Good Job Chief Cafarelli and North Metro SWAT Team

April 25, 2013
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Ordinary people often look at the various sections of the municipal budget and just shake their heads in disbelief at the amount of money being spent by departments. We are sure that these same people question the Revere Police Department budget. Since 9/11, security needs of any community and the ways that we must...
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Your Help is Needed

April 25, 2013
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On this Sunday,  Revere Cable TV will be hosting a telethon to raise money for Revere Little league. The program will be broadcast live from the Revere League for Special Needs Building from 4 to 8 p.m. These four hours are critical to help defray the costs of Little League that positively impacts hundreds...
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Police Briefs 04-24-2013

April 25, 2013
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TUESDAY, APRIL 16 Tracy L. Muise, 43, of Lowell, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Eduardo Martinez Martinez, 38, of East Boston, was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. James J. Getchell, 51, of 52 Nahant Ave., was arrested on a charge of assault & battery. Jillian...
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RHS Softball Team Splits Two Games

April 25, 2013
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The Revere High softball team split its two games this past week, smacking Salem 11-2, but coming out on the short end of a 5-1 decision to Peabody. Lady Patriot pitcher Sabrina Palermo, back on the mound after a brief absence with a minor injury, shone in both contests. After Salem scored two unearned...
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Obituaries 04-24-2013

April 25, 2013
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Peter Simonelli AVCO Retiree, Formerly Served on Everett Common Council and Board of Alderman Peter V. Simonelli of Everett died on April 17 at Genesis of Wakefield Nursing Center. He was 82 years old. Born in Boston, he was retired from AVCO Research as a Junior Engineer and also received his teacher’s certificate. Peter...
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Criminal Complaint from Federal Court against Alleged Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

April 23, 2013
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Direct Link – Criminal Complaint from Federal Court against Alleged Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev It appears you don’t have a PDF plugin for this browser. No biggie… you can click here to download the PDF file.
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RHS Sophomore Erroneously Fingered as Marathon Bomber by National Media

April 19, 2013
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Locally, the news media has been pretty friendly to Beachmont’s Salaheddin Barhoum. His track and field results are dutifully reported just about every week in this paper, as he seems to do better in the two-mile run every week that goes by. However, when it comes to the national and international media, they haven’t...
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Flurry of Activity on Ocean Ave. Could End Up Being Nothing

April 17, 2013
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Flurry of Activity on Ocean Ave. Could End Up Being Nothing

The feelings of what had happened at the Boston Marathon on Monday had not yet begun to sink in before the full force of the investigation visited Revere Monday night and into Tuesday morning. Around 8 p.m. on Monday night, a full cadre of federal investigators descended upon 364 Ocean Ave. to pursue a...
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Eagle Scout

April 17, 2013
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Eagle Scout

Newly minted Eagle Scout James Sherman Jr., of Revere, takes the oath at Saturday’s ceremony in Malden. Several Boy Scouts from Revere have taken the journey via the Malden troops – as there is no longer any troop in Revere.
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Dollars Going South of the Border: $247M in Transfers Sent to Foreign Countries

April 17, 2013
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Dollars Going South of the Border: $247M in Transfers Sent to Foreign Countries

In four of the poorest communities in Massachusetts (Eastie, Revere, Chelsea and Everett), money transfer stores in 2012 helped residents send $247.08 million in cash to several foreign countries around the world. The process of sending money from the U.S. to foreign countries is nothing new, and there is certainly nothing illegal or wrong...
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Street Lights Giving Broadway a New Look

April 17, 2013
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Antique light fixtures this past week have added a touch of the past to a Broadway corridor that has seen better days, and will hopefully have much brighter days ahead. After laying the electrical groundwork for the project last summer, crews moved in quickly last week and began installing the black, antique streetlights late...
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Opportunities Abound at Suffolk Casino

April 17, 2013
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When Kerry Abrams of Kinship Florist on Revere Street sees the plans for a casino at Suffolk Downs, she sees the potential blossoms of an opportunity. At an small business forum last Thursday sponsored by Suffolk Downs, Abrams said she is currently a vendor for Suffolk Downs, providing flowers for the track, and figures...
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An Unspeakable Tragedy

April 17, 2013
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Perhaps I am still in sense of shock as the details and the reality of the bombing at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday sinks into my mind. One is almost immune when you hear about civilian targeted  bombs exploding in those places of unrest like the Middle East or Africa....
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Police Briefs 04-17-2013

