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Rick Perry’s Doe Agenda: Cleaning House, Trump’s Clean Energy

March 17, 2017
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By Merrill Matthews As the new head of the Department of Energy, Former Texas Governor Rick Perry faces many challenges from the bureaucracy, environmentalists, and the media. President Jimmy Carter created the agency in 1977, partly in response to Middle Eastern oil-exporting countries’ decision to use oil as a political weapon. DOE, whose proposed...
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Let It Snow, Let It Snow — Not

March 17, 2017
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Even though we have had a mild winter, the major snowstorm this week was not welcome! By mid-March, we are ready for winter’s bleakness to depart and for spring to arrive. Yes, we know that March comes in like a lion. As lifelong New Englanders, we are ready for anything that Mother Nature may...
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Happy St Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2017
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St. Patrick’s Day is one of those holidays that brings a smile to everyone’s face — a day when everyone is Irish for a day. St. Patrick’s Day actually is a significant one in American history, marking the date in 1776 on which the British armed forces evacuated Boston (hence the official nomenclature, Evacuation...
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Sports 03-15-2017

March 17, 2017
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Gurska named as Player of the Year Top 50 Lindsay Gurska has been named to the Schutt Sports/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division III Player of Year Top 50. Senior Lindsay Gurska along with juniors Ama Biney and Nina Murphy-Cook are among the Schutt Sports/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division III Player of Year...
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Obituaries 03-15-2017

March 17, 2017
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Donna Church Former Revere resident Donna Church, formerly of Revere, passed away due to renal failure on Saturday, March 11. She was 68 years old. Donna was born on August 21, 1948 in Chelsea and grew up in East Boston and Revere. She loved to play the piano, crochet blankets and enjoyed playing online games with...
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Read Across America Day

March 10, 2017
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Read Across America Day

Mayor Brian Arrigo reads to son Joseph (on his lap) and another student on Dr. Seuss’ birthday.
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Wynn,Unions Look to Get More Women into Trades

March 10, 2017
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Wynn,Unions Look to Get More Women into Trades

By Seth Daniel Alanna Felix and Patricia Flores are just two of hundreds of girls that attend Northeast Vocational School in Wakefield, but they often find themselves alone in their studies. That’s because they study carpentry, and they are two of only three young women in their course of study. However, a new effort...
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Rotondo Wants Health Board to be Elected

March 10, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Councillor George Rotondo has called for a change of the city charter to make the Board of Health to be an elected body instead of an appointed one. Rotondo disagrees with the board’s decision to raise the age for buying tobacco from 18 to 21, something 137 communities in Massachusetts...
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Rumors Swirl about Pending Sale of Suffolk Downs

March 10, 2017
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By John Lynds Rumors are swirling that Suffolk Downs owners have inked a deal with a local developer to develop all, most or some of the 160-acre racetrack but track officials have been mum. Reports have been surfacing all week stating with a report in the Boston Herald that Suffolk Downs had entered into...
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News Briefs

March 10, 2017
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FBIM ANNUAL MEETING ON SUNDAY The Friends of Belle Isle Marsh (FBIM) invite you to attend our Annual Meeting at the Parish Hall of St. John’s Episcopal Church of Winthrop, 222 Bowdoin Street, Winthrop, on March 12, 2017 from 2 – 4pm. Our guest speaker is High School Science teacher David Eatough, presenting “Climate...
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Revere Mourns the Loss of Restaurateur Peter Woo

March 10, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Services were held Tuesday for Peter Woo, one of the most well-known businessmen in Revere who passed away February 26 after a brief illness. Friends and customers gathered at Peter Woo’s Restaurant last Monday night following his passing. The restaurant was filled to capacity and there was not a dry...
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Police Briefs 03-08-2017

March 10, 2017
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ARRESTED WITH FIREARM Revere Police have stepped up enforcement in the Cooledge Street area following a shooting incident last month in the area. On Wednesday, March 1, police received a search warrant to search a home on Cooledge Street for weapons they believed to be in the home. Police executed the warrant around 7...
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Building Revere’s 21st Century Econonmy

March 10, 2017
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By Mayor Brian Arrigo For seven years, Wonderland has laid dormant – a decaying relic of a bygone era. While the rest of the region is undergoing unprecedented economic growth, Wonderland continues to crumble, despite sitting steps from the beach and the Blue Line, minutes from downtown Boston. That is finally changing. After years...
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Massachusetts is No 1

March 10, 2017
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Last week’s cover story in U.S. News & World Report that ranks Massachusetts as the overall top state in the nation comes as no surprise to those of us who have worked and lived in the Commonwealth for most of our lives. Although we will be the first to concede that there are many...
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Sports 03-08-2017

March 10, 2017
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Journey’s End:Revere’s fantastic season halted by Central Catholic By Cary Shuman The Revere High girls basketball team wanted another State Tournament showdown with Woburn High School but Central Catholic spoiled that dream rematch by rallying to defeat the Lady Patriots, 62-58, in the Division 1 North quarterfinals Friday night at the Roland Merullo Fieldhouse....
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Obituaries 03-08-2017

March 10, 2017
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Peter Woo Well liked and respected businessman, owner of Peter Woo’s restaraunt Peter Woo of Peabody, formerly of Revere, died on February 26 at the Beth Israel Hospital. He was 77 years old. Peter came to the United States from China at age 27. He worked alongside his family at the well known August...
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Spring in February

March 3, 2017
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Spring in February

Revere Police Officer Jessica Falzone takes some time for herself on Revere Beach on Thursday afternoon with her roller blades and some great tunes. Temps hit 70 degrees on Thursday and Friday in Revere.
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Beauty and the Beast

March 3, 2017
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Beauty and the Beast

Jianna Moreno, 2, with the Beast during the 3rd Annual Character Breakfast on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Revere Recreation Department. The annual event is a staple of School Vacation Week for families in the City. Scores of children attended to meet Disney and Star Wars characters.
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Arrigo Backs Study Calling for HR Department

March 3, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Mayor Brian Arrigo campaigned on a promise to professionalize City Hall, starting with a human resources department. Monday night Mary Aicardi, of the Collins Center for Public Management, presented a study conducted for the purpose of reviewing the organization of human resources and policies in city government. Revere is one...
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Schools Begin Registration for Kindergarten Next Week

March 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Revere Public Schools announced this week that they have begun the first round of registrations for incoming kindergarten students at the six elementary schools. Registration is for students who will be 5 years old by Aug. 31, 2017, and registration occurs at the Parent Information Center (PIC) in the Beachmont...
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