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Girls Track Team Defeats Salem, 54-32

January 22, 2014
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The Revere High girls indoor track team won six of the nine individual events as well as the 4 x 400 relay to defeat Salem, 54-32, last Monday. Coach Antonio LaBruna’s Lady Patriots now stand at 3-2 on the season. Leading the way for the Revere squad was Brenda Rudecindo, who accounted for eight...

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Obituaries 01-22-2014

January 22, 2014
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Alexander Glimcher Of Revere Alexander Glimcher of Revere passed away on Thursday, January 16. He was the beloved husband of the late Florence (Jacobson) Glimcher; devoted father of Naomi Panarello, Mark Glimcher and Maurine Ronne and her husband, David; loving son of the late Abraham and Rose (Yavich) Glimcher; dear brother of Irma Gershkowitz...

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RoseLee Vincent Officially Announces for State Rep.

January 15, 2014
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RoseLee Vincent Officially Announces for State Rep.

RoseLee Vincent has officially announced she is a candidate for the 16th Suffolk District seat in the Massachusetts House of Representatives.  Vincent, a lifelong Revere resident, has 25 years of experience working at the Statehouse as Chief of Staff to departing State Representative Kathi-Anne Reinstein and before that her late father State Representative William...

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Going Underground In Callahan Tunnel Project

January 15, 2014
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Going Underground In Callahan Tunnel Project

With the Callahan Tunnel Rehabilitation Project run­ning a bit ahead of schedule, we were given the opportu­nity to walk the tunnel on Wednesday as construction work took place. The sched­uled re-opening date remains March 12th, but MassDOT executives appeared optimis­tic that incentives for con­tractor McCourt could mean an earlier opening to traffic. Work started...

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Walsh Needs to Be Reasonable about Casino Mitigation Package

January 15, 2014
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There are new twists and turns almost on a daily basis concerning the casino proposals at Mohegan Sun in Revere and Wynn Resorts in Everett. Two new developments we have been  following are: • Boston is still considered a surrounding community for both proposals, but Boston officials might be able to change that status...

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Police Briefs 01-15-2014

January 15, 2014
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MONDAY, JANUARY 6 No Arrests Reported TUESDAY, JANUARY 7 Herman Flores Jr., 23, of 161 Winthrop Parkway, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY,JANUARY 8 Anthony M. Savarese, 56, of Everett, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of shoplifting. THURSDAY,JANUARY 9 Lisa Rosetti, 43, of 36 Roosevelt St., was arrested on...

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RHS Boys Knock off Chelsea, Marblehead

January 15, 2014
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The Revere High boys basketball won two in a row last week to make it four victories in their last five outings with triumphs over Chelsea and Marblehead. Thursday’s 65-51 win at Chelsea saw the Patriots jump out to a nice lead at the half, 37-23, and never look back against their long-time rivals...

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Obituaries 01-15-2014

January 15, 2014
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Thomas Peter Renz Software Engineer Thomas Peter Renz, formerly of Revere and Georgia, died on December 13. A graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1981 and ITT Technical School, he was a software engineer for Hewlett-Packard in Lawrenceville, GA. He was the beloved son of William G. and Dolores (Ausiello) Renz; devoted father...

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New England Weather

January 8, 2014
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New England Weather

While late last week and the weekend brought loads of snow of frigid temperatures, Monday brought unseasonably warm temperatures for about a day. In fact, the warm up was so extreme that dense fog rolled in over nearly the entire city – especially here on Revere Beach where a man seemingly heads into the...

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Rep. Reinstein’s Decision

January 8, 2014
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The decision last week  by Rep. Kathi-Anne Reinstein to resign her seat in the House of Representative and take a job in the private sector certainly came as a shock to many residents. However, in retrospect maybe it was to be expected. Like her father before her, Kathi has become a Revere institution being...

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Police Briefs 01-08-2014

January 8, 2014
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MONDAY, DECEMBER 30 Alan D. Thomas, 30, of 509 Broadway, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of larceny of property over $250. William D. Cocorochio, 51, of 382 Ocean Ave., was arrested on charges of assault, assault & battery upon a police officer, and resisting arrest. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31 Angelo...

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Seigal Pours in 30, Ciambelli Hits for 29 in Win over Winchester

January 8, 2014
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The Revere High boys basketball team recorded its second straight victory last Monday with a 75-67 overtime triumph at Winchester in a non-league encounter. The senior duo of Jason Seigal and Mike Ciambelli turned in career-high nights for the Patriots, with Seigal pouring in 30 points and Ciambelli tingling the twine for 29. “Those...

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Obituaries 01-08-2014

January 8, 2014
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Clover Weinstein Nurse, Active at Immaculate Conception Church Clover S. (O’Toole) Weinstein of Revere passed away at home on December 29. She was 49 years old. Clover was an active member of Immaculate Conception Church where she sang in the choir and taught CCD. She also attended Mass at the Holy Rosary Church in...

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Revere’s Woman and Man of the Year: Eileen Merullo Turns Thoughts into Action for a Better Community

December 31, 2013
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Revere’s Woman and Man of the Year: Eileen Merullo Turns Thoughts into Action for a Better Community

There are a lot of people who have ideas about making the community better. Few of those people actually put action behind those ideas. Even fewer of them find a successful ending to such a thing in less than a year’s time. One of those rare figures, however, is Revere’s Eileen Merullo – who...

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Ring out the Old…. We Wish Our Readers a Happy and Healthy 2014

December 31, 2013
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New Year’s Day really isn’t different than any other day of the year.  It is a day that has no real significance other than its place on the calendar. However, that lack of meaningfulness also is New Year’s greatest asset.  New Year’s Day belongs to everyone because it has no particular religious or political...

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RHS Sports Roundup

December 31, 2013
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RHS boys hoop team defeats Bedford, 68-63 The Revere High boys basketball team broke into the win column with a 68-63 triumph over Bedford Friday evening at Merullo Fieldhouse. The victory avenged a loss to Bedford two weeks earlier in the season-opener and gave new head coach Adam Rizzo his first win at the...

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Obituaries 01-01-2013

December 31, 2013
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Marie Mandracchia Massport Retiree, Manager of Cloud Nine Restaurant at Logan Airport and Hostess at the New Bridge Cafe of Chelsea Marie E. ( Tucci ) Mandracchia of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away on December 23 surrounded by her son and grandchildren. Marie was the manager of Cloud Nine Restaurant at Logan...

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Early Cheer for Revere: Revere Officials Sign Historic Casino Agreement

December 24, 2013
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Early Cheer for Revere: Revere Officials Sign Historic Casino Agreement

Revere will get between $25 million and $30 million per year in guaranteed annual payments during the first four years of the potential Mohegan Sun casino at Suffolk Downs, according to the new Host Community Agreement for the Revere-only venture that was unveiled late Monday afternoon. “Mohegan Sun is going to create a wonderful...

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Merry Christmas: We Wish Our Readers a Happy and Safe Holiday

December 24, 2013
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The holiday season is here, which for most of us means the traditional gatherings with family, friends, and co-workers to share the joy of Christmas and the New Year. For many, the Christmas holiday season marks the only time of the year when we will have the opportunity to see each other and catch...

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It’s Not Too Late: Please Remember Those in Need

December 24, 2013
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The economists may tell us that we finally have turned a corner in the recovery from the debacle of the Great Recession of the Bush years, but  statistics only tell part of the story. The cold, harsh reality for many Americans is that economic recovery still is only a dream in a world where...

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