Archive for September, 2014

Decision Time

September 11, 2014
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If the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) is to be believed, the commission will vote this week whether to award the casino gaming license for the Greater Boston area either to Wynn Resorts in Everett or to Suffolk Downs in Revere. We have covered this story for more than eight years — reporting on the...
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Guest Opinion

September 11, 2014
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You may have seen Sunday’s Globe editorial advocating for a Wynn casino in Everett. This is a response to that story. By and large, the Globe Editorial Board has ignored its own reporting. Their editorial is filled with spin and misinformation easily disputed by Massachusetts’ groundbreaking Gaming Act and the gaming applications. Consider these...
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Little League Supporters

September 11, 2014
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Dear Editor: The Revere Little League was unable to conduct its annual telethon earlier this year due to the construction of Winthrop Avenue and the fixing of the water pipes there. The construction was in front of the Little League Field and so it was impossible to conduct things this year as we have...
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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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Revere Beach Memorial Provides Closure and Support

September 11, 2014
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It was supposed to be just a routine drop off at the pharmacy, but it would end up being the last time Linda Grover saw her daughter, Erica, alive some three years ago – the tragic ending to more than a decade of struggling with opiate addiction. “I remember dropping her off to get...
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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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Pines Yacht Club Celebrates 100th Anniversary

September 3, 2014
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Pines Yacht Club Celebrates 100th Anniversary

As hotels, salt baths and plush resorts in the Point of Pines gave way to new homes for new Revere residents some 100 years ago, those new residents needed a place to meet and congregate. After all, the Pines in 1914 was rather far removed from the rest of Revere, and vast marshes stood...
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September 9 Primary Primer

September 3, 2014
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With all of the candidates running for so many offices in the upcoming Primary Election next Tuesday, Sept. 9, things have gotten more than a little confusing for voters – especially on the Democratic side. Below is a listing of the races and those running. Democrat: •U.S. Senator (unopposed) Ed Markey, Malden •Governor Don...
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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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Sports 09-03-2014

September 3, 2014
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The Revere High football team continued to display positive signs in a pair of pre-season scrimmages last week against St. Mary’s of Lynn and Marblehead. “Things are going very well,” said RHS head coach Lou Cicatelli. “We’ve had a great pre-season and the coaches are very happy with the progress and work ethic of...
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Obituaries 09-03-2014

September 3, 2014
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Helen Ann Hemeon Of Florida, formerly of Revere Helen Ann (Moran) Hemeon of New Port Richey, Florida, formerly of Revere, passed away early on June 3 after a long illness. Born to the late John and Anna Moran in Charlestown, she lived in Revere for most of her life until retiring to Florida with...
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From Revere to Tewksbury: Angela Gibelli Goes the Distance to Welcome Back Artie T

September 3, 2014
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From Revere to Tewksbury: Angela Gibelli Goes the Distance to Welcome Back Artie T

Last Friday, Angela Gibelli of Conant Street woke up and decided to take a trip to Tewksbury. The life-long Market Basket shopper was so taken by the entire Market Basket fight, and the resolve of employees and ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas, that she decided she had to go and see the popular chief...
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Kids Curtain Call Builds Confidence and Experience

September 3, 2014
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For Linda Wolowicz, it all started with the ‘Wizard of Oz.’ Her long-time career working with young children started as a simple drama presentation for a Girl Scout fund-raiser. Now, 38 years later, she is teaching the children of the first children she worked with in her long-time after school business, Kids Curtain Call...
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