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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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Baker Signs ‘Grand Bargain’ Legislation

July 9, 2018
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Gov. Charlie Baker signed the “Grand Bargain” legislation on Thursday, June 28, that deals with minimum wage increases, paid family medical leave and an annual sales tax holiday. The compromise legislation will create a permanent sales tax holiday, increase the minimum wage over the next five years and create a new paid family and...
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Bob Haas Memorial Unveiling

June 28, 2018
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Bob Haas Memorial Unveiling

Juanita Haas and Rachel Shanley unveil the new memorial to Bob Haas at the Lincoln School playground on Thursday afternoon, June 21.
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Thank You Dan Conley

June 28, 2018
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Thank You Dan Conley

On behalf of the City of Revere, Councillor George Rotondo gave a plaque commending District Attorney Dan Conley in helping the residents of Revere and all of Suffolk County.
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Council Approves FY19 Budget

June 28, 2018
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On Monday night the city council approved a $192,676,571 city budget for fiscal year 2019, which begins on July 1. Mayor Brian Arrigo had submitted a $206,992,903 budget request to the City Council on June 11. The Ways and Means Subcommittee then vetted the budget and the council made the final vote. Councillor Dan...
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Appreciation:Eileen Haydock Merullo Lived a Life of Service

June 28, 2018
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Appreciation:Eileen Haydock Merullo Lived a Life of Service

Eileen Haydock Merullo has lived a life of service: in the military, in the schools, and in the community. When asked why she had entered the Army immediately after graduation from Boston University, Eileen said that she was very anxious to serve her country. She had watched 15 young men in her immediate neighborhood...
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RBP Hotel LLC, Shaws Site Developer, Tweaks Plan

June 28, 2018
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RBP Hotel, LLC, developers of the former Shaw site on the Revere Beach Parkway, came before the City Council Monday night asking for an increase for its hotel by 20 rooms and a decrease in the number of “extended-stay” units by eight. Christine Thomas, a partner in the development, said they would like 132...
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Senator Markey, EBNHC Administrators, Discuss Health Impacts of Separating Children from Familes at the Border

June 28, 2018
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Flanked by the state’s leading doctors, psychiatrists and pediatricians U.S. Senator Edward Markey delivered an emotional speech discussing the health impacts on children and families caused by separating children from their parents at the U.S. border with Mexico. The press conference last Friday outside the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center in Maverick Square followed...
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