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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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Congress Ignores Drug Safety with CREATES Act

January 20, 2017
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By Peter J. Pitts Over 60 percent of Americans want the government to take action to lower prescription drug prices, according to a new Kaiser Family Foundation survey.  Congress, for once, is listening to voters. Lawmakers are pushing forward with the Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples (CREATES) Act. The bill’s sponsors...
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Congresswoman Clark is Making the Wrong Statement

January 20, 2017
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The announcement by our Congresswoman Katherine Clark that she will not be attending the inauguration on Friday of President-elect Donald Trump as a sign of protest is wrong. As a private citizen, Clark is entitled to make any lawful statement as she deems necessary. However, Clark is not a private citizen. She is an...
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Attention Democrats:Grow Up

January 20, 2017
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Donald Trump is set to be inaugurated on Friday. Certainly, that is a day and an event that no serious person on any side of the political spectrum ever thought might be possible. However, that is the reality that we have to deal with — and it is an outcome that every American unhesitatingly...
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Sports 01-18-2017

January 20, 2017
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Revere High girls basketball rolls on; beats Swampscott, Salem for 10-0 record By Cary Shuman There is no sign of Lianne O’Hara’s Revere High School Girls Basketball Express slowing down after victories over Swampscott (65-56) and Salem (59-25). In fact, the 10-0 Lady Patriots showed their firepower in posting two 21-point quarters in the...
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Obituaries 01-18-2017

January 20, 2017
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A.L. ‘Pal’ Foulds Board member of Chelsea Yacht Club, member of former Seaview Lodge of Masons, A.F. & A.M., active at Revere’s First Congregational Church “Pal” Foulds, a longtime Revere resident, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, evening, January 10 at the Life Care Center of the North Shore in Lynn where he had been a...
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RHS Takes to the Ice at Frozen Fenway

January 13, 2017
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RHS Takes to the Ice at Frozen Fenway

The Revere players gather for a photo with Mayor Brian Arrigo before the Frozen Fenway scrimmage against Pembroke last Thursday, Jan. 5, at Fenway Park. Revere and Pembroke battled it out to a 3-3 tie, with Revere tying the scrimmage during the last few ticks of the clock.
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Last Call

January 13, 2017
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Last Call

DeMainos Restaurant owners Lenny and LJ celebrated June Racca Bille’s last night behind the bar at DeMainos. June has been serving it up for 40 years.
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