Archive for October, 2018

Chowdah Day with Pop Warner

October 26, 2018
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Chowdah Day with Pop Warner

Revere Pop Warner President Patrick Keefe, who is director of operations at the well-known Legal Sea Foods Restraunt Group, arranged for the Chowda Van to be at Harry Della Russo Stadium Sunday for Revere Pop Warner games. All proceeds from clam chowder sales were donated to Revere Pop Warner. Pictured in front of the...
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DeLeo Comedy Night

October 26, 2018
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DeLeo Comedy Night

  Lots of laughs for 25 years, Speaker Bob DeLeo welcomes his headliners, Lenny Clark and longtime friend and Master of Ceremonies Johhny Pease at Bob DeLeo’s annual Comedy Night that was held on Friday, Oct.19.
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Glow Run

October 26, 2018
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Glow Run

Joey Veadar and Francesca Roper hung out in the grass during the Glow Run in Revere on Saturday evening, Oct. 20, at Harry Della Russo Stadium. The annual event attracted scores of young people and families to run in glow up the night.
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Councillors Honor Three Businesses for Contributions to Franklin Ave Victims

October 26, 2018
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Councillors Honor Three Businesses for Contributions to Franklin Ave Victims

The Revere City Council honored three Revere businesses for their generous contributions to residents in the aftermath of the Sept. 16 fire at 10 Franklin Ave., Revere. Councillor-at-Large George Rotondo presented Certificates of Commendation to Saber Abougalala and ShimaaAbougalala of The Good Diner, Ahmad Karageh of Safy Market, and Daniel Sargent and Frank Carolan...
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Councillors Concerned About Lack of Amenities at St Mary’s Baseball Fields

October 26, 2018
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Councillors-at-Large Dan Rizzo and George Rotondo want to know why there is no permanent snack bar or restroom facilities at the St. Mary’s youth baseball and softball fields. The fields, known as The Fields at Griswold Park and home to the Revere Youth Baseball and Softball organization and the Revere High softball team, opened...
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Officials Hold Ribbon-Cutting for Bathhouse and Maintenance Facility

October 26, 2018
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It’s a very long walk from one bathhouse on Revere Beach to the next, but the Department of Recreation and Conservation has broken ground on a new bathroom facility and maintenance garage at the halfway-mark next to the State Police barracks on Revere Beach, replacing a former bathhouse that was located on Ocean Avenue....
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News Briefs

October 26, 2018
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Collaboration addresses food acceess Over the past several years Revere on the Move (ROTM), a collaboration between the City of Revere’s Healthy Community Initiatives Department (HCI) and the MGH Revere CARES Coalition, has operated and assisted with several programs that address food access issues in the city. This year, ROTM continued to expand the...
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Revere Licensing Commission Extends New Year’s Eve Hours

October 26, 2018
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The Licensing Commission has voted to extend the closing hours on New Year’s Eve for bars. At its meeting last Wednesday it was agreed to allow openings until 3 a.m. This means “last call” will be at 1:30 a.m., all alcohol must be gone by 2 a.m. Last of any entertainment is 2:30 a.m....
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Dance for Dana Dance-A-Thon returns Nov. 18

October 26, 2018
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On Sunday, Nov. 18, nine local dancing schools will join together to host the 2nd Annual “Dance for Dana” Dance-A-Thon at the Rumney Marsh Academy Gymnasium to benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.  Nicole Paolo, owner of Nicole Zervas Dance Academy (NZDA), founded the event last year in honor of those who courageously fight or have...
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Memorial Pole Dedication for U.S. Army Corporal Jerry DeLena

October 26, 2018
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Mayor Brian Arrigo and the Revere Veterans Office held a memorial pole dedication ceremony for U.S. Army Corporal Jerry J. DeLena Sunday on Hyde Street. Mr. DeLena was honored for his distinguished service in the U.S. Army during World War II, having been awarded the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star with Valor, the Good...
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Police See Drug, Gang Activity Moving More to Broadway Area

October 26, 2018
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In the wake of two significant arrests by the Revere Police Narcotics and Gang Unit, authorities said they have seen a shift in criminal activity from the Shirley Avenue area to the Broadway area. Det. Rob Impemba and his unit – along with Chief James Guido – outlined the two significant arrests from this...
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Early Voting Begins; Proves Popular in Revere

October 26, 2018
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Early voting began Monday in Revere and 112 residents showed up at the American Legion building on Broadway to cast their ballots in the general election on Nov. 6. Election Commissioner Diane Colella and a team of election department personnel were on hand to greet and assist each voter in the process. The setup...
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There’s Something in the Water

October 26, 2018
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It’s National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, so let’s take a minute to address one pervasive pathway to lead exposure that everyone in Revere should be talking about: our drinking water. Lead is a potent neurotoxin that impairs how children learn, grow, and behave. Even low levels of exposure have been linked to lower IQ,...
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Three Reasons to Vote ‘No’ on Question 1

October 26, 2018
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Because I’m a nurse, and I work in a hospital, I’m asked every day how I feel about Question 1.  I’m beyond concerned.  I’m scared—for patients and nurses—and I’m voting “No.”  Question 1 highlights an important topic, but it is a dangerous approach to something as vital as our healthcare. Question 1 is confusing. ...
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Letter to the Editor

October 26, 2018
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Sargent Street Mural Connects Us to Revere of the Past! Dear Editor: On October 4, 2018 I had the distinct pleasure of attending the unveiling and dedication of a beautiful and poignant mural depicting West Revere of the 1930s. As I gazed upon this wonderful work of art, spanning one entire underside of the...
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Are You Ready for Halloween?

October 26, 2018
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Next week, many neighborhoods will become magical places as thousands of children dressed in all types of costumes will descend on the streets in search of candy and treats. Likewise, residents will not only decorate their houses in scary Halloween themes with spiders and ghosts and a few witches thrown in just for luck,...
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Sports 10-24-2018

October 26, 2018
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team plays at North Reading Friday in state playoffs The Revere High football team will travel to North Reading this Friday for a quarterfinal contest in the Division 4 North sectional of the MIAA state football playoffs. The opening kick-off is set for 7 p.m. The Patriots are seeded...
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Obituaries 10-24-2018

October 26, 2018
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Robert Collins Boston Criminal Defense Attorney Attorney Robert F. Collins, a Revere native, passed following a five-year struggle and succumbing to the outrages of metastatic cancer disease. Born in Revere, he attended Revere Schools and was a graduate of Revere High School. After serving with the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict, he entered the...
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2018 Revere Beach Pumpkin Dash

October 17, 2018
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2018 Revere Beach Pumpkin Dash

Jax and Chris DiPesa decorated a pumpkin with happy faces by the pumpkin patch.
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Retired Revere Firefighters Luncheon

October 17, 2018
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Retired Revere Firefighters Luncheon

Forty Revere firefighters gathered for the seventh annual luncheon for retired Revere firefighters at The Marina. Pictured from left to right and back to front are John Finn, Tony Capoccia, John Correggio, Moe DiBlasi, Bob Glass, Dan Gallagher, Sal Caruso, Ed Cataldo, John Langone, Steve Bernstein, Arthur Andersen, Jay Mazzola, Ray Petrillo, Dan Floyd,...
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