Archive for September, 2009

The incredible disappearing signs; sign wars ignite in ward races on both sides

September 4, 2009
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The incredible disappearing signs; sign wars ignite in ward races on both sides

By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Signs don’t vote, as they say, but they certainly can cause low-level wars in City Elections. Tempers have flared already at the City Council and among challengers concerning signs, and signs have become the centerpiece of several campaigns throughout the city. Of course, the most controversial sign is that of...
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Calling the Bluff – High stakes political poker game over Senate seat

September 4, 2009
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By Seth Daniel and Joshua Resnek A high-stakes poker game between two local Congressmen is unfolding this week in regards to a potential run for the vacated U.S. Senate seat of the late Edward “Ted” Kennedy. However, it is the dealer who holds all the cards in the matter, and the dealer is Joe...
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Revere’s pre-eminent historian, Peter McCauley, dies at 86

September 4, 2009
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By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com The city’s most prolific and knowledgeable historian, Peter McCauley, passed away last Friday, Aug. 28. He was 86 years old and had suffered from a long illness. McCauley was born and raised in Beachmont and graduated from Revere High School in 1941 – furthering his education at Wentworth Institute and...
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Guinasso stakes his claim in Ward 3; Vesce calls residency challenge insane and desperate

September 4, 2009
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By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Will the real Ward 3 resident please stand up? After being accused for the past several months of living outside the ward, incumbent Ward 3 Councillor Arthur Guinasso said this week that he has concrete evidence that his challenger – former Ward 3 Councillor Brian Vesce – doesn’t live in...
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The death of Senator Kennedy

September 4, 2009
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The death of Senator Edward Kennedy was a tragedy of the first order for Massachusetts. His death was our demise in the Senate, and in Washington, where Massachusetts held a very special position from year to year when budget time arrived. Senator Kennedy’s death ends our privileged place in the nation’s capital. No matter...
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Peter McCauley III

September 4, 2009
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The death of Peter McCauley is a tremendous loss for those of us who care about history, and especially about the history of this city. There was no one living or dead, and this includes John Henry, who knew more about the ancient settling of this place, its growth over the centuries, and how...
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Obituaries – 9/02/09

September 4, 2009
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Jerry Zullo Jr. Of Revere, formerly of Chelsea Jerry T. Zullo Jr. of Revere, formerly of Chelsea, died on September 1. A US Air Force veteran, he was the beloved husband of Mary (Garrett) Zullo, with whom he shared 50 years of marriage; loving father of Jerry Zullo III and his wife, Joanne, Lisa...
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