Monthly Archives: December 2011

Sports 12-14-2011

December 15, 2011
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Boys hoop team swings into action The Revere High boys basketball team opened its 2011 campaign last night (Tuesday) against perennial Northeastern Conference powerhouse Lynn English at the local fieldhouse. Coach Rick Hayes and his crew face a tough stretch in the early going. After English, which in addition to its NEC exploits also...

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Obituaries 12-14-2011

December 15, 2011
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Ann Collins Former Head Secretary of the Mass. Parole Board  Ann T. (O’Brien) Collins of Alabama, formerly of Everett and Revere, died on November 10 and fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on November 9. She was 88 years old. Born in Everett on October 21, 1923 to James and Mary (Cook)...

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Transition Team Plans Its First Meeting

December 8, 2011
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Transition Team Plans Its First Meeting

The Rizzo Administration began easing its way into City Hall Tuesday night, December 6, with its first Transition Team meeting held at the Council Chambers and open to the public. The meeting was expected to last at least 90 minutes and is in the spirit of full transparency within the new administration – which...

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Change Paves Way for Commercial Possibilities in North Revere; Saugus Neighbors Are Irked

December 8, 2011
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After more than 10 years of inaction, the Caddy Farms project in North Revere got a groundbreaking zoning change at Monday night’s City Council meeting, much to the displeasure of scores of Saugus residents who were in attendance. The Council voted 10-1 to approve the new zoning, which will make the Caddy Farms land...

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Heavyweight Showdown: Suffolk Downs and Wynn/Kraft Roll out Their Visions for Resort Casinos

December 8, 2011
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In the midst of Suffolk Downs making a big splash with their official intentions to seek a casino license, the New England Patriots are apparently throwing a chop block their way. With a major casino developer visiting Patriots owner Bob Kraft at last Sunday’s football game, casino gaming in Greater Boston has officially become...

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Rizzo Administration: Mayor-elect is Hard at Work

December 8, 2011
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Mayor-elect Dan Rizzo has been gearing up for the day when he takes over city government – which is less than a month away. He has been getting around the area, seeking the advice of experts in municipal government and having attended the Harvard training session for newly elected mayors and representatives. He will...

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The At-large Recount

December 8, 2011
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John Correggio’s return The recount is over. Councillor at Large John Correggio has been re-elected to another term. The recount proves Correggio never really lost. In fact, his win was certified after a painstaking check of all the votes. Correggio has shown an ability to be a strong voice for the residents of this...

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Police Briefs 12-07-2011

December 8, 2011
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 Daniel MacMaster, 48, listed as homeless, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 Michelle M. Dauwer, 43, of 130 Constitution Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. A 15 year old juvenile was arrested on charges of being rude & disorderly in violation of the city ordinance and disturbing...

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Obituaries 12-07-2011

December 8, 2011
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Antoinette Vendetti Revere resident Antoinette (Lupo) Vendetti of Revere, formerly of Everett, Somerville and Boston’s North End, died unexpectedly at her “Friendly Gardens” home on December 3. She was 88 years old. Born and raised in Boston’s North End, she lived in the North End, Everett and Somerville before moving to Revere 26 years...

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A Complete Twist: RHS Drama Guild Will Embark on Its First Full-length Production with Its Version of ‘the Taming of the Shrew’

December 2, 2011
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A Complete Twist: RHS Drama Guild Will Embark on Its First Full-length Production with Its Version of ‘the Taming of the Shrew’

The newly formed Revere High School (RHS) Drama Guild is preparing to take a big bite out of Shakespeare next week as they perform their twist on ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ in two performances. The cast of about 12 students in the one-year old Drama Guild – which is financially supported by RevereCARES...

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Thanks for Nothing (Seriously): As Ambrosino Leaves, Budget Deficit Has Been Erased

December 2, 2011
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When Mayor Tom Ambrosino leaves office next month, he’ll be leaving a neatly wrapped package in the Mayor’s Office for Mayor-elect Dan Rizzo. That gift will be a surplus of cash in the Rainy Day Fund and a nearly $2 million deficit that has been completely wiped off the books. Ambrosino reported to the...

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Tireless Senior Center Employee Was the Victim of a Gutless Attack on Thanksgiving

December 2, 2011
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The heart of the Rossetti Cowan Senior Center is in everyone’s prayers this week after a violent purse snatching on Thanksgiving Day left her in the hospital. Lois Diamond, a tireless worker at the Senior Center and friend to just about everyone, was attacked by a female robber around 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day...

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Sports 11-30-2011

December 2, 2011
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Youth baseball: Revere Pals win league title  Jeff Medeiros knows baseball talent when he sees it – and he sure saw it on his Revere Pals 16-under baseball team this fall. The Revere traveling team, managed by Medeiros and coached by Dr. Craig Costanza, Mark Maloney and Gary Kalloch, showed the deep reservoir of talent...

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Obituaries 11-30-2011

December 2, 2011
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Florence Cutillo Of Williamstown, formerly of Revere Florence M “Flossie” Cutillo of Williamstown MA, formerly a longtime resident of Ford Street, Revere died on November 28. She was 74 years old. “Flossie” was a parishioner of the former St. Teresa’s church and an avid fan of cats, “Murder She Wrote” and “Law and Order.”...

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