Police Briefs 11-05-2014

November 11, 2014
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28 Charles John Cappucci, 26, of Winthrop, was arrested on a  charge of illegal possession of a Cl;ass A controlled narcotic substance. Vanessa Violet Pineda, 32, of Lynn, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance. Shannon M. DiBartolomeo, 28,...

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Mayor Tom Menino

November 11, 2014
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The passing this week of former, long-time Boston Mayor Thomas Menino truly removes from our lives a man whose devotion to his city and its people was second to none. The incredible outpouring of genuine sadness and respect expressed by persons from all walks of life and from stations high and low bore witness...

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Arthur T. Market Basket and Revere’s own Hollywood Ending

November 11, 2014
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Back in mid-August, I was on vacation, sitting in a coffee shop in Hollywood, California, opening the morning newspaper when I was astonished to see a front page story about the battle back home for control of the Market Basket grocery empire—a battle that had begun weeks before when I was still in Revere....

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Reaching Our Full Potential as a City

November 11, 2014
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Last Thursday night the City Council’s Economic Development Subcommittee met to discuss my proposal to start crafting a long-term comprehensive plan for the City of Revere. While I am encouraged by some of the incremental progress we’ve made over the last three years, there is no doubt in my mind that the long-term city-wide comprehensive planning process I am proposing is a crucial...

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Obituaries 11-05-2014

November 11, 2014
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Barbara Tildsley Of Revere, formerly of California and Medford Barbara M. (Murphy) Tildsley, a Revere resident since 2008, formerly of Medford and a California resident for more than 31 years, died on Monday, October 7 at the Masachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was 79 years old. Born and raised in Medford, she attended...

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Tax Bills Expected to Rise Slightly

November 11, 2014
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The City has set its property tax rates this week, and while the rates are down, taxes are expected to rise slightly. Assessor Andy Iovanna said recent revaluations of property in the city showed an increase in values of, on average, about 10 percent. Meanwhile, the tax rate was set after key votes Monday...

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Everett MBTA Land Sale Still has Issues

November 11, 2014
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One major concern for Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo has been put to rest in the MBTA land sale with Wynn Resorts on Lower Broadway, but the problems are not solved totally for Rizzo. Rob DeSalvio, senior vice president of development, recently told the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) that recent land surveys have shown that...

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Not a Trick nor a Treat: Revere Fire Captain Arrested Following Incident on Friday

November 11, 2014
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Not a Trick nor a Treat: Revere Fire Captain Arrested Following Incident on Friday

A Revere fire captain has been arrested and charged with an alleged brutal attack on three teens during Halloween night on Dale Street, and at the same time, Revere Police now are investigating what they think might be a retaliatory house shooting later on that same night that was meant to send a message...

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Police Train for Restraint with Real Life Scenarios

November 11, 2014
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Two Revere Police Officers stood in the back of a semi-trailer outfitted as a shooting range last month staring at a movie screen and ready to use their firearms if necessary. As the movie scene played out, two officers stood about 20 feet from the screen as a chaotic scene erupted. The interactive movie...

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Halloween Safety Tips Posted

October 30, 2014
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The Revere Police have issued the following Halloween Safety Tips Younger children should always walk with an adult. Older children should always walk in a group. Use flashlights, glow sticks, or reflective tape to make it easier to be seen. Do not go to any dark, unlit houses. Do not go inside a stranger’s...

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Police Briefs 10-29-2014

October 30, 2014
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ARREST Report TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21 Mario A. Diaz, 18, was arrested on charges of assault, malicious destruction of property over $250, and strangulation. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22 Linda Jeanne Testa, 46, of 413 Mountain Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23 Rodnee K. Davis, 23, of of Wellesley, was arrested on charges...

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Voters Set for Election Day on Tuesday Nov. 4

October 30, 2014
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The campaigns are in their final week and on Tuesday, Nov. 4 voters will have their say in selecting our leaders in government for the next four years. Gov. Deval Patrick has decided not to seek re-election after two terms in office so there will be a new chief executive come January. Candidates Charlie...

