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Casinos: “Will Not Come Quickly” State Delegation Tells Councillors

January 19, 2012
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State legislators told the City Council at a special meeting last Thursday that it could be more than two years before any possible casino exists in Revere, and they indicated that the process will play out slowly, but correctly. State Sen. Anthony Petruccelli (D-Eastie) and State Rep. Kathi-Anne Reinstein (D-Revere) enlightened a Revere City...

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How a Referendum Vote Will Work in Revere

January 19, 2012
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There are a lot of things that must happen before Revere voters are asked to go to the polls and give their two cents on the casino proposal and mitigation package at Suffolk Downs. However, when and if that vote occurs, the basics are as follows. •Any successfully negotiated mitigation package with Suffolk Downs...

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RHA Ready to Set Record Straight on Trash

January 19, 2012
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The City’s top housing official said this week that she is looking forward to appearing before the City Council next Monday to set the record straight on the newly introduced trash ordinance. “I’m looking forward to coming before the Council to share my ideas because the Council hasn’t been accurate in what they are...

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The Reverend Martin Luther King

January 19, 2012
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Martin Luther King would have celebrated his 83rd birthday last Saturday had he not been cut down in the prime of his life by an assassin’s bullet in 1968. Our nation has moved forward with giant steps to bridge the racial divide since King first began his non-violent protest against man’s humanity to man....

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Rizzo’s Decision on Council Meetings

January 19, 2012
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Mayor Dan Rizzo’s announcement last week that he will not be attending city council meetings is good public policy. The mayor said, and we agree, that city council meetings are about the business before the city council rather than being about the mayor. He told his colleagues as much. He said he was not...

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The Patriots

January 19, 2012
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Many, many people in this city were absolutely delighted by the Patriot’s commanding victory over the Broncos in last week’s quarter final game. If you are a Patriot’s fan, then you are feeling that this is the year the Pats will again win a Super Bowl. Last week’s victory over the Broncos and Tim...

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Revere High Track Loses Beverly Meet in Final Event

January 19, 2012
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The Revere High boys track team put up a battle with Beverly last week, with the teams separated by a point, 41-40 in the Patriots’ favor, as the meet came down to the final event, the 4 x 400 relay, with all five first place points at stake in the winner-take-all race. However, despite...

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Police Briefs 01-18-2012

January 19, 2012
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Monday, Jan. 9  Terry Carter, 24, of 566 Beach St, was charged with armed robbery. Angel Luis Ortiz, 43, of Lynn, was charged with receiving stolen property $250 or more. Ruben Valez, 53, of Lynn, was charged with receiving stolen property $250 or more. Tuesday, Jan. 10  Frederick Dunbar, 25, of Lynn, was arrested...

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Obituaries 01-18-2012

January 19, 2012
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Antonetta DiNocco Almy’s Retiree Antonetta A. (Venezia) DiNocco of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on January 14 following a six and a half year struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was 89 years old. Mrs. DiNocco was born in Avelli, Italy and came to the United States as a young woman, settling in East...

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Residents Upset over Pending MBTA Cuts

January 11, 2012
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Residents Upset over Pending MBTA Cuts

As the 411 bus rumbled up Oak Island Street towards the Jack Satter House earlier this week, there weren’t a ton of people getting off the bus, and there was really only one man getting on. Those using the bus were regulars, though, and they said that while the 411 doesn’t have a large...

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RHS Hockey at Frozen Fenway

January 11, 2012
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RHS Hockey at Frozen Fenway

Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo drops the puck for the faceoff between Norwood captain Brendan Cathcart and Revere captain Peter Marino at the start of the Frozen Fenway hockey game Monday night under the lights at Fenway Park. Also taking part in the ceremony are Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo, Revere captain Drew...

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Hill Park Possible Site for Mckinley — Again

January 11, 2012
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As the City and Schools move ahead on planning the new McKinley School, an old argument is resurfacing all over again. Hill Park has long been an area for recreation – a park named after a World War II veteran who died in action – but as the planning for the McKinley takes off...

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Picking a New Police Chief

January 11, 2012
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Although Mayor Dan Rizzo is not making public statements about exactly what he wants to do to remake the police department, there has been a great deal of talk from his camp that Revere’s present police Chief Terence Reardon is up for replacement. Reardon, it is believed, will either be removed and replaced or...

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Former Mayor Ambrosino Lands Job

January 11, 2012
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Congratulations to former Mayor Thomas Ambrosino who has been named the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. His appointment by the Court was announced last week. This is great news for Ambrosino and great news for the city. It is a compliment to this city and to Ambrosino’s record of honesty that...

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From Dropping the Puck to Diving into the Pool

January 11, 2012
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The Revere High hockey team enjoyed the thrill of a once in a lifetime experience when they took to the ice at Frozen Fenway Monday night to take on Norwood High in a scrimmage. It was fabulous from beginning to end,” said RHS head coach Jim Palumbo. “The boys’ feet were off the ground...

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Police Briefs 01-11-2012

January 11, 2012
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 3 Selvin R. Argueta, 19, of 61 Revere St., was arrested on charges of three counts of malicious destruction of property over $250. James M. Morse, 41, of Everett, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4 Denine Anna Sensale, 28, of 418 Revere Beach Parkway, was arrested on a charge...

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Obituaries 01-11-2012

January 11, 2012
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Joseph Quagenti Of Saugus, formerly of Revere Joseph B. Quagenti of Saugus, formerly of Revere, died on January 8 at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. He was 66 years old. A graduate of Boston College, he had a career in Finance Specializing in factoring and leasing. He was a former employee of Signal Capital of Hampton...

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Council, School Commitee Members Also Take the Oath on Monday Night

January 4, 2012
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The Revere City Council inaugurated two new councillors – including the youngest citywide councillor in history – and nine incumbents at the grand inauguration ceremony Monday night. Coming on as new members of the Council were Brian Arrigo and Jessica Ann Giannino, with Giannino being the youngest ever elected citywide. Both are at-large councillors....

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Mayor Dan Rizzo

January 4, 2012
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The city has a new leader, with new ideas and a different leadership style about him. Mayor Dan Rizzo got off to a big start Monday evening when he was inaugurated. Not enough can be said or implied about the size of the crowd that jammed the Revere High School Auditorium to enjoy his...

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Sports 01-04-2012

January 4, 2012
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The Revere High boys basketball team broke into the win column over the holiday vacation week with a 62-32 victory over Trinity Catholic last Tuesday in the consolation game of the Pope John XXIII Christmas Tournament. Kyle Gotham, who was named to the tournament all star team, turned in a solid all around performance,...

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