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Ferrante Announces for Re-Election to School Committee

October 13, 2017
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Michael A. Ferrante, a local business owner and lifelong resident, is announcing his re-election bid for the Revere School Committee. The following is his statement: Frankly, Revere’s school system has unique needs. The school department has approximately 80% of our students are receiving free and /or reduced lunch programs. We don’t have the tax...
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EXIT Realty Beatrice Associates Expanding to Saugus

October 13, 2017
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Derek Beatrice, Broker/Owner, is pleased to announce that EXIT Realty Beatrice Associates is expanding to another office location in Saugus. “EXIT Realty Beatrice Associates exists for one reason; to build strong, successful real estate agents who provide exemplary service to home buyers and sellers in our community,” said Beatrice. In making the decision to...
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Police Briefs 10-11-2017

October 13, 2017
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Revere Police NEWS ARMED ROBBER ARRESTED Revere Police worked diligently last Thursday, Oct. 5, to identify and arrest a man who robbed the Oak Island Convenience store with a knife while wearing a mask. Around 9 a.m., the man entered the store and brandished a knife to the clerk and robbed the store. He...
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Letter to the Editor

October 13, 2017
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Thank you Dear Editor: Thanks to the generous support of the Revere community, the Taft St. Relief Fund raised a total of $7,582 for the families impacted by this summer’s fire. Those eligible have been notified that their checks are available at the Treasurer’s office. Thank you to all of those who pitched in...
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Coming Together as a Community to Stop Domestic Violence

October 13, 2017
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Two weeks ago, the City of Revere was shaken by a terrible tragedy – the murder of Vanessa MacCormack, a 30-year-old school teacher, allegedly due to an incident of domestic violence. Vanessa was a loving mother to her one-year-old daughter, and a devoted mentor to her 24 second-grade students. The City of Revere joins...
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The New 311 Center

October 13, 2017
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On Tuesday, Lt. Governor Karen Polito and city officials led by Mayor Brian Arrigo opened the new 311 constituent service center. This is another example of Arrigo’s attempt to make city services more friendly and responsive for residents. The Center will take non-emergency calls from residents who are looking at service requests like fixing...
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Sports 10-11-2017

October 13, 2017
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team defeats Medford, 29-7 The Revere High football team turned in a superb effort in all aspects of the game to chalk up its first victory of the season, a convincing 29-7 triumph over Medford Friday evening under the lights at Harry Della Russo Stadium. RHS quarterback Calvin Boudreau...
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Obituaries 10-11-2017

October 13, 2017
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Crescenzo ‘Christy’ Giannino Revere Firefighter for 31 years, owner of Giannino’s Greenhouses, one of the first Angel Flight pilots and one of the longest serving members of Revere Kiwanis Crescenzo “Christy” Giannino, a lifelong resident of Revere, died on October 6. Christy was a Revere firefighter for 31 years and owner of Giannino’s Greenhouses....
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Team DeLeo Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

October 6, 2017
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Team DeLeo Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo (third from left) and the Revere members of Team DeLeo are pictured at the Beachmont School parking lot Sunday morning prior to boarding the bus for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Boston.
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Terminiello Honored

October 6, 2017
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Terminiello Honored

The Revere City Council awarded Albert J. Terminello with a certificate of appreciation for 50 years of dedicated service to the Revere League of Special Needs by making a better life for Revere’s special citizens through education and social events. Pictured with him are Council Vice President Patrick Keefe and Ward 3 Councillor Arthur...
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Columbus Day Parade to Step Off on Monday

October 6, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito will join the 2017 Columbus Day Parade in Revere this coming Monday, Oct. 9 Baker and Polito will join Mayor Brian Arrigo, the parade’s grand marshall, and other Revere city officials in marching along the route. “We are honored to welcome the...
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Council Slows Down on Recreational Marijuana Ban

October 6, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Revere City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. regarding a proposed ban on recreational marijuana shops. The council decided to slow down the process when it comes to banning pot shops and the sale of recreational marijuana in Revere. Last week Council...
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Pilot Bike Sharing Program ‘ofo’ Rolls Out

October 6, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock If you see someone on the streets riding a yellow bicycle, it’s part of a new ride share program that is the largest in the world. The mayor and the Healthy Community Initiatives launched a  pilot program of a citywide, bike-sharing program with the world’s first and largest station-free bike...
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Local Officials, Residents Stand Against Domestic Violence

October 6, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Vanessa MacCormack, 30, became the 28th victim of domestic violence this year in Massachusetts when her husband killed her on Sept. 25 inside their Grand View Avenue home. This past Friday, she became the center of a domestic violence vigil held in front of Revere City Hall, attended by local...
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News Briefs

October 6, 2017
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Revere Fire Dept. open house Oct. 14 The Revere Fire Department welcomes local families to a free open house on Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  The open house is aimed at teaching families fire safety and prevention practices.  The Revere Fire Department open house will be held at 400 Broadway, Revere....
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Mostly Coastal Roads Flooded

October 6, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Unlike neighboring communities, Revere faired well during Saturday’s torrential rain, an eye-popping 3.5 inches of rain in one hour. “We experienced significant heavy rain, causing city wide street flooding,” said Mayor Brian Arrigo. A power outage was also reported by National Grid in the Overlook Ridge area due to the...
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Announcing for Office

October 6, 2017
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Rizzo announces campaign for councillor-at-large Daniel Rizzo, a former mayor and council president, has announced his intentions to run for the City Council. Daniel Rizzo has a longstanding career as a business owner and public servant in Revere, the city he loves. He is married to Jane Fitzgerald Rizzo, and has two sons, Ryan...
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Police Briefs 10-04-2017

October 6, 2017
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Revere Police NEWS COUNCILLOR ROTONDO REPORTS DEATH THREATS Councillor George Rotondo reported to Revere Police around 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday that he had been receiving threats of violence to himself as a result of his political position, and was worried for his personal safety. Police said he came to the station after having received...
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Letter to the Editor

October 6, 2017
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A NIGHT FOR BIG RICKY Dear Editor: One of Revere’s most giving individuals is an outstanding man by the name of Ricky Freni. Perhaps you’ve heard of him. Over the years, he has raised over $100,000 through his foundation, the Little Ricky Foundation, for Revere Public Schools and many organizations. He is also a...
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Happy New Year

October 6, 2017
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We join the entire community of Revere in wishing our Jewish residents a Happy and Healthy New Year. The community has concluded the High Holy Days, the two-day celebration of Rosh Hashanah followed by  the observance of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement and the holiest day  on the Jewish calendar. It is customary...
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