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Reinstein Resigns Seat Abruptly, Many Local Pols Weighing Options

January 2, 2014
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State Rep. Kathi-Anne Reinstein officially resigned 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 of...

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Revere’s Woman and Man of the Year: Eileen Merullo Turns Thoughts into Action for a Better Community

December 31, 2013
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Revere’s Woman and Man of the Year: Eileen Merullo Turns Thoughts into Action for a Better Community

There are a lot of people who have ideas about making the community better. Few of those people actually put action behind those ideas. Even fewer of them find a successful ending to such a thing in less than a year’s time. One of those rare figures, however, is Revere’s Eileen Merullo – who...

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City Council Backs HCA Agreement

December 31, 2013
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Revere City Councillors gave a unanimous vote of confidence to the new host community agreement (HCA) with Mohegan Sun on Friday morning and set a new referendum vote for Feb. 25. “We are absolutely thrilled with this agreement,” said City Council President Ira Novoselsky. “Even some of the councillors who were hesitant or critical...

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RHS Sports Roundup

December 31, 2013
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RHS boys hoop team defeats Bedford, 68-63 The Revere High boys basketball team broke into the win column with a 68-63 triumph over Bedford Friday evening at Merullo Fieldhouse. The victory avenged a loss to Bedford two weeks earlier in the season-opener and gave new head coach Adam Rizzo his first win at the...

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Obituaries 01-01-2013

December 31, 2013
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Marie Mandracchia Massport Retiree, Manager of Cloud Nine Restaurant at Logan Airport and Hostess at the New Bridge Cafe of Chelsea Marie E. ( Tucci ) Mandracchia of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away on December 23 surrounded by her son and grandchildren. Marie was the manager of Cloud Nine Restaurant at Logan...

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MGC Grants Waiver to Mohegan Sun, Suffolk for Late Vote

December 24, 2013
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Get ready for another trip to the ballot box. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) officially granted a waiver to Suffolk Downs and Mohegan Sun to hold a second referendum ballot question in Revere concerning the duo’s new Revere-only casino. With little discussion, the Commission voted unanimously to grant the waiver. “I kind of hate...

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Obituaries 12-25-2013

December 24, 2013
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Rosalie Blanche D’Eramo Gibson Of Marblehead, formerly of Revere Rosalie Blanche D’Eramo Gibson of Marblehead, formerly of Revere, much beloved wife of John (Jack) Otto Gibson and devoted mother of Joan Rosalie Gibson Call and her husband, Brian Todd Call of Levant, Maine and Jill Renee Gibson Frenette and her husband, Michael Frenette of...

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Oil Boom Could Result in Lower Heating Bills

December 20, 2013
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Oil Boom Could Result in Lower Heating  Bills

Just five years ago, America seemed to be at a crisis point when it came to its energy needs, and nowhere was that more apparent around here than in home heating bills – whether for heating oil or natural gas. In fact, during the presidential election of 2008, both candidates preached about the need...

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Police Briefs 12-18-2013

December 20, 2013
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10 Jared Edward Hiltz, 22, of 61 Everard St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. John H. O’Neal, 62, of 25 Whitin Ave.,  was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Steven M. Hescock, 37, of 73 Neponset St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Robert Raymond Dellorfano, 60, of 194 Shirley Ave., was arrested on...

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Obituaries 12-18-2013

December 20, 2013
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John Kelliher Worked at Donatello’s Restaurant John F. Kelliher of Malden died suddenly on December 11. An employee for more than 20 years at Donatello’s Restaurant, he was the beloved husband of Barbara (Miller) Marciano-Kelliher; devoted father of John F. Jr. of Baton Rouge, LA, Thomas of Watertown, and Stepsons Christopher Marciano of Lynn...

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Trailer Pk. Successfully Rezoned; Makes Way for Potential Hotel

December 11, 2013
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City Councillors voted 10-0 to rezone the Parkway Mobile Home Park on Monday night, taking it from a residential district to a Technology Enterprise District (TED) and clearing the way for a potential 12-story hotel on the site. The park has been the source of controversy for some time, and under the present ownership,...

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Obituaries 12-11-2013

December 11, 2013
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Joanne McGovern Of Revere Joanne (Lutrek) McGovern of Revere, formerly of California, died on December 7. Born in Buffalo NY, the daughter of the late William and Lucille Lutrek, Mrs. McGovern lived in California before moving to Revere in 1972. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph, the devoted mother of Christine...

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Coming to Town: Santa Claus Arrives in Revere on Thursday by Helicopter

December 4, 2013
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Santa Claus is coming to town this Thursday, but not by the usual means. Aided by a local tour company, Santa will drop into Harry Dello Russo Stadium on Thursday by helicopter where Mayor Dan Rizzo will warmly greet him. Both will then lead a parade up Broadway to City Hall where there will...

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Police Briefs 12-04-2013

December 4, 2013
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25 Amaury Geraldo Almonte, 24, of 1235 No. Shore Rd., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26 Jared Edward Hiltz, 22, of 61 Everard St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27 James G. Reynolds, 51, of 632 Revere Beach Blvd., was arrested on charges of assault &...

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Obituaries 12-04-2013

December 4, 2013
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Helen Papa Accomplished Woman, Worked Until Age 90 Helen J. ( Pucillo ) Papa of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away on November 30. She was in her 95th year. Helen was an accomplished women who held several jobs in her lifetime. She was a reporter for the East Boston Times and associate...

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MGC Considers Letting Revere-only Casino Application Continue

November 26, 2013
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) kept alive the Revere-only casino proposal by Suffolk Downs at a meeting last Thursday  – but they didn’t do that until after Mayor Dan Rizzo and Suffolk Downs officials gave brilliant narratives. MGC Chair Steve Crosby concluded the meeting with a deep sigh, noting it was a tough decision....

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A Family with a Heart

November 26, 2013
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Not long ago, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) heart patient Mirella Ursino feared her days of cooking, shopping, and, most importantly, enjoying her family, were numbered. Today, however, thanks to a remarkable medical journey, she still cooks a mean chicken parm from her Revere kitchen. The 62-year-old wife, mother of three, grandmother of...

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Obituaries 11-27-2013

November 26, 2013
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Theresa Dascoli Of Revere, formerly of Everett Theresa (DeMaio) Dascoli of Revere, formerly of Everett, died on November 20 at Tufts Medical Center. She was 84 years old. Born in East Boston, the daughter of the late Cesare and Carmela (Finiachiaro), she lived in Everett before moving to Revere. She was a homemaker devoted...

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Going to the MGC: to Outline Steps for Revere Project at Suffolk Downs

November 20, 2013
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) will call Suffolk Downs before its board on Thursday during a regularly scheduled meeting to explain how the track intends to proceed with a Revere-only casino project at its property that straddles the Eastie/Revere line. MGC officials announced on Tuesday that there are enough questions about the Revere-only project...

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No Bail for Alleged Gunman in Murder Case

November 20, 2013
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The man who pulled a gun on Revere’s Joseph Morante, Jr., during a July 31 robbery pulled the trigger even though he faced no resistance from the store clerk. Elosko Brown, 27, of Brockton, was arraigned in Roxbury District Court Monday on charges of murder, armed robbery, and unlawful possession of a firearm, all...

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