At Least the Building’s Ours

April 28, 2011
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The City Council agreed Monday night to a plan presented by Mayor Tom Ambrosino to swap with the state some six acres of marshland in the Belle Isle Marsh for a piece of land on Revere Beach Parkway. What came out, though, was that the piece of land contains the new Fire Station and...

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Sign Complaint

April 28, 2011
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The Election Department has officially received a complaint from an unnamed person concerning a political sign on the front lawn of Councillor George Rotondo. Election Commissioner Diane Colella confirmed that there has been a complaint and that there have been no other complaints yet about signs. Rotondo was asked to take his sign down...

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Caveat Emptor

April 28, 2011
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Nothing like Easter Sunday, pizza ghena and psychedelic mushrooms, but one Revere woman – who was allegedly found driving drunk on a mini-bike last Saturday – had her holiday ruined when a drug dealer hoodwinked her by selling her crack cocaine instead of the mushrooms. At least that was the story she told police....

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Man Stabbed, Woman Arrested

April 28, 2011
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A man bleeding heavily from several stab wounds appeared at the Police Station last Sunday night with a  report that he’d been attacked by unknown men. It ended up that the unknown men were actually his girlfriend, a 22-year-old woman from Everett. The man told police that three men jumped him near his apartment...

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Revere Man Held in Alleged Beating of 5-year-old Boy

April 28, 2011
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A Revere man was held on $15,000 cash bail Monday as prosecutors detailed the injuries he allegedly inflicted upon his girlfriend’s 5-year-old son last week. Joseph Testa, 28, of 5 Noble St, was formally charged Monday with assault and battery on a child causing serious bodily injury, wantonly or recklessly permitting serious bodily injury...

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Safety concerns

April 28, 2011
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In the wake of a possible sexual assault behind the Paul Revere School earlier this month, Councillors Arthur Guinasso and George Rotondo have called for a community meeting and cooperating with the School Department to bring a safer environment to that area during non-school hours. Revere Police are investigating the possible sexual assault of...

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Can’t stay away

April 28, 2011
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After last week’s large drug bust on Yeamans Street, one man apparently was willing to do anything to get to his alleged former source. One of the apartments  that was raided as a result of the drug bust had been closed off and was vacant. However, last Saturday morning around 10 a.m., several people...

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The FBI in Revere – It Remains to be Seen What Visit Really Means

April 28, 2011
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For quite some time – for well over a year – the FBI has been a constant visitor to Revere. There have been obvious, repeated FBI visits to Revere City Hall and to other locations in the city. At city hall, the FBI has visited the Building Department on at least a half dozen...

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A Good Idea – Drive-Through Proposal is Sound

April 28, 2011
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The owner of Honey Dew Donuts has petitioned the city government for a drive-through for its location on Squire Road. Our observation of this request is that it doesn’t vary at all from what presently exists on at least a half dozen locations of that busy commercial strip. There is a Dunkin Donuts with...

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Bagel Bin

April 28, 2011
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On Shirley Avenue, down at the Bagel Bin, the menu has changed and so too have the hours of operation. The restaurant has been entirely redone and it is looking and feeling more welcoming and comfortable than ever before. At nighttime the new name of the Bagel Bin will be: “The Bin.” The owners...

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Attorney Jay Paul Satin

April 28, 2011
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Last week, when Attorney John Molloy’s office in the Citizens  Bank Building was investigated by the FBI – about 6 FBI agents spent most of the day inside his office and ultimately removed boxes of files – all eyes were on Mr. Molloy. We later reported that the FBI had visited the office of...

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Ocean Club Sold, Again

April 28, 2011
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The Ocean Club property at the crescent of Revere Beach was sold at auction, again, last week for $1.7 million. This was the former property of developer Steve Fustolo, a great guy who came along just as the market was turning and got himself into what came to be known as the Ocean Club....

