Court presence – Revere’s Dawley captains the Malden Catholic basketball team

January 7, 2010
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Court presence – Revere’s Dawley captains the Malden Catholic basketball team

When Malden Catholic High School basketball coach Jim Silvio took over the program last season, he said he wanted to bring his own coaching style to the job. That is, Silvio wanted athletes who were going to work hard every day in practice, dedicate themselves to the team concept, lead by example on and...

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Resigning is the Answer – Galluccio must step down

January 7, 2010
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We urge Senator Anthony Galluccio to immediately resign his position. He cannot serve the people of Revere while in jail and more importantly, the people of Revere want a working senator to represent them. In addition, if the senator has any hope for redemption, it lies in the belief that it is a far...

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The Talbot Case – Murder trial begins

January 7, 2010
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The Talbot murder trial is finally underway in Suffolk Superior Court. We hope that this trial will finally and forever determine the true events that took place late on a summer night more than 2 years ago on the ball field behind Revere High School. It was on that ball field that Revere Police...

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The Long Weekend – Snowy beginning to the New Year

January 7, 2010
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The long holiday weekend has come and gone. The snow and the wind and the high tides were something to behold – and to love for hearty New Englanders caught up in the dead of Winter. Inside our homes while the storm went on for two days outside gave many of us a chance...

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Police Blotter 01-07-2010

January 7, 2010
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Dashing through the snow … A homeless man driving a snow-covered vehicle led police on a wild car and foot chase last Sunday morning. Around 11 a.m. Sunday police observed a man in a brown Toyota on Squire Road whose vehicle was totally obscured by snow. At one point, he made an erratic lane...

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Obituaries 01-07-2010

January 7, 2010
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Linda Consolo Avis Rent a Car Administrative Assistant Linda M. Consolo of Crest Avenue, Revere died suddenly at the Whidden Hospital, Everett on December 31. She was 53 years old. Born in Winthrop and a lifetime resident of Revere, she was the beloved daughter of James O’Neill and the late Geraldine (Adamson). She was...

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2009 Men and Women of the Year: Revere High School staff, teachers and students

December 30, 2009
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2009 Men and Women of the Year: Revere High School staff, teachers and students

Revere of 2009 has been a changing place. It is a place where transience among residents has become even more prevalent than in the past. People come and people go in a way that those who have been in Revere for a long time have never seen. Neighborhoods that were once made up of...

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After surviving outside for decades, one Revere character dies when taken inside for help

December 30, 2009
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After surviving outside for decades, one Revere character dies when taken inside for help

In Revere, there are regular people you get to know – your friends and neighbors, co-workers and acquaintances – and then there are the characters in the city that no one really knows but everyone knows of. One of those characters – Roger DiPesa, a long-time local homeless man who suffered from mental illness...

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Talbot trial will begin on Monday after more than two years of preparations

December 30, 2009
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Journal Staff Report After more than two years of waiting, the murder trial of Revere Police Officer Daniel Talbot will begin Monday, January 4, at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. The process of jury selection will commence at 9 a.m. on Monday in Courtroom 815. Judge Patrick Brady will preside over the trial. At...

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Jenkins pours in 30 points in win over Classical

December 30, 2009
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Morgan Jenkins pumped in 30 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead the Revere High girls basketball team to a 62-46 win over Lynn Classical last Wednesday. The triumph, which came on the heels of a 65-38 rout of Beverly two days earlier, improved the Lady Patriots’ record to 4-1 on the season. “Our...

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Boys fall in 3OT thriller at Beverly

December 30, 2009
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Close only counts in horseshoes, as the saying goes, and the Revere High boys basketball team learned the truth of that axiom after last Monday’s 72-67 loss at Beverly in triple overtime. “Both teams had ample opportunity to win the game in regulation and the first two overtimes,” said RHS head coach Rick Hayes....

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Scata takes first in shotput vs. Gloucester

December 30, 2009
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Briana Scata took first place in the shotput and Jessica Simpson scored points in two events to highlight the RHS girls indoor track team’s meet against Gloucester that was held last Tuesday at Peabody. Scata’s shotput toss of 27 feet easily outdistanced the field, with the next closest competitor coming in at 23-7. Lady...

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Arachiche dashes to victory vs. Gloucester

December 30, 2009
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Souhil Arachiche won the dash event for the second straight meet, speeding to victory in the 45 yard dash in 5.3 seconds in last Tuesday’s meet against Gloucester that was held in Peabody. Chris Panzini grabbed a second place in the1000 yard run in 2:43.9 and Brahim Rhazi did likewise in the mile run...

