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Thank You Firefighters

February 26, 2015
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We want to applaud the heroic actions of Revere firefighters, Lt. Corey Robson and firefighter Chuck DelGreco-Roman, whose efforts resulted in the rescue of Revere resident Albie Sheridan from icy waters last Thursday. Their immediate response in this emergency situation in below-freezing temperature helped save Sheridan and his two dogs, Lola and Thunder. Millions...
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Letters to the Editor

February 26, 2015
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We can and should dedicate more resources to treating substance use disorders Dear Editor: With a 46 percent increase in opioid overdose deaths in Massachusetts from 2012 to 2013, it is wise for Governor Charles Baker to focus the public’s attention on this health crisis and dedicate more state resources to combat substance use...
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Sports 02-25-2015

February 26, 2015
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RHS sports Roundup RHS hockey team wins one, ties two in final week of season The Revere High hockey team ended its season on an upbeat note with a win and two ties this past week. “It’s always a goal that you want your team to be playing its best hockey in February, and...
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Obituaries 02-25-2015

February 26, 2015
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Louis DePatto Of Revere Louis A. DePatto of Revere died on February 22. He was the beloved husband of the late Anna F. (Falzone) DePatto; devoted father of Kenneth L. and his wife, Sharon of Saugus, Louis B. and his wife, Janet of Marshfield, Dana A. of New York and the late Stephen J....
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Know Snow

February 18, 2015
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Know Snow

Revere Beach Boulevard (below) was starting to look drivable on Monday morning following another Blizzard on Sunday that brought in an additional 16-18 inches of snow. Meanwhile, members of the National Guard were in Revere helping to clear fire hydrants on Tuesday and got a special visit from Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito. Pictured here...
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Conference Champions

February 18, 2015
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Conference Champions

Ally Hinojosa (right) scored the winning basket to lead the Revere High girls basketball team to an NEC title-clinching 67-66 victory over Beverly Friday night. Ally is pictured with teammate Adanna Hector immediately following the game
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Lt. Gov Visits Revere:Talked About Commitments to Area Cities

February 18, 2015
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Public officials welcomed Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito to the city Tuesday morning to talk about the commitment she and Gov. Charlie Baker are making to Massachusetts cities and towns. As part of their first executive order, the administration released $100 million in new Chapter 90 funding for local roads and bridges. During her visit...
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Sports 02-18-2015

February 18, 2015
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Undisputed champions Revere beats Beverly to win NEC basketball title By Cary Shuman The Revere High girls basketball team already owned a share of the Northeastern Conference North title when it took the court for a showdown against Beverly Friday night. But head coach Diana DeCristoforo, assistant coach Kristin Ciappina and their 2015 team...
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Obituaries 02-18-2015

February 18, 2015
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Paul Femino Of Chelsea Paul Femino of Chelsea died on February 13. He was the beloved husband of Angela (Savignano) Femino of Chelsea; devoted father of Paul L. Femino and his wife, Melissa of Norwood and Gina Citrano and her husband, John of Medford; dear brother of Diane Dichiara and her husband, Michael of...
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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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