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April 13, 2018
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Free Parents Forum Workshop April 28 Parents and interested community leaders are invited to a free Parents Forum workshop on Saturday, April 28, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Winthrop Public Library, 2 Metcalf Square, Winthrop. The workshop, with a light lunch provided, is presented with support from DeMoulas Market Basket and...
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Rep Katherine Clark Visits RHS Health Center

April 13, 2018
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U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark came to Revere High School last Friday afternoon to learn more about the collaboration between Massachusetts General Health and Revere High School. The school-based health center is two centers with hours during school and hours afterschool. During afterschool hours anyone between the ages 15-21 who lives in the area can...
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Two New Principals Chosen for Paul Revere, Hill Schools

April 13, 2018
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The Revere Public Schools announced this week they have hired new principals for the Paul Revere School and the Hill School, with both coming on July 1. The two vacancies come about as longtime veteran principals Barbara Kelly and Ed Moccia announced their retirements earlier this year. At the Paul Revere School, which is...
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Mayor Arrigo Encourages Resident Participation in Local Government

April 13, 2018
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Mayor Brian M. Arrigo this week encouraged residents to take active roles in City by seeking positions on the Boards and Commission that decide and regulate a variety of municipal governmental functions. In an Op-ed piece appearing in the local print media, Mayor Arrigo invoked president Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address where the nation’s 16th...
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Bruins Commercial Features Revere/Everett’s DeFilippo

April 13, 2018
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When Lillian DeFilippo kisses her hand and touches it to a painting of Bobby Orr, she does so for every Bruins fan out there hoping for an exciting playoff run. DeFilippo and her son, Dave, both have a bit of a part in the new Bruins playoff commercial that has been airing on NESN...
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MBTA to Fund Red Line/Blue Line Connector Study

April 13, 2018
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Linking the only two MBTA train lines that have no connection has been something residents in East Boston and surrounding communities have been asking and waiting for since the 1970s. The Red Line/Blue Line Connector has long been a bone of contention between the neighborhood and the state ever since the Commonwealth reneged on...
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‘The Sound of Music’ Coming to Boston

April 13, 2018
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The Boch Center and The Madison Square Garden Company announced that a brand new production of “The Sound of Music” will take the Boch Center Wang Theatre stage for a limited two week engagement from May 1-13. “The Sound of Music” features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard...
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Mystic Valley Elder Services Encourages Lawmakers to Protect Seniors from Elder Abuse

April 13, 2018
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On Tuesday, March 27, Mystic Valley Elder Services hosted its annual legislative breakfast at the agency’s headquarters, located at 300 Commercial St. in Malden. Board President Mary Prenney and Executive Director Dan O’Leary were joined by legislative host Rep. Donald Wong. O’Leary outlined Mystic Valley Elder Services’ state budget priorities for FY19, which include...
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Bright Blue

April 6, 2018
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Bright Blue

Students at the Hill School celebrating Autism Awareness Month. Pictured from left to right, in the back row are Deren Renderos,Diana Florian Nolasco , Lorena Martinez, Anabelle Ewing, Oscar Aracena, Carmen Torres, Josy Ibanez, Tyrone Hong Mom, Emiliano Rodriguez, Mateo Henao, Jeriel Soto Vega and Isaac Batista. In the middle row, L-R, are Jazmelyn...
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Immaculate Conception Stations of the Cross

April 6, 2018
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Immaculate Conception Stations of the Cross

Jesus,portrayed by Orlando Abrego, during the 6th annual re-enactment of Jesus’ suffering and crucifixion at Immaculate Conception Church on Good Friday,March 30.  
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Arrigo Seeks Funding for Additional Roadway and Sidewalk Work

April 6, 2018
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Last year the city worked together with the UMass Collins Center to put together a capital budget, and now Mayor Brian Arrigo has announced $500,000 in the $1.1 million capital improvement budget will be spent on additional roadway and sidewalk work not covered by Chapter 90 funds from the state. “It’s an important capital...
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Council Approves Special Permit for Beach Development

April 6, 2018
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Monday night the City Council approved a special permit for a non-conforming use to build a 145-unit apartment development at 320-327 Revere Beach Blvd. on the site of the current Bianchi’s and next to the St. George. Plans call to raze three buildings on the property and then construct a six-story, 145-unit, mixed-use structure....
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Council Approves Funds for Pt of Pines Station Study

April 6, 2018
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The City Council supported a loan order for $50,000 for a feasibility study for a fire station in the Point of Pines. “This is to make sure we have the level of protection we need,” said Director of Finance George Anzuoni. “Response times during certain summer months have risen, and it very important to...
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News Briefs

April 6, 2018
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2018 March Mini-Grants Awardees Announced! Every January, Revere on the Move (ROTM) awards mini-grants to fund permanent changes, program implementation, and youth-led projects that would help prevent or reduce obesity in children and adults in Revere. This year, in addition to the mini-grant awards in January, ROTM awarded a second round of mini-grants in...
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Electronic Billboards Continue to be a Hot Topic at Council Meeting

April 6, 2018
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Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria came back to Revere Monday night to attend another City Council meeting to talk about his idea to reduce the number of billboards. DeMaria, who owns a Honey Dew Donuts on Squire Road, asked if it was possible to consider digital billboards in his business area. The regulations as proposed...
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City’s Bond Rating Goes Up

April 6, 2018
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Last week, it was announced that the City of Revere has more than $11 million in free cash, and this week, Mayor Brian Arrigo and Finance Director George Anzuoni announced that the city’s bond rating has gone up to AA-stable from AA-negative. “On top of the certified free cash, this shows we’re moving in...
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Project Bread Kicks Off 50th Celebration with 20-Mile Walk for Hunger

April 6, 2018
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East Boston-based Project Bread, a leading statewide organization committed to preventing and ending hunger for Massachusetts residents of all ages, kicked off its 50th celebration Monday at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul. Mayor Marty Walsh and Congressman Jim McGovern spoke out against hunger in partnership with Project Bread, and announced the 50th Walk...
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Art by Boston-Area Teens to Premiere at Stations Across the MBTA Starting March 26

April 6, 2018
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Mithsuca Berry hasn’t even graduated Revere High School (RHS) yet, but the high-powered young artist already has her work spread out for viewers all over the Greater Boston regions – courtesy of the MBTA. Berry, a senior at RHS, was one of three students in the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) teen program selected...
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Revere High’s Got Talent

March 30, 2018
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Revere High’s Got Talent

Mariantonia Gomez performed a dance routine at the RHS Talent Show on March 23, hosted by the Class of 2018. The night featured a full lineup of singing and dancing by singles, duets, and groups.
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Record Amount of ‘Free Cash’ City Officials Announce at Council

March 30, 2018
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Mayor Brian Arrigo and Finance Director George Anzuoni were pleased to inform the City Council on Monday night that the city is reporting the highest amount of free cash in the history of the city. Arrigo came to the council to announce that $6,273,580 free cash was certified in the general fund and $4,940,148...
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