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Obituaries 07-20-2011

July 20, 2011
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 Richard Sullivan Died by accidental fall Richard J. Sullivan, formerly of Revere, died unexpectedly on July 15 at the Brigham & Womens Hospital of Boston after sustaining multiple injuries as the result of a fall at the “Franklin House” of Roslindale. He was 46 years old. He was born and lived in Revere all...

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Police Briefs 07-13-2011

July 13, 2011
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WEDNESDAY, JULY 6 Abdullahi Koshin, 36, of 395 Lee Burbank Highway, was arrested on a charge of assault & battery by means of a dangerous weapon. Michael C. LaRose,   20, of 624 Broadway, was arrested on charges of drinking in public in violation of the city ordinance, trespassing, illegal possession of a Class D...

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Obituaries 07-13-2011

July 13, 2011
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Kevin McDonough, Jr. Fought long and courageous battle with Cerebral Palsey Kevin M. McDonough, Jr. of East Boston died on July 11 after a long and courageous battle with Cerebal Palsey. He was 32 years old. Kevin, who enjoyed supporting East Boston Pop Warner and Little League, was the loving son of Maryellen (Serino)...

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The Dead of Summer: The Heat is on Full Blast

July 13, 2011
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It is the dead of summer, that moment in our lives and in the life of the summer when there is as much summer in front of us as behind us. For those of us who love the heat, who love the summer, who wait for it all winter and who yearn for it...

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The now-famous Patriot Flag made a stop on Revere Beach Tuesday morning as part of its nationwide tour – which will conclude on the 10th Anniversary of the September 11 attacks. On that day, it will fly in Shanksville, PA, New York City Ground Zero and at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. Until that time,...

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Woman Rescued from Beach in Critical Condition at MGH

July 7, 2011
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A 65-year-old Thurlow Avenue woman who works as a School Crossing Guard is hanging on to life at the Mass General in Boston after nearly drowning off the Pines Beach on Monday morning. Firefighters at Engine 5 got a call around 10:15 a.m. from a person who reported the woman was not responding and...

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The Tax List: A Sign of the Times — Unfortunately

July 7, 2011
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This year’s tax list issued by the Office of the Collector of Taxes  – that is – the list of those who have not paid their taxes which appeared in last week’s Journal, was larger than last year’s. This comes as no surprise. While we hear day to day reports of good corporate earnings...

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Above and Beyond: Great Job, Officers Lopez and LaRosa

July 7, 2011
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Two Revere police officers were recently honored for saving the life of a man trapped in a burning car on Brown Circle last April. Officers Angel Lopez and Louis LaRosa put their lives on the line entering the burning vehicle and extricating the man about to be burnt to death in it. They saved...

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Police Briefs 07-06-2011

July 7, 2011
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Monday, June 27 Michael Lewis, 35, of Malden was arrested on one warrant. Tuesday, June 28 Nicole Deconinck, 22, homeless of Revere, was arrested on four warrants. Eric Kramer, 45, of Lynn, was charged with malicious destruction of property over $250. Wednesday, June 29 Scott Harris, 25, of Cambridge, was charged with receiving or...

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Obituaries 07-06-2011

July 7, 2011
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Lloyd Marcom Truck Driver, Past Exalted Ruler Revere BPOE Elks Lloyd G. Marcom of Revere died peacefully at home on July 2 following a long and valiant battle with metastatic lung cancer surrounded by the love and affection of his family. He was 73 years old. Born and raised in Rose Hills, Virginia, he...

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Go for it: When it Comes to Wonderland, here’s Top Hoping the Developer Thinkss Big

June 29, 2011
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The new parking garage going up at Wonderland is what it took to save an entire mixed use development of gargantuan potential. The Eurovest Company has emerged intact from the national recession. Eurovest is the local company developing the Ocean Avenue acreage, which began its efforts to raise money and to create the proper...

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Police Briefs 06-29-2011

June 29, 2011
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MONDAY, JUNE 20 Franklin Echevarria, 24, listed as homeless, was arrested on outstanding warrants. Charles J. Munzing, 58, of Saugus, was arrested on outstanding warrants. TUESDAY, JUNE 21 Brian B. Gahagan, 45, of 524 Park Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Michael F. Moore, 29, of Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant....

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Obituaries 06-29-2011

June 29, 2011
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Agnes Murphy Office Manager for DiStasio Dental Associates of Revere Agnes M. (Dillon) Murphy, formerly of Revere, died on June 24 at the Colonial Poplin Nursing Home in Fremont, NH. She was in her 90th year. Born in Chelsea, she was raised and educated in Revere and was a 1939 graduate of Immaculate Conception...

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Five Minus One: Bonura Drops Out

June 22, 2011
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Five Minus One: Bonura Drops Out

-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com The crowded Ward 5 race has thinned out a little this week as challenger Joanne Bonura backed out of the race on Tuesday despite collecting her signatures and taking out her papers. Bonura – who lives in the Jack Satter House – cited health/energy issues and funding issues as her...

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Carrying On:Revere-Winthrop Pediatrics continues track record of excellent Care

June 22, 2011
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Carrying On:Revere-Winthrop  Pediatrics continues track record of excellent Care

-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Revere-Winthrop Pediatrics at 280 Beach St. has been in practice for more than three and despite a minor name change, it’s still practicing the same thing – excellent care for kids. Dr. Janet Chua has assumed the duties of lead physician in the practice and indicated that they are pretty...

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Tensions on the Beach Rise as Business Booms

June 22, 2011
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-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com The Revere License Commission delivered a stern warning to Antonia’s on the Beach last week, but steered clear of issuing any discipline for what neighbors say is repeatedly loud music that disrupts their lives. For years, residents of the Beach had little to complain about because Revere Beach wasn’t exactly...

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E-mails Sent to the State, City Council Discusses Issue

June 22, 2011
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-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Mayor Tom Ambrosino and City Solicitor Paul Capizzi indicated that Office of Campaign and Political Finance (OCPF) has requested information regarding the use of city computers for political purposes and will be requesting more information in regards to the e-mail situation – which allegedly featured several department heads actively using...

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Global Planning?

June 22, 2011
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By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com The Chelsea Creek waterfront in Revere is a forgotten entity for most in the City, but it has garnered some attention lately as one of the long-time oil companies on the Creek has presented a bold new plan.   That plan involves bringing in hundreds of millions of gallons of...

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Police Briefs 06-22-2011

June 22, 2011
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TUESDAY, JUNE 14 Kevin M. Boyce, 44, of 53 Reservoir Ave., was arrested on charges of illegal possession of a Class D controlled narcotic substance with intent to distribute and violating the drug free school zone laws. Helen Espinoza, 24, of Chelsea, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the...

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Celebrate Good Times: City has Responded to Challenges

June 22, 2011
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During the past ten years, the city of Revere has had a tremendous influx of new residents coming into the city. The population went up by over 5,000. These new residents have placed pressure on police, fire, educational and public health systems and all municipal services in general. To that end, the city has...

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