thursday. Bundles of sticks, roofing material and glass still occupied the streets. Heavy mud adorned pieces of vinyl siding, and some people were still struggling to get electricity re-connected. But by and large, residents had...
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Council Declares State of Emergency

August 8, 2014
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The Revere City Council voted 9-0 Monday night to declare a budget emergency that will allow Mayor Dan Rizzo and the City’s Financial team to make emergency payments related to the tornado on July 28, including expenses related to paying for shelter for those who have been left homeless. Rizzo told the Council that...
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911 Operators Stayed Solid at Their Post

August 8, 2014
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It was the first call that came to the City’s 9-1-1 Call Center last Monday after a tornado blew through, and the woman on the other line was so hysterical she could barely utter a word. The woman was trying to breath, but having been caught in the tornado on Broadway in her car,...
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Thank You, Mayor Rizzo and Police for National Night out

August 8, 2014
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National Night Out in Revere is one of our favorite events of the summer and this year’s celebration at the Whelan School and the Garfield School continued the city’s observance that is always held on the first Tuesday in August. Mayor Dan Rizzo and The Revere Police, led by Chief Joe Cafarelli, combine resources...
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Casino Decision Due in September

August 8, 2014
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will make its long-awaited and much-anticipated decision about the granting of the sole gaming license for the Greater Boston region in September. Mohegan Sun/Suffolk Downs in Revere and the Wynn Resort Group in Everett are the two applicants for the license that would bring casino gaming to this state for...
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