Commonwealth Launches Campaign to Reduce Stormwater Pollution

October 14, 2018
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The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP), in partnership with the Statewide Stormwater Coalition, announced the launch of a new stormwater awareness campaign to help Massachusetts cities and towns comply with new federal stormwater management requirements. The announcement was made during an event at the Joseph H. Gibbons Elementary School in Stoughton. “Stormwater runoff...
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ACE Mentor Program Offers Opportunity in the Architecture, Construction and Engineering Industries

October 14, 2018
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ACE Mentor Program of Greater Boston is a free after-school program run by local design and construction professionals with the goal of inspiring high school students to pursue careers in the architecture, construction and engineering industries. Students have the opportunity to learn from professionals in an introductory program gaining experience in industries such as...
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Pumpkin Dash 2018 Set for Sunday

October 14, 2018
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For the Fourth year, the Revere Beach Partnership is hosting The Great Pumpkin Dash on Oct. 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kelly’s Roast Beef on Revere Beach Boulevard. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. Featured this year is the Lagunitas Beer Garden (for registered runners 21 and over). The Revere Beach Partnership...
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Revere Schools Expand New Grading System, Hope to Take It Districtwide in Near Future

October 14, 2018
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When report cards come home for fourth-and fifth-graders across the Revere Public School district in early December, not a single student will have an ‘A.’ No one will have an ‘F’ either. That’s because the schools this year have begun to use a new system of grading for Grades 4 and 5 – a...
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The Rumney Marsh Burial Ground Guided Tour on Oct 13

October 14, 2018
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The Ye Olde Rumney Marsh Burial Ground Renovation Committee (RMBGRC) is presenting a Guided Tour and scavenger hunt of the only cemetery in Revere on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 10 a.m. Visitors are welcomed to meet at the 44 Butler Street entrance for the free, hour-long program that will explain significant features of the...
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Women’s Health Forum Oct 10

October 14, 2018
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Because of his commitment to women’s health issues, Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo will once again sponsor the Women’s Health Forum on Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 6-8 p.m. at Winthrop High School. “In its 21st year, this forum provides a meeting place for women in our community to get more information about healthy...
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Conservation Commission Chair Calls for Stop to Marine Animal Beach Burials

October 14, 2018
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When the clams and the whale washed up on shores of Revere Beach a few weeks ago, Interim Conservation Chairman Nick Moulaison Sr. gave the okay for everything to be buried on the beach in deep holes. Now since a dead seal washed up on shore, he’s called for a cease and desist on...
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Revere Resident Launches New Disco Dance Studio:Dance Partners Farina, Poverman Begin as New Business Partners, form KC Dance

October 14, 2018
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After meeting at a dance studio party in Allston 11 years ago, Revere resident Chris Farina and Chelsea native Karen Padulsky Poverman have been dance partners at local clubs ever since. “I was out with my girlfriends and he asked me to dance,” said Poverman, who is married to Steve Poverman and now lives...
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Police Briefs 10-10-2018

October 14, 2018
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Police  News STOLEN GUN Revere Police arrested a man carrying a loaded firearm last Monday, Oct. 1, on Garfield Avenue. Around 10:30 a.m., officers observed the man, who is known to them, acting suspiciously as he walked on Garfield Avenue. That activity became even more pronounced once he saw police coming. Officers stopped to...
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Massachusetts Must Move Forward on Our Own

October 14, 2018
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With the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, coming on the heels of the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch, it is clear that the America as we have known it for the past 70 years, a time in which the United States attained and maintained its supremacy in the world and achieved...
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Sports 10-10-2018

October 14, 2018
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RhS sports Roundup The Revere Miracle: Pats tie at 0:00, then win in OT against Medford One could almost hear the echo of Al Michaels’s famous refrain, “Do you believe in miracles?” — if he had been calling the Revere-Medford football game Friday night — after Patriot running back Lucas Barbosa made a cutback...
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Obituaries 10-10-2018

October 14, 2018
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Richard Page Sr. Loving and caring family man Funeral services were held privately for Richard R. Page, Sr. who died on Sunday, Oct. 7 at the Don Orione Home in East Boston following a long illness. He was 81 years old. Richard was born and raised in the Eagle Hill section of East Boston....
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The Biggest Loser? Recreation Department Eating Healthy and Drops Weight

