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How High Can You Throw That Snow?

February 12, 2015
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How High Can You Throw That Snow?

Shoveling has become a way of life on Mondays – not to mention just about every other day in between. Shown here this past Monday morning was Bob Ferrante of Winthrop Avenue, who shoveled out his driveway early with his neighbors. Like many in the City, snow plowing efforts with all the snow have...
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Teen Comes Home After Battling Illness

February 12, 2015
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Everything happens for a reason, and for a 16-year-old Revere High School student, being struck with rare neuro-muscular disease has helped him figure out what he wants to do when he graduates. “I want to be a child life specialist,” said Justin Ith, 16, who was released from Franciscan Hospital for Children in Brighton...
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More Substance Counselors Are Needed in Our Region

February 12, 2015
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Opioid and prescription drug abuse is on the rise in Massachusetts and has been for awhile. In the month of January, there were several overdoses in this area. Fortunately first responders arrived to assist many of these individuals by administering Narcan. We urge Governor Charlie Baker not to debate the word “cuts”  and let...
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Letters to the Editor

February 12, 2015
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Doing a good job, but Dear Editor, I think the people working for the City of Revere plowing snow are doing a good job cleaning up the streets during snow storms, but………. During these snowstorms, the City plows the snow coming down Augustus Street making a right hand turn onto Malden Street, manage to...
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Revere Through the Years

February 12, 2015
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10 years ago February 9, 2005 Mayor Thomas Ambrosino told an approving audience in the City Council Chamber that the city has weathered the fiscal crises of the past two years and is now back on track to face a bright future. Local developers and real estate moguls Richard and Steven Clayman have purchased...
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Obituaries 02-11-2015

February 12, 2015
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Michelle Pizzano Persevered with lifelong challenges and needs and love and devotion of a caring family Michelle B. Pizzano passed away on February 6 at the Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River after a very brief illness. She was 46 years old. Born in Everett, she was the beloved daughter of Olivette M. (Dion)...
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Snow Place To Go

February 10, 2015
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Snow Place To Go

Misery was the word Monday morning as the second torrential blizzard in one week bore down on the city, but despite that, Vincent Peura was all smiles as he walked up the street to work on Broadway decked out in all his New England Patriots gear. How can you be upset with a little...
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Police Briefs 02-04-2015

February 10, 2015
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House Breaks: (2) Conant Street; and Washington Avenue Commercial Breaks: (0) Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (3) Reservoir Avenue (plate); Everard Street (plate); and *Everett Street. Motor Vehicle Accidents: (30) Copeland Circle (2); Brown Circle (2); Furlong Drive; Robert Road; Revere Street; Pemberton/Marshall; Pierce Street; Revere/Broadway; Crescent Avenue; Harris/Parkway; Squire Road – Sozio’s; Pomona Street; Squire...
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A Good Job Handling Snowstorms

February 10, 2015
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We’ve seen record-setting snowfall in the past week, creating difficult challenges for our Department of Public Works crews who have been working around the clock to remove the snow from the streets and roadways. It was a monumental assignment and there is even more snow in the forecast for this week and next. What...
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City Salaries in Line With Area Trends

February 10, 2015
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The annual Top 100 List of salaries for Revere city employees appears in this week’s Revere Journal. The list reveals that more than 168 employees earned more than $100,000. Our story follows a Boston Globe story that indicated that 10,500 state employees were paid more than $100,000 last year. These salaries are indicative of...
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Letters to the Editor

February 10, 2015
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Batteries Not Included Dear Editor What’s the one phrase that can quickly change the mood from festive to foul for any child opening a brand new, shiny toy? “Batteries not included!” Or how about that product featured on a home shopping channel or infomercial – you know, the one that’ll make you happy, solve...
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Sports 02-04-2015

February 10, 2015
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RHS sports Roundup Girls basketball team routs Peabody, is  edged by Winthrop   The Revere High girls basketball team, which already has qualified for the post-season state tourney, split its two games this past week, rolling past Peabody Friday evening, 68-41, but coming up short against Winthrop, 40-32. In Friday’s match with Peabody at the Merullo Fieldhouse, the Lady Patriots...
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Obituaries 02-04-2015

February 10, 2015
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Philip Murphy Longtime Insurance Agent Philip Murphy of Revere died on January 30. An insurance agent for many years and a US Navy Vietnam Veteran, he was the beloved husband of Flora Lindberg; devoted father of Donna Murphy of New Hampshire and Linda Murphy and Nancy Vallee, both of Wilmington; dear brother of the...
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A Family Snow Day

January 30, 2015
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A Family Snow Day


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Police Investigating Shooting of Chelsea Youth on Friday

January 30, 2015
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 Police continue an active investigation into the murder of 18-year-old Andres Jaramillo last Friday morning in his car, which was parked on Garfield Avenue near the Garfield School. A spokesman for the Suffolk County DA said there have been no arrests made as of Tuesday, but that leads are being followed. Revere Police responded...
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Councillors Meet Despite Snowstorm

January 30, 2015
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 REVERE – Despite the impending snowy weather the city council did meet Monday night to do some business.  The council approved a request for a 34 vehicle underground parking garage at 525 Beach St. The approval was necessary to obtain a “flammables” permit due to the gasoline in the vehicles. The 30 unit development...
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Police Briefs 01-28-2015

January 30, 2015
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Weekly Crime Report House: 9 Washburn Avenue; Washburn Avenue; Milano Avenue; Kimball Avenue; Tuckerman Avenue; Eaton Street; Francis Street; Walnut Avenue and Newbury Street. Commercial: 0 Motor Vehicle Theft: 6 Marshview Terrace; Hyde Street; Derby Road; *Sigourney Street; Milano Avenue; and Haddon Street. Motor Vehicle Accidents: 34 Brown Circle (2); Copeland Circle; Constitution Avenue;...
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Letter to the Editor

January 30, 2015
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No more cuts Dear Governor Baker, We are writing to urge you not to impose further 9c cuts to elderly home care. On October 19, 2014, Governor Deval Patrick made a total of $2.37 million in 9c cuts to Elder Affairs line items, including $1.52 million to home care services. Protective services, congregate housing...
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Sports 01-28-2015

January 30, 2015
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RHS sports Roundup Lady Patriots win three, now 10-1 The Revere High girls basketball team crunched three more opponents this past week, raising their record to a sterling 10-1 and in the process qualifying for the post-season state tournament. The Lady Patriots opened their week last Monday with a 53-39 triumph over former Greater...
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Obituaries 01-28-2015

January 30, 2015
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George James Pickard Of Revere George James Pickard of Revere died on Thursday, January 22. He was the beloved husband of Maida B. (Sacks) Pickard; devoted father of Jon Michael Pickard; loving son of the late Harry and Sally (Bell) Pickard. A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date. Contribution’s in George’s...
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