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Taking Pride in Revere

September 1, 2016
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By Brian Arrigo, Mayor  I take great pride in being from the City of Revere. For my entire professional career, I’ve worn being a 4th-generation Revere resident as a badge of honor. I’m now raising the 5th generation of my family in Revere, and I couldn’t be more excited to raise my son here...
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Enjoy Labor Day Weekend — Safely

September 1, 2016
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It’s hard to believe, but the inevitable has arrived — Labor Day weekend is here. For those of us in the Greater Boston area, this has been the most incredible summer that anyone can remember (and for some of us, that’s a lot longer than we’d like to admit). This has been the sunniest...
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Sports 08-31-2016

September 1, 2016
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team readies for season The Revere High football team opened its 2016 pre-season last week, starting with three days of double-sessions last Monday. Veteran RHS head coach coach Lou Cicatelli greeted 65 candidates on opening day, a solid indication of the strength of the Revere High grid program. The...
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Obituaries 08-31-2016

September 1, 2016
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Vincent (Chip) Galli Retired machinist Vincent (Chip) Galli died on August 21. He was 92 years old. Born in Boston on September 23, 1923, the son of Luigi Galli and Emmanuelle (DeGrizio) Galli, he was employed as a machinist in Malden at New England Metal Spinners (BOMCO), and retired to Banstead, NH. He is...
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Students Head Back to Hill Elementary School

August 29, 2016
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Students Head Back to Hill Elementary School

The Hill Elementary School welcomed students back to a new school year on Monday, Aug. 22, on Park Avenue. Here, crossing guard Jeannie Ellsworth makes safe passage for a young man and his mother headed to the first day. The Hill School is the first school in the district to return to classes, and...
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No Action Taken:Councillors Table Project At Former Shaw’s Site

August 29, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Monday night the City Council decided to “table” the proposed hotel/extended stay apartments, a move that places plans for 132 hotel room and 220 extended stay apartments at 205 Revere Beach Parkway, site of the former Shaw’s on hold. After hearing from proponents and opponents, Councillor Robert Haas motioned for...
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RHS Goes From iPads to ChromeBooks

August 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Some years ago, schoolbooks were replaced at Revere High School (RHS) in large part by iPads, but now the iPads are being switched out this year for Google ChromeBooks – and so far the move is getting a thumbs up from students. All last week, students busied themselves picking up their...
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Garfield Roof, Hurricane Damage Must Wait Another Year

August 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The completed $7 million roof replacement and repair project won’t be greeting students next Monday when they return to classes at the Garfield. Instead, that will have to wait until one year from now, school officials said this week. “The timeline was just getting too tough and the contractor was going...
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News Briefs

August 29, 2016
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OUTDOOR MASS AT OUR LADY OF LOURDES PARK An outdoor mass  will be celebrated on Sunday, August 28 at 9:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Park, One Endicott Avenu in the Beachmont section.  The mass will be held rain or shine and Fr. Jorge Daniel Lazo, Administrator at Immaculate Conception will be the...
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Police Briefs 08-24-2016

August 29, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, AUGUST 15 Melvin Perez-Cortez, 31, of Lynn, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of receiving a stolen motor vehicle. Kaitlin Fish, 28, of Quincy, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs and leaving the scene of an accident after...
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Letter to the Editor

August 29, 2016
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Vote for Nutting in Suffolk County Register of   Deeds race Dear Editor It has been my experience that most voters are so focused on the candidates running for the different executive/legislative positions that they pay little or no attention to any of the other state races. One of these often overlooked positions is the...
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School Is Back — Drive With Care

August 29, 2016
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With school bells ringing for the start of the 2016-17 at the Hill School and next week for all other Revere Public Schools, commuters will have to adjust to the prospect of schoo lchildren and school buses returning to our streets. All of us who drive in the early mornings on weekdays have to...
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Sports 08-24-2016

August 29, 2016
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Revere High School football team begins practice for 2016 season By Cary Shuman Looking to continue its momentum from a 7-4 season a year ago, the Revere High School football team has begun preseason practices for the 2016 season. Head coach Lou Cicatelli and staff have welcomed 60 players to the sessions at Harry Della...
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Obituaries 08-24-2016

August 29, 2016
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Joseph Errico, Jr. Retired Revere Police Officer and founding member of the VFW Mottolo Post in Revere Joseph, J. “Joe” Errico, Jr.,  a lifelong resident of Revere, died on August 17. He was 83 years old. Joe was a US Navy veteran who served during the Korean Conflict,  a founding member of the VFW...
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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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MEPA Okays Wheelabrator:EPA Permission Still Needed for Application

August 19, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Wheelabrator Industries in Saugus, on the Revere line, got the word this past Friday that it is one step away from approval to fill in the “fingers” in the ash landfill. The ash landfill dump was expected to be closed at the end of 2016, but Wheelabrator filed for an...
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News Briefs

August 19, 2016
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BEAUTIFY REVERE EVENTS ON AUG. 13 AND 27 As part of an ongoing effort to support year-long beautification around the city, the Mayor’s office invites elected officials, community groups, residents and media to the “Beautify Revere” cleanup events this August. On August 13, from 10 am to 12 pm meet at the Turkish Cultural...
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Police Briefs 08-10-2016

August 19, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, AUGUST 1 Ahmad Hussein Selman, 56, of 17 Kingman Ave., was arrested on a charge of assault & battery. Mario L. Amado, 27, of Lynn was arrested on a charge of shoplifting. Sherri L. Mariano, 45, of 925 Revere Beach Parkway, was arrested on three outstanding warrants. TUESDAY, AUGUST 2 Wade...
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