Rizzo Administration: Mayor-elect is Hard at Work

December 8, 2011
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Mayor-elect Dan Rizzo has been gearing up for the day when he takes over city government – which is less than a month away. He has been getting around the area, seeking the advice of experts in municipal government and having attended the Harvard training session for newly elected mayors and representatives. He will...

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The At-large Recount

December 8, 2011
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John Correggio’s return The recount is over. Councillor at Large John Correggio has been re-elected to another term. The recount proves Correggio never really lost. In fact, his win was certified after a painstaking check of all the votes. Correggio has shown an ability to be a strong voice for the residents of this...

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Police Briefs 12-07-2011

December 8, 2011
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 Daniel MacMaster, 48, listed as homeless, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 Michelle M. Dauwer, 43, of 130 Constitution Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. A 15 year old juvenile was arrested on charges of being rude & disorderly in violation of the city ordinance and disturbing...

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Obituaries 12-07-2011

December 8, 2011
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Antoinette Vendetti Revere resident Antoinette (Lupo) Vendetti of Revere, formerly of Everett, Somerville and Boston’s North End, died unexpectedly at her “Friendly Gardens” home on December 3. She was 88 years old. Born and raised in Boston’s North End, she lived in the North End, Everett and Somerville before moving to Revere 26 years...

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A Complete Twist: RHS Drama Guild Will Embark on Its First Full-length Production with Its Version of ‘the Taming of the Shrew’

December 2, 2011
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A Complete Twist: RHS Drama Guild Will Embark on Its First Full-length Production with Its Version of ‘the Taming of the Shrew’

The newly formed Revere High School (RHS) Drama Guild is preparing to take a big bite out of Shakespeare next week as they perform their twist on ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ in two performances. The cast of about 12 students in the one-year old Drama Guild – which is financially supported by RevereCARES...

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Thanks for Nothing (Seriously): As Ambrosino Leaves, Budget Deficit Has Been Erased

December 2, 2011
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When Mayor Tom Ambrosino leaves office next month, he’ll be leaving a neatly wrapped package in the Mayor’s Office for Mayor-elect Dan Rizzo. That gift will be a surplus of cash in the Rainy Day Fund and a nearly $2 million deficit that has been completely wiped off the books. Ambrosino reported to the...

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Tireless Senior Center Employee Was the Victim of a Gutless Attack on Thanksgiving

December 2, 2011
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The heart of the Rossetti Cowan Senior Center is in everyone’s prayers this week after a violent purse snatching on Thanksgiving Day left her in the hospital. Lois Diamond, a tireless worker at the Senior Center and friend to just about everyone, was attacked by a female robber around 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day...

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Sports 11-30-2011

December 2, 2011
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Youth baseball: Revere Pals win league title  Jeff Medeiros knows baseball talent when he sees it – and he sure saw it on his Revere Pals 16-under baseball team this fall. The Revere traveling team, managed by Medeiros and coached by Dr. Craig Costanza, Mark Maloney and Gary Kalloch, showed the deep reservoir of talent...

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Obituaries 11-30-2011

December 2, 2011
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Florence Cutillo Of Williamstown, formerly of Revere Florence M “Flossie” Cutillo of Williamstown MA, formerly a longtime resident of Ford Street, Revere died on November 28. She was 74 years old. “Flossie” was a parishioner of the former St. Teresa’s church and an avid fan of cats, “Murder She Wrote” and “Law and Order.”...

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Sounds of Christmas’ Concert Marks 35 Years with Dec. 4 Concert at St. Anthony’s Church

November 22, 2011
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Sounds of Christmas’ Concert Marks 35 Years with Dec. 4 Concert at St. Anthony’s Church

The North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra returns to St. Anthony’s Church Sunday, December 4, at 4 p.m. for Revere’s annual Robert A. Marra Memorial “Sounds of Christmas” Concert. This year’s concert marks the 35th anniversary of the event, which was first presented in 1976 as a way to cap off the City’s celebrations of the...

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Creating a Buzz: Looking to Enliven Its Community, Paul Revere School Holds First Annual Scripps Howard Spelling Bee

November 22, 2011
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Creating a Buzz: Looking to Enliven Its Community, Paul Revere School Holds First Annual Scripps Howard Spelling Bee

The Paul Revere School staff might be well versed on education, but administrators took a cue from the past last week to spell out success for their students. Under the guidance of Principal Barbara Kelly, the school registered and paid to be part of the Scripps Howard Spelling Bee competition this fall. Last Friday,...

