Archive for December, 2018

Kickin’ Off the Holidays with Santa, Lights and a Whole Lotta Christmas Spirit

December 6, 2018
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Kickin’ Off the Holidays with Santa, Lights and a Whole Lotta Christmas Spirit

Santa stops at Revere City Hall, where Santa and Mrs. Claus were joined by lots of happy children. Last Saturday, Dec. 1, the annual Santa Walk parade made its way down Broadway, led by Ol’ Saint Nick himself. Many residents came out dressed for Christmas to enjoy afternoon of holiday cheer, and of course,...
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City Council Honors Carol Tye for 60 Years of Dedicated Service

December 6, 2018
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City Council Honors Carol Tye for 60 Years of Dedicated Service

The City Council presented a certificate of commendation to Carol Tye for her almost 60 years of dedicated service in the Revere public school system as an educator, superintendent of schools, and a member of the School Committee. Ward 1 Councillor Joanne McKenna, who was a teacher in the Revere school system during Tye’s...
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Arrigo Launches ‘Next Stop, Revere’:City’s First Comprehensive Master Plan in Over 40 Years

December 6, 2018
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Mayor Brian Arrigo announced Monday the launch of ‘Next Stop, Revere’ — the city’s first comprehensive master plan in more than four decades. The master plan will set a course for the future of Revere, a city that offers unique opportunities for transit-oriented development, amenities for visitors and residents alike, and the ability to accommodate forward-looking...
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Revere Woman Struck; Seriously Injured on Boulevard

December 6, 2018
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Revere woman was hit by a car Saturday evening, at approximately 6:10 p.m. Troopers from the State Police Revere Barracks responded to reports of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle on Revere Beach Boulevard, just south of Oak Island Street in Revere. As of Tuesday she remained in Massachusetts General Hospital with serious...
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News Briefs

December 6, 2018
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Ward 4 Community Meetings Councilor Patrick Keefe is pleased to announce continued ward 4 Community Meetings. Our committee is focused on continuing to bring city hall to the residents and have their concerns heard, As always direct communication and collaboration works best.  I think the ability to meet with residents face to face will...
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Therapy Dog Helping Hill School Students Achieve

December 6, 2018
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Inside Amanda Domenici’s Special Education class at the Hill School in Revere something amazing is happening. Once a week the class is visited by Toby. Toby is not a teacher but a golden doodle (half golden retriever half poodle) and is helping Special Ed students at the school become better readers just the same....
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EBNHC President and CEO Manny Lopes Tapped to Chair Boston’s Board of Health

December 6, 2018
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Anyone involved in the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center knows that Manny Lopes is a dedicated leader and one of the most recognizable figures in and around the area. So it came as no surprise when Lopes took over the helm as president and CEO of EBNHC after his mentor Jack Cradock retired. Lopes’...
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State Fire Marshal Issues Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

December 6, 2018
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The best way to prevent a Christmas tree fire is to water it every day, place it well away from heat sources, and dispose of it soon after the holiday,” said State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey. “Although Christmas tree fires are rare these days, they are very serious when they do occur.” According...
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Police Briefs 12-05-2018

December 6, 2018
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MAN SHOT IN FERNWOOD HOME Revere Police are investigating an incident on Fernwood Avenue where a man was shot with a firearm on Nov. 28. Around 10:40 p.m., several units responded to a call for a man who had been shot inside his home with a firearm. The man suffered non-life threatening injuries and...
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Letters to the Editor

December 6, 2018
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THANK YOU TO CITY COUNCIL FOR SUFFOLK DOWNS VOTE Dear editor: Thank you to the City Council for taking steps to strengthen Revere’s future by moving forward with the transformative development project at Suffolk Downs. Your vision will bear fruit for Revere for years to come. As to Councilor Rizzo’s comment that there “isn’t...
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Enjoy the Holidays — Safely

December 6, 2018
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With the Christmas season in full swing, there will be the usual office, family, and neighborhood parties for all of us to partake and enjoy. By no means do we wish to cast negative thoughts or to be party-Scrooges, but we would be remiss if we did not remind all of our readers to...
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Enjoy the Holiday Season

December 6, 2018
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This is a wonderful time of the year, to paraphrase the song, with holiday music playing in the malls and on our car radios, resurrecting our earliest childhood memories — even for the younger set — of Christmases-past. We choose just the right tree, decorate it carefully with our family-heirloom ornaments, and when we...
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Sports 12-05-2018

December 6, 2018
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NEC all-star recognition for RHS football players Post-season accolades were accorded to eight members of the Revere High football team, which compiled a sterling, overall record  of 7-4 and finished in second place in the Central Division of the Northeastern Conference with a 4-1 division mark. Six Patriots, the second-highest total of any Central...
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Obituaries 12-05-2018

December 6, 2018
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Louis Vazza Owner of Vazza Funeral Homes Louis R. Vazza of East Boston and Naples, Fla., passed away surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, Nov. 29. He was in his 86th year. A U.S. Coast Guard veteran of the Korean War, he was a licensed funeral director for over 60 years and owner...
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