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Columbus Day Breakfast Draws Huge Throng

October 11, 2012
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This year’s Columbus Day breakfast at the Beachmont VFW was a resounding success in more than several ways. It was a traditional celebration of the life and times of Christopher Columbus. It was a tip of the hat to Mayor Dan Rizzo for aiding in bringing out such a large crowd and cast of...

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RHS Sports Roundup: Football Team Travels to Peabody Friday Night

October 11, 2012
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The Revere High football team, which enjoyed a bye week over the Columbus Day weekend, will bounce back into action this Friday night when Coach Lou Cicatelli and his Patriots trek up Route 1 to take on Peabody, their first opponent of this year from the Pats’ Cape Ann League/Northeastern Conference Division 1. The...

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Police Briefs 10-10-2012

October 11, 2012
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Monday, Oct. 1 Anthony Deangelo, 53, of 120 Dolphin Ave., was charged with larceny over $250. April Molingnano, 47, of 120 Dolphin Ave., was charged with larceny over $250. Mark Gigliello, 18, of Malden, was charged with one warrant, illegal possession of a Class B drug and illegal possession of a Class E drug....

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Obituaries 10-10-2012

October 11, 2012
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Edith Festa Of Everett, formerly of East Boston Edith (Marciano) Festa of Everett, formerly of East Boston, died recently. She was in her 103rd year. She was the beloved wife of the late Gabriel R. Festa with whom she shared 61 years of marriage; loving mother of Danny Festa and his wife, Mary of...

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Columbus Day

October 4, 2012
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Monday the 8th is the annual celebration of Columbus Day – which commemorates the achievements of Christopher Columbus, chief among them, the discovery of America. No 15th Century explorer matched the heroism and daring that Christopher Çolumbus brought onto the world stage at a time when most people believed the world was flat. He was, according...

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Register to Vote

October 4, 2012
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Massachusetts voters have until October 13, to register to vote. The presidential election coming up in November is among the most important in decades. In order to vote, one must be registered to make themselves heard and felt – as a single vote has great value in our society. We urge all those who...

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Columbus Day Parade

October 4, 2012
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Many, many tens of thousands of people will be coming to East Boston for the annual Columbus Day Parade to be held Sunday October 7 and which will take place on Bennington Street. This is a wonderful family style event after the fashion of parades that are now the stuff of folklore. Revere residents...

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Sloppy Field Conditions Contributes to Patriots Loss

October 4, 2012
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The Revere High football team dropped its first contest of the season, 20-6 to Salem, Friday evening under the lights at Harry Della Russo Stadium. While in most athletic events the opposing team typically poses the biggest obstacle to victory, Friday night saw both Revere and Salem contend with the wrath of Mother Nature,...

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Police Briefs 10-03-2012

October 4, 2012
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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 Jethro M. Kittrell, 55, of Arlington, was arrested on charges of larceny from a building, intimidation of a witness, assault & battery by means of a dangerous weapon, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, and three counts of assault & battery. Robert M. Covino, 47, of 40 Avalon, was arrested on...

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Sixth Annual Revere Beach Memorial

September 26, 2012
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Sixth Annual Revere Beach Memorial

On Sunday night residents gathered for the Sixth Annual Revere Beach Memorial dedicated to those whose lives were cut short due to drugs and alcohol. Iin the photo to the left, Jack Ciano came for his son John Michael Ciano.

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Thar’ She Blows

September 26, 2012
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Thar’ She Blows

Fourth grade students at the A.C. Whelan School participated in “Figure it out Fridays”/ Science Fridays last Friday afternoon, a program that runs every week thanks to the school’s Extended Learning Time (ELT) grant. Here, students observe a model representing the build up of pressure inside the Earth. Students tell administrators the program is...

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Local Man Shot on Rose St.

September 26, 2012
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State and local officials are investigating every angle in the shooting death of Revere’s Richard Pignone, 55, at an apartment in the Rose Street Development last Thursday night. Revere Police and Revere Fire responded to 52 Rose St. at about 9:20 p.m. after a smoke alarm activation in the apartment. On arrival, they found...

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Good News for Education

September 26, 2012
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The New England Association of Schools and Colleges has renewed Revere High School’s accreditation. According to the school’s principal Lourenco Garcia, RHS passed all seven key standards and received 40 commendations. Superintendent Paul Dakin said he was pleased with the accreditation and said as well that it is an important milestone. The rapidly changing...

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Reinstein Knows of What She Speaks

September 26, 2012
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At the recent Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Casa Lucia, Representative Kathi-Anne Reinstein was the featured speaker. During a half hour presentation, she showed why she has been and remains Revere’s premier woman representing the city on Beacon Hill. In her speech given to 120 Chamber members and their guests, she detailed and outlined...

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Patriots Make It Three in a Row, Power Past Swampscott

September 26, 2012
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The Revere High football team rolled to its third straight victory with an impressive 21-6 triumph at Swampscott’s Blocksidge Field Saturday afternoon. The Big Blue have been a bit of a nemesis for the Patriots since Revere joined the Northeastern Conference, with the Pats typically coming away with an “L” at the final whistle....

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Police Briefs 09-26-2012

September 26, 2012
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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 Hector Lugo, 27, of Hyde Park, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Jomar Sierra, 25, of Arlington, was arrested on a charge of conspiracy to violate the drug laws. Giovanni Merced, 26, of 51 Taft Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of trafficking in heroin and illegal...

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Obituaries 09-26-2012

September 26, 2012
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Joseph Caggiano Retired Boston Police Detective Det. Joseph E. Caggiano, B.P.D. (retired) died at the Massachusetts General Hospital on September 20. He was 89 years old. Born in Boston, the dear son of the late Grace (Ferrara) and Ernest P. Caggiano, he lived in Winthrop prior to entering the US Navy in World War...

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Road Race

September 20, 2012
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Road Race

A road racer in the Allstate 13.1 Road Race runs past Kelly’s on the Boulevard last Sunday morning. While racers from all over the country raved about the weather and the ocean route, residents in Revere along the course were none too happy about the scene.

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Eradicating the Rodent Problem

September 20, 2012
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The city is plagued by a  rodent problem. Evidence of rat and rodent infestation can be found at locations in neighborhoods throughout the city. It is the same in the city of Lynn and frankly, it is the same in every city where density is high and trash removal is a weekly mess from...

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The Jewish New Year

September 20, 2012
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Boston’s Jewish community has ushered in the New Year with synagogue services, prayer and with traditional family gatherings. Revere’s Jewish community is doing exactly the same. Now comes the ten days of penitence for Jews all over the world, during which time they must atone for their misdeeds during the past year in order...

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