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Job Fair for Former NECCO Employees Well Attended

September 4, 2018
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Former employees of NECCO and other companies had a chance last Wednesday to visit a job fair held at the Rumney Marsh Academy that was organized by Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo. Businesses like Kettle Cuisine, Kelly’s Roast Beef, TSA and Hood accepted applications from the unemployed workers with most offering jobs paying around $14...
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Councillor McKenna Seeks Unity in Revere on the City Council

September 4, 2018
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Ward 1 Councillor Joanne McKenna delivered a prepared speech during the City Council’s discussion Monday night of the suspension involving two employees of the Revere Parking Department. Following are Councillor McKenna’s  remarks: “I have always been proud to say I live and work in Revere. But it saddens me that there is so much...
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Carvalho,Candidate for Suffolk County DA, Endorsed by State Rep Vincent and Speaker DeLeo

September 4, 2018
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Evandro Carvalho’s campaign for Suffolk County District Attorney today announced the endorsements of state Rep. RoseLee Vincent and Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo “I am honored by their endorsements and confidence in my experience as a prosecutor who can lead Suffolk County forward,” said Carvalho. “Working together in the legislature, we have made...
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Bocce on the Beach at Low Tide

September 3, 2018
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Bocce on the Beach at Low Tide

STOGIE HEAVEN: Vinny Basile of the East Boston Savings Bank team keeps his cigar in place and his shot in masterful control during the annual Bocce on the Beach event to benefit the Revere Society for Cultural and Historic Preservation (RSCHP). The event took place at low-tide on Saturday morning on Revere Beach, drawing...
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State Board Denies Cafarelli’s Appeal for Reinstatement as Police Lieutenant

September 3, 2018
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The Massachusetts Human Resources Division last week dismissed former police chief Joseph Cafarelli’s appeal for reinstatement to his previous Civil Service position as a Lieutenant on Revere’s police force and for approval of a “past leave of absence. Cafarelli, who became acting chief in February 2012 and full chief in July 2012, had filed...
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Food Trucks Put on Hold

September 3, 2018
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Plans for a pilot program for food trucks on Revere Beach were put on hold last Wednesday by the Licensing Commission so more information can be obtained, including permission from the Department of Energy and Conservation. The commission received a request from the Mayor’s office to consider an application of three mobile food vendors...
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Revere Public School Students,Teachers Ready to Return Aug 29:Three Elementary Schools to Add Extra Time to the School Day

September 3, 2018
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As teachers begin to return this week to quiet buildings, preparing for their spaces for the new school term, students still have a final week of respite before they report to their various schools for class on Wednesday, Aug. 29. Supt. Dianne Kelly said teachers will have professional development days on Aug. 27 and...
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SunButter and Jelly Sandwiches Make the Perfect Back-to-School Snack or Lunch

September 3, 2018
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Parents, students and schools have discovered the perfect menu item for snacks or lunch: Sun Wise peanut-free sandwiches with grape or strawberry jelly.  Totally nut-free and peanut-free, each sandwich features delicious soft, white whole grain bread.  Made with SunButter sunflower seed spread, SunWise peanut free sandwiches are also dairy free, contain no high fructose...
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It’s Time to Update Your Child’s Health Information

September 3, 2018
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Book bags are replacing beach totes as it quickly becomes time for students to go back to school. Organizing your child’s health information, keeping current with doctor’s appointments and planning for emergency scenarios should be part of every parent’s seasonal routine, the nation’s emergency doctors say. “We all know about reading, writing and arithmetic....
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School Resource Officers are Protectors, not the Enemy

September 3, 2018
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In 2015 a viral video of South Carolina school resource officer (SRO) Ben Fields’ slamming a student across the classroom caused a public outrage. During the same year in Lynn, an SRO arrested a student with special needs. “While the was a support person for the student, the district should realize...
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Nicole Zervas Dance Academy Celebrates 30 Years

September 3, 2018
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Nicole Zervas Dance Academy (NZDA) is celebrating its 30th anniversary, a milestone that owner and director, Nicole Paolo, is proud of. After 30 years, what brings Miss Nicole (as she is affectionately known) the most happiness is building the confidence of her students. Developing their strengths, communication and time management skills are all essential...
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Back to School: Beware of the JUUL

September 3, 2018
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If last year’s fidget spinners were all fun and games, this year, the national attraction is rather different: JUUL, an e-cigarette device that has become so synonymous with vaping and accepted by the masses, that the term “juul-ing” has been coined. Unlike the past forms of bulky e-cigarettes, JUUL proposes a completely different design:...
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News Briefs

September 3, 2018
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Revere Republican Committee Meeting Republican candidate for Governor Scott Lively will be at the American Legion, 249 Broadway on Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 6:30 p.m. All Republicans and enrolled voters are welcome.  This will be the last meeting before the Primary election. Don’t miss this ‘lively’ and interesting conversation from one of our candidates...
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Outgoing DA Dan Conley Endorses Greg Henning for Suffolk County District Attorney

September 3, 2018
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Candidate for Suffolk County District Attorney Greg Henning today received the endorsement of outgoing Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley. Conley joined Henning to talk to voters at a door-to-door campaign canvass in Hyde Park on Saturday, Aug. 18, at 11 a.m., starting in Cleary Square, at the corner of Hyde Park Avenue and...
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Massport CEO Thomas Glynn Announces Intention to Step Down

September 3, 2018
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After six years as head of Massport, CEO Thomas Glynn announced last week that he would step down from the post in November, a year earlier than his contract. Glynn said his last days at Massportwill be in November even though his contract will expire in 2019. “This is a great job, but after...
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Powers says Wonderland Park Demolition is on Target for Completion by this Winter

September 2, 2018
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Ward 5 Councillor John Powers visited the Wonderland Greyhound Park site Thursday, looking on as workers resumed their demolition of the former greyhound track. “They demolition project is back on target for completion by this winter after a brief delay because there was a problem with asbestos throughout the building,” said Powers. “The problem...
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Inaugural Revere Youth Summer Police Academy Finds Common Bonds with Youth

September 2, 2018
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Like most, Revere teen Anthony Toomey has heard police sirens every now and then, and rarely gave it much thought. Now, after spending a week learning everything about the Revere Police, the teenager has a whole new respect for the men and women in blue, and when he hears a siren blaring in the...
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Brian Kelly Retires from Revere Beach DCR Complex

September 2, 2018
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Brian Kelly, the regional coordinator of DCR’s Revere Complex at Revere Beach, retired in July after forty-two years of dedicated service to the Metropolitan District Commission and the Department of Conservation and Recreation.  During Brian’s tenure as the Regional Coordinator for Revere, he forged tremendous working relationships with his DCR colleagues, local and state...
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Leone Summer Sports Camp

August 16, 2018
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Leone Summer Sports Camp

Camp Counselors Kiana Napolitano and Katie O’Donnell get soaked at the Revere Rec Summer Sports Camp with John Leone.
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Row Row Row in Revere

August 16, 2018
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Row Row Row in Revere

John and Joseph Arrigo, sons of Mayor Arrigo, were determined to hop in the water last Saturday during the annual Row Row Row in Revere, a fundraiser for autism awareness. Although they didn’t make it in this year, they’re ready and waiting for their run.
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