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Revere Officials Meet the Governor

June 23, 2017
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Revere Officials Meet the Governor

Revere Director of Finance George Anzuoni attended an event recently for Gov. Charlie Baker, along with several other friends including former Senate President Robert Travaglini. Pictured (L-R) are Joe Herd, Councillor Anthony Zambuto, Governor Charlie Baker, Robert Travaglini, George Anzuoni, Director of Finance, and Larry Lucchino, Owner of the Boston Red Sox.
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Recognizing the Revere Beautification Committee

June 23, 2017
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Recognizing the Revere Beautification Committee

Mickey “Say No To Drugs” Casoli sees the great job that the members of the Revere Beautification Committee (RBC) do in the community on a volunteer basis year after year. On the 15th anniversary of the RBC, Casoli wanted to give RBC members special recognition. Casoli and few of his friends gathered in Beachmont...
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Arrigo Names Guido as New Interim Chief:Longtime Police Captain to Head Force While New Initiatives are Being Explored

June 23, 2017
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Arrigo Names Guido as New Interim Chief:Longtime Police Captain to Head Force While New Initiatives are Being Explored

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Mayor Brian Arrigo has announced that Captain James Guido will be the interim Police Chief of Revere beginning on July 1. Arrigo opted not to renew the contract earlier this year with the present Chief Joseph Cafarelli, whose last day will be June 30. Guido has been on the Revere...
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Councillors Looking to Solve Trash Issues

June 23, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The City Council held an abbreviated meeting Monday night tackling a few motions. Motions by Ward 4 Councillor Patrick Keefe about Harry Della Russo stadium got some interest. Keefe put in two motions to bolster patrols for the stadium in the summer time and combat trash. Specifically, Keefe would like...
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Sand Sculpting Festival Returns on July 21

June 23, 2017
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The Revere Beach Partnership is proud to announce the dates and theme for the 2017 International Sand Sculpting Festival, hosted on America’s first public beach, Revere Beach, established in 1896. The annual festival draws upwards of 900,000 spectators from all over the country who come to watch master sand sculptors compete for first prize...
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News Briefs

June 23, 2017
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RHS CLASS OF 1965 TO HOLD REUNION The Revere High School Class of 1965 is turning 70! Let’s celebrate Saturday, June 24, at The Marina at the Wharf, 543 North Shore Road, Revere at 7 p.m. Music will be by DJ Stevie Ray. Casual dress is the attire. Please RSVP by June 23 and...
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‘Bubba’ Surprised by Revere High Students on Retirement

June 23, 2017
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By Seth Daniel She could often be found roaming the hallways, or sitting at the front desk, of Revere High School (RHS), and more often than not, Paula ‘Bubba’ Stevenson was searching for students without their IDs or students that needed to be put back in line. But the truth of the matter was...
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Revere Residents Respond with Outpouring of Help for Fire Victims

June 23, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Victims of last week’s four-alarm fire were literally left with nothing except the clothes on their back and the residents and officials have come out in full support of the families, providing food, shelter, moral support and more. Mayor Brian Arrigo has formed a Relief Fund for families victimized by...
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Update on the 41 – 45 Taft Street Fire:Cause of Fire Still Undetermined

June 23, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Officials still do not have a cause of last week’s early morning fire at 41 and 45 Taft St. that left 18 people homeless. According to officials, the fire started at the rear of 41 Taft St. Both homes sustained extensive damage and so far 41 Taft St. residence has...
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Fiesta Shows Donates Fried Dough Stand

June 17, 2017
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Fiesta Shows Donates Fried Dough Stand

Fiesta Shows donated a fried dough truck and waters to the Annual RHS Senior BBQ (this year was a little different since the Class of 2017 has been known to “make history”). Due to the weather, it was a beach/game night in the RHS gym with over 200 students attending. Pictured is Russell from...
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Revere Fitness Challenge

June 17, 2017
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Revere Fitness Challenge

2nd Place Finisher for boys in the 1 Mile Fun Run was Enzo Franca. Pictured above he shows off the medal he earned.
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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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Arrigo Talks About Hiring Process and Residency Waiver

June 17, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Mayor Brian Arrigo continued the conversation of residency waivers last week with the city council and this week he is sharing that his Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is leaving June 30 because his residency waiver is about to expire. CAO Omar Boukili, who resides in Somerville and is also running...
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Fall Election Looks to be More Active than in Previous Years

June 17, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock So far it looks like election races are heating up for councillors in Revere and for the School Committee as well. In the councillor-at-large race there are 10 candidates for five seats. Dimple Rana has pulled papers and jumped into the ring. Joining her in a run against incumbents will...
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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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City Council Begins Planning FY18 Budget

June 17, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The City Council Ways and Means Committee began budget sessions Monday night and they expect to continue tomorrow night discussing the details of the city’s operating budget. Councillors heard from heads of several departments including police, fire and technology. The city’s total budget is $180 million, including the school department...
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Revere High School Junior Book Awards 2017

June 9, 2017
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Revere High School Junior Book Awards 2017

Revere High School honored outstanding students in the junior class (2018) with the presentation of College Book Awards. The students, shown with School Committee members and school officials, were recognized for their academic achievement, leadership, character, and community service. For a list of the award recipients,
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Filmic Society Movie Debuts

June 9, 2017
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Filmic Society Movie Debuts

‘Heaven Lost’ director George Hannah with actress Carmen Amaro and editor/cinematographer Paul Amato pictured at Showcase Cinemas the night of their m,ovie screening.
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Water and Sewer Work Still Costing Taxpayers Millions

June 9, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The EPA consent decree slapped on the city 10 years ago continues to cost millions of dollars and raise the ire of some public officials. Monday night, councillors approved the borrowing of $11.815 Million dollars to continue work on the city water and sewer service. Of the millions approved, $3.5...
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Revere High Graduation to Take Place Thursday, June 8

June 9, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Revere High School will  hold its annual commencement ceremonies on Thursday night, June 8, in Harry Della Russo Stadium at 6 p.m. This year’s class is one of the largest in many years, with more than 400 students in the class. Valedictorian Samantha Rosa and Salutatorian Hayley Petrozzelli will address...
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