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  1. 1. Black Cyan Magenta Yellow Catholic Vanessa Ardagna RHS Tonight - RHS Boys Basketball vs Chelsea (Home) Weds., Jan. 23rd School Memorial Scholarship Multi-Cultural RHS Swimming vs Beverly (Home) Thurs., Jan. 24th Week Fundraiser Night Pages 6 & 7 Page 16 Page 24 RHS Hockey vs Beverly (Home) Sat., Jan. 26th REVERE JOURNAL YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1881 50 CENTS StateVOLUME 14, No. 4 On the Parquet FloorWednesdaYJanuary 23, 2013INDEXBusiness DirectorySports 22-23 13 fires backEditorials 8Through the Years 8Classifieds 20 at RHADEATHS Aida Bartolomeo Walter Bruce Nicholas Carangelo Anna Edelstein By Seth Daniel John Thomas Federici Joseph Gillen State housing officials be- James King lieve there are a number of Edward and Eleanor problems in the operations of McFarland the Revere Housing Author- Thomas Murphy, Jr. ity (RHA), and those officials Antonio Parco believe the problems would be Ernest Pierni solved by a proposal to region- Anna Pennino alize the state’s 240 housing Frank Puopolo authorities. Robert Yett About two weeks ago, Gov.OBITUARIES, PAGES 10-11 Deval Patrick and the state De- partment of Housing and Com- INDEPENDENT munity Development (DHCD) Photo by Brian Babineau/Celtics House Photographer proposed to eliminate the 240 Newspaper Group The national champion Revere High School (RHS) Cheerleading Team got to accompany the RHS JROTC to center court at the separate local housing authori- Boston Celtics game last Wednesday, Jan. 16th. Coach Julianne Esposito, Kristina Russo and local veteran Jamie Chambers accom- ties and establish six regional panied the cheerleaders. authorities. The comments this week Medical marijuana shops likely to be blocked in Revere came after local officials at the RHA voiced extreme op-Casino By Seth Daniel the ordinance has plenty of momentum to pass. any part of the City. I believe “I don’t expect there to be See HOUSING Page 4license we’re on solid ground with it Wants his any proposals for these dis- City councillors are set “The law, as I understand and I believe the ordinance is pensaries in Revere,” he said. to hold a public hearing this it, states there has to be only going to pass. “I’m sure you might see themcould have coming Monday night, Jan. one in every county of the “I don’t think there’s a feel- dog back in Chelsea or Boston,  but 28th, on an ordinance that state,” said Council President ing on the Council to support there only has to be one in5 applicants would effectively ban medi- Ira Novoselsky. “We under- marijuana – the legal sale of the entire county. We’re go- cal marijuana dispensaries stand Boston is going to allow it,” he continued. ing to try and block them with from locating in Revere – and it and that would preclude That seems to be the senti- zoning or make it so difficult By Seth Daniel By Seth Daniel Council leaders indicated that us from having to allow it in ment around the entire City to come here that they won’t All Zach Gentile wants from a majority of those who There could be as many Paul Revere Spelling bee interact with members of the bother. I’m sorry they passed this, but we have to deal with is the information from theas five companies vying for Revere Police that will help Council. it.”a resort casino license in the him retrieve his long-lost dog Councillor Tony Zambuto, Zambuto said the City So-Greater Boston (Region A) from an unknown man in who proposed the change last licitor’s office has reviewedarea following the deadline Beachmont. December, said most of the the ordinance and it appearsfor companies to get in on Sounds a bit ridiculous? voters he speaks with are ada- to meet muster legally - giv-gaming last Tuesday, Jan. Welcome to the world of mant about keeping marijuana ing councillors the go-ahead15th. the City’s stray/lost dog poli- dispensaries out of Revere. He to consider it. The Cordish Company of cies – or lack thereof, at least said most don’t believe it will The Medical MarijuanaBaltimore told the Journal in a according to one City dog be good for business or prop-press release that they are not contractor. erty values.certain yet if they will pursue Please see SHOPS, Page 2 Please see DOG, Page 4a casino license or a slots-onlylicense. 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  2. 