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For Our Students,Teachers want PARCC

November 5, 2015
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On November 17, the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) will vote on whether to replace MCAS, the state’s 17-year-old testing system, with the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career (PARCC) assessment, or something policymakers are referring to as “MCAS 2.0” –  a test of uncertain content and format...
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Sports 11-04-2015

November 5, 2015
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RHS football team falls short in playoff quest The Revere High football team played well in its Division 3 Northeast playoff encounter against Danvers Friday evening, but despite a fine overall effort, the Patriots came up just short, dropping a 7-0 decision to the host Falcons at Bishop Fenwick’s Donaldson Stadium, which has served as...
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Obituaries 11-04-2015

November 5, 2015
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Ann Marie Corcoran Of Revere, formerly of East Boston Ann Marie Corcoran of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away on October 31. She was 69 years old. She was the cherished daughter of the late John Corcoran and the late Helen (Sullivan) and David Dedrick; loving companion of the recently deceased George Nalen;...
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New Hotel Finalized for Revere Beach

October 29, 2015
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Eurovest, the master developer of the Waterfront Square Transit Oriented Development (TOD) project. has informed Mayor Rizzo and his economic development team that they has finalized an agreement with a hotel development company that will build a Marriot or Hilton hotel with at least 150 plus rooms. The project is slated to get under...
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Police Briefs 10-28-2015

October 29, 2015
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Weekly Crime Report Journal Staff Reports House Breaks: (5) Winthrop Avenue; Harris Street; Burnett Road; Broadway; and Boulevard. Commercial Breaks: (0) Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (4) *Wave Avenue; Charger Street; *VFW – Select; and *VFW – Select. Motor Vehicle Accidents: (34) Brown Circle (2); Copeland Circle (2); Mahoney Circle; Naples Road; Squire Road; North Shore...
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Sports 10-28-2015

October 29, 2015
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RHS football team defeats Salem, 28-6; 6-1 Patriots meet Danvers in playoffs The Revere High football team wrote itself into the annals of Patriot grid history Friday evening at Bertram Field in Salem, defeating the Witches, 28-6, to improve their record to 6-1, the first time that an RHS football team has opened its...
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Obituaries 10-28-2015

October 29, 2015
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Harry Goodwin Of Virginia Harry W. Goodwin of Warrenton, VA passed away at his home on October 22. He was 88 years old. Mr. Goodwin, who enjoyed watching baseball and being with his grandchildren, was born in Leominster, MA, a son of the late Minnie L. Goodwin and Winfield R. Goodwin. In addition to...
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Former IC Principal Kelly Files Lawsuit on Dismissal

October 22, 2015
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Since January of last year, when Alison Kelly was removed from Immaculate Conception School (IC) as its principal in the wake of an “indecent exposure” scandal that turned out to be not so scandalous, she has applied to more than 100 teacher or principal job openings. None have called back. She is seemingly haunted...
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Councillor-At-Large Candidates Will Participate in Forum Thursday

October 22, 2015
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The ten candidates for Revere Councillor-at-Large will participate in a question-and-answer forum Thursday night at the Rumney Marsh Academy. The forum is being sponsored by the Revere Journal and will be broadcast live on RevereTV beginning at 7 p.m. Slated to participate in the forum are incumbent Councillors-at-Large Jessica Ann Giannino, Robert Haas, Tony...
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Obituaries 10-21-2015

October 22, 2015
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William Higdon Of Revere and Florida William G. Higdon of Revere and Sebastian Florida passed away on  October 18. He was 95 years old. A US Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War, he was the beloved husband of the late Gilda (Abate) Higdon and the late Mary (Mattos) Higdon; loving...
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Students to Be In Activity Study

October 16, 2015
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Students at the Paul Revere and Whelan Schools will be part of a large study conducted by Tufts University that looks to show students who are more active during the school day are more likely to score better on standardized tests. The study is being conducted by Catherine Wright, Paula Duquesnay and Elizabeth Langevin...
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Obituaries 10-14-2015

October 16, 2015
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Joseph Rizzo Revere DPW retiree Joseph A. Rizzo of Revere died on October 1 at the West Revere Nursing Center. He was 90 years old. Born in Boston, he was a US Navy veteran of World War II. For many years, Joe worked for the City of Revere, Department of Public Works. He was...
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New Horsemen’s Organization Looks for Full-Time Racing

October 1, 2015
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A group of renegade local horsemen held a rousing organizational meeting last week to set goals and update a growing membership about the prospects of returning full-time racing to Suffolk Downs, but the ownership of the track isn’t quite as optimistic as the newly-found group. Momentum has swung in a big way to the...
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Friday Night Lights A Big Game At the Stadium

October 1, 2015
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  Revere High school football coach Lou Cicatelli had a good feeling about the 2015 football season and he’s been right on the mark in his assessment. The Revere football team has a perfect 3-0 record to-date with wins over former Greater Boston League rivals Medford and Chelsea and Northeastern Conference school Lynn Classical....
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Sports 09-30-2015

October 1, 2015
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RHS football team tops Classical, 19-14 The Revere High football team earned one of the biggest victories in the program’s history with an historic 19-14 triumph at Lynn Classical Friday evening under the lights at the Manning Bowl before a large crowd of fans on both sides. Indeed, the final score of “19-14” figuratively...
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Obituaries 09-30-2015

October 1, 2015
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John Fitzgerald Worked in Human Resources John G. Fitzgerald of Danvers, a former resident of Peabody and Topsfield, passed away unexpectedly at his home on September 24. He was 47 years old. John spent most of his young years in Peabody and graduated from Masconomet Regional High School Of Topsfield in IN 1986. Most...
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No Ruling Yet on Casino Lawsuit

September 25, 2015
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A judge in Suffolk Superior Court heard several arguments Tuesday afternoon on multiple lawsuits against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) regarding the Wynn casino license. Despite all of the discussion, Judge Janet Sanders did not make a decision. “I have heard all the arguments and will make a decision as quickly as possible,” she...
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Columbus Day Parade Plans are Going Well

September 25, 2015
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The Columbus Day Parade promises to be outstanding this year with bands, youth groups, veteran’s groups, sheriff’s department, the US Air Force honor guard and more. Organizer Debbie West said 170 tickets have been sold for the breakfast on Sunday, Oct. 11 and general fundraising is doing well. There are 400 total seats. Officials...
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Police Briefs 09-23-2015

September 25, 2015
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House Breaks: (2) Ocean Avenue (2) Commercial Breaks: (1) Squire Road – Uno’s Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (9) *Madison Street; *High Street – Motorcycle; Beach Street (plate); *Emanuel Street; Charger Street – Greater Boston Indoor; *Atlantic Avenue; *Campbell Avenue; *Fenno/Borden; and Payson Street (plate). Motor Vehicle Accidents: (48) Mahoney Circle (3); Brown Circle (3); Copeland...
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Letters to the Editor

September 25, 2015
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Seniors Lucky to Have Mayor Rizzo Dear Editor: Recently I met with several senior center directors from communities near Revere. We gather every couple of months to discuss senior issues, compare notes, and brainstorm in order to share new and fresh programs, activities, and services. I have a very unique take-away each time I...
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