Building Boom: State Officials Want City to Start Looking at New High School

August 9, 2012
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When it comes to building schools, the last few years have been full of discussions of all sorts. There were discussions about virtually every elementary and middle school in the school district’s arsenal. Lately, there have been endless discussions about the McKinley School, and there has even been talk about another elementary school that...
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Circus Smirkus Coming This Weekend

August 9, 2012
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The Circus Smirkus will make its annual stop in Revere this weekend, Aug. 12 and 13, to perform four shows at the Beachmont School and give those in attendance a little peek into the past, present and future. The beloved youth circus will perform ‘Topsy Turvy Time Travel’ in shows starting at 1 p.m....
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Moose Club Smoking Ban is Doing the Right Thing

August 9, 2012
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The local Moose Club has banned smoking inside its facility – and is the first private club in this city to do so. As such, it is setting a great example and one, frankly, that was long overdue. Revere’s private clubs cannot flagrantly go against federal and state laws aimed at prohibiting smoking in...
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Perception is everything

August 9, 2012
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Everett Representative Stephen Smith by all appearances has been given a pass by the Revere Building Department that has been dealing with Smith for longer than three months and with not much success. Even though Smith was in Chelsea District Court before a magistrate last week (he was ordered there by the Revere Fire...
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Noel, Dicarlo Are Excelling in AAU Softball

August 9, 2012
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They are rare commodities in high school sports these days, student-athletes who with the change of the three seasons simply change sports. Jacqui Noel, a senior, and Logan DiCarlo, a junior, are winding down their busy summers of athletic competition in preparation for the upcoming Revere High School year. Their focus has been mainly...
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Police Briefs 08-08-2012

August 9, 2012
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TUESDAY, JULY 31 Jameil Hodge, 19, of 54 Nahant Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant.  THURSDAY, AUGUST 2  Victor M. Gonzalez, 35, of 1123 Revere Beach Parkway, was arrested on charges of assault & battery and intimidation of a witness. Richard L. DeFranzo, 48, of 250 Broadway, was arrested on charges of disorderly...
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Obituaries 08-08-2012

August 9, 2012
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Paul Able Revere Resident Paul Able of Revere died on August 4. He was the loving husband of Sallyann (Frem) Able; devoted father of Ronald Able, Randy Able and Cindy Able; dear brother of Fred Able and the late Louis, Samuel, Sarah, Marcus, Jeanette, Mirkin and Sidney; loving grandfather of Daniel, Amanda and Janay...
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Christmas in July

August 1, 2012
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Christmas in July

There were no halls to deck, but it didn’t stop little Sadie Patch from getting all decked out in her best Christmas outfit for the City’s Christmas in July event at Harry Della Russo Stadium last week. The annual event celebrates the halfway point until Christmas.
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More School Days & Hours at Mckinley

August 1, 2012
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While all the talk about the McKinley School of late has been about the new building, this week school officials were lauding what is sure to immediately change what is going on inside the four walls. Superintendent Paul Dakin said the McKinley School got a big break in landing a very competitive Extended Learning...
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Moose Club Members Vote to Ban Smoking

August 1, 2012
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The Revere Moose Lodge has trimmed its antlers and kicked some bad habits, namely cigarette smoking. The recently-troubled club has gone through some major organizational changes since nearly dissolving last January, and last week the lodge made a major move in becoming the first private club in Revere to prohibit smoking within its building....
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Rep. Smith Given Date to Fix Apts

August 1, 2012
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Everett State Rep. Steve ‘Stat’ Smith got reprimanded in Chelsea Court and given a drop-dead date to have his Revere apartments brought up to code, according to Revere Fire Officials, or he will be criminally charged. Chelsea Court Assistant Clerk Magistrate Bob O’Leary heard the facts of the case from Smith and from Revere...
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Playing It Too Slow: Leaders Take Exception to Timeline That Could Extend Licensing to 2014

August 1, 2012
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At a critical point during the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln was confounded as to why his top general was sitting idle and allowing the Confederate Army to gather steam and poke holes in the Union Army. The more Lincoln wondered, inquired and worried about the general’s inaction, the more the general seemed to...
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Car Rental Surcharge Going out the Window?

