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An Unspeakable Tragedy

April 17, 2013
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Perhaps I am still in sense of shock as the details and the reality of the bombing at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday sinks into my mind. One is almost immune when you hear about civilian targeted  bombs exploding in those places of unrest like the Middle East or Africa....
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Police Briefs 04-17-2013

April 17, 2013
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TUESDAY,APRIL 9 Skye E. Gauthier, 21,of Pepperell, was arrested on an  outstanding. THURSDAY, APRIL11 Jeffrey N. Marciello, 38,of 69 Cooledge St.,was arrested on charges of mayhem, assault to maim, and assault & battery. Deborah A. Barrios, 41, of 47 Calumet St., was arrested on an  outstanding warrant. William Felipe L. Quispe, 35, was arrested...
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RHS Sports Roundup

April 17, 2013
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Portrait tosses four hitter, RHS baseball team wins, 3-2 When the Lynn English baseball team tagged Revere starter Tommy Portrait for two runs in the bottom of the first inning on a hit-batsman and three straight base hits, little did the unsuspecting Rams (who are rated among the top teams in the state) realize...
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Obituaries 04-17-2013

April 17, 2013
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Frank Fiore Of California, formerly of Revere Aug. 22, 1922 – April 9, 2013 Frank A. Fiore, 90, of Benicia passed away April 9  in a local hospital following a brief illness. Born on August 22, 1922, the son of Michael and Antonetta Fiore, he was born and raised in Revere and called Benicia,...
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Paps Meets the Chief

April 10, 2013
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Paps Meets the Chief

John Papasodora, an All-Northeastern Conference player for the Revere High School hockey team, was presented the Boston Bruins-MIAA Sportsmanship Award at the Bruins’ game Tuesday night. Papasodora is pictured at the Garden with former Boston Bruins star and Hockey Hall of Famer John Bucyk.
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Business Partnership to Be Offered at Suffolk

April 10, 2013
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Suffolk Downs and its partner, Caesars Entertainment, will announce their plans Thursday for a multi-faceted business partnership program, offering local businesses a variety of opportunities to benefit from the proposed $1 billion resort casino at the historic racetrack. The event will include details about the opportunities for local businesses to become both on-site and...
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We Will Miss Judge Diana Maldonando

April 10, 2013
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On the television at any given time in the afternoon, one can see cases being tried and adjudicated with no nonsense.  Sometimes, in a particular case, the television judge just lays the person out and you cheer. We have been fortunate to have such a judge. Judge Diana Maldonando of the Chelsea District Court...
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On the Educational Front

April 10, 2013
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The news for Revere Public Schools just keeps getting better. Our high school system was just awarded the Nellie Mae Foundation Grant of $450,000 to be given out over the next 20 months. This money will help fund the technology program to “flip” the classroom from boring lectures to “student-centered investigation.” This program could...
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Red Sox Nation

April 10, 2013
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Some may say that Red Sox nation starts in Revere. Could there have been a more enthusiastic Red Sox fan than the late Mayor and City Councilor George Colella? On opening day, John Coyne of the Fenway Riggers of Revere coordinated the unfurling of the American Flag with the help of more than 100...
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Police Briefs 04-10-2013

April 10, 2013
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MONDAY, APRIL 1 Tricia A. Gullion, 41, of 31 Hillside Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of shoplifting. TUESDAY, APRIL 2 Maurice Wynn, 26, of Chelsea, was arrested on charges of shoplifting and resisting arrest. Meshach B. Duffy, 32, of 823 North Ave., was arrested on charges of assault...
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Sports 04-10-2013

April 10, 2013
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DiCarlo, Palermo pace softball team to win Sabrina Palermo struck out 12 enemy batters and Logan DiCarlo slammed a single, double, and triple for two RBI and a run to lead the Revere High softball team to a 5-4 win at Medford Monday afternoon. “It was a gutsy win,” said RHS head coach Joe...
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Obituaries 04-10-2013

April 10, 2013
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Salvatore Zarba Of New Hampshire, formerly of Revere Salvatore Zarba of Hampton, NH, formerly of Revere, died on April 7. Sal was an avid gardener who loved to walk the Beach, he was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 179 and a former employee of the City of Revere Water Department. The...
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Three of the More Popular Jakes in the Department.

April 4, 2013
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Three of the More Popular Jakes in the Department.

Firefighter John Carroll, Fire Capt. Robert DiSalvo and Sr. Deputy Chief Mike Conley stand at attention last Friday morning during their final roll call as Fire Chief Gene Doherty and Mayor Dan Rizzo give them a good-hearted send off. A record crowd of fellow firefighters, retirees, family members and elected officials crowded into the...
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An Era Comes to an End

April 4, 2013
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The announcement by Terry and Dick Waugh that they will be closing their family business is an end of an era in the Revere business community. For more than 80 years, a member of the Waugh family has always shown up for work at the family business on the corner of Broadway and Fenno...
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The Return of the Piping Plovers

April 4, 2013
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The lumberjacks of the West Coast have the spotted owls and the residents in Capistrano have the Flamingos. In Revere, we now have the annual return of the Piping Plovers and their expanding nesting area at Revere Beach. Every year there seems more of the Beach is fenced off and beach goers are forbidden...
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Police Briefs 04-03-2013

April 4, 2013
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MONDAY, MARCH 25 Scott Komorney, 46, of Medford, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Gianpaolo M. Cerretani, 21, of Revere, listed as homeless, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. TUESDAY, MARCH 26 Edward Ortiz Vargas, 22, of Chelsea, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Luciano Maldonado, 44, of 11 Calumet St., was arrested on...
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RHS Baseball Team Opens Season Friday

April 4, 2013
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The Revere High baseball team will open its season Friday afternoon, hosting non-league foe Cambridge on the high school ballfield. The opening pitch of the 2013 campaign for the local boys of spring is set for 4:00pm. “We’re looking forward to the start of the season,” said RHS head coach Nick Faggas, who is...
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Obituaries 04-03-2013

April 4, 2013
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Salvatore ‘Skippy’ D’Addario Proprietor and Founder of “ABBA Medical Supply” of Exeter, NH Salvatore J. “Skippy” D’Addario of New Hampshire, formerly of East Boston and Revere, died unexpectedly on March 27 at the Exeter Hospital, Exeter, NH. He had been in declining health for more than a year following a course of kidney dialysis....
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Holy Week Masses

March 28, 2013
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Holy Week Masses

Palm Sunday was a busy day at area churches, as the anticipation of Holy Week and Easter weekend was on everyone’s mind.Father George Butera of St. Anthony’s waves the palms and greets the parishioners. Meanwhile, Joseph Bitto plays the part of Jesus in a Passion Play performed by the St. Anthony’s youth group during...
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Is There an Alternative?

March 28, 2013
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The meeting by the State Department of Transportation on the ethanol trains coming into our community using the existing commuter rails, certainly was not what the many residents and officials wanted to hear. The state officials basically said that there is very little to be done to stop the project. We know that we...
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