Monthly Archives: June 2014

Revere Celebrates Successful Season

June 17, 2014
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The Division 1 North champion Revere High softball team celebrated the program’s most successful season at its awards banquet Tuesday night at Casa Lucia. Head coach Joe Ciccarello presented individual awards to Sabrina Palermo (Most Valuable Player),  Cassandra DiBella (Unsung Hero), Noelle MacDonald (Coaches Award), and Logan DiCarlo (Patriot Softball Award). Palermo, who recorded...

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Obituaries 06-18-2014

June 17, 2014
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Joseph Fabiano, Sr. Of Revere, formerly of the North End Joseph G. Fabiano, Sr. of Revere, formerly of Boston’s North End, died on June 11 at Emerson Hospital in Concord. He was 61 years old. Joey, who was raised in the North End of Boston, worked for many years at Winthrop Centre Auto Body....

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Dad’s Day Deal

June 13, 2014
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Sport Clips Haircuts, where men and boys are treated to an “MVP Experience” haircut in a sports-themed environment, is proud to announce a Dad’s Day deal you can’t miss.  Bring your dad into Sport Clips the week of June 8th and get a free MVP upgrade, with the purchase of a regular haircut. “Everyone...

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The Dream Team

June 10, 2014
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The Dream Team

WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS: Your Revere High School Patriots, 2014 Division One North Softball Champions. The team claimed the first-ever sectional championship in the softball program’s history after beating Newton North on Sunday evening, 1-0. The game came down to the wire, with Revere scoring the deciding run in the last inning.

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Graduation Selfie

June 10, 2014
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Graduation Selfie

RHS grads gather together for a selfie at the commencement last Thursday at Suffolk Downs.

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Water Rates Approved: Council Not Happy with Lack of Savings

June 10, 2014
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Revere City Councillors begrudgingly approved water and sewer rates on Monday night, with the bone of contention being that several councillors were wondering why there hasn’t yet been any savings for ratepayers even after several years and several millions dollars worth of work on the system. In general, rates didn’t rise nearly as much...

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City to Replace Old Water Meters

June 10, 2014
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The City is preparing next month to roll out a $3.7 million water meter replacement program that will modernize the way the City monitors and bills ratepayers. Mayor Dan Rizzo told the City Council on Monday that bids have been received and the City is ready to roll out the program in July –...

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Police Investigate Use of Tasers

June 10, 2014
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The Revere Police are exploring the option of carrying electric Tasers as part of their standard equipment – a move they believe might help decrease incidences of violence toward the police. “I know now we are exploring all options and seeing if it’s the right thing for our officers,” said Lt. Amy O’Hara. “They’re...

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Support the Salesians Boys & Girls Club Thursday

June 10, 2014
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The Salesians Boys & Girls Club will host its annual fundraiser and awards ceremony on Thursday (tonight), June 12 at Suffolk Downs. Tickets are still on sale and the Salesians need the community’s help and support. Fr. John Nazzaro has been running the Salesians Boys and Girls Club inside the former Savio Hall with...

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Police Briefs 06-11-2014

June 10, 2014
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Tuesday, June 3 Erick Flores, 29, of 26 Gage St., was arrested on one warrant. Seanna Buckley, 22, of Stoneham, was charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and assault and battery on a police officer. Marie Wallace, 21, of Medfield, was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. James Carter Jr., 39, was charged...

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Revere Softball Rules in Division 1: Patriots Edge Newton-north in 1-0 Thriller

June 10, 2014
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Revere was reeling after a late-season loss to Lynn Classical. The team with the superstar pitcher in Sabrina Palermo, dynamic three-sport captain in Logan DiCarlo, other proud seniors, and talented underclassmen hadn’t yet hit its full stride. So head coach Joe Ciccarello scheduled a field trip to Prince Restaurant and Route 1 Mini Golf...

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Obituaries 06-11-2014

June 10, 2014
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Alfred Collazzo Retired Machinist Alfred Collazzo of Revere, formerly of Somerville, died on June 8 at Sawtelle Hospice House in Reading. A US Army veteran of World War II, he was raised in Somerville, the son of the late Francesco and Carmela (Petrone) Collazzo, he attended Somerville Schools and worked as a machinist for...

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Revere Beat Catholic Central in Dramatic Walk-off Win to Advance to North Sectional Final on Sunday

June 8, 2014
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Revere Beat Catholic Central in Dramatic Walk-off Win to Advance to North Sectional Final on Sunday

The Revere High School (RHS) Softball team took a walk-off 1-0 win in extra innings on Friday afternoon against Catholic Central. The game was evenly matched and a pitcher’s duel with RHS Junior Sabrina Palermo turning in an unreal performance despite battling an illness all this past week. It looked as if the game...

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The Patriots March to Concord: Palermo, Stella, DiCarlo pace Revere to Two Big Wins

June 4, 2014
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The Patriots March to Concord: Palermo, Stella, DiCarlo pace Revere to Two Big Wins

Sabrina Palermo struck out the 500th batter of her career while Kristina Stella and Logan DiCarlo, led the team-wide offensive firepower in impressive victories over Lincoln-Sudbury and Chelmsford in the State Tournament. The dream season continues today as Revere takes the field against perennial powerhouse Concord Carlisle in the Division 1 North quarterfinals. Palermo’s ...

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This Year’s Best Urban School in America

June 4, 2014
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This Year’s Best Urban School in America

Revere High School (RHS) students (left to right) Freshmen Estefania Guerrero, Estefania Velasquez and Junior Andres Perdomo flash the number one to show that their high school is the top urban school in the country. RHS accepted a check and banner from the NCUST organization at a ceremony in the RHS Field House last...

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Mayor Dips into Reserves to Balance Budget

June 4, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo proposed a $160.92 million budget Monday night, and informed councillors that he has made the tough decision to – for the second year in a row – dip into the Rainy Day Reserve Fund to balance the budget. It was an overall increase of 4.3 percent ($6.6 million) over last year...

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RHA Announces Property Rehabs

June 4, 2014
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The Revere Housing Authority (RHA) is preparing to embark on an aggressive schedule to repair 14 units at five scattered-site properties throughout the Shirley Avenue area. Executive Director Linda Shaw and Board Member George Anzuoni announced the $1.6 million project this week, saying that it hinged upon an $800,000 grant from the state that...

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Revere High Valedictorian to Attend MIT

June 4, 2014
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Though only there for a short time, Karina Kalinina can still recall the rigid strictness of her suburban Moscow school when she was in the first grade. The Revere High School (RHS) valedictorian remembers penmanship was taught with fervor, and how one small mistake could lead to a major penalty. “Penmanship was stressed there...

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Suffolk Downs Scratches Four Racing Days in June

June 4, 2014
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The uncertainty of the casino licensing process this summer has caused Suffolk Downs to scratch four live racing days this month, officials said. The track requested from the Mass Gaming Commission (MGC), Racing Division, during last Friday’s meeting the ability to eliminate live racing on June 3, June 10, June 17 and June 24...

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Congratulations to Our Graduates

June 4, 2014
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Graduation season is upon us, the time of year in which communities all across America celebrate the accomplishments of our young adults who will be receiving their high school diplomas. Graduation is a bittersweet time, marking both an ending and a beginning. For the grads, they will realize that the past four years, which...

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