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Class of 2018 Graduates from Northeast Metro Tech

June 21, 2018
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On Friday, June 1, graduates from 15 different vocations were celebrated and received their diplomas during a graduation ceremony at Breakheart Stadium. Superintendent David DiBarri encouraged students to seek out leadership opportunities as they grow in their professional and personal lives — by pursuing management roles, joining their trade’s union or becoming a coach...
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Storm Damage Remains an Issue for Metropolitan Beaches Commission

June 21, 2018
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This past winter saw several storms and weather conditions that heavily impacted the metropolitan beaches in the Greater Boston area. To discuss the impact and the general state of area beaches like Revere Beach for the coming months, the Metropolitan Beaches Commission (MBC) held a hearing on Monday, June 18, at the Massachusetts State...
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Police Briefs 06-20-2018

June 21, 2018
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Arrest Report   FRIDAY, JUNE 15 Leonard D. Lomax, 26, of 83 Cooledge St., was arrested on charges of illegal possession of a Class B controlled narcotic substance with intent to distribute and unlawful possession of ammunition.   SATURDAY, JUNE 16 Quentin K. McCoy, 37, of Chelsea, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and...
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Letter to the Editor

June 21, 2018
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THANK YOU BIC Dear Editor: We the residents of the Howe Bldg., in Beachmont would like to express our gratitude to “The Beachmont Improvement Committee.” The beautiful park they maintain is ‘beautiful,’  and having that at our front door, starts our day with a smile. “Thanks” to all who make it happen. The residents...
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Addressing the Rat Problem in Revere

June 21, 2018
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Public concern about rodents, particularly rats, has escalated steadily in recent years. Longstanding efforts to combat rodent infestation, overseen by the City’s Inspectional Services Department, has had a modicum of success. The Department’s resources and manpower, however, have been insufficient to implement a large scale approach to rodent control. Understanding the need for a...
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Is This Really America?

June 21, 2018
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The national disgrace that is occurring at our southern border is something that we never could have imagined happening in the United States of America. The images of children separated from their parents and locked behind chain link fences evokes the worst horrors of the 20th century —  the concentration camps and gulags to...
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Fighting the Rat Problem

June 21, 2018
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Mayor Brian Arrigo is to be congratulated for undertaking an aggressive program to stem and control the rat population growth in our community. Nothing can be more distressing to any resident or homeowner than seeing a rat scurrying along the streets or sidewalks or hearing rustling sounds in the rubbish bags. There is something...
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Sports 06-20-2018

June 21, 2018
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Revere Youth Baseball and Softball teams enter playoff competition By Jonathan Chang While the playoffs began for most divisions in Revere Youth Baseball and Softball (RYBS), the attention is centered around the All-Stars. After watching the 10U and 12U All Star teams begin their district play last weekend, the 9U and 11U All Stars...
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Obituaries 06-20-2018

June 21, 2018
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Eileen Merullo Revere’s 1991 Woman of the Year Eileen HaydockMerullo died peacefully at home on June 17.  She was 95 years old. Born and raised on Olive Street in Revere to loving parents, James and Catherine Haydock, among a close family of five sisters and one brother, she excelled in sports from an early...
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Remembering the Fallen Firefighters

June 16, 2018
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Remembering the Fallen Firefighters

Fire Capt. Glenn Rich places a marker at the firefighters memorial at the Alden Mills Point of Pine Fire Station.
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Arrigo Announces Investments in a Safer, Cleaner, More Efficient Revere:FY2019 Budget Will Fund More Police Officers and Firefighters; Modern Technologies Will Maximize Resources, Increase Revenues

June 15, 2018
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Mayor Brian Arrigo on Tuesday announced investments in public safety and public works as part of his proposed FY2019 budget. The City’s public safety budget will increase by 1.29-percent in FY2019 to $22.8 million, funding the addition of three, new, full-time police officers and four new full-time firefighters. Funding for Public Works services in...
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News Briefs

June 15, 2018
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MCKENNA PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT AT EB NEWTON “From Darkroom to Digital Photography” will feature the work of photographer Joanne McKenna with an opening reception on June 30 from 2-5 p.m.  at the Clocktower Gallery at the EB Newton School and Cultural Center, 45 Pauline St., Winthrop. The gallery is open every Saturday 2-4 p.m.  through...
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FUN-damental Basketball Camp Open to Local Area Kids

June 15, 2018
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The annual FUN-damental Basketball Camp, open to boys and girls in the local area, will be held July 16-July 20, at the Immaculate Conception Parish Center, located at 59 Summer Street in Everett. The camp will be held between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. for boys and girls entering grades three...
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New Pilot Program Launced at Northeast Metro Tech

June 15, 2018
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Graduating high school seniors who are not currently enrolled at Northeast Metro Tech had an opportunity to explore vocational education as part of a new pilot program launched this year. Titled “Exploring Vocational and Career Technical Pathways,” the program is made possible through a grant from the Cummings Foundation, which awarded Northeast $100,000 to...
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Shirley Ave Fire Leaves 12 People Displaced

June 15, 2018
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Monday evening at 10:53 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of a house fire at 46 Shirley Ave. Upon arrival Lt. Kevin O’Hara officer on Engine 4 reported smoke coming from the area where the front porch meets the house. An aggressive attack was underway to locate the seat of the fire. As the...
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Groups Aiming for Better Revere Beach

June 15, 2018
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For the last 10 years, the Revere Beautification Committee (RBC) has been meeting on a monthly basis with the DCR to discuss Revere Beach.  The collaboration has resulted in many improvements on the beach beginning with the planting of annual and perennial flowers in the various beds along the beach. During this time, the...
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Suffolk Downs Development Advisory Group Holds First Meeting

June 15, 2018
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Mayor Brian Arrigo welcomed the Suffolk Downs Development Advisory Group to its inaugural meeting Wednesday night, commencing an important phase as the project developers craft the Planned Unit Development proposal that will be submitted to the City Council later this year. With the vast Suffolk Downs racetrack visible through the windowed wall of the former...
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IC Student Gadbois Awarded McCarthy Volunteerism Award

June 15, 2018
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The Peg Mccarthy Volunteerism Award was established in 1998, and this award goes to the graduating Immaculate Conception student who best exemplifies a spirit of volunteerism.  Mrs. “Peg” McCarthy was a longtime member of the Immaculate Conception Parish who volunteered in a variety of parish and civic programs in the City of Revere.  For...
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Two North End Restauranteurs Partner to Bring Flavor of the North End to Encore Boston Harbor

June 15, 2018
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Encore Boston Harbor has picked two North End restaurant legends—Frank DePasquale and Revere native Nick Varano—to operate a 135-seat, 5,200-square-foot Italian restaurant at the five-star, $2.5 billion Encore Boston Harbor Resort. ‘Fratelli’ (which means brothers in Italian) is the first local restaurant partnership between DePasquale and Varano and the first locally operated restaurant at...
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Police Briefs 06-13-2018

June 15, 2018
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MURDER WARRANT SERVED Revere Police arrested a man wanted for murder in Honduras on Wednesday, June 6. Detectives working with the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) made the arrest on Allston Street around 8:44 p.m. The man had an international warrant issued from Honduras for murder. Jose Manuel Cruz Rivers, 37, of 14 Allston...
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