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October 6, 2017
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Revere Fire Dept. open house Oct. 14 The Revere Fire Department welcomes local families to a free open house on Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  The open house is aimed at teaching families fire safety and prevention practices.  The Revere Fire Department open house will be held at 400 Broadway, Revere....
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Mostly Coastal Roads Flooded

October 6, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Unlike neighboring communities, Revere faired well during Saturday’s torrential rain, an eye-popping 3.5 inches of rain in one hour. “We experienced significant heavy rain, causing city wide street flooding,” said Mayor Brian Arrigo. A power outage was also reported by National Grid in the Overlook Ridge area due to the...
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Announcing for Office

October 6, 2017
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Rizzo announces campaign for councillor-at-large Daniel Rizzo, a former mayor and council president, has announced his intentions to run for the City Council. Daniel Rizzo has a longstanding career as a business owner and public servant in Revere, the city he loves. He is married to Jane Fitzgerald Rizzo, and has two sons, Ryan...
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First-Ever Revere Fall Festival a Huge Success

September 29, 2017
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First-Ever Revere Fall Festival a Huge Success

Amanda Dodd and Billy Pressadi, of Revere, enjoyed spending time on a Broadway without vehicles.
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Arrigo Raises Texas Flag at Revere City Hall

September 29, 2017
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Arrigo Raises Texas Flag at Revere City Hall

Mayor Brian Arrigo has raised the Texas flag as a show of support following Hurricane Harvey. “The residents of Revere made the city proud last month by donating trucks full of supplies to relief efforts, Arrigo said. As a thank you, Donna Cranston of the Texas-based nonprofit Defenders of Freedom sent the people of...
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Husband Charged in Murder

September 29, 2017
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Andrew MacCormack was arrested at Revere Police headquarters Tuesday in the death of his wife Vanessa MacCormack, 30, in their 93 Grand View Avenue home. He was arraigned Wednesday in Chelsea District Court. Vanessa MacCormack’s husband was placed under arrest Tuesday amid the ongoing investigation into her homicide this weekend, Suffolk County District Attorney...
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Revere’s 311 Line to Launch Tuesday Oct 10

September 29, 2017
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Lt. Governor Karyn Polito will join Mayor Brian Arrigo in a press conference officially launching Revere’s 311 Constituent Services System on Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 11a.m. 311 will allow any resident to report non-emergency issues by dialing “3-1-1” from any landline or mobile telephone while inside the city of Revere. Residents can report issues...
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Suffolk Downs Owner says Amazon Could Be A Good Fit for Suffolk Downs

September 29, 2017
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By John Lynds Tom O’Brien’s group, HYM Investment Group, LLC, is all in on trying to attract Seattle-based Amazon second headquarters (HQ2) to the 161-acre Suffolk Downs property his group purchased in the spring. At the Revere  council meeting on Monday night, O’Brien told council members that a company like Amazon would be a...
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Council Bans the Sale of Recreational Marijuana

September 29, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Monday night the City Council voted to ban the sale of recreational marijuana. “There are 100 communities looking to ban,” said Council Vice President Patrick Keefe, who filed the motion for the City Council and the Planning Board to implement a ban on the sale of recreational marijuana in Revere....
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Ebnhc pace Enrollee Grace Villiotte Celebrates Her 102 Birthday

September 26, 2017
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When Grace Villiotte was born on September 6, 1915 Woodrow Wilson was President. The following month Wilson would be the first U.S. President to throw out the ceremonial first pitch during game two of the 1915 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies. “She’s lived through a lot,” said her son,...
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Remembering Those Who Have Died in the Drug Crisis

September 22, 2017
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Remembering Those Who Have Died in the Drug Crisis

Some 200 people gathered during the September 17 Revere Beach Memorial at the Bandstand. The 11th annual event, which remembers those lost to addiction, has long been a support for families seeking to heal from the loss of a loved one.
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The Toss

September 22, 2017
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The Toss

Norma Davis played bocce with teammates from Revere on Saturday afternoon, Sept. 16, at Voke Park in Chelsea. Revere seniors squared off against the Chelsea seniors in a competitive contest that crossed City lines. All had a great time and the seniors enjoyed catching up.
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Putting on the Finishing Touches

September 22, 2017
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Putting on the Finishing Touches

Beachmont artist Dave LaChapelle painting a rendition of “Revere Beach” on the spot. Artists from Revere and all over the area converged on Wonderland last Saturday, Sept. 16, for the 2nd annual Revere Beach Art Festival. Everything from music to painting to writing was on display for those curious about local creativity
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A New Hotel:To be Located on Squire Rd Site

September 22, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Location. Location. Location. A Texas-based hotel chain, La Quinta Inns and Suites, will soon have a new home on Squire Road where the old Papa Gino’s once stood. “It’s a great use for the property. It’s been blighted for awhile,” said Ward 3 Councillor Arthur Guinasso commenting on the new...
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Handicap Parking Signs Under Review

September 22, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Commission on Disabilities is trying to help the city when it comes to old or abandoned handicap parking signs in front of various properties. Some of the signs may have been in place for years, but the original applicant may have moved or passed away, leaving behind a sign....
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Residents Asked to Fill Out Police Survey

September 22, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock As part of the review of the Revere Police Department, a survey  is now available on the City website at www.revere.org for the general public. The five-question survey comes in three languages with a link for even more languages. This survey is being done as part of the comprehensive review...
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News Briefs

September 22, 2017
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LIFE LINE SCREENING TO HOLD EVENT ON NOV. 2 Residents living in and around the Revere can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening.  The community event will be held at the VFW Post   6712, 150 Bennington St., Revere on...
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Beachmont Multicultural Festival

September 15, 2017
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Beachmont Multicultural Festival

Sonia Yamileth, from Veronica Robles Dance Company, performs an Afro-Peruvian Dance.
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Immaculate Conception Family Festival

September 15, 2017
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Immaculate Conception Family Festival

Dilisa Miranda and Leslie Salbador show off a dish from the El Salvador tent. Parishioners from many different nations featured food and culture with one another last Friday and Saturday, Sept. 8 and 9.
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A Firefighters Dream – Third Alarm Pizza

September 15, 2017
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A Firefighters Dream – Third Alarm Pizza

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Why not combine things that you love in life? For fire department Lt. Kevin Doherty that would be fire trucks and pizza and the creation of Third Alarm Pizza, a working wood fire pizza oven mounted on the back of an old fire truck. Doherty stopped by the Central Fire...
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