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The Casino Vote Is next Tuesday

February 19, 2014
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The decision of whether to have a casino located at Suffolk Downs will be decided next Tuesday by the Revere voters. In the last few weeks, the campaigns both for the casino and against have been intensifying. The major campaigns undertaken by both groups speak strongly about the importance of this issue.  Local voters...

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Police Briefs 02-19-2014

February 19, 2014
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Monday, Feb. 10 Jose Luis Pineiro, 38, of Everett, was charged with operating a motor vehicle a suspended license. Melissa Buckley, 28, of 187 Cooledge St., was arrested on one warrant. Allen Johnson, 23, of 50 Fernwood Ave., was charged with violating a abuse prevention order. Tuesday, Feb. 11 Joseph Derek Proia, 28, of...

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RHS Sports Roundup

February 19, 2014
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RHS hockey team wins appeal; to play in tourney “All’s well that ends well,” is a truism that was never more aptly-applied than in the outcome last week of the Revere High hockey team’s appeal to the MIAA regarding a player eligibility issue that had threatened to deprive the Patriots of their hard-earned chance...

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Obituaries 02-19-2014

February 19, 2014
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Michael Ranaudo Account Manager; Of Winthrop, formerly of Revere Michael J. Ranaudo of Winthrop, formerly of Revere, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, February 13. He was 47 years old. He attended Revere schools, graduated from Rogers High School in Newport, RI and worked for SecurAmerica LLC as an Account Manager in Boston. He was...

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Rosa Is in for State Rep. Seat

February 13, 2014
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Rosa Is in for State Rep. Seat

“Let’s be honest!” It’s been my guiding principal in serving the people of Revere for 25 years, first as a member of the Revere School Committee followed by my election to three terms on the Revere City Council, then as Revere’s Legislative Aide for Senate President Robert Travaglini, and then a Legislative Aide to...

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Snow and Cold: A Tough Winter, but We’re up for It

February 13, 2014
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When we were younger, we never truly understood what our grandmother meant when she would say, “It’s been a long, hard winter.” In a child’s world, a big snowstorm means no school, which would leave us free to go sledding, build igloos in the mounds of snow created by the snow plows, and roam...

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Police Briefs 02-12-2014

February 13, 2014
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MONDAY,FEBRUARY 3 Paul A. Nestor, 39, of 44 Bellingham Ave., was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4 Matthew Wilkins, 29, of 320 Prospect Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of larceny over $250 and credit card fraud over $250. A...

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RHS Hockey Team Qualifies for Tourney

February 13, 2014
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Although the Revere High hockey team is awaiting word on their appeal to the MIAA on a player eligibility question, the Patriots continued to forge ahead in a positive manner, defeating Northeast Regional Vocational School 6-0 Saturday evening at Cronin Rink to qualify for the post-season state tournament. The victory was a fitting conclusion...

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Obituaries 02-12-2014

February 13, 2014
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Alice Miller Of Florida, formerly of Revere Alice R. (Sasso) Miller of Palm Harbor, Florida, formerly of Revere, passed away on January 25 under the care of hospice. She was 88 years old. Mrs. Miller was born and raised in Revere and was the beloved wife of the late Robert James Miller; dear sister...

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Immaculate Conception School Celebrates Catholic School Week

February 5, 2014
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Immaculate Conception School Celebrates Catholic School Week

Immaculate Conception School celebrates Catholic School Week with an ice cream sundae party. Pictured  are Immaculate Conception students along with IC ‘s Father George.

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An Arms-Length Transaction

February 5, 2014
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The often used word in today’s jargon when one talks about the city or state or federal government is “transparency.”  Massachusetts Gaming Commissioner James McHugh has said publicly at the Commission’s regular meeting that what the  officials from Suffolk Downs and Mohegan Sun have been saying publicly is indeed the case — the facility...

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Police Briefs 02-05-2014

February 5, 2014
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Monday, Jan. 27 No Arrests Reported Tuesday, Jan. 28 Allen Jefferson, 23, of 50 Fernwood Ave., was charged with home invasion, assault and battery and threatening to commit a crime. Daniel Cote, 24, of Peabody, was charged with home invasion, assault and battery and threatening to commit a crime. Jennifer Murch, 30, of Gloucester,...

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Maddrey Is NEC High Jump Champ

February 5, 2014
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Tarik Maddrey reigns as the King of the High Jump in the Northeastern Conference after his leap of 6′-4″ handily vaulted him past all competitors at Friday’s NEC League Meet that was held at the Reggie Lewis Center. Tarik’s closest competitor cleared the bar at 6′-0″, fully four inches below Maddrey’s winning jump. “Tarik’s...

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Obituaries 02-05-2014

February 5, 2014
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John Jaynes, Jr. Longtime Raytheon Employee John R. Jaynes, Jr., a 45 year resident of Revere, died unexpectedly at home on January 28 following a long illness. He was 68 years old. John was born and raised in Boston, attended Boston Public Schools and graduated with the Class of 1963. Shortly after graduation, he...

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Mohegan Sun Scale Model

January 30, 2014
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Mohegan Sun Scale Model

The full-scale three-dimensional model of the Mohegan Sun casino at Suffolk Downs is now on display at City Hall. The model shows a rendering of both hotels and the retail areas, built to scale with the surrounding neighborhood and T Station. It also has a rough view of the green areas and landscaping on...

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Mohegan Sun Launches Jobs and Business Series for Revere and the Region

January 30, 2014
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Mohegan Sun announced the launch of a new Jobs and Business series for Revere and other regional communities that will provide local residents and businesses with detailed information on potential career and vendor opportunities in the resort gaming industry. During the Jobs Forum, which takes place in the Topsider Room at Suffolk Downs on...

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We Are in Good Hands: New Hill School Construction to Start

January 30, 2014
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The official groundbreaking for the new Hill School on Park Avenue is only a few weeks away and so is the start of the construction budget. As anyone who has ever done a building project, overruns are to be expected. And in the case of a $50 million project, one can only have nightmares...

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Police Briefs 01-29-2014

January 30, 2014
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MONDAY, JANUARY 20 Anthony E. Spinney, 27, of 57 Oak Island St., was arrested on charges of assault to murder and assault & battery. Ramiza Dinarica, 22, of 767 Broadway, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. TUESDAY, JANUARY 21 A 17 year old juvenile was arrested on charge of illegal distribute of a Class D controlled narcotic...

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Boys Basketball Team Defeats Swampscott, 66-62

January 30, 2014
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It may have been a slow week for the RHS boys basketball team with only one game in eight days, but it was an exciting and winning one, as Patriot Mike Dreeszen drained a clutch three-pointer with 30 seconds to play to cap a late-game comeback that propelled the Revere High boys basketball team to a 66-62 triumph over...

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Obituaries 01-29-2014

January 30, 2014
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Evelyn Shear Retired Brookline Police Department Clerk; Member of Many Organizations Evelyn Shear of Revere, formerly of Brookline and Chelsea, passed away on January 25. She was 91 years old. Evelyn was born in Chelsea and was a graduate of Chelsea High School. She was a retired clerk for the Brookline Police Department for...

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