Recount Affirms Arrigo’s Victory

December 31, 2015
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Recount Affirms Arrigo’s Victory

By Sue Ellen Woodcock After a nearly nine hour recount that spread over two days it has been confirmed that Councillor at-Large Brian Arrigo will be the next mayor of Revere, topping incumbent Dan Rizzo with a vote of 5,210 to 5,102. When the announcement was made Rizzo shook hands with Arrigo and offered...
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Club Told To Hire Detail Officer

December 31, 2015
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The License Commission wants Taqueria Eucalipto II Corp., doing business as the Las Vegas Restaurant at 107 Shirley Ave. to get control of its patrons and the amount of alcohol being served there. In addition, the club is to have a paid police officer detail in place. Last Wednesday the...
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Revere’s Man of the Year:John Hamel is the Leading Force Behind Sand Sculpting Festival

December 31, 2015
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Revere’s Man of the Year:John Hamel is the Leading Force Behind Sand Sculpting Festival

High above Revere Beach last July on the Ferris Wheel during the International Sand Sculpting Festival, one could only marvel at the mobs of people having good, safe and clean fun on Revere Beach. It’s also not hard to remember that Revere Beach was neither good, safe or clean a short distance in the...
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Revere’s Woman of the Year:Lisa Cutting is a Tireless Advocate for Abused Animals

December 31, 2015
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Dogs can’t talk, but as long as Lisa Cutting is around, they don’t need to. The tireless advocate for bringing attention to the increasingly startling inhumane treatment of animals by some owners throughout Revere and the surrounding areas has not stopped her mission in 2015. Her mission is letting the public know, quite loudly...
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Study Shows Substance Abuse Still Largest Concern in Revere

December 31, 2015
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The Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has completed its tri-annual Health Needs Assessment and Implementation Strategy in Revere, Chelsea and Charlestown and have found many of the same concerns as when the first assessment was done in 2012. The top concerns in all three communities was, first, substance abuse and, second, crime/violence – which were...
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2015 in Revere: The Year in Review

December 31, 2015
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Nationwide, the year 2015 isn’t getting rave reviews. Most, in fact, have rated it less than stellar according to the numerous opinion polls taken as of late. In Revere, there were a fair amount of ups and downs as well. The biggest stories of the year here were likely snow and local politics –...
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Police Briefs 12-30-2015

December 31, 2015
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Weekly Crime Report House Breaks: (4) Burbank Street; Parkway – Ambassador East; Parkway – Ambassador East; and Avon Street. Commercial Breaks: (1) Broadway’s Grill – Broadway. Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (4) Crescent Avenue; *Stevens Street; Vane Street; and *Campbell Avenue. Motor Vehicle Accidents: (36) Brown Circle (5); Copeland Circle; Butler Circle; Broadway/Pitcairn; Broadway; Bennett Hwy;...
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Letter to the Editor

December 31, 2015
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Looking at the recount Dear Editor: There is a new principle of law enforcement that has surface in Massachusetts. Revere Journal (RJ), 12/23/2015, p. 2: Judge Orders Recount for Mayoral Election: “Brian McNiff, spokesman for the Secretary of State’s office, said there will not be a representative from the secretary’s office at the recount...
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Enjoy the New Year Safely

December 31, 2015
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“If this is the last, let’s make it a blast!” all too often is the thought of party-goers on New Year’s Eve as we usher out the old year and ring in the new. But New Year’s Eve is a day just like any other — by which we mean that too much “partying”...
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A New Year’s Resolution: Let Go of Our Anxiety

December 31, 2015
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The intersection of the coming of a New Year and the passing of the previous one offers all of us the opportunity to pause and reflect upon both what has transpired and what awaits us. The opening lines of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s poem, Ring Out, Wild Bells, sums up what we all feel at...
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Sports 12-30-2015

December 31, 2015
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RhS sports Roundup Girls basketball team rolls to two more wins The Revere High girls basketball team improved to 4-0 on the season with victories over Lynn Classical and Lynn English last week at the RHS fieldhouse. Sophomore Valentina Pepic turned in a dominating performance in the 55-45 triumph over Classical, pumping in a...
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Obituaries 12-30-2015

December 31, 2015
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William Louis Maradei Retired teacher and coach at Joseph Barnes Junior High School in East Boston William Louis Maradei of Revere died on December 27. A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was a teacher and coach at Joseph Barnes Jr. High School in East Boston. His teams won numerous championships while...
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Time To Give Back

