December 7, 1941 – A day that would live in infamy

December 8, 2010
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President Franklin Roosevelt called the surprise Japanese attack of Pearl Harbor a day that will live in infamy. On this, the 69th anniversary of the attack, it remains just that – a day we should never forget. It is ironic that so deadly an attack on us caused a sleeping giant to awaken and...

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Arrest Report 12-08-2010

December 8, 2010
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Monday, Nov. 29 Joanna Herrera, 26, of 1123 Parkway, was arrested on a warrant. Rafael Jesus Montero, 22, of Everett, was charged with trafficking in cocaine, conspiracy and falsifying a motor vehicle document. Gilberto Cruz Padilla, 24, of San Ysidro, CA, was charged with trafficking in cocaine and conspiracy. Juvenile, a 16-year-old juvenile was...

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Obituaries 12-08-2010

December 8, 2010
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Stephen Fusco Auto Mechanic Stephen A. Fusco died unexpectedly at his Revere home on December 5. He was 55 years old. Born and raised in Revere, he was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1973. Most of his working career was as a mechanic for several area auto dealerships. He was the...

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RPD assists in unprecedented cocaine bust – Shipment most likely originated in Mexico

December 1, 2010
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RPD assists in unprecedented cocaine bust – Shipment most likely originated in Mexico

It looked like just a typical semi-trailer on Railroad Avenue, but after law enforcement authorities were finished Monday evening, they had found in that tractor trailer the largest amount of cocaine seized in the history of the Commonwealth – some 89 kilograms or nearly 200 pounds. “This was a monumental seizure of cocaine,” said...

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Track owes federal government as well as city

December 1, 2010
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Wonderland Greyhound Park’s tax problem encompasses more than just the City of Revere. In a recent posting in the Boston Business Journal, Wonderland Greyhound Park was given legal notice that it owes the federal government, specifically the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), nearly $123,000. That puts the City in second position to collect Wonderland’s outstanding...

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The ‘W’ generation – For the first time in 22 years, the Patriots defeat Winthrop on Thanksgiving morning

December 1, 2010
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The Revere Patriots began this season 3-0 for the first time since head coach Lou Cicatelli played on the team in the early 1980s. But on Thanksgiving Day they accomplished an even more important feat, beating their arch-rival, the Winthrop Vikings, on Thanksgiving Day for the first time in 22 years. “It was a...

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Arrest Report 12-01-2010

December 1, 2010
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Monday, November 22 Keith Braveman, 22, of 4 Green St., was charged with assault and battery. Cody Milligan, 18, of 141 Bradstreet Ave, was arrested on one warrant. Debra Valentine, 53, of 48 Jones Rd, was charged with shoplifting. Juvenile, a 16-year-old was charged with being a minor transporting liquor. Tuesday, November 23 Chun...

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Obituaries 12-01-2010

December 1, 2010
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Marie Giuffre Longtime City Hall employee Marie (Gigante) Giuffre of Revere, formerly of the West End, died on November 27. She was employed in the collectors department at Revere City Hall for more than 25 years. The beloved wife of Raymond Giuffre with whom she shared 62 years of marriage, she was the loving...

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Revere beats archrival Winthrop, 28-22, in OT thriller on Thanksgiving Day at Della Russo Stadium, Nov. 25, 2010

December 1, 2010
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Revere beats archrival Winthrop, 28-22, in OT thriller on Thanksgiving Day at Della Russo Stadium, Nov. 25, 2010

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Castles And The Revere Schools

November 24, 2010
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Castles And The Revere Schools

Students from the Revere High School Marketing Internship Program and Health and Fitness Internship Program present a contribution to CASTLES . Students who learn about marketing or health and fitness, in after school programs sponsored by MGH/RevereCARES , raised money during the annual Walk for Health. Pictured from left to right: RHS Advisors Doreen...

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Home delivery – Couple gives birth at their home in Beachmont; father does a skillful job of catching little ‘fastball’

November 24, 2010
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Home delivery – Couple gives birth at their home in Beachmont; father does a skillful job of catching little ‘fastball’

At a time when residents of the city stop to take stock in what they are thankful for, there are many common thoughts. Many are thankful that they have a home. Even more are grateful to have three square meals a day. A great number of people thank God for their health. One Beachmont...

