Archive for November, 2012

Wrapping It Up – After 100 Years Hysil is Closing

November 14, 2012
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Wrapping It Up – After 100 Years Hysil is Closing

The sagging economy and increasing Internet shopping has forced the hand of Hysil Outlet owners to announce that their Northgate Revere store will be closing before Christmas. It will mark the first time in exactly 100 years that the Hy-Sil name will not have a business presence in Revere or Chelsea. Owners Peter and...
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Rizzo Working to Expand Crime Watch

November 14, 2012
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With the support of his Neighborhood Advisory Council, other community groups, The City Council, and the Police Department, Mayor Rizzo is planning an aggressive outreach campaign to help bolster Crime Watch Groups across the City. City Officials, community activities, and members of the Revere Police Department, will be going into different sections of the...
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Ann Fedele Dead at 82

November 14, 2012
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A large segment of the community was hit with the shocking news on Monday of the sudden death of Ann Fedele, who had been extremely active in numerous organizations around the city. Fedele, 82, certainly did not act her age, and was prominent in her work as a charter member of the Revere Society...
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Veteran’s Day

November 14, 2012
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This past weekend Americans stopped to remember the veterans of the wars in which we as a country have been engaged. Our debt to these men and women can never be repaid for their service.  For those of us, who never have been in the heat of battle, heard the terrifying sounds of bullets...
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Patriots Look to Winthrop Game to Complete a Winning Season

November 14, 2012
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The Revere High football team trekked to Topsfield Friday evening to meet Masconomet in hopes of attaining a share of a Division I Cape Ann League/Northeastern Conference title. However, Masco took advantage of early scoring opportunities and then parlayed the combination of a ball control offense and a smothering defense to come away with...
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The People Have Spoken : Obama, Warren, and Local Democrats Big Winners

November 14, 2012
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Ten years ago this week, Revere voters joined with the rest of the Commonwealth in electing Mitt Romney as our governor, sending him on a trajectory that would take Romney within a whisker (or two) of becoming President of the United States. But a decade later, Revere joined with the rest of Romney’s  home...
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Police Briefs 11-14-2012

November 14, 2012
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5 A 15 year old juvenile was arrested on two counts of larceny of property over $250. Rachael L. Mercogliano, 20, of 37 Lantern Rd., was arrested on a charge of shoplifting. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6 Jamie M. Kerrigan, 44, of 52 Sumner St., was arrested on charges of larceny of property under...
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Obituaries 11-14-2012

November 14, 2012
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Linda Guerrero Social Worker Linda A. (Martocchio) Guerrero. a 15 year resident of Charlestown, formerly of Malden and South Boston, passed into eternal life on November 11at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston following a long illness. She was 65 years old. Born in Revere on September 11, 1947, a daughter of the late Antonio...
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Democratic Sweep in Revere defeats Brown, boosts Obama

November 8, 2012
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It was a Democratic sweep on Tuesday in Revere, as one of the largest voter turnouts in recent memory overwhelmingly voted for President Barack Obama and Sen.-elect Elizabeth Warren. For the presidential race, Obama won in Revere by a margin of 65 percent to Challenger Mitt Romney’s 33 percent. The Democratic ticket received a...
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Casoli’s Corner

November 7, 2012
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Casoli’s Corner

Mickey “Say No to Drugs” Casoli is hosting a weekly show on Thursdays at 7 p.m. on Revere TV Your Community Source (Channel 8). Casoli is pictured above with this week’s guests, former Revere Mayor Tom Ambrosino, executive director for the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in Boston, and Maura S. Doyle, Clerk of the...
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Mckinley School Project Needs Fernwood Place

November 7, 2012
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City officials indicated it has nearly become a necessity to take three properties on Fernwood Avenue in order to build the best possible new McKinley School on the Hill Park site. The announcement came from the school’s architect and from Mayor Dan Rizzo during a heavily attended update on the project in the Council...
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Large Turnout : Polling Places Packed on Election Day

November 7, 2012
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Large Turnout : Polling Places Packed on Election Day

The sun had not even fully come up on Tuesday morning when voters began forming a line outside of the Whelan School polling place, an unprecedented situation also duplicated at a few other busy polls throughout the City. Lines at the door of a polling place before opening hadn’t been seen for more than...
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Developer, Mayor Ask Council for TIF on Proposed Market Basket Location

November 7, 2012
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Mayor Dan Rizzo has unveiled to the City Council a plan to give a property owner at Northgate Mall a Property Tax Increment Financing (TIF) agreement worth $100,000 annually in order to help the developer entice a Market Basket to the site. Rizzo said he had heard about the project only a few months...
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Maguire Speaks on Ouster as Rec Director

November 7, 2012
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Boxes full of stuff heading out the door now replace clipboards and reminder notes on the desk of Revere Recreation Director Adrienne Maguire – who was relieved from her position by Mayor Dan Rizzo a little over one week ago in a move that surprised many and ignited a social media revolution. Maguire has...
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Economic Summit

November 7, 2012
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Development never happens overnight, it usually takes years to come to fruition.  Just look at the transformation at the Wonderland Station area that took more than eight years in the making from planning and federal and state grants to actual construction. Yet the project is progressing, but still is not done. What brings this...
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Speaking of Sandy

November 7, 2012
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Looking at the devastation on Wednesday morning of New York City and the decimated coastline, one cannot help but be amazed at how one of the most advanced cities in the world can be humbled in less than 24 hours by Hurricane Sandy. What is most amazing is that this was just a  Category...
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Patriots Shoot for Share of Cal/Nec Title Friday

November 7, 2012
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The Revere High football team will be shooting to capture at least a share of the Cape Ann League/Northeastern Conference Division 1 championship Friday night under the lights at Masconomet High School in Topsfield. “This is what it’s all about,” said RHS head coach Lou Cicatelli. “It’s a very exciting prospect for the entire...
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Police Briefs 11-07-2012

November 7, 2012
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30 Scott A. Sharpe, 41, of 304 Ocean Ave., was arrested on charges of intimidation of a witness, malicious destruction of property under $250, assault & battery upon a police officer,and assault & battery. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31 Rafael Sanchez, 23, of 68 Pemberton St., was arrested on a charge of receiving a stolen motor...
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Obituaries 11-07-2012

November 7, 2012
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JoAnn Fabiano Malden Resident JoAnn A. (Murphy) Fabiano of Malden died on November 2. She was the devoted wife of Ralph Fabiano; beloved mother of Maureen Nicosia and her husband, Lorenzo of Revere; sister of the late Joseph Murphy and Marie Maraschiello and cherished grandmother of Michael and Kayla Nicosia. She is also survived...
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