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2015 Memorial Day History and City of Revere Observance

Memorial Day History Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans — the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) — established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers. Maj. Gen. John A. Logan […]
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RPD at Fenway Park

The Revere Police Department Color Guard was at Fenway Park on Tuesday night for Disability Awareness Night. Shown holding the flags from left are Revere Officer Joseph Internicola, and Revere Officer Andrew Lauria and Officer Michael Provato, Honor Guard Leader.
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Mckenna Is the Newest Councillor

Joanne McKenna has been a Beachmont resident her entire life and an art teacher at Revere High School for over 30 years. Now she can add Ward 1 City Councillor to her resume. A special election for Ward 1, Precincts 1, 2, and 3 was held Tuesday to fill the seat formerly held by the late Ward 1 Councillor Richard A. Penta, who passed away Feb. 25 after a lengthy battle with cancer. McKenna received 331 votes in the special election. McKenna was the only one to pull nomination papers for the seat. Tuesday, after the votes were tallied, McKenna garned XXX votes, or XX percent. Like the other city councillors McKenna will have to run for her seat again ...
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Pruitt Won’t Resign from School Committee

School Committeewoman Donna Wood Pruitt said this week she will not resign and would make no comment until after her June court hearing, despite a 5-0 vote by the Committee on May 12 calling for her resignation. “Right now, I’m not saying anything until I go to court (in June),” Pruitt told the Journal on Monday. That followed a vote by the School Committee on Tuesday, May 12, at a regular meeting where the Pruitt situation was brought up. That discussion led to a vote whereby five members called for her resignation from the board due to the charges against her of selling non-narcotic medications to an undercover State Trooper two weeks ago. All members of the Committee voted for ...
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The 2015 Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival will be held July 24 – 26 .

The 2015 Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival  will be held July 24- 26 . The event is in its 12th year and hosted by the Revere Beach Partnership, a non-profit organization, this free event is open to the public and draws crowds from all over New England. Revere Beach Partnership is a 501(c)(3) non-profit […]
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Beautification Committee holds it first 2015 Meeting

First Meeting of 2015 for Beautification Committee Story by Revere Advocate News After a brutal winter, the Revere Beautification Committee (RBC) was able to meet to plan its agenda for the upcoming year. All members agreed that it was wonderful to be able to think of flowers, bushes and making the city clean. It will […]
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