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City has to shore up budget deficit with millions from Rainy Day Fund

November 24, 2010
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Property taxes will increase less drastically this year than in previous years, but city leaders had to use millions in reserves to make ends meet. To meet this years fiscal year 2011 budget, Mayor Tom Ambrosino said they would have to tax to the levy limit and then shore up a huge deficit by...

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Patriots hope to end losing streak and finish the season on a high note

November 24, 2010
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Revere head football coach Lou Cicatelli said this week that his players aren’t looking back at the missed opportunities of their 3-7 season. Rather, the Revere Patriots are focused on the things that went right this season. Revere had its first 3-0 start to a season in more than 20 years. The running back...

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Thanksgiving 2010

November 24, 2010
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Everything about our lives and about the well-being of our nation has been put in question by the nagging recession that has cost so many jobs and our belief in the banking system and even our belief in our ability as a nation to overcome economic adversity. With Thanksgiving upon us, we agree there...

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Arrest Report 11-24-2010

November 24, 2010
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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16 Bianca R. DiCenso, 22, of 38 Dolphin Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of assault & battery. Dina G. Mantia, 24, of 49 Constitution Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Hocine Belal, 56, of 70 Neponset St., was arrested on a charge of operating a...

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Obituaries 11-24-2010

November 24, 2010
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Sanra Yourawski-Cambria Of East Boston, formerly of Revere Sandra Yourawski-Cambria of East Boston, formerly of Revere, died unexpectedly on November 22. She was the beloved daughter of the late Walter and Caroline ( Sasso) Yourawski; loving mother of Paul Cambria and his wife, Christine, of Peabody and Ronny Cambria and his wife, Jamie, of...

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George V. Colella – A fighter to the end

November 10, 2010
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George V. Colella – A fighter to the end

Last year, following a council meeting in January, Councilor George Colella took a fall on an icy sidewalk after joining colleagues for a bit of Chinese food on Broadway. The fall came in his 82nd year. It would have been a final act for a person of a lesser constitution but not for George....

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Once more with Pride: Revere’s greatest leader, longest serving elected official in the state, dead at 83

November 10, 2010
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Once more with Pride: Revere’s greatest leader, longest serving elected official in the state, dead at 83

The man who invented, re-invented and then refined Revere politics for five decades, current City Councillor George V. Colella, passed away on Sunday, November 7, early in the morning. He was 83. Colella was the longest-serving elected official in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, having been elected to various posts in the City for the...

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A quick wit was the hallmark of Colella’s one-of-a-kind style

November 10, 2010
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A quick wit was the hallmark of Colella’s one-of-a-kind style

It didn’t take long for me to realize that Councillor George V. Colella was a man who didn’t mince words. He was the kind of man that would look you in the face and tell you without flinching that he thought you were doing a very poor job. In fact, at one point many...

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Soccer teams compete in MIAA state tournaments

November 10, 2010
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Boys fall to Lowell There are tough ways to lose a soccer game….and then there are even tougher ways, especially if it happens to you in the state tournament. The Revere High boys soccer team experienced the latter with a 2-1 loss in overtime to Lowell Saturday in the preliminary round of the MIAA...

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George V. Colella – An extraordinary man, an extraordinary life

November 10, 2010
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Well into the twilight of his life, George Colella remained one of the best – known and most highly respected men in this city. His extraordinary political life over the course of more than 50 years was the stuff of legend and it will always be so. It is a rare man indeed whose...

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Arrest Report 11-10-2010

November 10, 2010
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MONDAY, NOV. 1 Martin Montes, 38, of Chelsea, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct, two counts of assault & battery, two counts of assault & battery upon a police officer, and resisting arrest. TUESDAY, NOV. 2 Barbara A. Brown, 23, of 219 Revere St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Glenn Hagan, 18,...

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Obituaries 11-10-2010

November 10, 2010
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Georgette ‘Patty’ Toscano Saugus resident Georgette "Patty" (Hanton) Toscano of Saugus, formerly of East Boston, died on November 7. She was the loving wife of Robert C. Toscano of Saugus; beloved mother of Robert A. Toscano and his wife, Jo Ann, of Woburn, Rhonda Baker and her husband, Anthony, of Everett, Craig Toscano and...

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Gloucester swamps Revere at Harry Della Russo Stadium, 43-18, on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010

November 9, 2010
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Gloucester swamps Revere at Harry Della Russo Stadium, 43-18, on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010

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