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A Future Santa Claus

December 11, 2013
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A Future Santa Claus

Little Brayden Mom took a cautious approach to Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus at City Hall on Thursday night. Meanwhile, Mayor Dan Rizzo welcomes jolly old St. Nick and Mrs. Claus to Revere at Harry Della Russo Stadium prior to parading up Broadway to City Hall. Both the mayor and Santa flipped the switch...

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Compromise Keeps Casino Proposal at Revere’s Suffolk Downs Site Alive

December 11, 2013
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While many were expecting a finite decision by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) on Tuesday afternoon considering the Revere-only casino, the Commissioners instead surprised everyone by agreeing to a very detailed compromise that will allow the proposal to go forward with a caveat. The caveat being that Revere must take another vote for the...

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On the MGCDecision

December 11, 2013
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The compromise decision by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) to allow the proposal by Mohegan Sun to operate a casino at the site of Suffolk Downs in Revere to go forward certainly comes as  good news to all the thousands of Revere residents that have supported this project. In the next few weeks leading...

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Police Briefs 12-11-2013

December 11, 2013
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MONDAY, DECEMBER 2 No Arrests Reported TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3 Vanessa M. Forte, 27, of Chelsea, was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4 Scot Komorny, 47, of Medford, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5 Christopher S. Boyer Jr., 18, of Charlestown, was...

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WPI’s Hamdan Named Academic All-american: Senior Wide Receiver Sports a 3.78 GPA; Only Second WPI Football Player to Gain All-america Honors

December 11, 2013
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Revere’s Ehab Hamdan has proven two important things in the last four years of his college career: he can ace a test and he can catch a touchdown pass. The Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) student-athlete, who is from Revere, has been selected as a Capital One Division III Football Academic All-American by members of...

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Obituaries 12-11-2013

December 11, 2013
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Joanne McGovern Of Revere Joanne (Lutrek) McGovern of Revere, formerly of California, died on December 7. Born in Buffalo NY, the daughter of the late William and Lucille Lutrek, Mrs. McGovern lived in California before moving to Revere in 1972. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph, the devoted mother of Christine...

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Patriots Win Turkey Day Game 13-6

December 4, 2013
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Patriots Win Turkey Day Game 13-6

RHS team captain Tommy Portrait and Kaleb Silva celebrate the victory over the Vikings on Thanksgiving morning.

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Shop Small Business

December 4, 2013
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Shop Small Business

Revere Chamber President Bob Upton along with State Rep. Kathi Reinstein, Kerri Abrams of Kinship Florist and Mayor Dan Rizzo kick off Small Business Saturday in Revere.

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Suffolk Casino Proposal Awaits MGC Decision

December 4, 2013
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Will a casino at Suffolk Downs become a reality?  For the answer, taxpayers and elected officials of Revere will have to wait another week. On Tuesday morning , the five-member Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) delayed a final vote on whether to allow Suffolk Downs as a landlord and Mohegan Sun as the casino license...

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Revere Wins: Council Urged to Vote for Casino

December 4, 2013
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The last week has been truly remarkable as the Revere-only casino proposal gathers momentum. As we have mentioned countless times before, if a Revere-only casino is approved, our city will be changed dramatically. We join with our elected officials and a large majority of residents in believing that the change will be for a...

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Police Briefs 12-04-2013

December 4, 2013
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25 Amaury Geraldo Almonte, 24, of 1235 No. Shore Rd., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26 Jared Edward Hiltz, 22, of 61 Everard St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27 James G. Reynolds, 51, of 632 Revere Beach Blvd., was arrested on charges of assault &...

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Patriots Savor Their Thanksgiving Day Victory

December 4, 2013
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When the Revere High football team took to the gridiron on a chilly and windy Thanksgiving morning to meet archrival Winthrop, even their most diehard fans had to concede that the Patriots were the decided underdogs. Revere came into the contest with a 2-8 record against a Winthrop squad that was 5-5, which included...

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Obituaries 12-04-2013

December 4, 2013
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Helen Papa Accomplished Woman, Worked Until Age 90 Helen J. ( Pucillo ) Papa of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away on November 30. She was in her 95th year. Helen was an accomplished women who held several jobs in her lifetime. She was a reporter for the East Boston Times and associate...

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A Special Surprise Visit at the Whelan School

November 26, 2013
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A Special Surprise Visit at the Whelan School

Hundreds of enthusiastic students at the Whelan School welcomed Harlem Globetrotter Chris ‘Handles’ Franklin on Friday morning for a special surprise visit. Handles was moved by the Ms. Ferragamo’s 5th graders, who had studied African American history and the history of the Globetrotters. His one-hour presentation was as much about stressing education and character...

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A Family with a Heart

November 26, 2013
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Not long ago, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) heart patient Mirella Ursino feared her days of cooking, shopping, and, most importantly, enjoying her family, were numbered. Today, however, thanks to a remarkable medical journey, she still cooks a mean chicken parm from her Revere kitchen. The 62-year-old wife, mother of three, grandmother of...

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Let’s Go Revere — Beat Winthrop!: Revere Will Play at Winthrop on the Holiday

November 26, 2013
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The traditional  Revere vs. Winthrop football game is set for Thanksgiving Day at Miller Field in Winthrop and promises to be a hard-fought and exciting battle between two evenly-matched teams. Although the weatherman is forecasting a blustery day with wind and cold temperatures, let’s admit it, that’s half the fun of watching a Revere-Winthrop...

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Give Thanks for Thanksgiving: Our Uniquely American Holiday

November 26, 2013
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Although a Harris poll a few years back revealed that Christmas is the favorite holiday of the year among all age groups of Americans, we think that Thanksgiving, our uniquely American holiday, has much more to recommend than it does Christmas. Thanksgiving is a day of no pressure on any of us to do,...

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Remember Those in Need: There Are Many Ways to Help Those Less Fortunate

November 26, 2013
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Although the economists tell us that the recovery from the Great Recession is still a slow one, the bottom line is that for most Americans, things are going well and getting better compared to a few years ago But for too many of our fellow citizens, life still is tough and getting tougher thanks...

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Police Briefs 11-27-2013

November 26, 2013
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Monday, Nov. 18 No Arrests Reported Tuesday, Nov. 19 No Arrests Reported Wednesday, Nov. 20 No Arrests Reported Thursday, Nov. 21 Arthur A. Otolo II, 27, of 71 Elmwood St., was charged with possession of  Class A drug (heroin) and one warrant. Friday, Nov. 22 Steven Stoico, 45, of 140 Oakwood Ave., was charged...

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RHS Sports Roundup

November 26, 2013
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Patriots look to turn the tables on Vikings on Thanksgiving Day The Revere High football team will make the short trek through Beachmont to Miller Field in Winthrop Thursday morning for the 84th renewal of their gridiron rivalry on Thanksgiving Day. Kick-off time is 10:00 a.m. The contest will mark the 100th anniversary of...

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