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Police Briefs 11-11-2015

November 12, 2015
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House Breaks: (5) Augustus Street; Lynnway; Parkway – Lee’s; Campbell Avenue; and Putnam Road. Commercial Breaks: (0) Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (10) *Dale Street; Broadway – Atlantic Auto Body (plate); *Broadway – D&L; Washington Avenue – EZ Liquors; Centennial Avenue (plate); Pomona Street (plate); *Union Street; Parkway – Cronin; Thorndike Street (plate); and Revere Street...
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Letters to the Editor

November 12, 2015
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Thank You for Coming to the Revere Beach Memorial  Dear Editor: The Revere Beach Memorial Planning Committee would like to thank the community for attending and supporting the 9th Annual Revere Beach Memorial. Every year this event grows as we work to remove stigma from both substance use disorders (SUDs) and the pain that...
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Remembering the Sacrifices Made by Men and Women in the Armed Services

November 12, 2015
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By Kevin S. Hill The following speech was made at the Revere Veterans Day Ceremony before the members of the Revere High  School Reserve Officer Training Corps held at Revere High School on November 10, 2015. “Cadet DoSantos – Thank you, On behalf of my family, I want to thank Maj. Bowker, Sgt. Major...
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Let’s Truly Honor Our Veterans

November 12, 2015
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Veteran’s Day originally came into existence shortly after World War I when it was known as Armistice Day, marking the end of what was known then as the Great War on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. In the years since that time, Veteran’s Day has come to encompass...
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Sports 11-11-2015

November 12, 2015
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RhS sports Roundup Patriots host Lynn English Friday evening   The Revere High football team will host Lynn English Friday evening at 7:00 under the lights at Harry Della Russo Stadium. The Patriots dropped a 41-13 decision to a strong Beverly squad this past week in a contest that was much closer than the...
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Obituaries 11-11-2015

November 12, 2015
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Josephine Cannatella Of East Boston Josephine (Cannata) Cannatella of East Boston died on November 1. The beloved wife of the late Joseph P. Cannatella, she was the devoted mother of Joseph Cannatella and his wife, Norma of Nashua, NH, Maria Rodrigues and her husband, Anthony of Norwell, Patricia Minihan and her husband, Paul Trickett...
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Arrigo Elected Mayor:Edges Rizzo by 117 Votes in Tight Election

November 5, 2015
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Arrigo Elected Mayor:Edges Rizzo by 117 Votes in Tight Election

Brian Arrigo, a two-term councillor-at-large, was elected mayor of Revere Tuesday, besting incumbent Dan Rizzo by 117 votes in the hotly contested race that saw more than  10,000 voters go to the polls. In the unofficial final tally, Arrigo received 5,208 votes while Rizzo received 5,091 votes. The race was close throughout the night...
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Four Incumbents Return to Council Seats;Rotondo is Back

November 5, 2015
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Incumbent Councillor-at-Large Jessica Giannino once again topped the ticket in the city council race with 5,292 votes Tuesday. Following her lead was return councillor George Rotondo who garnered 4,531 votes in the councillor at large race. Coming in third was incumbent and former mayor Robert Haas Jr. Grabbing the fourth...
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5 Incumbents Re-Elected to School Comm:Wood Pruitt Loses Seat; Sannella Returns to Bd.

November 5, 2015
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The Revere School Committee will see a return of former School Committee member Fred Sannella  when members take the oath of office in Janaury.  Sannella, a former Revere Public School Principal and School Commmittee member took the sixth seat defeating incumbent Donna Wood Pruit and edging out first time office seeker Gerry Visconti by...
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Group Seeks Medical to Locate Marijuana Dispensery in Revere

November 5, 2015
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Wellness Connection of Massachusetts, Inc. is seeking a special permit to open a medical marijuana treatment center at 44 Railroad St. and will appear before the Revere City Council on Nov. 30. The applicant, formerly Boston Wellness Associates Inc., received a special permit from the city council on Dec....
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Police Briefs 11-04-2015

November 5, 2015
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House Breaks: (6) Roughan Street; Montfern Avenue; Payson Street; Parkway; Beach Street; and Broadsound Avenue. Commercial Breaks: (1) Shirley Avenue – Bagel Bin Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (3) Squire Road (plate); Barrett Street; and Washington Avenue. Motor Vehicle Accidents: (41) Brown Circle (6); Mahoney Circle (3); Copeland Circle; Campbell Avenue; Squire Road; American Legion Hwy;...
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For Our Students,Teachers want PARCC

November 5, 2015
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On November 17, the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) will vote on whether to replace MCAS, the state’s 17-year-old testing system, with the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career (PARCC) assessment, or something policymakers are referring to as “MCAS 2.0” –  a test of uncertain content and format...
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A Fine Season Moves on for Revere High Football Team

November 5, 2015
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The Revere High School football team is enjoying an historic season, one of the best since Silvio Cella’s squad qualified for the Division 1 Super Bowl. Coach Lou Cicatelli’s team won six of its first seven games to qualify for the MIAA State Playoffs. But unfortunately Danvers was able to repel Revere’s challenge in...
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Sports 11-04-2015

November 5, 2015
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RHS football team falls short in playoff quest The Revere High football team played well in its Division 3 Northeast playoff encounter against Danvers Friday evening, but despite a fine overall effort, the Patriots came up just short, dropping a 7-0 decision to the host Falcons at Bishop Fenwick’s Donaldson Stadium, which has served as...
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Obituaries 11-04-2015

November 5, 2015
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Ann Marie Corcoran Of Revere, formerly of East Boston Ann Marie Corcoran of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away on October 31. She was 69 years old. She was the cherished daughter of the late John Corcoran and the late Helen (Sullivan) and David Dedrick; loving companion of the recently deceased George Nalen;...
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Rizzo,Arrigo Showdown on Tuesday

October 29, 2015
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By Stephen Quigley Revere voters will be heading to the polls next Tuesday November 3, to decide the outcome in several contested municipal races.  Among the races to be decided will be Mayor, Councillor-at-Large, School Committee and Ward 4 Councillor.  The  voter turnout is predicted to be between 30 to 35 percent or between...
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New Hotel Finalized for Revere Beach

October 29, 2015
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Eurovest, the master developer of the Waterfront Square Transit Oriented Development (TOD) project. has informed Mayor Rizzo and his economic development team that they has finalized an agreement with a hotel development company that will build a Marriot or Hilton hotel with at least 150 plus rooms. The project is slated to get under...
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Police Briefs 10-28-2015

October 29, 2015
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Weekly Crime Report Journal Staff Reports House Breaks: (5) Winthrop Avenue; Harris Street; Burnett Road; Broadway; and Boulevard. Commercial Breaks: (0) Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (4) *Wave Avenue; Charger Street; *VFW – Select; and *VFW – Select. Motor Vehicle Accidents: (34) Brown Circle (2); Copeland Circle (2); Mahoney Circle; Naples Road; Squire Road; North Shore...
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Letters to the Editor

October 29, 2015
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Setting the record straight To the citizens of the City of Revere.  I would like to take this opportunity to discuss some of the issues that have been brought to light as a result of this contentious mayoral election. At present there are some very senior and well known superior officers who would have...
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Thank You to the Residents for Sharing Their Views on Revere’s Future

October 29, 2015
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By Brian Arrigo As we head into the last few days of the most important election Revere has seen in decades, I want to thank all of the residents I met during this campaign. You’ve opened your doors and your living rooms to me, and told me about your needs, your hopes, and your...
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