RHS Baseball Team Seeking Winning Formula

May 4, 2011
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The Revere High baseball team is hitting the baseball just fine thus far this season, but the Patriots still are looking for the winning formula after losses to Winthrop and Danvers this past week. The Patriots jumped out to a 4-0 lead over Winthrop last Friday, but a lack of timely hitting and some...

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Softball Team Improves to 5-4 with a Pair of NEC Victories

May 4, 2011
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The Revere High softball team won two of its three games this past week to go above .500 with a 5-4 record. The Lady Patriots, who had won three straight contests the previous week, exploded last week for two more victories of 10-0 and 10-5 against Northeastern Conference rivals Gloucester and Winthrop. Lady Patriot...

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RHS Girls Tennis Team Defeats Salem

May 4, 2011
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The Revere High girls tennis team defeated Salem 3-2 last week for its first win of the season. Both of the Lady Patriot doubles tandems cruised to easy victories. The first doubles duo of Mounia El-Arara and Karen Chan wept past their Salem foes 6-0, 6-0, as did the second doubles pairing of Samantha...

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Boys Tennis Team Defeats Salem, 4-1

May 4, 2011
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The Revere High boys tennis team earned its third win of the season with a tidy 4-1 triumph at Salem in their only match last week. Coach Mike Flynn’s Patriots now stand at 3-2 on the season. All three of the Patriots singles players won in straight sets, led by Capt. Malak Mossadek, who...

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RHS Boys Track Team Too Much for Classical

May 4, 2011
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The Revere High boys track team rolled to its third win of the season with a commanding 104-27 triumph over Lynn Classical last week. The Patriots captured first place in all but two of the events against their Classical opponents. Mike Fitzpatrick broke his own RHS school record in the 400 intermediate hurdles with...

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Police Briefs 05.04.2011

May 4, 2011
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MONDAY, APRIL 25 Winston William Orechva, 24, of Plymouth, was arrested on charges of two counts of assault & battery, entering without breaking with intent to commit a felony, resisting arrest, disturbing the peace, and disorderly conduct. Fawnsa Elisha Rosario, 27, of Everett, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Thomas F. Rosenthal, 48, of...

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Obituaries 05.04.2011

May 4, 2011
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Giovanni Noe Past VP of Augusta Boston Club and Appian Club member Giovanni “John” Noe of Revere, formerly of the West End, died on May 1. He was a member and past Vice President of the Augusta Boston Club and a member of the Appian Club. The beloved husband of Carmelina (Baffo) Noe with...

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Walking to School

April 28, 2011
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Walking to School

On Tuesday april 12, dorothea hass from WalkBoston gave a presentation to the city and school representatives on pedestrian safety at the Whelan school auditorium. the presentation high- lighted ways to assure pedestrians safety by improving sidewalks and maintaining proper crosswalks.  

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City Will Not Terminate Randall – Hearing Has Been Postponed Indefinitely

April 28, 2011
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A termination hearing for Revere Police Officer Todd Randall has been continued indefinitely, according to Mayor Tom Ambrosino. Ambrosino said last week that he would schedule the hearing on Monday before leaving on vacation. The hearing would have been for the purpose of terminating Officer Randall from the force in the wake of allegations...

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Attorney: FBI Raid Had Nothing to Do with Me

April 28, 2011
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Local attorney Jay Paul Satin has informed the Journal that the FBI raid on an office in the Citizen’s Bank building had nothing to do with him, but everything to do with Attorney John Molloy. Attorney Satin shares a law office with Attorney Molloy on the fourth floor of the bank building. FBI agents...

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Drug Testing Program Nets Two Positive Results

April 28, 2011
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In the 16 months since the Revere Police implemented a drug testing policy within their ranks, two officers have tested positive for illegal drugs. Mayor Tom Ambrosino and Revere Police officials indicated that the program has been completely rolled out by now, and every officer has been tested at least once. In that testing...

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Local Group Unhappy with State-funded Teen Website

April 28, 2011
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A state taxpayer-funded website that deals with teen sexual issues – including how to obtain an abortion – has one Revere group a little shocked. The site, called ‘Maria Talks,’ became news last week when the Boston media reported that the site – funded by the state Department of Public Health and produced by...

