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Patriots Unable to Complete Tall Order

March 9, 2011
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By Cary Shuman The Revere High girls basketball team had its quest for a state championship halted by a taller Lincoln-Sudbury team in the Division 1 North quarterfinal round, falling to the Warriors, 51-43, before a large crowd Saturday night at the Roland Merullo Fieldhouse. It was the first loss of the season for...

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Police Briefs 03-09-2011

March 9, 2011
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28 Paul J. Capotosto, 22, of 52 Neponset St., was arrested on charges of larceny of property under $250 and breaking & entering into a truck with intent to commit a felony. TUESDAY, MARCH 1 John M. Fay, 52, of 55 Revere Beach Blvd., was arrested on charges of operating a motor...

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Obituaries 03-09-2011

March 9, 2011
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Antonina Agnes Member of Daughters of Italy and Revere Moose Antonina R. (D’Amico) Agnes of Everett, formerly of Revere, died on March 6. A member of the Daughters of Italy and the Revere Moose Lodge # 1272, she was the beloved wife of John L. Agnes; devoted mother of the late Angela Petrilli, Michael...

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Go Patriots – City Rallies Behind Revere High’s Undefeated Girls Basketball Team and Its Pursuit of a State Title

March 3, 2011
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Go Patriots – City Rallies Behind Revere High’s Undefeated Girls Basketball Team and Its Pursuit of a State Title

By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Thursday will mark one of the biggest days in Revere High School sports in quite some time as the undefeated (20-0) and number one seeded girls basketball team takes the home court against Lynn English in its first game of this year’s State Tournament. The girls were picked the number...

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Practicing Teamwork – Revere Clinic is All About Collaboration and Communication

March 3, 2011
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Practicing Teamwork – Revere Clinic is All About Collaboration and Communication

By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com When Revere’s Daniel Diaz used to manage a Walgreen’s store a few years back, he said he had zero success until he instilled a team attitude into all of the staff members.   It was in that coordination and teamwork that Diaz got the store running like a well-oiled machine....

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Free to Stay – Former Gang Member, Convicted Killer, Illegal Alien Finds His Way Back to the Streets

March 3, 2011
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Free to Stay – Former Gang Member, Convicted Killer, Illegal Alien Finds His Way Back to the Streets

By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Far too many times, it presently seems like red tape has common sense hog-tied.   Loeun Heng was never to walk the streets of Revere – or anywhere else in America – again, or so thought the mother of the young man Heng killed in 2000.   That reality all...

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New Ownership Group Was Not in Place when Stabbing Took Place at the Squire

March 3, 2011
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By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com It appears that the new owners of the Squire Lounge will not be called before the License Commission for a stabbing incident last month, mostly because they aren’t yet the official owners.   While new owner Mark Filtranti gained approval locally for the transfer of the licenses, he told the...

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And They’re off – Racing Poised to Return to Suffolk Downs

March 3, 2011
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As we head toward spring and the rebirth of everything frozen and covered with snow and ice for months already, at least we do so in the knowledge that there will likely be 80 days of professional horse racing taking place at Suffolk Downs.   All the agreements necessary to make this happen apparently...

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Expensive Holidays – This Experiment Isn’t Adding Up

March 3, 2011
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The so-called Suffolk County hack holidays – Bunker Hill Day and Evacuation Day – were literally done away with last year when the governor agreed with the Legislature that more money would be saved than is spent keeping Suffolk County offices open on these two days than closed. So two important historical events –...

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Patriots Earn No. 1 Seed, Open Up Tournament Play Tomorrow Night

March 3, 2011
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Jenkins named league MVP, DeCristoforo Coach of Year The 20-0 Revere High girls basketball team, the top seed in the MIAA Division 1 North sectional state tournament, will open tourney play tomorrow evening (Thursday) when it hosts Lynn English at the Merullo Fieldhouse at Revere High. Tip off time is 7:00 p.m. Lynn English...

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Weathers Joins 1,000-point Club

March 3, 2011
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Although the season ending record for the Revere High boys basketball team was a disappointing 5-15, even more so given that the Patriots stood at 5-5 at the halfway mark of the campaign, a major source of pride for all of the team members occurred last week when senior Trae Weathers became only the...

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Skaters Wrap Up Season; Three Named NEC All Stars

March 3, 2011
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The Revere High hockey team competed in the Newburyport Bank Classic Tournament last week. Although the Patriots came up on the short of the decisions in both contests, Coach Jim Palumbo used all of his charges to give his younger and returning players some key varsity  experience as they look ahead to next season....

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Fitzpatrick Does Well in State Meet

March 3, 2011
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Revere’s ace 600 meter runner Mike Fitzpatrick competed against the best of the best Saturday at the 26th annual MIAA Indoor Track and Field All State Championship Meet held Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center.   Fitzpatrick, who had qualified for the all-state meet by virtue of his 1:24.83 clocking the...

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Police Briefs 03-02-2011

March 3, 2011
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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22 Roberto Jonathan Tejada, 26, of Nantucket, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23 Shawn M. Ford, 35, of 26 Dashwood St., was arrested on a charge of assault & battery by means of a dangerous weapon. Sharon L. Hanson, 49, of 59 Arcadia St., was arrested on an outstanding...

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Obituaries 03-02-2011

March 3, 2011
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Catherine Margaret Cerulli Past President of Revere Women’s Club Catherine Margaret “Peg” (Pratt) Cerulli of Winchester, formerly of Revere, died peacefully February 17 at the Winchester Nursing Center.  She was 99 years old. Her main occupation was loving and caring for her late husband, Edward Cerulli – a retired Captain of the Revere Fire...

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Renewed Faith – After Seven Years of Disappointment, Our Lady of Lourdes Gets Some Good News

February 23, 2011
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Renewed Faith – After Seven Years of Disappointment, Our Lady of Lourdes Gets Some Good News

By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com When it comes to matters concerning God and prayer, hoping against hope is a pretty safe bet. That’s the case this week as the “underground” Our Lady of Lourdes (OLOL) church community in Beachmont received the first piece of good news they’ve had in years concerning their shuttered church. “For the...

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Raising Awareness About Teen Dating Violence

February 23, 2011
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Raising Awareness About Teen Dating Violence

The HAVEN program at Mass General conducted activities at Revere High School last week to shine a light on Teen Dating Violence Awareness Week. Several events took place throughout the week, with this interactive play called ‘Remote Control’ being featured on Friday afternoon. The play, with Tim Hoover and Stacy Fischer pictured here, enacted...

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An Expensive Attempt to Save Money

February 23, 2011
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By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com A move to save money on the so-called “hack holidays” of Bunker Hill and Evacuation Day is actually ending up costing the City more money. Could anything less be expected of state and local government? In this case, the answer is no. Mayor Tom Ambrosino said he is trying to...

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Police Union Backs Effort to Reduce the Cost of Health Insurance

February 23, 2011
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By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com The Revere Police Patrol Officer’s Union has issued a statement this week indicating that they are fully behind a coordinated multi-union effort to help the city reduce health insurance costs. Two weekends ago, leaders from the Revere Teacher’s Union, the Patrol Officer’s Union, Revere Administrator’s Union, Revere Firefighters Union and...

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City Salaries – The Mayor’s Position Should Set the Standard

February 23, 2011
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We have no negative comments to make about city salaries. They are inevitably what they are. We do complain that the mayor of the city is paid substantially less than school principals, police officers, police sergeants, lieutenants, captains and the police chief. This includes also the fire chief, deputy chiefs and assistant school superintendents....

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