City Officials Oppose Slot Casino in Revere

October 1, 2016
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Mayor Brian Arrigo has released a statement regarding a proposed slots casino parlor and hotel at the site of Lee’s Trailer Park on Revere Beach Parkway. There is a special election on the proposal on Oct. 18 and it will also appear as Question 1 on the statewide ballot on Nov. 8. Because of...
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Developers Ready for the next Step

October 1, 2016
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It was just two weeks ago,  when the city council approved a new hotel and apartment building for 205 Revere Beach Parkway at the old Shaw’s site and now the developers are moving forward with the project. Greg Bialecki, executive vice president of Gate Residential, said the next step for the developers is creating...
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Field Hockey Team Will Dedicate Oct. 3 Game to Donna Correia, Breast Cancer Research

October 1, 2016
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Their socks will be pink. So, too, will be the field hockey ball. They will have pink ribbon headbands and will be wearing pink warm-ups. That choice for girls on the Revere High School (RHS) field hockey team won’t be a nod towards fashion sensibilities, but rather towards breast cancer awareness month – and...
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Slots Casino Group Takes on Partner

October 1, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Now that the city is going forward with a special election on Oct. 18 both sides have begun their arguments for and against a proposed slot parlor casino at the site of Lee’s Trailer Park on Revere Beach Parkway. City and state-level officials are expected to hold a press conference...
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Judge Rules October 18 Election to Be Held

October 1, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock A Suffolk Superior Court judge has denied a request from Mayor Brian Arrigo to stop a special election on Oct. 18 seeking a plebiscite on a zoning change in the trailer park off the Revere Beach Parkway.  Arrigo in his legal brief cited as the reason the financial impact on...
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Wynn Boston Harbor Will Officially Oppose Statewide Question 1

October 1, 2016
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A heated, internal battle in Revere between a slot parlor developer and the mayor of that City has now spread to Everett with Wynn Boston Harbor officially opposing Question 1 on the November ballot – a question that seeks to put an additional slot parlor near a horse track, with the only likely proposal...
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Zombies Help Stretch Innovative Teaching at Revere High School

October 1, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Flesh-eating Zombies have been slowly taking over one Revere High School (RHS) classroom this school year, but there isn’t anyone fighting it, and in fact the educational experiment has become celebrated. In response to the hugely-popular, Zombie-laden television show, ‘The Walking Dead,’ among students at RHS, teacher Nancy Barile has capitalized...
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Police Briefs 09-28-2016

October 1, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 Pasquale Andreottola, 60, of 32 Centennial Ave., was issued a summons for a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, subsequent offense. Francesco Lunardi, 60, of 59 Crest Ave., was arrested on two counts of assault & battery. Maria M. Tinirello, 37, of East Boston, was...
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Things I Never Knew about Hillary Clinton

October 1, 2016
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By Donna Segreti Reilly Before watching the Democratic National Convention (DNC), I knew that Hillary Rodham Clinton was the First Lady of Arkansas and the United States, and that she led the fight for universal health care but lost. I did NOT know, however, that she worked with Republicans and Democrats to help create...
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The Terrible Toll Of Addiction

October 1, 2016
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There are probably very few of us who have not been personally touched by the scourge of drug addiction either through family members or close friends. In many cases, the addiction lasts years between spells of sobriety and then the relapse back into the grip of addiction. In some cases, the addict overdoses and...
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Sports 09-28-2016

October 1, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team drops 21-18 contest The Revere High football team learned the hard truth of the long-held sports axiom that close only counts in horseshoes after the Patriots dropped a heart-breaking 21-18 decision to Lynn Classical Friday evening under the lights at a glistening Harry Della Russo Stadium. Revere had...
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Obituaries 09.28.2016

October 1, 2016
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Paul Cipoletta Of East Boston, formerly of the North End Paul N. Cipoletta of East Boston, formerly of the North End of Boston, passed away peacefully on Sunday September 18. He was the father of Michael and Paul Coyne; son of the late Anthony and Jennie (Fimiani) Cipoletta; brother of Anthony and his wife,...
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Thumbs Up for Revere Arts

