Antonia’s entertainment license suspended for two weeks

September 22, 2010
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License Commissioners suspended the controversial entertainment license at Antonia’s on the Beach for two weeks at their meeting on Thursday afternoon in City Hall. Fire Inspector Dan Maniff reported to the Commission that Antonia’s had a capacity that requires a sprinkler system and, to date, they don’t have one. Maniff and owner Wayne Cintolo...

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Noel’s goal in final minute gives Revere a 1-1 tie with Beverly

September 22, 2010
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The Revere High girls soccer team pulled out a dramatic 1-1 tie with Beverly last week thanks to a goal by sophomore Jackie Noel with just 30 seconds to play. Senior Captain Marisa Parent brought the ball down close to the Beverly net and then fed a nice pass over to Noel for the...

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Boys soccer team off to a 2-0-2 start

September 22, 2010
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The Revere High boys soccer team is undefeated and unscored upon through its first four games this season, sporting a 2-0-2 record. After dueling non league rivals Malden Catholic and Central Catholic to 0-0 battles last week, Coach Nik Tower’s Patriots exploded for a 4-0 triumph over Northeastern Conference rival Saugus on Monday. Senior...

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Nelson impresses in loss to Beverly

September 22, 2010
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Although the Revere High girls cross country team dropped its opening meet of the season last week to perennial Northeastern Conference power Beverly, 15-50, RHS head coach Katie Sinnott saw a lot of positive aspects for her squad that should bode well for the coming season. “This year is a rebuilding year for the...

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Boys cross country runs well vs. Beverly

September 22, 2010
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Although the Revere High boys cross country came out on the short end of a 20-41 decision last Tuesday to Beverly, one of the teams that typically finishes at the top of the Northeastern Conference, RHS head coach Mike Flynn saw reason for optimism for this year’s Patriot runners. “Beverly swept us last year...

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RHS volleyball team cruises past Classical

September 22, 2010
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The Revere High volleyball team got into the winning column with a decisive 3-0 win over Lynn Classical last week. Coach Kim Hudd’s squad won all three sets in convincing fashion by scores of 25-6, 25-8, and 25-7. Among the highlights were the seven aces served up by Ashley DiFraia. The Lady Patriots host...

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Field hockey team drops three

September 22, 2010
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The Revere High field hockey team is looking for its first win of the season after three losses this week to Northeastern Conference opponents Saugus, Swampscott, and Gloucester. The Lady Patriots showed a lot of promise in their contest with Gloucester on Monday, battling the Lady Fishermen to a scoreless 0-0 duel through the...

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Golf team drops decision to Winthrop

September 22, 2010
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The young Revere High golf team, which features four sophomores in the eight man lineup, dropped a 57-15 decision at Winthrop last week. Senior Vin Lauria, playing at the No. 8 position, was the top scorer for the Patriots with 3.5 points out of a possible nine points against his Winthrop counterpart.. Sophomore John...

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Arrest Report 09-22-2010

September 22, 2010
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September 13 A 15 year old juvenile was arrested on charges of three counts of illegal possession of a knife or dangerous weapon in violation of the city ordinance. September 14 Gary Belliveau, 42, of Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Aldo DiFranco Jr., 23, of 39 Winthrop Ave., was arrested on an...

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What Next? – At Wonderland, time is of the essence

September 22, 2010
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Wonderland has been closed for almost a month. The question arises – what to do with Wonderland? Fifty-five acres of prime real estate close to Boston on public transportation would seem an easy sell but the property needs a reason to exist. In addition, the city must carefully negotiate its new use with Wonderland’s...

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Welcome Back – Richard Penta re-joins the City Council

September 22, 2010
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Richard Penta was sworn in earlier this week as the Ward 1 City Councillor. On his return to the council Penta made a number of short speeches and seemed to enjoy being back. Richard Penta is back. It was almost as if he had never left at the council meeting earlier this week.

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Obituaries 09-22-2010

September 22, 2010
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Mary Albanese Of Attleboro, formerly of East Boston Mary E. (Costa) Albanese of Attleboro, formerly of East Boston, died on September 18. She was the beloved wife of 51 years of the late Gaetano "Guy" Albanese; loving mother of Manuel Cancella of New Jersey, Stephen Albanese and his wife, Tamara, of Virginia, Janice Argenzio...

