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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The Perfect Marriage:Bianchi’s Pizza Will Move into Renzo

September 8, 2018
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Monday night, the end of the Labor Day weekend, Bianchi’s sold its last slice of thin crust pizza at 322 Revere Beach Boulevard. But don’t shed a tear, Bianchi’s is moving to 381 Revere Beach Boulevard inside Renzo. Here’s the story. It’s no secret that Jack Gatemen, owner of Renzo, which has a wood...
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Officer Singer Lauded for Saving Drowning Child While Off-Duty

September 8, 2018
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Officer Joe Singer is no stranger to water rescues, and after last weekend, he has quite dramatic event to add to his resume. On Saturday, Sept. 1, Officer Singer – who serves normally as a School Resource Officer – was off-duty and enjoying himself at Sandy Beach in Winchester. Soon, he heard calls for...
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Continuing Commitment:LaQuaglia Will Walk in Memory of His Daughter

September 8, 2018
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Continuing his commitment to raising funds for cancer research, Revere resident Ron LaQuaglia will participate in the 30th Annual Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk on Sunday, Sept. 23. LaQuaglia, 73, will walk 13.1 miles from Wellesley to Copley Square in Boston in memory of his daughter, Stacey, who lost a valiant battle to leukemia...
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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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News Briefs

September 8, 2018
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2018 Fall Festival on Broadway on September 8 On Saturday, September 8, from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m., join Mayor Brian Arrigo and the City of Revere Parks and Recreation Department for the return of the Fall Festival on Broadway. Last year, this community celebration attracted thousands to the area for a day of fun...
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ImprovBoston Celebrates 10 Years of Comedy with the Boston Improv Festival, Sept 5 – 9

September 8, 2018
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Experience the future of comedy delivered by thirteen teams of amazing up-and-coming artists. After a year-long search for underrepresented comedic voices from all over North America, ImprovBoston is set to deliver a laugh-packed week of impactful, top-notch and completely improvised entertainment. The 10th annual Boston Improv Festival, formerly the Boston Comedy Arts Festival, showcases...
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Community Teams Up with Price Rite, Feed the Children and Salvation Army

September 8, 2018
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Leaders from Price Rite on Squire Road, Feed the Children, the Salvation Army and local politicians gathered Thursday to hand out food, water and school supplies to 400 families from the area. “Anytime the business community, charitable organizations and the city can come together really makes it a great day for the city of...
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EBNHC Board President Rita Sorrento Reelected to the National Association of Community Health Centers Board

September 8, 2018
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Longtime East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Board President Rita Sorrento was re-elected last week to serve another term on the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) board. Sorrento, who has served as as the EBNHC’s board president for 23 years, has served on NACHC’s board since 2010, representing regions community health centers. “I’m...
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Global Leaders Dither While Disease Races to Latin America

September 8, 2018
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You’re nearly twice as likely to die from colon cancer living in a Latin American country than you are living in the United States. Global health leaders are trying to fix this disparity. But unfortunately, they’ve misdiagnosed the problem. Some blame intellectual property protections for pharmaceuticals. They argue that allowing companies to patent new...
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Hot, Hot, Hot

September 8, 2018
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News reports about the hot weather and all of the records for high and highest-low temperatures that have been set this month in our region have become so commonplace that it is all-too-easy to read the headlines and move on to other news. But the reality is this: Global warming and the attendant climate...
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Sports 09-06-2018

September 8, 2018
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team opens season Friday at Gloucester The Revere High football team will kick off its 2018 season this Friday evening at 7:00 when the Patriots make the long trek to Gloucester to take on the Fishermen, one of Revere’s rivals in Tier 2 of the Northeastern Conference. “Gloucester always...
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Obituaries 09-05-2018

September 8, 2018
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Virginia ‘Ginny’ Maniscalco Woman of unwavering faith A Funeral Mass was celebrated on Friday, Aug. 31  in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere for Virginia M. “Ginny” (Graffeo) Maniscalco who died on Tuesday, August 28     at the Woburn Nursing Center, Woburn. She was 89 years old. Services concluded with interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Ginny was...
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‘Backpacks for New Beginnings’ Donates School Bags to Revere Schools

September 4, 2018
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‘Backpacks for New Beginnings’ Donates School Bags to Revere Schools

The charity Backpacks for New Beginnings, founded by student Tristan Kelley and run by students, delivered 60 backpacks to the Revere Public Schools via Mayor Arrigo just in time for the beginning of the school year. Pictured from left to right are Mayor Brian Arrigo, Tristan Kelley, Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Dianne Kelley, and...
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Ice Cream and Networking on the Beach

September 4, 2018
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Ice Cream and Networking on the Beach

Chamber member Robert Upton gets a tasty cherry added to his ice cream during last Thursday’s ice cream party and networking event hosted by the Revere Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Twist and Shake.
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Last Call

September 4, 2018
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Last Call

As of press time, the question of Bianchi’s Pizza future, a landmark on Revere Beach since 1950, has not been determined. However, it is known that they will be closing their landmark location Monday, Sept. 3.
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Councillors Vote for State Audit:Waiting to Know Cost Before Approval

September 4, 2018
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The City Council voted by a 10-1 margin that Mayor Bran Arrigo ask State Auditor Suzanne Bump for a cost estimate to conduct a top-to-bottom review for the years 2014 to 2018 of every department at City Hall, excluding the School Department. All but Ward 2 Councillor Ira Novoselsky voted in favor of the...
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New RHS Principal Feeling Good to Be Back Home

September 4, 2018
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If one had suggested to new Revere High School (RHS) Principal John Perella one year ago that he would be leading his hometown high school this school year, he would have thought it an impossibility. But what seems impossible in life, many times, suddenly come to pass, and that’s just what has happened as...
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Revere Crosswalks May Soon Get a Little Brighter

September 4, 2018
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Revere residents may soon be seeing red, green, blue – or even a mural of legendary Patriot, Paul Revere within the citys crosswalks. Council President Jessica Giannino and Vice President Joanne McKenna co-sponsored a motion that Mayor Brian Arrigo ask the DPW to investigate the feasibility of using a more visible paint color for...
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News Briefs

September 4, 2018
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Price Rite Partners with Feed the Children, Nabisco and Pepsi to HELP Families in Need   Price Rite Marketplace teamed up with anti-hunger organization Feed the Children and event partners Nabisco and Pepsi will distribute food and essentials to families in need in the Revere area on Aug. 30. The community event at Price...
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