Police Briefs 05-25-2016

May 27, 2016
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MONDAY, MAY 16 Samantha A. Ney, 24, of 31 Elmwood St., was arrested on a charge of being a fugitive from justice. Joseph Daniel Dulcetta, 31, of 4 Jordan St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. TUESDAY, MAY 17 Michael J. Peterson, 37, of Weymouth, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and assault...
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Letter to the Editor

May 27, 2016
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Thanks for the Scholarship Dear Revere Journal: I just wanted to take this time to tell you how thankful I am for this scholarship. It helped me so much with affording my books and other expenses that I could nearly afford: This money took a load off my dad because he is the only...
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We Need to Rethink Language Immersion in Schools

May 27, 2016
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By Senator Sal DiDomenico One of the most important priorities for our Commonwealth’s schools is to ensure that our students have the tools to succeed – both academically and vocationally – in today’s rapidly globalizing economy.  And yet, far too often, I hear from families and educators in my district about students who struggle...
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Enjoy the Weekend — Safely

May 27, 2016
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We saw a statistic the other day that seemed baffling: The death toll on our nation’s roads and highways once again is on the rise. Last year, there were 38,000 highway fatalities in America. That’s about 100 Americans killed every day in motor vehicle-related crashes and accidents. In addition, there are hundreds of thousands...
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Let’s Remember the True Meaning of Memorial Day

May 27, 2016
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Memorial Day, our most solemn national holiday, will take place this weekend. It is symptomatic of our national culture that for most Americans, the true meaning of Memorial Day has long been lost amidst the excesses of our materialistic society. Since the 1960s, when Congress voted to make it part of a three-day weekend,...
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Sports 05-25-2016

May 27, 2016
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Effort being renewed to retire Tony Conigliaro’s Red Sox jersey Mickey “Say No To Drugs” Casoli is among the  supporters for long overdue recognition By Cary Shuman Richie Conigliaro said his family is renewing its campaign to have his late brother Tony Conigliaro’s Red Sox jersey No. 25 retired. One of the local supporters...
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Obituaries 05-25-2016

May 27, 2016
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Viola Speranza Of Revere Viola M. Speranza of Revere died on May 18. She was the beloved daughter of the late Ariggapino Zinna and Sarah (Limoli); cherished mother of Linda Pasco and Patricia Espimos and her husband, Jay, all of Revere; dear grandmother of three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and adoring aunt to several nieces...
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Wounded Vet Motorcycle Ride

May 20, 2016
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Wounded Vet Motorcycle Ride

The five Wounded Vet honorees and special guest Lt. Col. Thomas Armas release doves at the end of the Wounded Vet Motorcycle run at Suffolk Downs last Saturday. The honorees are, from left, Sgt. Peter Damon, of Middleboro; Sgt. Eric Rodriguez of California; Sgt. Kirstie Ennis, Spc. Sean Pesce of Connecticut, and Staff Sgt. James Clark...
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Pet Therapy at EBNHC

May 20, 2016
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Pet Therapy at EBNHC

Sam the therapy dog, 14 years of age, is lifted by Steven Snyder to give his mom, Marlene, a kiss.
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Upton Named New Executive Dir at Revere Chamber of Commerce

May 20, 2016
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Upton Named New Executive Dir at Revere Chamber of Commerce

The Revere Chamber of Commerce has named Bob Upton as its new Executive Director effective May 1, 2016. As Executive Director, Bob will be responsible for day to day operation of the Chamber of Commerce and to be the face of the business organization. Kerri Abrams, President of the Revere Chamber of Commerce, said...
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History Is Alive:Revere Sends Record Number of Middle Schoolers to National History Fair

May 20, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Just a few years ago, Revere students at the State History Fair were a rare find, but this year Revere middle school students from the Susan B. Anthony Middle School (SBA) came in large numbers – and now they’re headed to Washington, D.C. Only a handful of students from Revere schools...
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Giving the Gift of Life:Personal Stories are Driving Force for Organ Donation

