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Putting on Your Dancing Shoes

May 29, 2013
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Putting on Your Dancing Shoes

Following the leader is Revere’s Marie Giacobbe and Gloria Hurley at the annual Reinstein Senior Prom held on May 23 at the Beachmont VFW.
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Sen. Petruccelli Blocks Ethanol Proposal Here

May 29, 2013
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Senator Anthony Petruccelli, with help from Senators Sal DiDomenico and Patricia Jehlen, added language last week during a late night session to amend the state’s Chapter 91 law. The amendment’s language would block Global Oil’s proposal to bring 1.8 million gallons of ethanol by train twice a week into their facility on the East...
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Good News for Local Beach Goers

May 29, 2013
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The report card that came out Sunday by Save the Harbor/Save the Bay certainly comes as good news for local beach goers. Revere Beach was the cleanest beach in the metro Boston area. And for many residents, the only relief from the summer heat comes at cooling down at this beach. A little more...
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Senior Prom

May 29, 2013
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It hardly seems that it was almost 20 years ago, that Representative William Reinstein came up with an idea to have a Senior Prom for Revere’s senior citizens. To many of today’s Revere’s residents, the name William Reinstein is just something that might be on the Revere Beach bandstand or other public buildings. But...
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Softball Team Awaits Tourney Seeding, Foe

May 29, 2013
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The Revere High softball team, which finished the year with a fine 12-8 record, was awaiting word yesterday (Tuesday) of their seeding and opening round opponent for the Division 1 North Sectional of the MIAA State Softball Tournament. Although the Lady Patriots had punched their ticket for a  Journey to the Tourney two weeks...
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Obituaries 05-29-2013

May 29, 2013
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Phyllis Antonelli 60 Year Revere Resident, formerly of Chelsea Phyllis M. (Reid) Antonelli of Revere, formerly of Chelsea, died at her Revere home following a long illness on May 22. She was 84 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, she attended Chelsea Schools and came to Revere in 1953. Her beloved husband, Rocco...
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Over the Rainbow

May 22, 2013
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Over the Rainbow

Two kites fly high at Revere’s annual Kite Festival held on Revere Beach this past Sunday.
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Who Will Be Revere’s Biggest Loser?

May 22, 2013
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Who Will Be Revere’s Biggest Loser?

Lines formed around the Planet Fitness with contestants in hopes that they would be picked for this season’s Biggest Loser.
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Memorial Day

May 22, 2013
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Memorial Day usually is the unofficial start of the all too brief summer in New England.  Temperatures become hotter and days also become longer.   For many grade school students, Memorial Day means that the end of the school year is in sight with only weeks remaining of books, teachers and homework. The deeper meaning...
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Police Briefs 05-22-2013

May 22, 2013
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MONDAY, MAY 13 Carrie Anne Jaynes, 32, of 240 Cooledge St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of larceny by check over $250 and forgery. Adam Derebala, 20, of Revere, was arrested on a charge of illegal possession of a knife in violation of the city ordinance. TUESDAY, MAY 14 Edgar...
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Softball Team Wins Three Games to Reach State Tourney

May 22, 2013
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The Revere High softball team enjoyed a highly-successful week, winning three of its four contests to qualify for the post- season state tournament for the second year in a row. “The girls are playing very well in all aspects of the game,” said RHS head coach Joe Ciccarello of his squad, which now stands...
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Obituaries 05-22-2013

May 22, 2013
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James Michael Badolato Gifted Artist and Talented Musician James  Michael Badolato, formerly of Revere, died on May 12.  He was 51 years old. Born and raised in Revere, he graduated from Revere High School in 1979 and was currently working at Fresh City in Newton. Jimmy was a kind and creative person with an...
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It’s Plantin’ Time

May 15, 2013
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It’s Plantin’ Time

Aucella Court resident Norina Colannino turns over her garden to prepare for planting during last week’s warm and sunny weather. She said she has already started her seeds and will be planting tomatoes and Swiss chard this year. She’s lived there for 50 years, since moving over from Eastie. She said the Colannino family...
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City’s Signature Tree

May 15, 2013
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City’s Signature Tree

Each May, the flowering pear trees that now line many of Revere’s roads and developments bloom very distinctly – making them the City’s signature tree. The aesthetically pleasing results are the fruits of City planners over the last 25 years persistently requiring them for each and every project.
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Police Briefs 05-15-2013

May 15, 2013
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MONDAY, MAY 6 Michael T. Aiden, 39, of Reading, was arrested on a charge of assault & battery. David E. Penney, 47, of 376 Ocean Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Jeannette Ashley Hardy, 22, of 80 Park Ave.,  was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Raymond DeFranzo, 21, of 36 Roosevelt St., was arrested...
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Softball Team Defeats Two Top NEC Rivals

May 15, 2013
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The Revere High softball team earned a pair of big victories this past week, defeating Northeastern Conference foes Winthrop and Lynn Classical, both of whom are at the top of the standings in the NEC. In addition, the twin wins boosted the Lady Patriots over the .500 mark to 7-6, significantly improving their chances...
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Obituaries 05-15-2013

May 15, 2013
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Mario Pulicari Worked at Omni Parker House in Boston Mario A. Pulicari of Revere died on May 10. A late employee of the Omni Parker House in Boston, he was the beloved brother of Joseph Pulicari and his wife, Karen of Saugus, Genevieve ‘Jean’ Dacey and her late husband, Robert of Revere and Ronald...
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Interfaith Vigil

May 9, 2013
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Interfaith Vigil

Tuesday evening’s healing Interfaith Vigil on the steps of City Hall featured just about every religion, race and creed coming together in one of the more memorable moments of solidarity in the city’s history. Mayor Dan Rizzo organized elected officials and religious leaders from all faiths to speak and pray for healing from the...
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Kung Fu Fighting

May 9, 2013
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Kung Fu Fighting

Two men took advantage of the warm morning temperatures on Tuesday to do some martial arts training on Revere Beach. Temperatures were warm and inviting on Tuesday, but it is expected to rain and turn colder this week.
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B & B Cyber Cafe Owners Indicted

May 9, 2013
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The owners of former B&B Cyber Café at the Bell Circle shopping center were indicted Monday, along with their corporation, on charges of operating an illegal slot parlor. “We allege that this business was a front for an illegal gambling operation,” AG Martha Coakley said. “These defendants allegedly violated state gambling laws intended to...
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