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Councillor-At-Large Candidates Will Participate in Forum Thursday

October 22, 2015
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The ten candidates for Revere Councillor-at-Large will participate in a question-and-answer forum Thursday night at the Rumney Marsh Academy. The forum is being sponsored by the Revere Journal and will be broadcast live on RevereTV beginning at 7 p.m. Slated to participate in the forum are incumbent Councillors-at-Large Jessica Ann Giannino, Robert Haas, Tony...
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Police Briefs 10-21-2015

October 22, 2015
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House Breaks: (3) Elm Street; Rumney Road; and Rice Avenue. Commercial Breaks: (0) Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (9) *Conant Street; Steeple Street; Larkin Street; Larkin Street; *Proctor Avenue; Griswold Street; *Dashwood Street (mo-ped); *Washington Avenue; and *Walnut Avenue. Motor Vehicle Accidents: (37) Copeland Circle (3); Brown Circle (3); Mahoney Circle (3); Furlong Drive; Squire Road;...
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Letters to the Editor

October 22, 2015
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Thanks donors to event Dear Editor: The Revere League of Special Needs recently held their annual cookout at the headquarters on Winthrop Ave in Revere. Al Terminiello Jr. continued as he has in the past to organize and cook for this event. Thanks to Al and his committee as well as volunteers from the...
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Setting the Record Straight About My Plan for a Better Revere

October 22, 2015
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By Councillor at Large Brian Arrigo All over Revere, voters are responding to our campaign’s positive message about the future of this city. Revere’s taxpayers want to see change. They want to see out of control spending reined in at City Hall. They want to see meaningful commercial development that creates jobs and tax...
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Focusing on Results, Not Promises

October 22, 2015
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Some people will say anything to get elected. That’s because it’s much easier to make a promise than it is to keep one. It’s easier to tell voters what you will do for them than it is to tell them what you have already done for them. And it’s easier to make unfounded accusations...
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An Exciting Election

October 22, 2015
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Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3 and the candidates for Mayor, Councillor-at-Large, Ward 4 Councillor, and School Committee have stepped up their campaigning and meeting the voters as the day of decision nears. The race for Mayor – Mayor Dan Rizzo versus Councillor-at-Large Brian Arrigo – has particularly captured the interest of this city...
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Welcome Back,Mickey

October 22, 2015
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If you were in attendance at Revere’s outstanding Columbus Day Breakfast and Parade, you couldn’t miss legendary Revere resident and former sports great Mickey “Say No Drugs” Casoli enthusiastically greeting friends, city officials, and business people. After a brief setback, Mickey is back in fine form, serving in his role as the city’s goodwill...
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Sports 10-21-2015

October 22, 2015
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RHS football team trounces Swampscott; seeks to improve to 6-1 By Journal Staff The Revere High football team once again overcame a slow start, but soon shifted into high gear to steamroll past the visiting Big Blue of Swampscott, 46-7, much to the delight of the Patriots hometown partisans Friday evening at Harry Della...
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Obituaries 10-21-2015

October 22, 2015
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William Higdon Of Revere and Florida William G. Higdon of Revere and Sebastian Florida passed away on  October 18. He was 95 years old. A US Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War, he was the beloved husband of the late Gilda (Abate) Higdon and the late Mary (Mattos) Higdon; loving...
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Columbus Day Parade 2015

October 16, 2015
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Columbus Day Parade 2015

Broadway came alive on Monday afternoon as the Columbus Day Parade returned for the second time since being discontinued several years ago. Shown above Revere’s Gina DeFreitas of Elevation Aerial & Circus Arts is stretched out to the sky for the parade.
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Police Briefs 10-14-2015

October 16, 2015
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House Breaks: (8) Butler Street; Newman Street; Eliot Road; Patriots Parkway; Ocean Avenue; Park/Foster; Overlook Avenue; and Winthrop Avenue. Commercial Breaks: (0) Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (6) *Boulevard – St. George’s; Tuscano Avenue; Ocean Avenue; North Shore Road – 7/11; *Boulevard; and *Broadway. Motor Vehicle Accidents: (36) Mahoney Circle (4); Brown Circle; Revere Street; Squire...
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Letters to the Editor

October 16, 2015
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10 percent tax reduction Dear Editor: When I was on the School Committee, I received an education on how to balance a city budget by Mayor George Colella . Not, to say that my math teachers ( Mr. Barnes , Mr.Gold and Mr. Boranes ) did not do their job, but no one went...
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Relief for Revere’s Homeowners Is Needed Now

October 16, 2015
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By Brian Arrigo Revere has always been a place where people want to stay and raise their children, get involved in community organizations, and participate in city politics. I am running for Mayor because I want to preserve and grow the civic involvement and sense of community that encouraged me to go into public service. That’s why I am calling for a...
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Observance of Columbus Day Showcased the Best

October 16, 2015
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Columbus Day festivities in Revere were a big hit from the moment the pre-holiday breakfast started Sunday at the Revere High cafeteria to the time the final marcher completed the parade route Monday afternoon. Mayor Dan Rizzo and the parade and breakfast committees gave this city a celebration to remember honoring Italian explorer Christopher...
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Sports 10-14-2015

October 16, 2015
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RHS football team rolls past Saugus The Revere High football team shook off a slow start and then assumed total domination on both sides of the ball to roll to a 35-6 rout of Saugus Saturday afternoon on the latter’s gridiron at Stackpole Field. The contest started inauspiciously for the Patriots. Saugus took the opening...
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Obituaries 10-14-2015

October 16, 2015
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Joseph Rizzo Revere DPW retiree Joseph A. Rizzo of Revere died on October 1 at the West Revere Nursing Center. He was 90 years old. Born in Boston, he was a US Navy veteran of World War II. For many years, Joe worked for the City of Revere, Department of Public Works. He was...
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This Is My Ideal T-Bird

October 1, 2015
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This Is My Ideal T-Bird

Marco and his younger brother Rocco Spiriti enjoyed popcorn while checking out cars at the show, such as the classic Chevy behind them. Residents gathered at the Whelan School to check out the Revere Remembers 50s and 60s Classic Car Show from the North Shore Old Car Club. On hand were countless cars from...
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At the Family Day

October 1, 2015
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At the Family Day

The Muslim community from area communities gathered at the Eid al-Adha Family Day festivities at the Whelan School. Shaymaa and Salna Jabri snack on cotton candy.
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Rizzo Calls For Moratorium On Residential Bldgs:Appears Before Council;Hearing Set for Oct. 26

October 1, 2015
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The outcry from residents against turning the former Shaw’s site on 205 Revere Beach Blvd. into a 300-unit apartment complex was heard loud and clear, prompting Mayor Dan Rizzo and one city council candidate to call for a moratorium on any building projects with more than two units. Monday night...
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Police Briefs 09-30-2015

October 1, 2015
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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 Emerald R. Crowley, 19, of Lynn, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting (third offense). Evan T. Redley, 19, of 210 Constitution Ave., was arrested on charges of assault & battery and intimidation of a witness. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 Jose L. Maldonado, 32, of Everett, was arrested on an outstanding warrant....
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