Monthly Archives: May 2010

Rhazi goes the distance in the mile

May 19, 2010
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Brahim Rahzi easily won the mile in a time of 4:45, defeating his closest competitor by 30 seconds, to claim first place for the Revere High boys track in their meet last week against Beverly. The 4:45 clocking was the best of the season for Brahim, who still is trying to get into top...

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Goodwin pitches well in loss to Swampscott

May 19, 2010
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Russ Goodwin turned in a fine, seven hit effort for the Revere High baseball team, but a lack of run support left the Patriots on the short end of a 3-0 decision to Swampscott last week. “Russ pitched a very efficient game for us,” noted RHS head coach Joe Ranno. “He threw only 85...

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Arrest Report 05-19-2010

May 19, 2010
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TUESDAY, MAY 11 Kywon J. Edwards, 33, of Boston, was arrested on charges of refusing to produce a motor vehicle operator’s license and for disturbing the peace. WEDNESDAY, MAY 12 Edwin F. Arias, 24, of Dorchester, was arrested on a charge of trafficking in heroine. Derek M. Duval, 37, of 315 Charger St., was...

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Obituaries 05-19-2010

May 19, 2010
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Joan Berardi Formerly owned North American Site Developers Joan S. (Clarke) Berardi of Watertown died on May 14. Mrs. Berardi was the owner of North American Site Developers, Inc. from 1976 to 1996. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph A.; loving mother of Joseph A. and his wife, Helena, of Groton...

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Royal Families – Weathers and Digitale siblings are right at home in king and queen’s court

May 12, 2010
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Royal Families – Weathers and Digitale siblings are right at home in king and queen’s court

Lightning may not strike twice in the same place, but at Revere High School (RHS), junior prom royalty does. That bolt of lightning struck the Weathers and Digitale families this past month when Trae Weathers and Kassandra Digitale were voted junior prom king and queen – following closely in the footsteps of their siblings,...

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Abrams wins seat

May 12, 2010
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Corey Abrams scored a resounding victory Tuesday night in the Ward 1 Special Election, propelling him to his first elected office. He takes the place of the late Ward 1 Councillor Jim Kimmerle, who died in office earlier this year. Abrams finished the night with 54 percent of the vote (764 votes), with the...

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House vote sparks interest in Revere; school officials say it isn’t a big problem locally

May 12, 2010
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Numerous questions remain locally after a Beacon Hill vote nearly two weeks ago that called for state agencies to check the immigration status (i.e., illegal or not) of those over 18 who apply for public benefits or public housing. Many were shocked to find out that illegal immigrants can and do get these services....

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When it comes to drugs, our borders are closer than you think

May 12, 2010
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Living so far to the north, one might tend to think that the madness and murder in the southern U.S. Border States is a world away. In all honesty, the drugs, violence and illegal immigration that runs part and parcel to the latter can seem like a problem for Texas, Arizona, New Mexico and...

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Baseball team upends Winthrop and Eastie

May 12, 2010
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The Revere High baseball team bookended a busy stretch of five games with a pair of victories last week. The Patriots opened the week with an 8-5 win over Winthrop. Nick DiMare went the entire seven innings for Coach Joe Ranno’s squad to earn the “W.” Then on Sunday, Revere outslugged East Boston 14-8...

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Tennis teams nets wins over Winthop and Saugus

May 12, 2010
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The Revere High girls tennis team won two of its four matches last week against Northeastern Conference rivals. The Lady Patriots opened the week with a 5-0 shutout victory over Winthrop in which they did not lose a set. Elma Meskovic opened at No. 1 singles with a 6-0, 6-1 triumph. Victoria Mauro at...

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Boys tennis team edges Saugus, 3-2

May 12, 2010
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Francesco Tartaglia fought back from a loss in the first set to defeat his Saugus rival and give the Revere High boys tennis team a 3-2 win over Saugus on Thursday. “Francesco’s match was the deciding contest,” aid RHS head coach Mike Flynn. “He fought hard after losing his first set, but came back...

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Track team falls to Salem

May 12, 2010
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Souhil Arachiche and Bobby Driscoll were the winners for the Revere High boys track team in their meet against Salem last week. Arachiche, who still is on the mend from an ankle injury, nonetheless sped to victory in the 200 meter dash in a time of 23.8 seconds. Souhil also earned single points for...

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Softball team drops a 4-3 heartbreaker

May 12, 2010
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The Revere High softball team appeared to be on the brink of victory in its game with Saugus last Friday, carrying a 3-1 lead into the top of the seventh inning. Pitchers Briana Lauletta Sara Selevitch had combined to hold the Lady Sachem offense at bay, while Ashley DeFraia and Cassandra Zullo delivered timely...

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Public Safety First – Reverse 911 is worth the expenditure

May 12, 2010
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Revere missed out on informing its citizens and water users of the crisis being faced when that pipe broke in Weston and all Massachusetts Water Resources members were forced to boil water to drink or to use. Revere is now doing the right thing by attempting to persuade the city council as to the...

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Shifting Weather – Spring-like … Fall-like

May 12, 2010
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We have transited from warmth to having to turn back on our heating systems – a very depressing happening in the second week in May – but then – this is New England, where the weather changes faster than what we are thinking about in our minds. That bit of strong chill sets us...

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Paul Bright Sr. – Beloved father, husband and firefighter

May 12, 2010
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The death of Paul Bright, Sr. at 81 brings to a close a long life spent in this city. Mr. Bright, a retired Revere Firefighter, grew up in Chelsea but came to love Revere as his home. He was a popular firefighter – but he was best known as a devoted and loving husband...

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Arrest Report – 05-12-2010

May 12, 2010
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MONDAY, APRIL 26 Paula B. Lavargna, 44, of 65 Winthrop Ave., was arrested as a fugitive from justice. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27 Jeanne M. Barron, 24, of 118 Cooledge St., was arrested on charges of assault & battery and assault by means of a dangerous weapon. Gino J. Castiello, 30, of 131 Warren St., was...

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Obituaries 05-12-2010

May 12, 2010
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Paul A. Bright Sr. Retired Revere Firefighter, Fought Chelsea Fire of 1973 A funeral Mass will be celebrated today (Wednesday) at noon in the Immaculate Conception Church in Revere for Paul A. Bright Sr., of Revere, formerly of Chelsea, who died on May 7 following an illness. He was 81 years old. As a...

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Abrams wins

May 12, 2010
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Corey Abrams victory over Richie Penta proves two things – hard work counted for everything in this race and Abrams wanted the seat more than Penta. Second, it proved that Penta’s career as a Ward councillor is finished for now. But watch out, he may be back if there are changes on the city...

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Election tomorrow

May 10, 2010
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It is down to the wire in Ward 1. The finish line is less than 36 hours away. Does Richie Penta pull it off? Or Does Corey Abrams score his first political victory? What difference does Kenny Orne make? Does Peter Martino, supporting Penta have it right? Penta cannot lose. Or has Abrams already...

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