Police Briefs 11-18-2015

November 19, 2015
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9 Osman Bonilla-Chavez, 40, of Boston, was arrested on charges of malicious destruction of property over $250, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest. TUESDAY,  NOVEMBER 10 Alex Melendez, 36, of Boston, was arrested on charges of operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor (2nd offense), failing to stop for...
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One Pilgrim’s Journey: From Immaculate Conception to the Holy Father

November 19, 2015
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By Joe McHugh On Sunday, Sept. 27, Pope Francis held a Mass in Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families. I was blessed that my local parish, Immaculate Conception in Revere, organized a pilgrimage and I was able to go. This is one pilgrim’s story. On Saturday night, Sept. 26, we gathered at Immaculate...
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Pop Warner Cheerleaders Win New England Titles

November 19, 2015
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And speaking of sports success stories in the city, what can you say about the Revere Pop Warner A, B, and C cheerleading squads that captured New England titles and earned berths in the National Championships over the past weekend? What you can say is that these young athletes worked hard in preparation for...
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A Great Season

November 19, 2015
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We knew that the Revere High School football team was having a special season and it’s now been confirmed by their outstanding performance on the football field. The RHS Patriots, under the leadership of head coach Lou Cicatelli and his staff of coaches, earned their seventh victory of the season Friday night, matching their...
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Congratulations, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center

November 19, 2015
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We congratulate the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center on being named as one of the “Top Places To Work” in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe. What a great honor it was for EBNHC Chief Executive Officer Manny Lopes, Chair Rita Sorrento, Human Resources Director Linda Dailey, Chief Medical Director Jackie Fuentes, and Vice President...
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Sports 11-18-2015

November 19, 2015
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team defeats English; ends with best record since 1982 The 2015 Revere High football team wrote itself into the history books with Friday night’s 24-6 triumph over Lynn English, recording the Patriots’ seventh victory of the season which marks the first time an RHS grid team has accomplished that feat...
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Obituaries 11-18-2015

November 19, 2015
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George Russell Retired Revere Police Patrolman George A. Russell, retired Revere Police Patrolman, died on November 10 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. He was 91 years old. The husband of the late Eileen M. (Lee) Russell, he was born, raised and was a lifelong resident of Revere, the son of the late John F. and...
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Veterans’ Day Program

November 12, 2015
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Veterans’ Day Program

First grader Anya Maglcski recites the Pledge of Allegiance at the outset of the Paul Revere School’s annual Veterans’ Day program last Thursday, Nov. 5. The program this year was entitled ‘What can you say to a hero?’
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Rizzo Mulls Recount In Mayoral Election:Mayor-Elect Arrigo Starts Creation of Transition Team

November 12, 2015
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Rizzo Mulls Recount In Mayoral Election:Mayor-Elect Arrigo Starts Creation of Transition Team

As Mayor Dan Rizzo decides whether to request a recount of the votes in the Nov. 3 mayoral election, Councilor-at-Large Brian Arrigo has issued a press release in which he “declares victory and pledges unity.” Arrigo won the Nov. 3 mayoral election by a margin of 114 votes. According to Election Commissioner Diane Colella,...
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Voter Identification and Long-Standing Ties Helped Sannella Return to School Committee

November 12, 2015
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When Fred Sannella looked at the election numbers two years ago after finishing just out of the money in the School Committee race, he often scratched his head and wondered what happened. It’s something he said many others also asked him. “Everywhere I went, everyone I talked to, they just kept saying, ‘How did...
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RHS Officials Start Program as Result of Student’s Tweet

November 12, 2015
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School officials are working this week to create a cultural sensitivity program in the wake of a Tweet during school hours last week that was offensive to illegal immigrants. “A student made a disparaging comment on social media about illegal immigrants and the student was on a field trip when it happened,” said Supt....
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Councillors have Light Agenda

November 12, 2015
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The city council met Monday night for a short meeting, the first one since one of the councillors became the mayor-elect last week and a new father the week before. Councillor-at-large and Mayor elect Brian Arrigo was walking on air, beaming as he made his way to his seat, shaking...
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Terranova Celebrates 100th Birtday

November 12, 2015
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He’s well known in Revere as a H.P. Hood milkman and he just celebrated his 100th birthday with friends and family. William S. Terranova was born on October 27, 1915 in Brighton, Mass. He attended Boston College High School for a year but had to withdraw in order to work during the Depression. He...
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Police Briefs 11-11-2015