May 20, 2016
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By Kate Anslinger When an unexpected tragedy took the life of Carol Dullea’s grandson, Ethan, some 17 years ago, the pain was incomprehensible. However, last week, she said the dagger of that situation was dulled for her family when they decided to donate Ethan’s organs. “It softens the sorrow and lightens the darkness,” said...
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Revere Veteran’s Exhibit is Worth the Visit

May 20, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s only available for a couple of weeks, but the exhibit in honor of Revere’s veterans gives a look at the men and women who served in World War I, World War 11, the Korean War and Vietnam War. “About 10 years ago the Journal donated the old bound copies...
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News Briefs

May 20, 2016
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NARFE PARTY PLANNED JUNE 1 The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) North Shore Chapter 479 invites active and retired Federal employees to its end-of-season  celebration Wednesday June 1, beginning at 12 noon in the Lighthouse Room of the Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. The event includes a luncheon and musical entertainment....
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Police Briefs 05-18-2016

May 20, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, MAY 9 John Fasano Jr., 26, of Saugus, was arrested on a  charge of shoplifting. Luis Ramon Fonseca, 34, of 28 Taft St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Joshua W. Frenette, 36, of Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a  charge of disorderly conduct. Joseph J. Corso,...
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Letter to the Editor

May 20, 2016
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Against flavored tobacco Dear Editor As a Revere parent and staff member of the Revere CARES coalition I care deeply about the health and wellbeing of our youth and I was alarmed to learn from Lacina Onco of the Metro Boston Tobacco-Free Community Partnership how the tobacco industry uses fruit and candy flavored tobacco...
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Healthy Food Equals a Healthy Economy

May 20, 2016
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by Mayor Brian Arrigo and Andrea Janota, MPH More than one million Massachusetts residents, including over 300,000 children, live in economically distressed urban and rural communities with limited access to markets carrying healthy, affordable foods, such as fresh produce, meat and dairy products. Revere is no exception. Unhealthy options tend to concentrate in working-class...
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A Great Cause

May 20, 2016
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Under beautiful skies, the Wounded Vet Ride with more than 6,000 motorcycles participating went through parts of our community last weekend.  The Ride helped raise funds for four local veterans who were wounded in combat overseas. The idea of the ride was first started by Winthrop resident Andrew Biggio and former East Boston State...
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Thank You Dan Rizzo

May 20, 2016
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Like so many residents and officials in Revere, year after year former Mayor Dan Rizzo has always been generous to the Community Scholarship Fund that helps Revere High School students with financial aid to further their educational pursuit. This year Rizzo was really generous. He donated the remaining funds from his Election Committee that...
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Sports 05-18-2016

May 20, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup RHS boys lax wins two more, now at 12-5 The Revere High boys lacrosse team continued its red-hot play, taking both of its games this past week to extend its winning streak to seven games and remain undefeated in the month of May. The Patriots, who already have clinched a spot...
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Obituaries 05-18-2016

May 20, 2016
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Rachel Rogers 103 year old member of The Greatest Generation Rachel T. (Cogliano) Rogers passed after a lengthy illness at the home of her daughter with whom she made her home in North Revere on Thursday, May 12. She was 103 years old. Born in Boston on October 28, 1912, Mrs. Rogers would have...
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Mother’s Day

May 13, 2016
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Mother’s Day

A toast to mom with a spot of tea. Young Ava MacKenzie and her mother, Stacie MacKenzie, celebrate Mother’s Day together at the Revere Public Library and Revere Kiwanis Club Mother’s Day Tea Party on Friday, May 6. The event is very popular, but hadn’t been held for five years until revived by the...
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Happy Birthday,Richie

May 13, 2016
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Happy Birthday,Richie

Governor Charlie Baker (left) and Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo (right) were on hand to wish former Revere resident Richie Scannelli Happy Birthday .
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Wonderland Dog Track Buildings to be Torn Down

May 13, 2016
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Wonderland Dog Track Buildings to be Torn Down

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Conservation Commission held a public hearing and has issued an order of conditions to the owners of the former Wonderland Dog Park to allow the demolition process to begin at the site. Last Wednesday night attorney Stephen Reardon, who represents CBW Lending and Sterling Suffolk Racecourse, appeared before the...
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