Archive for April, 2013

Cafarelli Gets His Man Alive: Revere Chief and SWAT Team Credited with Helping in Apprehension of Tsarnaev

April 25, 2013
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Cafarelli Gets His Man Alive: Revere Chief and SWAT Team Credited with Helping in Apprehension of Tsarnaev

Last Friday was a good day to be a cop, Revere Police Chief Joe Cafarelli contends. Naturally, after a week of turmoil, it was especially meaningful for Revere folks and for Revere Police when Cafarelli and his North Metro SWAT team were front and center in the arrest of accused Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev....
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From Marathon to Medic: Revere Brothers Help Those Hurt in Bombing

April 25, 2013
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Revere Police officers – and brothers – Mike Mason and Joe Covino have run dozens of marathons between them, but this year, finishing the marathon wasn’t enough. Not only did the two officers run the Boston Marathon last Monday, but also they immediately went into emergency management mode – treating injured people and controlling...
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Revere Shines is Set for This Saturday

April 25, 2013
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Residents and City officials are jazzed up and ready to clean Revere this Saturday in the 3rd Annual RevereShines clean up event. The citywide affair will take place on April 27th, with volunteers meeting at the American Legion Building on Broadway around 9 a.m. Once gathered, volunteers will disburse to targeted areas around the...
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Walk to School Day is Next Wednesday

April 25, 2013
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All of Revere’s elementary schools will be walking to school on May 1st as part of the state’s Walk to School Day. Below is a listing of meet-up places for each school. •A.C. Whelan School Walkers from Washington Ave will meet at St. Mary’s Church at 7:20 a.m. and will depart at 7:25.a.m. Walkers...
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New Hotel Planned at Wonderland

April 25, 2013
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A development team has proposed putting a 12-story, 200-room hotel – dubbed preliminarily as the Ballroom Hotel – on the current site of the Wonderland Ballroom. Attorney Gerry D’Ambrosio said the proposal is in the very early stages, and the development team is still not being identified publicly. Other sources indicated that the team...
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Good Job Chief Cafarelli and North Metro SWAT Team

April 25, 2013
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Ordinary people often look at the various sections of the municipal budget and just shake their heads in disbelief at the amount of money being spent by departments. We are sure that these same people question the Revere Police Department budget. Since 9/11, security needs of any community and the ways that we must...
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Your Help is Needed

April 25, 2013
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On this Sunday,  Revere Cable TV will be hosting a telethon to raise money for Revere Little league. The program will be broadcast live from the Revere League for Special Needs Building from 4 to 8 p.m. These four hours are critical to help defray the costs of Little League that positively impacts hundreds...
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Police Briefs 04-24-2013

April 25, 2013
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TUESDAY, APRIL 16 Tracy L. Muise, 43, of Lowell, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Eduardo Martinez Martinez, 38, of East Boston, was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. James J. Getchell, 51, of 52 Nahant Ave., was arrested on a charge of assault & battery. Jillian...
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RHS Softball Team Splits Two Games

April 25, 2013
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The Revere High softball team split its two games this past week, smacking Salem 11-2, but coming out on the short end of a 5-1 decision to Peabody. Lady Patriot pitcher Sabrina Palermo, back on the mound after a brief absence with a minor injury, shone in both contests. After Salem scored two unearned...
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Obituaries 04-24-2013

April 25, 2013
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Peter Simonelli AVCO Retiree, Formerly Served on Everett Common Council and Board of Alderman Peter V. Simonelli of Everett died on April 17 at Genesis of Wakefield Nursing Center. He was 82 years old. Born in Boston, he was retired from AVCO Research as a Junior Engineer and also received his teacher’s certificate. Peter...
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Criminal Complaint from Federal Court against Alleged Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

April 23, 2013
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Direct Link – Criminal Complaint from Federal Court against Alleged Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev It appears you don’t have a PDF plugin for this browser. No biggie… you can click here to download the PDF file.
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RHS Sophomore Erroneously Fingered as Marathon Bomber by National Media

April 19, 2013
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Locally, the news media has been pretty friendly to Beachmont’s Salaheddin Barhoum. His track and field results are dutifully reported just about every week in this paper, as he seems to do better in the two-mile run every week that goes by. However, when it comes to the national and international media, they haven’t...
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Flurry of Activity on Ocean Ave. Could End Up Being Nothing

April 17, 2013
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Flurry of Activity on Ocean Ave. Could End Up Being Nothing

The feelings of what had happened at the Boston Marathon on Monday had not yet begun to sink in before the full force of the investigation visited Revere Monday night and into Tuesday morning. Around 8 p.m. on Monday night, a full cadre of federal investigators descended upon 364 Ocean Ave. to pursue a...
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Eagle Scout

April 17, 2013
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Eagle Scout

Newly minted Eagle Scout James Sherman Jr., of Revere, takes the oath at Saturday’s ceremony in Malden. Several Boy Scouts from Revere have taken the journey via the Malden troops – as there is no longer any troop in Revere.
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Dollars Going South of the Border: $247M in Transfers Sent to Foreign Countries

April 17, 2013
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Dollars Going South of the Border: $247M in Transfers Sent to Foreign Countries

In four of the poorest communities in Massachusetts (Eastie, Revere, Chelsea and Everett), money transfer stores in 2012 helped residents send $247.08 million in cash to several foreign countries around the world. The process of sending money from the U.S. to foreign countries is nothing new, and there is certainly nothing illegal or wrong...
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Street Lights Giving Broadway a New Look

April 17, 2013
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Antique light fixtures this past week have added a touch of the past to a Broadway corridor that has seen better days, and will hopefully have much brighter days ahead. After laying the electrical groundwork for the project last summer, crews moved in quickly last week and began installing the black, antique streetlights late...
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Opportunities Abound at Suffolk Casino

April 17, 2013
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When Kerry Abrams of Kinship Florist on Revere Street sees the plans for a casino at Suffolk Downs, she sees the potential blossoms of an opportunity. At an small business forum last Thursday sponsored by Suffolk Downs, Abrams said she is currently a vendor for Suffolk Downs, providing flowers for the track, and figures...
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An Unspeakable Tragedy

April 17, 2013
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Perhaps I am still in sense of shock as the details and the reality of the bombing at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday sinks into my mind. One is almost immune when you hear about civilian targeted  bombs exploding in those places of unrest like the Middle East or Africa....
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Police Briefs 04-17-2013

April 17, 2013
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TUESDAY,APRIL 9 Skye E. Gauthier, 21,of Pepperell, was arrested on an  outstanding. THURSDAY, APRIL11 Jeffrey N. Marciello, 38,of 69 Cooledge St.,was arrested on charges of mayhem, assault to maim, and assault & battery. Deborah A. Barrios, 41, of 47 Calumet St., was arrested on an  outstanding warrant. William Felipe L. Quispe, 35, was arrested...
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RHS Sports Roundup

April 17, 2013
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Portrait tosses four hitter, RHS baseball team wins, 3-2 When the Lynn English baseball team tagged Revere starter Tommy Portrait for two runs in the bottom of the first inning on a hit-batsman and three straight base hits, little did the unsuspecting Rams (who are rated among the top teams in the state) realize...
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