Monthly Archives: June 2013

RHS Graduation Day

June 12, 2013
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RHS Graduation Day

Troy Creed, Anthony Coots and Isaac Contreras at the Harry Della Russo Stadium show off their 2013 diplomas last Wednesday, June 5 at the RHS graduation.

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Departed Fire Fighters

June 12, 2013
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Departed Fire Fighters

Firefighters Kevin O’Hara and Guy Landry place the wreath on the memorial plaque of departed fire fighters.

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They Are off and Running

June 12, 2013
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They Are off and Running

Ready – set go- Revere Runs 5K Health and Business Fair, runners and walkers line up to start the race. More photos next week.

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City Budget Tops $150m

June 12, 2013
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Mayor Dan Rizzo submitted his City Budget proposal to the Council in a Late Communication on Monday night – pointing out that it was his administration’s first attempt at totally revamping a budget process that has remained unchanged for decades. The numbers in the budget show a 5.5 percent increase over last year, or...

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Meet Revere’s Closer: RPD Detective Pisano Says Secret is Respect, Dignity

June 12, 2013
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There is no shortage of folks who want to know the secret behind Steven Pisano’s impressive ability to get criminals to confess. The long-time Revere Police Sgt. Detective has a record of confessions going back two decades that makes heads spin in many law enforcement circles. He is one of the top-notch interviewers in...

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RHS Sophomore Files Lawsuit over Wrong Identification

June 12, 2013
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One Revere High School sophomore track athlete has filed a lawsuit in Suffolk Superior Court against the New York Post for publishing a story on April 18th that falsely identified him and a friend as possibly being the Boston Marathon Bombers. Salah Barhoum, 16, of Beachmont (via his father Houssein Barhoum) and Malden resident...

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Congratulations, Graduates

June 12, 2013
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A high school graduation is a bittersweet time both for the graduates and their family members. Although it is the most joyous and significant event thus far for the grads in their young lives, it also signifies the end of a period during which they have been dependent upon their parents, teachers, community, and...

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Police Briefs 06-12-2013

June 12, 2013
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Monday, June 3 Andres Romero Jimenez, 33, of 485 Beach St., was charged with trafficking in heroin and one warrant. Charles Welsh, 45, of 472 Revere St., was charged with assault and battery on a person 60 or older with injury. Marvin Sallop, 70, of 73 Fowler Ave. was arrested on one warrant. Tuesday,...

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Revere Athletes After RHS: MacDonald Excels at BC Track and Field

June 12, 2013
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‘Walking-on’ at the intercollegiate level for any sport is an arduous task. Most athletes who try out for a Division I team, in particular, have a dismal shot at making the squad. Just don’t tell that to Racquel MacDonald, who was able to walk-on to the Boston College Women’s track and field team and...

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Obituaries 06-12-2013

June 12, 2013
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Claire Di Michelle East Boston Housewife Claire M. (DeMarco) Di Michele of East Boston died unexpectedly on June 5. A housewife, she was the beloved wife of the late Daniel ‘Danny the Baker’ J. DiMichele with whom she shared 52 years of marriage; loving and devoted mother of Deborah Esposito and her husband, Steven...

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Businesses and Infrastructure on Broadway

June 5, 2013
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Businesses and Infrastructure on Broadway

Mayor Dan Rizzo (right) and Economic Development Director John Festa (left) set off from City Hall with Greg Bialecki, state secretary for housing and economic development, on Monday for a tour of businesses and infrastructure on Broadway.

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The Waiting Game: Hurry Up Boston; Rizzo, Others Frustrated with Casino Delay

June 5, 2013
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There’s a big donut hanging in the way of Boston and the completion of its long-awaited host community agreement, and despite that donut being across City Lines from Revere, it’s clogging a lot of arteries on both sides of the line. Mayor Dan Rizzo has been very supportive of the efforts by Boston Mayor...

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Waterfront Square is Moving to the Development Fast Track

June 5, 2013
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A major milestone in the Waterfront Square development on Revere Beach is about to unfold this week, and if developers have their way, the project will soon shift to warp speed. Covington Realty Partners of St. Louis will appear before the Conservation Commission today, June 5th, to discuss plans for building two apartment buildings...

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For RHS Graduate, Her Future is Bright

June 5, 2013
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At a young age, Mikeyla Figueroa knew how to be a mom despite never having a child. She had also already overcome abuse, drug use and the process of righting the ship of her life. She has held a job for nine years and become incredibly active in numerous clubs and sports at Revere...

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Wall That Heals Comes to Revere on June 13-16

June 5, 2013
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Revere will be transformed into a poignant Vietnam Memorial over the next week. The ‘Wall That Heals’ – a travelling Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Museum – will be arriving in Revere to great fanfare on Tuesday, June 11th, and will be stationed for the public to view from June 13-16. A welcoming processing has...

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Farewell to Hill Park

June 5, 2013
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Hill Park on Park Avenue, named in memory of U.S. Sgt. James G. Hill, holds a special place in the hearts and minds of Revere residents. For the Revere High School softball program, it has been the varsity’s home for decades. So many great friendships began on the softball diamond and continue today. There...

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Police Briefs 06-05-2013

June 5, 2013
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SUNDAY, MAY 26 Bernie Sanchez, 29, of 55 Cliff Ave., Winthrop, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor and reckless operation of a motor vehicle. MONDAY, MAY 27 Ruben Rodriguez, 33, of 172 Hichborn St., was arrested on charges of two counts of assault & battery....

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Lady Patriots Bid Farewell to Hill Park in Style in 3-2 Win

June 5, 2013
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Sophomore Sabrina Palermo tossed a five hitter and Aliza Anderson drove in the winning run in the eighth inning to lead the Revere High softball team to a walk-off 3-2 victory over Lowell in the opening round of the North Sectional of the Division 1 MIAA softball tournament at Hill Park last Thursday. The...

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Obituaries 06-05-2013

June 5, 2013
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Olga Wanyo Salem Hospital Medical Records Retiree Olga M. (Gilberti) Wanyo died Thursday evening at Salem Hospital in Salem.  She was 93 years old. The beloved wife of the late Michael J. Wanyo, Sr. , she was born and raised in Chelsea, the daughter of the late Louis and Adelaide (Lepore) Gilberti and lived in...

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