RHS Sophomore Erroneously Fingered as Marathon Bomber by National Media

April 19, 2013
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Locally, the news media has been pretty friendly to Beachmont’s Salaheddin Barhoum. His track and field results are dutifully reported just about every week in this paper, as he seems to do better in the two-mile run every week that goes by. However, when it comes to the national and international media, they haven’t...
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Flurry of Activity on Ocean Ave. Could End Up Being Nothing

April 17, 2013
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Flurry of Activity on Ocean Ave. Could End Up Being Nothing

The feelings of what had happened at the Boston Marathon on Monday had not yet begun to sink in before the full force of the investigation visited Revere Monday night and into Tuesday morning. Around 8 p.m. on Monday night, a full cadre of federal investigators descended upon 364 Ocean Ave. to pursue a...
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Eagle Scout

April 17, 2013
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Eagle Scout

Newly minted Eagle Scout James Sherman Jr., of Revere, takes the oath at Saturday’s ceremony in Malden. Several Boy Scouts from Revere have taken the journey via the Malden troops – as there is no longer any troop in Revere.
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Dollars Going South of the Border: $247M in Transfers Sent to Foreign Countries

April 17, 2013
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Dollars Going South of the Border: $247M in Transfers Sent to Foreign Countries

In four of the poorest communities in Massachusetts (Eastie, Revere, Chelsea and Everett), money transfer stores in 2012 helped residents send $247.08 million in cash to several foreign countries around the world. The process of sending money from the U.S. to foreign countries is nothing new, and there is certainly nothing illegal or wrong...
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Street Lights Giving Broadway a New Look

April 17, 2013
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Antique light fixtures this past week have added a touch of the past to a Broadway corridor that has seen better days, and will hopefully have much brighter days ahead. After laying the electrical groundwork for the project last summer, crews moved in quickly last week and began installing the black, antique streetlights late...
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Opportunities Abound at Suffolk Casino

April 17, 2013
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When Kerry Abrams of Kinship Florist on Revere Street sees the plans for a casino at Suffolk Downs, she sees the potential blossoms of an opportunity. At an small business forum last Thursday sponsored by Suffolk Downs, Abrams said she is currently a vendor for Suffolk Downs, providing flowers for the track, and figures...
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An Unspeakable Tragedy

April 17, 2013
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Perhaps I am still in sense of shock as the details and the reality of the bombing at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday sinks into my mind. One is almost immune when you hear about civilian targeted  bombs exploding in those places of unrest like the Middle East or Africa....
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Police Briefs 04-17-2013

April 17, 2013
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TUESDAY,APRIL 9 Skye E. Gauthier, 21,of Pepperell, was arrested on an  outstanding. THURSDAY, APRIL11 Jeffrey N. Marciello, 38,of 69 Cooledge St.,was arrested on charges of mayhem, assault to maim, and assault & battery. Deborah A. Barrios, 41, of 47 Calumet St., was arrested on an  outstanding warrant. William Felipe L. Quispe, 35, was arrested...
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RHS Sports Roundup

April 17, 2013
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Portrait tosses four hitter, RHS baseball team wins, 3-2 When the Lynn English baseball team tagged Revere starter Tommy Portrait for two runs in the bottom of the first inning on a hit-batsman and three straight base hits, little did the unsuspecting Rams (who are rated among the top teams in the state) realize...
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Obituaries 04-17-2013

April 17, 2013
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Frank Fiore Of California, formerly of Revere Aug. 22, 1922 – April 9, 2013 Frank A. Fiore, 90, of Benicia passed away April 9  in a local hospital following a brief illness. Born on August 22, 1922, the son of Michael and Antonetta Fiore, he was born and raised in Revere and called Benicia,...
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‘Slipknot’ Members Bring a Smile to Dog Mauling Victim; Heard of the Injuries and Called Last Friday, Will Meet Later This Summer While on Tour

April 13, 2013
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‘Slipknot’ Members Bring a Smile to Dog Mauling Victim; Heard of the Injuries and Called Last Friday, Will Meet Later This Summer While on Tour

There haven’t been a lot of happy moments for Revere’s Brandon Marchetti since the 14-year-old was brutally mauled three weeks ago by two Rottweiler guard dogs behind Northgate Shopping Center – resulting in life-altering injuries. However, last Friday, as he took the telephone from his sister, and realized he was talking to his idol...
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Paps Meets the Chief

April 10, 2013
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Paps Meets the Chief

