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Police Briefs 06-22-2016

June 25, 2016
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MONDAY, JUNE 13 Willie F. Jenkins, 21, of Chelsea, was arrested on charges of breaking & entering with intent to commit a misdemeanor and making a threat to commit a crime. Jason J. Vasques, 26, listed with no home address, was arrested on charges of breaking & entering with intent to commit a misdemeanor,...
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Letter to the Editor

June 25, 2016
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Thank you Vertuccio  & Smith Funeral Home Dear Editor: The Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center is extremely grateful to Ralph P. Vertuccio, Jr. and Danny S. Smith of Vertuccio & Smith Funeral Home for the surprise donation of assorted pastries, cannolis, cookies, and mini-pastries from Luberto’s Bakery.  Ralph and Danny have a wonderful giving reputation that...
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Sensible Gun Control is Needed

June 25, 2016
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A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. — The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution. The issue of what, if any, gun control laws are appropriate in a civilized society once again is...
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Former RHS Hoop Star Morgan Jenkins Graduates from St Michael’s College

June 25, 2016
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By Cary Shuman The basketball experience didn’t go exactly as she had hoped, but Morgan Jenkins today is the proud holder of degree from Saint Michael’s College, having graduated in May. Jenkins, a Class of 2011 Revere High graduate and one of the greatest girls basketball players in school history, received her degree in...
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Obituaries 06-22-2016

June 25, 2016
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Theresa ‘Terry’ Waite Of Florida, formerly of Revere Theresa “Terry” (Ryan) Waite of Tarpon Springs, Florida, formerly of Revere, died on June 8. Theresa worked for the Citizens Bank in Revere for 15 years. Terry enjoyed the beach and after retiring moved to Florida full time. She loved spending time with her family and friends...
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Pomp and Circumstance

June 25, 2016
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Pomp and Circumstance

Members of the Revere High School Class of 2016 file into Harry Dello Russo Stadium for graduation
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Sail on Seniors

June 25, 2016
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Sail on Seniors

RHS seniors enjoy a cruise on Boston’s Odyssey last week as one of there final events prior to graduation night Thursday, June 9th. Shown from left: Gabrielle Cammarata, Steven Noel, Maxx Anderson, Daniel Murphy, Kevin Chiles, Ally Hinojosa, and Vanessa Leone.
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Fire Chief Doherty Retires after 40 Years Down

June 25, 2016
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Fire Chief Doherty Retires after 40 Years Down

By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s been 40 years since Eugene Doherty first donned his firefighters’ turncoat and helmet. This past Sunday, June 12, Doherty officially retired from the Revere Fire Department with the rank of chief. Doherty, who is 64 years, old is mandated to retire at age 65 as the fire chief because...
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Under Review:Councillors to Hold Hearings on City Budget

June 25, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Mayor Brian Arrigo presented his first budget to the city council touting it as a blueprint for the city to move forward with. Arrigo said the proposed FY17 budget, which begins on July 1, will be $143,003,411 prior to state assessments and is a 2.13 percent increase over last year’s...
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Two-Way Tolling Returns to Tobin Bridge in Summer

June 25, 2016
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By Seth Daniel A top state transportation official apologized to drivers last week after a Boston media outlet reported that tolling in both directions on the Mystic/Tobin Bridge is set to roll out this year – a plan that could have a significant effect on Revere drivers. Tom Tinlin of the state Department of...
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Cambridge Man Arrested for Assault at Belle Isle Marsh

June 25, 2016
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By John Lynds While investigators continue to try to connect the death of 83-year-old Daniel Pepe, of East Boston to an attack of an elderly man three days later, State Police have arrested a Cambridge man with a lengthy record in connection with the latter crime. Michael Bruzzese, of Cambridge, formerly of Hingham, was...
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Developers Come Back for A Second Time

June 25, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Several months ago, Redgate developers of One North in Chelsea, came to Revere looking to develop the former Shaw’s site on Revere Beach Parkway. This time developers are not only making a presentation to the City Council, but they are making presentations at public meetings for both Ward 2, which...
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News Briefs

June 25, 2016
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MAYOR’S CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER SEEKS TEMPORARY WAIVER In an ongoing battle over residency for non-contract city employees, the City Council received a letter at Monday night’s meeting from Mayor Brian Arrigo asking for a temporary waiver of the residency rule for Omar Boukili, the mayor’s chief administrative officer. The letter said he had been...
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Police Briefs 06-15-2016

June 25, 2016
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MONDAY, JUNE 6 Carlos A. Cardoza, 43, of 263 Park Ave., was arrested on charges of operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor (2nd offense), negligent operation of a motor vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident after causing property damage, and resisting arrest. Jennie J. Durbano-Cataldo, 38, of 67...
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Congratulations,Chief Doherty

June 25, 2016
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Gene Doherty has retired as the chief of the Revere Fire Department, ending a distinguished 46-year career in the profession. Every day on the job Gene Doherty brought his best and he understood the strong fraternity that is firefighting. At Sunday’s Firefighters Memorial Ceremony, Speaker Robert A. DeLeo said that firefighters are heroes and...
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Lacrosse,Softball Programs are on the Rise at Revere High School

June 25, 2016
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We had the distinct pleasure of sitting down with Revere High lacrosse coach Steve Magno this week and talking about the success of his program and the emergence of junior Eddie Sullivan as the most prolific scorer in the Northeastern Conference. What became obvious from our conversation was how passionate coach Magno is about...
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Sports 06-15-2016

June 25, 2016
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Revere High Lacrosse Accolades Sullivan named NEC Offensive Player of the Year By Cary Shuman Revere High lacrosse coach Steve Magno was asked what his superb junior attackman, Eddie Sullivam does best on the field. “He scores goals,’ Magno answered unhesitatingly. You can say that again. Sullivan just finished a record-breaking junior season for...
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Obituaries 06-15-2016

June 25, 2016
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Leon DeRosa, Sr. 40 Year member of Revere Elks Leon DeRosa, Sr. of East Boston, formerly of Revere, died on June 12. Leon loved his family very much and relished the time spent together.  He enjoyed visiting hobby shops and had a collection of model trains.  Leon was an avid sports fan with hockey being his...
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Celebrating 72nd Anniversary

June 10, 2016
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Celebrating 72nd Anniversary

State Representative RoseLee Vincent recently visited with longtime Point of Pines residents Joe and Dot James to present an official citation from the Massachusetts House of Representatives in honor of their 72nd wedding anniversary. Additionally, Rep. Vincent recognized Dot on the occasion of her 91st birthday. Joe and Dot have been staples of our...
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This Is Not Going to Hurt

June 10, 2016
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This Is Not Going to Hurt

Dr. David Dunn of North Shore Animal Clinic gives a rabies vaccine shot to James Brickley’s dog, Diamond, this past Saturday morning at the Revere Central Fire Station on Broadway. The rabies clinic has been running this event for the past 25 years in conjunction with the City and Animal Control Officer Anthony Masiello....
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