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Question and Answer Forum for Candidates for City Council Ward 6

October 27, 2017
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The Revere Journal has asked each candidate for Ward 6 the following question: With recent building activity and most of the ward being marshland, an increase in the number of rodents has been experienced.  How do you propose as councillor to address this issue?   The following are their responses:   Making sure that trash...
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Question and Answer Forum for Candidates for City Councillor-at-Large

October 27, 2017
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The Revere Journal has asked each candidate for Councillor at Large the following question: What do you consider the greatest challenge and the greatest opportunity facing Revere in the next two years?  The following are their responses: Our challenges are many, but so are our opportunities By Dan Rizzo Revere is changing.  That’s not...
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Community Awareness Event on Domestic Violence Planned Inside City Hall on Oct 25

October 27, 2017
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In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Mayor Brian Arrigo, the Revere Police Department, and HarborCOV will host a community awareness event on Wednesday, October 25 from 3-5 PM. Due to forecasted inclement weather, the event will be moved inside City Hall, in the front lobby area near the main entrance. At the event,...
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Women’s Health Forum Set for Oct 26

October 27, 2017
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Speaker of the House Bob DeLeo will sponsor the 20th annual Women’s Health Forum on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 6- 8 p.m. at Winthrop High School. The forum is an opportunity for residents to meet and speak with our local health care providers.  The forum is co-sponsored by the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center...
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Cops for Kids with Cancer to Receive $30,000 Check Raised by the RPD in Memory of Officer Daniel Talbot

October 27, 2017
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The Revere Police presented Cops for Kids with Cancer a $30,000 check in memory of Officer Daniel Talbot’s 10th year anniversary.  The fundraiser was held on September 29, at the Casa Lucia in Revere. A local Revere family already received $5,000 dollars from the charity on the night of this fundraiser. Cops for Kids...
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MAPC Announces 16-Community Effort to Bring Bike-Share System to Boston’s Inner-Suburbs in 2018

October 27, 2017
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A regional, bike-share system for communities in Metro Boston is on the horizon, thanks to a project announced this week by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) in Boston. MAPC, the regional planning agency serving the people who live and work in 101 cities and towns across Greater Boston, is working to bring this...
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Officials say ofo Bicycle Program Moving Along Well

October 27, 2017
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So far, the ofo bike-sharing pilot has been going well as it continues into the third week in Revere. “There’s been a lot of usage,” said Mayor Brian Argil. “We are very encouraged.” The pilot program will continue for approximately five more weeks, weather permitting. Approximately 200 yellow ofo bicycles have been deployed around...
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State Rep Roselee Vincent Testifies in Support of Environmental Justice Legislation

October 27, 2017
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State Representative RoseLee Vincent recently delivered the following testimony before the Joint Committee on the Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture in support of legislation that would codify environmental justice policy into Massachusetts General Laws. As the representative whose district includes areas designated by the Commonwealth as neighborhoods of environmental justice, she is proud to...
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Annual Pumpkin Dash

October 21, 2017
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Annual Pumpkin Dash

Meaghan and Rowan Kelly were all dressed up for the Pumpkin Dash at Revere Beach on Sunday, Oct. 15.
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Paying Big Bucks:Several Key Properties Bought by New Developers

October 21, 2017
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Westbrook Partners, of New York City, have acquired the 194-unit Vanguard at Waterfront Square luxury apartment community on Revere Beach, which opened in 2016, for $59.85 million in cash. The sale amounts to approximately $308,505 per unit. The Bozzuto Group has assumed management of Vanguard at Waterfront Square with Westbrook Partners’ acquisition. The project’s...
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Subcommittee Tackles Billboard Ordinances

October 21, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock With over 80 billboards in Revere, and a current billboard moratorium, the city council has set up a subcommittee to review the city ordinances for billboards. The idea came about after conversations between the Revere Beautification Committee (RBC), the late council president Robert Haas Jr. and the city council members....
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Winthrop Officials Turn Down Fenway Park Football Game

October 21, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Despite a chance to play at Fenway Park, the Thanksgiving Day football game will instead be played in Winthrop on the new Miller Field. The vote not to go to Fenway Park took place at a special Winthrop School Committee meeting that was held last Thursday evening. Those involved with...
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News Briefs

October 21, 2017
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ABSENTEE BALLOTS AVAILABLE Any Revere voter who wishes to have an absentee ballot for the Nov. 7 election has until 12 noon on Monday,  Nov. 6 to turn in the application. For any questions about obtaining a ballot, please  call the Revere Election Department at 781-286-8200.   BILL PASSED TO STOP HANDICAP LICENSE FRAUD...
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Announcing for Office

October 21, 2017
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Terminiello Jr. announces candidacy for School Comm. Al Terminiello, Jr. has announced his candidacy for the Revere School Committee.  The following is his statement: Born on November 13, 1953 to Barbara (Frye) and Albert J. Terminiello Sr. Attending Abraham Lincoln School, Garfield Jr. High and Revere High School, graduating Class of 1971. Al is...
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Revere Columbus Day Parade

October 13, 2017
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Revere Columbus Day Parade

One of the well dressed clowns parades under the Columbus Day Parade banner with a colorful umbrella to protect herself from the rain.Though it was a little soggy out, the Parade went off without a hitch, and attracted quite a few spectators given the weather conditions.
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Officials Unveil 311 Center

October 13, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined Mayor Brian Arrigo in officially launching Revere’s 311 Constituent Services System Tuesday at Revere City Hall. Arrigo first proposed the installation of the 311 system when he was serving as a councillor-at-large. He reaffirmed that pledge during his campaign for mayor. Tuesday was a triumphant day...
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News Briefs

October 13, 2017
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PLEASANT ST CITY HALL ENTRANCE CLOSED Revere officials announce that the City Hall Pleasant St. entrance will be closed so that DPW can complete repair of the stairs. The temporary closure begins October 11, and the entrance will reopen on either Monday, October 16 or Tuesday, October 17.   ARRIGO ON PANEL FOR SMART...
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Ramos Announces for City Councillor At-Large

October 13, 2017
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David J. Ramos has announced his candidacy for Councillor at-Large.  The following is his statement: “My name is David Jose Ramos and I am a candidate for City Councilor At Large for Revere.  I have never run for political office and I am not a typical politician. Rather, I am a techie, an innovator...
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Braid Announces Candidacy for Councillor At-Large

October 13, 2017
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Todd A. Braid has announced his candidacy for Councillor at-Large.  The following is his statement: I am not a career politician but I’m a proud concerned  4th Generation Revere Resident. 18 years ago I married Stacey Gualtieri also a lifelong Revere resident. I’m blessed with two wonderful daughters. My oldest Karissa attended Revere public...
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Gravellese Announces for Re-Election to School Committee

October 13, 2017
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Susan Gravellese has announced for re-election to the the Revere School Committee.  The following is her statement: “I am excited to announce my candidacy for re-election to the Revere School Committee. I knew, when I started my first campaign four years ago, that I had a strong desire to give back to the city...
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