2. Page 2 The Revere Journal Wednesday, January 23, 2013 NEWS BriefsCORRECTION English or in Spanish. Upon In last week’s News Briefs submission, applications arecolumn it was stated that City received at Northeast and atCouncillor Bob Haas did not the student’s middle schoolhave a chairmanship on any simultaneously. The deadlinecommittees last year. How- for submission of applicationsever, he did have a chair- for first round consideration ismanship of the Elder Affairs March 1, 2013. We urge thatCommittee, though he did not applications be submitted ashave any issues that required soon as possible so that middlea meeting. While the commit- school guidance counselorstee is a long-standing commit- have time to prepare schooltee, it isn’t considered a major records to complete your file.chairmanship. Paper applications are also available through the North-SPEAKER DELEO east website and may also be obtained in the middle schoolWILL LOOK guidance offices or at ourCAREFULLY AT GOV school, 100 Hemlock Rd., inTAX PLAN Wakefield. We encourage you Last week, Gov. Deval to visit our website to learnPatrick laid out an aggressive more about our exciting Ca-agenda of increasing income reer Technical and Academictaxes, reducing the sales tax Programs and our sports,and tying a gas tax increase to clubs, and services.cost of living figures. Questions regarding the This week, House Speaker Admissions process may beBob DeLeo said he is taking a directed to 781-246-0810careful approach to the ambi- x1302.tious agenda of tax increases. “Governor Patrick has laidout an ambitious and complex Shops/set of changes to our state’s CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1tax policies,” said DeLeo this Co-Owner Frank Nuzzo of Greater Boston Gym & Fitness on Charger Street in Revere cuts the ribbon with Mayor Dan Rizzo, Johnweek. “In the coming weeks, Correggio, Steve Reardon, Tony Zambuto, Bob Haas, John Powers, John Festa, Dave Krasnoff, Tino Capobianco from Speaker law went into effect on Jan.I will be looking to my fel- DeLeo’s office, Maria Haralabatos from ANC, John Burley, Anthony DiPierro from the Everett Mayor’s office, Councilman Richard Del- 1st after having won a stronglow representatives, advocacy lisola, Alderman and Candidate for State Rep. Mike Mangun, and Jonathan Bird Marchant, not pictured is co-owner Lou Nuzzo. majority of the vote in a state-groups, and members of the wide ballot question last No-public to evaluate and help us regular schedule, having them ing with a number of organi- We are pleased to be a leader electronic application, please vember. However, city leadersdigest the details and implica- increase by 5 percent every zations to try to secure a loca- among Massachusetts’s vo- visit the Northeast website at all over the area – includingtions of the governor’s plan.” two years. tion and funding to reinstate a cational schools in offering Revere - have taken up zoning The major portion of that The gas tax is proposed to teen center that has been miss- an electronic application pro- and select the ADMISSIONS ordinances to try to preventplan was laid out in Patrick’s go up a half-penny and would ing for quite some time, since cess- new this year. You may tab to the Admission Applica- dispensaries from locating inState of the State address last automatically increase in the ROCA left more than 10 years access the application using tion. Follow the instructions their cities. Other cities to haveWednesday evening. One of future as the price of goods ago. any computer connected to the to access the user-friendly considered similar ordinancesthe big pieces was increasing and services increase (cost of “We’re very active down Internet. process. Electronic applica- include Chelsea, Melrose andthe income tax from 5.25% to living). there this year so far,” he said. To complete and submit an tions may be submitted in Winthrop.6.25%. This comes after thevoters of the state approved a “A lot is going on.”ballot question in 2000 man- TEEN CENTER ONdating that the income tax go THE AVE? NORTHEASTdown to 5%. That never hap- Council President Ira No- VOKE ACCEPTINGpened though as the Legisla- voselsky reports that there are APPLICATIONSture froze the rate at 5.25%. major happenings in Ward Northeast Metropolitan Re- Another big piece of Pat- 2 this year, not the least of gional Vocational School isrick’s puzzle locally is ty- which is talk of opening a new currently accepting applica-ing regular toll increases and teen center on The Ave. tions for school year 2013-14.MBTA fare increases to a Novoselsky said he is work- Last month, Episcopal City Mission’s Burgess Urban Fund presented their 2012 grantee awards to 21 grassroots community organizations. The total funds distributed in 2012 are up 17 percent over last year and the minimum grant also increased from $5,000 to $10,000. The local organiza- tion The Neighborhood Developers received a $15,000 grant from the Fund, and the money is likely to be used in the planning for a redesigned gateway to Revere Beach Station. Featured in the photos are Norm Faramelli, ECM’s Interim Executive Director; Rachel Meketon and Melissa Walsh from The Neighborhood Developers; The