City Budget

July 20, 2018
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The city budget for Fiscal Year 2019 that was submitted by Mayor Brian Arrigo and approved by the City Council in June shows that Revere is moving in the right direction. The budget that was submitted by the mayor was $206,992,903, from which the council cut only $50,000 (which came out of the Water...
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Sports 07-18-2018

July 20, 2018
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Row Row Row in Revere set for Saturday, Aug. 11 By Cary Shuman There are many reasons why the annual Row Row Row fundraiser for autism awareness has quickly become one of the most anticipated events on the summer calendar. For one and perhaps most importantly, it’s an opportunity to assist a great cause...
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Obituaries 07-18-2018

July 20, 2018
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June Marchand Of Revere, formerly of Everett June (Olson) Marchand of Revere, formerly of Everett, died on July 13 at the age of 91. She was the beloved wife of the late Curtis Marchand Sr., devoted mother of Curtis Marchand Jr. and his wife, Dorothy of Revere, Joyce Miller and her husband, Wayne of...
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Celebrating Independence Day

July 13, 2018
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Celebrating Independence Day

Marc Silvestri, director of Veteran’s Services, offered Daniel Booth a real USA flag to match his patriotic T-shirt at the July 4 celebration in the SBA Field.
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Artists in Bloom

July 13, 2018
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Artists in Bloom

Kathleen Heiser and Harriet Lundberg spin their artistic talents on the switchbox at Endicott and Leverett avenues in Beachmont. On one side is a lovely flower scene and on the other side a seaside theme.
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North Shore Road Property Sells for Double After a Year

July 13, 2018
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A recent sale on North Shore Road shows that the real estate market in Revere is only getting hotter. In 2017, the 31,000 square foot, former Rent-a-Tool building and surrounding 9.4 acres of land around it, was sold for $6.25 million to Alterra, of Philadelphia, a property development company. The Massachusetts-based, Calare Properties acquired...
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Tornado Damage Still Being Addressed at City Hall

July 13, 2018
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It’s been four years since the tornado hit Revere on July 28, 2014, yet damage to the City Hall roof still has to be repaired according to George Anzuoni, head of the Tornado Damage Committee that still meets on a regular basis. In a meeting that was held last week, the committee discussed roof...
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Seeking OM’s Yoga on the Beach is a Dream Fulfilled

July 13, 2018
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Every Wednesday and Friday mornings, local yoga studio Seeking OM provides opportunities for attendees have a chance to get their day started with a yoga session by Revere Beach. Beach yoga, however, is more than just a program for the studio’s co-founder Scott McCraney; it’s also a dream fulfilled. “I probably heard that for...
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15th Annual International Sand Sculpting Festival Set for this Month

July 13, 2018
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The Revere Beach Partnership is proud to announce the dates and theme for the 2018 Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival, hosted at America’s first public beach, Revere Beach, established in 1896. The annual festival draws upwards of 1 million spectators from all over the country who come to watch master sand sculptors compete...
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News Briefs

July 13, 2018
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Bulky Item Trash Pickup is Now ‘Stickerless’ Effective as of Monday, July  9, residents no longer need to visit the Inspectional Service Department during City Hall hours to schedule a trash pickup for their “bulky items.” Traditionally, city ordinance requires stickers to be purchased in advance for the removal of bulky items such as...
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Gov Baker Signs Bill Strengthening Commonwealth Gun Laws:Provides Pathway to Keep Guns Away from Dangerous Individuals

July 13, 2018
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Gov. Charlie Baker signed H.4670, An Act Relative to Firearms, which will allow household members, or others in close relationships, and local law enforcement to file an extreme risk protection order (ERPO) petition with the court to remove firearms from dangerous individuals. “Massachusetts’ gun laws are a model for the nation, and creating an additional...
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Carvalho sees His Public Service as Setting Strong Foundation for DA Run

July 13, 2018
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Evandro Carvalho believes his campaign for Suffolk County District Attorney is picking up momentum with just under three months to go before the Democratic primary is held on Sept. 4. “It’s an honor to be running, to get to know the various communities in Suffolk County, and I believe we have a great shot...
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Revere Students Earn Academic Honors

