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The MS-13 Raids

February 4, 2016
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The raids that took place last early Friday morning that resulted in 56 indictments of MS-13 gang members certainly should stop for the time being the crime and murders in the neighboring communities of Chelsea, East Boston and Everett that we have witnessed over the last several months.  However, these arrests removed only about...
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Deleo Forms Commission on Daily Sports Fantasy

February 4, 2016
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Anyone who has watched Channel Five’s “On the Record” Sunday morning show knows that Speaker of the House has a tremendous knowledge of Boston sports — as he often has demonstrated on the “Pop Quiz” portion of the show. So when the daily sports fantasy industry exploded this year, Bob had been following its...
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Sports 02-03-2016

February 4, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup RHS girls basketball team runs record to 14-1 The Revere High girls basketball team enjoyed another successful week, handily disposing of three Northeastern Conference rivals. Last Tuesday the Lady Patriots made the  long trek to Gloucester a worthwhile endeavor with a 72-33 blowout victory. Revere led from the start, jumping out to...
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Obituaries 02-03-2016

February 4, 2016
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Rosemarie Candelora Of New Hampshire, formerly of Revere Rosemarie J. Candelora of Londonderry, NH, formerly of Revere, died recently. She was the beloved wife of Anthony R. Candelora, Sr.; devoted mother of Kris-Ann Amato and her husband, Alan of Pelham, NH, Anthony R. Candelora, Jr. and his wife, Jill of North Andover and Michael...
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Dodging Jonas

January 28, 2016
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Dodging Jonas

Ken Mason of Pemberton Street scrapes ice off the window of his car on Sunday morning once the first real snowstorm of the year had subsided, nicknamed Jonas. While Jonas walloped states to the south of Massachusetts, Revere and surrounding locales escaped heavy snowfall – leaving just enough for snow shovels and snowballs.
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City Officials Will Explore Building New High School

January 28, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock It may be years in the making, but officials are taking the first step toward the building of a new Revere High School. Monday night the City Council, the Mayor and the Superintendent of Schools all agreed to file an application for funding of a new high school project with...
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Council Comm Appointments Posted

January 28, 2016
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City Council President     Jessica Giannino has announced the following committee appointments: Appointment & Personnel Administration  Committee Chairman Arthur Guinasso, Councillor Patrick Keefe Councillor Joanne McKenna Councillor Steven Morabito Councillor Charles Patch Economic Development & Planning Committee Chairman Patrick Keefe, Councillor Robert Haas Councillor Steven Morabito Councillor George Rotondo Councillor Anthony Zambuto Public Works Committee...
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Police Briefs 01-27-2016

January 28, 2016
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MONDAY, JANUARY 15 James M. Carter Jr., 40, of 175 Rice Ave., was arrested on a charge of breaking & entering into a building in the daytime with intent to commit a felony. Tiffany L. McCaffrey, 26, of 185 Lynnway, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of breaking & entering...
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School Choice Matters for Massachusetts Families

January 28, 2016
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By Andrew R. Campanella When it comes to K-12 education, America’s parents want more choices. In fact, almost two thirds of parents – 64 percent – say they wish they had more options for their children’s education. In a society where Americans choose practically everything, from the brands of coffee they drink in the...
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Letter to the Editor

January 28, 2016
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We need your help Dear Editor: Veterans Assisting Veterans is donating a $15,000 Trac Wheel Chair to a paralyzed Army Ranger who was injured in Afghanistan in October 2012. Spec. Sean Pesce was shot 13 times and has a severe spinal cord injury and has no feeling from the waist down. I learned about...
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City Council Starts New Year Off Strong

January 28, 2016
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Revere voters can see that new City Council that was elected last November  is not wasting any time in putting forth a variety of motions. There are motions that deal with every aspect of what municipal government should be focused on. One motion that jumps out is from Councillors Joanne Mc Kenna and Steven...
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Sports 01-27-2016

January 28, 2016
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RHS sports Through the Years 10 years ago January 25, 2006 Despite their best effort of the season, the RHS girls basketball team dropped a 53-49 decision to Everett. Lauren Forgione led Revere with 13 points and sophomore Jessica Leone added 12. The RHS boys basketball team dropped a pair of hard-fought contests to...
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Obituaries 01-27-2016

January 28, 2016
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Jody L (Casiello) Carregal Of Revere & Peabody, Teacher in Reading Jody L. (Casiello) Carregal of Revere & Peabody, Teacher in Reading Jody L. (Casiello) Carregal, 39, beloved wife of Marc Caregal, died peacefully on Friday, January 1, 2016 at Mass General Hospital in Boston while in the comforting presence of her husband, following...
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‘Lucky’ at the Lincoln

January 22, 2016
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‘Lucky’ at the Lincoln

Lucky the Leprechaun slams home the basketball last Thursday at the Lincoln School after taking the ball out of the hands of Math Teacher Lani Cabra-Pini and Principal Jodie Gennodie, doing a flip in the air and jamming it. Lucky’s dunk show was part of a larger assembly brought to the Lincoln by the...
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Rizzo Will Run for State Senate Seat

January 22, 2016
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Rizzo Will Run for State Senate Seat

Saying that he still has the fire to serve the public, former Revere mayor Dan Rizzo has announced that he will be a candidate for the State Senate seat in the First Suffolk and Middlesex District that includes the entire city of Revere. Rizzo also pointed to his impressive record of accomplishments during the...
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Morabito Announces Candidacy for Senate

January 22, 2016
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Morabito Announces Candidacy for Senate

After more than 15 years of serving our Commonwealth, Senator Anthony Petruccelli has elected to resign his seat as State Senator. As someone who is a life-long resident of the First Suffolk & Middlesex District, I’d like to thank him for representing us with such dedication and distinction. He is a true public servant...
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Arrigo Team Looking to Keep Revere Moving Forward

January 22, 2016
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Arrigo Team Looking to Keep Revere Moving Forward

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Getting the right team behind the daily functions of your office is one of the most important decisions a new Mayor can make. For Mayor Brian Arrigo the choices came with much thought, seeking the best and the brightest to advise the mayor, run daily operations and work together to...
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Giannino Outlines Goals As New Council President

January 22, 2016
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Giannino Outlines Goals As New Council President

By Cary Shuman Councillor-at-Large Jessica Giannino will stand at the podium for her first full meeting as president of the Revere City Council Monday night in the City Council Chambers. Giannino led a special meeting on inauguration night following her unanimous election as Council president. Monday’s meeting has a full agenda and Giannino will...
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Precinct 2 Getting Ready for Neighborhood Crime Watch

January 22, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Concerned neighbors, police officials and politicians met last Tuesday night at the Neighborhood Developers office on Walden Street to discuss the formation of a neighborhood crime watch group in the Precinct 2 area. Neighbors’ concerns about crime and other social issues prompted Precinct 2 Councillor Ira Novoselsky and police to...
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Council President Giannino Will Not Seek Senate Post

January 22, 2016
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The following is the statement of Council President Jessica Giannino regarding the First Suffolk and Middlesex District Senate seat. “After giving tremendous consideration to the possibility of running in a Special Election to succeed Senator Anthony Pertucelli in the Massachusetts Senate, I have decided not to seek the seat at this time. I want...
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