Editorials

Let’s Truly Honor Our Veterans

November 12, 2015
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Veteran’s Day originally came into existence shortly after World War I when it was known as Armistice Day, marking the end of what was known then as the Great War on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. In the years since that time, Veteran’s Day has come to encompass...
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For Our Students,Teachers want PARCC

November 5, 2015
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On November 17, the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) will vote on whether to replace MCAS, the state’s 17-year-old testing system, with the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career (PARCC) assessment, or something policymakers are referring to as “MCAS 2.0” –  a test of uncertain content and format...
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A Fine Season Moves on for Revere High Football Team

November 5, 2015
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The Revere High School football team is enjoying an historic season, one of the best since Silvio Cella’s squad qualified for the Division 1 Super Bowl. Coach Lou Cicatelli’s team won six of its first seven games to qualify for the MIAA State Playoffs. But unfortunately Danvers was able to repel Revere’s challenge in...
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Letters to the Editor

October 29, 2015
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Setting the record straight To the citizens of the City of Revere.  I would like to take this opportunity to discuss some of the issues that have been brought to light as a result of this contentious mayoral election. At present there are some very senior and well known superior officers who would have...
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Thank You to the Residents for Sharing Their Views on Revere’s Future

October 29, 2015
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By Brian Arrigo As we head into the last few days of the most important election Revere has seen in decades, I want to thank all of the residents I met during this campaign. You’ve opened your doors and your living rooms to me, and told me about your needs, your hopes, and your...
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A New Day for Revere and Our Shared Vision Will Help Plan Revere’s Future

October 29, 2015
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By Mayor Dan Rizzo This campaign season has brought to every door what amounts to the oldest trick in the book. Political promises made by a candidate lacking a record to run on. Before voters go to the polls next week I am asking the voters to look around our city with me. I...
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Daylight Savings Time is This Sunday

October 29, 2015
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Just when you thought that Halloween was going to be over too soon, we are happy to say to the party goers that they are going to gain an extra hour on Sunday morning as the annual daylight savings time goes into effect.  However, daylight savings time is also the perfect time not only...
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Get Out and Vote

October 29, 2015
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With Election Day less than a week away, voters are urged to get out and vote.  This year several contested races highlight the ballot.  Voters have many candidates to choose from including several new faces to the political landscape.  All these candidates have given countless hours and time away from their families to campaign...
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Letters to the Editor

October 22, 2015
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Thanks donors to event Dear Editor: The Revere League of Special Needs recently held their annual cookout at the headquarters on Winthrop Ave in Revere. Al Terminiello Jr. continued as he has in the past to organize and cook for this event. Thanks to Al and his committee as well as volunteers from the...
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Setting the Record Straight About My Plan for a Better Revere

October 22, 2015
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By Councillor at Large Brian Arrigo All over Revere, voters are responding to our campaign’s positive message about the future of this city. Revere’s taxpayers want to see change. They want to see out of control spending reined in at City Hall. They want to see meaningful commercial development that creates jobs and tax...
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Focusing on Results, Not Promises

October 22, 2015
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Some people will say anything to get elected. That’s because it’s much easier to make a promise than it is to keep one. It’s easier to tell voters what you will do for them than it is to tell them what you have already done for them. And it’s easier to make unfounded accusations...
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An Exciting Election

October 22, 2015
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Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3 and the candidates for Mayor, Councillor-at-Large, Ward 4 Councillor, and School Committee have stepped up their campaigning and meeting the voters as the day of decision nears. The race for Mayor – Mayor Dan Rizzo versus Councillor-at-Large Brian Arrigo – has particularly captured the interest of this city...
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Welcome Back,Mickey

October 22, 2015
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If you were in attendance at Revere’s outstanding Columbus Day Breakfast and Parade, you couldn’t miss legendary Revere resident and former sports great Mickey “Say No Drugs” Casoli enthusiastically greeting friends, city officials, and business people. After a brief setback, Mickey is back in fine form, serving in his role as the city’s goodwill...
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Letters to the Editor

October 16, 2015
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10 percent tax reduction Dear Editor: When I was on the School Committee, I received an education on how to balance a city budget by Mayor George Colella . Not, to say that my math teachers ( Mr. Barnes , Mr.Gold and Mr. Boranes ) did not do their job, but no one went...
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Relief for Revere’s Homeowners Is Needed Now

October 16, 2015
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By Brian Arrigo Revere has always been a place where people want to stay and raise their children, get involved in community organizations, and participate in city politics. I am running for Mayor because I want to preserve and grow the civic involvement and sense of community that encouraged me to go into public service. That’s why I am calling for a...
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Observance of Columbus Day Showcased the Best

October 16, 2015
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Columbus Day festivities in Revere were a big hit from the moment the pre-holiday breakfast started Sunday at the Revere High cafeteria to the time the final marcher completed the parade route Monday afternoon. Mayor Dan Rizzo and the parade and breakfast committees gave this city a celebration to remember honoring Italian explorer Christopher...
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Letters to the Editor

October 1, 2015
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Writing about high water rates Dear Editor, I am writing in reference to the very high water bills we received this past quarter. Ours had doubled, and inquiring throughout our neighborhood, found that everybody else’s had increased for no apparent reason. Upon calling City Hall, the water dept. advised us to have a plumber check for...
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In This Mayor’s Race, Let’s Focus on Solutions

October 1, 2015
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By Brian Arrigo The suggestion that I am personally responsible for the major troubles facing the MBTA and MassDOT shows just how desperate and oblivious Dan Rizzo really is. A week after flip-flopping his position on residential development, Rizzo is now flip-flopping on his campaign promise to remain positive and “build-up instead of tear...
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Consider Attending the Public Hearing On Building Moratorium

October 1, 2015
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We encourage Revere residents to attend the Oct. 26 public hearing on a proposed moratorium on all large-scale residential apartments for a period of two years. As noted in our front-page story on the issue, currently there are four apartment building projects going on in Revere. Some schools in the city, including the newer...
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Friday Night Lights A Big Game At the Stadium

October 1, 2015
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  Revere High school football coach Lou Cicatelli had a good feeling about the 2015 football season and he’s been right on the mark in his assessment. The Revere football team has a perfect 3-0 record to-date with wins over former Greater Boston League rivals Medford and Chelsea and Northeastern Conference school Lynn Classical....
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