Editorials

Questions About Committee Pushing to Expand Slots

September 22, 2016
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By Susan Gravellese The group pushing for a slot parlor in Revere is calling itself the “Revere Jobs and Education Committee.” As the vice-chair of the School Committee, it was strange for me to hear of a group calling themselves the “Revere Jobs and Education Committee” without a single elected leader in the City...
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Fall Is Here — Make the Most of It

September 22, 2016
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Although those of us who are fortunate to live near the coast may choose the summer as our favorite time of year, fall is the top choice of many of our fellow New Englanders — and a close second for the rest of us — when we are asked what is our favorite season....
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Letters to the Editor

September 15, 2016
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Imagine life without water Dear Editor: On behalf of water and wastewater utilities throughout Massachusetts, I ask all residents to “Imagine a Day Without Water” on Thursday, September 15. On that day, a national coalition including water and wastewater officials, business and community leaders, and environmental organizations will raise public awareness about the vital...
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Working With City Officials On Developing Hotel and Gaming Facility

September 15, 2016
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By Eugene McCain The City of Revere has an opportunity for a substantial economic investment. A state-of-the-art hotel and gaming facility that will add hundreds of good paying jobs with benefits, as well as millions of dollars in new city revenue for Revere each year, has been proposed for a site at Route 1A...
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Remembering the Heroes of 9/11

September 15, 2016
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For every generation of Americans for the past near-century, there have been seminal events for which those who were of a certain age can recall “where they were” when they “heard the news.” Every member of the Greatest Generation could recall with vivid clarity the announcement by President Roosevelt of the Day of Infamy...
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The Old Shaw’s Site

September 8, 2016
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By Brian Arrigo I decided to run for office to ensure I brought the highest standards for our city: high standards for city government, high standards for constituent services, and creating a culture for high standards for what we envision well into Revere’s future. We all know about the great assets we have: smart,...
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Letters to the Editor

September 8, 2016
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Thanks voters Dear Editor: I am writing to express my appreciation to the voters of Suffolk County.  I am honored at the warm response I have received at local events, quorums, candidate debates, and other public events. I have attended each and every candidate debate for the office of Suffolk County Registry of Deeds...
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Election on September 8

September 8, 2016
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While the Big One — the election of our next President of the United States is in November — there is an important election next Thursday (note the different day for an election than the usual Tuesday), Sept. 8, with some interesting local contests for Suffolk County Sheriff and Suffolk County Register of Deeds. Speaker of the House...
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205 Revere Beach PKWY. Project on Agenda

September 8, 2016
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One of the largest proposed projects – 205 Revere Beach Parkway, a hotel and apartment complex to be built on the former Shaw’s Supermarket site — during the last nine months is slated to go before the City Council on Monday night. Mayor Brian Arrigo has outlined many of the positives that he sees...
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Taking Pride in Revere

September 1, 2016
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By Brian Arrigo, Mayor  I take great pride in being from the City of Revere. For my entire professional career, I’ve worn being a 4th-generation Revere resident as a badge of honor. I’m now raising the 5th generation of my family in Revere, and I couldn’t be more excited to raise my son here...
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Enjoy Labor Day Weekend — Safely

September 1, 2016
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It’s hard to believe, but the inevitable has arrived — Labor Day weekend is here. For those of us in the Greater Boston area, this has been the most incredible summer that anyone can remember (and for some of us, that’s a lot longer than we’d like to admit). This has been the sunniest...
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Letter to the Editor

August 29, 2016
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Vote for Nutting in Suffolk County Register of   Deeds race Dear Editor It has been my experience that most voters are so focused on the candidates running for the different executive/legislative positions that they pay little or no attention to any of the other state races. One of these often overlooked positions is the...
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School Is Back — Drive With Care

August 29, 2016
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With school bells ringing for the start of the 2016-17 at the Hill School and next week for all other Revere Public Schools, commuters will have to adjust to the prospect of schoo lchildren and school buses returning to our streets. All of us who drive in the early mornings on weekdays have to...
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Letters to the Editor

August 19, 2016
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Thank you to  Yellow Taxi Dear Editor, On behalf of St. Mary of the Assumption Parish I want to express our deepest gratitude to Yellow Taxi of Revere and especially Kevin Chiles and Richard Picardi. They have been providing a free shuttle service from the Stop and Shop parking lot to our parish services...
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The Olympic Spirit Still Exists

August 19, 2016
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For almost all of us, the Olympics have provided memories that have lasted a lifetime. We can all measure how old we were, or where we were, when we recall Olympic moments both from our youth and through adulthood. For example, who among us (of a certain age) does not remember, as if it...
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Revere Through the Years

August 5, 2016
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10 years ago August 2, 2006 The city officially took control of the new West Revere Complex, the first new school to be built in the city since the Garfield Magnet School more than 10 years ago. The RHS football team held its annual Ironman Contest at Revere Beach this past week. After much...
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Letters to the Editor

August 5, 2016
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Please consider joining St. Mary’s Dear Editor: If you are fortunate enough to have a child, girl or boy that will be lucky enough to be playing on the beautiful new ball fields behind our beloved church, please consider joining the St. Mary’s Women’s Club or the St. Mary’s Holy Name Society. They are...
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Enjoy the Last Days of Summer

August 5, 2016
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When we glanced at the calendar this week, it seemed hard to believe that August already is here — and that are just four weeks to go until Labor Day weekend. Summer always is fleeting. It goes by way too fast, even if it has been a perfect summer season, as 2016 thus far...
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Letter to the Editor

July 29, 2016
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Purple Heart Day  is August 7 Purple Heart Day is August 7. Make a difference in the Life of a Veteran Today!  Please Sponsor a Purple Heart Veteran at $20 each or sponsor a table of 8.  Mail check to 150 Bennington St. Revere Ma. 02151.                                                        The BEACHMONT VFW/AUX Post 6712 plans to Honor...
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Sand Sculpting Festival A Big Success

July 29, 2016
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The International Sand Sculpting Festival lived up to expectation and then some, drawing more than one million visitors to the city’s treasure known as Revere Beach. The Revere Beach Partnership deserves a lot of credit for organizing this “phenomenal” (the adjective used by award-winning sculptor Dan Belcher of Missouri) event and maintaining its stature...
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