Obituaries 07-10-2013

July 10, 2013
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Angel Gonzalez Accident Victim Angel L Gonzalez of Chelsea died by accident on July 3. He was 44 years old. Born in Arroyo, Puerto Rico, Angel passed away tragically late Wednesday evening after being hit while changing a tire in the breakdown lane of Rt. 93 in Windham, New Hampshire. He was the devoted...
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Well Deserved Honor

July 3, 2013
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Well Deserved Honor

Norman Gautreau’s memorial service was held Sunday June 30th. Robert DeLeo, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Norman G. Gautreau Jr, and Robert Upton were the honored speakers that told stories about Norman Gautreau’s family and wonderful art work. Concluding the ceremony they unveiled a plaque in honor of Norman at the Revere Street Pavilion. Pictured above are...
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Global Withdraws Application for Ethanol Trains

July 3, 2013
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Nothing’s ever a done deal. More than two years ago, Revere’s Ed O’Hara listened intently to the television broadcast of an early summer Revere City Council meeting, and after hearing the words “done deal,” he became a sold out opponent of Global Petroleum’s plan to bring Ethanol trains to its Revere terminal – passing...
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Mayor Dips into Stabilization Fund for City Budget

July 3, 2013
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The City Council agreed to allow Mayor Dan Rizzo to access $1.5 million of Stabilization Fund monies in order to shore up any discrepancies in this year’s City Budget. Facing some major opposition, Mayor Rizzo told the Council that he may not need the entire $1.5 million, but he will likely need some portion...
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Voters Like Markey for U.S. Senate

July 3, 2013
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Revere’s former Congressman Ed Markey (D-Malden) easily bested Republican challenger Gabriel Gomez by a vote of 60 percent to 39 percent in the local vote to take his place in the elite company of the U.S. Senate. The overall statewide vote was a little bit closer than Revere’s results, with a vote of 55...
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July 4th Celebration at Hill Pk.

July 3, 2013
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The City’s Parks and Recreation Department will host a family celebration for the Fourth of July on Thursday, July 4th, at Hill Park. The free event will last from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will feature music, pony rides, inflatables, a petting zoo, face painting, a BBQ, slush, cotton candy and entertainment.
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Sand Sculpture Gearing Up at Revere Beach

July 3, 2013
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In only a few short weeks, sand sculptors from all over the world will arrive on Revere Beach and will begin entertaining the throngs of spectators with unique sand creations as part of the festival’s all-important 10th Anniversary. Hundreds of thousands of spectators are expected to hit the Beach from July 19th to the...
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Enjoy a Safe and Sane Fourth

July 3, 2013
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Have fun on the holiday, but do it safely for yourself and your loved ones  Back at the turn of the 20th century, editorial writers would implore their readers to make the Fourth of July “safe and sane.” Americans, especially the young men, would use the Fourth as an excuse to go on a...
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Police Briefs 07-03-2013

July 3, 2013
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Monday, June 24th Linda Testa, 45, of 413 Mountain Ave., was charged with assault and battery, malicious destruction of property under $250, trespassing, and resisting arrest. Michael Grassa, 37, of Somerville, was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and violating an abuse prevention order. Tuesday, June 25th No Arrests Reported Wednesday,...
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Run, Fitzy, Run!

July 3, 2013
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To call Michael Fitzpatrick an overachiever might be an understatement. The former Revere High Patriot is a workhorse as a competitive runner, playing played cross country, winter track and spring track in his freshman year at the University of Maine. The most amazing part of Michael’s success story? He was a walk-on for the...
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Obituaries 07-03-2013

July 3, 2013
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Gloria Mandeville Mandeville Real Estate Proprietor and MENSA Member Gloria L. ( Solomon ) Mandeville of Revere, formerly of Bedford, NH and New York City, died on June 24. A Broker Relator since 1972, she was a member of MENSA, a Yankee fan and an avid gardener. She was the beloved wife of the...
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Batter Up

June 26, 2013
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Batter Up

Vintage team shirts were on display at the ‘Last At Bat’ event held at Hill Park.
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Grand Slam

