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Helping Keep the Streak Alive

January 29, 2017
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Helping Keep the Streak Alive

Elementary school student Danni Hope, daughter of Asst. Coach Melissa Randall, pulls out all the stops keeping her fingers crossed for the Revere High girls basketball team in its game against Saugus. The Lady Patriots won, 57-30.
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Tony C Jersey Retirement Campaign Continues

January 29, 2017
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Tony C Jersey Retirement Campaign Continues

Mickey “Say No To Drugs” Casoli brought together supporters of the effort to retire Tony Conigliaro’s Boston Red Sox jersey No. 25. Pictured at Chelsea City Hall for the gathering are, from left, Chelsea City Manager and former Revere Mayor Tom Ambrosino, Citizens Bank Vice-President Jeff Howe, Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo,...
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Residents Participate in Boston Women’s March for America

January 29, 2017
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Residents Participate in Boston Women’s March for America

By Beth Treffeisen Marchers bearing pink hats, colorful signs, and t-shirts stating ‘Nasty Women’ packed the Boston Common this past Saturday in a peaceful protest against the recent election of President Donals J. Trump. Tens of thousands of protesters marched in solidarity to fight for values of human dignity, equal rights and freedom from...
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Councillors Have Had Enough Of Multi-Unit Developments

January 29, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Monday night the Revere City Council has sent a message to MassHousing and to developers that the city does not need more affordable housing. This comes on the heels of a developer proposing 78 affordable housing units at 29 Thayer Ave. in the Riverside section of Revere that is located...
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Municipal Spending Shows Decrease;Waiting for Free Cash Certification

January 29, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The city is at 48 percent of last year’s spending level halfway through Fiscal Year 2017,  according to Mayor Brian Arrigo, but no free cash figure has been released yet by his office. Although other communities have released their figures, such as Chelsea which found it has $34 million in...
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News Briefs

January 29, 2017
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TAX SERVICE OFFERED AT   SENIOR CENTER H&R Block located at 268 Broadway in Revere will hold Tax Tips for Senior Citizens at the Rosetti-Cowan Senior Center located at 25 Winthrop Ave in Revere on Thursday, February 9th at 12:30 PM. Refreshments will be provided and there is no cost to attend this event. Please...
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Police Briefs 01-25-2017

January 29, 2017
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 13 Angelo DiStefano II, 29, of 204 Ocean Ave., was arrested on charges of assault & battery in a domestic situation and malicious damage to property under $250. Mary Cristofaro, 30, of 549 Beach St., was issued a summons for charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. She also...
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Letters to the Editor

January 29, 2017
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Naloxone can save a life Dear Editor: The use of Naloxone can save a life.  Naloxone, also known as Narcan is an opioid antagonist used in opioid overdoses to counteract the life-threatening depression of the respiratory system. It allows an overdose victim to breathe normally. Although traditionally administered by emergency response personnel, naloxone can be administered...
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Not Forgetting Life’s Important Lesson

January 29, 2017
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Often, people say that someone has lost sight of the prize. And too often it happens. More attention is devoted to achieving one goal while falling far too short on the other goal. This does not seem to be the case for many students at Revere High School. At last week’s School Committee meeting,...
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Sports 01-25-2017

January 29, 2017
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Revere girls basketball clinches State Tournament invitation:Pepic (22 points) powers Pats to 11th win By Cary Shuman The Revere High girls basketball team won the Colonial Holiday Classic in Acton Boxboro in December. The Lady Patriots have a giant inter-sectional matchup versus Braintree in the Comcast Tournament at Malden Catholic in February. And they...
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Obituaries 01-25-2017

January 29, 2017
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Joseph ‘Joey’ Robert Gulla Had a huge heart and dearly loved his family Joseph “Joey” Robert Gulla of Peabody, formerly of Revere, passed unexpectedly on January 20. Joey loved his family dearly and spent every day with his father for their morning coffee at Dunkin Donuts.  He also loved spending time with his mother...
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Grand Opening at Philly Pretzel Factory

January 20, 2017
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Grand Opening at Philly Pretzel Factory

The Philly Pretzel Factory held a ribbon cutting last Friday at its new location at 4 Broadway with elected officials and members of the Chamber of Commerce. In front from left to right are: Councillors Steve Morabito, Robert Haas, State Rep. RoseLee Vincent, Councilor Arthur Guainasso, owner Robert Gesek, Mayor Brian Arrigo, Jane Gesek....
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Olympic Silver Medal

January 20, 2017
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Olympic Silver Medal

Angelo Testa-Duffy gets the Silver Medal treatment as Paralympian Doran Weber lets the Hill School student try on his medal from the rowing competition at the Rio Games from last summer. Looking on is student Susan Lemus Chavez and professional soccer player Stephanie McCaffrey. The Olympians were on hand last Friday, Jan. 13, at...
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The First Choice:RHS Senior Anela Demir Commits to Boston University

January 20, 2017
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The First Choice:RHS Senior Anela Demir Commits to Boston University

By Taylor Giuffre-Catalano “I’ve known that Boston University was the right choice for me even before I entered high school,” explained Revere High School senior, Anela Demir, who recently committed to the prestigious Boston University. Demir earned her place in the class of 2021 via early decision, a method of college application in which...
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State School Funds in Flux

January 20, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Revere Public Schools officials are feeling a bit of the ‘limbo’ this month as enrollments in Revere are soaring and state school funding decisions are still in flux regarding how they will approach last year’s problem of classifying ‘economically disadvantaged’ students. Supt. Dianne Kelly said this week they are waiting for...
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Disability Commission Seeks Input from Public

January 20, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Commission on Disabilities is back in business and is seeking the public’s input on a couple of ideas. Two issues the commission will be working on is the need for an office space for the commission and the handicap parking signs used in front of some homes. Co-chair Ralph...
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EBNHC Looking to Build New Facility in City

January 20, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) is looking to expand its services in Revere with a new building on Garofola Street on the site of the Mottola Post for its PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) program for the elderly. The healthcare provider is requesting a variance for...
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News Briefs

January 20, 2017
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VOYAGE TO THE OTHER SIDE On January 20 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 100 Boardman St., East Boston, there will be a fundraiser benefit for Those Who Can for Those in Need,  with Mediums Kristen Gallagher and Gay Lemons. The reception begins at 6:30 p.m. (cash bar). The Mediums will begin to reach out...
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Police Briefs 01-18-2017

January 20, 2017
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MONDAY, JANUARY 9 Melissa M. Buckley, 31, of Lynn, was issued a summons for a charge of distributing obscene material. Nicholas M. Couch, 26, of Revere, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Grace M. Serrano, 27, of 28 Constitution Ave., was arrested on charges of attempted murder, assault with intent to murder, assault &...
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Letter to the Editor

January 20, 2017
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On sale of tobacco products Dear Editor: On Tuesday, February 21st the Revere Board of Health will decide whether to restrict the sale of flavored tobacco to stores dedicated only to selling tobacco products. Right now they are available everywhere in convenience stores and gas stations. This restriction is important because the tobacco industry targets our...
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