Obituaries 12-03-2014

December 8, 2014
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Richard Mauro Founder and Owner of Tower Glass Co., Inc. Past President of the Glass Employers Association of New England Richard A. Mauro of Lynnfield, formerly of Revere, died on November 27. A strong advocate of the union glazing and construction industry, he was the founder and owner of Tower Glass Co. Inc. of...
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Officials Start Planning for Dakin’s Departure

December 8, 2014
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The School Committee and Supt. Paul Dakin have worked out a succession plan that would have the popular superintendent of schools retiring next December. A new superintendent would likely be picked and put in place next fall, prior to Dakin’s departure. The School Committee has been working on the plan since last April to...
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Buonfiglio’s Coordinating Toy Drive for Families

December 8, 2014
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The Buonfiglio Funeral Home is mounting a campaign to help active and non-active military families get toys for Christmas. Paul S. Buonfiglio said the Operation Toy Soldier campaign is part of the national Veterans Funeral Care organization. The local campaign started on Monday, Dec. 1 and goes through Dec. 21. “I just wanted to...
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New Tree at City Hall for Christmas

December 8, 2014
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New Tree at City Hall for Christmas

There’s nothing better than a Christmas tree lighting. There’s the hot chocolate, the cookies, the caroling and the bright smiles. Unless you’re Scrooge or the Grinch, it’s an all-around fun time. But such a festive occasion can be brought down significantly if there is no tree. That’s the situation Revere found itself in after...
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Equipment Failure Causes Some Flooding Saturday

December 8, 2014
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A burnt out motor was apparently the cause of a tidegate that failed last Saturday and sent more than two feet of floodwaters into the Oak Island and lower Revere Street neighborhoods. Ward 5 Councillor John Powers said he plans to call for a full investigation as this is the second time this year...
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Police Briefs 11-19-2014

November 27, 2014
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REWARD FOR ARREST IN DUMPED PUPPIES Salem Saves Animals organization delivered flowers on Tuesday to the spot where two puppies were dumped in a trash bag on the Parkway last Sunday, and offered a $1,000 reward for anyone with information that leads to the prosecution of those responsible. Revere Police are investigating the death...
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Happy Thanksgiving

November 27, 2014
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Another Thanksgiving is upon us, a day for schoolboy football, family gatherings, and not much else to do other than enjoy a great dinner that reminds us how fortunate we truly are. Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday, tracing its roots back almost 400 years to the Pilgrims, long before there was even a...
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Letter to the Editor

November 27, 2014
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Senior Center has many supporters Dear Editor: The Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center is fortunate to have many “friends” who are extremely supportive of our seniors in Revere. During November, in particular, we were especially ecstatic because some very special people mentioned below. These folks are very special and always willing to give of themselves without...
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Thanksgiving Brings about a Year of Better Health

November 27, 2014
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When people think about Thanksgiving , usually the first thing that comes into their thoughts is “food, family, and an amazing after dinner nap to be well rested for Black Friday shopping.” But, where did the real meaning of this holiday diminish to? Although, right in the name- often forgotten is to realize the...
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A Once in a Lifetime Experience

November 27, 2014
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In the early morning hours of Aug. 1, nine Revere students and three chaperones from the Revere Date Japanese Exchange Program boarded a plane to finish the exchange that began in July of 2013 right here in Revere.  The first seven days the group traveled to Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, Hiroshima, and Tokyo. During this...
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Sports 11-19-2014

November 27, 2014
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Patriots seek to turn tables on Winthrop on Thanksgiving Although the 3-7 Revere High football team will be a decided underdog when the Patriots take to the gridiron at Miller Field to battle a 9-1 Winthrop squad Thanksgiving morning at 10:00, Coach Lou Cicatelli and his crew will pay little attention to season records when...
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Obituaries 11-19-2014

November 27, 2014
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Vincenza Rubino Owner of Brooks Meat Market in East Boston Vincenza (DiVita) Rubino of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died recently. She was 91 years old. She and her husband owned and operated the former Brooks Meat Market in East Boston for 30 years. Born in Boston, she was the loving daughter of the...
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Economic Summit Shows Revere Is Moving Forward

