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Licensing Commission Requests Meeting with Wonderland Owners

July 28, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Revere Licensing Commission wants the owners of Wonderland to appear before the commission at its next meeting on August 16 to address the unlicensed parking that has been going on for well over a year. CBW Lending, LLC,  owners of the old dog track and parking lot at 190...
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Revere Native, Racing Executive says Horse Racing Could Work in Massachusetts

July 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel One of the top executives in North American horse racing grew up in Beachmont and he was back in town this past Monday. However, he wasn’t back to reminisce with old friends, but to make his company’s intentions known on Beacon Hill that they hope to bring back live racing to...
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Police Briefs 07-26-2017

July 28, 2017
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Revere Police NEWS ROAD RAGE: CUTTING IN Charges are being filed against two people in two jurisdictions for a road rage incident that began in Winthrop and migrated to Revere – with one Winthrop man displaying scissors as a threat at one point. On Sunday, around 2:30 p.m., police were alerted that a road...
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Obituaries 07-26-2017

July 28, 2017
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Richard Belliveau, Sr. Business Manager of St. Mary of the Assumption Church Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours today, Wednesday, July 26 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Richard A. Belliveau, Sr. who passed on Saturday, July 22...
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Sand Sculpting Festival Hits Revere Beach

July 19, 2017
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Sand Sculpting Festival Hits Revere Beach

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Sand sculptors will amaze and delight the predicted hundreds of thousands of onlookers when the International Sand Sculpting Festival 2017 comes to Revere Beach July 21-23. The Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival has grown into one of the largest sand sculpting festivals in the country. Each year sculptors from...
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Revere,Saugus Approved for Gaming Commission Funds to Address Transportation

July 19, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) approved a Community Mitigation Fund grant late last month of $150,000 that will help Revere and Saugus hire a transportation planner to address possible casino-related impacts on their roadways. Revere’s grant was the only grant awarded to a shared application, that being between Revere and Saugus....
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Nomination Papers for Local Candidates Now Are Due on July 25

July 19, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Election Department has caught an error on the 2017 Election calendar and it has changed the date to turn in nomination papers to Tuesday, July 25. Election Commissioner Diane Colella said she was working with a pre-existing calendar. “The calendar had a flaw in it and I realized it...
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Sports 07-19-2017

July 19, 2017
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Revere Youth Baseball 11s compete for state title By Melissa Randall All-Star baseball is alive and well in Revere.  The Revere Youth Baseball and Softball league had several squads participating in both district and state tournaments with the 11 year old boys still alive and vying for the championship. The 9-Year-Old All-Stars had their first...
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Obituaries 07-19-2017

July 19, 2017
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Mary Eleanor Siraco Of Revere, Formerly of East Boston Mary Eleanor (Mombourquette) Siraco of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away on Sunday, July 16. She was 91 years old. The beloved wife of the late Domenic J. Siraco, she was the loving mother of John Siraco and his wife, Myriam, Michael Siraco and...
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Thousands Pay Final Respects to Haas:Former Mayor and City Council President Fondly Remembered by Officials and Residents

July 14, 2017
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Thousands Pay Final Respects to Haas:Former Mayor and City Council President Fondly Remembered by Officials and Residents

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Former four-time Mayor Robert Haas Jr. was laid to rest Tuesday in Woodlawn Cemetery following a Mass at St. Anthony’s. A motorcade of motorcycle police officers from different communities escorted Haas’ casket from Vertuccio & Smith Funeral home on Broadway to St. Anthony’s. An emblem of the U.S. Army on...
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A Positive Presence in the Classroom:Legendary Revere Teacher and Coach Peter Digiulio Ends a Successful Career

July 14, 2017
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A Positive Presence in the Classroom:Legendary Revere Teacher and Coach Peter Digiulio Ends a Successful Career

By Cary Shuman Peter DiGiulio said he was fortunate to “teach and coach in the city that I grew up in” for more than 40 years. The Revere schoolchildren to whom DiGiulio brought his weekly message would say the same thing: we were lucky to have been a student Mr. D’s classroom. In fact,...
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Police Briefs 07-12-2017

July 14, 2017
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ARREST Report MONDAY, JUNE 26 Jiordano Marinez, 28, of Brockton, was arrested on charges of failing to stop a motor vehicle at the direction of a police officer and operating a motor vehicle negligently so as to endanger. He also was cited for the civil motor vehicle infractions of speeding and failing to stop...
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Sports 07-12-2017

July 14, 2017
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Penta Power Revere standout excels on ‘D’ as Renegades advance to Super Bowl By Cary Shuman Boston Renegades player Jessica Penta has been selected to the Women’s Football Alliance (WFA) All-American Second Team, but her dream season has one more step to go. Penta, playing the professional football game in her hometown, made several...
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Obituaries 07-12-2017

July 14, 2017
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Robert J. Haas, Jr. Four-term Mayor of Revere Robert J. Haas, Jr. of Revere died most unexpectedly while vacationing at Block Island, R.I. on Sunday July 2. Former Mayor Haas was born in Melrose and raised, educated and lived his entire life in Revere. An alumnus of Revere High School, Class of 1963, he...
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City Mourns Sudden Death of Bob Haas:Colleagues, Friends Recall Haas Committed to Family and City

July 7, 2017
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City Mourns Sudden Death of Bob Haas:Colleagues, Friends Recall Haas Committed to Family and City

By Sue Ellen Woodcock City council president and former four-term Mayor Robert Haas Jr. passed away unexpectedly Sunday morning, July 2 at a Block Island, Rhode Island vacation spot. “This is absolutely tragic news and my heart goes out to the Haas family,” said Ward 4 Councillor and Council Vice President Patrick Keefe. “In...
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Bob Haas Master in the Art of the Possible

July 7, 2017
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BY: Frederick J. Balboni, Jr. In the morning hours of July 2, as our Nation prepared to celebrate its 241st birthday, the clock marking the time that Robert J. (Bob) Hass, Jr., had to spend in the land of the living made its last stroke, enabling a complex, yet unpretentious man, to cross over...
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News Briefs

July 7, 2017
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Taft St. Relief Fundraiser To Be Held July 30 at Revere Elks After the devastating fire on Taft St. earlier this month, Mayor Brian Arrigo and the City of Revere established a relief fund for those who were displaced. On Sunday, July 30, from 2pm-5pm, the Revere Lodge of Elks, 198 Shirley Ave, will...
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Wilmot Joins Staff in Neighborhood PACE Program

July 7, 2017
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The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) has announced the appointment of Gregory Wilmot as Assistant Vice President of Neighborhood PACE, where he will be responsible for program operations and business development. Neighborhood PACE is a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, one of 121 PACE programs across America, with locations in East...
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At 100-Years-Old, Dancing is Gilda Ausiello’s Secret

July 7, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Gilda Ausiello has found the secret to making it to 100 years old is dancing. A passion that she loves to do at the Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center. On top of that exeercise, she takes no medications and was featured this past spring on WCVB in the Wellderlies  (people age 90...
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Nickerson Receives “Unsung Heroine” Award

July 7, 2017
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Priscilla Nickerson of Revere was recently honored as a member of the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women’s 2017 class of Unsung Heroines in a ceremony at the State House in Boston.  This distinction celebrates extraordinary women who perform acts of service, enhancing our communities on a daily basis. “Throughout her life, Priscilla...
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