Mohegan Sun Launches Jobs and Business Series for Revere and the Region

January 30, 2014
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Mohegan Sun announced the launch of a new Jobs and Business series for Revere and other regional communities that will provide local residents and businesses with detailed information on potential career and vendor opportunities in the resort gaming industry. During the Jobs Forum, which takes place in the Topsider Room at Suffolk Downs on...

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We Are in Good Hands: New Hill School Construction to Start

January 30, 2014
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The official groundbreaking for the new Hill School on Park Avenue is only a few weeks away and so is the start of the construction budget. As anyone who has ever done a building project, overruns are to be expected. And in the case of a $50 million project, one can only have nightmares...

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Police Briefs 01-29-2014

January 30, 2014
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MONDAY, JANUARY 20 Anthony E. Spinney, 27, of 57 Oak Island St., was arrested on charges of assault to murder and assault & battery. Ramiza Dinarica, 22, of 767 Broadway, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. TUESDAY, JANUARY 21 A 17 year old juvenile was arrested on charge of illegal distribute of a Class D controlled narcotic...

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Boys Basketball Team Defeats Swampscott, 66-62

January 30, 2014
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It may have been a slow week for the RHS boys basketball team with only one game in eight days, but it was an exciting and winning one, as Patriot Mike Dreeszen drained a clutch three-pointer with 30 seconds to play to cap a late-game comeback that propelled the Revere High boys basketball team to a 66-62 triumph over...

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Obituaries 01-29-2014

January 30, 2014
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Evelyn Shear Retired Brookline Police Department Clerk; Member of Many Organizations Evelyn Shear of Revere, formerly of Brookline and Chelsea, passed away on January 25. She was 91 years old. Evelyn was born in Chelsea and was a graduate of Chelsea High School. She was a retired clerk for the Brookline Police Department for...

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Gov. Chooses Revere to Announce Task Force on Safety and Security

January 22, 2014
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Gov. Chooses Revere to Announce Task Force on Safety and Security

The Whelan School Library served as the backdrop for Gov. Deval Patrick to sign an Executive Order last Thursday morning calling for a state task force on school safety and security. The task force would be made up of numerous state cabinet members – from public safety to human services – and would report...

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The Ultimate Stop for Proms: Siegel, Merlino Open New Dress Store in Peabody

January 22, 2014
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The Ultimate Stop for Proms: Siegel, Merlino Open New Dress Store in Peabody

It is always prom season at The Ultimate and even more so now that sisters and business partners Heather Siegel and Fawn Merlino have opened their brand new dress store on Route 1 South in Peabody. Months ahead of the first prom of the season, high school girls, many accompanied by their parents, have...

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Gun Violence Report to Urge Disclosure on Mental Health Records

January 22, 2014
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A statewide report on gun ownership and gun violence will be in the hands of House Speaker Bob DeLeo (D-Winthrop) as soon as this week and will likely contain recommendations to increase the disclosure of state mental health records for those pursuing a legal firearm permit. Any such recommendation, and subsequent legislative action, would...

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Powers, Rotondo out; Nowicki Backs Vincent: State Representative Race Primary Is March 4

January 22, 2014
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Two more candidates have dropped out of the state representative race this week, and a former candidate has endorsed candidate RoseLee Vincent. Paul Nowicki, a long-time community activist and former President of the Chelsea City Council, announced late last week he would endorse Revere’s RoseLee Vincent for state representative in the 16th Suffolk District...

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Uncertainty for RHS Ice Hockey Season

January 22, 2014
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The Revere High School (RHS) hockey team – which was likely bound for the state tournament in only the second year for Head Coach Joe Ciccarello – is on the verge of having to forfeit all of its eight wins due to a paperwork snafu for one of the team’s best players – who...

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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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