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Election Now in Full Swing: Many Issues for the Voters to Consider

September 4, 2013
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With the dog days of summer officially behind us, the attention of voters turns to the candidates for the various municipal offices who are now in the opening stages of getting out their campaign messages. Here in  Revere, although there may not be a  September primary, candidates already are hitting the campaign trail in...
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Congratulations, Diana Nyad: Swim Was Quite a Feat on a Number of Levels

September 4, 2013
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The news that long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad successfully had crossed the Straits of Florida from Cuba to Key West this past weekend brought a degree of wonder and joy to all who learned of her accomplishment. First and foremost, this had been Ms. Nyad’s life-long goal after four previously-unsuccessful efforts stretching over a span...
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Obama Made the Right Call: President to Ask Congress Was Correct

September 4, 2013
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We realize that we are by no means foreign policy experts, but we simply wish to say that it is our view that President Obama made the right decision is seeking the approval of Congress before bombing Syria for its violations of international law regarding the use of chemical weapons. In our view, the...
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Police Briefs 09-04-2013

September 4, 2013
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Monday, Aug. 26  No Arrests Tuesday, Aug. 27  Glen Guidi, 35, of East Boston, was charged with assault and battery and assault with a dangerous weapon. Stephen Incerto, 31, of Wakefield, illegal possession of a Class A drug (heroin) and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended or revoked license. Darlene DiMarzo, 55, of...
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Revere High Football Sets Sight on Season Opener

September 4, 2013
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It was a mixed bag for the Revere High football team this past week in a pair of scrimmages that concluded the Patriots’ pre-season schedule. Revere first took part in a three-way scrimmage last Tuesday evening under the lights of the Manning Bowl against St. Mary’s of Lynn and Northeast Regional Vocational School. “We...
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Obituaries 09-04-2013

September 4, 2013
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John McKinley, Jr., Of Virginia, formerly of Revere John P. McKinley, Jr.  entered into Eternal Rest on August 15 after a long and courageous battle against cancer.  He was 70 years old. John graduated from Revere High School, Class of 1960.  He loved gardening and had a special talent for growing plants of all...
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Bocce on the Beach

August 21, 2013
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Bocce on the Beach

Joyce Dinuccio from Team Rizzo tosses the Bocce ball at the annual Rumney Marsh Burial Restoration Committee tournament last Saturday.
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iPads for Students

August 21, 2013
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Last week’s story that all students at Revere High School will be having their own ipad should come as welcome news to the parents.  As parents, we want our child to have every opportunity to receive a high quality education.  These ipads go a long way toward this goal. Many educators have said that...
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Quick Response

August 21, 2013
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The Revere Police Department and Mayor Dan Rizzo are to be congratulated for the quick response in putting more police on the beat for Broadway to combat what has been a sudden rash of disturbing crimes. Mayor Rizzo has made a commitment to ensuring a vital and vibrant downtown business district and so far,...
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Police Briefs 08-21-2013

August 21, 2013
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MONDAY, AUGUST 12 No Arrests TUESDAY, AUGUST 13 No Arrests Reported WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14 Jennifer Finn, 28, of Methuen, was arrested on charges of illegal possession of a knife in violation of the city ordinance and disorderly conduct. Stacey M. Colarusso, 33, of Saugus, was arrested on charges of illegal distribution of a Class...
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Football Team Opens with Double Sessions

August 21, 2013
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If the proverbial dog days of August are here, then that must mean it’s double-session time for schoolboy football players everywhere. Coach Lou Cicatelli’s Revere High gridders are no exception to that rule this week, as Coach Cic’ is pacing his troops through the grind of double-workout days for the entire week to get...
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Obituaries 08-21-2013

August 21, 2013
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Rebecca Dorson Of Revere, formerly of Chelsea Rebecca (Goldman) Dorson of Revere, formerly of Chelsea, passed away on August 19. She was101 years old. The beloved wife of the late Allan Dorson, she was the devoted mother of Barbara Slayton and Barry Dorson; loving grandmother of Anita Slayton; loving daughter of the late Harry...
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Coppola Bears

August 14, 2013
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Coppola Bears

The Revere Fire Department held their annual Volley Ball Charity event for MDA and Dana Farber on August 3 at Revere Beach. One of the teams competing was the Coppola Bears (from left) Jamie Carter, Tommy Corbett, Danny Flynn, Kenny Norris, Timmy Flynn, Retired Lt. Jim Caramello and Firefighter Rick Coppola.
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We Must Prepare for Rising Sea Levels

August 14, 2013
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Benjamin Franklin coined the expression 200 years ago, “You should buy land because they are not making it anymore.”  Well, that may not be exactly true for the last 100 years,  as all the communities on the water have been reclaiming low-lying marsh land.  One just has to look at the the Back Bay...
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Thank You, Massport

August 14, 2013
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Today’s Massport officials are far different from those whom  our parents who lived in our community during the 1960’s had to contend with.  Back in the 1960’s, Massport was an agency that just took what it wanted, regardless of the impact on the community.  One only has to look back  at the neighborhood of...
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Police Briefs 08-14-2013

August 14, 2013
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MONDAY, AUGUST 5  David A. Bowden, 33, of 84 Fernwood Ave., was arrested on a charge of illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance. Megan J. Silva, 25, of Woburn, was arrested on a charge of knowingly being present when heroin is kept. Philip J. Morris, 29, of 458 Park Ave., was...
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Kaleb Silva Wins Annual RHS Football Iron Man Competition

August 14, 2013
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Kaleb Silva was the winner of the annual Revere High School football team’s Ironman Competition held at Revere Beach. A junior, Silva accumulated the highest combined point total in the five events: tire flip, farmer’s walk, big bag throw, obstacle course, and the timed run. Silva edged senior captain Tommy Potrait for first place...
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Obituaries 08-14-2013

August 14, 2013
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James Milton Harriss Retired Cook, Will Be Remembered for His Kindness, Intelligence and Sense of Humor James Milton “Jim” Harriss died surrounded by family in his Revere home on Friday evening, August 9.  He was 93 years old. Jim served in the United States Coast Guard from 1940 to 1962 and traveled all over...
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August is Here

August 7, 2013
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Yes, the days have become noticeably shorter and there has been a chill in the air at night. And when the calendar turns to August, as it has, it’s sort of a signal that the new school year is not that far away and soon another summer will be in the books. But the...
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Communication is Needed: Establishments Should Be Included Next Year

August 7, 2013
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The Revere Beach Partnership did a fantastic job with this year’s National Sand Sculpting Festival  at Revere Beach.  The necessity  of spreading out the festival on the beach, and making other, significant changes because of safety concerns by state officials after the Marathon bombings, were accomplished in a time frame of less than 60...
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