Letters to the Editor

December 23, 2014
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Parents should consider Single-Gender Education for their sons Dear Editor: Earlier this fall we invited prospective students to visit Malden Catholic for our Open House. More than 175 boys and their families came to 99 Crystal St. on a very snowy Sunday. As they gathered in the dining hall, I had the opportunity to...
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Sports 12-17-2014

December 23, 2014
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RHS sports Roundup New-look RHS hockey team opens season The Revere High hockey team dropped its season-opener in a tough 3-2 decision to Salem Saturday afternoon at the Salem State University rink. The Patriots held a 2-1 lead entering the third frame, but yielded a pair of unanswered markers in the final 15-minute stanza....
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Obituaries 12-17-2014

December 23, 2014
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Margherita Edmonds Legal Secretary and Licensed Real Estate Agent Margherita (Cristallo) Edmonds of Derry, NH, formerly of East Boston, died on December 12 after a long illness. Margherita was born in Italy and arrived in the United Street at the age of age three. She was raised in East Boston where she lived until...
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Christmas lights up Hillside Ave.

December 23, 2014
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Christmas lights up Hillside Ave.

When one pulls up to the home of David and Kitty Adams on Hillside Avenue, at least during this time of year, they’re greeted with a six-foot-tall Santa Claus lawn ornament singing ‘Deck the Halls.’ The red glow of hundreds of Christmas lights and the busy buzzing of snowmen inflatables and a Christmas Day...
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Neglected Dogs are Revere’s Epidemic

December 23, 2014
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The numbers of dumped dogs in the city is reaching epidemic levels according to Lisa Cutting of Ocean View Kennels, which takes in stray and surrendered animals for the City of Revere. That’s on top of two puppies three weeks ago that were found dead in a trash bag behind a gas station on...
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Coming Together: Cafarelli Wants to See More Interaction Between Revere Police and Community

December 23, 2014
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In the wake of nationwide protests against policing tactics, Revere Police Chief Joe Cafarelli said he would be amenable to having officers wear body cameras, but he said a more lasting change would probably be to put programs in place that break the ice between the cops and the community. “With the cameras, it’s...
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Tornado Fund Distribution to Start

December 23, 2014
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The Revere Tornado Relief Fund (RTRF) Executive Director and Administrator, Attorney Gerry Leone, along with the Revere Tornado Relief Fund Board of Directors and Applications Committee, announced a timetable for the release of monies to be distributed to residents and business owners impacted by the tornado back in July. Mayor Dan Rizzo has announced...
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Police Briefs 12-10-2014

December 23, 2014
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House Breaks: (5) Cambridge St.; Bradstreet Ave.; Boulevard; Mountain Avenue; and Fernwood Avenue. Commercial Breaks: (0) Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (12) Ridge Road; *Lincoln Street; Sweeny Avenue (plate); Proctor Avenue; Reservoir Avenue; Tuckerman Street; Boulevard – Jack Satter; Dix Street; Elmwood Place; Elmwood Place; Parkway – Lee’s; and Washington Avenue. Motor Vehicle Accidents: (27) Brown...
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Dr. Paul Dakin and His Tremendous Impact on the School System

December 23, 2014
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The Revere public school system has made tremendous progress under the leadership of Supt. of Schools Dr. Paul Dakin. There has been national and statewide recognition on an annual basis for our schools, affirming Dr. Dakin’s excellence as an administrator and an innovator. Revere students are receiving a well-rounded education. The administrators and teachers...
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Obituaries 12-10-2014

December 23, 2014
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Gloria Kelley Cesarale Of Florida, Formerly of Revere Gloria S. (Addonigio) Kelley-Cesarale of Florida, formerly of Revere died recently. The beloved wife of the late Frederick Kelley and Charlie Cesarale, she was the devoted mother of Donna Miaskiewicz and her husband, Ron and Frederick “Rick” Kelley and his wife, Janet, all of Florida; dear...
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Neglected Dogs are Revere’s Epidemic

December 23, 2014
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The numbers of dumped dogs in the city is reaching epidemic levels according to Lisa Cutting of Ocean View Kennels, which takes in stray and surrendered animals for the City of Revere. That’s on top of two puppies three weeks ago that were found dead in a trash bag behind a gas station on...
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Christmas Lights up Hillside Ave.

December 23, 2014
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Christmas Lights up Hillside Ave.