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Big Meeting on Health Insurance

April 28, 2011
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Revere was the host last Friday of a meeting of municipal and school leaders a well as community leaders who are calling on legislators to vote for  Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo’s municipal health insurance reform proposal, which was discussed by these leaders at the Rumney Marsh Academy. Mayor Ambrosino led the leaders,...

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Sports 04-28-2011

April 28, 2011
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The Revere High softball team reeled off three straight victories by convincing margins this past week, accumulating 47 runs in the three contests against Lynn English, Waltham, and Peabody. Last Wednesday’s 15-0 whitewashing of Northeastern Conference rival Lynn English saw Lady Patriot hurler Briana Lauletta spin a two hit shutout in which she fanned...

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Track Boys Make it Two Straight Wins

April 28, 2011
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The Revere High boys track team made it two for two thus far this season with a 73-58 win over Beverly last Wednesday. Although Coach Jack Mosko’s Patriots captured first place in only six of the 15 events (Beverly did not compete in the 4 x 100 relay) , the superior depth and overall...

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Boy Tennis Team Nets Another Win

April 28, 2011
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The Revere High boys tennis won its second match of the season with a 5-0 whitewashing of Lynn Classical last Thursday in a match played at Winthrop High, which is serving as the home court for the Patriots this season. Malak Mossadek, playing in the first singles spot, got the Pats off to a...

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RHS Baseball Team in Action

April 28, 2011
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The RHS baseball team travels to Gloucester (today) Wednesday and hosts Winthrop Friday. The Patriots will host Danvers Monday and Saugus next Wednesday.  

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FBI Raids Law Office

April 20, 2011
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FBI Raids Law Office

Journal reporters didn’t have to go far to find the news last Thursday morning as Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents raided the Citizens Bank Building on Broadway (where the Journal offices are located) – seemingly focusing on an attorney in the building. Agents arrived in five or more cars around 9 a.m. Thursday,...

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Blessing

April 20, 2011
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Blessing

Cardinal Sean O’Malley celebrated Mass at Immaculate Conception Church on Beach Street last Sunday, drawing several hundred Parishioners for a Spanish-language Mass. O’Malley chooses one Parish each year to celebrate Palm Sunday, and this year he chose to come to Revere. IC Pastor George Szal said, “I have never seen the church so full....

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Tragic Training: Reath Turns Personal Tragedy into a Local Fitness Company

April 20, 2011
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Tragic Training: Reath Turns Personal Tragedy into a Local Fitness Company

It was a personal tragedy that brought Pines resident Jodi Reath into the world of fitness. And now, using that tragedy as a motivation, Reath is preparing to make it her business to concentrate on the health of others – launching her own company, Millions of Muscles, and a series of fitness boot camps...

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Mayor Ambrosino Set to Schedule Termination Hearing

April 20, 2011
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Mayor Tom Ambrosino said that he would be scheduling a termination hearing for Officer Todd Randall before next Tuesday. Police Chief Terence Reardon has apparently already served Randall with a letter indicating that he will be suspended for five days without pay – the maximum amount of time the chief is allowed to suspend...

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Connecticut Lender Pays $1.7M to Keep Ocean Club Property

April 20, 2011
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-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com A foreclosure auction of prime Revere Beach property ended up where it started last Thursday morning – back in the hands of a national construction financing company. The vacant land at 526 Boulevard – directly across from the Beach – was the former site of the now-defunct Ocean Club project....

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Police Briefs 04-20-2011

April 20, 2011
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Monday, April 11 A 15-year-old juvenile was charged with possession of a Class D drug with intent to distribute. Tuesday, April 12 Alexander Imbriano, 53, of East Boston, was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Wednesday, April 13 No Arrests Reported Thursday, April 14 Arias Cabral, 39, of Lynn was charged...

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Thank You Mr. Speaker

April 20, 2011
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Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo has ordered his leadership to officially begin discussing an expanded gaming bill at the beginning of May. We applaud the speaker for beginning this important push. This comes as great news locally, as an expanded gambling bill passed this year would likely lead to a casino at Suffolk...

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