Police Briefs 12-06-2017

December 11, 2017
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Police News SUSPECT HIDING IN PORT-O-JOHN BEHIND TD GARDEN At around 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, Massachusetts State Police were notified that Revere Police were pursuing a 2003 Cadillac Deville with New Hampshire plates on Route 1 South towards Boston. The vehicle was wanted in connection with the unarmed robbery of the East Boston...
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Homelessness Among Senior Citizens is a Form of ‘Elder Abuse’

December 11, 2017
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By Dan Weber Here’s a startling statistic from the Department of Housing and Urban Development : “the homeless population is aging faster than the general population in the United States.” It’s a shameless embarrassment in a country with a tradition of helping the needy. Growing old is a condition we all have to live...
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A Great Year and a Promising Future for Revere Recreation

December 11, 2017
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By Mayor Brian Arrigo and Michael Hinojosa, Director of Parks and Recreation This is the first of a pair of articles highlighting the achievements of Revere Parks and Recreation in 2017 and introducing more of what’s to come in 2018 The Revere Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for a great number of events...
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HYM is Doing Its Part to Be Transparent

December 11, 2017
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Thanks to the continuing transparency of the HYM Investment Group, the owner of Suffolk Downs, the ultimate plans for the development of the race track will bring no surprises for Revere residents. On Monday night, HYM officials appeared before the council to give an iupdate of progess in the last few weeks that included...
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Sports 12-06-2017

December 11, 2017
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RhS sports Roundup RHS hockey team opens this weekend The Revere High hockey team will open its 2017-18 season this weekend when the Patriots travel south to compete in the Bourne High School Canalmen Hockey Tournament at Gallo Arena in Bourne. The Patriots will meet Dartmouth Friday at 6:30 p.m. in the opening round...
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Obituaries 12-06-2017

December 11, 2017
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Anthony ‘Tinny’ ‘Tony’ Lopilato Jr. U.S. Postal Service retiree whose total life was consumed with family and extended family Anthony M. Lopilato, Jr., affectionately known as “Tinny” and “Tony” passed away following a long illness on Tuesday, Nov. 28, at Brigham & Women’s Faulkner Hospital, Boston. He was 74 years old. Born and raised...
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The Good Diner Thanksgiving: A Revere Tradition

December 1, 2017
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The Good Diner Thanksgiving: A Revere Tradition

Story and photos by Marianne Salza Giving to others, especially strangers in need, brings Saber Abougalala deep joy. The Good Diner owner not only presented his employees with turkeys for Thanksgiving dinner, but also, knocked on neighbors’ doors, surprising them with turkeys before sharing a traditional Thanksgiving meal with his family. “I do it...
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Whelan School Students Demonstrate New Leader In Me Program

December 1, 2017
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Whelan School Students Demonstrate New Leader In Me Program

Students and teachers from the A.C. Whelan School appeared at last week’s Revere School Committee meeting to give a presentation of a new program, “The Leader In Me.” The Leader in Me, which started in September, teaches students life skills consisting of seven-steps: Being proactive; begin with the end in mind; put first things...
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Developers Show their Proposals at Council

December 1, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Four different developers appeared before the City Council on Monday night seeking permission to build out, tear down and rebuild anew. One could displace a Revere Beach institution. The first development at 320-329 Revere Beach Blvd. is proposed by A. Chara Development, LLC of Revere. The current property is the...
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Two RHS Seniors Finish as Finalists in Competitive National Merit Scholar Award

December 1, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Two Revere High School (RHS) students have been commended for becoming finalists in the ultra-competitive National Merit Scholar award. Patrick Adolphus and Amy Ly – both seniors – were nominated to move on to the finalist category for the National Merit Scholarship – an award that is bestowed upon only a...
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News Briefs

December 1, 2017
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Knights of Columbus to hold clothing drive and Pot of Gold The Knights of Columbus will hold their clothing Drive this Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to noon. All clothes new and used are welcome. They can be dropped off at 29 Central Ave. the Knights of Columbus building. It is not too late to...
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Mumps Clinic Tonight at the Chelsea Public Library

December 1, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock While there is no cause for alarm there is concern over the number of cases of mumps and tonight an immunization clinic will be held at the Chelsea Public Library, 569 Broadway, Chelsea, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. to give out immunizations. Carol Donovan, public health nurse for the City of Revere,...
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Wonderland Owners Expected at ZBA

