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Kelly Weighing All Options to Balance Budget:Sports Could be Affected

March 17, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Supt. of Schools Dr. Dianne Kelly said she is “weighing all options” in relation to the cost cutting measures she intends to implement in the schools’ budget. Those measures could affect the scheduling of Revere High School athletic home games in the future. Kelly stated in a story in last week’s...
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Council Approves New Flood Maps

March 17, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Although no one enthusiastically supports the revisions to the Federal government’s flood plain maps, the Revere City Council did approve them for the sake of the residents. Last week the City Council held a public hearing about the maps, and on Monday night, the council approved the maps. Ward 4...
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Police Briefs 03-16-2016

March 17, 2016
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ARREST Report THURSDAY, MARCH 3 Victor Martinez, 24, of 56 Calumet St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of drinking an alcoholic beverage in public in violation of the city ordinance and throwing glass on the street in violation of the city ordinance. FRIDAY, MARCH 4 Bryanna M. Connolly, 25, of...
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Letter to the Editor

March 17, 2016
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Thanks to all who helped the Shamrock Splash Dear Editor: The Revere Beach Partnership is most grateful to all of the plungers and spectators who came to Revere Beach on March 6th to support us at our fund raising event, the Shamrock Splash.  This fundraiser benefits the non-profit “Save the Harbor/Save the Bay”.  The...
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Council Made the Right Decision

March 17, 2016
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The City Council had every right to be outraged at the new flood maps as proposed by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Monday night.  These new maps have enlarged the flood plan so that many additional homeowners in Revere need to buy flood insurance that in turn raises their insurance cost between $2,000...
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Revere High Girls Hoop Team Comes Up Short in North Finals

March 17, 2016
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By Cary Shuman After defeating No., 1 seed Lowell in the Division 1 North semifinals, the Revere High girls basketball team was poised to keep the greatest season in the program’s long history heading toward the TD Garden. But an excellent Woburn team, led by dynamic guard Marissa Gattuso, ended Revere’s dream season in...
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Obituaries 03-16-2016

March 17, 2016
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Dr. Mohammad Teleghani Retired physician whose life was dedicated to caring for his beloved family and patients Dr. Mohammad Teleghani passed away on Tuesday, March 2 with his family by his side. Born in Tehran, Iran on December 21, 1931, the oldest of nine children, Dr. Taleghani graduated from Tehran University Medical School and...
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Revere High Girls Hoop Team Takes Lexington

March 11, 2016
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Revere High Girls Hoop Team Takes Lexington

Revere High’s Adanna Hector passes to teammate Valentina Pepic through a group of Lexington players during Saturday night’s exciting, come from behind, playoff win over Lexington, 64-45. The team had been down 32-19 at the half, but poured in 45 points in the second half to best Lexington.
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Dr Seuss Fan

March 11, 2016
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Dr Seuss Fan

Revere First Lady Daveen Arrigo and her son, Joseph, dressed as ‘Thing 1’ during the Whelan School’s Read Across America event celebrating the birthday of Dr. Seuss on Wednesday, March 2. Daveen and Joseph were at the school to help Mayor Brian Arrigo be a guest reader to the students at the school. Read Across...
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EBNHC CEO Lopes Appointed to BCBS of Mass Foundation

March 11, 2016
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EBNHC CEO Lopes Appointed to BCBS of Mass Foundation

By John Lynds East Boston Neighborhood Health Center CEO Manny Lopes was one of two health care professionals appointed to the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation Board of Directors. Lopes will join Dr. Thea James, MD, Vice President of Mission and Associate Chief Medical as the two new appointees. “We are excited...
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Council Set to Vote on Flood Plain Maps

March 11, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The city council is expected to vote on the FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) flood plain maps during its upcoming meeting on Monday. FEMA revised its flood maps, something it does every five years, and following the Katrina disaster down south in 2005. The Revere City Council held a public...
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Rotondo Seeks to Turn Old McKinley School into Recovery Treatment Center Resource Facility

March 11, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s been no secret that Revere and the area have been battling the disease of opioid addiction and Monday night one city councillor, in an attempt to create more beds to treat addicts, suggested using the McKinley School. Councillor George Rotondo made a motion to discuss the feasibility of turning...
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Ward 4 Crime Watch Meeting

March 11, 2016
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If you live, work or play in Ward 4 then you are invited to a crime watch and neighborhood gathering on Tuesday, March 15 from 6-7:15 pm at the Revere Recreation Center, 150 Beach St.
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Police Briefs 03-09-2016

March 11, 2016
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29 Michael E. Gouthro, 44, of Dracut, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of being a fugitive from justice, assault by means of a dangerous weapon, failing to stop for a police officer, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. Adam...
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2016 Presidential Election:Impact of Millenials

March 11, 2016
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By Cheyanne Fullen Historically, the turnout of young voters, which refers to those aged 18-24, has been persistently lower than other age groups. However, census data confirmed a significant increase in youth voter turnout in the 2008 presidential election, in which Barack Obama appealed to not only the minority demographic, but younger voters as...
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Getting Revere’s Budget in Order

March 11, 2016
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by Mayor Brian Arrigo In my first months as Mayor, I have made the city budget my top priority. As someone who has spent the last decade of my career working on budgets, I understand firsthand the importance of having a budget that addresses the city’s needs while keeping the taxpayer in mind. The...
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‘Spotlight’ is an Important Film For Healing and Renewal to Begin

March 11, 2016
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By Cardinal Sean O’Malley Spotlight is an important film for all impacted by the tragedy of clergy sexual abuse. By providing in-depth reporting on the history of the clergy sexual abuse crisis, the media led the Church to acknowledge the crimes and sins of its personnel and to begin to address its failings, the...
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Driving Bill will Save Lives and Injuries

March 11, 2016
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House and Senate elected officials have a chance to pass a solid public safety bill that would put the brakes on Massachusetts drivers using hand-held mobile electrical devices while on the road. The bill would make it illegal to use cell-phones while driving and prohibit drivers from entering information by hand to a GPS...
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Sports 03-09-2016

March 11, 2016
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Great Scott Senior forward remains solid in Revere Girls’ win; Pepic, Gonzalez also shine in state tourney action By Cary Shuman The Revere High School girls basketball struggled in the first half against a very good Lexington team and its superstar scorer Anna Kelly. But the second half was Revere’s finest hour of the...
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Obituaries 03-09-2016

March 11, 2016
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Matthew Vieira Active volunteer and member of Grace Ministries Church and New England Hemophelia Assoc. Matthew A. Vieira of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away peacefully March 3 at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston with his family by his side following complications from surgery. He was 81 years old. He was born...
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