Police Briefs 08-26-2015

August 28, 2015
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ARREST  Report MONDAY, AUGUST 17 Ruddy J. Santana, 22, of Lynn, was arrested on charges of illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance (subsequent offense), illegal possession of a Class B controlled narcotic substance with intent to distribute, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest. Ashley Chetty, 28, of Lynn, was arrested on a...
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Letters to the Editor

August 28, 2015
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Supporting Matthew Amato Thank you for your correspondence and request for donation. The Committee on Political Education Local 2222 met earlier to discuss all political matters and endorsements. The committee concurred that we must support those who support us. As a labor union, we believe in improving the lives of all working families. We...
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Mayor Dan Rizzo: Moving Revere Forward

August 28, 2015
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The Preliminary Election on September 1 is a referendum on our city’s potential and the course we can all take together. It’s also an opportunity to celebrate our many accomplishments over these past three years, and look to Revere’s bright future. Last year, we were recognized as a national leader in education with Revere...
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Watch the Mayoral Debate Live Aug.26 and Get out and Vote on Tuesday

August 28, 2015
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We realize there are only a few nights of summer remaining but we hope that Revere residents will take the time to view tonight’s mayoral debate on RevereTV, channel 9. The Revere Journal is proud to partner with Revere Youth in Action and sponsor the debate featuring the three candidates for the esteemed position...
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Obituaries 08-26-2015

August 28, 2015
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Sefika Husanovic Of Revere/Winthrop Sefika Husanovic of Revere / Winthrop, passed away August 20, at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after a brief illness.  She was 69 years old. She was born in Tuzla, Bosnia, where she grew up and later worked as a piano teacher most of her adult life before moving to...
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Hill School Teachers,Staff Ready to Welcome Students

August 21, 2015
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Hill School Teachers,Staff Ready to Welcome Students

The Hill School will be unveiled to students and parents today (Aug. 19) and – despite a few things left to do – they are sure to be in awe of the well-appointed new facility. Unlike their 100-year-old former school, the McKinley, the new school has a gym, a library, bathrooms on every floor...
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School Officials Frustrated with Unfinished Hill School

August 21, 2015
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As students file in today (Aug. 19) to their first-ever day of classes at the new Hill School, City and school officials are fretting over the fact that the school is not completely finished. School officials said they are looking to exercise options in the contract of the construction firm – CTA Construction –...
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Market Basket Customers Slam Survey on Price Jump

August 21, 2015
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Executives at Demoulas Market Basket are vehemently contesting a local survey done last week on supermarket prices, saying the analysis was flawed and that the store’s prices did not go up 9 percent, as widely reported. The survey by ConsumerWorld.org has received a great amount of airplay and the inaccuracies of it, and the...
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Life Quality Survey Results are Presented

August 21, 2015
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Last Thursday night city officials, organizers, RevereCARES and representatives from MGH presented the 2015 Community Health Assessment at the Turkish Cultural Center. Residents found four major priorities that Revere and Massachusetts General Hospital can address together following the release of most recent Quality of Life survey. The four areas needing attention according to survey...
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Funding Change Could Impact Everett, Revere School Districts

August 21, 2015
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As students get ready to come back to school in Everett and Revere for a new school year in the coming weeks, administrators in both districts are nervously pacing over next year due to a change in the way low-income students are counted – a count that is critical for funding and families in...
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Haas Seeks Re-Election as Councilor At-Large

August 21, 2015
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Councilor-at-Large Bob Haas has announced his canddidacy for re-election.  The following is his announcement: “My name is Bob Haas and I am a candidate for re-election for Councilor at-Large. I am a lifelong resident of Revere. I married my Revere High School classmate, Juanita Brandariz, 48 years ago. We have three children: Jennifer, Rachel...
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Sarro Announces for Councilor At-Large

August 21, 2015
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Frank Sarro has announced that he is a candidate for Councilor-at-Large.  The following is his statement: “My name is Frank “Fran” Sarro and I am a Candidate for Councillor at Large. A life long resident of Revere, educated through the Revere Public School System, Homeowner, Taxpayer, and I reside at 10 Carlson Avenue. I...
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Giannino Seeks Re-Election as Councilor At-Large

