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Frozen! Solid

February 18, 2016
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Frozen! Solid

By Sue Ellen Woodcock It could have been the start of the nice Valentine’s Day holiday but when Sherri DeSimone looked out the window of her Arcadia Street home early Sunday morning she knew there was trouble. Water from the adjacent marsh rose up several feet above normal flooding Arcadia Street and the Bay...
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Revere Still Hamstrung by Mohegan in Bid for Wynn Agreement

February 18, 2016
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By Seth Daniel When one looks at a map of communities that have made agreements with the Wynn Casino, Revere stands alone as the one community in the area that has nothing to show for the casino project next door. But it’s not for lack of effort recently. Mayor Brian Arrigo and his administration...
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Adam Rizzo Resigns as Revere Basketball Coach

February 18, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Adam Rizzo has resigned from his position as head coach of the Revere High School boys basketball team. Rizzo told his players about his decision to step down as head coach at the beginning of the team’s season finale against Peabody last Thursday. Rizzo had informed Revere director of athletics Frank...
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Police Briefs 02-17-2016

February 18, 2016
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8 Vanessa M. Forte, 29, of 957 Revere Beach Parkway, was arrested on four outstanding warrants. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9 Jorge Luis Mendez-Baez, 26, of Mattapan, was arrested on a charge of trafficking in heroin. Luis Alberto Medina-Feliciano, 40, of Dorchester, was arrested on a charge of trafficking in heroin. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11...
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Sometimes Just Saying No Isn’t Enough,We Need Actions and Words

February 18, 2016
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As I read Sue Ellen Woodcock’s commentary on the recent showing of “The Anonymous People,” a documentary about the fight against drug addiction, I could sense her disappointment that only 50 folks were drawn to watch this movie and many of them were already in recovery. The small crowd at Revere High School does not surprise...
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Letter to the Editor

February 18, 2016
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Dear Editor: In 1998 the Revere Police Department began a Christmas Toy drive to help families that are struggling to make ends meet let alone buy extra gifts for Christmas. It is so hard for many families to survive in these challenging economic times, just trying to keep a roof over their heads and...
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Another Honor for Revere High School

February 18, 2016
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When we get news releases, we quickly scan the text to see if our city is mentioned. There are always winners from across the state and nation. If we are not on the list, we often ask ourselves,why not, and what the winning communities are doing right.This was not the case recently. Revere High...
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Sports 02-17-2016

February 18, 2016
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The Patriot Way Licata brings Revere flourish to St. Mary’s By Cary Shuman Paige Licata, a 2010 graduate of Revere High School where she was a three-sport captain, is the new head coach of the St. Mary’s High School softball team. At 23, Licata becomes one of the youngest varsity head coaches in the...
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Obituaries 02-17-2016

February 18, 2016
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Angela Limosani Of Revere Angela V. (Russo)Limosani of Revere died on February 13.  She was the beloved wife of Anthony N. Limosani of Revere; dear sister of Angelo Russo and his wife, Betty of Marblehead and the late Jennie Fiore and Josephine Lauro. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Her...
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102 Years Young:Sal Santoro Celebrates Birthday with Family and Friends

February 12, 2016
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102 Years Young:Sal Santoro Celebrates Birthday with Family and Friends

By Sue Ellen Woodcock When Sal Santoro was born in the North End of Boston back on Feb. 4, 1914 the Ford Model T had just been introduced and Charlie Chaplin’s movie “The Tramp” was all the rage. Santoro celebrated his milestone birthday last Thursday at the Senior Center with friends, family and politicians...
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RHS Featured On National Stageat Nassp Forum

February 12, 2016
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Revere High School (RHS) is one of only 18 high-performing middle level and high schools selected to present at the Ignite ‘16 School Showcase as part of National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) Annual Conference February 25-27, 2016 in Orlando. NASSP and the Center for Secondary School Redesign (CSSR) annually host this national...
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Police Briefs 02-10-2016

February 12, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1 Fernando Sarante-Valerio, 26, of 17 Waverly Ave., was arrested on an  outstanding warrant. Jason C. Dulcetta, 28, of 4 Jordan St., was arrested on an  outstanding warrant. Shaun T. MacNeil, 30, of 5 Hutchinson St., was arrested on an  outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3 Skye E. Cauthier, 24, of...
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Letters to the Editor

February 12, 2016
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Endorses Dan Rizzo for Senate Dear Editor: Dan Rizzo is the only candidate running for State Senate who has fought for working class people in Revere and the District. The last time Revere and the district had a working class Senator working for them was former Senator Fran Doris more than 30 years ago....
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Sports 02-10-2016

February 12, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup Girls basketball team splits two contests The Revere High girls basketball team split its two contests this past week, defeating Beverly last Monday, but falling to Lynn Classical Saturday in a contest that had been postponed from Friday because of the snowstorm. This past Monday’s scheduled game at Lynn English also...
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Obituaries 02-10-2016

February 12, 2016
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Sharon DiGregorio Registered Nurse Sharon D. (DiMartino) DiGregorio of North Reading, formerly of Burlington and Revere, died at home on February 8 surrounded by her family after a long illness. She was 55 years old. Sharon was a graduate of North East Vocational High School and Boston College School of Nursing. She worked for...
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Fr.Kumar Leaving St.Anthony’s

February 4, 2016
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Fr.Kumar Leaving St.Anthony’s

After 12 years at St. Anthony’s Fr. Kumar gives a final blessing to parishioner Nancy Cea, who works at Dr. DiPietro’s Family Dental Care.
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School Officials Say Low-Income Budget Change Will Likely Result in More Layoffs

February 4, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Revere School officials are at their wits end this week trying to plan for a multi-million dollar cut outlined in the State Budget. The basis for the cut lies within a complicated plan to reduce paperwork within the federal government in relation to low-income students. That change, however, has led to...
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Recovery Thoughts to Show Film on Thursday Night

February 4, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock On Thursday night 150-200 people will view a documentary film, “The Anonymous People” directed by Greg Williams, at Revere High School. The film is about the over 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drugs. The movie is being presented to the community by the non-profit...
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Police Briefs 02-03-2016

February 4, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, JANUARY 25 Ubaldo Chanez Flores, 21, of Chelsea, was arrested on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. He also was cited for the civil motor vehicle infraction of failing to stop for a school bus. TUESDAY, JANUARY 26 Pedro A. Morales, 19, of Lynn, was arrested on charges...
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Letters to the Editor

February 4, 2016
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Thank You Mottolo Post Dear Editor: As most residents realize, over a nine-week period, from November 30, 2015 through January 29, 2016, the Joseph L. Mottolo Post was the temporary home of the Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center. Despite the staff’s and senior’s yearning to be back in our familiar home on Winthrop Avenue that allows...
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