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Rizzo to Hold Vigil for Victims of Bombing

May 1, 2013
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Mayor Dan Rizzo has invited all residents to an Interfaith Service and candlelight vigil for the victims, families, and responders of the Boston Marathon tragedy. All residents are encouraged to attend and come together as a community to reflect on the events of the week of April 15th. The vigil will take place on...
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Revere Shines

May 1, 2013
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We would like to thank the hundreds of volunteers who took time  on Saturday to participate in the third  annual “ Revere Shines”  neighborhood cleanup. The weather was perfect,  which led to more people helping out this year. Coming from every ward in the City, volunteer residents spent most of the morning  cleaning parks,...
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RHS Sports Roundup

May 1, 2013
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Boys track team enjoys banner week The Revere High boys track team continued to excel and move onwards toward greater heights this past week. At Sunday’s MSTCA D-1 State Relays, the 4 x 200 quartet of  Joey Ritchie, Bobby Rose, Johnny Lopes, and Karim Sahila set a new school record with a time of...
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Obituaries 05-01-2013

May 1, 2013
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William Bishop Past Grand Knight of Chelsea K of C William F. Bishop of Chelsea died on April 28 at the Golden Living Center-Dexter House in Malden after a courageous nine month battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 62 years old. Born in Boston and a graduate of Chelsea High School, Class of 1968,...
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Revere Shines is Set for This Saturday

April 25, 2013
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Residents and City officials are jazzed up and ready to clean Revere this Saturday in the 3rd Annual RevereShines clean up event. The citywide affair will take place on April 27th, with volunteers meeting at the American Legion Building on Broadway around 9 a.m. Once gathered, volunteers will disburse to targeted areas around the...
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Walk to School Day is Next Wednesday

April 25, 2013
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All of Revere’s elementary schools will be walking to school on May 1st as part of the state’s Walk to School Day. Below is a listing of meet-up places for each school. •A.C. Whelan School Walkers from Washington Ave will meet at St. Mary’s Church at 7:20 a.m. and will depart at 7:25.a.m. Walkers...
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Good Job Chief Cafarelli and North Metro SWAT Team

April 25, 2013
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Ordinary people often look at the various sections of the municipal budget and just shake their heads in disbelief at the amount of money being spent by departments. We are sure that these same people question the Revere Police Department budget. Since 9/11, security needs of any community and the ways that we must...
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Your Help is Needed

April 25, 2013
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On this Sunday,  Revere Cable TV will be hosting a telethon to raise money for Revere Little league. The program will be broadcast live from the Revere League for Special Needs Building from 4 to 8 p.m. These four hours are critical to help defray the costs of Little League that positively impacts hundreds...
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Police Briefs 04-24-2013

April 25, 2013
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TUESDAY, APRIL 16 Tracy L. Muise, 43, of Lowell, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Eduardo Martinez Martinez, 38, of East Boston, was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. James J. Getchell, 51, of 52 Nahant Ave., was arrested on a charge of assault & battery. Jillian...
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RHS Softball Team Splits Two Games

April 25, 2013
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The Revere High softball team split its two games this past week, smacking Salem 11-2, but coming out on the short end of a 5-1 decision to Peabody. Lady Patriot pitcher Sabrina Palermo, back on the mound after a brief absence with a minor injury, shone in both contests. After Salem scored two unearned...
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Obituaries 04-24-2013

April 25, 2013
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Peter Simonelli AVCO Retiree, Formerly Served on Everett Common Council and Board of Alderman Peter V. Simonelli of Everett died on April 17 at Genesis of Wakefield Nursing Center. He was 82 years old. Born in Boston, he was retired from AVCO Research as a Junior Engineer and also received his teacher’s certificate. Peter...
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Eagle Scout

April 17, 2013
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Eagle Scout

Newly minted Eagle Scout James Sherman Jr., of Revere, takes the oath at Saturday’s ceremony in Malden. Several Boy Scouts from Revere have taken the journey via the Malden troops – as there is no longer any troop in Revere.
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An Unspeakable Tragedy

April 17, 2013
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Perhaps I am still in sense of shock as the details and the reality of the bombing at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday sinks into my mind. One is almost immune when you hear about civilian targeted  bombs exploding in those places of unrest like the Middle East or Africa....
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Police Briefs 04-17-2013

April 17, 2013
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TUESDAY,APRIL 9 Skye E. Gauthier, 21,of Pepperell, was arrested on an  outstanding. THURSDAY, APRIL11 Jeffrey N. Marciello, 38,of 69 Cooledge St.,was arrested on charges of mayhem, assault to maim, and assault & battery. Deborah A. Barrios, 41, of 47 Calumet St., was arrested on an  outstanding warrant. William Felipe L. Quispe, 35, was arrested...
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RHS Sports Roundup

April 17, 2013
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Portrait tosses four hitter, RHS baseball team wins, 3-2 When the Lynn English baseball team tagged Revere starter Tommy Portrait for two runs in the bottom of the first inning on a hit-batsman and three straight base hits, little did the unsuspecting Rams (who are rated among the top teams in the state) realize...
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Obituaries 04-17-2013

April 17, 2013
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Frank Fiore Of California, formerly of Revere Aug. 22, 1922 – April 9, 2013 Frank A. Fiore, 90, of Benicia passed away April 9  in a local hospital following a brief illness. Born on August 22, 1922, the son of Michael and Antonetta Fiore, he was born and raised in Revere and called Benicia,...
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Paps Meets the Chief

April 10, 2013
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Paps Meets the Chief

John Papasodora, an All-Northeastern Conference player for the Revere High School hockey team, was presented the Boston Bruins-MIAA Sportsmanship Award at the Bruins’ game Tuesday night. Papasodora is pictured at the Garden with former Boston Bruins star and Hockey Hall of Famer John Bucyk.
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Business Partnership to Be Offered at Suffolk

April 10, 2013
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Suffolk Downs and its partner, Caesars Entertainment, will announce their plans Thursday for a multi-faceted business partnership program, offering local businesses a variety of opportunities to benefit from the proposed $1 billion resort casino at the historic racetrack. The event will include details about the opportunities for local businesses to become both on-site and...
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We Will Miss Judge Diana Maldonando

April 10, 2013
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On the television at any given time in the afternoon, one can see cases being tried and adjudicated with no nonsense.  Sometimes, in a particular case, the television judge just lays the person out and you cheer. We have been fortunate to have such a judge. Judge Diana Maldonando of the Chelsea District Court...
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On the Educational Front

April 10, 2013
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The news for Revere Public Schools just keeps getting better. Our high school system was just awarded the Nellie Mae Foundation Grant of $450,000 to be given out over the next 20 months. This money will help fund the technology program to “flip” the classroom from boring lectures to “student-centered investigation.” This program could...
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