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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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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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