September 22, 2016
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Thumbs Up for Revere Arts

The first ever Revere Beach Arts Festival was a hit and drew VIPs like Senator Ed Markey, center, to the plaza and  Markey Bridge area of Revere Beach. With him are Ward 1 City Councillor Joanne McKenna; Revere Beach Arts Festival members Kathleen Heiser; School Committee member Carol Tye; Markey; Revere Beach Arts Festival member...
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Revere High Class of 2017 Holds Car Wash

September 22, 2016
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Revere High Class of 2017 Holds Car Wash

The Revere High School Class of 2017 held a car wash fundraiser to help defray the cost of senior year activities and projects. Members of the class are pictured at the car wash that was held Saturday at the Revere Central Fire Station on Broadway.
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Gearing Up for Special Election on October 18:City Officials Go to Court to Stop Slots Parlor Vote

September 22, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock A hearing in Suffolk Superior Court is scheduled to be held today, September 21 to determine whether or not the city can stop a special election scheduled for October 18 regarding a proposed slots parlor and hotel at the trailer park on Revere Beach Parkway.  City officials oppose the special...
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Appeals Court Overturns Talbot Murder Conviction

September 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel In a shocking turn of events last Thursday, a state Appeals Court reversed the second-degree murder charge of Robert Iacoviello Jr., the Revere man who had been convicted in 2010 of killing Revere Police Officer Danny Talbot – a decision that has uncovered a very painful wound in the community and...
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Developer of Temple Tifereth Israel Headed to Zoning Board

September 22, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Temple Tifereth Israel on the corner of Shirley Avenue and Nahant Avenue has been closed for a year and now developers are ready to come in and build condominiums and retail space. Ward 2 Councillor Ira Novoselsky, who has led the congregation at Temple Tifereth Israel, held a public meeting...
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News Briefs

September 22, 2016
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Memorial Dedication honoring Penta The Penta family will be holding a memorial dedication honoring the late City Councillor Richard Penta for his many years of dedication and service to the City and his neighborhood of Beachmont. The ceremony will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 10 a.m. at Kimmerle Park at Donnelly Square...
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Police Briefs 09-21-2016

September 22, 2016
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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 Luis Adolfo Torres, 21, of Lynn, was arrested on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Maritza Iglesia, 44, of Lynn, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and the common law crime of interfering with a police officer in the performance of his duty. Brian Paniagua, 22, of...
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Questions About Committee Pushing to Expand Slots

September 22, 2016
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By Susan Gravellese The group pushing for a slot parlor in Revere is calling itself the “Revere Jobs and Education Committee.” As the vice-chair of the School Committee, it was strange for me to hear of a group calling themselves the “Revere Jobs and Education Committee” without a single elected leader in the City...
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Fall Is Here — Make the Most of It

September 22, 2016
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Although those of us who are fortunate to live near the coast may choose the summer as our favorite time of year, fall is the top choice of many of our fellow New Englanders — and a close second for the rest of us — when we are asked what is our favorite season....
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Sports 09-21-2016

September 22, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team hosts Classical Friday The Revere High football team will be seeking its first victory of the season when Coach Lou Cicatelli and his Patriots host Lynn Classical Friday evening at Harry Della Russo Stadium. Kick-off time is set for the usual 7:00 p.m. Revere played at Masconomet, traditionally one...
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Obituaries 09-21-2016

September 22, 2016
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Robert Incerto Suffolk Downs Racetrack retiree Robert  Incerto, “Bobby” as he was affectionately known, died on Tuesday, September 13 at Boston’s Mass General Hospital after being stricken at his East Boston home. He was 71 years old. Born in Boston, Bobby lived in East Boston all his life. He attended Sacred Heart Grammar School...
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Pop Warner Honors Heroes Past

September 15, 2016
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Pop Warner Honors Heroes Past

Players on the Patriots D Squad hold American flags in the air during the National Anthem on Sunday, Sept. 11, at Harry Della Russo Stadium during the Pop Warner Opening Day games at the Stadium. In between games, players and adults remembered the attacks on 9/11 in 2001 with a small ceremony.
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