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Police Briefs 05-16-2012

May 17, 2012
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TAKING A BITE OUT OF CRIME It took awhile for police to sniff out the case, but a Swampscott man was finally charged on Monday for an alleged vicious beating of his former business partner that involved biting off the victim’s nose. The man was arraigned Monday for allegedly beating the former business partner...

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Stephen Perez, Jr.

May 10, 2012
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When bad things happen to good people we are always left wondering why. Such is the case in the murder of Revere native and Army veteran, Stephen Perez, Jr. He was a young man with much to look forward to. He had finished a successful stint in the US Army in Afghanistan as a...

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Remembering Jim Kimmerle

May 10, 2012
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It was not so long ago that Jim Kimmerle was walking among us, enjoying his life, serving as a councilor and really coming into himself – and then he got sick. The sickness robbed him of his health, his good feeling and ultimately, it caused his death. In the last months of his life...

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Baseball Team Beats Winthrop

May 10, 2012
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It has been a long time in coming, but when the final out was made in Monday’s 9-5 victory for the Revere High baseball team at Winthrop, four years of frustration were all but forgotten. “The team has been working hard all season and never has given up” said first year RHS head coach...

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Police Briefs 05-09-2012

May 10, 2012
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MONDAY, APRIL 30 Joshua Carnazzo, 17, of 44 Burbank St., was arrested on a charge of malicious destruction of property over $250. William R. Rose, 20, of 126 Lantern Rd., was arrested on a charge of malicious destruction of property over $250. Joseph C. Curto, 20, of 315 Charger St., was arrested on a...

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Obituaries 05-09-2012

May 10, 2012
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Leo Paul Cody Revere Resident Leo Paul Cody of Revere died on May 7. He was 54 years old. Born in Revere, he was the devoted son of the late Joseph M. Sr. and Hazel (Dockharty) Cody, the dear brother of Julia M. Cronin, Christine Cabral, Joseph M. Cody Jr., Vicki A. Crane and...

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Basebball and Ice Cream

May 3, 2012
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Basebball and Ice Cream

Speaker of the Hhouse Bbob DeLeo passes out Hhoodsies to 4 year old William Foley at MmcMmackin’s home opener on Sunday, April 29.

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Victim’s Family Waiting for Justice

May 3, 2012
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Members of Michael Costa’s family talked to the Journal this week and indicated that, many times, they have been lost in the shuffle as people debate the issues surrounding the alleged killer of their relative. “We have waited patiently for something to happen and for this man to pay for what he did,” said...

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The MCAS Scores Stand

May 3, 2012
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Allegations have been dismissed that Revere’s MCAS test scores are the result of fudging the scores rather than being a true measure of what children are achieving here. We agree with the School Department analysis debunking the Atlanta Journal Constitution story that revealed a long-term investigation report that found 196 school districts reporting MCAS...

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Then Rain, the Chill and Short Memories

May 3, 2012
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In early March, historic temperature highs were broken. Day after day the temperature rose into the 80’s. Many of us were walking about in our shorts and wearing polo shirts and enjoying the heat into the late evening. Much of April was a bust – not bad weather, more warmth than some of us...

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RHS Softball Team is Playing Well

May 3, 2012
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The Revere High softball continued to play well, splitting four games this past week to leave Coach Joe Ciccarello and his squad with a 6-5 record at the halfway mark of the season. The Lady Patriots now need four victories in their final nine contests in order to qualify for the state tourney. Revere...

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Police Briefs 05-02-2012

May 3, 2012
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TUESDAY, APRIL 24 Thiago P. Mainette, 29, of 88 Ambrose St., was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. Michael Frattollilo, 18, of 1235 No. Shore Rd., was arrested on charges of possession of a knife in violation of the city ordinance, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle,...

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Obituaries 05-02-2012

May 3, 2012
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Frank Iacoviello Revere Resident Frank Iacoviello of Revere died on April 28. He was 48 years old. A graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1981, he was the beloved son of Gesilda and the late Nicholas; dear brother of Rocco Iacoviello and his wife, Maria of Texas and Angelo and his wife, Shawna...

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April Downpour

April 25, 2012
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April Downpour

With umbrella unfurled Diandra Dente walks down Newhall Street on Sunday, braving the heavy rains and wind. After two stellar days on Friday and Saturday, Sunday and Monday were a wash out.

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Casino Effort Turns Ugly in Foxboro

April 25, 2012
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Before the state’s Gambling Commission gets down to the business of awarding a license to an applicant in either East Boston/Revere or Foxboro, they will have to ask themselves collectively this question: which area is more suited to a casino and which area needs the economic boost more than the other and which area...

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Palermo Hurls Perfect Game in Win over Salem

April 25, 2012
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Freshman Sabrina Palermo tossed a perfect game to lead the Revere High softball team to a 12-0 win over Salem last Wednesday. “Sabrina pitched a tremendous game, especially for a freshman,” said RHS head coach Joe Ciccarello. Teammates Jacqui Noel (a perfect 4-for-4 at the plate), Logan DiCarlo (two hits), and Kristina Stella (two...

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Police Briefs 04-25-2012

April 25, 2012
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MONDAY, APRIL 16  Steven A. Burton, 30, of 370 Ocean Ave., was arrested on charges of kidnaping, assault & battery, assault & battery upon a police officer, resisting arrest, malicious destruction of property over $250, and disorderly conduct. Chris M. Silva, 19, of 37 Dais St., was arrested on a charge of assault &...

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Obituaries 04-25-2012

April 25, 2012
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Leah Tomlins Mattapoisett Resident Leah M. Tomlins died on April 23. She was 54 years old. Born in Hartford, CT, she was the beloved daughter of Richard R. and Marie G. (Coppinger) Tomlins; cherished sister of Richard R. Tomlins, II and his wife, Joan, Marisa Ann Tomlins and Stacey Mary DiLorenzo; aunt of Emma...

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Feels Like Summer in the City

April 18, 2012
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Feels Like Summer in the City

Tens of thousands of people were drawn to Revere Beach during the heat wave earlier this week. Not since 2006 have the tempera­tures soared as they did on Monday and Tuesday.

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City’s Casino Mitigation Tab to Be an Eye Opener

April 18, 2012
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The amount of money Revere will be asking from the developers of a casino at Suffolk Downs will run into the many millions of dollars over a decade period following its opening, according to John Festa, Revere’s chief of economic development. Festa has been creating the mitigation package which is expected to be handed...

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