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Slots Casino Group Takes on Partner

October 1, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Now that the city is going forward with a special election on Oct. 18 both sides have begun their arguments for and against a proposed slot parlor casino at the site of Lee’s Trailer Park on Revere Beach Parkway. City and state-level officials are expected to hold a press conference...
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Judge Rules October 18 Election to Be Held

October 1, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock A Suffolk Superior Court judge has denied a request from Mayor Brian Arrigo to stop a special election on Oct. 18 seeking a plebiscite on a zoning change in the trailer park off the Revere Beach Parkway.  Arrigo in his legal brief cited as the reason the financial impact on...
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Wynn Boston Harbor Will Officially Oppose Statewide Question 1

October 1, 2016
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A heated, internal battle in Revere between a slot parlor developer and the mayor of that City has now spread to Everett with Wynn Boston Harbor officially opposing Question 1 on the November ballot – a question that seeks to put an additional slot parlor near a horse track, with the only likely proposal...
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Zombies Help Stretch Innovative Teaching at Revere High School

October 1, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Flesh-eating Zombies have been slowly taking over one Revere High School (RHS) classroom this school year, but there isn’t anyone fighting it, and in fact the educational experiment has become celebrated. In response to the hugely-popular, Zombie-laden television show, ‘The Walking Dead,’ among students at RHS, teacher Nancy Barile has capitalized...
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Thumbs Up for Revere Arts

September 22, 2016
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Thumbs Up for Revere Arts

The first ever Revere Beach Arts Festival was a hit and drew VIPs like Senator Ed Markey, center, to the plaza and  Markey Bridge area of Revere Beach. With him are Ward 1 City Councillor Joanne McKenna; Revere Beach Arts Festival members Kathleen Heiser; School Committee member Carol Tye; Markey; Revere Beach Arts Festival member...
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Revere High Class of 2017 Holds Car Wash

September 22, 2016
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Revere High Class of 2017 Holds Car Wash

The Revere High School Class of 2017 held a car wash fundraiser to help defray the cost of senior year activities and projects. Members of the class are pictured at the car wash that was held Saturday at the Revere Central Fire Station on Broadway.
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Gearing Up for Special Election on October 18:City Officials Go to Court to Stop Slots Parlor Vote

September 22, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock A hearing in Suffolk Superior Court is scheduled to be held today, September 21 to determine whether or not the city can stop a special election scheduled for October 18 regarding a proposed slots parlor and hotel at the trailer park on Revere Beach Parkway.  City officials oppose the special...
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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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