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Carrying On:Revere-Winthrop Pediatrics continues track record of excellent Care

June 22, 2011
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Carrying On:Revere-Winthrop  Pediatrics continues track record of excellent Care

-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Revere-Winthrop Pediatrics at 280 Beach St. has been in practice for more than three and despite a minor name change, it’s still practicing the same thing – excellent care for kids. Dr. Janet Chua has assumed the duties of lead physician in the practice and indicated that they are pretty...

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Tensions on the Beach Rise as Business Booms

June 22, 2011
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-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com The Revere License Commission delivered a stern warning to Antonia’s on the Beach last week, but steered clear of issuing any discipline for what neighbors say is repeatedly loud music that disrupts their lives. For years, residents of the Beach had little to complain about because Revere Beach wasn’t exactly...

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E-mails Sent to the State, City Council Discusses Issue

June 22, 2011
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-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Mayor Tom Ambrosino and City Solicitor Paul Capizzi indicated that Office of Campaign and Political Finance (OCPF) has requested information regarding the use of city computers for political purposes and will be requesting more information in regards to the e-mail situation – which allegedly featured several department heads actively using...

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Global Planning?

June 22, 2011
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By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com The Chelsea Creek waterfront in Revere is a forgotten entity for most in the City, but it has garnered some attention lately as one of the long-time oil companies on the Creek has presented a bold new plan.   That plan involves bringing in hundreds of millions of gallons of...

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Police Briefs 06-22-2011

June 22, 2011
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TUESDAY, JUNE 14 Kevin M. Boyce, 44, of 53 Reservoir Ave., was arrested on charges of illegal possession of a Class D controlled narcotic substance with intent to distribute and violating the drug free school zone laws. Helen Espinoza, 24, of Chelsea, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the...

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Celebrate Good Times: City has Responded to Challenges

June 22, 2011
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During the past ten years, the city of Revere has had a tremendous influx of new residents coming into the city. The population went up by over 5,000. These new residents have placed pressure on police, fire, educational and public health systems and all municipal services in general. To that end, the city has...

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Summer Arrives: Things are happening all around us

June 22, 2011
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What is better than the summer arriving in a beach city like ours? We wait for it all winter. We wonder about it and what it will be like – and then it comes, and passes, just like that. Like the snap of a finger. Tuesday was the first day of summer, a moment...

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Weathers Named Offensive MVP of Annual Shriners Football Classic

June 22, 2011
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RHS product leads North to victory By Cary Shuman cary@lynnjournal.com Trae Weathers may have his Revere High School diploma in hand, but he’s still representing the football program in glorious fashion. Weathers, an All-Scholastic player in the 2011 season, was selected the Offensive Most Valuable Player for the North team in the Shriners Football...

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Obituaries 06-22-2011

June 22, 2011
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Rose DeYeso Lifelong Revere resident Rose M. (Moscaritolo) DeYeso, a lifelong resident of Revere, died at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on June 20 following a brief illness. She was 97 years old. Born, raised and educated in Revere, she was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, daughter, sister and aunt. Mrs....

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Officials Keep a Close Watch on Global Project But much is Still to be Learned about plan

June 15, 2011
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Officials Keep a Close Watch on Global Project But much is Still to be Learned about plan

By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Federal railroad officials are keeping a close eye on Global Oil’s proposal to bring Ethanol trains to its Revere terminal on Chelsea Creek, but they also said they still don’t know much about the details. “We have been monitoring developments closely and have had meetings with the State Fire Marshal’s...

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Retiring RHS Teacher Honored for Three Decades of Service

June 15, 2011
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Retiring RHS Teacher Honored for Three Decades of Service

JFYNetWorks honored David Colella, special education teacher at Revere High school for his 34 years of teaching, recently in a ceremony at the State House. Keynote speaker Tom Vander Ark, a longtime national leader in education reform, commended Colella for being in the vanguard of the technology revolution in education. “Personal digital learning is...

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A Head’s Up Discovery Statue Recovered by Revere Police

June 15, 2011
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A Head’s Up Discovery Statue Recovered by Revere Police

-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com The dank garage on Yeamans Street was littered with beer and soda cans and various vestiges from years past – now in storage and long forgotten. Revere Police Det. Doug Zingali cut the lock on the front of the little storage garage, and entered into the lair late Sunday afternoon....

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Ladder 12: Federal Funds Could Help City Add a Dozen New Firefighters

June 15, 2011
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-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Money is apparently about ready to fall out of the sky in order to save the Revere Fire Department from this year’s devastating budget cuts. The department was facing routine, rolling station closures this coming budget year and a contingent whittled down to 92 firefighters – one of the lowest...

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Police Briefs 06-15-2011

June 15, 2011
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MONDAY, JUNE 6 David Ross Yovicsin, 57, of Holliston, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, interfering with a police officer in the discharge of his duty, and two counts of assault & battery upon a police officer. TUESDAY, JUNE 7 John J. Cleary, 65, of 1107 Winthrop Ave., was arrested on...

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Time to Move On: E-mail Controversy Underscores the Need to Focus on the Future of Revere

June 15, 2011
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Two weeks ago, the Journal broke the story and brought to light the specifics about the alleged unethical use of the city’s web site and city owned computers by city employees. Candidate for Mayor George Rotondo deserves credit for bringing the issue to light. In the first instance, the use of the city’s website,...

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Obituaries 06-15-2011

June 15, 2011
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Lawrence Sirois Retired Owner of Surf Cleaners in Winthrop Lawrence Sirois of Revere, formerly of Winthrop, Maine and Florida, died June 13 at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center, Revere after a long illness. He was 89 years old. Born in Norridgework, ME, the son of the late Laura (Burgoyne) and Edmund Sirois, he spent...

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Could this B the Time? Martellis are Anxiously following Boston’s Cup Run

June 8, 2011
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Could this B the Time? Martellis are Anxiously following Boston’s Cup Run

-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com With the swing of every Bruin’s stick, Donny Martelli and his family are hoping to hear the infamous clock tick. For Martelli, of Dale Street, the Bruins, and their lack of playoff success until this year, have created an epic story within their family – one involving a unique 21-year...

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Tamar’s Journey: Excruciating Pain and Long Hospital Stays didn’t Deter Bonaventure from Excelling at RHS

June 8, 2011
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Tamar’s Journey: Excruciating Pain and Long Hospital Stays didn’t Deter Bonaventure from Excelling at RHS

A body that won’t cooperate is usually more of a concern to an elderly person than to a teen-ager. Chronic, excruciating pain doesn’t usually menace the young as it does the old, but for one Revere High School (RHS) senior, living with the threat of pain – pain that could come at any minute...

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Tye isn’t Entering the Mayor’s Race: She will Seek a Spot on the School Committee Instead

June 8, 2011
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Tye isn’t Entering the Mayor’s Race: She will Seek a Spot on the School Committee Instead

-By Joshua Resnek editor@reverejournal.com Ending months of speculation in local political circles, School Committeewoman Carol Tye has finally made it official – she will not be running for mayor. “After much reflection, I have decided to seek re-election to the School Committee,” she told the Journal during to a visit to the office last...

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Maglione Vindicated; Judge Awards him More than $100K in Damages from Drain Laying Saga

June 8, 2011
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-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com The last remaining vestiges of the once-controversial drain laying saga in the City’s Department of Public Works (DPW) has been decided by a Suffolk Superior Court judge and has vindicated the DPW’s Joe Maglione – who at the height of the situation was once suspended from his job and accused...

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