Archive for January, 2011

Mayor Warns of Widespread Layoffs

January 13, 2011
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By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Mayor Tom Ambrosino is socking away money this winter into the city’s Rainy Day fund in anticipation of what could be a financially crippling year in city government. He said that the next year could result in widespread city worker layoffs. Already on tenuous footing, the city had to use...
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Suffolk Downs

January 13, 2011
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Gaming legislation has a chance of springing back to life on Beacon Hill Recent statements by the governor, the Speaker of the House and the Senate President lend themselves to the cautious belief that an expanded gambling bill has a chance of bringing back to life the dream of a casino at Suffolk Downs....
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Police Briefs 01-13-2011

January 13, 2011
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MONDAY, JANUARY 3 Randolph E. Waldron Jr., 29, of 88 Glendale St., was arrested on charges of assault & battery by means of a dangerous weapon and making a threat to commit c rime. FRIDAY, JANUARY 7 Two 15 year old juveniles were arrested on outstanding warrants. SATURDAY, JANUARY 8 Filippo Cunsolo, 29, of...
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Obituaries 01-13-2011

January 13, 2011
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Baldassare LaRosa Of Revere, formerly of East Boston Baldassare LaRosa of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on January 10. He was the beloved husband of Rosanna (Graziani) LaRosa; loving father of Antonietta LaRosa of Revere, Floredana Colarossi of Brighton and her late husband, Donato, Marinella Schena and her husband, Lorenzo, of Tewksbury and...
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How Low Can it Go?

January 6, 2011
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How Low Can it Go?

In the wake of the Christmas snowstorm last week, mega low tides were recorded around the area, including at Rocky Beach in Beachmont – where the birds seemed to enjoy feasting on washed up shellfish. While Rocky Beach is usually under water, the low tides last week made it quite visible and quite beautiful...
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Presidential Powers

January 6, 2011
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Presidential Powers

Ward 5 Councillor is the unanimous choice; Novoselsky is Vice President -By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Councillor John Powers took the new Council President post Monday night, and Councillor Ira Novoselsky won the vice president honors by a flip of the coin – literally – in a tight race with Councillor Arthur Guinasso. Powers will...
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Cases are Anything but Closed DA’s Office Still Looking into Tree Contract, Possible Library Fraud

January 6, 2011
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By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com With the start of 2011, there are still a few outstanding legal matters that haven’t been cleared up from years past. This week, though, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office indicated that a new year doesn’t mean they haven’t stopped working on two prominent Revere city government cases – including...
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Police Briefs 01-05-2011

January 6, 2011
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TUESDAY, DEC. 28 David Martiroso, 26, of 21 Overlook Rd., was arrested on a charge of assault & battery. Kelly A. Richards, 43, of 22 Raymond Rd., was arrested on a charge of being rude & disorderly in violation of the city ordinance. Melinda A. Romano, 36, of 10 Yeamans St., was arrested on...
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President Powers

January 6, 2011
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Longtime politician takes top post on the Revere City Council Like many of us who have lived a long life, John Powers has been there and back. As a much younger man, he worked for the late Governor Chub Peabody. He didn’t just work for him as an aide, he was by his side...
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Happy Birthday, RFD

January 6, 2011
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Here’s to 125 years of dedicated service The anniversary special published in last week’s Journal celebrating the Revere Fire Department’s 125th year of service to the city was a testament to the reputation of the local fire department. We received many, many favorable calls and comments on-line from our readers about the fire department...
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A Perfect Way to Celebrate the Holidays

January 6, 2011
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Girls basketball team wins Fenwick tourney, improves record  to 6-0 The Revere High girls basketball team captured the Bishop Fenwick Christmas Tournament with a pair of impressive wins last week. The twin victories also raised the Lady Patriots’ record to a perfect 6-0 on the season. Revere met Londonderry, N.H. in the opening round...
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Obituaries 01-05-2011

January 5, 2011
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Josephine Mottolo Lifelong Revere resident Josephine R. (Puopolo) Mottolo, a lifelong Revere resident, died on January 3. She was the beloved wife of the late Albert “Herbie” Mottolo; devoted mother of Dotti Nardone and her husband, Tom; loving grandmother of Tom Nardone and his wife, Alison, and their children Matthew, William, Rebecca and Samuel....
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