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City’s Casino Mitigation Tab to Be an Eye Opener

April 18, 2012
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The amount of money Revere will be asking from the developers of a casino at Suffolk Downs will run into the many millions of dollars over a decade period following its opening, according to John Festa, Revere’s chief of economic development. Festa has been creating the mitigation package which is expected to be handed...
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RHS Boys Tennis Team Wins Two Matches

April 18, 2012
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The Revere High boys tennis team enjoyed a successful week, winning two matches against opponents from the South Division of the Northeastern Conference and taking the lead in a third match before it was “hailed out.” The Patriots opened the week with a hard-fought 3-2 win over Winthrop in a match that was the...
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Police Briefs 04-18-2012

April 18, 2012
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Stabbing victim heads to court A man who got stabbed by his girlfriend will be sorting out their differences in Chelsea District Court after both were charged in a domestic incident on the Boulevard last Saturday. Police responded to 332 Boulevard at 9 p.m. on Saturday for a man suffering from a stab wound...
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Obituaries 04-18-2012

April 18, 2012
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Jack Arena Former Winthrop Auxiliary Police Chief Jack Arena of Putnam Street, Winthrop died at the Anne Mark Nursing Home in Revere on April 15 after a brief illness. He was 88 years old. A lifelong resident of Winthrop, he enlisted in the US Army Air Corps during World War II and was honorably...
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Sunny Weather

April 11, 2012
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Sunny Weather

Skateboarders Lenny Ferragamo (front) and Alex Tuazon (rear) take to the air and try to land some expert tricks at Revere High School last week during a short stretch of sunny weather.
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Easter from Luberto’Salleged

April 11, 2012
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Easter from Luberto’Salleged

Luberto’s employee Yamilet Martinez hands out chocolate puffs to customers during the Easter rush at the popular Broadway bakery. Here, Barbara Santosuasso partakes of the sweet treat while she waits for her order.
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Extraordinary History in the Making at the Beach

April 11, 2012
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The construction of the plaza deck feature of the Waterfront Square development along with the centerpiece of the entire project – a pedestrian bridge and walkway from the Wonderland Station to the beach modeled after the Zakim Bridge in Charlestown is now going into high gear. There is no underestimating the lasting significance and...
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Superior Court Clerk is Subject of I-team Investigative Report

April 11, 2012
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A whistleblower and an anonymous source – both Suffolk Superior Court employees – told the Journal this week that working conditions at the court have become so stressful and difficult due to management by Criminal Court Clerk Maura Hennigan, that a criminal was accidentally allowed to be bailed out of jail and sent free...
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Spring Sports Season in Full Swing for RHS Teams

April 11, 2012
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RHS girls tennis team defeats Saugus The Revere High girls tennis team earned its first victory of the season with a hard fought 4-1 win over Saugus, a rival from the South Division of the Northeastern Conference, Monday. Captain Cristina DiFabio, playing at No. 2 singles, pulled out the grittiest match of the day...
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Police Briefs 04-11-2012

April 11, 2012
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NEW SYSTEM FOR THE DEPARTMENT The Revere Police Department changed this week to a new software system to keep records of its calls for service, arrests and other actions. For the public record, which is given to the newspaper, the amount of information available for the ‘crime statistics’ that have run for many years...
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Obituaries 04-11-2012

April 11, 2012
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Stephen Mandracchia Everett Resident Stephen C. Mandracchia of Everett died on April 8. He was the beloved husband of Judith (Boudreau); loving father of Stephen A. Mandracchia and his wife, Alessandra of Revere and Lori Mancaniello and her husband, Bruno of Malden; beloved son of the late Onofrio and Mary Mandracchia. He is also...
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It’s A Wash

April 4, 2012
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It’s A Wash

Steve Brown and his 4-year-old son, Charlie, stopped at the Revere Car Wash Sunday morning to wash their cars and have some fun father/son time.
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Petruccelli Pushes Bill to Curb Foreclosures Here

April 4, 2012
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Senator Anthony Petruccelli, Chairman of the Joint Committee on Financial Services, is working to push a crucial bill that would help curb the rate of foreclosures here in Revere and the state through the Senate. Senate Bill 868/House Bill 3516, An Act to Prevent Unlawful and Unnecessary Foreclosures was filed by Attorney General Martha...
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Easter 2012

April 4, 2012
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Easter in Revere remains as perhaps the most significant Christian holiday and commemoration on the calendar. It is, of course, the day Jesus was resurrected from the dead after dying on the cross on the hill called Golgotha. He gave to mankind the Kingdom of God, and in his excruciating suffering, he died for...
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Passover 2012

April 4, 2012
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Revere’s Jewish residents will also visit their respective synagogues and celebrate the onset of Passover on Friday evening. The traditional seder dinner will follow. The Passover for Jews is about their deliverance from slavery in Egypt, although it led to their wandering in the Sinai for 40 years. Passover’s modern message is that slavery...
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Congratulations to Michael Restiano

April 4, 2012
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Michael Restiano, a Tufts student from Revere, will be spending next year studying at Oxford University in England. This is a tremendous achievement for a young man brought up here, and who went to public schools here. He is a very bright young man who passed the rigorous Oxford entrance exams with the highest...
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Sports 04-04-2012

April 4, 2012
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Young RHS baseball team set to open under new coach A new era for the Revere High baseball program gets underway Monday when the Patriots, under the direction of head coach Nick Faggas, travels to Weston for the 2012 season opener Faggas comes to Revere after turning around the Marian High program from 1-19...
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Police Briefs 04-04-2012

April 4, 2012
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MONDAY, MARCH 26  Donald A. Delaney, 47, of 332 Revere Beach Parkway, was arrested on charges of carrying a knife in violation of the city ordinance and illegal possession of a Class B controlled narcotic substance. Joellen M. Jordan, 50, of 28 Warren St., was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle so...
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Obituaries 04-04-2012

April 4, 2012
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Emanuela Giangregorio Retired Stitcher Emanuela (Pepe) Giangregorio of Revere died on April 2 at the East Point Nursing Home. She was 95 years old. A retired stitcher in the clothing industry, she was born in Italy, the daughter of the late Alphonso and Josephine (Grieco) Pepe. She was the beloved wife of Duilio; devoted...
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The First One Hundreds Days

March 29, 2012
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Ever since the day President Franklin Roosevelt came to power, the measure of success for a political administration has always been assessed at the 100-day milestone. Roosevelt, of course, took over the presidency at a black time in our national history. The stock market crash of 1929 had led to a near collapse of...
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