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Letters to the Editor

October 21, 2016
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Please support scouting  Dear Editor: My name is Jeffrey and I am a Boy Scout with Troop 603 in Malden. During this time of year, our troop does fundraising by selling popcorn and coffee. Your purchase helps us fund many activities such as camping, hiking, science, and many other outings as well as maintenance for...
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Sad State of America

October 21, 2016
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We know we join with all of our fellow Boston-area citizens in praying for the speedy recovery of East Boston police officers Richard Cintolo and Matt Morris, as well as the two year-old Roxbury girl, who were shot this past week in separate incidents. The East Boston police officers were responding to a domestic...
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Sports 10-19-2016

October 21, 2016
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RhS sports Through the Years 20 years ago October 16, 1996 The RHS football team improved to 2-2 with a 20-0 win over Malden. Marc Silvestrti turned in another outstanding performance for the Patriots, rushing for 172 yards on 18 carries and scoring two touchdowns, including one on a 38-yard scamper. RHS quarterback Dave...
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Obituaries 10-19-2016

October 21, 2016
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Flora Busheme Member of Beachmont VFW & Italian American Club Flora Busheme of Revere died on October 16. Flora was a member of the VFW Beachmont and the Italian American Club. She was the beloved wife of the late Salvatore Busheme; cherished mother of Theresa “Terri” Polci and her late husband, Christopher and Dale...
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Bob Kraft Comes to Revere High

October 14, 2016
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Bob Kraft Comes to Revere High

Patriots owner Robert Kraft was swarmed by students at the end of a rally at Revere High School on Tuesday afternoon. Students wanted autographs and selfies with Kraft, who was eventually ushered away from the student and media swarm in the RHS gym. Kraft appeared with Attorney General Maura Healey and Patriots players to...
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Special Election on Slots Oct 18

October 14, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Revere voters will go to the polls next Tuesday, October 18 and cast their vote to approve or disapprove a request for a slots casino parlor to be built in 400-room hotel located at the current trailer park on Revere Beach Parkway. The special election is not without its controversy...
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Baystone Gets Financing for Blvd Project

October 14, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Beach House project on Revere Beach Boulevard has secured a key financing agreement with First Niagara Bank. Baystone Development reported last week that it had secured $50 million in financing to cover the construction of the 234-unit luxury apartment building on the Boulevard. John Kelly, Kyle Juszczyszyn, Chris Coutts and...
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News Briefs

October 14, 2016
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Revere Democratic Committee to meet The Revere Democratic Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at the 382 Ocean Avenue Community  Room. The committee will be voting on adopting City Committee bylaws. All Revere Democrats are invited to attend. Keefe holds fundraiser Councillor Patrick...
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Police Briefs

October 14, 2016
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MONDAY, OCTOBER 3 Jairon Alexandro Maurico-Pojoy, 24, of Lynn, was issued a summons for a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Richard R. Mason Jr., 27, of Worcester, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4 Brittany Ann Boyd, 27, of Worcester, was arrested on a outstanding warrant. James K....
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Opposing Recreational Marijuana, Question 4 on the November Ballot

October 14, 2016
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By Dost Ongur, M.D., There is ongoing public debate about legalization of marijuana – first for medicinal and more recently for recreational uses. Societal attitudes towards this issue have changed dramatically in a relatively short period of time. One issue that is not sufficiently addressed in this debate is the relationship between marijuana use...
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High Standards for Revere

October 14, 2016
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By Mayor Brian Arrigo, Senator Joe Boncore, Representative RoseLee Vincent, City Councilor President Jessica Giannino, Councilors Bob Haas, Steve Morabito, Ira Novoselsky, Patrick Keefe, John Powers, Arthur Guinasso and Joanne McKenna, and School Committee Members Susan Gravellese, Carol Tye, Stacey Rizzo, Michael Ferrante, Fred Sanella and Dan Maguire   As community leaders, we hold...
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Thank You, Attorney General Maura Healey and Bob Kraft

October 14, 2016
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There are few people who can get an entire high school to suspend teaching in the classroom and then hold a general assembly where the students are attentive for the entire talk. That is what happened on Tuesday afternoon, when Attorney General Maura Healey, and Bob Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots gave...
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Fire Prevention Week

October 14, 2016
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Nothing can be more devastating than a fire in your home.  Years of memories can all but vanish as pictures, letters and mementos of a family’s lifetime are lost in the flames. And in some cases, a fire claims a life. We urge our readers to look around their house or apartment and do...
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Sports 10-12-2016

October 14, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team smashes Saugus The Revere High football team burst into the win column in a big way with a 30-13 victory over Saugus Friday evening at Harry Della Russo Stadium. “The team played well in every phase of the game,” said a delighted RHS head coach Lou Cicatelli. “The...
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Obituaries 10-12-2016

October 14, 2016
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William Toppi His life and loved centered around his family William R. Toppi, a resident of Revere for 61 years, peacefully passed into the presence of his Lord Jesus on Monday, October 3. He was at his home (his wish fulfilled) at the Jack Satter House on Revere Beach where he resided since 1978.  ...
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Revere Karate Hosts Northeast Championship

October 7, 2016
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Revere Karate Hosts Northeast Championship

Revere Karate’s Patience Nguyen, 8, performs her skills with the samurai sword during the open weapons competition at the Northeast Karate Championships, hosted by Revere Karate. Youth and adults participated in the large martial arts tournament on Sunday morning, Oct. 2, at the Susan B. Anthony Middle School.
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Quinceanera Expo

October 7, 2016
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Quinceanera Expo

CINDERELLA DREAMS: Makayla Godina, 5, checks out a Cinderella glass slipper during the Quinceanera and Bridal Expo at the Comfort Inn in Revere on Friday, Sept. 30.
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For Iacoviello,Her Career Decision Came from Home

October 7, 2016
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For Iacoviello,Her Career Decision Came from Home

By Seth Daniel Natasha Iacoviello knew her dad, Frank, was suffering during his many doctor’s visits over the years when she was growing up. A life-long Revere resident, he wasn’t one to show his daughters the painful effects of his cancer treatments. In those days, there wasn’t much Natasha could do for him, but...
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Vet Housing Set for Nahant Ave

October 7, 2016
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By Seth Daniel A long-time Jewish temple on Nahant Avenue will now serve as veterans housing, after the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) unanimously approved a 30-unit mixed-use project last week brought by the Nakashian brothers. The project, which has had a very positive neighborhood meeting, was approved last Wednesday, Sept. 28, by a...
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On the Team:Navegante Group Named As Gaming Operator for Revere Hotel Project

October 7, 2016
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Eugene McCain, Alliance Capital (MA) LLC, spent many months meeting with potential gaming operators and was pleased to announce last week that Las Vegas based Navegante Group, a full-service gaming company that specializes in the design, development, and management of gaming facilities, has joined the team as a gaming consultant and will be the...
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