Obama in Cuba

March 25, 2016
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The decision by President Obama to open the diplomatic doors to Cuba and begin the process of bringing that nation into the modern world acknowledges something that has been a reality for decades: the Cold War is over. Yes, the dictatorial regime of the Castro brothers is antithetical to the democratic values we espouse....
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Happy Easter

March 25, 2016
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It’s hard to believe that another Easter already is upon us. Not only does Easter come early this year, but Monday’s snowstorm hardly seemed Easter-like. But regardless of what Mother Nature has in store for us, Good Friday and Easter Sunday will be here this week, and those of the Christian faith will begin...
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Sports 03-23-2016

March 25, 2016
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Refelections on great season for Revere High girls hoop By Maritza Scott Revere girls basketball came into this season with a pretty solid group of girls. We had finished the previous year 17-5, losing to Billerica in the second round of the playoffs and we were ready for more. We started off the 2015-16...
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Obituaries 03-23-2016

March 25, 2016
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Dr. Mohammad Teleghani Retired physician whose life was dedicated to caring for his beloved family and patients Dr. Mohammad F.Taleghani  in Bowling Green, KY formerly of the Chelsea Soldiers Home, Washington DC and Maryland died on March 2 following an unexpected illness. He was 84 years old. A native of Tehran Iran, born on...
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RHS Girls Fall Short

March 17, 2016
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RHS Girls Fall Short

COLORFUL MOVE: Against a backdrop of Woburn fans in brightly-colored attired, Revere’s Pam Gonzalez moves past Woburn’s Mya Blazejowski during the Lady Patriots’ Division 1 North championship game Saturday, March 12, at Whittier Tech. Woburn prevailed in the game, 58-46, ending the remarkable run this season for the Revere girls. They finish the season...
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From Judas to Jesus… Hill takes on Role in Passion Play

March 17, 2016
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From Judas to Jesus… Hill takes on Role in Passion Play

By Seth Daniel There are few acting roles that measure up to the difficulty of playing Jesus Christ, but Revere’s Gianni Hill has bore the burden once already, and this Palm Sunday at St. Anthony’s, he will premiere for the second year in a row as Jesus in the 13th annual Passion Play. Hill...
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A List of Top 100 Paid City Employees:Former Revere Public Schools Superintendent Paul Dakin Is Highest Paid at $366,497

March 17, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Top 100 highest paid employees from 2015 in the City of Revere were unveiled recently by the City Finance Department – with former Supt. Paul Dakin breaking all barriers in his last year with a total of $366,497 in compensation. No one aside from former Police Chief Terence Reardon has...
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Community Rallies to Fight Opioid Crisis

March 17, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock A woman stopped by the walk-in center to learn how to get and use Narcan one day. A week later she calls the fire department because her son is overdosing. The firefighter save him with Narcan. Two days later he is dead. This is just one example of how the...
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Kelly Weighing All Options to Balance Budget:Sports Could be Affected

March 17, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Supt. of Schools Dr. Dianne Kelly said she is “weighing all options” in relation to the cost cutting measures she intends to implement in the schools’ budget. Those measures could affect the scheduling of Revere High School athletic home games in the future. Kelly stated in a story in last week’s...
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Council Approves New Flood Maps

March 17, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Although no one enthusiastically supports the revisions to the Federal government’s flood plain maps, the Revere City Council did approve them for the sake of the residents. Last week the City Council held a public hearing about the maps, and on Monday night, the council approved the maps. Ward 4...
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Police Briefs 03-16-2016

March 17, 2016
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ARREST Report THURSDAY, MARCH 3 Victor Martinez, 24, of 56 Calumet St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of drinking an alcoholic beverage in public in violation of the city ordinance and throwing glass on the street in violation of the city ordinance. FRIDAY, MARCH 4 Bryanna M. Connolly, 25, of...
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Letter to the Editor

March 17, 2016
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Thanks to all who helped the Shamrock Splash Dear Editor: The Revere Beach Partnership is most grateful to all of the plungers and spectators who came to Revere Beach on March 6th to support us at our fund raising event, the Shamrock Splash.  This fundraiser benefits the non-profit “Save the Harbor/Save the Bay”.  The...
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Council Made the Right Decision

