Letters to the Editor

September 25, 2015
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Seniors Lucky to Have Mayor Rizzo Dear Editor: Recently I met with several senior center directors from communities near Revere. We gather every couple of months to discuss senior issues, compare notes, and brainstorm in order to share new and fresh programs, activities, and services. I have a very unique take-away each time I...
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Richard Gavegnano Is A True Success Story

September 25, 2015
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Richard J. Gaveganano is a true American success story that began right in the East Boston community. And Thursday night the East Boston Chamber of Commerce will present a special event, “Life on Neptune Road” in honor of Gavegnano, the chairman, chief executive officer, and president of the East Boston Savings Bank. The many...
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Campaigns Are Underway

September 25, 2015
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Any one who has traveled down Broadway in recent days knows that the campaigns for elected office have begun and the excitement is building toward the general election to be held on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Candidates in the mayoral, city council, and school committee races have been knocking on doors and meeting the thousands...
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Lending a Hand in Competition

September 25, 2015
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It’s the kind of thing one sees on television – usually acted out by actors in a sentimental nod to the human bond. The athlete helping the other athlete at the cost of their performance; a handicapped athlete lending a hand to another who has fallen. However, a Rumney Marsh Middle Schooler, Erica Anderson,...
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Sports 09-23-2015

September 25, 2015
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team beats Chelsea in romp; at Lynn Classical Friday The Revere High football team rolled to its second victory in as many outings with a 41-0 triumph over Chelsea Friday evening at Harry Della Russo Stadium. It was a perfect night for a Friday Night Lights football game between...
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Obituaries 09-23-2015

September 25, 2015
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Thomas Hill, Sr. Founder of Hill Insurance Agency; active in many organizatons, member of one of Revere’s oldest families Thomas L. Hill, Sr., a life long resident of Revere, died following a long confinement at the Leonard Florence Center for Living in Chelsea on September 16. Born and raised in Revere, he attended both...
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Council Candidates Are Running Hard To Capture At-large Seats

September 18, 2015
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Candidates for the Councillor-At-Large race are pounding the pavement, holding signs and working feverishly to get the word that they are serious about winning one of the five seats on the Revere City Council. With the election on Nov. 3 there are 10 candidates vying for five, two-year seats, incumbents...
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Local Assault on Police Officer Highlights Growning National Trend

September 18, 2015
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In Indiana, it was a 31-year-old rookie officer shot on the side of the road after a traffic stop. In Las Vegas, two officers were ambushed at a traffic light. In Texas, a sheriff’s deputy was gunned down while gassing up his vehicle. In California, a highway patrolman was shot while executing a traffic...
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Revere Officials Hold Grand Opening Ceremony for Della Russo Stadium

September 18, 2015
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The Revere High football team made it a perfect night for the city with a 35-0 victory over Medford High in the season opener Friday night at the new Harry Della Russo Stadium. Before the game, Mayor Dan Rizzo and Ward 4 City Councillor Stephen Reardon led the impressive grand opening ceremony for the...
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Beach Memorial on Sunday Night

September 18, 2015
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When Rachel Harrington’s ex-husband died of a drug overdose this past Mother’s Day, it was but one more heartbreak to add to many others that had occurred over the years as he – and other family members – struggled with addiction in front of her very eyes. “I lost my first cousin – who...
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Police Briefs 09-16-2015

September 18, 2015
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House Breaks: (4) Unity Avenue; Dehon Street; Broadway; and Lincoln Street. Commercial Breaks: (0) Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (8) *Thornton Street; *Abruzzi Street; *VFW Parkway – Select; *North Shore Road; *Hutchinson Street; Arlington Avenue; Endicott Avenue; and *Dehon Street. Motor Vehicle Accidents: (36) Copeland Circle (5); Mahoney Circle; Olive Street; Squire Road; Ocean Avenue –...
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Letters to the Editor

September 18, 2015
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We must take a look att new residential construction Dear Editor: Now more than ever we need to take a serious look at the explosion of
residential construction in the City of Revere. Additionally, I feel a
 need to impose a residential construction Moratorium that does not
 effect the average homeowner and studies the effect...
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We Need a Comprehensive Planning Process

