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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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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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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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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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RCN Brings Cable TV Choice to Revere

October 17, 2018
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RCN Brings Cable TV Choice to Revere

Mayor Brian Arrigo announced that Revere residents and businesses have another choice for their internet, cable and telephone service as RCN has officially launched services in the city. Arrigo and RCN officials held a press conference Tuesday outside City Hall to make the historic announcement. RCN is bringing a state-of-the-art, fiber-rich network to Revere...
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DeLeo Hosts 21st Annual Women’s Health Forum

October 17, 2018
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DeLeo Hosts 21st Annual Women’s Health Forum

The 21st Annual Women’s Health Forum, hosted by Speaker of the House Bob DeLeo, was held last Wednesday evening, Oct. 10, at the Neil Shapiro Center for Performing Arts and brought in over 30 participants and vendors. “This is my favorite event,” said DeLeo. “We get to join together and talk about important health...
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Suffolk Downs Developers Have the Traffic Talk

October 17, 2018
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The HYM Investment Group will be making an investment of hundreds of millions of dollars in the development of the 151-acre Suffolk Downs site and $50 million will be going toward investment for traffic flow on a local and regional level. “This will have an impact on the regional traffic congestion,” said Tom O’Brien,...
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News Briefs

October 17, 2018
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IC High School Reunion The Immaculate Conception High School will hold a Reunion celebration for IC Almuni and friends, hosted by the classes of 1968 and 1969 on Saturday, Nov. 24 at 7 p.m. at the Marina Restaurant and Bar at the Wharf, $40 per person. Call Laurel Costello at 781-286-0399 for info.  ...
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North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra Embarks on 71st Season

October 17, 2018
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Music Director Robert Lehmann returns from a six-month sabbatical leave to lead the North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra in its 71st concert season with a dynamic schedule filled with bold symphonies, stirring concerti, and much more. Dr. Lehmann himself headlines the list of season soloists when he performs the Brahms Violin concerto in the Orchestra’s...
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EBSB Celebrates the Opening 36th Branch in Brigham Circle

October 17, 2018
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East Boston Savings Bank (EBSB) announced the opening of their newest branch location at 1614 Tremont Street, Boston. The Brigham Circle office will be the 36th branch added to the list of East Boston Savings Bank locations. “East Boston Savings Bank has had a Boston presence since 1848. We are very excited to be...
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