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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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Hundreds of Thousands Expected at Festival:Annual Event at Revere Beach Set for this Weekend

July 22, 2016
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Hundreds of Thousands Expected at Festival:Annual Event at Revere Beach Set for this Weekend

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Sand sculpture aficionados will be in their glory when the 2016 International Sand Sculpting Festival comes to Revere Beach on July 22-24. Sculptors from all over the world will compete on America’s first public beach as they have been for the last 13 years. This year’s features include a special...
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State Budget Woes:Revere Businesses React to Elimination of Tax Holiday; Chamber Feels Sting with Loss of Grant

July 22, 2016
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State Budget Woes:Revere Businesses React to Elimination of Tax Holiday; Chamber Feels Sting with Loss of Grant

As a result of the state’s fiscal crisis, there will not be a sales tax holiday in Massachusetts this year. Alan Belinfante of Beach Sales Appliances and Electronics at 80 VFW Parkway said he is “not pleased” by state legislators’ decision to eliminate the holiday that allows consumers to make purchases without paying the...
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Farmers Market Opens

July 18, 2016
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Farmers Market Opens

Kohei Ishihara of the Movement Ground Farm sold exclusively organic vegetables, which are available to Snap, WIC, and senior citizens. at the Revere Farmers Market in front of the American legion. The market opened last week and will run through mid October on Fridays.
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Racing At Suffolk Downs Starts

July 18, 2016
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Racing At Suffolk Downs Starts

Wallace Ward and Anthony Guarrino cheer on their horses from inside the Club House as they watch the races on the tele prompts last Saturday and Sunday at Suffolk Downs. The live racing and food truck festivals will continue on August 5-6 and September 3-4 and will feature Thoroughbred racing, food trucks and family...
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News Briefs

July 18, 2016
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REVERE DEMOCRATS TO MEET ON JULY 20 The Revere Democratic City Committee will hold its next meeting at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, July 20th in the Community Room of the Revere Police Station, 400 Revere Beach Parkway, Revere. The Community Room of the Police Station is handicapped accessible.  For further information, please contact Ricky Serino, Chair...
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Sports 07-13-2016

July 18, 2016
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Catching On Juliana Cecere takes her art and hitting talent to Tufts University By Cary Shuman You can certainly measure Juliana Cecere’s impact on the Revere High softball team with the .400 career batting average she achieved over the course of four varsity seasons. She also hit for power, consistently accounting for extra-base hits...
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Fourth of July Celebration

July 8, 2016
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Fourth of July Celebration

Children and families from Revere enjoyed a free celebration at the Whelan School this Monday July Fourth. The event sponsored by the city and run by the Parks and Recreation Dept. included pony rides, moon bounces, water slides, cotton candy and more. Marisa and Pina Yee were dressed in the spirit of July Fourth.
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Revere Beach Tops the Competition

July 8, 2016
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Revere Beach Tops the Competition

By Cary Shuman City and business officials and environmental group leaders are pleased with the favorable publicity that Revere Beach has been receiving at a time when one of the biggest showcase events of the year hits the city in two weeks. Mayor Brian Arrigo, Revere Chamber of Commerce (RCC) Executive Director Bob Upton,...
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RFD Aids in Battling Lynn Brush Fire

July 8, 2016
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RFD Aids in Battling Lynn Brush Fire

Revere firefighters rushed to the scene of a large brush fire on the holiday, helping the Lynn Fire Department contain and then extinguish the tricky blaze that engulfed a 200-yard area of grass, shrubs, trees, and weeds close to the General Edwards Bridge. Revere Acting Fire Chief Chris Bright reported that the RFD received...
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Letter to the Editor

July 8, 2016
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There are many generous people Dear Editor, We often hear about so many sad and negative stories in the news that I just wanted to share this thank you to Natalie from Cal Zone with your readers to remind us all of the outstanding and generous people we live among. My son and husband,...
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Revere Beach Remains A Local Treasure

July 8, 2016
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In two weeks, more than 800,000 people are expected to attend the Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival. It is one more successful chapter in the long history of the first public beach that was established in 1895. As Mayor Brian Arrigo stated in a story in this week’s Journal, Revere Beach is a...
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90 Years Young

July 1, 2016
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90 Years Young

Family and friends of longtime Revere resident Mildred Elizabeth Vincent recently gathered at the Point of Pines Yacht Club to celebrate Millie’s 90th birthday. Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo and Mrs. Vincent’s daughter-in-law State Representative RoseLee Vincent presented her with a resolution recognizing the joyous occasion. “If one were to evaluate the...
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Delvecchio Receives Service Award at St Mary’s

July 1, 2016
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Delvecchio Receives Service Award at St Mary’s

The William F. Connell ‘55 Service Awards are presented at St. Mary’s as recognition of consistent and exemplary service. The awards are in memory of St. Mary’s alumni and benefactor William F. Connell whose generous donation to St. Mary’s enabled the construction of the Connell Center building. A committee consisting of St. Mary’s staff...
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Letter to the Editor

July 1, 2016
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Thank you Mayor Brian Arrigo Dear Editor: The tree is finally gone after six years and it took one day with a new administration. I want to thank you, Mayor Brian Arrigo, and assistant, Joe Gravellese. The tree that I have been trying to have taken down for the past six an a half...
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Flag Day at Whelan School

June 25, 2016
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Flag Day at Whelan School

RED, WHITE AND TWO! Twin sisters Lina and Dina Gharoqadi, kindergartners at the Whelan School, were decked out in double patriotic fashion last Tuesday morning, June 14, for a festive Flag Day celebration at the school. Principal Jamie Flynn welcomed the Revere Police Honor Guard to perform a ceremonial flag folding and Sgt. Dan...
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Commencement Speaker

June 25, 2016
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Commencement Speaker

Chris Porrazzo, of Revere, recently gave the commencent speech at Salem State University. Chris also received hs Masters in School Counseling and has recently been hired as a guidance counselor at the Rumney Marsh Academy for the upcoming school year. Shown above are Chris and his son Luke along with fiance Stephanie West, of...
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Breaking Bread:Residents Celebrate Interfaith Dinner

June 25, 2016
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Breaking Bread:Residents Celebrate Interfaith Dinner

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Saturday night more than 100 people broke bread with each other at a special Interfaith Iftar dinner held at the Beachmont School, sponsored by the local Moroccan American of Revere community. Attendees took the time to learn about each other’s faith and culture. Greeted with the sounds of The Noor...
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Three Revere Firefighters Injured Battling Chelsea Four-Alarm Fire

June 25, 2016
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Three Revere Firefighters Injured Battling Chelsea Four-Alarm Fire

By Seth Daniel One Revere Firefighter remains in the hospital after a four-alarm house fire in Chelsea brought in numerous neighboring communities, including Revere, and injured three Revere jakes in the process. Interim Chief Chris Bright reported that Lt. Bob DeMauro, leader of the Ladder 2 Revere crew, was the most seriously injured of...
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