Archive for September, 2013

Casino Vote Likely Set for November 5 Here

September 11, 2013
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Barring any major changes, the Revere City Council will vote at its Sept. 16 meeting to set the citywide casino referendum vote for Nov. 5 – the same day as the City Election. Council President Ira Novoselsky confirmed this week that the Council would follow Boston in scheduling a vote, and that vote will...
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School Officials Concerned over Casino Mitagation

September 11, 2013
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School officials and School Committee members are concerned about the lack of dedicated mitigation for the schools by Suffolk Downs in the recently-signed Host Community Agreement, and they also believe the agreement could affect state funding payments to the City’s schools. That concern was highlighted at a public forum last Tuesday night where School...
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Remembering 9/11

September 11, 2013
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If someone had said on September 10, 2001, that America would be embroiled militarily in affairs in the Middle East for the next 12 years, one would have thought that person to be crazy. Indeed, no one would have dared predict such a scenario even on September 12, 2001. But the tragic events of...
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Looking at Suffolk Downs Casino

September 11, 2013
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The discussion of the Suffolk Downs mitigation agreement last Tuesday night at the Revere City Council was a perfect example of councilors airing their differing points of view, but coming together in the end for the common good. We recognize that many councillors hold the view that the casino agreement could be better, but...
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Police Briefs 09-11-2013

September 11, 2013
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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 Rhonda M. Soule, 49, of 675 Beach St., was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and assault & battery upon a police officer. Manuel Reyes, 40, of Lynn, was arrested on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. He also was cited for the civil motor vehicle infraction of...
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RHS Football Team Opens Season Friday

September 11, 2013
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With the double-sessions from the dog-days of August and the pre-season scrimmages now just a memory, the Revere High football team will kick off its 2013 campaign for real this Friday evening against Medford. The Friday Night Lights affair is set for 7:00 at the newly-renovated Hormel Stadium, just a short ride west on...
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Obituaries 09-11-2013

September 11, 2013
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Angelo ‘Sonny’ Todisco Co-Founder of DePiano & Todisco Adjusters, Member of Many Organizations Angelo A. “Sonny” Todisco of Revere died at the Beth Israel-Deaconess Hospital, Boston on September 4 following a long illness. He was 85 years old. “Sonny” was born in Boston’s North End and came to live in Revere at one year...
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A Summer’s Farewell

September 4, 2013
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A Summer’s Farewell

Recent RHS 2013 graduates got together recently for one last time before they all moved on to college to start their bright futures. These seven girls have be friends and athletic teammates since they were young girls. Pictured are: Gena Restiano (Babson College), Caitlyn Caramello (Catholic University of America), Gianna Bua (University of Massachusetts...
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Say No to Drugs

September 4, 2013
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Say No to Drugs

Mickey ‘Say No To Drugs’ Casoli holding the 1972 Super Bowl ring of former Miami Dolphins quarterback and former RHS quarterback Jim DelGaizo.
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Rizzo Finalizes Casino Terms

September 4, 2013
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Specifics of the Revere Host Community Agreement with Suffolk Downs became public last Saturday, with the agreements being posted on the City’s website for public viewing. The agreement was signed on Wednesday evening, Aug. 28th, in a City Hall ceremony with officials from Suffolk Downs and several city councillors. Paper copies of the agreement,...
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Reactions to Host Agreement Most Officials are Positive

September 4, 2013
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After signing the mitigation agreement one day after Boston last Wednesday evening, Aug. 28, Revere City officials are touting the agreement this week as the best possible agreement that could be had for a project that essentially is completely located in East Boston. Most City Councillors – who met with Mayor Dan Rizzo informally...
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Police Discover Wild Kingdom on Revere Beach Boulevard

September 4, 2013
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Revere Police discovered a wild kingdom in a condo on Revere Beach Boulevard last Tuesday, Aug. 27th, with pythons, rats, lizards and some cats. Neighbors called the police around 7:23 p.m. last Tuesday to report a foul odor coming from the condo, the sounds of animals living in the unit and owners who hadn’t...
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Partners HealthCare Granted $35,000 to Summer Food Programs: Project Bread and Many Local Agencies Received Grants

September 4, 2013
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For children in families that struggle to put food on the table, finding a meal during the summer can be a challenge. That’s why Partners HealthCare, working with Project Bread, awarded $35,000 to Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) locations in seven communities in the Greater Boston Area. These award recipients included Our Lady of...
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Election Now in Full Swing: Many Issues for the Voters to Consider

September 4, 2013
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With the dog days of summer officially behind us, the attention of voters turns to the candidates for the various municipal offices who are now in the opening stages of getting out their campaign messages. Here in  Revere, although there may not be a  September primary, candidates already are hitting the campaign trail in...
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Congratulations, Diana Nyad: Swim Was Quite a Feat on a Number of Levels

September 4, 2013
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The news that long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad successfully had crossed the Straits of Florida from Cuba to Key West this past weekend brought a degree of wonder and joy to all who learned of her accomplishment. First and foremost, this had been Ms. Nyad’s life-long goal after four previously-unsuccessful efforts stretching over a span...
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Obama Made the Right Call: President to Ask Congress Was Correct

September 4, 2013
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We realize that we are by no means foreign policy experts, but we simply wish to say that it is our view that President Obama made the right decision is seeking the approval of Congress before bombing Syria for its violations of international law regarding the use of chemical weapons. In our view, the...
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Police Briefs 09-04-2013

September 4, 2013
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Monday, Aug. 26  No Arrests Tuesday, Aug. 27  Glen Guidi, 35, of East Boston, was charged with assault and battery and assault with a dangerous weapon. Stephen Incerto, 31, of Wakefield, illegal possession of a Class A drug (heroin) and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended or revoked license. Darlene DiMarzo, 55, of...
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Revere High Football Sets Sight on Season Opener

September 4, 2013
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It was a mixed bag for the Revere High football team this past week in a pair of scrimmages that concluded the Patriots’ pre-season schedule. Revere first took part in a three-way scrimmage last Tuesday evening under the lights of the Manning Bowl against St. Mary’s of Lynn and Northeast Regional Vocational School. “We...
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Obituaries 09-04-2013

September 4, 2013
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John McKinley, Jr., Of Virginia, formerly of Revere John P. McKinley, Jr.  entered into Eternal Rest on August 15 after a long and courageous battle against cancer.  He was 70 years old. John graduated from Revere High School, Class of 1960.  He loved gardening and had a special talent for growing plants of all...
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