Hill School Groundbreaking to Be in February

January 22, 2014
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The groundbreaking for the new Hill School will likely come in the second week of February, according to City officials. Superintendent Paul Dakin said the schools are ramping up for the groundbreaking and the upcoming construction project – something that hasn’t been done since the Paul Revere School was under construction in 2009. “Running...

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He Had a Dream: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King

January 22, 2014
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Despite the countless number of times that we have heard Dr. Martin Luther King’s speeches on TV news shows and specials over the past 50 years (okay, we’re revealing how old we are), we never fail to feel a chill run through us when we listen to his words in that distinctive voice and...

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Police Briefs 01-22-2014

January 22, 2014
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MONDAY, JANUARY 13 Leonard D. Lomax, 22, of Roxbury, was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct. John H. O’Neal, 62, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. TUESDAY, JANUARY 12 No Arrests Reported WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15 Lauren A. Harrington, 35, of 46 High St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge...

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Girls Track Team Defeats Salem, 54-32

January 22, 2014
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The Revere High girls indoor track team won six of the nine individual events as well as the 4 x 400 relay to defeat Salem, 54-32, last Monday. Coach Antonio LaBruna’s Lady Patriots now stand at 3-2 on the season. Leading the way for the Revere squad was Brenda Rudecindo, who accounted for eight...

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Obituaries 01-22-2014

January 22, 2014
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Alexander Glimcher Of Revere Alexander Glimcher of Revere passed away on Thursday, January 16. He was the beloved husband of the late Florence (Jacobson) Glimcher; devoted father of Naomi Panarello, Mark Glimcher and Maurine Ronne and her husband, David; loving son of the late Abraham and Rose (Yavich) Glimcher; dear brother of Irma Gershkowitz...

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Forward Momentum: Rizzo Honors Several Residents in Annual State of City Address

January 15, 2014
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Forward Momentum: Rizzo Honors Several Residents in Annual State of City Address

Mayor Dan Rizzo recalled several noteworthy events from 2013, made an extensive pitch for the casino project at Suffolk Downs and honored several residents for achievements during a 40-minute State of the City speech in front of the City Council Monday night. In a speech that was less about policy and more about highlighting...

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RoseLee Vincent Officially Announces for State Rep.

January 15, 2014
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RoseLee Vincent Officially Announces for State Rep.

RoseLee Vincent has officially announced she is a candidate for the 16th Suffolk District seat in the Massachusetts House of Representatives.  Vincent, a lifelong Revere resident, has 25 years of experience working at the Statehouse as Chief of Staff to departing State Representative Kathi-Anne Reinstein and before that her late father State Representative William...

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Going Underground In Callahan Tunnel Project

January 15, 2014
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Going Underground In Callahan Tunnel Project

With the Callahan Tunnel Rehabilitation Project run­ning a bit ahead of schedule, we were given the opportu­nity to walk the tunnel on Wednesday as construction work took place. The sched­uled re-opening date remains March 12th, but MassDOT executives appeared optimis­tic that incentives for con­tractor McCourt could mean an earlier opening to traffic. Work started...

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Race Heats up for Rep. Seat

January 15, 2014
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The crowded field of potential candidates that emerged last week in the race for Kathi-Anne Reinstein’s state representative seat has thinned out considerably in just a week’s time. Those who have ponied up and are continuing on are, from Revere, RoseLee Vincent, Linda Rosa and George Rotondo. From Chelsea, political newcomer and attorney Josh...

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Mohegan Sun Officials Tell Council of Unique Elements in Resort Plan

January 15, 2014
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Mohegan Sun officials appeared at the City Council on Monday night and painted a dazzling picture of rooftop gardens, solar power, electrical generation plants and food scraps from the resort that would be turned into natural gas via a company in Waltham. The visit to the Council was just one of many visits around...

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Councillors Vote to Restore Funding Levels

January 15, 2014
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One of the first actions of new Council President Tony Zambuto would likely increase the Council’s expense account by $120 per month. Zambuto introduced his motion on Monday night as the last piece of business at the meeting calling for the City Clerk’s Office Supply account to be restored to 2009 budgetary levels. He...

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Walsh Needs to Be Reasonable about Casino Mitigation Package

January 15, 2014
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There are new twists and turns almost on a daily basis concerning the casino proposals at Mohegan Sun in Revere and Wynn Resorts in Everett. Two new developments we have been  following are: • Boston is still considered a surrounding community for both proposals, but Boston officials might be able to change that status...

