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Dentists Find Revere Just the Spot for Practice

April 21, 2016
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Dentists Find Revere Just the Spot for Practice

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Dr. Fardad Mobed and his wife, Dr. Lily Parsi, are no strangers to Revere or the mouths of their clients whom they see in their Broadway dental office. The couple, married 18 years ago, both came to dentistry after receiving college degrees in other fields. The two met years ago...
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A Young 95:Ronald Corbett’s Contributions to Parish and Community Noted

April 21, 2016
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A Young 95:Ronald Corbett’s Contributions to Parish and Community Noted

Attorney Ronald P. Corbett turned 95 last Saturday, and was recognized at a Mass celebrated at Immaculate Conception Church, offered in memory of his late wife, Virginia T. (Kingston) Corbett, for his lifelong contribution of volunteerism, fundraising, and philanthropy in his beloved parish and beyond. Mr. Corbett was born and raised in Revere, and...
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Trial of Former Property Owners Brings Witnesses from MGC,Wynn

April 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel With all the drama and intrigue of what has been typical of the state’s foray into casino gaming, the federal trial of three alleged former property owners of the Wynn Boston Harbor site has played out over the last week with numerous twists and turns – and some heated testimony between...
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Democrats Rally Around Senate Nominee Joe Boncore

April 21, 2016
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By John Lynds First Suffolk and Middlesex State Senate nominee Joe Boncore and the five other candidates that ran for the seat during Tuesday, April 12 special election put aside their differences and broke bread at Donna’s Restaurant last Thursday morning. The breakfast, hosted by State Democratic Committee Chairman, Sen. Thomas McGee, was aimed...
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Billboards on Council’s Agenda

April 21, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Revere has the most number of billboards than any community in the Commonwealth and Monday night the Revere City Council will discuss two on Broadway at Ferragamo Way. The billboard owners, Squire Circle Associates of 61 Squire Road, would like to reconstruct and covert the existing two non-conforming outdoor advertising...
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Motorcycles on Broadway

April 14, 2016
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Motorcycles on Broadway

Joel Wheeler, owner of Moms Boston Motorcyle at 184 Broadway, and General Manager Dennis Adams, join Mayor Brian Arrigo, city councillors and other city officials for the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new showroom.
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Boncore Wins State Senate Primary

April 14, 2016
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Boncore Wins State Senate Primary

By Cary Shuman Attorney Joseph Boncore won in his hometown of Winthrop by a decisive margin and showed strength across the First Suffolk and Middlesex District on his way to topping the ticket in the Massachusetts State Senate Democratic Primary held Tuesday. Boncore led the field of seven candidates in Winthrop with approximately 2,200...
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Revere Officials Speak Out Against Wheelabrator

April 14, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Monday night in a meeting held by the Saugus Board of Health, State Rep. RoseLee Vincent said that it is time to close the Wheelabrator facility on the Route 107 also known as the Marsh Road. Vincent has filed legislation to stop Wheelabrator Technologies from receiving additional permits from the...
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Middle School Lottery Planned for Thursday

April 14, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Revere Schools will conduct a middle school lottery on Thursday, completing the seventh straight year of what has become a necessary evil. “Nobody likes the lottery,” said Supt. Dianne Kelly. “There’s not a parent, School Committee member or teacher that likes the lottery. However, it remains the only way to...
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SOI Submitted for New High School

April 14, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Revere Public Schools submitted a Statement of Interest (SOI) to the state School Building Authority (MSBA) on Friday, requesting that the City be put into the building pipeline for a new Revere High School. Already, the City Council had approved the move and Mayor Brian Arrigo and his staff have...
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Two-Alarm Fire on Reservoir Avenue

April 7, 2016
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Two-Alarm Fire on Reservoir Avenue

Revere Fire fought off a dangerous two-alarm fire at 33-35 Reservoir Ave. late on Friday afternoon. Deputy Chief Jim Cullen made quick work of the blaze with Everett and Chelsea Fire assisting. The smoky blaze was centered in the second floor apartment, which appeared to be under construction. No one was home at the time...
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Prom Time

April 7, 2016
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Prom Time

RHS Jr. Prom King and Queen- Gerson Garcia and Elizabeth Lake.
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Mayor Gets Council’s Nod for Funding Audit

April 7, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Monday night the city council approved a funding request from the mayor for $72,000 to conduct an audit of the last two years of city finances. But the topic of the evening was whether a private firm should conduct the audit or a state agency. But the approval did not...
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Residents Oppose Building Use for Special Garage

April 7, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock A Broadway business owner is trying again to get the city to approve one non-conforming use, a commercial garage to another non-confirming use, a special garage, which will include a spray room and residents have made it clear that they don’t want either. Monday night the City Council heard from...
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Seven Candidates Vying for Senate Seat on Tuesday

April 7, 2016
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Revere voters are focusing their political sights on the First Suffolk and Middlesex District State Senate Special Election set for this Tuesday, April 12. Seven Democratic candidates, including two from Revere, former mayor Dan Rizzo and current Councillor-at-Large Steven Maribito, have been campaigning for the seat previously held by Anthony Petruccelli, who stepped down...
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Easter Bunny at Beachmont

April 1, 2016
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Easter Bunny at Beachmont

The Easter bunny holds Jay Marichal, who was exhausted after chasing down Easter Eggs at the Beachmont School last Saturday, March 26. A specially commissioned helicopter dropped 2,000 plastic Easter Eggs from the sky courtesy of Eagle Heights Church. Later, the helicopter landed on the field and out popped the Easter Bunny to greet...
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Easter Sunday Sunrise Service at the Beach

April 1, 2016
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Easter Sunday Sunrise Service at the Beach

Rev. Nick Granitsas, senior pastor of The First Congregational Church of Revere, played an Italian accordion to provide music to the annual Revere Ministerial Alliance’s Sunrise Service on Revere Beach. The Easter tradition has been in place for more than 40 years.
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Garfield Middle School Lands Large Grant for School Re-Design

April 1, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Garfield Middle School has been chosen as one of two schools statewide to participate in a $450,000 grant program by the Center for Collaborative Education – a grant that will try to bring the middle school in line with the high school’s Student Centered Learning model. “It will be an...
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Funding Secured for Mr RHS; But More School Cuts Planned

April 1, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Put on the tux, Mr. RHS will take bow this year after all. After budget cuts threatened to cancel the annual Mr. RHS event this spring, School officials said this week that they have rethought the controversial cancellation and will allow that, and some other events, to take place – but...
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MWRA Offers Interest Free Loans to Revere

April 1, 2016
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Last week the MWRA approved a program to make available $100 million in interest-free loans to its member water communities to fully replace lead service lines. The city of Revere will be able to obtain interest-free loans from the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority to replace lead service lines running from the street to individual...
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