Rev. Noah Evans, ECM Board Chair; and Katie Campbell Simons, Associate Director for Community Partnerships & Public Policy. All Care Resources helps you remain safe and secure at home.Jack Satter House resident Charlotte Bromberg was recently elected to an unprecedented sixthterm as president of the tenant’s association. She is pictured here at the installation with StephenPost, director Satter House; Mary Ellen Martin; Mayor Dan Rizzo; Bromberg; Ward 5 Councillor JohnPowers; Dorothy Kelly Gay, director Hebrew Senior Life; and Council President Ira Novoselsky. When daily tasks at home become difficult, call All Care Resources. We are a trusted provider of private pay home care services for elders, and a supportive resource for the family caregivers GERRY D’AMBROSIO who can’t always be with them. Services include: ATTORNEY AT LAW Our professionally trained staff is committed to personally IS YOUR ESTATE IN ORDER? caring for you, or a loved one, at home. Because caring is not just a job—it’s our calling. DO YOU HAVE AN UPDATED WILL, HEALTH CARE Private pay home care services are available from PROXY, OR POWER OF ATTORNEY? 2 hours to 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Long-Term Care Insurance is accepted. IF NOT, PLEASE CALL FOR FREE CONSULTATION For services, please call: 14 PROCTOR AVENUE, REVERE 888-801-8084 Caring for the community since 1986 781-284-5657
  3. 3. Wednesday, January 23, 2013 The Revere Journal Page 3 Police BriefsBANK ROBBER stance abuse issues. ARREST ReportNABBED ROOKIE AND A Monday, Jan. 14 Friday, Jan. 18 A Malden man has beencharged and arrested for a VETERAN Karen Doherty, 43, of 29 JeanMarie Fusco, 53, of 652 One newly-hired police of- School St., was charged with Washington Ave, was chargedstring of bank robberies that ficer, fresh out of the academy, speeding, driving with a sus- with one warrant.included the Dec. 28th robbery teamed up with a former police pended license and one war- Juan Carrasquillo, 45,of the TD Bank on Broadway. officer from Revere to stamp rant. of 134 Endicott Ave., was Joseph Barberi, of Malden, out a developing drug deal at Tuesday, Jan. 15 charged with being a fugitivewas charged with four bank the Wonderland Marketplace Jose Marquez-Cornejo, 31, from justice.robberies after a joint inves- last Friday morning. of 595 Revere Beach Parkway, Severino Garofalo, 21, oftigation with Revere Police, New Police Officer Vedran was arrested on one warrant. 121 Grand View Ave., wasSaugus Police, Malden Police Trifkovic saw what he be- Jefferey Satterwhite, 22, of charged with one warrant.and the FBI Bank Robbery lieved to be a narcotics trans- Saugus, was arrested on one Kenneth Blaikie, 51, of 41Task Force. Two robberies oc- action around 11:45 a.m. on warrant. Irving St., was charged withcurred in Saugus and one in Friday and stopped one of the Wednesday, Jan. 16 possession of a Class B drugMalden. suspected motor vehicles for a Michael J. Matarazzo, 27, with intent to distribute, rude The motor vehicle involved broken taillight. of Everett, was charged with and disorderly conduct, andin the robberies was found in As they pulled into the one warrant. distribution of a Class C drug.Lee’s Trailer Park at 418 Park- Marketplace, the officer ap- Kerry Jenkins, 36, home- James Giacalone, 44, ofway, which eventually led the proached the car and a second less of Revere, was charged East Boston, was chargedinvestigation to Barberi. car nearby fled. with armed robbery and two with possession of a Class B As that car fled, the op- Gov. Deval Patrick administered the oath of office to former warrants. drug with intent to distributeTHREE WOMEN erator, Kenneth Blaikie, of Suffolk County Sheriff Andrea Cabral on Tuesday afternoon, offi- Thursday, Jan. 17 (subsequent offense), rude Revere, was observed trying cially promoting her to the position of Secretary of Public Safety Nicole Thain, 29, of East and disorderly conduct, andCHARGED WITH to swallow at least 12 pack- – a state Cabinet position. Boston, was charged with distribution of a Class C drugARMED ROBBERY ages of cocaine. The officer armed robbery and two war- (subsequent offense). Police have arrested three also saw the passenger, James (subsequent offense), rude The man told him to stay rants. William Lewey, 31, of 895women who held up a Shirley Giacalone, of Eastie, trying to and disorderly conduct, and away from his family and Heather Harper, 23, of Ded- Broadway, was charged withAvenue merchant at knife- hide a plastic baggie full of distribution of a Class C drug punched the victim in the face ham, was charged with armed assault and battery on a dis-point last Wednesday night, Klonopin pills inside the car (subsequent offense). while also demanding money. robbery and two warrants. abled