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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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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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