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Putting on the Finishing Touches

September 22, 2017
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Putting on the Finishing Touches

Beachmont artist Dave LaChapelle painting a rendition of “Revere Beach” on the spot. Artists from Revere and all over the area converged on Wonderland last Saturday, Sept. 16, for the 2nd annual Revere Beach Art Festival. Everything from music to painting to writing was on display for those curious about local creativity
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A New Hotel:To be Located on Squire Rd Site

September 22, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Location. Location. Location. A Texas-based hotel chain, La Quinta Inns and Suites, will soon have a new home on Squire Road where the old Papa Gino’s once stood. “It’s a great use for the property. It’s been blighted for awhile,” said Ward 3 Councillor Arthur Guinasso commenting on the new...
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Handicap Parking Signs Under Review

September 22, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Commission on Disabilities is trying to help the city when it comes to old or abandoned handicap parking signs in front of various properties. Some of the signs may have been in place for years, but the original applicant may have moved or passed away, leaving behind a sign....
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Residents Asked to Fill Out Police Survey

September 22, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock As part of the review of the Revere Police Department, a survey  is now available on the City website at www.revere.org for the general public. The five-question survey comes in three languages with a link for even more languages. This survey is being done as part of the comprehensive review...
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News Briefs

September 22, 2017
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LIFE LINE SCREENING TO HOLD EVENT ON NOV. 2 Residents living in and around the Revere can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening.  The community event will be held at the VFW Post   6712, 150 Bennington St., Revere on...
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Beachmont Multicultural Festival

September 15, 2017
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Beachmont Multicultural Festival

Sonia Yamileth, from Veronica Robles Dance Company, performs an Afro-Peruvian Dance.
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Immaculate Conception Family Festival

September 15, 2017
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Immaculate Conception Family Festival

Dilisa Miranda and Leslie Salbador show off a dish from the El Salvador tent. Parishioners from many different nations featured food and culture with one another last Friday and Saturday, Sept. 8 and 9.
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A Firefighters Dream – Third Alarm Pizza

September 15, 2017
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A Firefighters Dream – Third Alarm Pizza

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Why not combine things that you love in life? For fire department Lt. Kevin Doherty that would be fire trucks and pizza and the creation of Third Alarm Pizza, a working wood fire pizza oven mounted on the back of an old fire truck. Doherty stopped by the Central Fire...
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DA Clears Officers in Death of Man

September 15, 2017
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Revere Police officers have been absolved of any wrongdoing in the death of a man on Winthrop Avenue in 2015, but state pathologists could not discount that Tasers used by police could have contributed to his death. Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley last week released the file documenting his office’s investigation into...
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Broadway Fall Festival Coming on Sept 23

September 15, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Revere is gearing up for the first ever Fall Festival on Broadway with activities for all ages on Sept. 23 from 1-7 p.m. The event is organized by the Revere Parks and Recreation Department and, the community celebration will appeal to everyone. The event will feature activities for families, children,...
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Keefe Continues to Focus on Representing Ward 4

September 15, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Ward 4 Councillor Patrick Keefe stood in  Luberto’s Bakery recently and spoke about a wide variety of issues such as public safety, the use of Harry Della Russo Stadium and the effect it has on neighbors, and the cleanliness of  the ward. He also answered questions directly from the constituents in...
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Council Approves NECCO Zoning Change

September 15, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The city council has approved a zoning change for the NECCO property on American Legion Highway opening up the possibilities for hi-tech and robotics companies to be able to come to Revere. The zoning change will create an Industrial Park District. The zoning change would allow for “advanced product manufacturing,...
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Strecker Reflects on Years of Teaching Dance

September 15, 2017
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Agnes Strecker, owner and director of the Agnes Strecker Dance Studio (ASDS) started her dream of being a dance choreographer and owner of a dance studio as a senior in High School. Her first studio was located in the garage of her parents home in 1965. After an increase of students,  Agnes opened a...
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Hill School Dresses Down for Patriots, Houston Relief

September 15, 2017
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By Seth Daniel About 10 times a year, the Hill School students ‘donate to dress down’ as part of their school culture, but few times were more charitable and exciting than last Thursday, Sept. 7, when student donated money for hurricane relief in Houston so they could don their favorite Patriots gear. While the...
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Mayor’s Amendment Regarding Police Chief Sent to Subcommittee

September 15, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Once again Mayor Brian Arrigo’s discussion of the police chief position has prompted criticism from Councillor George Rotondo. Arrigo attended Monday night’s council meeting to update the council on an amendment that seeks to allow Arrigo to accept outside candidates for the police chief position. Arrigo asked for the police...
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Playing on the Links

September 8, 2017
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Playing on the Links

The Second Annual Revere High Golf Tournament, under the direction of RHS golf coach Brandon Pezzuto, was held Sept. 1 at Hillview Golf Course in North Reading. One hundred golfers helped support the RHS golf program. Pictured at the post-tournament luncheon are RHS golfers, from left, Jillian Eaves, Dante Raffa, Austin Villalobos, Robert Stoica,...
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Shark Washes Up on Pines River Shore

September 8, 2017
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Shark Washes Up on Pines River Shore

By Sue Ellen Woodcock While shark activity is often reported on Cape Cod, a shark was discovered washed up on the shore of the Pines River Friday morning. A crowd began to gather around the 6 1/2 foot specimen. The shark washed up in the area of Mills Avenue and Archer Avenue around 10:45...
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Victim to Overdose:Mother Still Coping with Loss of Daughter

September 8, 2017
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Victim to Overdose:Mother Still Coping with Loss of Daughter

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Like hundreds of  parents, Audrey Richards will be at the Revere Beach Memorial on September 17 at the bandstand on Revere Beach to remember her daughter, Taylor, who died of a drug overdose. It is a solemn occasion to remember those lost their lives to overdose. The Memorial is a...
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Moratorium Set for Billboards

September 8, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The City Council approved a six-month moratorium for billboards after considering a motion made by the late City Council President Robert Haas Jr. Last week the zoning subcommittee of the council approved the motion which will include the use of signs throughout the city. Ron Chapeaux, of the Revere Beautification...
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Fire Department Responds to Fentanyl Spill in Bathroom

September 8, 2017
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On August 26, the Revere Fire Department was requested by Revere Police to respond to 85 American Legion Highway for a report of a powdery substance spilled on the floor of the men’s bathroom. According to Capt. Thomas Todisco, the manager had gone into the room to find a man in a semi-conscious state...
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