RHS Football Team Falls to Malden, 29-0

September 25, 2013
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Turnovers and injuries continued to bedevil the Revere High football team for the second week in a row as the Patriots dropped a 29-0 decision to Malden Friday evening under the lights at Harry Della Russo Stadium. “We have a lot of young players who have been called upon to step in because of...

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Obituaries 09-25-2013

September 25, 2013
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John Giuffre 50-Year owner and operated of the Do-DROP-In Restaurant of Boston John J. Giuffre, a long time resident of Beachmont Revere, died on Saturday, September 21 at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center of Revere. He was 94 years old. Born in Boston’s North End, he moved to Beachmont Revere more than 60 years...

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Immaculate Family Festival

September 18, 2013
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Immaculate Family Festival

The Immaculate Conception Church held its annual Family Festival on Saturday. Eleven countries were represented and fine cuisine from all over the world was served and enjoyed by all.

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World War II Incident Has Intrigue, Reunion

September 18, 2013
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World War II Incident Has Intrigue, Reunion

There was a booming sound, and suddenly Revere’s Michael Giarla was awakened as he sat at the lookout post on his Navy PT-110 boat. An instant after the boom came a powerful explosion, throwing Giarla through the air – still half-asleep – and depositing him in the ocean where he floated helplessly in the...

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Steps 4 Cancer Walk

September 18, 2013
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Steps 4 Cancer Walk

Members of the Cataldo family lead the way on their first annual Steps 4 Cancer Walk. The 3.1 mile walk was held in honor of the late beloved Rosemary Cataldo.

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City Council Sets Casino Vote for Nov. 5 on City Election

September 18, 2013
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The Revere City Council on Monday night officially set the citywide casino referendum vote for Nov. 5 – the already-existing date of the City Election. The call came in a vote of 9-0 in favor – with Councillors Bob Haas and Stephen Reardon being absent from the vote for unspecified reasons. There was no...

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Sewer Break on Winthrop Avenue Will Be Costly, Inconvenient

September 18, 2013
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City leaders are bracing for a huge, unexpected expense and warning residents on Winthrop Avenue in the Immaculate Conception (IC) area that inconvenient times are coming. Many residents of that area, they said, may not even be able to park at their homes during parts of the extended work that is to come. The...

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School Population Just Keeps Increasing

September 18, 2013
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The news last week by Superintendent Paul Dakin that the new Hill School will be at capacity before it even opens (possibly in September 2015) has come as a shock to most residents and city officials. Revere has a history of building new schools that are at capacity as soon as they open, such...

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Election in November

September 18, 2013
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Revere voters may have been lulled into thinking that 2013 is just being another year.  There is no Mayor’s race and there was not a primary election on September 17.  All attention seems to be focused on the Columbus Day Parade after several years of it having been suspended because of fiscal concerns and...

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Police Briefs 09-18-2013

September 18, 2013
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SEPTEMBER 9  Sarah J. Hubauer, 28, of Melrose, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Matthew J. Powers, 28, of  Medford, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. SEPTEMBER 11  William J. Rojo, 27, of Chelsea, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. SEPTEMBER 12  Jason Gray, 43, of Gadsden, Alabama, was arrested on a charge of illegal possession...

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RHS Football Team Drops Opener, 35-22

September 18, 2013
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It often is said that the most important statistic in a football game at every level is the turnover stat: The outcome of any contest can be measured as much by lost fumbles and interceptions as by the points on the scoreboard. The truth of that axiom was apparent Friday evening at Medford for...

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Obituaries 09-18-2013

September 18, 2013
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(W/FLAG) Jerry Lanney Retired Milkman Jerry Lanney, a lifelong resident of East Boston, died on Sunday, September 15 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He was 90 years old. The husband of the late Esther Lanney with whom he shared 63 years of marriage, he was born in Boston, the son of the late Nicholas...

