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Columbus Day Parade

October 4, 2012
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Many, many tens of thousands of people will be coming to East Boston for the annual Columbus Day Parade to be held Sunday October 7 and which will take place on Bennington Street. This is a wonderful family style event after the fashion of parades that are now the stuff of folklore. Revere residents...

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Sloppy Field Conditions Contributes to Patriots Loss

October 4, 2012
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The Revere High football team dropped its first contest of the season, 20-6 to Salem, Friday evening under the lights at Harry Della Russo Stadium. While in most athletic events the opposing team typically poses the biggest obstacle to victory, Friday night saw both Revere and Salem contend with the wrath of Mother Nature,...

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Police Briefs 10-03-2012

October 4, 2012
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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 Jethro M. Kittrell, 55, of Arlington, was arrested on charges of larceny from a building, intimidation of a witness, assault & battery by means of a dangerous weapon, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, and three counts of assault & battery. Robert M. Covino, 47, of 40 Avalon, was arrested on...

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Sixth Annual Revere Beach Memorial

September 26, 2012
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Sixth Annual Revere Beach Memorial

On Sunday night residents gathered for the Sixth Annual Revere Beach Memorial dedicated to those whose lives were cut short due to drugs and alcohol. Iin the photo to the left, Jack Ciano came for his son John Michael Ciano.

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Thar’ She Blows

September 26, 2012
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Thar’ She Blows

Fourth grade students at the A.C. Whelan School participated in “Figure it out Fridays”/ Science Fridays last Friday afternoon, a program that runs every week thanks to the school’s Extended Learning Time (ELT) grant. Here, students observe a model representing the build up of pressure inside the Earth. Students tell administrators the program is...

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Local Man Shot on Rose St.

September 26, 2012
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State and local officials are investigating every angle in the shooting death of Revere’s Richard Pignone, 55, at an apartment in the Rose Street Development last Thursday night. Revere Police and Revere Fire responded to 52 Rose St. at about 9:20 p.m. after a smoke alarm activation in the apartment. On arrival, they found...

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Good News for Education

September 26, 2012
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The New England Association of Schools and Colleges has renewed Revere High School’s accreditation. According to the school’s principal Lourenco Garcia, RHS passed all seven key standards and received 40 commendations. Superintendent Paul Dakin said he was pleased with the accreditation and said as well that it is an important milestone. The rapidly changing...

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Reinstein Knows of What She Speaks

September 26, 2012
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At the recent Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Casa Lucia, Representative Kathi-Anne Reinstein was the featured speaker. During a half hour presentation, she showed why she has been and remains Revere’s premier woman representing the city on Beacon Hill. In her speech given to 120 Chamber members and their guests, she detailed and outlined...

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Patriots Make It Three in a Row, Power Past Swampscott

September 26, 2012
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The Revere High football team rolled to its third straight victory with an impressive 21-6 triumph at Swampscott’s Blocksidge Field Saturday afternoon. The Big Blue have been a bit of a nemesis for the Patriots since Revere joined the Northeastern Conference, with the Pats typically coming away with an “L” at the final whistle....

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Police Briefs 09-26-2012

September 26, 2012
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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 Hector Lugo, 27, of Hyde Park, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Jomar Sierra, 25, of Arlington, was arrested on a charge of conspiracy to violate the drug laws. Giovanni Merced, 26, of 51 Taft Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of trafficking in heroin and illegal...

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Obituaries 09-26-2012

September 26, 2012
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Joseph Caggiano Retired Boston Police Detective Det. Joseph E. Caggiano, B.P.D. (retired) died at the Massachusetts General Hospital on September 20. He was 89 years old. Born in Boston, the dear son of the late Grace (Ferrara) and Ernest P. Caggiano, he lived in Winthrop prior to entering the US Navy in World War...

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Road Race

September 20, 2012
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Road Race

A road racer in the Allstate 13.1 Road Race runs past Kelly’s on the Boulevard last Sunday morning. While racers from all over the country raved about the weather and the ocean route, residents in Revere along the course were none too happy about the scene.

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Eradicating the Rodent Problem

September 20, 2012
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The city is plagued by a  rodent problem. Evidence of rat and rodent infestation can be found at locations in neighborhoods throughout the city. It is the same in the city of Lynn and frankly, it is the same in every city where density is high and trash removal is a weekly mess from...

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The Jewish New Year

September 20, 2012
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Boston’s Jewish community has ushered in the New Year with synagogue services, prayer and with traditional family gatherings. Revere’s Jewish community is doing exactly the same. Now comes the ten days of penitence for Jews all over the world, during which time they must atone for their misdeeds during the past year in order...

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Patriots Take Charge to Post 32-12 Win over Georgetown

September 20, 2012
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The Revere High football team scored three unanswered touchdowns in the second half to turn a tight 13-12 contest at the intermission into a 32-12 romp over Georgetown Friday evening before a delighted home crowd under the lights at Harry Della Russo Stadium. The RHS fans on hand had barely settled into their seats...

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Police Briefs 09-19-2012

September 20, 2012
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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 William Brad Tolley, 32, of Chelsea, was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor. He also was cited for the civil motor vehicle infractions of speeding and failing to stop for a traffic control signal. John R. Lewis Jr., 27, of 292 Salem...

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Obituaries 09-19-2012

September 20, 2012
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Barbara Crowell Avid Boston Team Sports Fan and Lifelong Chelsea Resident Barbara E. (Smith) Crowell, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, died on September 12. She was 73 years old. During her working career, she worked at Coolray-American Optical, Towle Leonard Silver Co., and Smith Craft Lighting Co. She was an avid sports fan of...

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Remembering 9/11

September 12, 2012
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Remembering 9/11

The City of Revere and Revere Police and Fire Departments held a commemoration on Tuesday morning of the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11th attacks. Here, at left, Firefighter Anthony DiGiovanni and Lt. Dennis Russo lower the flag in front of the Parkway Station to half-staff as the five alarms rang to mark the...

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Officials Planning Columbus Day Parade Here

September 12, 2012
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For many, many years, the Columbus Day Parade which was one of our city’s hallmark events. Several years ago, due to budget constraints, the parade was cancelled. Well it was gone but not forgotten. Keeping his promise to continue to create (and re-create) positive community events, Mayor Rizzo recently announced his decision to bring back the parade in October of...

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Remembering September 11, 2001

September 12, 2012
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The more that time passes, the more we tend to forget the stark terror and horrible outcome of the terrorist attacks which killed so many, while at the same time awakening the nation to the worldwide terrorist threat. The passing of time, however, doesn’t dim the memory of just how bad this attack was,...

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