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The Mighty Duck

December 5, 2012
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The Mighty Duck

RumneyMarsh Academy Leanne O’Hara and student James Fabiano discuss strategy before the annual Parent/Teacher Basketball that was recently held.
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Novoselsky Will Lead Council

December 5, 2012
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After serving on the City Council for decades, it appears that Ward 2 Councillor Ira Novoselsky will get his first crack at Council President in the coming year. Novoselsky told the Journal it appears right now that he has at least eight votes from the Council to secure the spot. At the same time,...
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Councillors Say No Way to Pot Dispensaries Here

December 5, 2012
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The Revere City Council is looking to change the City’s zoning so as to block any medical marijuana dispensaries from locating in the city as a result of the approved medical marijuana ballot question from the Nov. 6thelection. In a resounding vote statewide, voters easily approved a plan to allow medical marijuana to be...
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Council Unanimously Approves TIF

December 5, 2012
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City councillors unanimously approved a Tax Incremental Financing Agreement (TIF) for the owners of the former Toys ‘R Us property at Northgate Mall – under the auspices that the taxpayer investment would draw in a new 80,000 sq. ft. Market Basket grocery store. In a vote of 10-0 (Councillor Stephen Reardon was absent), the...
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Rising Home Heating Costs Have Homeowners Worried

December 5, 2012
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If last year’s mild winter was a gift from God for those who pay close attention to their heating bills, one can certainly not expect another such generous gift this year. Projections for a much colder winter this year, along with high heating oil prices that aren’t budging, have homeowners a bit anxious about...
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Bridge to Beach is Officially Open

November 30, 2012
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Bridge to Beach is Officially Open

With a black and white photo showing the late John and Christine Markey enjoying Revere Beach placed prominently at the mouth of the new bridge bearing their last name, Congressman Ed Markey (D-Malden) said he believes the new bridge will help bring the wonder back to Wonderland and continue to fuel the resurgence of...
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Senior Thanksgiving

November 30, 2012
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Senior Thanksgiving

Sharing a laugh at the luncheon were Sharkey Zoulalian, Betty Jones and Evelyn Squitieri.
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Jewelry Box Marks 35 Years This Holiday Season

November 30, 2012
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The Jewelry Box on Broadway Revere is more than a place to buy and sell gold and jewelry; after 35 years, it has become a symbol of family. That’s precisely why owner Tom Yourawski is known as ‘Uncle Tommy’ by people far and wide on the North Shore – people use the term ‘uncle’...
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Wynn Proposes Everett Casino, to Compete with Suffolk Downs

November 30, 2012
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It takes three strikes before one is out, and so far casino development magnate Steve Wynn has only one strike against him in Massachusetts. Now it appears that – after whiffing in Foxboro with Patriots owner Bob Kraft – Wynn will take his second swing at developing a Greater Boston area casino in Everett....
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Guest Op-ed : Siting of New Mckinley School is Wrong

November 30, 2012
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The proposed site for the new McKinley school at Hill park  is an inappropriate location.  It has the potential to create gridlock in our city center, slow emergency vehicle response times, and deprive residents of many of the recreational activities they have been enjoying throughout the years. This appears to be another school site...
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Casino Magnate Steve Wynn Will Visit Everett with a Casino Proposal for Old Monsanto Sight, in Direct Competition with Suffolk Downs

November 27, 2012
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It takes three strikes before one is out, and so far casino development magnate Steve Wynn has only one strike against him. It appears that – after whiffing in Foxboro with Patriots owner Bob Kraft – Wynn will take his second swing at developing a Greater Boston area casino in Everett. The Revere Journal...
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Black Friday : Local Stores Offering Many Specials

November 21, 2012
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Black Friday : Local Stores Offering Many Specials

During the shopping frenzy that the Thanksgiving holiday has become, one doesn’t need to go far to find great deals. In fact, savvy shoppers will find that they can save a tank of gas, avoid the mall and find great deals just around the corner. Local retailers and businesses are preparing for some major...
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RPD Union Voices Opposition to Reorganization

November 21, 2012
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Hard feelings are brewing this week between one Revere Police Department (RPD) union and Mayor Dan Rizzo, as the mayor potentially investigates a reorganization of the department that union officials feel is going to politicize policing. In a letter to the mayor and submitted to the Journal on Monday, the RPD Superior Officers Union...
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Turkey Day Meal Shows Slight Increase This Year

November 21, 2012
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The cost of the typical Thanksgiving dinner this year is nearly unchanged after eight years of increases, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) – which has conducted the annual Thanksgiving dinner cost index survey since 1986. This year’s increase of about 1 percent comes as good news after a monstrous 13 percent...
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RPD Clearing Roadways of Aggressive Drivers

November 21, 2012
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After several months of heavy enforcement on Revere’s roads, the message is getting out to aggressive drivers that Revere Police will no longer tolerate nonsense. Traffic Division Sgt. Chris Giannino told the Journal that Chief Joe Cafarelli has dedicated more staff to the Traffic Division – and with the help of three state grant...
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RHS Wins Cheerleading State Title

November 21, 2012
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The Revere High School football cheerleading squad is officially No. 1 in Massachusetts after winning the MIAA Division 1 Large Coed state championship at Shrewsbury High School. Coach Julianne Esposito’s talented contingent outpointed four other state finalists, Natick, Norwood, Marblehead, and Diman Vocational, to take home the state championship trophy. “It’s a fantastic feeling...
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Pop Warner Cheerleaders on Championship Quest

November 14, 2012
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Pop Warner Cheerleaders on Championship Quest

Three Revere Junior Patriots Pop Warner cheerleading squads are already among the best in New England. The 55 cheerleaders, ages 8 to 15, and three coaching staffs will now have the opportunity to earn the title of best in the United States at the 2012 National Cheer Championships that are being held in Lake...
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Wrapping It Up – After 100 Years Hysil is Closing

November 14, 2012
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Wrapping It Up – After 100 Years Hysil is Closing

The sagging economy and increasing Internet shopping has forced the hand of Hysil Outlet owners to announce that their Northgate Revere store will be closing before Christmas. It will mark the first time in exactly 100 years that the Hy-Sil name will not have a business presence in Revere or Chelsea. Owners Peter and...
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Rizzo Working to Expand Crime Watch

November 14, 2012
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With the support of his Neighborhood Advisory Council, other community groups, The City Council, and the Police Department, Mayor Rizzo is planning an aggressive outreach campaign to help bolster Crime Watch Groups across the City. City Officials, community activities, and members of the Revere Police Department, will be going into different sections of the...
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Ann Fedele Dead at 82

November 14, 2012
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A large segment of the community was hit with the shocking news on Monday of the sudden death of Ann Fedele, who had been extremely active in numerous organizations around the city. Fedele, 82, certainly did not act her age, and was prominent in her work as a charter member of the Revere Society...
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