person with injury, as-Jan. 16th. registration folder. Witnesses observed the in- Derek Mark Ryder, 26, of sault and battery, and attempt- The three females entered Blaikie was quickly appre- HIT IN THE FACE cident and informed police as 81 Revere St., was charged ing to commit a crime.the store and drew the knife, A disabled man on Pember- to whom the perpetrator was. hended, but Giacalone fled on with assault and battery.holding it to the clerk. While ton Street exited his residence William Lewey, 31, of 895 foot.doing that, another removed last Friday morning and im- Broadway, was charged with Nearby, former Revere Po-all the money from the cash lice Officer Pat Cappola was mediately got clocked in the assault and battery on a dis- Weekly Crime Reportregister and they fled. face by an unknown man in abled person with injury, as- House Breaks: (5) (2); Broadway – EBSB; Lee shopping in the market. As he Kerry Jenkins, 36, home- a ski mask, who warned the sault and battery, and attempt- Boulevard; Campbell Av- Burbank Hwy – Hess; North saw the action unfold, he gaveless of Revere, was arrested victim to stay away from his ing to commit a crime. enue; Park Avenue; Rose Shore Road – Rent-A-Tool; chase to Giacalone and appre-soon after, around 10 p.m. and family. Street; and Parkway. Park Avenue; Charger Street; hended him.charged with armed robbery. Blaikie, 51, of 41 Irving St., Then the masked man fled. STABBING IN Tuckerman St. – Lincoln; On Thursday, Nicole Thain, was charged with possession The victim told police that BEACHMONT Commercial Breaks: (0) Beach Street; Rand/Washing-29, of East Boston; and Heath- he was on his way to the hos- A 20-year-old man is re- ton; Lynn Marsh Road; Lynn of a Class B drug with intenter Harper, 23, of Dedham, pital, as he has a heart condi- covering from a stab wound Motor Vehicle *Thefts/ Marsh Road; Yeamans/Broad- to distribute, rude and disor-were arrested and charged tion, when he came face-to- to the shoulder that transpired Breaks: (4) way; Derby Road; Salem derly conduct, and distributionwith armed robbery. face with the masked man as a result of an altercation in *Morris Street; Squire Road Street; Broadway/Taft; Beach of a Class C drug. Giacalone, All three are well known to around 12:21 p.m. He had no Beachmont Roast Beef last – Sozio’s; Overlook Ridge Street; Lancaster Avenue; Lee 44, of Eastie, was chargedpolice from previous dealings idea who the man was or what Saturday night. Drive (plate); and Conant Burbank Hwy/Winthrop Pl; with possession of a Class Band are known to have sub- he was talking about. Around 8:15 p.m., the vic- Street. Warren Street; North Shore drug with intent to distribute tim was stabbed in the shoul- Rd/Vera; and Winthrop Ave. der area by a man he knew,Department veteran to fill Sheriff’s Office vacancy who then fled. Motor Vehicle Accidents: (28) House Parties/Loud Stereo Police are searching for the Brown Circle (3); Copeland Complaints (after 9 p.m.): 9 Journal Staff Report folk County in this role and I responsible for day-to-day suspect. Circle (3); Mahoney Circle look forward to working with management of all Sheriff’s A high-ranking official in him to strengthen our re-entry Department operations.the Sheriff’s Department has programs and reduce youth In 2011, Tompkins was ap- PUBLIC NOTICEsecured the Sheriff’s appoint-ment by Gov. Deval Patrick violence.” Said Tompkins, “I thank pointed by Governor Patrick RIGHT OF WAY MAINTENANCE to serve as a Board member ofafter a quiet process that elim- Governor Patrick for his con- As required by Massachusetts General Law Chapter to control target vegetation and help establish and the Boston Finance Commis- 132B, National Grid (New England Power and/or maintain natural controls.inated many highly-respected fidence and I pledge to serve sion. Tompkins also servescandidates. the citizens of Suffolk County Massachusetts Electric Company) hereby gives on the Foundation Board and notice that it intends to selectively apply herbicides Accord Concentrate, also labeled under the name On Tuesday afternoon, Pat- with integrity. I am inherit- chairs the Community Service along transmission line rights-of-way in the following Rodeo, and possibly one of the following herbicides,rick appointed Steven Tomp- ing a great Department with municipalities: Arsenal or Arsenal Powerline, will be applied directly talented people who are com- Board for the Dimock Com-kins, the current Sheriff’s to the surface of stumps immediately after targetDepartment chief of external mitted to providing safe care munity Health Center, a Rox- Revere vegetation is cut (Cut Stump Treatment). Garlon 4 oraffairs, as the new Suffolk and custody for individuals bury-based community health Garlon 4 Ultra will be applied