Archive for February, 2010

A fond farewell – Community says goodbye to Ward 1 City Councillor

February 25, 2010
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A fond farewell – Community says goodbye to Ward 1 City Councillor

James “Jim” Kimmerle loved being a member of the Revere City Council. Elected in 2007 and re-elected in 2009 to represent Ward 1, Mr. Kimmerle reached out to assist residents across the entire city, all the while emerging as a community leader who was respected and admired by all in city government with whom...
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Girls basketball team preps for state tourney with a thrilling win over Peabody

February 25, 2010
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Girls basketball team preps for state tourney with a thrilling win over Peabody

The Revere High girls basketball team tuned up for the upcoming MIAA State Tournament with an exciting 71-67 win in overtime over Peabody last Thursday. Coach Diana DeCristoforo and her team, who finished the season with a sterling 16-4 record to earn the fifth seed in the Division 1 North sectional, were set to...
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A windfall on Ocean Avenue – Project receives a $20 million boost

February 25, 2010
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A windfall on Ocean Avenue – Project receives a $20 million boost

Governor Deval Patrick dropped another $20 million on the table for the Ocean Avenue development last week. The public announcement was made on the stairs on the ocean side of Wonderland Station by the governor. He was accompanied by Congressman Edward Markey, Mayor Thomas Ambrosino State Senator Anthony Petruccelli and Revere City Councillors Anthony...
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Governor makes political statement at Wonderland

February 25, 2010
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Governor Deval Patrick asked State Senator Anthony Petruccelli to say a few words last week at Wonderland. “You know, governor,” Petruccelli said. “The help you’ve given Revere during the past three years surpasses all the help given to Revere in the past 16,” a decided swipe at the Republicans who preceded Patrick. Governor Patrick...
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4 x 200 girls relay team sets RHS mark

February 25, 2010
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The Revere High girls indoor 4 x 200 meter relay team of Amanda Digitale, Ha Nguyen, Camden Sigouin, and Theresa Santiano-McHatton set a new school record in that event at Saturday’s State Meet held at the Reggie Lewis Center. The quartet’s time of 1:55.69 bettered the prior mark of 1:56.55. “After our first 4...
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RHS hoopmen win season finale over MC

February 25, 2010
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The Revere High boys basketball team concluded its season on a winning note, defeating Malden Catholic 57-54 in the consolation game of the Masconomet vacation week tournament. “I was just incredibly proud of the way our team finished the season,” said RHS head coach Rick Hayes. “We only had eight boys suit up for...
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RHS hockey team wins Newburyport Classic

February 25, 2010
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The Revere High hockey team ended its season on a highly positive and winning note by capturing the annual Newburyport Bank Classic hockey tournament last week, defeating both of their opponents in exciting contests. The Patriots won the tourney opener against Matignon in about as dramatic a fashion as one could imagine. The teams...
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RPD issues a warning to businesses that offer delivery services

February 25, 2010
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The Revere Police Dept. is cautioning businesses that employ delivery drivers to be extra cautious. The RPD has recently received reports of delivery drivers being lured to locations on fake calls and robbed. Businesses are urged to ask for phone numbers from people making an order, especially if the number comes up as blocked...
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Arrest Report 02-25-2010

February 25, 2010
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Friday, February 19 Hassan Bahia, 17, 30 Lambert St., Medford, was arrested for possession of Class D with intent to distribute. Reynaldo Gueuara, 26, 25 Cushman Ave., Revere, was arrested for operating motor vehicle after license ws suspended, marked lanes violation. Steven Hescock, 33, 71 Neponset St., Revere, was arrested on a warrant. Saturday,...
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Planet Permits – A health club wants to open in Revere; after that, things get complicated

February 25, 2010
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Planet Fitness wants to locate in the former Stop and Shop location at the Northgate Mall. It seeks to make a $4.5 million investment in the location and to do what it does best – that is – to offer its health club machines and services at a price far lower than anywhere in...
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Obituaries 02-25-2010

February 25, 2010
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Byron ‘BJ’ Long Jr. Graduate of RHS, Class of 1999, Award Winning Athlete Byron S. "BJ" Long Jr. died unexpectedly at his Revere home on February 20. He was 28 years old. At the time of his death, he was working with ADVOCATE as a direct support caregiver for the mentally ill and disabled....
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These numbers are no game – City officials stress the importance of Census 2010

February 17, 2010
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These numbers are no game – City officials stress the importance of Census 2010

Everyone with a pulse in the City of Revere is being advised to fill out his or her U.S. Census form next month. Census 2010 reminder cards will be arriving in mailboxes around Revere any day now, and official Census forms will arrive in mid-March. The U.S. Census is completely confidential and conducted every...
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Ward 1 Councillor dies a after long and private battle with Mylo-Fibrosis

February 17, 2010
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Ward 1 Councillor dies a after long and private battle with Mylo-Fibrosis

In 2008 Ward 1 Councillor James Kimmerle learned he was sick with Mylo-Fibrosis, a serious blood disorder. He began treatment at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, enrolling in a once a month medical program that was supposed to have led to a bone marrow transplant and a new lease on life. The treatments failed...
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Lady Patriots win two more, now 15-4

February 17, 2010
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The Revere High girls basketball team took its show on the road last week, traveling to the far north to Beverly and over the General Edwards Bridge to Lynn Classical. By the time that the Lady Patriots had completed their journeys, they had etched two more notches in their victory belts to improve to...
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Boys hoop drops pair

February 17, 2010
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The Revere High boys basketball team dropped both of its contests this past week, falling to Beverly 73-48 and Lynn Classical 70-54. RHS head coach Rick Hayes termed his team’s performance against Beverly “disappointing. We took them to triple overtime in our first game with them, but we simply didn’t come to play at...
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Hockey teams plays well against Peabody in a 5-2 defeat

February 17, 2010
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The Revere High hockey team turned in a heroic effort against undefeated Peabody, but eventually fell by a 5-2 margin Friday evening at Cronin Rink. Patriot Drew Lauria gave the hometown fans something to cheer about when he lit the lamp in the first period, assisted by Sean Dean, for a 1-0 Revere lead....
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Jim Kimmerle – Popular City Councillor will be missed

February 17, 2010
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Jim Kimmerle’s death removes from the local political scene one of those rare people who was without enemies, rancor, ill will or bad feeling for others. He was softly spoken, humble, and respectful of all. He was a gentleman through and through who loved Beachmont, where he spent most of his adult life. His...
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One Week Later – At last, snowfall

February 17, 2010
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Last Wednesday the local world was shut down and everything about our lives came to a stop as we awaited a snowstorm. Alas, or hooray, however you choose to think about it, it was a day of folly for weather forecasters, for school superintendents and for mayors and even the governor, who ended up...
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Lynn man allegedly steals a Blackberry from a youth

February 17, 2010
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A Revere youth reported on Monday, February 18, that an apparent Lynn man stole his Blackberry phone at knifepoint just off of Squire Road. The youth told officers that around 5:30 p.m. he was walking up Augustus Street near Squire Road when an Hispanic man approached him quickly from behind. The man ordered him...
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Teenager charged with violent attack on female family members

February 17, 2010
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A Dorchester teen was held on more than $1.5 million dollars’ cash bail last week following his arraignment on charges that he attacked four female family members with a knife, leaving all of them with injuries, before fleeing to Revere, where he allegedly stabbed a fifth person, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley...
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