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Police Briefs 08-29-2012

August 29, 2012
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MONDAY, AUGUST 20 Juan A. Martinez-Gill, 30, of 42 Cottage St., was arrested on a charge of open and gross lewdness. Shawn D. DiBartolomeo, 23, of Saugus, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. TUESDAY, AUGUST 21 David Palacios-Gandaria, 40, of Lynn, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. William E. Ginepra, 36, of 895 Broadway,...

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Obituaries 08-29-2012

August 29, 2012
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James Celona, Jr. East Boston Resident James J. Celona, Jr. of East Boston died on August 24. He was the beloved father of James A. Celona of Winthrop and Gabriella, Alexandra and Guilianna of Malden; former husband of Susan (Fronduto) Celona and Annette (Monteleone) Celona; cherished son of Dolores (Silva) Celona and James J....

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New Modular Classrooms

August 22, 2012
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New Modular Classrooms

New modular classrooms arrived at the McKinley School this week just as the elementary started classes on Tuesday. The modules are one way that the school district is dealing with a student population that has outgrown school building space.

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Junior Patriots to Play at Gillette Stadium on Saturday

August 22, 2012
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Junior Patriots to Play at Gillette Stadium on Saturday

The Revere Junior Patriots football and cheerleading teams will head to Gillette Stadium in Foxboro Saturday for a series of exhibition games against the Brookline/Jamaica Plain Patriots. Everyone in the organization – from Revere Pop Warner president Paul Belschner to ‘A’ team running back Steve Noel – is looking forward to competing at the...

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Letter of Intent Re-energizes Business Possibilities

August 22, 2012
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The net result of Suffolk Downs ownership putting up the state’s required $400,000 non-refundable fee last week in order to submit the track’s official letter of intent with the state Gambling Commission has been to excite dramatic interest in the possibility of a new hotel locating near to the track on the former Shaw’s...

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The Opening of School

August 22, 2012
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Next week will mark the official opening of Revere’s Public Schools. However, the McKinley School is already open for its extended learning program this week. One would be hard pressed to imagine just how many moving parts there are when it comes to opening a large public school system such as Revere’s. For the...

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Police Briefs 08-22-2012

August 22, 2012
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TUESDAY, AUGUST 14 A 15 year old juvenile was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Julie Ann Morrissey, 46, of 732 Broadway, was arrested on a charge of engaging in sexual conduct in return for a fee. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15 Robert A Casaletto, 43, of 79 Cooledge St., was arrested on charges of assault and...

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Obituaries 08-22-2012

August 22, 2012
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Antonina ‘Nina’ Pesaturo Of Revere, formerly of Orient Heights Antonina “Nina” (Cammarata) Pesaturo of Revere, formerly of Orient Heights, East Boston, died on August 18. She was the beloved wife of the late Alfred “Fred” Pesaturo with whom she shared 56 years of marriage; loving mother of Vincent Pesaturo and his wife, Bernadette and...

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Circus Comes to Town

August 15, 2012
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Circus Comes to Town

Enjoying Circus Smirkus last weekend were Rayna, Harriet, Oliver, Ben, Lucy, Cooper and Finn.

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Governor Quashes Ethanol Trains; Petruccelli Motion the Difference

August 15, 2012
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Revere residents have Governor Deval Patrick and Senator Anthony Petruccelli to thank for putting the kibosh on ethanol delivery through this city by rail once a week. The plan to use trains to transport 1.7 billion gallons of the highly flammable fuel through Revere to a depot here met its end last week when...

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Suffolk Downs Steps Up to Plate

August 15, 2012
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With the swift writing of a giant check, Suffolk Downs has entered the legitimate realm of possibility when it comes to turning the track into a full fledged casino. This happened last week when Suffolk Downs President Chip Tuttle wrote out a $400,000 check for the Gaming Commission and delivered it. That $400,000, which...

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Patriettes Win Revere Youth Softball Championship

August 15, 2012
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The Patriettes won the Revere Youth Softball League Major League championship in dramatic, walk-off fashion. With the Patriettes and Lightning locked in a scoreless pitcher’s duel into the last inning of the deciding third game of the finals, Sam Woodman delivered a clutch hit to left field to bring home Elizabeth Lake with the...

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Police Briefs 08-15-2012

August 15, 2012
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August 9 Anthony S. Esposito, 71, of 45 Dolphin Avenue, Revere, was arrested for outstanding warrant. Thomas Arrington, 58, of 233 Park Avenue, Revere, was arrested on three counts of outstanding warrants. Miguel A. Santan, 50, of 18 Intervale Street, Revere, was arrested for two counts of outstanding warrants. Robert R. Karem, 55, of...

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Obituaries 08-15-2012

August 15, 2012
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Muriel McCullough-Caputo Retiree of Salvation Army Boston Store Muriel (Ireland) McCullough-Caputo of Lynn, formerly of Saugus, died on August 8 following a brief illness. She was 85 years old. A retiree of the Salvation Army Store in Boston, she was the beloved wife of the late James F. McCullough and Frank P. Caputo; cherished...

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Dog Days of Summer

August 9, 2012
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Dog Days of Summer

Domestic Chinca and his dog, Leila, know how to stay cool in their pool.

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Circus Smirkus Coming This Weekend

August 9, 2012
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The Circus Smirkus will make its annual stop in Revere this weekend, Aug. 12 and 13, to perform four shows at the Beachmont School and give those in attendance a little peek into the past, present and future. The beloved youth circus will perform ‘Topsy Turvy Time Travel’ in shows starting at 1 p.m....

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Moose Club Smoking Ban is Doing the Right Thing

August 9, 2012
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The local Moose Club has banned smoking inside its facility – and is the first private club in this city to do so. As such, it is setting a great example and one, frankly, that was long overdue. Revere’s private clubs cannot flagrantly go against federal and state laws aimed at prohibiting smoking in...

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Perception is everything

August 9, 2012
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Everett Representative Stephen Smith by all appearances has been given a pass by the Revere Building Department that has been dealing with Smith for longer than three months and with not much success. Even though Smith was in Chelsea District Court before a magistrate last week (he was ordered there by the Revere Fire...

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Noel, Dicarlo Are Excelling in AAU Softball

August 9, 2012
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They are rare commodities in high school sports these days, student-athletes who with the change of the three seasons simply change sports. Jacqui Noel, a senior, and Logan DiCarlo, a junior, are winding down their busy summers of athletic competition in preparation for the upcoming Revere High School year. Their focus has been mainly...

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Police Briefs 08-08-2012

August 9, 2012
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TUESDAY, JULY 31 Jameil Hodge, 19, of 54 Nahant Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant.  THURSDAY, AUGUST 2  Victor M. Gonzalez, 35, of 1123 Revere Beach Parkway, was arrested on charges of assault & battery and intimidation of a witness. Richard L. DeFranzo, 48, of 250 Broadway, was arrested on charges of disorderly...

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