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Company Forecasts Growth, New Jobs

April 28, 2011
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The state has made no decision yet, but Tuesday morning it gave Necco Candy Co. of Revere a chance to plead its case for keeping a lucrative tax relief agreement with the City. The tax agreement, called a tax increment financing (TIF) agreement, allows for a shifting percentage of property tax relief on the...

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Mckinley School First Grader Honored by Suffolk County DA Daniel F. Conley

April 28, 2011
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Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley presented a special citation to McKinley School first grade student Borias Lake in recognition of a book that the eight-year-old-youth had authored on the topic of bullying. Lake wrote an eight-page book entitled, “Borias Brainstorms on Bullying” a year ago while he was a student in Ms. Jessica...

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Life-sized Statue Stolen from the RPL

April 28, 2011
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It’s been about 10 years since the life-size bronze statue of a 5-year-old girl reading a book was placed in front of the Revere Public Library, and in that time she’s become iconic. But now she’s gone. In an unbelievable act of vandalism, the little girl statue in front of the Revere Public Library...

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Walking To School

April 28, 2011
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On Tuesday April 12, Dorothea Hass from WalkBoston gave a presentation to the city and school representatives on pedestrian safety at the Whelan School Auditorium.  The presentation highlighted ways to assure pedestrians safety by improving sidewalks and maintaining proper crosswalks. After the presentation Hass led a small group of volunteers on an audit of...

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Not in Our Back Yard

April 28, 2011
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A heated, contentious and well-attended community meeting last week (see above photo) pitted principles from the Bay Cover Human Services company against about 50 Ward 2 neighbors and city elected officials. The company had made plans to build a nine-unit group home on Walnut Avenue for severely physically disabled adults whose families live in...

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Recyclebank is Paying Dividends

April 28, 2011
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Officials from the RecycleBank program were in attendance at Monday’s City Council meeting and told City Councillors that the program is going quite well and is increasing Revere’s recycling rates. “It’s been successful,” said Beth Keene-Waddell of RecycleBank. “Recycling volume has increased 60 or 70 percent each month, which is very high and annual...

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At Least the Building’s Ours

April 28, 2011
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The City Council agreed Monday night to a plan presented by Mayor Tom Ambrosino to swap with the state some six acres of marshland in the Belle Isle Marsh for a piece of land on Revere Beach Parkway. What came out, though, was that the piece of land contains the new Fire Station and...

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Sign Complaint

April 28, 2011
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The Election Department has officially received a complaint from an unnamed person concerning a political sign on the front lawn of Councillor George Rotondo. Election Commissioner Diane Colella confirmed that there has been a complaint and that there have been no other complaints yet about signs. Rotondo was asked to take his sign down...

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Caveat Emptor

April 28, 2011
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Nothing like Easter Sunday, pizza ghena and psychedelic mushrooms, but one Revere woman – who was allegedly found driving drunk on a mini-bike last Saturday – had her holiday ruined when a drug dealer hoodwinked her by selling her crack cocaine instead of the mushrooms. At least that was the story she told police....

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Man Stabbed, Woman Arrested

April 28, 2011
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A man bleeding heavily from several stab wounds appeared at the Police Station last Sunday night with a  report that he’d been attacked by unknown men. It ended up that the unknown men were actually his girlfriend, a 22-year-old woman from Everett. The man told police that three men jumped him near his apartment...

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Revere Man Held in Alleged Beating of 5-year-old Boy

April 28, 2011
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A Revere man was held on $15,000 cash bail Monday as prosecutors detailed the injuries he allegedly inflicted upon his girlfriend’s 5-year-old son last week. Joseph Testa, 28, of 5 Noble St, was formally charged Monday with assault and battery on a child causing serious bodily injury, wantonly or recklessly permitting serious bodily injury...

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Safety concerns

April 28, 2011
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In the wake of a possible sexual assault behind the Paul Revere School earlier this month, Councillors Arthur Guinasso and George Rotondo have called for a community meeting and cooperating with the School Department to bring a safer environment to that area during non-school hours. Revere Police are investigating the possible sexual assault of...

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