Scenes from Tuesday’s Election Day

November 6, 2013
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Scenes from Tuesday’s Election Day

Scenes from Tuesday’s Election Day activities showed quite a crowd at the Satter House, with State Rep. Kathi-Anne Reinstein greeting sign holders from the various campaigns in the morning.

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Revere Says Yes – but East Boston Says No to Suffolk

November 6, 2013
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The overall casino plan is in turmoil after Tuesday’s election, despite the best effort of a Revere electorate that voted for a casino 59 percent to 38 percent. East Boston, however, spoiled the jackpot – shooting down the casino plan at Suffolk Downs by a vote 62 percent to 38 percent. Nevertheless, a clear...

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Revere 2013 Election Results for Offices

November 6, 2013
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  Total voter turnout 44% Councillor At Large Top 5 Jessica Ann Giannino 5.453 Robert J. Haas, Jr. 4,550 Anthony Zambuto 4,504 Steve Morabito 4,325 Brian M. Arrigo 4.265 George Rotondo 3,958 John R. Correggio 3,713 Walter W, Kovil, III 1,312 Ward 1 Richard A. Penta 1,166 Gregg LaCedra 611 Ward 5 John F....

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MCAS Scores Show Students in for the Long Haul Find Success

November 6, 2013
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As Revere Public Schools officials dig into the details of their MCAS scores this fall, one thing has jumped out at them – kids who have stayed in the system compete with the best students in the state. But they don’t start out that way. “The story here is these communities like Revere have...

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Medical Marijuana Store Proposed for Revere

November 6, 2013
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A Revere hotel operator and a team of associates – including former Worcester County Sheriff Guy Glodis – has applied to operate a medical marijuana center on Railroad Avenue in Revere. Boston Wellness Association of Lynnfield – run by Rodeway Inn owner Matthew Philbin – will come before the City Council for public hearing...

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Veterans Day: Thank a Veteran for His or Her Service to Our Country

November 6, 2013
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This Monday, November 11, we will join with our fellow Americans in observing Veteran’s Day, a day set aside to honor the sacrifices made by all of those who have served in our nation’s armed forces. Veteran’s Day originated as a commemoration of the end of World War I, which officially ended on the...

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Police Briefs 11-06-2013

November 6, 2013
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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30 Robert A. Cormier, 39, of Malden was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor. Scott A. Komorny, 46, of Medford, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31 Joseph Darly Jean, 20, of 4 Warren St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant....

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RHS Football Team Falls to Salem, 14-0

November 6, 2013
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The Revere High football team came out on the short end of a 14-0 decision to Salem Friday evening at Harry Della Russo Stadium. Although it was the day after Halloween, the Witches still had a few tricks left up their sleeves for the Patriots in the form of a 38 yard touchdown pass...

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Obituaries 11-06-2013

November 6, 2013
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Marie Tomlins Of Rhode Island, formerly of Revere Marie G. (Coppinger) Tomlins of Rhode Island, formerly of Revere, passed away October 28. She was 85 years old.  Mrs. Tomlins was a 1946 graduate of Immaculate Conception School in Revere where she was an organist, a member of the choir and a cheerleader. She was...

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Brady to Cookson: It’s a Touchdown

October 30, 2013
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Brady to Cookson: It’s a Touchdown

Over the past 19 months, 10-year-old Ricky Cookson has had to deal with the kinds of things no kid should have to deal with – getting treatments, listening to doctors talk about his illness and keep upbeat while having to stay away from school and friends. But last Saturday afternoon, he was a kid...

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Suffolk Owners Blindsided by Caesars

October 30, 2013
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As Suffolk Downs official Charles Baker III sat in a meeting with the Mass Gaming Commission (MGC) on Oct. 2, the news about Caesars’s troubles fell on him and the whole Suffolk ownership like a pallet of bricks from out of the blue sky – at least according to Suffolk’s witnesses at an MGC...

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Be Sure to Vote Tuesday

October 30, 2013
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When the Founding Fathers drew up our Constitution, the notion of a democratic form of government, in which every citizen was given the right to vote (although admittedly, citizenship in the late 18th century was conferred solely upon white males) was an almost-heretical concept in a world ruled by royals and oligarchs. However, more...

