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LaQuaglia will participate in 26th consecutive Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk

September 16, 2015
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Revere native Ron LaQuaglia made his first appearance in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk 26 years ago. LaQuaglia, the past president of Revere Little League for 16 years and a member of the league for 36 years, decided to volunteer his efforts for the charity when his daughter, Stacey, became ill with leukemia....
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Making His Televison Debut

September 10, 2015
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Making His Televison Debut

Eustis Street resident John Gioioso recently made the news in the most literal sense. More than a year ago, he and his son, also John Gioioso, attended a Red Sox game and sat next to the Channel 5 box. Being a social type of guy, Gioioso made friends with several members of the Channel 5...
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No Let Up In the Race For Mayor:Rizzo,Arrigo Intensify Their Campaigns In Effort to Get Their Messages Out to Voters

September 10, 2015
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The race for the corner office is on. Mayor Dan Rizzo and Councillor-at-Large Brian Arrigo have begun campaigning for the general election for the Office of Mayor that is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 3. The two candidates earned their nominations by finishing 1-2 in the Preliminary Election Sept. 1, with Rizzo taking the top...
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Judge Leaning to Dismiss Lawsuit on MBTA Land Sale

September 10, 2015
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A judge overseeing the taxpayer lawsuit against the MBTA and the state Department of Transportation (DOT) in regards to the sale of property to the Wynn Everett casino signaled in court Friday that she is leaning towards dismissing the suit. The taxpayer lawsuit was initiated by 24 taxpayers who contended that the sale of...
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Slots Could Be In Future at Suffolk Downs

September 10, 2015
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A mysterious ballot initiative proposal to add a second slot parlor to an existing Thoroughbred horse track has been certified for the 2016 ballot by Attorney General Maura Healey. The ballot question is only titled ‘An Act Relative to Expanded Gaming’ and suggests that an additional Category 2 (slot parlor) license be granted to...
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Revere Football to Host Medford In Debut of Della Russo Stadium

September 10, 2015
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The Revere High School football team is ready to debut this Friday against Medford on a brand new field, and Head Coach Lou Cicatelli said the first-class facilities have already helped attract new players to the team. “It definitely brought new kids out for the team,” he said. “Last year, we had 65 on...
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Hookah Lounge Raises Questions for Licensing Commission

September 4, 2015
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A request to grant further licenses to Checkers Trans Group Boston, doing business as Boston Hookah Lounge, has prompted the city Licensing Commission to hold off until they can get further information regarding smoking regulations. A couple of weeks ago commissioners heard from attorney Richard Villiotte, representing Samira Ahmed, owner and manager of the...
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10 Council Candidates Advance to November

September 4, 2015
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Councilor-at-Large Jessica Ann Giannino emerged as the top vote getter in the Preliminary Election for Councilor-at-Large held Tuesday in Revere. Giannino, who topped the ticket in the last Councilor-at-Large general election in 2013, received 2,660 votes to finish atop the 12-candidate field while former councilor at-large George Rotondo finished second with 2,487. The other...
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Rizzo, Arrigo Gear Up for Election Showdown

September 4, 2015
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Rizzo, Arrigo Gear Up for Election Showdown

Mayor Dan Rizzo and Councilor-at-Large Brian Arrigo took the top two spots in Tuesday’s Preliminary Election for the Office of Mayor. Rizzo and Arrigo secured the nominations and will face off in the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Rizzo topped the three-candidate field with 2,782 votes while Arrigo was right behind with 2,668...
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Contractor,Officials Looking to Resolve Issues at Hill School

September 4, 2015
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The contractor for the Hill School, CTA Construction, said in a letter this week that it plans to work cooperatively with the City to finish the school, and that it faced unforeseen obstacles that delayed the construction. “Late last year, CTA agreed with city and school officials to ensure the new school was available...
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Bocce Tournament

August 28, 2015
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Bocce Tournament

                                           TAKING AIM:   Rita Turner rolls her shot for the Satter House team.
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It’s Time to Vote:Colella Predicts 27.5 Percent Turnout for Sept.1 Preliminary

August 28, 2015
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Revere Election Commissioner Diane R. Colella is predicting a 27.5 turnout of the city’s 25,055 voters for the Preliminary Election set for Tuesday, Sept. 1. Voters can cast their ballots from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the polls. Absentee ballots are available until Monday at noon and must returned by Tuesday at 8...
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Shaw’s Site Given Second Chance

August 28, 2015
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The air conditioning in the city council chambers didn’t do much to cool the emotions of the neighbors who oppose the development of the former Shaw’s grocery store site on Revere Beach Parkway. Monday night the city council voted 6-5 to allow TransDel Corp. and Gate Residential Properties to withdraw its original application to...
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Heavy Fundraising, Heavy Spending in Races Leading up to Preliminary

August 28, 2015
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At least two of the candidates for mayor in next Tuesday’s Preliminary Election have raised a good amount of money prior to the Sept. 1 election, and have spent most of it as well, according to campaign finance reports filed with the state Office of Campaign and Political Finance (OCPF) on Monday. The third...
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Priscilla Nickerson Announces her Candidacy for Councilor-At-Large

August 28, 2015
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My name is Priscilla (Solimine) Nickerson and I am a candidate for Councilor-at-Large. I am a life long resident of the City of Revere and deeply devoted to this community. I have been happily married and partners in business with my husband Raymond for the past 22 years. As a manager of multiple properties,...
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Steven Morabito Seeks Re-Election for Councillor-At-Large Seat

August 28, 2015
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My name is Steven Morabito.  I am a life-long resident of Revere.  I graduated from Revere High School and received my Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Salem State University.  I currently serve as “one” of your “five” City Councillors-at-Large. I am running for re-election, because I strongly believe that Revere is moving in...
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Hill School Teachers,Staff Ready to Welcome Students

August 21, 2015
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Hill School Teachers,Staff Ready to Welcome Students

The Hill School will be unveiled to students and parents today (Aug. 19) and – despite a few things left to do – they are sure to be in awe of the well-appointed new facility. Unlike their 100-year-old former school, the McKinley, the new school has a gym, a library, bathrooms on every floor...
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School Officials Frustrated with Unfinished Hill School

August 21, 2015
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As students file in today (Aug. 19) to their first-ever day of classes at the new Hill School, City and school officials are fretting over the fact that the school is not completely finished. School officials said they are looking to exercise options in the contract of the construction firm – CTA Construction –...
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Market Basket Customers Slam Survey on Price Jump

August 21, 2015
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Executives at Demoulas Market Basket are vehemently contesting a local survey done last week on supermarket prices, saying the analysis was flawed and that the store’s prices did not go up 9 percent, as widely reported. The survey by ConsumerWorld.org has received a great amount of airplay and the inaccuracies of it, and the...
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Life Quality Survey Results are Presented

August 21, 2015
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Last Thursday night city officials, organizers, RevereCARES and representatives from MGH presented the 2015 Community Health Assessment at the Turkish Cultural Center. Residents found four major priorities that Revere and Massachusetts General Hospital can address together following the release of most recent Quality of Life survey. The four areas needing attention according to survey...
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