Police Department Report Surfaces

September 2, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Not only did Mayor Brian Arrigo get the nod to look outside the city for the next police chief, he also shared a report that he says only came to light a month ago. The report includes several areas of interest for the years 2014 and 2015. The following information...
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City Hall, DPW Conditions Questioned

September 2, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The City Council approved $82,000 to set up a new home for the Revere Department of Public Works on Charger Street. But talk of mold and health concerns soon turned to the conditions inside City Hall. George Anzuoni, director of finance for the city, came before the council to discuss...
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No Primary Approved by State House

September 2, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s official, the city will not hold a preliminary election on Sept. 12. Several weeks ago the council voted not to hold a preliminary election, but it needed final approval from the state legislature. Mayor Brian Arrigo also supported the idea and most pointed to the $60,000 cost of the...
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News Briefs

September 2, 2017
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Beachmont Multicultural Festival Sept. 9 The Beachmontt Improvement Committee, with a grant from the Revere Cultural Council, is sponsoring the first annual Beachmont Multicultural Festival, weaving the community  together with art, food and music. The festival will be held rain or shine at Kimmerle Park at Donnelly Square on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 11...
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Correggio Announces Candidacy for Council Seat

September 2, 2017
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It’s time to bring back experience and results to Revere City Council John R. Correggio is proudly announcing his candidacy for Revere City Councilor. Correggio brings both experience and results to his announced bid. A retired lieutenant and 32-year veteran from the Revere Fire Department, a five-term Revere city councilor and School Committee member,...
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Police Briefs 08-30-2017

September 2, 2017
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ARREST Report TUESDAY, AUG. 22 Thomas W. Watkins, 36, of 27 Janvrin Ave., was arrested on charges of assault and battery in a domestic situation, intimidation of a witness, and assault by means of a dangerous weapon.   WEDNESDAY, AUG. 23 Juan Contreras, 20, of 38 Sumner St., was arrested on a charge of...
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Letters to the Editor

September 2, 2017
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REMEMBERING MARILYN LEYDEN Dear Editor: The Revere Society for Cultural and Historic Preservation sadly acknowledges the passing of one of our founding members, Marilyn Leyden. Marilyn, along with her husband Fred and their family were instrumental in helping to create the Revere Historic Society and develop the Revere History Museum and continued to be...
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Investing in Public Safety and Expanding the Application Pool for Police Chief Choices

September 2, 2017
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By Mayor Brian Arrigo This week, I went before the City Council to request expanding the pool of candidates for Revere police chief. To make sure we provide the City of Revere with the best possible police department, we need to expand the candidate pool, increase competition, and put the best from our department...
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Revere DPW Update: Operations Will be Moved to a Temporary Mobile Facility

September 2, 2017
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By Mayor Brian Arrigo

 Last night, the Revere City Council approved my request for an $82,000 appropriation to pay for both a lease of land and the procurement of mobile trailers to temporarily move DPW operations. The site we have identified to lease for use of trailers is adjacent to the current DPW facility,...
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Harvey and Houston

September 2, 2017
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Many of us are just shocked as the reports of continued destruction from Hurricane Harvey keep coming in from the Houston, Texas, area.  The fourth largest city in the United States is being virtually destroyed before our eyes by Mother Nature. For those of us who have relatives in the affected areas, their message...
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Enjoy A Safe Labor Day Weekend

September 2, 2017
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It may be hard to believe, but the summer of 2017 is entering its final week as we approach the traditional Labor Day weekend. “Time and tide wait for no man,” said the poet. The calendar never lies and soon the summer of ‘17 will be just a memory. The college kids already have...
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Sports 08-30-2017

September 2, 2017
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team preparing for season The Revere High football team opened its pre-season training sessions last week under the direction of veteran head coach Lou Cicatelli, who has greeted 72 candidates for the 2017 grid season amidst near-perfect weather conditions for late-summer football camp. “The boys have been working hard...
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Obituaries 08-30-2017

