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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Halloween At The Whelan School

November 3, 2010
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Halloween At The Whelan School

Garrett Seth Loring came to school dressed as Norman Rockwell for Friday’s Halloween Parade at the Whelan School. This year for Halloween, older students were challenged to make the holiday a learning experience. Many students did research projects on famous historical figures and then dressed up like them for Halloween. Loring and his parents...

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RHS student’s artwork featured on cover of ‘Madama Butterfly’ program at the Cutler Magestic

November 3, 2010
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RHS student’s artwork featured on cover of ‘Madama Butterfly’ program at the Cutler Magestic

When Richard Trimarchi and several other Revere students walked through the doors of Boston’s Cutler Majestic Theatre last Friday night to see ‘Madama Butterfly,’ they were handed programs. On the cover of those programs was a design done by Trimarchi that was inspired by Puccini’s classic operatic tale. The director of the production –...

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Former mayor, longtime city councillor is said to be ‘stable but gravely ill’ at the Youville Hospital

November 3, 2010
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Former mayor, longtime city councillor is said to be ‘stable but gravely ill’ at the Youville Hospital

Word spread quickly Monday and Tuesday that Councillor George V. Colella – once the longest serving mayor in the city’s history – was gravely ill at Youville Hospital in Cambridge. Friends and confidants who had visited him Tuesday said he was “stable but gravely ill,” and that his family was with him. Virtually everyone...

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Empty feeling – List of abandoned properties is expanding

November 3, 2010
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If there were any questions whether or not the continuing national housing crisis has improved in Revere, those questions were answered recently when the City released its annual vacant building list – revealing the disheartening news that more than 100 buildings and homes were identified as vacant or abandoned. The city began compiling the...

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Boys cross country team wins NEC South Division championship

November 3, 2010
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The Revere High boys cross country team clinched an outright championship of the Northeastern Conference’s South Division with a 17-42 victory over Salem last Tuesday. The win improved RHS Coach Mike Flynn’s Patriots’ record to a perfect 5-0 against their South Division rivals. “This a great achievement for our program and I’m very proud...

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Soccer girls qualify for state tournament

November 3, 2010
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With the Revere High football, boys cross country, and boys soccer teams drawing most of the attention on the local sports scene, the Lady Patriot soccer team quietly has been going about its business in its quest for a state tournament berth. However, Coach Natalie Lyons’s Lady Patriots are ready to make some noise...

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RHS boys soccer earns two more wins

November 3, 2010
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The Revere High boys soccer team added two more notches on its belt with victories over Winthrop and Swampscott last week. Coach Nick Tower’s Patriots now stand at a lofty 10-3-4 mark and were set to close out their regular season Monday against non league rival Lowell. After that, they will await their seeding...

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Girls cross country team defeats Salem

November 3, 2010
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The Revere High girls cross country season concluded its 2010 dual meet campaign with a 23-35 victory at Salem last Tuesday. “Salem has designed a new course, which was quite challenging,” said RHS head coach Katie Sinnott, who noted that, “Emily DeVeau was our most improved runner and ran a great race. She outkicked...

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Necco’s Dilemma – If one door closes, others will open

November 3, 2010
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You can’t be expected to run a candy company without sugar but this is what the Necco Company has apparently been trying to do for quite some time. In fact, the future for Revere’s largest employer and taxpayer, looks grimmer than the sugar jar being empty. About 500 jobs are on the line and...

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Halloween – Doom and gloom rules

November 3, 2010
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This Halloween more kids dressed entirely in black than ever before. It was noted that Spiderman costumes were hard to find and that the dark and bleak costuming of ghoulish and ghostlike figures or zombies is a sign of the times. That is, the costumes worn by so many kids this year did not...

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Arrest Report 11-03-2010

November 3, 2010
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TUESDAY, OCT. 26 A 16 year old juvenile was arrested on charges of breaking & entering in the nighttime with intent to commit a felony and three counts of receiving stolen property over $250. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 27 Russell Edward Bouche, 27, of Chelsea, was arrested on charges of shoplifting and receiving stolen property under...

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Obituaries 11-03-2010

November 3, 2010
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Ralph Aucella Engineer, former owner of Donnelly Electric & Manufacturing Ralph Aucella of Chelmsford, formerly of Roslindale and Revere, died peacefully on October 26 after a very brief illness at the Wingate of Lowell. He was 95 years old. A US Marine Corps veteran of World War II, who served from January of 1934...

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Spooky House

October 28, 2010
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Spooky House

The are haunted houses around Revere and then there are terrifyingly spooky houses like John DiLiegro’s "spooky" house at 73 Aurelia Sylvia Dr. The house has everything Halloween, including a graveyard, zombies, witches, a two story ghost and numerous other scary vestiges of Halloween. For an even better view of the set up, drive...

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Video vanguard Squire Road studio played host to most popular campaign ad of the year; bigger things on the horizon

October 27, 2010
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Video vanguard Squire Road studio played host to most popular campaign ad of the year; bigger things on the horizon

One of the hottest new political commercials in the nation had its roots right on Squire Road at the Sound & Media Vision studios. Republican 4th Congressional District challenger Sean Bielat released one of the most talked about campaign ads of the season last week that portrayed sitting Congressman Barney Frank (D-Newton) disco dancing....

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