Arrest Report 03-23-2010

March 23, 2010
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MONDAY, MARCH 15 Crystal M. Edwards, 26, of 140 Broadsound Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of shoplifting and providing false identifying information to an arresting officer. Tiffany Ann Edwards, 19, of 140 Broadsound Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of shoplifting. TUESDAY, MARCH 16...

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Obituaries 03-24-2010

March 23, 2010
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Catherine Barry Active in elder Issues Catherine Barry, a lifelong resident of Chelsea died early on March 17 at the Massachusetts General Hospital shortly after being admitted. She was 79 years old. A member of the Chelsea Senior Center, she was also active in elder affairs and issues. She was the beloved companion of...

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Transportation costs due to transiency and homelessness place a heavy financial burden on the Revere City funds

March 19, 2010
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Transportation costs due to transiency and homelessness place a heavy financial burden on the Revere City funds

Schools and services for special education and homeless students are an expensive proposition, but getting them there has become more than half the battle. Special transportation costs for special education students and homeless students has ramped up 12 percent each year for the last three years, for a total of 36 percent in three...

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Petruccelli calls for a referendum

March 19, 2010
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By John Lynds and Seth Daniel A new casino at Suffolk Downs would essentially come down to a vote of the people in Revere and East Boston if State Sen. Anthony Petruccelli (D-Eastie) had his way. Petruccelli – who has long been skeptical of a casino here – came out publicly this week in...

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Dry Legacy – Flooding is still an issue, but the problem is not nearly as bad as it used to be

March 19, 2010
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The heavy, wind driven rain that dumped almost 10 inches of water on us over three days failed to sink Revere. There was some flooding. There were some basements that took water. There were some roads and streets that became almost impassable. And there was the ocean, wild and surging, with big waves pushed...

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Revere Cares – Organization receives well-deserved honor

March 19, 2010
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The Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America has named Revere Cares as one of its national Coalitions of the Year in honor of its more than 13 year community wide effort to reduce alcohol and drug abuse by local teenagers. Revere Cares lives or dies by its ability to draw in the community and to...

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Arrest Report 03-17-2010

March 19, 2010
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MONDAY, MARCH 8 Carl Anderson, 55, 797 Winthrop Avenue, was arrested for lewd, open and gross conduct. Larry Niles, 37, of 95 Beach St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. A 16 year old juvenile was arrested on an outstanding warrant. TUESDAY, MARCH 9 Lamere S. Moore, 34, of 138 Campbell Ave., was arrested...

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Obituaries 03-17-2010

March 19, 2010
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Anna ‘Annie’ Pacella Of Winthrop, formerly of Revere Anna "Annie" (Giamattei) Pacella of Winthrop, formerly of Revere, died on March 13 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital. She was 94 years old. A homemaker, she lived most of her life in Revere and was the beloved wife of the late Frank; devoted mother of Richard...

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Silent vote – Mayor quiet about re-election plans

March 10, 2010
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Silent vote – Mayor quiet about re-election plans

While Mayor Tom Ambrosino has indicated that he will no longer talk about rumors of his departure from the corner office, he has never said much at all about an extended stay in the corner office. Many have postulated for two years that the mayor was leaving at any moment, but as time has...

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Business owners say parking meters interfere with business

March 10, 2010
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Business owners say parking meters interfere with business

About once a week or so, Laura D’Amico of Century 21 Citiwide on Broadway is in the midst of heavy negotiations with a seller or buyer. Concentration is key in such situations, yet she said that she and the other agents in her office are constantly preoccupied by having to feed the parking meter...

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Gains and losses – DeSantis gets a new lease on life while losing close to 50 pounds

March 10, 2010
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Gains and losses – DeSantis gets a new lease on life while losing close to 50 pounds

Ruth DeSantis is the kind of loser you don’t run into very often. She’s the kind of loser who has found success in her losing ways. The reason for that is because her losing ways include dropping nearly 50 pounds in the last 10 months and reducing her overall body fat by more than...

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The Highest Paid – In the city, as in life, bosses make more money

March 10, 2010
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City salaries at the highest level are better by a wide margin than ever before. This is true in Revere, where the ten highest paid city employees are, indeed, highly paid. Superintendent of Schools Paul Dakin continues to top this list at $185,000 and some change. And why not? Dakin runs the equivalent of...

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Arrest Report 03-10-2010

March 10, 2010
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MONDAY, MARCH 1 Michael C. LaPorta, 24, of 47 Oak Island St., was arrested on a charge of assault by means of a dangerous weapon. TUESDAY, MARCH 2 Joseph A. Lawrence, 38, of 250 Cooledge St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Moris Sosa, 46, of 52 Jones Rd., was arrested on charges of...

