Can’t stay away

April 28, 2011
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After last week’s large drug bust on Yeamans Street, one man apparently was willing to do anything to get to his alleged former source. One of the apartments  that was raided as a result of the drug bust had been closed off and was vacant. However, last Saturday morning around 10 a.m., several people...

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The FBI in Revere – It Remains to be Seen What Visit Really Means

April 28, 2011
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For quite some time – for well over a year – the FBI has been a constant visitor to Revere. There have been obvious, repeated FBI visits to Revere City Hall and to other locations in the city. At city hall, the FBI has visited the Building Department on at least a half dozen...

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A Good Idea – Drive-Through Proposal is Sound

April 28, 2011
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The owner of Honey Dew Donuts has petitioned the city government for a drive-through for its location on Squire Road. Our observation of this request is that it doesn’t vary at all from what presently exists on at least a half dozen locations of that busy commercial strip. There is a Dunkin Donuts with...

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Bagel Bin

April 28, 2011
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On Shirley Avenue, down at the Bagel Bin, the menu has changed and so too have the hours of operation. The restaurant has been entirely redone and it is looking and feeling more welcoming and comfortable than ever before. At nighttime the new name of the Bagel Bin will be: “The Bin.” The owners...

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Attorney Jay Paul Satin

April 28, 2011
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Last week, when Attorney John Molloy’s office in the Citizens  Bank Building was investigated by the FBI – about 6 FBI agents spent most of the day inside his office and ultimately removed boxes of files – all eyes were on Mr. Molloy. We later reported that the FBI had visited the office of...

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Ocean Club Sold, Again

April 28, 2011
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The Ocean Club property at the crescent of Revere Beach was sold at auction, again, last week for $1.7 million. This was the former property of developer Steve Fustolo, a great guy who came along just as the market was turning and got himself into what came to be known as the Ocean Club....

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Big Meeting on Health Insurance

April 28, 2011
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Revere was the host last Friday of a meeting of municipal and school leaders a well as community leaders who are calling on legislators to vote for  Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo’s municipal health insurance reform proposal, which was discussed by these leaders at the Rumney Marsh Academy. Mayor Ambrosino led the leaders,...

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Sports 04-28-2011

April 28, 2011
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The Revere High softball team reeled off three straight victories by convincing margins this past week, accumulating 47 runs in the three contests against Lynn English, Waltham, and Peabody. Last Wednesday’s 15-0 whitewashing of Northeastern Conference rival Lynn English saw Lady Patriot hurler Briana Lauletta spin a two hit shutout in which she fanned...

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Track Boys Make it Two Straight Wins

April 28, 2011
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The Revere High boys track team made it two for two thus far this season with a 73-58 win over Beverly last Wednesday. Although Coach Jack Mosko’s Patriots captured first place in only six of the 15 events (Beverly did not compete in the 4 x 100 relay) , the superior depth and overall...

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Boy Tennis Team Nets Another Win

April 28, 2011
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The Revere High boys tennis won its second match of the season with a 5-0 whitewashing of Lynn Classical last Thursday in a match played at Winthrop High, which is serving as the home court for the Patriots this season. Malak Mossadek, playing in the first singles spot, got the Pats off to a...

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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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