Archive for September, 2015

McKinley and His Monuments Head into the Sunset of History

September 4, 2015
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It’s tough being William McKinley these days. One of only four U.S. presidents to be assassinated – who some 100 years ago had a flurry of monuments, schools and roadside memorials named after him – has recently seemed to fall out of favor and fade in the memory of America. As we here in...
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Support for Labor Unions Is Growing

September 4, 2015
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By Warren Tolman Support for labor unions is on the rise, jumping five percentage points between 2014 and 2015. According to a Gallup poll conducted in August, a majority of Americans approve of unions, including a full two-thirds of young people aged 18-34. Americans approve of unions and most would like to see unions’...
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Can the Drug Epidemic Be Stopped?

September 4, 2015
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A heroin epidemic is running rapid  throughout every neighborhood in the City of Boston. It’s cheap enough and readily available at the drop of a hat. While police are faced with a monumental task of taking drugs off the streets their efforts continue because most of the time the usual suspects are released by...
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DCF Needs a Complete Overhaul

September 4, 2015
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  Governor Charlie Baker has publicly stated that the embattled Department of Children and Families (DCF) still needs to improve but he feels DCF is heading in the right direction. What direction? North, South, East, West or the usual merry-go-round circling approach. In fairness, his administration has inherited the problems facing DCF. That certainly...
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Congratulations to the Candidates

September 4, 2015
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Congratulations to Mayor Dan Rizzo and Councilor-at-Large Brian Arrigo on receiving nominations for the Office of Mayor and qualifying for the General Election on Nov. 3. Also congratulations to the ten candidates who received nominations in the Councilor-at-Large Preliminary Election that was held Tuesday.  These candidates will be working hard in their campaigns in...
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Athletic Director Frank Shea and the New Era of Revere High Sports

September 4, 2015
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Has there ever been a more exciting time in the history of Revere High School athletics? The new school year begins with a new director of athletics, Frank Shea, taking over the program and the opening of a brand new Harry Della Russo Stadium. Shea brings an incredible resume as one of the most...
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Sports 09-02-2015

September 4, 2015
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RHS football team preparing for new season in a new stadium Special to the Journal The Revere High football team has been enduring the proverbial dog days of August as Coach Lou Cicatelli’s Patriots busily prepare for what will be an historic 2015 campaign that will be marked by the inaugural season of the...
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Obituaries 09-02-2015

September 4, 2015
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Anthony Bono Union Laborer and weekend produce vendor at Boston’s Historic Haymarket District Anthony “Tony” Bono of Revere died on August 6 in the Academy Manor Nursing Facility of Andover. Born in Boston’s North End in 1923, he and his family returned to Sciacca, Italy-Sicily where he worked on the family farm. Upon returning...
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