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Junior Patriots Play at Gillette

September 11, 2013
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Junior Patriots Play at Gillette

Three members of the Revere Pop Warner Jr. Patriots take a break after playing on the New England Patriots practice field at the end of last month as a tune-up for the season opener, which took place last weekend on Sept. 8th. Pop Warner organizer Patrick Keefe said the Junior Patriots were fortunate to...

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Dancing Zombies Looks to Be a Thriller

September 11, 2013
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Dancing Zombies Looks to Be a Thriller

If ever one needed an excuse to do the ‘Thriller’ dance with hundreds of other people while dressed as a zombie, well now they have that excuse. Agnes Strecker Dance Studio on Beach Street announced this week that they will be joining the ‘Thrill the World’ worldwide effort to break the standing world record...

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Family Feud Delays Opening of Revere’s Market Basket Store

September 11, 2013
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The aisles are shiny with wax, the shelves are ready for canned goods, and the cash registers are all set to be turned on, but the doors of the newly completed and long-anticipated Market Basket in the Northgate Mall aren’t likely to open anytime soon. Market Basket attorneys sent a letter this week to...

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Casino Vote Likely Set for November 5 Here

September 11, 2013
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Barring any major changes, the Revere City Council will vote at its Sept. 16 meeting to set the citywide casino referendum vote for Nov. 5 – the same day as the City Election. Council President Ira Novoselsky confirmed this week that the Council would follow Boston in scheduling a vote, and that vote will...

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School Officials Concerned over Casino Mitagation

September 11, 2013
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School officials and School Committee members are concerned about the lack of dedicated mitigation for the schools by Suffolk Downs in the recently-signed Host Community Agreement, and they also believe the agreement could affect state funding payments to the City’s schools. That concern was highlighted at a public forum last Tuesday night where School...

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Remembering 9/11

September 11, 2013
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If someone had said on September 10, 2001, that America would be embroiled militarily in affairs in the Middle East for the next 12 years, one would have thought that person to be crazy. Indeed, no one would have dared predict such a scenario even on September 12, 2001. But the tragic events of...

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Looking at Suffolk Downs Casino

September 11, 2013
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The discussion of the Suffolk Downs mitigation agreement last Tuesday night at the Revere City Council was a perfect example of councilors airing their differing points of view, but coming together in the end for the common good. We recognize that many councillors hold the view that the casino agreement could be better, but...

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Police Briefs 09-11-2013

September 11, 2013
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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 Rhonda M. Soule, 49, of 675 Beach St., was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and assault & battery upon a police officer. Manuel Reyes, 40, of Lynn, was arrested on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. He also was cited for the civil motor vehicle infraction of...

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RHS Football Team Opens Season Friday

September 11, 2013
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With the double-sessions from the dog-days of August and the pre-season scrimmages now just a memory, the Revere High football team will kick off its 2013 campaign for real this Friday evening against Medford. The Friday Night Lights affair is set for 7:00 at the newly-renovated Hormel Stadium, just a short ride west on...

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Obituaries 09-11-2013

September 11, 2013
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Angelo ‘Sonny’ Todisco Co-Founder of DePiano & Todisco Adjusters, Member of Many Organizations Angelo A. “Sonny” Todisco of Revere died at the Beth Israel-Deaconess Hospital, Boston on September 4 following a long illness. He was 85 years old. “Sonny” was born in Boston’s North End and came to live in Revere at one year...

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A Summer’s Farewell

September 4, 2013
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A Summer’s Farewell

Recent RHS 2013 graduates got together recently for one last time before they all moved on to college to start their bright futures. These seven girls have be friends and athletic teammates since they were young girls. Pictured are: Gena Restiano (Babson College), Caitlyn Caramello (Catholic University of America), Gianna Bua (University of Massachusetts...

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Say No to Drugs

September 4, 2013
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Say No to Drugs

Mickey ‘Say No To Drugs’ Casoli holding the 1972 Super Bowl ring of former Miami Dolphins quarterback and former RHS quarterback Jim DelGaizo.

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