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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Local Deacon Joe Belmonte Lives Life of Service

October 17, 2018
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Joe Belmonte grew up around the St. Anthony of Padua church, he became an altar boy at eight years old, developed a strong faith which led him to a life of service – a teacher in the Revere Public Schools and a deacon at St. Anthony’s. This year is the 50th Anniversary of the...
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Save The Harbor/Save The Bay President to Retire at Year’s End

October 17, 2018
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Longtime Save the Harbor/Save the Bay President and Chief Executive Officer, Patty Foley, announced today that she will be stepping down from her role at the end of 2018. Foley has led the organization since 2000. Save the Harbor/Save the Bay is best known for its stewardship of Boston Harbor, leading the successful transformation...
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RevereCARES High School Clubs Tackle Issues

October 17, 2018
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Great things happen when Revere High School teams up with RevereCARES and that’s just what’s happened with the Youth Health Leadership Council (YHLC) and the Power of Know Club. The YHLC is made up of high school students interested in exploring issues effecting their peers and who are interested in advocating for a healthier...
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The Rumney Marsh Burial Ground Walking Tour

October 17, 2018
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The Rumney Marsh Burial Ground Renovation Committee presented a Guided Tour of the cemetery on Oct. 13, which included a scavenger hunt and refreshments at the Revere Society for Cultural and Historic Preservation for visitors to learn about the rich history of Revere. “It’s a great opportunity for us to come together,” said Bob...
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Police Briefs 10-17-2018

October 17, 2018
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CHARGED IN FEDERAL COURT FOR FENTANYL A Revere man was arrested last week and charged in federal court in Boston with distributing fentanyl. Jassiel Ramirez, 23, was charged with one count of distribution of 40 grams or more of fentanyl. Ramirez appeared in federal court last week. According to court documents, Ramirez distributed fentanyl...
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It’s a Busy Time in a Bustling City

October 17, 2018
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Summer’s end usually means that schedules fill up, daily tasks increase, and the pace of just about everything becomes a bit more hectic.  In other words, there’s lots going on. Columbus Day usually marks the date that we Revere traditionalists declare summer over.  And, here in our city, there’s lots going on. Two new...
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Study the Three Ballot Questions

October 17, 2018
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There are three questions on the ballot for the upcoming state election on Tuesday, November 6. The three are about as unrelated and disparate as one could imagine. The first question asks voters to adopt a proposed new law that would require minimum staffing by nurses in every hospital in the state. We have...
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Sports 10-17-2018

October 17, 2018
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football takes on Somerville Friday night The Revere High football team will seek to get back on the winning track when coach Lou Cicatelli and his Patriots trek down the Parkway to Dilboy Field to take on Somerville Friday evening. The opening kick-off under the lights is set for 7:00....
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Obituaries 10-17-2018

October 17, 2018
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Timothy Moody, Sr. Decorated Vietnam veteran, former employee of Stone & Webster Timothy R. Moody, Sr., formerly of Revere, died at his Wakefield residence on Monday, Oct. 8 following a long battle with metastatic cancer. He was 73 years old. Born and raised in Augusta, Maine, he came to live in Revere over 50...
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Honoring Christy Giannino

October 14, 2018
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Honoring Christy Giannino

The City of Revere held a memorial pole dedication for Crescenzo C. (Christy) Giannino, recognizing his service in the U.S. Army and his life of public service in the Revere Fire Department. Front row, from left, are Councillor-at-Large Dan Rizzo, Ward 3 Councillor Arthur Guinasso, Joann Giannino, Council Vice President and Ward 1 Councillor...
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Colella Announces Early Voting Process for November Election

October 14, 2018
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Revere Election Commissioner Diane Colella has announced that “early voting” for the general election in November will begin on Monday, Oct. 22 and continue through Nov. 2. All of Revere’s 28,175 voters are eligible to cast their ballots at the American Legion building on Broadway during Revere City Hall’s regular hours which are Monday...
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Revere Receives Grant from DOJ to Support School Safety

October 14, 2018
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The City of Revere has received a grant of $339,590 from the U.S. Department of Justice that will go to the COPS Office School Violence Program (SVPP). The grant, which are authorized by the STOP School Violence Act, will fund school safety measures including coordination with law enforcement, training for law enforcement to prevent...
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City Dedicates Memorial Pole to Christy Giannino

October 14, 2018
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The City of Revere held a memorial pole dedication ceremony Saturday at 425 Malden St. for lifelong resident Crescenzo “Christy” Giannino, who served in the Revere Fire Department for 31 years. Mr. Giannino was a U.S. Army veteran and one of the first Angel Flight Pilots providing free air transportation for children and adults...
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Sargent Street Mural Brings Back Memories of West Revere

October 14, 2018
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The unveiling of the Sargent Street mural last Thursday brought back a lot of memories for those who grew up in West Revere and for those who remember Revere’s rich agricultural roots. That’s exactly what artist Deb Barrett-Cutulle was reaching for when she planned the mural with the help of the Revere Society for Cultural...
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News Briefs

October 14, 2018
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DANCE-A-THON SET FOR NOV. 18 What can we do for so many of our family and friends who courageously fight or have lost their battle to cancer? We can do what we all do best: dance! On Nov. 18 at the Rumney Marsh Academy Gymnasium, 140 American Legion Highway,  from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00...
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