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Global Withdraws Application for Ethanol Trains

July 3, 2013
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Nothing’s ever a done deal. More than two years ago, Revere’s Ed O’Hara listened intently to the television broadcast of an early summer Revere City Council meeting, and after hearing the words “done deal,” he became a sold out opponent of Global Petroleum’s plan to bring Ethanol trains to its Revere terminal – passing...
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Mayor Dips into Stabilization Fund for City Budget

July 3, 2013
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The City Council agreed to allow Mayor Dan Rizzo to access $1.5 million of Stabilization Fund monies in order to shore up any discrepancies in this year’s City Budget. Facing some major opposition, Mayor Rizzo told the Council that he may not need the entire $1.5 million, but he will likely need some portion...
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Voters Like Markey for U.S. Senate

July 3, 2013
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Revere’s former Congressman Ed Markey (D-Malden) easily bested Republican challenger Gabriel Gomez by a vote of 60 percent to 39 percent in the local vote to take his place in the elite company of the U.S. Senate. The overall statewide vote was a little bit closer than Revere’s results, with a vote of 55...
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July 4th Celebration at Hill Pk.

July 3, 2013
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The City’s Parks and Recreation Department will host a family celebration for the Fourth of July on Thursday, July 4th, at Hill Park. The free event will last from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will feature music, pony rides, inflatables, a petting zoo, face painting, a BBQ, slush, cotton candy and entertainment.
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Sand Sculpture Gearing Up at Revere Beach

July 3, 2013
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In only a few short weeks, sand sculptors from all over the world will arrive on Revere Beach and will begin entertaining the throngs of spectators with unique sand creations as part of the festival’s all-important 10th Anniversary. Hundreds of thousands of spectators are expected to hit the Beach from July 19th to the...
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Batter Up

June 26, 2013
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Batter Up

Vintage team shirts were on display at the ‘Last At Bat’ event held at Hill Park.
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Grand Slam

June 26, 2013
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Grand Slam

Four generations of Revere Parks and Recreation Department, Adrienne Maguire, Roger Naples, Bob McCarrick and Lee Rizzo, attended last Saturday’s farewell to Hill Park event.
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Hometown Homily: Revere’s First Ordained Priest in Decades

June 26, 2013
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Hometown Homily: Revere’s First Ordained Priest in Decades

On Sunday, June 23, newly-ordained Fr. David Aufiero returned home and celebrated a noon Mass of Thanksgiving at St. Anthony’s Church. Aufiero is the first ordained priest from Revere in quite a long time and grew up attending St. Anthony’s, while also being very active in the Youth Group. After graduating from Malden Catholic...
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Council Battles over City Budget

June 26, 2013
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Mayoral and City Council relations haven’t been stellar as of late and it appears that the City Budget proposal from Mayor Dan Rizzo isn’t mending any fences. Many City Council members were nothing short of perturbed at the lateness of this year’s proposal, which came after June 1st for the first time in many...
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Summer Program Starts on Thursday

June 26, 2013
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From BMX Racing to a reformulated Celebrate Revere Day to continued movie nights on Revere Beach, this year’s Revere Recreation Summer Program under first-year Director Michael Hinojosa is looking to expand its reach. “I think Adrienne nailed the young kids activities,” said Hinojosa this week. “She did that to perfection and...
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The Wall That Heals

June 20, 2013
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The Wall That Heals

In the  photo Beachmont VFW member John Floyd looks for the name of a friend who went to Vietnam and never came back. Floyd recalled that he was nervous about being drafted for Vietnam while in high school, but never got called up. His friend did, and paid the ultimate price. “I’m here to...
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Final Applications for Casino Process Are Now Available

June 20, 2013
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Applications became available for the second and final phase of the resort casino vetting process, as announced Monday by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC), but there still is no certainty this week as to when Suffolk Downs might be able to fill out that application. The Phase 2 applications are considered unique to the...
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Revere Beach Partnership Receives $6,000 Grant

June 20, 2013
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The Revere Beach Partnership was the recipient of a $6,000 Better Beaches grant last weekend from Save the Harbor/Save the Bay. This year’s “Better Beaches” events include sand sculpting competitions, beachfront concerts, environmental education programs, family fun nights, reading nights art festivals and beach programs in Lynn, Nahant, Revere, Winthrop, East Boston, South Boston,...
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Holmes is Harvard Bound

June 20, 2013
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It was the last inning of one of the last games of Nick Holmes’s career as a baseball player for Malden Catholic (MC) earlier this spring, and already he was working on the next big home run in his prep career. However, baseball was one of the last things on his mind that day...
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Strike Three is Thrown for Hill Park

June 20, 2013
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For nearly 40 years, summer meant men’s softball in Revere, and the mecca for the game was Hill Park – a diamond that is soon slated to be demolished for the new Hill School. While everyone agrees the school is of utmost importance, there is no denying amongst a good many residents that a...
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RHS Graduation Day

June 12, 2013
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RHS Graduation Day

Troy Creed, Anthony Coots and Isaac Contreras at the Harry Della Russo Stadium show off their 2013 diplomas last Wednesday, June 5 at the RHS graduation.
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Departed Fire Fighters

June 12, 2013
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Departed Fire Fighters

Firefighters Kevin O’Hara and Guy Landry place the wreath on the memorial plaque of departed fire fighters.
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They Are off and Running

June 12, 2013
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They Are off and Running

Ready – set go- Revere Runs 5K Health and Business Fair, runners and walkers line up to start the race. More photos next week.
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City Budget Tops $150m

June 12, 2013
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Mayor Dan Rizzo submitted his City Budget proposal to the Council in a Late Communication on Monday night – pointing out that it was his administration’s first attempt at totally revamping a budget process that has remained unchanged for decades. The numbers in the budget show a 5.5 percent increase over last year, or...
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Meet Revere’s Closer: RPD Detective Pisano Says Secret is Respect, Dignity

June 12, 2013
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There is no shortage of folks who want to know the secret behind Steven Pisano’s impressive ability to get criminals to confess. The long-time Revere Police Sgt. Detective has a record of confessions going back two decades that makes heads spin in many law enforcement circles. He is one of the top-notch interviewers in...
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