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Tamar’s Journey: Excruciating Pain and Long Hospital Stays didn’t Deter Bonaventure from Excelling at RHS

June 8, 2011
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Tamar’s Journey: Excruciating Pain and Long Hospital Stays didn’t Deter Bonaventure from Excelling at RHS

A body that won’t cooperate is usually more of a concern to an elderly person than to a teen-ager. Chronic, excruciating pain doesn’t usually menace the young as it does the old, but for one Revere High School (RHS) senior, living with the threat of pain – pain that could come at any minute...

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Tye isn’t Entering the Mayor’s Race: She will Seek a Spot on the School Committee Instead

June 8, 2011
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Tye isn’t Entering the Mayor’s Race: She will Seek a Spot on the School Committee Instead

-By Joshua Resnek editor@reverejournal.com Ending months of speculation in local political circles, School Committeewoman Carol Tye has finally made it official – she will not be running for mayor. “After much reflection, I have decided to seek re-election to the School Committee,” she told the Journal during to a visit to the office last...

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Maglione Vindicated; Judge Awards him More than $100K in Damages from Drain Laying Saga

June 8, 2011
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-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com The last remaining vestiges of the once-controversial drain laying saga in the City’s Department of Public Works (DPW) has been decided by a Suffolk Superior Court judge and has vindicated the DPW’s Joe Maglione – who at the height of the situation was once suspended from his job and accused...

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Sand Castles: Extravaganza is Great for the Beach, City

June 8, 2011
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Those in charge with the city’s wildly popular Sand Castle exhibit have a tiger by the tail. This is an event that has all the elements of something that can be so much more. It is difficult to know exactly what will work and what will not but we know this for sure –...

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The Class of 2011: Congratulations to Revere High Grads

June 8, 2011
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The Revere High School Class of 2011 will hold its graduation exercises tonight at Della Russo Stadium. It will be a night for the grads and their families to mark an important milestone in their lives and also to acknowledge the accomplishments of the Class of ‘11 as a group. A high school graduation...

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The Bruins: Black and Gold Show a Lot of Fight

June 8, 2011
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The Boston Bruins, their backs against the wall and their egos on the floor, stood tall Monday night in the TD Garden. Needing a win to make a series out of the Stanley Cup Finals, the Bruins delivered a proverbial haymaker, routing the Vancouver Canucks, 8-1, to narrow the gap in this best-of-seven series,...

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Patriots Find the Range in Opener Tourney Run Ended by Classical in Round 2

June 8, 2011
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By Cary Shuman cary@lynnjournal.com Coach Joe Ciccarello wanted his Revere High softball team to make an impression in the State Softball Tournament. Courtney Gurska made sure it did with a clutch bases-loaded triple in the eighth inning to propel Revere to an 8-2 victory over Methuen in an opening round game on the Rangers’...

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Police Briefs 06-08-2011

June 8, 2011
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TUESDAY, MAY 31 Nino O. DiPaolo, 39, of 94 Constitution Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1 Carla Cruz, 28, of 41 Sears St., was arrested on a charge of assault & battery. Abderrahim Nabat, 43, of Malden, was arrested on a charge of assault & battery. THURSDAY, JUNE 2 Michael...

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Obituaries 06-08-2011

June 8, 2011
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Lillian Tirro Retired Secretary and long time dance enthusiast Lillian G. (Reid) Tirro, a 63 year resident of Revere, formerly of Chelsea, died on May 26 following a long and courageous battle with multiple myeloma at the Life Care Center of Stoneham. She was 85 years old. Born, raised and educated in Chelsea, she...

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What’s The Word for It? Refreshing!

June 1, 2011
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What’s The Word for It? Refreshing!

McKinley School Kindergartners Arianna Buenrostro and Aamna Umar beat the recent heat with a popsicle treat at Harry Della Russo Stadium last Friday during the school’s first-ever Vocabulary Parade. Each student picked a part of speech, such as a noun, and dressed up as that part of speech for the day. At the end...

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A Model Home (of sorts): AG Hopes to Use Revere Program as a Statewide Model for Foreclosures

June 1, 2011
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A Model Home (of sorts): AG Hopes to Use Revere Program as a Statewide Model for Foreclosures

-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com One house at a time, city and state officials hope that they can dig out abandoned and foreclosed properties in Revere and the rest of the  Commonwealth. Using Revere as a model, State Attorney General Martha Coakley has teamed up with Mayor Tom Ambrosino, Chelsea Restoration and the Mass Bankers...

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Salary Boost, Highers Expenses will Lead to a 3.5 Percent Increase in the Coming Year

June 1, 2011
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-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com There’s good news and bad news concerning water and sewer rates this coming year. For the first time in a long time, MWRA rates for Revere have dropped overall by nearly two percent (1.7 percent to be exact). However, due to salaries and expenses within the local Water and Sewer...

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Revere will take its Hacks in Court

June 1, 2011
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-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Common sense and the City of Revere have found a friend this week in State Auditor Suzanne Bump. Bump’s office has determined that the new hack holiday law is an unfunded mandate and, thus, Revere has the right to fight the law in Suffolk Superior Court. “I made the request,”...

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Police Briefs 06-01-2011

June 1, 2011
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Monday, May 23 John Aristizabal, 42, of Everett, was arrested on one warrant. Robert Buchanan, 49, of 68 Glendale St, was charged with assault and battery. Darrell Jones, 42, of 314 Beach St., was charged with armed robbery, entering without breaking with intent to commit a felony, assault by a dangerous weapon and assault...

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A Real Loss: Mayor Ambrosino’s Outstanding Attributes

June 1, 2011
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When Mayor Thomas Ambrosino leaves it will be a loss of the first order for this city. The city will be losing a self assured administrator who has made a positive mark on this city during the past decade. He could have done anything when he graduated from Harvard Law School. But his choice...

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Softball Team Wins Three Straight to Qualify for Tourney

June 1, 2011
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Patriots play at Bedford Friday When the Revere High softball team dropped the first game of its final four contests last week, 4-3 to Beverly (after leading most of the way 3-0), the Lady Patriots had their proverbial backs to the walls in their quest for a berth in the postseason state tourney. Revere...

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Tennis Team Tops Winthrop in Finale

June 1, 2011
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The Revere High boys tennis team needed a win over Winthrop in its final match of the season Friday to keep alive its hopes of qualifying for the post season state tournament. Winthrop had defeated the Patriots by a 3-2 margin in their initial encounter earlier in the season, but a victory would assure...

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Parent is 9th, Fitzpatrick 10th at Division 1 Meet

June 1, 2011
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Marisa Parent and Mike Fitzpatrick turned in the top performances for the Revere High boys and girls track teams at Saturday’s Eastern Mass. Division 1 Meet held at Andover High. Marisa just missed qualifying for the finals in the 100 meter dash,  finishing in ninth place in a time of 13.25, just .22 off...

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Obituaries 06-01-2011

June 1, 2011
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Florence Camilleri Revere resident Florence T. Camilleri of Revere died on May 30. She was the daughter of the late Albert and Stella; dear sister of Michael of Revere, and Angela Langone and her husband, Fred, of Stoneham; loving aunt of Patrick Langone of Townsend and the late Albie Langone. Visiting hours will be...

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History Repeats Itself: Dello Russo Family Sends Another Student to the National History Fair

May 25, 2011
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History Repeats Itself: Dello Russo Family Sends Another Student to the National History Fair

-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com They say lighting doesn’t strike twice in the same place, and they’re probably right. However, extraordinary success has struck twice in the Dello Russo family this year, as another one of the three Dello Russo boys has qualified for the national History Fair. And, it was very nearly a triple...

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