Monthly Archives: June 2013

Batter Up

June 26, 2013
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Batter Up

Vintage team shirts were on display at the ‘Last At Bat’ event held at Hill Park.

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Grand Slam

June 26, 2013
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Grand Slam

Four generations of Revere Parks and Recreation Department, Adrienne Maguire, Roger Naples, Bob McCarrick and Lee Rizzo, attended last Saturday’s farewell to Hill Park event.

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Hometown Homily: Revere’s First Ordained Priest in Decades

June 26, 2013
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Hometown Homily: Revere’s First Ordained Priest in Decades

On Sunday, June 23, newly-ordained Fr. David Aufiero returned home and celebrated a noon Mass of Thanksgiving at St. Anthony’s Church. Aufiero is the first ordained priest from Revere in quite a long time and grew up attending St. Anthony’s, while also being very active in the Youth Group. After graduating from Malden Catholic...

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Council Battles over City Budget

June 26, 2013
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Mayoral and City Council relations haven’t been stellar as of late and it appears that the City Budget proposal from Mayor Dan Rizzo isn’t mending any fences. Many City Council members were nothing short of perturbed at the lateness of this year’s proposal, which came after June 1st for the first time in many...

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Summer Program Starts on Thursday

June 26, 2013
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From BMX Racing to a reformulated Celebrate Revere Day to continued movie nights on Revere Beach, this year’s Revere Recreation Summer Program under first-year Director Michael Hinojosa is looking to expand its reach. “I think Adrienne nailed the young kids activities,” said Hinojosa this week. “She did that to perfection and...

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It Summertime

June 26, 2013
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The school year has ended and the children are out for the summer.  Like  parents everywhere, parents in Revere are looking at how to keep their children from just laying on the couch watching television or playing mindless computer games. Mayor Dan Rizzo and Michael Hinojosa, Director of Revere Recreation have come up with...

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The Wall That Heals

June 26, 2013
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The Vietnam Memorial Wall that was at the Beachmont VFW  Post earlier this month like the Memorial in Washington, D.C., is powerful in its simplicity.  The black wall with the names of the war dead and in some cases of local boys who were killed in that distant land is a reminder of the...

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Police Briefs 06-26-2013

June 26, 2013
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Thursday, June 13 Gary Calef, 48, of 280B Mountain Ave., was arrested on one warrant. James Harford, 26, of 34 Blake St., was arrested on one warrant. Joshua Everett, 26, of 72 Campbell Ave., was arrested on one warrant and charged with shoplifting and trespassing. Friday, June 14 Philip Ruiz-Conception, 40, of Chelsea, was...

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Kate Ferrante Cheering on the Minutemen

June 26, 2013
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In a contemporary society that often breeds young girls into cheering as early as elementary school, Kate Ferrante was able to thrive at cheerleading, despite playing the sport for the first time as a freshman at Revere High School. The former Patriot is now reaping the benefits as a talented cheerleader at the University...

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Obituaries 06-26-2013

June 26, 2013
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Frederick Diamond Attorney Frederick Diamond of Revere passed away on June 23. An attorney, he was the loving son of the late David and Irene Diamond; dear brother of the late Edward Diamond; loving uncle of Carla Carpinelli, Randall Diamond, Kim Grant, Scott Diamond, Eric Diamond and Meagan Diamond and is also survived by...

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The Wall That Heals

June 20, 2013
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The Wall That Heals

In the  photo Beachmont VFW member John Floyd looks for the name of a friend who went to Vietnam and never came back. Floyd recalled that he was nervous about being drafted for Vietnam while in high school, but never got called up. His friend did, and paid the ultimate price. “I’m here to...

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Final Applications for Casino Process Are Now Available

June 20, 2013
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Applications became available for the second and final phase of the resort casino vetting process, as announced Monday by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC), but there still is no certainty this week as to when Suffolk Downs might be able to fill out that application. The Phase 2 applications are considered unique to the...

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Revere Beach Partnership Receives $6,000 Grant

June 20, 2013
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The Revere Beach Partnership was the recipient of a $6,000 Better Beaches grant last weekend from Save the Harbor/Save the Bay. This year’s “Better Beaches” events include sand sculpting competitions, beachfront concerts, environmental education programs, family fun nights, reading nights art festivals and beach programs in Lynn, Nahant, Revere, Winthrop, East Boston, South Boston,...

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Holmes is Harvard Bound

June 20, 2013
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It was the last inning of one of the last games of Nick Holmes’s career as a baseball player for Malden Catholic (MC) earlier this spring, and already he was working on the next big home run in his prep career. However, baseball was one of the last things on his mind that day...

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Strike Three is Thrown for Hill Park

June 20, 2013
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For nearly 40 years, summer meant men’s softball in Revere, and the mecca for the game was Hill Park – a diamond that is soon slated to be demolished for the new Hill School. While everyone agrees the school is of utmost importance, there is no denying amongst a good many residents that a...

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Remembering Two Revere Leaders

June 20, 2013
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You could not have a better example of two more completely different people. We are referring to George Colella and Peter McCauley. George was the politician who was the stalwart in the local political scene from the 1950′s until his death in 2010. The shape of today’s Revere has a lot to do with...

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Let’s Go, Bruins

June 20, 2013
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Can they do it again? Are they a team of destiny? At Monday night’s game in Boston, the Bruins were on fire. The pace of the game was fast and physical. While the names and sizes of the players have changed since our youth in the 1970’s, the innate character of the Bruins team...

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Police Briefs 06-19-2013

June 20, 2013
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Monday, June 10 Luis Escalante, 29, of Lynn, was charged with operating under the influence of liquor, leaving the scene of property damage, reckless operation of a motor vehicle; and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Tuesday, June 11 Julie Morrisey, 46, of 732 Broadway, was arrested on two warrants. Anthony Spinney, 27, of...

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Licata Excels at Shot Put and Discus

June 20, 2013
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Vito Licata was simply just looking to get in shape during his football off-season when he joined the spring track and field team at Revere High School. Vito, a former member of the Revere Patriots, figured participating in track and field would just be another building block into get stronger and more athletic to...

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Obituaries 06-19-2013

June 20, 2013
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James Francis Noseworthy, Sr. Of Illinois, Formerly of Revere James Francis Noseworthy, Sr., of Sandwich, IL, formerly of Revere, passed away on April 27 at the Kishwaukee Community Hospital in DeKalb, IL. He was 79 years old. He was born on February 24, 1934 in Boston and lived most of his life in Revere....

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