Monthly Archives: February 2009

Obituaries

February 11, 2009
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John ‘Chuck’ Coppola, 73 Founder of Coppola Construction, real estate developer, restaurateur John “Chuck” Coppola of Ipswich, formerly of Revere, died on February 4. He was 73 years old. Mr. Coppola was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps. He finished his enlistment as a drill sergeant for officers at the Quantico Va. Training...

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Following in Their Shadows

February 11, 2009
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This year on Groundhog’s Day, the workers of Revere saw shadows of their own in the form of over 40 Revere High School (RHS) students participating in the Interact Club’s Annual Job Shadowing Day. Organized by beloved teacher David Colella, students were able choose an occupation from a variety of areas, ranging from an...

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Police Briefs

February 11, 2009
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House Breaks: (6) 331 Revere St. #1; 137 Hichborn St. #2; 495 Boulevard #302; 5 Oak Island Road; 23 Fairfield St. #2; and 193 Rice Ave. #2. Commercial Breaks: (4) 250 Revere St. (St. Anthony’s); 1 Orr Square; 65 Nahant Ave. and 500 Beach St. Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (26) 117 Dale St.; 230 Lee...

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Sixty teachers may be laid off

February 11, 2009
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While the School Department has escaped the massive cuts from the state that have been lain upon city government, Superintendent Paul Dakin said the schools’ complicated funding formula still leaves them over $5 million short, despite a promise of level-funding from the state. Dakin said he would need $5.2 million from the proposed federal...

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Retirement at Paul Revere

February 11, 2009
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Longtime Paul Revere School Principal Nick Quarantiello will retire at the end of this year according to Superintendent Paul Dakin. The well-liked principal will, unfortunately, retire one year prior to the new Paul Revere School being completed. Dakin said he wouldn’t hire a replacement for Quarantiello for the 2009-2010 school year, leaving the school...

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Seacoast Yearbook Donation

February 11, 2009
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Mickey “Say No to Drugs” Casoli recently presented the Seacoast Academy and its principal, Tom Misci, with a donation to help defray the costs of yearbooks for the alternative school.

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Mayor outlines emergency financial plan to Council; says the city’s financial foundation was ripped out from under it

February 11, 2009
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By Seth Daniel As the city looks to slow its financial downward spiral in the next two years, Mayor Tom Ambrosino unveiled several layoffs and cuts – as well as suggesting such controversial measures as a trash collection fee. The mayor revealed his plan on Monday night to the City Council in what he...

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City Council expense funds cut?

February 9, 2009
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There is apparently a move underway for the city council to cut the amount of money they each receive for expenses – and maybe by as much as $200 a month. The councillors are getting into the spirit of the times and want to do the right thing to show the voters and residents...

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City Clerk’s position

February 9, 2009
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Since City Clerk John Henry announced he will be retiring soon, there has been a great deal of speculation about who will be replacing him when he finally leaves. As of today, no one appears to have the votes necessary to win the position, although Attorney Larry Simeone seems to come the closest. Betting...

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Safe Chambers – Brothers return home after separate overseas deployments

February 7, 2009
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Safe Chambers – Brothers return home after separate overseas deployments

Paul and Carolyn Chambers should be quite proud of their three sons’ service to the country. Jamie Paul Chambers and Jared Chambers returned in January from their United States Army National Guard deployment in Afghanistan. Their older brother, Jesse Chambers, had tours of duty for the National Guard in Cuba in 2003 and 2004...

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