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Pop Warner Cheer Squads Win National Titles

December 24, 2013
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An amazing journey that began in Revere in early August ended in a magical place called Disney World in early December when three Revere Junior Patriots Pop Warner cheerleading squads captured titles at the National Pop Warner Cheer Championships. The Revere A squad, led by coach Meredith Stavrinos, the B squad, led by coach...

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License Comm. Resolves Several Notable Incidents

December 24, 2013
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The Revere License Commission held several hearings on Thursday and resolved a number of notable incidents that transpired this past fall. Commissioner Linda Guinasso was absent due to family obligations. First up was Wonderland Entertainment (Club Lido) who had a major crowding situation on Thanksgiving that required a large police response and an arrest...

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Stormy, Stormy Night

December 20, 2013
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Stormy, Stormy Night

Broadway, Revere was the scene of a winter wonderland Tuesday night as another storm hit the Northeast.

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The 2013 World Series Trophy

December 20, 2013
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The 2013 World Series Trophy

RHS Principal Dr. Lourenco Garcia poses with Wally and Teacher’s Denise Fuimara and Erin Giesser behind the 2013 World Series trophy at the Revere High School.

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Oil Boom Could Result in Lower Heating Bills

December 20, 2013
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Oil Boom Could Result in Lower Heating  Bills

Just five years ago, America seemed to be at a crisis point when it came to its energy needs, and nowhere was that more apparent around here than in home heating bills – whether for heating oil or natural gas. In fact, during the presidential election of 2008, both candidates preached about the need...

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Host Community Agreement Likely to Come Next Week

December 20, 2013
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The City and Mohegan Sun are in the midst of intense negotiations this week on the new host community agreement, with all indications pointing to the agreement being unveiled early next week. The new host community agreement is expected to be much more lucrative that the City’s first version of the agreement – which...

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Kennel Looking for Right Person to Adopt ‘Hugo’

December 20, 2013
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The stretch of tough economic times has taken its toll on God’s creatures, and none so more than the family dog. Despite the festive time of year, Lisa Cutting of Ocean View Kennels on North Shore Road said Christmas has been a downer for her over the last few years due to the fact...

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Investigation Continues into MBTA Fatality

December 20, 2013
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The investigation into a fatality involving a Revere woman struck by an MBTA bus continues this week, with drug and alcohol tests on the driver of the MBTA bus that hit her coming back negative late last week. State Police detectives assigned to the Suffolk DA’s office – with the State Police Collision Analysis...

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A Future Santa Claus

December 11, 2013
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A Future Santa Claus

Little Brayden Mom took a cautious approach to Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus at City Hall on Thursday night. Meanwhile, Mayor Dan Rizzo welcomes jolly old St. Nick and Mrs. Claus to Revere at Harry Della Russo Stadium prior to parading up Broadway to City Hall. Both the mayor and Santa flipped the switch...

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Compromise Keeps Casino Proposal at Revere’s Suffolk Downs Site Alive

December 11, 2013
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While many were expecting a finite decision by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) on Tuesday afternoon considering the Revere-only casino, the Commissioners instead surprised everyone by agreeing to a very detailed compromise that will allow the proposal to go forward with a caveat. The caveat being that Revere must take another vote for the...

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Property Tax Rates Announced

December 11, 2013
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The City has set the property tax rate for this fiscal year, with residential and commercial rates falling one penny and values changing sporadically from neighborhood to neighborhood. City Assessor Andy Iovanna reported on Tuesday that the tax rates had been certified at: •Residential, $15.55 per $1,000 of value •Commercial, $31.55 per $1,000 of...

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Revere Schools Stick to Regs on Head Lice

December 11, 2013
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Head lice has never been an enticing topic within the schools, but more and more parents around the country are growing concerned as new policies recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has spread across the country. In Revere this school year, several parents have had reason to be concerned due to the...

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Trailer Pk. Successfully Rezoned; Makes Way for Potential Hotel

December 11, 2013
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City Councillors voted 10-0 to rezone the Parkway Mobile Home Park on Monday night, taking it from a residential district to a Technology Enterprise District (TED) and clearing the way for a potential 12-story hotel on the site. The park has been the source of controversy for some time, and under the present ownership,...

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Patriots Win Turkey Day Game 13-6

December 4, 2013
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Patriots Win Turkey Day Game 13-6

RHS team captain Tommy Portrait and Kaleb Silva celebrate the victory over the Vikings on Thanksgiving morning.

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Shop Small Business

December 4, 2013
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Shop Small Business

Revere Chamber President Bob Upton along with State Rep. Kathi Reinstein, Kerri Abrams of Kinship Florist and Mayor Dan Rizzo kick off Small Business Saturday in Revere.

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Coming to Town: Santa Claus Arrives in Revere on Thursday by Helicopter

December 4, 2013
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Santa Claus is coming to town this Thursday, but not by the usual means. Aided by a local tour company, Santa will drop into Harry Dello Russo Stadium on Thursday by helicopter where Mayor Dan Rizzo will warmly greet him. Both will then lead a parade up Broadway to City Hall where there will...

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Car Rental Surcharge Receipts Show Drop

December 4, 2013
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Quarterly payments to the City for the all-important car rental surcharge have sagged tremendously during the first quarter of the fiscal year – leading some to believe that the biggest rental company in the city, Thrifty, is no longer paying into the fund. Questions have circulated endlessly within local government over the last few...

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Snowy Owls at Point of Pines

December 4, 2013
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In late November, snow wouldn’t be out of the question in the Point of Pines, but snowy owls would certainly be a pretty big question mark just about any time of the year. However, that’s just what Eric Harrison found on the Beach Thanksgiving week when he was out photographing ducks and other birds....

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Suffolk Casino Proposal Awaits MGC Decision

December 4, 2013
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Will a casino at Suffolk Downs become a reality?  For the answer, taxpayers and elected officials of Revere will have to wait another week. On Tuesday morning , the five-member Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) delayed a final vote on whether to allow Suffolk Downs as a landlord and Mohegan Sun as the casino license...

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A Special Surprise Visit at the Whelan School

November 26, 2013
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A Special Surprise Visit at the Whelan School

Hundreds of enthusiastic students at the Whelan School welcomed Harlem Globetrotter Chris ‘Handles’ Franklin on Friday morning for a special surprise visit. Handles was moved by the Ms. Ferragamo’s 5th graders, who had studied African American history and the history of the Globetrotters. His one-hour presentation was as much about stressing education and character...

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