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Last Roll Call for Ferrante

February 10, 2017
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Last Roll Call for Ferrante

Fire Lt. Frank Ferrante (center contemplate his 40 years on the department during a last roll call on Tuesday morning, Feb. 7. Shown Revere Fire Chief Chris Bright (left) , Lt. Frank Ferrante and Capt. Tom DeSisto.
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No Rush to Judgment:D’Ambrosio’s Sons Believed in Brady,Pats

February 10, 2017
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No Rush to Judgment:D’Ambrosio’s Sons Believed in Brady,Pats

By Cary Shuman It is the tale of a local attorney and his two sons who traveled to Houston for Super Bowl LI and bonded during their memorable excursion. The father held a vastly different belief from the sons in the course of an amazing game that is now being heralded as the greatest...
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Arrigo Targets Future Of Wonderland in State of City Address:Calls for More Input in City Processes by Residents; Technology and Professionlism Highlighted

February 10, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Mayor Brian Arrigo offered hope and a clear direction for the City Monday night during his State of the City address in the Council Chambers of City Hall. The packed hall included  City Councillors, the School Committee members, friends, family and political watchers, including his son who did say “Dad”...
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Top 200 City Wage Earners Listed

February 10, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Seven of the top nine highest paid employees in Revere are in the police department. Even so it is the school department that has two of the highest paid people in the city. Although he is retired as the Superintendent of Schools, Paul Dakin was the top employee on the...
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Schools,State to Work on Application for New RHS

February 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel After being turned down in this round of funding by the state School Building Authority (MSBA), the quest for a new Revere High School will continue, according to Supt. Dianne Kelly. Revere has been on the hunt for a new Revere High School every since the MSBA steered the City towards...
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News Briefs

February 10, 2017
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT CJHPC Chelsea Jewish Hospice & Palliative Care (CJHPC) is seeking volunteers to offer companionship and support 1-2 hours per week to persons facing terminal illness who reside in Revere and surrounding areas.  Volunteers can make a difference for patients through activities such as holding a hand, listening to music, running an...
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Boards to Address Retail Marijuana Locations Here

February 10, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The City Council and the Planning Board will hold several public hearings later this month regarding the retail sales of marijuana. The Revere City Council will conduct a public hearing at its Feb. 27 meeting at 6 p.m. and the Planning Board will conduct a public hearing on Feb. 28...
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MDot Pays His Dues, Keeps Humble, Never Forgets Revere in New Album

February 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel It was at some point in Connecticut that Michael ‘MDOT’ Januario was once again humbled and his ego put in check as he cruised alone in his four-door Chevy up I-95 to his home in Boston, back to his family of three children, following a major album release party in Manhattan...
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RHS Ranked Number 1 in the State

February 3, 2017
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RHS Ranked Number 1 in the State

Revere’s junior guard Pamela Gonzalez drives to the basket while senior co-captain Meaghan Gotham gets in to position for a pass in the Patriots’ win over Gloucester. Revere is 13-0 and is now ranked No. 1 in the polls.
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Super Patriots Fan:Local Businessman,Vin Conte Heading to Houston to Cheer on Patriots Against Falcons on Sunday

February 3, 2017
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Super Patriots Fan:Local Businessman,Vin Conte Heading to Houston to Cheer on Patriots Against Falcons on Sunday

By Cary Shuman Vin Conte was in Arizona when Malcolm Butler made what the Revere native considers “the greatest play in Super Bowl history.” Butler’s dramatic interception of Russell Wilson’s pass at the goal line secured the New England Patriots’ 28-24 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in the 49th Super Bowl game. “It’s the...
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Efforts to Cut Opioid Overdoses Working

February 3, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Revere public safety officials’ efforts are working in reducing the number of drug overdoses in City, according to very raw 2016 data released on Tuesday. In 2015 there were 256 calls for possible overdoses from heroin, fentanyl and other opioids. In 2016 it appears the number has dropped to 195...
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Schools, Arrigo Send Letter Home On Presidential Executive Orders

February 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Revere Public Schools and Mayor Brian Arrigo have sent a letter home to all parents in the schools reassuring them that, despite the national political climate, children will be safe, welcomed and included in the City’s schools. “With the climate in Boston and Revere and at Logan Airport over the...
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Area Home Prices Just Keep Increasing

February 3, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The real estate market showed median home sale prices have increased between 8 to 21 percent in the Revere, Winthrop, Chelsea, East Boston, Everett and Lynn. Revere single family home sales price comparing 2015 to 2016 were up eight percent from $330,000 to $356,250. There were 244 sales in 2016...
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News Briefs

February 3, 2017
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ARRIGO TO DELIVER State of the City ON February 6 Mayor Brian Arrigo’s State of the City address will take place on Monday, February 6 at 6 PM. The address will take place in the City Council chambers. This will be his second State of the City address with last years coming after a...
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Helping Keep the Streak Alive

January 29, 2017
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Helping Keep the Streak Alive

Elementary school student Danni Hope, daughter of Asst. Coach Melissa Randall, pulls out all the stops keeping her fingers crossed for the Revere High girls basketball team in its game against Saugus. The Lady Patriots won, 57-30.
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Tony C Jersey Retirement Campaign Continues

January 29, 2017
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Tony C Jersey Retirement Campaign Continues

Mickey “Say No To Drugs” Casoli brought together supporters of the effort to retire Tony Conigliaro’s Boston Red Sox jersey No. 25. Pictured at Chelsea City Hall for the gathering are, from left, Chelsea City Manager and former Revere Mayor Tom Ambrosino, Citizens Bank Vice-President Jeff Howe, Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo,...
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Residents Participate in Boston Women’s March for America

January 29, 2017
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Residents Participate in Boston Women’s March for America

By Beth Treffeisen Marchers bearing pink hats, colorful signs, and t-shirts stating ‘Nasty Women’ packed the Boston Common this past Saturday in a peaceful protest against the recent election of President Donals J. Trump. Tens of thousands of protesters marched in solidarity to fight for values of human dignity, equal rights and freedom from...
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Councillors Have Had Enough Of Multi-Unit Developments

January 29, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Monday night the Revere City Council has sent a message to MassHousing and to developers that the city does not need more affordable housing. This comes on the heels of a developer proposing 78 affordable housing units at 29 Thayer Ave. in the Riverside section of Revere that is located...
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Municipal Spending Shows Decrease;Waiting for Free Cash Certification

January 29, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The city is at 48 percent of last year’s spending level halfway through Fiscal Year 2017,  according to Mayor Brian Arrigo, but no free cash figure has been released yet by his office. Although other communities have released their figures, such as Chelsea which found it has $34 million in...
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News Briefs

January 29, 2017
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TAX SERVICE OFFERED AT   SENIOR CENTER H&R Block located at 268 Broadway in Revere will hold Tax Tips for Senior Citizens at the Rosetti-Cowan Senior Center located at 25 Winthrop Ave in Revere on Thursday, February 9th at 12:30 PM. Refreshments will be provided and there is no cost to attend this event. Please...
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