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Easter Celebrations Around the City

April 22, 2017
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Easter Celebrations Around the City

Orlando Abrego portraying Jesus (center) during 5th annual re-enactment of Jesus’ suffering and crucifixion at Immaculate Conception Church on Good Friday, April 14. It was the fifth annual re-enactment for IC, said Father Daniel Lazo.
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Year of the Rooster

April 22, 2017
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Year of the Rooster

Victoria Phan and Roselynn Sonng stand with the rest of their Angkor Dance group as they wait to go out and perform on Saturday, April 15, at the Cambodian New Year Festival. Every year, the Revere Buddhist Temple holds a day-long block party on Thornton Street to celebrate the new year. This year, they...
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Bianco Sausage Leaving After 57 Years in Revere:Doors Set to Close Thursday April 27

April 22, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock When Joseph Bianco Sr opened Bianco Sausage at 375 Revere St. he began a Revere institution with a product that now reaches across the country. Bianco’s Sausage is moving its home to Medford . for more square footage and even more sausage links. The business purchased the old Hoff’s Bakery...
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Rent-A-Tool to Close April 25 After 63 Years in Business

April 22, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock One of Revere’s oldest family businesses will be closing April 25. Rent -a -Tool on North Shore Road has been an institution for the last 63 years in Revere, supplying generators, trucks, light towers, blowers, a Bobcat and just about any other piece of equipment you can think of. At...
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Police Investigating Shots Fired at Showcase Lot Over Weekend

April 22, 2017
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By Seth Daniel After a flurry of police activity on Sunday night and into Monday morning at the Showcase Cinema parking lot, the investigation into the shots fired call has moved toward street-level detective work to find the culprit responsible for firing a gun and causing massive chaos. The incident occurred in the parking...
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Officials Weigh in on Uproar Easter Sunday

April 22, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Saturday night’s shooting outside of the Revere Carnival and the Showcase Cinemas could prove to be the straw that broke the camel’s back. “We are currently evaluating the situation and will determine whether an event like the carnival can take place in Revere moving forward,” said Mayor Brian Arrigo. “As...
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News Briefs

April 22, 2017
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City of Revere to host community forum on May 3 to update work on addressing Opioid abuse As part of Mayor Brian Arrigo’s commitment to addressing Opioid abuse in the Revere, the City opened the Substance Use Disorder Initiatives (SUDI) Office last year at 437 Revere St. At that office, grant-funded staff were hired...
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Out with the Cold and in with the Hot

April 14, 2017
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Out with the Cold and in with the Hot

David Mackey sunbathes on Revere Beach during the warm Tuesday weather.  
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Mr RHS 2017

April 14, 2017
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Mr RHS 2017

Adrian Perez (center) was crowned Friday night as Mr. RHS 2017 by Senior class advisor Mike Bonanno and show coordinator and teacher Evalynn Bulger.
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First Families

April 14, 2017
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First Families

The first families of Whoville and Revere. From L-R, in the back are Brenda Perez, Gianna Scoppettuolo, and John Frautten III. in the front are Jack, Daveen, Brian & Joseph Arrigo.
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Future Development:McKenna Looking at the Possibilities of What Could Be at Suffolk Downs

April 14, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Ward 1 Councillor Joanne McKenna has a childhood memory of hearing the horse racing at Suffolk Downs and now she’s looking forward to the proposed development of the coveted 161 acre site located both in Boston and Revere. Suffolk Downs was recently purchased by HYM Investment Group with principal Tom...
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Revere High Faculty Announces Scholarship Fundraiser in Memory of Richard Caprio

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Revere High School faculty members came together on March 31 for a fundraiser to cap off the efforts to begin a yearly scholarship in the memory of the late Revere High and Savio Prep teacher Richard Caprio. Director of Humanities Christina Porter and Revere High Deputy Principal Jon Mitchell organized...
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News Briefs

April 14, 2017
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Ramp to close On Tuesday, April 18 beginning at 8 p.m. the ramp from Route 1 South signed to Lynn Street-Saugus will be closed until Monday, May 15 at 5 a.m. Drivers are urged to seek alternative routes.   Senior Discount Program For Water and Sewer Bills AVAILABLE Mayor Brian Arrigo has announced that...
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Sno-Ball

April 7, 2017
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Sno-Ball

Junior prom goers Laura Desousa (junior) and Cal Capozzi (sophomore) were a little surprised by the blustery prom day Friday, March 31st.
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Book Fair At The Lincoln School

April 7, 2017
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Book Fair At The Lincoln School

Clifford the Big Red Dog welcomes students to book fair with Police Officer Joe Singer. at the Lincoln School last week.
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Torretta’s Bakery Celebrates 25 Years

April 7, 2017
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Torretta’s Bakery Celebrates 25 Years

By Cary Shuman Torretta’s Bakery, a landmark business in Beachmont, celebrated its 25th anniversary Sunday in an impressive ceremony that also paid tribute to the life of its founder, Salvatore Torretta. Mayor Brian Arrigo, City Councillors Joanne McKenna, Ira Novoselsky, Arthur Guinasso, Robert Haas Jr., and Tony Zambuto, School Committee member Dan Maguire, former...
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Council Approves Purchase of New Equipment for DPW

April 7, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s no secret the Department of Public Works has been hurting when it comes to equipment, but the City Council took the pain away a little Monday night when it approved two loans orders for $1.5 million for the purchase of new equipment in the DPW and the Water and...
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Grandmothers Raise Autism Awareness

April 7, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Lou Ann Meola and Debra Hendricks are the best of friends, sharing not only friendship but the understanding of what it means to have an autistic grandson. Both women have asked the City Council and Councillor George Rotondo to make sure the Markey Bridge is lighted blue for Autism Awareness...
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New Provider for After-School, Summer Programming Selected

April 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel After an attempt to take after-school and summer programming in-house a few years ago, the Revere Public Schools have abandoned the venture and awarded a contract to the AlphaBEST company to begin programming this summer, and after-school programming next fall. Supt. Dianne Kelly said after trying to run the after-school programming...
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News Briefs

April 7, 2017
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RUNNER’S CLUB TO START IN APRIL Revere Runner’s Club will be holding “See Revere, Run Revere”. The first meeting will be at Harry Della Russo Stadium beginning on Friday April 7, at 6 a.m. For more information please visit www.facebook.com/KeefeForRevere or email Pkeefe44@comcast.net Runners of all abilities are encouraged to join!   House Approves...
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