September 2, 2017
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Rosemarie ‘Rose’ LaCedra Of Revere, formerly of East Boston Rosemarie “Rose” LaCedra of Revere, formerly of East Boston and Somerville, passed away on Aug. 23. She was 83 years old. The cherished daughter of the late Domenic and Sarah (Ardolino) Rizzuti, she was the beloved wife of Gary B. LaCedra; loving mother of Glenn,...
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Row Row Row

August 31, 2017
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Row Row Row

Mary Jones (left) one of the original founders of Row Row Row is shown with Rep. RoseLee Vincent and Councillor John Powers at the event that was held on Saturday at the Point Pines Yacht Club.
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Up for the Challenge:New Teachers, High Hopes as School Term Begins

August 31, 2017
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Up for the Challenge:New Teachers, High Hopes as School Term Begins

By Seth Daniel A new school year brings a fresh start for everyone, but no more so than for the more than 70 new teachers who are about to teach their first lessons in the Revere Public Schools this coming Monday, Aug. 28. Back to school is at hand for certain, but around 70...
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Revere Police to Host Fundraiser to Benefit Children with Cancer:Sept 29 Event Dedicated to Memory of Daniel Talbot

August 31, 2017
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Revere Police to Host Fundraiser to Benefit Children with Cancer:Sept 29 Event Dedicated to Memory of Daniel Talbot

By Cary Shuman Three Revere Police officers are organizing a special fundraiser for the Cops For Kids With Cancer charitable organization. David Caramanica, William Soto, and Joseph Internicola are co-chairs of the event that will be held Friday, Sept. 29, beginning at 7 p.m. at Casa Lucia, Revere. Caramanica said the fundraiser will be...
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Residents Support RevereTV and Seek More Competition

August 31, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The city held its second hearing on cable television service on Monday night and heard again the support for Revere TV and the desire to have competition amongst cable providers, Comcast and RCN. The first public hearing which covered Comcast was held Aug. 9. Comcast is the current cable service...
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News Briefs

August 31, 2017
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Revere takes on Chelsea bocce players Get ready to cheer on  Revere Senior Bocce players as they square off against Chelsea Senior Bocce players for bragging rights as winners of the “Bocce Bowl” trophy? Come on down to the First Annual Bocce Bowl Tournament. The information is listed here in addition to a flyer...
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Police Briefs 08-23-2017

August 31, 2017
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ARREST Report MONDAY, AUGUST 14 Carlos A. Dellosantos-Jiminez, 23, of Lynn, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and refusing to provide identifying information while operating a motor vehicle.   TUESDAY, AUGUST 15 Tony Tiger Thiem, 22, of Lynn was arrested on a charge of assault & battery by means of a...
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Letters to the Editor

August 31, 2017
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THANK YOU TO ALL Dear Editor, I would like to express my deepest gratitude to the 911 operator, Revere Fire Dept., Cataldo Ambulance Service, MGH doctors, nurses, my family and friends for all the life saving support encouragement and help during and after my heart attack on Broadway on May 27th. Wilma Stevens  ...
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Seeking Your Input to Improve Residential Parking

August 31, 2017
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By Mayor Brian Arrigo Last week, I announced the formation of a Resident Parking Working Group, which will make recommendations on the implementation of a resident permit parking program for the City. The goal is to have a program in place for 2018. During these working group sessions, we will seek resident feedback on...
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Row, Row, Row A Success

August 31, 2017
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We congratulate the Row Row Row in Revere planning committee for a very successful event that took place Saturday. Row Row Row coordinator Stacey Livote, assistant principal at the Seacoast Academy, and her committee worked hard to bring back this popular canoe race that was a summertime staple in the 1970s and 1980s. It’s...
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Silvestri is an Advocate for Our War Veterans

August 31, 2017
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We remember Marc Silvestri well for his outstanding performances for the Revere High football team at the “old” Harry Della Russo Stadium. Marc was a tough, hard-nosed running back who worked hard on every play, often picking up extra yardage because of his second effort. He is certainly one of the finest football players...
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Obituaries 08-23-2017

August 31, 2017
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Alice Williams Revere native, resident of Chelsea and Florida Alice L. (Upton) Williams died at the residence of her daughter, Sandra, where she has made her home for the past two years. She was 91 years old. Alice was born and raised in Revere and graduated from Revere High School in 1943. She married...
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