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April 22, 2017
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City of Revere to host community forum on May 3 to update work on addressing Opioid abuse As part of Mayor Brian Arrigo’s commitment to addressing Opioid abuse in the Revere, the City opened the Substance Use Disorder Initiatives (SUDI) Office last year at 437 Revere St. At that office, grant-funded staff were hired...
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Out with the Cold and in with the Hot

April 14, 2017
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Out with the Cold and in with the Hot

David Mackey sunbathes on Revere Beach during the warm Tuesday weather.  
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Mr RHS 2017

April 14, 2017
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Mr RHS 2017

Adrian Perez (center) was crowned Friday night as Mr. RHS 2017 by Senior class advisor Mike Bonanno and show coordinator and teacher Evalynn Bulger.
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First Families

April 14, 2017
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First Families

The first families of Whoville and Revere. From L-R, in the back are Brenda Perez, Gianna Scoppettuolo, and John Frautten III. in the front are Jack, Daveen, Brian & Joseph Arrigo.
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Future Development:McKenna Looking at the Possibilities of What Could Be at Suffolk Downs

April 14, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Ward 1 Councillor Joanne McKenna has a childhood memory of hearing the horse racing at Suffolk Downs and now she’s looking forward to the proposed development of the coveted 161 acre site located both in Boston and Revere. Suffolk Downs was recently purchased by HYM Investment Group with principal Tom...
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Revere High Faculty Announces Scholarship Fundraiser in Memory of Richard Caprio

April 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Revere High School faculty members came together on March 31 for a fundraiser to cap off the efforts to begin a yearly scholarship in the memory of the late Revere High and Savio Prep teacher Richard Caprio. Director of Humanities Christina Porter and Revere High Deputy Principal Jon Mitchell organized...
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News Briefs

April 14, 2017
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Ramp to close On Tuesday, April 18 beginning at 8 p.m. the ramp from Route 1 South signed to Lynn Street-Saugus will be closed until Monday, May 15 at 5 a.m. Drivers are urged to seek alternative routes.   Senior Discount Program For Water and Sewer Bills AVAILABLE Mayor Brian Arrigo has announced that...
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Sno-Ball

April 7, 2017
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Sno-Ball

Junior prom goers Laura Desousa (junior) and Cal Capozzi (sophomore) were a little surprised by the blustery prom day Friday, March 31st.
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Book Fair At The Lincoln School

April 7, 2017
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Book Fair At The Lincoln School

Clifford the Big Red Dog welcomes students to book fair with Police Officer Joe Singer. at the Lincoln School last week.
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Torretta’s Bakery Celebrates 25 Years

April 7, 2017
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Torretta’s Bakery Celebrates 25 Years

By Cary Shuman Torretta’s Bakery, a landmark business in Beachmont, celebrated its 25th anniversary Sunday in an impressive ceremony that also paid tribute to the life of its founder, Salvatore Torretta. Mayor Brian Arrigo, City Councillors Joanne McKenna, Ira Novoselsky, Arthur Guinasso, Robert Haas Jr., and Tony Zambuto, School Committee member Dan Maguire, former...
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Council Approves Purchase of New Equipment for DPW

April 7, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s no secret the Department of Public Works has been hurting when it comes to equipment, but the City Council took the pain away a little Monday night when it approved two loans orders for $1.5 million for the purchase of new equipment in the DPW and the Water and...
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Grandmothers Raise Autism Awareness

April 7, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Lou Ann Meola and Debra Hendricks are the best of friends, sharing not only friendship but the understanding of what it means to have an autistic grandson. Both women have asked the City Council and Councillor George Rotondo to make sure the Markey Bridge is lighted blue for Autism Awareness...
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New Provider for After-School, Summer Programming Selected

April 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel After an attempt to take after-school and summer programming in-house a few years ago, the Revere Public Schools have abandoned the venture and awarded a contract to the AlphaBEST company to begin programming this summer, and after-school programming next fall. Supt. Dianne Kelly said after trying to run the after-school programming...
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News Briefs

April 7, 2017
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RUNNER’S CLUB TO START IN APRIL Revere Runner’s Club will be holding “See Revere, Run Revere”. The first meeting will be at Harry Della Russo Stadium beginning on Friday April 7, at 6 a.m. For more information please visit www.facebook.com/KeefeForRevere or email Pkeefe44@comcast.net Runners of all abilities are encouraged to join!   House Approves...
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Susan B. Anthony School Performs “Shrek”

March 31, 2017
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Susan B. Anthony School Performs “Shrek”

The Duloc Girls, Liliana Acuna, Zoey Legrand, Amara Russo, Ana Santos, and Isabella Langis dressed up and ready to hit the stage in the Shrek musical.
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Joyce Dinuccio Sworn In As Notary Public

March 31, 2017
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Joyce Dinuccio Sworn In As Notary Public

Revere resident Joyce DiNuccio was recently sworn-in as a notary public by Assistant Secretary of the Commonwealth Michael Maresco. State Representative RoseLee Vincent was also in attendance at the State House ceremony. Pictured (left to right) are: State Representative RoseLee Vincent, Joyce DiNuccio and Assistant Secretary Michael Maresco.
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Honoring Our Veterans

March 31, 2017
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Honoring Our Veterans

Mayor Arrigo (left) and Director of Veteran Services, Marc Silvestri (right), honored all local veterans with a gift certificate of honor for their service. Shown above is City Councillor Charlie Patch (center) who served in Vietnam as marine in 1969-1970 – accepting his certificate from Mayor Arrigo and Marc Silvestri.
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Arrigo Signs Contracts with Three Unions

March 31, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Mayor and union representatives for the Revere Police Employees Association, the Revere School Traffic Supervisors Union and the Public Works Department have signed and agreed to new labor contracts. While all three contracts are separate, the pay increases are ranging for one to three percent each year and go...
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Local Company Fined for Improper Materials Storage

March 31, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock City inspectors have slapped a fine on a local business for improper storage of materials after a city councillor and a council candidate came upon the mess behind the trailer park on Revere Beach Parkway. Inspectors were tipped off after Ward 1 Councillor Joanne McKenna and candidate Wayne Rose were...
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Middle School Lottery Features A Little Less Drama This Year

March 31, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When the annual Middle School Lottery takes place next month, it will likely be far less disappointing than in the past, as the numbers of fifth grade students oversubscribed to each school has taken a sharp downturn this year. “It’s really balanced off consistently, which is a good thing,” said Supt....
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