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Louis Pasteur Park Renovations Completed

October 13, 2014
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Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Maeve Vallely Bartlett joined Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo and Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo on Saturday, Oct. 4, to cut the ribbon on a newly renovated playground Louis Pasteur Park in Revere. The renovated playground was made possible by a $200,000 grant through Governor Deval Patrick’s...

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Finish Line:Suffolk Downs Holds Final Race; Closes After 79 Years of Operation

October 13, 2014
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It was a sad day at Suffolk Downs last Saturday, and the grey, dreary day reflected the mood as thousands descended upon the historic oval to take in what is likely to be the last day of thoroughbred racing in New England. It was a cloudy and rainy day on Sat., Oct. 4, at...

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Police Briefs 10-08-2014

October 13, 2014
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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 No Arrests Reported TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 Daniel Traina, 28, of 39 Hyde St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Mario Vladimir Martinez, 35, of 29 Roosevelt St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance with intent to distribute, illegal...

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State Indicts Lightbody for Assault on Ciarlone

October 13, 2014
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In a major turn of events in the local assault case against Charlie Lightbody from 2012, state officials have indicted him in Boston’s Suffolk Superior Court – removing the ‘he said/he said’ controversy from the lower District Court to the higher State Court. Lightbody is being charged with a felony charge of assault and...

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Girls Hockey Day

October 13, 2014
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Winthrop is holding Girls Hockey Day on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Larsen Rink at the Mike Eruzione Center and Steve Rogers, president of the Winthrop Youth Hockey Association, welcomes Revere girls, ages 8 through 18, to participate in the festivities. There will be a hockey scrimmage and an instructional clinic so new...

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Columbus Day Celebration and Breakfast

October 13, 2014
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It is Eastie’s turn for the annual Christopher Columbus Day Parade but Revere will honor the great explorer who discovered America with a breakfast Saturday morning at the Revere High School Cafeteria. A large crowd is expected to attend the breakfast that is being led by Mayor Dan Rizzo. Last year’s breakfast was a...

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Sports 10-08-2014

October 13, 2014
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  RHS sports Roundup Danvers defense dominates; Patriots trek to Salem Friday The Revere High football team ran into what RHS head coach Lou Cicatelli termed “the best defense we’ve faced all year” and came up empty-handed in a 27-0 loss to Danvers last Thursday evening at Deering Stadium in Danvers. The Falcons entered...

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Obituaries 10-08-2014

October 13, 2014
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John LoVerme, Jr. Mechanical Engineer John F. Loverme, Jr., a long time Saugus resident and an East Boston native, passed away on October 3 at Mass. General Hospital, Boston after a long three year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 62 years old. He was a graduate of East Boston High School, Class of...

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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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Happy Rosh Hashanah

September 29, 2014
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We want to extend our very best wishes for a Happy Rosh Hashanah to our friends of the Jewish faith. The Jewish New Year 5775 begins at sundown Wednesday. We want to thank two houses of worship, Temple B’Nai Israel and Temple Tifereth Israel, for being outstanding contributors to the Revere community throughout their...

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Letters to the Editor

September 29, 2014
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Thanks for support Dear Editor: The Revere Public Library would like to thank the following donors for bringing the new statue “Hope” to the Library and to the City of Revere! Revere Revere-Winthrop Pediatrics Leonard Piazza Victoria Natoli Burnett Moynihan Inc. Robert Haas Elena Furia Arthur Guinasso Beverly Pinto Fred Pratt First Priority Credit...

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Obituaries 09-24-2014

September 29, 2014
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Rosemary Paul Activities Director Who Loved to be ‘Blinged Out” Rosemary (Michael) Paul, wife of Carl A. Paul of Magnolia passed away on Sunday, September 21 at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center. She was 81 years old. She was born in Gloucester on December 2, 1932, daughter of the late Charles and Rose (Butler)...

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Columbus Day Breakfast on October 11

September 22, 2014
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The Columbus Day Planning Committee, made up of City Officials, members of the Revere Chamber of Commerce, as well as several other community stakeholders, has been meeting frequently since last year’s successful Columbus Day Parade and Breakfast. They are happy to announce that this year’s fundraising breakfast will be held at the Revere High...

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Police Briefs 09-17-2014

September 22, 2014
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ARMED BICYCLIST ROBS GAS STATION The Prime Gas station on American Legion Highway was robbed at knifepoint by a man on a bicycle last Sunday evening. Around 7:15 p.m., a white male wearing sunglasses arrived on a red or blue bicycle and forced his way into the attendant booth at the station. He brandished...

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Revere Still is On the Move

September 22, 2014
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The long-awaited decision from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) has come and Everett is the big winner.  What seemed like an incredible long shot when Mayor Carlo DeMaria announced that Steve Wynn was looking at a site in Everett back in December 2012 for a hotel-casino now is just a small step from reality....

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