November 12, 2015
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House Breaks: (5) Augustus Street; Lynnway; Parkway – Lee’s; Campbell Avenue; and Putnam Road. Commercial Breaks: (0) Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (10) *Dale Street; Broadway – Atlantic Auto Body (plate); *Broadway – D&L; Washington Avenue – EZ Liquors; Centennial Avenue (plate); Pomona Street (plate); *Union Street; Parkway – Cronin; Thorndike Street (plate); and Revere Street...
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Letters to the Editor

November 12, 2015
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Thank You for Coming to the Revere Beach Memorial  Dear Editor: The Revere Beach Memorial Planning Committee would like to thank the community for attending and supporting the 9th Annual Revere Beach Memorial. Every year this event grows as we work to remove stigma from both substance use disorders (SUDs) and the pain that...
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Remembering the Sacrifices Made by Men and Women in the Armed Services

November 12, 2015
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By Kevin S. Hill The following speech was made at the Revere Veterans Day Ceremony before the members of the Revere High  School Reserve Officer Training Corps held at Revere High School on November 10, 2015. “Cadet DoSantos – Thank you, On behalf of my family, I want to thank Maj. Bowker, Sgt. Major...
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Let’s Truly Honor Our Veterans

November 12, 2015
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Veteran’s Day originally came into existence shortly after World War I when it was known as Armistice Day, marking the end of what was known then as the Great War on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. In the years since that time, Veteran’s Day has come to encompass...
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Sports 11-11-2015

November 12, 2015
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RhS sports Roundup Patriots host Lynn English Friday evening   The Revere High football team will host Lynn English Friday evening at 7:00 under the lights at Harry Della Russo Stadium. The Patriots dropped a 41-13 decision to a strong Beverly squad this past week in a contest that was much closer than the...
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Obituaries 11-11-2015

November 12, 2015
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Josephine Cannatella Of East Boston Josephine (Cannata) Cannatella of East Boston died on November 1. The beloved wife of the late Joseph P. Cannatella, she was the devoted mother of Joseph Cannatella and his wife, Norma of Nashua, NH, Maria Rodrigues and her husband, Anthony of Norwell, Patricia Minihan and her husband, Paul Trickett...
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Arrigo Elected Mayor:Edges Rizzo by 117 Votes in Tight Election

November 5, 2015
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Arrigo Elected Mayor:Edges Rizzo by 117 Votes in Tight Election

Brian Arrigo, a two-term councillor-at-large, was elected mayor of Revere Tuesday, besting incumbent Dan Rizzo by 117 votes in the hotly contested race that saw more than  10,000 voters go to the polls. In the unofficial final tally, Arrigo received 5,208 votes while Rizzo received 5,091 votes. The race was close throughout the night...
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Four Incumbents Return to Council Seats;Rotondo is Back

November 5, 2015
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Incumbent Councillor-at-Large Jessica Giannino once again topped the ticket in the city council race with 5,292 votes Tuesday. Following her lead was return councillor George Rotondo who garnered 4,531 votes in the councillor at large race. Coming in third was incumbent and former mayor Robert Haas Jr. Grabbing the fourth...
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5 Incumbents Re-Elected to School Comm:Wood Pruitt Loses Seat; Sannella Returns to Bd.

November 5, 2015
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The Revere School Committee will see a return of former School Committee member Fred Sannella  when members take the oath of office in Janaury.  Sannella, a former Revere Public School Principal and School Commmittee member took the sixth seat defeating incumbent Donna Wood Pruit and edging out first time office seeker Gerry Visconti by...
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Group Seeks Medical to Locate Marijuana Dispensery in Revere

November 5, 2015
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Wellness Connection of Massachusetts, Inc. is seeking a special permit to open a medical marijuana treatment center at 44 Railroad St. and will appear before the Revere City Council on Nov. 30. The applicant, formerly Boston Wellness Associates Inc., received a special permit from the city council on Dec....
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Police Briefs 11-04-2015

November 5, 2015
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House Breaks: (6) Roughan Street; Montfern Avenue; Payson Street; Parkway; Beach Street; and Broadsound Avenue. Commercial Breaks: (1) Shirley Avenue – Bagel Bin Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (3) Squire Road (plate); Barrett Street; and Washington Avenue. Motor Vehicle Accidents: (41) Brown Circle (6); Mahoney Circle (3); Copeland Circle; Campbell Avenue; Squire Road; American Legion Hwy;...
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