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Patriots finishes second in the NEC with a 12-2-1 conference mark

February 17, 2009
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Patriots finishes second in the NEC with a 12-2-1 conference mark

The Revere High (RHS) hockey team turned in two of its best games of the season this past week to clinch second place in the Northeastern Conference’s North Division (and second best record overall), finishing just two points behind league champ Winthrop. Coach Jim Palumbo’s Patriots opened the week with a 7-1 pasting of...
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Insurance Dilemma – Ambrosino’s thought process is on the money

February 17, 2009
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Nearly every city and town in the commonwealth is beset by year-to-year runaway health insurance premiums. In many communities like Revere, providing health insurance for the city’s employees tacks on millions of extra dollars in expenses to that line item. No community can afford the drastic costs of providing municipal employees at that rate...
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Sixty teachers may be laid off

February 11, 2009
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While the School Department has escaped the massive cuts from the state that have been lain upon city government, Superintendent Paul Dakin said the schools’ complicated funding formula still leaves them over $5 million short, despite a promise of level-funding from the state. Dakin said he would need $5.2 million from the proposed federal...
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Mayor outlines emergency financial plan to Council; says the city’s financial foundation was ripped out from under it

February 11, 2009
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By Seth Daniel As the city looks to slow its financial downward spiral in the next two years, Mayor Tom Ambrosino unveiled several layoffs and cuts – as well as suggesting such controversial measures as a trash collection fee. The mayor revealed his plan on Monday night to the City Council in what he...
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Markey going nowhere

November 12, 2008
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Speculation that Congressman Ed Markey might make a run for the senate if Senator John Kerry resigns his seat to take a cabinet post in the Obama Administration is about as possible as the sun not rising tomorrow. Markey will never leave the House, where he is presently the 15th most powerful member of...
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Rizzo the next mayor?

November 7, 2008
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If all things are equal – and they rarely are – Councillor at Large Dan Rizzo will be the next mayor of Revere. If and when Mayor Ambrosino leaves, and it is a certainty that one day in the short future he will be leaving, then Rizzo is the obvious front runner to become...
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Congressman Ed Markey returned

November 5, 2008
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Congressman Ed Markey buried his opponent Libertarian John Cunningham. The difference between the two was about 8,000 with Markey scoring a huge vote of more than 11,000.
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Obama wins! Dog Racing out! Marijuana decriminalized! State Taxed

November 5, 2008
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It will be President Barack Obama. He won with 52% of the vote. Locally, Dog racing has been officially banned by voters by a wide margin. Obviously, Revere and Wonderland will be extremely affected by this mandate from the voters. Marijuana has been decriminalized. This another measure voters have approved that local police and...
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Maglione to speak at Public Works sub-committee this evening

November 3, 2008
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Joe Maglione has been put back to work at the city yard and began work today. He will be speaking at a subcommittee meeting at city hall which will be chaired by Ward 4 Councillor George Rotondo. They will discussing recommendations about how best to redeply Public Works employees. It is also expected that...
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Mayor turns down another job with state

November 3, 2008
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The Journal has learned that Mayor Thomas Ambrosino has turned down yet another job with the state. The most recent turned down job the mayor was offered regarded some sort of green initiative financed by a state agency and would have paid something in the vicinity of $110,000. Ambrosino was also offered the Department...
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Maglione versus Guinasso?

November 3, 2008
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The recent exoneration of Joe Maglione has caused the emergence of his wife, Karen, as a likely candidate for Ward 3 seat held by Arthur Guinasso. The Roosevelt Street resident stood by her husband’s side during an excruciating period when the family name was thrown around by many people in this city in office...
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Maglione vindication hint of things to come?

November 2, 2008
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The Ethics Commission “not guilty” verdict for former city year employee Joe Maglione is spawning some thoughtful talk around the city. Mainly, what is next for the other actors in this exceedingly bad play? Who will be harshly treated by the Ethics Committee? There are rumors floating around that Maglione’s wife will be running...
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The mayor

August 17, 2007
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Rumors from a variety of sources persist about Mayor Ambrosino readying himself for a new position. No one can say with any certainty what that position might be, except to say, it will cause him to ultimately give up his mayor’s seat here – leaving Revere with a temporary mayor and a special election...
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The mayor’s short-term plans

August 6, 2007
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Persistent talk among most of the city’s political power brokers centers around the ambitions of Mayor Thomas Ambrosino. The mayor does not have a candidate to challenge him for re-election. He is home free for another term. However there is the belief that he is leaving for another position, and soon. The mayor will...
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Housebreaks up; police seek one man

May 11, 2007
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Housebreaks up; police seek one man

Patrick Wiswall  An upsurge in housebreaks has police on the lookout for suspects. Since late March, Revere has logged 62 housebreaks or attempted housebreaks throughout the city, which is a bit higher than normal. This past week alone, there were 10 breaks. Nevertheless, Revere’s breaks are low as compared other cities such as Boston,...
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Our Lady of Lourdes Vigil May 26th

May 11, 2007
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The Beachmont parish in exile will hold a vigil for the Feast of the Pentecost on May 26th at 4 p.m. in the Our Lady of Lourdes Park on Endicott Avenue. The vigil will include a Mass conducted by priests from other parishes. Those who attend are urged to bring their own chairs this...
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Mayor declines DCR post

April 30, 2007
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Mayor Tom Ambrosino has formally declined an offer by state Environmental Affairs Director Ian Bowles to head up the state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) – the agency responsible for maintaining Revere Beach. In a phone call Monday morning, the mayor told Bowles that he would not accept the post, but rather would...
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Mayor taking post at State House?

April 18, 2007
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Mayor Ambrosino has apparently been considering an offer from the governor to take over the Department of Conservation and Recreation. Ambrosino, according to DCR officials who wished to remain unnamed, has been visiting the agency headquarters in Boston and familiarizing himself with its inner workings. If Ambrosino is in fact going to take the...
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Immaculate Conception (IC)

April 6, 2007
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If you’re down on today’s younger generation, then Father George Szal of IC has an upbeat message for you about some of Revere’s young people. Szal told the Journal that during the four Sundays of Lent, several young adults and teens in the parish decided to go door to door to announce the Gospel...
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East Boston man held on child rape charges

April 3, 2007
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An East Boston man was held on $20,000 cash bail today following his Superior Court indictment on multiple counts of child rape and related offenses believed to have taken place in the 1990s, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley announced. Suffolk Superior Court Clerk Magistrate Gary Wilson also accommodated prosecutors’ requests and ordered...
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