selectively to the stems The selective use of herbicides to manage vegetationCounty Sheriff. Tompkins will at our facilities and working center that provides conve- of target vegetation using hand-held equipment along rights-of-way is done within the context of anassume responsibility for all with our external partners on nient access to quality medical Integrated Vegetation Management (IVM) program (Basal Treatment). Krenite S or Accord Concentrate,Sheriff’s Office operations at a wide range of public safety and mental health care and hu- consisting of mechanical, chemical, natural and cultural also labeled under the name Rodeo, mixed with issues. I am honored by this man services. Tompkins pre- components. In right-of-way vegetation management the Escort XP, and one of the following herbicides,the Suffolk County House of pest or target is vegetation (primarily tall growing) that Arsenal or Arsenal Powerline, will be applied selec-Correction, the Nashua Street appointment and accept its re- viously served as the Dimock will cause outages and safety issues. National Grid’s tively to the foliage of target vegetation using hand-Jail and the Civil Process Di- sponsibility enthusiastically.” Center’s Director of Market- held equipment (Foliar Treatment). Applications shall IVM program encourages natural controls by promotingvision. He replaces Andrea “Steve brings an extraordi- ing and Public Affairs prior not commence more than ten days before nor low growing plant communities that resist invasion byCabral, who has accepted a nary level of relevant prior ex- to joining the Suffolk County target vegetation. The selective use of herbicides and conclude more than ten days after the followingstate Cabinet position as sec- perience to this position,” said Sheriff’s Department.  mechanical controls are the direct techniques used treatment periods.retary of public safety. Cabral. “His job required him Governor Patrick at the In addition to providing and his staff to work with ev- State House swore in Tomp- Treatment Periodscare, custody and rehabilita- ery division within the Depart- kins late on Tuesday. An elec- ment. He knows what it took January 7, 2013 – June 3, 2013 June 3, 2013 – October 11, 2013 October 11, 2013 – December 21, 2013tive support for inmates and tion to fill the remainder of Cut Stump Treatment Foliar Treatment Cut Stump Treatmentpre-trial detainees, Tompkins to get us where we are and he Cabral’s term will occur in Basal Treatment Cut Stump Treatment Basal Treatmentwill also oversee a manage- is very committed to building Basal Treatment 2014, the next biennial elec-ment, security and administra- on that progress. Under his leadership, this Department’s tion. Further information may be requested by contacting (during business hours, Mon-Fri from 8:00 am-4:00 pm):tive staff of over 1,000.     “As a dedicated public ser- best days are ahead of it.”         Tompkins holds a bache- Dawn Travalini, National Grid, 40 Sylvan Road, Waltham, MA 02451 • Telephone: (781) 907-2448vant on the frontlines of crime As Chief of External Af- lor’s degree in communica-prevention and reentry reha- fairs in the Suffolk County tions from Boston Collegebilitation, Steven brings first- Sheriff’s Department, Tomp- and a master’s degree in Pub-hand knowledge and passion kins supervised his own di- lic Policy from the University Build your own checking account, beginning this critical position,” said vision and was a member of of Massachusetts, Boston. HeGovernor Patrick. “I am confi-dent in his ability to serve Suf- the Sheriff’s nine-member Executive Team, which was resides in Hyde Park with his wife and two children. 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  4. 4. Page 4 The Revere Journal Wednesday, January 23, 2013 Housing / CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 / position to the plan last week, thorities struggle with lim- Heyer said a recent grant to there is a lot to do for one saying it was not beneficial to ited resources, but the funding the RHA to address repairs to person,” said Heyer. “It’s sim- tenants and was likely a good cuts (we’ve seen) are not the the 705 Scattered Site homes ply too much on the plate and theory, but not a good prac- cause of the breakdown of the was the result of many years there’s not enough staff to ad- tice. 705 program. That came due of technical assistance. dress all the functions in one Lizbeth Heyer, the state to a lack of maintenance and For its part, the RHA has job.” associate director for public attention to deteriorating con- been designated a “High Per- Additionally, many local housing, said just such a re- ditions. They certainly could former” by the federal gov- gional proposal would help have been addressed more ef- ernment (HUD) and its ex- controls over land develop- communities like Revere fix fectively to prevent the severe ecutive director, Linda Shaw, ment and land use would be failures that currently exist in deterioration that exists in has previously run numerous retained, so that no regional public housing. those buildings.” housing authorities in major authority would be able to re- “For a community like Re- Meanwhile, she said there cities such as New Orleans. develop property against the vere, this will help with the are other concerns in the RHA Heyer said the overall re- wishes of a local community. struggles they have working that lead her to believe a re- gionalization program – as It has not yet been estab- within scale to achieve op- gional approach will be more mentioned before – would lished where those regional erating effectiveness and ef- effective than the local con- establish six regional hous- hubs would be located, but ficiency, to professionalize figuration that exists now. ing authorities and would Heyer did say the proposed the staff and bring additional “The 705s are the most eliminate many local func- legislation identifies Suffolk resources and experience that obvious problems from the tions from communities. That will help with the problems windshield survey perspective would include an executive County as one location – like- Revere has,” she said. because they are in significant director and a local board of ly uniting Revere with Boston, She specifically indicated disrepair and are boarded directors – as well as back of- Chelsea and Winthrop. Spe- that Revere has not done well up and a blight to the neigh- fice functions and technical cifically, each region would in handling its scattered site borhood,” said Heyer. “We functions. contain about 11,000 housing housing program – called a have an ongoing relationship However, a site manager units. 705 program. Those scattered with technical assistance to for each community would “Any assertion that the plan sites include homes on Dana the Revere Housing Author- remain in place, and mainte- would result in a reduction of Street and Highland Avenue. ity in regard to maintenance, nance/custodial staff would services and will require ten- “The 705 Scattered Site preventative maintenance, be available locally with ease, ants to travel five, 10 or 15 program – those buildings they management of wait lists and she said. The site manager miles to get services they are have suffer from an extreme tenant certification. There are would be like an executive amount of disrepair which is other concerns that exist with director, but would not have due is just not true,” she said. above and beyond what we the Revere Housing Author- to deal with human resources Patrick submitted the re- would see at housing authori- ity that indicate a historic lack and the administration end of gionalization plan to the Leg-On Saturday, January 12, Patrick Ewing, Olympic Gold Medalist ties that run a 705 program,” of full capacity to operate the the job. islature, which is reviewingand Former New York Knicks Star visited Cafe Rossetti’s. In honor said Heyer. “All housing au- housing authority.” “It’s a complex job and the bill now.of his visit Chefs Bob and Steve Rossetti created, THE PATRICKEWING FLATBREAD PIZZA, a delicious treat of red and yellowtomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, fresh arugula, shaved parmesan, Dog / / CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1and minced imported peppadew peppers. “That poor kid lost his dog curred over the last two years but police dispatch had failed is a pet owner. We all have and can’t get it back because due to what she said is a lack to take down the man’s num- dogs and cats. We will review police dispatch doesn’t be- of any comprehensive plan by ber or information. the policies and get to the bot- lieve animal calls are impor- police for dealing with ani- “I did call the police then tom of this.” ELDER ASSET PROTECTION tant,” said Lisa Cutting of mals. Ocean View Kennels, which “I can’t even begin to tell and they just said they couldn’t get me any more information Cutting said she hopes that is the case. Protect Your Home For Your Heirs holds a contract with the City you what I’m going through on it and I wondered why that Just last weekend, police Life Estates * Trusts * Health Care Proxies to house lost or abandoned with this City,” said Cutting. was because they were the dropped off a young, baby animals. “The situation is 10 “My mother wants to pull the ones who told us about the Beagle without any explana- Living Wills * Powers of Attorney times worse than a year ago contract, but then the animals man calling them,” said Gen- tion. It appeared to belong to Call For Free Consultation * House Calls Available when I went up to the City will be put to sleep – even the tile. “There was nothing for someone. Cutting did some re- Council and let my frustra- ones that are just lost. We re- me to do at that point but to search and found out that the ATTORNEY STEPHEN F. MURRAY tions fly. I have to go through ally hate all this.” wait for information. I called dog hadn’t even been logged Boston to try to get help. Re- Last year, Cutting detailed the Animal Control officer and in at police headquarters, so One Orr Square, Revere, MA 02151 � 781-289-3417 vere just doesn’t care. that healthy, lost animals had left a message like they told nobody knew it had been “This is why I went in front actually been euthanized due me to do and they said they turned in to her.J.L. LeBLanc Tax Service, Inc. of the Council one year ago,” to miscommunication by po- she continued, alluding to a lice with owners. would get back to me as soon as possible. I still haven’t got- “If somebody called to report that young Beagle very animated discussion she Gentile said he has had his ten any message back.” had been lost, no one would had before the Council last Jack Russell Terrier – named And of course, that was know I have it,” said Cutting. February. “I am not the DPW, Emily – for nine years. The more than one month ago. “Worse yet, if I hadn’t taken and yet the police just drop the trouble for him began on Dec. As Gentile and Cutting un- it, it would have been taken I.R.S. PRoBLemS? UnfILed Tax ReTURnS??? dogs and leave. These animals 19th around 6 p.m. when his derstand the situation, the man to the shelter and put to sleep. are living breathing things. mother accidentally let Em- does have the dog, but when I know someone out there is call (617) 569-2021 I’ve had it with dispatch, with ily out unattended so the dog he called, police did not take looking for it. It’s just a baby, the chief, with the mayor and could go to the bathroom. down his information. There- but all the police do is drop everybody. I’m stuck though. However, the dog never came fore, all anyone knows is that and leave.” I’m stuck either working with inside to their Highland Av- a man from Beachmont has Cutting said there also people who won’t work with enue home afterward. the dog. No more help aside needs to be a coordinated ef- me or turning my back on Gentile said he searched from that has been offered. fort to get dogs adopted that PLEASE RECYCLE animals who will die on the Shirley Avenue for hours upon streets.” hours with no luck. The next “It has been kind of frustrat- ing,” Gentile said. have been abandoned or sur- rendered and are still in her THIS NEWSPAPER Cutting said Gentile’s situa- day, he called Cutting, who tion is just one of many heart- told him that a man had called So, the high schooler has taken matters into his own care. Currently, she has six dogs, and most have been in breaking stories that have oc- police to say he found the dog, hands. her care for more than three He plastered the neighbor- months. LAW OFFICE OF hood with fliers that were al- “If I don’t keep them, they Randy M. Shuman, PC most immediately ruined by rain and snow. He has looked tirelessly and wants to go just get put to sleep at North Shore (Shelter),” she said. “That’s a shame because they PERSONAL INJURY door-to-door if his mother will are adoptable dogs. They let him. aren’t harmful. Every time NO FEE UNLESS SUCCESSFUL Revere Police, upon learn- people find out about these ing more about the situation, dogs, they get adopted im- told the Journal that they are mediately. The City’s lack of revisiting the idea of making concern for these animals is SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 2013 7PM a clear policy for lost or aban- disgusting. They treat flowers doned animals – a problem in this City better than they do FAMILY LAW they were told of more than a these dogs.” year ago by Cutting. For the record, Gentile said You Don’t FAMILY Travel to Boston Have to LAW “We’re going to revisit our his terrier is white with almost You Get The Best Travel to Boston To Don’t Have to Representation policies and procedures to no brown fur spots on her make sure there are no over- body. She was wearing a pink To Get The Best Representation sights or cracks to fall through,” collar when she disappeared, said Lt. Amy O’Hara. “We’re and she answers to the name not going to have this happen of “Emily.” again. If someone called and Anyone with any informa- 781-284-0200 had information on that dog, tion can call him at (781) 353- it shouldn’t be hard for us to 4716 or his mother at (617) track it down. Everybody here 401-5100. MAIN EVENT Generations of Experience Firmly Cemented in Revere VS. 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