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Obituaries 03-10-2010

March 10, 2010
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Audencile Delance Of Revere, formerly of Haiti Audencile Delance, a native of Haiti and a Revere resident for 10 years, died unexpectedly on March 8 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was 83 years old. A native of Haiti, she came to Revere 10 years ago to be close to his four...

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A learning experience – Veteran Lowell squad eliminates Revere from the State Tournament

March 4, 2010
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A learning experience – Veteran Lowell squad eliminates Revere from the State Tournament

It is a time proven adage that in tournament time, there can be only one team left standing who tastes the ecstasy of victory. For everybody else, there is nothing but the agony of defeat. The young Revere High girls basketball team learned the hard truth of that axiom in the opening round of...

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Cash back – City payroll shrinks for first time in 10 years; $100K earners decreases from 71 to 67

March 4, 2010
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For the first time in 10 years, the number of city workers earning $100,000 or more decreased in 2009. The city released its payroll numbers for 2009 recently and, despite police detail money increasing, there are four fewer people topping the $100K mark than in 2008. Many believed there would be a decline, but...

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Health Care – City must deal with this issue ASAP

March 4, 2010
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It is a sobering fact that the city of Revere had to pay $14.9 million this year to pay its share of the city provided health care insurance for municipal employees. Ten years ago, the same budget item cost the city $5.6 million. The cost for the city in the 2011 budget will be...

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The Surf – An awesome sight on Revere Beach

March 4, 2010
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Last week’s storm churned up the Atlantic Ocean, which rose to levels we have not witnessed in years. Then the wind drove the waves and the sand went sideways, whipping this way and that. For three days, the waves crashed against the seawalls and caused flooding here and there. On Revere Beach, sand flew...

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Arrest Report 03-03-2010

March 4, 2010
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22 John D. DeAvilla Jr., 29, of 55 Beach St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Daniel W. Homsey, 30, of 566 Beach St., was arrested on charges of illegal possession of a knife in violation of the city ordinance, mayhem, and four counts of making a threat to commit a crime....

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Obituaries 03-03-2010

March 4, 2010
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Domenic Sorrentino Retired Truck Driver Domenic I. Sorrentino of Enfield, Connecticut, formerly of Revere, died on February 21 at his home. He was 76 years old. Born and raised in Revere, he moved to Enfield in 1968 where he spent the remainder of his life. He was a graduate of Revere High School, Class...

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Top Salaries in Revere – Page 4

March 2, 2010
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Top Salaries in Revere – Page 3 —  Top Salaries in Revere – Page 5 A B C D E F 1500 1496 LOPEZ, ESTEFANIA SUMMER PROGRAM 1,408 1501 1497 MACDONALD, LAUREN SUMMER PROGRAM 1,400 1502 1498 RUSSO, KRISTINA M SUMMER PROGRAM 1,352 1503 1499 TAPPAN, JOANNE SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS 1,350 1504 1500 SORRENTINO, RICHARD...

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Top Salaries in Revere – Page 3

March 2, 2010
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Top Salaries in Revere – Page 2 —  Top Salaries in Revere – Page 4 A B C D E F 1000 996 CATINAZZO, CHRISTINE M CAFETERIA/PERMANENT/6150 20,528 1001 997 MCMULLEN, LORI A AIDES 20,515 1002 998 NICKERSON, CYNTHIA J AIDES 20,513 1003 999 MORRISSEY, MARLENE M AIDES 20,449 1004 1000 CONNOLLY, THOMAS R...

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Top Salaries in Revere – Page 2

March 2, 2010
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Top Salaries in Revere – Page 1 —  Top Salaries in Revere – Page 3 A B C D E F 500 496 PATCH, NOEL TEACHERS 65,332 501 497 LYONS, NATALIE J TEACHERS 65,323 502 498 O’CONNELL, LOIS A TEACHERS 65,308 503 499 JOHNSON, LAURA M TEACHERS 65,263 504 500 SUTHERLAND, JANELLE TEACHERS 65,263...

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Top Salaries in Revere

March 2, 2010
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Top Salaries in Revere – Page 2 A B C D E F 1 *** 2 Name Position Gross YTD 2009 Police 3 Extra Detail YTD 4 *** THE GROSS YTD INCLUDES THE POLICE EXTRA DETAIL SALARY 5 1 DAKIN, PAUL S SUPERINTENDENT 185,640 AND CLOTHING ALLOWANCE. 6 2 REARDON, TERENCE POLICE CHIEF 165,833...

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