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Organizers Still Optimistic About Beachmont Church’s Chances; Will Hold a Mass and Update This Sunday, Nov. 27

November 22, 2011
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Along with Thanksgiving this year comes a good deal of hope for those in Beachmont who are continuing the fight to save their Our Lady of Lourdes Parish. Organizer John Verrengia said there would be a Mass on Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 27th, at 10 a.m. It will be celebrated by a Catholic priest at...

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Trim Costs? for All Trimmings? Forget It; Turkey Day Costs Are Up 13 Percent, Marking the Largest Increase in 26 Years

November 22, 2011
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There’s a lot to be thankful for when living in the United States, but this Thanksgiving, one thing there won’t be a lot of thanks for is the rising price of the traditional Thanksgiving Dinner. A recent national survey from the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) showed that the cost of a Thanksgiving Dinner...

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Thanksgiving 2011

November 22, 2011
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The Thanksgiving holiday is upon us and we begin to wonder – where has the year gone and my, isn’t it flying by? What has it brought us and do we have anything to give thanks for? For those of you reading this, you should be grateful for having been given another year of...

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Police Briefs 11-22-2011

November 22, 2011
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Monday, Nov. 14th Darryln Belliveau, 53, of 18 Burnett Rd, was charged with operating a motor vehicle negligently to endanger, malicious destruction of property over $250, assault and battery on a police officer, and rude and disorderly conduct. Jose Vaquerano, 35, of Everett, was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of...

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Who Will Break Even? Patriots and Vikings Look to Finish 2011 Season with Winning Records

November 22, 2011
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Nothing, and everything,  will be on the line when the Revere and Winthrop High football teams clash for the 81st time on Thanksgiving morning at 10:00 a.m. at Miller Field in Winthrop. Neither team has any post-season prospects that are dependent upon Thursday morning’s  score on the Miller Field scoreboard when time expires. But...

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Obituaries 11-22-2011

November 22, 2011
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Edith Bevilacqua Longtime head chef at Paul Revere School Edith (Milano) Bevilacqua of Revere died unexpectedly on November 16. She was 86 years old, Mrs. Bevilacqua began her working career as a seamstress and for the last 25 years of her employment she was the head chef at the Paul Revere School in Revere....

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Giannino Makes History: College Sophomore is the Youngest Person Ever Elected to the City Council

November 16, 2011
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Giannino Makes History: College Sophomore is the Youngest Person Ever Elected to the City Council

Jessica Ann Giannino made Revere political history in the 2011 election when she became the youngest person ever elected to a councilor-at-large seat on the Revere City Council. Giannino, a 20-year-old sophomore at Salem State College, finished a strong fourth in a field of 11 candidates, receiving 3,590 votes in her first run for...

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Randall Arrested Again; Hearing in Federal Court Reveals Fight with Local Blogger in Coffee Shop

November 16, 2011
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The Federal Courthouse in Boston was transformed into a theatre for Revere-style chicanery on Monday, as former Revere Police officer Todd Randall was ordered held after a hearing that involved an allegation of him fighting with infamous blogger Richard Ireton at the Dunkin’ Donuts on Brown Circle. Randall, his wife, FBI agents and others...

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Correggio Will Challenge Morabito’s Win in Recount

November 16, 2011
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The battle is not over in the Council at-large race more than one week after the results were officially posted and the victory parties have long-since died out. At issue will be a recount of the vote concerning the razor-thin, 10-vote difference between Councillor-elect Steven Morabito and defeated incumbent Councillor John Correggio. After having...

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Blasé About the Ballots Turnout in Revere Unimpressive

November 16, 2011
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Underlying the excitement of the vote in last Tuesday’s City Election was the absence of a vote, with fewer than 10,000 votes cast in a hotly contested set of elections. On an exceptionally beautiful autumn day, in a race that featured a heated race for an open mayoral seat and a feisty at-large City...

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The Mayor-elect: Best Wishes to Dan Rizzo

November 16, 2011
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Beginning in January and for the next four years, Dan Rizzo will be leading this city as its mayor. His victory last week was substantial, revealing that his strength is citywide and that it comes from many different constituencies in the rapidly changing city. Rizzo has pledged himself to a great effort to make...

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George Rotondo: We Are Sure to Hear from Him Again

November 16, 2011
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George Rotondo’s retirement from city politics is not what he expected when he was starting out on his mayoral run. He saw himself as the mayor of this city and he worked hard to achieve that end. But when all the votes were counted, he finished out of the money, so to speak. There...

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Great Job, RPD Manhole Cover Case is Closed

November 16, 2011
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The Revere Police Department is to be praised for capturing the alleged thief who had been stealing the city’s manhole covers. The police caught him red-handed, arrested him and confiscated a number of manhole covers he had in the back of his truck. This is good work nicely done. Hopefully, this will put an...

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