Archive for September, 2012

Police Briefs 09-19-2012

September 20, 2012
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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 William Brad Tolley, 32, of Chelsea, was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor. He also was cited for the civil motor vehicle infractions of speeding and failing to stop for a traffic control signal. John R. Lewis Jr., 27, of 292 Salem...
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Obituaries 09-19-2012

September 20, 2012
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Barbara Crowell Avid Boston Team Sports Fan and Lifelong Chelsea Resident Barbara E. (Smith) Crowell, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, died on September 12. She was 73 years old. During her working career, she worked at Coolray-American Optical, Towle Leonard Silver Co., and Smith Craft Lighting Co. She was an avid sports fan of...
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Remembering 9/11

September 12, 2012
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Remembering 9/11

The City of Revere and Revere Police and Fire Departments held a commemoration on Tuesday morning of the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11th attacks. Here, at left, Firefighter Anthony DiGiovanni and Lt. Dennis Russo lower the flag in front of the Parkway Station to half-staff as the five alarms rang to mark the...
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Getting Three More Properties on Tax Roles

September 12, 2012
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Getting Three More Properties on Tax Roles

There are some homes that nobody can seem to salvage. And when those homes appear, Chelsea Restoration has routinely stepped up to the plate. Now, with a hefty state grant in their coffers, they are ready to salvage three more Revere properties. Helen Zucco of Chelsea Restoration said that the non-profit recently got a...
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Councillors Warm to Tax Break for Market Basket

September 12, 2012
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Virtually everyone has been intrigued by the prospect that the Market Basket might locate in the Northgate Shopping Center, and even more so that the store might be requesting a tax break from the City in the form of a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) agreement. The news of a potential TIF for Demoulas Market...
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Rat War : City Officials Look to Curb Rodent Problem

September 12, 2012
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Just last month, Sharon DeLorey came upon something unnerving. It’s just the kind of something that residents all over Revere are encountering, and one in which no one is happy to speak of. It’s kind of become a dirty secret. But there it was that day last month, sitting lazily in the playground at...
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Officials Planning Columbus Day Parade Here

September 12, 2012
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For many, many years, the Columbus Day Parade which was one of our city’s hallmark events. Several years ago, due to budget constraints, the parade was cancelled. Well it was gone but not forgotten. Keeping his promise to continue to create (and re-create) positive community events, Mayor Rizzo recently announced his decision to bring back the parade in October of...
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Remembering September 11, 2001

September 12, 2012
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The more that time passes, the more we tend to forget the stark terror and horrible outcome of the terrorist attacks which killed so many, while at the same time awakening the nation to the worldwide terrorist threat. The passing of time, however, doesn’t dim the memory of just how bad this attack was,...
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Ocean Ave. Closure

September 12, 2012
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The fire chief is absolutely right when he said he believes safety will be compromised if Ocean Avenue is closed for eight weeks as planned to facilitate the completion of the new walkway from Wonderland Station to the beach. His desire to have Ocean Avenue open to safety equipment in a limited way makes...
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Red Sox in Last Place

September 12, 2012
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What began as a possibly historic run to yet another World Series or at the very least a play-off finish is ending miserably with the Red Sox sinking into last place over the weekend. Even how the team sank into last is ironic and poetic. They lost a series to Toronto, the team that...
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Patriots Roll in Opener, Corral Mustangs, 26-0

September 12, 2012
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The Revere High football team opened its 2012 season on a high note, coming home with a 26-0 triumph over Medford Saturday at Hormel Stadium. The contest originally had been scheduled for Friday night under the lights at Harry Della Russo Stadium, but that evening’s downpours not only washed out the game for Friday...
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Police Briefs 09-12-2012

September 12, 2012
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MONDAY. SEPTEMBER 3 James Abramofsky, 33, of Chelsea, was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, three counts of assault and battery and three counts of intimidating a witness. Natasha Peete, 28, of 89 Atlantic Ave, was charged with disorderly conduct and two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon. James Conniff, 54,...
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Obituaries 09-12-2012

September 12, 2012
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Lawrence Restiano, Sr. Former Revere Youth Hockey, Babe Ruth and American Legion Baseball Coach Lawrence E. Restiano, Sr., a lifelong resident of Revere,, died at his home on September 9h surrounded by his loving family. He was 71 years old. The beloved husband of Elizabeth (Vass) Restiano, he was born in Winthrop, the son...
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Farmers’ Market at Revere Beach

September 5, 2012
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Farmers’ Market at Revere Beach

Beachmont’s Claire Morgan chooses a nice, ripe peach at the Revere Beach Farmer’s Market last Thursday. The Market continues in full swing all this month and October, with a majority of the prime harvest coming right now. The Market is open every Thursday from noon to 6 p.m.
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Back to Court Again

September 5, 2012
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By the time Revere and State Police caught up to Jose Reyes late last week, he had already put some major miles on his sneakers. The Revere Police and State Police Fugitive Team were pursuing Reyes under another name when they approached his Revere Street home last Tuesday. After chasing him for two days...
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Officials Upset About Closure of Ocean Ave.

September 5, 2012
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Several Revere officials are none too happy about a plan floated by the state Department of Transportation to close off Ocean Avenue for the next eight weeks, starting Sept. 17th. The closure would affect Ocean Avenue and lower Revere Street and would be done to accommodate construction on the new pedestrian footbridge that goes...
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Light Vote Expected on Thursday’s Primary

September 5, 2012
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Thursday’s primary, replacing the traditional first Tuesday of September primary, is not expected to bring out a major vote. Although there are several races Revere voters should be interested in – primary among them Suffolk County Clerk of Probate and Suffolk County Superior Court Clerk as well as the District 6 Governor’s Council race...
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Get out and Vote

September 5, 2012
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Suffolk County voters have a primary to vote in on Thursday. Revere voters will be asked to cast votes in several races in this primary. In the Register of Probate contest, voters are being asked to choose between Boston City Councillor Sal LaMattina and Court employee Patty Campatelli. Both are East Boston residents. LaMattina...
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Demoulas in Revere

September 5, 2012
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The announcement that Demoulas will be building a supermarket at the North Gate Mall is a very exciting prospect. First, the well-known grocer is going to build an 80,000 square foot supermarket with all the fixings. It will be very much like the Chelsea store, which at 120,000 square feet is one of the...
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Police Briefs 09-05-2012

September 5, 2012
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Monday, Aug. 27 John Robichaud, 24, of 87 Endicott Ave., was arrested on two warrants. Tuesday, Aug. 28 Eduardo Ayala, 45, of 534 Revere St., was charged with failing to register as a sex offender subsequent offense. Edward Weisberg, 53, of 162 Broadsound Ave., was arrested on one warrant. Rommy Duarte, 22, of 8...
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