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Owners Seek to Tear Down Wonderland Greyhound Park

May 7, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock At tonight’s meeting of the Conservation Commission,  owners of the old Wonderland Greyhound Park are seeking permission to tear down the once thriving business. CBW Lending and Sterling Suffolk Racecourse, represented by Revere attorney Stephen Reardon, have filed a notice of intent to demolish and remove certain structures at the...
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Youth in Motion Opens New Facility

April 29, 2016
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Youth in Motion Opens New Facility

FKO Director Deborah Kneeland Keegan celebrating the grand opening of the Youth in Motion facility with elected officials during the April 22 ribbon cutting ceremony.
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Keeping Up with Jones:Bunker Hill Comm Coll Bench Boss Is Making a Name for Himself

April 29, 2016
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Keeping Up with Jones:Bunker Hill Comm Coll Bench Boss Is Making a Name for Himself

By Cary Shuman Nkrumah Jones is winning basketball games and earning the respect and admiration of his players as he guides his student-athletes on to the next level in their academic careers. Jones led the Bunker Hill Community College Bulldogs to the Massachusetts state championship and the Region 21 championship that qualified the team...
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Revere Real Estate,Schools Highlighted In Globe Article

April 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Mentioned in the same breath as Newton, Concord and Cambridge, Revere was picked by Boston Globe Magazine this month as one of the top real estate markets in all of the region. The piece ran in the Globe Magazine on April 14 and highlighted 10 Boston-area communities where the home markets...
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New St Mary’s Fields Not Ready for Season

April 29, 2016
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By Cary Shuman City Councillors Charles Patch and Patrick Keefe are going to bat for young baseball and softball players in Revere, requesting that city officials look into why the St. Mary’s baseball and softball fields haven’t opened in time for the 2016 season. The two councillors co-sponsored a motion at Monday night’s City...
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News Briefs

April 29, 2016
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D’AMBROSIO   HONORED AT YALE Earlier this year, Anthony D’Ambrosio, a sophomore at Yale University , was selected as one of two Co-Coordinators of Yale’s Dwight Hall, the largest campus-based student-run service organization in the country. Dwight Hall is the umbrella organization for more than 90 student-run member groups that engage 3,500 students each year...
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Arrigo Announces Agreement to Save Taxpayers Millions

April 29, 2016
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Mayor Brian Arrigo has announced a 20-year agreement between the City of Revere and Hunt Road Solar, LLC, a division of Citizens Energy, that will save the City millions of dollars on its electric bills over the course of the contract. The City Council approved the Memorandum of Understanding in a unanimous vote on...
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Meet Mr RHS

April 21, 2016
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Meet Mr RHS

It’s good to be king… Mr. RHS Dan Murphy received a kiss from his girlfriend, Ally Hinojosa, after being crowned 2016 Mr. RHS at Thursday’s annual event in the high school. Hundreds of students and parents attended the competition and cheered on their favorite contestant. Seventeen seniors competed for the title, and the all-in-fun...
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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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