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Broadway Fall Festival Coming on Sept 23

September 15, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Revere is gearing up for the first ever Fall Festival on Broadway with activities for all ages on Sept. 23 from 1-7 p.m. The event is organized by the Revere Parks and Recreation Department and, the community celebration will appeal to everyone. The event will feature activities for families, children,...
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Keefe Continues to Focus on Representing Ward 4

September 15, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Ward 4 Councillor Patrick Keefe stood in  Luberto’s Bakery recently and spoke about a wide variety of issues such as public safety, the use of Harry Della Russo Stadium and the effect it has on neighbors, and the cleanliness of  the ward. He also answered questions directly from the constituents in...
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Council Approves NECCO Zoning Change

September 15, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The city council has approved a zoning change for the NECCO property on American Legion Highway opening up the possibilities for hi-tech and robotics companies to be able to come to Revere. The zoning change will create an Industrial Park District. The zoning change would allow for “advanced product manufacturing,...
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Strecker Reflects on Years of Teaching Dance

September 15, 2017
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Agnes Strecker, owner and director of the Agnes Strecker Dance Studio (ASDS) started her dream of being a dance choreographer and owner of a dance studio as a senior in High School. Her first studio was located in the garage of her parents home in 1965. After an increase of students,  Agnes opened a...
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Hill School Dresses Down for Patriots, Houston Relief

September 15, 2017
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By Seth Daniel About 10 times a year, the Hill School students ‘donate to dress down’ as part of their school culture, but few times were more charitable and exciting than last Thursday, Sept. 7, when student donated money for hurricane relief in Houston so they could don their favorite Patriots gear. While the...
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Mayor’s Amendment Regarding Police Chief Sent to Subcommittee

September 15, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Once again Mayor Brian Arrigo’s discussion of the police chief position has prompted criticism from Councillor George Rotondo. Arrigo attended Monday night’s council meeting to update the council on an amendment that seeks to allow Arrigo to accept outside candidates for the police chief position. Arrigo asked for the police...
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Police Briefs 09-13-2017

September 15, 2017
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ARREST Report FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 Herson D. Chicas, 31, of 83 Atlantic Ave., was arrested on a charge of assault & battery in a domestic situation. William Rocha, 23, of Arlington, was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor.   SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 Kyle Thomas...
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Letters to the Editor

September 15, 2017
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TAKES ISSUE WITH REPORTING Dear Editor: In a recent article regarding the “Police force in flux.” I am not sure if your reporter was at the same meeting as I, but I take umbrage with half the reporting made. So let me tell you the half that was left out of the article “Police...
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Moving Forward with the Facts

September 15, 2017
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By Mayor Brian Arrigo My focus is always on the work we are doing to build a better Revere for the 21st century. I do not spend much time worrying about misleading attacks on social media. Unfortunately, the increasingly bizarre, untrue nature of the attacks on my administration require me to respond and provide...
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Remembering 9/11

September 15, 2017
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There are few events in life that one can recall exactly what they were doing when the tragedy happened to unfold. One event in our life was when the planes flew into the World Trade Center Buildings on that Tuesday morning in 2011. We were just one in a small group of residents at...
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Sports 09-13-2017

September 15, 2017
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team drops opener; to play Marblehead The Revere High football team opened its season with a 29-8 loss to Gloucester Friday night under the lights at Harry Della Russo Stadium. Turnovers proved to be costly for the Patriots in their debut. After taking the opening kickoff and driving to...
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Obituaries 09-13-2017

September 15, 2017
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Annamay DiSalvo Longtime employee of the City of Revere Annamay (Moccia) DiSalvo of Revere passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 9 at the age of 88. Annamay was born March 7, 1929 and was raised in Revere.  She attended Revere High School where she was captain of the cheerleading squad.  After graduation, she worked...
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Playing on the Links

September 8, 2017
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Playing on the Links

The Second Annual Revere High Golf Tournament, under the direction of RHS golf coach Brandon Pezzuto, was held Sept. 1 at Hillview Golf Course in North Reading. One hundred golfers helped support the RHS golf program. Pictured at the post-tournament luncheon are RHS golfers, from left, Jillian Eaves, Dante Raffa, Austin Villalobos, Robert Stoica,...
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Shark Washes Up on Pines River Shore

September 8, 2017
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Shark Washes Up on Pines River Shore

By Sue Ellen Woodcock While shark activity is often reported on Cape Cod, a shark was discovered washed up on the shore of the Pines River Friday morning. A crowd began to gather around the 6 1/2 foot specimen. The shark washed up in the area of Mills Avenue and Archer Avenue around 10:45...
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Victim to Overdose:Mother Still Coping with Loss of Daughter

September 8, 2017
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Victim to Overdose:Mother Still Coping with Loss of Daughter

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Like hundreds of  parents, Audrey Richards will be at the Revere Beach Memorial on September 17 at the bandstand on Revere Beach to remember her daughter, Taylor, who died of a drug overdose. It is a solemn occasion to remember those lost their lives to overdose. The Memorial is a...
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Moratorium Set for Billboards

September 8, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The City Council approved a six-month moratorium for billboards after considering a motion made by the late City Council President Robert Haas Jr. Last week the zoning subcommittee of the council approved the motion which will include the use of signs throughout the city. Ron Chapeaux, of the Revere Beautification...
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Fire Department Responds to Fentanyl Spill in Bathroom

September 8, 2017
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On August 26, the Revere Fire Department was requested by Revere Police to respond to 85 American Legion Highway for a report of a powdery substance spilled on the floor of the men’s bathroom. According to Capt. Thomas Todisco, the manager had gone into the room to find a man in a semi-conscious state...
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Taking Steps to Raise Overdose Awareness

September 8, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock There were 2,000 overdose deaths in Massachusetts last year. “The number of fatal overdoses from 2001-2014 grew six-fold,” said Mayor Brian Arrigo. “It is the leading cause of death for those under the age of 50.” These sobering statistics were delivered at an event in the Revere High School Auditorium...
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News Briefs

September 8, 2017
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Revere Beach Arts Festival Returns The Revere Beach Partnership is proud to announce the return of the Revere Beach Arts Festival, set for Saturday, September 16, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. The event will take place along the shoreline of historic Revere Beach at the public plaza between the Markey Bridge and Wonderland...
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Playgroup Pays Off for Children with Special Needs

September 8, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock For a family with a child with special needs, especially autism, finding support and stimulation for your child can be difficult. That’s why two mothers got together to start a unique play group, known as the Revere Drop and Stay group, and it’s been a great success. Jennifer Duggan and...
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