Police Briefs 07-13-2016

July 18, 2016
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TUESDAY, JULY 5 Kacie M. Rothwell, 24, of Northborough, was arrested on charges of making threats to commit a crime, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and the common law crime of conspiracy. Justine A. Lubell, 23, of Saugus, was arrested on charges of disturbing the peace and disorderly conduct. Duvan Lopera-Tobon, 19, of 32 Jones...
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Letters to the Editor

July 18, 2016
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Thank you to Revere Fire Department Dear Editor: Over the course of the last few years, it has become necessary for me to call the Revere Fire Department for assistance with my ill husband.  Without fail, they responded immediately. During these emergencies, each member of the Engine 5 unit has been professional, kind, and...
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Sadness Across America

July 18, 2016
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The shooting deaths of two black men by white police officers in Minnesota and Baton Rouge, and then the assassination of five white officers by a black sniper in Dallas, have shocked Americans of all ages, races, color, and creeds. These tragic deaths that have filled the headlines this past week have unleashed a...
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Sports 07-13-2016

July 18, 2016
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Catching On Juliana Cecere takes her art and hitting talent to Tufts University By Cary Shuman You can certainly measure Juliana Cecere’s impact on the Revere High softball team with the .400 career batting average she achieved over the course of four varsity seasons. She also hit for power, consistently accounting for extra-base hits...
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Obituaries 07-13-2016

July 18, 2016
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Richard ‘CY’ Colantonio Of East Boston Richard T. “CY” Colantonio of East Boston died suddenly on July 9. The loving son of the late John and Alice (Grant) Colantonio, he was the beloved husband of the late Anna (DeSantis) Colantonio, devoted brother of John Colantonio and his wife, Karen of Florida, Rhonda Ambrosino and her husband, John of Revere, Elaine Colantonio...
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Fourth of July Celebration

July 8, 2016
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Fourth of July Celebration

Children and families from Revere enjoyed a free celebration at the Whelan School this Monday July Fourth. The event sponsored by the city and run by the Parks and Recreation Dept. included pony rides, moon bounces, water slides, cotton candy and more. Marisa and Pina Yee were dressed in the spirit of July Fourth.
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Revere Beach Tops the Competition

July 8, 2016
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Revere Beach Tops the Competition

By Cary Shuman City and business officials and environmental group leaders are pleased with the favorable publicity that Revere Beach has been receiving at a time when one of the biggest showcase events of the year hits the city in two weeks. Mayor Brian Arrigo, Revere Chamber of Commerce (RCC) Executive Director Bob Upton,...
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RFD Aids in Battling Lynn Brush Fire

July 8, 2016
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RFD Aids in Battling Lynn Brush Fire

Revere firefighters rushed to the scene of a large brush fire on the holiday, helping the Lynn Fire Department contain and then extinguish the tricky blaze that engulfed a 200-yard area of grass, shrubs, trees, and weeds close to the General Edwards Bridge. Revere Acting Fire Chief Chris Bright reported that the RFD received...
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News Briefs

July 8, 2016
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SIRIGNANO RECOGNIZED BY MASSPORT The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) awarded Diversity and Inclusion/Compliance Executive Assistant Ernestina Sirignano with an Individual Outstanding Achievement award for her work taking on demanding projects and going above and beyond within her department to ensure its success. Sirignano, a Revere resident, has been with Massport in the Diversity and...
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Police Briefs 07-06-2016

July 8, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, JUNE 27 Favio Rodriguez, 43, of East Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.   TUESDAY, JUNE 28 Lisa Rossetti, 46, of 25 Washington St., was arrested on a charge of assault & battery. Robert D. Ruiz, 26,...
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Letter to the Editor

July 8, 2016
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There are many generous people Dear Editor, We often hear about so many sad and negative stories in the news that I just wanted to share this thank you to Natalie from Cal Zone with your readers to remind us all of the outstanding and generous people we live among. My son and husband,...
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Reflecting On the Meaning of Ramadan for Many Muslims

