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New Feature by Arrigo to Appear in Journal

January 20, 2016
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As Mayor Brian Arrigo begins his first year in office, he is looking forward to answering your questions in a monthly “Ask the Mayor” segment here in the Revere Journal. Please send your questions to the Mayor’s office either by mail or by e-mail. On the second Wednesday of each month, Mayor Arrigo will...
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“Ask the Mayor” in the Journal

January 20, 2016
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 The Revere Journal is pleased to announce that Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo will be participating in an “Ask the Mayor” segment each month in the Journal. Mayor Arrigo will answer questions that are sent by email or U.S. mail to his office and the responses will appear in the Journal on the second Wednesday...
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Checker It Out

July 19, 2017
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Checker It Out

The new chess and checkers life-sized game outside City Hall has been a fun edition to the Broadway corridor this summer. Here, Margo Johnson and Cheryl Prizio engage in a Friday afternoon game of checkers with a lot of their own rules in effect.“I think it’s awesome,” said Johnson. “We saw this here, and...
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Happy 88th Birthday Morris

July 19, 2017
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Happy 88th Birthday Morris

Anthony Barrasso wishes Morris Morris a happy 88th birthday. Both gentlemen are mainstays at the Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center, and World War II veterans. The entire staff loves watching these two men live life to the fullest and admires their zest.
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Sand Sculpting Festival Hits Revere Beach

July 19, 2017
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Sand Sculpting Festival Hits Revere Beach

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Sand sculptors will amaze and delight the predicted hundreds of thousands of onlookers when the International Sand Sculpting Festival 2017 comes to Revere Beach July 21-23. The Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival has grown into one of the largest sand sculpting festivals in the country. Each year sculptors from...
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Thousands Pay Final Respects to Haas:Former Mayor and City Council President Fondly Remembered by Officials and Residents

July 14, 2017
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Thousands Pay Final Respects to Haas:Former Mayor and City Council President Fondly Remembered by Officials and Residents

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Former four-time Mayor Robert Haas Jr. was laid to rest Tuesday in Woodlawn Cemetery following a Mass at St. Anthony’s. A motorcade of motorcycle police officers from different communities escorted Haas’ casket from Vertuccio & Smith Funeral home on Broadway to St. Anthony’s. An emblem of the U.S. Army on...
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A Positive Presence in the Classroom:Legendary Revere Teacher and Coach Peter Digiulio Ends a Successful Career

July 14, 2017
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A Positive Presence in the Classroom:Legendary Revere Teacher and Coach Peter Digiulio Ends a Successful Career

By Cary Shuman Peter DiGiulio said he was fortunate to “teach and coach in the city that I grew up in” for more than 40 years. The Revere schoolchildren to whom DiGiulio brought his weekly message would say the same thing: we were lucky to have been a student Mr. D’s classroom. In fact,...
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Letters to the Editor

July 14, 2017
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Remembering robert haas jr. Dear Editor: When I was in high school, I was Bobby Haas’ babysitter. I always loved going to their house because his mother Jean made sure there were lots of snacks to share. And all the kids had their parents’ good nature.  They did all their lives. I knew Bob...
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City Mourns Sudden Death of Bob Haas:Colleagues, Friends Recall Haas Committed to Family and City

July 7, 2017
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City Mourns Sudden Death of Bob Haas:Colleagues, Friends Recall Haas Committed to Family and City

By Sue Ellen Woodcock City council president and former four-term Mayor Robert Haas Jr. passed away unexpectedly Sunday morning, July 2 at a Block Island, Rhode Island vacation spot. “This is absolutely tragic news and my heart goes out to the Haas family,” said Ward 4 Councillor and Council Vice President Patrick Keefe. “In...
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Sports 07-05-2017

July 7, 2017
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Home-Field Advantage Penta, Renegades prepare for title game in Revere By Cary Shuman Former Revere High star Jess Penta’s athletic career will come full circle when she steps on to the field at Della Russo Stadium Saturday (July 8) for the Boston Renegades in the Women’s Football Alliance (WFA) Conference Championship Game. Penta, who...
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The Banana Boat Celebrates 40th Anniversary

