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Patriots Shoot for Share of Cal/Nec Title Friday

November 7, 2012
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The Revere High football team will be shooting to capture at least a share of the Cape Ann League/Northeastern Conference Division 1 championship Friday night under the lights at Masconomet High School in Topsfield. “This is what it’s all about,” said RHS head coach Lou Cicatelli. “It’s a very exciting prospect for the entire...

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Police Briefs 11-07-2012

November 7, 2012
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30 Scott A. Sharpe, 41, of 304 Ocean Ave., was arrested on charges of intimidation of a witness, malicious destruction of property under $250, assault & battery upon a police officer,and assault & battery. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31 Rafael Sanchez, 23, of 68 Pemberton St., was arrested on a charge of receiving a stolen motor...

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Obituaries 11-07-2012

November 7, 2012
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JoAnn Fabiano Malden Resident JoAnn A. (Murphy) Fabiano of Malden died on November 2. She was the devoted wife of Ralph Fabiano; beloved mother of Maureen Nicosia and her husband, Lorenzo of Revere; sister of the late Joseph Murphy and Marie Maraschiello and cherished grandmother of Michael and Kayla Nicosia. She is also survived...

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Be Sure to Vote: It’s Your Choice….and It’s a Big One

October 31, 2012
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The pundits have proclaimed that the upcoming Presidential election presents the starkest contrast between the candidates of the major parties in generations. And for once, we agree with the pundits. The gaping chasm separating Democratic President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney on virtually every issue facing our nation, and their vision...

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Police Briefs 10-31-2012

October 31, 2012
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MONDAY, OCTOBER 22  Bryan McDonald, 24, of Arlington, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, failing to stop for a police officer, and reckless operation of a motor vehicle. He also was cited for the civil motor vehicle infraction of speeding. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23  Joseph A. DeSimone, 36, of Everett,...

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U.S. Senate Race

October 31, 2012
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The choice between Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren and Republican incumbent Scott Brown also is dramatic. Warren supports the tax and economic policies of Pres. Obama and the Democrats, while Brown favors Romney’s tax and defense spending plans (see above). On the social issues, Warren is pro-choice and pro-gay marriage. Although Brown says he too,...

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Three Ballot Questions

October 31, 2012
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There are three ballot questions for Massachusetts voter to decide. We urge all voters to read the questions ahead of time, either on-line on the Massachusetts Secretary of State’s office or in the pamphlets that went out to every voter from the Secretary of State. In addition, there are opinions offered on each question...

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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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