Video: New Acting Chief Joe Cafarelli Addresses the Public After Being Sworn in at City Hall on Monday

February 6, 2012
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Video: Rizzo Appoints New Acting Chief Joe Cafarelli; Reardon Resigns and Will Be Captain Again

February 6, 2012
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Football Championship Game Means Extra Dollars for Local Businesses

February 2, 2012
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Football Championship Game Means Extra Dollars for Local Businesses

The New England Patriots’ Super Bowl march this year has meant business for a lot of local retailers, and this week businesses said they have seen a Super Bowl run on everything from televisions to catering to…auto body. Revere residents Eric and Rob Danilchuk – who operate Danilchuk Auto Body in East Boston –...

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Chelsea Court in Turmoil After Guns Disappearance

February 2, 2012
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The Chelsea District Court is in turmoil this week and one Revere firearms case against an alleged career criminal is now compromised as a result of three firearms – which were evidence in criminal cases – being stolen from the Court Clerk’s office. According to Jake Wark of Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley’s...

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Police Chief Situation Subject for Discussion

February 2, 2012
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Mayor Dan Rizzo and Police Chief Terence Reardon have apparently met to discuss his future plans and for the mayor to make his wishes known during a meeting held between the two last week, according to sources, all of whom wished to remain unnamed. The mayor and the chief had a frank and open...

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Reality Versus Casino Mitigation

February 2, 2012
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The city is right now faced with the task of creating a mitigation package of possible benefits to be derived from a going casino if it ultimately locates at Suffolk Downs. These are benefits other than those mandated by the expanded gambling bill that was passed into law a few months back after years...

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Two New Officers

February 2, 2012
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Our congratulations and wishes for good luck and safety in their future endeavors goes out to recently sworn Revere Police Officers Jorge Romero and Daniel Rosenthal. They took the oath last week at city hall. They are welcome and they are badly needed.

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Police Briefs 02-01-2012

February 2, 2012
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 24  Richard W. Sanders III, 37, of Winthrop, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor and operating a motor vehicle negligently so as to endanger. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25  Maricel Aparicio, 52, of 20 Rose St., was arrested on charges of being rude & disorderly...

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Sports 02-01-2011

February 2, 2012
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Fitzpatrick wins 1000 at State Coaches Meet, sets new RHS mark Revere High track star Mike Fitzpatrick added another laurel to his growing wreath of accomplishments, winning the 1000 meter run at Saturday’s Massachusetts State Coaches Association Invitational Track Meet held at the Reggie Lewis Center. Fitzpatrick not only topped the field of 76...

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Obituaries 02-01-2012

February 2, 2012
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Dora DiCenso Of Tewksbury, formerly of Revere Dora (DeAcetis) DiCenso of Tewksbury, formerly of Revere, died on January 27. She was the beloved wife of the late Domenic V. DiCenso; devoted mother of Anna O’Brien of Billerica and Rita Prevost and her husband, Stephen of Tewksbury; loving grandmother of Janeen, James and Jennifer O’Brien,...

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Big Brothers Program Flourishing in Revere

January 26, 2012
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Big Brothers Program Flourishing in Revere

When Big Brother volunteer Joe Butler asked his Little Brother Michael Rivera, of Revere, about Kelly’s on Revere Beach, Rivera looked at him with a puzzled expression. “What’s Kelly’s?” he asked. Without another word, Butler, 28, gave his Little Brother a little advice and some tasty fried clams that he hasn’t yet forgotten. “I...

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Union Contracts on Rizzo’s Short List: Less Controversial Than Previous Couple of Years

January 26, 2012
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Less controversial than previous couple of years The Rizzo Administration and two key municipal unions have already met in the new mayor’s first month in office. The Revere Firefighters Union and the Revere Teacher’s Association (RTA) met within the last week with Mayor Dan Rizzo and members of his administration or with the School...

