Sports 05-06-2015

May 7, 2015
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RhS sports Roundup Russo’s two-out homer in 7th gives RHS softball team dramatic 3-2 victory The Revere High softball team earned one of the most exciting and dramatic victories in the program’s recent history with a come-from-behind, 3-2 triumph over Danvers, which perennially is one of the top teams not only in the Northeastern...
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Obituaries 05-06-2015

May 7, 2015
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Rose Gordon Active at St. Mary’s Church Rose (Zarba) Gordon died at her Lynnfield home on Saturday, May 2 after a brief illness. She was 84 years old. Born and raised in Revere, she was a life long Revere resident. A 1950 graduate of Revere High School, she was an active member of St....
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Play Ball

May 7, 2015
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Play Ball

Play ball! The first pitch for the 2015 Little League season was thrown by Red Sox mascot, Wally the Green Monster, during last Saturday morning’s Revere Youth Baseball & Softball League Parade and Opening Festivities at St. Mary’s Field.
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Harvard Students Show Off Designs

May 7, 2015
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Harvard Students Show Off Designs

What would you do if you were given an area of Revere to design? That’s what 45 graduate students from Harvard Graduate School of Design have been doing for the past few weeks and the results are outstanding. Last Thursday night the students showed off their work in the city hall council chambers to...
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A Piece of History Is Lost; Reardon’s Razed

May 7, 2015
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Last Friday, the old Reardon’s Pub building came down to make way for an elderly residential building, and while it’s known in more recent times as a hang-out and bar, it’s also the end for one of the oldest buildings in Revere – a place where stagecoaches stopped, horses rested and Colonial dignitaries took...
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Tsarnaev Family Members Stayed in Revere

May 7, 2015
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The helicopters began buzzing around Revere last Thursday afternoon. Soon, they were followed by an army of media vans, trucks and reporters. The convergence of local and national media came straight to Revere – the Hampton Inn to be exact. Revere Police and City officials scratched their heads initially at the mob of media...
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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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