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Happy New Year – Better days lie ahead

December 30, 2009
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There is no way to know what awaits us before it happens – and so – we watch the coming of 2010 with great interest and hope. The hope is for a healthy, prosperous New Year. The interest is in having a positive year of gains and success in both our personal lives and...

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Obituaries 12-30-2009

December 30, 2009
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Vincent Messina Sr. Of Medford, formerly of Revere Vincent Messina Sr. of Medford, formerly of Revere, died on December 27. A member of E.A.A. 106 Flying Club of Lawrence, he was the beloved husband of the late Edith (DiGiovanni) Messina; devoted father of Marianne Messina and Vincent Messina Jr. both of Connecticut; dear brother...

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Too much Christmas cheer

December 30, 2009
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It was the night before Christmas at the Sunoco station last week when what did everyone’s wondering eyes did appear, but an alleged drunk man who got into the wrong car and sped north. Officers encountered the drunk man and the car’s rightful owner at the corner of North Shore Road and Eliot Road...

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Six of one…

December 30, 2009
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Six bags of marijuana don’t equal an arrest anymore. Police were called to a residence on Suffolk Avenue on Dec. 24 for a disturbance between two family members. One man, Tito Sanchez, 23, of 107 Suffolk Ave., reported having been involved in a small argument over money with his brother-in-law. That argument resulted in...

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Arrest Report 12-30-2009

December 30, 2009
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Monday, December 21 Malcolm Xavier George, 18, of Chelsea, was charged with larceny of property over $250. Josephine Pellegrini, 43, of 259 Lantern Rd, was arrested on one warrant. Eric Sheehan, 31, of Dracut, was charged with malicious destruction of property over $250 and two counts of assault. Tuesday, December 22 Fabiola Charles, 23,...

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Arrest Report 12-30-2009

December 30, 2009
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Monday, December 21 Malcolm Xavier George, 18, of Chelsea, was charged with larceny of property over $250. Josephine Pellegrini, 43, of 259 Lantern Rd, was arrested on one warrant. Eric Sheehan, 31, of Dracut, was charged with malicious destruction of property over $250 and two counts of assault. Tuesday, December 22 Fabiola Charles, 23,...

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Arrest Report 12-30-2009

December 30, 2009
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Monday, December 21 Malcolm Xavier George, 18, of Chelsea, was charged with larceny of property over $250. Josephine Pellegrini, 43, of 259 Lantern Rd, was arrested on one warrant. Eric Sheehan, 31, of Dracut, was charged with malicious destruction of property over $250 and two counts of assault. Tuesday, December 22 Fabiola Charles, 23,...

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Deck the hall – New function hall opens at former ITAM

December 16, 2009
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Deck the hall – New function hall opens at former ITAM

Walking into the new Casa Lucia Function Hall – and remembering the old ITAM – is like a wayward homeowner looking at the final results on one of those home makeover television shows. Well, it may not be quite that dramatic, but the new facility has been turning heads and getting universal words of...

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Jenkins and Restiano lead Pats to victory in DeCristoforo’s first game

December 16, 2009
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Jenkins and Restiano lead Pats to victory in DeCristoforo’s first game

Junior forward Morgan Jenkins and freshman guard Gena Restiano combined for 41 points as the Revere High girls basketball team opened its season with an impressive 64-41 victory over Medford Friday night. The game marked the head coaching debut at Revere High for Diana DeCristoforo. Jenkins, a two-time league All-Star, scored 20 of her...

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Chamber launches new, fully-loaded website

December 16, 2009
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Chamber launches new, fully-loaded website

The Revere Chamber of Commerce has launched its new, state of the art website and it’s fully loaded. Full features will benefit members and Revere’s business community as a whole. Visit us at www.RevereChamber.org. The Chamber’s new multimedia website, designed by Sound & Vision (SAV) Media on Squire Road in Revere, sports such features...

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The Grinch has nothing on this guy – First Congregational; church puts out a call to the community to help replace stolen Toy Drive gifts

December 16, 2009
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There are scrooges during the Christmas season, and then there are downright villains. The First Congregational Church at the corner of Central Avenue and Beach Street came face to face with the work of a villain this past weekend when they discovered that more than 70 gifts for their annual children’s toy drive had...

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