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The 2013 World Series Trophy

December 20, 2013
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The 2013 World Series Trophy

RHS Principal Dr. Lourenco Garcia poses with Wally and Teacher’s Denise Fuimara and Erin Giesser behind the 2013 World Series trophy at the Revere High School.

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Host Community Agreement Likely to Come Next Week

December 20, 2013
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The City and Mohegan Sun are in the midst of intense negotiations this week on the new host community agreement, with all indications pointing to the agreement being unveiled early next week. The new host community agreement is expected to be much more lucrative that the City’s first version of the agreement – which...

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Investigation Continues into MBTA Fatality

December 20, 2013
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The investigation into a fatality involving a Revere woman struck by an MBTA bus continues this week, with drug and alcohol tests on the driver of the MBTA bus that hit her coming back negative late last week. State Police detectives assigned to the Suffolk DA’s office – with the State Police Collision Analysis...

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Nelson Mandela: A Truly Unique and Wonderful Man

December 20, 2013
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The outpouring of world-wide respect for Nelson Mandela, the former leader of South Africa who passed away this week, is unprecedented in the world we live in today. No one reading this editorial can even begin to imagine or comprehend the hardships he encountered during his long life: Here was a man who was...

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Police Briefs 12-18-2013

December 20, 2013
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10 Jared Edward Hiltz, 22, of 61 Everard St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. John H. O’Neal, 62, of 25 Whitin Ave.,  was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Steven M. Hescock, 37, of 73 Neponset St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Robert Raymond Dellorfano, 60, of 194 Shirley Ave., was arrested on...

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RHS Hockey Team Opens with 4-0 Victory

December 20, 2013
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The Revere High hockey team opened its season on a winning note with a 4-0 blanking of Salem Saturday evening at Cronin Rink. Marco Mazzarelli earned the honor of lighting the lamp for the first time of the 2013-14 campaign with a goal in the first period, assisted by Steve Noel. Marco also scored...

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Obituaries 12-18-2013

December 20, 2013
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John Kelliher Worked at Donatello’s Restaurant John F. Kelliher of Malden died suddenly on December 11. An employee for more than 20 years at Donatello’s Restaurant, he was the beloved husband of Barbara (Miller) Marciano-Kelliher; devoted father of John F. Jr. of Baton Rouge, LA, Thomas of Watertown, and Stepsons Christopher Marciano of Lynn...

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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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