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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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Search Process Continuing for New Revere Police Chief

May 19, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Four internal candidates drawn from the ranks of the Revere Police Department are vying for the position of Chief of Police.  Recently, these applicants underwent testing to see how they would respond to certain situations at an assessment center two weeks ago as part of the hiring process. Current Police...
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Wonderland Site Still an Eyesore and a Danger

May 19, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Every week it seems that someone is complaining about the cars parked at the old Wonderland Dog Track or for that matter the condition of the buildings and when they will be torn down. In terms of the parking situation in the Wonderland area, Arrigo said the situation maybe confusing...
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Revere High to Put Out Emotionally Challenging, Full-Length Film

May 19, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When Revere High senior Carmen Amaro saw Revere Filmic Society sponsors Paul Amato and George Hannah approaching her earlier this school year in the hallway, she had no idea the journey – the very personal journey – that they were about to take her on in recruiting her for their latest...
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Human Resource Policies Are Now in Place

May 19, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock When Mayor Brian Arrigo took office in 2016 he had 400 employees, yet no job descriptions, policies or procedures. Today, jobs are being advertised and people are being hired properly. Helping him along the way is Sandi Charlton, a human resources expert, who is slated to work with city officials...
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Time to Start Thinking about Mosquitoes

May 19, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s that time of year when lovers of the outdoors and their furry friends get concerned about disease carrying mosquitoes and ticks. At Tuesday evening’s Board of Health meeting members heard from the Northeast Massachusetts Mosquito Control (NMMC) and from Page Exterminating. Kimberly Foss, an entomologist with NMMC, said they...
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Carfentanil Making Its Way Throughout New England; No Incidents in Massachusetts Currently

May 19, 2017
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(U) Significance: The presence of Carfentanil has been detected in three New England States:  New Hampshire has reported 3 Carfentanil-related fatal overdoses, Maine reported one Carfentanil-related fatal overdose and Rhode Island detected Carfentanil in a tested drug sample.  Massachusetts does not currently have any reported cases, but offers this advisory as Carfentanil provides a...
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Arts Be with You

May 12, 2017
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Arts Be with You

Celest Galeas, third grade, shows off an origami paper crane that she made at the Revere Date Japanese Exchange Program’s table during the citywide district art show, ‘May the Arts Be With You,’ last Tuesday evening, May 2, at the A.C. Whelan School.
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A Rare Sight to See

May 12, 2017
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A Rare Sight to See

Two species of Pelicans have been recorded in Massachusetts , the White Pelican and The Brown Pelican. This Monday, a very rare Brown Pelican was spotted by Revere photographer Eric Harrison on Point of Pines late in the afternoon. Harrison reports having gone to the Beach to photograph Common Terns, which have been showing...
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Suit Filed over Tobacco Age; Start Date Delayed to Sept 1

May 12, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock A Revere convenience store owner has filed an appeal against the city for proposing to implement an age restriction on purchasing tobacco products. Attorney Lawrence Simeone Jr. has filed an appeal in Suffolk Superior Court on behalf of his client Joseph Prizio and Northgate Partners LLC, owners of Joe’s Market,...
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