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From Main Street to the altar – Trend of churches locating on Broadway storefronts has some bothered, others facing reality

April 10, 2009
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From Main Street to the altar – Trend of churches locating on Broadway storefronts has some bothered, others facing reality

By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com This Sunday, Easter Sunday, residents from many quarters of the city will celebrate the religious holiday at their various churches, and in one district of the city – the business district – at least three churches will be singing their praises amidst nail salons, pizza shops and various other places...
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Let the debate begin again; Cahill makes a play for parlors

March 12, 2009
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Let the debate begin again; Cahill makes a play for parlors

By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com The lemons and cherries are lining up for another hot debate on slot machines, with State Treasurer Tim Cahill starting out the discussion last week when he proposed a plan for slot parlors to the state Legislature. Once again, that plan has Revere right in the middle of the debate...
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Attorney questions police relationship with key witness; Several pieces of new information become public as trial date nears

March 5, 2009
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By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com One defense attorney in the Officer Daniel Talbot murder case is questioning the relationship between the Revere Police and the case’s key witness, who has received more than $8,500 in witness relocation expenses since the investigation began. Talbot was shot and killed behind Revere High School (RHS) in the early...
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The new ABC’s of K – Information center offers a more centralized, standardized process

February 28, 2009
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The new ABC’s of K – Information center offers a more centralized, standardized process

By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com For many parents, kindergarten signups are the first contact they’ve ever had with the local schools – or at least the first contact since they went to school themselves. Many have driven by the schools for years, but had little reason to step foot inside until now. To watch their...
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A real-life drama – Revere native John Salvitti shares his expertise with members of the U.S. Marines

February 28, 2009
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By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have been ones where skill and restraint have been stressed. They haven’t really been the kind of wars where soldiers could shoot first and ask questions later. Those that have done so – in some cases – have found themselves being prosecuted and jailed....
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Velez will attend Merrimack College

February 28, 2009
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By Cary Shuman For the Journal Revere High School is a place where dreams can come true. Just ask football captain Manuel “Manny” Velez who has a signed a letter of intent to attend Merrimack College in North Andover. Velez has received a substantial scholarship from the college where he will continue his football...
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Patriots finishes second in the NEC with a 12-2-1 conference mark

February 17, 2009
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Patriots finishes second in the NEC with a 12-2-1 conference mark

The Revere High (RHS) hockey team turned in two of its best games of the season this past week to clinch second place in the Northeastern Conference’s North Division (and second best record overall), finishing just two points behind league champ Winthrop. Coach Jim Palumbo’s Patriots opened the week with a 7-1 pasting of...
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Insurance Dilemma – Ambrosino’s thought process is on the money

February 17, 2009
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Nearly every city and town in the commonwealth is beset by year-to-year runaway health insurance premiums. In many communities like Revere, providing health insurance for the city’s employees tacks on millions of extra dollars in expenses to that line item. No community can afford the drastic costs of providing municipal employees at that rate...
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Sixty teachers may be laid off

February 11, 2009
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While the School Department has escaped the massive cuts from the state that have been lain upon city government, Superintendent Paul Dakin said the schools’ complicated funding formula still leaves them over $5 million short, despite a promise of level-funding from the state. Dakin said he would need $5.2 million from the proposed federal...
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Mayor outlines emergency financial plan to Council; says the city’s financial foundation was ripped out from under it

February 11, 2009
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By Seth Daniel As the city looks to slow its financial downward spiral in the next two years, Mayor Tom Ambrosino unveiled several layoffs and cuts – as well as suggesting such controversial measures as a trash collection fee. The mayor revealed his plan on Monday night to the City Council in what he...
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Markey going nowhere

November 12, 2008
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Speculation that Congressman Ed Markey might make a run for the senate if Senator John Kerry resigns his seat to take a cabinet post in the Obama Administration is about as possible as the sun not rising tomorrow. Markey will never leave the House, where he is presently the 15th most powerful member of...
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Rizzo the next mayor?

November 7, 2008
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If all things are equal – and they rarely are – Councillor at Large Dan Rizzo will be the next mayor of Revere. If and when Mayor Ambrosino leaves, and it is a certainty that one day in the short future he will be leaving, then Rizzo is the obvious front runner to become...
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Congressman Ed Markey returned

November 5, 2008
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Congressman Ed Markey buried his opponent Libertarian John Cunningham. The difference between the two was about 8,000 with Markey scoring a huge vote of more than 11,000.
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Obama wins! Dog Racing out! Marijuana decriminalized! State Taxed

November 5, 2008
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It will be President Barack Obama. He won with 52% of the vote. Locally, Dog racing has been officially banned by voters by a wide margin. Obviously, Revere and Wonderland will be extremely affected by this mandate from the voters. Marijuana has been decriminalized. This another measure voters have approved that local police and...
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Maglione to speak at Public Works sub-committee this evening

November 3, 2008
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Joe Maglione has been put back to work at the city yard and began work today. He will be speaking at a subcommittee meeting at city hall which will be chaired by Ward 4 Councillor George Rotondo. They will discussing recommendations about how best to redeply Public Works employees. It is also expected that...
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Mayor turns down another job with state

November 3, 2008
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The Journal has learned that Mayor Thomas Ambrosino has turned down yet another job with the state. The most recent turned down job the mayor was offered regarded some sort of green initiative financed by a state agency and would have paid something in the vicinity of $110,000. Ambrosino was also offered the Department...
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Maglione versus Guinasso?

November 3, 2008
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The recent exoneration of Joe Maglione has caused the emergence of his wife, Karen, as a likely candidate for Ward 3 seat held by Arthur Guinasso. The Roosevelt Street resident stood by her husband’s side during an excruciating period when the family name was thrown around by many people in this city in office...
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Maglione vindication hint of things to come?

November 2, 2008
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The Ethics Commission “not guilty” verdict for former city year employee Joe Maglione is spawning some thoughtful talk around the city. Mainly, what is next for the other actors in this exceedingly bad play? Who will be harshly treated by the Ethics Committee? There are rumors floating around that Maglione’s wife will be running...
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The mayor

August 17, 2007
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Rumors from a variety of sources persist about Mayor Ambrosino readying himself for a new position. No one can say with any certainty what that position might be, except to say, it will cause him to ultimately give up his mayor’s seat here – leaving Revere with a temporary mayor and a special election...
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The mayor’s short-term plans

August 6, 2007
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Persistent talk among most of the city’s political power brokers centers around the ambitions of Mayor Thomas Ambrosino. The mayor does not have a candidate to challenge him for re-election. He is home free for another term. However there is the belief that he is leaving for another position, and soon. The mayor will...
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