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Revere Police Look to Curb Shoplifting

May 7, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Shoplifting has often been considered a nuisance crime, and though it takes its toll, it has never taken front and center in the priority list for most urban police departments. But that has been changing for Revere Police as they work on a six-month grant to see just what the best...
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Senate Election is Tuesday

May 7, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Revere’s registered voters can cast their ballots in the First Suffolk and Middlesex District State Senate general election Tuesday, May 10. Winthrop attorney Joseph Boncore, is the lone candidate on the ballot, having topped the ticket in the seven-candidate race for the Democratic nomination in the April 10 primary. There were...
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Lightbody Found Not Guilty in Federal Court

May 7, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Stunning federal prosecutors and some in the legal community, three co-defendants in the federal trial regarding the Wynn land sale, including Revere’s Charlie Lightbody, were found not guilty on all counts in Boston Federal Court late on Friday, April 29. The case featured three full weeks of jury empanelment, opening statements,...
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News Briefs

May 7, 2016
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MAYOR ARRIGO TO HOST COMMUNITY FORUMS Mayor Brian Arrigo has announced a series of community forums to be held in each ward, intended to give residents a chance to ask questions and discuss city services and quality of life issues in their area. The forums will be held throughout the year. “I believe that...
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Owners Seek to Tear Down Wonderland Greyhound Park

May 7, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock At tonight’s meeting of the Conservation Commission,  owners of the old Wonderland Greyhound Park are seeking permission to tear down the once thriving business. CBW Lending and Sterling Suffolk Racecourse, represented by Revere attorney Stephen Reardon, have filed a notice of intent to demolish and remove certain structures at the...
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Police Briefs 05-04-2016

May 7, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, APRIL 25 Michael S. Vilarino, 28, of 18 S. Genesee St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. TUESDAY, APRIL 26 Erik A. Yandle, 43, of 210 Endicott Ave., was arrested on a charge of assault by means of a dangerous weapon. WEDNESDAY,  APRIL 27 Thomas E. Lund, 21, of Winthrop was...
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Summer Camps Offer Children a Safe Place to Grow

May 7, 2016
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By Kate Lemay  Summer camp remains one of the few places where today’s often overscheduled and over protected children have to rough it, stretch their boundaries, and conquer the challenges of the great-outdoors all without the guidance of their parents.  As a mom and a 20-year camp professional, I believe that camp is a...
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Mother’s Day

May 7, 2016
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This Sunday is a day set aside to honor our mothers. Few can doubt the loyalty and love that our mothers have exhibited to their children despite the difficulty that some of their children may cause. Growing up in this area more than 50 years ago, mothers were always treated with a special amount...
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Good Job,Mayor Arrigo,City Councillors

May 7, 2016
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When running a business, there are always two types of expenditures – fixed costs and variable costs.  The fixed costs are just that — they can never be eliminated. In a recent story, it was noted that Mayor Brian Arrigo and City Councillors took the action to lessen one of the City of Revere’s...
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Sports 05-04-2016

May 7, 2016
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New Leader of the Pats Leary named Revere High boys head basketball coach By Cary Shuman Dave Leary has loved basketball since his days growing up in East Boston. He honed his game in Eastie youth leagues, excelled as a three-year varsity player for three tourney-qualifying Savio teams, and eventually moved on to coaching...
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Obituaries 05-04-2016

May 7, 2016
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Frank Charak Decorated Veteran Frank Charak, formerly of Chelsea and Revere, died on Monday, May 2. He was 95 years old. A proud US Army veteran of World War II, he was a recipient of the Purple Heart and Silver Star. He was the beloved husband of one month shy of 69 years to...
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Youth in Motion Opens New Facility

April 29, 2016
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Youth in Motion Opens New Facility

FKO Director Deborah Kneeland Keegan celebrating the grand opening of the Youth in Motion facility with elected officials during the April 22 ribbon cutting ceremony.
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Keeping Up with Jones:Bunker Hill Comm Coll Bench Boss Is Making a Name for Himself

April 29, 2016
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Keeping Up with Jones:Bunker Hill Comm Coll Bench Boss Is Making a Name for Himself

By Cary Shuman Nkrumah Jones is winning basketball games and earning the respect and admiration of his players as he guides his student-athletes on to the next level in their academic careers. Jones led the Bunker Hill Community College Bulldogs to the Massachusetts state championship and the Region 21 championship that qualified the team...
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Revere Real Estate,Schools Highlighted In Globe Article

April 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Mentioned in the same breath as Newton, Concord and Cambridge, Revere was picked by Boston Globe Magazine this month as one of the top real estate markets in all of the region. The piece ran in the Globe Magazine on April 14 and highlighted 10 Boston-area communities where the home markets...
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New St Mary’s Fields Not Ready for Season

April 29, 2016
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By Cary Shuman City Councillors Charles Patch and Patrick Keefe are going to bat for young baseball and softball players in Revere, requesting that city officials look into why the St. Mary’s baseball and softball fields haven’t opened in time for the 2016 season. The two councillors co-sponsored a motion at Monday night’s City...
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News Briefs

April 29, 2016
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D’AMBROSIO   HONORED AT YALE Earlier this year, Anthony D’Ambrosio, a sophomore at Yale University , was selected as one of two Co-Coordinators of Yale’s Dwight Hall, the largest campus-based student-run service organization in the country. Dwight Hall is the umbrella organization for more than 90 student-run member groups that engage 3,500 students each year...
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Arrigo Announces Agreement to Save Taxpayers Millions

April 29, 2016
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Mayor Brian Arrigo has announced a 20-year agreement between the City of Revere and Hunt Road Solar, LLC, a division of Citizens Energy, that will save the City millions of dollars on its electric bills over the course of the contract. The City Council approved the Memorandum of Understanding in a unanimous vote on...
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Police Briefs 04-27-2016

April 29, 2016
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FRIDAY, APRIL 15 Francis Michael Forsyth, 43, of 4 Warren St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance with intent to distribute (subsequent offense). Priscilla A. Morris, 56, of 4 Wolcott Rd., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. John G. Bertoncini,...
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Letters to the Editor

April 29, 2016
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When Arab Immigrants bring their non-verbal communication knowledge to the U.S. Dear Editor: Noble culturalists interested in bridging the gaps existing between people of different cultures have been working on decoding extra-linguistic features that are misinterpreted by outsiders. These extra-linguistic features are referred to as non-verbal communication skills that a native of a specific...
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Massport Opens Its Doors

April 29, 2016
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More than 1,500 area students recently were allowed the opportunity to explore and touch first-hand the machinery and airplanes that are used every day at Logan International Airport at the Aviation and Maritime STEM Education Expo. As Massport CEO Thomas Glynn succinctly pointed out, “It is through organizations like Massport that students are exposed...
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