Boys basketball team downs Marblehead

January 21, 2010
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The Revere High boys basketball team put together a solid two way effort to earn a 52-45 win over Marblehead at the RHS fieldhouse Friday evening. The Patriots trailed at the half, 23-21, but turned that deficit into a 39-35 advantage after three quarters. Revere remained in control the rest of the way, refusing...

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Hockey team edged by Saugus, 3-2

January 21, 2010
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The Revere High hockey team was looking to get to the .500 mark as they concluded the first half of the season against Northeastern Conference rival Saugus last Wednesday. But the Patriots fell short by a 3-2 margin and this dropped to a record of 3-5-2 as the 2009-2010 campaign reached its midway point....

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Arrest Report 01-20-2010

January 20, 2010
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Monday, January 11 Edward DiLorenzo, 52, of 6 Washington Sq., was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery and two counts of assault by a dangerous weapon. Raul Hilerio, 25, of Salem, was charged with one warrant. Anthony Pasco, 24, of 22 Thornton St, was charged with breaking and...

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The World is a Village – The tragedy is Haiti and what we can do to help

January 20, 2010
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There is a closer connection between the people of this city and the Haitian earthquake victims who we have been watching on television for a week and a day. The connection is that we are simple people when you boil it all down. For all of modernity’s ability to make our lives easier, life...

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The Election – All that’s left is the counting

January 20, 2010
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Everything has changed. Nothing has changed. Everything will move forward. Nothing is going to move forward. We were all heard. Many of us weren’t heard at all. Many of us failed to care enough to get out and vote. The election is done. Nothing is what it used to be. That ended last year...

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Obituaries 01-20-2010

January 20, 2010
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Olympia LaFauci Malden resident Olympia M. (DiMare) LaFauci of Malden died on January 17. She was the beloved wife of Guy A. LaFauci; loving daughter of the late Salvatore and Conchetta (Condelli) DiMare; devoted mother of Josephine "Jaye" and her husband, Evan Davie, of Malden, Salvatore LaFauci and his wife, Diane, of Salem, NH,...

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The Talbot Case – Officer’s fiancée provides dramatic testimony about the night of the shooting

January 13, 2010
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The Talbot Case – Officer’s fiancée provides dramatic testimony about the night of the shooting

The first witness of the Talbot trial was perhaps the most sentimental so far, as Talbot’s former fiancée, Connie Bethel, took the stand to testify about what she saw on the night of the murder. It was standing room only in the courtroom; several people were barred from entering for lack of space. Television...

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Officer: Franklin asked for a ride home, said nothing about incident

January 13, 2010
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The lights and siren were on as Officer Rob Impemba rounded a curve on Beach Street and encountered a man waving his arms – drunk, stumbling but not out of breath. It was police Sgt. Evan Franklin and he was asking Impemba for a ride home. “He asked me, ‘Can you get me home?’”...

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Alleged counterfeiters go broke in Revere

January 13, 2010
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Some head’s up police investigating was right on the money last Wednesday, January 6, as Revere Police cashed in a Winthrop couple who was allegedly running a counterfeiting operation out of their home. Police were alerted to counterfeit money being passed at Marshall’s in Revere last Wednesday evening. Officers encountered Sofia Salami, 33, of...

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RHS hockey team eases past Salem

January 13, 2010
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The Revere High hockey team got a chance to take a bit of a breather after a string of hard fought hockey games, as the Pats easily handled Northeastern Conference rival Salem by a 9-1 margin last Wednesday. NEC all star Jay Sasso enjoyed an all star evening, as he beat the Salem goalie...

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Girls hoop team dips to 5-3

January 13, 2010
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The Revere High girls basketball team hit a bump on the road, literally and figuratively, this week, as they dropped a pair of encounters at Peabody and at Gloucester. “We came out flat in both games and played tentatively, which really hurt us, especially on the road,” said RHS head coach Diana DeCristoforo, whose...

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Boys hoop team drop two games

January 13, 2010
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The Revere High boys basketball team dropped a pair of contests this week, falling by a 55-51 score to Peabody and 66-60 to Gloucester. Both games were winnable for the Patriots, though for different reasons. RHS head coach Rock Hayes labeled the loss to Peabody as “the worst game a team has played in...

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Track athletes compete in MSTCA Winter Festival

January 13, 2010
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A large contingent of the Revere High girls indoor track team competed in the MSTCA Winter Festival Meet that was held Saturday at the Reggie Lewis track and athletic center. Joanna Greene was the top Lady Patriot finisher, bringing home a medal for her sixth place effort in the two mile run in a...

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Police Blotter 01-13-2010

January 13, 2010
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Information sought in bomb scare Revere Police are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the prosecution of someone who perpetrated a phony bomb scare last Thursday night at the Revere Convenience Mart on Broadway. Police said that the value of the reward would depend upon the value of...

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Ever Closer… – Suffolk poised to receive a casino license

January 13, 2010
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By all reasonable accounts and by all standard methods of measure, Suffolk Downs appears poised to gain a casino license when and if the legislature finally gets around to taking up the subject and doing something substantive about it. All signs from high places point to Suffolk Downs receiving a casino license. Mind you,...

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President Zambuto – He will use a firm hand and a strong gavel

January 13, 2010
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Councillor at Large Anthony Zambuto has been elected president of the city council for the 2010 legislative term. We congratulate him on his victory but more importantly on the show of support given to him by all his colleagues. There was a great deal of political jockeying this year before a final choice was...

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Obituaries 01-13-2010

January 13, 2010
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Caterina ‘Terina’ Mannone Revere resident Caterina "Terina" (Valenti) Mannone of Revere, formerly of East Boston and Marsala Sicily, died on January 11. The beloved wife of Giacomo Mannone with whom she shared 63 years of marriage, she was the loving mother of Filomena "Fina" Mannone, Sebastiano "Sebio" Mannone, Salvatore "Sal" Mannone and Massimo "Max"...

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Hand-raising experience Council and School Committee members are sworn in, amid less pomp and circumstance

January 7, 2010
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Hand-raising experience Council and School Committee members are sworn in, amid less pomp and circumstance

It was most likely the shortest inaugural ceremony on record, but nonetheless, 10 city councillors and six School Committee members took the oath of office Monday night. Due to budget cuts, about a month ago the city ruled out having the typical inaugural celebration and after-party. That left a bare bones swearing in ceremony,...

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Trial finally underway; attorneys await ruling on ballistics evidence

January 7, 2010
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Trial finally underway; attorneys await ruling on ballistics evidence

The long-awaited trial of fallen Officer Daniel Talbot began Monday morning, and by Wednesday, a jury had been assembled to hear the case. Judge Patrick Brady took his seat on the bench Monday in Boston’s Suffolk Superior Court around 9:30 a.m. just as accused shooter Robert Iacoviello Jr., 22, and accomplice James Heang, 20,...

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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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