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At the Top of Her Game: Former Revere High Basketball Star Kim Penney Leads Reading to State Title

March 21, 2012
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Revere High sports fans will remember her well as Kim Kelley, the dynamic point guard who led a city to basketball heights it hadn’t seen before. The 5-foot-4-inch three-sport athlete could shoot, dribble, and defend with the best of them, but what she was most recognized for was her ability to distribute the basketball...

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Police Briefs 03-21-2012

March 21, 2012
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TUESDAY, MARCH 13 John Hanson, 20, of 145 Derby Rd., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Deborah J. Stanton, 58, of 73 Campbell Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14 Jeffrey Mederios Jr., 17, of 39 Bennington St., was arrested on a charge of assault & battery. Jordan James Perez, 17, of...

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Obituaries 03-21-2012

March 21, 2012
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Thomas Amos Retired State HVAC Technician and Dedicated Coach Thomas W. Amos of Revere died March 16 with his loved ones by his side after a long illness.  He was 62 years old. Born on September 11, 1949 in East Boston to the late Warren and Eleanor (Calvano) Amos, he was a  graduate of...

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See You Later Winter: We Hardly Knew Ya’

March 16, 2012
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See You Later Winter: We Hardly Knew Ya’

Hill Park was full of activity on Monday afternoon. Here, Revere High tennis team members Duong Nguyen (foreground) attacks the ball with a wicked backhand while teammate Sela Leng watches. Though the season doesn’t begin until later this week, members of the team were happy to get some early action outside on Monday. Temperatures...

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Beautification Should Be a Team Sport in Revere

March 16, 2012
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The recent appearance all over the city of open triple barrel set-ups on sidewalks with an advertising component is well intentioned but in the end, it is not right for the city. At a time when Mayor Dan Rizzo is seeking to change the image of the city, these new trash barrel set-ups, painted...

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Police Details Welcome

March 16, 2012
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We have heard many comments from a wide variety of businesspeople and Broadway shoppers of feeling much safer and at ease in the downtown since Chief Joe Cafarelli ordered police officers to walk a beat in the downtown. It is only natural that many residents, businesspeople and shoppers in the downtown feel more comfortable...

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Pope John Tigers Fall in North Final

March 16, 2012
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The Pope John XXIII High School boys basketball team saw its hopes for a state championship ended by St. Mary’s High School, 62-39, in the Division 4 North sectional final Friday night at Emmanuel College in Boston. Pope John, led by head coach Dave Sacco, had advanced to the Final Four in the division...

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Police Briefs 03-14-2012

March 16, 2012
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MONDAY, MARCH 5 Joel K. Ellison, 35, of Worcester, was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle after his right to operate had been suspended. TUESDAY, MARCH 6  Gianna M. Hughes, 41, of 86 Asti Ave., was arrested on a charge of illegal possession of a Class B controlled narcotic substance. Elizabeth...

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Obituaries 03-14-2012

March 16, 2012
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Albert Scoppa Everett resident Albert J. Scoppa of Everett died on March 11. He was the loving father of Susan and Donna of Revere and Jane, Nancy and Michael of Everett; loving brother of Josephine Scoppa of Harwich and is also survived by his six loving grandchildren. Funeral Services at the Salvatore Rocco &...

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Looking at Possible MBTA Cuts

March 8, 2012
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Looking at Possible MBTA Cuts

Governor Patrick stopped by Tuesday evening to the MBTA meeting discussing possible cuts in service with the public at the Paul Revere School. Patrick shook hands and shared comments with nearly everyone in the hall before the start of the meeting. He is shown above sharing information with Revere Representative Kathi-Anne Reinstein. Speaker of...

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Housing is at Issue for Veterans in Revere

March 8, 2012
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More and more veterans are returning to Revere from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan every day, and unlike in previous wars, those soldiers are older and returning to existing families. There are no baby boomers, nor quick marriages. Most are coming back to wives and children they had long before they left for...

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Setting the Right Example

March 8, 2012
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Since the day he was appointed chief of police by Mayor Dan Rizzo about one month ago, the biggest challenge facing Joseph Cafarelli is changing the culture of the Revere Police Department. Change is difficult for all of us to face when confronted with it and it is especially hard for police officers who’ve...

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Licensing Board Members Refuse to Step Down at Mayor’s Request

March 8, 2012
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Two members of the Licensing Board who were asked to step down so the mayor could appoint those in whom he has great faith have refused to do so. We believe that when a new mayor is elected and he asks for resignations that it is a matter of long established protocol that the...

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Anthony Pisani Named Pitcher of the Week

March 8, 2012
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Revere’s Anthony Pisani is off to a superb start for the University of Rhode Island baseball team. Pisani, a senior co-captain, was selected as College Baseball Insider’s Northeast Region Pitcher of the Week. The Northeast Region consists of 74 teams from eight different Division 1 conferences. The 6-foot, 200-pound lefthander received the award after...

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Police Briefs 03-07-2012

March 8, 2012
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Monday, Feb. 27 Manuel DeJesus, 50, of Lynn, was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor and operating a negligently to endanger. Tuesday, Feb. 28 Keith Perry, 38, of 61A Pomona St., was charged with shoplifting, assault and battery on a police officer, being a disorderly person, giving a false...

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Obituaries 03-07-2012

March 8, 2012
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John Stallmann Computer Progammer John A. Stallmann of Revere, formerly of Aurora IL, died suddenly on February 18. He was 61 years old. A computer programmer for the Department of Mental Health, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, for many years, he was the beloved husband of Carol A. Morgan, cherished son of Mardella ( Benter )...

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Thank You, Chief Cafarelli

February 29, 2012
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Captains in the Revere Police Department have all returned their automobiles as requested by Police Chief Joseph Cafarelli. Not enough can be said about this first instance of creating a new department persona based on professionalism and what is right and what is efficient as well. The captains perform an important service. They are...

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RHA Girls Win Regular Season Finale

February 29, 2012
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The Revere High girls basketball team tuned up for the state tournament with a 41-26 victory over Medford last week in the finale of the regular season. The Lady Patriots were set to embark on their Journey to the Tourney last night (Tuesday) at Westford Academy High School as the Journal was going to...

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Police Briefs 02-29-2012

February 29, 2012
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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22 Gage-Anthony D. Lucas Smith, 19, of Dorchester, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Carlos Silva, 38, of 16 Highland St., was arrested on a charge of disturbing the peace. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23 Joseph R. Perrier, 26, of 52 Crest Ave., was arrested on charges of assault with intent to murder, assault...

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Billboard Owners Need to Pay

February 29, 2012
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There is a reason so many businesspeople like putting up billboards in Revere near to major highways or highly commercial areas. Billboards generate enormous amounts in rental income forever once they are put up. Putting them up is all about getting the proper approvals and securing a special permit  from the City Council. So...

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