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Light in Sight: Casino Legislation Nears Completion

October 13, 2011
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The expanded gambling bill is expected to pass the State Senate this week where it has been discussed for almost nine days. Every aspect of the bill has been carefully scrutinized by senators all seeking to have some input before voting on the matter. That vote is expected Thursday or Friday. If it passes...

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Fourmen: Patriots Improve to 4-1 with a High-flying Win over Cambridge

October 13, 2011
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The Revere High football team roared back from a 20-6 deficit in the first half to post a 42-33 triumph over Cambridge Friday evening at the Cantabs’ home field. Coach Lou Cicatelli’s Patriots (who for the fifth consecutive week once again set the standard for their professional namesakes) improved to 4-1 on the season,...

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Obituaries 10-12-2011

October 13, 2011
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Frank Capano, Sr. Former Revere Housing Authority Supervisor Frank R. “Hotty” Capano, Sr., husband of Mary Lou (Gilbert) Capano of Douglassville, PA and Newport Richey, Florida, died October 8 in his Douglassville, PA residence. He was 90 years old. Born in Revere, the son of the late Nellie (DeAngelis) and Frank Capano, he was...

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Police Briefs 10-12-2011

October 13, 2011
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Monday, Oct. 3 Joseph Ardolino, 43, of Everett, was arrested on one warrant. Jared Chambers, 23, of 223 North Shore Rd, was arrested on one warrant. Raymond DeFranzo IV, 19, of 36 Roosevelt St, was arrested on one warrant. Carla Gioe, 47, of Malden, was charged with illegal possession of a Class A drug...

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Third Down: Patriots Blank Salem for Their Third Win of 2011

October 5, 2011
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The Revere High football team turned in its best all around effort of the season to bring home a 14-0 victory at Salem Friday evening. Coach Lou Cicatelli’s Patriots took control of the contest from the outset, marching 70 yards in eight plays on their first possession to grab an early 7-0 lead. Drew...

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Safety Concerns: Rizzo Calls for a Meeting with Police Chief and Commanding Officers Following Flap

October 5, 2011
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The recent suspension of a Revere police officer for dereliction of duty following a television report that found him spending hours at home when he was supposed to be on duty out on the street or in his patrol car has prompted the city council to take action. City Councillor at large, candidate for...

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Police Briefs 10-05-2011

October 5, 2011
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Revere man faces attempted murder charge A High Street man is being charged with attempted murder after allegedly nearly choking his girlfriend to death in their home last Sunday morning. Police arrived at the home around 4 a.m. and found the woman alone in the home, but absolutely distraught. She had bruises and scrapes...

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Obituaries 10-05-2011

October 5, 2011
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Edward Beechin  Revere resident Edward M. Beechin of Revere, formerly of Malden and Everett, died on September 28. He was the beloved husband of the late Cynthia (Costa); devoted father of Cheri Harris and her husband, Richard of Revere, Scott Beechin and his wife, Christine of Malden, Rhonda Papa of Florida, Patty Natarelli and...

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Habitat for Humanity

September 28, 2011
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Habitat for Humanity

Anthony and his son, Robert DelVecchio, joined a team of volunteers from around the country for a 10-day house building in Corvallis, Oregon with Habitat for Humanity. Habitat for Humanity is an international organization dedicated to building safe and affordable housing for those in need. To date Habitat for Humanity has built more than...

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Gaming Debate: Job Creation Rightfully Takes Priority

September 28, 2011
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With the House version of the expanded gambling bill already passed, the state Senate has now taken up the measure for discussion. That discussion is taking place right now and will apparently last the week. A vote on the Senate measure will come at the beginning of next week. Senator Anthony Petruccelli, our man...

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Police Briefs 09-28-2011

September 28, 2011
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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 Michelle Alejandra Arevalo, 17, of 250 Broadway, was arrested on charges of causing a disturbance at a school, assault & battery upon a police officer, and resisting arrest. Whitney S. Morillo, 20, of Lynn, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 Jonathan Barbosa, 21, of Chelsea, was arrested on...

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Sports 09-28-2011

September 28, 2011
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Patriots suffer their first loss of the season Swampscott cruises   to a 28-0 victory Just as the New England Patriots failed to make it to 3-0 this past weekend after their bizarre loss in Buffalo, so too did their Revere High namesakes prove unable to get off to a 3-0 start of their 2011...

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Obituaries 09-28-2011

September 28, 2011
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Mitchell Ginsburg New England Telephone retiree Mitchell Ginsburg, the patriarch of a well known area family, died peacefully September 26 at his Tewksbury home surrounded by his family. He was 91 years old. He was the beloved husband of Mary R. (Sciarappa) Ginsburg, with whom he celebrated his 67th wedding anniversary on September 17....

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Sign of the Times: A Telling Part of the Campaign Story

September 21, 2011
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We are in the middle of a major mayoral election and for the city council and school committee, too. So it is entirely natural that a proliferation of signs is popping up throughout the city. Every major avenue and corner, every important billboard and every front lawn of a home that can be attached...

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New Schools: District Needs to Grow with Community

September 21, 2011
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It turns out that our community needs not just one new school but two, according to Superintendent of Schools Dr. Paul Dakin. The school population from year to year is rising by more than 250 creating the need for many more classrooms and for many more teachers. Dr. Dakin says the point has been...

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Police Briefs 09-21-2011

September 21, 2011
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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 Robert J. Ewing, 20, of Everett, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of breaking & entering in the daytime with intent to commit a felony and larceny of property over $250. Susan M. Hayes, 42, of 57 Roosevelt Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges...

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Quarterback Strong-arms Whittier Tech: Ritchie Throws for 200 Yards as Pats Improve to 2-0

September 21, 2011
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Joe Ritchie connected with Tom Portrait for a 25 yard touchdown pass on the last play of the game to give the Revere High football team a dramatic 28-22 victory over Whittier Tech Friday evening under the lights at Harry Della Russo Stadium before a big crowd. The clutch pass play, on which Portrait...

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Obituaries 09-21-2011

September 21, 2011
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Mary Elizabeth Whited Educator and active volunteer Mary Elizabeth (Fallon) Whited of Point of Pines died on September 15 with her family by her side. She was 85 years old. Mrs. Whited was born on September 1, 1927 in Boston, the daughter of the late William and Mildred (Cain) Fallon. She was educated in...

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A Show of Appreciation

September 14, 2011
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A Show of Appreciation

Kelly’s Roast Beef on Revere Beach generously donates a luncheon each year for members of the Revere Fire Department in remembrance of the heroic first responders who died following the terrorist attack on Sept. 11, 2001. Biggie Chau, manager-in-training in Kelly’s, is pictured as he delivered the food to Firefighter Bobby Holland and RFD...

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Former Officer Enters Plea Deal; Several Serious Charges are Dismissed

September 14, 2011
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Former Revere Police Officer Todd Randall pleaded guilty in Federal Court last week to giving a false statement to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), making a plea deal with the government that could get him as much as 15 months in jail or no time at all. “ did approach me and...

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