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Enjoy a Fun and Safe Halloween

October 30, 2014
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Halloween is a fun-filled celebration as children don costumes and participate in parties and trick-or-treating in our neighborhoods. But as much fun as this day is for our young residents, we must stress the importance of safety and exercising extra caution. Motorists should be focused on safe driving without distractions as schoolchildren – many...

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Letters to the Editor

October 30, 2014
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I was shocked to read Dear Editor As a parent of an elementary school student in the Revere Public School system I was quite shocked to read that parents objected to instructors teaching about the nature and history of Islam in our schools, misconstruing it as proselytizing. Opponents of the curriculum may be surprised...

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Sports 10-29-2014

October 30, 2014
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RHS sports Roundup Patriots to meet Masco in first round of playoffs The Revere High football team will make its first appearance in the post-season for the RHS grid program since the 1973 Super Bowl squad when the Patriots trek to Masconomet Regional High School for a first round contest in the Division 3 Northeast Friday evening. Kick-off time...

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Obituaries 10-29-2014

October 30, 2014
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Roberta Dolan Devoted Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother Roberta L. Dolan of Revere passed away peacefully on Friday, October 24 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston with her loving family at her side. She was 76 years old. Roberta was a devoted mother and grandmother who loved being with family and friends. A...

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Revere’s Virgin Mary’s: A lawn Affair

October 30, 2014
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When Patrick Lentz first moved to Revere with his family, the 5-year-old and his brothers eagerly took to the front yard to play a game of hide-and-seek. As Lentz crawled under the limbs and leaves of the front bushes, in the back of the foliage he saw a small white statue of a woman....

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Councillors Unhappy with Rumney Flats Ribbon Cutting

October 30, 2014
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The newest residences in Revere – some 261 units of apartments on Ward Street dubbed Rumney Flats – might have a sparse ribbon cutting come Nov. 25. The developer announced this week that they are planning a Nov. 25 ribbon cutting on the 261-unit apartment complex that was once scaled down in 2012 to...

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Market Basket Opening Draws Thousands on Sunday

October 30, 2014
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The Sun had barely cracked the horizon Sunday morning, but shoppers were already wheeling out carts stocked with food, water and other necessities after flooding the new Revere Market Basket well before the official opening hour. “It’s like Christmas,” said Susan DiRusso of Milano Avenue at just after 7 a.m. on Sunday. “I’m like...

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Police Briefs 10-22-2014

October 25, 2014
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ARMED ROBBERIES BELIEVED CONNECTED Revere Police are in the process of working down an investigation into three street robberies in the Shirley Avenue area last Saturday and Sunday. “At a minimum two of these are related and we believe that probably all three are related,” said Lt. John Goodwin. “We do have leads and...

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Welcome, Market Basket to the City of Revere

October 25, 2014
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We are very excited to welcome Market Basket to the city of Revere and look forward with much anticipation to the opening of the brand new store in the Northgate Shopping Center this Sunday, Oct. 26. The many residents who have visited Market Basket stores in nearby communities such as Chelsea understand what a...

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Letters to the Editor

October 25, 2014
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“All right, Revere ball. First and ten.”  Dear Editor: We heard these words of Roger Naples so many times coming from the press box at Paul Revere Stadium and later Harry Della Russo Stadium.  For years, he was the voice of RHS football, the City Softball League, and of many sporting events in Revere. Like Johnny...

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Clarifying on Religious Teaching in the Revere Public Schools

October 25, 2014
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It has come to our attention that there is some misinformation circulating about the teaching of religion in our middle school social studies classrooms.  We would like to clarify what exactly is being taught and why it is being taught. In our middle school classrooms, we teach World Geography in grade 6, Ancient Civilizations...

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Sports 10-22-2014

October 25, 2014
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RHS sports Roundup Football team shoots for playoff spot Friday The Revere High football team will be seeking to secure a berth in the post-season playoffs when the Patriots take to the field Friday evening against Lynn Classical at the Manning Bowl. Kick-off time is set for 7:00. Although Revere fell to 2-4 on...

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