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Bird’s Eye View

January 16, 2013
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Bird’s Eye View

A worker at the new Wonderland Plaza Deck on Revere Beach puts some finishing touches this week on the elevator that will operate from the deck to the street level. Workers on the project have been taking advantage of warmer weather to button up the details of the deck and pedestrian bridge project. The...

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Not a Great Idea: Regional Housing Authorities a Disservice

January 16, 2013
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Everything in life has its pluses and minuses. But in our view, whatever the pluses may be of Gov. Deval Patrick’s proposal to eliminate the 240 local housing authorities and consolidate them into six regional offices are far outweighed by the negatives. The front page story outlines the views of our local officials and...

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Police Briefs 01-16-2013

January 16, 2013
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MONDAY, JANUARY 7 Joshua M. Everett, 25, of Chelsea, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of larceny from a building and two counts of breaking & entering in the nighttime with intent to commit a felony. Scott A. Labonte, 48, of 673 Revere Beach Blvd., was arrested on an outstanding warrant....

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Middle School Basketball Teams off to a Fine Start

January 16, 2013
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The Revere Middle School basketball season began in successful fashion, with both the boys and girls teams opening with impressive victories over Swampscott. The girls team jumped out to a quick lead, scoring the first 14 points of the game and never looked back. The Lady Patriots played tenacious defense throughout and cruised to...

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Obituaries 01-16-2013

January 16, 2013
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Rita Fontina-Andrews Of Florida, formerly of Revere Rita C. (Yandoli) Fontina-Andrews succumbed to lung cancer on December 13 in Palm Bay, Florida. She was 84 years old. Rita loved people and was well liked. She will be missed by many. Born and raised in Revere where she met her first husband, Anthony J. Fontina...

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Cutting Through the Water

January 9, 2013
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Cutting Through the Water

Raela Oo’Donnell competes in the butterfly during a meet against Marblehead.

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Meet The New Officers

January 9, 2013
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Meet The New Officers

The City Council chose its officers on Monday night prior to the State of the City Address, with Councillor Ira Novoselsky (right) taking the reins as the new president in a 10-1 vote and Councillor Jessica Giannino (left) taking over as vice president in a unanimous vote. City Clerk Ashley Melnik (center) was unanimously re-appointed...

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State of City Full of Good News

January 9, 2013
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Mayor Dan Rizzo delivered his State of the City address on Monday night – his first since taking office last January – and it was certainly full of information, good news and deserved optimism. Make no mistake, there are some challenges coming. Mid-year cuts to the City’s local aid funds from the state. A...

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Novoselsky a Good Choice for President

January 9, 2013
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City Councillor Ira Novoselsky is perhaps one of the few full-time councillors who has yet to wield the gavel as Council President. Though he has been on the Council for many years, he has never had that leading role on the body. Though he has been vice president several times, until now, he has...

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Police Briefs 01-09-2013

January 9, 2013
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DECEMBER 31 Jason M. Carangelo, 41, of 30 Park Ave., was arrested on charges of assault & battery and intimidation of a witness. JANUARY 2 George C. Ryan, 59, of Lowell, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Jason Evans Marden, 30, of Boston, was arrested on charges of illegal possession of a Class E...

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RHS Sports Roundup

January 9, 2013
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Girls rebound to beat Peabody The Revere High girls basketball team split its two games this past week, falling to Beverly, 51-39, Friday evening, but then bouncing back to defeat Peabody, 54-43. The Lady Patriots endured what head coach Katelyn Leonard termed “a rough game from start to finish” against Beverly. ” We shot...

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Obituaries 01-09-2013

January 9, 2013
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Joseph Gallant Boston Police Detective Joseph P. Gallant, Boston Police Department Detective, of West Roxbury, formerly of Revere passed away on January 4. He was 56 years old. He was a veteran Detective with the Boston Police Department, most recently working out of the Family Justice Center and a member of the Boston Police...

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Taking The Plunge

January 4, 2013
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Taking The Plunge

The Dennis Rich Memorial Polar Plunge had it’s 4th annual dip on New Year’s Day in honor of Jimmy Rich, who passed away from cancer. He left in addition to his many friends, his wife and three children. The group gathered en masse at the Beachmont VFW Post 6712 where they enjoyed refreshments both...

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Rizzo to Deliver State of City on Monday Night

January 4, 2013
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Mayor Dan Rizzo will recap his initial year in office during his first State of the City Address on Jan. 7th to the City Council in the City Council Chambers – focusing specifically on campaign initiatives that he has begun implementing over the past year. The 2013 City of Revere’s State of the City...

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Working Across City Boundaries

January 4, 2013
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Many, many years ago, Chelsea and Revere were one in the same city. There were no boundaries along the Parkway or Chelsea Creek that separated the communities. When the communities were based on agriculture in the early days, there are stories in the history books of Chelsea farmers and Revere farmers banding together in...

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Boys, Girls Basketball Teams Win Tournament

January 4, 2013
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Patriots defeat  Pope John, Lynnfield; Ciambelli is MVP The Revere High boys basketball team enjoyed an outstanding holiday week, capturing the Pope John XXIII Christmas Tournament with victories over the host team in the opening round and Lynnfield in the championship encounter. “The team played well throughout the tourney,” said RHS head coach Rick...

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Obituaries 01-03-2013

January 4, 2013
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Lorraine Dauwer Worked for Philip Light Co. of Lynn Lorraine M. Dauwer of Revere died on December 29. A late employee of Philip Light Co. of Lynn,  she was the cherished daughter of the late William N. and Mildred ( Hood) Dauwer, loving sister of Pauline Russo of Saugus, William Dauwer and Robert Dauwer...

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Women’s Club Christmas Celebration.

December 27, 2012
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Women’s Club Christmas Celebration.

Members of the Revere Woman’s Club are pictured with special guest Michael Resca, Commandant of the Chelsea Soldiers Home. Resca received festive Christmas gift bags prepared by the Woman’s Club to be distributed to the veterans living at the home.

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Santa Baby! What’s Going on at the Revere Senior Center?

December 27, 2012
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Santa Baby! What’s Going on at the Revere Senior Center?

Santa Baby! What’s going on at the Revere Senior Center? Well, what happened at last Thursday’s Christmas Party/Dance Show was that Vincent Greco and Morris Morris got a good seat under the mistletoe so that Jade Cipolla (left) and Amanda Cosgrove (right) could plant a kiss on their cheeks. The fun was part of...

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Ring out the Old…. To Our Readers a Happy and Healthy 2013

December 27, 2012
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We often quote a verse from Alfred Lord Tennyson’s “Ring Out Wild Bells” when we write our annual New Year’s editorial. We write about the events that happened in the old year and discuss those that may come in the new, as well as our hopes for a better year than the year before....

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