November 27, 2014
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City leaders made their case for investing in Revere last Friday, showcasing the City with a presentation about how Revere – despite not getting the casino – is still poised for great things. Mayor Dan Rizzo announced his second Economic Development Summit with Economic Development Director John Festa in September shortly after not prevailing...
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Councillors Favorable To Billboard Plan

November 27, 2014
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The Revere City Council responded favorably to a presentation by John Perline, vice president of real estate and public affairs for Clear Channel Outdoor, the firm that is seeking council approval of a new 14-by-48 foot back-to-back digital billboard located at 300 Burbank Highway. Though the issue was sent to a Council zoning sub-committee,...
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Thanksgiving Can Be Difficult For Food Addicts

November 27, 2014
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Per the rules of Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA), the names have been changed to protect the identity of the group members, though their places of residence have stayed the same. The thought of Turkey Day brings fond memories for most of America, just for the fact that it’s simple: eat, sleep, eat...
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Revere Firefighters Knock Down 3-alarmer in Beachmont Section

November 27, 2014
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A three-alarm fire on Winthrop Avenue Friday afternoon kept firefighters busy for hours, but caused no extensive damages and resulted in no major injuries. That said, the bright orange flames towering from the roof of the home at 926 Winthrop Ave. – just diagonally across from the old Beachmont Fire Station – would have...
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Harley Dealership to Open in Linden Square

November 27, 2014
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The Boston Harley Davidson sales and service mega-store on Revere Beach Parkway in Everett closed last week and could open in Revere’s Linden Square as early as this week. The Revere store plans to open on Nov. 29 – Black Friday. The Everett store officially closed on Thursday, Nov. 20. For years, the only...
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Remembering Veterans

November 18, 2014
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Remembering Veterans

Sgt. Dan Clark made his annual appearance at the Paul Revere School on Friday, Nov. 7, for the Veteran Day Program at the school. The annual program includes many of the students and has become very well attended by City and state officials. Show here (inset) is fifth-grader Alex Diaz waving his American flag...
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Police Briefs 11-12-2014

November 18, 2014
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ARRESTED ON SUNDAY Revere Police arrested a Vera Street man after he horrified a young teenager near the First Congregational Church on Sunday afternoon. Around 3 p.m., the man and about four others with him honed in on the 14-year-old victim and began yelling at him that this was “their turf” and that he...
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Al Blasi Was a Terrific Baseball Coach and A Great Person

November 18, 2014
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Al Blasi was synonymous with Revere High School baseball for more than four decades. He helped student-athletes learn all aspects of the game – hitting, fielding, pitching, bunting, and running the bases. He was as an expert in baseball, a master of the fundamentals who knew how to teach the game and make it...
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Massachusetts has Become a Leader for Veterans

November 18, 2014
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Veterans Day gives us the opportunity to come together as a community and reaffirm ourselves to supporting veterans and upholding the ideals they have fought so valiantly for. This week I had the honor to join in Winthrop and Revere’s Veterans Day services and, in paying tribute, was reminded of the work that lies...
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Letters to the Editor

November 18, 2014
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I was shocked Dear Editor: I recently watched the Oct. 30 Economic Development subcommittee meeting and read Councilor Arrigo’ s article. Based on what I saw and read, I was shocked by our current state of economic development or their lack of development. During the Economic Development subcommittee meeting, Mayor Rizzo stated that he had spent three...
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Sports 11-12-2014

November 18, 2014
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RHS football team opens up in second half, rolls past Wilmington, 27-6 It was a tale of two halves for the Revere High football team Friday evening at Wilmington. The worst of times occurred in the opening two quarters in which the Patriots found themselves trailing 6-0 as they entered the locker room. The best of...
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Obituaries 11-12-2014

November 18, 2014
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Frances Barile Of Revere, formerly of Everett Frances (Puliafico) Barile of Revere, formerly of Everett, died on November 9. She was 92 years old. A long time employee of the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston, she was born and raised in Everett and moved to Revere as an adult. She was the beloved wife...
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