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Get out and Vote

September 5, 2012
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Suffolk County voters have a primary to vote in on Thursday. Revere voters will be asked to cast votes in several races in this primary. In the Register of Probate contest, voters are being asked to choose between Boston City Councillor Sal LaMattina and Court employee Patty Campatelli. Both are East Boston residents. LaMattina...

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Demoulas in Revere

September 5, 2012
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The announcement that Demoulas will be building a supermarket at the North Gate Mall is a very exciting prospect. First, the well-known grocer is going to build an 80,000 square foot supermarket with all the fixings. It will be very much like the Chelsea store, which at 120,000 square feet is one of the...

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Police Briefs 09-05-2012

September 5, 2012
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Monday, Aug. 27 John Robichaud, 24, of 87 Endicott Ave., was arrested on two warrants. Tuesday, Aug. 28 Eduardo Ayala, 45, of 534 Revere St., was charged with failing to register as a sex offender subsequent offense. Edward Weisberg, 53, of 162 Broadsound Ave., was arrested on one warrant. Rommy Duarte, 22, of 8...

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RHS Football Team Opens Season Friday Vs. Medford

September 5, 2012
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All systems are go for the Revere High football team, which is set to kick off its 2012 season Friday evening when the Patriots host Medford at 7:00 under the lights at Harry Della Russo Stadium. “We’ve had a good pre-season and I think we’ll be ready for the opener,” said RHS head coach...

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Obituaries 09-05-2012

September 5, 2012
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John ‘Big John’ Belmonte Longtime Manager of Cheapo Records, Cambridge John G. “Big John” Belmonte of Malden died on August 31 at the Lifecare Center in Stoneham.  He was 77 years old. Born in Cambridge and a longtime resident of Malden, Big John created “Oldies and Goodies” and was the longtime manager of Cheapo...

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First Day of School

August 29, 2012
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First Day of School

The first day of school in Revere on Tuesday got off to a rainy start, but it didn’t wash the smile off of incoming kindergartner Olivia Harris – who was eagerly heading into the Lincoln School to meet her teacher. She is pictured here with her mother, Michele Harris (who also attended the Lincoln...

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Suffolk Fined for Past Violations

August 29, 2012
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Timing is everything in life. Some of us have great timing. Some of us have no timing. In nearly every case when timing is important, we come to learn that timing is something nearly impossible to set in stone. Such is the case with Suffolk Downs. The track that wants to be a casino...

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Mayor Menino and Suffolk Downs

August 29, 2012
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A report last week indicated Boston Mayor Thomas Menino sent a letter to Suffolk Downs management expressing his displeasure with plans revealing the track is considering opening the casino first, if approved to do so, and then getting on with the business of building the resort casino facilities after that. No way, wrote Menino....

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Patriot Football Team Plays Well in First Scrimmage

August 29, 2012
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The Revere High football team showed some good signs that should bode well for the coming 2102 campaign in their first pre-season scrimmage Saturday morning at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School. “We did a lot of good things, especially on offense, where we moved the ball well,” said RHS head coach Lou Cicatelli. Both Revere...

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RHS Boys Soccer Seeks to Build on Last Year’s Success

August 29, 2012
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Revere High boys soccer coach Nik Tower greeted a large crew of 45 players for the opening day of the 2012 soccer season last Thursday. “It was a nice turnout,” said Tower. “I was pleasantly surprised. We have a lot of new faces, but we have strong senior leadership returning. There is a lot...

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Police Briefs 08-29-2012

August 29, 2012
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MONDAY, AUGUST 20 Juan A. Martinez-Gill, 30, of 42 Cottage St., was arrested on a charge of open and gross lewdness. Shawn D. DiBartolomeo, 23, of Saugus, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. TUESDAY, AUGUST 21 David Palacios-Gandaria, 40, of Lynn, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. William E. Ginepra, 36, of 895 Broadway,...

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Obituaries 08-29-2012

August 29, 2012
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James Celona, Jr. East Boston Resident James J. Celona, Jr. of East Boston died on August 24. He was the beloved father of James A. Celona of Winthrop and Gabriella, Alexandra and Guilianna of Malden; former husband of Susan (Fronduto) Celona and Annette (Monteleone) Celona; cherished son of Dolores (Silva) Celona and James J....

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New Modular Classrooms

August 22, 2012
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New Modular Classrooms

New modular classrooms arrived at the McKinley School this week just as the elementary started classes on Tuesday. The modules are one way that the school district is dealing with a student population that has outgrown school building space.

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Junior Patriots to Play at Gillette Stadium on Saturday

August 22, 2012
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Junior Patriots to Play at Gillette Stadium on Saturday

The Revere Junior Patriots football and cheerleading teams will head to Gillette Stadium in Foxboro Saturday for a series of exhibition games against the Brookline/Jamaica Plain Patriots. Everyone in the organization – from Revere Pop Warner president Paul Belschner to ‘A’ team running back Steve Noel – is looking forward to competing at the...

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Letter of Intent Re-energizes Business Possibilities

August 22, 2012
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The net result of Suffolk Downs ownership putting up the state’s required $400,000 non-refundable fee last week in order to submit the track’s official letter of intent with the state Gambling Commission has been to excite dramatic interest in the possibility of a new hotel locating near to the track on the former Shaw’s...

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The Opening of School

August 22, 2012
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Next week will mark the official opening of Revere’s Public Schools. However, the McKinley School is already open for its extended learning program this week. One would be hard pressed to imagine just how many moving parts there are when it comes to opening a large public school system such as Revere’s. For the...

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Police Briefs 08-22-2012

August 22, 2012
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TUESDAY, AUGUST 14 A 15 year old juvenile was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Julie Ann Morrissey, 46, of 732 Broadway, was arrested on a charge of engaging in sexual conduct in return for a fee. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15 Robert A Casaletto, 43, of 79 Cooledge St., was arrested on charges of assault and...

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Obituaries 08-22-2012

August 22, 2012
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Antonina ‘Nina’ Pesaturo Of Revere, formerly of Orient Heights Antonina “Nina” (Cammarata) Pesaturo of Revere, formerly of Orient Heights, East Boston, died on August 18. She was the beloved wife of the late Alfred “Fred” Pesaturo with whom she shared 56 years of marriage; loving mother of Vincent Pesaturo and his wife, Bernadette and...

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Circus Comes to Town

August 15, 2012
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Circus Comes to Town

Enjoying Circus Smirkus last weekend were Rayna, Harriet, Oliver, Ben, Lucy, Cooper and Finn.

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Governor Quashes Ethanol Trains; Petruccelli Motion the Difference

August 15, 2012
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Revere residents have Governor Deval Patrick and Senator Anthony Petruccelli to thank for putting the kibosh on ethanol delivery through this city by rail once a week. The plan to use trains to transport 1.7 billion gallons of the highly flammable fuel through Revere to a depot here met its end last week when...

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