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Elderly Housing Planned: Former Reardon’s Pub Site of Project

July 11, 2014
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The former Reardon’s Pub site was approved for state funding on Monday in order to build 39 units of affordable elderly housing – a plan put forth by The Neighborhood Developers (TND) and already approved locally. The announcement came in Springfield by Gov. Deval Patrick who announced an affordable housing funding round of $83.6...
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Revere Police Officer Resigns after Stealing Police Money

July 11, 2014
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A Revere Police Officer resigned earlier this year after admitting that he stole money used in a controlled drug buy last December. Former Officer Carlos Amaro resigned several months ago when faced with the allegations, but City officials have been slow to confirm or explain what led to that resignation. Just recently, in a...
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Sand Sculpting Fest to Pay Tribute to the Military; Same Larger Boardwalk Format to Return

July 7, 2014
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Sand Sculpting Fest to Pay Tribute to the Military; Same Larger Boardwalk Format to Return

The Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival is only a week away, believe it or not, and this year a new organizer with a familiar face has stepped in to take the festival to a new level. Erin Lynch of FMP Productions has stepped in to serve as the Revere Beach Partnership’s new executive...
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That’s What Friends Are for

July 3, 2014
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That’s What Friends Are for

Shown at last Thursdays tribute to longtime Revere resident Gary Cioffi is (left to right) Pauline Marino, Nancy Maniscalco, Peggie Cioffi holding grandson, Noah, Judy Mastrangelo, Sue Gravallese and Lisa Fortuna.
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Gateway Mural

July 3, 2014
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Gateway Mural

Gateway MuralBeachmont artist Alex Gerasev puts some of the finishing touches last Friday on this mural he painted throughout June for The Neighborhood Developers (TND). The Shirley Ave. Gateway Mural is one of the most prominent results of resident engagement in the neighborhood. In 2012, TND hosted a series of community design meetings. At...
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Feedback on a Revere Casino

July 3, 2014
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Feedback on a Revere Casino

Mayor Dan Rizzo said, “As the home of America’s first public beach, I know, and maybe many of you have come to realize, Revere Beach has long been seeking revitalization by way of some real, meaningful development; Mohegan Sun will be the catalyst that will make that a reality.”
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Schools Stretched To Provide Services To Immigrant Influx

July 3, 2014
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A surge of young adult immigrants with limited skills have flooded the Revere schools and surrounding community school districts, challenging the schools’ missions and causing them to divert resources from the traditional student population. Supt. Paul Dakin said this week that the five-district consortium – made up of Revere, Chelsea, Everett, Malden and Somerville...
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Rizzo Reports Most Potholes Filled in May

July 3, 2014
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Responding to continued criticisms from the City Council – and from residents in general – Mayor Dan Rizzo last week released the first of what he hopes will be an annual ‘Pothole Report.’ Using data from a new Internet-based reporting program and a new, date-driven work order system, the report summarizes the numbers of...
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New Technique Could Be Used By Artist In Sandcastle

July 3, 2014
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Jonathan ‘Jobi’ Bouchard doesn’t enter many sand sculpting contests, but when the French Canadian does choose to compete, he usually wins. While being relatively new to the world of sand sculpting, Jobi has made a huge splash in the oceans of the Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival – winning it four times in...
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Boston Officials Seek Casino License Delay

July 3, 2014
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Mayor Dan Rizzo and Suffolk Downs officials reacted with disappointment late last week after Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and two East Boston elected officials called for the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) to hold off granting gaming licenses until after the statewide ballot question is held in November. “Today, I will file a stay with...
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City July 4th Celebration to Be Moved to July 6

July 3, 2014
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Due to the anticipated weather forecast for Friday, July 4th, the Revere Recreation celebration planned for the 4th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. has been postponed until Sunday, July 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Whelan School. All are encouraged to come out on Sunday morning for a fun-filled morning...
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Paul Revere School Field Day

June 25, 2014
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Paul Revere School Field Day

Kindergartner Ayman Said looks frantically for the little white ball in the waving parachute during a game of “mouse” at the Paul Revere School’s Annual Field Day. Several of the Revere elementary schools held their festivities over the last week as good weather made it all possible.
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SJC Allows Casino Question on State Ballot

June 25, 2014
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Revere voters will go to the polls to vote on casinos for a third time this November – and this time they will be joined by the rest of the state – after the Supreme Judicial Court issued an early and surprising ruling Tuesday morning to allow the casino repeal question on the ballot...
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Future of Northgate Market Basket Uncertain Following Sudden Ouster of Key Executives

June 25, 2014
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The fate of the Market Basket store at Northgate Mall in Revere hangs perilously in the balance this week as the DeMoulas family squabble that started last fall has ratcheted up a notch due to the sudden ouster of the company president and two other key executives on Monday. The DeMoulas Board of Directors,...
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Council Okays New City Budget

June 25, 2014
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Revere City Councillors approved the $160.92 million budget on Monday night, but with no small amount of pushback from a vocal – but growing – minority of councillors who are wary of increased spending. At the same time, the Council approved a plan to use $2.5 million of Free Cash to shore up a...
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Washington Ave. Projects Gets Favorable Nod

June 25, 2014
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A new building project on Washington Avenue by a former business partner of Mayor Dan Rizzo got a hearing at the Council on Monday night, and most appeared to be warm to the plan. The plan calls for a three-story, mixed-use building with 20 residential units at 770-778 Washington Ave. The plan came before...
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Power Girls

June 17, 2014
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Power Girls

Senior Softball NEC and Division One North Champions Angela Curtis ,Logan DiCarlo,, Cassandra DiBella,Noelle MacDonald, Lauren Hayes, Stephanie Gregorio was held on Monday afternoon from the High School to Revere City Hall where a banner was unveiled. All the players were presented citations honoring their achvements on the field.
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Looking for an Edge: Schools Look to Technology for Early Childhood Learning

June 17, 2014
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Looking for an Edge: Schools Look to Technology for Early Childhood Learning

Several years ago, when the Revere Public Schools were looking to get an edge, they invested in full-day kindergarten for all students – and the rewards have born out with major awards for the high school recently and students that tout impressive resumes. Now, looking to maintain that edge, but strapped for classroom space,...
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Remembering Revere Firefighters

June 17, 2014
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Remembering Revere Firefighters

Fire Capt. Guy Landry, president of the Revere Firefighters Local 926, presents Gail Ciampa the service award in remembrance of her late husband, Firefighter Salvatore G. Ciampa. The award was given during the annual Revere Firefighters’ Memorial Exercises at the Point of Pines Fire Station on Sunday, June 8.
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From Classroom to Revere Council: Giannino Says It’s Time to Slow down

June 17, 2014
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There aren’t many who – in one day – debate the latest methods of elementary education in a college classroom, apply and sell expensive cosmetics at the mall and then take votes on important City ordinances late into the night. However, it’s a balancing act that City Councillor Jessica Giannino, 22, has been carrying...
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