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Revere Says NO to Slots

October 21, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock By a 2-1 margin Revere voters said no to a proposal to bring a slots parlor to the city. Voters will be back at it statewide on Nov. 8 when a similar question is posed. By the time the polls closed at 8 p.m. Tuesday night, 2,970 voters said “no”...
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SWAT Team Actions Draw Questions

October 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel An early morning police response to an alleged illegal rooming house on Francis Street has police defending their actions this week in what they believed to be a firearm incident with children involved, and tenants from Morocco in the second floor questioning the response and their treatment by police. Around 4:30...
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Historical Society Seeks Help in Raising Funds for Roof Repairs

October 21, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Revere Historical Society and Museum is raising the roof literally because their building at 108 Beach St. needs a new roof to the tune of $35,000. Formerly, the rectory building for Immaculate Conception Church that is located across the street, the building is 100-years old with a unique slate...
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News Briefs

October 21, 2016
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Final Beautify Revere event is on Oct. 29 The final Beautify Revere event of 2016, a cleanup of the Rumney Marsh Burial Ground, has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 29 at 10 a.m. Volunteers in the community are encouraged to participate in this weekend’s Oak Island Playground Community Build, set for 8AM-4PM Friday, Saturday...
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Meeting Held on Bringing Gas Leaks to the Surface

October 21, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock We’ve heard about natural gas leaks and even properties that have been destroyed by gas explosion. Now a group of women in the Boston area and beyond have banded together to raise awareness about gas leaks and the importance of of finding alternative fuel sources like wind and solar. “Three...
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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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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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Police Briefs 10-05-2016

October 6, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 Robert Dellorfano, 59, of Saugus, was issued a summons for a charge of leaving the scene of an accident after causing property damage. Timothy J. Keohane, 36, of East Boston, was arrested on a charge of illegal possession of a Class B controlled narcotic substance with intent to distribute...
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City Council Holds Short Meeting

October 1, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock In setting a new record, the Revere City Council met for just  9 minutes on Monday night and only recorded a couple of votes. First, the council approved the gift of a small piece of land on Pratt Street from a man who would rather not pay $200 a year...
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Vincent Plans More Legislation

October 1, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock When the state turned down a request by residents to stop more ash being placed in the landfill at Wheelabrator on Route 107 in Saugus, State Rep. RoseLee Vincent told herself and anyone around her that “they (Wheelabrator) may have won the battle, but not the war.” She still firmly...
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City Officials Oppose Slot Casino in Revere

October 1, 2016
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Mayor Brian Arrigo has released a statement regarding a proposed slots casino parlor and hotel at the site of Lee’s Trailer Park on Revere Beach Parkway. There is a special election on the proposal on Oct. 18 and it will also appear as Question 1 on the statewide ballot on Nov. 8. Because of...
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Developers Ready for the next Step

October 1, 2016
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It was just two weeks ago,  when the city council approved a new hotel and apartment building for 205 Revere Beach Parkway at the old Shaw’s site and now the developers are moving forward with the project. Greg Bialecki, executive vice president of Gate Residential, said the next step for the developers is creating...
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Field Hockey Team Will Dedicate Oct. 3 Game to Donna Correia, Breast Cancer Research

October 1, 2016
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Their socks will be pink. So, too, will be the field hockey ball. They will have pink ribbon headbands and will be wearing pink warm-ups. That choice for girls on the Revere High School (RHS) field hockey team won’t be a nod towards fashion sensibilities, but rather towards breast cancer awareness month – and...
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