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Ocean Ave. Closure

September 12, 2012
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The fire chief is absolutely right when he said he believes safety will be compromised if Ocean Avenue is closed for eight weeks as planned to facilitate the completion of the new walkway from Wonderland Station to the beach. His desire to have Ocean Avenue open to safety equipment in a limited way makes...

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Red Sox in Last Place

September 12, 2012
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What began as a possibly historic run to yet another World Series or at the very least a play-off finish is ending miserably with the Red Sox sinking into last place over the weekend. Even how the team sank into last is ironic and poetic. They lost a series to Toronto, the team that...

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Patriots Roll in Opener, Corral Mustangs, 26-0

September 12, 2012
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The Revere High football team opened its 2012 season on a high note, coming home with a 26-0 triumph over Medford Saturday at Hormel Stadium. The contest originally had been scheduled for Friday night under the lights at Harry Della Russo Stadium, but that evening’s downpours not only washed out the game for Friday...

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Police Briefs 09-12-2012

September 12, 2012
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MONDAY. SEPTEMBER 3 James Abramofsky, 33, of Chelsea, was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, three counts of assault and battery and three counts of intimidating a witness. Natasha Peete, 28, of 89 Atlantic Ave, was charged with disorderly conduct and two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon. James Conniff, 54,...

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Obituaries 09-12-2012

September 12, 2012
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Lawrence Restiano, Sr. Former Revere Youth Hockey, Babe Ruth and American Legion Baseball Coach Lawrence E. Restiano, Sr., a lifelong resident of Revere,, died at his home on September 9h surrounded by his loving family. He was 71 years old. The beloved husband of Elizabeth (Vass) Restiano, he was born in Winthrop, the son...

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Farmers’ Market at Revere Beach

September 5, 2012
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Farmers’ Market at Revere Beach

Beachmont’s Claire Morgan chooses a nice, ripe peach at the Revere Beach Farmer’s Market last Thursday. The Market continues in full swing all this month and October, with a majority of the prime harvest coming right now. The Market is open every Thursday from noon to 6 p.m.

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Light Vote Expected on Thursday’s Primary

September 5, 2012
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Thursday’s primary, replacing the traditional first Tuesday of September primary, is not expected to bring out a major vote. Although there are several races Revere voters should be interested in – primary among them Suffolk County Clerk of Probate and Suffolk County Superior Court Clerk as well as the District 6 Governor’s Council race...

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Get out and Vote

September 5, 2012
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Suffolk County voters have a primary to vote in on Thursday. Revere voters will be asked to cast votes in several races in this primary. In the Register of Probate contest, voters are being asked to choose between Boston City Councillor Sal LaMattina and Court employee Patty Campatelli. Both are East Boston residents. LaMattina...

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Demoulas in Revere

September 5, 2012
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The announcement that Demoulas will be building a supermarket at the North Gate Mall is a very exciting prospect. First, the well-known grocer is going to build an 80,000 square foot supermarket with all the fixings. It will be very much like the Chelsea store, which at 120,000 square feet is one of the...

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Police Briefs 09-05-2012

September 5, 2012
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Monday, Aug. 27 John Robichaud, 24, of 87 Endicott Ave., was arrested on two warrants. Tuesday, Aug. 28 Eduardo Ayala, 45, of 534 Revere St., was charged with failing to register as a sex offender subsequent offense. Edward Weisberg, 53, of 162 Broadsound Ave., was arrested on one warrant. Rommy Duarte, 22, of 8...

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RHS Football Team Opens Season Friday Vs. Medford

September 5, 2012
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All systems are go for the Revere High football team, which is set to kick off its 2012 season Friday evening when the Patriots host Medford at 7:00 under the lights at Harry Della Russo Stadium. “We’ve had a good pre-season and I think we’ll be ready for the opener,” said RHS head coach...

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Obituaries 09-05-2012

September 5, 2012
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John ‘Big John’ Belmonte Longtime Manager of Cheapo Records, Cambridge John G. “Big John” Belmonte of Malden died on August 31 at the Lifecare Center in Stoneham.  He was 77 years old. Born in Cambridge and a longtime resident of Malden, Big John created “Oldies and Goodies” and was the longtime manager of Cheapo...

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First Day of School

August 29, 2012
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First Day of School

The first day of school in Revere on Tuesday got off to a rainy start, but it didn’t wash the smile off of incoming kindergartner Olivia Harris – who was eagerly heading into the Lincoln School to meet her teacher. She is pictured here with her mother, Michele Harris (who also attended the Lincoln...

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Suffolk Fined for Past Violations

August 29, 2012
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Timing is everything in life. Some of us have great timing. Some of us have no timing. In nearly every case when timing is important, we come to learn that timing is something nearly impossible to set in stone. Such is the case with Suffolk Downs. The track that wants to be a casino...

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Mayor Menino and Suffolk Downs

August 29, 2012
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A report last week indicated Boston Mayor Thomas Menino sent a letter to Suffolk Downs management expressing his displeasure with plans revealing the track is considering opening the casino first, if approved to do so, and then getting on with the business of building the resort casino facilities after that. No way, wrote Menino....

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Patriot Football Team Plays Well in First Scrimmage

August 29, 2012
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The Revere High football team showed some good signs that should bode well for the coming 2102 campaign in their first pre-season scrimmage Saturday morning at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School. “We did a lot of good things, especially on offense, where we moved the ball well,” said RHS head coach Lou Cicatelli. Both Revere...

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RHS Boys Soccer Seeks to Build on Last Year’s Success

August 29, 2012
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Revere High boys soccer coach Nik Tower greeted a large crew of 45 players for the opening day of the 2012 soccer season last Thursday. “It was a nice turnout,” said Tower. “I was pleasantly surprised. We have a lot of new faces, but we have strong senior leadership returning. There is a lot...

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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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