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The Benefits of Universal Pre-K

December 23, 2014
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Growing up in America for me, education was my only escape. Through the rough realities of my parents not gaining an education, I understood their struggle. Going through pre-K, to kindergarten then elementary to middle, I made my way to high school then finally to college. Education has been the basis of my success...
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Consumers Should be Prepared at Holiday Season

December 23, 2014
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These year-end weeks are a busy time that are focused on friends and family, and not when you want to be checking to confirm that your insurance coverage is adequate. But taking a few minutes between the cooking and the shopping and the wrapping to review  your insurance policies and how they would cover...
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Letters to the Editor

December 23, 2014
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Parents should consider Single-Gender Education for their sons Dear Editor: Earlier this fall we invited prospective students to visit Malden Catholic for our Open House. More than 175 boys and their families came to 99 Crystal St. on a very snowy Sunday. As they gathered in the dining hall, I had the opportunity to...
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Sports 12-17-2014

December 23, 2014
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RHS sports Roundup New-look RHS hockey team opens season The Revere High hockey team dropped its season-opener in a tough 3-2 decision to Salem Saturday afternoon at the Salem State University rink. The Patriots held a 2-1 lead entering the third frame, but yielded a pair of unanswered markers in the final 15-minute stanza....
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Obituaries 12-17-2014

December 23, 2014
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Margherita Edmonds Legal Secretary and Licensed Real Estate Agent Margherita (Cristallo) Edmonds of Derry, NH, formerly of East Boston, died on December 12 after a long illness. Margherita was born in Italy and arrived in the United Street at the age of age three. She was raised in East Boston where she lived until...
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Tornado Fund Distribution to Start

December 23, 2014
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The Revere Tornado Relief Fund (RTRF) Executive Director and Administrator, Attorney Gerry Leone, along with the Revere Tornado Relief Fund Board of Directors and Applications Committee, announced a timetable for the release of monies to be distributed to residents and business owners impacted by the tornado back in July. Mayor Dan Rizzo has announced...
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Police Briefs 12-10-2014

December 23, 2014
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House Breaks: (5) Cambridge St.; Bradstreet Ave.; Boulevard; Mountain Avenue; and Fernwood Avenue. Commercial Breaks: (0) Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (12) Ridge Road; *Lincoln Street; Sweeny Avenue (plate); Proctor Avenue; Reservoir Avenue; Tuckerman Street; Boulevard – Jack Satter; Dix Street; Elmwood Place; Elmwood Place; Parkway – Lee’s; and Washington Avenue. Motor Vehicle Accidents: (27) Brown...
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Dr. Paul Dakin and His Tremendous Impact on the School System

December 23, 2014
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The Revere public school system has made tremendous progress under the leadership of Supt. of Schools Dr. Paul Dakin. There has been national and statewide recognition on an annual basis for our schools, affirming Dr. Dakin’s excellence as an administrator and an innovator. Revere students are receiving a well-rounded education. The administrators and teachers...
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Obituaries 12-10-2014

December 23, 2014
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Gloria Kelley Cesarale Of Florida, Formerly of Revere Gloria S. (Addonigio) Kelley-Cesarale of Florida, formerly of Revere died recently. The beloved wife of the late Frederick Kelley and Charlie Cesarale, she was the devoted mother of Donna Miaskiewicz and her husband, Ron and Frederick “Rick” Kelley and his wife, Janet, all of Florida; dear...
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Looking at the Veterans Day Committe

December 8, 2014
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The Revere Veterans Committee was established to conduct a Veterans’ Day ceremony for the City of Revere on behalf of the Veterans of Revere.  In 2003 we conducted the first, in many years, Veterans Day services and dinner for the Veterans of Revere and the Chelsea Soldiers Home at the VFW in Beachmont.  We...
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Letters to the Editor

December 8, 2014
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Investigating the Wynn Resort  Dear Commissioner McHugh: This letter addresses several troubling questions that the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (the “Commission”) must now confront in light of the recent Wall Street Journal report that the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) Criminal Investigation Division, the Drug Enforcement Administration (the “DEA”) and United States Attorneys Offices in...
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Sports 12-03-2014

December 8, 2014
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Patriots play valiantly in Thanksgiving finale A heavily-underdog Revere High football team turned in one of the most valiant effort ever displayed by a Patriot squad on Thanksgiving Day, but two key plays — both on special teams — proved crucial in a 14-6 loss to Winthrop at a chilly Miller Field. Revere had...
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Obituaries 12-03-2014

December 8, 2014
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Richard Mauro Founder and Owner of Tower Glass Co., Inc. Past President of the Glass Employers Association of New England Richard A. Mauro of Lynnfield, formerly of Revere, died on November 27. A strong advocate of the union glazing and construction industry, he was the founder and owner of Tower Glass Co. Inc. of...
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Police Briefs 11-19-2014

November 27, 2014
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REWARD FOR ARREST IN DUMPED PUPPIES Salem Saves Animals organization delivered flowers on Tuesday to the spot where two puppies were dumped in a trash bag on the Parkway last Sunday, and offered a $1,000 reward for anyone with information that leads to the prosecution of those responsible. Revere Police are investigating the death...
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Happy Thanksgiving

November 27, 2014
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Another Thanksgiving is upon us, a day for schoolboy football, family gatherings, and not much else to do other than enjoy a great dinner that reminds us how fortunate we truly are. Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday, tracing its roots back almost 400 years to the Pilgrims, long before there was even a...
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Letter to the Editor

November 27, 2014
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Senior Center has many supporters Dear Editor: The Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center is fortunate to have many “friends” who are extremely supportive of our seniors in Revere. During November, in particular, we were especially ecstatic because some very special people mentioned below. These folks are very special and always willing to give of themselves without...
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Thanksgiving Brings about a Year of Better Health

November 27, 2014
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When people think about Thanksgiving , usually the first thing that comes into their thoughts is “food, family, and an amazing after dinner nap to be well rested for Black Friday shopping.” But, where did the real meaning of this holiday diminish to? Although, right in the name- often forgotten is to realize the...
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A Once in a Lifetime Experience

November 27, 2014
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In the early morning hours of Aug. 1, nine Revere students and three chaperones from the Revere Date Japanese Exchange Program boarded a plane to finish the exchange that began in July of 2013 right here in Revere.  The first seven days the group traveled to Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, Hiroshima, and Tokyo. During this...
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Sports 11-19-2014

November 27, 2014
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Patriots seek to turn tables on Winthrop on Thanksgiving Although the 3-7 Revere High football team will be a decided underdog when the Patriots take to the gridiron at Miller Field to battle a 9-1 Winthrop squad Thanksgiving morning at 10:00, Coach Lou Cicatelli and his crew will pay little attention to season records when...
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Obituaries 11-19-2014

November 27, 2014
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Vincenza Rubino Owner of Brooks Meat Market in East Boston Vincenza (DiVita) Rubino of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died recently. She was 91 years old. She and her husband owned and operated the former Brooks Meat Market in East Boston for 30 years. Born in Boston, she was the loving daughter of the...
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