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Guest Conductor Will Make History at NSPO’s Winter Concert

February 21, 2018
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For the second time in its 70-year history, the North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra (NSPO) will follow the direction of a female conductor when Marshunda Smith guest conducts the Orchestra’s Winter Concert on Sunday, Feb. 25, at Swampscott High School. Smith, a long-time cellist with the NSPO, will ascend the conductor’s podium as Music Director...
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Goodwin May Be in Line for Chief Position

February 21, 2018
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Former Revere Police Lt. John Goodwin, who became the deputy police chief in Winthrop in April could be in line to become the next chief of police in Winthrop. On Tuesday night, it was expected that Winthrop Police Chief Terence Delehanty would be appointed full-time town manager, and then would give up his post...
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Another Landmark is Gone

February 21, 2018
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The spectacular fire over the weekend that destroyed the landmark Sozio appliance store on Squire Road has removed yet another iconic business from our cityscape. For almost 70 years, Sozio’s served Revere and surrounding communities. Long before Walmart and the big-box stores arrived on the scene, the Revere Sozio’s, which was the first among...
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Councillors Seeking Mass DOT to Install Route 1 Sound Barriers

February 15, 2018
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For years the abutters of Route 1 have put up with the noise from millions of cars, and now some city councillors want to have Mayor Brian Arrigo contact the MassDOT to install barriers along Route 1 between Route 16 and Copeland Circle. Ward 5 Councillor Charles Patch, Ward 4 Councillor Patrick Keefe and...
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House Passes Massachusetts Alzheimer’s and Dementia Legislation

February 15, 2018
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House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo and Rep. RoseLee Vincent colleagues announce the passage of legislation, which establishes an Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Council. The bill also requires the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) to conduct an assessment on existing state efforts and implement a state plan to address the disease. There are...
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Annual Harpoon Shamrock Splash Set for March 11

February 15, 2018
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Save the Harbor/Save the Bay will host their seventh annual Harpoon Shamrock Splash on Sunday, March 11, at M Street Beach in South Boston to raise money for free beach events and programs on the region’s public beaches from Nahant to Nantasket. In 2017, Save the Harbor awarded $5,000 to Revere organizations to support...
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Revere Residents Running for Cancer Research Forgione and Ustach to Participate in 122nd Boston Marathon

February 15, 2018
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On April 16, Revere residents are running to conquer cancer as members of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team in the 122nd Boston Marathon. Residents include: Ryan Forgione Thomas Ustach   Along with more than 500 Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge teammates from across the United States and around the world, they will run Massachusetts’ historic marathon...
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2nd Annual Breakfast With Mayor Arrigo

February 9, 2018
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2nd Annual Breakfast With Mayor Arrigo

Michael Nicastro (center), president of the Revere Chamber of Commerce, welcomes Mayor Brian Arrigo (left) and Speaker Robert A. DeLeo to the Chamber’s “Breakfast with the Mayor” on Feb. 1 at The Marina at the Wharf.
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Councillor Pushes for Marijuana Fee

February 9, 2018
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Even though the city has banned the sale of recreational marijuana, a medical marijuana facility is slated to open on Railroad Avenue and at least one councillor wants to make sure the city can charge a 3-percent tax on any sale. Councillor Steve Morabito presented a motion at Monday night’s City Council meeting to...
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Good Samaritans Help Injured Dog in Everett

February 9, 2018
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Jamie-Lee Hersey, of Wakefield, was driving along Revere Beach Parkway at approximately 11 p.m. on Tuesday night when she came across a severely injured dog in the middle of the road alongside Simoniz Car Wash.  Instinctively, she immediately pulled over to help the dog, and was joined by another good Samaritan, Chris Desrochers, of...
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Smashing the Eagles at Lubertos Pastry Shop

February 2, 2018
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Smashing the Eagles at Lubertos Pastry Shop

Children at Luberto’s Pastry Shop, on broadway, at the “Patriots Smash the Philly Eagles” party pictured right before driving their fists into the Philedelphia Eagles cake. In addition to getting to smash the Eagles themselves, the children also received free Patriots-themed cupcakes.
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If Amazon Wants Seaplanes, Revere Can Accommodate

February 2, 2018
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A Florida aviation company has spoken to Amazon officials about the potential need for seaplane access for its executives. While Boston Harbor was noted as a possible site the City of Revere also has a potential site of its own. “The prospect of a seaplane port was not an aspect of the Amazon proposal,...
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What If Amazon Comes?Local Businesses to be Impacted

January 25, 2018
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Beachmont Roast Beef has been a mainstay on Winthrop Avenue since 1978, but the current owner only purchased the business two years ago. A few months ago, he was approached by developer Tom O’Brien of HYM Investments, and given an undisclosed offer to sell his business. “He made offers to...
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See, Test, and Treat – Free Health Screenings for Women on Mar. 3

January 25, 2018
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Join Cambridge Health Alliance on Saturday, March 3, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., for See, Test & Treat – a free day of women’s health screenings at Cambridge Hospital (1493 Cambridge St.) The program features same-day test results, diagnoses and follow-up care for uninsured and underserved women, ages 21 to 65. Women attending...
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Medical Marijuana Clinic Opens in Sullivan Sq

January 25, 2018
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By Seth Daniel The first medical marijuana dispensary in the Lower Mystic region has opened its doors in Sullivan Square on Broadway, Somerville, and operators of the clinic, Revolutionary Clinics, said last week they are seeing many new patients and believe they are helping people with chronic pain feel better without having to turn...
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Licensing Commission May Seek Use of Plastic Cups at Squire Lounge

January 25, 2018
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock After a nasty incident that resulted in a police officer getting whacked on the head with beer bottle, the Squire Lounge may have to rethink whether or not they serve drinks in glass or plastic cups. At their Jan. 17 meeting, the Revere Licensing Commission decided to hold off on...
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Nick Romano Joins Mayor’s Staff as New Aide

January 20, 2018
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Mayor Brian Arrigo has announced he has a new aide, Revere native Nick Romano, replacing his first aide Joe Gravellese, who has taken a position with Boston College. Romano is a 2012 graduate of Revere High School and a 2016 graduate of Suffolk University where he attended business school focusing...
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It’s Time for a Permanent Solution for Dreamers

January 20, 2018
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By Korina Iribe Romo Depression, anxiety, frustration: This was my reality as an undocumented young woman living in the United States. For many years the love and support of my family was the only thing that sustained me. In 2012 my life changed with the implementation of the DACA program (Deferred Action for Childhood...
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What Would Martin Luther King say About Trump?

January 20, 2018
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How ironic it is that President Donald Trump added even further to his ever-growing list of racist comments this past week as Americans were readying to observe Dr. Martin Luther King Day, which has added significance this year as this April will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. King in a...
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Thank You,Dan Maguire

January 20, 2018
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Dan Maguire has a been a caring voice on the Revere School Committee since first being elected to the committee in 2005. Maguire decided not to seek re-election this past year, bringing to an end his 12-year tenure. At the December meeting of the School Committee, which was Danny’s last, his colleagues praised him...
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