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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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Councillors Unhappy with Rumney Flats Ribbon Cutting

October 30, 2014
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The newest residences in Revere – some 261 units of apartments on Ward Street dubbed Rumney Flats – might have a sparse ribbon cutting come Nov. 25. The developer announced this week that they are planning a Nov. 25 ribbon cutting on the 261-unit apartment complex that was once scaled down in 2012 to...

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Police Briefs 10-22-2014

October 25, 2014
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ARMED ROBBERIES BELIEVED CONNECTED Revere Police are in the process of working down an investigation into three street robberies in the Shirley Avenue area last Saturday and Sunday. “At a minimum two of these are related and we believe that probably all three are related,” said Lt. John Goodwin. “We do have leads and...

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Letters to the Editor

October 25, 2014
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“All right, Revere ball. First and ten.”  Dear Editor: We heard these words of Roger Naples so many times coming from the press box at Paul Revere Stadium and later Harry Della Russo Stadium.  For years, he was the voice of RHS football, the City Softball League, and of many sporting events in Revere. Like Johnny...

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Clarifying on Religious Teaching in the Revere Public Schools

October 25, 2014
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It has come to our attention that there is some misinformation circulating about the teaching of religion in our middle school social studies classrooms.  We would like to clarify what exactly is being taught and why it is being taught. In our middle school classrooms, we teach World Geography in grade 6, Ancient Civilizations...

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Sports 10-22-2014

October 25, 2014
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RHS sports Roundup Football team shoots for playoff spot Friday The Revere High football team will be seeking to secure a berth in the post-season playoffs when the Patriots take to the field Friday evening against Lynn Classical at the Manning Bowl. Kick-off time is set for 7:00. Although Revere fell to 2-4 on...

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Obituaries 10-22-2014

October 25, 2014
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Ronald Pulicari Of Florida, formerly of Revere Ronald Pulicari of Daytona, Florida, formerly of Revere, died on September 23. He was the beloved husband of Rose (Pollino); cherished son of the late Mario and Josephine Pulicari; dear brother of Jean Dacey of Revere, Joseph Pulicari and his wife, Karen of Saugus and the late...

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Last Dance Planned at Suffolk Downs?

October 25, 2014
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One of the last potential parties at Suffolk Downs will take place this Saturday night, Oct. 25, and will benefit the Boston Children’s Hospital via the NHL Alumni Pro-Am Kick Off for 2015. Organizer Kevin Chiles said the party goes towards raising funds to get the ‘Boston Strong’ pro-am team into the tournament that...

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Parent Questions Teaching of Islam, Religions in World History at Revere Middle Schools

October 25, 2014
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A flap over the history curriculum regarding world religions – specifically teachings about Islam – in the Revere middle schools has gone to the Boston media and caused a number of parents to ask questions and inquire about what is, indeed, being taught to children. Superintendent Paul Dakin said the genesis of the complaint...

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