April 17, 2013
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TUESDAY,APRIL 9 Skye E. Gauthier, 21,of Pepperell, was arrested on an  outstanding. THURSDAY, APRIL11 Jeffrey N. Marciello, 38,of 69 Cooledge St.,was arrested on charges of mayhem, assault to maim, and assault & battery. Deborah A. Barrios, 41, of 47 Calumet St., was arrested on an  outstanding warrant. William Felipe L. Quispe, 35, was arrested...
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RHS Sports Roundup

April 17, 2013
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Portrait tosses four hitter, RHS baseball team wins, 3-2 When the Lynn English baseball team tagged Revere starter Tommy Portrait for two runs in the bottom of the first inning on a hit-batsman and three straight base hits, little did the unsuspecting Rams (who are rated among the top teams in the state) realize...
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Obituaries 04-17-2013

April 17, 2013
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Frank Fiore Of California, formerly of Revere Aug. 22, 1922 – April 9, 2013 Frank A. Fiore, 90, of Benicia passed away April 9  in a local hospital following a brief illness. Born on August 22, 1922, the son of Michael and Antonetta Fiore, he was born and raised in Revere and called Benicia,...
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‘Slipknot’ Members Bring a Smile to Dog Mauling Victim; Heard of the Injuries and Called Last Friday, Will Meet Later This Summer While on Tour

April 13, 2013
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‘Slipknot’ Members Bring a Smile to Dog Mauling Victim; Heard of the Injuries and Called Last Friday, Will Meet Later This Summer While on Tour

There haven’t been a lot of happy moments for Revere’s Brandon Marchetti since the 14-year-old was brutally mauled three weeks ago by two Rottweiler guard dogs behind Northgate Shopping Center – resulting in life-altering injuries. However, last Friday, as he took the telephone from his sister, and realized he was talking to his idol...
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Paps Meets the Chief

April 10, 2013
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Paps Meets the Chief

John Papasodora, an All-Northeastern Conference player for the Revere High School hockey team, was presented the Boston Bruins-MIAA Sportsmanship Award at the Bruins’ game Tuesday night. Papasodora is pictured at the Garden with former Boston Bruins star and Hockey Hall of Famer John Bucyk.
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Maldonado Leaving District Courthouse

April 10, 2013
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It will be far more than just a job Judge Diana Maldonado will give up when she leaves Chelsea District Court this week for a new appointment at the state Appeals Court in Boston’s John Adams Courthouse. Maldonado started her career as an associate justice in Chelsea in 1998 and will end her run...
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RHS to Receive $450,000 Grant

April 10, 2013
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District administrators and Revere High School (RHS) officials this week are touting a $450,000 grant from the Nellie Mae Foundation as one of the biggest things to happen to RHS in decades. Though there has been talk of the innovative grant coming Revere’s way for about two weeks, the official announcement came late last...
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Harley Dealer Coming to Linden Sq. Property

April 10, 2013
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A major change is afoot in Linden Square as a vacant supermarket and broken down health club is in line to be replaced with shiny silver tailpipes and a Northeast headquarters for the squeals of Harley-Davidson “hawgs.” The Boston Harley dealer – long a fixture on Revere Beach Parkway in Everett – has filed...
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Business Partnership to Be Offered at Suffolk

April 10, 2013
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Suffolk Downs and its partner, Caesars Entertainment, will announce their plans Thursday for a multi-faceted business partnership program, offering local businesses a variety of opportunities to benefit from the proposed $1 billion resort casino at the historic racetrack. The event will include details about the opportunities for local businesses to become both on-site and...
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We Will Miss Judge Diana Maldonando

April 10, 2013
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On the television at any given time in the afternoon, one can see cases being tried and adjudicated with no nonsense.  Sometimes, in a particular case, the television judge just lays the person out and you cheer. We have been fortunate to have such a judge. Judge Diana Maldonando of the Chelsea District Court...
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On the Educational Front

April 10, 2013
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The news for Revere Public Schools just keeps getting better. Our high school system was just awarded the Nellie Mae Foundation Grant of $450,000 to be given out over the next 20 months. This money will help fund the technology program to “flip” the classroom from boring lectures to “student-centered investigation.” This program could...
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