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Former coach, schools remain at odds over his dismissal last year

July 22, 2010
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The former Revere High School (RHS) softball coach has thrown a curveball to the school system with a Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) filing that blames age discrimination for ending his long career as the team’s skipper. Joe Nichinello, who had coached the team for 35 years until this past year, claimed that he...
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Good Luck, Dr. Garcia – New RHS Principal is the right man for the right position

July 22, 2010
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Dr. Lourenço Garcia will have his hands full succeeding David DeRuosi as the principal of Revere High School, but we understand from many sources that he is abundantly qualified for the task. DeRuosi did an outstanding job. He brought Revere High School accomplishments in academics to a brilliant new high and there was a...
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Zoning Approval – Changes make good business sense

July 15, 2010
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The Zoning Board of Appeals has passed a set of zoning changes as requested by local Attorney Gerry D’Ambrosio for his clients, Eurovest Development. These changes, in the works for many years, and required for the development of Ocean Street, allow for some buildings to be a few stories higher, in addition to other...
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A win-lose proposition – Recent Congressional refusal may not help many people, but it will help the city’s budget

July 8, 2010
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When the U.S. Congress refused to extend unemployment benefits any further last week, there might have been a muted celebration from the City Hall. Congress has extended unemployment benefits several times over the last two years, with the latest extension coming earlier this year – adding a total of 99 weeks for claims. Normally...
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Big-time exposure – Pisani makes his mark in the NECBL

June 30, 2010
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Big-time exposure – Pisani makes his mark in the NECBL

Anthony Pisani is getting a taste this summer of what it might be like to play baseball at the next level. The University of Rhode Island junior southpaw is pitching in front of sizable crowds, traveling by bus to road games, signing some autographs for young fans, and competing side by side with the...
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Big time – Holmes shines at the plate and in the field as St. Mary’s captures a second straight state title

June 23, 2010
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Big time – Holmes shines at the plate and in the field as St. Mary’s captures a second straight state title

Brianna Holmes had three hits and an RBI in her first three at-bats in Saturday’s Division 3 state championship game at Worcester State College. The Murdock pitcher finally retired Holmes in at-bat No. 4, but the damage was done. Holmes and her St. Mary’s High School teammates had an 11-1 lead at that point,...
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She’s Lovin’ It – Revere resident, McDonald’s manager wins prestigious national award

June 23, 2010
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She’s Lovin’ It – Revere resident, McDonald’s manager wins prestigious national award

On her first day at the Revere McDonald’s on Squire Road, current Store Manager Rosa Love worked the drive-thru – taking orders and collecting money. Within on hour, she nearly hung up her Golden Arches and headed for the door. She told her trainer, store owner Sarah Teck, that she couldn’t do the job....
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Good for the Beach – Meters make a lot of sense

June 23, 2010
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The Department of Conservation and Recreation is set on lining Revere Beach with parking meters – something which should have been done decades ago. The city council and the DCR will work together to give this initiative a chance to finally be implemented. And it will take the approval of the council and the...
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Air On The Side Of Caution – Pharmacy ban is good health policy

June 17, 2010
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The city of Everett Health Department has set itself on a course to ban the sale of cigarettes in pharmacies in that city. The Revere Health Department might do well to do the same. Everett joins the city of Boston, Newton and two other communities in banning cigarette sales in pharmacies. The reasoning, and...
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Call in the reserves – Mayor: We have to dip into our savings

June 10, 2010
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It’s time to dig deep into the City’s piggybank this year. Mayor Tom Ambrosino unveiled his City Budget on Monday and said that there is no more left to cut, and that the City would survive this year by raiding the Rainy Day Fund to the tune of around $2 million. “We need $2...
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M-Dot is leaving his mark on hip hop scene

June 5, 2010
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M-Dot is leaving his mark on hip hop scene

For a guy who is not much of a modern rap fan, Michael ‘M-Dot’ Januario certainly is having some marked success in the rap world. Januario has burst upon the rap scene in the last four years and this month the Revere native is up for the Hip Hop Act of the Year in...
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In The Gulf – Markey’s criticism has been right on the money concerning BP disaster

June 5, 2010
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Our Congressman Edward Markey has been seen giving interviews or making public statements on television recently on numerous occasions taking British Petroleum to task. He has done more than that. In bold, unambiguous terms Congressman Markey has called BP irresponsible, unresponsive and worse – he has called BP’s leaders a bunch of liars who...
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Young boys tennis team improving with each match

May 26, 2010
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Although there have been few victories this season for the Revere High boys tennis team, RHS head coach Mike Flynn could not be more pleased with his team’s progress during the course of the season. “When I think of where we were when we began in early April and how far we’ve come, it’s...
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Mass appeal: Latest CD released to critical acclaim

May 19, 2010
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Like fine wine, Revere’s rock band Mass seems to be refining itself with age – as the veteran rockers have recently released what critics are calling one of their best albums to date. The band – made up of Revere residents and natives Joe Vadala (drums), Gene D’Itria (guitars), Michael Palumbo (bass) and Louis...
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MacDonald, Nutile set new RHS girls records

May 19, 2010
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Sophomore Raquel MacDonald and senior Liz Nutile set new school records for the RHS girls track team in their meet last week with Beverly. MacDonald set a new mark of 16.7 seconds in the 100 high hurdles, while Nutile set her new standard in the 400 intermediate hurdles with a time of 77.5 seconds....
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Selevitch, DiFraia lead softball team past Marblhead, 4-3

May 19, 2010
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The Revere High softball defeated Marblehead 4-3 last week in extra innings. Sara Selevitch earned the win on the mound with a superb six hit pitching effort through all eight frames. Ashley DiFraia was the hero at the plate for the Lady Patriots, scoring the tying run in the seventh and then plating the...
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Boys tennis team makes net gains

May 19, 2010
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The young but improving Revere High boys tennis team continues to make positive strides, even though those improvements are not necessarily showing up in the win column. “We’re playing better every week,” said RHS head coach Mike Flynn. “They’re a great group of kids who are working hard to get better, and they are.”...
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In a water emergency, top water official forgotten; Maglione says he was left out of the loop on purpose

May 8, 2010
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The city’s highest-ranking water official has said this week that petty personal politics got in the way of public safety in the planning of local efforts during the recent water emergency. Water Facilities Director Joe Maglione said that – despite being the highest ranking licensed water operator in Revere – he wasn’t even invited...
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MacDonald wins 100 hurdles at NEC Frosh-Soph. Meet

May 8, 2010
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Raquel MacDonald brought home the top ribbon for the Revere High girls track team with her first place finish in the 100 meter high hurdles at the Northeastern Conference Freshman/Sophomore Meet that was held Friday afternoon in Lynn. Raquel’s time of 17.2 far outdistanced the field, with her nearest competitor coming in at 18.9,...
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RHS girls leading in match with English

May 8, 2010
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The Revere High girls tennis team was leading in its match with Lynn English, but inclement weather forced the contest to be halted and to be resumed at a later date. The Lady Patriots seemed to have the match well in hand when the rains came. Victoria Mauro captured the first singles match, 6-4,...
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