Mayor Dips into Reserves to Balance Budget

June 4, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo proposed a $160.92 million budget Monday night, and informed councillors that he has made the tough decision to – for the second year in a row – dip into the Rainy Day Reserve Fund to balance the budget. It was an overall increase of 4.3 percent ($6.6 million) over last year...

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RHA Announces Property Rehabs

June 4, 2014
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The Revere Housing Authority (RHA) is preparing to embark on an aggressive schedule to repair 14 units at five scattered-site properties throughout the Shirley Avenue area. Executive Director Linda Shaw and Board Member George Anzuoni announced the $1.6 million project this week, saying that it hinged upon an $800,000 grant from the state that...

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Revere High Valedictorian to Attend MIT

June 4, 2014
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Though only there for a short time, Karina Kalinina can still recall the rigid strictness of her suburban Moscow school when she was in the first grade. The Revere High School (RHS) valedictorian remembers penmanship was taught with fervor, and how one small mistake could lead to a major penalty. “Penmanship was stressed there...

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Suffolk Downs Scratches Four Racing Days in June

June 4, 2014
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The uncertainty of the casino licensing process this summer has caused Suffolk Downs to scratch four live racing days this month, officials said. The track requested from the Mass Gaming Commission (MGC), Racing Division, during last Friday’s meeting the ability to eliminate live racing on June 3, June 10, June 17 and June 24...

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Congratulations to Our Graduates

June 4, 2014
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Graduation season is upon us, the time of year in which communities all across America celebrate the accomplishments of our young adults who will be receiving their high school diplomas. Graduation is a bittersweet time, marking both an ending and a beginning. For the grads, they will realize that the past four years, which...

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Police Briefs 06-04-2014

June 4, 2014
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FRIDAY, MAY 23 David D. Fiore, 60, of 32 Camille Rd., was arrested on charges of assault & battery and making a threat to commit a crime. Nicholas C. Chamness, 30, of 10 Leonard Rd., was arrested on charges of three counts of assault & battery, assault & battery upon a person 60 years...

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Girls Take Six First Places in Salem Meet

June 4, 2014
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Although the Revere High girls track team dropped an 80-56 decision to Salem in the squad’s last dual meet of the season last Tuesday, a number of the Lady Patriots turned in fine performances. The Revere girls took first place in six events in the meet, which marked a bit of an historic occasion...

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Obituaries 06-04-2014

June 4, 2014
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Stella Marie Masiello Of Revere, formerly of East Boston Stella Marie ( Terilli ) Masiello of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away suddenly and peacefully on June 1. She was in her 98the year. She was the beloved wife of the late Valentino “Bimbo” Masiello with whom she shared 65 years of marriage;...

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Memorial Day Exercises Recognizes 70th Anniversary of D-Day

May 28, 2014
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Memorial Day Exercises Recognizes 70th Anniversary of D-Day

The Sun came out just long enough to brighten up the City of Revere’s solemn Memorial Day Exercises, with another large crowd on hand this year to hear the remembrances of World War II veteran Thomas Hill. Veterans Agent Nick Bua was the emcee of the event and he started off the ceremonies on...

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Coaching Supreme

May 28, 2014
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Coaching Supreme

Revere High director of athletics Shaun Hart congratulates Revere softball head coach Joe Ciccarello on his team’s 2-0 win over Beverly that clinched the Northeastern Conference championship. Also pictured are assistant coaches Butch Bruno and Paige Licata.

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RHS Is Best in USA: Named Top Urban School by NCUST

May 28, 2014
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It’s good to be the best, and this week, Revere High School (RHS) is just that. On Friday, RHS was named the lone high school Gold Medal winner in the nation by the National Center for Urban School Transformation (NCUST) at San Diego State University – making the school on School Street the top...

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Congratulations to, the RHS Softball Team

May 28, 2014
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Revere High softball has been very good for years. There have been excellent players that have made the team competitive every time it stepped on the diamond at the former Hill Park. From the great pitcher Jen Wells (who helped Revere upset powerful Bishop Fenwick)  to our city clerk, Ashley Melnik who went on...

