Obituaries 05-28-2014

May 28, 2014
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Stephen A. Foti Of Revere Stephen A. Foti “Horse” of Revere formerly of Boston’s North End. Entered into eternal rest after a brief illness on May 27th. Beloved husband of the late Mary (Capodilupo). Beloved father of George and his wife Mary Ann and Sandra Foti all of Revere. Loving grandfather of Adrienne Foti,...

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Spanish National Honor Society at RHS

May 20, 2014
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Spanish National Honor Society at RHS

Revere High School held a lively and culturally significant Spanish language National Honor Society induction ceremony last Thursday afternoon to a packed house of parents and students in the Learning Commons. Along with the traditional candlelight ceremony, several traditional Spanish dances were performed, including this one, entitled ‘El Pajaro Campana (Arpa Paraguaya).’ Performing are (at right) Vivian...

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Kite Festival at Revere Beach

May 20, 2014
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Kite Festival at Revere Beach

Sonny, Grace and Joseph Turco relaxing on Revere Beach during the The 5th annual Revere Beach Kite Festival.

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Decision on Casino License Delayed

May 20, 2014
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Indefinitely has turned into mid-September for the casino licensing deadline in Greater Boston, but many are growing frustrated with the process and, privately, not many are certain the new September deadline will stick. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) released an updated, estimated schedule on Monday afternoon that could push the licensing decision out to...

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Suffolk Downs Committed to Horse Racing

May 20, 2014
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Suffolk Downs is on the road and working its hardest to reassure the horse racing community that – despite recent news about a so-called wavering commitment to racing – they are still all in at that track. News broke last week concerning a letter sent to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) from Suffolk Downs...

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Lights, Camera and an Award: Jonathan Salemi Takes Award at Boston Film Festival

May 20, 2014
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Boston has been good to Jonathan Salemi. The Revere native continues to build onto his movie directing library and the Boston International Film Festival last month was yet another stab at success. Salemi returned with another short film entered into the festival this year, this one called ‘Chasing the Past,’ and took back to...

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Rizzo Calls on Demoulas to Open Store

May 20, 2014
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Echoing the frustrations of virtually the entire city, Mayor Dan Rizzo sent a strongly worded letter to the Board of Demoulas Supermarkets (Market Basket) this week asking them to open the new, but vacant, building at Northgate or the City will look into legal options. The Market Basket coming to Revere was a highly...

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Memorial Day Exercises Set for Monday

May 20, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo is pleased to announce that this year’s Memorial Day Exercises will be held on Monday, May 26, 2014 at 11 a.m. on the lawn of the American Legion Building, 249 Broadway. Guest Speaker for the ceremony will be Thomas Hill. Hill has born and raised in Revere. He is a graduate...

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Observe Memorial Day

May 20, 2014
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Memorial Day weekend is quickly approaching.  For many residents, this weekend symbolizes the beginning of the summer.  There will be a day off from work or school.  There will be cookouts and celebrations.  There will be a respite from our harried schedules of work and life with our children. However, Memorial Day has a...

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Police Briefs 05-21-2014

May 20, 2014
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Monday, May 12 Riquelmar A Cuellar, 18, of Lynn, on warrant arrest. Ray Sargent, 51, of 36 Crescent Ave., Apt. 6 on warrant arrest, protective custody and resisting arrest. Ardiel R. Fonseca, 39,of East Boston  for disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace and protective custody. Tomasa Molina, 35, of 56 Beachland Ave. Apt. 2,  on...

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Middle School Girls Lacrosse Team Battles Methuen to 5-5 Tie

May 20, 2014
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Playing at home for only the second time this season, the Revere Girls Middle School Lacrosse team played the visiting team from Methuen to a 5-5 tie last Sunday morning at the turf field. Our girls played hard from the opening face-off and led 2-1 at halftime. The first time that they had led...

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Obituaries 05-21-2014

May 20, 2014
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Edward Insogna Of Revere Edward W. Insogna of Revere passed away on Monday, May 19. The cherished son of the late Rose (Elibero) and Matthew Insogna he was the beloved husband of Vonette Annese-Insogna; loving father of Lillian Rossi, Lisa Insogna, Edward Insogna Jr. and his wife, Ann and Anthony Insogna; dear brother of...