September 18, 2015
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Last September, I proposed the idea of an inclusive and comprehensive planning process. The rationale behind this idea was to get people thinking past the next election and to map out a way to make Revere a great place to live, work and raise a family. Without a full and transparent process, including significant...
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Our New Field of Dreams: Harry Della Russo Stadium

September 18, 2015
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Has there ever been a better night in Revere sports history? We’re talking about the grand opening ceremony and celebration of the new Harry Della Russo Stadium that was held Friday night before the Medford-Revere varsity football game. After years of talks and plans, Mayor Dan Rizzo saw his vision for the stadium become...
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Patriots Christen New Field with 35-0 Win Over Medford

September 18, 2015
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The Revere High football team christened the beautiful, new Harry Della Russo Stadium and field in fitting fashion with a dominating 35-0 win over Medford Friday evening. What had been a dreary and rainy Friday turned into a beautiful evening for football and the opening ceremonies for the new stadium, which features a turf...
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Obituaries 09-16-2015

September 18, 2015
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Irving Taub Retired naval architect, Past Master of Henry Price Masonic Lodge, 32nd degree Mason and Shriner; 50 year member of Temple B’nai Israel Choir Irving Taub of Peabody, formerly of Revere, died on September 1 at the Aviv Centers for Living in Peabody surrounded by his loving family. He was 96 years old....
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LaQuaglia will participate in 26th consecutive Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk

September 16, 2015
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Revere native Ron LaQuaglia made his first appearance in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk 26 years ago. LaQuaglia, the past president of Revere Little League for 16 years and a member of the league for 36 years, decided to volunteer his efforts for the charity when his daughter, Stacey, became ill with leukemia....
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Making His Televison Debut

September 10, 2015
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Making His Televison Debut

Eustis Street resident John Gioioso recently made the news in the most literal sense. More than a year ago, he and his son, also John Gioioso, attended a Red Sox game and sat next to the Channel 5 box. Being a social type of guy, Gioioso made friends with several members of the Channel 5...
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No Let Up In the Race For Mayor:Rizzo,Arrigo Intensify Their Campaigns In Effort to Get Their Messages Out to Voters

September 10, 2015
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The race for the corner office is on. Mayor Dan Rizzo and Councillor-at-Large Brian Arrigo have begun campaigning for the general election for the Office of Mayor that is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 3. The two candidates earned their nominations by finishing 1-2 in the Preliminary Election Sept. 1, with Rizzo taking the top...
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Judge Leaning to Dismiss Lawsuit on MBTA Land Sale

September 10, 2015
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A judge overseeing the taxpayer lawsuit against the MBTA and the state Department of Transportation (DOT) in regards to the sale of property to the Wynn Everett casino signaled in court Friday that she is leaning towards dismissing the suit. The taxpayer lawsuit was initiated by 24 taxpayers who contended that the sale of...
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Slots Could Be In Future at Suffolk Downs

September 10, 2015
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A mysterious ballot initiative proposal to add a second slot parlor to an existing Thoroughbred horse track has been certified for the 2016 ballot by Attorney General Maura Healey. The ballot question is only titled ‘An Act Relative to Expanded Gaming’ and suggests that an additional Category 2 (slot parlor) license be granted to...
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Revere Football to Host Medford In Debut of Della Russo Stadium

September 10, 2015
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The Revere High School football team is ready to debut this Friday against Medford on a brand new field, and Head Coach Lou Cicatelli said the first-class facilities have already helped attract new players to the team. “It definitely brought new kids out for the team,” he said. “Last year, we had 65 on...
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Police Briefs 09-09-2015

September 10, 2015
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Weekly Crime Report Journal Staff Reports House Breaks: (8) Mountain Avenue; Boulevard; Beach Street; Rice Avenue; Eliot Road; Proctor Avenue; Boulevard; and Ocean Avenue. Commercial Breaks: (1) Everett Street – Quickit Wireless Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (4) *Mountain Avenue (Mo-Ped); *Beverly Street; *Gore Road; and *Boulevard – Bill Ash’s. Motor Vehicle Accidents: (55) Mahoney Circle...
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Letters to the Editor

September 10, 2015
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Arrigo thanks voters Dear Editor: Thank you for taking the time to get out and vote in Revere’s Primary Election. Regardless of who you voted for, it is important to participate in our democratic process. I entered this race because I, as many others in our great city, feel like we could do much...
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