March 17, 2016
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The City Council had every right to be outraged at the new flood maps as proposed by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Monday night.  These new maps have enlarged the flood plan so that many additional homeowners in Revere need to buy flood insurance that in turn raises their insurance cost between $2,000...
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Revere High Girls Hoop Team Comes Up Short in North Finals

March 17, 2016
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By Cary Shuman After defeating No., 1 seed Lowell in the Division 1 North semifinals, the Revere High girls basketball team was poised to keep the greatest season in the program’s long history heading toward the TD Garden. But an excellent Woburn team, led by dynamic guard Marissa Gattuso, ended Revere’s dream season in...
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Obituaries 03-16-2016

March 17, 2016
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Dr. Mohammad Teleghani Retired physician whose life was dedicated to caring for his beloved family and patients Dr. Mohammad Teleghani passed away on Tuesday, March 2 with his family by his side. Born in Tehran, Iran on December 21, 1931, the oldest of nine children, Dr. Taleghani graduated from Tehran University Medical School and...
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Revere High Girls Hoop Team Takes Lexington

March 11, 2016
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Revere High Girls Hoop Team Takes Lexington

Revere High’s Adanna Hector passes to teammate Valentina Pepic through a group of Lexington players during Saturday night’s exciting, come from behind, playoff win over Lexington, 64-45. The team had been down 32-19 at the half, but poured in 45 points in the second half to best Lexington.
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Dr Seuss Fan

March 11, 2016
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Dr Seuss Fan

Revere First Lady Daveen Arrigo and her son, Joseph, dressed as ‘Thing 1’ during the Whelan School’s Read Across America event celebrating the birthday of Dr. Seuss on Wednesday, March 2. Daveen and Joseph were at the school to help Mayor Brian Arrigo be a guest reader to the students at the school. Read Across...
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EBNHC CEO Lopes Appointed to BCBS of Mass Foundation

March 11, 2016
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EBNHC CEO Lopes Appointed to BCBS of Mass Foundation

By John Lynds East Boston Neighborhood Health Center CEO Manny Lopes was one of two health care professionals appointed to the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation Board of Directors. Lopes will join Dr. Thea James, MD, Vice President of Mission and Associate Chief Medical as the two new appointees. “We are excited...
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Council Set to Vote on Flood Plain Maps

March 11, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The city council is expected to vote on the FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) flood plain maps during its upcoming meeting on Monday. FEMA revised its flood maps, something it does every five years, and following the Katrina disaster down south in 2005. The Revere City Council held a public...
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Rotondo Seeks to Turn Old McKinley School into Recovery Treatment Center Resource Facility

March 11, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s been no secret that Revere and the area have been battling the disease of opioid addiction and Monday night one city councillor, in an attempt to create more beds to treat addicts, suggested using the McKinley School. Councillor George Rotondo made a motion to discuss the feasibility of turning...
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Ward 4 Crime Watch Meeting

March 11, 2016
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If you live, work or play in Ward 4 then you are invited to a crime watch and neighborhood gathering on Tuesday, March 15 from 6-7:15 pm at the Revere Recreation Center, 150 Beach St.
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Police Briefs 03-09-2016

March 11, 2016
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29 Michael E. Gouthro, 44, of Dracut, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of being a fugitive from justice, assault by means of a dangerous weapon, failing to stop for a police officer, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. Adam...
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2016 Presidential Election:Impact of Millenials

March 11, 2016
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By Cheyanne Fullen Historically, the turnout of young voters, which refers to those aged 18-24, has been persistently lower than other age groups. However, census data confirmed a significant increase in youth voter turnout in the 2008 presidential election, in which Barack Obama appealed to not only the minority demographic, but younger voters as...
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Getting Revere’s Budget in Order

March 11, 2016
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by Mayor Brian Arrigo In my first months as Mayor, I have made the city budget my top priority. As someone who has spent the last decade of my career working on budgets, I understand firsthand the importance of having a budget that addresses the city’s needs while keeping the taxpayer in mind. The...
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