Editorials

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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EPA’s Emissions Reports Trades Science for Politics

July 22, 2016
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By Jeff Stier The Environmental Protection Agency’s latest report on greenhouse gas emissions demonstrates shrewd political strategy — and a wanton disregard for objective science. Using a questionable methodology, the EPA found that the nation’s methane emissions have been dramatically higher in recent years than previously thought. And for the EPA, this is a...
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Letter to the Editor

July 22, 2016
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STATE AGENCY NEEDS YOUR COMMENTS Dear Editor: It is time for all Revere residents totell how the Wheelabrator incinerator and ash landfill on Rte. 107 in Saugus is affecting us. Because their ash landfill is almost full and they want an okay to keep dumping into the marsh  for another five years, state environmental...
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Our Summer of Discontent

July 22, 2016
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Tragic events seem to be cascading upon us from throughout the world almost on a daily basis. Whereas for the past 15 years (since 9/11), a terrorist-inspired event might happen sporadically, now when we go on-line each morning to look at the latest news, we find ourselves reading about some terrible act committed either...
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Be Sure to Attend The Festival

July 22, 2016
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There could be as many 800,000 visitors to Revere Beach this weekend for the 2016 International Sand Sculpting Festival. This unique spectacle has become a world-class event right in our backyard on the beach that has been a treasure for this community for a long time. The Revere Beach Partnership deserves a lot of...
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