Monthly Archives: April 2014

Runners on Your Mark: Revere Officers, Chief to Run Marathon after Playing Key Roles in Bombing Story

April 16, 2014
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Runners on Your Mark: Revere Officers, Chief to Run Marathon after Playing Key Roles in Bombing Story

When Sgt. Mike Mason crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon last year, the blast from the first bomb erupted literally before he could even catch his breath. Mason can even be seen crossing the finish line just seconds before first bomb erupted in the crowd. He said he turned and – despite...

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New Year’s Celebration

April 16, 2014
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New Year’s Celebration

Channa Sath, lead dancer for the Angkor Dance Troupe, tosses colorful flower petals to signify the entrance of the Khmer New Year. A large block party and festival took place on Thornton Street Saturday, April 12, to ring in the Cambodian New Year. The celebration attracts hundreds every year and has been held at...

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Reardon Won’t Seek Rep. Seat in Fall

April 16, 2014
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City Councillor Stephen Reardon said this week that he will not run for state representative this fall, leaving a much clearer shot for newly elected State Rep. RoseLee Vincent. The councillor did, however, hint at a possible councillor at-large run. Reardon has contemplated a run for quite some time, and said as much publicly...

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Rizzo Goes to D.C. For Federal Aid Helpnews Briefs

April 16, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo took to the nation’s capital last week to plead the case for Revere’s water and sewer ratepayers – who continue to struggle to pay ever-increasing bills under an aggressive consent decree from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This past week, Mayor Rizzo traveled to Washington, D.C., in order to speak...

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Surprise Concert Gives RHS Students Look at Sierra Leone

April 16, 2014
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There is no better way to learn about the African country of Sierra Leone than to bring a little piece of it to school with you. That’s exactly what happened for the entire student body of Revere High School (RHS) last Wednesday, April 9, when the acclaimed Sierra Leone Refugee All-Star Band showed up...

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A Special Easter

April 16, 2014
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This week and especially on Sunday, many churches will be overflowing as parishioners go to church to celebrate Easter. Easter is always a magical time for children. As a family, we always held off hiding the Easter candy around the house until after Mass.  This action prompted our youngest to go to church a...

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Police Briefs 04-16-2014

April 16, 2014
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MONDAY, APRIL 7 No Arrests Reported TUESDAY, APRIL 8 No Arrests Reported WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9 Jesus Pineda, 23, of 31 Rose St. was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of illegal possession of a Class B controlled narcotic substance. Ermes M. Delcid, 24, of Lynn, was arrested on an outstanding warrant....

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RHS Baseball Team Wins Opening Pair

April 16, 2014
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Although spring was a long time coming for the Revere High baseball team, it proved well worth the wait, as the Patriots opened their 2014 season with a pair of victories last week over Northeastern Conference rivals Beverly and Salem. The duo of Dylan Kalloch and Mike Ciambelli were the ultimate heroes in the...

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Obituaries 04-16-2014

April 16, 2014
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Francesca ‘Frances’ Pustizzi Stitcher Francesca “Frances” (Gigante) Pustizzi of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on April 13. Frances was born in Italy and came to the United States when she was 39 years old. She worked as a stitcher for a Boston clothing company. She was the beloved wife of the late Angelo...

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Musical Fairy Tale ‘Into the Woods’

April 9, 2014
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Musical Fairy Tale ‘Into the Woods’

The Susan B. Anthony Middle School (SBA) will be presenting the mix-up musical fairy tale of ‘Into the Woods’ on Tuesday, April 15, and Wednesday, April 16, at 6:30 p.m. in the school’s auditorium. The play is based on the book by James Lapine with music by Stephen Sondheim. There are about 70 students...

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Another Delay: Casino License Award Moved Back Indefinitely Due to Boston Concerns

April 9, 2014
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Waiting seems to be the name of the game when it comes to gaming in Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) announced last Friday that it would be delaying the award of a Greater Boston resort casino license indefinitely. The timeline to award a casino license in Greater Boston has steadily moved back for...

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RHS Graduates Getting into the Top Colleges

April 9, 2014
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School officials are declaring that this year’s senior class could be one of the best in decades, as scores of students have been accepted into loads of prestigious colleges and universities this spring. Top of that list is Alejandro Rojas, who has been accepted to seven Ivy League schools already and is waitlisted on...

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Move over Hollywood: Hollywood High School; RHS Students, Faculty Produce Full-length Feature Film to Be Premiered at Showcase

April 9, 2014
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For a Revere High School (RHS) student, becoming the starlet of a feature-length movie could be as easy as getting a hall pass and walking to the bathroom. That’s exactly what happened to RHS Senior Alyssa Belcastro, who was plucked from the hallways of Revere High earlier this year, and will play the starring...

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Runner Looks at Marathon Re-run

April 9, 2014
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Last year, as Revere’s Jalon Fowler passed the 21st mile in the 26-mile Boston Marathon, State Troopers descended onto the racecourse and abruptly put an end to her race. There was confusion and a lot unanswered questions that Fowler now knows the answers to all too well – that being someone had set a...

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Revere Is Safer

April 9, 2014
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The announcement last week of the successful arrests made in Operation High Tide by our local police force certainly comes as good news to many residents. The three-month investigation resulted in 26 local and smaller drug dealers being arrested in the early morning sting. These dealers have been selling primarily heroin to users.  Many...

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Congratulations, Roselee

April 9, 2014
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The recent election of RoseLee Vincent as Revere’s newest State Representative is a testament to  her character and the high regard  that she is held by voters in our community. For more than 25 years, RoseLee has been the point person for many residents who needed help from both former Rep. William Reinstein and...

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Thank You to the Volunteers

April 9, 2014
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On page 7 of this week’s newspaper is the story of local veterans donating their time and talents to help restore the USS Cassin Young. We want to publicly thank these volunteers for doing this work.  We know that given the tight budget constraints as well as the ever increasing of tax dollars to...

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Police Briefs 04-09-2014

April 9, 2014
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Monday, March 31 Vilmar Barra, 36, of 119 Vane St., was charged with assault and battery and assault with a dangerous weapon. Tuesday, April 1 Luis Moran, 25, of Chelsea, was charged with reckless operation of a motor vehicle and possession of a Class B drug. Wednesday, April 2 Michael Hendrickson, 33, of Boston,...

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Regional Champs

April 9, 2014
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IC girls basketball team wins New England Championship After having captured the Massachusetts State CYO Basketball Championship by defeating Our Lady of Assumption (OLA) of Lynnfield on March 15th, the Immaculate Conception 8th grade girls had to wait two whole weeks to compete for the New England Championship last weekend in Providence R.I. Representing the...

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Obituaries 04-09-2014

April 9, 2014
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Anthony Ambrosino Worked for Commercial Union Insurance Company; Revere Senior Center Member Anthony J. Ambrosino, a lifelong resident of Revere, died on April 3 at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center. He was 88 years old. He was a US Navy veteran of World War II, a former employee of Commercial Union Insurance Company and...

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