December 24, 2015
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Time To Give Back

Nine-year-old Nate Hill inspects the load of food in the bed of a pickup truck that will carry meals over to the Garfield School for distribution to needy Revere families. The Immaculate Conception meal pantry activates during the holidays each year, and residents gathered a variety food this past Saturday, Dec. 19, at the...
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Christmas Gift:Revere Police, Everett Dog Rescuer Save Christmas for Young Man

December 24, 2015
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Christmas Gift:Revere Police, Everett Dog Rescuer Save Christmas for Young Man

By Katy Rogers and  Seth Daniel Kristopher Sarno only wanted a dog for Christmas, but he got scammed instead. Basking in that disappointment, the 20-year-old Sarno never imagined the Revere Police Department and Everett dog rescuer Stacia Gorgone would knock on his door last Thursday evening, Dec. 17, with a new puppy, dressed in...
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Recount is On:Judge Orders Recount For Mayoral Election

December 24, 2015
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Justice Heidi Brieger ordered that the City of Revere Election Commission conduct a recount of the votes cast in the Nov. 3 Revere mayoral election in a ruling Thursday afternoon at Suffolk Superior Court. Brieger also ordered that the recount “be undertaken and completed” before Jan. 4, 2016. Mayor Dan Rizzo lost his bid...
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Officials Will Begin Task on Monday

December 24, 2015
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Now that the courts have decided there should be a recount of the Mayoral race that was held Nov. 3, officials are preparing themselves for it to begin in two sessions next Monday, December 28 and Tuesday, December 29. According to Election Commissioner Diane Colella, the first session of the...
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Dakin Officially Leaves Revere Schools Today

December 24, 2015
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As Supt. Emeritus Paul Dakin walks out the door of his office for the last time today, Dec. 23, he’ll be closing the door on the achievement of more than a few goals in the schools that many thought were unattainable when he took the reins 15 years ago. Dakin will officially retire today...
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The Force Was Here on Friday

December 24, 2015
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There was no force necessary – and not even a slight bit of coercion needed – to get hundreds of Star Wars fans to report to the Revere Showcase Cinema at 3:30 a.m. last Thursday morning to sit though nearly 18 hours of movies depicting events from a world located in a galaxy far,...
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The Campaign Trail for the State Senate:Morabito Exploring Run for State Senate Seat

December 24, 2015
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The Campaign Trail for the State Senate:Morabito Exploring Run for State Senate Seat

Revere Councillor-at-Large Steve Morabito, who won re-election to a second term in November, is considering a run for the State Senate seat currently held by Sen. Anthony Petruccelli, who announced that he is resigning his position. “I’m very serious about running for the seat,” said Morabito. “As a city councillor, I’ve learned how often...
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Police Briefs 12-23-2015

December 24, 2015
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Weekly Crime Report House Breaks: (4) Proctor Avenue; Campbell Avenue; Campbell Avenue; and Blaney Court. Commercial Breaks: (0) Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (2) *Boulevard – Ocean View; Squire Road – Market Basket. Motor Vehicle Accidents: (44) Mahoney Circle (9); Copeland Circle (3); Brown Circle (3); Butler Circle (2); Lynnway; Proctor/Adams; Squire Road; Cushman Ave; Elmwood...
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Letters to the Editor

December 24, 2015
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Seeking an end to   gun violence Dear Editor: To anyone who prays for the gun violence to stop, I have some bad news, it never will. There will be more mass shootings, more people dying from gang violence. More mothers and fathers lives changed forever. Jeb Bush, when asked about a mass shooting in...
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Walking in the Path of the Good Samaritan

December 24, 2015
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By Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley Terrorism has taken a great toll in our world. Many innocent people have lost their lives, leaving families, friends and communities racked in pain, consumed by a sense of loss and disbelief. The victims who are killed, shot or injured in terrorist attacks are but the tip of the...
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Enjoy the Holidays Safely

December 24, 2015
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Holiday get-togethers with family, friends, and co-workers are wonderful things, but all too many of such gatherings will result in tragic consequences that will be in the headlines the next day. All of us should be sure not only to limit our own holiday partying, but also be the caretaker of those whom we...
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Don’t Forget Those in Need

December 24, 2015
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While the vast majority of us are able to enjoy the holiday season to the fullest, and take for granted holiday traditions such as the sharing of gifts, the warm embrace at holiday gatherings of friends and family, and a nice Christmas dinner, the reality for too many among us is far different. So...
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