Lights, Camera Action at RHS

May 29, 2013
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The halls of Revere High School (RHS) have become a movie set. And more often than not, the culprits behind what has become a filming frenzy at the high school is the new Media Club – which just last week learned it won a statewide award for its submission highlighting the state’s school breakfast...
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Good News for Local Beach Goers

May 29, 2013
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The report card that came out Sunday by Save the Harbor/Save the Bay certainly comes as good news for local beach goers. Revere Beach was the cleanest beach in the metro Boston area. And for many residents, the only relief from the summer heat comes at cooling down at this beach. A little more...
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Senior Prom

May 29, 2013
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It hardly seems that it was almost 20 years ago, that Representative William Reinstein came up with an idea to have a Senior Prom for Revere’s senior citizens. To many of today’s Revere’s residents, the name William Reinstein is just something that might be on the Revere Beach bandstand or other public buildings. But...
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Softball Team Awaits Tourney Seeding, Foe

May 29, 2013
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The Revere High softball team, which finished the year with a fine 12-8 record, was awaiting word yesterday (Tuesday) of their seeding and opening round opponent for the Division 1 North Sectional of the MIAA State Softball Tournament. Although the Lady Patriots had punched their ticket for a  Journey to the Tourney two weeks...
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Obituaries 05-29-2013

May 29, 2013
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Phyllis Antonelli 60 Year Revere Resident, formerly of Chelsea Phyllis M. (Reid) Antonelli of Revere, formerly of Chelsea, died at her Revere home following a long illness on May 22. She was 84 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, she attended Chelsea Schools and came to Revere in 1953. Her beloved husband, Rocco...
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Over the Rainbow

May 22, 2013
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Over the Rainbow

Two kites fly high at Revere’s annual Kite Festival held on Revere Beach this past Sunday.
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Who Will Be Revere’s Biggest Loser?

May 22, 2013
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Who Will Be Revere’s Biggest Loser?

Lines formed around the Planet Fitness with contestants in hopes that they would be picked for this season’s Biggest Loser.
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Pay Raises Still Stalled at Council

May 22, 2013
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City Councillors and Mayor Dan Rizzo continued their pointed discussions on Monday about substantial raises that have been requested for three non-union City Hall employees. Last week, Rizzo submitted a late communication calling for an ordinance change that would give raises to four employees who were believed not to be part of a union....
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Memorial Day 2013: A Time for Even Soldiers to Cry

May 22, 2013
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There are no tears on the warpath. In fact, soldiers aren’t allowed to cry or mourn in the slightest for their fallen fellow warriors for fear that it may compromise their mission or disturb their mental focus. That’s a pretty solid rule in the military, save for one exception. That exception is Memorial Day....
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Councillors in Favor of Elderly Housing at Fenno’s Corner

May 22, 2013
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A new project to demolish the old, historic Reardon’s Pub building on Fenno’s Corner and replace it with a five-story elderly housing building was greeted with enthusiasm and relief by city councillors and several area seniors. “This is a long time coming,” said well-known senior advocate Rose Napolitano. “If you come up and down...
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Local Police and Firefighters Earn Praise for Saving Man’s Life

May 22, 2013
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Several Revere Police Officers and Firefighters are being singled out this week for a miraculous lifesaving effort on Broadway last Wednesday afternoon, May 15th, on a young man who was in the clutches of death from a heroin overdose. The scene unfolded about 1 p.m. in the middle of the street in full view...
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Memorial Day

May 22, 2013
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Memorial Day usually is the unofficial start of the all too brief summer in New England.  Temperatures become hotter and days also become longer.   For many grade school students, Memorial Day means that the end of the school year is in sight with only weeks remaining of books, teachers and homework. The deeper meaning...
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Police Briefs 05-22-2013

