Pomp and Circumstance

June 25, 2016
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Pomp and Circumstance

Members of the Revere High School Class of 2016 file into Harry Dello Russo Stadium for graduation
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Sail on Seniors

June 25, 2016
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Sail on Seniors

RHS seniors enjoy a cruise on Boston’s Odyssey last week as one of there final events prior to graduation night Thursday, June 9th. Shown from left: Gabrielle Cammarata, Steven Noel, Maxx Anderson, Daniel Murphy, Kevin Chiles, Ally Hinojosa, and Vanessa Leone.
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Fire Chief Doherty Retires after 40 Years Down

June 25, 2016
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Fire Chief Doherty Retires after 40 Years Down

By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s been 40 years since Eugene Doherty first donned his firefighters’ turncoat and helmet. This past Sunday, June 12, Doherty officially retired from the Revere Fire Department with the rank of chief. Doherty, who is 64 years, old is mandated to retire at age 65 as the fire chief because...
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Under Review:Councillors to Hold Hearings on City Budget

June 25, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Mayor Brian Arrigo presented his first budget to the city council touting it as a blueprint for the city to move forward with. Arrigo said the proposed FY17 budget, which begins on July 1, will be $143,003,411 prior to state assessments and is a 2.13 percent increase over last year’s...
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Two-Way Tolling Returns to Tobin Bridge in Summer

June 25, 2016
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By Seth Daniel A top state transportation official apologized to drivers last week after a Boston media outlet reported that tolling in both directions on the Mystic/Tobin Bridge is set to roll out this year – a plan that could have a significant effect on Revere drivers. Tom Tinlin of the state Department of...
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Cambridge Man Arrested for Assault at Belle Isle Marsh

June 25, 2016
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By John Lynds While investigators continue to try to connect the death of 83-year-old Daniel Pepe, of East Boston to an attack of an elderly man three days later, State Police have arrested a Cambridge man with a lengthy record in connection with the latter crime. Michael Bruzzese, of Cambridge, formerly of Hingham, was...
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Developers Come Back for A Second Time

June 25, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Several months ago, Redgate developers of One North in Chelsea, came to Revere looking to develop the former Shaw’s site on Revere Beach Parkway. This time developers are not only making a presentation to the City Council, but they are making presentations at public meetings for both Ward 2, which...
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News Briefs

June 25, 2016
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MAYOR’S CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER SEEKS TEMPORARY WAIVER In an ongoing battle over residency for non-contract city employees, the City Council received a letter at Monday night’s meeting from Mayor Brian Arrigo asking for a temporary waiver of the residency rule for Omar Boukili, the mayor’s chief administrative officer. The letter said he had been...
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Police Briefs 06-15-2016

June 25, 2016
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MONDAY, JUNE 6 Carlos A. Cardoza, 43, of 263 Park Ave., was arrested on charges of operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor (2nd offense), negligent operation of a motor vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident after causing property damage, and resisting arrest. Jennie J. Durbano-Cataldo, 38, of 67...
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Congratulations,Chief Doherty

June 25, 2016
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Gene Doherty has retired as the chief of the Revere Fire Department, ending a distinguished 46-year career in the profession. Every day on the job Gene Doherty brought his best and he understood the strong fraternity that is firefighting. At Sunday’s Firefighters Memorial Ceremony, Speaker Robert A. DeLeo said that firefighters are heroes and...
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Lacrosse,Softball Programs are on the Rise at Revere High School

June 25, 2016
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We had the distinct pleasure of sitting down with Revere High lacrosse coach Steve Magno this week and talking about the success of his program and the emergence of junior Eddie Sullivan as the most prolific scorer in the Northeastern Conference. What became obvious from our conversation was how passionate coach Magno is about...
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Sports 06-15-2016

June 25, 2016
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Revere High Lacrosse Accolades Sullivan named NEC Offensive Player of the Year By Cary Shuman Revere High lacrosse coach Steve Magno was asked what his superb junior attackman, Eddie Sullivam does best on the field. “He scores goals,’ Magno answered unhesitatingly. You can say that again. Sullivan just finished a record-breaking junior season for...
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Obituaries 06-15-2016

