Police Briefs 07-17-2013

July 18, 2013
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FALLEN POLE CAUSES HAVOC A three-car accident around mid-day on Monday sent a electric pole to the ground and caused a two-hour backup for traffic on both sides of Lee Burbank Highway. A southbound pickup struck another vehicle around 12:48 p.m. on Monday, and careened into another car. They went into a pole that...
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Athletes After Revere High School Paul Norton Looking at This Year to Start at Plymouth State Univ.

July 18, 2013
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It was only a couple of years ago that Paul Norton was dominating under center for the Revere High Patriots. The former Patriot is now a soon-to-be-junior at Plymouth State University, but has yet to start a game as quarterback for the Panthers. Paul, the once glorified star at Revere High, dealt with adversity...
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Obituaries 07-17-2013

July 18, 2013
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Joseph Demetrio Worked in Quality Control Joseph F. Demetrio of Revere died on July 14. Joseph, who worked in Quality Control for an automotive company, was the beloved husband of Louise (DeSimone) Demetrio with whom he shared 62 years of marriage. He was the loving father of Joseph S. Demetrio and his companion, Ann...
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Wondy Pedestrian Bridge, Plaza Opens Quietly

July 10, 2013
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Wondy Pedestrian Bridge, Plaza Opens Quietly

With little fanfare, the fences came down and, finally, the pedestrian bridge and plaza at Wonderland Station opened to the public last week. Now, what looks to be the newest signature landmark for Revere Beach is ready for the eager feet of those headed to the Beach from the MBTA. “We were substantially completed...
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Study: Drugs, Alcohol Are Top Concerns

July 10, 2013
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After an unprecedented 18-month survey of Revere residents, the Mass General Hospital (MGH) released a comprehensive community assessment and, once again, drug and alcohol use in Revere is the top concern. Using a mandate from the Affordable Care Act as an impetus, the hospital began work Dec. 7, 2011 in the communities it serves,...
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Sandsculpting Festival Ready to Start on July 17

July 10, 2013
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With all of the fun and entertainment that has now become part of the Revere Beach National Sandsculpting Festival, one thing that can tend to get lost in the pre-festival publicity is the actual Sandsculpting. However, once the show gets on the road July 17th – marking the Festival’s 10th Anniversary – it will...
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Councillors, Developer Clash over Union Labor

July 10, 2013
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Waterfront Square developer Joe DiGangi told City Councillors at a tense meeting Monday night that he could not get financing to build the 194-unit first leg of the development using all union labor, and therefore had to sell the property to a St. Louis company that is not committed to using union labor. After...
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A Joint Victory

July 10, 2013
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The decision by Global Petroleum officials to withdraw their application to bring Ethanol trains to its Revere/East Boston terminal on tracks running through the communities of Chelsea and Everett certainly comes as good news especially to residents who live near the train tracks or the terminal itself. Last week’s explosion in Canada of crude...
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New Head of DPH Appointed

July 10, 2013
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Secretary of Health and Human Services John Polanowicz announced last week Cheryl Bartlett, a nurse and longtime community health leader, as commissioner of the Department of Public Health (DPH). Bartlett has served as acting DPH commissioner since May. “Cheryl brings a comprehensive understanding of the Commonwealth’s public health needs, which will help her make...
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Police Briefs 07-10-2013

July 10, 2013
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MONDAY, JULY 1 Robert S. Boyd, 23, of Everett, was arrested on charges of assault & battery, assault by means of a dangerous weapon,  carrying a firearm without a license, and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling. Fedson Paul, 21, of Boston, was arrested on charges of illegal possession of a...
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Marisa Parent Has Breakout Season in Soccer

July 10, 2013
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Marisa Parent emerged into the elite echelon of women’s soccer players in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) in her sophomore season. Marisa, a midfielder who previously played for the Revere High Patriots, had a breakout season for the Framingham State Rams in 2012, amassing 17 points via eight goals and an assist....
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Obituaries 07-10-2013

