Editorials

Congratulations to Youth in Motion

May 13, 2016
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The recent opening of the new facility of Youth in Motion on Broadway is a testament to the faith of Deborah Kneeland Keegan in the future of Revere. Deborah has built a quality facility to serve school-age children year-round in a safe and affordable after-school program. The fact that many elected officials were on...
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Great News from Revere Schools

May 13, 2016
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The story in last week’s Journal about Revere High senior Luke Hartnett’s acceptance to MIT and the news that senior Alicia Barry has been admitted to Harvard University, puts an exclamation point on the fine work performed day-in and day-out by the teachers, administrators, and students in the Revere public schools. The success in...
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Summer Camps Offer Children a Safe Place to Grow

May 7, 2016
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By Kate Lemay  Summer camp remains one of the few places where today’s often overscheduled and over protected children have to rough it, stretch their boundaries, and conquer the challenges of the great-outdoors all without the guidance of their parents.  As a mom and a 20-year camp professional, I believe that camp is a...
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Mother’s Day

May 7, 2016
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This Sunday is a day set aside to honor our mothers. Few can doubt the loyalty and love that our mothers have exhibited to their children despite the difficulty that some of their children may cause. Growing up in this area more than 50 years ago, mothers were always treated with a special amount...
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Good Job,Mayor Arrigo,City Councillors

May 7, 2016
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When running a business, there are always two types of expenditures – fixed costs and variable costs.  The fixed costs are just that — they can never be eliminated. In a recent story, it was noted that Mayor Brian Arrigo and City Councillors took the action to lessen one of the City of Revere’s...
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Letters to the Editor

April 29, 2016
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When Arab Immigrants bring their non-verbal communication knowledge to the U.S. Dear Editor: Noble culturalists interested in bridging the gaps existing between people of different cultures have been working on decoding extra-linguistic features that are misinterpreted by outsiders. These extra-linguistic features are referred to as non-verbal communication skills that a native of a specific...
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Massport Opens Its Doors

April 29, 2016
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More than 1,500 area students recently were allowed the opportunity to explore and touch first-hand the machinery and airplanes that are used every day at Logan International Airport at the Aviation and Maritime STEM Education Expo. As Massport CEO Thomas Glynn succinctly pointed out, “It is through organizations like Massport that students are exposed...
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Good News for Homeowners and Families

April 29, 2016
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Revere was highlighted in a recent Boston Globe article for being a community that the Globe ranked among the top real estate markets in the Greater Boston area, along with other communities such as Concord, Newton, and  Cambridge. The road to get to the point where Revere is being hailed as a great place...
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Earth Day 2016 – Lasting Environmental Partnerships

April 21, 2016
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By Martin Suuberg As we mark Earth Day on April 22, 2016, it is a good time to reaffirm the idea that partnerships and working together are powerful tools for environmental protection. The Baker-Polito Administration values collaboration, and to reach our environmental protection goals, everyone must play a role. The Massachusetts Department of Environmental...
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Letters to the Editor

April 21, 2016
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Morabito says  Thank You I want to thank everyone who put so much time and effort into our Senate campaign. Unfortunately, we we were not successful tonight.   It was nice to meet so many people along the campaign trail. I am proud to say that we ran against the finest Senatorial Candidates and I...
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Congratulations, Joe Boncore

April 21, 2016
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We congratulate Joseph Boncore on his victory in the Massachusetts State Senate Democratic Primary Special Election that was held April 12. Joe is unopposed in the general election on May 10 so he stands poised and ready to become our next state senator and succeed Anthony Petruccelli in this esteemed position as one of...
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We are in a Transportation Crisis

April 14, 2016
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Those who grew-up in this area 40 years ago can remember how traffic always had a certain pattern or flow.  Rush-hour always would last about two hours in the morning and two hours in the evening.  Otherwise, one could travel at a reasonable rate of speed during the day. Today, those metrics to measure...
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The Cleanup Is On

April 14, 2016
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Mayor Brian Arrigo’s “Beautify Revere” series is set to begin this Saturday at 10 a.m.  We urge residents and business owners in the Oak Island Park area to attend the event. As always after the winter, our streets and parks need a complete cleaning.  Debris litters many of the street gutters. It seems that...
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Five-Year-Old Muslim Boy’s Story Demonstrates How Children Suffer Due to Islamophobia

April 7, 2016
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By Rachid Moukhabir I would like to share with you the true story of a five-year-old Muslim boy named Mohamed. One day Mohamed came home from school angry, eager to tell his father what happened in class. “My friend John told me that he hates Muslims,” Mohamed said. His father was shocked but initially...
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Letter to the Editor

April 7, 2016
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Supporter of Joe Boncore for State Senate Dear Editor: During my time in the Army, I have had the opportunity to meet some of the greatest men and women I know. When I decide to support a candidate and put my efforts into getting them elected, it’s a must that Veterans are a priority...
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Get Out and Vote

April 7, 2016
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Next Tuesday, seven candidates will be seeking the Democratic nomination for the Senate seat of the First Suffolk and Middlesex District that was held for the last nine years by Anthony Petrucelli of East Boston.  These candidates, including our own former Mayor Dan Rizzo and Councillor-at-Large Steven Morabito have been campaigning and meeting the...
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Fighting Big Tobacco for Our Kids

April 1, 2016
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By Senator Sal DiDomenico In the United States, the face of the tobacco industry is rapidly evolving. In recent years, the industry has undergone an era of innovation, creating new products designed to appeal to new customers bound for a lifetime of addiction. And yet, one aspect of the tobacco business has remained the...
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Letter to the Editor

April 1, 2016
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Rizzo committed to helping senior citizens Dear Editor: Speaking as a senior citizen, my vote goes to Dan Rizzo for State Senate.  Frankly, there are no other candidates that have done more, or will do more for seniors in this district. As a senior in Revere, I have personally seen the Mayor work for...
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The Final Report

April 1, 2016
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For more than 25 years the federal courts have been monitoring the cleanup and quality of Boston Harbor as submitted by the Massachusetts Water Resource Authority.  The final report as ordered by the courts was submitted March 18. Those of us who grew up in the Boston area and used the local beaches can...
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Letters to the Editor

March 25, 2016
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Supports Dan Rizzo for State Senate Dear Editor: This April 12 the people of our city have a chance to elect the first State Senator from Revere in 25 years. What an opportunity! No matter who voters support for Mayor last fall, now is the time to put our differences aside. Dan Rizzo is...
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