Editorials

Petruccelli’s Eastie Elves is a Wonderful Holiday Tradition

December 3, 2015
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Sen. Anthony Petruccelli is preparing to host the 12th Annual Eastie Elves fundraiser on Dec. 11 and it promises to be another enjoyable evening of food, fun, and festiveness – and all for a great cause. The event, chaired by the senator’s sister, Diana DeLeo, results in hundreds of toys being donated to local...
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Good Luck, Revere Pop Warner

December 3, 2015
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We wish the Revere Pop Warner’s three cheerleading squads good luck as they head to Disney to compete in the National Championships. These young athletes have already distinguished themselves by winning the New England Regionals. They will now compete for the national title against squads from all regions of the United States. The Revere...
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Letter to the Editor

November 26, 2015
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On high school tweets Dear Editor After reviewing hundreds of Tweets , watching Superintendent Dianne Kelly’s comments on Fox 25 and the inequity of justice metered out by Principal Lourenco Garcia – and likewise their inaction against racial slurs and threats by students from Revere High School cast against Caley Godino, and racist comments tweeted against...
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Let Us Give Thanks

November 26, 2015
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Another Thanksgiving is upon us. It’s a day for schoolboy football, family gatherings, and not much else to do other than enjoy a great dinner with friends and family that reminds us how fortunate we truly are as a nation at a time when circumstances are so cruel for so many others in the...
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One Pilgrim’s Journey: From Immaculate Conception to the Holy Father

November 19, 2015
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By Joe McHugh On Sunday, Sept. 27, Pope Francis held a Mass in Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families. I was blessed that my local parish, Immaculate Conception in Revere, organized a pilgrimage and I was able to go. This is one pilgrim’s story. On Saturday night, Sept. 26, we gathered at Immaculate...
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Pop Warner Cheerleaders Win New England Titles

November 19, 2015
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And speaking of sports success stories in the city, what can you say about the Revere Pop Warner A, B, and C cheerleading squads that captured New England titles and earned berths in the National Championships over the past weekend? What you can say is that these young athletes worked hard in preparation for...
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A Great Season

November 19, 2015
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We knew that the Revere High School football team was having a special season and it’s now been confirmed by their outstanding performance on the football field. The RHS Patriots, under the leadership of head coach Lou Cicatelli and his staff of coaches, earned their seventh victory of the season Friday night, matching their...
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Congratulations, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center

November 19, 2015
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We congratulate the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center on being named as one of the “Top Places To Work” in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe. What a great honor it was for EBNHC Chief Executive Officer Manny Lopes, Chair Rita Sorrento, Human Resources Director Linda Dailey, Chief Medical Director Jackie Fuentes, and Vice President...
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Letters to the Editor

November 12, 2015
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Thank You for Coming to the Revere Beach Memorial  Dear Editor: The Revere Beach Memorial Planning Committee would like to thank the community for attending and supporting the 9th Annual Revere Beach Memorial. Every year this event grows as we work to remove stigma from both substance use disorders (SUDs) and the pain that...
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Remembering the Sacrifices Made by Men and Women in the Armed Services

November 12, 2015
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By Kevin S. Hill The following speech was made at the Revere Veterans Day Ceremony before the members of the Revere High  School Reserve Officer Training Corps held at Revere High School on November 10, 2015. “Cadet DoSantos – Thank you, On behalf of my family, I want to thank Maj. Bowker, Sgt. Major...
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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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