Owners Seek to Tear Down Wonderland Greyhound Park

May 7, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock At tonight’s meeting of the Conservation Commission,  owners of the old Wonderland Greyhound Park are seeking permission to tear down the once thriving business. CBW Lending and Sterling Suffolk Racecourse, represented by Revere attorney Stephen Reardon, have filed a notice of intent to demolish and remove certain structures at the...
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Police Briefs 05-04-2016

May 7, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, APRIL 25 Michael S. Vilarino, 28, of 18 S. Genesee St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. TUESDAY, APRIL 26 Erik A. Yandle, 43, of 210 Endicott Ave., was arrested on a charge of assault by means of a dangerous weapon. WEDNESDAY,  APRIL 27 Thomas E. Lund, 21, of Winthrop was...
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Summer Camps Offer Children a Safe Place to Grow

May 7, 2016
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By Kate Lemay  Summer camp remains one of the few places where today’s often overscheduled and over protected children have to rough it, stretch their boundaries, and conquer the challenges of the great-outdoors all without the guidance of their parents.  As a mom and a 20-year camp professional, I believe that camp is a...
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Mother’s Day

May 7, 2016
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This Sunday is a day set aside to honor our mothers. Few can doubt the loyalty and love that our mothers have exhibited to their children despite the difficulty that some of their children may cause. Growing up in this area more than 50 years ago, mothers were always treated with a special amount...
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Good Job,Mayor Arrigo,City Councillors

May 7, 2016
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When running a business, there are always two types of expenditures – fixed costs and variable costs.  The fixed costs are just that — they can never be eliminated. In a recent story, it was noted that Mayor Brian Arrigo and City Councillors took the action to lessen one of the City of Revere’s...
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Sports 05-04-2016

May 7, 2016
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New Leader of the Pats Leary named Revere High boys head basketball coach By Cary Shuman Dave Leary has loved basketball since his days growing up in East Boston. He honed his game in Eastie youth leagues, excelled as a three-year varsity player for three tourney-qualifying Savio teams, and eventually moved on to coaching...
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Obituaries 05-04-2016

May 7, 2016
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Frank Charak Decorated Veteran Frank Charak, formerly of Chelsea and Revere, died on Monday, May 2. He was 95 years old. A proud US Army veteran of World War II, he was a recipient of the Purple Heart and Silver Star. He was the beloved husband of one month shy of 69 years to...
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Youth in Motion Opens New Facility

April 29, 2016
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Youth in Motion Opens New Facility

FKO Director Deborah Kneeland Keegan celebrating the grand opening of the Youth in Motion facility with elected officials during the April 22 ribbon cutting ceremony.
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Keeping Up with Jones:Bunker Hill Comm Coll Bench Boss Is Making a Name for Himself

April 29, 2016
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Keeping Up with Jones:Bunker Hill Comm Coll Bench Boss Is Making a Name for Himself

By Cary Shuman Nkrumah Jones is winning basketball games and earning the respect and admiration of his players as he guides his student-athletes on to the next level in their academic careers. Jones led the Bunker Hill Community College Bulldogs to the Massachusetts state championship and the Region 21 championship that qualified the team...
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Revere Real Estate,Schools Highlighted In Globe Article

April 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Mentioned in the same breath as Newton, Concord and Cambridge, Revere was picked by Boston Globe Magazine this month as one of the top real estate markets in all of the region. The piece ran in the Globe Magazine on April 14 and highlighted 10 Boston-area communities where the home markets...
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New St Mary’s Fields Not Ready for Season

April 29, 2016
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By Cary Shuman City Councillors Charles Patch and Patrick Keefe are going to bat for young baseball and softball players in Revere, requesting that city officials look into why the St. Mary’s baseball and softball fields haven’t opened in time for the 2016 season. The two councillors co-sponsored a motion at Monday night’s City...
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News Briefs

April 29, 2016
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D’AMBROSIO   HONORED AT YALE Earlier this year, Anthony D’Ambrosio, a sophomore at Yale University , was selected as one of two Co-Coordinators of Yale’s Dwight Hall, the largest campus-based student-run service organization in the country. Dwight Hall is the umbrella organization for more than 90 student-run member groups that engage 3,500 students each year...
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Arrigo Announces Agreement to Save Taxpayers Millions

