Letters to the Editor

November 18, 2014
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I was shocked Dear Editor: I recently watched the Oct. 30 Economic Development subcommittee meeting and read Councilor Arrigo’ s article. Based on what I saw and read, I was shocked by our current state of economic development or their lack of development. During the Economic Development subcommittee meeting, Mayor Rizzo stated that he had spent three...
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Sports 11-12-2014

November 18, 2014
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RHS football team opens up in second half, rolls past Wilmington, 27-6 It was a tale of two halves for the Revere High football team Friday evening at Wilmington. The worst of times occurred in the opening two quarters in which the Patriots found themselves trailing 6-0 as they entered the locker room. The best of...
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Obituaries 11-12-2014

November 18, 2014
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Frances Barile Of Revere, formerly of Everett Frances (Puliafico) Barile of Revere, formerly of Everett, died on November 9. She was 92 years old. A long time employee of the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston, she was born and raised in Everett and moved to Revere as an adult. She was the beloved wife...
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MGH Stresses Getting Families to go Outside

November 18, 2014
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One of the oldest outdoors clubs in American and one of the newest programs from Mass General Hospital (MGH) are teaming up to fight a growing problem – the sedentary lifestyles of local young people, which often gives way to childhood obesity. MGH’s Revere and Chelsea Clinics and the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) are...
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Baker-Coakley Race Razor Thin in Revere

November 18, 2014
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More than 11,000 voters came out on Nov. 4 for the State Election, and the local results for the gubernatorial race mimicked the razor thin margins that were seen statewide – except with Democratic candidate Martha Coakley barely winning in Revere. Locally, Coakley beat Baker by 234 votes, 47.5 percent (5,546 votes) to Baker’s...
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A Proud Tradition of Service

November 18, 2014
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A Proud Tradition of Service

When Francella Clark – a long-time member of the Revere American Legion Post #61 – signed up for the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) during the Korean War, it wasn’t the first time a proud warrior from her family had gone off to war. In fact, that tradition in her family goes back much further...
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Organization was the Key to Baker’s Results in Revere

November 18, 2014
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A close vote for Republican Charlie Baker in Revere is being considered nothing less than a victory this week for local Republicans, as well as for many local Democrats who broke ranks and supported Baker. Though Baker came up about 234 votes short of winning Revere, he scored big in key precincts around Ward...
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The Official Opening

November 11, 2014
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The Official Opening

Revere elected officials and Market Basket CEO Arthur T. Demoulas join Revere resident Angela Gibelli in cutting the ribbon last Thursday, Oct. 30, at the new store at Northgate Plaza. Shown from left are Rep. Robert DeLeo, Rep. Roselee Vincent, DeMoulas, Gibelli, Mayor Dan Rizzo and Store manager Ron Lambert
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Police Briefs 11-05-2014

November 11, 2014
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28 Charles John Cappucci, 26, of Winthrop, was arrested on a  charge of illegal possession of a Cl;ass A controlled narcotic substance. Vanessa Violet Pineda, 32, of Lynn, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance. Shannon M. DiBartolomeo, 28,...
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Mayor Tom Menino

November 11, 2014
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The passing this week of former, long-time Boston Mayor Thomas Menino truly removes from our lives a man whose devotion to his city and its people was second to none. The incredible outpouring of genuine sadness and respect expressed by persons from all walks of life and from stations high and low bore witness...
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Arthur T. Market Basket and Revere’s own Hollywood Ending

November 11, 2014
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Back in mid-August, I was on vacation, sitting in a coffee shop in Hollywood, California, opening the morning newspaper when I was astonished to see a front page story about the battle back home for control of the Market Basket grocery empire—a battle that had begun weeks before when I was still in Revere....
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Reaching Our Full Potential as a City

November 11, 2014
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Last Thursday night the City Council’s Economic Development Subcommittee met to discuss my proposal to start crafting a long-term comprehensive plan for the City of Revere. While I am encouraged by some of the incremental progress we’ve made over the last three years, there is no doubt in my mind that the long-term city-wide comprehensive planning process I am proposing is a crucial...
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Obituaries 11-05-2014

