Service At Revere School

November 13, 2013
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Service At Revere School

Sgt. Dan Clark entertained hundreds of students, parents, elected officials and veterans last Friday at the annual Paul Revere School Veterans Day Ceremony. Clark performed numerous patriotic songs, including the Armed Forces Medley. Students also performed several songs and recited essays, all based on the theme ‘What is in the heart of a veteran?’

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Casino in Revere Being Considered

November 13, 2013
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In the wake of a ‘no’ casino vote in East Boston last Tuesday – Suffolk Downs and the City of Revere are preparing to make an 11th hour pitch to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) for a scaled-down casino development located at the barn area entirely in Revere. The plan by Suffolk brings up...

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Broadway Revamp Gets $1.5M from State

November 13, 2013
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The downtown Broadway Business District got a shot in the arm Tuesday morning in the form of a $1.5 million state grant. Mayor Dan Rizzo and state Housing and Economic Development Secretary Greg Bialecki announced that the City had won a MassWorks grant for infrastructure improvement. Bialecki and Rizzo said the award would go...

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Correggio, Zambuto Led Spending for At-large Race

November 13, 2013
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City Councillors John Correggio and Tony Zambuto far outspent and far outraised every other councillor in the at-large Council race this year, but with far different results. While Correggio led the field in spending and raised more money than everyone else, he failed to get a seat. Meanwhile, Zambuto was second in both categories,...

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Escapee Found on Noble St.

November 13, 2013
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An Alabama man who had escaped prison in September while serving a 50-year sentence was taken in after a standoff at a home on Noble Street Tuesday. The man had been in Revere for approximately one week after having been on the run through several states. He was staying at the home of his...

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Twists and Turns of the Casino Project

November 13, 2013
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When East Boston voters turned down the proposed casino development at Suffolk Downs last Tuesday, many Revere residents thought the project was not to come to fruitation for Revere, even though we approved the casino by a 60% to 40% margin. However, in the hours following Tuesday’s election, local city officials and Suffolk Downs...

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Police Briefs 11-13-2013

November 13, 2013
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MONDAY,NOVEMBER 4 Noureddine Braer, 22, of 542 Beach St., was arrested on a charge of breaking & entering into a building in the nighttime with intent to commit  felony, malicious destruction of property over $250, larceny from a building, and receiving stolen property over $250. TUESDAY,NOVEMBER 5 William S. Frederick, 30, of 514 Malden...

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Patriots Frustrated Again in 14-0 Loss to Dracut

November 13, 2013
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The Revere High football team dropped a 14-0 decision to Dracut Friday evening under the lights on the latter’s home field. Dracut, which plays in Division 2 of the Merrimack Valley Conference, entered the contest with the same 1-7 mark as the Patriots. The meeting between the teams is believed to have been the...

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Obituaries 11-13-2013

November 13, 2013
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Mary Cosco Retired Waitress, Volunteer, Ceramics Teacher and Longtime Member of Catholic Daughters Mary V. (Shea) Cosco died at her Revere hoome after a brief illness. She was 98 years old. Born in Charlestown, she was raised in Chelsea and lived in Chelsea until marrying Albert J. Cosco on September 5, 1938. As a...

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Help A Hero Scholarship Program

November 8, 2013
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Help A Hero Scholarship Program

Boston, Massachusetts (October 14, 2013):  Sport Clips Haircuts in New Hampshire and Massachusetts will once again be participating in the Sport Clips annual Help a Hero program. Since 2007 Sport Clips has helped U.S. service members connect with their loved ones through the Help A Hero program benefitting the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ Operation...

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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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