August 1, 2012
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A few years back, the city fathers, led by the late Councillor at Large and former mayor George Colella, implemented a tax on car rentals originating in Revere with the stipulation that that tax be put toward paying for a new public safety facility. The new police station, built at a cost in excess...
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Gaming Commission needs a Jump Start

August 1, 2012
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There is not a hint of question that leaders in communities to be impacted by casino gambling are at odds with the timetable recently set out by the state Gaming Commission. Mayor’s Menino and Rizzo and City Manager Jay Ash in Chelsea read with amazement last week the Gaming Commission’s timetable which extends just...
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Softball Tourney Was Huge Success

August 1, 2012
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The New England Storm Junior Olympic Softball Program in conjunction with the City of Revere recently hosted a tournament in Revere.  St. Mary’s Park, Susan B. Anthony Middle School and Hill Park all participated in the tournament.  The Program strives not only on molding fine female athletes, but respectable, independent and successful young ladies...
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Police Briefs 08-01-2012

August 1, 2012
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MONDAY, JULY 23  Rafael D. Rodriguez, 38, of Roxbury, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. TUESDAY, JULY 24  Douglas R. Hatch, 57, of 30 North St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY, JULY 25  Craig M. Gaudette, 27, of Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Darren Evans, 29, of 37 Highland St., ...
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Obituaries 08-01-2012

August 1, 2012
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Charles Richard Dusevitch Longtime Wonderland Parking Supervisor Charles Richard Dusevitch died peacefully in his sleep in the early hours of July 24 after a brief illness. He was 82 years old. “Charlie” was born and raised in the Old West End of Boston.  However, it was early 1949 in the North End of Boston...
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Chelsea Firm Selected For Water Research Project

July 30, 2012
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Pencilbrook LLC is a member of a team of water experts that won an international competition to fund a residential water research project in the US.  Pencilbrook is a recognized authority in the field of water use analysis.  The Chelsea firm’s proprietary software programs – Waterwatch© and Home Waterview™ – are used to identify...
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An 85th Birthday Wish

July 26, 2012
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An 85th Birthday Wish

Most people would celebrate their 85th birthday in their favorite recliner with a piece of sugar-free cake, but not Beachmont’s Lennie Piazza. Instead, he chose to go skydiving with his son, Robert, in Rhode Island. He’s pictured here 10,000 feet above the ground with company owner Dean O’Flaherty. “I just leaned over the edge...
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China Roma Owner Wants Gaming Parlor

July 26, 2012
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It’s looks as if Broadway is headed the way of Monte Carlo as the owner of China Roma Restaurant has proposed to set up a separate gaming business – creating a parlor for patrons to use the infamous phone card machines in yet another loophole casino. After being severely chided by License Commission Chair...
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Fire Alarm Empties Showcase Cinema Monday Night Showing

July 26, 2012
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Hundreds of movie goers were made to vacate the Revere Showcase Cinema complex Monday night when a fire alarm went off inside the theater. The exit from the various theaters was orderly, according to those who were there. And there was security and police present, they said. On first hearing the alarm as they...
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Millions at Stake: Thrifty Car Rental Dollars Could Be Lost in Relocation

July 26, 2012
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One wouldn’t think that a steel-framed parking garage going up at Logan Airport would have much to do with the City of Revere, but that facility under construction at Logan could completely break the City if some sort of compromise isn’t reached – and quickly. The steel-framed facility going up at Logan Airport is...
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Sewerage Dispute

July 26, 2012
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As Revere residents are forced to pay exorbitant water and sewer bills to clean up Boston Harbor and Revere Beach, the Lynn Water and Sewer Commission (LWSC) continues to dump raw sewage onto Revere’s beaches during heavy rain events. That situation has existed for some time and is permitted, but just about everyone on...
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The Summer of 2012

July 26, 2012
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The tragedy in Colorado has touched Americans in different ways everywhere during this otherwise lovely summer of 2012. At the Showcase Cinema complex in Revere Monday evening the theaters were evacuated during a showing of Batman. Some theater goers were terrified as they exited the theaters for what apparently turned out to be a...
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