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Halloween Safety Tips Posted

October 30, 2014
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The Revere Police have issued the following Halloween Safety Tips Younger children should always walk with an adult. Older children should always walk in a group. Use flashlights, glow sticks, or reflective tape to make it easier to be seen. Do not go to any dark, unlit houses. Do not go inside a stranger’s...

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Police Briefs 10-29-2014

October 30, 2014
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ARREST Report TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21 Mario A. Diaz, 18, was arrested on charges of assault, malicious destruction of property over $250, and strangulation. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22 Linda Jeanne Testa, 46, of 413 Mountain Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23 Rodnee K. Davis, 23, of of Wellesley, was arrested on charges...

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Voters Set for Election Day on Tuesday Nov. 4

October 30, 2014
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The campaigns are in their final week and on Tuesday, Nov. 4 voters will have their say in selecting our leaders in government for the next four years. Gov. Deval Patrick has decided not to seek re-election after two terms in office so there will be a new chief executive come January. Candidates Charlie...

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Enjoy a Fun and Safe Halloween

October 30, 2014
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Halloween is a fun-filled celebration as children don costumes and participate in parties and trick-or-treating in our neighborhoods. But as much fun as this day is for our young residents, we must stress the importance of safety and exercising extra caution. Motorists should be focused on safe driving without distractions as schoolchildren – many...

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Letters to the Editor

October 30, 2014
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I was shocked to read Dear Editor As a parent of an elementary school student in the Revere Public School system I was quite shocked to read that parents objected to instructors teaching about the nature and history of Islam in our schools, misconstruing it as proselytizing. Opponents of the curriculum may be surprised...

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Sports 10-29-2014

October 30, 2014
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RHS sports Roundup Patriots to meet Masco in first round of playoffs The Revere High football team will make its first appearance in the post-season for the RHS grid program since the 1973 Super Bowl squad when the Patriots trek to Masconomet Regional High School for a first round contest in the Division 3 Northeast Friday evening. Kick-off time...

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Obituaries 10-29-2014

October 30, 2014
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Roberta Dolan Devoted Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother Roberta L. Dolan of Revere passed away peacefully on Friday, October 24 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston with her loving family at her side. She was 76 years old. Roberta was a devoted mother and grandmother who loved being with family and friends. A...

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Police Briefs 10-22-2014

October 25, 2014
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ARMED ROBBERIES BELIEVED CONNECTED Revere Police are in the process of working down an investigation into three street robberies in the Shirley Avenue area last Saturday and Sunday. “At a minimum two of these are related and we believe that probably all three are related,” said Lt. John Goodwin. “We do have leads and...

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Welcome, Market Basket to the City of Revere

October 25, 2014
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We are very excited to welcome Market Basket to the city of Revere and look forward with much anticipation to the opening of the brand new store in the Northgate Shopping Center this Sunday, Oct. 26. The many residents who have visited Market Basket stores in nearby communities such as Chelsea understand what a...

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Letters to the Editor

October 25, 2014
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“All right, Revere ball. First and ten.”  Dear Editor: We heard these words of Roger Naples so many times coming from the press box at Paul Revere Stadium and later Harry Della Russo Stadium.  For years, he was the voice of RHS football, the City Softball League, and of many sporting events in Revere. Like Johnny...

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Clarifying on Religious Teaching in the Revere Public Schools

October 25, 2014
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It has come to our attention that there is some misinformation circulating about the teaching of religion in our middle school social studies classrooms.  We would like to clarify what exactly is being taught and why it is being taught. In our middle school classrooms, we teach World Geography in grade 6, Ancient Civilizations...

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Sports 10-22-2014

October 25, 2014
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RHS sports Roundup Football team shoots for playoff spot Friday The Revere High football team will be seeking to secure a berth in the post-season playoffs when the Patriots take to the field Friday evening against Lynn Classical at the Manning Bowl. Kick-off time is set for 7:00. Although Revere fell to 2-4 on...

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Obituaries 10-22-2014

October 25, 2014
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Ronald Pulicari Of Florida, formerly of Revere Ronald Pulicari of Daytona, Florida, formerly of Revere, died on September 23. He was the beloved husband of Rose (Pollino); cherished son of the late Mario and Josephine Pulicari; dear brother of Jean Dacey of Revere, Joseph Pulicari and his wife, Karen of Saugus and the late...

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More than Two for This Tango

October 19, 2014
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More than Two for This Tango

Scores of supporters turned out to support the Tango family at the Beachmont VFW last Thursday evening. Marc Tango – president of Revere Pop Warner – who was diagnosed last year with leukemia. Since that time, numerous supporters have responded to help the Tango family and participate in the annual Light the Night walk...

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Police Briefs 10-15-2014

October 19, 2014
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POWER OUTAGE ON SUNDAY More than 7,000 residents and businesses lost power for a few hours on Sunday afternoon as a result of a blown electrical relay mechanism. Those affected were stretched from Beachmont to Broadway to Malden Street and Squire Road. National Grid responded to a blown relay system in the Ward Street...

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Metro North Plan Could Complement Revere’s Development

October 19, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo and Economic Development Director John Festa have scheduled the city’s second economic summit for Nov. 21 and one of the issues surely that will be discussed is state  Housing and Economic Development Secretary’s Greg Bialecki’s land use plan for the newly named “Metro North” region that includes Revere and eight other...

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Let’s Give Revere a Huge Culinary Shoutout

October 19, 2014
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So, here’s the thing; I never learned to cook. I’m serious. I never learned to cook anything (no, I’ve almost never even been in a grocery store, either).  In fact, as I eat almost every meal out, I couldn’t say with any certainty whether or not the oven or the stove in my apartment...

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Letters to the Editor

October 19, 2014
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Ebola is a threat to US Dear Editor Recently Congresswoman Katherine Clark wrote about ISIS and how she is working to protect America. I thank her for her efforts. However, the biggest threat to the United States right now is Ebola! The only way to decrease the spread of Ebola is to institute a...

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Sports 10-15-2014

October 19, 2014
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RHS sports Roundup Silva, Patriots roll past Salem, 28-6 The Revere High football team kept alive its chances for a spot in the post-season playoffs with a dominating 28-6 triumph over Salem Friday evening at Bertram Field in Salem. “This was a great win,” said RHS head coach Lou Cicatelli. “We stayed focused for...

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Obituaries 10-15-2014

October 19, 2014
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Rita LaCroix Homemaker Rita P. (Meoli) LaCroix of Revere died on October 9. She was 79 years old. A homemaker and a member of St. Mary’s Mothers Club, she was the beloved wife of the late Joseph LaCroix, devoted mother of Linda Fiore and her husband, David, Lawrence LaCroix, John LaCroix and his wife,...

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