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Getting to the Heart of America’s Diabetes Crisis

September 20, 2018
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About 30 million Americans have diabetes, and an estimated 1.5 million more are diagnosed each year. More than 25 percent of seniors have diabetes, and minority populations are at the greatest risk of developing this disease. African Americans, for instance, have a 77 percent higher risk of developing diabetes compared to White Americans. Hispanic...
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Letters to the Editor

September 20, 2018
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Thank you to co-sponsor Dear Editor: On behalf of the Revere Housing Authority’s Executive Director, Board of Commissioners and staff, we would like to extend heartfelt gratitude to our co-sponsor, MGH/WIC Program and Gisabel Barbosa-Horta and the following sponsors who contributed to making our Summer Kickoff Event held on Aug. 9 for RHA tenants...
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A Somber Ceremony

September 20, 2018
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The annual Revere Beach Memorial was held on Sunday night at the Reinstein Bandstand.  This moving ceremony of remembering the 160 residents lost to drug addiction again this year had more new faces in the crowd. This is a powerful statement, but we still have  a long way to go before this scourge is...
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A Possible Harbinger

September 20, 2018
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The aftermath of Hurricane Florence on the Carolinas is another wakeup call for our communities.  Even though many preparations were made by local officials, there was still the loss of life and millions of dollars in damage. While the wind was not as severe as originally forecasted, having been downgraded from a category four...
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Sports 09-19-2018

September 20, 2018
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RhS sports Roundup Doubly-tough loss for RHS football team If you can keep your head when all about you.  Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, — from If, by Rudyard Kipling Some losses hurt more than others, and so it was for the Revere High football team in the wake of an...
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Obituaries 09-19-2018

September 20, 2018
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Martin ‘Marty’ Millerick Lincoln Lab Facilities department supervisor Martin J. ”Marty” Millerick, a longtime resident of Winthrop, passed away unexpectedly at home on Tuesday, Sept. 11. He was 65 years old. Martin was born and raised in East Boston’s Jeffries Point section. The well-known family resided on Webster Street for decades and was well...
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Chelsea-Revere Bocce Bowl

September 14, 2018
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Chelsea-Revere Bocce Bowl

Revere’s Eunice LaPlante cheered as her Revere bocce team took the lead on Saturday, Sept. 4, during the 2nd annual Chelsea-Revere Bocce Bowl. The event took place at Voke Park in Prattville and featured senior center teams from Revere versus senior center teams from Chelsea. It was a hard-fought battle but Chelsea took the...
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Broadway Fall Festival

September 14, 2018
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Broadway Fall Festival

Maya Orozco and Emma Ospina play on a giant chess board during last Saturday’s Fall Fest on Broadway. For the second year, the street was shut down to accommodate the community in celebration of fall.
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Derek’s Barber Shop:Anemoduris Approaching Seven Years of Styling on Park Avenue

September 14, 2018
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Derek’s Barber Shop:Anemoduris Approaching Seven Years of Styling on Park Avenue

Derek Anemoduris, 37, born and raised in Revere,  has been giving style to thousands of residents over the years.  He began his career as a barber in 2003. Eight years later, Derek opened his own shop, Derek’s Barber Shop, located at 235 Park Avenue . Derek Anemoduris, 37, attended Revere High School, graduating in...
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Goldberg Announces Revere Receives $594K in Principal Forgiveness Funds for Water Projects

September 14, 2018
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State Treasurer Deb Goldberg, Chair of the Massachusetts Clean Water Trust, announced more than $7.5 million in loan principal forgiveness for 17 projects in nine communities statewide, including Revere which received $594,502. The principle forgiveness funds are administered on a competitive basis to cities and towns most in need of financial assistance to help...
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News Briefs

September 14, 2018
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Arrigo Endorses Gov. Charlie Baker, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito The Baker-Polito campaign announced that 22 mayors have endorsed Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito for re-election, including Democrats, Republicans and Independents from cities across Massachusetts. Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo (D) is one of 22 mayors who endorse Baker and Polito. Arrigo said...
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RBC Recognizes Washington Place Condominiums

September 14, 2018
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The Revere Beautification Committee (RBC) awarded its latest “Beautiful Property” award to the Washington Place Condominiums located at 770 Washington Ave. The newly constructed building owners moved quickly to beautify the surrounding property.  The condominium owners association hired a local landscaper, Mercurio Brothers, to landscape the grounds around the building.  In addition, the Mercurios...
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Police Briefs 09-12-2018

September 14, 2018
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SHOTS FIRED ON CONSTITUTION AVE. Revere Police are investigating several shots fired in the area of Constitution Avenue on Thursday, Sept. 6. Around 10 p.m., police were called for reports of about five or six shots heard by neighbors outside. Police investigated and didn’t find any evidence immediately. However, a little later police were...
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Letters to the Editor

September 14, 2018
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Shorebirds making a stop in area Dear Editor: Shorebirds. They’re all over our beaches and coastal mudflats right now. Many have arrived from northern Canada and are headed to Central or South America. Some like Semipalmated Sandpiper, Least Sandpiper, Semipalmated Plover, or Black-bellied Plover winter around the southern US, in Mexico and Central America,...
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Happy Rosh Hashanah

September 14, 2018
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We join the community in wishing our friends and neighbors of the Jewish faith a happy and healthy New Year. Rosh Hashanah began Sunday night at Jewish places of worship and the services include the traditional sounding of the shofar. Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (The Day of Atonement, which begins next Tuesday at...
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Massachusetts Needs Gov Charlie Baker

September 14, 2018
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With the state primary election now concluded, the ballot for the state election in November has been set, providing voters with the opportunity to see how the candidates match up for the various offices. Many of these contests feature either newcomers to the political scene or candidates for higher office who have not been...
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Sports 09-12-2018

September 14, 2018
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team hosts Marblehead The Revere High football team will host Marblehead this Friday evening in its home opener of the 2018 season at Harry Della Russo Stadium. Kick-off is set for 6:30p.m. The Patriots are coming off a 29-6 loss at Gloucester in the season-opener last week that was...
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Obituaries 09-12-2018

September 14, 2018
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Mary Squibb Of Revere Mary Squibb of Revere passed away on Sept. 9 at the age of 101. The beloved wife of the late John C. Squibb, she was the adoring daughter of the late Alfonso Moschella and Concetta (D’Argenio), devoted mother of John W. Squibb and his wife, Marsha of Middleton, cherished grandmother...
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Immaculate Conception Family Festival

September 8, 2018
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Immaculate Conception Family Festival

Orlando Flores provided some musical entertainment on violin during the Immaculate Conception Family Festival on Saturday, Sept. 1. Families from the Parish gathered to celebrate culture and unity.
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Powers Seeks Cleanup of Boatyard Property in Point of Pines Area

September 8, 2018
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Ward 5 Councillor John Powers is seeking a major cleanup of the Riverside Boat Works property located on Thayer Avenue in the Riverside section of the Point of Pines. The property is located at the corner of Thayer and Mills Avenues, adjacent to Gibson Park. “The boatyard is in deplorable shape,” said Powers. “There...
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