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Police Briefs 04-23-2014

April 23, 2014
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MONDAY, APRIL 14 Antonio Jose Medina-Castro, 35, of Rochester, NH, was arrested on a warrant for distribution of a Class A drug (heroin). Michelle Molbeck, 29, of Rochester, NH, was arrested on a warrant for distribution of a Class D drug. Raymond DeFranzo III, 44, of 92 Proctor Ave., was arrested on two outstanding...

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RHS Girls Track Team Defeats Classical, English

April 23, 2014
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The Revere High girls track team has won its last two meets, including an exciting 71-63 triumph over Lynn Classical that was decided in the final race, the 4 x 400 relay. Revere held a 66-63 edge entering the 4 x 400 event, but with the winner of that race taking all five of the points at stake,...

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Obituaries 04-23-2014

April 23, 2014
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Nancy Toppi Her Husband and Family Were Her Greatest Loves Nancy (Arlesienne Catherine Napert) Toppi passed peacefully from this life on April 16 in East Boston. She was 92 years old. She was born at Black Lake, Canada on March 22, 1922, the sixth of 10 children of the late Albert J and Angelina...

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Holy Week Services

April 16, 2014
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Holy Week Services

Churches in the area celebrated Palm Sunday last weekend, and here the annual St. Anthony’s Passion Play – re-enacted by the Parish Youth Group – took place. Playing the role of Jesus carrying the cross was Joseph Bitto and Austin DeRosa as one of Pilate’s soldiers.

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New Year’s Celebration

April 16, 2014
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New Year’s Celebration

Channa Sath, lead dancer for the Angkor Dance Troupe, tosses colorful flower petals to signify the entrance of the Khmer New Year. A large block party and festival took place on Thornton Street Saturday, April 12, to ring in the Cambodian New Year. The celebration attracts hundreds every year and has been held at...

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Rizzo Goes to D.C. For Federal Aid Helpnews Briefs

April 16, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo took to the nation’s capital last week to plead the case for Revere’s water and sewer ratepayers – who continue to struggle to pay ever-increasing bills under an aggressive consent decree from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This past week, Mayor Rizzo traveled to Washington, D.C., in order to speak...

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A Special Easter

April 16, 2014
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This week and especially on Sunday, many churches will be overflowing as parishioners go to church to celebrate Easter. Easter is always a magical time for children. As a family, we always held off hiding the Easter candy around the house until after Mass.  This action prompted our youngest to go to church a...

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Police Briefs 04-16-2014

April 16, 2014
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MONDAY, APRIL 7 No Arrests Reported TUESDAY, APRIL 8 No Arrests Reported WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9 Jesus Pineda, 23, of 31 Rose St. was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of illegal possession of a Class B controlled narcotic substance. Ermes M. Delcid, 24, of Lynn, was arrested on an outstanding warrant....

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RHS Baseball Team Wins Opening Pair

April 16, 2014
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Although spring was a long time coming for the Revere High baseball team, it proved well worth the wait, as the Patriots opened their 2014 season with a pair of victories last week over Northeastern Conference rivals Beverly and Salem. The duo of Dylan Kalloch and Mike Ciambelli were the ultimate heroes in the...

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Obituaries 04-16-2014

April 16, 2014
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Francesca ‘Frances’ Pustizzi Stitcher Francesca “Frances” (Gigante) Pustizzi of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on April 13. Frances was born in Italy and came to the United States when she was 39 years old. She worked as a stitcher for a Boston clothing company. She was the beloved wife of the late Angelo...

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Musical Fairy Tale ‘Into the Woods’

April 9, 2014
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Musical Fairy Tale ‘Into the Woods’

The Susan B. Anthony Middle School (SBA) will be presenting the mix-up musical fairy tale of ‘Into the Woods’ on Tuesday, April 15, and Wednesday, April 16, at 6:30 p.m. in the school’s auditorium. The play is based on the book by James Lapine with music by Stephen Sondheim. There are about 70 students...

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Revere Is Safer

April 9, 2014
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The announcement last week of the successful arrests made in Operation High Tide by our local police force certainly comes as good news to many residents. The three-month investigation resulted in 26 local and smaller drug dealers being arrested in the early morning sting. These dealers have been selling primarily heroin to users.  Many...

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Congratulations, Roselee

April 9, 2014
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The recent election of RoseLee Vincent as Revere’s newest State Representative is a testament to  her character and the high regard  that she is held by voters in our community. For more than 25 years, RoseLee has been the point person for many residents who needed help from both former Rep. William Reinstein and...

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Thank You to the Volunteers

April 9, 2014
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On page 7 of this week’s newspaper is the story of local veterans donating their time and talents to help restore the USS Cassin Young. We want to publicly thank these volunteers for doing this work.  We know that given the tight budget constraints as well as the ever increasing of tax dollars to...

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Police Briefs 04-09-2014

April 9, 2014
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Monday, March 31 Vilmar Barra, 36, of 119 Vane St., was charged with assault and battery and assault with a dangerous weapon. Tuesday, April 1 Luis Moran, 25, of Chelsea, was charged with reckless operation of a motor vehicle and possession of a Class B drug. Wednesday, April 2 Michael Hendrickson, 33, of Boston,...

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Regional Champs

April 9, 2014
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IC girls basketball team wins New England Championship After having captured the Massachusetts State CYO Basketball Championship by defeating Our Lady of Assumption (OLA) of Lynnfield on March 15th, the Immaculate Conception 8th grade girls had to wait two whole weeks to compete for the New England Championship last weekend in Providence R.I. Representing the...

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Obituaries 04-09-2014

April 9, 2014
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Anthony Ambrosino Worked for Commercial Union Insurance Company; Revere Senior Center Member Anthony J. Ambrosino, a lifelong resident of Revere, died on April 3 at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center. He was 88 years old. He was a US Navy veteran of World War II, a former employee of Commercial Union Insurance Company and...

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Phantom Gourmet Loves New Deal

April 2, 2014
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Phantom Gourmet Loves New Deal

The Phantom Gourmet television show will be featuring one of Revere’s well-known food establishments, New Deal Fruit, 920 Broadway, on an upcoming episode. The Phantom will highlight the Italian groceria’s outstanding sandwiches, delicious fruit, and family atmosphere at the popular store. Pictured on the day of Phantom’s visit to the store are, from left,...

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Casino Hearing Cancelled

April 2, 2014
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The host community public hearing for the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) at Revere High School (RHS) scheduled for this coming Monday, April 7, has been cancelled. No explanation was given for the cancellation, but officials from Mohegan Sun indicated there was a tentative date set to reconvene the hearing at RHS on May 6....

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Bowe Fundraiser Set for April 11

April 2, 2014
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The Wally Bowe Memorial Fundraiser benefiting the Salesian Boys and Girls Club of East Boston will be held on Friday, April 11, from 7-11 p.m., at the Beachmont VFW Hall on Bennington Street. Mr. Bowe was a beloved teacher and coach at the former Savio Prep high school in East Boston. There will dinner,...

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