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Susan B. Anthony School Performs “Shrek”

March 31, 2017
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Susan B. Anthony School Performs “Shrek”

The Duloc Girls, Liliana Acuna, Zoey Legrand, Amara Russo, Ana Santos, and Isabella Langis dressed up and ready to hit the stage in the Shrek musical.
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Joyce Dinuccio Sworn In As Notary Public

March 31, 2017
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Joyce Dinuccio Sworn In As Notary Public

Revere resident Joyce DiNuccio was recently sworn-in as a notary public by Assistant Secretary of the Commonwealth Michael Maresco. State Representative RoseLee Vincent was also in attendance at the State House ceremony. Pictured (left to right) are: State Representative RoseLee Vincent, Joyce DiNuccio and Assistant Secretary Michael Maresco.
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Honoring Our Veterans

March 31, 2017
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Honoring Our Veterans

Mayor Arrigo (left) and Director of Veteran Services, Marc Silvestri (right), honored all local veterans with a gift certificate of honor for their service. Shown above is City Councillor Charlie Patch (center) who served in Vietnam as marine in 1969-1970 – accepting his certificate from Mayor Arrigo and Marc Silvestri.
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Arrigo Signs Contracts with Three Unions

March 31, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Mayor and union representatives for the Revere Police Employees Association, the Revere School Traffic Supervisors Union and the Public Works Department have signed and agreed to new labor contracts. While all three contracts are separate, the pay increases are ranging for one to three percent each year and go...
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Local Company Fined for Improper Materials Storage

March 31, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock City inspectors have slapped a fine on a local business for improper storage of materials after a city councillor and a council candidate came upon the mess behind the trailer park on Revere Beach Parkway. Inspectors were tipped off after Ward 1 Councillor Joanne McKenna and candidate Wayne Rose were...
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Middle School Lottery Features A Little Less Drama This Year

March 31, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When the annual Middle School Lottery takes place next month, it will likely be far less disappointing than in the past, as the numbers of fifth grade students oversubscribed to each school has taken a sharp downturn this year. “It’s really balanced off consistently, which is a good thing,” said Supt....
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Kelly Dreams of Central Middle School, Relocated Revere High

March 31, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As Supt. Dianne Kelly puts the finishing touches on the district’s second submission to the state to begin discussions about a new Revere High School (RHS), she said that her hope is the new high school can be relocated, paving the way for one centralized middle school and an expansion of...
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News Briefs

March 31, 2017
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RHS GRADUATION DATE SET The Revere Public Schools officially announced this week that they have set the commencement exercises for this year’s senior class on Thursday, June 8. The rain date will be Friday, June 9. The graduation will take place at Della Russo Stadium at 6 p.m. School officials were hesitant to set...
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Slade’s Building Purchased for $2.12 Million

March 31, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A husband and wife real estate team has purchased the historic Slade’s Mill property on the Parkway for $2.12 million, and said they are looking at other opportunities in the area. “It’s a very unique building and has a long a great history,” said Sean Yu, a partner in Sunyu Properties...
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Mar 17 Declared Vincent F. Cammarata Day

March 24, 2017
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Mar 17 Declared Vincent F. Cammarata Day

Mayor Brian Arrigo proclaimed that Friday, March 17 was Vincent F. Cammarata Day for his years of service to the city and his community. Shown above Vincent F. Cammarata gets a hug from his great-granddaughter, Olivia Pisani.
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High and Dry:Stella Drives Sailboat Onto Short Beach; Creates Traffic Jam as People Take a Look

March 24, 2017
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High and Dry:Stella Drives Sailboat Onto Short Beach; Creates Traffic Jam as People Take a Look

By Kate Anslinger Last week, Winter Storm Stella brought in some massive waves and disrupted the shoreline with powerful winds that reached speeds of 40 miles per hour. While Winthrop didn’t see nearly as much snow as was predicted, the whiteout conditions made the storm a force to be reckoned with and as part...
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Revere Police Officer to Debut on ‘Amazing Race’

March 24, 2017
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Revere Police Officer to Debut on ‘Amazing Race’

By Seth Daniel On television, he might look more like a hockey player or a surfer, but under the long hair and the razor stubble is none other than the normally clean cut Revere Police Sgt. Joe Covino – and he will bring his temporary look to ‘The Amazing Race’ television show on March...
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Suffolk Downs Owners Heading to MGC in Possible Sale of Track

March 24, 2017
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By John Lynds Sterling Suffolk LLC, the owners of Suffolk Downs Racetrack in East Boston has formally requested Massachusetts Gaming Commission to approve the sale of the track, according to Suffolk Downs COO Chip Tuttle. The Gaming Commission will take up the request at their March 30th meeting. “There is an old racing law...
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Catinazzo Retires as Inspections Director

March 24, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s been 17 years and Nick Catinazzo, Revere’s Director of Municipal Inspections, has decided to retire from city service. But don’t count him out – he might be thinking of running for public office. “I have a good relationship with just about everyone,” he said after celebrating his 70th birthday...
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News Briefs

March 24, 2017
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Three Things To Do in Revere This Week: March 20-26    Wednesday, March 22 — 6 PM-8:30 PM
 Mayor Arrigo’s Young Professionals Night
Nino’s Ristorante – 7B Everett St. (Bell Circle) Join Mayor Arrigo for the March 2017 edition of Young Professionals’ networking night – a chance for the young (and young at heart) to...
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Beach Sales Has Been the Go to Store for 70 Years

March 24, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Putting the customer first is the key to the success story at Beach Sales on VFW Parkway. Since 1947 when people were buying typewriters to today when people purchase entire kitchens, Beach Sales celebrating its 70th anniversary this month, has been a fixture in Revere. Beach Sales was founded by...
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Winthrop Avenue Bridge Project Receives ‘Bronze Award’

March 24, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Winthrop Avenue Bridge construction project not only solved some major transportation problems in Revere when it opened last fall, but also it was one of seven projects statewide to bring home awards from the state’s Engineering Excellence Awards. The $10.7 million accelerated bridge project one a Bronze Award last week...
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State says ’No’ to Developer

March 24, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Developers who hoped to build 78 affordable housing units on Mills Avenue have been denied by the state’s MassHousing program. “We have a multitude of affordable housing in the city,” said Ward 5 Councillor John Powers. “The Housing Authority alone has over 1,000 affordable housing units.” Powers said if the...
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Hotel to Appear Before Licensing Commission

March 24, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Revere Licensing Commission would like to hear from representatives of the Four Point Sheraton Boston Logan after hearing about a complaint involving a Revere couple. Ward 4 Councillor Patrick Keefe came before the commission last week after friends of his allegedly tried to rent a room at the hotel...
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Chloe Giordano Makes Backpacks for the Troops

March 17, 2017
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Chloe Giordano Makes Backpacks for the Troops

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Revere High School ninth grader Chloe Giordano was just looking for something to do, something that would carry her through school vacation week and really benefit someone else – like the thousands of troops serving around the world. Chloe set up a Go Fund Me page back in November called...
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