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Appeals Court Overturns Talbot Murder Conviction

September 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel In a shocking turn of events last Thursday, a state Appeals Court reversed the second-degree murder charge of Robert Iacoviello Jr., the Revere man who had been convicted in 2010 of killing Revere Police Officer Danny Talbot – a decision that has uncovered a very painful wound in the community and...
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Developer of Temple Tifereth Israel Headed to Zoning Board

September 22, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Temple Tifereth Israel on the corner of Shirley Avenue and Nahant Avenue has been closed for a year and now developers are ready to come in and build condominiums and retail space. Ward 2 Councillor Ira Novoselsky, who has led the congregation at Temple Tifereth Israel, held a public meeting...
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News Briefs

September 22, 2016
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Memorial Dedication honoring Penta The Penta family will be holding a memorial dedication honoring the late City Councillor Richard Penta for his many years of dedication and service to the City and his neighborhood of Beachmont. The ceremony will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 10 a.m. at Kimmerle Park at Donnelly Square...
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Pop Warner Honors Heroes Past

September 15, 2016
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Pop Warner Honors Heroes Past

Players on the Patriots D Squad hold American flags in the air during the National Anthem on Sunday, Sept. 11, at Harry Della Russo Stadium during the Pop Warner Opening Day games at the Stadium. In between games, players and adults remembered the attacks on 9/11 in 2001 with a small ceremony.
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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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