Japan a Learning Experience for Revere’s Donovan

January 4, 2013
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Japan a Learning Experience for Revere’s Donovan

From a very young age – whether it was playing with toys brought back from Japan by an aunt or watching TV shows like Pokémon from Japan – Revere High School (RHS) senior Shannen Donovan has been attracted to the Land of the Rising Sun. And this past school term, she got to live...
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DeLeo Easily Re-elected Speaker of the House

January 4, 2013
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DeLeo Easily Re-elected Speaker of the House

House Speaker Bob DeLeo won an easy re-election to the top post as Speaker on Wednesday in the State House, and in comments after his election, vowed to tackle the state’s fiscally-unsound Department of Transportation (MassDOT). With Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo, Winthrop Council President Peter Gill and Winthrop City Manager James McKenna in the...
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Taking The Plunge

January 4, 2013
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Taking The Plunge

The Dennis Rich Memorial Polar Plunge had it’s 4th annual dip on New Year’s Day in honor of Jimmy Rich, who passed away from cancer. He left in addition to his many friends, his wife and three children. The group gathered en masse at the Beachmont VFW Post 6712 where they enjoyed refreshments both...
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Rizzo to Deliver State of City on Monday Night

January 4, 2013
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Mayor Dan Rizzo will recap his initial year in office during his first State of the City Address on Jan. 7th to the City Council in the City Council Chambers – focusing specifically on campaign initiatives that he has begun implementing over the past year. The 2013 City of Revere’s State of the City...
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Markey Will Run for Senate Seat

January 4, 2013
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Revere’s congressman Ed Markey (D-Malden) has officially tossed his hat in the ring as a candidate for Sen. John Kerry’s potentially vacant seat – and already Sen. Scott Brown has publicly challenged Markey’s residency at the Congressman’s childhood home in Malden. Markey announced his candidacy on Dec. 27th in a press conference. “With Senator...
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Large Number of Homeless Students in RPS

January 4, 2013
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The number of officially homeless students in the City’s school district has more than doubled over the last two years, and school officials said it is both a sobering and expensive turn of events. As of the end of the last term (December 21st), the schools reported that there is an all-time high of...
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Working Across City Boundaries

January 4, 2013
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Many, many years ago, Chelsea and Revere were one in the same city. There were no boundaries along the Parkway or Chelsea Creek that separated the communities. When the communities were based on agriculture in the early days, there are stories in the history books of Chelsea farmers and Revere farmers banding together in...
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Boys, Girls Basketball Teams Win Tournament

January 4, 2013
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Patriots defeat  Pope John, Lynnfield; Ciambelli is MVP The Revere High boys basketball team enjoyed an outstanding holiday week, capturing the Pope John XXIII Christmas Tournament with victories over the host team in the opening round and Lynnfield in the championship encounter. “The team played well throughout the tourney,” said RHS head coach Rick...
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Obituaries 01-03-2013

January 4, 2013
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Lorraine Dauwer Worked for Philip Light Co. of Lynn Lorraine M. Dauwer of Revere died on December 29. A late employee of Philip Light Co. of Lynn,  she was the cherished daughter of the late William N. and Mildred ( Hood) Dauwer, loving sister of Pauline Russo of Saugus, William Dauwer and Robert Dauwer...
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Women’s Club Christmas Celebration.

December 27, 2012
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Women’s Club Christmas Celebration.

Members of the Revere Woman’s Club are pictured with special guest Michael Resca, Commandant of the Chelsea Soldiers Home. Resca received festive Christmas gift bags prepared by the Woman’s Club to be distributed to the veterans living at the home.
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Santa Baby! What’s Going on at the Revere Senior Center?

December 27, 2012
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Santa Baby! What’s Going on at the Revere Senior Center?

