Archdiocese, St Anthony’s Parishioners Consider ‘Shrine’ Status

January 20, 2018
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By Seth Daniel With concern about finances and attendance, Parishioners and the Archdiocese of Boston are looking into the possibility of removing St. Anthony’s of Padua Church from its status as a territorial parish and installing it as an official Shrine of the Archdiocese. The idea has come up in the last two months...
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Police Briefs 01-17-2018

January 20, 2018
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Revere Police News SUDDEN DEATH Revere Police are investigating the death of a 30-year-old man on Dehon Street that appears to be an overdose. Around 4:48 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 8, police reported to Dehon Street and found the man deceased. It is under investigation.   ROBBED WITH KNIFE A man on Vinal Street...
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It’s Time for a Permanent Solution for Dreamers

January 20, 2018
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By Korina Iribe Romo Depression, anxiety, frustration: This was my reality as an undocumented young woman living in the United States. For many years the love and support of my family was the only thing that sustained me. In 2012 my life changed with the implementation of the DACA program (Deferred Action for Childhood...
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Hard Realities Require St Anthony’s Community to Consider Positives of Shrine Designation

January 20, 2018
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By Bob Marra I might hold a minority opinion among my fellow Parishioners, but I am optimistic that the Archdiocese proposal to transform St. Anthony’s from a Territorial Parish to a Shrine may offer the best long-term solution to the obstacles that imperil St. Anthony’s future. At their January 9 meeting with about 150...
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Letters to the Editor

January 20, 2018
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THANK YOU   REVERE DPW Dear Editor: We would like to praise the work of the Revere DPW and Water Department. On Saturday, January 6, one of the coldest nights of the year, we had a water main break in front of our house that we noticed around 11:30 p.m. Richard Sarro arrived and called in...
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What Would Martin Luther King say About Trump?

January 20, 2018
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How ironic it is that President Donald Trump added even further to his ever-growing list of racist comments this past week as Americans were readying to observe Dr. Martin Luther King Day, which has added significance this year as this April will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. King in a...
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Thank You,Dan Maguire

January 20, 2018
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Dan Maguire has a been a caring voice on the Revere School Committee since first being elected to the committee in 2005. Maguire decided not to seek re-election this past year, bringing to an end his 12-year tenure. At the December meeting of the School Committee, which was Danny’s last, his colleagues praised him...
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Sports 01-17-2018

January 20, 2018
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Her Game Is Grand Pepic brings home her 1,000th career point By Cary Shuman The first major snowstorm of the year on Jan. 4 closed schools and wreaked havoc everywhere, but as it turns out, it did Revere High girls basketball star Valentina Pepic a favor: it allowed the senior to score the 1,000th-point...
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Obituaries 01-17-2018

January 20, 2018
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Rose Christine Santagate Her beautiful light, caring heart and spunk will be missed by all who knew her Rose Christine Santagate of Revere, formerly of Everett, died suddenly on January 11at the age of 94. Rose always had a passion for dance.  In her earlier years, she danced ballet, pointe, tap and acrobatic and...
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Having Fun

January 10, 2018
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Having Fun

Kall O’Neil makes a snow angel on Proctor Ave. following the Storm.
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Planet Fitness Opens Second Location in Revere

January 10, 2018
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Planet Fitness Opens Second Location in Revere

Planet Fitness staff: Rob, Chris, Sandra, Ashley, Joey, and Balo stop for a photo at the Grand Opening of the new Planet Fitness gym at the Wonderland Marketplace. The gym had a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday night,Jan 8.
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‘Bomb Cyclone’ Ravages Revere:Severe Weather Not Been Seen Since ’78

January 10, 2018
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‘Bomb Cyclone’ Ravages Revere:Severe Weather Not Been Seen Since ’78

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Residents are looking forward to this week’s thaw after getting whacked last Thursday with a Nor’easter (or Bomb Cyclone storm system) that dumped about 18 inches of drifting snow, flooded everything in range and then whammed the area with Arctic temperatures. Sunday morning it was a balmy 1 degree. Just...
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How Many Motions Are Too Much?