When one pulls up to the home of David and Kitty Adams on Hillside Avenue, at least during this time of year, they’re greeted with a six-foot-tall Santa Claus lawn ornament singing ‘Deck the Halls.’ The red glow of hundreds of Christmas lights and the busy buzzing of snowmen inflatables and a Christmas Day...
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Coming Together: Cafarelli Wants to see More Interaction Between Revere Police and Community

December 23, 2014
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In the wake of nationwide protests against policing tactics, Revere Police Chief Joe Cafarelli said he would be amenable to having officers wear body cameras, but he said a more lasting change would probably be to put programs in place that break the ice between the cops and the community. “With the cameras, it’s...
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Looking at the Veterans Day Committe

December 8, 2014
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The Revere Veterans Committee was established to conduct a Veterans’ Day ceremony for the City of Revere on behalf of the Veterans of Revere.  In 2003 we conducted the first, in many years, Veterans Day services and dinner for the Veterans of Revere and the Chelsea Soldiers Home at the VFW in Beachmont.  We...
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Letters to the Editor

December 8, 2014
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Investigating the Wynn Resort  Dear Commissioner McHugh: This letter addresses several troubling questions that the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (the “Commission”) must now confront in light of the recent Wall Street Journal report that the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) Criminal Investigation Division, the Drug Enforcement Administration (the “DEA”) and United States Attorneys Offices in...
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Sports 12-03-2014

December 8, 2014
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Patriots play valiantly in Thanksgiving finale A heavily-underdog Revere High football team turned in one of the most valiant effort ever displayed by a Patriot squad on Thanksgiving Day, but two key plays — both on special teams — proved crucial in a 14-6 loss to Winthrop at a chilly Miller Field. Revere had...
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Obituaries 12-03-2014

December 8, 2014
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Richard Mauro Founder and Owner of Tower Glass Co., Inc. Past President of the Glass Employers Association of New England Richard A. Mauro of Lynnfield, formerly of Revere, died on November 27. A strong advocate of the union glazing and construction industry, he was the founder and owner of Tower Glass Co. Inc. of...
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Officials Start Planning for Dakin’s Departure

December 8, 2014
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The School Committee and Supt. Paul Dakin have worked out a succession plan that would have the popular superintendent of schools retiring next December. A new superintendent would likely be picked and put in place next fall, prior to Dakin’s departure. The School Committee has been working on the plan since last April to...
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Buonfiglio’s Coordinating Toy Drive for Families

December 8, 2014
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The Buonfiglio Funeral Home is mounting a campaign to help active and non-active military families get toys for Christmas. Paul S. Buonfiglio said the Operation Toy Soldier campaign is part of the national Veterans Funeral Care organization. The local campaign started on Monday, Dec. 1 and goes through Dec. 21. “I just wanted to...
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New Tree at City Hall for Christmas

December 8, 2014
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New Tree at City Hall for Christmas

There’s nothing better than a Christmas tree lighting. There’s the hot chocolate, the cookies, the caroling and the bright smiles. Unless you’re Scrooge or the Grinch, it’s an all-around fun time. But such a festive occasion can be brought down significantly if there is no tree. That’s the situation Revere found itself in after...
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Equipment Failure Causes Some Flooding Saturday

December 8, 2014
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A burnt out motor was apparently the cause of a tidegate that failed last Saturday and sent more than two feet of floodwaters into the Oak Island and lower Revere Street neighborhoods. Ward 5 Councillor John Powers said he plans to call for a full investigation as this is the second time this year...
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Police Briefs 11-19-2014

November 27, 2014
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REWARD FOR ARREST IN DUMPED PUPPIES Salem Saves Animals organization delivered flowers on Tuesday to the spot where two puppies were dumped in a trash bag on the Parkway last Sunday, and offered a $1,000 reward for anyone with information that leads to the prosecution of those responsible. Revere Police are investigating the death...
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Happy Thanksgiving

November 27, 2014
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Another Thanksgiving is upon us, a day for schoolboy football, family gatherings, and not much else to do other than enjoy a great dinner that reminds us how fortunate we truly are. Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday, tracing its roots back almost 400 years to the Pilgrims, long before there was even a...
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Letter to the Editor

November 27, 2014
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Senior Center has many supporters Dear Editor: The Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center is fortunate to have many “friends” who are extremely supportive of our seniors in Revere. During November, in particular, we were especially ecstatic because some very special people mentioned below. These folks are very special and always willing to give of themselves without...
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