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Police Briefs 05-28-2014

May 28, 2014
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MONDAY, May 19 Martisse Johnson, 27, of Lynn  was arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon. Richard Santiago, 44, of Malden for a warrant arrest and protective custody. James A. Griffin, 47, of 376 Ocean Ave. Apt. 1801 for shoplifting, receiving stolen property. TUESDAY, MAY 20 Edickson Adames, 35, of Lynn on warrant arrest....

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The Champions: Revere Wins NEC Softball Title; Palermo Powers Patriots to Win

May 28, 2014
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Revere softball coach Joe Ciccarello talked with his seniors in the preseason about leaving their legacy on the program. That legacy will now be one of history and unprecedented achievement: the 2014 RHS softball team is the undisputed Northeastern Conference champion. Director of athletics Shaun Hart can order the banner that will hang proudly...

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Obituaries 05-28-2014

May 28, 2014
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Stephen A. Foti Of Revere Stephen A. Foti “Horse” of Revere formerly of Boston’s North End. Entered into eternal rest after a brief illness on May 27th. Beloved husband of the late Mary (Capodilupo). Beloved father of George and his wife Mary Ann and Sandra Foti all of Revere. Loving grandfather of Adrienne Foti,...

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Spanish National Honor Society at RHS

May 20, 2014
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Spanish National Honor Society at RHS

Revere High School held a lively and culturally significant Spanish language National Honor Society induction ceremony last Thursday afternoon to a packed house of parents and students in the Learning Commons. Along with the traditional candlelight ceremony, several traditional Spanish dances were performed, including this one, entitled ‘El Pajaro Campana (Arpa Paraguaya).’ Performing are (at right) Vivian...

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Kite Festival at Revere Beach

May 20, 2014
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Kite Festival at Revere Beach

Sonny, Grace and Joseph Turco relaxing on Revere Beach during the The 5th annual Revere Beach Kite Festival.

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Decision on Casino License Delayed

May 20, 2014
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Indefinitely has turned into mid-September for the casino licensing deadline in Greater Boston, but many are growing frustrated with the process and, privately, not many are certain the new September deadline will stick. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) released an updated, estimated schedule on Monday afternoon that could push the licensing decision out to...

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Suffolk Downs Committed to Horse Racing

May 20, 2014
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Suffolk Downs is on the road and working its hardest to reassure the horse racing community that – despite recent news about a so-called wavering commitment to racing – they are still all in at that track. News broke last week concerning a letter sent to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) from Suffolk Downs...

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Lights, Camera and an Award: Jonathan Salemi Takes Award at Boston Film Festival

May 20, 2014
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Boston has been good to Jonathan Salemi. The Revere native continues to build onto his movie directing library and the Boston International Film Festival last month was yet another stab at success. Salemi returned with another short film entered into the festival this year, this one called ‘Chasing the Past,’ and took back to...

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Rizzo Calls on Demoulas to Open Store

May 20, 2014
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Echoing the frustrations of virtually the entire city, Mayor Dan Rizzo sent a strongly worded letter to the Board of Demoulas Supermarkets (Market Basket) this week asking them to open the new, but vacant, building at Northgate or the City will look into legal options. The Market Basket coming to Revere was a highly...

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Memorial Day Exercises Set for Monday

May 20, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo is pleased to announce that this year’s Memorial Day Exercises will be held on Monday, May 26, 2014 at 11 a.m. on the lawn of the American Legion Building, 249 Broadway. Guest Speaker for the ceremony will be Thomas Hill. Hill has born and raised in Revere. He is a graduate...

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Observe Memorial Day

May 20, 2014
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Memorial Day weekend is quickly approaching.  For many residents, this weekend symbolizes the beginning of the summer.  There will be a day off from work or school.  There will be cookouts and celebrations.  There will be a respite from our harried schedules of work and life with our children. However, Memorial Day has a...

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Police Briefs 05-21-2014

May 20, 2014
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Monday, May 12 Riquelmar A Cuellar, 18, of Lynn, on warrant arrest. Ray Sargent, 51, of 36 Crescent Ave., Apt. 6 on warrant arrest, protective custody and resisting arrest. Ardiel R. Fonseca, 39,of East Boston  for disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace and protective custody. Tomasa Molina, 35, of 56 Beachland Ave. Apt. 2,  on...

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