Archive for November, 2014

Baker-Coakley Race Razor Thin in Revere

November 18, 2014
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More than 11,000 voters came out on Nov. 4 for the State Election, and the local results for the gubernatorial race mimicked the razor thin margins that were seen statewide – except with Democratic candidate Martha Coakley barely winning in Revere. Locally, Coakley beat Baker by 234 votes, 47.5 percent (5,546 votes) to Baker’s...
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A Proud Tradition of Service

November 18, 2014
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A Proud Tradition of Service

When Francella Clark – a long-time member of the Revere American Legion Post #61 – signed up for the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) during the Korean War, it wasn’t the first time a proud warrior from her family had gone off to war. In fact, that tradition in her family goes back much further...
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Organization was the Key to Baker’s Results in Revere

November 18, 2014
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A close vote for Republican Charlie Baker in Revere is being considered nothing less than a victory this week for local Republicans, as well as for many local Democrats who broke ranks and supported Baker. Though Baker came up about 234 votes short of winning Revere, he scored big in key precincts around Ward...
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The Official Opening

November 11, 2014
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The Official Opening

Revere elected officials and Market Basket CEO Arthur T. Demoulas join Revere resident Angela Gibelli in cutting the ribbon last Thursday, Oct. 30, at the new store at Northgate Plaza. Shown from left are Rep. Robert DeLeo, Rep. Roselee Vincent, DeMoulas, Gibelli, Mayor Dan Rizzo and Store manager Ron Lambert
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Police Briefs 11-05-2014

November 11, 2014
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28 Charles John Cappucci, 26, of Winthrop, was arrested on a  charge of illegal possession of a Cl;ass A controlled narcotic substance. Vanessa Violet Pineda, 32, of Lynn, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance. Shannon M. DiBartolomeo, 28,...
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Mayor Tom Menino

November 11, 2014
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The passing this week of former, long-time Boston Mayor Thomas Menino truly removes from our lives a man whose devotion to his city and its people was second to none. The incredible outpouring of genuine sadness and respect expressed by persons from all walks of life and from stations high and low bore witness...
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Arthur T. Market Basket and Revere’s own Hollywood Ending

November 11, 2014
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Back in mid-August, I was on vacation, sitting in a coffee shop in Hollywood, California, opening the morning newspaper when I was astonished to see a front page story about the battle back home for control of the Market Basket grocery empire—a battle that had begun weeks before when I was still in Revere....
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Reaching Our Full Potential as a City

November 11, 2014
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Last Thursday night the City Council’s Economic Development Subcommittee met to discuss my proposal to start crafting a long-term comprehensive plan for the City of Revere. While I am encouraged by some of the incremental progress we’ve made over the last three years, there is no doubt in my mind that the long-term city-wide comprehensive planning process I am proposing is a crucial...
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Obituaries 11-05-2014

November 11, 2014
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Barbara Tildsley Of Revere, formerly of California and Medford Barbara M. (Murphy) Tildsley, a Revere resident since 2008, formerly of Medford and a California resident for more than 31 years, died on Monday, October 7 at the Masachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was 79 years old. Born and raised in Medford, she attended...
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Tax Bills Expected to Rise Slightly

November 11, 2014
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The City has set its property tax rates this week, and while the rates are down, taxes are expected to rise slightly. Assessor Andy Iovanna said recent revaluations of property in the city showed an increase in values of, on average, about 10 percent. Meanwhile, the tax rate was set after key votes Monday...
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Everett MBTA Land Sale Still has Issues

November 11, 2014
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One major concern for Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo has been put to rest in the MBTA land sale with Wynn Resorts on Lower Broadway, but the problems are not solved totally for Rizzo. Rob DeSalvio, senior vice president of development, recently told the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) that recent land surveys have shown that...
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Not a Trick nor a Treat: Revere Fire Captain Arrested Following Incident on Friday

November 11, 2014
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Not a Trick nor a Treat: Revere Fire Captain Arrested Following Incident on Friday

A Revere fire captain has been arrested and charged with an alleged brutal attack on three teens during Halloween night on Dale Street, and at the same time, Revere Police now are investigating what they think might be a retaliatory house shooting later on that same night that was meant to send a message...
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Police Train for Restraint with Real Life Scenarios

November 11, 2014
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Two Revere Police Officers stood in the back of a semi-trailer outfitted as a shooting range last month staring at a movie screen and ready to use their firearms if necessary. As the movie scene played out, two officers stood about 20 feet from the screen as a chaotic scene erupted. The interactive movie...
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