Police Briefs 04-29-2015

May 7, 2015
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MONDAY, APRIL 20 Francisco Ramirez, 33, of Lynn, was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct. TUESDAY, APRIL 21 Jillian F. Biddiscombe, 34, of Winthrop, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting. Brandon R. Jamieson, 29, of Los Angeles, CA, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22 Anthony Scott Vozella, 33, of...
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Richard “Dicky” Penn:A Fine Man Who Served Our City Well

May 7, 2015
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Richard “Dicky” Penn, who died April 24 after a lengthy illness, was a hard-working and highly respected Ward 2 city councillor who served five terms, with the voters re-electing him four times to be their voice on the Revere City Council. Richard Penn earned the honor of being elected president of the Council in...
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Da Daniel Conley’s Basketball Tournament a Great Event

May 7, 2015
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We were so proud to take part in Suffolk County District Daniel F. Conley 7th Annual Basketball For Peace Tournament at the UMass Boston Clark Athletic Center. DA Conley and his staff once again accomplished the mission of this wonderful event: to bring Boston’s young people together for a day of safe, healthy, team-oriented...
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Time for Colleges and Universities to Lead

May 7, 2015
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 Campus sexual violence has been the subject of an intense national conversation recently, but that dialogue often lacks critical input from schools that are already taking steps to improve their campus climates. Colleges and universities, it’s time for you to lead on this issue.  So far, and with good reason, most of the attention...
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Sports 04-29-2015

May 7, 2015
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RhS sports Roundup Softball team tops Saugus, now 4-1 The Revere High softball team defeated Saugus Friday in its only game of the past week to improve to 4-1 on the season. The Lady Patriots were forced to start the contest without its MVP pitcher, Sabrina Palermo, who had left earlier in the week...
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Obituaries 04-29-2015

May 7, 2015
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Ruth MacInnes Retired registered nurse Ruth E. MacInnes of Chelsea, formerly of Beachmont, Revere died on April 23. Ruth worked at Cambridge Hospital as a Registered Nurse for many years before retiring and in her free time she enjoyed reading, crocheting and making beautiful afghans. She also loved walking along Revere Beach. She was...
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Clothes Drive by Recovery Thoughts

April 24, 2015
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From now until June 6 the non-profit group Recovery Thoughts will be holding a clothes drive. Spring cleaning is here so please donate what you will not be keeping to addiction programs in the community such as Facebook-based Recovery Thoughts.  Some people don’t have much and we want to make their recovery as smooth...
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Councillors Call for Heroin Overdose Task Force

April 24, 2015
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Recognizing there is an epidemic in their own backyard, two councillors have called for the formation of a Heroin Overdose Task Force. Councillors Jessica Giannino and Brian Arrigo have banded together to make the issue of opioid abuse one that isn’t ignored. Giannino said there has been a statewide increase in opioid abuse and...
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Winthrop Ave. Bridge Slated to be Replaced

April 24, 2015
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The  MBTA and Pan-AM Railways (formerly B&M Railroad) will be replacing the bridge on Route 145/Winthrop Avenue over the railroad tracks in Stage 1 of a  larger project. Some work is being done now. On May 29 at 8 PM the bridge will close in both directions and traffic will be detoured over a...
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Meeting on FlightCar Seeks Land in Revere Set for April 27

April 24, 2015
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A San Francisco-based rental car company is planning on bringing a branch of its company to Revere. A public hearing regarding the application of a special permit will be held Monday evening, April 27 at 6 PM at the City Council meeting. FlightCar, is a rental car service unlike others. FlightCar lets people parking...
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Police Briefs 04-22-2015

April 24, 2015
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Monday, April 13 NO ARRESTS REPORTED Tuesday, April 14 Maria Gonzalez, 31, of Chelsea, was charged with shoplifting over $100. Wednesday, April 15 NO ARRESTS REPORTED Thursday, April 16 Francisco Pagan, 23, of 26 Agatha St., was arrested on three warrants and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and possession...
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Revere Through Years

April 24, 2015
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10 years ago April 20, 2005 State Senator Jarrett Barrios said this week that if Middlesex County D.A. Martha Coakley decides to run for Attorney General, he will seek Coakley’’s D.A. post. The current Atty. General, Tom Reilly, recently announced  his candidacy for Governor. Revere school officials and the teachers’ union have agreed that...
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Revere High JROTC Aids Senior Residents

