News Briefs

November 7, 2018
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Hallmark Health VNA AND Hospice named as a Top Agency Hallmark Health Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice announced that it has been named a Top Agency of the 2018 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. For 13 years, HomeCare Elite has annually identified the top 25...
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State Sen Joe Boncore Reflects on Work at State House

November 7, 2018
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State Sen. Joe Boncore held a “Coffee with Joe” event with Revere residents this past Saturday at Torretta’s Bakery. He took a moment to reflect on his work at the State House and for his constituents around the First Suffolk and Middlesex district. What are your thoughts on the past two years in the...
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City, Police Land Second Important Grant Aimed at School Safety

November 7, 2018
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In the wake of getting a large grant for school safety training and resources last month from the U.S. Justice Department, the Revere Police Department announced this week that it received another grant from the state to supplement the grant – providing monies to help buy new laptop computers for all of the department’s...
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Police Briefs 11-07-2018

November 7, 2018
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Police News EASTIE GALS PURPORT SET-UP ROBBERY Two East Boston women have been charged with working together to set up a local business manager to conduct an armed robbery. On Oct. 26, the business owner was taking a cash deposit to the bank in Revere. As had been the custom, he was giving one...
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Letters to the Editor

November 7, 2018
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A S’MASHING’ SUCCESS Dear Editor, What a night! The Great Beachmont Monster Mash, sponsored by the Beachmont Improvement Committee (BIC), was a huge success – thanks to hard work and generous donors. We are grateful to everyone that attended our event and for those who donated money and/or gift cards: HYM (Suffolk Downs Developers),...
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Be Sure to Thank Our Veterans

November 7, 2018
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Its was 100 years ago this Sunday, on Nov. 11, 1918, that World War I formally came to a conclusion on what is famously referred to as the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. Americans observed the first anniversary of the end of the war the following year when the...
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Sports 11-07-2018

November 7, 2018
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RhS sports Roundup Gloucester proves too much for Revere football in semifinals For at least one half of Friday night’s Division 4 North semifinal matchup in the MIAA state football playoffs, Revere High football fans could be forgiven if visions of Super Bowl glory danced in their heads. Their Patriots came into the contest...
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Obituaries 11-07-2018

November 7, 2018
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Nina Sardo Devoted wife, mother, and grandmother Nina  (Marchinko) Sardo of Boxford, formerly of Revere, passed peacefully on Nov. 5 after a long illness. She was 85 years old. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and a friend to all. Her family was her Number One priority, she loved hosting family parties, and...
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All Dressed Up:Young and Old Alike, Revere Celebrates the Halloween Spirit

November 2, 2018
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All Dressed Up:Young and Old Alike, Revere Celebrates the Halloween Spirit

Joshua and Jaylee Alarcon enjoying the Fright Night at the Runmey Marsh Academy with RHS Basketball Coach Dave Leary.
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HYM Presents Plan to Public

November 2, 2018
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Since the proposal for Suffolk Downs redevelopment surfaced two years ago, there have been over 300 meetings with state and local officials and community groups in both Revere and East Boston. Last Wednesday night, The HYM Investment Group held a public meeting at the Rumney Marsh Academy to explain all the aspects of the...
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Revere Voters Still Have Early Voting Option:General Election Set for Nov 6, Get out and Vote

November 2, 2018
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Revere voters still have until November 2 to cast their ballots in early voting or head to the polls on Nov. 6 to consider several contested races and ballot questions. The part of the city represented by Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo (Ward 1, Pre. 3; Ward 3, Pre. 1; Ward 4 and...
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Councillors Discuss City’s New Barrel Program

November 2, 2018
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Ward 1 Councillor Joanne McKenna only had good intentions when she introduced a motion requesting that Mayor Brian Arrigo to implement an educational program on how to use the city’s new trash and recycle bins and what items can be placed in the bins. McKenna herself outlined an eight-part, citywide outreach campaign that included...
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News Briefs

