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Patriots Look to Rebound Against Classical

October 31, 2012
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A hurricane, in the form of the Cambridge Rindge and Latin football team,  blew into town  a few days ahead of the real thing and wreaked havoc on the Revere High football team, 34-6, at Harry Della Russo Stadium Saturday morning. Maybe it was the unaccustomed Saturday AM start. Or maybe it was all...

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Obituaries 10-31-2012

October 31, 2012
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Geraldine O’Connor Florida resident Geraldine A. (Kelliher) O’Connor of Florida, formerly of Arlington, died on October 26. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph O’Connor; loving mother of John J. O’Connor of Florida; dear sister of the late Jack Kelliher, Eleanor Kelliher, Joan Gallagher, Marilyn Moyer, and Elaine Coleman and is also...

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Picture Portrait

October 24, 2012
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Picture Portrait

Revere’s Tommy Portrait makes his way through to score a touchdown. The Patriots went on to beat Lynn English 31-29 making the Patriots season record 5-1.

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Panera Bread Coming to Revere

October 24, 2012
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Panera Bread is apparently looking seriously at sites in Revere in order to locate one of their popular eateries in our city. Those of you who have experienced Panera Bread can attest to the chain restaurant’s great pastries and coffee, breakfasts and lunches and dinners. They make great soup, serve wonderful salads, juices and...

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Suffolk Downs Only Bidder

October 24, 2012
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To date, Suffolk Downs race track is the only bidder for a casino license under the state’s expanded gaming legislation. Suffolk Downs is the only bidder because they have done the leg work to command such a position in the free market place. If Suffolk Downs were running a casual and haphazard effort to...

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Patriots Edge English in Thriller, 31-29

October 24, 2012
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Revere hosts Cambridge Saturday morning at 10:00 Two down and two to go.  The Revere High football team pulled out its biggest victory in more than a generation with a thrilling, come-from-behind, 31-29 triumph over Lynn English Thursday evening at Harry Della Russo Stadium. “This was big, really big, for our program,” said RHS head...

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Police Briefs 10-24-2012

October 24, 2012
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16  Ahkeem A. Tucker, 17, of 303 Cooledge Ave., was arrested on charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, failing to stop for a police officer, receiving a stolen motor vehicle, resisting arrest, and leaving the scene of an accident after causing property damage. Ronald F....

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Obituaries 10-24-2012

October 24, 2012
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Joseph Soriano Retired Chelsea Public Works Dept. Foreman Joseph V. Soriano of Chelsea died on October 20 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. He was 95 years old. A US Army veteran of World War II and a former member of the Saugus, VFW, he was a former foreman for the Chelsea DPW. The beloved husband...

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The Perfect Pumpkin

October 17, 2012
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The Perfect Pumpkin

The Pumpkin Festival on Revere Beach last Saturday, sponsored by the Revere Beach Partnership, was a hit for families. Here, little Chloe Leng found a pumpkin that was just the right size for her. The annual event featured a “Pumpkin Patch” on the Beach where children 12 and under could choose their own pumpkin...

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The Governor Should Be Ashamed

October 17, 2012
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When we heard the news that Governor Deval Patrick removed George Anzuoni as Chairman of the Revere Housing Authority, we were stunned and disappointed at this classic misstep and what can only be termed as politics at its worst. In a time when one cannot help but read of incompetence and corruption in other...

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Patriots Smash Peabody, 42-24

October 17, 2012
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To paraphrase Julius Caesar, the Revere High football team came, saw, and conquered their counterparts from Peabody, 42-24, on a crisp night for football under the lights at Peabody Friday night. Although the battle was of the back-and-forth nature in the early going, the contest was not nearly as close as the final outcome,...

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Police Briefs 10-17-2012

October 17, 2012
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9 Heather E. Harper, 22, of Dedham, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Kerri Jenkins, 35, of 224 Revere St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. David M. DiScipio, 34, of Randolph, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs, reckless operation of a motor...

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Obituaries 10-17-2012

October 17, 2012
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Carmela LoGrasso Of Everett, formerly of South Boston and the North End Carmela (Saporito) LoGrasso of Everett, formerly of South Boston and the North End, died on October 14. She was the beloved wife of Gaetano Lo Grasso with whom she shared 41 years of marriage; loving mother of Rocco LoGrasso and his wife,...

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NECCO Fire Could Have Been a Lot Worse

October 11, 2012
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As a machine burst into flames deep within a mechanical room at the behemoth Necco Candy Company on American Legion Highway last Friday night, the situation went from bad to insanely bad in a matter of minutes. It was precipitously close to a disaster, but the end result was a lucky near miss –...

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Columbus Day Breakfast Draws Huge Throng

October 11, 2012
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This year’s Columbus Day breakfast at the Beachmont VFW was a resounding success in more than several ways. It was a traditional celebration of the life and times of Christopher Columbus. It was a tip of the hat to Mayor Dan Rizzo for aiding in bringing out such a large crowd and cast of...

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RHS Sports Roundup: Football Team Travels to Peabody Friday Night

October 11, 2012
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The Revere High football team, which enjoyed a bye week over the Columbus Day weekend, will bounce back into action this Friday night when Coach Lou Cicatelli and his Patriots trek up Route 1 to take on Peabody, their first opponent of this year from the Pats’ Cape Ann League/Northeastern Conference Division 1. The...

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Police Briefs 10-10-2012

October 11, 2012
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Monday, Oct. 1 Anthony Deangelo, 53, of 120 Dolphin Ave., was charged with larceny over $250. April Molingnano, 47, of 120 Dolphin Ave., was charged with larceny over $250. Mark Gigliello, 18, of Malden, was charged with one warrant, illegal possession of a Class B drug and illegal possession of a Class E drug....

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Obituaries 10-10-2012

October 11, 2012
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Edith Festa Of Everett, formerly of East Boston Edith (Marciano) Festa of Everett, formerly of East Boston, died recently. She was in her 103rd year. She was the beloved wife of the late Gabriel R. Festa with whom she shared 61 years of marriage; loving mother of Danny Festa and his wife, Mary of...

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Columbus Day

October 4, 2012
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Monday the 8th is the annual celebration of Columbus Day – which commemorates the achievements of Christopher Columbus, chief among them, the discovery of America. No 15th Century explorer matched the heroism and daring that Christopher Çolumbus brought onto the world stage at a time when most people believed the world was flat. He was, according...

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Register to Vote

October 4, 2012
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Massachusetts voters have until October 13, to register to vote. The presidential election coming up in November is among the most important in decades. In order to vote, one must be registered to make themselves heard and felt – as a single vote has great value in our society. We urge all those who...

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