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Moose in a Predicament After Losing Liquor License

January 26, 2012
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It’s not easy being a moose. It’s even more difficult these days being a Revere Moose. The often-charitable social club has found itself in a heaping mess this week, as they forgot to renew their liquor license last year and are scurrying to find a way to hold their popular Super Bowl party at...

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New Trash Law Experiencing Growing Pains

January 26, 2012
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The new trash ordinance has experienced quite a few growing pains this month, but Health Agent Nick Catinazzo said he thinks that with time the kinks will get worked out. “We’ve written a tremendous amount of fines,” Catinazzo said. “To be honest, it’s not really easy to enforce. The rodent-free bags are not marked...

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Police Briefs

January 26, 2012
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 17  Anthony S. Nicholes, 41, of 124 Crescent Ave., was arrested on a charge of making a threat to commit a crime. THURSDAY, JANUARY 19  Jason C. Bailey, 33, of Mattapan, was arrested on charges of malicious destruction of property over $250, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, and two counts of assault &...

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The Right to Speak

January 26, 2012
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The right to speak before the Revere city council every week at the beginning of the meeting has been institutionalized over the years since its inception. That right for anyone in this city to speak for 3 minutes before the city council has not been challenged and should not be challenged. Some councillors want...

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The Licensing Board

January 26, 2012
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Something should be done to facilitate the issuance of a common victualer license for the new Papa John’s Pizza operation on American Legion Highway. The location opened with some fanfare last week and has now been shut because the manager failed to show-up to a Licensing Board meeting as expected. Papa John’s received all...

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Sports 01-25-2012

January 26, 2012
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Boys Track Team Runs Past Gloucester The Revere High boys indoor track team swept the shotput and the 50 yard dash and took six of nine individual events en route to claiming a 47-39 win over Gloucester last week. Omar Morales led the sweep in the shot with a toss of 43 feet and...

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Obituaries 01-25-2012

January 26, 2012
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Sister Lucy Leonard SND Educator Sister Lucy Leonard, SND died in Worcester on January 23. She was 91 years old and was with the Sisters of Notre Dame for 72 years. Born in Somerville, daughter of Jeremiah and Lucille (Johnson) Leonard, she lived in Connecticut for 33 years before moving to Worcester in 1989....

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For One Revere High Senior Application Process is Done

January 19, 2012
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For One Revere High Senior Application Process is Done

For most Revere High School (RHS) students, the college application and student loan process is at full throttle this month, and for it, a good many students and their parents are pulling their hair out. Not so for RHS Senior Kristina Aiello, whose hair is completely intact, and who is heading to the private...

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New Law Haunts Schools Local City Officials Charge: Marijuana Law is Taking Toll on Teens at Revere High

January 19, 2012
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Two years ago this month, Massachusetts decriminalized the use and possession of an ounce or less of marijuana. Many probably haven’t given a second thought to that change over the past 24 months, but in the schools, it’s a topic of conversation just about every day. And Revere school officials say the double standard...

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Casinos: “Will Not Come Quickly” State Delegation Tells Councillors

January 19, 2012
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State legislators told the City Council at a special meeting last Thursday that it could be more than two years before any possible casino exists in Revere, and they indicated that the process will play out slowly, but correctly. State Sen. Anthony Petruccelli (D-Eastie) and State Rep. Kathi-Anne Reinstein (D-Revere) enlightened a Revere City...

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How a Referendum Vote Will Work in Revere

January 19, 2012
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There are a lot of things that must happen before Revere voters are asked to go to the polls and give their two cents on the casino proposal and mitigation package at Suffolk Downs. However, when and if that vote occurs, the basics are as follows. •Any successfully negotiated mitigation package with Suffolk Downs...

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RHA Ready to Set Record Straight on Trash

January 19, 2012
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The City’s top housing official said this week that she is looking forward to appearing before the City Council next Monday to set the record straight on the newly introduced trash ordinance. “I’m looking forward to coming before the Council to share my ideas because the Council hasn’t been accurate in what they are...

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