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Off the ground – At long last, a real sign of progress

September 16, 2010
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Off the ground – At long last, a real sign of progress

After more than 30 years of groundwork, Mayor Tom Ambrosino and a host of elected officials guided Revere towards a groundbreaking redevelopment at Wonderland on Monday. Redevelopment efforts at Wonderland Station have come and gone over the years. There have been successes and failures – one after the other – since the 1970s. Six...

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Rotondo’s in; three others in planning stage

September 16, 2010
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Rotondo’s in; three others in planning stage

With just about a year to go until the next mayoral election, Mayor Tom Ambrosino has indicated that – for certain – he won’t be running, and it has sent a flurry of activity through local political circles. “That is correct; I’m not running,” said Ambrosino on Monday. “I’m all done.” Meanwhile, Councillor-at-large George...

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Meet the new bidder, same as the old bidder?

September 16, 2010
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Who would have thought a contract involving trees would end up having so many branches of absurdity? Last Thursday, about one month after yanking the existing tree trimming contract from a man accused of obtaining it through forgery, the city opened bids to award the contract to a new company. In the end, the...

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Boys soccer team wins season opener, 2-0

September 16, 2010
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The Revere High boys soccer team kicked off its 2010 season on the right foot with a solid 2-0 win at Triton Regional Friday. Senior midfielder Leo Giraldo potted the initial Revere goal of the season in the first half, assisted by Captain Breny Guzman. Giraldo and Guzman two of the 10 seniors on...

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Girls soccer team triumphs in opener

September 16, 2010
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The Revere High girls soccer team opened the 2010 campaign with an impressive 2-0 victory over Medford last week. A pair of underclassmen, freshman Paola Ortiz and sophomore Jackie Noel, provided the scoring impetus to give Lady Patriots the triumph. Ortiz scored in the first half, assisted by senior Captain Marisa Parent. Noel reached...

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Field hockey team drops season opener

September 16, 2010
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Although the Revere High field hockey team dropped its season opener by a 7-0 margin last Wednesday at Marblehead, a perennially strong team in the Northeastern Conference, RHS head coach Maureen Flynn saw a lot of good things that bode well for the coming season. “The team played well,” said Flynn. “We have a...

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Golfers drop pair

September 16, 2010
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A young Revere High golf team faced the iron (no pun intended) of the Northeastern Conference this past, taking on Swampscott and Marblehead. Coach Ben Murphy’s Patriots dropped a 51-21 decision to Swampscott and a 56.5-15.5 contest to Marblehead. Highlights for the Pats were the performances of sophomores Mark Maloney and John Cimarutta both...

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Volleyball team drops close decision to BHS

September 16, 2010
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The Revere High volleyball team dropped its season opener to Beverly last week in three closely contested sets, 25-19, 25-16, and 25-21. “This is a young group of girls and many of them played JV last year, so varsity is new to them,” said RHS head coach Kim Hudd. “They worked really hard and...

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More Than A Garage – Groundbreaking is a sign of better things to come at Wonderland

September 16, 2010
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The groundbreaking on Monday at the Wonderland T Station marked the beginning of much more than a parking garage. Even though the new garage to be built at Wonderland will house 1,465 automobiles and cost about $53 million, the real success comes after the garage is built. Expected to follow it is a hotel,...

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Contracting In Revere – City needs stronger safeguards

September 16, 2010
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It is apparent that something must be done by the city to ensure that its vendors are insured and are, in fact, the people the city is contracting with. Recent contracts awarded to a vendor paid for trimming the city’s trees did not show or reveal much of a vetting process by the city....

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Arrest Report 09-16-2010

September 16, 2010
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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 Rocco Ursino, 37, of 71 Franklin Ave., was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor, disorderly conduct, operating a motor vehicle negligently so as to endanger, and making a threat to commit a crime. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 Victor H. Hernandez, 38, of Somerville, was...

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Obituaries 09-16-2010

September 16, 2010
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Atty. Joseph DiCarlo, 86 Former Revere Mayor, Decorated veteran Atty. Joseph W. DiCarlo, a lifelong Revere resident, died peacefully at home on September 8. He was 86 years old. A decorated US Army veteran of World War II, he was a recipient of the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star Medals. He was a...

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