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Revere, Neighbor Districts Unite To Handle ‘Urban Migrant’ Students

October 19, 2014
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The Revere Public Schools (RPS) have soared above 7,000 students in total enrollment this year in what is likely the largest student population ever – or at least in recent history. That said, it’s not only a Revere problem, district officials said, and as surrounding districts also soar in enrollment, a point of unity...

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Louis Pasteur Park Renovations Completed

October 13, 2014
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Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Maeve Vallely Bartlett joined Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo and Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo on Saturday, Oct. 4, to cut the ribbon on a newly renovated playground Louis Pasteur Park in Revere. The renovated playground was made possible by a $200,000 grant through Governor Deval Patrick’s...

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Finish Line:Suffolk Downs Holds Final Race; Closes After 79 Years of Operation

October 13, 2014
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It was a sad day at Suffolk Downs last Saturday, and the grey, dreary day reflected the mood as thousands descended upon the historic oval to take in what is likely to be the last day of thoroughbred racing in New England. It was a cloudy and rainy day on Sat., Oct. 4, at...

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Police Briefs 10-08-2014

October 13, 2014
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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 No Arrests Reported TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 Daniel Traina, 28, of 39 Hyde St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Mario Vladimir Martinez, 35, of 29 Roosevelt St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance with intent to distribute, illegal...

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State Indicts Lightbody for Assault on Ciarlone

October 13, 2014
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In a major turn of events in the local assault case against Charlie Lightbody from 2012, state officials have indicted him in Boston’s Suffolk Superior Court – removing the ‘he said/he said’ controversy from the lower District Court to the higher State Court. Lightbody is being charged with a felony charge of assault and...

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Girls Hockey Day

October 13, 2014
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Winthrop is holding Girls Hockey Day on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Larsen Rink at the Mike Eruzione Center and Steve Rogers, president of the Winthrop Youth Hockey Association, welcomes Revere girls, ages 8 through 18, to participate in the festivities. There will be a hockey scrimmage and an instructional clinic so new...

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Columbus Day Celebration and Breakfast

October 13, 2014
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It is Eastie’s turn for the annual Christopher Columbus Day Parade but Revere will honor the great explorer who discovered America with a breakfast Saturday morning at the Revere High School Cafeteria. A large crowd is expected to attend the breakfast that is being led by Mayor Dan Rizzo. Last year’s breakfast was a...

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Sports 10-08-2014

October 13, 2014
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  RHS sports Roundup Danvers defense dominates; Patriots trek to Salem Friday The Revere High football team ran into what RHS head coach Lou Cicatelli termed “the best defense we’ve faced all year” and came up empty-handed in a 27-0 loss to Danvers last Thursday evening at Deering Stadium in Danvers. The Falcons entered...

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Obituaries 10-08-2014

October 13, 2014
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John LoVerme, Jr. Mechanical Engineer John F. Loverme, Jr., a long time Saugus resident and an East Boston native, passed away on October 3 at Mass. General Hospital, Boston after a long three year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 62 years old. He was a graduate of East Boston High School, Class of...

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Lightbody Indicted Over Wynn Land Sale

October 13, 2014
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Revere resident Charlie Lightbody said this week that a federal indictment handed down last Thursday alleging he and two other men tried to hoodwink investigators regarding the casino land deal in Everett is weak and based purely on speculation. The 13-page indictment came down on Thursday afternoon after a Federal Grand Jury closed up...

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Police Briefs 10-01-2014

October 6, 2014
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ARREST Report MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 Sophat Som, 29, of 86 Highland St., was arrested on a charge of illegal possession of a Class B controlled narcotic substance with intent to distribute. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 Gary Saint-Pierre, 25, of East Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. William Bradford, 47, of Braintree, was arrested on...

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Revere’s Schools Are Revere’s Pride

October 6, 2014
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It’s rapidly becoming apparent – if it’s not already – that Superintendent of Revere Schools Dr. Paul Dakin has built one of the finest public school systems in the state. The latest accomplishment – that the Revere school district is the only urban school system to reach Level 2 status – reaffirms that Dakin’s...

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Letters to the Editor

October 6, 2014
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Thank you for donations To all the citizens of Revere, On behalf of the men and women who serve in the United States Armed Forces overseas, we offer our heartfelt gratitude for your generous donations, especially the toothbrushes and toothpaste that were donated by the dental offices and citizens of the city. Because of...

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Sports 10-01-2014

October 6, 2014
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RHS sports Roundup Patriots fall to Winthrop 21-0 The Revere High football team gave it their all Friday night under the lights at Miller Field in Winthrop. But in the end, the combination of the Patriots’ inability to cash in on their scoring opportunities in the first half and a much-larger Winthrop team that...

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Obituaries 10-01-2014

October 6, 2014
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Peter Brandano, Jr. Worked for more than 20 years at Great Eastern Seafood; Former Baker and Pastry Chef Peter D. Brandano, Jr. of Manchester, NH died on September 27. Peter worked for more than 20 years with four of his six brothers at Great Eastern Seafood and previously worked as a baker and pastry...

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Rev. Granitsas Celebrates 40 Years in the Pulpit

October 6, 2014
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When Rev. Nick Granitsas interviewed for the pastors job at Revere’s First Congregational Church some 40 years ago, he immediately knew that God was leading him to Revere. Call it a hunch, or as Rev. Granitsas calls it, the Holy Spirit, but there was no mistaking the fact that Revere and Rev. Granitsas were...

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Tornado After-Effects Still Lingering

October 6, 2014
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Three seconds of madness two months ago during the Revere Tornado has led neighbors off the Parkway near the skating rink on an emotional roller coaster that has emptied out into a bureaucratic nightmare – with insurance money coming in slowly and damaged homes – still mostly unrepaired – facing the cold fact of...

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Baker and Polito Receive Warm Welcome in Revere

October 6, 2014
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Baker and Polito Receive Warm Welcome in Revere

Several Revere elected officials headed to the Casa Lucia last Thursday to join numerous residents and other elected officials from surrounding communities to lend support to the Republican Gubernatorial ticket of Charlie Baker and Karyn Polito. In an area where things are distinctively “blue,” numerous Democrats turned out to support the Baker campaign at...

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‘No On Question 3 Campaign’ Gets Energized in Everett, Revere

October 6, 2014
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Only minutes had gone by after the decision by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) to award a casino license to Wynn Resorts before Everett’s Michael McLaughlin and Dan Skeritt kicked it into high gear to get the word out about the ‘Vote No on Question 3’ campaign – a campaign calling for keeping the...

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Property Assessments Increasing

October 6, 2014
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City Assessors have begun the triennial property revaluation this month and report that values are beginning to come back up. “What we saw is that values have gone up,” said Assessor Andy Iovanna. “My guess is that on average, one and two-families have gone up 9 or 10 percent. Commercial values have gone up...

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