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Ongoing Saga:Arrigo Goes to Court to Stop Special Election on ‘Slots’

September 15, 2016
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Ongoing Saga:Arrigo Goes to Court to Stop Special Election on ‘Slots’

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Mayor Brian Arrigo has decided to go to court to stop a special election on Oct. 18 for a proposed slots casino because of the unreasonable financial burden it places on the City of Revere. After a meeting of the cities’ legal team on Tuesday afternoon it was decided to...
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Looking for the Truth:Taraskiewicz Murder Still Unsolved After All these Years

September 15, 2016
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Looking for the Truth:Taraskiewicz Murder Still Unsolved After All these Years

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The year that Susan “Su” Taraskiewicz was murdered she helped her mother Marlene celebrate her 50th birthday in June. Three months later Su was found murdered and stuffed in the trunk of her Toyota at a Route 1A auto body shop in Revere. It was Sept. 14, 1992 and every...
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Council Approves Development at Old Shaw’s Site

September 15, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock With a vote of 8-3 the City Council approved a new development of an extended-stay hotel and apartments at 205 Revere Beach Parkway, the former site of a Shaw’s grocery store. The project is slated to include a 132-room extended-stay hotel and 195 apartments. As a result of the project,...
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Golden Glow: Revere High Named Gold Medal Winner by NEPC

September 15, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Revere High School (RHS) struck gold again, as it was announced on Monday that it was named a national School of Opportunity Gold Medal award winner. The National Education Policy Center (NEPC), based at the University of Colorado Boulder, sponsors the Schools of Opportunity project, which identifies excellent public high schools...
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News Briefs

September 15, 2016
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Ward Two Meeting planned,  Sept. 14 Ira Novoselsky will conduct a public meeting on September 14 at 7:00 p.m. at the Hyman Tower, 50 Walnut Ave. for the Shirley Ave, Dehon Street, Nahant Avenue and Walnut Avenue neighborhood regarding the application of the Nakasian Brothers requesting a variance to petition the Zoning Board of...
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100 Years

September 8, 2016
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100 Years

Shirley Kezar blows out the candles on her birthday cake as she celebrated 100 years last Friday, September 2. Kezar celebrated with family and friends and staff at the West Revere Health Center, and Mayor Brian Arrigo dropped by with an official citation from the City recognizing her longevity.
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Kite Surfing At Revere Beach

September 8, 2016
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Kite Surfing At Revere Beach

A kiteboarder takes to the air on Sunday at Revere Beach with perfect wind and wave conditions caused by the offshore Hurricane Hermine
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Shaw’s Site Project Slated for Council

September 8, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The City Council on September 12 could decide if the proposal for the old Shaw’s property at 205 Revere Beach Parkway will be placed back on the table for the council to consider whether to allow the project to go forward. At the end of the Aug. 22 meeting, Councillor...
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State Primary Thursday Sept. 8

September 8, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock This week’s primary would not truly be one if it weren’t for candidates for the Democratic Party Ballot. There are no Green Rainbow candidate in the State Primary. Nor are there any Republican candidates and no United Independent party candidates. Running for Congress on the Democratic ticket is Katherine Clark...
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A Top Hit:Local Artist Vinny Prezioso Releases Hit Pop Song

September 8, 2016
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A Top Hit:Local Artist Vinny Prezioso Releases Hit Pop Song

By Beth Treffeisen Starting out as a simple beat the dance song slowly builds into a futuristic song track. A singer breaks out in chorus singing, “Standing out on the edge of the world with everything to loose with such a sunrise,” quickly makes the song Sunrise into the perfect feel good dance song....
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News Briefs

September 8, 2016
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The Annual Revere Beach Memorial The Annual Revere Beach Memorial is a candlelight vigil for families and friends who wish to remember a loved one that lost their life due to an overdose. The Revere CARES Coalition and the City of Revere is again organizing this touching event for Sunday, September 25 at the...
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Schools Bells Ring

September 1, 2016
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Schools Bells Ring

Anna Buenrostor, 9, embraces her friend Shaenny Gregorio, 9, at seeing each other on the first day of class at the Whelan School.
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Tambourine Action

September 1, 2016
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Tambourine Action

Albert J. Terminiello Jr. and his nephew Dickie, 5, took part in the Decades of Rock concert this past Sunday at the American Legion Post to close out the summer concert series.
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The Mayor’s Interns:3 RHS Students Get Chance to See Government in Action

September 1, 2016
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The Mayor’s Interns:3 RHS Students Get Chance to See Government in Action

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Never underestimate an intern, especially if they aspire to do great things and have already proven themselves as being more than driven and that’s what you’ll find in the Mayor’s Office when you talk to any of the three interns who are wrapping up their summer experience. First there is...
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Rotondo Holds Meeting On Slot Machines

September 1, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Councillor George Rotondo called for an emergency meeting of the Legislative Affairs Sub-Committee on Monday to discuss legal action in the city involving a proposed slot machine parlor and a hotel. Rotondo along with Councillor Anthony Zambuto were the only two councilors to attend the meeting. “It saddens me quite...
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Overdose Awareness Day Weds Aug 31

September 1, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Revere is kicking off Recovery Month with a special event on Wednesday, Aug. 31, on the American Legion Lawn in honor of Overdose Awareness Day. The event will begin at 4 p.m. on the American Legion Lawn and will serve to highlight services and to bring attention to the 10th annual...
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ZBA Approves 60-Unit Apt Building

September 1, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The City’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) unanimously approved a 60-unit residential development on a part of Revere Beach that developers said has been screaming for improvement for more than a decade. The 90 Ocean Ave. site, once home to the Lion’s Den, has been approved in a 5-0 vote for...
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News Briefs

September 1, 2016
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NETWORKING AND INFO SESSION There will be a multi-chamber networking and information session on Tuesday, Sept. 27 from 8:30-10 am at the Irish American Club, 177 West St., Malden. A continental breakfast will be provided. The event is free to all members of the Chelsea, East Boston,, Everett, Lynn, Malden, Medford, Melrose and Revere....
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Students Head Back to Hill Elementary School

August 29, 2016
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Students Head Back to Hill Elementary School

The Hill Elementary School welcomed students back to a new school year on Monday, Aug. 22, on Park Avenue. Here, crossing guard Jeannie Ellsworth makes safe passage for a young man and his mother headed to the first day. The Hill School is the first school in the district to return to classes, and...
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No Action Taken:Councillors Table Project At Former Shaw’s Site

August 29, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Monday night the City Council decided to “table” the proposed hotel/extended stay apartments, a move that places plans for 132 hotel room and 220 extended stay apartments at 205 Revere Beach Parkway, site of the former Shaw’s on hold. After hearing from proponents and opponents, Councillor Robert Haas motioned for...
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