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Celebrating Independence Day

July 13, 2018
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Celebrating Independence Day

Marc Silvestri, director of Veteran’s Services, offered Daniel Booth a real USA flag to match his patriotic T-shirt at the July 4 celebration in the SBA Field.
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Artists in Bloom

July 13, 2018
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Artists in Bloom

Kathleen Heiser and Harriet Lundberg spin their artistic talents on the switchbox at Endicott and Leverett avenues in Beachmont. On one side is a lovely flower scene and on the other side a seaside theme.
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North Shore Road Property Sells for Double After a Year

July 13, 2018
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A recent sale on North Shore Road shows that the real estate market in Revere is only getting hotter. In 2017, the 31,000 square foot, former Rent-a-Tool building and surrounding 9.4 acres of land around it, was sold for $6.25 million to Alterra, of Philadelphia, a property development company. The Massachusetts-based, Calare Properties acquired...
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Tornado Damage Still Being Addressed at City Hall

July 13, 2018
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It’s been four years since the tornado hit Revere on July 28, 2014, yet damage to the City Hall roof still has to be repaired according to George Anzuoni, head of the Tornado Damage Committee that still meets on a regular basis. In a meeting that was held last week, the committee discussed roof...
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Seeking OM’s Yoga on the Beach is a Dream Fulfilled

July 13, 2018
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Every Wednesday and Friday mornings, local yoga studio Seeking OM provides opportunities for attendees have a chance to get their day started with a yoga session by Revere Beach. Beach yoga, however, is more than just a program for the studio’s co-founder Scott McCraney; it’s also a dream fulfilled. “I probably heard that for...
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15th Annual International Sand Sculpting Festival Set for this Month

July 13, 2018
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The Revere Beach Partnership is proud to announce the dates and theme for the 2018 Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival, hosted at America’s first public beach, Revere Beach, established in 1896. The annual festival draws upwards of 1 million spectators from all over the country who come to watch master sand sculptors compete...
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News Briefs

July 13, 2018
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Bulky Item Trash Pickup is Now ‘Stickerless’ Effective as of Monday, July  9, residents no longer need to visit the Inspectional Service Department during City Hall hours to schedule a trash pickup for their “bulky items.” Traditionally, city ordinance requires stickers to be purchased in advance for the removal of bulky items such as...
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Gov Baker Signs Bill Strengthening Commonwealth Gun Laws:Provides Pathway to Keep Guns Away from Dangerous Individuals

July 13, 2018
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Gov. Charlie Baker signed H.4670, An Act Relative to Firearms, which will allow household members, or others in close relationships, and local law enforcement to file an extreme risk protection order (ERPO) petition with the court to remove firearms from dangerous individuals. “Massachusetts’ gun laws are a model for the nation, and creating an additional...
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Carvalho sees His Public Service as Setting Strong Foundation for DA Run

July 13, 2018
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Evandro Carvalho believes his campaign for Suffolk County District Attorney is picking up momentum with just under three months to go before the Democratic primary is held on Sept. 4. “It’s an honor to be running, to get to know the various communities in Suffolk County, and I believe we have a great shot...
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Revere Students Earn Academic Honors

July 13, 2018
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University of New Hampshire Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 Semester The following students have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Hampshire for the spring 2018 semester. Jessica Logiudice of Revere with Honors Maxx Anderson of Revere with High Honors Students named to the Dean’s List at the University...
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Linda Champion Announces for Suffolk County DA

July 13, 2018
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Linda Champion has announced her intention to run for the position of Suffolk County District Attorney. The following is her statement: “We are prosecuting people but we are not prosecuting the conditions that exist in our society that cause a person to act out: poverty, substance abuse, trauma and ptsd. In order to prevent...
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Three Revere Students Awarded Officer Harold L. Vitale Memorial Scholarship

July 13, 2018
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On Saturday June 16, six local high school students from Saugus, Revere, Wakefield and Winthrop were awarded scholarships at a reception at the Officer Vitale Memorial Park on Ballard Street, Saugus. Madison Lyn Cunningham, MacKenzie Lee Cunningham and Jack Wayne Elam, all of  Revere High School, wereawarded the 2018 Officer Harold L. Vitale Memorial...
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Councillor Seeks Short Term Rental Ordinance; Project Gets Support

July 13, 2018
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The Zoning Subcommittee of the City Council met Monday night to discuss everything from short-term rentals to changes in a hotel project leading to a special permit. Ward 4 Councillor Patrick Keefe would like to have the mayor and the city solicitor revise Boston’s short-term rental ordinance and make it applicable to Revere. Boston’s...
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Finding Success:Students Find Second Chance at SeaCoast High School

July 9, 2018
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Finding Success:Students Find Second Chance at SeaCoast High School

As the school year wound down last week at SeaCoast High School – the district’s alternative high school – both Anthony DeVito and AamirahCaraballo could hardly stay in their seats during the school’s underclassman awards day. It wasn’t because they were antsy, but rather because they had won quite a few awards. Both students...
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Another Hotel Eyeing Revere

July 9, 2018
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Developers are eyeing the construction of another hotel in Revere, bringing the total to nine projects from Squire Road to the beach. Ning Lu, the architect working with JBX Developers (the Lixi Group) came before the Site Plan Review Board last week proposing another hotel be built by her group at 58 Revere Beach...
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Parks and Rec Offers Plenty to Do This Summer

July 9, 2018
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There is truly something for everyone with this summer’s offerings from the Parks and Rec Department. Fourth of July activities are being held at the Whelan School from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Music, pony rides, inflatables, facepainting, BBQ, slush, popcorn and cotton candy. Director Michael Hinojosa said the Parks and Recreation department over...
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News Briefs

July 9, 2018
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SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM The Revere Public School will sponsor the 23rd Annual Summer Food Program at various locations throughout the City of Revere through August 17. The program is provides a free breakfast and lunch to any child under the age of 18. Providing breakfast from 8-9 a.m. is the Beachmont School, the...
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Cirque du Soleil Brings Color and Imagination to the Community

July 9, 2018
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A surreal setting where you are immersed in Mexico’s many vivid landscapes, a running woman who is half monarch, a live band, and a giant treadmill where hoop divers spring through the air effortlessly. These are a few of the many unforgettable scenes that you will become a part of when you are an...
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Farmers Market Opens July 6

July 9, 2018
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The Revere Farmer’s Market returns to the American Legion lawn, 249 Broadway, this Friday, July 6 with 15 vendors, with products ranging from fresh produce to artisan goods to specialty prepared food, entertainment and more. The market is open from 12 – 4:30 p.m. every Friday from July 6 to Oct. 5. This year’s...
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Helen Porter Celebrates Her 100th Birthday at EBNHC’s Pace Program

July 9, 2018
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When Helen Porter was born in 1918 Woodrow Wilson was President, World War I was raging in Europe and the Spanish Flu officially became a global pandemic. Porter, a lifelong resident of Revere and a Winthrop East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) participant, celebrated her 100th...
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