Archive for April, 2018

Captain O’Hara

April 28, 2018
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Captain O’Hara

Revere Police Captain Amy O’Hara pictured at her promotion to captain ceremony on Tuesday, April 24 at Revere City Hall with her father, retired State Police officer, Ed O’Hara. See more coverage in next week’s issue.
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SEPAC Walk for Autism

April 28, 2018
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SEPAC Walk for Autism

Maryann Fiorino with Marcella Booth and Amina Benchalh and Bruins mascot Blades at Hary Della Russo Stadium for the SEPAC Walk for Autism.  
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Councillors Concerned Over Price of DPW Building

April 28, 2018
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It’s agreed that the city needs a new Department of Public Works building, but the potential cost is concerning to the councillors who have to approve the loan order The request several months ago was for a new building estimated to cost between $22.5 to $25.3 million. Three different options were offered that varied...
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Revere Chamber of Commerce has New Head

April 28, 2018
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Bob Upton, of Revere Beach.com, thought he would only head up the Revere Chamber of Commerce for a couple of months. Well that was two years ago, and now the Chamber had found the perfect person to lead the Chamber into the future. Winthrop’s Wendy Millar-Page, the new executive director, is no stranger to...
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RHA says No to Land Swap for New Revere High School

April 28, 2018
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It started with a motion from Councillor George Rotondo and ended with a clear message that the Revere Housing Authority isn’t selling any real estate to build a new high school. At Monday night’s Ways and Mean Subcommittee meeting Rotondo discussed a motion he had made asking, “The city to look into the feasibility...
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Parkway Project Told No to Changes

April 28, 2018
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An attempt to shift around the plans for apartment/extended stay hotel already well under construction on Revere Beach Parkway got shot down by the City Council Monday night. Two years ago when Gate Residential/Transdel/RBP Hotel purchased 205 Revere Beach Parkway, the site of the former Shaw’s Market, the City Council voted 8-3 to grant...
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News Briefs

April 28, 2018
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2018 boston marathon jimmy fund walk set for Sunday sept. 23 Registration is now open for the 2018 Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai, the nation’s most successful single-day fundraising walk. Scheduled for Sunday, September 23, funds raised from the Walk will support adult and pediatric patient care and cancer research at...
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Appreciation:Remembering Kathy Finklestein

April 28, 2018
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They came from all walks of life, bowlers and business people, friends and family, people of all faiths and beliefs – and what they all had in common was this: to have known Kathleen “Kathy” (Pawlak) Finklestein was to have known an extraordinary human being. Many, like Joe Surette, who came with his wife,...
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A Note from Barbara Bush

April 28, 2018
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Len Piazza is the kind of guy who is always thinking, and years ago when he worked for Bicknell and Fuller (makers of corrugated boxes and more), as the vice president of sales, he learned that First Lady Barbara Bush had a special room in the White House just for gift wrapping for family...
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What’s Your Address?

April 28, 2018
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So what’s your address? That’s what Ward 2 Councillor Ira Novoselsky wanted to know Monday night when he questioned Election Commissioner Diane Colella and City Engineer Nick Rystrom about roughly 4,000 addresses in the city. “There were several people in the city who were denied the right to vote,” Novoselsky said, including neighbors of...
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RBC Looking for Beautifully Landscaped Homes and Businesses

April 28, 2018
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The Revere Beautification Committee (RBC) would like to have all residents start thinking of the spring and summer temperatures that will eventually make their way to Revere, and the RBC will need your help during that time. Every year, the RBC recognizes homes and businesses that take special pride in the appearance of their...
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Clean Up Resumes at Wonderland

April 28, 2018
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After months of work at a standstill the owners of Wonderland Dog Track have resumed work, taking away piles of rubble containing asbestos. In a letter to the council from Chip Tuttle, representing the property owners CWB Lending, regarding an update on the demolition of the site, he outlined how work will proceed. Ward...
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Police Briefs 04-25-2018

April 28, 2018
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COCAINE BUST A Lynn Street man has been arrested after a month-long investigation between the Everett Police and Revere Police Drug units. After the investigation wrapped up, officer applied for and got a search warrant. Last Thursday, April 19, police acted on the warrant around 6:30 p.m. at the home. The man also had...
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Infrastructure Necessary for Energy Independence

April 28, 2018
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President Trump recently declared, “we are now an exporter of energy to the world.”  Yet due to shortages this winter, Boston was forced to import Russian natural gas to ensure people had the fuel they need to heat their homes. President Trump is right. Right now, American oil and gas output is 50 percent...
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Sports 04-25-2018

April 28, 2018
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RhS sports Roundup RHS softball team wins three, now 5-1 The Revere High girls softball team extended its winning streak to five games with a trifecta this week, defeating three Northeastern Conference opponents. By far the most exciting encounter of the trio was a thrilling 6-5 triumph over Saugus in 10 innings at the...
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Obituaries 04-25-2018

April 28, 2018
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Virginia Irene ‘Ginny’ Deveau Of Revere, formerly of East Boston Virginia Irene “Ginny” Deveau of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away at home on April 19 surrounded by her loving family. She was in her 93rd year. She was the beloved wife of the late Burton J. Deveau, devoted mother of Edward Deveau...
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Harlem Wizards

April 21, 2018
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Harlem Wizards

Students made hand painted signs to thank all of the sponsors that made the Harlem Wizards game possible.
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Beauty and the Beast

April 21, 2018
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Beauty and the Beast

The Hill School Drama Club,made up of fourth-and fifth-grade students, performed Beauty and the Beast on April 5 and 6. Both nights of the performance were sold out. The Drama Club dedicated this years show to Principal Ed Moccia.  
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City Receives $5 Million MVP Grant

April 21, 2018
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Continuing their commitment to working with communities and local partners to prevent and prepare for climate change, the Baker-Polito administration announced $5 million in supplemental funding for the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Program, last Friday morning  at the Revere Beach bandstand. The grant and designation program, which was created last year as part of...
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Iacoviello, Jr Takes Plea Deal to Voluntary Manslaughter

April 21, 2018
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The murder of late Police Officer Dan Talbot has finally been fully resolved. In a case that is one of the most contentious cases in a City with a lot of contentious cases, the matter was about to proceed on April 30 through an emotional re-trial of the case when Robert Iacoviello Jr., 30,...
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