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Sand Castle Festival is This Weekend

July 18, 2013
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Sand Castle Festival is This Weekend

The Revere Beach National Sandsculpting Festival is celebrating its 10th year anniversary and is expecting more than 500,000 people to descend upon the nation’s First Public Beach between July 17th and 21st. This year, 15 sculptors will compete in the individual competition. Dan Belcher is shown here close up carving out the eye of...
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Patrick Does Not Sign Petruccelli Amendment to Stop Ethanol Trains

July 18, 2013
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Last Friday Governor Deval Patrick sent the amendment to the state’s Chapter 91 law back to legislators for further changes and made his own recommendations to the law. Senators Anthony Petruccelli, Sal DiDomenico and Patricia Jehlen’s amendment was aimed at blocking Global Oil’s proposal to bring 1.8 million gallons of ethanol by train twice...
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A Colossal Tenth Sand Sculpting Festival

July 18, 2013
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It’s just incredible to believe that 500,000 people will descend upon our city for the 10th Annual Sandsculpting Festival that extends through the weekend at Revere Beach. This great event generates much favorable publicity for our city and is the ultimate platform for letting people know about the attributes of Revere Beach and the...
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National Night out is Aug. 5

July 18, 2013
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National Night Out (NNO) is a nationwide community policing awareness event.  The event is held annually and designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs; and strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships.  Last year over 37 million people, in over 15,000 communities, participated in NNO...
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Letter to the Editor: Election Board Sends ‘Thank Yous’

July 18, 2013
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The Board of Election Commissioners would like to thank the following individual’s for working so hard to ensure the success of the recent Special State Primary and Election held in April and June respectively; Patricia M. Mazzone, Caitlin C. Welch, John V. Cammarata, Chief Cafarelli, Captain James Guido and Captain Terence K. Reardon, the...
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Police Briefs 07-17-2013

July 18, 2013
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FALLEN POLE CAUSES HAVOC A three-car accident around mid-day on Monday sent a electric pole to the ground and caused a two-hour backup for traffic on both sides of Lee Burbank Highway. A southbound pickup struck another vehicle around 12:48 p.m. on Monday, and careened into another car. They went into a pole that...
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Athletes After Revere High School Paul Norton Looking at This Year to Start at Plymouth State Univ.

July 18, 2013
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It was only a couple of years ago that Paul Norton was dominating under center for the Revere High Patriots. The former Patriot is now a soon-to-be-junior at Plymouth State University, but has yet to start a game as quarterback for the Panthers. Paul, the once glorified star at Revere High, dealt with adversity...
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Obituaries 07-17-2013

July 18, 2013
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Joseph Demetrio Worked in Quality Control Joseph F. Demetrio of Revere died on July 14. Joseph, who worked in Quality Control for an automotive company, was the beloved husband of Louise (DeSimone) Demetrio with whom he shared 62 years of marriage. He was the loving father of Joseph S. Demetrio and his companion, Ann...
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A Joint Victory

July 10, 2013
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The decision by Global Petroleum officials to withdraw their application to bring Ethanol trains to its Revere/East Boston terminal on tracks running through the communities of Chelsea and Everett certainly comes as good news especially to residents who live near the train tracks or the terminal itself. Last week’s explosion in Canada of crude...
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New Head of DPH Appointed

July 10, 2013
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Secretary of Health and Human Services John Polanowicz announced last week Cheryl Bartlett, a nurse and longtime community health leader, as commissioner of the Department of Public Health (DPH). Bartlett has served as acting DPH commissioner since May. “Cheryl brings a comprehensive understanding of the Commonwealth’s public health needs, which will help her make...
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Police Briefs 07-10-2013

July 10, 2013
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MONDAY, JULY 1 Robert S. Boyd, 23, of Everett, was arrested on charges of assault & battery, assault by means of a dangerous weapon,  carrying a firearm without a license, and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling. Fedson Paul, 21, of Boston, was arrested on charges of illegal possession of a...
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Marisa Parent Has Breakout Season in Soccer

July 10, 2013
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Marisa Parent emerged into the elite echelon of women’s soccer players in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) in her sophomore season. Marisa, a midfielder who previously played for the Revere High Patriots, had a breakout season for the Framingham State Rams in 2012, amassing 17 points via eight goals and an assist....
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Obituaries 07-10-2013

July 10, 2013
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Angel Gonzalez Accident Victim Angel L Gonzalez of Chelsea died by accident on July 3. He was 44 years old. Born in Arroyo, Puerto Rico, Angel passed away tragically late Wednesday evening after being hit while changing a tire in the breakdown lane of Rt. 93 in Windham, New Hampshire. He was the devoted...
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Well Deserved Honor

July 3, 2013
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Well Deserved Honor

Norman Gautreau’s memorial service was held Sunday June 30th. Robert DeLeo, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Norman G. Gautreau Jr, and Robert Upton were the honored speakers that told stories about Norman Gautreau’s family and wonderful art work. Concluding the ceremony they unveiled a plaque in honor of Norman at the Revere Street Pavilion. Pictured above are...
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July 4th Celebration at Hill Pk.

July 3, 2013
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The City’s Parks and Recreation Department will host a family celebration for the Fourth of July on Thursday, July 4th, at Hill Park. The free event will last from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will feature music, pony rides, inflatables, a petting zoo, face painting, a BBQ, slush, cotton candy and entertainment.
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Enjoy a Safe and Sane Fourth

July 3, 2013
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Have fun on the holiday, but do it safely for yourself and your loved ones  Back at the turn of the 20th century, editorial writers would implore their readers to make the Fourth of July “safe and sane.” Americans, especially the young men, would use the Fourth as an excuse to go on a...
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Police Briefs 07-03-2013

July 3, 2013
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Monday, June 24th Linda Testa, 45, of 413 Mountain Ave., was charged with assault and battery, malicious destruction of property under $250, trespassing, and resisting arrest. Michael Grassa, 37, of Somerville, was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and violating an abuse prevention order. Tuesday, June 25th No Arrests Reported Wednesday,...
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Run, Fitzy, Run!

July 3, 2013
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To call Michael Fitzpatrick an overachiever might be an understatement. The former Revere High Patriot is a workhorse as a competitive runner, playing played cross country, winter track and spring track in his freshman year at the University of Maine. The most amazing part of Michael’s success story? He was a walk-on for the...
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Obituaries 07-03-2013

July 3, 2013
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Gloria Mandeville Mandeville Real Estate Proprietor and MENSA Member Gloria L. ( Solomon ) Mandeville of Revere, formerly of Bedford, NH and New York City, died on June 24. A Broker Relator since 1972, she was a member of MENSA, a Yankee fan and an avid gardener. She was the beloved wife of the...
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Batter Up

June 26, 2013
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Batter Up

Vintage team shirts were on display at the ‘Last At Bat’ event held at Hill Park.
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