October 5, 2018
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The Biggest Loser? Recreation Department Eating Healthy and Drops Weight

It’s safe to say that one employee can make all the difference in the behavior of the office, and that’s exactly what’s been happening for the past few months in the city’s Recreation Department. Last January, 48-year-old Michael Hinojosa, head of the department, suffered a heart attack while he was playing basketball in the...
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Appreciation:Peter Palladino Was an Icon in the City

October 5, 2018
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Appreciation:Peter Palladino Was an Icon in the City

The City Hall Pharmacy and later the City Hall Variety was more than a pharmacy, more than a coffee shop. And that’s because Peter Palladino, a true gentleman and highly respected Revere resident and businessman, worked there as the owner and operator of City Hall Pharmacy for more than 35 years and the owner...
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McKenna Seeks Action on Winthrop Ave Bumpout

October 5, 2018
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City Council Vice President Joanne McKenna is monitoring the continuing concerns being expressed by Beachmont residents in Ward 1 about the bump-out on the Parkway (Route 145) and Winthrop Avenue leading in to the Beachmont section of the city. McKenna first brought the traffic situation about the bump-out – which is an extension of...
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Revere Public Schools are Getting things Done Right

October 5, 2018
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A Boston Globe editorial in the all-important Sunday edition highlighted the Revere Public Schools as a district that can get things done at the least cost. The Globe editorial was about taking education funding to the next level, and used Revere as an example of a school system that is able to have a...
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With Funding Questions Unresolved, Supt Kelly said They Can Only Tread Water on MCAS

October 5, 2018
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Only a few years ago, Revere High School (RHS) was one of the top urban schools in the nation and showed gradual, impressive increases in student scores on the MCAS test every year. Then came the meltdown in education funding, which hit schools like Revere and Chelsea extremely hard. Now, while RHS is still...
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Council Honors Mickey ‘Say No to Drugs’ for Lifelong Contributions to the Community

October 5, 2018
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Every year on Labor Day Mickey “Say No To Drugs” Casoli delivers an inspirational message to the Revere High School football players about the importance of staying away from drugs and being a leader, not a follower. RHS head coach Lou Cicatelli extends the special invitation to Casoli each year and Cicatelli says the...
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Police Briefs 10-03-2018

October 5, 2018
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Police  News GUILTY VERDICT IN MURDER A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted an East Boston man of murder and other charges for his role in the 2015 fatal shooting of 18-year-old Andres Jaramillo in Revere. Jurors deliberated for about three days before finding Luis Urbaez, 33, guilty of second-degree murder for killing Jaramillo,...
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Letters to the Editor

October 5, 2018
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Stubborn Fire, Contained and Extinguished Dear Editor: I read in. another publication, dated Sept. 21, 2018, the article: “Tenants, neighbors, fire officials react to day long blaze; pets still missing” and found the article of particular interest; whereas, I was a Chelsea fire chief for 13 years before retiring in 2003. The article also...
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Combating Climate Change Can Produce Economic Gain

October 5, 2018
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Countries that take ambitious action against climate change can benefit macroeconomically—if they prioritize the most economically efficient measures for mitigating emissions. The Economic Case for Combating Climate Change, a report released today by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and the BCG Henderson Institute, shows that most countries can achieve 75 percent to 90 percent...
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The Barrels Are Coming!

October 5, 2018
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Listen, my children, and you shall hear, of the new trash collection program for all Revere… Ok, my apologies to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. But the City’s revolt against rodents is about to take a historic turn. Beginning in the next few weeks, the City will supply our residential properties with heavy-duty 65-gallon trash carts...
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Revere High Football Program Creating Excitement in the City

October 5, 2018
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The Revere High School football team’s exciting victory over Peabody is another positive step forward for the program led by head coach Lou Cicatelli. This was a win over a formidable opponent that showed the character and fortitude of the Revere players, who though hampered by injuries to teammates, never quit and stayed together...
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Sports 10-03-2018

October 5, 2018
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team defeats Peabody in thrilling, but costly, victory Players, coaches, and fans alike know that injuries are an inevitable part of the game of football at every level of competition. However, last Friday night’s contest at Peabody proved to be a tough one for the Revere High football team...
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