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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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NECCO Fire Could Have Been a Lot Worse

October 11, 2012
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As a machine burst into flames deep within a mechanical room at the behemoth Necco Candy Company on American Legion Highway last Friday night, the situation went from bad to insanely bad in a matter of minutes. It was precipitously close to a disaster, but the end result was a lucky near miss –...
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Columbus Day Breakfast Draws Huge Throng

October 11, 2012
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This year’s Columbus Day breakfast at the Beachmont VFW was a resounding success in more than several ways. It was a traditional celebration of the life and times of Christopher Columbus. It was a tip of the hat to Mayor Dan Rizzo for aiding in bringing out such a large crowd and cast of...
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RHS Sports Roundup: Football Team Travels to Peabody Friday Night

October 11, 2012
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The Revere High football team, which enjoyed a bye week over the Columbus Day weekend, will bounce back into action this Friday night when Coach Lou Cicatelli and his Patriots trek up Route 1 to take on Peabody, their first opponent of this year from the Pats’ Cape Ann League/Northeastern Conference Division 1. The...
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Police Briefs 10-10-2012

October 11, 2012
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Monday, Oct. 1 Anthony Deangelo, 53, of 120 Dolphin Ave., was charged with larceny over $250. April Molingnano, 47, of 120 Dolphin Ave., was charged with larceny over $250. Mark Gigliello, 18, of Malden, was charged with one warrant, illegal possession of a Class B drug and illegal possession of a Class E drug....
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Obituaries 10-10-2012

October 11, 2012
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Edith Festa Of Everett, formerly of East Boston Edith (Marciano) Festa of Everett, formerly of East Boston, died recently. She was in her 103rd year. She was the beloved wife of the late Gabriel R. Festa with whom she shared 61 years of marriage; loving mother of Danny Festa and his wife, Mary of...
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Columbus Day

October 4, 2012
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Monday the 8th is the annual celebration of Columbus Day – which commemorates the achievements of Christopher Columbus, chief among them, the discovery of America. No 15th Century explorer matched the heroism and daring that Christopher Çolumbus brought onto the world stage at a time when most people believed the world was flat. He was, according...
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Register to Vote

October 4, 2012
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Massachusetts voters have until October 13, to register to vote. The presidential election coming up in November is among the most important in decades. In order to vote, one must be registered to make themselves heard and felt – as a single vote has great value in our society. We urge all those who...
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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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