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June 9, 2017
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COLUMBUS DAY PArADE FUNDRAISER One of Revere’s longest-standing traditions, the Columbus Day Parade, takes place again on Monday, October 9. Held biannually rotating between Revere and East Boston, the Parade honors the region’s Italian-American cultural heritage. Mayor Brian Arrigo is excited to announce that this year’s parade website is live at http://www.revere.org/parade/. The page...
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Memorial Day Services 2017:Officials Remind Audience of Sacrifices Made to Keep America Safe

June 2, 2017
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Memorial Day Services 2017:Officials Remind Audience of Sacrifices Made to Keep America Safe

By Sue Ellen Woodcock More than 100 people braved the misty, overcast weather Monday morning in front of the American Legion building on Broadway as the city remembered those who gave their lives so ours can be free. Under the tents set up on the lawn of the American Legion post on Broadway were...
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Suffolk Downs New Owner Lays Out Development Plan

June 2, 2017
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By John Lynds Former Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) Director Thomas O’Brien’s development firm HYM announced it has closed on its purchase of Suffolk Downs last Friday. O’Brien’s firm, who has made a name for itself as the developer of several mixed use development projects at North Point in Cambridge, the Government Center Garage Bullfinch...
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Rosa Named Valedictorian in ‘Exceptional’ Class at RHS

June 2, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Revere High School (RHS) announced that senior Samantha Rosa is the valedictorian of this year’s class, and Hayley Petrozzelli is the salutatorian. Both will lead a class of more than 400 students – one of the largest classes in years – across the stage next week, June 8, when RHS holds...
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June 2, 2017
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One Beach to Receive LEED Certification The Neighborhood Developers announces that it expects to receive LEED certification for its housing development One Beach, located in downtown Revere. LEED is a nationally recognized standard for sustainable development, created by the U.S. Green Building Council, to honor buildings of different types and uses that are designed...
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Boncore Amendment Targets Opioid Crisis

June 2, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Just as Legislators were wrapping up work on the FY 18 budget last week, State Sen. Joe Boncore proposed and got passed an amendment that would direct the Department of Public Health to study whether or not supervised injection sites could work in Massachusetts. Boncore noted that there were 2,069...
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Save Harbor/Save Bay Issues Report On Water Quality at Revere Beach in ’16

June 2, 2017
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The environmental advocacy organization Save the Harbor/Save the Bay released their annual Beach Water Quality Report Card on the Metropolitan Region’s public beaches on Friday, May 26, 2017 – just in time for Memorial Day weekend. The report card is based on water quality data collected during the 2016 beach season on 15 public...
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Meeting Them in Morocco:Beachmont Teachers Will Travel to Morocco to Learn More about Student Culture

June 2, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Two Beachmont teachers will spend several weeks traveling through Morocco this summer in order to learn more about the culture of a rapidly growing demographic of students in their school. Irene Cassidy and Chelsey Pollack, English Language Learner (ELL) teachers at the Beachmont, will spend three weeks in Morocco this summer...
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Miniweather Found his Stride at Revere High

June 2, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When Jeremiah Miniweather looks back at his three years of high school in Revere, he is amazed at how much the school set him up for success. That coming after attending schools in Georgia and Florida before moving to Revere to live with his father, Sidney, and his stepmother, Janine Strate...
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If You Build It… They Will Come

May 26, 2017
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If You Build It… They Will Come

Volunteers gather for a photo after completing the playground at the Lincoln School.
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Wounded Veterans Ride

May 26, 2017
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Wounded Veterans Ride

Revere firefighter Eddie Steriti helps attach a American flag between Fire Truck Ladders from the Revere and Everett Fire Departments at Brown Circle as part of the Wounded Veterans Motorcycle Run this past Sunday, May 21. Afterward, at Suffolk Downs, a ceremony honoring wounded veterans took place with thousands observing. Here, State Secretary of...
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Moroccan Cultural Day

May 26, 2017
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Moroccan Cultural Day

Keltoum Lahrir looks out at the festival with paintings of life in Morocco behind her during the Moroccan Cultural Day. The first-ever festival took place on Shirley Avenue on Saturday afternoon, May 20.
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Councillors Debate Keeping Employee Residency Measure

May 26, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock For years there has been a residency requirement if you intend to work in city hall. If you don’t live in Revere at the time of hire you’d go before the city council and ask for a waiver. Several people have done it, Reuben Cantor of the IT Department and...
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Beautification Committee Celebrates 15 Years

May 26, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock It started with the simple idea of addressing problem litter around the city and today, 15 years later, the Revere Beautification Committee (RBC) is making sure Revere looks the best it can. “We work collaboratively with the city,” said board member Carol Haney The scope of work done by the...
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On the Fence: Seacoast Academy Shows No Hesitation in Community Art Projects

May 26, 2017
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By Seth Daniel What has turned into a welcome art project in Beachmont had its humble beginnings in a Seacoast Academy classroom with two teachers, a few curious students and a bag of plastic drinking cups. Using a little bit of ingenuity, and some art and mathematic skill, Teachers Karen Suttle and Stacey Livote...
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News Briefs

May 26, 2017
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American Legion Post 61 encourages community to wear a red poppy With Memorial Day on the horizon, American Legion Post 61 reminds the public that Congress has designated May 26, as National Poppy Day. The American Legion encourages all patriotic Americans to wear or display a red poppy as a symbol of remembrance and...
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Tapping is for the Young at Heart

May 19, 2017
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Tapping is for the Young at Heart

The Seaside Tappers, made up of Revere and Winthrop residents at the Mantia sisters Dance Academy. Pictured from left to right, Marybeth Doherty, Mary Litale, Teddi Mantia, Patricia Molloy, Margie Rizzo, Louis Rizzo, Val Morgan, Roseann Liggiero, Heather Martin, and Florence Catizone.
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Let’s Play Ball

May 19, 2017
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Let’s Play Ball

Colts players Dominic DeAngelo and Daniel Alimonti hug it out.
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Happy 100th Birthday

May 19, 2017
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Happy 100th Birthday

Gilda Ausiello (center) celebrates her 100th birthday at the Revere Recreation Department last week with her son Dennis and daughter Susan and Mayor Brian Arrigo and his wife Daveen and children, Joseph and John.
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City Looks to Partner With New Developers of Suffolk Downs Site

May 19, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Being billed as the largest development possibly ever on the North Shore when construction begins at the Suffolk Downs property, the project could take 10 or 15 years to be fully developed. Either way the development will have an impact on Revere for the next 50 years. “It’s definitely an...
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