Archive for October, 2014

Lightbody Indicted Over Wynn Land Sale

October 13, 2014
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Revere resident Charlie Lightbody said this week that a federal indictment handed down last Thursday alleging he and two other men tried to hoodwink investigators regarding the casino land deal in Everett is weak and based purely on speculation. The 13-page indictment came down on Thursday afternoon after a Federal Grand Jury closed up...
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Police Briefs 10-01-2014

October 6, 2014
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ARREST Report MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 Sophat Som, 29, of 86 Highland St., was arrested on a charge of illegal possession of a Class B controlled narcotic substance with intent to distribute. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 Gary Saint-Pierre, 25, of East Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. William Bradford, 47, of Braintree, was arrested on...
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Revere’s Schools Are Revere’s Pride

October 6, 2014
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It’s rapidly becoming apparent – if it’s not already – that Superintendent of Revere Schools Dr. Paul Dakin has built one of the finest public school systems in the state. The latest accomplishment – that the Revere school district is the only urban school system to reach Level 2 status – reaffirms that Dakin’s...
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Letters to the Editor

October 6, 2014
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Thank you for donations To all the citizens of Revere, On behalf of the men and women who serve in the United States Armed Forces overseas, we offer our heartfelt gratitude for your generous donations, especially the toothbrushes and toothpaste that were donated by the dental offices and citizens of the city. Because of...
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Rep. Clark Breaks from Obama in Not Supporting Syrian Rebels

October 6, 2014
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Congresswoman Katherine Clark released the following statement regarding the authorization of arming and training Syrian rebels: “ISIL has demonstrated their willingness to use terrorism and violence to meet their goals. They have brutally executed Americans and present a grave threat to our allies in the region. However, after listening to and questioning the administration,...
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Sports 10-01-2014

October 6, 2014
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RHS sports Roundup Patriots fall to Winthrop 21-0 The Revere High football team gave it their all Friday night under the lights at Miller Field in Winthrop. But in the end, the combination of the Patriots’ inability to cash in on their scoring opportunities in the first half and a much-larger Winthrop team that...
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Obituaries 10-01-2014

October 6, 2014
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Peter Brandano, Jr. Worked for more than 20 years at Great Eastern Seafood; Former Baker and Pastry Chef Peter D. Brandano, Jr. of Manchester, NH died on September 27. Peter worked for more than 20 years with four of his six brothers at Great Eastern Seafood and previously worked as a baker and pastry...
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Rev. Granitsas Celebrates 40 Years in the Pulpit

October 6, 2014
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When Rev. Nick Granitsas interviewed for the pastors job at Revere’s First Congregational Church some 40 years ago, he immediately knew that God was leading him to Revere. Call it a hunch, or as Rev. Granitsas calls it, the Holy Spirit, but there was no mistaking the fact that Revere and Rev. Granitsas were...
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Tornado After-Effects Still Lingering

October 6, 2014
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Three seconds of madness two months ago during the Revere Tornado has led neighbors off the Parkway near the skating rink on an emotional roller coaster that has emptied out into a bureaucratic nightmare – with insurance money coming in slowly and damaged homes – still mostly unrepaired – facing the cold fact of...
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Baker and Polito Receive Warm Welcome in Revere

October 6, 2014
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Baker and Polito Receive Warm Welcome in Revere

Several Revere elected officials headed to the Casa Lucia last Thursday to join numerous residents and other elected officials from surrounding communities to lend support to the Republican Gubernatorial ticket of Charlie Baker and Karyn Polito. In an area where things are distinctively “blue,” numerous Democrats turned out to support the Baker campaign at...
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‘No On Question 3 Campaign’ Gets Energized in Everett, Revere

October 6, 2014
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Only minutes had gone by after the decision by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) to award a casino license to Wynn Resorts before Everett’s Michael McLaughlin and Dan Skeritt kicked it into high gear to get the word out about the ‘Vote No on Question 3’ campaign – a campaign calling for keeping the...
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Property Assessments Increasing

October 6, 2014
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City Assessors have begun the triennial property revaluation this month and report that values are beginning to come back up. “What we saw is that values have gone up,” said Assessor Andy Iovanna. “My guess is that on average, one and two-families have gone up 9 or 10 percent. Commercial values have gone up...
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