January 10, 2018
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Councillors had a chance Monday night to comment on the City Council Rules of Order, something that doesn’t greatly impact the public but does impact how the council conducts its business. Specifically, Rule 30, defines how many motions a councillor can submit for each meeting. Ward 3 Councillor Arthur Guinasso,...
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Council Votes to Send Letter to Environmental Dept

January 10, 2018
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock With a 10-1 vote, the City Council voted to send a letter to the DEP in opposition of the Wheelabrator facility expanding any further. State Rep. Roselee Vincent spoke on a motion made by Council President Jessica Giannino to have the council send a letter to the Department of Environmental...
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Triant Named Salesian Boys & Girls Club Executive Director

January 10, 2018
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By John Lynds East Boston native and Savio Prep graduate Michael Triant was named the new Executive Director of the Salesian Boys & Girls Club at the board’s December meeting. Triant, who worked for the past 17 years for the Boston Center for Youth and Families as an administrator, started Monday at the Club,...
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City Council Motions

January 10, 2018
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Former Councillor Gerald Esposito passes The City Council held a moment of silence Monday night for former Ward 5 Councillor Gerald “Jerry” Esposito who passed away Sunday. Esposito, 87, had served as a State Police officer and lived in the Point of Pines area. “He was a credit to the City of Revere,” said...
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Meridian Bancorp, Inc. and East Boston Savings Bank Announce Their 2018 Commitment to Their Employees, Infrastructure and Charitable Giving

January 10, 2018
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Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company” or “Meridian”) (NASDAQ: EBSB), the holding company for East Boston Savings Bank (the “Bank”), following the new tax law being passed by Congress and signed by the President on December 22, 2017, announced the following enhanced commitments to the Bank’s employees, infrastructure investment and charitable giving which will benefit...
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State Education Department Reviewing Revere Schools this Week

January 10, 2018
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By Seth Daniel The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) is doing a full review of the Revere Public School District this week – an exercise that happens about once every 10 years. Supt. Dianne Kelly said a seven-person team will be visiting the district’s schools this week for the 10-year annual...
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Police Briefs 01-10-2018

January 10, 2018
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Arrest  Report FRIDAY, DEC. 29 Jose Luis Mejia-Hernandez, 37, of Chelsea, was arrested on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.   SATURDAY, DEC, 30 Christopher M. Mack, 29, of 115 Endicott Ave., was arrested on charges of assault and battery in a  domestic situation, resisting arrest, and assault by means of...
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Americans Hate Waiting, so They’ll Despise Single Payer

January 10, 2018
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By Sally C. Pipes What makes for an awful trip to the doctor? Waiting. Earlier this year, doctor-rating website Zocdoc found that long waits or appointment delays were the primary motivators of negative marks from patients. Given this aversion to waiting, it’s shocking that Americans are coming around to government-run, single-payer health care. Waiting...
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Letters to the Editors

January 10, 2018
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The Political Year in Review Dear Editor: We are all directly impacted by the effects of political decisions. So it is important to all of us to thoughtfully reflect on the accomplishments of the new Republican administration’s first anniversary.  If success is all about the economy, let’s start there: Economy: The U.S. economy has...
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Ward 5 Councillor John Powers:We Must Be Better Prepared for Natural Disasters

January 10, 2018
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Last week’s major coastal flooding in our city and other Massachusetts communities served as a reminder of the immense respect we must have for nature, and a warning of the growing consequences of increasingly extreme weather. There is plenty of anecdotal and scientific evidence to support the claim that our climate is going to...
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Bring It On, Ol’ Man Winter

January 10, 2018
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These past two weeks have brought the worst winter weather imaginable — coastal flooding, record cold, and a blizzard — but we’ve survived it all and made it out to the other side, as moderating temperatures, perhaps even reaching the balmy 50s, are predicted over the next 10 days. President Trump, as usual, tweeted...
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Sports 01-10-2018

January 10, 2018
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RhS sports Roundup RHS hockey team splits two contests It was an up-and-down week for the Revere High hockey team, which split its two games this past week. Last Wednesday the Patriots edged old Greater Boston League — and new Northeastern Conference — rival Somerville, 4-3, in a contest played at Cronin Rink. The...
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