Archive for January, 2017

Local Painter Captures Former Fire Chief, Others with Expert Touch

January 6, 2017
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Local Painter Captures Former Fire Chief, Others with Expert Touch

By Seth Daniel When former Fire Chief Gene Doherty gathered at his home with a full house of family members of Christmas Eve, he had no idea what was coming. In fact, with his entire family watching, his brother, John Doherty, unveiled a large painting by Mark Martelli of the recently retired Fire Chief...
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RHS Students, Staff Mourn Sudden Loss of Teacher

January 6, 2017
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RHS Students, Staff Mourn Sudden Loss of Teacher

By Seth Daniel Long-time Revere High (RHS) history and English teacher Richard Caprio died rather suddenly on Dec. 27 while undergoing a routine treatment at the hospital. Caprio, 64, began his teaching career in 1981 at Christopher Columbus High School in Boston, and then transferred over to Dom Savio High School in East Boston,...
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Councillors List Top Priorities to be Tackled in 2017

January 6, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock A new year for the City Council means more projects ahead for the councillors., both in their wards and across the city. Ward 1 Councillor Joanne McKenna said she has three goals for the upcoming year. First, to create an MBTA bus stop at the Target and Stop & Shop...
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News Briefs

January 6, 2017
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NEWMAN NAMED PRESIDNT AT HHMA Michael Newman, MD, FACP, CPE, has been named president of Hallmark Health Medical Associates (HHMA) and system vice president of Hallmark Health System. Dr. Newman has been successfully serving as interim president of HHMA, Hallmark Health’s employed provider organization, since September. Dr. Newman is a board-certified gastroenterologist who has...
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Police Briefs 01-04-2017

January 6, 2017
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ARREST Report FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23 Steven M. Hescock, 40, of 71 Neponset St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of shoplifting (3rd offense). Jose A. Alvarenga-Garcia, 37, of Chelsea, was issued a summons for a charge of shoplifting by price tag tampering. Damien M. Centrella, 42, of 44 Constitution Ave.,...
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Letters to the Editor

January 6, 2017
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Obama Land Mine Policy Dear Editor; Long before Secretary John Kerry entered Washington politics, he was a local politician and a friend to the City of Revere. Revere’s State Senator, Fran Doris introduced John Kerry to Revere in our Columbus Day Parade. He kept in touch with many Revere office holders, including myself ,...
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Guest-Editorial

January 6, 2017
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In 2014, the American Waterworks Association declared MWRA’s water to be the best in the nation. (In fact, it won both first and second place both for the City of Boston’s and the MWRA’s own sample.) This was not a lucky coincidence, but the end result of a carefully crafted and intricate plan to...
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Sports 01-04-2017

January 6, 2017
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RhS sports Roundup RHS boys basketball tops Medford, Malden It was like old times (at least for the old-timers among us) over the school vacation week as the Revere High boys basketball team took on two former rivals from the Greater Boston League in a holiday tournament. However, in contrast to most of those...
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Obituaries 01-04-2017

January 6, 2017
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Frances Kleinfeldt Former saleswoman at Host Gift Shop at Logan Airport Frances M. (Haas) Kleinfeldt, a lifelong resident of Beachmont, died on December 31 at her residence. She was 83 years old and although her health had been failing, her death was most unexpected. Frances was born in Winthrop and lived all of her...
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The Eighth Wonder:Lincoln School Student Jonathan Reyes Excels in All-America National Tournament

January 4, 2017
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The Eighth Wonder:Lincoln School Student Jonathan Reyes Excels in All-America National Tournament

By Cary Shuman Jonathan Reyes is 8 years old and loves to play baseball. And his career is certainly off to an auspicious start. While competing in the All-America Youth Baseball Games in Samford, Fla. last week, Jonathan helped lead his team to the championship game of the national tournament. The son of Sergio...
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Making the College Application Process at RHS Easier

January 4, 2017
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Making the College Application Process at RHS Easier

By Lani Stevens As winter break begins and the holidays come to an end, college application deadlines quickly approach for many seniors in high school.  Four years ago at Lowell High School, Ms. Tiffany Currie began the Massachusetts College Application Celebration with the objective of giving students a plan in place to proceed in...
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ZBA to Hear Plans for Two New Projects

January 4, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Two projects, one involving a mixed use project of retail and residential property and a project for a five-story storage unit will appear before the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) tonight (Dec. 28) in Council Chambers, both are being represented by D’ambrosio & Brown. The Neighborhood Developers are proposing to...
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Revere Man Dies in Squire Road Crash

January 4, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A 70-year-old Revere man died after being hit by a car on Squire Road, near Orvis Road, around 6:30 p.m. on Christmas Day. The man’s identity had not been released by Journal deadlines pending notification of family members. The driver of the vehicle was 21 and police said that it appears...
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Philly Pretzel to Open New Store on Squire Rd Coming to Revere

January 4, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Philadelphia is a city of firsts and Revere will have the first Philly Pretzel Factory store in Massachusetts when it opens this week at 4 Squire Road. The first Philly Pretzel Factory opened its doors in Mayfair, Philadelphia, in 1998. The concept was to bake Philly Style soft pretzels all...
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News Briefs

January 4, 2017
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New Year’s Hours posted for Clubs and Restaurants The Revere Licensing Commission has set hours for New Year’s Eve for local  restaurants and clubs. Last call in all establishments will be at 1:30 a.m. (Jan. 1) and may stay open until 3 a.m. (Jan. 1) if serving continental breakfast. NARFE to meet   on January...
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Police Briefs 12-28-2016

January 4, 2017
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MONDAY, DECEMBER 19 Thann Nguon, 34, of 52 Thornton St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Jacqueline Charlebois, 55, of Winthrop, was issued a summons for a charge of operating an uninsured motor vehicle. She also was cited for the civil motor vehicle infraction of operating an unregistered motor vehicle. Don P. Algeni, 50,...
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Have A Happy, Healthy, and Safe New Year

January 4, 2017
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The upcoming long weekend marks the start of the New Year — 2017. The arrival of a new year marks a time for reflection, both as to the year that has passed and as to the year to come. In the words of the poet Alfred Lord Tennyson: Ring out the old, ring in...
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Sports 12-28-2016

January 4, 2017
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RhS sports Roundup Patriots defeat English, 60-57 The Revere High boys basketball team broke into the win column in a big way with an exciting 60-57 victory over Lynn English this past Thursday at the Revere High fieldhouse. Buoyed by a stern defensive effort, the Patriots grabbed a 23-17 lead at the half, setting...
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Obituaries 12-28-2016

January 4, 2017
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Karen Morgan Worked at Prince Pizzeria and Citizens Bank Karen Morgan of Revere passed away after a battle with cancer on Friday, December 23 surrounded by her family. Born in Lynn, Karen was the daughter of Thomas Morgan and Barbara (Gardyna). She was raised in Lynn and lived in Revere for the past 30...
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