April 29, 2016
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Mayor Brian Arrigo has announced a 20-year agreement between the City of Revere and Hunt Road Solar, LLC, a division of Citizens Energy, that will save the City millions of dollars on its electric bills over the course of the contract. The City Council approved the Memorandum of Understanding in a unanimous vote on...
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Police Briefs 04-27-2016

April 29, 2016
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FRIDAY, APRIL 15 Francis Michael Forsyth, 43, of 4 Warren St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance with intent to distribute (subsequent offense). Priscilla A. Morris, 56, of 4 Wolcott Rd., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. John G. Bertoncini,...
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Letters to the Editor

April 29, 2016
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When Arab Immigrants bring their non-verbal communication knowledge to the U.S. Dear Editor: Noble culturalists interested in bridging the gaps existing between people of different cultures have been working on decoding extra-linguistic features that are misinterpreted by outsiders. These extra-linguistic features are referred to as non-verbal communication skills that a native of a specific...
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Massport Opens Its Doors

April 29, 2016
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More than 1,500 area students recently were allowed the opportunity to explore and touch first-hand the machinery and airplanes that are used every day at Logan International Airport at the Aviation and Maritime STEM Education Expo. As Massport CEO Thomas Glynn succinctly pointed out, “It is through organizations like Massport that students are exposed...
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Good News for Homeowners and Families

April 29, 2016
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Revere was highlighted in a recent Boston Globe article for being a community that the Globe ranked among the top real estate markets in the Greater Boston area, along with other communities such as Concord, Newton, and  Cambridge. The road to get to the point where Revere is being hailed as a great place...
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Sports 04-27-2016

April 29, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup Girls track team defeats Saugus, 90-44 The Revere High girls track team was racing on all cylinders last week, defeating Saugus, 90-44. Helen Perez and Rachel Shanbar paced the Lady Patriots to the victory with wins in two individual events apiece. Helen captured the 400 hurdles in a time of 73.6...
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Obituaries 04-27-2016

April 29, 2016
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Eugene ‘Gene’ ‘Hippo’ Capozzi Raytheon Co. retiree and co-founder of Jaguar Realty Eugene J. “Gene” “Hippo” Capozzi, a lifelong Revere resident, died at home on Friday, April 22 following a long illness. Born and raised in Revere, he lived his entire life in Revere and was a 1949 graduate of Revere High School. In...
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Meet Mr RHS

April 21, 2016
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Meet Mr RHS

It’s good to be king… Mr. RHS Dan Murphy received a kiss from his girlfriend, Ally Hinojosa, after being crowned 2016 Mr. RHS at Thursday’s annual event in the high school. Hundreds of students and parents attended the competition and cheered on their favorite contestant. Seventeen seniors competed for the title, and the all-in-fun...
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Dentists Find Revere Just the Spot for Practice

April 21, 2016
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Dentists Find Revere Just the Spot for Practice

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Dr. Fardad Mobed and his wife, Dr. Lily Parsi, are no strangers to Revere or the mouths of their clients whom they see in their Broadway dental office. The couple, married 18 years ago, both came to dentistry after receiving college degrees in other fields. The two met years ago...
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A Young 95:Ronald Corbett’s Contributions to Parish and Community Noted

April 21, 2016
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A Young 95:Ronald Corbett’s Contributions to Parish and Community Noted

Attorney Ronald P. Corbett turned 95 last Saturday, and was recognized at a Mass celebrated at Immaculate Conception Church, offered in memory of his late wife, Virginia T. (Kingston) Corbett, for his lifelong contribution of volunteerism, fundraising, and philanthropy in his beloved parish and beyond. Mr. Corbett was born and raised in Revere, and...
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Trial of Former Property Owners Brings Witnesses from MGC,Wynn

April 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel With all the drama and intrigue of what has been typical of the state’s foray into casino gaming, the federal trial of three alleged former property owners of the Wynn Boston Harbor site has played out over the last week with numerous twists and turns – and some heated testimony between...
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Democrats Rally Around Senate Nominee Joe Boncore

April 21, 2016
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By John Lynds First Suffolk and Middlesex State Senate nominee Joe Boncore and the five other candidates that ran for the seat during Tuesday, April 12 special election put aside their differences and broke bread at Donna’s Restaurant last Thursday morning. The breakfast, hosted by State Democratic Committee Chairman, Sen. Thomas McGee, was aimed...
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