Obituaries 11-02-2016

November 4, 2016
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Michael Porter Of Peabody Michael P. Porter of Peabody died on October 27 at Kaplan Family Hospice. He was 72 years old. The son of the late Charles and Catherine (Jasko), he was born in Boston and was a graduate of Somerville High School. He was the beloved husband of Susan (Festa); devoted father...
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Haunted High School

October 28, 2016
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Haunted High School

Members of the Class of 2018 haunted the hallways of Revere High School last Thursday night for an annual fundraiser. Pictured above are the students who ran the Purge room with Principal Lourenco Garcia.
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A Kid at Heart

October 28, 2016
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A Kid at Heart

Residents of Oak Island and City leaders gathered on Saturday, Oct. 22, to help finish constructing the new playground at Dashwood Park. Once the work was done, it was time to have fun, and here Linda DeMaio decided to take the slide down to ground level, getting a little surprise on the fast moving...
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Pop Warner Champions

October 28, 2016
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Pop Warner Champions

Domenic Boudreau (11) and Santiago Quiceno (88) congratulate each other at the end of the first half of their game against Roxbury where the Revere D2 Patriots Pop Warner team clinched their division title and spot in the playoffs.
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Wynn Donated $39K to Keep Slots Out of Revere Hotel

October 28, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Wynn Boston Harbor casino said this week that it had gotten involved in the Revere Special Election last Tuesday, Oct. 18, that had major implications for a developer that is pushing the statewide Question 1 ballot initiative in November. Wynn also said it would be involved in the statewide fight...
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Revere Schools to Close for Good Friday

October 28, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Revere Public Schools will be taking Good Friday, April 14, off after all – just don’t say it’s for Good Friday. After a contentious School Committee meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 18, Revere Supt. Dianne Kelly announced via letter late last week that the school district would, in fact be taking...
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Police Briefs 10-26-2016

October 28, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, OCTOBER 17 Wayne Richard, 59, of Saugus, was arrested on charges of operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor (2nd offense) and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. Miguel A. Santana, 54, of 18 Intervale St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Nicholas Joseph Servideo, 31, of...
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Why I Am Yes on 2

October 28, 2016
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By Marty Walz If all you know about Question 2, the ballot question that would lift the cap on public charter schools, is what you’ve seen on TV – chances are good you’re confused about how to vote. As the author of the current charter school law when I was a state Representative and...
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Question 2: Simple, Plausible, and Wrong

October 28, 2016
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By Jacob Oliveira and Mary Bourque The solution proposed by Question 2 is, to use H.L. Mencken’s phrase, simple, plausible, and wrong because it ignores other badly needed changes in charter policy and leaves students in district schools victims in its wake. What is wrong, is the funding formula. Recent editorials and political advertisements...
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Letter to the Editor

October 28, 2016
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On Voke School enrollment Dear Editor: Regarding Ron Jannino’s statement that Revere currently has more students at Northeast than ever before; that amount means nothing unless these 210+ students are receiving the best possible education from the most qualified instructors in the best and safest possible learning environment. I am concerned with a number...
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Have A Safe and Happy Halloween

October 28, 2016
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Halloween will be observed this Monday, and that means that  scores of children and others will be roaming our streets during the early-evening hours as they go about their ritual of trick-or-treating in our neighborhoods. It is up to each one of us to be extra-observant if we are operating a  motor vehicle during...
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Sports 10-26-2016

October 28, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team defeats Salem, 28-23; playoff opener Friday The Revere High football team rolled to its third straight victory and a berth in the Division 1A North state playoffs with a 28-23 victory over Salem before a wet but delighted hometown crowd Friday evening under the lights at sparkling Harry...
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Obituaries 10-26-2016

October 28, 2016
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Jane Wiseman Former president and vice president of Temple B’nai Israel in Beachmont; past RHS valedictorian; active in community theater Jane D. (Porter) Wiseman of Stoneham, formerly of Revere, former wife of the late Ronald Wiseman, died October 12 at home surrounded by her family after a long and courageous battle against cancer.  She was...
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Revere Firefighters Hold Open House

October 21, 2016
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Revere Firefighters Hold Open House

Fire and City officials, including Ward 2 Councillor Ira Novoselsky (far left) and Revere Fire Chief Chris Bright (third from right) , stand with Sparky in front of one of the fire engines at Central Fire Station during the Fire Department’s annual Open House on Saturday, Oct. 15.
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“An Unfortunate Day At the Beach”

October 21, 2016
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“An Unfortunate Day At the Beach”

Sisters Julie and Antonia Pugliese sat on the seawall on Revere Beach while waiting for others to show up to the Dress Up Boston’s ‘An Unfortunate Day at the Beach’ meet-up event on Saturday, Oct. 15. The historical-themed dress up group meets around Greater Boston for various events throughout the year. On Saturday, they...
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Revere Says NO to Slots

October 21, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock By a 2-1 margin Revere voters said no to a proposal to bring a slots parlor to the city. Voters will be back at it statewide on Nov. 8 when a similar question is posed. By the time the polls closed at 8 p.m. Tuesday night, 2,970 voters said “no”...
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SWAT Team Actions Draw Questions

October 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel An early morning police response to an alleged illegal rooming house on Francis Street has police defending their actions this week in what they believed to be a firearm incident with children involved, and tenants from Morocco in the second floor questioning the response and their treatment by police. Around 4:30...
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Historical Society Seeks Help in Raising Funds for Roof Repairs

October 21, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Revere Historical Society and Museum is raising the roof literally because their building at 108 Beach St. needs a new roof to the tune of $35,000. Formerly, the rectory building for Immaculate Conception Church that is located across the street, the building is 100-years old with a unique slate...
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News Briefs

October 21, 2016
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Final Beautify Revere event is on Oct. 29 The final Beautify Revere event of 2016, a cleanup of the Rumney Marsh Burial Ground, has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 29 at 10 a.m. Volunteers in the community are encouraged to participate in this weekend’s Oak Island Playground Community Build, set for 8AM-4PM Friday, Saturday...
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Meeting Held on Bringing Gas Leaks to the Surface

October 21, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock We’ve heard about natural gas leaks and even properties that have been destroyed by gas explosion. Now a group of women in the Boston area and beyond have banded together to raise awareness about gas leaks and the importance of of finding alternative fuel sources like wind and solar. “Three...
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Police Briefs 10-19-2016

October 21, 2016
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ARREST Report FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7 Ambiorix Perez-Delossantos, 31, of Lynn, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of negligent operation of a motor vehicle causing serious bodily injury while under the influence of liquor, resisting arrest, vandalizing property, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license...
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Letters to the Editor

October 21, 2016
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Please support scouting  Dear Editor: My name is Jeffrey and I am a Boy Scout with Troop 603 in Malden. During this time of year, our troop does fundraising by selling popcorn and coffee. Your purchase helps us fund many activities such as camping, hiking, science, and many other outings as well as maintenance for...
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Sad State of America

October 21, 2016
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We know we join with all of our fellow Boston-area citizens in praying for the speedy recovery of East Boston police officers Richard Cintolo and Matt Morris, as well as the two year-old Roxbury girl, who were shot this past week in separate incidents. The East Boston police officers were responding to a domestic...
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Sports 10-19-2016

October 21, 2016
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RhS sports Through the Years 20 years ago October 16, 1996 The RHS football team improved to 2-2 with a 20-0 win over Malden. Marc Silvestrti turned in another outstanding performance for the Patriots, rushing for 172 yards on 18 carries and scoring two touchdowns, including one on a 38-yard scamper. RHS quarterback Dave...
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