Editorials

Metro North Plan Could Complement Revere’s Development

October 19, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo and Economic Development Director John Festa have scheduled the city’s second economic summit for Nov. 21 and one of the issues surely that will be discussed is state  Housing and Economic Development Secretary’s Greg Bialecki’s land use plan for the newly named “Metro North” region that includes Revere and eight other...

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Let’s Give Revere a Huge Culinary Shoutout

October 19, 2014
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So, here’s the thing; I never learned to cook. I’m serious. I never learned to cook anything (no, I’ve almost never even been in a grocery store, either).  In fact, as I eat almost every meal out, I couldn’t say with any certainty whether or not the oven or the stove in my apartment...

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Letters to the Editor

October 19, 2014
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Ebola is a threat to US Dear Editor Recently Congresswoman Katherine Clark wrote about ISIS and how she is working to protect America. I thank her for her efforts. However, the biggest threat to the United States right now is Ebola! The only way to decrease the spread of Ebola is to institute a...

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State Indicts Lightbody for Assault on Ciarlone

October 13, 2014
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In a major turn of events in the local assault case against Charlie Lightbody from 2012, state officials have indicted him in Boston’s Suffolk Superior Court – removing the ‘he said/he said’ controversy from the lower District Court to the higher State Court. Lightbody is being charged with a felony charge of assault and...

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Girls Hockey Day

October 13, 2014
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Winthrop is holding Girls Hockey Day on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Larsen Rink at the Mike Eruzione Center and Steve Rogers, president of the Winthrop Youth Hockey Association, welcomes Revere girls, ages 8 through 18, to participate in the festivities. There will be a hockey scrimmage and an instructional clinic so new...

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Columbus Day Celebration and Breakfast

October 13, 2014
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It is Eastie’s turn for the annual Christopher Columbus Day Parade but Revere will honor the great explorer who discovered America with a breakfast Saturday morning at the Revere High School Cafeteria. A large crowd is expected to attend the breakfast that is being led by Mayor Dan Rizzo. Last year’s breakfast was a...

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Revere’s Schools Are Revere’s Pride

October 6, 2014
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It’s rapidly becoming apparent – if it’s not already – that Superintendent of Revere Schools Dr. Paul Dakin has built one of the finest public school systems in the state. The latest accomplishment – that the Revere school district is the only urban school system to reach Level 2 status – reaffirms that Dakin’s...

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Letters to the Editor

October 6, 2014
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Thank you for donations To all the citizens of Revere, On behalf of the men and women who serve in the United States Armed Forces overseas, we offer our heartfelt gratitude for your generous donations, especially the toothbrushes and toothpaste that were donated by the dental offices and citizens of the city. Because of...

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Rep. Clark Breaks from Obama in Not Supporting Syrian Rebels

October 6, 2014
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Congresswoman Katherine Clark released the following statement regarding the authorization of arming and training Syrian rebels: “ISIL has demonstrated their willingness to use terrorism and violence to meet their goals. They have brutally executed Americans and present a grave threat to our allies in the region. However, after listening to and questioning the administration,...

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Happy Rosh Hashanah

September 29, 2014
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We want to extend our very best wishes for a Happy Rosh Hashanah to our friends of the Jewish faith. The Jewish New Year 5775 begins at sundown Wednesday. We want to thank two houses of worship, Temple B’Nai Israel and Temple Tifereth Israel, for being outstanding contributors to the Revere community throughout their...

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Letters to the Editor

September 29, 2014
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Thanks for support Dear Editor: The Revere Public Library would like to thank the following donors for bringing the new statue “Hope” to the Library and to the City of Revere! Revere Revere-Winthrop Pediatrics Leonard Piazza Victoria Natoli Burnett Moynihan Inc. Robert Haas Elena Furia Arthur Guinasso Beverly Pinto Fred Pratt First Priority Credit...

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Revere Still is On the Move

September 22, 2014
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The long-awaited decision from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) has come and Everett is the big winner.  What seemed like an incredible long shot when Mayor Carlo DeMaria announced that Steve Wynn was looking at a site in Everett back in December 2012 for a hotel-casino now is just a small step from reality....

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House Passes Clark’s Infant and Toddler Provisions

September 22, 2014
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The U.S. House of Representatives recently voted to reauthorize the Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG) program including provisions Congresswoman Katherine Clark introduced earlier this year. Clark’s bill, the Infant and Toddler Care Improvement Act, enhances CCDBG by providing strategies and best practices for improving the quality of infant and toddler care. Research shows...

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Capital Funds Available for Nonprofit Child Care Providers

September 22, 2014
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The Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) has released the application and guidelines for nonprofit child care providers interested in submitting applications to the newly-established Early Education and Out of School Time (EEOST) Capital Fund Program.  The program will be administered through the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC) in conjunction with...

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Decision Time

September 11, 2014
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If the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) is to be believed, the commission will vote this week whether to award the casino gaming license for the Greater Boston area either to Wynn Resorts in Everett or to Suffolk Downs in Revere. We have covered this story for more than eight years — reporting on the...

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Guest Opinion

September 11, 2014
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You may have seen Sunday’s Globe editorial advocating for a Wynn casino in Everett. This is a response to that story. By and large, the Globe Editorial Board has ignored its own reporting. Their editorial is filled with spin and misinformation easily disputed by Massachusetts’ groundbreaking Gaming Act and the gaming applications. Consider these...

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Little League Supporters

September 11, 2014
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Dear Editor: The Revere Little League was unable to conduct its annual telethon earlier this year due to the construction of Winthrop Avenue and the fixing of the water pipes there. The construction was in front of the Little League Field and so it was impossible to conduct things this year as we have...

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Through the Years

September 3, 2014
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10 years ago September 1, 2004 With Massachusetts U.S. Senator John Kerry running as the Democratic nominee for President, speculation is rampant as to who will run for Kerry’s seat if he should win the Presidency. If Congressman Ed Markey should decide to throw his hat into the ring, Mayor Thomas Ambrosino said he...

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Celebrating Labor Day

August 27, 2014
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The United States of America will celebrate the federal Labor Day holiday this Monday, Sept. 1. President Grover Cleveland first established it as an official holiday in 1894 to recognize the contributions of workers. Local residents will mark the holiday with backyard barbecues and other events as Labor Day has come to signal the...

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Democratic Committee Cookout

August 27, 2014
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The Revere and Winthrop Democratic Committee hosted a cookout Sunday at the Point Shirley Association in Winthrop. The Mass. state primary election is Tuesday, Sept. 9. Pictured at the event are (front row, from left) Rose Mirasolo, Marie Giacobbe, Rose Napolitano, and Nick Giacobbe. Back row (from left) are Speaker of the House Robert...

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