July 10, 2013
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Angel Gonzalez Accident Victim Angel L Gonzalez of Chelsea died by accident on July 3. He was 44 years old. Born in Arroyo, Puerto Rico, Angel passed away tragically late Wednesday evening after being hit while changing a tire in the breakdown lane of Rt. 93 in Windham, New Hampshire. He was the devoted...
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Well Deserved Honor

July 3, 2013
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Well Deserved Honor

Norman Gautreau’s memorial service was held Sunday June 30th. Robert DeLeo, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Norman G. Gautreau Jr, and Robert Upton were the honored speakers that told stories about Norman Gautreau’s family and wonderful art work. Concluding the ceremony they unveiled a plaque in honor of Norman at the Revere Street Pavilion. Pictured above are...
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Global Withdraws Application for Ethanol Trains

July 3, 2013
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Nothing’s ever a done deal. More than two years ago, Revere’s Ed O’Hara listened intently to the television broadcast of an early summer Revere City Council meeting, and after hearing the words “done deal,” he became a sold out opponent of Global Petroleum’s plan to bring Ethanol trains to its Revere terminal – passing...
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Mayor Dips into Stabilization Fund for City Budget

July 3, 2013
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The City Council agreed to allow Mayor Dan Rizzo to access $1.5 million of Stabilization Fund monies in order to shore up any discrepancies in this year’s City Budget. Facing some major opposition, Mayor Rizzo told the Council that he may not need the entire $1.5 million, but he will likely need some portion...
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Voters Like Markey for U.S. Senate

July 3, 2013
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Revere’s former Congressman Ed Markey (D-Malden) easily bested Republican challenger Gabriel Gomez by a vote of 60 percent to 39 percent in the local vote to take his place in the elite company of the U.S. Senate. The overall statewide vote was a little bit closer than Revere’s results, with a vote of 55...
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July 4th Celebration at Hill Pk.

July 3, 2013
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The City’s Parks and Recreation Department will host a family celebration for the Fourth of July on Thursday, July 4th, at Hill Park. The free event will last from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will feature music, pony rides, inflatables, a petting zoo, face painting, a BBQ, slush, cotton candy and entertainment.
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Sand Sculpture Gearing Up at Revere Beach

July 3, 2013
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In only a few short weeks, sand sculptors from all over the world will arrive on Revere Beach and will begin entertaining the throngs of spectators with unique sand creations as part of the festival’s all-important 10th Anniversary. Hundreds of thousands of spectators are expected to hit the Beach from July 19th to the...
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Enjoy a Safe and Sane Fourth

July 3, 2013
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Have fun on the holiday, but do it safely for yourself and your loved ones  Back at the turn of the 20th century, editorial writers would implore their readers to make the Fourth of July “safe and sane.” Americans, especially the young men, would use the Fourth as an excuse to go on a...
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Police Briefs 07-03-2013

July 3, 2013
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Monday, June 24th Linda Testa, 45, of 413 Mountain Ave., was charged with assault and battery, malicious destruction of property under $250, trespassing, and resisting arrest. Michael Grassa, 37, of Somerville, was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and violating an abuse prevention order. Tuesday, June 25th No Arrests Reported Wednesday,...
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Run, Fitzy, Run!

July 3, 2013
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To call Michael Fitzpatrick an overachiever might be an understatement. The former Revere High Patriot is a workhorse as a competitive runner, playing played cross country, winter track and spring track in his freshman year at the University of Maine. The most amazing part of Michael’s success story? He was a walk-on for the...
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Obituaries 07-03-2013

July 3, 2013
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Gloria Mandeville Mandeville Real Estate Proprietor and MENSA Member Gloria L. ( Solomon ) Mandeville of Revere, formerly of Bedford, NH and New York City, died on June 24. A Broker Relator since 1972, she was a member of MENSA, a Yankee fan and an avid gardener. She was the beloved wife of the...
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Batter Up

June 26, 2013
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Batter Up

Vintage team shirts were on display at the ‘Last At Bat’ event held at Hill Park.
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Grand Slam

June 26, 2013
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Grand Slam

Four generations of Revere Parks and Recreation Department, Adrienne Maguire, Roger Naples, Bob McCarrick and Lee Rizzo, attended last Saturday’s farewell to Hill Park event.
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