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Revere Columbus Day Parade

October 13, 2017
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Revere Columbus Day Parade

One of the well dressed clowns parades under the Columbus Day Parade banner with a colorful umbrella to protect herself from the rain.Though it was a little soggy out, the Parade went off without a hitch, and attracted quite a few spectators given the weather conditions.
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Officials Unveil 311 Center

October 13, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined Mayor Brian Arrigo in officially launching Revere’s 311 Constituent Services System Tuesday at Revere City Hall. Arrigo first proposed the installation of the 311 system when he was serving as a councillor-at-large. He reaffirmed that pledge during his campaign for mayor. Tuesday was a triumphant day...
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News Briefs

October 13, 2017
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PLEASANT ST CITY HALL ENTRANCE CLOSED Revere officials announce that the City Hall Pleasant St. entrance will be closed so that DPW can complete repair of the stairs. The temporary closure begins October 11, and the entrance will reopen on either Monday, October 16 or Tuesday, October 17.   ARRIGO ON PANEL FOR SMART...
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Ramos Announces for City Councillor At-Large

October 13, 2017
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David J. Ramos has announced his candidacy for Councillor at-Large.  The following is his statement: “My name is David Jose Ramos and I am a candidate for City Councilor At Large for Revere.  I have never run for political office and I am not a typical politician. Rather, I am a techie, an innovator...
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Braid Announces Candidacy for Councillor At-Large

October 13, 2017
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Todd A. Braid has announced his candidacy for Councillor at-Large.  The following is his statement: I am not a career politician but I’m a proud concerned  4th Generation Revere Resident. 18 years ago I married Stacey Gualtieri also a lifelong Revere resident. I’m blessed with two wonderful daughters. My oldest Karissa attended Revere public...
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Gravellese Announces for Re-Election to School Committee

October 13, 2017
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Susan Gravellese has announced for re-election to the the Revere School Committee.  The following is her statement: “I am excited to announce my candidacy for re-election to the Revere School Committee. I knew, when I started my first campaign four years ago, that I had a strong desire to give back to the city...
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Ferrante Announces for Re-Election to School Committee

October 13, 2017
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Michael A. Ferrante, a local business owner and lifelong resident, is announcing his re-election bid for the Revere School Committee. The following is his statement: Frankly, Revere’s school system has unique needs. The school department has approximately 80% of our students are receiving free and /or reduced lunch programs. We don’t have the tax...
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EXIT Realty Beatrice Associates Expanding to Saugus

October 13, 2017
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Derek Beatrice, Broker/Owner, is pleased to announce that EXIT Realty Beatrice Associates is expanding to another office location in Saugus. “EXIT Realty Beatrice Associates exists for one reason; to build strong, successful real estate agents who provide exemplary service to home buyers and sellers in our community,” said Beatrice. In making the decision to...
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Team DeLeo Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

October 6, 2017
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Team DeLeo Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo (third from left) and the Revere members of Team DeLeo are pictured at the Beachmont School parking lot Sunday morning prior to boarding the bus for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Boston.
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Terminiello Honored

October 6, 2017
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Terminiello Honored

The Revere City Council awarded Albert J. Terminello with a certificate of appreciation for 50 years of dedicated service to the Revere League of Special Needs by making a better life for Revere’s special citizens through education and social events. Pictured with him are Council Vice President Patrick Keefe and Ward 3 Councillor Arthur...
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Columbus Day Parade to Step Off on Monday

October 6, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito will join the 2017 Columbus Day Parade in Revere this coming Monday, Oct. 9 Baker and Polito will join Mayor Brian Arrigo, the parade’s grand marshall, and other Revere city officials in marching along the route. “We are honored to welcome the...
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Council Slows Down on Recreational Marijuana Ban

October 6, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Revere City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. regarding a proposed ban on recreational marijuana shops. The council decided to slow down the process when it comes to banning pot shops and the sale of recreational marijuana in Revere. Last week Council...
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Pilot Bike Sharing Program ‘ofo’ Rolls Out

October 6, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock If you see someone on the streets riding a yellow bicycle, it’s part of a new ride share program that is the largest in the world. The mayor and the Healthy Community Initiatives launched a  pilot program of a citywide, bike-sharing program with the world’s first and largest station-free bike...
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Local Officials, Residents Stand Against Domestic Violence

October 6, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Vanessa MacCormack, 30, became the 28th victim of domestic violence this year in Massachusetts when her husband killed her on Sept. 25 inside their Grand View Avenue home. This past Friday, she became the center of a domestic violence vigil held in front of Revere City Hall, attended by local...
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News Briefs

October 6, 2017
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Revere Fire Dept. open house Oct. 14 The Revere Fire Department welcomes local families to a free open house on Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  The open house is aimed at teaching families fire safety and prevention practices.  The Revere Fire Department open house will be held at 400 Broadway, Revere....
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Mostly Coastal Roads Flooded

October 6, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Unlike neighboring communities, Revere faired well during Saturday’s torrential rain, an eye-popping 3.5 inches of rain in one hour. “We experienced significant heavy rain, causing city wide street flooding,” said Mayor Brian Arrigo. A power outage was also reported by National Grid in the Overlook Ridge area due to the...
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Announcing for Office

October 6, 2017
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Rizzo announces campaign for councillor-at-large Daniel Rizzo, a former mayor and council president, has announced his intentions to run for the City Council. Daniel Rizzo has a longstanding career as a business owner and public servant in Revere, the city he loves. He is married to Jane Fitzgerald Rizzo, and has two sons, Ryan...
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First-Ever Revere Fall Festival a Huge Success

September 29, 2017
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First-Ever Revere Fall Festival a Huge Success

Amanda Dodd and Billy Pressadi, of Revere, enjoyed spending time on a Broadway without vehicles.
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Arrigo Raises Texas Flag at Revere City Hall

September 29, 2017
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Arrigo Raises Texas Flag at Revere City Hall

Mayor Brian Arrigo has raised the Texas flag as a show of support following Hurricane Harvey. “The residents of Revere made the city proud last month by donating trucks full of supplies to relief efforts, Arrigo said. As a thank you, Donna Cranston of the Texas-based nonprofit Defenders of Freedom sent the people of...
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Husband Charged in Murder

September 29, 2017
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Andrew MacCormack was arrested at Revere Police headquarters Tuesday in the death of his wife Vanessa MacCormack, 30, in their 93 Grand View Avenue home. He was arraigned Wednesday in Chelsea District Court. Vanessa MacCormack’s husband was placed under arrest Tuesday amid the ongoing investigation into her homicide this weekend, Suffolk County District Attorney...
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