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Rotondo Calls for Moratorium

June 21, 2018
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Councillor George Rotondo wants to see the city have a four-month moratorium on the construction of properties six units or larger so a study of traffic, EMS response times and fires related to large-scale developments and the impact on the water and sewer infrastructure, schools, and rodents. At Monday night’s council meeting Rotondo said...
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Beachmont Stairs Need Repairs

June 21, 2018
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The public stairs are a vital link to public transportation stops and an integral part of navigating on foot around Beachmont . Monday night Ward 1 Councillor Joanne McKenna and representatives of the Beachmont Improvement Committee called for the city to repair them and keep them in safe working order. McKenna’s motion requested that...
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Class of 2018 Graduates from Northeast Metro Tech

June 21, 2018
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On Friday, June 1, graduates from 15 different vocations were celebrated and received their diplomas during a graduation ceremony at Breakheart Stadium. Superintendent David DiBarri encouraged students to seek out leadership opportunities as they grow in their professional and personal lives — by pursuing management roles, joining their trade’s union or becoming a coach...
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Storm Damage Remains an Issue for Metropolitan Beaches Commission

June 21, 2018
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This past winter saw several storms and weather conditions that heavily impacted the metropolitan beaches in the Greater Boston area. To discuss the impact and the general state of area beaches like Revere Beach for the coming months, the Metropolitan Beaches Commission (MBC) held a hearing on Monday, June 18, at the Massachusetts State...
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Remembering the Fallen Firefighters

June 16, 2018
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Remembering the Fallen Firefighters

Fire Capt. Glenn Rich places a marker at the firefighters memorial at the Alden Mills Point of Pine Fire Station.
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Arrigo Announces Investments in a Safer, Cleaner, More Efficient Revere:FY2019 Budget Will Fund More Police Officers and Firefighters; Modern Technologies Will Maximize Resources, Increase Revenues

June 15, 2018
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Mayor Brian Arrigo on Tuesday announced investments in public safety and public works as part of his proposed FY2019 budget. The City’s public safety budget will increase by 1.29-percent in FY2019 to $22.8 million, funding the addition of three, new, full-time police officers and four new full-time firefighters. Funding for Public Works services in...
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News Briefs

June 15, 2018
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MCKENNA PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT AT EB NEWTON “From Darkroom to Digital Photography” will feature the work of photographer Joanne McKenna with an opening reception on June 30 from 2-5 p.m.  at the Clocktower Gallery at the EB Newton School and Cultural Center, 45 Pauline St., Winthrop. The gallery is open every Saturday 2-4 p.m.  through...
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480 Graduate from Revere High School in Impressive Ceremony

June 15, 2018
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The weather cooperated with the graduation exercises of the Revere High School Class of 2018 held at Harry Della Russo last Thursday night. Known for its diversity, 480 students from all over the world donned their blue or white caps and gowns as they entered in front of their friends and family, school officials...
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FUN-damental Basketball Camp Open to Local Area Kids

June 15, 2018
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The annual FUN-damental Basketball Camp, open to boys and girls in the local area, will be held July 16-July 20, at the Immaculate Conception Parish Center, located at 59 Summer Street in Everett. The camp will be held between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. for boys and girls entering grades three...
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New Pilot Program Launced at Northeast Metro Tech

June 15, 2018
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Graduating high school seniors who are not currently enrolled at Northeast Metro Tech had an opportunity to explore vocational education as part of a new pilot program launched this year. Titled “Exploring Vocational and Career Technical Pathways,” the program is made possible through a grant from the Cummings Foundation, which awarded Northeast $100,000 to...
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Revere Teachers Discover Diversity in Local Neighborhoods

June 15, 2018
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Revere teachers are very accustomed to working with a diverse group of students, but many do not live in Revere and might not be familiar with the neighborhoods their students come from. Last week The Neighborhood Developer’s, with representatives Vanny Hout and Kristin Janjar, Garfield School teach Gina Jarro, and the Revere Teacher Association,...
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Shirley Ave Fire Leaves 12 People Displaced

June 15, 2018
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Monday evening at 10:53 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of a house fire at 46 Shirley Ave. Upon arrival Lt. Kevin O’Hara officer on Engine 4 reported smoke coming from the area where the front porch meets the house. An aggressive attack was underway to locate the seat of the fire. As the...
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Groups Aiming for Better Revere Beach

June 15, 2018
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For the last 10 years, the Revere Beautification Committee (RBC) has been meeting on a monthly basis with the DCR to discuss Revere Beach.  The collaboration has resulted in many improvements on the beach beginning with the planting of annual and perennial flowers in the various beds along the beach. During this time, the...
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Suffolk Downs Development Advisory Group Holds First Meeting

June 15, 2018
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Mayor Brian Arrigo welcomed the Suffolk Downs Development Advisory Group to its inaugural meeting Wednesday night, commencing an important phase as the project developers craft the Planned Unit Development proposal that will be submitted to the City Council later this year. With the vast Suffolk Downs racetrack visible through the windowed wall of the former...
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IC Student Gadbois Awarded McCarthy Volunteerism Award

June 15, 2018
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The Peg Mccarthy Volunteerism Award was established in 1998, and this award goes to the graduating Immaculate Conception student who best exemplifies a spirit of volunteerism.  Mrs. “Peg” McCarthy was a longtime member of the Immaculate Conception Parish who volunteered in a variety of parish and civic programs in the City of Revere.  For...
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Two North End Restauranteurs Partner to Bring Flavor of the North End to Encore Boston Harbor

June 15, 2018
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Encore Boston Harbor has picked two North End restaurant legends—Frank DePasquale and Revere native Nick Varano—to operate a 135-seat, 5,200-square-foot Italian restaurant at the five-star, $2.5 billion Encore Boston Harbor Resort. ‘Fratelli’ (which means brothers in Italian) is the first local restaurant partnership between DePasquale and Varano and the first locally operated restaurant at...
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Local Groups Receive Grants from SHSB

June 15, 2018
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Two Revere organizations each received a Better Beaches grant from Save the Harbor/Save the Bay (SHSB) and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) last Saturday to support free summer beach events and harbor activities throughout the summer. The Revere Beach Partnership received a $10,000 grant for the Revere Beach Festival Series while the...
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RHS Prom Royalty

June 12, 2018
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RHS Prom Royalty

The 2018 RHS Senior Prom was held at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel on Friday, June 1. Hundreds of kids filled the ballroom and danced the night away.Pictured above are Prom Queen Megan Nguyen and Prom King Henry Batista. See next week’s special graduation
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Retirement Party For Father Barry at St Mary’s

June 12, 2018
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Retirement Party For Father Barry at St Mary’s

On Saturday, June 2, parishoners gathered in the lower church hall of St. Mary’s to wish Father Jim Barry a happy retirement. Pictured above, longtime St. Mary’s parishoners Vin and Judy Cammarata enjoying their time with Father Barry.
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Academic All-Stars:Valedictorian Patrick Adolphus Off to Harvard and Salutatorian Amy Ly will be Attending Tufts

June 12, 2018
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Academic All-Stars:Valedictorian Patrick Adolphus Off to Harvard and Salutatorian Amy Ly will be Attending Tufts

Since his childhood, Patrick Adolphus always wanted to be a Harvard Crimson. He still has pictures of when he was 10 years old, Adolphus said, decked out in a Harvard hat or a Harvard T-shirt. Now, nearly a decade later, Adolphus’ dream has come true, as the Revere High School (RHS) senior and the...
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