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Police Briefs 06-07-2017

June 9, 2017
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ARREST Report MONDAY, MAY 29 Pedro I. Rodriguez-Castane, 26, of 164 Hichborn St., was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle after his right to operate had been suspended for operating while under the influence of liquor. Edwin F. Iraeta-Diaz, 32, of Lynn, was arrested on charges of operation a motor vehicle...
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Why I’m Fighting on Beacon Hill for Our Schools

June 9, 2017
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By Senator Sal DiDomenico Residents of Gateway Cities throughout the Commonwealth have probably heard quite a bit about how their schools are facing dire budget gaps due to a change in the way the state counts low-income students. This has been an ongoing issue for over two years now, and I have received many...
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Maintaing Fiscal Discipline in the FY 2018 Budget

June 9, 2017
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By Mayor Brian Arrigo On Monday night, I submitted to the City Council my proposal for the Fiscal Year 2018 budget. In the coming weeks, I look forward to a wide-ranging conversation with the Council. This year’s budget continues the progress made last year toward putting Revere on sound fiscal footing and making strategic...
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Letters to the Editor

June 9, 2017
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STUDENTS NOT GETTING PROPER SLEEP Dear Editor: High School children sleeping in class It can be a daily struggle for parents to get their teenagers up in the morning for school. Many of these high school children have to get up before they are fully rested, and as a result they are tired, grumpy,...
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Gov Baker Stands Tall — Again

June 9, 2017
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The swift and unequivocal announcement last Friday by Gov. Charlie Baker that Massachusetts will join in an initiative with other states to encourage alternative forms of energy in order to reduce carbon emissions is yet another example of the sort of straightforward decision-making that has become a hallmark of the Baker administration. Gov. Baker’s...
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Sports 06-07-2017

June 9, 2017
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RhS sports Roundup Tough loss in extra innings for RHS softball The Revere High softball team was eliminated from the MIAA Division 1 North Sectional of the state softball tournament with a 7-5 loss in nine innings to Medford Friday afternoon on their home field at St. Mary’s. The Lady Patriots, who had compiled...
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Obituaries 06-07-2017

June 9, 2017
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Antonio Albanese Retired US Postal Service Mailhandler; had large welcoming personality and work ethic not to be surpassed Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours today, Wednesday, June 7 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Antonio Albanese, a lifelong...
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Memorial Day Services 2017:Officials Remind Audience of Sacrifices Made to Keep America Safe

June 2, 2017
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Memorial Day Services 2017:Officials Remind Audience of Sacrifices Made to Keep America Safe

By Sue Ellen Woodcock More than 100 people braved the misty, overcast weather Monday morning in front of the American Legion building on Broadway as the city remembered those who gave their lives so ours can be free. Under the tents set up on the lawn of the American Legion post on Broadway were...
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Suffolk Downs New Owner Lays Out Development Plan

June 2, 2017
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By John Lynds Former Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) Director Thomas O’Brien’s development firm HYM announced it has closed on its purchase of Suffolk Downs last Friday. O’Brien’s firm, who has made a name for itself as the developer of several mixed use development projects at North Point in Cambridge, the Government Center Garage Bullfinch...
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Rosa Named Valedictorian in ‘Exceptional’ Class at RHS

June 2, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Revere High School (RHS) announced that senior Samantha Rosa is the valedictorian of this year’s class, and Hayley Petrozzelli is the salutatorian. Both will lead a class of more than 400 students – one of the largest classes in years – across the stage next week, June 8, when RHS holds...
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News Briefs

June 2, 2017
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One Beach to Receive LEED Certification The Neighborhood Developers announces that it expects to receive LEED certification for its housing development One Beach, located in downtown Revere. LEED is a nationally recognized standard for sustainable development, created by the U.S. Green Building Council, to honor buildings of different types and uses that are designed...
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Boncore Amendment Targets Opioid Crisis

June 2, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Just as Legislators were wrapping up work on the FY 18 budget last week, State Sen. Joe Boncore proposed and got passed an amendment that would direct the Department of Public Health to study whether or not supervised injection sites could work in Massachusetts. Boncore noted that there were 2,069...
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Save Harbor/Save Bay Issues Report On Water Quality at Revere Beach in ’16

June 2, 2017
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The environmental advocacy organization Save the Harbor/Save the Bay released their annual Beach Water Quality Report Card on the Metropolitan Region’s public beaches on Friday, May 26, 2017 – just in time for Memorial Day weekend. The report card is based on water quality data collected during the 2016 beach season on 15 public...
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Meeting Them in Morocco:Beachmont Teachers Will Travel to Morocco to Learn More about Student Culture

June 2, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Two Beachmont teachers will spend several weeks traveling through Morocco this summer in order to learn more about the culture of a rapidly growing demographic of students in their school. Irene Cassidy and Chelsey Pollack, English Language Learner (ELL) teachers at the Beachmont, will spend three weeks in Morocco this summer...
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Miniweather Found his Stride at Revere High

June 2, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When Jeremiah Miniweather looks back at his three years of high school in Revere, he is amazed at how much the school set him up for success. That coming after attending schools in Georgia and Florida before moving to Revere to live with his father, Sidney, and his stepmother, Janine Strate...
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Police Briefs 05-31-2017

June 2, 2017
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MARROW DONOR REGISTRY AT RPD The Revere Police Department will hold a Marrow Donor Registry Drive on Wednesday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Station, 400 Parkway. The registry is open to those ages 18-44, and will help young people with diseases like leukemia that are looking for a bone...
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Revere Through the Years

June 2, 2017
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10 years ago May 30, 2007   Although Revere City Councillor Dan Rizzo handily carried his home city by a vote of 3628-1031 over East Boston State Rep. Anthony Petrucelli in Tuesday’s special primary for the Democratic nomination to succeed former State Senator Robert Travaglini, who stepped down to take a position as a...
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Letter to the Editor

June 2, 2017
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THANK YOU To the Editor: We would like to extend our most sincere thanks to Mayor Arrigo and his staff, and the City Council, for the wonderful dedication ceremony that took place on May 20th, which honored our dad, George V. Colella.  The plaque that is now at the entrance of Revere Ctiy Hall...
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The Boston Harbor Clean-Up:An Environmental — and Economic — Success Story

June 2, 2017
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A recent report issued by the public interest group Save the Harbor/Save the Bay informs us that the beaches surrounding the Metropolitan Boston area were open for bathing 96 percent of the time during the summer of 2016 and that, barring unforeseen circumstances, the outlook should be the same for 2017. This is quite...
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Sports 05-31-2017

June 2, 2017
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RHS stars Olivieri, Hinojosa, Leone brothers return for Alumni Baseball Game By Cary Shuman The team of  ‘88 was great – but was it the greatest? That’s one of the lively debates that ensued at the recent Revere High School Alumni Game between former baseball players Lou Olivieri of the 1988 team and Kevin...
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