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Police Briefs 01-15-2014

January 15, 2014
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MONDAY, JANUARY 6 No Arrests Reported TUESDAY, JANUARY 7 Herman Flores Jr., 23, of 161 Winthrop Parkway, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY,JANUARY 8 Anthony M. Savarese, 56, of Everett, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of shoplifting. THURSDAY,JANUARY 9 Lisa Rosetti, 43, of 36 Roosevelt St., was arrested on...

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RHS Boys Knock off Chelsea, Marblehead

January 15, 2014
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The Revere High boys basketball won two in a row last week to make it four victories in their last five outings with triumphs over Chelsea and Marblehead. Thursday’s 65-51 win at Chelsea saw the Patriots jump out to a nice lead at the half, 37-23, and never look back against their long-time rivals...

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Obituaries 01-15-2014

January 15, 2014
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Thomas Peter Renz Software Engineer Thomas Peter Renz, formerly of Revere and Georgia, died on December 13. A graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1981 and ITT Technical School, he was a software engineer for Hewlett-Packard in Lawrenceville, GA. He was the beloved son of William G. and Dolores (Ausiello) Renz; devoted father...

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Mohegan Featured on CBS’s ‘undercover Boss’

January 8, 2014
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Mohegan Featured on CBS’s ‘undercover Boss’

Over the past year, casino operators from Vegas to Connecticut have been trying to give residents of Massachusetts a behind-the-scenes look at employee experiences in their respective companies. This Friday, Jan. 10, one need to look no further than the family television to get a glimpse of the real life of a Mohegan Sun...

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New England Weather

January 8, 2014
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New England Weather

While late last week and the weekend brought loads of snow of frigid temperatures, Monday brought unseasonably warm temperatures for about a day. In fact, the warm up was so extreme that dense fog rolled in over nearly the entire city – especially here on Revere Beach where a man seemingly heads into the...

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Decisions, Decisions MGC Begins to Review Huge Phase 2 Applications from Mohegan, Wynn

January 8, 2014
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After spending nearly $12 million to do extensive background checks on resort casino applicants, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) has switched gears this week for the final stretch in the Greater Boston casino licensing process after accepting Phase 2 applications on Dec. 31 from both Wynn Resorts and Mohegan Sun. The MGC also received...

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Abandoned Dog Problem Continues in Revere

January 8, 2014
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As one abandoned dog story came to a happy ending during the Christmas holiday, seven more sad stories emerged for the folks at Ocean View Kennels – who hold a contract with the City to care for abandoned pooches found within the city. Over the Christmas and New Year’s holiday, Lisa Cutting of Ocean...

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Reinstein To Resign House Seat

January 8, 2014
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State Rep. Kathi-Anne Reinstein officially resigned suddenly from her state representative seat on Thursday morning – a somewhat surprising turn of events that has her taking a job with Jamaica Plain’s Boston Beer Company, brewers of the Sam Adams beers. She will resign the seat as of Jan. 17, and will assume the position...

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Candidates Lining up For House Seat

January 8, 2014
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The news of an open state representative seat late last week quickly turned into a who’s in and who’s out discussion – as many local pols in Revere and Chelsea continue to weigh their options in regards to making a Beacon Hill run. The news of Kathi-Anne Reinstein’s departure didn’t completely shock anyone, but...

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Rep. Reinstein’s Decision

January 8, 2014
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The decision last week  by Rep. Kathi-Anne Reinstein to resign her seat in the House of Representative and take a job in the private sector certainly came as a shock to many residents. However, in retrospect maybe it was to be expected. Like her father before her, Kathi has become a Revere institution being...

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Police Briefs 01-08-2014

January 8, 2014
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MONDAY, DECEMBER 30 Alan D. Thomas, 30, of 509 Broadway, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of larceny of property over $250. William D. Cocorochio, 51, of 382 Ocean Ave., was arrested on charges of assault, assault & battery upon a police officer, and resisting arrest. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31 Angelo...

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Seigal Pours in 30, Ciambelli Hits for 29 in Win over Winchester

January 8, 2014
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The Revere High boys basketball team recorded its second straight victory last Monday with a 75-67 overtime triumph at Winchester in a non-league encounter. The senior duo of Jason Seigal and Mike Ciambelli turned in career-high nights for the Patriots, with Seigal pouring in 30 points and Ciambelli tingling the twine for 29. “Those...

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