May 22, 2013
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MONDAY, MAY 13 Carrie Anne Jaynes, 32, of 240 Cooledge St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of larceny by check over $250 and forgery. Adam Derebala, 20, of Revere, was arrested on a charge of illegal possession of a knife in violation of the city ordinance. TUESDAY, MAY 14 Edgar...
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Softball Team Wins Three Games to Reach State Tourney

May 22, 2013
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The Revere High softball team enjoyed a highly-successful week, winning three of its four contests to qualify for the post- season state tournament for the second year in a row. “The girls are playing very well in all aspects of the game,” said RHS head coach Joe Ciccarello of his squad, which now stands...
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Obituaries 05-22-2013

May 22, 2013
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James Michael Badolato Gifted Artist and Talented Musician James  Michael Badolato, formerly of Revere, died on May 12.  He was 51 years old. Born and raised in Revere, he graduated from Revere High School in 1979 and was currently working at Fresh City in Newton. Jimmy was a kind and creative person with an...
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It’s Plantin’ Time

May 15, 2013
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It’s Plantin’ Time

Aucella Court resident Norina Colannino turns over her garden to prepare for planting during last week’s warm and sunny weather. She said she has already started her seeds and will be planting tomatoes and Swiss chard this year. She’s lived there for 50 years, since moving over from Eastie. She said the Colannino family...
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City’s Signature Tree

May 15, 2013
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City’s Signature Tree

Each May, the flowering pear trees that now line many of Revere’s roads and developments bloom very distinctly – making them the City’s signature tree. The aesthetically pleasing results are the fruits of City planners over the last 25 years persistently requiring them for each and every project.
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Rizzo to Wynn:’No Thank You’

May 15, 2013
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Wynn Resorts is known for palatial entrances to its resort properties and warm welcomes for its guests, but it will get none of that red carpet treatment from Revere. Mayor Dan Rizzo said the company hasn’t contacted him about negotiating a surrounding community agreement, and he said he probably wouldn’t take the call if...
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Time Limits for Public Housing Units Under Consideration

May 15, 2013
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All over the country, public housing officials agree that many of their residents often suffer from a feeling of entitlement that leads to generations of family members residing in public housing and blocking the way for other needy families who are on wait lists that can span up to 10 years. Now, President Barack...
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Candidates Pull Nomination Papers

May 15, 2013
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As people began to pull papers this week for the City Election season, two seasoned challengers have emerged in the Councillor-at-large race, and a Ward 5 primary election looks to be all but certain. Nomination papers became available at City Hall last Wednesday, May 8th, for the offices of Ward Councillor (six seats), Councillor-at-large...
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Proposed Pay Raises Causes Concerns

May 15, 2013
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“Blindsided” was the word most commonly used by City Councillors Monday evening when describing a last-minute communication from Mayor Dan Rizzo that sought to change the City’s salary ordinance so four non-union department heads could gain significant salary increases. In fact, when the matter was brought up at the end of the meeting, councillors...
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Police Briefs 05-15-2013

May 15, 2013
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MONDAY, MAY 6 Michael T. Aiden, 39, of Reading, was arrested on a charge of assault & battery. David E. Penney, 47, of 376 Ocean Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Jeannette Ashley Hardy, 22, of 80 Park Ave.,  was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Raymond DeFranzo, 21, of 36 Roosevelt St., was arrested...
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Softball Team Defeats Two Top NEC Rivals

May 15, 2013
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The Revere High softball team earned a pair of big victories this past week, defeating Northeastern Conference foes Winthrop and Lynn Classical, both of whom are at the top of the standings in the NEC. In addition, the twin wins boosted the Lady Patriots over the .500 mark to 7-6, significantly improving their chances...
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Obituaries 05-15-2013

May 15, 2013
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Mario Pulicari Worked at Omni Parker House in Boston Mario A. Pulicari of Revere died on May 10. A late employee of the Omni Parker House in Boston, he was the beloved brother of Joseph Pulicari and his wife, Karen of Saugus, Genevieve ‘Jean’ Dacey and her late husband, Robert of Revere and Ronald...
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