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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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Louis Pasteur Park Renovations Completed

October 13, 2014
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Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Maeve Vallely Bartlett joined Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo and Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo on Saturday, Oct. 4, to cut the ribbon on a newly renovated playground Louis Pasteur Park in Revere. The renovated playground was made possible by a $200,000 grant through Governor Deval Patrick’s...

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Finish Line:Suffolk Downs Holds Final Race; Closes After 79 Years of Operation

October 13, 2014
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It was a sad day at Suffolk Downs last Saturday, and the grey, dreary day reflected the mood as thousands descended upon the historic oval to take in what is likely to be the last day of thoroughbred racing in New England. It was a cloudy and rainy day on Sat., Oct. 4, at...

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Police Briefs 10-08-2014

October 13, 2014
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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 No Arrests Reported TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 Daniel Traina, 28, of 39 Hyde St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Mario Vladimir Martinez, 35, of 29 Roosevelt St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance with intent to distribute, illegal...

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State Indicts Lightbody for Assault on Ciarlone

October 13, 2014
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In a major turn of events in the local assault case against Charlie Lightbody from 2012, state officials have indicted him in Boston’s Suffolk Superior Court – removing the ‘he said/he said’ controversy from the lower District Court to the higher State Court. Lightbody is being charged with a felony charge of assault and...

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Girls Hockey Day

October 13, 2014
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Winthrop is holding Girls Hockey Day on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Larsen Rink at the Mike Eruzione Center and Steve Rogers, president of the Winthrop Youth Hockey Association, welcomes Revere girls, ages 8 through 18, to participate in the festivities. There will be a hockey scrimmage and an instructional clinic so new...

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Columbus Day Celebration and Breakfast

October 13, 2014
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It is Eastie’s turn for the annual Christopher Columbus Day Parade but Revere will honor the great explorer who discovered America with a breakfast Saturday morning at the Revere High School Cafeteria. A large crowd is expected to attend the breakfast that is being led by Mayor Dan Rizzo. Last year’s breakfast was a...

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Sports 10-08-2014

October 13, 2014
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  RHS sports Roundup Danvers defense dominates; Patriots trek to Salem Friday The Revere High football team ran into what RHS head coach Lou Cicatelli termed “the best defense we’ve faced all year” and came up empty-handed in a 27-0 loss to Danvers last Thursday evening at Deering Stadium in Danvers. The Falcons entered...

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Obituaries 10-08-2014

October 13, 2014
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John LoVerme, Jr. Mechanical Engineer John F. Loverme, Jr., a long time Saugus resident and an East Boston native, passed away on October 3 at Mass. General Hospital, Boston after a long three year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 62 years old. He was a graduate of East Boston High School, Class of...

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Police Briefs 10-01-2014

October 6, 2014
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ARREST Report MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 Sophat Som, 29, of 86 Highland St., was arrested on a charge of illegal possession of a Class B controlled narcotic substance with intent to distribute. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 Gary Saint-Pierre, 25, of East Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. William Bradford, 47, of Braintree, was arrested on...

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Revere’s Schools Are Revere’s Pride

October 6, 2014
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It’s rapidly becoming apparent – if it’s not already – that Superintendent of Revere Schools Dr. Paul Dakin has built one of the finest public school systems in the state. The latest accomplishment – that the Revere school district is the only urban school system to reach Level 2 status – reaffirms that Dakin’s...

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Letters to the Editor

October 6, 2014
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Thank you for donations To all the citizens of Revere, On behalf of the men and women who serve in the United States Armed Forces overseas, we offer our heartfelt gratitude for your generous donations, especially the toothbrushes and toothpaste that were donated by the dental offices and citizens of the city. Because of...

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Rep. Clark Breaks from Obama in Not Supporting Syrian Rebels

October 6, 2014
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Congresswoman Katherine Clark released the following statement regarding the authorization of arming and training Syrian rebels: “ISIL has demonstrated their willingness to use terrorism and violence to meet their goals. They have brutally executed Americans and present a grave threat to our allies in the region. However, after listening to and questioning the administration,...

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Sports 10-01-2014

October 6, 2014
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RHS sports Roundup Patriots fall to Winthrop 21-0 The Revere High football team gave it their all Friday night under the lights at Miller Field in Winthrop. But in the end, the combination of the Patriots’ inability to cash in on their scoring opportunities in the first half and a much-larger Winthrop team that...

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