July 8, 2016
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By Rachid Moukhabir Tuesday, July 5 marked the last day of the fasting month of Ramadan in the city of Revere, Boston and other cities and states across the U.S.  Most Muslims around the globe celebrated the Islamic holiday Eid al-Fitr on Wednesday, July 6, and only a few countries celebrated this holiday on...
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Revere Beach Remains A Local Treasure

July 8, 2016
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In two weeks, more than 800,000 people are expected to attend the Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival. It is one more successful chapter in the long history of the first public beach that was established in 1895. As Mayor Brian Arrigo stated in a story in this week’s Journal, Revere Beach is a...
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Revere Well Represented in Agganis Football Game

July 8, 2016
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Four Revere High football players and the RHS coaching staff helped lead the South All-Star team to a 27-19 victory in the Annual Harry Agganis All-Star Football Game held June 30 at Manning Field in Lynn. RHS Class of 2016 graduates Steve Noel, Jake Noftle, Pho Tran, and Dan Murphy wrapped up their stellar...
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Obituaries 07-06-2016

July 8, 2016
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Joseph D’Ambrosio Commercial fisherman and outdoorsman; proud member of the NRA and Ducks Unlimited Joseph A. D’Ambrosio died suddenly on June 28. He was 61 years old. Born and raised in Revere, Joe attended Revere schools and was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1973.  All of his life, from when he...
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90 Years Young

July 1, 2016
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90 Years Young

Family and friends of longtime Revere resident Mildred Elizabeth Vincent recently gathered at the Point of Pines Yacht Club to celebrate Millie’s 90th birthday. Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo and Mrs. Vincent’s daughter-in-law State Representative RoseLee Vincent presented her with a resolution recognizing the joyous occasion. “If one were to evaluate the...
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Delvecchio Receives Service Award at St Mary’s

July 1, 2016
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Delvecchio Receives Service Award at St Mary’s

The William F. Connell ‘55 Service Awards are presented at St. Mary’s as recognition of consistent and exemplary service. The awards are in memory of St. Mary’s alumni and benefactor William F. Connell whose generous donation to St. Mary’s enabled the construction of the Connell Center building. A committee consisting of St. Mary’s staff...
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Fiscal Year 2017 Approved

July 1, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Six months after taking office for the first time, Mayor Brian Arrigo can be assured that he has the City Council’s support for his first budget. Monday night after a slight tweaking, the City Council approved the Fiscal Year 2017 budget of $173,003,411 which kicks in with the new fiscal...
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The Fields of St Mary’s Will Open on July 31

July 1, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Ward 4 Councillor Patrick Keefe pushed and pushed for a date to have the new baseball fields at St. Mary’s on Washington Street be turned over to the city and ready to be played on. July 31 was the date he was given after the project manager and the city...
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News Briefs

July 1, 2016
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REVERE REPUBLICANS MEET ON JUNE 30 The Revere Republican City Committee will be holding a meeting on Thursday, June 30th, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at the American Legion on Broadway (next to City Hall).  If you are interested, please join us.  If you would like further information about the RRCC, please write us...
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Police Briefs 06-29-2016

July 1, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, JUNE 20 Christopher A. D’Alessandro, 42, of Revere, with no address listed, as arrested on an outstanding warrant. TUESDAY, JUNE 21 James A. Griffin, 49, of Revere, with no address listed, as arrested on an outstanding warrant. Francisco Ramos, 40, of 38 Summer St., was arrested on a charge of paying...
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Letter to the Editor

July 1, 2016
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Thank you Mayor Brian Arrigo Dear Editor: The tree is finally gone after six years and it took one day with a new administration. I want to thank you, Mayor Brian Arrigo, and assistant, Joe Gravellese. The tree that I have been trying to have taken down for the past six an a half...
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Enjoy A “Safe and Sane” Holiday Weekend

July 1, 2016
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When Americans celebrated the Fourth of July at the turn of the 20th century, they did so in such rowdy fashion that vandalism and destruction of both public and private property were commonplace. This rampant hooliganism was suppressed only when public officials and the public-at-large decided that the holiday should be observed in a...
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The Words That Shook the World

July 1, 2016
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We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. When the members of the Second Continental Congress gathered in Philadelphia in June, 1776, it was not at all...
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