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State of the City Address:Arrigo Promises More Accountability;Vows to Reduce $2m Deficit Impact

February 26, 2016
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State of the City Address:Arrigo Promises More Accountability;Vows to Reduce $2m Deficit Impact

By Sue Ellen Woodcock He’s been on the job for seven weeks and Monday night Mayor Brian Arrigo addressed the city in his first public speech. “It is a privilege to be in this office as we strive to achieve the potential we all know Revere has,” Arrigo said. For the past few weeks...
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Maureen Reinstein Passes at 71,Wife of Late Bill Reinstein

February 26, 2016
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Maureen Reinstein Passes at 71,Wife of Late Bill Reinstein

Maureen Reinstein, wife of the late Revere Mayor and State Rep. William G. Reinstein and mother of former State Rep. Kathi-Anne Reinstein, died on Feb. 19, 2016. She was 71. Mourners packed St. Mary of the Assumption Church Tuesday morning to pay their respects at a funeral Mass for Mrs. Reinstein, the former First...
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Local Real Estate Sales Were Strong in 2015

February 26, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock As area real estate agents get ready for the spring selling season they know that 2015 is casting a good look on the market. Comparing 2015 sales figures and selling prices show that sales are up and prices are too, especially in the Revere, Winthrop, Chelsea, Lynn, Everett and East...
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Adult Day Center Comes Under Fire

February 26, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Residents have been complaining about the Revere Adult Day Health Care Center for a long time, mostly regarding parking, but also about the inability to walk in front of the property on the sidewalk, which was apparently paved over. Monday night the company and its attorney James Cipoletta appeared before...
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Revere Residents Canvass Neighborhoods for Sanders

February 26, 2016
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By Katy Rogers Everett Councillor Anthony DiPierro joined forces with Revere resident Matthew Amato on the campaign trail for Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders over the weekend. The local young people were part of a nationwide trend in the Democratic Primary where local officials and local activists are sought after by both candidates to work...
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Mayor Brian Arrigo’s State of City Speech

February 26, 2016
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“Council President Giannino, Vice President Morabito, Honored Councillors,Speaker DeLeo, Representative Vincent, Representative Livingstone andFellow Residents of Revere: It is my honor to address you tonight as the newly elected Mayor of this great City. Every one of the 48 days I have been in office has brought new challenges, but each day has also...
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Chief Cafarelli Observes Counter Terrorism Measures with ADL in Israel

February 18, 2016
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Chief Cafarelli Observes Counter Terrorism Measures with ADL in Israel

By Seth Daniel As Police Chief Joe Cafarelli approached a border wall in Israel earlier this month, on the Israeli side there was high security and a typical border situation. The walls of the fence were clean and whitewashed, barbed wire running over the top. On the Palestinian side, however, it was a different...
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M.O.M. has Spring Fever

February 18, 2016
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M.O.M. has Spring Fever

By Sue Ellen Woodcock “Get your motor running. Head out on the highway…” that’s the tune that will stick in your brain after a visit to Motorcycles of Manchester newest location on Broadway, known as M.O.M. Boston. Joel Wheeler, owner of three M.O.M. (Motorcycles of Manchester) locations in Manchester, N.H., and Foxboro has made...
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Frozen! Solid

February 18, 2016
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Frozen! Solid

By Sue Ellen Woodcock It could have been the start of the nice Valentine’s Day holiday but when Sherri DeSimone looked out the window of her Arcadia Street home early Sunday morning she knew there was trouble. Water from the adjacent marsh rose up several feet above normal flooding Arcadia Street and the Bay...
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Revere Still Hamstrung by Mohegan in Bid for Wynn Agreement

February 18, 2016
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By Seth Daniel When one looks at a map of communities that have made agreements with the Wynn Casino, Revere stands alone as the one community in the area that has nothing to show for the casino project next door. But it’s not for lack of effort recently. Mayor Brian Arrigo and his administration...
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Adam Rizzo Resigns as Revere Basketball Coach

February 18, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Adam Rizzo has resigned from his position as head coach of the Revere High School boys basketball team. Rizzo told his players about his decision to step down as head coach at the beginning of the team’s season finale against Peabody last Thursday. Rizzo had informed Revere director of athletics Frank...
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102 Years Young:Sal Santoro Celebrates Birthday with Family and Friends

February 12, 2016
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102 Years Young:Sal Santoro Celebrates Birthday with Family and Friends

By Sue Ellen Woodcock When Sal Santoro was born in the North End of Boston back on Feb. 4, 1914 the Ford Model T had just been introduced and Charlie Chaplin’s movie “The Tramp” was all the rage. Santoro celebrated his milestone birthday last Thursday at the Senior Center with friends, family and politicians...
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RHS Featured On National Stageat Nassp Forum

February 12, 2016
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Revere High School (RHS) is one of only 18 high-performing middle level and high schools selected to present at the Ignite ‘16 School Showcase as part of National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) Annual Conference February 25-27, 2016 in Orlando. NASSP and the Center for Secondary School Redesign (CSSR) annually host this national...
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People’s Bank Building Sells for $1.7 Million

February 12, 2016
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A key building in the heart of the downtown business district has sold for $1.7 million to a local investor. Chris Everest, president of Nordlund Associates of Danvers, reported on Tuesday that People’s United Bank sold its building for $1.7 million to M and R United Realty Trust. The building is at 310 Broadway...
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Pearl Ave Gets Flooded; Worse Since ’78

February 12, 2016
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Tina Lanzarone is 92 years old and has seen it all. But she said she hasn’t seen flooding on Pearl Avenue like she saw Tuesday since the Blizzard of `78. “I had water coming up my driveway and it was flooding Pearl Avenue this morning,” she said on Tuesday. “My son was putting sand...
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Fr.Kumar Leaving St.Anthony’s

February 4, 2016
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Fr.Kumar Leaving St.Anthony’s

After 12 years at St. Anthony’s Fr. Kumar gives a final blessing to parishioner Nancy Cea, who works at Dr. DiPietro’s Family Dental Care.
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School Officials Say Low-Income Budget Change Will Likely Result in More Layoffs

February 4, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Revere School officials are at their wits end this week trying to plan for a multi-million dollar cut outlined in the State Budget. The basis for the cut lies within a complicated plan to reduce paperwork within the federal government in relation to low-income students. That change, however, has led to...
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Recovery Thoughts to Show Film on Thursday Night

February 4, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock On Thursday night 150-200 people will view a documentary film, “The Anonymous People” directed by Greg Williams, at Revere High School. The film is about the over 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drugs. The movie is being presented to the community by the non-profit...
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Boston, Wynn Come to Terms on Surrounding Community Agreement

January 29, 2016
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In the end, it was Mayor Martin Walsh and Wynn CEO Steve Wynn who got down to the nitty gritty – negotiating directly with one another all week on a Surrounding Community Agreement for Boston that has some accommodations for Charlestown, including mitigation money for traffic and the prospect of removing the Boston Water...
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Dodging Jonas

January 28, 2016
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Dodging Jonas

Ken Mason of Pemberton Street scrapes ice off the window of his car on Sunday morning once the first real snowstorm of the year had subsided, nicknamed Jonas. While Jonas walloped states to the south of Massachusetts, Revere and surrounding locales escaped heavy snowfall – leaving just enough for snow shovels and snowballs.
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