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Sometimes Common Sense Just Loses Out …

March 18, 2015
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The article in last week’s Revere Journal about CAPIC losing the state funding for running its homeless program seems just counterproductive. Robert Repucci, CAPIC Director, said that he was forced to stop the program to help stave off local homelessness that has been successful and in place for more than 48 years because of...
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City Moves Toward Law to Step up Inspectional Services

March 11, 2015
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REVERE – The city has already cleaned up one blighted property on Washington Street and turned it into saleable condominiums, now they are moving to give inspectional services the tools and support to clean up more. Tuesday night the City Council heard a presentation on how Massachusetts General Law 40U can benefit city officials...
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Letters to the Editor

March 4, 2015
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“We Got Your Back” Dear Editor: The hate messages that were found scattered around the Revere Beach area and whose purveyors were intending for it to have a chilling effect on members of the Muslim community in Revere and surrounding cities not only failed to hit its target, but also was counterproductive. Al Huda...
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Revere Payroll 2014

February 10, 2015
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Employee Name Employee Title Gross Wages 2014 Detail Pay 1 DAKIN, PAUL S SUPERINTENDENT $229,000 $0 2 REARDON, TERENCE POLICE CAPTAIN $220,050 $80,032 3 CAFARELLI, JOSEPH A POLICE CHIEF $218,431 $0 4 GUIDO, JAMES POLICE EXECUTIVE OFFICER $205,145 $48,291 5 CALLAHAN, DAVID J POLICE LIEUTENANT $199,268 $49,327 6 DOHERTY, EUGENE W FIRE CHIEF $197,963...
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AirBNB Pits Innovation vs Regulation in Revere

February 10, 2015
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While Councillor John Powers was perusing his ward a few years ago, he got an interesting complaint: there were French people staying in a neighbor’s basement. It wasn’t exactly the kind of concern one hears every day, and the explanation was stranger than the complaint. What he had discovered was the fruits of the...
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Letter to the Editor

January 30, 2015
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No more cuts Dear Governor Baker, We are writing to urge you not to impose further 9c cuts to elderly home care. On October 19, 2014, Governor Deval Patrick made a total of $2.37 million in 9c cuts to Elder Affairs line items, including $1.52 million to home care services. Protective services, congregate housing...
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Revere Through the Years

January 22, 2015
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10 years ago January 19, 2005   Joe Singer, a Revere native recently returned home after a tour of duty in Afghanistan with the Marines, was attacked by a group of youths a few doors down from his home on Crescent Ave. and suffered a serious stab wound. The former Broadway National Bank at...
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Rizzo Points to Revere’s Bright Future

January 12, 2015
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REVERE – Mayor Dan Rizzo knows the city is literally on the rise and that plays a significant role in the launching of Plan Revere, a comprehensive look into all the development in Revere, including the 70 acres of land that make up Suffolk Downs and the former Wonderland dog track. “We were handed...
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Massachusetts has Become a Leader for Veterans

November 18, 2014
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Veterans Day gives us the opportunity to come together as a community and reaffirm ourselves to supporting veterans and upholding the ideals they have fought so valiantly for. This week I had the honor to join in Winthrop and Revere’s Veterans Day services and, in paying tribute, was reminded of the work that lies...
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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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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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Metro North Plan Could Complement Revere’s Development

October 19, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo and Economic Development Director John Festa have scheduled the city’s second economic summit for Nov. 21 and one of the issues surely that will be discussed is state  Housing and Economic Development Secretary’s Greg Bialecki’s land use plan for the newly named “Metro North” region that includes Revere and eight other...
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Capital Funds Available for Nonprofit Child Care Providers

September 22, 2014
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The Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) has released the application and guidelines for nonprofit child care providers interested in submitting applications to the newly-established Early Education and Out of School Time (EEOST) Capital Fund Program.  The program will be administered through the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC) in conjunction with...
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Obituaries 09-10-2014

September 11, 2014
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Peter Sawtelle Retired Salesman for Contracting Firms Peter J. Sawtelle, a 58 year resident of Revere, died unexpectedly on August 30 after being rushed to Mass. General Hospital in Boston. He was 77 years old. Born and raised in Boston’s North End, he came to live in Revere more than 58 years ago. Most...
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Will It Be Revere or Everett?

September 11, 2014
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) and major players from both the Everett and Revere casino bids packed into the South Boston Convention Center on Monday morning to begin what many have been waiting years to find out – who will get the Greater Boston casino license. Those who are wishing to get that question...
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Guinasso Keeps Controversial Project At Bay

September 11, 2014
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There’s no better way to stall a building project than to cut the electricity. For years, Ward 3 Councillor Arthur Guinasso has been adamantly against the residential complex slated to be built next to the BJ’s Wholesale Club, but with special permit already in hand – there wasn’t much that could be done to...
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Through the Years

September 3, 2014
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10 years ago September 1, 2004 With Massachusetts U.S. Senator John Kerry running as the Democratic nominee for President, speculation is rampant as to who will run for Kerry’s seat if he should win the Presidency. If Congressman Ed Markey should decide to throw his hat into the ring, Mayor Thomas Ambrosino said he...
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Revere Through the Years

August 2, 2014
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10 years ago July 28, 2004 Revere Beach officially was designated as a National Historic Landmark in exercises held Monday that were attended by local, state, and federal officials. School Supt. Paul Dakin and the School Committee have decided to use funds, which had been designated for certain, state-mandated bureaucratic requirements, instead to hire...
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Revere Through the Years

July 3, 2014
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10 years ago July 7, 2004 Parishioners of Our Lady of Lourdes Church have launched an appeal of the decision of the Archbishop Sean O’Malley announced May 25 to close their parish, which has been in existence in Beachmont for almost 100 years. Developer Louis Porrazzo, who has been locked in a battle with...
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Obituaries 06-18-2014

June 17, 2014
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Joseph Fabiano, Sr. Of Revere, formerly of the North End Joseph G. Fabiano, Sr. of Revere, formerly of Boston’s North End, died on June 11 at Emerson Hospital in Concord. He was 61 years old. Joey, who was raised in the North End of Boston, worked for many years at Winthrop Centre Auto Body....
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