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Tough Start for RHS Softball Team

April 20, 2011
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The Revere High softball team dropped both of its contests this past week, falling to Lynn Classical, 12-0, last Friday and then to Beverly, 11-5, on the holiday. Some fielding miscues by the Lady Patriots early in the Beverly contest allowed the Lady Panthers to grab a lead which Revere was unable overcome. The...

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Girls Tennis Team is Gaining Experience

April 20, 2011
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Although the Revere High girls tennis team dropped both of its opening matches last week to Saugus and Lynn Classical, RHS head coach Carla Maniscalco saw some encouraging signs in her young team’s performances. The coach noted that in the loss to Saugus last week, the Lady Patriots dropped their first sets by wide...

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Obituaries 04-20-2011

April 20, 2011
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Edward Wall Sr. Boston Globe retiree Edward O. Wall Sr. of Beachmont-Revere, died on April 15. A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was a retired employee of the Boston Globe with more than 40 years of service; a Life Member of the Boston Sterotype Union #2, a former member of the...

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RHS Boys Track Team Rolls Past Saugus

April 20, 2011
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Mike Fitzpatrick, Vin DiChiara, and Vito Licata won two events each and the RHS boys track team took 10 of 15 events on the day to roll to a 96-40 victory over Saugus last Monday in their season opening meet. Licata won the shotput with a heave of 39-5 and the discus with a...

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Renowned Architect Designs a New Pedestrian Bridge for Revere Beach

April 13, 2011
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Renowned Architect Designs a New Pedestrian Bridge for Revere Beach

-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com There are a number of images on Revere Beach that define the three-mile stretch. There’s Kelly’s Roast Beef, the Pavilions, the large clock and, of course, the Reinstein Bandstand. Now, there’s about to be a new, more modern, icon for the Beach – a pedestrian bridge designed by a world-renowned...

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Rice Pleads not Guilty, Calls Allegations ‘Politically Motivated’

April 13, 2011
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Rice Pleads not Guilty, Calls Allegations ‘Politically Motivated’

-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Former Library Director Bob Rice Jr. pleaded “not guilty” to 21 counts of larceny, embezzlement and fraud during his arraignment Wednesday, April 6 in Boston’s Suffolk Superior Court.   However, it wasn’t what he said during the 10-minute arraignment, but rather what he said afterward in the hallway to reporters,...

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RPD Officer Charged with Lying to the FBI

April 13, 2011
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-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents arrested Revere Police Officer Todd Randall yesterday (Tuesday) morning at his Revere home for lying to FBI agents – specifically about an incident where he accepted money from a cooperating witness in order to “fix” a pending case in Chelsea District Court. The FBI...

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McKinley Project Wins Key State Approval

April 13, 2011
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-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com The ball is officially rolling on the new McKinley School as the state School Building Authority (MSBA) approved the project for its capital pipeline last week. Getting the school built has been a fight that has lasted several generations, with disgruntled parental advocates whose disappointments stretch back to the 1970s....

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Twice as Effective – Petruccelli and Reinstein Talk to City Council about Expanded Gaming

April 13, 2011
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For the first time in quite a while Senator Anthony Petruccelli shared the spotlight at Revere City Hall with Representative Kathi-Ann Reinstein. Both of our state house leaders spoke to the council Monday night about an expanded gambling bill. Senator Petruccelli is ready to go on his bill and has submitted legislation the governor...

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Baseball Team Opens Season Today at Salem

April 13, 2011
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The Revere High boys of spring open their 2011 season today (Wednesday) at Northeastern Conference rival Salem. Coach Joe Ranno and his crew will get right into the heart of the schedule against their NEC opponents, hosting Lynn Classical this Friday and Beverly Monday morning on the holiday. The Pats will travel to Lynn...

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Softball Team Drops Season Opener at MHS

April 13, 2011
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The Revere High girls softball team dropped its season opener to former Greater Boston League rival Medford, 10-5, Monday afternoon at Medford. The contest began promisingly for the Lady Patriots, who grabbed a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning. After Kat Prince was hit by a pitch to reach first, Lindsay...

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RHS Track and Tennis Schedules

April 13, 2011
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The RHS boys track team traveled to Saugus this past Monday and travels to Beverly next Wednesday.  The girls track team travels to Saugus today (Wednesday) and to Beverly next Wednesday. The girls tennis team plays at Classical today (Wednesday), at Saugus tomorrow, and at Winthrop next Wednesday. The boys tennis team played at...

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Police Briefs 04-13-2011

April 13, 2011
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MONDAY, APRIL 4 Robert D. Maguire Jr., 33, of 24 Yeamans St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6 Keith P. Kyle, 31, of 4 Rand St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Brian Mercado, 17, of 84 Atwood St., was arrested on charges of trespassing and malicious destruction of property over...

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Obituaries 04-13-2011

April 13, 2011
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Peter Lattanzi Founder of Lattanzi Insurance Agency Peter P. Lattanzi, founder of Lattanzi Insurance Agency and a lifelong resident of Revere, died on April 9 after a long battle with cancer at the Shaughnessy Kaplan Rehab Center in Salem. He was 68 years old. He was the beloved husband for 46 years to Linda...

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Revere Librarian Confesses to be a ‘Shopaholic’

April 6, 2011
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Revere Librarian Confesses to be a ‘Shopaholic’

-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com The one-foot high replica R2-D2 robot was dubbed in a catalog as the “head strong little droid” from the Star Wars films that responded to voice commands and made one’s home “feel like it had been transported to a galaxy far, far away.” That thought of being far, far away...

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New Gaming Bill on the Table – Senator Petruccelli Proposed Legislation that Should Please Both Sides

April 6, 2011
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New Gaming Bill on the Table – Senator Petruccelli Proposed Legislation that Should Please Both Sides

By John Lynds for the Journal Senator Anthony Petruccelli has submitted a compromise casino gaming bill in the Senate that calls for three resort-style casinos and one racino in Massachusetts that would immediately bring million of dollars in revenue to the state through licensing fees, capital improvements and taxes. “While we should not dwell...

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Living to be 100, not so Rare

April 6, 2011
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Living to be 100, not so Rare

-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Living to the rip old age of 100 used to carry an elite badge of accomplishment. It was an elite club, and those who turned 100-years-old – known as centenarians – often found themselves to be alone in that club, with all of their friends and family members having died...

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Petruccelli’s Expanded Gambling Bill a Roadmap the Governor will Approve

April 6, 2011
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Our State Senator Anthony Petruccelli has filed legislation that provides for an expanded gambling bill that the Senate would likely pass and which he would like to place on the governor’s desk in a matter of weeks. Representative Carlo Basile has co-sponsored the bill. He is right to do so. Speed is of the...

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Revere Middle School Girls Basketball Team Completes 13-0 Season

April 6, 2011
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The Revere Middle School girls basketball team completed its season with a 13-0 record. Its opponents included schools from Lynn, Marblehead, Swampscott, Gloucester and Saugus. Anthony Palermo, coach of this year’s team, credits hard work at practice along with tenacious defense and sharp shooting as keys to its success. Leading the team were eighth...

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Police Briefs 04-06-2011

April 6, 2011
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MONDAY, MARCH 28 Hernan Alas-Garcia, 24, of 603 Beach St., was arrested on a charge of assault & battery. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30 Mark Gigliello, 17, of 13 Jarvis St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. THURSDAY, MARCH 31 A 16 year old juvenile was arrested on a charge of open and gross lewdness. FRIDAY,...

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