Archive for August, 2012

Letter of Intent Re-energizes Business Possibilities

August 22, 2012
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The net result of Suffolk Downs ownership putting up the state’s required $400,000 non-refundable fee last week in order to submit the track’s official letter of intent with the state Gambling Commission has been to excite dramatic interest in the possibility of a new hotel locating near to the track on the former Shaw’s...
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The Opening of School

August 22, 2012
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Next week will mark the official opening of Revere’s Public Schools. However, the McKinley School is already open for its extended learning program this week. One would be hard pressed to imagine just how many moving parts there are when it comes to opening a large public school system such as Revere’s. For the...
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Police Briefs 08-22-2012

August 22, 2012
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TUESDAY, AUGUST 14 A 15 year old juvenile was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Julie Ann Morrissey, 46, of 732 Broadway, was arrested on a charge of engaging in sexual conduct in return for a fee. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15 Robert A Casaletto, 43, of 79 Cooledge St., was arrested on charges of assault and...
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Obituaries 08-22-2012

August 22, 2012
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Antonina ‘Nina’ Pesaturo Of Revere, formerly of Orient Heights Antonina “Nina” (Cammarata) Pesaturo of Revere, formerly of Orient Heights, East Boston, died on August 18. She was the beloved wife of the late Alfred “Fred” Pesaturo with whom she shared 56 years of marriage; loving mother of Vincent Pesaturo and his wife, Bernadette and...
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Circus Comes to Town

August 15, 2012
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Circus Comes to Town

Enjoying Circus Smirkus last weekend were Rayna, Harriet, Oliver, Ben, Lucy, Cooper and Finn.
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Clammers Heartened by Lawsuit Against Massport

August 15, 2012
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A lawsuit by 19 local clammers against Massport and a jet fuel delivery company Swissport/BOS is now making its way through the court system and giving rise to the belief that justice might be done for the clammers, who lost the Wood Island clamming flats to an alleged jet fuel spill that occurred at...
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Ethanol Trains Stopped by Petruccelli, Governor

August 15, 2012
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Governor Deval Patrick signed a transportation bill last week that gave approval to an amendment offered by Senator Anthony Petruccelli that stops train delivery of ethanol through a number of cities and towns, which includes Revere. The bill orders that further studies be made of the efficacy of transporting 1.7 million gallons of ethanol...
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Ante Up: Suffolk Downs Puts Up $400k for Casino Application Process

August 15, 2012
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The owners of Suffolk Downs ponied up $400,000 Friday and marched the check over to the offices of the Gaming Commission where it was left with officials there. Thus began the real opening salient in what is expected to be a long and sophisticated application process that will end sometime next year. The $400,000,...
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Governor Quashes Ethanol Trains; Petruccelli Motion the Difference

August 15, 2012
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Revere residents have Governor Deval Patrick and Senator Anthony Petruccelli to thank for putting the kibosh on ethanol delivery through this city by rail once a week. The plan to use trains to transport 1.7 billion gallons of the highly flammable fuel through Revere to a depot here met its end last week when...
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Suffolk Downs Steps Up to Plate

August 15, 2012
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With the swift writing of a giant check, Suffolk Downs has entered the legitimate realm of possibility when it comes to turning the track into a full fledged casino. This happened last week when Suffolk Downs President Chip Tuttle wrote out a $400,000 check for the Gaming Commission and delivered it. That $400,000, which...
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Patriettes Win Revere Youth Softball Championship

August 15, 2012
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The Patriettes won the Revere Youth Softball League Major League championship in dramatic, walk-off fashion. With the Patriettes and Lightning locked in a scoreless pitcher’s duel into the last inning of the deciding third game of the finals, Sam Woodman delivered a clutch hit to left field to bring home Elizabeth Lake with the...
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Police Briefs 08-15-2012

August 15, 2012
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August 9 Anthony S. Esposito, 71, of 45 Dolphin Avenue, Revere, was arrested for outstanding warrant. Thomas Arrington, 58, of 233 Park Avenue, Revere, was arrested on three counts of outstanding warrants. Miguel A. Santan, 50, of 18 Intervale Street, Revere, was arrested for two counts of outstanding warrants. Robert R. Karem, 55, of...
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Obituaries 08-15-2012

August 15, 2012
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Muriel McCullough-Caputo Retiree of Salvation Army Boston Store Muriel (Ireland) McCullough-Caputo of Lynn, formerly of Saugus, died on August 8 following a brief illness. She was 85 years old. A retiree of the Salvation Army Store in Boston, she was the beloved wife of the late James F. McCullough and Frank P. Caputo; cherished...
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Dog Days of Summer

August 9, 2012
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Dog Days of Summer

Domestic Chinca and his dog, Leila, know how to stay cool in their pool.
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iPads Notesbooks Hit Classrooms

August 9, 2012
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iPads Notesbooks Hit Classrooms

A successful pilot program using computers in the classroom last year at the Paul Revere and Lincoln Schools has blossomed into a program at Revere High School (RHS) that will put an iPad in the hands of every incoming freshman this coming school year. In the latter part of last year, the district chose...
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Building Boom: State Officials Want City to Start Looking at New High School

August 9, 2012
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When it comes to building schools, the last few years have been full of discussions of all sorts. There were discussions about virtually every elementary and middle school in the school district’s arsenal. Lately, there have been endless discussions about the McKinley School, and there has even been talk about another elementary school that...
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Circus Smirkus Coming This Weekend

August 9, 2012
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The Circus Smirkus will make its annual stop in Revere this weekend, Aug. 12 and 13, to perform four shows at the Beachmont School and give those in attendance a little peek into the past, present and future. The beloved youth circus will perform ‘Topsy Turvy Time Travel’ in shows starting at 1 p.m....
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Moose Club Smoking Ban is Doing the Right Thing

August 9, 2012
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The local Moose Club has banned smoking inside its facility – and is the first private club in this city to do so. As such, it is setting a great example and one, frankly, that was long overdue. Revere’s private clubs cannot flagrantly go against federal and state laws aimed at prohibiting smoking in...
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Perception is everything

August 9, 2012
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Everett Representative Stephen Smith by all appearances has been given a pass by the Revere Building Department that has been dealing with Smith for longer than three months and with not much success. Even though Smith was in Chelsea District Court before a magistrate last week (he was ordered there by the Revere Fire...
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Noel, Dicarlo Are Excelling in AAU Softball

August 9, 2012
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They are rare commodities in high school sports these days, student-athletes who with the change of the three seasons simply change sports. Jacqui Noel, a senior, and Logan DiCarlo, a junior, are winding down their busy summers of athletic competition in preparation for the upcoming Revere High School year. Their focus has been mainly...
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