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Obituaries 10-04-2010

October 14, 2010
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Dorothy Spinazzola Wife of Globe restaurant critic Anthony C. Spinazzola, active member of the community Dorothy K. (Snell) Spinazzola of Tewksbury, formerly of Revere, died on October 9 following a brief illness. She was 85 years old. She was the past co-owner of Spinazzola’s Family Restaurant of Framingham and Lady Chairman Emeritus of the...

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Three-alarm fire on Dana Street, Sept. 30, 2010

October 8, 2010
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Three-alarm fire on Dana Street, Sept. 30, 2010

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Authorities make an arrest in Reservoir Avenue homicide

October 6, 2010
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A Revere man has been arrested in the shooting death of a Jamaica Plain man with Revere tires, a homicide that happened on top of Reservoir Avenue last Wednesday evening. Alen Stijakovic, 19, of 145 Ward St. #10, was arrested for the shooting on Monday and charged with murder. He was arraigned in Chelsea...

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A Blue’s note Big Blue edge Revere by a mere point, in NEC thriller

October 6, 2010
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. For the Journal The 3-0 Revere Patriots visited Swampscott on Saturday afternoon and for one half of the football game, they were poised to go to 4-0. Leading 34-14 after the first half, and with five touchdown runs from standout running back Trae Weathers already in the books, the Patriots...

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Crowded Classes – Expanding enrollment is biggest challenge facing the Revere School Committee

October 6, 2010
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Revere’s public school enrollment is soaring. This year alone, the school population has grown by 288 students over last year – a remarkable figure all things considered. In fact, from two years ago, the enrollment has swelled by 400 students. There are 6,433 students as of this week in the Revere public schools. That...

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Arrest Report 10-06-2010

October 6, 2010
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MONDAY, SEPT. 27 John M. Church, 21, listed as homeless, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of resisting arrest and illegal possession of a Class E controlled narcotic substance. Stephen Anthony Walker, 36, of 225 Crescent ave., was arrested on charges of breaking & entering in the nighttime with intent to...

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Blaze causes $500,000 in property damage on North Shore Rd., Dana St.

September 30, 2010
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Blaze causes $500,000 in property damage on North Shore Rd., Dana St.

Firefighters have learned this week that the cause of last Thursday’s three-alarm fire on North Shore Road and Dana Street was a discarded mattress leaning against a home with asphalt shingle siding. Chief Gene Doherty said the investigation is still ongoing, and they’re trying to determine if it was arson. “The fire started with...

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Trae straight victories – Weathers rushes for 188 yards and four touchdowns to lead Revere to a perfect 3-0 start

September 30, 2010
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The Revere Patriots got another outstanding rushing effort from senior running back Trae Weathers who rushed for 188 yards and four touchdowns on just 22 carries Friday night, to help Revere get out to its first 3-0 start in 29 years with a 24-15 victory over Danvers. “Trae has just been huge for us,...

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Count Rizzo In – Councillor will run for mayor

September 30, 2010
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Councillor at Large Dan Rizzo made it clear during an interview last week that he is, in fact, a candidate for mayor and that he will be seeking the office of mayor if and when Mayor Thomas Ambrosino leaves or does not run for re-election. Rizzo made it clear that he will officially announce...

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Ban Is Off The Mark – The City Council should reconsider its move to prohibit electronic devices from Chambers

September 30, 2010
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We urge the city council to reconsider its effort to ban electronic devices from the city council chamber. It is an ill-advised measure that is sure to show the council in a negative light should it do so. The effort is to stop the use by councillors of cell-phones and lap top computers during...

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Arrest Report 09-30-2010

September 30, 2010
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MONDAY, SEPT. 20 Martin Hickey, 23, of 42 Dehon St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of illegal possession of a knife in violation of the city ordinance and illegal possession of a Class E controlled narcotic substance. TUESDAY, SEPT. 21 Jillian N. Concannon, 27, of 820 Broadway, was arrested on...

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Obituaries 09-30-2010

September 30, 2010
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Edith Sperrazza Revere resident Edith (Rapacioli) Sperrazza of Revere, formerly of the North End of Boston, died on September 27. She was the beloved wife of Rosario “Ross” Sperrazza with whom she shared 48 years of marriage; loving mother of Alisa Sperrazza of Revere; dear sister of Eleanor Silvestri of Somerville and the late...

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Check Out How Your Child’s School Did

September 27, 2010
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District Charts and RHS and SC School Charts

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Helen McKenna and Robert Cuddy were married last Sunday on Revere Beach on the famous bandstand by former city clerk John Henry.

September 22, 2010
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Helen McKenna and Robert Cuddy were married last Sunday on Revere Beach on the famous bandstand by former city clerk John Henry.

McKenna, who grew up in Revere, chose the beach because she said it was a beautiful venue. She is shown making marriage vows on the bandstand. In the photo right, Helen and her children, Fay and Liam, are shown in the horse and carriage that took them to the beach for the ceremony.

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Local police are ready to enforce new texting ban

September 22, 2010
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Put the Sidekick phone down and step away from the car. It won’t be quite that harsh or dramatic, but Revere Police are ready to start enforcing the statewide No Texting Law next Thursday, September 30. “Officers will be prepared to write tickets when they have good enough evidence that people are texting while...

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Noel’s goal in final minute gives Revere a 1-1 tie with Beverly

September 22, 2010
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The Revere High girls soccer team pulled out a dramatic 1-1 tie with Beverly last week thanks to a goal by sophomore Jackie Noel with just 30 seconds to play. Senior Captain Marisa Parent brought the ball down close to the Beverly net and then fed a nice pass over to Noel for the...

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Boys soccer team off to a 2-0-2 start

September 22, 2010
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The Revere High boys soccer team is undefeated and unscored upon through its first four games this season, sporting a 2-0-2 record. After dueling non league rivals Malden Catholic and Central Catholic to 0-0 battles last week, Coach Nik Tower’s Patriots exploded for a 4-0 triumph over Northeastern Conference rival Saugus on Monday. Senior...

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Nelson impresses in loss to Beverly

September 22, 2010
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Although the Revere High girls cross country team dropped its opening meet of the season last week to perennial Northeastern Conference power Beverly, 15-50, RHS head coach Katie Sinnott saw a lot of positive aspects for her squad that should bode well for the coming season. “This year is a rebuilding year for the...

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Boys cross country runs well vs. Beverly

September 22, 2010
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Although the Revere High boys cross country came out on the short end of a 20-41 decision last Tuesday to Beverly, one of the teams that typically finishes at the top of the Northeastern Conference, RHS head coach Mike Flynn saw reason for optimism for this year’s Patriot runners. “Beverly swept us last year...

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RHS volleyball team cruises past Classical

September 22, 2010
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The Revere High volleyball team got into the winning column with a decisive 3-0 win over Lynn Classical last week. Coach Kim Hudd’s squad won all three sets in convincing fashion by scores of 25-6, 25-8, and 25-7. Among the highlights were the seven aces served up by Ashley DiFraia. The Lady Patriots host...

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