November 2, 2018
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Franklin Ave. Fire update A little after 2 p.m. on the afternoon of Sept. 16, a five-alarm in a condominium building at 10 Franklin Ave, Revere did extensive damage to the four-story, 36-unit building. One hundred residents were displaced but none were injured. Four firefighters were injured fighting the blaze. The investigative team determined...
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Revere’s Roger Marino Presents ‘Stiffs’ by Lynn Filmmakers Joe and Frank Ciota

November 2, 2018
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Have you ever wondered about the men who work in funeral homes? This past Sunday night over 100 people attended the movie “Stiffs” in the Lynn Auditorium to find out. “Stiffs” is a black comedy starring Danny Aiello, who has appeared in “Moonstruck,” “Do the Right Thing,” and a special cameo in Madonna’s “Papa...
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Elementary School Students Present Their New Math Program to School Committee

November 2, 2018
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At the monthly meeting of Revere School Committee held on Oct. 23, elementary school students from the Lincoln and Garfield schools presented a Powerpoint presentation that they put together themselves regarding their new math interactive computer program–ST Math. Third-graders Isaac and Fiona from the Abraham Lincoln School, as well as Justin and David from...
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Red-Blue Line Connector Cheaper than Once Thought

November 2, 2018
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Last week MBTA officials announced that the project to connect Red and Blue lines, thus ending the only two train lines that currently do not intersect might be a lot cheaper than once thought. In 2010 the MBTA released a study on the viability of connecting the Red Line to the Blue Line at...
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Police Briefs 10-31-2018

November 2, 2018
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ARMED ROBBERY Revere Police are investigating an armed robbery of the Dunkin’ on Beach Street Oct. 22. Around 3:30 a.m., a masked man walked into the store and showed a knife. He demanded cash and fled. The incident is actively under investigation.   MAJOR BUST WITH BOSTON Two men on Shirley Avenue were charged...
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Letter to the Editor

November 2, 2018
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Vote no on ‘q.5’ Dear Editor, When Revere and Winthrop voters in certain precincts head to the polls on Tuesday it is important they are made aware that the non-binding question, called Question 5, is being pushed by two MIT students who do not now nor did they ever live in Winthrop or Revere....
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Nurse Staffing Ratios Would Harm Cambridge Health Alliance

November 2, 2018
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As the chair of the board of trustees at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), a health system that serves more than 140,000 patients in Cambridge, Somerville, Everett, Malden and Revere, I am writing to express concerns about Question 1, the government-mandated nurse staffing ratio proposal on the November ballot. If approved, this mandate would negatively impact...
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Vote No on Questions 4 and 5

November 2, 2018
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There are three ballot questions that will appear state-wide on Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 6. We discussed those questions in this space last week. In addition, there are two other questions, Questions 4 and 5 on the ballots in Revere and Winthrop, that will appear only in Revere and Winthrop for consideration by...
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No Excuses — Be Sure to Vote, Either Early or on Election Day

November 2, 2018
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This Tuesday, Nov. 6, is Election Day. Americans across the country will have the opportunity to choose a new House of Representatives in Washington and one-third of the members of the U.S. Senate in what commonly is referred-to as a mid-term election. While every election matters, some are more important than others. Based on...
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Let’s Go, Revere — Beat Gloucester!

November 2, 2018
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Those who have been following the exploits of the Revere High football team this season have had a lot to cheer about. Coach Lou Cicatelli’s gridmen started their season 0-2, but have won five of their past six games, not only qualifying for the MIAA state football tournament as one of the top eight...
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Sports 10-31-2018

November 2, 2018
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RHS football defeats North Reading, faces Gloucester in North semifinals The Revere High football team powered its way to a pulsating 27-20 victory at North Reading Friday evening in a quarterfinal contest of the Division 4 North Sectional of the MIAA state football tournament. Coach Lou Cicatelli and his Patriots, who entered the tourney...
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Obituaries 10-31-2018

November 2, 2018
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Dwayne Festa Of Revere Dwayne E.  Festa of Revere passed away on Oct. 21 at the age of 49. He is survived  by his father, Rocco Festa Sr. of Lynn; his brothers: Rocco Jr. of Winthrop and Jonathan of Leominister; Sisters: Diane Fogerty and her husband, William of St. Petersburg, Fla., Tammy Fogerty and...
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