Editorials

Moroccan American Community Fundraising Event

December 30, 2014
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On Saturday, December 26th, 2014, the Moroccan American community of Greater Boston organized a Fundraising event at Revere High School to help the victims of the latest flash flood that ravaged Southern Morocco. The event was part of a  series of events organized by Moroccan Americans across the United States of America under the...
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Suffolk DA Conley Holds Course in Cutting-Edge Interview Techniques

December 30, 2014
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Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley hosted a psychology professor and a veteran police investigator for a two-day training in cutting-edge interview techniques as part of his ongoing continuing education program. The training, led by Prof. Brent Snook of the Memorial University of Newfoundland and Constable Todd Barron of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary,...
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Merry Christmas: Still Time to Help Those in Need

December 24, 2014
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Christmas is almost upon us and it promises to be the merriest Christmas in many years for most Americans. Our long, twin nightmares of deep economic recession and seemingly-unending wars in the Middle East are over. It is fair to say that as a nation, we are in a much better place than we...
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Meter Holiday for the Holidays

December 23, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo and Parking Clerk John Henry are happy to announce the suspension of parking meter fees in light of the holiday season and in support of Councillor Arthur Guinasso’s recent Council motion. All parking meters in the City became free Monday, Dec. 15, and  will last through Saturday, Dec. 27. “I encourage...
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Happy Hanukkah

December 23, 2014
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We want to wish our Jewish residents a Happy Hanukkah for the Festival of Lights that began at sundown Tuesday and continues for eight days. There will be the traditional lighting of the Menorah each night and other customs such as children playing the dreidel game and singing Hanukkah songs. We extend our best...
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Revere Tornado Relief Fund

December 23, 2014
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When the tornado struck Revere July 28, it left a devastating impact on many residents and business owners. Mayor Dan Rizzo reacted immediately to the unprecedented emergency situation, bringing together the leaders of the police and fire departments, department heads, and city officials to calm the fears of residents and deal directly and decisively...
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Parking Meters Moratorium

December 23, 2014
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We commend Ward 3 Councillor Arthur Guinasso and Mayor Dan Rizzo for their work in creating a moratorium on parking meter fees for the holiday season. As a result of their efforts, residents and shoppers can park their vehicles free of charge at all parking meters throughout the city. The holiday season is most...
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The Benefits of Universal Pre-K

December 23, 2014
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Growing up in America for me, education was my only escape. Through the rough realities of my parents not gaining an education, I understood their struggle. Going through pre-K, to kindergarten then elementary to middle, I made my way to high school then finally to college. Education has been the basis of my success...
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Consumers Should be Prepared at Holiday Season

December 23, 2014
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These year-end weeks are a busy time that are focused on friends and family, and not when you want to be checking to confirm that your insurance coverage is adequate. But taking a few minutes between the cooking and the shopping and the wrapping to review  your insurance policies and how they would cover...
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Letters to the Editor

December 23, 2014
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Parents should consider Single-Gender Education for their sons Dear Editor: Earlier this fall we invited prospective students to visit Malden Catholic for our Open House. More than 175 boys and their families came to 99 Crystal St. on a very snowy Sunday. As they gathered in the dining hall, I had the opportunity to...
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Dr. Paul Dakin and His Tremendous Impact on the School System

December 23, 2014
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The Revere public school system has made tremendous progress under the leadership of Supt. of Schools Dr. Paul Dakin. There has been national and statewide recognition on an annual basis for our schools, affirming Dr. Dakin’s excellence as an administrator and an innovator. Revere students are receiving a well-rounded education. The administrators and teachers...
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Looking at the Veterans Day Committe

December 8, 2014
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The Revere Veterans Committee was established to conduct a Veterans’ Day ceremony for the City of Revere on behalf of the Veterans of Revere.  In 2003 we conducted the first, in many years, Veterans Day services and dinner for the Veterans of Revere and the Chelsea Soldiers Home at the VFW in Beachmont.  We...
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Letters to the Editor

December 8, 2014
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Investigating the Wynn Resort  Dear Commissioner McHugh: This letter addresses several troubling questions that the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (the “Commission”) must now confront in light of the recent Wall Street Journal report that the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) Criminal Investigation Division, the Drug Enforcement Administration (the “DEA”) and United States Attorneys Offices in...
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Happy Thanksgiving

November 27, 2014
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Another Thanksgiving is upon us, a day for schoolboy football, family gatherings, and not much else to do other than enjoy a great dinner that reminds us how fortunate we truly are. Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday, tracing its roots back almost 400 years to the Pilgrims, long before there was even a...
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Letter to the Editor

November 27, 2014
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Senior Center has many supporters Dear Editor: The Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center is fortunate to have many “friends” who are extremely supportive of our seniors in Revere. During November, in particular, we were especially ecstatic because some very special people mentioned below. These folks are very special and always willing to give of themselves without...
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Thanksgiving Brings about a Year of Better Health

November 27, 2014
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When people think about Thanksgiving , usually the first thing that comes into their thoughts is “food, family, and an amazing after dinner nap to be well rested for Black Friday shopping.” But, where did the real meaning of this holiday diminish to? Although, right in the name- often forgotten is to realize the...
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A Once in a Lifetime Experience

November 27, 2014
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In the early morning hours of Aug. 1, nine Revere students and three chaperones from the Revere Date Japanese Exchange Program boarded a plane to finish the exchange that began in July of 2013 right here in Revere.  The first seven days the group traveled to Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, Hiroshima, and Tokyo. During this...
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Al Blasi Was a Terrific Baseball Coach and A Great Person

November 18, 2014
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Al Blasi was synonymous with Revere High School baseball for more than four decades. He helped student-athletes learn all aspects of the game – hitting, fielding, pitching, bunting, and running the bases. He was as an expert in baseball, a master of the fundamentals who knew how to teach the game and make it...
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Massachusetts has Become a Leader for Veterans

November 18, 2014
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Veterans Day gives us the opportunity to come together as a community and reaffirm ourselves to supporting veterans and upholding the ideals they have fought so valiantly for. This week I had the honor to join in Winthrop and Revere’s Veterans Day services and, in paying tribute, was reminded of the work that lies...
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Letters to the Editor

November 18, 2014
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I was shocked Dear Editor: I recently watched the Oct. 30 Economic Development subcommittee meeting and read Councilor Arrigo’ s article. Based on what I saw and read, I was shocked by our current state of economic development or their lack of development. During the Economic Development subcommittee meeting, Mayor Rizzo stated that he had spent three...
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