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RHS cracks down on dress; uniforms up for debate

December 8, 2010
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On any given day at Revere High School (RHS), one might see students coming through the front door wearing pajamas, flip-flops and sweat suits. Girls wear spandex pants that are too tight. Boys wear baggy pants that are too loose. It’s a pretty relaxed atmosphere, seemingly. Too relaxed, though, say administrators. RHS Principal Lourenço...

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Girls basketball team opens season Tuesday at Salem

December 8, 2010
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Coach Diana DeCristoforo and her dynamic Revere High girls basketball team will open their 2010-2011 season Tuesday at Salem, a rival in the Large Division of the Northeastern Conference. Although expectations will be high for the Lady Patriots, who are coming off a superlative 16-4 season and have their top six players returning, DeCristoforo...

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RHS boys basketball team hosts Salem in season opener

December 8, 2010
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Coach Rick Hayes and his Revere High boys basketball team will open their 2010-2011 season Tuesday evening, hosting perennial Northeastern Conference powerhouse Salem at the RHS fieldhouse. The Patriots will be led by their senior captain, Trae Weathers, who has been a double figure scorer the past two seasons. Trae hit for 15 points...

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Mammoth Drug Bust – Hats off to law enforcement

December 8, 2010
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Last week’s drug bust in Revere, which led to the capture of 89 kilos of cocaine and the two men who transported the drugs from San Antonio, reveals several things about the drug situation in general. First, the size of the seizure given general standards for such events was enormous. Police estimated the cocaine...

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John Correggio – Former councillor is back on the job

December 8, 2010
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The swearing in Monday night of John Correggio as a councillor at large at city hall was like writing the finish to two chapters of different books. For Correggio the swearing in marked the return of Correggio to city government, and marked as well the beginning of a new chapter in his life. It...

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December 7, 1941 – A day that would live in infamy

December 8, 2010
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President Franklin Roosevelt called the surprise Japanese attack of Pearl Harbor a day that will live in infamy. On this, the 69th anniversary of the attack, it remains just that – a day we should never forget. It is ironic that so deadly an attack on us caused a sleeping giant to awaken and...

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Arrest Report 12-08-2010

December 8, 2010
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Monday, Nov. 29 Joanna Herrera, 26, of 1123 Parkway, was arrested on a warrant. Rafael Jesus Montero, 22, of Everett, was charged with trafficking in cocaine, conspiracy and falsifying a motor vehicle document. Gilberto Cruz Padilla, 24, of San Ysidro, CA, was charged with trafficking in cocaine and conspiracy. Juvenile, a 16-year-old juvenile was...

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Obituaries 12-08-2010

December 8, 2010
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Stephen Fusco Auto Mechanic Stephen A. Fusco died unexpectedly at his Revere home on December 5. He was 55 years old. Born and raised in Revere, he was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1973. Most of his working career was as a mechanic for several area auto dealerships. He was the...

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Track owes federal government as well as city

December 1, 2010
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Wonderland Greyhound Park’s tax problem encompasses more than just the City of Revere. In a recent posting in the Boston Business Journal, Wonderland Greyhound Park was given legal notice that it owes the federal government, specifically the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), nearly $123,000. That puts the City in second position to collect Wonderland’s outstanding...

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Arrest Report 12-01-2010

December 1, 2010
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Monday, November 22 Keith Braveman, 22, of 4 Green St., was charged with assault and battery. Cody Milligan, 18, of 141 Bradstreet Ave, was arrested on one warrant. Debra Valentine, 53, of 48 Jones Rd, was charged with shoplifting. Juvenile, a 16-year-old was charged with being a minor transporting liquor. Tuesday, November 23 Chun...

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Obituaries 12-01-2010

December 1, 2010
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Marie Giuffre Longtime City Hall employee Marie (Gigante) Giuffre of Revere, formerly of the West End, died on November 27. She was employed in the collectors department at Revere City Hall for more than 25 years. The beloved wife of Raymond Giuffre with whom she shared 62 years of marriage, she was the loving...

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Castles And The Revere Schools

November 24, 2010
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Castles And The Revere Schools

Students from the Revere High School Marketing Internship Program and Health and Fitness Internship Program present a contribution to CASTLES . Students who learn about marketing or health and fitness, in after school programs sponsored by MGH/RevereCARES , raised money during the annual Walk for Health. Pictured from left to right: RHS Advisors Doreen...

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Thanksgiving 2010

November 24, 2010
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Everything about our lives and about the well-being of our nation has been put in question by the nagging recession that has cost so many jobs and our belief in the banking system and even our belief in our ability as a nation to overcome economic adversity. With Thanksgiving upon us, we agree there...

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Arrest Report 11-24-2010

November 24, 2010
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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16 Bianca R. DiCenso, 22, of 38 Dolphin Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of assault & battery. Dina G. Mantia, 24, of 49 Constitution Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Hocine Belal, 56, of 70 Neponset St., was arrested on a charge of operating a...

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Obituaries 11-24-2010

November 24, 2010
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Sanra Yourawski-Cambria Of East Boston, formerly of Revere Sandra Yourawski-Cambria of East Boston, formerly of Revere, died unexpectedly on November 22. She was the beloved daughter of the late Walter and Caroline ( Sasso) Yourawski; loving mother of Paul Cambria and his wife, Christine, of Peabody and Ronny Cambria and his wife, Jamie, of...

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Soccer teams compete in MIAA state tournaments

November 10, 2010
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Boys fall to Lowell There are tough ways to lose a soccer game….and then there are even tougher ways, especially if it happens to you in the state tournament. The Revere High boys soccer team experienced the latter with a 2-1 loss in overtime to Lowell Saturday in the preliminary round of the MIAA...

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George V. Colella – An extraordinary man, an extraordinary life

November 10, 2010
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Well into the twilight of his life, George Colella remained one of the best – known and most highly respected men in this city. His extraordinary political life over the course of more than 50 years was the stuff of legend and it will always be so. It is a rare man indeed whose...

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Arrest Report 11-10-2010

November 10, 2010
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MONDAY, NOV. 1 Martin Montes, 38, of Chelsea, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct, two counts of assault & battery, two counts of assault & battery upon a police officer, and resisting arrest. TUESDAY, NOV. 2 Barbara A. Brown, 23, of 219 Revere St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Glenn Hagan, 18,...

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Obituaries 11-10-2010

November 10, 2010
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Georgette ‘Patty’ Toscano Saugus resident Georgette "Patty" (Hanton) Toscano of Saugus, formerly of East Boston, died on November 7. She was the loving wife of Robert C. Toscano of Saugus; beloved mother of Robert A. Toscano and his wife, Jo Ann, of Woburn, Rhonda Baker and her husband, Anthony, of Everett, Craig Toscano and...

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Halloween At The Whelan School

November 3, 2010
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Halloween At The Whelan School

Garrett Seth Loring came to school dressed as Norman Rockwell for Friday’s Halloween Parade at the Whelan School. This year for Halloween, older students were challenged to make the holiday a learning experience. Many students did research projects on famous historical figures and then dressed up like them for Halloween. Loring and his parents...

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