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Mayor Setting the Example

February 22, 2012
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Mayor Dan Rizzo is setting a new precedent by refusing the city car institutionalized as their own for as far back as we can recall. Mayor Rizzo has returned his car to the city. He has told officials that he will be using his own automobile rather than to accept the perk of the...

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Police Chief Following Suit

February 22, 2012
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Chief Joseph Cafarelli has said he is adamant about reshaping the persona of the Revere Police Department. Since taking over two weeks ago he has made a flurry of command changes and new assignments. However, ordering his captains to return the city owned automobiles they have been using for years to drive home will...

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Police Presence on Broadway

February 22, 2012
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At the mayor’s request, Chief Cafarelli has assigned a number of police officers to the Broadway beat. For the first time in years, Broadway now has police officers present and highly visible in yellow jackets from 2-6 p.m. everyday to add to the new effort to raise the quality of life for those who...

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RHS Hockey Team Wins Three Straight

February 22, 2012
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The surging Revere High hockey team batted 1.000 this week, reeling off three victories in three outings, to move to the brink of qualifying for the post season state tournament. The Patriots now stand at 7-8-4 on the season and need a win in their final regular season game tonight (Wednesday) against Matignon in...

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Police Briefs 02-22-2012

February 22, 2012
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ARREST Report Monday, Feb. 13 Carla Gioe, 47, of Malden, was arrested on one warrant. Jonathan Harris, 18, 418 Parkway, was charged with shoplifting (3rd or more offenses). Tuesday, Feb. 14 No Arrests Reported Wednesday, Feb. 15 No Arrests Reported Thursday, Feb. 16 Matthew Dionne, 28, of 406 Malden St., was arrested on one...

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Obituaries 02-22-2012

February 22, 2012
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William ‘Shack’ Shackelton Revere Resident William N. “Shack” Shackelton of Revere, formerly of Malden, died on February 18. He was the devoted father of Amanda E. Shackelton and William N. Shackelton, Jr., both of Malden; cherished son of the late Carolyn (Hodgdon) (Shackelton) Topping and her husband, Howard Topping of Malden and Robert C....

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The Top Ten

February 15, 2012
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The Revere Journal has once again printed the list of the highest paid top 100 employees in salary and add ons for the year 2011. As lists go, it is, once again, the printing of the same old thing we’ve come to expect of salaries paid to municipal employees. For those of you who...

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The Mayor’s Program

February 15, 2012
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It is our understanding that several people on a prominent city board have been asked by the mayor to resign. It is our belief that when a new mayor requests a resignation, that request should be adhered to. To do otherwise, is to work against the mayor’s wishes and that type of scenario is...

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RHS Roundup: Girls Hoop Wins Pair, at 9-6

February 15, 2012
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The Revere High girls basketball team won both of its contests this past week to improve to 9-6 on the season and move within one game of clinching a spot in the post season state tourney. The Lady Patriots overcame a slow start Tuesday against Lynn Classical in which the Revere girls scored only...

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Police Briefs 02-15-2012

February 15, 2012
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ARREST Report MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6 Vincent J. DiNunzio, 41, of 224 Mountain Ave., was arrested on two counts of assault & battery. Joseph P. Morris, 23, of 4 Wolcott Rd., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. A 15 year old juvenile and a 16 year old juvenile were arrested on outstanding warrants. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY...

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Obituaries 02-15-2012

February 15, 2012
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Blanche Silva Revere Resident Blanche. L. ( Preston ) Silva of Revere died on February 9. She was the beloved wife of Richard H. Silva Sr.; devoted mother of Robert P., Ronald M. and his wife, Rosane, all of Revere, Randy S. and his wife, Claire of Peabody and the late Richard H. Silva...

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The Mayor’s Public Safety Initiative

February 10, 2012
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Police Chief Terence Reardon has vacated his seat at the police station with a letter to the mayor indicating that he will return to become a Civil Service captain the department he has led for a decade. This was a difficult move for the chief. He is a proud man but his time had...

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Palladino’s FT Nips Saugus, 72-71

February 10, 2012
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Chris Palladino sank the front end of a 1-and-1 with three seconds to play to give the Revere High boys basketball team an exciting 72-71 triumph over Saugus last Tuesday. The teams had battled fiercely in the final minute, with Revere breaking 69-69 deadlock with a bucket, only to see Saugus knot matters at...

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Police Briefs 02-08-2012

February 10, 2012
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MONDAY, JANUARY 30  James T. MacDonald Jr., 31, Homeless of Revere, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of illegal possession of a knife in violation of the city ordinance, breaking & entering in the daytime with intent to commit a misdemeanor, and attempting to commit a crime. Felicity Fay Moore, 38,...

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Obituaries 02-08-2012

February 10, 2012
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Anne DiRuzza Revere Homemaker Anne T. (Carroll) DiRuzza of Revere died on February 3 at the Mass. General Hospital. She was 68 years old. A homemaker born in Somerville, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Angela (Glavine) Carroll;  the beloved wife of Pasquale “Pat,” devoted mother of Christine DiRuzza of Revere...

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Reality Versus Casino Mitigation

February 2, 2012
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The city is right now faced with the task of creating a mitigation package of possible benefits to be derived from a going casino if it ultimately locates at Suffolk Downs. These are benefits other than those mandated by the expanded gambling bill that was passed into law a few months back after years...

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Two New Officers

February 2, 2012
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Our congratulations and wishes for good luck and safety in their future endeavors goes out to recently sworn Revere Police Officers Jorge Romero and Daniel Rosenthal. They took the oath last week at city hall. They are welcome and they are badly needed.

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Police Briefs 02-01-2012

February 2, 2012
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 24  Richard W. Sanders III, 37, of Winthrop, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor and operating a motor vehicle negligently so as to endanger. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25  Maricel Aparicio, 52, of 20 Rose St., was arrested on charges of being rude & disorderly...

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Sports 02-01-2011

February 2, 2012
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Fitzpatrick wins 1000 at State Coaches Meet, sets new RHS mark Revere High track star Mike Fitzpatrick added another laurel to his growing wreath of accomplishments, winning the 1000 meter run at Saturday’s Massachusetts State Coaches Association Invitational Track Meet held at the Reggie Lewis Center. Fitzpatrick not only topped the field of 76...

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Obituaries 02-01-2012

February 2, 2012
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Dora DiCenso Of Tewksbury, formerly of Revere Dora (DeAcetis) DiCenso of Tewksbury, formerly of Revere, died on January 27. She was the beloved wife of the late Domenic V. DiCenso; devoted mother of Anna O’Brien of Billerica and Rita Prevost and her husband, Stephen of Tewksbury; loving grandmother of Janeen, James and Jennifer O’Brien,...

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