John Papasodora, an All-Northeastern Conference player for the Revere High School hockey team, was presented the Boston Bruins-MIAA Sportsmanship Award at the Bruins’ game Tuesday night. Papasodora is pictured at the Garden with former Boston Bruins star and Hockey Hall of Famer John Bucyk.
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Maldonado Leaving District Courthouse

April 10, 2013
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It will be far more than just a job Judge Diana Maldonado will give up when she leaves Chelsea District Court this week for a new appointment at the state Appeals Court in Boston’s John Adams Courthouse. Maldonado started her career as an associate justice in Chelsea in 1998 and will end her run...
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RHS to Receive $450,000 Grant

April 10, 2013
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District administrators and Revere High School (RHS) officials this week are touting a $450,000 grant from the Nellie Mae Foundation as one of the biggest things to happen to RHS in decades. Though there has been talk of the innovative grant coming Revere’s way for about two weeks, the official announcement came late last...
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Harley Dealer Coming to Linden Sq. Property

April 10, 2013
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A major change is afoot in Linden Square as a vacant supermarket and broken down health club is in line to be replaced with shiny silver tailpipes and a Northeast headquarters for the squeals of Harley-Davidson “hawgs.” The Boston Harley dealer – long a fixture on Revere Beach Parkway in Everett – has filed...
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Business Partnership to Be Offered at Suffolk

April 10, 2013
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Suffolk Downs and its partner, Caesars Entertainment, will announce their plans Thursday for a multi-faceted business partnership program, offering local businesses a variety of opportunities to benefit from the proposed $1 billion resort casino at the historic racetrack. The event will include details about the opportunities for local businesses to become both on-site and...
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We Will Miss Judge Diana Maldonando

April 10, 2013
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On the television at any given time in the afternoon, one can see cases being tried and adjudicated with no nonsense.  Sometimes, in a particular case, the television judge just lays the person out and you cheer. We have been fortunate to have such a judge. Judge Diana Maldonando of the Chelsea District Court...
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On the Educational Front

April 10, 2013
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The news for Revere Public Schools just keeps getting better. Our high school system was just awarded the Nellie Mae Foundation Grant of $450,000 to be given out over the next 20 months. This money will help fund the technology program to “flip” the classroom from boring lectures to “student-centered investigation.” This program could...
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Red Sox Nation

April 10, 2013
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Some may say that Red Sox nation starts in Revere. Could there have been a more enthusiastic Red Sox fan than the late Mayor and City Councilor George Colella? On opening day, John Coyne of the Fenway Riggers of Revere coordinated the unfurling of the American Flag with the help of more than 100...
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Police Briefs 04-10-2013

April 10, 2013
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MONDAY, APRIL 1 Tricia A. Gullion, 41, of 31 Hillside Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of shoplifting. TUESDAY, APRIL 2 Maurice Wynn, 26, of Chelsea, was arrested on charges of shoplifting and resisting arrest. Meshach B. Duffy, 32, of 823 North Ave., was arrested on charges of assault...
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Sports 04-10-2013

April 10, 2013
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DiCarlo, Palermo pace softball team to win Sabrina Palermo struck out 12 enemy batters and Logan DiCarlo slammed a single, double, and triple for two RBI and a run to lead the Revere High softball team to a 5-4 win at Medford Monday afternoon. “It was a gutsy win,” said RHS head coach Joe...
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Obituaries 04-10-2013

April 10, 2013
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Salvatore Zarba Of New Hampshire, formerly of Revere Salvatore Zarba of Hampton, NH, formerly of Revere, died on April 7. Sal was an avid gardener who loved to walk the Beach, he was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 179 and a former employee of the City of Revere Water Department. The...
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Three of the More Popular Jakes in the Department.

April 4, 2013
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Three of the More Popular Jakes in the Department.

Firefighter John Carroll, Fire Capt. Robert DiSalvo and Sr. Deputy Chief Mike Conley stand at attention last Friday morning during their final roll call as Fire Chief Gene Doherty and Mayor Dan Rizzo give them a good-hearted send off. A record crowd of fellow firefighters, retirees, family members and elected officials crowded into the...
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Inspectors Hit Streets to Start Enforcing Dumpster Ordinance

April 4, 2013
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The City’s Inspectional Services Department (ISD) takes April 1st seriously. It’s not because they like to play pranks. In fact, it’s nothing of the sort. It’s the day when they hit the streets and begin enforcing the City’s strict new sanitation ordinances – and that’s no foolin’. On Monday, April 1st, inspectors began the...
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