Editorials

Voters Set for Election Day on Tuesday Nov. 4

October 30, 2014
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The campaigns are in their final week and on Tuesday, Nov. 4 voters will have their say in selecting our leaders in government for the next four years. Gov. Deval Patrick has decided not to seek re-election after two terms in office so there will be a new chief executive come January. Candidates Charlie...

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Enjoy a Fun and Safe Halloween

October 30, 2014
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Halloween is a fun-filled celebration as children don costumes and participate in parties and trick-or-treating in our neighborhoods. But as much fun as this day is for our young residents, we must stress the importance of safety and exercising extra caution. Motorists should be focused on safe driving without distractions as schoolchildren – many...

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Letters to the Editor

October 30, 2014
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I was shocked to read Dear Editor As a parent of an elementary school student in the Revere Public School system I was quite shocked to read that parents objected to instructors teaching about the nature and history of Islam in our schools, misconstruing it as proselytizing. Opponents of the curriculum may be surprised...

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Welcome, Market Basket to the City of Revere

October 25, 2014
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We are very excited to welcome Market Basket to the city of Revere and look forward with much anticipation to the opening of the brand new store in the Northgate Shopping Center this Sunday, Oct. 26. The many residents who have visited Market Basket stores in nearby communities such as Chelsea understand what a...

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Letters to the Editor

October 25, 2014
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“All right, Revere ball. First and ten.”  Dear Editor: We heard these words of Roger Naples so many times coming from the press box at Paul Revere Stadium and later Harry Della Russo Stadium.  For years, he was the voice of RHS football, the City Softball League, and of many sporting events in Revere. Like Johnny...

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Clarifying on Religious Teaching in the Revere Public Schools

October 25, 2014
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It has come to our attention that there is some misinformation circulating about the teaching of religion in our middle school social studies classrooms.  We would like to clarify what exactly is being taught and why it is being taught. In our middle school classrooms, we teach World Geography in grade 6, Ancient Civilizations...

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MGC Issues Warning About Lying to Commission

October 25, 2014
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) didn’t take any drastic action at last Thursday’s meeting concerning the federal indictment of three men in the Everett land deal, but it did issue a stern – if not comical – warning to those who might ponder being less than truthful to the Commission in the future. “As...

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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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