June 26, 2013
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Grand Slam

Four generations of Revere Parks and Recreation Department, Adrienne Maguire, Roger Naples, Bob McCarrick and Lee Rizzo, attended last Saturday’s farewell to Hill Park event.
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Hometown Homily: Revere’s First Ordained Priest in Decades

June 26, 2013
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Hometown Homily: Revere’s First Ordained Priest in Decades

On Sunday, June 23, newly-ordained Fr. David Aufiero returned home and celebrated a noon Mass of Thanksgiving at St. Anthony’s Church. Aufiero is the first ordained priest from Revere in quite a long time and grew up attending St. Anthony’s, while also being very active in the Youth Group. After graduating from Malden Catholic...
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Council Battles over City Budget

June 26, 2013
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Mayoral and City Council relations haven’t been stellar as of late and it appears that the City Budget proposal from Mayor Dan Rizzo isn’t mending any fences. Many City Council members were nothing short of perturbed at the lateness of this year’s proposal, which came after June 1st for the first time in many...
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Summer Program Starts on Thursday

June 26, 2013
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From BMX Racing to a reformulated Celebrate Revere Day to continued movie nights on Revere Beach, this year’s Revere Recreation Summer Program under first-year Director Michael Hinojosa is looking to expand its reach. “I think Adrienne nailed the young kids activities,” said Hinojosa this week. “She did that to perfection and...
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It Summertime

June 26, 2013
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The school year has ended and the children are out for the summer.  Like  parents everywhere, parents in Revere are looking at how to keep their children from just laying on the couch watching television or playing mindless computer games. Mayor Dan Rizzo and Michael Hinojosa, Director of Revere Recreation have come up with...
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The Wall That Heals

June 26, 2013
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The Vietnam Memorial Wall that was at the Beachmont VFW  Post earlier this month like the Memorial in Washington, D.C., is powerful in its simplicity.  The black wall with the names of the war dead and in some cases of local boys who were killed in that distant land is a reminder of the...
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Police Briefs 06-26-2013

June 26, 2013
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Thursday, June 13 Gary Calef, 48, of 280B Mountain Ave., was arrested on one warrant. James Harford, 26, of 34 Blake St., was arrested on one warrant. Joshua Everett, 26, of 72 Campbell Ave., was arrested on one warrant and charged with shoplifting and trespassing. Friday, June 14 Philip Ruiz-Conception, 40, of Chelsea, was...
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Kate Ferrante Cheering on the Minutemen

June 26, 2013
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In a contemporary society that often breeds young girls into cheering as early as elementary school, Kate Ferrante was able to thrive at cheerleading, despite playing the sport for the first time as a freshman at Revere High School. The former Patriot is now reaping the benefits as a talented cheerleader at the University...
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Obituaries 06-26-2013

June 26, 2013
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Frederick Diamond Attorney Frederick Diamond of Revere passed away on June 23. An attorney, he was the loving son of the late David and Irene Diamond; dear brother of the late Edward Diamond; loving uncle of Carla Carpinelli, Randall Diamond, Kim Grant, Scott Diamond, Eric Diamond and Meagan Diamond and is also survived by...
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The Wall That Heals

June 20, 2013
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The Wall That Heals

In the  photo Beachmont VFW member John Floyd looks for the name of a friend who went to Vietnam and never came back. Floyd recalled that he was nervous about being drafted for Vietnam while in high school, but never got called up. His friend did, and paid the ultimate price. “I’m here to...
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Final Applications for Casino Process Are Now Available

June 20, 2013
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Applications became available for the second and final phase of the resort casino vetting process, as announced Monday by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC), but there still is no certainty this week as to when Suffolk Downs might be able to fill out that application. The Phase 2 applications are considered unique to the...
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Revere Beach Partnership Receives $6,000 Grant

June 20, 2013
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The Revere Beach Partnership was the recipient of a $6,000 Better Beaches grant last weekend from Save the Harbor/Save the Bay. This year’s “Better Beaches” events include sand sculpting competitions, beachfront concerts, environmental education programs, family fun nights, reading nights art festivals and beach programs in Lynn, Nahant, Revere, Winthrop, East Boston, South Boston,...
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