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Revere Police Looking for Armed Man

December 12, 2012
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Revere Police and State Police are on the lookout for an armed criminal and the License Commission is preparing to yank the license of a business that armed criminal allegedly took over some two years ago by force, intimidation, kidnapping and blackmail. A warrant has been issued for Gary Coulanges surrounding an ongoing issue...

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Council Approves TIF

December 12, 2012
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We support the recent unanimous vote by the City Council to approve the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Agreement for DeMoulas at the Northgate Shopping Mall.  The amount of money that is to be foregone by the City (about $100,000 per year for 10 years, as compared to the yearly tax revenue of almost $210,000...

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State Aid Cuts

December 12, 2012
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Just when we thought that we were out of the woods with regard to local aid reductions by the state, local officials across the Commonwealth were notified last week that there will be almost $9 million less in discretionary state aid available to cities and towns for the current fiscal year.  For Revere, this...

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RHS Hockey Opens Tonight

December 12, 2012
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The Revere High hockey team will get its 2012-13 season underway this evening, Wednesday, Dec. 12, when the Patriots host Somerville, former long time rival from the Greater Boston League, at Cronin Rink. Face off time is 6:30. First year coach Joe Ciccarello’s Patriots engaged in a series of scrimmages over the past week...

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Police Briefs 12-12-2012

December 12, 2012
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MONDAY, DEC. 10 Derek J. Agresti, 42, of Boston, was arrested on charges of assault & battery and disorderly conduct. TUESDAY, DEC. 4 Juan P. Bernabe, 41, of Peabody, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Daniel-Antonio Hernandez-Chincilla, 35, of Herdon, Virginia, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5 Matthew Ronald Graves, 20,...

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Obituaries 12-12-2012

December 12, 2012
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Andrew Schena Member of Founding Family of Revere Beach’s “The Banana Boat” Andrew J. Schena died unexpectedly at his Revere home on December 3. He was 49 years old. Born in Everett, he lived his entire life in Revere and graduated from Revere High School, Class of 1981. Most of his working career was...

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The Mighty Duck

December 5, 2012
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The Mighty Duck

RumneyMarsh Academy Leanne O’Hara and student James Fabiano discuss strategy before the annual Parent/Teacher Basketball that was recently held.

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Fuel Assistance Program Benefits Must Continue

December 5, 2012
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We have admired the outstanding work that Bob Repucci, executive director of Community Action Programs Intercity (CAPIC) has done for so many years on behalf of low-income residents in Revere and the neighboring communities of Chelsea and Winthrop. In a story in the Journal this week, Mr. Repucci expresses his concerns that the state...

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Police Briefs 12-05-2012

December 5, 2012
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26 Barbara Brown, 25, of 230 Revere St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27 Edison Omar Gonzalez, 33, of 64 Hutchinson St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of trafficking in cocaine and illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance. Plinio Matos, 34, of...

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Sports 12-05-2012

December 5, 2012
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RHS girls basketball team readying for upcoming season “It’s hard to believe we are getting ready for a new season,” said Revere High girls head basketball coach Katelyn Leonard this week as she put her team through their paces in anticipation of the 2012-2013 campaign. The Lady Patriot basketball program has been a bright...

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Obituaries 12-05-2012

December 5, 2012
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Florence Maiorano Of Revere Florence (Zaccaria) Maiorano of Revere died on December 2. She was the beloved wife of the late Vincent J.; devoted mother of Marie King of Florida; sister of Margaret Anderson of Revere and the late Eva McCool and Angelina Fiore; grandmother of Michael Kelley and his wife, Cathleen and Cynthia...

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Senior Thanksgiving

November 30, 2012
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Senior Thanksgiving

Sharing a laugh at the luncheon were Sharkey Zoulalian, Betty Jones and Evelyn Squitieri.

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Casino Bombshell

November 30, 2012
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The possible re-entry of Las Vegas casino billionaire Steve Wynn into the bidding of the only Greater Boston area casino license has created a new twist into what was thought to be an almost certain lock by the owners of Suffolk Downs and its partner Caesar’s Entertainment who had been the sole bidders for...

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Guest Op-ed : Siting of New Mckinley School is Wrong

November 30, 2012
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The proposed site for the new McKinley school at Hill park  is an inappropriate location.  It has the potential to create gridlock in our city center, slow emergency vehicle response times, and deprive residents of many of the recreational activities they have been enjoying throughout the years. This appears to be another school site...

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Pats Play Well, but Fall Short

November 30, 2012
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In many respects, the 2012 edition of the annual Thanksgiving Day game between Winthrop and Revere seemed like the good ol’ days that so many fans of a certain age recall about the traditional rivalry between the two teams. The intersection of Broadway and Park Ave. was the scene of pre-game and post-game traffic...

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Police Briefs 11-30-2012

November 30, 2012
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PARKING SPOT SCARE One Hillside Avenue man is facing serious charges after threatening a family going to church on Sunday morning with a firearm and then screaming racial slurs at them. The victim told police that just after noon, he and his two kids were headed to church at Immaculate Conception Church and looking...

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Obituaries 11-30-2012

November 30, 2012
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Anna Levesque Of Malden Anna Levesque of Malden, formerly of Somerville, died on November 21. She was 34 years old. She was the daughter of Robert and Carol (Materazzo) Levesque of Somerville and is also survived by her partner Michelle Thibodeau of Malden, her loving “Nana” Mary Harris, Uncle John, Susan Wood and her...

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Thanksgiving 2012

November 21, 2012
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This Thanksgiving, as we pause to reflect, there are mixed signs of where we as a nation are headed.  First for the good news: The presidential election showed more minorities participated in the voting process. The home mortgage crisis that triggered the real estate freefall of price values has seen stabilization and housing starts...

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Obituaries 11-21-2012

November 21, 2012
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Robert Cook Retired Revere Firefighter and USCG CPO, Past Commander of Revere American Legion Robert L. Cook, a Retired Chief Petty Officer-USCG and a retired Revere firefighter died unexpectedly in Revere on November 16. He was 82 years old. A US Coast Guard veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam, he was the...

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Showdown : Revere Hosts Winthrop on Thanksgiving Day

November 21, 2012
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The Revere High football team will be looking to close out the 2012 season with a win over annual Thanksgiving Day rival Winthrop when the Patriots host this year’s contest at Harry Della Russo Field Thursday morning at 10:00. Although neither squad will be playing in the post-season, a lot will be at stake...

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