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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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A Focus on Local Jobs in New Mass Industry

May 9, 2013
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As host cities to a gaming applicant, our focus has always been clear: hiring locally is a mayoral priority.  Over the past several weeks, we have worked together to outline an aggressive approach that will secure local job opportunities within both the East Boston and Revere host communities. For 78 years Suffolk Downs has...

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Richie Clayman: One of a Kind

May 9, 2013
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Whenever the name of Richie Clayman came up in a conversation, the phrase you always heard in reference to him was, “What a great guy.” For those of a certain age and milieu, there was no higher tribute. Richie Clayman was a Baby Boomer who bridged the old and the new. He both understood...

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Police Briefs 05-08-2013

May 9, 2013
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MONDAY, APRIL 29 Yaritza Victorino, 23, of Mattapan, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor, operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license, and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. Michael E. Doody, 44, of 72 Dehon St., was arrested on charges of breaking & entering...

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RHS Boys Track Easily Handles Beverly, Salem; Meets Peabody Tuesday for NEC Large Crown

May 9, 2013
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The Revere High boys track team rolled to two more victories this past week, easily handling Beverly, 96-40, and Salem, 88-48, to improve to 6-0 on the season. The Patriots now will face Peabody Tuesday in a showdown for the championship of the Large Division of the Northeastern Conference. In the Beverly meet (full...

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Obituaries 05-08-2013

May 9, 2013
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Phillip Antonucci, Jr. Lynn School Teacher Phillip D. Antonucci, Jr. of Revere died on May 4. He was 64 years old. Born in Malden and a teacher in the Lynn School System, he was the beloved husband of Diane (Delaney) Antonucci of Revere; devoted father of Kimberly M. Colon of Chelsea and Phillip D....

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RHS Class of 2013 Senior Car Wash

May 1, 2013
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RHS Class of 2013 Senior Car Wash

RHS senior-AKA Magilla Gorilla waves down cars on Broadway for the RHS Class of 2013 Senior Car Wash this past weekend.

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Going Strong at 165 Years: East Boston Savings Starts 165th Year of Serving Community

May 1, 2013
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Going Strong at 165 Years: East Boston Savings Starts 165th Year of Serving Community

Last Friday the East Boston Savings Bank celebrated 165 years in business with neighborhood-wide celebrations at all bank branches in Revere. The events included promotions, raffle and a IPad give-a-way. “East Boston Savings Bank owes its success over the past 165 years to the exceptional loyalty of our customers and the hard work of...

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Batting a Thousand

May 1, 2013
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Batting a Thousand

School Committee woman Carol Tye auctions off a Boston Strong collage at the RLL teleathon this past weekend.

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Rizzo to Hold Vigil for Victims of Bombing

May 1, 2013
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Mayor Dan Rizzo has invited all residents to an Interfaith Service and candlelight vigil for the victims, families, and responders of the Boston Marathon tragedy. All residents are encouraged to attend and come together as a community to reflect on the events of the week of April 15th. The vigil will take place on...

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Revere Shines

May 1, 2013
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We would like to thank the hundreds of volunteers who took time  on Saturday to participate in the third  annual “ Revere Shines”  neighborhood cleanup. The weather was perfect,  which led to more people helping out this year. Coming from every ward in the City, volunteer residents spent most of the morning  cleaning parks,...

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RHS Sports Roundup

May 1, 2013
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Boys track team enjoys banner week The Revere High boys track team continued to excel and move onwards toward greater heights this past week. At Sunday’s MSTCA D-1 State Relays, the 4 x 200 quartet of  Joey Ritchie, Bobby Rose, Johnny Lopes, and Karim Sahila set a new school record with a time of...

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