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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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Perfect For A Summer’s Day

August 19, 2016
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Perfect For A Summer’s Day

Kayla Martelli, 12, and her sister Jordan, 9, mix up another batch of lemonade at their 5th Annual Alex’s Lemonade Stand project on Dale Street this past Sunday, Aug. 7. The two sisters, dubbed The Lemonettes, have raised more than $10,000 for the national charity to benefit children with cancer. They are the daughters...
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Vietnam Veterans Honored At Purple Heart Dinner

August 19, 2016
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Vietnam Veterans Honored At Purple Heart Dinner

The Revere Veterans Services held a Vietnam Veterans Appreciation ceremony last Sunday, Aug. 7, at the Beachmont VFW Post 6712. Shown above Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo (third from left) accepts a gift of the Purple Heart flag to fly over Revere in honor and appreciation of the residents of the city who have served.
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Urban Trail Opens in Shirley Ave Area

August 19, 2016
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Urban Trail Opens in Shirley Ave Area

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Tennis shoes, running shoes, heels, dress shoes, even barefoot you can enjoy the fourth Urban Trail in Revere now that officials have opened the latest one in the Shirley Avenue area last Friday. Thanks to the work of many residents and the support of sponsors including Revere on the Move...
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Governor Baker in Revere for National Night Out Celebration

August 5, 2016
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Governor Baker in Revere for National Night Out Celebration

Governor Charles Baker came to Revere on Tuesday night to celebrate National Night Out with residents, local and state officials. The event was held at the Susan B, Anthony Complex. National Night is a nationwide community policing event that is held annually to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness. Shown in the photo from...
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A Tale of Sister Cities

August 5, 2016
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A Tale of Sister Cities

Acting Fire Chief Chris Bright presents Mayor Shoji Nishida with a hat from the fire department as Mayor Arrigo looks on.
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Revere Through the Years

August 5, 2016
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10 years ago August 2, 2006 The city officially took control of the new West Revere Complex, the first new school to be built in the city since the Garfield Magnet School more than 10 years ago. The RHS football team held its annual Ironman Contest at Revere Beach this past week. After much...
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Sand-Sensational:Sand Sculpting Festival Draws Record One Million Visitors to Revere Beach

July 29, 2016
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Sand-Sensational:Sand Sculpting Festival Draws Record One Million Visitors to Revere Beach

By Cary Shuman The International Sand Sculpting Festival reached another milestone with one million visitors attending the event at Revere Beach. With three hot, sun-drenched summer days, people walked the boulevard to enjoy food, music, and amusements, – and of course the pais de resistance – the incredible sand masterpieces by the world’s best...
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Council Hears Plans for Apartment/Hotel Project

July 29, 2016
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Council Hears Plans for Apartment/Hotel Project

By Stephen Quigley On Monday night, City Councillors held their first official hearing of the proposed apartment and hotel complex that primarily seeks to draw millennials to Revere at the site of the former Shaw’s Supermarket on the Revere Beach Parkway.  The hearing drew about 30 people and several proponents and opponents spoke to...
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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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