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Obituaries 07-31-2013

July 31, 2013
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Anna Bocchino Of East Boston, formerly of Italy Anna (DelGiudice) Bocchino of East Boston, formerly of Nusco Avellino, Italy died on July 28. She was the beloved wife of over 49 years to Amato Bocchino; devoted mother of Amato, Jr. and his wife, Alyssa of Beverly, Marie Bocchino of Wenham and Nancy Bocchino Lahyani...
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Sand Sculpting Festival

July 24, 2013
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Sand Sculpting Festival

In the early morning fog this past Monday, the sand sculptures on Revere Beach took on a whole new persona. Here, a woman walks along the shoreline in dense fog as one of the sculptures eerily looks down on her.
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A Fantastic Festival

July 24, 2013
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It often is all-too-easy for us to use superlatives to praise a community event, but in the case of this past week’s 10th annual Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Festival, superlatives alone do not do justice to the incredible festival that was attended by more than 500,000 persons from Thursday through Sunday. First and foremost,...
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Housing Authority to Be Commended

July 24, 2013
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The Revere Housing Authority is to be commended for ending this challenging year in a positive cash position. Their goal of maintaining a high degree of service to the more than 900 families and individuals who look to the RHA to provide that most basic human need – a clean and safe environment for...
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Menino’s Threat on Wynn’s Casino

July 24, 2013
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For those of us who know Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, his threat to scuttle the Wynn casino development in Everett (since it is being built on a sliver of Boston land) should be a reason for concern for officials in Everett. Mayor Menino is a politician from the old school who knows how to...
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Police Briefs 07-24-2013

July 24, 2013
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MONDAY, JULY 15     Rene Ceren, 42, of 115 Lincoln St., was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor, accosting a person of the opposite sex, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and illegal possession of a knife in violation of the city ordinance. Gregory E. Sullivan, 59,...
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Athletes After Revere High School

July 24, 2013
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Jessica Loeser competes on hip-hop team Dancing has always been an integral part of Jessica Loeser’s life. The graceful and nimble former Revere High cross-country and track star now competes on the hip-hop based Dance Fusion team at Quinnipiac University. The Fusion is the perfect team for Jessica because of her fervor for dancing....
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Obituaries 07-24-2013

July 24, 2013
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Janet Odoardi Hairdresser Janet A. (Russo) Odoardi of Revere passed away on July 18 in the comfort of her home surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with breast cancer. She was 52 years old. Janet, who worked for many years as a beautician for Mecca in Saugus, attended Revere High School and...
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Sand Castle Festival is This Weekend

July 18, 2013
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Sand Castle Festival is This Weekend

The Revere Beach National Sandsculpting Festival is celebrating its 10th year anniversary and is expecting more than 500,000 people to descend upon the nation’s First Public Beach between July 17th and 21st. This year, 15 sculptors will compete in the individual competition. Dan Belcher is shown here close up carving out the eye of...
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Patrick Does Not Sign Petruccelli Amendment to Stop Ethanol Trains

July 18, 2013
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Last Friday Governor Deval Patrick sent the amendment to the state’s Chapter 91 law back to legislators for further changes and made his own recommendations to the law. Senators Anthony Petruccelli, Sal DiDomenico and Patricia Jehlen’s amendment was aimed at blocking Global Oil’s proposal to bring 1.8 million gallons of ethanol by train twice...
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A Colossal Tenth Sand Sculpting Festival

July 18, 2013
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It’s just incredible to believe that 500,000 people will descend upon our city for the 10th Annual Sandsculpting Festival that extends through the weekend at Revere Beach. This great event generates much favorable publicity for our city and is the ultimate platform for letting people know about the attributes of Revere Beach and the...
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National Night out is Aug. 5

July 18, 2013
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National Night Out (NNO) is a nationwide community policing awareness event.  The event is held annually and designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs; and strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships.  Last year over 37 million people, in over 15,000 communities, participated in NNO...
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Letter to the Editor: Election Board Sends ‘Thank Yous’

July 18, 2013
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The Board of Election Commissioners would like to thank the following individual’s for working so hard to ensure the success of the recent Special State Primary and Election held in April and June respectively; Patricia M. Mazzone, Caitlin C. Welch, John V. Cammarata, Chief Cafarelli, Captain James Guido and Captain Terence K. Reardon, the...
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Police Briefs 07-17-2013

July 18, 2013
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FALLEN POLE CAUSES HAVOC A three-car accident around mid-day on Monday sent a electric pole to the ground and caused a two-hour backup for traffic on both sides of Lee Burbank Highway. A southbound pickup struck another vehicle around 12:48 p.m. on Monday, and careened into another car. They went into a pole that...
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Athletes After Revere High School Paul Norton Looking at This Year to Start at Plymouth State Univ.

July 18, 2013
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It was only a couple of years ago that Paul Norton was dominating under center for the Revere High Patriots. The former Patriot is now a soon-to-be-junior at Plymouth State University, but has yet to start a game as quarterback for the Panthers. Paul, the once glorified star at Revere High, dealt with adversity...
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Obituaries 07-17-2013

July 18, 2013
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Joseph Demetrio Worked in Quality Control Joseph F. Demetrio of Revere died on July 14. Joseph, who worked in Quality Control for an automotive company, was the beloved husband of Louise (DeSimone) Demetrio with whom he shared 62 years of marriage. He was the loving father of Joseph S. Demetrio and his companion, Ann...
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A Joint Victory

July 10, 2013
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The decision by Global Petroleum officials to withdraw their application to bring Ethanol trains to its Revere/East Boston terminal on tracks running through the communities of Chelsea and Everett certainly comes as good news especially to residents who live near the train tracks or the terminal itself. Last week’s explosion in Canada of crude...
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New Head of DPH Appointed

July 10, 2013
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Secretary of Health and Human Services John Polanowicz announced last week Cheryl Bartlett, a nurse and longtime community health leader, as commissioner of the Department of Public Health (DPH). Bartlett has served as acting DPH commissioner since May. “Cheryl brings a comprehensive understanding of the Commonwealth’s public health needs, which will help her make...
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Police Briefs 07-10-2013

July 10, 2013
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MONDAY, JULY 1 Robert S. Boyd, 23, of Everett, was arrested on charges of assault & battery, assault by means of a dangerous weapon,  carrying a firearm without a license, and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling. Fedson Paul, 21, of Boston, was arrested on charges of illegal possession of a...
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Marisa Parent Has Breakout Season in Soccer

July 10, 2013
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Marisa Parent emerged into the elite echelon of women’s soccer players in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) in her sophomore season. Marisa, a midfielder who previously played for the Revere High Patriots, had a breakout season for the Framingham State Rams in 2012, amassing 17 points via eight goals and an assist....
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