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Voters to Decide Casino Question

October 30, 2013
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Next Tuesday,  Revere voters will be going to the polls to decide on the Suffolk Downs Casino proposal. The process has been a long time coming, starting more than six years ago when representatives from Suffolk Downs first went into our community to tell residents about their project. To say that this is just...

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Have a Safe Halloween

October 30, 2013
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Halloween is for children or the child in all of us. The thought of getting loads of free candy is sometimes just an overload as children race around the streets trying to make sure that they hit every house and get their treats. However, as fun as Halloween can be, there is also the...

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Police Briefs 10-30-2013

October 30, 2013
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MONDAY,OCTOBER 21 Craig Kenneth Bennett, 57, of 31 Beach St., was arrested on a charge of assault & battery.   TUESDAY,OCTOBER 22 Michael A. Correale, 18, of 6 Venditto Rd., was arrested on charges of illegal possession of a knife in violation of the city ordinance and trespassing. Albert W. Richards III, 18, of...

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RHS Boys Soccer Team Wins NEC Divisional Title

October 30, 2013
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The Revere High boys soccer team completed the most successful season in the program’s history with a sweep of its final three games of the season last week. Coach Abdel Rhazi’s Patriots concluded their 2013 campaign with a sterling 11-2-3 record and claimed the championship of the Large School Division of the Northeastern Conference,...

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Obituaries 10-30-2013

October 30, 2013
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Violet Sawyer IRS Retiree Violet A. (Carbone) Sawyer, a lifelong resident of Revere, died on October 23 at Blueberry Hill Healthcare of Beverly following a long confinement. She was 95 years old. Born and raised in Revere, she lived in this city her entire life before going to Blueberry Hill in August of 2007....

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Bridge Termed ‘successful result’

October 25, 2013
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Bridge Termed ‘successful result’

Bridge designer Miguel Rosales has increasingly seen his thumb print all over Boston, and last Thursday he visited Revere Beach to check out his latest finished product – the Wonderland Pedestrian Bridge. His reaction; thumb’s up. “I think it is a very successful result,” he said. “It looks very modern and slender as I...

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Revere School Officials Host Chinese Principals

October 25, 2013
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Revere School Officials Host Chinese Principals

Some 30 education directors from private schools in China converged on Revere High School (RHS) last Thursday morning for a personal tour and general discussion about how to keep on the cutting edge of urban education. The educators – who also toured Boston Latin School, BC High School and Boston Renaissance Charter School –...

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Caesars Leaves Casino Project after Gaming Comm. Report

October 25, 2013
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) came to bury Caesars last Friday afternoon, not to praise them. The entire casino effort at Suffolk Downs this week is in flux as the track searches for another gaming operator, Caesars Entertainment has limped out of town, rejected by MGC, and a vote on the overall casino plan...

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Council Candidates Take Stand on Issues

October 25, 2013
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All eight candidates for Councillor-at-large participated in a question and answer forum last Thursday evening at the Rumney Marsh Academy, and virtually every candidate used the platform to his or her advantage. The forum was a joint effort of the Revere Journal and RevereTV, with a big assist from the Revere Public Schools. There...

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Police Briefs 10-23-2013

October 25, 2013
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ASSAULT REPORTED AT SUFFOLK A female employee at Suffolk Downs reported on Sunday morning that she was the victim of a sexual assault in the stables at the track. Police are in the process of interviewing the woman, but report that she might have known her attacker or attackers. No charges have been filed...

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RHS Sports Through the Years

October 25, 2013
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10 years ago October 29, 2003 Revere High junior Kevin Flaherty has qualified for the state tournament. Flaherty started out the season as the number two golfer for Coach Ron Ferullo’s squad, but improved dramatically to move into the top spot in the Patriot lineup and  compile a sterling 6-2 record to qualify for...

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Obituaries 10-23-2013

October 25, 2013
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Florence Feudo Officer and Past Grand Regent of Catholic Daughters of America; Enjoyed Her Friends at Rosetti-Cowan and Patriot Seniors Florence (Mastromarino) Feudo of Revere, formerly of Everett, joined her lifelong love, Peter, in Heaven on October 16. She was the Grand Regent of the former Court of St. James Lee #527 of Revere. After...

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