News Briefs

September 22, 2016
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Memorial Dedication honoring Penta The Penta family will be holding a memorial dedication honoring the late City Councillor Richard Penta for his many years of dedication and service to the City and his neighborhood of Beachmont. The ceremony will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 10 a.m. at Kimmerle Park at Donnelly Square...
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Police Briefs 09-21-2016

September 22, 2016
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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 Luis Adolfo Torres, 21, of Lynn, was arrested on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Maritza Iglesia, 44, of Lynn, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and the common law crime of interfering with a police officer in the performance of his duty. Brian Paniagua, 22, of...
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Questions About Committee Pushing to Expand Slots

September 22, 2016
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By Susan Gravellese The group pushing for a slot parlor in Revere is calling itself the “Revere Jobs and Education Committee.” As the vice-chair of the School Committee, it was strange for me to hear of a group calling themselves the “Revere Jobs and Education Committee” without a single elected leader in the City...
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Fall Is Here — Make the Most of It

September 22, 2016
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Although those of us who are fortunate to live near the coast may choose the summer as our favorite time of year, fall is the top choice of many of our fellow New Englanders — and a close second for the rest of us — when we are asked what is our favorite season....
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Sports 09-21-2016

September 22, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team hosts Classical Friday The Revere High football team will be seeking its first victory of the season when Coach Lou Cicatelli and his Patriots host Lynn Classical Friday evening at Harry Della Russo Stadium. Kick-off time is set for the usual 7:00 p.m. Revere played at Masconomet, traditionally one...
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Obituaries 09-21-2016

September 22, 2016
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Robert Incerto Suffolk Downs Racetrack retiree Robert  Incerto, “Bobby” as he was affectionately known, died on Tuesday, September 13 at Boston’s Mass General Hospital after being stricken at his East Boston home. He was 71 years old. Born in Boston, Bobby lived in East Boston all his life. He attended Sacred Heart Grammar School...
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Pop Warner Honors Heroes Past

September 15, 2016
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Pop Warner Honors Heroes Past

Players on the Patriots D Squad hold American flags in the air during the National Anthem on Sunday, Sept. 11, at Harry Della Russo Stadium during the Pop Warner Opening Day games at the Stadium. In between games, players and adults remembered the attacks on 9/11 in 2001 with a small ceremony.
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Ongoing Saga:Arrigo Goes to Court to Stop Special Election on ‘Slots’

September 15, 2016
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Ongoing Saga:Arrigo Goes to Court to Stop Special Election on ‘Slots’

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Mayor Brian Arrigo has decided to go to court to stop a special election on Oct. 18 for a proposed slots casino because of the unreasonable financial burden it places on the City of Revere. After a meeting of the cities’ legal team on Tuesday afternoon it was decided to...
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Looking for the Truth:Taraskiewicz Murder Still Unsolved After All these Years

September 15, 2016
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Looking for the Truth:Taraskiewicz Murder Still Unsolved After All these Years

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The year that Susan “Su” Taraskiewicz was murdered she helped her mother Marlene celebrate her 50th birthday in June. Three months later Su was found murdered and stuffed in the trunk of her Toyota at a Route 1A auto body shop in Revere. It was Sept. 14, 1992 and every...
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Council Approves Development at Old Shaw’s Site

September 15, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock With a vote of 8-3 the City Council approved a new development of an extended-stay hotel and apartments at 205 Revere Beach Parkway, the former site of a Shaw’s grocery store. The project is slated to include a 132-room extended-stay hotel and 195 apartments. As a result of the project,...
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Golden Glow: Revere High Named Gold Medal Winner by NEPC

September 15, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Revere High School (RHS) struck gold again, as it was announced on Monday that it was named a national School of Opportunity Gold Medal award winner. The National Education Policy Center (NEPC), based at the University of Colorado Boulder, sponsors the Schools of Opportunity project, which identifies excellent public high schools...
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News Briefs