Santa Baby! What’s going on at the Revere Senior Center? Well, what happened at last Thursday’s Christmas Party/Dance Show was that Vincent Greco and Morris Morris got a good seat under the mistletoe so that Jade Cipolla (left) and Amanda Cosgrove (right) could plant a kiss on their cheeks. The fun was part of...
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Acts of Courage Highlighted at Rpd Ceremony

December 27, 2012
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Digging up the past is always tricky business, but when it comes to highlighting heroic deeds by police officers, there’s nothing all that complicated about it. After years without much public accolade, the Revere Police Department (RPD) held its First Annual Awards and Recognition Ceremony on Monday night – highlighting the brave acts of...
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New Mckinley School Still Siting at Hill Park

December 27, 2012
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The comprehensive constructions estimates for the new McKinley School have been completed and look to still point towards the Hill Park site. Superintendent Paul Dakin said that the comprehensive estimates (which include everything, including land takings and relocation costs) were done for all four options, and the Hill Park site came in the lowest...
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Feeding Frenzy for Kerry’s Seat

December 27, 2012
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For more than a generation Sen. John Kerry has stood at the top of the top of the political food chain in the Massachusetts federal delegation as one of two U.S. Senators – being the senior senator for the last few years – and since his proposed appointment last week to the Secretary of...
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Ring out the Old…. To Our Readers a Happy and Healthy 2013

December 27, 2012
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We often quote a verse from Alfred Lord Tennyson’s “Ring Out Wild Bells” when we write our annual New Year’s editorial. We write about the events that happened in the old year and discuss those that may come in the new, as well as our hopes for a better year than the year before....
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Police Briefs 12-27-2012

December 27, 2012
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Monday, Dec. 17th No Arrests Reported Tuesday, Dec. 18th Katherine Guarino, 29, of Malden, was charged with assault and battery and three warrants. Wednesday, Dec. 19th Juaquin Guevara, 25, of 40 Arcadia St., was charged with resisting arrest and two counts of assault and battery. Terri Carter, 25, of Boston, was arrested on one...
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Revere High Sports Roundup

December 27, 2012
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Boys track team runs past English The Revere High boys indoor track team coasted to its second win of the young season with a runaway 64-22 victory over Lynn English last Thursday at the RHS fieldhouse. Bringing home first place finishes for the Patriots, which placed five points into the scorebook for Revere, were:...
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Obituaries 12-27-2012

December 27, 2012
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John Lovetere, Jr. Of Revere, formerly of East Boston John J. Lovetere, Jr. of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on Decemer 21 following a long illness. A US Army veteran of World War II, he was the former proprietor of Angelo’s Gulf Station of Winthrop for over 20 years and a retiree of...
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Beachmontt Holiday Cheer

December 20, 2012
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Beachmontt Holiday Cheer

Spreading Christmas cheer and sharing smiles at the Beachmont Christmas tree lighting were School committeewoman Carol Tye , Santa and Kathleen Heiser.
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To Serve and Protect

December 20, 2012
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To Serve and Protect

The Revere Police Department hosted its 1st Annual Awards and Recognition Ceremony Monday night and awarded 10 officers recognition medals for acts of bravery going back as far as 1997 and as recent as 2011. Here, Officer Mark DeSimone (center) is honored for a 2006 incident in Beachmont where he took into custody an...
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Officials Seek Federal Help for Safer Schools

December 20, 2012
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City and school officials have called upon the federal government to help them make schools safer in Revere and across the country, with Mayor Dan Rizzo suggesting that members of the National Guard conduct their required service at school entrances. After the unspeakable events that transpired last Friday morning in Newtown, CT, the country...
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Suffolk Downs and Citi Center Team Up for Entertainment at Proposed Casino

December 20, 2012
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Tuesday morning brought the major announcement by Suffolk Downs and Caesar’s Entertainment that they have cemented a partnership with Boston’s Citi Performing Arts Center (Citi Center) to provide arts and entertainment programming at the proposed casino. Citi Center operates the Wang Center, the Shubert Theatre and the Emerson Majestic Theatre in Boston’s Theatre District....
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Cabral Pegged for State Cabinet

December 20, 2012
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There’s going to be a new sheriff in town. Suffolk County Sheriff Andrea Cabral has accepted a position in Gov. Deval Patrick’s cabinet as the Secretary of Public Safety and Security. Cabral was last elected to her post as sheriff in 2010, besting Hassan Smith easily. “Sheriff Cabral is grateful that Governor Patrick has...
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Outrage at Newtown

December 20, 2012
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In the morning and early afternoon hours of last Friday, virtually every parent looked at their children – whether those children were young or old – and felt the terror that parents in Newtown felt. It was too easy to imagine the screams of little six-year-old children facing down the real “monster under the...
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