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Looking at the Veterans Day Committe

December 8, 2014
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The Revere Veterans Committee was established to conduct a Veterans’ Day ceremony for the City of Revere on behalf of the Veterans of Revere.  In 2003 we conducted the first, in many years, Veterans Day services and dinner for the Veterans of Revere and the Chelsea Soldiers Home at the VFW in Beachmont.  We...
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Letters to the Editor

December 8, 2014
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Investigating the Wynn Resort  Dear Commissioner McHugh: This letter addresses several troubling questions that the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (the “Commission”) must now confront in light of the recent Wall Street Journal report that the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) Criminal Investigation Division, the Drug Enforcement Administration (the “DEA”) and United States Attorneys Offices in...
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Sports 12-03-2014

December 8, 2014
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Patriots play valiantly in Thanksgiving finale A heavily-underdog Revere High football team turned in one of the most valiant effort ever displayed by a Patriot squad on Thanksgiving Day, but two key plays — both on special teams — proved crucial in a 14-6 loss to Winthrop at a chilly Miller Field. Revere had...
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Obituaries 12-03-2014

December 8, 2014
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Richard Mauro Founder and Owner of Tower Glass Co., Inc. Past President of the Glass Employers Association of New England Richard A. Mauro of Lynnfield, formerly of Revere, died on November 27. A strong advocate of the union glazing and construction industry, he was the founder and owner of Tower Glass Co. Inc. of...
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Police Briefs 11-19-2014

November 27, 2014
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REWARD FOR ARREST IN DUMPED PUPPIES Salem Saves Animals organization delivered flowers on Tuesday to the spot where two puppies were dumped in a trash bag on the Parkway last Sunday, and offered a $1,000 reward for anyone with information that leads to the prosecution of those responsible. Revere Police are investigating the death...
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Happy Thanksgiving

November 27, 2014
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Another Thanksgiving is upon us, a day for schoolboy football, family gatherings, and not much else to do other than enjoy a great dinner that reminds us how fortunate we truly are. Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday, tracing its roots back almost 400 years to the Pilgrims, long before there was even a...
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Letter to the Editor

November 27, 2014
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Senior Center has many supporters Dear Editor: The Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center is fortunate to have many “friends” who are extremely supportive of our seniors in Revere. During November, in particular, we were especially ecstatic because some very special people mentioned below. These folks are very special and always willing to give of themselves without...
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Thanksgiving Brings about a Year of Better Health

November 27, 2014
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When people think about Thanksgiving , usually the first thing that comes into their thoughts is “food, family, and an amazing after dinner nap to be well rested for Black Friday shopping.” But, where did the real meaning of this holiday diminish to? Although, right in the name- often forgotten is to realize the...
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A Once in a Lifetime Experience

November 27, 2014
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In the early morning hours of Aug. 1, nine Revere students and three chaperones from the Revere Date Japanese Exchange Program boarded a plane to finish the exchange that began in July of 2013 right here in Revere.  The first seven days the group traveled to Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, Hiroshima, and Tokyo. During this...
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Sports 11-19-2014

November 27, 2014
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Patriots seek to turn tables on Winthrop on Thanksgiving Although the 3-7 Revere High football team will be a decided underdog when the Patriots take to the gridiron at Miller Field to battle a 9-1 Winthrop squad Thanksgiving morning at 10:00, Coach Lou Cicatelli and his crew will pay little attention to season records when...
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Obituaries 11-19-2014

November 27, 2014
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Vincenza Rubino Owner of Brooks Meat Market in East Boston Vincenza (DiVita) Rubino of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died recently. She was 91 years old. She and her husband owned and operated the former Brooks Meat Market in East Boston for 30 years. Born in Boston, she was the loving daughter of the...
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Remembering Veterans

November 18, 2014
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Remembering Veterans

Sgt. Dan Clark made his annual appearance at the Paul Revere School on Friday, Nov. 7, for the Veteran Day Program at the school. The annual program includes many of the students and has become very well attended by City and state officials. Show here (inset) is fifth-grader Alex Diaz waving his American flag...
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Police Briefs 11-12-2014

November 18, 2014
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ARRESTED ON SUNDAY Revere Police arrested a Vera Street man after he horrified a young teenager near the First Congregational Church on Sunday afternoon. Around 3 p.m., the man and about four others with him honed in on the 14-year-old victim and began yelling at him that this was “their turf” and that he...
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Al Blasi Was a Terrific Baseball Coach and A Great Person

November 18, 2014
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Al Blasi was synonymous with Revere High School baseball for more than four decades. He helped student-athletes learn all aspects of the game – hitting, fielding, pitching, bunting, and running the bases. He was as an expert in baseball, a master of the fundamentals who knew how to teach the game and make it...
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Massachusetts has Become a Leader for Veterans

November 18, 2014
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Veterans Day gives us the opportunity to come together as a community and reaffirm ourselves to supporting veterans and upholding the ideals they have fought so valiantly for. This week I had the honor to join in Winthrop and Revere’s Veterans Day services and, in paying tribute, was reminded of the work that lies...
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Letters to the Editor

November 18, 2014
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I was shocked Dear Editor: I recently watched the Oct. 30 Economic Development subcommittee meeting and read Councilor Arrigo’ s article. Based on what I saw and read, I was shocked by our current state of economic development or their lack of development. During the Economic Development subcommittee meeting, Mayor Rizzo stated that he had spent three...
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Sports 11-12-2014

November 18, 2014
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RHS football team opens up in second half, rolls past Wilmington, 27-6 It was a tale of two halves for the Revere High football team Friday evening at Wilmington. The worst of times occurred in the opening two quarters in which the Patriots found themselves trailing 6-0 as they entered the locker room. The best of...
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Obituaries 11-12-2014

November 18, 2014
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Frances Barile Of Revere, formerly of Everett Frances (Puliafico) Barile of Revere, formerly of Everett, died on November 9. She was 92 years old. A long time employee of the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston, she was born and raised in Everett and moved to Revere as an adult. She was the beloved wife...
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The Official Opening

November 11, 2014
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The Official Opening

Revere elected officials and Market Basket CEO Arthur T. Demoulas join Revere resident Angela Gibelli in cutting the ribbon last Thursday, Oct. 30, at the new store at Northgate Plaza. Shown from left are Rep. Robert DeLeo, Rep. Roselee Vincent, DeMoulas, Gibelli, Mayor Dan Rizzo and Store manager Ron Lambert
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Police Briefs 11-05-2014

November 11, 2014
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28 Charles John Cappucci, 26, of Winthrop, was arrested on a  charge of illegal possession of a Cl;ass A controlled narcotic substance. Vanessa Violet Pineda, 32, of Lynn, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance. Shannon M. DiBartolomeo, 28,...
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