Archive for October, 2017

Obituaries 10-18-2017

October 21, 2017
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Florence DuPonte 1920 ­– 2017 Florence A. DuPonte of Inverness, Florida, formerly of Revere, passed away on October 2 under the care of Citrus and the Nature Coast in Lecanto, Florida. She was 97 years old. Born in Boston on August 5, 1920 fo the late Michael and Josephine (Sacco) DiPesa, she was a...
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Revere Columbus Day Parade

October 13, 2017
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Revere Columbus Day Parade

One of the well dressed clowns parades under the Columbus Day Parade banner with a colorful umbrella to protect herself from the rain.Though it was a little soggy out, the Parade went off without a hitch, and attracted quite a few spectators given the weather conditions.
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Officials Unveil 311 Center

October 13, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined Mayor Brian Arrigo in officially launching Revere’s 311 Constituent Services System Tuesday at Revere City Hall. Arrigo first proposed the installation of the 311 system when he was serving as a councillor-at-large. He reaffirmed that pledge during his campaign for mayor. Tuesday was a triumphant day...
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News Briefs

October 13, 2017
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PLEASANT ST CITY HALL ENTRANCE CLOSED Revere officials announce that the City Hall Pleasant St. entrance will be closed so that DPW can complete repair of the stairs. The temporary closure begins October 11, and the entrance will reopen on either Monday, October 16 or Tuesday, October 17.   ARRIGO ON PANEL FOR SMART...
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Ramos Announces for City Councillor At-Large

October 13, 2017
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David J. Ramos has announced his candidacy for Councillor at-Large.  The following is his statement: “My name is David Jose Ramos and I am a candidate for City Councilor At Large for Revere.  I have never run for political office and I am not a typical politician. Rather, I am a techie, an innovator...
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Braid Announces Candidacy for Councillor At-Large

October 13, 2017
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Todd A. Braid has announced his candidacy for Councillor at-Large.  The following is his statement: I am not a career politician but I’m a proud concerned  4th Generation Revere Resident. 18 years ago I married Stacey Gualtieri also a lifelong Revere resident. I’m blessed with two wonderful daughters. My oldest Karissa attended Revere public...
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Gravellese Announces for Re-Election to School Committee

October 13, 2017
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Susan Gravellese has announced for re-election to the the Revere School Committee.  The following is her statement: “I am excited to announce my candidacy for re-election to the Revere School Committee. I knew, when I started my first campaign four years ago, that I had a strong desire to give back to the city...
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Ferrante Announces for Re-Election to School Committee

October 13, 2017
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Michael A. Ferrante, a local business owner and lifelong resident, is announcing his re-election bid for the Revere School Committee. The following is his statement: Frankly, Revere’s school system has unique needs. The school department has approximately 80% of our students are receiving free and /or reduced lunch programs. We don’t have the tax...
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EXIT Realty Beatrice Associates Expanding to Saugus

October 13, 2017
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Derek Beatrice, Broker/Owner, is pleased to announce that EXIT Realty Beatrice Associates is expanding to another office location in Saugus. “EXIT Realty Beatrice Associates exists for one reason; to build strong, successful real estate agents who provide exemplary service to home buyers and sellers in our community,” said Beatrice. In making the decision to...
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Police Briefs 10-11-2017

October 13, 2017
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Revere Police NEWS ARMED ROBBER ARRESTED Revere Police worked diligently last Thursday, Oct. 5, to identify and arrest a man who robbed the Oak Island Convenience store with a knife while wearing a mask. Around 9 a.m., the man entered the store and brandished a knife to the clerk and robbed the store. He...
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Letter to the Editor

October 13, 2017
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Thank you Dear Editor: Thanks to the generous support of the Revere community, the Taft St. Relief Fund raised a total of $7,582 for the families impacted by this summer’s fire. Those eligible have been notified that their checks are available at the Treasurer’s office. Thank you to all of those who pitched in...
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Coming Together as a Community to Stop Domestic Violence

October 13, 2017
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Two weeks ago, the City of Revere was shaken by a terrible tragedy – the murder of Vanessa MacCormack, a 30-year-old school teacher, allegedly due to an incident of domestic violence. Vanessa was a loving mother to her one-year-old daughter, and a devoted mentor to her 24 second-grade students. The City of Revere joins...
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The New 311 Center

October 13, 2017
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On Tuesday, Lt. Governor Karen Polito and city officials led by Mayor Brian Arrigo opened the new 311 constituent service center. This is another example of Arrigo’s attempt to make city services more friendly and responsive for residents. The Center will take non-emergency calls from residents who are looking at service requests like fixing...
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Sports 10-11-2017

October 13, 2017
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team defeats Medford, 29-7 The Revere High football team turned in a superb effort in all aspects of the game to chalk up its first victory of the season, a convincing 29-7 triumph over Medford Friday evening under the lights at Harry Della Russo Stadium. RHS quarterback Calvin Boudreau...
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Obituaries 10-11-2017

October 13, 2017
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Crescenzo ‘Christy’ Giannino Revere Firefighter for 31 years, owner of Giannino’s Greenhouses, one of the first Angel Flight pilots and one of the longest serving members of Revere Kiwanis Crescenzo “Christy” Giannino, a lifelong resident of Revere, died on October 6. Christy was a Revere firefighter for 31 years and owner of Giannino’s Greenhouses....
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Team DeLeo Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

October 6, 2017
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Team DeLeo Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo (third from left) and the Revere members of Team DeLeo are pictured at the Beachmont School parking lot Sunday morning prior to boarding the bus for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Boston.
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Terminiello Honored

October 6, 2017
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Terminiello Honored

The Revere City Council awarded Albert J. Terminello with a certificate of appreciation for 50 years of dedicated service to the Revere League of Special Needs by making a better life for Revere’s special citizens through education and social events. Pictured with him are Council Vice President Patrick Keefe and Ward 3 Councillor Arthur...
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Columbus Day Parade to Step Off on Monday

October 6, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito will join the 2017 Columbus Day Parade in Revere this coming Monday, Oct. 9 Baker and Polito will join Mayor Brian Arrigo, the parade’s grand marshall, and other Revere city officials in marching along the route. “We are honored to welcome the...
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Council Slows Down on Recreational Marijuana Ban

October 6, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Revere City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. regarding a proposed ban on recreational marijuana shops. The council decided to slow down the process when it comes to banning pot shops and the sale of recreational marijuana in Revere. Last week Council...
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Pilot Bike Sharing Program ‘ofo’ Rolls Out

October 6, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock If you see someone on the streets riding a yellow bicycle, it’s part of a new ride share program that is the largest in the world. The mayor and the Healthy Community Initiatives launched a  pilot program of a citywide, bike-sharing program with the world’s first and largest station-free bike...
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