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Obituaries 09-26-2012

September 26, 2012
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Joseph Caggiano Retired Boston Police Detective Det. Joseph E. Caggiano, B.P.D. (retired) died at the Massachusetts General Hospital on September 20. He was 89 years old. Born in Boston, the dear son of the late Grace (Ferrara) and Ernest P. Caggiano, he lived in Winthrop prior to entering the US Navy in World War...

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Road Race

September 20, 2012
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Road Race

A road racer in the Allstate 13.1 Road Race runs past Kelly’s on the Boulevard last Sunday morning. While racers from all over the country raved about the weather and the ocean route, residents in Revere along the course were none too happy about the scene.

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Eradicating the Rodent Problem

September 20, 2012
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The city is plagued by a  rodent problem. Evidence of rat and rodent infestation can be found at locations in neighborhoods throughout the city. It is the same in the city of Lynn and frankly, it is the same in every city where density is high and trash removal is a weekly mess from...

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The Jewish New Year

September 20, 2012
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Boston’s Jewish community has ushered in the New Year with synagogue services, prayer and with traditional family gatherings. Revere’s Jewish community is doing exactly the same. Now comes the ten days of penitence for Jews all over the world, during which time they must atone for their misdeeds during the past year in order...

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Patriots Take Charge to Post 32-12 Win over Georgetown

September 20, 2012
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The Revere High football team scored three unanswered touchdowns in the second half to turn a tight 13-12 contest at the intermission into a 32-12 romp over Georgetown Friday evening before a delighted home crowd under the lights at Harry Della Russo Stadium. The RHS fans on hand had barely settled into their seats...

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Police Briefs 09-19-2012

September 20, 2012
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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 William Brad Tolley, 32, of Chelsea, was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor. He also was cited for the civil motor vehicle infractions of speeding and failing to stop for a traffic control signal. John R. Lewis Jr., 27, of 292 Salem...

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Obituaries 09-19-2012

September 20, 2012
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Barbara Crowell Avid Boston Team Sports Fan and Lifelong Chelsea Resident Barbara E. (Smith) Crowell, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, died on September 12. She was 73 years old. During her working career, she worked at Coolray-American Optical, Towle Leonard Silver Co., and Smith Craft Lighting Co. She was an avid sports fan of...

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Remembering 9/11

September 12, 2012
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Remembering 9/11

The City of Revere and Revere Police and Fire Departments held a commemoration on Tuesday morning of the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11th attacks. Here, at left, Firefighter Anthony DiGiovanni and Lt. Dennis Russo lower the flag in front of the Parkway Station to half-staff as the five alarms rang to mark the...

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Officials Planning Columbus Day Parade Here

September 12, 2012
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For many, many years, the Columbus Day Parade which was one of our city’s hallmark events. Several years ago, due to budget constraints, the parade was cancelled. Well it was gone but not forgotten. Keeping his promise to continue to create (and re-create) positive community events, Mayor Rizzo recently announced his decision to bring back the parade in October of...

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Remembering September 11, 2001

September 12, 2012
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The more that time passes, the more we tend to forget the stark terror and horrible outcome of the terrorist attacks which killed so many, while at the same time awakening the nation to the worldwide terrorist threat. The passing of time, however, doesn’t dim the memory of just how bad this attack was,...

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Ocean Ave. Closure

September 12, 2012
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The fire chief is absolutely right when he said he believes safety will be compromised if Ocean Avenue is closed for eight weeks as planned to facilitate the completion of the new walkway from Wonderland Station to the beach. His desire to have Ocean Avenue open to safety equipment in a limited way makes...

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Red Sox in Last Place

September 12, 2012
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What began as a possibly historic run to yet another World Series or at the very least a play-off finish is ending miserably with the Red Sox sinking into last place over the weekend. Even how the team sank into last is ironic and poetic. They lost a series to Toronto, the team that...

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Patriots Roll in Opener, Corral Mustangs, 26-0

September 12, 2012
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The Revere High football team opened its 2012 season on a high note, coming home with a 26-0 triumph over Medford Saturday at Hormel Stadium. The contest originally had been scheduled for Friday night under the lights at Harry Della Russo Stadium, but that evening’s downpours not only washed out the game for Friday...

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Police Briefs 09-12-2012

September 12, 2012
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MONDAY. SEPTEMBER 3 James Abramofsky, 33, of Chelsea, was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, three counts of assault and battery and three counts of intimidating a witness. Natasha Peete, 28, of 89 Atlantic Ave, was charged with disorderly conduct and two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon. James Conniff, 54,...

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Obituaries 09-12-2012

September 12, 2012
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Lawrence Restiano, Sr. Former Revere Youth Hockey, Babe Ruth and American Legion Baseball Coach Lawrence E. Restiano, Sr., a lifelong resident of Revere,, died at his home on September 9h surrounded by his loving family. He was 71 years old. The beloved husband of Elizabeth (Vass) Restiano, he was born in Winthrop, the son...

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Farmers’ Market at Revere Beach

September 5, 2012
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Farmers’ Market at Revere Beach

Beachmont’s Claire Morgan chooses a nice, ripe peach at the Revere Beach Farmer’s Market last Thursday. The Market continues in full swing all this month and October, with a majority of the prime harvest coming right now. The Market is open every Thursday from noon to 6 p.m.

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Light Vote Expected on Thursday’s Primary

September 5, 2012
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Thursday’s primary, replacing the traditional first Tuesday of September primary, is not expected to bring out a major vote. Although there are several races Revere voters should be interested in – primary among them Suffolk County Clerk of Probate and Suffolk County Superior Court Clerk as well as the District 6 Governor’s Council race...

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Get out and Vote

September 5, 2012
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Suffolk County voters have a primary to vote in on Thursday. Revere voters will be asked to cast votes in several races in this primary. In the Register of Probate contest, voters are being asked to choose between Boston City Councillor Sal LaMattina and Court employee Patty Campatelli. Both are East Boston residents. LaMattina...

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Demoulas in Revere

September 5, 2012
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The announcement that Demoulas will be building a supermarket at the North Gate Mall is a very exciting prospect. First, the well-known grocer is going to build an 80,000 square foot supermarket with all the fixings. It will be very much like the Chelsea store, which at 120,000 square feet is one of the...

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Police Briefs 09-05-2012

September 5, 2012
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Monday, Aug. 27 John Robichaud, 24, of 87 Endicott Ave., was arrested on two warrants. Tuesday, Aug. 28 Eduardo Ayala, 45, of 534 Revere St., was charged with failing to register as a sex offender subsequent offense. Edward Weisberg, 53, of 162 Broadsound Ave., was arrested on one warrant. Rommy Duarte, 22, of 8...

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