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Twists and Turns Continue for Casino Licenses: MGC Rejects Boston as Host Community, Mohegan and Wynn Ready to Move On

May 14, 2014
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Twists and Turns Continue for Casino Licenses: MGC Rejects Boston as Host Community, Mohegan and Wynn Ready to Move On

Last Thursday, May 8, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) rejected the City of Boston’s petition to be considered a ‘Host Community’ rather than a ‘Surrounding Community’ under the state’s gaming law. It was a decision that was applauded in Revere and Everett – as both casino applicants would have been majorly affected by the...

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Mining for Musical Talent: Jeff DeModena, Jacqueline LoGiudice Bring Opportunities to the next Generation

May 13, 2014
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Mining for Musical Talent: Jeff DeModena, Jacqueline LoGiudice Bring Opportunities to the next Generation

Jeff DeModena and Jacqueline LoGiudice are giving aspiring youth bands the opportunity to perform on stage at area venues and receive compensation through their aptly named business venture, Next Generation Concerts. DeModena, a former Savio Prep sports star and musician with rock star good looks, and LoGiudice, a stunning singer and actress from Revere,...

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Top Gaming Commish Steps out after Derby Questions

May 13, 2014
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And then there were four. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission was supposed to be eliminating applicants, not one another. However, in a completely unexpected turn of events, that is exactly what happened as Mass Gaming Commission (MGC) Chair Stephen Crosby recused himself from the entire Greater Boston casino licensing process – that coming after several...

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Neighbors Want to Meet with Developer

May 13, 2014
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Neighbors and city councillors continue to be riled up about the Thayer Avenue project, with most neighbors who are against it saying they are just waiting to see what happens and hoping the developer will meet with them. Neighbors and some city councillors have hotly discussed the possibility of a 40B affordable/subsidized housing project...

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One Step at a Time

May 13, 2014
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The news from the  Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s (MGC) meeting last Thursday about Boston not being considered as a host community for the Revere casino project certainly comes as good news. This ruling just reaffirms what Mayor Dan Rizzo and his team have been saying to the residents of Revere since December when the City...

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Police Briefs 05-14-2014

May 13, 2014
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Monday, May 5 Ronald White, 47, of 2 Ocean Ave., was charged with malicious destruction of property over $250, assault and battery on a police officer, assault and battery and resisting arrest. Alisha Marchoud, 30, of 1715 North Shore Rd., was arrested on two warrants. Sarah Rabbitt, 30, of Charlestown, was charged with shoplifting.

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Palermo Fires No-hitter; Softball Team Tourney-bound

May 13, 2014
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Revere High pitcher Sabrina Palermo, who two weeks ago set a Revere High single-game strikeout mark by fanning 26 enemy batters in 11 innings, added yet another laurel to her already-illustrious career with a no-hitter against Somerville Friday afternoon on the St. Mary’s Field. Sabrina fanned 16, though she walked five, en route to...

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Obituaries 05-14-2014

May 13, 2014
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Sherry Lynn Segal Of East Boston Sherry Lynn Segal of East Boston died on May 11. She was the loving mother of Ashley Mosely of Saugus; beloved daughter of Maria (Johnson) of Georgia and Phillip and his wife, Laura of Wakefield; dear sister of Melanie. Shayna, Dennis and Andrew and is also survived by...

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Mother’s Day Flower Fundraiser

May 7, 2014
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Mother’s Day Flower Fundraiser

The Revere Japanese Exchange Program will be having a Mother’s Day Flower Fundraiser this Friday 4-8 p.m. and Saturday 9-4 p.m. Flowers will be sold at the Comfort Inn on American Legion Highway. There will also be flowers for sale at St. Mary’s Baseball Parade on Saturday 9 a.m. to noon. This fundraiser is to help close...

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Mayor Dan Rizzo and Police Chief Joe Cafarrelli Endorsed Suffolk County Sheriff

May 7, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo and Police Chief Joe Cafarrelli Endorsed Suffolk County Sheriff

Mayor Dan Rizzo (left) and Police Chief Joe Cafarrelli (right) endorsed Suffolk County Sheriff Steve Tompkins last Friday. The announcement took place at the Good Diner on Broadway.

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Showing Support

May 7, 2014
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Showing Support

City Councilor John Powers, Senator Anthony Petruccelli and City Councilor Ira Novoselsky during Anthony Petruccelli’s annual fundraiser at Joe’s American Bar & Grill in Boston last Thursday.

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Opening Arguments: SJC Hears Arguments on Casino Ballot Referendum

May 7, 2014
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The state Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) heard arguments on Monday in Boston’s Adams Courthouse concerning a subplot to the casino licensing process that is becoming ever more important as the days go by – that subplot being whether or not a binding statewide ballot question on casinos can go to voters this November. The...

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