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Police Department Report Surfaces

September 2, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Not only did Mayor Brian Arrigo get the nod to look outside the city for the next police chief, he also shared a report that he says only came to light a month ago. The report includes several areas of interest for the years 2014 and 2015. The following information...
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City Hall, DPW Conditions Questioned

September 2, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The City Council approved $82,000 to set up a new home for the Revere Department of Public Works on Charger Street. But talk of mold and health concerns soon turned to the conditions inside City Hall. George Anzuoni, director of finance for the city, came before the council to discuss...
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No Primary Approved by State House

September 2, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s official, the city will not hold a preliminary election on Sept. 12. Several weeks ago the council voted not to hold a preliminary election, but it needed final approval from the state legislature. Mayor Brian Arrigo also supported the idea and most pointed to the $60,000 cost of the...
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News Briefs

September 2, 2017
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Beachmont Multicultural Festival Sept. 9 The Beachmontt Improvement Committee, with a grant from the Revere Cultural Council, is sponsoring the first annual Beachmont Multicultural Festival, weaving the community  together with art, food and music. The festival will be held rain or shine at Kimmerle Park at Donnelly Square on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 11...
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Correggio Announces Candidacy for Council Seat

September 2, 2017
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It’s time to bring back experience and results to Revere City Council John R. Correggio is proudly announcing his candidacy for Revere City Councilor. Correggio brings both experience and results to his announced bid. A retired lieutenant and 32-year veteran from the Revere Fire Department, a five-term Revere city councilor and School Committee member,...
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Row Row Row

August 31, 2017
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Row Row Row

Mary Jones (left) one of the original founders of Row Row Row is shown with Rep. RoseLee Vincent and Councillor John Powers at the event that was held on Saturday at the Point Pines Yacht Club.
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Up for the Challenge:New Teachers, High Hopes as School Term Begins

August 31, 2017
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Up for the Challenge:New Teachers, High Hopes as School Term Begins

By Seth Daniel A new school year brings a fresh start for everyone, but no more so than for the more than 70 new teachers who are about to teach their first lessons in the Revere Public Schools this coming Monday, Aug. 28. Back to school is at hand for certain, but around 70...
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Revere Police to Host Fundraiser to Benefit Children with Cancer:Sept 29 Event Dedicated to Memory of Daniel Talbot

August 31, 2017
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Revere Police to Host Fundraiser to Benefit Children with Cancer:Sept 29 Event Dedicated to Memory of Daniel Talbot

By Cary Shuman Three Revere Police officers are organizing a special fundraiser for the Cops For Kids With Cancer charitable organization. David Caramanica, William Soto, and Joseph Internicola are co-chairs of the event that will be held Friday, Sept. 29, beginning at 7 p.m. at Casa Lucia, Revere. Caramanica said the fundraiser will be...
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Residents Support RevereTV and Seek More Competition

August 31, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The city held its second hearing on cable television service on Monday night and heard again the support for Revere TV and the desire to have competition amongst cable providers, Comcast and RCN. The first public hearing which covered Comcast was held Aug. 9. Comcast is the current cable service...
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News Briefs

August 31, 2017
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Revere takes on Chelsea bocce players Get ready to cheer on  Revere Senior Bocce players as they square off against Chelsea Senior Bocce players for bragging rights as winners of the “Bocce Bowl” trophy? Come on down to the First Annual Bocce Bowl Tournament. The information is listed here in addition to a flyer...
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Revere Recreation Color Night

August 16, 2017
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Revere Recreation Color Night

The air at the Whelan School Park was filled with plumes of color last Saturday, Aug. 12, as hundreds of Revere children of all ages participated in the annual Color Night hosted by Revere Parks and Recreation department.
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Journal Reaches New Heights

August 16, 2017
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Journal Reaches New Heights

School committee member Dan Maguire with his wife, Adrienne Maguire, and daughters, Meghan and Michaela, holding copies of the Revere Journal in Machu Picchu, Peru on their recent trip to the Andes Mountains.
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Council Approves Easements for Safe Routes by Garfield School

August 16, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Monday night, the city council approved numerous easements as part of the Safe Routes to School construction project around the Garfield School. Officials held a public hearing on easements for Avalon Street, Blake Street, Centennial Avenue, Dix Street, Fitzhenry Square, Garfield Avenue, North Shore Road and Waverly Avenue. The hearing...
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High Bail for Men Charged with Kidnapping, Firearms

August 16, 2017
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Good police work at the scene from responding Revere Police officers, command staff and Revere Dispatch led to the discovery of a man kidnapped and beaten for a drug debt, as well as an assortment of weapons that included a Mac-10 machine gun with a silencer on Sunday night. Revere Police Chief James Guido...
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Cable Public Hearing Sees Overwhelming Support for RevereTV

August 16, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock It was supposed to be a public hearing on the contract Comcast now has with the city as a cable provider. But the meeting turned into nothing but accolades for cable television studio Revere TV. Sure a few people stood up to complain about Comcast cable television rates, but most...
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News Briefs

August 16, 2017
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City of Revere Overdose Awareness Day On Thursday, Aug. 31, at 6 p.m., the City of Revere will host its 2017 Overdose Awareness Day event in the Revere High School Auditorium. The event will feature remarks from elected officials, addiction specialists, and people personally impacted by the opioid epidemic. The goal of the event...
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Update on 205 Revere Beach Parkway

August 16, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Work is well underway at 205 Revere Beach Parkway, the site of the former Shaw’s Market, and its’s on track for the grand opening of a five-story, 132 key hotel and a six-story, 124 unit residential apartment building with parking for 298 vehicles in the spring of 2019. Mark Robinson,...
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Warren Draws Large Crowd for Town Hall Forum at RHS

August 9, 2017
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Warren Draws Large Crowd for Town Hall Forum at RHS

By Cary Shuman More than 400 people attended a public town hall event hosted by Sen. Elizabeth Warren Friday at the Revere High School auditorium. The event, which was Warren’s 10th town hall of the year, allowed the Bay State’s senior senator to hear directly from Revere and area residents and discuss her work...
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Impossible Dream Team Reunion:Conigliaro Family Hosts ’67 Sox Celebration Aug 17

August 9, 2017
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Impossible Dream Team Reunion:Conigliaro Family Hosts ’67 Sox Celebration Aug 17

By Cary Shuman The Conigliaro family, the Boston Red Sox, and the Farrelly Brothers will host the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the 1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox on Thursday, Aug. 17 at Tony C’s on Boylston Street in Boston. Some players from the ’67 team that won the American League pennant and lost to...
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Garfield School Roof to Take Little Longer than Expected

August 9, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Garfield School roof project is going well this summer, but might end up taking a little longer than expected, according to Supt. Dianne Kelly. Crews have been working on the $7.9 million roof replacement and hurricane damage repairs since the beginning of the summer, and will likely be done with...
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