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Revere High Sports Roundup

January 31, 2013
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Caramello, Harris spark Revere to 45-42 win over Danvers The Revere High girls basketball team had a tough assignment Friday night, playing a hungry Danvers contingent that is trying to grind out wins for a trip to the State Tournament. The host Falcons made things interesting to the very end, but clutch baskets by...

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Obituaries 01-30-2013

January 31, 2013
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Hugh Peter Hanlon Avid Dart Enthusiast, of Wilmington, formerly of Point of Pines Hugh Peter Hanlon of Wilmington, formerly of Revere Point of Pines, died suddenly on Jan 17. He was 58 years old. A graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1972 and a member of the Knights of Columbus of Tewksbury, Peter...

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On the Parquet Floor

January 23, 2013
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On the Parquet Floor

The state champion Revere High School (RHS) Cheerleading Team got to accompany the RHS JROTC to center court at the Boston Celtics game last Wednesday, Jan. 16th. Coach Julianne Esposito, Kristina Russo and local veteran Jamie Chambers accompanied the cheerleaders.

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Paul Revere Spelling Bee

January 23, 2013
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Paul Revere Spelling Bee

First grader Annabella Sandy-Roche pauses to consider how to spell a difficult word at the 2nd Annual Paul Revere School Spelling Bee on Tuesday morning. Fifteen children competed, with fourth grader Ayah Harper winning and moving on to the regional competition in Lynn. The winner of that bee gets a trip to the national...

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The Marijuana Dispensary Issue: The Law Has a Good Intent,but It Overall is Not Suitable for Revere

January 23, 2013
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The City Council’s public hearing on Jan. 28th concerning the issue of the new law passed by the voters in November that allows for the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries deserves thoughtful consideration by both residents and our council members. We recognize that the basis for the creation of  marijuana dispensaries are two-fold: First,...

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A Worthy Memorial: Recognition for the Women Who Served in WWII Long Overdue

January 23, 2013
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The effort by Eileen Merullo and others to ensure that the military service of women in World War II does not go unremembered is one of the most worthy causes to have come along in quite a while. There were 141 Revere women, of whom Eileen was one, who directly contributed to the war...

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Remembering Rev. King: A Man Who Stood Up for the Rights of Everybody

January 23, 2013
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For those of us of a certain age, it is hard to imagine that 2013 will mark 45 years since the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King in Memphis while he was standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel. Recalling the news of his murder still brings chills and a deep sense...

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Police Briefs 01-23-2013

January 23, 2013
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Monday, Jan. 14 Karen Doherty, 43, of 29 School St., was charged with speeding, driving with a suspended license and one warrant. Tuesday, Jan. 15 Jose Marquez-Cornejo, 31, of 595 Revere Beach Parkway, was arrested on one warrant. Jefferey Satterwhite, 22, of Saugus, was arrested on one warrant. Wednesday, Jan. 16 Michael J. Matarazzo,...

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Middle School Girls’ Hoop Team Remain Undefeated

January 23, 2013
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The Revere Middle School girls basketball team remained undefeated with a pair of wins this week, defeating a big and fast Pickering Middle School (Lynn) squad and then taking the measure of Marblehead. In Wednesday’s encounter with Pickering, Coach Palermo’s Junior Lady Patriots clamped on their vaunted half-court pressure defense. The tactic overwhelmed Pickering...

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Obituaries 01-23-2013

January 23, 2013
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Walter Bruce Well Known Revere Beach Bartender, Member of Revere Elks, Special Needs School Bus Driver Walter M. Bruce, a lifelong Revere native, died January 19 at Genesis of Wakefield following a brief illness. He was 76 years old.Born in Chelsea, he lived in Revere all his life and was a 1954 graduate of...

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Bird’s Eye View

January 16, 2013
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Bird’s Eye View

A worker at the new Wonderland Plaza Deck on Revere Beach puts some finishing touches this week on the elevator that will operate from the deck to the street level. Workers on the project have been taking advantage of warmer weather to button up the details of the deck and pedestrian bridge project. The...

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Not a Great Idea: Regional Housing Authorities a Disservice

January 16, 2013
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Everything in life has its pluses and minuses. But in our view, whatever the pluses may be of Gov. Deval Patrick’s proposal to eliminate the 240 local housing authorities and consolidate them into six regional offices are far outweighed by the negatives. The front page story outlines the views of our local officials and...

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Police Briefs 01-16-2013

January 16, 2013
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MONDAY, JANUARY 7 Joshua M. Everett, 25, of Chelsea, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of larceny from a building and two counts of breaking & entering in the nighttime with intent to commit a felony. Scott A. Labonte, 48, of 673 Revere Beach Blvd., was arrested on an outstanding warrant....

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Middle School Basketball Teams off to a Fine Start

January 16, 2013
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The Revere Middle School basketball season began in successful fashion, with both the boys and girls teams opening with impressive victories over Swampscott. The girls team jumped out to a quick lead, scoring the first 14 points of the game and never looked back. The Lady Patriots played tenacious defense throughout and cruised to...

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Obituaries 01-16-2013

January 16, 2013
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Rita Fontina-Andrews Of Florida, formerly of Revere Rita C. (Yandoli) Fontina-Andrews succumbed to lung cancer on December 13 in Palm Bay, Florida. She was 84 years old. Rita loved people and was well liked. She will be missed by many. Born and raised in Revere where she met her first husband, Anthony J. Fontina...

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Cutting Through the Water

January 9, 2013
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Cutting Through the Water

Raela Oo’Donnell competes in the butterfly during a meet against Marblehead.

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Meet The New Officers

January 9, 2013
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Meet The New Officers

The City Council chose its officers on Monday night prior to the State of the City Address, with Councillor Ira Novoselsky (right) taking the reins as the new president in a 10-1 vote and Councillor Jessica Giannino (left) taking over as vice president in a unanimous vote. City Clerk Ashley Melnik (center) was unanimously re-appointed...

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State of City Full of Good News

January 9, 2013
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Mayor Dan Rizzo delivered his State of the City address on Monday night – his first since taking office last January – and it was certainly full of information, good news and deserved optimism. Make no mistake, there are some challenges coming. Mid-year cuts to the City’s local aid funds from the state. A...

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Novoselsky a Good Choice for President

January 9, 2013
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City Councillor Ira Novoselsky is perhaps one of the few full-time councillors who has yet to wield the gavel as Council President. Though he has been on the Council for many years, he has never had that leading role on the body. Though he has been vice president several times, until now, he has...

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Police Briefs 01-09-2013

January 9, 2013
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DECEMBER 31 Jason M. Carangelo, 41, of 30 Park Ave., was arrested on charges of assault & battery and intimidation of a witness. JANUARY 2 George C. Ryan, 59, of Lowell, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Jason Evans Marden, 30, of Boston, was arrested on charges of illegal possession of a Class E...

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