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The Mayor’s Interns:3 RHS Students Get Chance to See Government in Action

September 1, 2016
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The Mayor’s Interns:3 RHS Students Get Chance to See Government in Action

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Never underestimate an intern, especially if they aspire to do great things and have already proven themselves as being more than driven and that’s what you’ll find in the Mayor’s Office when you talk to any of the three interns who are wrapping up their summer experience. First there is...
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Rotondo Holds Meeting On Slot Machines

September 1, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Councillor George Rotondo called for an emergency meeting of the Legislative Affairs Sub-Committee on Monday to discuss legal action in the city involving a proposed slot machine parlor and a hotel. Rotondo along with Councillor Anthony Zambuto were the only two councilors to attend the meeting. “It saddens me quite...
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Overdose Awareness Day Weds Aug 31

September 1, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Revere is kicking off Recovery Month with a special event on Wednesday, Aug. 31, on the American Legion Lawn in honor of Overdose Awareness Day. The event will begin at 4 p.m. on the American Legion Lawn and will serve to highlight services and to bring attention to the 10th annual...
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ZBA Approves 60-Unit Apt Building

September 1, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The City’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) unanimously approved a 60-unit residential development on a part of Revere Beach that developers said has been screaming for improvement for more than a decade. The 90 Ocean Ave. site, once home to the Lion’s Den, has been approved in a 5-0 vote for...
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News Briefs

September 1, 2016
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NETWORKING AND INFO SESSION There will be a multi-chamber networking and information session on Tuesday, Sept. 27 from 8:30-10 am at the Irish American Club, 177 West St., Malden. A continental breakfast will be provided. The event is free to all members of the Chelsea, East Boston,, Everett, Lynn, Malden, Medford, Melrose and Revere....
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Students Head Back to Hill Elementary School

August 29, 2016
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Students Head Back to Hill Elementary School

The Hill Elementary School welcomed students back to a new school year on Monday, Aug. 22, on Park Avenue. Here, crossing guard Jeannie Ellsworth makes safe passage for a young man and his mother headed to the first day. The Hill School is the first school in the district to return to classes, and...
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No Action Taken:Councillors Table Project At Former Shaw’s Site

August 29, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Monday night the City Council decided to “table” the proposed hotel/extended stay apartments, a move that places plans for 132 hotel room and 220 extended stay apartments at 205 Revere Beach Parkway, site of the former Shaw’s on hold. After hearing from proponents and opponents, Councillor Robert Haas motioned for...
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RHS Goes From iPads to ChromeBooks

August 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Some years ago, schoolbooks were replaced at Revere High School (RHS) in large part by iPads, but now the iPads are being switched out this year for Google ChromeBooks – and so far the move is getting a thumbs up from students. All last week, students busied themselves picking up their...
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Garfield Roof, Hurricane Damage Must Wait Another Year

August 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The completed $7 million roof replacement and repair project won’t be greeting students next Monday when they return to classes at the Garfield. Instead, that will have to wait until one year from now, school officials said this week. “The timeline was just getting too tough and the contractor was going...
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News Briefs

August 29, 2016
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OUTDOOR MASS AT OUR LADY OF LOURDES PARK An outdoor mass  will be celebrated on Sunday, August 28 at 9:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Park, One Endicott Avenu in the Beachmont section.  The mass will be held rain or shine and Fr. Jorge Daniel Lazo, Administrator at Immaculate Conception will be the...
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Community Servings Brings Care to the Ill Through Food

August 19, 2016
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For eight years Lucy Cavallo a resident of Revere since 1964, has been receiving her meals weekly, straight to her door, through Community Servings. Behind each hand delivered meal is a specialized diet that caters to her diabetes and chronic kidney disease to help her stay healthy. “My food has to be bland because...
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Perfect For A Summer’s Day

August 19, 2016
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Perfect For A Summer’s Day

Kayla Martelli, 12, and her sister Jordan, 9, mix up another batch of lemonade at their 5th Annual Alex’s Lemonade Stand project on Dale Street this past Sunday, Aug. 7. The two sisters, dubbed The Lemonettes, have raised more than $10,000 for the national charity to benefit children with cancer. They are the daughters...
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Vietnam Veterans Honored At Purple Heart Dinner

August 19, 2016
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Vietnam Veterans Honored At Purple Heart Dinner

The Revere Veterans Services held a Vietnam Veterans Appreciation ceremony last Sunday, Aug. 7, at the Beachmont VFW Post 6712. Shown above Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo (third from left) accepts a gift of the Purple Heart flag to fly over Revere in honor and appreciation of the residents of the city who have served.
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Urban Trail Opens in Shirley Ave Area

August 19, 2016
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Urban Trail Opens in Shirley Ave Area

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Tennis shoes, running shoes, heels, dress shoes, even barefoot you can enjoy the fourth Urban Trail in Revere now that officials have opened the latest one in the Shirley Avenue area last Friday. Thanks to the work of many residents and the support of sponsors including Revere on the Move...
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MEPA Okays Wheelabrator:EPA Permission Still Needed for Application

August 19, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Wheelabrator Industries in Saugus, on the Revere line, got the word this past Friday that it is one step away from approval to fill in the “fingers” in the ash landfill. The ash landfill dump was expected to be closed at the end of 2016, but Wheelabrator filed for an...
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August 19, 2016
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BEAUTIFY REVERE EVENTS ON AUG. 13 AND 27 As part of an ongoing effort to support year-long beautification around the city, the Mayor’s office invites elected officials, community groups, residents and media to the “Beautify Revere” cleanup events this August. On August 13, from 10 am to 12 pm meet at the Turkish Cultural...
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Governor Baker in Revere for National Night Out Celebration

August 5, 2016
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Governor Baker in Revere for National Night Out Celebration

Governor Charles Baker came to Revere on Tuesday night to celebrate National Night Out with residents, local and state officials. The event was held at the Susan B, Anthony Complex. National Night is a nationwide community policing event that is held annually to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness. Shown in the photo from...
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A Tale of Sister Cities

August 5, 2016
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A Tale of Sister Cities

Acting Fire Chief Chris Bright presents Mayor Shoji Nishida with a hat from the fire department as Mayor Arrigo looks on.
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State Delegation Gets Funding Back:Grants for Chamber of Commerce and CAPIC Restored

August 5, 2016
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Bob Upton, executive director of the Revere Chamber of Commerce, said the business organization is grateful for the $25,000 state grant it has received in the state budget for the new fiscal year. Governor Charlie Baker had vetoed the funding for the grant in the original budget but through the efforts of Speaker of...
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Wynn Boston Harbor Construction Expected to Start for Real This Week

August 5, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Some 16 cranes sit waiting this week on the Wynn Boston Harbor site. Hundreds of workers, likewise, are waiting in the wings. Wynn Boston Harbor folks were counting the minutes Tuesday afternoon and into today, Aug. 3, waiting simply to get one piece of paper that they said would unleash construction...
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