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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

March 6, 2013
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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

Twins Sofie and Seth Wyzanski looked every bit the part for Dr. Seuss’s birthday.

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Federal Sequester

March 6, 2013
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The deadline passed last Friday when mandated cuts to the federal programs started to take place. While many entitlements that are the budget busters were spared, the across the board budget cuts hit programs in public schools, transportation, the military and Head Start.  Mayor Dan Rizzo is assessing the impact of the cuts to...

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Police Briefs 03-06-2013

March 6, 2013
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Monday, Feb. 25 Scott Mehlinger, 25, of 193 Rice Ave, was arrested on one warrant. Tuesday, Feb. 26 Gaetano Cavallaro, 52, of Malden, was charged with shoplifting over $100, assault and battery, and two warrants. Wednesday, Feb. 27 Michael Hurst, 26, of Wilmington, was charged with possession of a Class A drug and possession...

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Rose Continues to Bloom: Revere High School Senior Named Conference MVP

March 6, 2013
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Bobby Rose was not in a good place early in his career at Revere High School. His grades weren’t up to par and his participation in sports was in jeopardy. But Rose, helped by the support of RHS administrators, teachers, coaches, and family, was able to turn his situation in to a positive one...

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Obituaries 03-06-2013

March 6, 2013
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Henry “Hank” Kupczewski Professional Window Cleaner, 50-Year Chelsea Yacht Member and Compassionate Man Henry “Hank” Kupczewski passed away after a short illness on March 1 at Golden Living Center Elmhurst in Melrose where he had been receiving palliative care. Born and raised in Chelsea, the beloved son of the late Anthony and Agnes (Konopka)...

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The Sport of Kings

March 1, 2013
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The Sport of Kings

Festa Road resident Louis Rizzo came bearing gifts – in this case a wonderful watercolor painting of a horserace – during the recent Suffolk Downs Senior Valentines Luncheon. Rizzo and his wife, Marjorie, are both signature members of the prestigious New England Watercolor Society (NEWS) and have been included in several of their shows....

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The City Payroll

March 1, 2013
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The City’s Financial Department released the Top 100 salaries for Municipal Employees in 2012, and it was once again a real eye opener to see just how much money those at the top end are making. To say it lightly, it is a little offensive to the average resident in Revere, who might work...

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Police Briefs 02-27-2013

March 1, 2013
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18 Joanne L. Soczek, 49, of 69 Campbell Ave., was arrested on a charge of shoplifting. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19 Eduardo R. Aponte, 27, of Roslindale, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Jason C. Dulcetta, 25, of 4 Jordan St., was arrested on charges of malicious destruction of property over $250, being rude...

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RHS Girls Play at Westford Tonight in State Tourney Opener

March 1, 2013
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The Revere High girls basketball team will open play in the MIAA State Tournament at Westford Academy this evening (Wednesday) at 7:00. The Lady Patriots, who finished with an 11-9 record, are the 14th seeded team in the Division 1 North Sectional. Westford, 17-4, which hails from the Dual County League, is the third...

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Obituaries 02-27-2013

March 1, 2013
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Bertram “Bert” Gibbs Owned Biltmore Green Luggage; Member of Shriners Bertram “Bert” Gibbs of Marblehead passed away on February 24 after a long illness. Bert was born in Chelsea to Lithuanian immigrants Arthur and Shirley (Kaplan) Gibbs and raised in Chelsea and Revere.  He served in the US Marine Corps during World War II and...

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$25,000 Grant to Revere Chamber

February 20, 2013
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$25,000 Grant to Revere Chamber

Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo obtained a $25,000 grant from the Massachusetts Office of Business Development to launch a pilot business development and education program for the Revere Chamber of Commerce. In the photo above Speaker DeLeo presents the check to Chamber President Bob Upton as Immediate Past President Laura D’Amico and...

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The Cold Temperatures

February 20, 2013
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We were spoiled after last week’s balmy temperatures.  We agree that the Blizzard of 2013 was not much fun especially if you had to do the snow shoveling, but the temperatures last week were enjoyable.  But Sunday and Monday came and back into the deep freeze we went. Of course for many of us,...

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Police Briefs 02-20-2013

February 20, 2013
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11 Melvin J. Myers, 49, of 5 Beachland Ave., was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and malicious destruction of property over $250. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13  .Jonathan Louis Simon, 20, of Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Raul Reynaldo Ochoa, 34, of Chelsea, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY...

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RHS Sports Roundup

February 20, 2013
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RHS hockey team earns Senior Night shutout win The Revere High hockey team celebrated Senior Night in fine fashion with a well-played 2-0 victory over Lynn Saturday evening at Cronin Rink. “The team really put it all together,” said RHS heads coach Joe Ciccarello. “We played unselfish hockey at both ends of the ice...

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Obituaries 02-20-2013

February 20, 2013
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Edythe Levine Of Revere Edythe (Borodkin) Levine of Revere passed away on February 16. She was 92 years old. The beloved wife of the late Harry Saul Levine, she was the devoted mother of Phyllis Levenson and her late husband, Barry, Roberta Dupont and her husband, James and Steven Levine and his wife, Laurie...

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Speak Now, and Hold Your Peace

February 13, 2013
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Poor “Vinnie” just talked to much last Wednesday. Had he stopped just one minute from his obscenity-laced, threat-laden telephone rant, he might have realized that he was speaking to a police officer and not the Beachmont man he was hot to pulverize with his fists. Had he just stopped, even for one second, he...

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The Blizzard of 2013

February 13, 2013
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The Blizard of 2013 has been put into the record books.  And for those of us old enough  to remember the Blizzard if 1978, we have survived both these natural catastrophes. Reflecting on the aftermath of the two storms and their effects on our city is a story of night and day. Who can...

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Police Briefs 02-13-2013

February 13, 2013
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4 Frank B. Spingel, 43, of Boston, was arrested on charges of mayhem and intimidation of a witness. Jonathan M. Coraine,  26, of Whitman, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, illegal possession of a Class A controlled...

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Revere High Sports Roundup

February 13, 2013
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Girls indoor track teams tops Saugus The Revere High girls indoor track team ended its season on a winning note last Wednesday, defeating Saugus 49-36 at the Merullo Fieldhouse.  The victory ensured the Lady Patriots of a winning season, their first in three years. The meet was a hard-fought battle throughout, with the teams...

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Obituaries 02-13-2013

February 13, 2013
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Catherine Texera Paralegal and Advocate for Homeless, Underprivileged, Elderly and Disenfranchised Catherine M. (Forgione) Texera died at her Revere home on February 10 after a three year battle with cancer. She was 66 years old. Born in Boston, she lived in Revere for most of her life and was a 1964 graduate of Revere...

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