Arrigo Team Looking to Keep Revere Moving Forward

January 22, 2016
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Arrigo Team Looking to Keep Revere Moving Forward

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Getting the right team behind the daily functions of your office is one of the most important decisions a new Mayor can make. For Mayor Brian Arrigo the choices came with much thought, seeking the best and the brightest to advise the mayor, run daily operations and work together to...
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Giannino Outlines Goals As New Council President

January 22, 2016
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Giannino Outlines Goals As New Council President

By Cary Shuman Councillor-at-Large Jessica Giannino will stand at the podium for her first full meeting as president of the Revere City Council Monday night in the City Council Chambers. Giannino led a special meeting on inauguration night following her unanimous election as Council president. Monday’s meeting has a full agenda and Giannino will...
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Precinct 2 Getting Ready for Neighborhood Crime Watch

January 22, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Concerned neighbors, police officials and politicians met last Tuesday night at the Neighborhood Developers office on Walden Street to discuss the formation of a neighborhood crime watch group in the Precinct 2 area. Neighbors’ concerns about crime and other social issues prompted Precinct 2 Councillor Ira Novoselsky and police to...
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Council President Giannino Will Not Seek Senate Post

January 22, 2016
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The following is the statement of Council President Jessica Giannino regarding the First Suffolk and Middlesex District Senate seat. “After giving tremendous consideration to the possibility of running in a Special Election to succeed Senator Anthony Pertucelli in the Massachusetts Senate, I have decided not to seek the seat at this time. I want...
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Senior Center Repairs Almost Completed

January 22, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Since Nov. 30 the senior citizens of Revere have adapted well to being relocated to the Mottolo Post at 10 Garafolo St. while roofing work goes on at the Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center at 25 Winthrop St. Director Stephen Fielding said he anticipates moving back to the senior center in the...
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Police Briefs 01-20-2016

January 22, 2016
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MONDAY, JANUARY 11 Chad Tomborello, 31, of Methuen, was arrested on two outstanding warrants. Marvin Alexis Guadron, 19, of East Boston, was arrested on a charge of assault & battery. Luis Armando Rodriguez, 31, of 18 Bradstreet Ave., was arrested on a charge of receiving stolen property over $250. Mohammad A. Hussein, 35, of...
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The Weather

January 22, 2016
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Maybe we are getting old or maybe we were just spoiled. But the last few days have brought us back to reality that winter has come with a vengenance. Walking on the streets with the wind and patches of ice has just been brutal. One might think that it is hard to believe that...
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Good Luck,Council President Giannino

January 22, 2016
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It’s a new era for the Revere City Council as Jessica Giannino begins her term as the new president of the 11-member body. Giannino is one of the few women ever to hold this prestigious office and at the age of 24 one of the youngest. She certainly has a mandate from the residents,...
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Sports 01-20-2016

January 22, 2016
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Lincoln students luck out with Celtics, HMH Score program By Seth Daniel Lucky the Leprechaun of the Boston Celtics might be one fortunate green guy, but all the luck was on the side of the Lincoln School students last Thursday. In November 2015, publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) and the Boston Celtics launched the...
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Obituaries 01-20-2016

January 22, 2016
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James Dudley Sunshine Biscuit Company retiree James A. Dudley of Lynn, formerly of Chelsea, died at home on December 28. He was 84 years old. A resident of Chelsea until moving to Lynn in 2007, James was a graduate of Chelsea schools and a United States Army Veteran, He spent the first 18 years...
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Local Meeting on Flood Rate Maps Set for Jan 19

January 20, 2016
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Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) and Revere city officials will host a meting to discuss the new Flood Insurance Rate Maps that go into effect on March 16, 2016. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 19 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the James J. Hill Elementary School Cafeteria, 51 Park Ave., Revere. ...
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Parents Calling for Backup Plan After Bus Leaves Kids in the Cold

January 20, 2016
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A handful of parents whose children were stranded in the cold last Thursday morning when a school bus never showed up are calling this week for the schools to institute a backup plan for such situations – something that currently doesn’t exist. At least four parents expressed frustration over the situation that unfolded Thursday...
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New Feature by Arrigo to Appear in Journal