April 24, 2015
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Last Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Dan Rizzo held a pizza party and recognition ceremony for the  Revere High School Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) members that participated in the Snow Angel Program. We would like to join the Mayor in extending our appreciation to this group of RHS students that provide a crucial service...
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For Kids Only Afterschool Celebrates Milestone

April 24, 2015
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When Deborah Kneeland Keegan founded For Kids Only 30 years ago, not even she could have forecast the success that her after-school program would attain and the national model it would become for other programs of this kind. Keegan was a pioneer in understanding the crucial need for comprehensive after-school activities that would enhance...
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Sports 04-22-2015

April 24, 2015
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RhS sports Roundup RHS softball team starts with 3-1 mark   The long-delayed, but much-anticipated, 2015 season for the defending Northeastern Conference North Division and MIAA Division 1 North champion Revere High softball team got off to a busy start this past week, with the Lady Patriots playing four games in eight days. After...
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Obituaries 04-22-2015

April 24, 2015
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Italia Natalie Price Of Everett Italia Natalie (Imbimbo) Price of Everett passed away April 16. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles J. Price; loving mother of Nancy Butera and her husband, Vinny of Revere, Cheryl Elleh and her husband, John of Florida, Richard Price and his fiancé, Lisa Cardello of N....
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Guinasso Is Longest Serving City Council Member … Ev’a

April 18, 2015
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Guinasso Is Longest Serving City Council Member … Ev’a

REVERE – As of Monday night, Ward 3 Councillor Arthur Guinasso has been the longest serving city council member in the history of Revere, serving 29 years, three months and 13 days. He surpassed councilor Joseph DelGrosso who served 29 years, three months, and one day. DelGrasso passed away in 2001. Guinasso became a...
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Colm Bohill:Beloved Member of the Independent Newspaper Group

April 18, 2015
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Colm Bohill:Beloved Member of the Independent Newspaper Group

There was never a time when one could not laugh with him, nor a moment that passed when he was short of the perfect word to describe any situation. That’s how friends, family and co-workers most remember Colm Bohill, 69, a long-time partner at the Independent News Group who passed away at Whidden Hospital...
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Officials Planning for Next Year’s Snow

April 18, 2015
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REVERE – There are still some signs of the seven feet of snow that got dumped on the city this past winter and officials are looking ahead to next winter. Monday night the City Council subcommittee on Public Works tossed around several ideas that may better manage parking and snow removal next year. “Clearly...
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Police Briefs 04-15-2015

April 18, 2015
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House Breaks: (3) Vera Street; Bradstreet Avenue; and Bellingham Avenue. Commercial Breaks: (0) Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (1) VFW – Marshall’s Motor Vehicle Accidents: (30) Brown Circle (3); Mahoney Circle; Copeland Circle; Squire Road; Yeamans Street; Beach Street; Sachem Street; Squire Road; Michael Road; Ward Street; Everett Street; Lee Burbank Hwy/Railroad; Lee Burbank Hwy; Revere...
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Congratulations to Revere’s Fulbright Scholar, Sarah Chaves

April 18, 2015
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We congratulate Revere High School teacher and lifelong Revere resident Sarah Chaves on her receiving a Fulbright Scholarship. This is a prestigious and noteworthy award for Ms. Chaves. She will use this scholarship to study in the Azores next year. As highly regarded an achievement as being a Fulbright Scholar is, this high honor...
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Mayor Stands up for Revere after an Historic Winter

April 18, 2015
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We agree with Mayor Dan Rizzo that President Barack Obama should have declared a disaster for  the entire historic winter that dropped more than 100 inches of snow on the Greater Boston area, including the City of Revere. Instead the President only declared a disaster for Jan. 26-28, the first major snowstorm of the...
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Sports 04-15-2015

April 18, 2015
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Sports 04-15-2015

RhS sports Roundup Palermo fans 13, softball team wins opener, 3-1 “Good things come to those who wait,” the good nuns of the Sisters of St. Joseph always told us, and for the Revere High softball team, the delay in the start of their 2015 season proved well worth the wait as the Lady...
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Obituaries 04-15-2015

April 18, 2015
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Obituaries 04-15-2015

Saul Elliot Katz Of Revere Saul Elliot Katz of Revere died on April 4. A US Air Force veteran of the Korean War, he was born, raised and educated in Revere and was a graduate of Revere High School. Prior to his retirement, he worked as a shipper in manufacturing. He was the beloved...
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