Monthly Archives: July 2012

Chelsea Firm Selected For Water Research Project

July 30, 2012
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Pencilbrook LLC is a member of a team of water experts that won an international competition to fund a residential water research project in the US.  Pencilbrook is a recognized authority in the field of water use analysis.  The Chelsea firm’s proprietary software programs – Waterwatch© and Home Waterview™ – are used to identify...

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An 85th Birthday Wish

July 26, 2012
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An 85th Birthday Wish

Most people would celebrate their 85th birthday in their favorite recliner with a piece of sugar-free cake, but not Beachmont’s Lennie Piazza. Instead, he chose to go skydiving with his son, Robert, in Rhode Island. He’s pictured here 10,000 feet above the ground with company owner Dean O’Flaherty. “I just leaned over the edge...

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China Roma Owner Wants Gaming Parlor

July 26, 2012
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It’s looks as if Broadway is headed the way of Monte Carlo as the owner of China Roma Restaurant has proposed to set up a separate gaming business – creating a parlor for patrons to use the infamous phone card machines in yet another loophole casino. After being severely chided by License Commission Chair...

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Fire Alarm Empties Showcase Cinema Monday Night Showing

July 26, 2012
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Hundreds of movie goers were made to vacate the Revere Showcase Cinema complex Monday night when a fire alarm went off inside the theater. The exit from the various theaters was orderly, according to those who were there. And there was security and police present, they said. On first hearing the alarm as they...

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Millions at Stake: Thrifty Car Rental Dollars Could Be Lost in Relocation

July 26, 2012
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One wouldn’t think that a steel-framed parking garage going up at Logan Airport would have much to do with the City of Revere, but that facility under construction at Logan could completely break the City if some sort of compromise isn’t reached – and quickly. The steel-framed facility going up at Logan Airport is...

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Sewerage Dispute

July 26, 2012
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As Revere residents are forced to pay exorbitant water and sewer bills to clean up Boston Harbor and Revere Beach, the Lynn Water and Sewer Commission (LWSC) continues to dump raw sewage onto Revere’s beaches during heavy rain events. That situation has existed for some time and is permitted, but just about everyone on...

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The Summer of 2012

July 26, 2012
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The tragedy in Colorado has touched Americans in different ways everywhere during this otherwise lovely summer of 2012. At the Showcase Cinema complex in Revere Monday evening the theaters were evacuated during a showing of Batman. Some theater goers were terrified as they exited the theaters for what apparently turned out to be a...

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Revere Teacher Dimarino Named Winthrop Boys Basketball Coach

July 26, 2012
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Michael DiMarino received the Massachusetts history teacher of the year award and was a finalist for the History Channel’s national teacher of the year award. He is one of the most popular and respected teachers at the Rumney Marsh Academy. But his students might not know that the 6-feet-2-inch DiMarino is an outstanding basketball...

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Police Briefs 07-25-2012

July 26, 2012
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MONDAY, JULY 16 Jeffrey J. Moreno, 26, of 20 Rose St., was arrested on a charge of assault & battery. Tu Nguyen, 25, of 65 Greentree Lane, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, assault & battery upon a police officer, and...

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Obituaries 07-25-2012

July 26, 2012
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Michael Delaney Revere Resident Michael R. Delaney of Revere died on July 20. He was 30 years old. Born in Melrose, he was the beloved son of Robert and Diane (Santa Anna) Delaney of Revere; dear brother of Kellie (Delaney) Capra of Salem, NH and Robert Delaney and his wife, April of Lynn; cherished...

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Sandsculpting Festival

July 18, 2012
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Sandsculpting Festival

There was no shortage of fun and excitement last weekend at this year’s Sandsculpting Festival on Revere Beach, which drew huge crowds over the sizzling summer weekend. Whether it was a fire-breathing man in the surf (top) or a steady gaze at the many sand sculptures, there was something on the Beach for everyone.

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Smith off to Court on Housing Violations

July 18, 2012
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Everett State Rep. Steven ‘Stat’ Smith is scheduled for a criminal hearing in Chelsea District Court this month for not conforming to the orders of the Revere Fire Department. Revere Chief Gene Doherty said that Smith is scheduled to have a hearing in Chelsea District Court with the Fire Department on July 26th at...

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The Sandcastle Success Story

July 18, 2012
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In just nine years the Sandcastle Festival has become one of the best attended, talked about and written about summer venues on this part of the Northeast coast. From a very humble, quiet, somewhat stumbling and fumbling beginning, the festival has grown into a massive event of the first order and as such, all...

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Caramello Takes Game to Next Level

July 18, 2012
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Caitlyn Caramello was a major contributor to the greatest regular season in Revere High girls basketball history. As a sophomore the 5-foot-8-inch forward helped spark the Patriots to a 20-0 record, a conference championship, and a first-round victory over Lynn English in the State Tournament. As Caramello prepares to begin her senior year, her...

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Police Briefs 07-18-2012

July 18, 2012
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MONDAY, JULY 9  Carlos Franco, 53, of Lawrence, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Rafael Montanez, 45, of Dedham, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Pablo L. Rivera, 39, of Metairie, Louisiana, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Julio, Nieves-Collazo, 34, of Lawrence, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Theodoro Lopez-Santos, 49, of Haverhill,...

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Obituaries 07-18-2012

July 18, 2012
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Elizabeth Graziani East Boston Resident Elizabeth (Visconti) Graziani of East Boston died on July 15. The beloved wife of the late Gennaro I. Graziani, she was the loving mother of Theresa Battista and her husband, Russell of Lexington, Ann Graziani and her husband, Robert Salvati of Quincy and Stephen Graziani of East Boston; cherished...

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Change is in the Air for Budget Process

July 18, 2012
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Mayor Dan Rizzo’s administration is about to take a major step towards revolutionizing the way the City does budgeting, and officials said it would be a major change from the way that money is allocated now. The City recently learned that it was the beneficiary of a grant to help implement performance-based budgeting –...

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Mckinley Site Controversy: Hill Park School Plan Draws Heated Response

July 18, 2012
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Sometimes, the only good solution is to beat a square peg through a round hole. Building a new McKinley School has become that kind of frustrating process, as designers indicated there is no easy solution, and members of the community are squaring off with equally valid concerns. Monday night, a very lively School Building...

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Sand-Tastic Underway 9th Annual Event this Weekend

July 13, 2012
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Sand-Tastic Underway 9th Annual Event this Weekend

Under a microscope, grains of sand appear unique, colorful and majestic pieces of natural art. And they’re even more stunning when billions of those grains are corralled by professional sand sculptors and formed into amazing works of sculpture. That’s exactly what’s happening right now as the 9th Annual Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival...

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DPW Workers Fighting for Their Overtime Pay

July 13, 2012
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The City and 31 Department of Public Works (DPW) employees are preparing for what will likely be a long legal battle over alleged overtime wage violations that could go back decades. Nearly every unionized employee of the DPW, from the everyday workers to key supervisors, are part of the federal lawsuit that is currently...

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