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Rizzo Wins Mayoral Race: City Council Has a Younger Look; Three Newcomers Win At-large Seats

November 9, 2011
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Rizzo Wins Mayoral Race: City Council Has a Younger Look; Three Newcomers Win At-large Seats

The Council will have a much younger face in 2012 as three candidates under 35 were swept in during a City Council at-large race that was nip and tuck to the very end. The fifth seat in the at-large race was determined by a mere 10 votes, with Steven Morabito besting Incumbent Councillor John...

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Back to Normal: the Voters Have Their Say

November 9, 2011
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The election is over. The people have had their say. The voters have issued the ultimate verdict. Starting Wednesday, it is back to reality, back to normal, back to needing a strong, sensible, heads up city government that is able to maneuver Revere around one of the worst economic periods we have experienced since...

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Generous Patriots Drop a 25-6 Decision to Classical

November 9, 2011
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Missed opportunities and miscues proved a combination that the Revere High football team was unable to overcome in a 25-6 loss to Lynn Classical Friday evening at the Manning Bowl in Lynn. “We played sloppy football,” said RHS head coach Lou Cicatelli. “We handed Classical some golden opportunities that they took advantage of, but...

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Police Briefs 11-09-2011

November 9, 2011
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MONDAY, OCTOBER 31 Joshua A. Barki, 36, of Malden, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Tony M. Petruzzelli, 37, of Malden, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. A 16 year old juvenile was arrested on charges of illegal possession of a Class D controlled narcotic substance with intent to distribute and violating the drug...

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Obituaries 11-09-2011

November 9, 2011
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Frank Cannizzo Lifelong Revere resident Frank J. Cannizzo, a lifelong resident of Revere, died on November 6 at the Anne Mark Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was 85 years old. A US Navy veteran of World War II and a late member of the Plumbers Union Local # 12, he was the beloved son...

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Mark It Down: Don’t Forget to Vote in Tuesday’s Election

November 2, 2011
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Next Tuesday the voters of Revere deliver the ultimate verdict on the slate of incumbents and candidates running for public office. That verdict is a final judgment. It is the last word after many, many words regarding who will win and who will lose when all the votes are counted. Next week, the voters...

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How Can This Happen? Thefts Raise Alarming Questions

November 2, 2011
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Dozens upon dozens of manhole covers and catch basin covers have apparently been stolen by roving marauders who simply stop wherever there is a manhole cover, lift it up and toss it into the back of a truck and then its on to the next manhole cover. The same is being done with catch...

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Sports 11-02-2011

November 2, 2011
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Volleyball team clinches tourney berth The Revere High volleyball team clinched a berth in the MIAA post season state tournament with a dramatic win Friday against Saugus on an evening made all the more memorable because it was Senior Night. The Lady Patriots stood at 9-8 entering the match, after having split two matches...

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Obituaries 11-02-2011

November 2, 2011
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Antonetta Horton Worked at Almy’s and Brandano’s Bakery Antonetta T. (Terenzio) Horton, a lifelong resident of Revere, died on October 26. She was 91 years old. A former employee of Brandano’s Bakery and Almy’s Department Store, she was a member of the Revere Moose Ladies Auxiliary and the Revere Senior Center. She was the...

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Police Briefs 11-02-2011

November 2, 2011
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MONDAY, OCTOBER 24 Bouazza Ada Ould-Sahraovia, 27, of 69 Victoria St., was arrested on charges of assault & battery by means of a dangerous weapon and making a threat to commit a crime. David A. Powell, 43, of Allston, was arrested on charges of two counts of entering without breaking into a truck with...

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Time to Get Motivated: Remember to Vote

October 26, 2011
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There is the expectation here that about 50% of eligible voters will cast a ballot in less than two weeks for the coming November Election. This is a percentile far too small to reliably mark the general sentiment of voters when it comes to electing our public officials. That being said, there is virtually...

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Police Briefs 10-26-2011

October 26, 2011
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MONDAY, OCT. 17 Paulo Vitor Cebola de Sena, 21, of 493 Beach St., was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Heather E. Harper, 21, of 1028 No. Shore Rd., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Diane McDonough, 23, 1028 No. Shore Rd., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Amado A. Morales,...

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The Mayoral Debate: A Great Showing by the Candidates

October 26, 2011
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The Revere Journal sponsored mayoral debate has come and gone. It is being broadcast on Revere TV. By all accounts, the debate between mayoral hopefuls Dan Rizzo and George Rotondo created a great deal of talk among those supporting both candidates as well as those who do not get involved but who watched the...

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English II: Talented Bulldog Team Hands RHS Its Second Loss of the Season; Team Hosts No. Andover Friday Night

October 26, 2011
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At the end of the movie The Big Lebowski, the character known only as The Stranger neatly sums up one way to think about how life works: “Sometimes you get the bear, and sometimes the bear gets you.” The Revere High football team learned the meaning of that oft-quoted line from the cult movie...

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Obituaries 10-26-2011

October 26, 2011
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Mildred Hansen  Melrose resident Mildred L. “Mickey” (Bell) Hansen, a longtime resident of Melrose, formerly of Revere, died Sunday evening, October 23, at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. She was 82 years old. Mildred, who was lovingly known as “Mickey,” married Earl Hansen on January 31, 1950 and they made their home in Melrose since 1958.  She...

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President Powers: He is Setting a Great Example

October 20, 2011
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During this session of the city council, Council President John Powers has presided with dignity and intelligence. No issue is too large or too small to be discussed before Powers in his role as president. Everyone is accorded their moment in front of the microphone in the council chamber. He does not tend to...

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On Broadway: Foot Patrols Are Necessary

October 20, 2011
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In Lynn and in Chelsea, foot patrol officers patrolling the downtown centers of those two cities have reported that their presence is a welcome addition not just to residents shopping or walking in the downtown areas but for the many shopkeepers and businesses. By selectively putting foot patrol officers on Broadway, the Revere Police...

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A Comeback for the Ages: Patriots Erase a 17-point Deficit and Beat Peabody to Improve to 5-1

October 20, 2011
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With the scoreboard showing a score of 17-0 in favor of the visitors and 6:50 on the clock in the fourth period, things certainly looked bleak for the Revere High football team and their fans, many of whom already were heading for the exits, as the Patriots prepared to punt away the ball from...

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Police Briefs 10-19-2011

October 20, 2011
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MONDAY, OCTOBER 10 Diane M. Amoroso, 51, of 220 Proctor Ave., was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor (2nd offense), operating a motor vehicle negligently so as to endanger, and armed assault with intent to murder. She also was cited for the civil motor vehicle infraction...

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Obituaries 10-19-2011

October 20, 2011
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Rev. Paul R.E. Francis  Former Pastor of St. Theresa’s Parish in Revere Reverend Paul R. E. Francis of Boston entered into eternal life on October 16. He was 96 years old. Father Francis was born in Belize, formerly British Honduras, on June 16, 1915. He was raised in Belize and attended St. John’s College...

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