November 11, 2014
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Barbara Tildsley Of Revere, formerly of California and Medford Barbara M. (Murphy) Tildsley, a Revere resident since 2008, formerly of Medford and a California resident for more than 31 years, died on Monday, October 7 at the Masachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was 79 years old. Born and raised in Medford, she attended...
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Tax Bills Expected to Rise Slightly

November 11, 2014
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The City has set its property tax rates this week, and while the rates are down, taxes are expected to rise slightly. Assessor Andy Iovanna said recent revaluations of property in the city showed an increase in values of, on average, about 10 percent. Meanwhile, the tax rate was set after key votes Monday...
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Everett MBTA Land Sale Still has Issues

November 11, 2014
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One major concern for Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo has been put to rest in the MBTA land sale with Wynn Resorts on Lower Broadway, but the problems are not solved totally for Rizzo. Rob DeSalvio, senior vice president of development, recently told the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) that recent land surveys have shown that...
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Not a Trick nor a Treat: Revere Fire Captain Arrested Following Incident on Friday

November 11, 2014
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Not a Trick nor a Treat: Revere Fire Captain Arrested Following Incident on Friday

A Revere fire captain has been arrested and charged with an alleged brutal attack on three teens during Halloween night on Dale Street, and at the same time, Revere Police now are investigating what they think might be a retaliatory house shooting later on that same night that was meant to send a message...
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Police Train for Restraint with Real Life Scenarios

November 11, 2014
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Two Revere Police Officers stood in the back of a semi-trailer outfitted as a shooting range last month staring at a movie screen and ready to use their firearms if necessary. As the movie scene played out, two officers stood about 20 feet from the screen as a chaotic scene erupted. The interactive movie...
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Halloween Safety Tips Posted

October 30, 2014
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The Revere Police have issued the following Halloween Safety Tips Younger children should always walk with an adult. Older children should always walk in a group. Use flashlights, glow sticks, or reflective tape to make it easier to be seen. Do not go to any dark, unlit houses. Do not go inside a stranger’s...
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Police Briefs 10-29-2014

October 30, 2014
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ARREST Report TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21 Mario A. Diaz, 18, was arrested on charges of assault, malicious destruction of property over $250, and strangulation. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22 Linda Jeanne Testa, 46, of 413 Mountain Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23 Rodnee K. Davis, 23, of of Wellesley, was arrested on charges...
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Voters Set for Election Day on Tuesday Nov. 4

October 30, 2014
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The campaigns are in their final week and on Tuesday, Nov. 4 voters will have their say in selecting our leaders in government for the next four years. Gov. Deval Patrick has decided not to seek re-election after two terms in office so there will be a new chief executive come January. Candidates Charlie...
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Enjoy a Fun and Safe Halloween

October 30, 2014
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Halloween is a fun-filled celebration as children don costumes and participate in parties and trick-or-treating in our neighborhoods. But as much fun as this day is for our young residents, we must stress the importance of safety and exercising extra caution. Motorists should be focused on safe driving without distractions as schoolchildren – many...
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Letters to the Editor

October 30, 2014
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I was shocked to read Dear Editor As a parent of an elementary school student in the Revere Public School system I was quite shocked to read that parents objected to instructors teaching about the nature and history of Islam in our schools, misconstruing it as proselytizing. Opponents of the curriculum may be surprised...
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Sports 10-29-2014

October 30, 2014
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RHS sports Roundup Patriots to meet Masco in first round of playoffs The Revere High football team will make its first appearance in the post-season for the RHS grid program since the 1973 Super Bowl squad when the Patriots trek to Masconomet Regional High School for a first round contest in the Division 3 Northeast Friday evening. Kick-off time...
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Obituaries 10-29-2014

October 30, 2014
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Roberta Dolan Devoted Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother Roberta L. Dolan of Revere passed away peacefully on Friday, October 24 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston with her loving family at her side. She was 76 years old. Roberta was a devoted mother and grandmother who loved being with family and friends. A...
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