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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Senior Center receives five new computers as Mass General Hospital’s ARCH program

October 27, 2010
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Senior Center receives five new computers as Mass General Hospital’s ARCH program

When Revere’s Ty Smith learned how to use a computer at the Revere Senior Center, the first thing she did was look up information about her new doctor – and it was quite a litigious experience. “I’ll never forget my first time when I got a new doctor and I was able to look...

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Rizzo-Rotondo controversy continues – Will the Ethics Commission sort it out?

October 27, 2010
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A week after fantastic ethical allegations were made against Councillor George Rotondo, now there are questions about whether or not the allegations were manufactured by Councillor Dan Rizzo’s campaign or someone associated with it. Rizzo vehemently denied those allegations this week, saying that the allegations were real and were real concerns of local business...

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Eight was enough – Turnovers plague Revere in lopsided loss to the Bulldogs

October 27, 2010
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Eight was enough – Turnovers plague Revere in lopsided loss to the Bulldogs

Friday night’s game between The Revere Patriots and the Lynn English Bulldogs started out well when senior Quentin Wesley took the ball 77-yards for a touchdown on the opening drive. With the point after by Jeff Simbert the Patriots had a 7-0 lead on one of the bigger teams in the Northeast Conference Large...

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Down To The Wire – Races are too close to call

October 27, 2010
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With the election next week, many of you who plan to vote already know who you will be voting for and why. The onslaught of radio and television advertisements and the general overhanded nature of newspaper and Internet coverage, will not further persuade or dissuade those who are already satisfied with the choices they...

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Arrest Report 10-27-2010

October 27, 2010
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MONDAY, OCTOBER 18 Frederick E. Bianchino, 21, of 135 Bradstreet Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Monique S. Williams, 22, of 560 Beach St., was arrested on charges of being rude & disorderly in violation of the city ordinance and resisting arrest. TUESDAY. OCTOBER 19 Damien M. Centrella, 36, of Malden, was arrested...

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Obituaries 10-17-2010

October 27, 2010
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Elena Statuto American Optical retiree Elena "Helen" Statuto, a Chelsea native and a long time resident of Revere, died on October 25 in the Osceola Regional Medical Center of Kissimee, Florida following a brief illness. She was 87 years old. Mrs. Statuto was born, raised and educated in Chelsea. In 1950 she married the...

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Lynn English easily defeats Revere Patriots, 42-7, at Revere, Oct. 22, 2010

October 27, 2010
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Lynn English easily defeats Revere Patriots, 42-7, at Revere, Oct. 22, 2010

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Happy days are here again – Patriots qualify for the tourney for the first time in 12 years

October 21, 2010
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Happy days are here again – Patriots qualify for the tourney for the first time in 12 years

The Revere High boys soccer team clinched its first post season state tournament berth in 12 years with a tie and a win this past week. “This is a great accomplishment for our program,” said RHS head coach Nik Tower, whose squad punched their ticket for a Journey to the Tourney with an emphatic...

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Fashion business fits Clarke’s personality to a T – Beachmont resident is putting stock in his own T-Shirt brand

October 21, 2010
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Fashion business fits Clarke’s personality to a T – Beachmont resident is putting stock in his own T-Shirt brand

It has been said in some circles that it’s the clothes that make the man, but in Beachmont, it is a man who is making the clothes – and to some noted success. Regan Smith Clarke – a 2002 graduate of Revere High School (RHS) – has found his niche with designer T-Shirts, and...

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Lowering the bar? – If early allegations are any indication, mayor’s race is going to be feisty

October 21, 2010
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Lowering the bar? – If early allegations are any indication, mayor’s race is going to be feisty

Nomination papers for mayor aren’t due out for at least six more months, but this week the mayoral campaign got down and dirty in a way that hasn’t been seen around here for a number of years. Rumors concerning Councillors Dan Rizzo and George Rotondo – and an alleged conspiracy – have turned the...

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GOP candidate raises questions about Edward Markey’s residency

October 21, 2010
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GOP candidate raises questions about Edward Markey’s residency

Congressman Ed Markey (D-Malden) has been around the world on legislative missions. He’s the dean of the Massachusetts federal delegation, a 34-year sitting elected official; the 13th most senior member of the Congress. He’s been around Revere over the years and people know him. And to know him, is to like him. He’s been...

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Question 3 – More will be said than done

October 21, 2010
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The State sales tax has risen to 6.25%. A ballot measure to cut the sales tax to 3% has generated an enormous response from residents across the commonwealth. Democrats and Republicans alike share the belief that the sales tax should be cut. By how much and when is the question. If the sales tax...

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Foreclosures – Many homeowners are facing a harsh reality

October 21, 2010
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Not even the most liberal among us believe that those who cannot pay their mortgages should have the government make the payments for them or to defer the inevitable by putting off a foreclosure. The real estate bust was caused by wild speculation and irresponsibility all around. All of us who own homes or...

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Arrest Report 10-21-2010

October 21, 2010
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12 Abdul Kareem Balogun, 27, listed as homeless, was arrested on charges of two counts each of rape and indecent assault & battery upon a mentally handicapped person. James E. Marazzi, 46, of 350 Revere Beach Blvd., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. David F. Mei, 56, of Lynn, was arrested on...

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Obituaries 10-21-2010

October 21, 2010
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Louis ‘Gino’ Siciliano Retired RHS Industrial Arts Head Louis J. "Gino" Siciliano died on October 7 at his Melrose home following a brief illness. He was 85 years old. Mr. Siciliano was born in Boston’s North End and lived in Revere from 1950 until 1980 when he and his family moved to Melrose where...

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RHS Boy’s Soccer drops home league match to Lynn English, 3-1, on Oct. 18, 2010

October 20, 2010
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RHS Boy’s Soccer drops home league match to Lynn English, 3-1, on Oct. 18, 2010

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