Monthly Archives: March 2014

Obituaries 03-19-2014

March 18, 2014
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Samuel Palermo Retired Revere Patrolman Samuel W. Palermo, retired Revere Patrolman, died on March 15 at Mass. General Hospital in Boston after a long illness. He was 82 years old. Born and raised in Revere, Patrolman Palermo was a 1949 graduate of Revere High School and has lived in Revere for his entire life....

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Can Spring Be Far Away?

March 12, 2014
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Can Spring Be Far Away?

Revere resident John Coyne hangs the banners at Fenway Park with less than 30 days until the ring ceremony.

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Annual 3 on 3 Tournament

March 12, 2014
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Annual 3 on 3 Tournament

The Revere Parks and Recreation Department recently held their annual 3 on 3 tournament play for middle school boys and girls. Players get ready to get the basketball pass.

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The American Dream: Local Family Goes from the Italian Countryside to the Ivy League

March 12, 2014
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The American Dream: Local Family Goes from the Italian Countryside to the Ivy League

Just two generations ago in the Italian countryside, in the aftermath of World War II, the D’Ambrosio family’s patriarch – Antonio ‘Tony’ D’Ambrosio – walked the fields of his family’s Avellino farm without any shoes. His feet became tough and calloused, and he remembers the embarrassment of not having “Sunday pants” for church. When...

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New Horse Barns Planned for Eastie Not to Be Off-site

March 12, 2014
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A plan submitted by Suffolk Downs to state environmental regulators calls for the horse barns in Revere to be relocated to the East Boston side of the property, built out under the existing Grandstand and in new buildings adjacent to the track on the Boston side – a plan that eliminates the previously idea...

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Winthrop Avenue Sewer Pipe Project Has Doubled in Cost

March 12, 2014
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The Winthrop Avenue sewer pipe replacement project has doubled in cost over the last several months, and will end up being more than $700,000 over original estimates, according to DPW Director Don Goodwin. Goodwin told the Council on Monday that the complex replacement project got more complicated as things went on, especially with the...

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City Receives Another Rating Upgrade to AA

March 12, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo and Revere Director of Finance George Anzuoni spoke at the City Council meeting Monday night about the City’s recent Standard and Poor’s Rating Servings Report upgrade. The City of Revere was granted a bond rating of AA- with a stable outlook, an upgrade from last year’s A+ rating. The city is...

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Dr. Joel Snider

March 12, 2014
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For nearly four decades Dr. Joel Snider, has been a mainstay at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center. He dedicated most of career to the people of East Boston, especially the elderly and chronically ill. Snider spent countless hours working in Home Care keeping many homebound, chronically ill elderly safe at home while avoiding...

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Police Briefs 03-12-2014

March 12, 2014
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MONDAY, MARCH 3 Lonnie E. Jones, 48, of 202 Beach St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a fugitive from justice warrant. TUESDAY, MARCH 4 Tanisha Renee Talley, 25, of Oakland, California, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5 Paula J. Deavilla, 35, of 555 Beach St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant....

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Holmes Set for Garden Appearance

March 12, 2014
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Revere resident Sophia Holmes and the St. Mary’s High School girls basketball team was set to take the floor at the Boston Garden Tuesday for the Division 3 state semifinals. Holmes is a 5-feet-3-inch reserve guard for the Lady Spartans who were playing Archbishop Williams for the right to advance to Saturday’s state championship...

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Obituaries 03-12-2014

March 12, 2014
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Paul Baglio Of East Boston Paul Baglio of East Boston died unexpectedly March 10 at the age of 56 years old.  He was the loving son of Jack & May Baglio.  Loving & devoted husband of Carol (Carlton) Baglio and devoted father of Robert & Jennifer. Dear brother of Jack, Jim, Tom and the...

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Mayor Dan Rizzo Joined Other Elected Officials and Public Employees

March 5, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo Joined Other Elected Officials and Public Employees

Mayor Dan Rizzo joined other elected officials and public employees in taking time out on Monday to read some of the favorite Dr. Seuss stories to local school children celebrating

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Vincent Convincingly Wins Democratic Rep. Primary

March 5, 2014
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Vincent Convincingly Wins Democratic Rep. Primary

RoseLee Vincent took Tuesday night’s Special Election Democratic Primary for the 16th Suffolk District with 1,154 votes, beating Revere’s Linda Rosa by 540 votes. Rosa collected 614 votes and Chelsea Attorney Josh Monahan finished with 504 votes. The district includes half of Revere, Prattville in Chelsea and two precincts in Saugus. In Revere, Vincent...

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City Pays $1.55 Million for 3 Properties at New School

March 5, 2014
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The City has agreed to pay $1.55 million to take three properties by eminent domain from four owners, including one owner who works in the Mayor’s Office. The takings – all on Fernwood Place and Fernwood Avenue – will accommodate a traffic plan for the new Hill School that turned out to be the...

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Top 100 Salaries: City Payroll on the Rise, Two Topped $200K in 2013

March 5, 2014
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THE TOP 10 1. Paul Dakin                           Superintendent               222,330.42 2. Terrence Reardon                Police Captain                202,445.70 DETAILS 67,226.00 3. Joseph Cafarelli                   Police Chief                   198,719.32 4. Glenn Malley                       Police Lt.                                  179,296.46 DETAILS 45,325.50 5. James Guido                        Police Executive Officer 178,701.06 DEATAILS 34,164.50 6. David Callahan                    Police Lt.                                  177,328.20 DETAILS 35,399.00 7. Jeremiah Goodwin Police Lt.                     ...

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Gaming Repeal Ballot Question Looms at SJC

March 5, 2014
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Just one week after fighting it out at the ballot box in Revere for the casino cause, pro-casino groups – including Revere elected officials – and anti-casino groups are preparing to do battle in the courtroom this May. And if the anti-casino forces have it their way, it could mean yet another vote in...

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Callahan to Open next Wednesday

March 5, 2014
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It looks as though Revere motorists’ commute from Downtown will get a whole lot easier starting next Wednesday. The Callahan Tunnel, which has been closed since late December, will reopen on Wednesday, March 12. While the headache of trying to find another way home from Boston for close to three months was beginning to...

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Police Briefs 03-05-2014

March 5, 2014
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MONDAY,FEBRUARY 24 Amanda J. Baum, 26, of Chelsea, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting. Charles A. Dinsmore, 25, of North Reading, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Abdelhak Hammououali, 39, of 43 Porter Ave., was arrested on a charge of assault & battery. TUESDAY,FEBRARY 25 Richard R. Russo, 24, of Lynn, was arrested on charges...

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Patriot Hockey Team Plays Well in Tourney

March 5, 2014
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Although the Revere High hockey team came out on the short end of a 5-1 decision to Masconomet in a first-round contest of the MIAA Division 2 North Sectional of the state hockey tournament last Tuesday, RHS head coach Joe Ciccarello echoed the sentiments of Patriots’ fans in expressing his pride in the performance...

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Obituaries 03-05-2014

March 5, 2014
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Rocco Cunsolo Of Revere Rocco Cunsolo of Revere died unexpectedly on February 28. He was 27 years old. He was the loving son of Pino Cunsolo of Italy and Melanie Falagan of Lynn;  dear brother of Brandon, cherished grandson of Josephine Cunsolo of Revere and the late Leroy and Marlene Falagan. He is also...

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