RHS Baseball Team in Action

April 28, 2011
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The RHS baseball team travels to Gloucester (today) Wednesday and hosts Winthrop Friday. The Patriots will host Danvers Monday and Saugus next Wednesday.  

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FBI Raids Law Office

April 20, 2011
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FBI Raids Law Office

Journal reporters didn’t have to go far to find the news last Thursday morning as Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents raided the Citizens Bank Building on Broadway (where the Journal offices are located) – seemingly focusing on an attorney in the building. Agents arrived in five or more cars around 9 a.m. Thursday,...

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Blessing

April 20, 2011
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Blessing

Cardinal Sean O’Malley celebrated Mass at Immaculate Conception Church on Beach Street last Sunday, drawing several hundred Parishioners for a Spanish-language Mass. O’Malley chooses one Parish each year to celebrate Palm Sunday, and this year he chose to come to Revere. IC Pastor George Szal said, “I have never seen the church so full....

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Tragic Training: Reath Turns Personal Tragedy into a Local Fitness Company

April 20, 2011
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Tragic Training: Reath Turns Personal Tragedy into a Local Fitness Company

It was a personal tragedy that brought Pines resident Jodi Reath into the world of fitness. And now, using that tragedy as a motivation, Reath is preparing to make it her business to concentrate on the health of others – launching her own company, Millions of Muscles, and a series of fitness boot camps...

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Mayor Ambrosino Set to Schedule Termination Hearing

April 20, 2011
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Mayor Tom Ambrosino said that he would be scheduling a termination hearing for Officer Todd Randall before next Tuesday. Police Chief Terence Reardon has apparently already served Randall with a letter indicating that he will be suspended for five days without pay – the maximum amount of time the chief is allowed to suspend...

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Connecticut Lender Pays $1.7M to Keep Ocean Club Property

April 20, 2011
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-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com A foreclosure auction of prime Revere Beach property ended up where it started last Thursday morning – back in the hands of a national construction financing company. The vacant land at 526 Boulevard – directly across from the Beach – was the former site of the now-defunct Ocean Club project....

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Police Briefs 04-20-2011

April 20, 2011
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Monday, April 11 A 15-year-old juvenile was charged with possession of a Class D drug with intent to distribute. Tuesday, April 12 Alexander Imbriano, 53, of East Boston, was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Wednesday, April 13 No Arrests Reported Thursday, April 14 Arias Cabral, 39, of Lynn was charged...

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Thank You Mr. Speaker

April 20, 2011
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Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo has ordered his leadership to officially begin discussing an expanded gaming bill at the beginning of May. We applaud the speaker for beginning this important push. This comes as great news locally, as an expanded gambling bill passed this year would likely lead to a casino at Suffolk...

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City Clean-up Effort

April 20, 2011
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It has been a long time since anyone in public office in this city has attempted to organize the city, by ward no less, for a city wide attack on trash. Yet this is exactly what Councillor Dan Rizzo is attempting to do. It is a true grass roots effort with the main impetus...

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RHS Baseball Team Shows some Good Signs

April 20, 2011
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Although the Revere High baseball team dropped three games during the past week, the Patriots showed some encouraging signs of possible good things to come. After falling by a 9-0 margin in the season opener last Wednesday at Lynn Classical in which Classical’s hurler Gauthier spun a perfect game, fanning 12 Patriots, until senior...

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Boys Tennis Team Nets Win over Lynn English

April 20, 2011
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The Revere High boys tennis team earned its first win of the season with a 3-2 victory over Lynn English last week. Leading the way for Coach Mike Flynn’s squad was senior captain and first singles player Malak Mossadek, who disposed of his English rival in straight sets, 6-3, 6-1. Also posting triumphs over...

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Tough Start for RHS Softball Team

April 20, 2011
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The Revere High softball team dropped both of its contests this past week, falling to Lynn Classical, 12-0, last Friday and then to Beverly, 11-5, on the holiday. Some fielding miscues by the Lady Patriots early in the Beverly contest allowed the Lady Panthers to grab a lead which Revere was unable overcome. The...

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Girls Tennis Team is Gaining Experience

April 20, 2011
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Although the Revere High girls tennis team dropped both of its opening matches last week to Saugus and Lynn Classical, RHS head coach Carla Maniscalco saw some encouraging signs in her young team’s performances. The coach noted that in the loss to Saugus last week, the Lady Patriots dropped their first sets by wide...

