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Sports 11-28-2018

November 29, 2018
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RHS football defeats Winthrop for third straight holiday win   The 2018 Revere High football team joined the ranks of only three other grid teams in Patriot football history with an 18-6 triumph over Winthrop on a bitterly cold Thanksgiving Day morning at Harry Della Russo Stadium. The victory was the third straight Turkey...
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Obituaries 11-28-2018

November 29, 2018
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Mary Palmariello Feb. 28, 1925 — Nov. 29, 2018 Mary P. Palmariello of Manchester, N.H., formerly of Boxford and Revere, passed away peacefully on Nov. 20. She was 93 years old. The loving mother of Roger Palmariello and his wife, Carole Abrams Palmariello of Boxford and Deborah Doherty and her husband, Robert of Manchester,...
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Giving Thanks

November 26, 2018
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Giving Thanks

The Amaru-Cammarata-Falzone families celebrated with a Mass to remember their loved ones on Nov. 18, shown with Father Gianni (left) at St. Mary of the Assumption Church.
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High School Thanksgiving Rivalries:RHS Football Team Seeks to Write Itself into the Record Books

November 26, 2018
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When the Revere High football team takes to the glistening turf field at Harry Della Russo Stadium at 10 a.m. on what promises to be a sunny, dry — and chilly — Thanksgiving Day morning, coach Lou Cicatelli and his Patriots will be seeking to go where few Revere grid teams have gone before:...
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News Briefs

November 26, 2018
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FREE PARKING! Mayor Brian Arrigo announced Tuesday that parking meters throughout the City’s business districts will not be enforced on Friday and Saturday to encourage shoppers to patronize local businesses on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. “This is a chance to boost the small, local businesses in our Broadway and Shirley Avenue districts,...
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Police Briefs 11-21-2018

November 26, 2018
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POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING BUS INCIDENT Revere Police said they are conducting an investigation into the situation where a transportation company left a young child on a school bus last week. Capt. Amy O’Hara said they have initiated an investigation into the incident, and will be deciding whether or not to file charges. “Our guys...
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Letter to the Editor

November 26, 2018
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STOP SMOKING AND VAPING HELP AVAILABLE Dear Editor,                                                   This Holiday season, I’d like to remind readers to thank a co-worker, friend or family member who has quit smoking, vaping, or using other nicotine delivery products. Many users say quitting is the hardest thing they have ever done and any amount of recognition can help...
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Thanksgiving and Very Thankful

November 26, 2018
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This Thanksgiving I am thankful to not have cancer. I hope. Six months ago my family doctor sent me for a CT scan because I went in to be checked out for something that felt weird which ended up being nothing. However the CT scan did reveal some nodules in my thyroid. A local...
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Allow for Meaningful Reflections

November 26, 2018
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It’s not often that the ever-flowing river of activity that gushes through our lives slows enough to allow meaningful reflection on the many reasons we can be thankful. Thanksgiving, though, is an important time for just that. It’s quiet here in the Mayor’s office on a rainy Monday night. The City’s business has settled,...
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Let’s Keep It Fun

November 26, 2018
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We have written in the past of how we have been impressed with the enthusiasm and decorum of the Revere High student body at RHS sports events in recent years. The exemplary behavior of our students has been reflective of the overall “class act” that typifies the entire Revere school system. However, we feel...
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Let’s Go Revere — Make It Three in a Row!

November 26, 2018
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This already has been a highly-successful season for the Revere High football team. Coach Lou Cicatelli and his squad have compiled a 6-4 record in which they qualified for the post-season state football tournament and earned the first-ever tourney victory in the history of the RHS grid program. The Patriots have displayed unusual grit...
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Happy Thanksgiving

November 26, 2018
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Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday, tracing its roots back almost 400 years to the Pilgrims, long before there was even a thought of a United States of America. Thanksgiving is the ultimate family-centered holiday. It has no national-celebration connotations, and no required gift-giving. It lacks the commercialism and political overtones of all of...
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Napolitano Leads the Way with Two Touchdowns

November 26, 2018
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The Revere High seniors continued their Powder Puff mastery over Winthrop with a 36-0 triumph in the annual matchup Sunday at Miller Field. Revere has won six of the last seven meetings against their neighbors, with the other game ending in a tie. Kiana Napolitano led Revere’s offense with a pair of touchdown runs,...
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Obituaries 11-21-2018

November 26, 2018
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Giuseppina Gervasio Of Revere Giuseppina (Vitagliano) Gervasio of Revere died on Nov. 15 at the age of 84. The beloved wife of the late Raffaele Gervasio, she was the devoted mother of Teresa Prinzivalli of Middleton, Sandra Maria Gervasio and her late husband, Valerio of Italy, Lucia Broderick and her husband, John of Peabody...
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Veterans Day Ceremonies Around the City

November 18, 2018
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Veterans Day Ceremonies Around the City

WWII Veteran Morris Morris led the assembly in the Pledge of Allegiance at the Beachmont VFW on Sunday, Nov. 11 to begin the City of Revere’s Veterans Day ceremony.
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Community Comes out for Fire Victims

November 18, 2018
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Community Comes out for Fire Victims

It was a packed room at the Comfort Inn & Suites on Thursday, Nov. 8, as the community gathered in large numbers to support and raise funds for the Franklin Avenue fire victims. Shown here are Mayor Brian Arrigo, Vice President of Revere High PTO Olga Tacure, Secretary of Revere High PTO Liana Jorge...
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FBI Warns Posting Hoax Threats is a Crime; Launches Campaign to Educate the Public to #ThinkBeforeYouPost

November 18, 2018
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The FBI Boston Division is launching a public awareness campaign to educate the public about the consequences of making hoax threats of violence to schools, events, and other public places, and reminds everyone that any threat is taken with the utmost seriousness and will be quickly and thoroughly addressed by law enforcement.  Hoax threats...
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East Boston Savings Bank Opens New Burlington Branch

November 18, 2018
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East Boston Savings Bank (EBSB) has opened its 37th branch office in Burlington.  The new branch is located at 50 Summit Drive at the Middlesex Turnpike and Route 95/128 interchange.  The 2,100 square-foot office has been designed to take full advantage of the space.  The branch includes a traditional teller line and offices to...
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Revere School Administrator talks MCAS Changes at Meeting

November 18, 2018
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During October’s Revere School Committee meeting Revere Public School Administrator Dr. Lourenco Garcia gave the committee an overview of the state’s new MCAS scoring and accountability system. Last year the state made changes to the MCAS testing format and scoring. The new MCAS assessment was created with input from teachers following a thorough review...
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Large Number of Revere Voters Turn Out for Election

November 18, 2018
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Revere voters joined voters throughout Massachusetts in supporting Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito by a wide margin in the Nov. 6 election. Baker and Polito team received 8,596 votes in Revere to handily defeat Jay Gonzalez and Quentin Palfrey, who received 4,867 votes. Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo had endorsed Baker and...
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