December 1, 2017
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By Sue Ellen  Woodcock The owner of the former Wonderland Dog Track is expected to appear in front of the Zoning Board of Appeals tonight, appealing a decision from city building inspector. CBW Lending and its attorney James Cipoletta will discuss the parking situation and give an update on the demolition of the property....
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Police Briefs 11-29-2017

December 1, 2017
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Revere Police News CHELSEA MAN ARRESTED FOR FALSE CHECK, HEROIN A Chelsea man was arrested on Nov. 22 for trying to pass a phony check, and also having a significant quantity of heroin on him when police came to investigate the phony check. Around 9 p.m., police responded to the Check Casher on Mahoney...
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Energy Lessons from the Recent Hurricanes

December 1, 2017
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By Merrill Matthews Hurricanes Harvey and Irma killed dozens of Americans and caused tens of billions of dollars in property damage. But there’s one silver lining. The storms taught us three invaluable lessons about the U.S. energy market. We need more refineries scattered around the country. Harvey decimated the Gulf Coast, which accounts for...
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EBNHC Pace Center in Revere

December 1, 2017
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Earlier this month, officials from the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBHNC) and the City of Revere were on hand to break ground at the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Center on Garofalo Street. The Center will accommodate more than 200 residents from Revere and surrounding communities, providing adult day-care. As...
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Congratulations, RHS Powder Puff Team

December 1, 2017
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We want to congratulate the Revere High Powder Puff team on its outstanding performance in the annual game against Winthrop that was played at Harry Della Russo Stadium. Thanks to the perennial leadership of longtime coaches Dave Colella and Bob Lospennato, the Revere High Powder Powder experience (the weeks of practices culminating in the...
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A Program We All Could Use

December 1, 2017
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A story in this week’s Journal discusses a new program in the Revere schools, The Leader in Me. According to the news article, “The Leader in Me, which started in September, teaches students life skills consisting of seven-steps: Being proactive; begin with the end in mind; put first things first; think win-win; seek first...
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Congratulations to the RHS Football Team

December 1, 2017
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“Upon the fields of friendly strife are sown the seeds that, upon other fields, on other days will bear the fruits of victory.” — General Douglas MacArthur The scintillating 17-14 victory by the Revere High football team over archival Winthrop on Thanksgiving Day will live forever in the annals of Revere High athletic history....
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Sports 11-29-2017

December 1, 2017
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A win for the ages:Revere 17-Winthrop 14 Badr Haou kicked a field goal with 40 seconds remaining in the game to give the Revere High football team a dramatic, 17-14 victory over archrival Winthrop in the annual Thanksgiving Day contest. Until Haou’s clutch kick, the Patriots never had held the lead. The Blue &...
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Obituaries 11-29-2017

December 1, 2017
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Susan Pizzi Long-time employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Susan Pizzi of Revere passed away surrounded by her loving family on Nov. 25 at the age of 63. A long-time employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, she was the cherished daughter of the late Edward and Mary (Cammorata) Pizzi; caring sister of Edward A....
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Patriots Favored to Win Thanksgiving Day Game

November 25, 2017
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Patriots Favored to Win Thanksgiving Day Game

The Revere High football team will be a slight favorite over Winthrop when coach Lou Cicatelli and his Patriots take the field for the 87th renewal of their Thanksgiving Day rivalry at the Vikings’ new Miller Field complex. The opening kickoff is set for the usual 10 a.m. Although both teams enter the fray...
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Celebrate Small Business Saturday at Beach Sales

November 25, 2017
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Celebrate Small Business Saturday at Beach Sales

Shop small and celebrate Small Business Saturday this weekend at Beach Sales, a family-run showroom offering a range of discount appliances and electronics. To make the sweet deals even sweeter, free coffee and donuts will be served to customers on during Small Business Saturday. Owners, and brothers-in-law Alan Belinfante and Howie Freedman continue on...
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Revere Cares Turning 20

November 25, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Revere Cares Coalition is celebrating two decades of working with the City of Revere to make it a healthier, more aware community. Twenty years ago, Revere Cares was born out of a collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) to strengthen the health of Revere. The goal of the coalition...
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