Congratulations,New England Patriots!

February 10, 2017
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We join the entire New England region in congratulating the New England Patriots on winning Super Bowl LI in what many are calling the greatest triumph in Boston sports history. This historic moment reaffirmed that the New England Patriots under coach Bill Belichick never give up and play as a team at all times...
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Revere on the Move

February 10, 2017
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Mayor Brian Arrigo gave his State of the City Address on Monday night in the City Council Chambers before a standing room only audience of citizens and elected officials. Mayor Arrigo laid out his accomplishments for the past year as well as his plans for the coming years. He stressed the need to continue...
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Sports 02-08-2017

February 10, 2017
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Two For One:Cheever’s free throws keep undefeated Revere at No. 1 By Cary Shuman It’s Erika with a ‘K’ but if it were a ‘C’ it would stand for Clutch. Erika Cheever, the lone freshman on the Revere High girls varsity basketball team, swished two free throws with 1.6 seconds left to help the...
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Obituaries 02-08-2017

February 10, 2017
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Joanne Haskell Katz Nurse who loved people and animals Joanne Haskell Katz, known as “Jan,” passed away quietly after a long illness, on January 14 in North Dartmouth. Born in Norridgewock, Maine, the daughter of Ivory and Leah Haskell, she grew up in Auburn, Maine and moved to Boston following high school to study...
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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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Police Briefs 02-01-2017

February 3, 2017
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MONDAY, JANUARY 23 Robert Ciampi, 56, of 140 Oakwood Ave., was arrested on charges of intimidation of a witness and assault & battery in a domestic situation. David Concannon, 18, of Malden, was arrested on charges of carrying a firearm without a license, breaking & entering in the daytime with intent to commit a...
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Letter to the Editor

February 3, 2017
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On THE POLICE CHIEF SEARCH Dear Editor, I am writing in reference to the recent announcement by Mayor Arrigo that he would not be renewing Chief Cafarelli’s contract.  Now keep in mind, Mayor Arrigo said from the beginning that a job wouldn’t be given out to someone just because they held a sign or...
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Let’s Go, Patriots!

February 3, 2017
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Thousands of Revere residents will be tuned in to the Super Bowl Sunday night when the New England Patriots take the field against the Atlanta Falcons for the Vince Lombardi Trophy. Revere has a special kinship with the Patriots. Revere High sports teams share the same name and logo as the NFL franchise and...
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Baker: A Steady Hand at The Tiller of Our Ship of State

February 3, 2017
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As we were listening to Gov. Charlie Baker deliver the annual State of the Commonwealth address before a joint session of the legislature last week, it occurred to us how refreshing it was — and what a sense of relief we felt — to have as our governor an individual who does not engage...
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Sports 02-01-2017

February 3, 2017
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The Revere High girls basketball team looked every bit worthy of its new No. 1 ranking with strong victories over Gloucester (81-48) and Danvers (52-36) last week. Valentina Pepic, the team’s leading scorer, poured in 30 points in the rout of Gloucester and added 23 more in a good test against Danvers Friday night....
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Obituaries 02-01-2017

February 3, 2017
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Lilla Bradley-Harvey Enjoyed having her family around her at all times, member of many organiations Lilla (Bradley) Harvey, a Revere native and a 57-year resident of Saugus, died following a long period of declining health on January 24 at her residence. She was 86 years old. Born and raised in Beachmont, Revere, she was...
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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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Police Briefs 01-25-2017

January 29, 2017
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 13 Angelo DiStefano II, 29, of 204 Ocean Ave., was arrested on charges of assault & battery in a domestic situation and malicious damage to property under $250. Mary Cristofaro, 30, of 549 Beach St., was issued a summons for charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. She also...
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Letters to the Editor

January 29, 2017
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Naloxone can save a life Dear Editor: The use of Naloxone can save a life.  Naloxone, also known as Narcan is an opioid antagonist used in opioid overdoses to counteract the life-threatening depression of the respiratory system. It allows an overdose victim to breathe normally. Although traditionally administered by emergency response personnel, naloxone can be administered...
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