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Luberto’s Makes Seahawk Bet a Reality

January 30, 2015
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Luberto’s Makes Seahawk Bet a Reality

Sheriff Steven Tompkins and Revere bakery owner Danny Luberto are betting their tail that the New England Patriots will prevail in this weekend’s Super Bowl – a lobster tail pastry, that is. Tompkins made an official appearance at Luberto’s Bakery on Broadway Monday to announce the friendly Super Bowl wager between the local Sheriff...
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Revere Girl Scout Troop at Governor’s Office

January 22, 2015
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Revere Girl Scout Troop at Governor’s Office

A group of Revere Girl Scouts got a quick (and unexpected) trip to the corner office last week while touring the State House. Troop leader Stacy Ceren said her charges were taking the standard tour of the capitol when Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito crossed their paths and found out they...
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FKO Gets $400,000 Grant for New Building

January 22, 2015
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REVERE – It seems only appropriate that the For Kids Only (FKO)afterschool program receives a $400,000 grant to build a new facility during the program’s 30th anniversary year. The Department of Early Education (EEC) and the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC) awarded the grant to go toward the $2.8 million building project. The...
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Police Won’t Seek Charges at IC

January 22, 2015
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Revere Police said on Tuesday afternoon that there would almost certainly be no criminal charges taken out in the investigation into alleged misconduct at Immaculate Conception (IC) School. Furthermore, Police said the situation seemed to be a misunderstanding that got out of hand quickly. “We’re confident after investigating the matter that it is coming...
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Few Things Can Stop Hendershott from Playing in Pro Bowl Football

January 22, 2015
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There are a lot of things that could hold Revere’s Bryanna Hendershott back from the football field, but certainly nothing holds her back when on the field. First of all, football – while more popular with girls now – is still mostly a boy’s game, but that doesn’t seem to make a difference. Second...
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Rizzo Points to Revere’s Bright Future

January 12, 2015
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REVERE – Mayor Dan Rizzo knows the city is literally on the rise and that plays a significant role in the launching of Plan Revere, a comprehensive look into all the development in Revere, including the 70 acres of land that make up Suffolk Downs and the former Wonderland dog track. “We were handed...
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Patsy Tata Dead at 87

January 12, 2015
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REVERE – Former city councilor, school committee member and Revere firefighter Patsy “Pat” W. Tata will be laid to rest Friday morning. He passed away Jan. 2 at the age of 87. In honor of his service to the city the city council issued a Resolution of Condolence, recognizing his loss. John Powers, council...
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Multi-Million Dollar Grant Set for RHS

January 12, 2015
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To grow award-winning grapes, one must cultivate a vineyard for many years before the best results emerge from the vine, and in that spirit, the Revere Public Schools landed a multi-million dollar grant on Tuesday from the Nellie Mae Foundation that will aim to plant choice seeds of success for the district’s future. Revere...
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Boston Joins Revere and Somerville in Filing Lawsuit Against MGC

January 12, 2015
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The City of Boston joined Revere and Somerville in filing a lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) in Suffolk Superior Court asking the court to vacate the license agreement given to Wynn in Everett by the MGC last November. A cornerstone to the argument is the impacts on Charlestown. The 74-page filing by...
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Vincent Begins New Term as State Representative

January 12, 2015
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Roselee Vincent begins a new term as state representative today (Wednesday). Vincent was set to take the oath of office for a two-year term at a swearing-in ceremony this morning at the State House in Boston. She has served as state representative since April 16, 2014 after winning a special election April 1. In...
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Revere’s Persons of the Year: Linda Shaw, Director of Housing Authority

December 30, 2014
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Revere’s Persons of the Year: Linda Shaw, Director of Housing Authority

Revere Housing Authority Director Linda Shaw has a pile of letters that she sent over nearly three years to state housing officials requesting money to fix up dilapidated, vacant housing units in the Shirley Avenue area. She readily shows them to everyone. Prior to this year, they were a source of frustration and letters...
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Dr. Lourenco Garcia Principal of Revere High

December 30, 2014
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Dr. Lourenco Garcia Principal of Revere High

As a student walked through the halls of Revere High School (RHS) recently, Principal Lourenco Garcia put down his hand-held radio and discreetly told the young man to take his hood off. One student later, he was questioning where the student ID was at. Other students might have been too loud and others might...
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Simulcast License at Suffolk to Expire on Dec. 31

December 30, 2014
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Suffolk Downs Race track will close its simulcasting season at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 31, and the future beyond that is quite in doubt. A calendar for simulcasting from the track lists simulcasting races all throughout the day on Dec. 31, but on Jan. 1 it reads “To Be Determined.” According to the...
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Tornado Fund Distribution

December 24, 2014
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Tornado Fund Distribution

Mayor Dan Rizzo (left) presents a check for $2,000 from the Revere Tornado Relief Fund to Richard Cinelli (center) to assist in repairs to his home from the damages caused by the July 28 tornado. Also pictured is Ward 5 Councillor John Powers. More than $250,000 was given to Revere families that were impacted...
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The $3M Winner Could Possibly be Revere Schools

December 24, 2014
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Revere school officials are waiting with some measure of anxiousness over the holiday break to see if the schools have won the $3 million Nellie Mae grant – one of the largest private school grants in the nation. “We believe we have a good application and make a good case for winning the award,...
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Local Holiday Scenes Meet with Approval

December 24, 2014
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Though many controversies seem to erupt annually during the holiday season over religious displays and observances – particularly with regard to Christmas – Revere’s displays have never sparked any complaints and seem to be in line with a national poll released last week showing 72 percent of those surveyed aren’t offended by such displays...
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Hill School Brings Sunshine In

December 24, 2014
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If one is in the new Hill School, they better not throw rocks because it certainly is going to be a glass house. In a behind-the-scenes tour of the school, which is being buttoned up right now for the winter and just starting to take shape inside, one of the most prominent and striking...
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Happy Holidays

December 23, 2014
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Happy Holidays

East Boston Savings Bank recently held a toys for tots drive at their Squire Road location. Santa picked up the donated toys for Teamsters local 25 and the Marine Corps. Shown with Santa are East Boston Savings Bank employees from left: Louisa Troville, Sue LaCroix and Pebbles Bethel.
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Powers Likely to Head Council

December 23, 2014
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For the second year in a row, Councillor Jessica Giannino’s effort to lead the Ciy Council as President  appears to have fallen short.  Ward 5 Councilor John Powers has seemingly gathered the necessary six votes to assume the position when the official vote will be cast at the first meeting on January 5. The...
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This the Season for Breaches, Account: Takeovers and Card Thieves — So Beware

December 23, 2014
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When it comes to identity theft, there is no time like the holidays. Christmas and New Year’s are prime times these days for thieves to gain access to credit cards, debit cards, bank accounts and a host of other personal information through security breaches or simple scams. No matter how they get one’s information,...
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