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Meet Revere’s Closer: RPD Detective Pisano Says Secret is Respect, Dignity

June 12, 2013
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There is no shortage of folks who want to know the secret behind Steven Pisano’s impressive ability to get criminals to confess. The long-time Revere Police Sgt. Detective has a record of confessions going back two decades that makes heads spin in many law enforcement circles. He is one of the top-notch interviewers in...
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RHS Sophomore Files Lawsuit over Wrong Identification

June 12, 2013
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One Revere High School sophomore track athlete has filed a lawsuit in Suffolk Superior Court against the New York Post for publishing a story on April 18th that falsely identified him and a friend as possibly being the Boston Marathon Bombers. Salah Barhoum, 16, of Beachmont (via his father Houssein Barhoum) and Malden resident...
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Businesses and Infrastructure on Broadway

June 5, 2013
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Businesses and Infrastructure on Broadway

Mayor Dan Rizzo (right) and Economic Development Director John Festa (left) set off from City Hall with Greg Bialecki, state secretary for housing and economic development, on Monday for a tour of businesses and infrastructure on Broadway.
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The Waiting Game: Hurry Up Boston; Rizzo, Others Frustrated with Casino Delay

June 5, 2013
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There’s a big donut hanging in the way of Boston and the completion of its long-awaited host community agreement, and despite that donut being across City Lines from Revere, it’s clogging a lot of arteries on both sides of the line. Mayor Dan Rizzo has been very supportive of the efforts by Boston Mayor...
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Waterfront Square is Moving to the Development Fast Track

June 5, 2013
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A major milestone in the Waterfront Square development on Revere Beach is about to unfold this week, and if developers have their way, the project will soon shift to warp speed. Covington Realty Partners of St. Louis will appear before the Conservation Commission today, June 5th, to discuss plans for building two apartment buildings...
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For RHS Graduate, Her Future is Bright

June 5, 2013
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At a young age, Mikeyla Figueroa knew how to be a mom despite never having a child. She had also already overcome abuse, drug use and the process of righting the ship of her life. She has held a job for nine years and become incredibly active in numerous clubs and sports at Revere...
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Wall That Heals Comes to Revere on June 13-16

June 5, 2013
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Revere will be transformed into a poignant Vietnam Memorial over the next week. The ‘Wall That Heals’ – a travelling Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Museum – will be arriving in Revere to great fanfare on Tuesday, June 11th, and will be stationed for the public to view from June 13-16. A welcoming processing has...
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Rhs Girls Softball Team Takes Dramatic Win in Last-ever Game at Hill Park; Will Play Lexington Away on Saturday

May 31, 2013
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Rhs Girls Softball Team Takes Dramatic Win in Last-ever Game at Hill Park; Will Play Lexington Away on Saturday

The Revere High School softball team made its final game at Hill Park a triumphant one, defeating Lowell, 3-2, in eight innings Thursday in a Division 1 North state tournament game. Senior Aliza Anderson singled with two outs to bring home the winning run. Freshman Ally Hinojosa had a clutch triple to right centerfield and junior...
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Memorial Day 2013

May 29, 2013
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Memorial Day 2013

Mayor Dan Rizzo (right) and Brigadier General Thomas Sellars place the wreath in memory of those from Revere who have died in the nation’s wars.
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Putting on Your Dancing Shoes

May 29, 2013
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Putting on Your Dancing Shoes

Following the leader is Revere’s Marie Giacobbe and Gloria Hurley at the annual Reinstein Senior Prom held on May 23 at the Beachmont VFW.
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AD Hart Addresses Concerns over RHS Basketball Coach

May 29, 2013
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It’s rare that a coaching change at Revere High School (RHS) spills its way into the local political scene, but recently when popular Mail Carrier Rick Hayes was replaced as the head coach of the boy’s basketball team after six years, the controversy moved beyond the walls of the high school. So much so...
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Sen. Petruccelli Blocks Ethanol Proposal Here

May 29, 2013
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Senator Anthony Petruccelli, with help from Senators Sal DiDomenico and Patricia Jehlen, added language last week during a late night session to amend the state’s Chapter 91 law. The amendment’s language would block Global Oil’s proposal to bring 1.8 million gallons of ethanol by train twice a week into their facility on the East...
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Lights, Camera Action at RHS

May 29, 2013
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The halls of Revere High School (RHS) have become a movie set. And more often than not, the culprits behind what has become a filming frenzy at the high school is the new Media Club – which just last week learned it won a statewide award for its submission highlighting the state’s school breakfast...
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Over the Rainbow

May 22, 2013
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Over the Rainbow

Two kites fly high at Revere’s annual Kite Festival held on Revere Beach this past Sunday.
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Who Will Be Revere’s Biggest Loser?

May 22, 2013
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Who Will Be Revere’s Biggest Loser?

Lines formed around the Planet Fitness with contestants in hopes that they would be picked for this season’s Biggest Loser.
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Pay Raises Still Stalled at Council

May 22, 2013
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City Councillors and Mayor Dan Rizzo continued their pointed discussions on Monday about substantial raises that have been requested for three non-union City Hall employees. Last week, Rizzo submitted a late communication calling for an ordinance change that would give raises to four employees who were believed not to be part of a union....
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Memorial Day 2013: A Time for Even Soldiers to Cry

May 22, 2013
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There are no tears on the warpath. In fact, soldiers aren’t allowed to cry or mourn in the slightest for their fallen fellow warriors for fear that it may compromise their mission or disturb their mental focus. That’s a pretty solid rule in the military, save for one exception. That exception is Memorial Day....
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Councillors in Favor of Elderly Housing at Fenno’s Corner

May 22, 2013
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A new project to demolish the old, historic Reardon’s Pub building on Fenno’s Corner and replace it with a five-story elderly housing building was greeted with enthusiasm and relief by city councillors and several area seniors. “This is a long time coming,” said well-known senior advocate Rose Napolitano. “If you come up and down...
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Local Police and Firefighters Earn Praise for Saving Man’s Life

May 22, 2013
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Several Revere Police Officers and Firefighters are being singled out this week for a miraculous lifesaving effort on Broadway last Wednesday afternoon, May 15th, on a young man who was in the clutches of death from a heroin overdose. The scene unfolded about 1 p.m. in the middle of the street in full view...
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It’s Plantin’ Time

May 15, 2013
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It’s Plantin’ Time

Aucella Court resident Norina Colannino turns over her garden to prepare for planting during last week’s warm and sunny weather. She said she has already started her seeds and will be planting tomatoes and Swiss chard this year. She’s lived there for 50 years, since moving over from Eastie. She said the Colannino family...
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