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Sports 02-08-2017

February 10, 2017
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Two For One:Cheever’s free throws keep undefeated Revere at No. 1 By Cary Shuman It’s Erika with a ‘K’ but if it were a ‘C’ it would stand for Clutch. Erika Cheever, the lone freshman on the Revere High girls varsity basketball team, swished two free throws with 1.6 seconds left to help the...
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Obituaries 02-08-2017

February 10, 2017
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Joanne Haskell Katz Nurse who loved people and animals Joanne Haskell Katz, known as “Jan,” passed away quietly after a long illness, on January 14 in North Dartmouth. Born in Norridgewock, Maine, the daughter of Ivory and Leah Haskell, she grew up in Auburn, Maine and moved to Boston following high school to study...
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RHS Ranked Number 1 in the State

February 3, 2017
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RHS Ranked Number 1 in the State

Revere’s junior guard Pamela Gonzalez drives to the basket while senior co-captain Meaghan Gotham gets in to position for a pass in the Patriots’ win over Gloucester. Revere is 13-0 and is now ranked No. 1 in the polls.
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Super Patriots Fan:Local Businessman,Vin Conte Heading to Houston to Cheer on Patriots Against Falcons on Sunday

February 3, 2017
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Super Patriots Fan:Local Businessman,Vin Conte Heading to Houston to Cheer on Patriots Against Falcons on Sunday

By Cary Shuman Vin Conte was in Arizona when Malcolm Butler made what the Revere native considers “the greatest play in Super Bowl history.” Butler’s dramatic interception of Russell Wilson’s pass at the goal line secured the New England Patriots’ 28-24 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in the 49th Super Bowl game. “It’s the...
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Efforts to Cut Opioid Overdoses Working

February 3, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Revere public safety officials’ efforts are working in reducing the number of drug overdoses in City, according to very raw 2016 data released on Tuesday. In 2015 there were 256 calls for possible overdoses from heroin, fentanyl and other opioids. In 2016 it appears the number has dropped to 195...
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Schools, Arrigo Send Letter Home On Presidential Executive Orders

February 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Revere Public Schools and Mayor Brian Arrigo have sent a letter home to all parents in the schools reassuring them that, despite the national political climate, children will be safe, welcomed and included in the City’s schools. “With the climate in Boston and Revere and at Logan Airport over the...
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Area Home Prices Just Keep Increasing

February 3, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The real estate market showed median home sale prices have increased between 8 to 21 percent in the Revere, Winthrop, Chelsea, East Boston, Everett and Lynn. Revere single family home sales price comparing 2015 to 2016 were up eight percent from $330,000 to $356,250. There were 244 sales in 2016...
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News Briefs

February 3, 2017
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ARRIGO TO DELIVER State of the City ON February 6 Mayor Brian Arrigo’s State of the City address will take place on Monday, February 6 at 6 PM. The address will take place in the City Council chambers. This will be his second State of the City address with last years coming after a...
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Police Briefs 02-01-2017

February 3, 2017
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MONDAY, JANUARY 23 Robert Ciampi, 56, of 140 Oakwood Ave., was arrested on charges of intimidation of a witness and assault & battery in a domestic situation. David Concannon, 18, of Malden, was arrested on charges of carrying a firearm without a license, breaking & entering in the daytime with intent to commit a...
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Letter to the Editor

February 3, 2017
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On THE POLICE CHIEF SEARCH Dear Editor, I am writing in reference to the recent announcement by Mayor Arrigo that he would not be renewing Chief Cafarelli’s contract.  Now keep in mind, Mayor Arrigo said from the beginning that a job wouldn’t be given out to someone just because they held a sign or...
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Let’s Go, Patriots!

February 3, 2017
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Thousands of Revere residents will be tuned in to the Super Bowl Sunday night when the New England Patriots take the field against the Atlanta Falcons for the Vince Lombardi Trophy. Revere has a special kinship with the Patriots. Revere High sports teams share the same name and logo as the NFL franchise and...
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Baker: A Steady Hand at The Tiller of Our Ship of State

February 3, 2017
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As we were listening to Gov. Charlie Baker deliver the annual State of the Commonwealth address before a joint session of the legislature last week, it occurred to us how refreshing it was — and what a sense of relief we felt — to have as our governor an individual who does not engage...
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Sports 02-01-2017

February 3, 2017
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The Revere High girls basketball team looked every bit worthy of its new No. 1 ranking with strong victories over Gloucester (81-48) and Danvers (52-36) last week. Valentina Pepic, the team’s leading scorer, poured in 30 points in the rout of Gloucester and added 23 more in a good test against Danvers Friday night....
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Obituaries 02-01-2017

February 3, 2017
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Lilla Bradley-Harvey Enjoyed having her family around her at all times, member of many organiations Lilla (Bradley) Harvey, a Revere native and a 57-year resident of Saugus, died following a long period of declining health on January 24 at her residence. She was 86 years old. Born and raised in Beachmont, Revere, she was...
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