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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Another defendant pleas out; complicated and complex trial will begin in three weeks

December 16, 2009
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Two down, two to go. The girlfriend of alleged triggerman Robert Iacoviello Jr. – who is charged with the murder of off-duty Revere Police Officer Dan Talbot – pleaded guilty to one felony count of being an accessory after the fact of murder just three weeks before trial. She will not, however, be testifying...

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The Talbot Case – Long-awaited trial will provide much-needed answers

December 16, 2009
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Three weeks before the trial of those accused of killing Revere Police Officer Dan Talbot is scheduled, the second of the four involved has pleaded guilty to being an accessory after the fact. Derrick Lodie plead guilty to being an accessory to manslaughter about one month ago. He is likely to serve near to...

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Beach Erosion – In this case, building barriers is a great idea

December 16, 2009
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The recent wind and rain storm this part of the Northeast experienced caused tons of sand to be swept from Revere Beach and onto the roadway. This required many man hours of front end loader operation as well as dump trucks to remove the sand from the Revere Beach Parkway and to toss most...

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Police Blotter 12-16-2009

December 16, 2009
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Apparent shooting at an underage drinking party A huge underage drinking party in an abandoned, foreclosed home on Broadway last weekend erupted into violence, sending one man to the hospital. Police were summoned to a convenience store on Broadway around 5:30 a.m. last Saturday for a man who was believed to be shot. Witnesses...

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Arrest Report 12-16-2009

December 16, 2009
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MONDAY, DECEMBER 7 Shawn Lynch, 48, of 350 Revere Beach Blvd., was arrested on charges of assault & battery by means of a dangerous weapon, assault & battery, and disorderly conduct. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8 Heidi D. Chabuz, 29, of East Boston, was arrested on charges of larceny of property over $250, illegal possession of...

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Obituaries 12-16-2009

December 16, 2009
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David White International Wool Broker David J. White of Point of Pines Revere died on December 10 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He was 83 years old. Born in Arlington, he was a US Air Force veteran of World War II, an International Wool Broker and the proprietor of DJ White Company. He was...

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A driving force – City receives federal funds for Wonderland garage project

December 8, 2009
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A driving force – City receives federal funds for Wonderland garage project

A parking garage has probably never drawn such accolades as it did Monday when officials gathered at Wonderland to celebrate a parking garage Stimulus award, but then again, it isn’t any ordinary garage. With Congressman Ed Markey (D-Malden) and Gov. Deval Patrick (D-Milton), as well as a cadre of other state officials and bureaucrats,...

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Revere football players help Northeast Regional make history

December 8, 2009
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Revere football players help Northeast Regional make history

The Northeast Regional football team won the first Super Bowl championship in the history of the Wakefield vocational school, defeating Brighton, 22-12, in the Division 4A contest Saturday at Bentley University. Northeast earned the trip to the Bowl by winning the Commonwealth Athletic Conference Small championship and then besting Marian, 24-14, in the semifinals....

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Revere fields a ‘Dream Team’ in the Saugus Invitational All-Star tourney

December 8, 2009
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With a team comprised of 11 and 12 year-old all-stars from both McMackin and St. Mary’s baseball little leagues, Revere competed in the 2009 Saugus Invitational All-Star Tournament along with teams representing Saugus, Wakefield, Malden and Lynnfield. Led by head coach John Leone and assistant coaches Mark Scearbo and Anthony Palermo, Revere dominated and...

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The greenbacks are coming! The greenbacks are coming! – Paul Revere School gets $9.6 million state check during ceremony last Friday

December 8, 2009
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The greenbacks are coming! The greenbacks are coming! – Paul Revere School gets $9.6 million state check during ceremony last Friday

Using the nearly completed façade of the new Paul Revere School as a background, State Treasurer and gubernatorial candidate Tim Cahill handed over a $9.6 million check to the city last Friday. Masons put the finishing touches on brickwork around a towering archway that frames the front of the school last Friday, and meanwhile,...

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