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RFD Aids in Battling Lynn Brush Fire

July 8, 2016
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RFD Aids in Battling Lynn Brush Fire

Revere firefighters rushed to the scene of a large brush fire on the holiday, helping the Lynn Fire Department contain and then extinguish the tricky blaze that engulfed a 200-yard area of grass, shrubs, trees, and weeds close to the General Edwards Bridge. Revere Acting Fire Chief Chris Bright reported that the RFD received...
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News Briefs

July 8, 2016
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SIRIGNANO RECOGNIZED BY MASSPORT The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) awarded Diversity and Inclusion/Compliance Executive Assistant Ernestina Sirignano with an Individual Outstanding Achievement award for her work taking on demanding projects and going above and beyond within her department to ensure its success. Sirignano, a Revere resident, has been with Massport in the Diversity and...
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90 Years Young

July 1, 2016
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90 Years Young

Family and friends of longtime Revere resident Mildred Elizabeth Vincent recently gathered at the Point of Pines Yacht Club to celebrate Millie’s 90th birthday. Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo and Mrs. Vincent’s daughter-in-law State Representative RoseLee Vincent presented her with a resolution recognizing the joyous occasion. “If one were to evaluate the...
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Delvecchio Receives Service Award at St Mary’s

July 1, 2016
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Delvecchio Receives Service Award at St Mary’s

The William F. Connell ‘55 Service Awards are presented at St. Mary’s as recognition of consistent and exemplary service. The awards are in memory of St. Mary’s alumni and benefactor William F. Connell whose generous donation to St. Mary’s enabled the construction of the Connell Center building. A committee consisting of St. Mary’s staff...
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Fiscal Year 2017 Approved

July 1, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Six months after taking office for the first time, Mayor Brian Arrigo can be assured that he has the City Council’s support for his first budget. Monday night after a slight tweaking, the City Council approved the Fiscal Year 2017 budget of $173,003,411 which kicks in with the new fiscal...
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The Fields of St Mary’s Will Open on July 31

July 1, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Ward 4 Councillor Patrick Keefe pushed and pushed for a date to have the new baseball fields at St. Mary’s on Washington Street be turned over to the city and ready to be played on. July 31 was the date he was given after the project manager and the city...
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News Briefs

July 1, 2016
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REVERE REPUBLICANS MEET ON JUNE 30 The Revere Republican City Committee will be holding a meeting on Thursday, June 30th, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at the American Legion on Broadway (next to City Hall).  If you are interested, please join us.  If you would like further information about the RRCC, please write us...
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Flag Day at Whelan School

June 25, 2016
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Flag Day at Whelan School

RED, WHITE AND TWO! Twin sisters Lina and Dina Gharoqadi, kindergartners at the Whelan School, were decked out in double patriotic fashion last Tuesday morning, June 14, for a festive Flag Day celebration at the school. Principal Jamie Flynn welcomed the Revere Police Honor Guard to perform a ceremonial flag folding and Sgt. Dan...
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Commencement Speaker

June 25, 2016
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Commencement Speaker

Chris Porrazzo, of Revere, recently gave the commencent speech at Salem State University. Chris also received hs Masters in School Counseling and has recently been hired as a guidance counselor at the Rumney Marsh Academy for the upcoming school year. Shown above are Chris and his son Luke along with fiance Stephanie West, of...
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Breaking Bread:Residents Celebrate Interfaith Dinner

June 25, 2016
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Breaking Bread:Residents Celebrate Interfaith Dinner

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Saturday night more than 100 people broke bread with each other at a special Interfaith Iftar dinner held at the Beachmont School, sponsored by the local Moroccan American of Revere community. Attendees took the time to learn about each other’s faith and culture. Greeted with the sounds of The Noor...
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Three Revere Firefighters Injured Battling Chelsea Four-Alarm Fire

June 25, 2016
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Three Revere Firefighters Injured Battling Chelsea Four-Alarm Fire

By Seth Daniel One Revere Firefighter remains in the hospital after a four-alarm house fire in Chelsea brought in numerous neighboring communities, including Revere, and injured three Revere jakes in the process. Interim Chief Chris Bright reported that Lt. Bob DeMauro, leader of the Ladder 2 Revere crew, was the most seriously injured of...
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Vadala to Become Assistant Super

June 25, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Revere Supt. Dianne Kelly announced that she has named a new assistant superintendent to replace Chris Malone, who is leaving to become the superintendent in Tewksbury. Josh Vadala, currently the assistant principal at the Whelan School, will become the new assistant superintendent for pupil personnel services. Vadala is a graduate of...
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Revere Police Identify Target ‘Peeper’

June 25, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Revere Police took the Target ‘peeper’ into custody at Attleboro District Court on Tuesday when the Rhode Island man showed up at the courthouse for a hearing on an unrelated case. Investigators said Sheldon Fulbeck, a Rhode Island man, has had trouble several times with similar issues, and was the first...
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Neighborhood Residents Hear About Development Proposal

June 25, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Last week developers for the former Shaw’s property at 205 Revere Beach Parkway held two informational meetings for residents of Ward 1 and Ward 2 at the community meeting room in the Revere Police Station on Winthrop Avenue. There was mixed reaction to the presentation with about 50 people attending....
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Pomp and Circumstance

June 25, 2016
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Pomp and Circumstance

Members of the Revere High School Class of 2016 file into Harry Dello Russo Stadium for graduation
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Sail on Seniors

June 25, 2016
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Sail on Seniors

RHS seniors enjoy a cruise on Boston’s Odyssey last week as one of there final events prior to graduation night Thursday, June 9th. Shown from left: Gabrielle Cammarata, Steven Noel, Maxx Anderson, Daniel Murphy, Kevin Chiles, Ally Hinojosa, and Vanessa Leone.
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Fire Chief Doherty Retires after 40 Years Down

June 25, 2016
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Fire Chief Doherty Retires after 40 Years Down

By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s been 40 years since Eugene Doherty first donned his firefighters’ turncoat and helmet. This past Sunday, June 12, Doherty officially retired from the Revere Fire Department with the rank of chief. Doherty, who is 64 years, old is mandated to retire at age 65 as the fire chief because...
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Under Review:Councillors to Hold Hearings on City Budget

June 25, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Mayor Brian Arrigo presented his first budget to the city council touting it as a blueprint for the city to move forward with. Arrigo said the proposed FY17 budget, which begins on July 1, will be $143,003,411 prior to state assessments and is a 2.13 percent increase over last year’s...
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Two-Way Tolling Returns to Tobin Bridge in Summer

June 25, 2016
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By Seth Daniel A top state transportation official apologized to drivers last week after a Boston media outlet reported that tolling in both directions on the Mystic/Tobin Bridge is set to roll out this year – a plan that could have a significant effect on Revere drivers. Tom Tinlin of the state Department of...
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Cambridge Man Arrested for Assault at Belle Isle Marsh

June 25, 2016
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By John Lynds While investigators continue to try to connect the death of 83-year-old Daniel Pepe, of East Boston to an attack of an elderly man three days later, State Police have arrested a Cambridge man with a lengthy record in connection with the latter crime. Michael Bruzzese, of Cambridge, formerly of Hingham, was...
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