Archive for March, 2015

Towing Woes: Shirley Ave Residents Upset Over Process

March 4, 2015
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Several residents in the Shirley Avenue are up in arms this week after what they are terming a rude and unannounced raid Feb. 25 on their neighborhood by City-contracted tow companies that were asked by Police officials to shovel out buried cars and tow them away. Some residents said they were ordered to pay...
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Police Briefs 03-04-2015

March 4, 2015
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ARRESTED AT SEACOAST A 16-year-old from the Seacoast School was arrested on serious charges after a fight that injured a teacher last Thursday morning. Around 11:47 a.m. a couple of kids got into a fight at the school. A teacher tried to intervene as one student got another in a headlock and the student...
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We Are One Community

March 4, 2015
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When hateful notes were found in the Shirley Avenue in Revere last week – notes that were threatening to Muslims – the city rallied and responded in an extraordinary way. First of all, the Revere Police responded to the situation with the utmost seriousness. While the specific threats on the notes, which purported to...
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Congratulations Coach Decristoforo and The RHS Girls Team

March 4, 2015
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We remember the excitement that former Revere High basketball star Richie DeCristoforo and his teammates brought to the city’s sports community in the early 1970s. With coach Buddy O’Neill on the bench, the RHS boys basketball team was a formidable one, challenging powerful Somerville High for supremacy in the Greater Boston League. We believe...
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Letters to the Editor

March 4, 2015
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“We Got Your Back” Dear Editor: The hate messages that were found scattered around the Revere Beach area and whose purveyors were intending for it to have a chilling effect on members of the Muslim community in Revere and surrounding cities not only failed to hit its target, but also was counterproductive. Al Huda...
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Sports 03-04-2015

March 4, 2015
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RHS girls basketball team falls to Billerica in quarterfinals By Cary Shuman The Revere High School girls basketball team had a doubly tough assignment in the quarterfinals of the MIAA State Tournament Saturday night. Not only was Revere facing Billerica, one of the best teams in the state, on the road, but it was...
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Obituaries 03-04-2015

March 4, 2015
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Anthony Pesce, Sr. Retired Revere Fire Dept. Lieutenant Anthony V. (Tony) Pesce Sr., of Revere, retired Lieutenant Revere Fire Department, passed away on February 15. Tony was a Revere firefighter for over 35 years. He was stationed at Station#5 on Freeman Street and was instrumental in fighting many of the Revere Beach fires. He...
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