June 30, 2017
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The Banana Boat Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Story and photos by Marianne Salza The turquoise blue anchor and three American flags at the peak of the Banana Boat Ice Cream stand have been iconic symbols on Revere Beach for 40 years, attracting generations of customers and visitors from across the country. A busy, loving, and entertaining family is how sisters and...
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Councillors Approve Mayor’s 2018 Budget

June 30, 2017
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Councillors Approve Mayor’s 2018 Budget

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The City Council approved a $184 million budget Monday night for fiscal year 2018, which goes into effect July 1. “This is one of the leanest I’ve seen in recent years with only a three percent increase over last year’s budget,” said Ward 5 Councillor John Powers, who is chairman...
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Revere Officials Meet the Governor

June 23, 2017
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Revere Officials Meet the Governor

Revere Director of Finance George Anzuoni attended an event recently for Gov. Charlie Baker, along with several other friends including former Senate President Robert Travaglini. Pictured (L-R) are Joe Herd, Councillor Anthony Zambuto, Governor Charlie Baker, Robert Travaglini, George Anzuoni, Director of Finance, and Larry Lucchino, Owner of the Boston Red Sox.
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Recognizing the Revere Beautification Committee

June 23, 2017
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Recognizing the Revere Beautification Committee

Mickey “Say No To Drugs” Casoli sees the great job that the members of the Revere Beautification Committee (RBC) do in the community on a volunteer basis year after year. On the 15th anniversary of the RBC, Casoli wanted to give RBC members special recognition. Casoli and few of his friends gathered in Beachmont...
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Arrigo Names Guido as New Interim Chief:Longtime Police Captain to Head Force While New Initiatives are Being Explored

June 23, 2017
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Arrigo Names Guido as New Interim Chief:Longtime Police Captain to Head Force While New Initiatives are Being Explored

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Mayor Brian Arrigo has announced that Captain James Guido will be the interim Police Chief of Revere beginning on July 1. Arrigo opted not to renew the contract earlier this year with the present Chief Joseph Cafarelli, whose last day will be June 30. Guido has been on the Revere...
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Fiesta Shows Donates Fried Dough Stand

June 17, 2017
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Fiesta Shows Donates Fried Dough Stand

Fiesta Shows donated a fried dough truck and waters to the Annual RHS Senior BBQ (this year was a little different since the Class of 2017 has been known to “make history”). Due to the weather, it was a beach/game night in the RHS gym with over 200 students attending. Pictured is Russell from...
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Revere Fitness Challenge

June 17, 2017
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Revere Fitness Challenge

2nd Place Finisher for boys in the 1 Mile Fun Run was Enzo Franca. Pictured above he shows off the medal he earned.
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Taft Street Fire Leaves 18 Homeless:Early Morning Fire Destroys Two Homes; Neighboring Structures Sustain Damage

June 17, 2017
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Taft Street Fire Leaves 18 Homeless:Early Morning Fire Destroys Two Homes; Neighboring Structures Sustain Damage

By Sue Ellen Woodcock A four-alarm fire broke out on Taft Street Tuesday morning around 4:15 a.m. in the same neighborhood hit by a tornado in 2014 leaving 18 people homeless. When firefighters arrived they found two homes ablaze at 41 and 45 Tafts St. and soon found there was a problem with the...
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Revere High School Junior Book Awards 2017

June 9, 2017
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Revere High School Junior Book Awards 2017

Revere High School honored outstanding students in the junior class (2018) with the presentation of College Book Awards. The students, shown with School Committee members and school officials, were recognized for their academic achievement, leadership, character, and community service. For a list of the award recipients,
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Filmic Society Movie Debuts

June 9, 2017
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Filmic Society Movie Debuts

‘Heaven Lost’ director George Hannah with actress Carmen Amaro and editor/cinematographer Paul Amato pictured at Showcase Cinemas the night of their m,ovie screening.
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