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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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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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