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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 Police are Looking to Send Message with Major Cocaine Bust

June 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel After more than a two-months investigation and 34 undercover buys, Revere Police announced on Monday the takedown of a Revere crack cocaine and cocaine drug organization operating in Beachmont and Shirley Avenue. The Revere Police Departments Drug / Gang Unit concluded the narcotics investigation with 12 arrests for Distribution of a...
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Maintaing Fiscal Discipline in the FY 2018 Budget

June 9, 2017
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By Mayor Brian Arrigo On Monday night, I submitted to the City Council my proposal for the Fiscal Year 2018 budget. In the coming weeks, I look forward to a wide-ranging conversation with the Council. This year’s budget continues the progress made last year toward putting Revere on sound fiscal footing and making strategic...
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Memorial Day Services 2017:Officials Remind Audience of Sacrifices Made to Keep America Safe

June 2, 2017
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Memorial Day Services 2017:Officials Remind Audience of Sacrifices Made to Keep America Safe

By Sue Ellen Woodcock More than 100 people braved the misty, overcast weather Monday morning in front of the American Legion building on Broadway as the city remembered those who gave their lives so ours can be free. Under the tents set up on the lawn of the American Legion post on Broadway were...
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Human Resource Policies Are Now in Place

May 19, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock When Mayor Brian Arrigo took office in 2016 he had 400 employees, yet no job descriptions, policies or procedures. Today, jobs are being advertised and people are being hired properly. Helping him along the way is Sandi Charlton, a human resources expert, who is slated to work with city officials...
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Carfentanil Making Its Way Throughout New England; No Incidents in Massachusetts Currently

May 19, 2017
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(U) Significance: The presence of Carfentanil has been detected in three New England States:  New Hampshire has reported 3 Carfentanil-related fatal overdoses, Maine reported one Carfentanil-related fatal overdose and Rhode Island detected Carfentanil in a tested drug sample.  Massachusetts does not currently have any reported cases, but offers this advisory as Carfentanil provides a...
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Immaculate Conception Saint Procession

May 5, 2017
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Immaculate Conception Saint Procession

Alberto Mustone carried the saint on his shoulder as he marched down Broadway Sunday morning. Parishioners of Immaculate Conception carried the statue of the Madonna della Maria SS. Incoronata from Melito Irpino, Italy, a province of Avellino where many Revere families originate. The DiFlumeri Family brought the statue to Revere from Italy last year,...
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Board of Health Bans Synthetic Marijuana

May 5, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Effective immediately,  the Board of Health has banned the sale of synthetic marijuana also known as K2, Spice and Scooby Snacks. “We’re taking a loophole and closing it,” Mayor Brian Arrigo said during Tuesday’s meeting of the Board of Health. The issue of synthetic marijuana or synthetic cannabinoids came to...
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May Day Demonstrators at City Hall

May 5, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock In true May 1 fashion,  demonstrators stood in front of Revere City Hall and in the back of the City Council Chambers Monday evening carried signs supporting the rights of workers. Also known as International Workers Day, May 1 has traditionally be known as May Day. The protest was organized...
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DCR Puts Full-Time Worker to Watch Belle Isle Marsh

April 29, 2017
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DCR Puts Full-Time Worker to Watch Belle Isle Marsh

By Sue Ellen Woodcock To those who frequent the Belle Isle Marsh Reservation Sean Riley is just the person needed to make sure the marsh thrives and that it remains the great resource that it is. Riley, a DCR Forest and Park Supervisor, will be working full-time at the marsh for the next six...
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RHS’s Garcia to Remain Here Next Year

April 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Principal Lourenco Garcia will remain the leader of Revere High School (RHS) next year, after exploring a superintendent’s position on the North Shore. Garcia said he briefly explored the superintendent of schools position in Peabody recently, but did not choose to go any further with that process. “No I am not...
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Repeal of Obamacare is Back, and Seniors Risk Being the Biggest Losers

April 29, 2017
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By Kenneth E. Thorpe As Congressional leaders and the White House restart negotiations on the American Health Care Act and look for other ways to curb federal healthcare expenditures, one program critical to America’s seniors stands to lose the most: Medicare Part D, the drug benefit program that has helped seniors live longer and...
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Local Company Fined for Improper Materials Storage

March 31, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock City inspectors have slapped a fine on a local business for improper storage of materials after a city councillor and a council candidate came upon the mess behind the trailer park on Revere Beach Parkway. Inspectors were tipped off after Ward 1 Councillor Joanne McKenna and candidate Wayne Rose were...
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Middle School Lottery Features A Little Less Drama This Year

March 31, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When the annual Middle School Lottery takes place next month, it will likely be far less disappointing than in the past, as the numbers of fifth grade students oversubscribed to each school has taken a sharp downturn this year. “It’s really balanced off consistently, which is a good thing,” said Supt....
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Mar 17 Declared Vincent F. Cammarata Day

March 24, 2017
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Mar 17 Declared Vincent F. Cammarata Day

Mayor Brian Arrigo proclaimed that Friday, March 17 was Vincent F. Cammarata Day for his years of service to the city and his community. Shown above Vincent F. Cammarata gets a hug from his great-granddaughter, Olivia Pisani.
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Revere Police Officer to Debut on ‘Amazing Race’

March 24, 2017
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Revere Police Officer to Debut on ‘Amazing Race’

By Seth Daniel On television, he might look more like a hockey player or a surfer, but under the long hair and the razor stubble is none other than the normally clean cut Revere Police Sgt. Joe Covino – and he will bring his temporary look to ‘The Amazing Race’ television show on March...
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Chloe Giordano Makes Backpacks for the Troops

March 17, 2017
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Chloe Giordano Makes Backpacks for the Troops

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Revere High School ninth grader Chloe Giordano was just looking for something to do, something that would carry her through school vacation week and really benefit someone else – like the thousands of troops serving around the world. Chloe set up a Go Fund Me page back in November called...
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Councillors Finalize Marijuana Zoning Ordinance

March 17, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Revere City Council has approved a revised zoning ordinance to determine where retail marijuana stores can be located. The TED district, running in the area of Lee Burbank Highway, will be the area allowed to have recreational marijuana stores. Store owners will have to obtain a special permit from...
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Massachusetts is No 1

March 10, 2017
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Last week’s cover story in U.S. News & World Report that ranks Massachusetts as the overall top state in the nation comes as no surprise to those of us who have worked and lived in the Commonwealth for most of our lives. Although we will be the first to concede that there are many...
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Council Addresses Recreational Marijuana

March 3, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Revere City Council held a public hearing on a proposed ordinance Monday night for the placement of a recreational marijuana shop and the Planning Board was expected to discuss the ordinance at its meeting late Tuesday afternoon. Voters approved the law to make recreational marijuana legal back in November...
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