Archive for August, 2012

Police Briefs 08-08-2012

August 9, 2012
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TUESDAY, JULY 31 Jameil Hodge, 19, of 54 Nahant Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant.  THURSDAY, AUGUST 2  Victor M. Gonzalez, 35, of 1123 Revere Beach Parkway, was arrested on charges of assault & battery and intimidation of a witness. Richard L. DeFranzo, 48, of 250 Broadway, was arrested on charges of disorderly...
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Obituaries 08-08-2012

August 9, 2012
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Paul Able Revere Resident Paul Able of Revere died on August 4. He was the loving husband of Sallyann (Frem) Able; devoted father of Ronald Able, Randy Able and Cindy Able; dear brother of Fred Able and the late Louis, Samuel, Sarah, Marcus, Jeanette, Mirkin and Sidney; loving grandfather of Daniel, Amanda and Janay...
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Christmas in July

August 1, 2012
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Christmas in July

There were no halls to deck, but it didn’t stop little Sadie Patch from getting all decked out in her best Christmas outfit for the City’s Christmas in July event at Harry Della Russo Stadium last week. The annual event celebrates the halfway point until Christmas.
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More School Days & Hours at Mckinley

August 1, 2012
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While all the talk about the McKinley School of late has been about the new building, this week school officials were lauding what is sure to immediately change what is going on inside the four walls. Superintendent Paul Dakin said the McKinley School got a big break in landing a very competitive Extended Learning...
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Moose Club Members Vote to Ban Smoking

August 1, 2012
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The Revere Moose Lodge has trimmed its antlers and kicked some bad habits, namely cigarette smoking. The recently-troubled club has gone through some major organizational changes since nearly dissolving last January, and last week the lodge made a major move in becoming the first private club in Revere to prohibit smoking within its building....
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Rep. Smith Given Date to Fix Apts

August 1, 2012
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Everett State Rep. Steve ‘Stat’ Smith got reprimanded in Chelsea Court and given a drop-dead date to have his Revere apartments brought up to code, according to Revere Fire Officials, or he will be criminally charged. Chelsea Court Assistant Clerk Magistrate Bob O’Leary heard the facts of the case from Smith and from Revere...
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Playing It Too Slow: Leaders Take Exception to Timeline That Could Extend Licensing to 2014

August 1, 2012
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At a critical point during the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln was confounded as to why his top general was sitting idle and allowing the Confederate Army to gather steam and poke holes in the Union Army. The more Lincoln wondered, inquired and worried about the general’s inaction, the more the general seemed to...
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Car Rental Surcharge Going out the Window?

August 1, 2012
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A few years back, the city fathers, led by the late Councillor at Large and former mayor George Colella, implemented a tax on car rentals originating in Revere with the stipulation that that tax be put toward paying for a new public safety facility. The new police station, built at a cost in excess...
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Gaming Commission needs a Jump Start

August 1, 2012
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There is not a hint of question that leaders in communities to be impacted by casino gambling are at odds with the timetable recently set out by the state Gaming Commission. Mayor’s Menino and Rizzo and City Manager Jay Ash in Chelsea read with amazement last week the Gaming Commission’s timetable which extends just...
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Softball Tourney Was Huge Success

August 1, 2012
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The New England Storm Junior Olympic Softball Program in conjunction with the City of Revere recently hosted a tournament in Revere.  St. Mary’s Park, Susan B. Anthony Middle School and Hill Park all participated in the tournament.  The Program strives not only on molding fine female athletes, but respectable, independent and successful young ladies...
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Police Briefs 08-01-2012

August 1, 2012
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MONDAY, JULY 23  Rafael D. Rodriguez, 38, of Roxbury, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. TUESDAY, JULY 24  Douglas R. Hatch, 57, of 30 North St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY, JULY 25  Craig M. Gaudette, 27, of Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Darren Evans, 29, of 37 Highland St., ...
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Obituaries 08-01-2012

August 1, 2012
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Charles Richard Dusevitch Longtime Wonderland Parking Supervisor Charles Richard Dusevitch died peacefully in his sleep in the early hours of July 24 after a brief illness. He was 82 years old. “Charlie” was born and raised in the Old West End of Boston.  However, it was early 1949 in the North End of Boston...
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