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Police Briefs 10-22-2014

October 25, 2014
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ARMED ROBBERIES BELIEVED CONNECTED Revere Police are in the process of working down an investigation into three street robberies in the Shirley Avenue area last Saturday and Sunday. “At a minimum two of these are related and we believe that probably all three are related,” said Lt. John Goodwin. “We do have leads and...

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Welcome, Market Basket to the City of Revere

October 25, 2014
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We are very excited to welcome Market Basket to the city of Revere and look forward with much anticipation to the opening of the brand new store in the Northgate Shopping Center this Sunday, Oct. 26. The many residents who have visited Market Basket stores in nearby communities such as Chelsea understand what a...

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Letters to the Editor

October 25, 2014
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“All right, Revere ball. First and ten.”  Dear Editor: We heard these words of Roger Naples so many times coming from the press box at Paul Revere Stadium and later Harry Della Russo Stadium.  For years, he was the voice of RHS football, the City Softball League, and of many sporting events in Revere. Like Johnny...

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Clarifying on Religious Teaching in the Revere Public Schools

October 25, 2014
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It has come to our attention that there is some misinformation circulating about the teaching of religion in our middle school social studies classrooms.  We would like to clarify what exactly is being taught and why it is being taught. In our middle school classrooms, we teach World Geography in grade 6, Ancient Civilizations...

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Sports 10-22-2014

October 25, 2014
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RHS sports Roundup Football team shoots for playoff spot Friday The Revere High football team will be seeking to secure a berth in the post-season playoffs when the Patriots take to the field Friday evening against Lynn Classical at the Manning Bowl. Kick-off time is set for 7:00. Although Revere fell to 2-4 on...

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Obituaries 10-22-2014

October 25, 2014
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Ronald Pulicari Of Florida, formerly of Revere Ronald Pulicari of Daytona, Florida, formerly of Revere, died on September 23. He was the beloved husband of Rose (Pollino); cherished son of the late Mario and Josephine Pulicari; dear brother of Jean Dacey of Revere, Joseph Pulicari and his wife, Karen of Saugus and the late...

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More than Two for This Tango

October 19, 2014
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More than Two for This Tango

Scores of supporters turned out to support the Tango family at the Beachmont VFW last Thursday evening. Marc Tango – president of Revere Pop Warner – who was diagnosed last year with leukemia. Since that time, numerous supporters have responded to help the Tango family and participate in the annual Light the Night walk...

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Police Briefs 10-15-2014

October 19, 2014
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POWER OUTAGE ON SUNDAY More than 7,000 residents and businesses lost power for a few hours on Sunday afternoon as a result of a blown electrical relay mechanism. Those affected were stretched from Beachmont to Broadway to Malden Street and Squire Road. National Grid responded to a blown relay system in the Ward Street...

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Metro North Plan Could Complement Revere’s Development

October 19, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo and Economic Development Director John Festa have scheduled the city’s second economic summit for Nov. 21 and one of the issues surely that will be discussed is state  Housing and Economic Development Secretary’s Greg Bialecki’s land use plan for the newly named “Metro North” region that includes Revere and eight other...

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Let’s Give Revere a Huge Culinary Shoutout

October 19, 2014
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So, here’s the thing; I never learned to cook. I’m serious. I never learned to cook anything (no, I’ve almost never even been in a grocery store, either).  In fact, as I eat almost every meal out, I couldn’t say with any certainty whether or not the oven or the stove in my apartment...

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Letters to the Editor

October 19, 2014
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Ebola is a threat to US Dear Editor Recently Congresswoman Katherine Clark wrote about ISIS and how she is working to protect America. I thank her for her efforts. However, the biggest threat to the United States right now is Ebola! The only way to decrease the spread of Ebola is to institute a...

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Sports 10-15-2014

October 19, 2014
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RHS sports Roundup Silva, Patriots roll past Salem, 28-6 The Revere High football team kept alive its chances for a spot in the post-season playoffs with a dominating 28-6 triumph over Salem Friday evening at Bertram Field in Salem. “This was a great win,” said RHS head coach Lou Cicatelli. “We stayed focused for...

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Obituaries 10-15-2014

October 19, 2014
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Rita LaCroix Homemaker Rita P. (Meoli) LaCroix of Revere died on October 9. She was 79 years old. A homemaker and a member of St. Mary’s Mothers Club, she was the beloved wife of the late Joseph LaCroix, devoted mother of Linda Fiore and her husband, David, Lawrence LaCroix, John LaCroix and his wife,...

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Louis Pasteur Park Renovations Completed

October 13, 2014
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Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Maeve Vallely Bartlett joined Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo and Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo on Saturday, Oct. 4, to cut the ribbon on a newly renovated playground Louis Pasteur Park in Revere. The renovated playground was made possible by a $200,000 grant through Governor Deval Patrick’s...

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Finish Line:Suffolk Downs Holds Final Race; Closes After 79 Years of Operation

October 13, 2014
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It was a sad day at Suffolk Downs last Saturday, and the grey, dreary day reflected the mood as thousands descended upon the historic oval to take in what is likely to be the last day of thoroughbred racing in New England. It was a cloudy and rainy day on Sat., Oct. 4, at...

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Police Briefs 10-08-2014

October 13, 2014
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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 No Arrests Reported TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 Daniel Traina, 28, of 39 Hyde St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Mario Vladimir Martinez, 35, of 29 Roosevelt St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance with intent to distribute, illegal...

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State Indicts Lightbody for Assault on Ciarlone

October 13, 2014
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In a major turn of events in the local assault case against Charlie Lightbody from 2012, state officials have indicted him in Boston’s Suffolk Superior Court – removing the ‘he said/he said’ controversy from the lower District Court to the higher State Court. Lightbody is being charged with a felony charge of assault and...

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Girls Hockey Day

October 13, 2014
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Winthrop is holding Girls Hockey Day on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Larsen Rink at the Mike Eruzione Center and Steve Rogers, president of the Winthrop Youth Hockey Association, welcomes Revere girls, ages 8 through 18, to participate in the festivities. There will be a hockey scrimmage and an instructional clinic so new...

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Columbus Day Celebration and Breakfast

October 13, 2014
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It is Eastie’s turn for the annual Christopher Columbus Day Parade but Revere will honor the great explorer who discovered America with a breakfast Saturday morning at the Revere High School Cafeteria. A large crowd is expected to attend the breakfast that is being led by Mayor Dan Rizzo. Last year’s breakfast was a...

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Sports 10-08-2014

October 13, 2014
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  RHS sports Roundup Danvers defense dominates; Patriots trek to Salem Friday The Revere High football team ran into what RHS head coach Lou Cicatelli termed “the best defense we’ve faced all year” and came up empty-handed in a 27-0 loss to Danvers last Thursday evening at Deering Stadium in Danvers. The Falcons entered...

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