January 20, 2016
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As Mayor Brian Arrigo begins his first year in office, he is looking forward to answering your questions in a monthly “Ask the Mayor” segment here in the Revere Journal. Please send your questions to the Mayor’s office either by mail or by e-mail. On the second Wednesday of each month, Mayor Arrigo will...
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Residents Getting Powerball Fever

January 20, 2016
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Residents Getting Powerball Fever

Powerball has hit a staggering and record breaking $1.5 billion and hundreds of residents are running to their favorite corner store to buy tickets for Wednesday night’s drawing. While the odds of becoming instantly rich Wednesday night are 1 in 292,201,338, it hasn’t stopped the throngs of people buying tickets and it seems everywhere...
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ConCom Approves Amendments for Project

January 20, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Conservation Commission approved an amendment to the order of conditions for the Baystone Development which proposes to build a five-story apartment building at 526-546 Revere Beach Boulevard. According to Richard Salvo, of Engineering Alliance Inc., Saugus, these amendments are minor modifications to the order of conditions due to the...
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Police Briefs 01-13-2016

January 20, 2016
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Arrest Report WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6 Jamie Lubanski, 39, of Chelsea, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting. Michelle J. Sanangelo, 35, of Malden, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting. THURSDAY, JANUARY 7 Aristides Coutinho, 37, of Somerville, was arrested on a charge of assault & battery by means of a dangerous weapon. Julie...
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Letter to the Editor

January 20, 2016
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Another choice for President Dear Editor: A half-century ago, Massachusetts took the lead. We rallied for peace in Viet Nam. It’s 50 years later. Most High School students can’t remember a time when America was not at war. Once again, the good people of Massachusetts should lead! Once again, we should rally for peace....
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Remembering Dr Martin Luther King Jr

January 20, 2016
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The nation will honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday on the annual holiday that pays tribute to this great civil rights leader and humanitarian. Dr. King would have been 87 years old Friday and we can only imagine how proud he would be of the America we live in today. Many Americans remember...
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“Ask the Mayor” in the Journal

January 20, 2016
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 The Revere Journal is pleased to announce that Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo will be participating in an “Ask the Mayor” segment each month in the Journal. Mayor Arrigo will answer questions that are sent by email or U.S. mail to his office and the responses will appear in the Journal on the second Wednesday...
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Sports 01-13-2016

January 20, 2016
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Revere Middle School basketball program is off to an impressive start The Revere Middle School basketball program opened up it’s 2016 season on Monday Jan. 4 at SBA gymnasium against Pickering Middle School from Lynn, and both the boy’s and girl’s teams recorded impressive run away victories. The Lady Pats led off and jumped...
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Obituaries 01-13-2016

January 20, 2016
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Joseph Rizzo Of Ipswich, formerly of Revere Joseph J. Rizzo of Ipswich passed away January 7 at the VA Medical Center in West Roxbury. He was 88 years old. Mr. Rizzo was born in Revere on July 6, 1927, the son of the late Anthony and Lena (Oliva) Rizzo. He served in the US...
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First Day on the Job:Brian Arrigo Inaugurated As Mayor of Revere

January 7, 2016
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Brian Arrigo was inaugurated as the mayor of Revere in an impressive ceremony Monday night at a packed Council Chambers inside City Hall. City Clerk Ashley Melnik administered the oath of office to Arrigo, who was elected as mayor in November in a close race with incumbent mayor Dan Rizzo and then officially declared...
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Robber Demands Opiates from Pharmacist

January 7, 2016
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Police are searching for a man who robbed the CVS Pharmacy at Northgate, allegedly referencing that he had a gun and would use it if the pharmacist didn’t hand over opiate pills. In what is a first in this area for the opiate crisis, a pharmacist was robbed of opiates. The robbery occurred on...
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Businesses on Shirley Avenue look to Organize into an Association

January 7, 2016
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Businesses on Shirley Avenue look to Organize into an Association

For years, Shirley Avenue has been a bustling center of business, but none of the businesses have ever been able to unite behind creating a unified district as exists in our areas. That, however, has changed recently as businesses have begun to unite to form one voice. There were occasional complaints, or calls for...
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