July 13, 2018
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University of New Hampshire Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 Semester The following students have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Hampshire for the spring 2018 semester. Jessica Logiudice of Revere with Honors Maxx Anderson of Revere with High Honors Students named to the Dean’s List at the University...
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Linda Champion Announces for Suffolk County DA

July 13, 2018
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Linda Champion has announced her intention to run for the position of Suffolk County District Attorney. The following is her statement: “We are prosecuting people but we are not prosecuting the conditions that exist in our society that cause a person to act out: poverty, substance abuse, trauma and ptsd. In order to prevent...
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Three Revere Students Awarded Officer Harold L. Vitale Memorial Scholarship

July 13, 2018
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On Saturday June 16, six local high school students from Saugus, Revere, Wakefield and Winthrop were awarded scholarships at a reception at the Officer Vitale Memorial Park on Ballard Street, Saugus. Madison Lyn Cunningham, MacKenzie Lee Cunningham and Jack Wayne Elam, all of  Revere High School, wereawarded the 2018 Officer Harold L. Vitale Memorial...
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Councillor Seeks Short Term Rental Ordinance; Project Gets Support

July 13, 2018
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The Zoning Subcommittee of the City Council met Monday night to discuss everything from short-term rentals to changes in a hotel project leading to a special permit. Ward 4 Councillor Patrick Keefe would like to have the mayor and the city solicitor revise Boston’s short-term rental ordinance and make it applicable to Revere. Boston’s...
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Police Briefs 07-11-2018

July 13, 2018
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ARREST Report MONDAY, JULY 2 Alfonso G. Balarezo, 45, of Prospect, Conn., was arrested on a charge of larceny from a building. Michael J. Parker, 54, of Chelsea, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting. Felipe E. Araya, 33, of Lynn, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence...
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Letters to the Editor

July 13, 2018
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Revere residents against increased construction Dear Editor: The Rezoning Proposal is facing opposition by concerned residents of School Street and the surrounding streets and properties. We are a quiet community with a friendly and neighboring manner. Without sufficient notice, only some residents received letter notifying them of an application of rezoning of a 40-unit...
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Curing Alzheimer’s in America

July 13, 2018
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Imagine waking up one morning and not knowing whether you’re in your own home, let alone your hometown. The faces around you are unfamiliar, and you don’t know who to ask for help — or what to say. This is a daily reality for more than 5.7 million Americans. These people suffer from Alzheimer’s...
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Make the Most of Summer

July 13, 2018
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My father who lived an extraordinary life, used to say, “When you look back on your life, you realize that all you really have is a lot of memories.” What brings these words to mind is the realization that the long, hot summer is upon us. With school out and the excitement of the...
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Sports 07-11-2018

July 13, 2018
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Revere Youth Baseball and Softball All Stars head home, playoffs continue By Jonathan Chang Revere Youth Baseball’s 11U and 13U All Stars have tough news this week: They’re on their way home. The 13U All Stars had quite the journey, as different players starred in different games. Against Arlington, Revere relied on Chris Cassidy...
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Obituaries 07-11-2018

July 13, 2018
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Roy Scally Overcame Cerebral Palsy to live a full and productive life Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte.107) Revere on Friday, July 13 from 9 to 11 a.m. for Roy T. Scally, a lifelong Chelsea resident, who passed away on...
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Finding Success:Students Find Second Chance at SeaCoast High School

July 9, 2018
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Finding Success:Students Find Second Chance at SeaCoast High School

As the school year wound down last week at SeaCoast High School – the district’s alternative high school – both Anthony DeVito and AamirahCaraballo could hardly stay in their seats during the school’s underclassman awards day. It wasn’t because they were antsy, but rather because they had won quite a few awards. Both students...
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Another Hotel Eyeing Revere

July 9, 2018
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Developers are eyeing the construction of another hotel in Revere, bringing the total to nine projects from Squire Road to the beach. Ning Lu, the architect working with JBX Developers (the Lixi Group) came before the Site Plan Review Board last week proposing another hotel be built by her group at 58 Revere Beach...
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