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Revere Police are Looking to Send Message with Major Cocaine Bust

June 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel After more than a two-months investigation and 34 undercover buys, Revere Police announced on Monday the takedown of a Revere crack cocaine and cocaine drug organization operating in Beachmont and Shirley Avenue. The Revere Police Departments Drug / Gang Unit concluded the narcotics investigation with 12 arrests for Distribution of a...
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City Council Begins Planning FY18 Budget

June 17, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The City Council Ways and Means Committee began budget sessions Monday night and they expect to continue tomorrow night discussing the details of the city’s operating budget. Councillors heard from heads of several departments including police, fire and technology. The city’s total budget is $180 million, including the school department...
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Police Briefs 06-14-2017

June 17, 2017
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Revere Police NEWS POSSIBLE FATAL OD Revere Police and the Medical Examiner’s Office are investigating what appears to be a fatal drug overdose on Blake Street. Around 4:40 a.m. on Thursday, June 8, police were called to the residence for a sudden death. The matter is under investigation.   PUNCHED ELDERLY WOMAN A Lynn...
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Letters to the Editor

June 17, 2017
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We need your help Dear Editor, On June 22, 2007, a committee was established to address the deplorable conditions at the Rumney Marsh Burial Grounds. One of the oldest, yet least known, the cemetery is located in Revere. Rumney Marsh Burial Grounds is where some of Revere’s first citizens are buried.  In 1748 the...
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Congratulations,Revere High Graduates

June 17, 2017
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We congratulate the Revere High School Class of 2017 on receiving their diplomas during an impressive commencement ceremony at Harry Della Russo Stadium. For many of the graduates, the honor was the culmination of 12 or 13 years of attendance in the Revere schools. Many other students entered the school system during their middle...
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Technology is Killing Us

June 17, 2017
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It often is said that technology is a two-edged sword. While it certainly is true that advances in technology bring many benefits, those benefits often find themselves subject to the law of unintended consequences. The dramatic rise in cell phone use represents a clear example of how technology can have an adverse impact on...
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Sports 06-14-2017

June 17, 2017
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Revere’s Cicatelli, DeStefano, Lopez are set for Shriners Football Game By Cary Shuman Revere head football coach Lou Cicatelli and two of his star players, Anthony DeStefano and Oscar Lopez, will participate in the Shriners Football Classical Saturday at Bentley University in Waltham. Cicatelli will call the North All-Star team’s defensive signals along with...
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Obituaries 06-14-2017

June 17, 2017
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Mary Moughan Proud client of the Commission for the Blind   Mary G. (Cataldo) Moughan of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed on Monday, June 5 at the Winthrop Pace Center after a long illness. She was 93 years old. Mrs. Moughan was born and raised in East Boston and lived there until moving...
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Revere High School Junior Book Awards 2017

June 9, 2017
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Revere High School Junior Book Awards 2017

Revere High School honored outstanding students in the junior class (2018) with the presentation of College Book Awards. The students, shown with School Committee members and school officials, were recognized for their academic achievement, leadership, character, and community service. For a list of the award recipients,
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Filmic Society Movie Debuts

June 9, 2017
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Filmic Society Movie Debuts

‘Heaven Lost’ director George Hannah with actress Carmen Amaro and editor/cinematographer Paul Amato pictured at Showcase Cinemas the night of their m,ovie screening.
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Water and Sewer Work Still Costing Taxpayers Millions

June 9, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The EPA consent decree slapped on the city 10 years ago continues to cost millions of dollars and raise the ire of some public officials. Monday night, councillors approved the borrowing of $11.815 Million dollars to continue work on the city water and sewer service. Of the millions approved, $3.5...
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Revere High Graduation to Take Place Thursday, June 8

June 9, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Revere High School will  hold its annual commencement ceremonies on Thursday night, June 8, in Harry Della Russo Stadium at 6 p.m. This year’s class is one of the largest in many years, with more than 400 students in the class. Valedictorian Samantha Rosa and Salutatorian Hayley Petrozzelli will address...
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News Briefs

June 9, 2017
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COLUMBUS DAY PArADE FUNDRAISER One of Revere’s longest-standing traditions, the Columbus Day Parade, takes place again on Monday, October 9. Held biannually rotating between Revere and East Boston, the Parade honors the region’s Italian-American cultural heritage. Mayor Brian Arrigo is excited to announce that this year’s parade website is live at http://www.revere.org/parade/. The page...
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Police Briefs 06-07-2017

June 9, 2017
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ARREST Report MONDAY, MAY 29 Pedro I. Rodriguez-Castane, 26, of 164 Hichborn St., was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle after his right to operate had been suspended for operating while under the influence of liquor. Edwin F. Iraeta-Diaz, 32, of Lynn, was arrested on charges of operation a motor vehicle...
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Why I’m Fighting on Beacon Hill for Our Schools

June 9, 2017
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By Senator Sal DiDomenico Residents of Gateway Cities throughout the Commonwealth have probably heard quite a bit about how their schools are facing dire budget gaps due to a change in the way the state counts low-income students. This has been an ongoing issue for over two years now, and I have received many...
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Maintaing Fiscal Discipline in the FY 2018 Budget

June 9, 2017
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By Mayor Brian Arrigo On Monday night, I submitted to the City Council my proposal for the Fiscal Year 2018 budget. In the coming weeks, I look forward to a wide-ranging conversation with the Council. This year’s budget continues the progress made last year toward putting Revere on sound fiscal footing and making strategic...
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Letters to the Editor

June 9, 2017
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STUDENTS NOT GETTING PROPER SLEEP Dear Editor: High School children sleeping in class It can be a daily struggle for parents to get their teenagers up in the morning for school. Many of these high school children have to get up before they are fully rested, and as a result they are tired, grumpy,...
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Gov Baker Stands Tall — Again

June 9, 2017
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The swift and unequivocal announcement last Friday by Gov. Charlie Baker that Massachusetts will join in an initiative with other states to encourage alternative forms of energy in order to reduce carbon emissions is yet another example of the sort of straightforward decision-making that has become a hallmark of the Baker administration. Gov. Baker’s...
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Sports 06-07-2017

June 9, 2017
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RhS sports Roundup Tough loss in extra innings for RHS softball The Revere High softball team was eliminated from the MIAA Division 1 North Sectional of the state softball tournament with a 7-5 loss in nine innings to Medford Friday afternoon on their home field at St. Mary’s. The Lady Patriots, who had compiled...
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Obituaries 06-07-2017

June 9, 2017
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Antonio Albanese Retired US Postal Service Mailhandler; had large welcoming personality and work ethic not to be surpassed Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours today, Wednesday, June 7 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Antonio Albanese, a lifelong...
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