September 15, 2016
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Ward Two Meeting planned,  Sept. 14 Ira Novoselsky will conduct a public meeting on September 14 at 7:00 p.m. at the Hyman Tower, 50 Walnut Ave. for the Shirley Ave, Dehon Street, Nahant Avenue and Walnut Avenue neighborhood regarding the application of the Nakasian Brothers requesting a variance to petition the Zoning Board of...
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Police Briefs 09-14-2016

September 15, 2016
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ARREST Report FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 Katrina Marie Hoskyns, 20, of Malden, was arrested on charges of shoplifting, making a threat to commit a crime, disorderly conduct, and assault. David Haney, of Revere, listed with no address, was arrested on a fugitive from justice warrant and on a charge of shoplifting. Ada Garcia, 24, of...
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Letters to the Editor

September 15, 2016
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Imagine life without water Dear Editor: On behalf of water and wastewater utilities throughout Massachusetts, I ask all residents to “Imagine a Day Without Water” on Thursday, September 15. On that day, a national coalition including water and wastewater officials, business and community leaders, and environmental organizations will raise public awareness about the vital...
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Working With City Officials On Developing Hotel and Gaming Facility

September 15, 2016
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By Eugene McCain The City of Revere has an opportunity for a substantial economic investment. A state-of-the-art hotel and gaming facility that will add hundreds of good paying jobs with benefits, as well as millions of dollars in new city revenue for Revere each year, has been proposed for a site at Route 1A...
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Remembering the Heroes of 9/11

September 15, 2016
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For every generation of Americans for the past near-century, there have been seminal events for which those who were of a certain age can recall “where they were” when they “heard the news.” Every member of the Greatest Generation could recall with vivid clarity the announcement by President Roosevelt of the Day of Infamy...
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Sports 09-14-2016

September 15, 2016
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Miscues prove costly for Patriots in 30-28 loss to Medford in opener The Revere High football team showed flashes of brilliance Friday evening in their 2016 season-opener at Medford, but a combination of costly mistakes, an abundance of penalties, and some questionable officiating proved too much for the Patriots to overcome and left them on the...
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Obituaries 09-14-2016

September 15, 2016
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Albano ‘Barno’ Tassinari Proprietor of Barno’s TV’s, a man who could fix anything Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Visitation on Saturday, September 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Vertuccio and Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Albano C. “Barno” Tassinari who died at...
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100 Years

September 8, 2016
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100 Years

Shirley Kezar blows out the candles on her birthday cake as she celebrated 100 years last Friday, September 2. Kezar celebrated with family and friends and staff at the West Revere Health Center, and Mayor Brian Arrigo dropped by with an official citation from the City recognizing her longevity.
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Kite Surfing At Revere Beach

September 8, 2016
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Kite Surfing At Revere Beach

A kiteboarder takes to the air on Sunday at Revere Beach with perfect wind and wave conditions caused by the offshore Hurricane Hermine
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Shaw’s Site Project Slated for Council

September 8, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The City Council on September 12 could decide if the proposal for the old Shaw’s property at 205 Revere Beach Parkway will be placed back on the table for the council to consider whether to allow the project to go forward. At the end of the Aug. 22 meeting, Councillor...
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State Primary Thursday Sept. 8

September 8, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock This week’s primary would not truly be one if it weren’t for candidates for the Democratic Party Ballot. There are no Green Rainbow candidate in the State Primary. Nor are there any Republican candidates and no United Independent party candidates. Running for Congress on the Democratic ticket is Katherine Clark...
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A Top Hit:Local Artist Vinny Prezioso Releases Hit Pop Song

September 8, 2016
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A Top Hit:Local Artist Vinny Prezioso Releases Hit Pop Song

By Beth Treffeisen Starting out as a simple beat the dance song slowly builds into a futuristic song track. A singer breaks out in chorus singing, “Standing out on the edge of the world with everything to loose with such a sunrise,” quickly makes the song Sunrise into the perfect feel good dance song....
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News Briefs

September 8, 2016
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The Annual Revere Beach Memorial The Annual Revere Beach Memorial is a candlelight vigil for families and friends who wish to remember a loved one that lost their life due to an overdose. The Revere CARES Coalition and the City of Revere is again organizing this touching event for Sunday, September 25 at the...
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