June 25, 2016
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Leon DeRosa, Sr. 40 Year member of Revere Elks Leon DeRosa, Sr. of East Boston, formerly of Revere, died on June 12. Leon loved his family very much and relished the time spent together.  He enjoyed visiting hobby shops and had a collection of model trains.  Leon was an avid sports fan with hockey being his...
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Celebrating 72nd Anniversary

June 10, 2016
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Celebrating 72nd Anniversary

State Representative RoseLee Vincent recently visited with longtime Point of Pines residents Joe and Dot James to present an official citation from the Massachusetts House of Representatives in honor of their 72nd wedding anniversary. Additionally, Rep. Vincent recognized Dot on the occasion of her 91st birthday. Joe and Dot have been staples of our...
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This Is Not Going to Hurt

June 10, 2016
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This Is Not Going to Hurt

Dr. David Dunn of North Shore Animal Clinic gives a rabies vaccine shot to James Brickley’s dog, Diamond, this past Saturday morning at the Revere Central Fire Station on Broadway. The rabies clinic has been running this event for the past 25 years in conjunction with the City and Animal Control Officer Anthony Masiello....
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RHS Graduates Receive Diplomas on Thursday

June 10, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The 111th graduation exercises of the Revere High School (RHS) will take place this Thursday, June 9, at the Harry Della Russo Stadium as some 400 graduates walk across the stage to receive their diplomas. This year’s class features students attending numerous prestigious colleges and universities, including Wellesley, MIT, Georgetown, and...
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State Police Investigate Incidents Occurring at Belle Isle Marsh

June 10, 2016
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Troopers from the State Police Revere Barracks and the State Police Detective Unit for Suffolk County are investigating an assault that occurred Wednesday, June 1 at the Belle Isle Marsh Reservation on the Revere-East Boston line, as well as an incident three days earlier that same location that caused fatal injuries to an elderly...
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Rising to the Occasion:Hinojosa’s Home Run Powers RHS to 8-5 win

June 10, 2016
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By Cary Shuman It’s not often that you get a second chance in the State Tournament against the same opponent but Revere senior Ally Hinojosa made the most of that rare opportunity.   One year ago Hinojosa made the last out in a tough loss to Westford Academy. Turn the clock ahead to Saturday...
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Conexions Program Celebrates 20 Years

June 10, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Twenty years ago, Kim Hanton and Judy LeMoine among others in the mental health industry noticed a gap in services available to those seeking help with recovery from drug or alcohol abuse. Now, 20 years later the Conexions evening program, a division of North Suffolk Mental Health, is celebrating a...
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News Briefs

June 10, 2016
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COUNCILLOR NOVOSELSKY ANNOUNCES COMMUNITY MEETINGS The next Ward 2 Crime Watch committee meeting with Ward 2 Councillor Ira Novoselsky and local residents will be held on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 6 PM at the Hyman Tower Community Room, 50 Walnut Avenue.  At this meeting, Officer Ken Bruker will discuss the evaluation and installation...
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Police Briefs 06-08-2016

June 10, 2016
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FRIDAY, MAY 27 Thomas A. Caterina, 52, of 911 Broadway, was arrested on charges of assault & battery and assault & battery by means of a dangerous weapon. A 16 year old juvenile was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Paul A. Zammuto, 40, of Lynn, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Sara Ricardo, 29,...
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Letters to the Editor

June 10, 2016
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Pleased with Mayor Arrigo Dear Editor: Six months into his term, Mayor Brian Arrigo seems to have done everything in his power to keep the promise he made to the voters of Revere, which was to bring accountability to Revere City Hall. While it might be a little early to put his name in...
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Impact of Charter Schools on Revere

June 10, 2016
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By Dianne Kelley, Carol Tye and Paul Dakin As the statewide debate over the expansion of charter schools continues and November’s ballot question to lift the existing cap on charter schools looms, it’s important to consider the impact of charter schools on Revere. This year alone, charter schools will siphon off $1,787,210 in funds...
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Congratulations,RHS Class of 2016

June 10, 2016
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Graduation exercises for the Revere High School Class of 2016 will be held Thursday evening. For our community, high school graduation time is a city-wide celebration, even for those who do not have children or relatives among the graduates. All of us take pride in the accomplishments of our graduates, for we know that...
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