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August 19, 2016
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BEAUTIFY REVERE EVENTS ON AUG. 13 AND 27 As part of an ongoing effort to support year-long beautification around the city, the Mayor’s office invites elected officials, community groups, residents and media to the “Beautify Revere” cleanup events this August. On August 13, from 10 am to 12 pm meet at the Turkish Cultural...
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Governor Baker in Revere for National Night Out Celebration

August 5, 2016
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Governor Baker in Revere for National Night Out Celebration

Governor Charles Baker came to Revere on Tuesday night to celebrate National Night Out with residents, local and state officials. The event was held at the Susan B, Anthony Complex. National Night is a nationwide community policing event that is held annually to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness. Shown in the photo from...
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A Tale of Sister Cities

August 5, 2016
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A Tale of Sister Cities

Acting Fire Chief Chris Bright presents Mayor Shoji Nishida with a hat from the fire department as Mayor Arrigo looks on.
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State Delegation Gets Funding Back:Grants for Chamber of Commerce and CAPIC Restored

August 5, 2016
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Bob Upton, executive director of the Revere Chamber of Commerce, said the business organization is grateful for the $25,000 state grant it has received in the state budget for the new fiscal year. Governor Charlie Baker had vetoed the funding for the grant in the original budget but through the efforts of Speaker of...
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Wynn Boston Harbor Construction Expected to Start for Real This Week

August 5, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Some 16 cranes sit waiting this week on the Wynn Boston Harbor site. Hundreds of workers, likewise, are waiting in the wings. Wynn Boston Harbor folks were counting the minutes Tuesday afternoon and into today, Aug. 3, waiting simply to get one piece of paper that they said would unleash construction...
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August 5, 2016
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CONGRATULATIONS TO WILLIAM BELL Former City Councillor William Bell has been elected the new prsident of the tenant’s association at Friendly Garden Coop  on Revere Street.  Friendly Garden Co-op is a 7-story, 107 unit senior community designed for resident members aged 62 and over. NICHOLAS BOSCHETTI JOINS FAMILY PRACTICE Michael J. Boschetti, DMD is...
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Sand-Sensational:Sand Sculpting Festival Draws Record One Million Visitors to Revere Beach

July 29, 2016
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Sand-Sensational:Sand Sculpting Festival Draws Record One Million Visitors to Revere Beach

By Cary Shuman The International Sand Sculpting Festival reached another milestone with one million visitors attending the event at Revere Beach. With three hot, sun-drenched summer days, people walked the boulevard to enjoy food, music, and amusements, – and of course the pais de resistance – the incredible sand masterpieces by the world’s best...
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Council Hears Plans for Apartment/Hotel Project

July 29, 2016
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Council Hears Plans for Apartment/Hotel Project

By Stephen Quigley On Monday night, City Councillors held their first official hearing of the proposed apartment and hotel complex that primarily seeks to draw millennials to Revere at the site of the former Shaw’s Supermarket on the Revere Beach Parkway.  The hearing drew about 30 people and several proponents and opponents spoke to...
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City Fondly Remembers John Arrigo

July 29, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Mr. John Arrigo sat in the front row in the City Council Chambers for his son Brian’s inauguration as the new mayor of the city of Revere in January. It was as proud a moment as one could imagine, following up on the memorable night in November that Mr. Arrigo’s son...
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July 29, 2016
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ANNESE JOINS FAMILY DENTISTRY Annese DMD Dental Practice, located at 106 Broadway in Revere, would like to welcome Dr. Alexander Annese as a general dentist. He joins his father, Dr. John Annese, in carrying on the legacy of  his grandfather, the late Dr. Amelio Annese, who opened the practice in 1957. Dr. Alexander  looks...
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Council Approves Dehon St Project

July 29, 2016
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Developers for a project at 17-19 Dehon Street (located near the Wonderland T Station) received unanimous approval from both the Zoning Sub-Committee and City Council on Monday night  to go ahead and apply for the permits to construct a building housing eight residential units and one 2,161 square foot commercial unit.  Attorney  Cory Rhoades...
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Residents Petition for Wheelabrator to Stop Expansion of Saugus Ash Landfill

July 29, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen The Wheelabrator Saugus landfill that was scheduled to close in 1996, but continues to run today, has recently asked to expand for another five years, causing many nearby residents to become outraged. “It was never meant to be permanent,” said State Representative RoseLee Vincent. “People need to realize we have an...
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Francesca DiGiorgio to Compete in the Organization of Competitive Bodybuilders

July 29, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Francesca DiGiorgio is preparing for her first professional bodybuilding competition, a feat that didn’t seem attainable more than a dozen years ago when the former Revere resident was battling drug addiction. But after dedicating herself to a clean, healthy, and active lifestyle, DiGiorgio is ready to make her mark in the...
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Hundreds of Thousands Expected at Festival:Annual Event at Revere Beach Set for this Weekend

July 22, 2016
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Hundreds of Thousands Expected at Festival:Annual Event at Revere Beach Set for this Weekend

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Sand sculpture aficionados will be in their glory when the 2016 International Sand Sculpting Festival comes to Revere Beach on July 22-24. Sculptors from all over the world will compete on America’s first public beach as they have been for the last 13 years. This year’s features include a special...
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State Budget Woes:Revere Businesses React to Elimination of Tax Holiday; Chamber Feels Sting with Loss of Grant

July 22, 2016
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State Budget Woes:Revere Businesses React to Elimination of Tax Holiday; Chamber Feels Sting with Loss of Grant

As a result of the state’s fiscal crisis, there will not be a sales tax holiday in Massachusetts this year. Alan Belinfante of Beach Sales Appliances and Electronics at 80 VFW Parkway said he is “not pleased” by state legislators’ decision to eliminate the holiday that allows consumers to make purchases without paying the...
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A Close-Up of The Sand Sculpture Artists

July 22, 2016
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By Joseph Prezioso On the clean sands of Revere Beach where tons of fine granite sand were dumped, sculptures are popping up. The sculptures are part of the 2016 Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Festival, which brings in artist from around the world, and locally, to compete in one of the nations top sand sculpting...
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News Briefs

July 22, 2016
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MAYOR ARRIGO TO HOST WARD 4 COMMUNITY FORUM On Tuesday, July 26

Mayor Brian Arrigo’s series of six “community forums” will continue with the Ward 4 Community Forum on Tuesday, July 26 from 6-8 PM. The event will be held at the American Legion building, 249 Broadway. RevereTV will be present to record the event...
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Farmers Market Opens

July 18, 2016
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Farmers Market Opens

Kohei Ishihara of the Movement Ground Farm sold exclusively organic vegetables, which are available to Snap, WIC, and senior citizens. at the Revere Farmers Market in front of the American legion. The market opened last week and will run through mid October on Fridays.
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Racing At Suffolk Downs Starts

July 18, 2016
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Racing At Suffolk Downs Starts

Wallace Ward and Anthony Guarrino cheer on their horses from inside the Club House as they watch the races on the tele prompts last Saturday and Sunday at Suffolk Downs. The live racing and food truck festivals will continue on August 5-6 and September 3-4 and will feature Thoroughbred racing, food trucks and family...
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Sand Sculpting Festival Returns to Revere Beach:13th Annual Event to Run from July 22-24

July 18, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Sand sculpture afficienados will be in their glory when the 2016 International Sand Sculpting Festival comes to Revere Beach on July 22-24. Sculptor’s from all over the world will compete. John Hamel, volunteer Chairman of the International Sand Sculpting Festival and board member of the non-profit Revere Beach Partnership stated,...
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