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The Sport of Kings

March 1, 2013
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The Sport of Kings

Festa Road resident Louis Rizzo came bearing gifts – in this case a wonderful watercolor painting of a horserace – during the recent Suffolk Downs Senior Valentines Luncheon. Rizzo and his wife, Marjorie, are both signature members of the prestigious New England Watercolor Society (NEWS) and have been included in several of their shows....
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The City Payroll

March 1, 2013
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The City’s Financial Department released the Top 100 salaries for Municipal Employees in 2012, and it was once again a real eye opener to see just how much money those at the top end are making. To say it lightly, it is a little offensive to the average resident in Revere, who might work...
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Police Briefs 02-27-2013

March 1, 2013
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18 Joanne L. Soczek, 49, of 69 Campbell Ave., was arrested on a charge of shoplifting. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19 Eduardo R. Aponte, 27, of Roslindale, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Jason C. Dulcetta, 25, of 4 Jordan St., was arrested on charges of malicious destruction of property over $250, being rude...
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RHS Girls Play at Westford Tonight in State Tourney Opener

March 1, 2013
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The Revere High girls basketball team will open play in the MIAA State Tournament at Westford Academy this evening (Wednesday) at 7:00. The Lady Patriots, who finished with an 11-9 record, are the 14th seeded team in the Division 1 North Sectional. Westford, 17-4, which hails from the Dual County League, is the third...
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Obituaries 02-27-2013

March 1, 2013
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Bertram “Bert” Gibbs Owned Biltmore Green Luggage; Member of Shriners Bertram “Bert” Gibbs of Marblehead passed away on February 24 after a long illness. Bert was born in Chelsea to Lithuanian immigrants Arthur and Shirley (Kaplan) Gibbs and raised in Chelsea and Revere.  He served in the US Marine Corps during World War II and...
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$25,000 Grant to Revere Chamber

February 20, 2013
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$25,000 Grant to Revere Chamber

Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo obtained a $25,000 grant from the Massachusetts Office of Business Development to launch a pilot business development and education program for the Revere Chamber of Commerce. In the photo above Speaker DeLeo presents the check to Chamber President Bob Upton as Immediate Past President Laura D’Amico and...
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The Cold Temperatures

February 20, 2013
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We were spoiled after last week’s balmy temperatures.  We agree that the Blizzard of 2013 was not much fun especially if you had to do the snow shoveling, but the temperatures last week were enjoyable.  But Sunday and Monday came and back into the deep freeze we went. Of course for many of us,...
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Police Briefs 02-20-2013

February 20, 2013
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11 Melvin J. Myers, 49, of 5 Beachland Ave., was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and malicious destruction of property over $250. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13  .Jonathan Louis Simon, 20, of Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Raul Reynaldo Ochoa, 34, of Chelsea, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY...
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RHS Sports Roundup

February 20, 2013
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RHS hockey team earns Senior Night shutout win The Revere High hockey team celebrated Senior Night in fine fashion with a well-played 2-0 victory over Lynn Saturday evening at Cronin Rink. “The team really put it all together,” said RHS heads coach Joe Ciccarello. “We played unselfish hockey at both ends of the ice...
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Obituaries 02-20-2013

February 20, 2013
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Edythe Levine Of Revere Edythe (Borodkin) Levine of Revere passed away on February 16. She was 92 years old. The beloved wife of the late Harry Saul Levine, she was the devoted mother of Phyllis Levenson and her late husband, Barry, Roberta Dupont and her husband, James and Steven Levine and his wife, Laurie...
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Speak Now, and Hold Your Peace

February 13, 2013
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Poor “Vinnie” just talked to much last Wednesday. Had he stopped just one minute from his obscenity-laced, threat-laden telephone rant, he might have realized that he was speaking to a police officer and not the Beachmont man he was hot to pulverize with his fists. Had he just stopped, even for one second, he...
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The Blizzard of 2013

February 13, 2013
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The Blizard of 2013 has been put into the record books.  And for those of us old enough  to remember the Blizzard if 1978, we have survived both these natural catastrophes. Reflecting on the aftermath of the two storms and their effects on our city is a story of night and day. Who can...
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Police Briefs 02-13-2013

February 13, 2013
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4 Frank B. Spingel, 43, of Boston, was arrested on charges of mayhem and intimidation of a witness. Jonathan M. Coraine,  26, of Whitman, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, illegal possession of a Class A controlled...
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Revere High Sports Roundup

February 13, 2013
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Girls indoor track teams tops Saugus The Revere High girls indoor track team ended its season on a winning note last Wednesday, defeating Saugus 49-36 at the Merullo Fieldhouse.  The victory ensured the Lady Patriots of a winning season, their first in three years. The meet was a hard-fought battle throughout, with the teams...
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Obituaries 02-13-2013

February 13, 2013
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Catherine Texera Paralegal and Advocate for Homeless, Underprivileged, Elderly and Disenfranchised Catherine M. (Forgione) Texera died at her Revere home on February 10 after a three year battle with cancer. She was 66 years old. Born in Boston, she lived in Revere for most of her life and was a 1964 graduate of Revere...
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Margaret “Peggy” White Turns 100

February 6, 2013
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Longtime Revere resident Margaret “Peggy” (Furlong) White recently celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by more than 50 well-wishers, including her brother, children, five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews and friends, including Ethel (Ferretti) Toomey, a life long dear friend and bridesmaid in Peggy’s wedding.  The festivities took place at Eventide Home, in...
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ED Markey’s Senate Candidacy: Our Long-time Congressman Has Received Many Endorsements

February 6, 2013
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Although it is the long-standing policy of this newspaper not to endorse candidates for public office, we nonetheless feel compelled to make note of the candidacy of our outstanding, long-time Congressman, Edward J. Markey, for the U.S. Senate seat which has been vacated by John F. Kerry, who is the new Secretary of State...
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Police Briefs 02-06-2013

February 6, 2013
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MONDAY, JANUARY 28 Evan J. Goldney, 27, of 170 Rumney Rd., was arrested on charges of unarmed robbery, illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance, illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance wkith intent to distribute, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest. Steven L. McLemore, 36, of Winthrop, was arrested on...
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Boys Hoop Drops Heartbreaker to Saugus

February 6, 2013
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The Revere High boys basketball team dropped a heartbreaking 62-60 decision to Saugus last Tuesday evening at the Merullo fieldhouse. The contest was an outstanding high school game between two teams who are vying for a spot in the post-season state tournament. The Patriots came into the game with an 8-6 mark, while Saugus...
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Obituaries 02-06-2012

February 6, 2013
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Edward Palumbo Retired US Postal Clerk Edward F. Palumbo, a 20 year resident of Lynn, formerly of East Boston, died unexpectedly on January 31 at the Union Hospital in Lynn. He was 68 years old.Born in Everett, he lived in East Boston for most of his life and was a 1962 graduate of Sacred...
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