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City Releases List of Most Highly Paid Employees

February 15, 2012
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Revere 2011 Payroll The City set two records in 2011 for city worker pay, with one employee earning more than $200,000 for the first time ever, and more employees than ever before making over $100,000. School Superintendent Paul Dakin topped all earners once again in 2011 and also broke a new milestone for municipal...
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New Policy Sought for Stray Dogs

February 15, 2012
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New Policy Sought for Stray Dogs

Lisa Cutting of Ocean View Kennels works closely with the Revere Police, but the police aren’t working well with her – and she said it’s becoming a problem. About two weeks ago, a Revere man was transported to the Whidden Hospital with a sickness. With the man expected to be hospitalized, officers confiscated his...
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Mayor Seeks Resignations

February 15, 2012
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Two members of the Licensing Board have been asked to resign by Mayor Dan Rizzo according to sources who claimed the board members had already received their letters. In addition, two members of the Zoning Board of Appeals are also being asked to resign. When the mayor is done with those resignations, he is...
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Police Chief Resigns; Cafarelli Acting Chief

February 10, 2012
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Police Chief Resigns; Cafarelli Acting Chief

After a whirlwind of a week at the top of the Revere Police chain of command, Lt. Joe Cafarelli emerged on top Monday morning when Mayor Dan Rizzo tapped him to be the new Acting Chief of Police. The 20-year veteran was gracious and confident in the appointment, which is a temporary appointment until...
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Secret to Long Life: A Happy Marriage

February 10, 2012
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Secret to Long Life: A Happy Marriage

Tired of circling the block in his car every night for untold amounts of time, Anthony Bonanno and his wife, Tillie, packed up their belongings and their young son, Anthony G., some 50 years ago and fled the North End for the expansive and empty confines of Ward 6’s Lantern Road. “We lived on...
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Save-a-lot Food Store Closing Its Doors

February 10, 2012
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A food shopping institution on the Revere-Malden line will close its doors this Sunday after decades serving the residents in and around Linden Square. Johnnie’s Save-a-Lot – will close its doors for good this Sunday, Feb. 12, according to long-time employees of the regional chain. The chain is headquartered in Somerville, though it has...
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Video: New Acting Chief Joe Cafarelli Addresses the Public After Being Sworn in at City Hall on Monday

February 6, 2012
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Video: Rizzo Appoints New Acting Chief Joe Cafarelli; Reardon Resigns and Will Be Captain Again

February 6, 2012
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Football Championship Game Means Extra Dollars for Local Businesses

February 2, 2012
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Football Championship Game Means Extra Dollars for Local Businesses

The New England Patriots’ Super Bowl march this year has meant business for a lot of local retailers, and this week businesses said they have seen a Super Bowl run on everything from televisions to catering to…auto body. Revere residents Eric and Rob Danilchuk – who operate Danilchuk Auto Body in East Boston –...
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Chelsea Court in Turmoil After Guns Disappearance

February 2, 2012
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The Chelsea District Court is in turmoil this week and one Revere firearms case against an alleged career criminal is now compromised as a result of three firearms – which were evidence in criminal cases – being stolen from the Court Clerk’s office. According to Jake Wark of Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley’s...
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Police Chief Situation Subject for Discussion

February 2, 2012
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Mayor Dan Rizzo and Police Chief Terence Reardon have apparently met to discuss his future plans and for the mayor to make his wishes known during a meeting held between the two last week, according to sources, all of whom wished to remain unnamed. The mayor and the chief had a frank and open...
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Big Brothers Program Flourishing in Revere

January 26, 2012
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Big Brothers Program Flourishing in Revere

When Big Brother volunteer Joe Butler asked his Little Brother Michael Rivera, of Revere, about Kelly’s on Revere Beach, Rivera looked at him with a puzzled expression. “What’s Kelly’s?” he asked. Without another word, Butler, 28, gave his Little Brother a little advice and some tasty fried clams that he hasn’t yet forgotten. “I...
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Union Contracts on Rizzo’s Short List: Less Controversial Than Previous Couple of Years

January 26, 2012
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Less controversial than previous couple of years The Rizzo Administration and two key municipal unions have already met in the new mayor’s first month in office. The Revere Firefighters Union and the Revere Teacher’s Association (RTA) met within the last week with Mayor Dan Rizzo and members of his administration or with the School...
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Moose in a Predicament After Losing Liquor License

January 26, 2012
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It’s not easy being a moose. It’s even more difficult these days being a Revere Moose. The often-charitable social club has found itself in a heaping mess this week, as they forgot to renew their liquor license last year and are scurrying to find a way to hold their popular Super Bowl party at...
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New Trash Law Experiencing Growing Pains

January 26, 2012
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The new trash ordinance has experienced quite a few growing pains this month, but Health Agent Nick Catinazzo said he thinks that with time the kinks will get worked out. “We’ve written a tremendous amount of fines,” Catinazzo said. “To be honest, it’s not really easy to enforce. The rodent-free bags are not marked...
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For One Revere High Senior Application Process is Done

January 19, 2012
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For One Revere High Senior Application Process is Done

For most Revere High School (RHS) students, the college application and student loan process is at full throttle this month, and for it, a good many students and their parents are pulling their hair out. Not so for RHS Senior Kristina Aiello, whose hair is completely intact, and who is heading to the private...
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New Law Haunts Schools Local City Officials Charge: Marijuana Law is Taking Toll on Teens at Revere High

January 19, 2012
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Two years ago this month, Massachusetts decriminalized the use and possession of an ounce or less of marijuana. Many probably haven’t given a second thought to that change over the past 24 months, but in the schools, it’s a topic of conversation just about every day. And Revere school officials say the double standard...
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Casinos: “Will Not Come Quickly” State Delegation Tells Councillors

January 19, 2012
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State legislators told the City Council at a special meeting last Thursday that it could be more than two years before any possible casino exists in Revere, and they indicated that the process will play out slowly, but correctly. State Sen. Anthony Petruccelli (D-Eastie) and State Rep. Kathi-Anne Reinstein (D-Revere) enlightened a Revere City...
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How a Referendum Vote Will Work in Revere

January 19, 2012
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There are a lot of things that must happen before Revere voters are asked to go to the polls and give their two cents on the casino proposal and mitigation package at Suffolk Downs. However, when and if that vote occurs, the basics are as follows. •Any successfully negotiated mitigation package with Suffolk Downs...
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RHA Ready to Set Record Straight on Trash

January 19, 2012
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The City’s top housing official said this week that she is looking forward to appearing before the City Council next Monday to set the record straight on the newly introduced trash ordinance. “I’m looking forward to coming before the Council to share my ideas because the Council hasn’t been accurate in what they are...
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