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Suffolk Downs Steps Up to Plate

August 15, 2012
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With the swift writing of a giant check, Suffolk Downs has entered the legitimate realm of possibility when it comes to turning the track into a full fledged casino. This happened last week when Suffolk Downs President Chip Tuttle wrote out a $400,000 check for the Gaming Commission and delivered it. That $400,000, which...

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Patriettes Win Revere Youth Softball Championship

August 15, 2012
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The Patriettes won the Revere Youth Softball League Major League championship in dramatic, walk-off fashion. With the Patriettes and Lightning locked in a scoreless pitcher’s duel into the last inning of the deciding third game of the finals, Sam Woodman delivered a clutch hit to left field to bring home Elizabeth Lake with the...

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Police Briefs 08-15-2012

August 15, 2012
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August 9 Anthony S. Esposito, 71, of 45 Dolphin Avenue, Revere, was arrested for outstanding warrant. Thomas Arrington, 58, of 233 Park Avenue, Revere, was arrested on three counts of outstanding warrants. Miguel A. Santan, 50, of 18 Intervale Street, Revere, was arrested for two counts of outstanding warrants. Robert R. Karem, 55, of...

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Obituaries 08-15-2012

August 15, 2012
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Muriel McCullough-Caputo Retiree of Salvation Army Boston Store Muriel (Ireland) McCullough-Caputo of Lynn, formerly of Saugus, died on August 8 following a brief illness. She was 85 years old. A retiree of the Salvation Army Store in Boston, she was the beloved wife of the late James F. McCullough and Frank P. Caputo; cherished...

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Dog Days of Summer

August 9, 2012
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Dog Days of Summer

Domestic Chinca and his dog, Leila, know how to stay cool in their pool.

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Circus Smirkus Coming This Weekend

August 9, 2012
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The Circus Smirkus will make its annual stop in Revere this weekend, Aug. 12 and 13, to perform four shows at the Beachmont School and give those in attendance a little peek into the past, present and future. The beloved youth circus will perform ‘Topsy Turvy Time Travel’ in shows starting at 1 p.m....

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Moose Club Smoking Ban is Doing the Right Thing

August 9, 2012
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The local Moose Club has banned smoking inside its facility – and is the first private club in this city to do so. As such, it is setting a great example and one, frankly, that was long overdue. Revere’s private clubs cannot flagrantly go against federal and state laws aimed at prohibiting smoking in...

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Perception is everything

August 9, 2012
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Everett Representative Stephen Smith by all appearances has been given a pass by the Revere Building Department that has been dealing with Smith for longer than three months and with not much success. Even though Smith was in Chelsea District Court before a magistrate last week (he was ordered there by the Revere Fire...

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Noel, Dicarlo Are Excelling in AAU Softball

August 9, 2012
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They are rare commodities in high school sports these days, student-athletes who with the change of the three seasons simply change sports. Jacqui Noel, a senior, and Logan DiCarlo, a junior, are winding down their busy summers of athletic competition in preparation for the upcoming Revere High School year. Their focus has been mainly...

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Police Briefs 08-08-2012

August 9, 2012
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TUESDAY, JULY 31 Jameil Hodge, 19, of 54 Nahant Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant.  THURSDAY, AUGUST 2  Victor M. Gonzalez, 35, of 1123 Revere Beach Parkway, was arrested on charges of assault & battery and intimidation of a witness. Richard L. DeFranzo, 48, of 250 Broadway, was arrested on charges of disorderly...

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Obituaries 08-08-2012

August 9, 2012
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Paul Able Revere Resident Paul Able of Revere died on August 4. He was the loving husband of Sallyann (Frem) Able; devoted father of Ronald Able, Randy Able and Cindy Able; dear brother of Fred Able and the late Louis, Samuel, Sarah, Marcus, Jeanette, Mirkin and Sidney; loving grandfather of Daniel, Amanda and Janay...

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Christmas in July

August 1, 2012
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Christmas in July

There were no halls to deck, but it didn’t stop little Sadie Patch from getting all decked out in her best Christmas outfit for the City’s Christmas in July event at Harry Della Russo Stadium last week. The annual event celebrates the halfway point until Christmas.

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Car Rental Surcharge Going out the Window?

August 1, 2012
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A few years back, the city fathers, led by the late Councillor at Large and former mayor George Colella, implemented a tax on car rentals originating in Revere with the stipulation that that tax be put toward paying for a new public safety facility. The new police station, built at a cost in excess...

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Gaming Commission needs a Jump Start

August 1, 2012
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There is not a hint of question that leaders in communities to be impacted by casino gambling are at odds with the timetable recently set out by the state Gaming Commission. Mayor’s Menino and Rizzo and City Manager Jay Ash in Chelsea read with amazement last week the Gaming Commission’s timetable which extends just...

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Softball Tourney Was Huge Success

August 1, 2012
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The New England Storm Junior Olympic Softball Program in conjunction with the City of Revere recently hosted a tournament in Revere.  St. Mary’s Park, Susan B. Anthony Middle School and Hill Park all participated in the tournament.  The Program strives not only on molding fine female athletes, but respectable, independent and successful young ladies...

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Police Briefs 08-01-2012

August 1, 2012
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MONDAY, JULY 23  Rafael D. Rodriguez, 38, of Roxbury, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. TUESDAY, JULY 24  Douglas R. Hatch, 57, of 30 North St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY, JULY 25  Craig M. Gaudette, 27, of Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Darren Evans, 29, of 37 Highland St., ...

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Obituaries 08-01-2012

August 1, 2012
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Charles Richard Dusevitch Longtime Wonderland Parking Supervisor Charles Richard Dusevitch died peacefully in his sleep in the early hours of July 24 after a brief illness. He was 82 years old. “Charlie” was born and raised in the Old West End of Boston.  However, it was early 1949 in the North End of Boston...

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An 85th Birthday Wish

July 26, 2012
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An 85th Birthday Wish

Most people would celebrate their 85th birthday in their favorite recliner with a piece of sugar-free cake, but not Beachmont’s Lennie Piazza. Instead, he chose to go skydiving with his son, Robert, in Rhode Island. He’s pictured here 10,000 feet above the ground with company owner Dean O’Flaherty. “I just leaned over the edge...

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Sewerage Dispute

July 26, 2012
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As Revere residents are forced to pay exorbitant water and sewer bills to clean up Boston Harbor and Revere Beach, the Lynn Water and Sewer Commission (LWSC) continues to dump raw sewage onto Revere’s beaches during heavy rain events. That situation has existed for some time and is permitted, but just about everyone on...

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The Summer of 2012

July 26, 2012
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The tragedy in Colorado has touched Americans in different ways everywhere during this otherwise lovely summer of 2012. At the Showcase Cinema complex in Revere Monday evening the theaters were evacuated during a showing of Batman. Some theater goers were terrified as they exited the theaters for what apparently turned out to be a...

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