Archive for April, 2017

Easter Celebrations Around the City

April 22, 2017
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Easter Celebrations Around the City

Orlando Abrego portraying Jesus (center) during 5th annual re-enactment of Jesus’ suffering and crucifixion at Immaculate Conception Church on Good Friday, April 14. It was the fifth annual re-enactment for IC, said Father Daniel Lazo.
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Year of the Rooster

April 22, 2017
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Year of the Rooster

Victoria Phan and Roselynn Sonng stand with the rest of their Angkor Dance group as they wait to go out and perform on Saturday, April 15, at the Cambodian New Year Festival. Every year, the Revere Buddhist Temple holds a day-long block party on Thornton Street to celebrate the new year. This year, they...
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Bianco Sausage Leaving After 57 Years in Revere:Doors Set to Close Thursday April 27

April 22, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock When Joseph Bianco Sr opened Bianco Sausage at 375 Revere St. he began a Revere institution with a product that now reaches across the country. Bianco’s Sausage is moving its home to Medford . for more square footage and even more sausage links. The business purchased the old Hoff’s Bakery...
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Rent-A-Tool to Close April 25 After 63 Years in Business

April 22, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock One of Revere’s oldest family businesses will be closing April 25. Rent -a -Tool on North Shore Road has been an institution for the last 63 years in Revere, supplying generators, trucks, light towers, blowers, a Bobcat and just about any other piece of equipment you can think of. At...
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Police Investigating Shots Fired at Showcase Lot Over Weekend

April 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel After a flurry of police activity on Sunday night and into Monday morning at the Showcase Cinema parking lot, the investigation into the shots fired call has moved toward street-level detective work to find the culprit responsible for firing a gun and causing massive chaos. The incident occurred in the parking...
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Officials Weigh in on Uproar Easter Sunday

April 22, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Saturday night’s shooting outside of the Revere Carnival and the Showcase Cinemas could prove to be the straw that broke the camel’s back. “We are currently evaluating the situation and will determine whether an event like the carnival can take place in Revere moving forward,” said Mayor Brian Arrigo. “As...
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News Briefs

April 22, 2017
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City of Revere to host community forum on May 3 to update work on addressing Opioid abuse As part of Mayor Brian Arrigo’s commitment to addressing Opioid abuse in the Revere, the City opened the Substance Use Disorder Initiatives (SUDI) Office last year at 437 Revere St. At that office, grant-funded staff were hired...
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Police Briefs 04-19-2017

April 22, 2017
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WONDERLAND CONVENIENCE ROBBED Revere Police are investigating an armed robbery of the Wonderland Convenient Market on North Shore Road Sunday, April 16. The clerk told police that around 9:21 p.m., a white male in a hoodie entered the store and began to shop. At some point, he approached the clerk with a knife drawn...
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Medical Services Available for All at EBNHC

April 22, 2017
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By Manuel A. Lopes It is very important for all in this community to know they should not be afraid to seek medical services at EBNHC. Since we opened our doors in 1970, our mission has been to provide easily accessible, affordable, high-quality care, for ALL who live and work in our surrounding communities,...
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Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

April 22, 2017
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On behalf of the City of Revere and the Substance Use Disorder Initiatives (SUDI) Office,  I am writing to invite you to a community forum on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 5:00 PM in the Learning Commons at Revere High School. As part of my commitment to addressing the Opioid epidemic in the Revere,...
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Letters to the Editor

April 22, 2017
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Dear Editor: I would like to thank Revere city council members George Rotondo and Patrick Keefe for their most gracious and timely response to a parking matter in Ward-4 . There had been a No Parking sign removed during last year’s Mountain Avenue street construction at the corner of Mountain Ave. and Adams Street...
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A Truly Perilous Time

April 22, 2017
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When President Obama left office, he made it clear to incoming President Trump that the most important foreign policy challenge that the new administration would face would be figuring out how to prevent North Korea from developing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that could be equipped with a thermonuclear warhead that could reach the...
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Sports 04-19-2017

April 22, 2017
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RhS sports Roundup RHS girls tennis team starts with three wins The Revere High girls tennis team has sprinted to a 3-0 record in the first week of the season. Coach Carla Maniscalco’s Lady Patriots opened the 2017 campaign with a 3-2 victory over Peabody last Monday. Senior Maria Hernandez won her contest at...
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Obituaries 04-19-2017

April 22, 2017
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Palma DeSimone Of Revere Palma DeSimone of Revere died on April 16. The beloved wife of the late Generosso DeSimone, she was the loving daughter of the late John and Angelina (LaPlaca) DiPerri; devoted mother of Donna DeJulio and her husband, Gary of Woburn, John DeSimone and his wife, Susan of Revere and Diana...
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Out with the Cold and in with the Hot

April 14, 2017
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Out with the Cold and in with the Hot

David Mackey sunbathes on Revere Beach during the warm Tuesday weather.  
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Mr RHS 2017

April 14, 2017
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Mr RHS 2017

Adrian Perez (center) was crowned Friday night as Mr. RHS 2017 by Senior class advisor Mike Bonanno and show coordinator and teacher Evalynn Bulger.
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First Families

April 14, 2017
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First Families

The first families of Whoville and Revere. From L-R, in the back are Brenda Perez, Gianna Scoppettuolo, and John Frautten III. in the front are Jack, Daveen, Brian & Joseph Arrigo.
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Future Development:McKenna Looking at the Possibilities of What Could Be at Suffolk Downs

April 14, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Ward 1 Councillor Joanne McKenna has a childhood memory of hearing the horse racing at Suffolk Downs and now she’s looking forward to the proposed development of the coveted 161 acre site located both in Boston and Revere. Suffolk Downs was recently purchased by HYM Investment Group with principal Tom...
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Revere High Faculty Announces Scholarship Fundraiser in Memory of Richard Caprio

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Revere High School faculty members came together on March 31 for a fundraiser to cap off the efforts to begin a yearly scholarship in the memory of the late Revere High and Savio Prep teacher Richard Caprio. Director of Humanities Christina Porter and Revere High Deputy Principal Jon Mitchell organized...
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News Briefs

April 14, 2017
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Ramp to close On Tuesday, April 18 beginning at 8 p.m. the ramp from Route 1 South signed to Lynn Street-Saugus will be closed until Monday, May 15 at 5 a.m. Drivers are urged to seek alternative routes.   Senior Discount Program For Water and Sewer Bills AVAILABLE Mayor Brian Arrigo has announced that...
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