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Obituaries 04-20-2011

April 20, 2011
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Edward Wall Sr. Boston Globe retiree Edward O. Wall Sr. of Beachmont-Revere, died on April 15. A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was a retired employee of the Boston Globe with more than 40 years of service; a Life Member of the Boston Sterotype Union #2, a former member of the...

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RHS Boys Track Team Rolls Past Saugus

April 20, 2011
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Mike Fitzpatrick, Vin DiChiara, and Vito Licata won two events each and the RHS boys track team took 10 of 15 events on the day to roll to a 96-40 victory over Saugus last Monday in their season opening meet. Licata won the shotput with a heave of 39-5 and the discus with a...

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Renowned Architect Designs a New Pedestrian Bridge for Revere Beach

April 13, 2011
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Renowned Architect Designs a New Pedestrian Bridge for Revere Beach

-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com There are a number of images on Revere Beach that define the three-mile stretch. There’s Kelly’s Roast Beef, the Pavilions, the large clock and, of course, the Reinstein Bandstand. Now, there’s about to be a new, more modern, icon for the Beach – a pedestrian bridge designed by a world-renowned...

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Rice Pleads not Guilty, Calls Allegations ‘Politically Motivated’

April 13, 2011
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Rice Pleads not Guilty, Calls Allegations ‘Politically Motivated’

-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Former Library Director Bob Rice Jr. pleaded “not guilty” to 21 counts of larceny, embezzlement and fraud during his arraignment Wednesday, April 6 in Boston’s Suffolk Superior Court.   However, it wasn’t what he said during the 10-minute arraignment, but rather what he said afterward in the hallway to reporters,...

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RPD Officer Charged with Lying to the FBI

April 13, 2011
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-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents arrested Revere Police Officer Todd Randall yesterday (Tuesday) morning at his Revere home for lying to FBI agents – specifically about an incident where he accepted money from a cooperating witness in order to “fix” a pending case in Chelsea District Court. The FBI...

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McKinley Project Wins Key State Approval

April 13, 2011
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-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com The ball is officially rolling on the new McKinley School as the state School Building Authority (MSBA) approved the project for its capital pipeline last week. Getting the school built has been a fight that has lasted several generations, with disgruntled parental advocates whose disappointments stretch back to the 1970s....

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Twice as Effective – Petruccelli and Reinstein Talk to City Council about Expanded Gaming

April 13, 2011
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For the first time in quite a while Senator Anthony Petruccelli shared the spotlight at Revere City Hall with Representative Kathi-Ann Reinstein. Both of our state house leaders spoke to the council Monday night about an expanded gambling bill. Senator Petruccelli is ready to go on his bill and has submitted legislation the governor...

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Baseball Team Opens Season Today at Salem

April 13, 2011
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The Revere High boys of spring open their 2011 season today (Wednesday) at Northeastern Conference rival Salem. Coach Joe Ranno and his crew will get right into the heart of the schedule against their NEC opponents, hosting Lynn Classical this Friday and Beverly Monday morning on the holiday. The Pats will travel to Lynn...

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Softball Team Drops Season Opener at MHS

April 13, 2011
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The Revere High girls softball team dropped its season opener to former Greater Boston League rival Medford, 10-5, Monday afternoon at Medford. The contest began promisingly for the Lady Patriots, who grabbed a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning. After Kat Prince was hit by a pitch to reach first, Lindsay...

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RHS Track and Tennis Schedules

April 13, 2011
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The RHS boys track team traveled to Saugus this past Monday and travels to Beverly next Wednesday.  The girls track team travels to Saugus today (Wednesday) and to Beverly next Wednesday. The girls tennis team plays at Classical today (Wednesday), at Saugus tomorrow, and at Winthrop next Wednesday. The boys tennis team played at...

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Police Briefs 04-13-2011

April 13, 2011
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MONDAY, APRIL 4 Robert D. Maguire Jr., 33, of 24 Yeamans St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6 Keith P. Kyle, 31, of 4 Rand St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Brian Mercado, 17, of 84 Atwood St., was arrested on charges of trespassing and malicious destruction of property over...

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