August 21, 2015
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Jessica Giannino’s role as a City Councilor has been an enriching experience. For over three years, she has been honored to work for the residents and be involved in the community she loves. Jessica offers a unique perspective and believes that with innovation, fresh ideas and hard work, Revere will be a more unified...
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Correggio Endorsed by Labor Council

August 21, 2015
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John Correggio, candidiate for Councilor at-Large in the upcoming election has received the endorsement of Greater Boston Labor Council, AFL-CIO. The Letter from the Labor Council is as follows: “Dear John: I am plaeased to inform you that the Greater Boston Labor Council has endorsed your candidate for election.  The endorsement vote took place...
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Police Briefs 08-19-2015

August 21, 2015
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ARREST  Report MONDAY, AUGUST 10 Todd R. Connelly, 40, of West Roxbury, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Robinson Galvez, 45, of 45 Revere Beach Blvd., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Gary P. Belliveau, 47, of East Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Steven A. Ulysse, 25, of Dorchester, was arrested on...
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EPA’s Clean Power Plan is to Be Praised

August 21, 2015
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By Jeff Seyler The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) newly announced Clean Power Plan is, in the words of Administrator Gina McCarthy, “an investment in a better future for all of our children.” With a promise to prevent up to 3,600 premature deaths, 90,000 asthma attacks and 300,000 days of missed work and school,...
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Moving Revere in A Positive Direction

August 21, 2015
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By Mayor Dan Rizzo Revere is moving forward in a positive direction and I see no room for negativity in this race.  Detractors may call me names, they may lie to advance their political agendas, or try to convince you that your city is not great. We can’t let naysayers tarnish our accomplishments or...
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Congratulations Dr.Sylvia Chiang

August 21, 2015
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We want to wish hearty congratulations and best wishes to Dr. Sylvia Chiang, new director of Revere CARES, an organization that is part of the Massachusetts General Hospital’s Center for Community Health Improvement. Dr. Chiang has big shoes to fill. Kitty Bowman was the outstanding voice and leader of Revere CARES since its inception....
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School Bells Ringing

August 21, 2015
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 We remember when the school year started on the Wednesday after Labor Day but today school in most communities begins well before – and with that in mind – we wish the Revere public schools and their new leader, Supt. of Schools Dr. Dianne Kelly, good luck as the 2015-16 academic year begins. The...
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Sports 08-19-2015

August 21, 2015
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A Showcase for Sports Brand new Della Russo Stadium set for grand opening By Cary Shuman Revere High School athletes, Revere Pop Warner football players and cheerleaders, and Revere residents have a brand new stadium to call their own. The official grand opening ceremonies for the sparkling, spectacular, state-of-the-art Harry Della Russo Stadium on...
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Obituaries 08-19-2015

August 21, 2015
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Renee Perkins Of Swampscott, formerly of Marblehead Renee S. (Marcus) Perkins of Swampscott, formerly of Marblehead, entered into rest on August 13. She was 80 years old. She was the beloved wife of the late Sanford H. Perkins; devoted mother of Andrew Perkins and his wife, Kimberley of Boca Raton, FL, Amy Perkins Alpert...
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Swearing In

August 14, 2015
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Swearing In

Newly sworn Revere Police officers, from left, Michael Dercolo, Michael D’Amore and Derek Vecchia, will step in for three officers injured in the last week.
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Honored

August 14, 2015
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Honored

Annmarie Gearraughty accepts the Purple Heart of her uncle, Harry J. Gearraughty Jr., from Commander Leo Agnew of the Order of the Purple Heart during a ceremony on Friday, Aug. 7, honoring all Purple Heart recipients in Revere and proclaiming Revere a Purple Heart Community. Gearraughty’s medal had been on display for many years at...
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Field Day

August 14, 2015
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Field Day

Salma El Andalga on the hula-hoop during last Saturday’s Field Day at the Whelan School, sponsored by the Revere Recreation Department. Hundreds of kids showed up for the annual event on a very beautiful day.
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