Archive for May, 2017

If You Build It… They Will Come

May 26, 2017
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If You Build It… They Will Come

Volunteers gather for a photo after completing the playground at the Lincoln School.
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Wounded Veterans Ride

May 26, 2017
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Wounded Veterans Ride

Revere firefighter Eddie Steriti helps attach a American flag between Fire Truck Ladders from the Revere and Everett Fire Departments at Brown Circle as part of the Wounded Veterans Motorcycle Run this past Sunday, May 21. Afterward, at Suffolk Downs, a ceremony honoring wounded veterans took place with thousands observing. Here, State Secretary of...
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Moroccan Cultural Day

May 26, 2017
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Moroccan Cultural Day

Keltoum Lahrir looks out at the festival with paintings of life in Morocco behind her during the Moroccan Cultural Day. The first-ever festival took place on Shirley Avenue on Saturday afternoon, May 20.
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Councillors Debate Keeping Employee Residency Measure

May 26, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock For years there has been a residency requirement if you intend to work in city hall. If you don’t live in Revere at the time of hire you’d go before the city council and ask for a waiver. Several people have done it, Reuben Cantor of the IT Department and...
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Beautification Committee Celebrates 15 Years

May 26, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock It started with the simple idea of addressing problem litter around the city and today, 15 years later, the Revere Beautification Committee (RBC) is making sure Revere looks the best it can. “We work collaboratively with the city,” said board member Carol Haney The scope of work done by the...
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On the Fence: Seacoast Academy Shows No Hesitation in Community Art Projects

May 26, 2017
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By Seth Daniel What has turned into a welcome art project in Beachmont had its humble beginnings in a Seacoast Academy classroom with two teachers, a few curious students and a bag of plastic drinking cups. Using a little bit of ingenuity, and some art and mathematic skill, Teachers Karen Suttle and Stacey Livote...
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News Briefs

May 26, 2017
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American Legion Post 61 encourages community to wear a red poppy With Memorial Day on the horizon, American Legion Post 61 reminds the public that Congress has designated May 26, as National Poppy Day. The American Legion encourages all patriotic Americans to wear or display a red poppy as a symbol of remembrance and...
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Police Briefs 05-24-2017

May 26, 2017
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ARREST Report MONDAY, MAY 15 Christian Jesus Soto, 27, of Hyde Park, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor, attaching plates, and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. Brendan Zammuto, 26, of Methuen, was arrested on a charge of illegal possession of a knife in violation...
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Letters to the Editor

May 26, 2017
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WE LIVE IN A GREAT COMMUNITY Dear Editor: We would like to take a moment to thank all the amazing people in our City.   We had an idea to create a calendar of events for kids with special needs, particularly autism, during Autism Awareness month in April. Our idea became a reality when we...
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Vote “Yes” on a Senior Citizen Residential Tax Exemption

May 26, 2017
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By Mayor Brian Arrigo The City Council unanimously voted in support of my proposal to adopt a 10% residential tax exemption for homes owned and occupied by qualifying senior citizens (65+).  The question now goes before the voters in November for ratification. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions to help you learn...
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Memorial Day

May 26, 2017
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The calendar tells us that the Memorial Day weekend is upon is, although with the exception of a few days this spring, the cool and wet weather has not been a harbinger of warmth and sunshine. But for Americans of all ages, the holiday weekend, despite the temperature reading, symbolizes the start of the...
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Sports 05-24-2017

May 26, 2017
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RhS sports Roundup   Boys lacrosse team wins NEC South title The Revere High boys lacrosse defeated Winthrop, 17-10, to win the championship of the Northeastern Conference South Division this past Thursday. “We had a great comeback in the second half,” said RHS head coach Austin Powers, whose crew now stands at 15-2 for the...
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Obituaries 05-24-2017

May 26, 2017
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Romolo DiFabio Worked at Louis Clothing in Boston for many years Romolo DiFabio of Revere passed away at home on May 20. He was 89 years old. Romolo, who worked at Louis Clothing in Boston for many years, was the beloved husband of Grace (DiPaola); devoted father of Joseph DiFabio and his wife, Doreen of...
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Tapping is for the Young at Heart

May 19, 2017
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Tapping is for the Young at Heart

The Seaside Tappers, made up of Revere and Winthrop residents at the Mantia sisters Dance Academy. Pictured from left to right, Marybeth Doherty, Mary Litale, Teddi Mantia, Patricia Molloy, Margie Rizzo, Louis Rizzo, Val Morgan, Roseann Liggiero, Heather Martin, and Florence Catizone.
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Let’s Play Ball

May 19, 2017
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Let’s Play Ball

Colts players Dominic DeAngelo and Daniel Alimonti hug it out.
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Happy 100th Birthday

May 19, 2017
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Happy 100th Birthday

Gilda Ausiello (center) celebrates her 100th birthday at the Revere Recreation Department last week with her son Dennis and daughter Susan and Mayor Brian Arrigo and his wife Daveen and children, Joseph and John.
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City Looks to Partner With New Developers of Suffolk Downs Site

May 19, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Being billed as the largest development possibly ever on the North Shore when construction begins at the Suffolk Downs property, the project could take 10 or 15 years to be fully developed. Either way the development will have an impact on Revere for the next 50 years. “It’s definitely an...
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Search Process Continuing for New Revere Police Chief

May 19, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Four internal candidates drawn from the ranks of the Revere Police Department are vying for the position of Chief of Police.  Recently, these applicants underwent testing to see how they would respond to certain situations at an assessment center two weeks ago as part of the hiring process. Current Police...
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Wonderland Site Still an Eyesore and a Danger

May 19, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Every week it seems that someone is complaining about the cars parked at the old Wonderland Dog Track or for that matter the condition of the buildings and when they will be torn down. In terms of the parking situation in the Wonderland area, Arrigo said the situation maybe confusing...
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Revere High to Put Out Emotionally Challenging, Full-Length Film

May 19, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When Revere High senior Carmen Amaro saw Revere Filmic Society sponsors Paul Amato and George Hannah approaching her earlier this school year in the hallway, she had no idea the journey – the very personal journey – that they were about to take her on in recruiting her for their latest...
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