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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Happy Rosh Hashanah

September 29, 2014
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We want to extend our very best wishes for a Happy Rosh Hashanah to our friends of the Jewish faith. The Jewish New Year 5775 begins at sundown Wednesday. We want to thank two houses of worship, Temple B’Nai Israel and Temple Tifereth Israel, for being outstanding contributors to the Revere community throughout their...

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Letters to the Editor

September 29, 2014
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Thanks for support Dear Editor: The Revere Public Library would like to thank the following donors for bringing the new statue “Hope” to the Library and to the City of Revere! Revere Revere-Winthrop Pediatrics Leonard Piazza Victoria Natoli Burnett Moynihan Inc. Robert Haas Elena Furia Arthur Guinasso Beverly Pinto Fred Pratt First Priority Credit...

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Obituaries 09-24-2014

September 29, 2014
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Rosemary Paul Activities Director Who Loved to be ‘Blinged Out” Rosemary (Michael) Paul, wife of Carl A. Paul of Magnolia passed away on Sunday, September 21 at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center. She was 81 years old. She was born in Gloucester on December 2, 1932, daughter of the late Charles and Rose (Butler)...

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Market Basket May Open Nov. 1

September 29, 2014
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The Northgate Market Basket could be opening its doors as soon as Nov. 1 if things go according to plan, Mayor Dan Rizzo said this week. The long-awaited store looks to be an anchor tenant of the mall and an economic engine for the area – increasing foot traffic to other businesses as well....

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Suffolk Downs to Close Down on Nov. 20

September 29, 2014
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For many at Suffolk Downs, a casino wasn’t near and dear to their hearts, but it was a means of preserving a way of life and a trade that was as much a part of them as the air they breathed. “Every weekend, every day after school and every summer was about being at...

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Moving Forward from Casino Loss

September 29, 2014
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City officials did their best to begin the healing process on Monday night after losing the casino battle, with Councillor Brian Arrigo suggesting the City start a Master Planning process and Mayor Dan Rizzo unveiling plans for another Economic Development Summit in November. The Monday Council meeting featured councillors, Mayor Rizzo, Economic Development Chief...

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Clause Prevents Revere from SCA Status with Everett

September 29, 2014
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Revere is likely to never see any official fruits of the casino project in Everett, with no Surrounding Community status or agreement due to a clause in the City’s Host Community Agreement (HCA) that waived its status on the Everett project. The same term was included in the Boston agreement, and now both municipalities...

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MGC gives casino license to Wynn: Mohegan Sun’s Bid Falls Short to Build Resort at Suffolk Downs

September 22, 2014
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MGC gives casino license to Wynn: Mohegan Sun’s Bid Falls Short to Build Resort at Suffolk Downs

It came down to risky versus safe, and in the end the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) chose the riskier bet in awarding the Greater Boston resort casino license to Wynn Resorts on Tuesday afternoon. The vote ended up 3-1 to give it to Wynn, mostly based on jobs numbers and economic development benefits. Those...

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Columbus Day Breakfast on October 11

September 22, 2014
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The Columbus Day Planning Committee, made up of City Officials, members of the Revere Chamber of Commerce, as well as several other community stakeholders, has been meeting frequently since last year’s successful Columbus Day Parade and Breakfast. They are happy to announce that this year’s fundraising breakfast will be held at the Revere High...

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Tall Parkway Building Slips Through Zoning Cracks

September 22, 2014
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There are some new constructions that raise the eyebrows of those in the neighborhood and then there is the new building on the Parkway nearly touching Lee Burbank Highway – a development that slipped through the zoning cracks and has raised quite a bit more than eyebrows for residents. The property, which is now...

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Rizzo Reacts to MGC Decision

September 22, 2014
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The disappointment was written all over Mayor Dan Rizzo’s face Tuesday afternoon once it became apparent that the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) had swung to the competing project in Everett. But he didn’t stay down long. Jumping up to meet with reporters prior to the press conference for Wynn and Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria,...

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Police Briefs 09-17-2014

September 22, 2014
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ARMED BICYCLIST ROBS GAS STATION The Prime Gas station on American Legion Highway was robbed at knifepoint by a man on a bicycle last Sunday evening. Around 7:15 p.m., a white male wearing sunglasses arrived on a red or blue bicycle and forced his way into the attendant booth at the station. He brandished...

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Revere Still is On the Move

September 22, 2014
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The long-awaited decision from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) has come and Everett is the big winner.  What seemed like an incredible long shot when Mayor Carlo DeMaria announced that Steve Wynn was looking at a site in Everett back in December 2012 for a hotel-casino now is just a small step from reality....

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House Passes Clark’s Infant and Toddler Provisions

September 22, 2014
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The U.S. House of Representatives recently voted to reauthorize the Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG) program including provisions Congresswoman Katherine Clark introduced earlier this year. Clark’s bill, the Infant and Toddler Care Improvement Act, enhances CCDBG by providing strategies and best practices for improving the quality of infant and toddler care. Research shows...

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Capital Funds Available for Nonprofit Child Care Providers

September 22, 2014
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The Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) has released the application and guidelines for nonprofit child care providers interested in submitting applications to the newly-established Early Education and Out of School Time (EEOST) Capital Fund Program.  The program will be administered through the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC) in conjunction with...

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Sports 09-17-2014

September 22, 2014
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Patriots open gridiron season with exciting win over Medford The Revere High football team kicked off its 2014 season with an exciting 35-34 victory at Medford Friday night under the lights at Hormel Stadium. “It was a great football game and a great way to start the season,” said RHS head coach Lou Cicatelli of...

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Obituaries 09-17-2014

September 22, 2014
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Rita Tritto Boston Crossing Guard for more than 25 Years Rita T. (Fabiano) Tritto of East Boston passed away on Sunday, September 14. She was 81 years old. A Crossing Guard for the City of Boston for over 25 years, she was the beloved wife of the late Anthony Tritto, the loving mother of...

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Herald Backs Mohegan, Globe Endorses Wynn Project

September 11, 2014
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Herald Backs Mohegan, Globe Endorses Wynn Project

Just a few weeks after the Boston Herald endorsed the Mohegan Sun project, the Boston Globe surprised everyone with a comprehensive endorsement of the Wynn casino project in its edition on Sunday, Sept. 9. “…a rival plan in Everett looks much more in keeping with the law’s intent,” read the editorial. “If commissioners are...

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EBNHC To Hold Workshop On September 17

September 11, 2014
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The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center and Boston Medical Center are pleased to present “Keeping Your Heart Healthy as You Get Older,”  a free workshop for all community members.  The session will be held on Wednesday, September 17th from noon to 1:15pm on the 4th floor of the Health Center’s 20 Maverick Square Building. ...

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Police Briefs 09-10-2014

September 11, 2014
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HOUSE CALL ROBBERY One young man tried to appease his robbers on Shirley Avenue last Tuesday, Sept. 2, by visiting his friends at home and asking them if they had any money he could give to the two robbers. The incident started around 11 p.m. when the young man was at the Shirley Avenue...

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