Firefighters Respond to Ammonia Leak

September 20, 2018
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On Tuesday,  Sept. 12 around 2:30 p.m.  a Tier 1 haz mat response was ordered by Revere Fire Department Deputy Chief Glen Rich as a result of a report of an ammonia leak at the former NECCO plant. An incident command structure was formed with the following agencies. U.S. Coast Guard Sector Boston, EPA,...
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City to Honor Grace Hill Sannella with Memorial Plaque

September 20, 2018
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The late Grace Hill Sannella will be honored for her outstanding contributions to Revere with a plaque in her name at the McCarthy Pavilion on Revere Beach, across from Kelly’s Roast Beef. The Council approved a motion by Ward 5 Councillor John Powers that the city recognize the distinguished citizen for her 42 years...
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Century 21 North East Welcomes New Hire and Merger from Revere

September 20, 2018
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Century 21 North East, the fastest growing Century 21 in the United States, has announced that it has completed the merger of DiLorenzo Realty on Revere Beach in Revere, MA. This new acquisition opens the doors to an abundance of new real estate opportunities in the Revere area, where Century 21 North East already...
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Police Briefs 09-19-2018

September 20, 2018
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Police News BOULDER BASH Revere Police arrested a Jamaica Plain man on Woods Avenue last Wednesday night, Sept. 12, when he apparently tossed a boulder through his recently estranged friend’s window and tried to enter into the apartment. Around 4:30 a.m., police responded after someone called 9-1-1 and hung up. They found a black...
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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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Revere Schools Looking to Cool Off in Future Heat Waves:District Will Also Pilot Program for Juniors And Seniors to Bring Their Own Computers

September 14, 2018
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In the heat waves that greeted students back to school in the previous two weeks, those at the Lincoln School and in parts of Revere High School really had to sweat it out in stifling conditions. Supt. Dianne Kelly said back to school in those two buildings was all about controlling the heat and...
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Revere Beach Memorial Set for Sunday, Sept 16

September 14, 2018
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This Sunday night for an hour people will gather on Revere Beach and remember those lost to the substance use disorder epidemic. The gathering began 12 years ago when a group from the Revere residents set it into motion. People who had lost someone to opioids and other substances were looking for a way...
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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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Looking at How Revere Voted in the 2018 Primary

September 14, 2018
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Rachael Rollins won the Democratic primary in the Suffolk County district attorney’s election, the most hotly contested race on the ballot in last Tuesday’s Primary election in the City of Revere. Rollins emerged from a field of five candidates to earn the nomination. Rollins will face Independent candidate Mike Maloney in the general election...
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Acupuncture for Addiction and More

September 14, 2018
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As an acupuncturist, yogi and mother, Stefanie Finocchio-Durham, of Root & Sky Wellness in East Boston and a Revere resident, believes that Chinese medicine can help people be and feel their best. Acupuncture is a traditional form of Chinese medicine that has been around for over 3,000 years. It is a natural, safe treatment...
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Speaker DeLeo Visits Revere Farmers Market to Celebrate Healthy Incentives Program

September 14, 2018
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Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives Robert DeLeo visited the Revere farmers market, 249 Broadway, on Friday to speak with consumers and farmers who have benefitted from the Healthy Incentives Program (HIP). HIP doubles the value of purchases of fresh, healthy, local fruits and vegetables when SNAP recipients use their monthly benefits to...
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M-Dot Lights It Up in Czech Republic, to Play Boston Common This Weekend

September 14, 2018
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Revere native Michael ‘M-DOT’ Januario continues to hone his lyrical skills, traveling to Europe for colossal rap festivals, and working on the second part of his critically acclaimed album. And he does it all while balancing a family and a career. Fresh off his hit album ‘Ego and the Enemy’ last year, M-DOT just...
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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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