Veterans Day Program Events Listed

November 11, 2017
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The Revere Veterans Committee in cooperation with Mayor Brian Arrigo will conduct their annual Veterans Day program on Friday, November 10, at the Beachmont VFW Post 6712, 150 Bennington Street, Revere at 5:00 p.m. on behalf of the Veterans of Revere. This year, various people will be honored for their support of our programs...
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Voters Approve Question 1

November 11, 2017
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Revere voters overwhelming approved Ballot Question 1 by a vote of 4543 to 1,398 in Tuesday’s election.  The approval would give a tax break of about $450 to about 1,000 senior citizens who want to stay in their homes. The question was favored by Mayor Brian Arrigo and just about all the elected officials. ...
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Police Briefs 11-08-2017

November 11, 2017
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ARREST Report MONDAY, OCTOBER 30 Evan T. Redley, 22, of 210 Constitution Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Santiago Gonzalez-Patino, 44, of 30 Dana St., was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle after his right to operate had been suspended. Edgar S. Vargas, 20, of 370 Ocean Ave., was arrested...
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Community Reinvestment Grants: Supporting the Groups That Support Our Youth

November 11, 2017
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By Suffolk DA Dan Conley Some of the most important work we do as prosecutors is not inside the walls of a courtroom but out in the community.  In particular, guiding young people toward positive influences, helping them avoid unhealthy choices, and supporting safe activities is vital to ensuring their wellbeing and that of...
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We Can Make It Less Profitable to Traffic Opioids

November 11, 2017
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 By John A. Cassara and Nathan Proctor The president will now declare what many of us experience first hand, the opioid epidemic is a national emergency. Frankly, with as many as 59,000 deaths in 2016, there doesn’t seem to be any other possible description. So many dedicated people in cities and towns, faith communities and schools,...
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The Person You Have to Fear is the Guy Next Door with a Gun

November 11, 2017
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The mass-shooting-of-the-week in America that took place in a church in a rural Texas town Sunday morning follows what has become an all-too-familiar pattern in our nation these days: An unhappy white guy, with no particular axe-to-grind, decides to slaughter a bunch of innocent people who are in a church, at a country music...
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Thank You to Our Veterans

November 11, 2017
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Its was 99 years ago this Saturday, on Nov. 11, 1918, that World War I formally came to a conclusion on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. Americans observed the first anniversary of the end of the war the following year when the holiday originated as Armistice Day in...
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Police Briefs 11-08-2017

November 11, 2017
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RhS sports Roundup Victor Pelatere wins NEC Middle School cross country title;Samara Paiva takes second in girls’ race History was made for Revere at the Northeastern Conference Middle School Cross Country Championship Meet held last week at Brooksby Farm in Peabody when Rumney Marsh Academy eighth-grader Victor Pelatere won the NEC championship, outracing a...
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Obituaries 11-08-2017

November 11, 2017
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Vincent Selvitella American Airlines retiree; active benefactor at St. Anthony’s Parish whose love for family was paramount Vincent J. Selvitella of Revere passed unexpectedly at his Revere residence on Wednesday, Nov. 1, the Feast of All Saints. He was 87 years old. “Vinny” was born and raised in Revere and was a member of...
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Halloween Festivities 2017 in Revere

November 3, 2017
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Halloween Festivities 2017 in Revere

In the top photo, this group gets ready to go out trick or treating. In the bottom phto Mathew and Desiree Bender are shown with their children Mathew Jr. and Gigi.
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Voters Head to Polls Tuesday

November 3, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock When voters head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 7, they’ll be confronted with a local ballot question and choices for all offices except for Mayor. Also,  this year voters will be casting their votes on new voting machines. The new machines allow the voter to fill in an oval...
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Domestic Violence Awareness at City Hall

November 3, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock As part of domestic violence awareness month,  Mayor Brian Arrigo turned the steps of city hall into a place overflowing with information and support for domestic violence victims last Wednesday. Domestic violence has been a concern for years, and was brought to the forefront in Revere with the recent murder...
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Officials Address Billboard Regulations

November 3, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock For years Ron Chapeaux, Carol Haney and the Revere Beautification Committee have been working to get the billboards of Revere under control, now with the help of the city council zoning committee that might just happen. At the Oct. 23 City Council meeting Zoning Subcommittee Chair Jessica Giannino presented the...
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News Briefs

November 3, 2017
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Mayor Arrigo takes calls at Revere 311 constituent services center On Monday morning, Mayor Brian Arrigo joined 311 staff Allan Fitzmaurice and Randall Mondestin to answer phone calls to the constituent service line. Arrigo reminds all residents that the 311 call center is open from 8:15 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:15 a.m.-12:15...
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Recreational Marijuana Ban Proposal Moves Forward

November 3, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The City Council held a public hearing at its meeting last week on a proposal to ban the sale of recreational marijuana in Revere, and only one resident stood saying he supported the proposed ban. The recreational marijuana issue was referred to the council’s Legislative Affairs committee after a public...
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Congregation Tifereth Israel Comes Down to Make Way for Veterans Housing

November 3, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Revere residents and Mayor Brian Arrigo joined Ward 2 Councillor Ira Novoselsky for a special ceremony Tuesday morning marking the demolition of the Congregation Tifereth Israel synagogue on Nahant Avenue. The 105-year-old synagogue at the corner of Shirley and Nahant Avenues is being torn down to make way for a 30-unit,...
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Veterans Assisting Veterans Raises $15,000 with Generous Donation of 24-Karat Gold Motorcycle

November 3, 2017
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Veterans Assisting Veterans (VAV) a 100-percent volunteer, 501C3, which donates 100-percent of its proceeds to veterans, veterans causes, veteran organizations and veteran charities received a $15,000-dollar check from Kelly Auto Group. Kelly Auto Group with locations in Lynnfield, Beverly and Danvers, MA, who recently became aware of the storied 24 karat gold plated motorcycle...
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Northeast Metro Tech Celebrates its First National Merit Scholarship Commended Student, Mary Fung

November 3, 2017
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Principal Carla Scuzzarella is pleased to announce that, for the first time, a Northeast Metro Tech student has been named a Commended Student by the National Merit Scholarship Program. The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition that recognizes students for their outstanding performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Senior...
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Police Briefs 11-01-2017

November 3, 2017
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Revere Police NEWS CHILDREN HIT BY DRIVER One Thornton Street man has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident after hitting two children crossing Central Avenue last Thursday night. Around 8:38 p.m., a brother and sister were crossing Central Avenue at Broadway when a car came fast and took a left turn...
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Flood Insurance Renewal is Critical for Massachusetts and New England

November 3, 2017
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By Richard Paris New England is well aware of the wreckage that can come with a major storm. In recent years, Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene, and Hurricane Hanna were just a few of the storms that left scars up and down the Northeast. Those storms claimed lives, flooded our coastline, and caused major damage...
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Is Revere Ready to be Age-Friendly?

November 3, 2017
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By Stephen W. Fielding, Director, Revere Office of Elder Affairs Recently I attended the 2017 Massachusetts Councils on Aging and Senior Center Directors (MCOA) Conference. It is supported by the MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs leadership and staff. It is always an informative, educational, and very revealing conference. Revealing because the number one...
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Letter to the Editor

November 3, 2017
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NO PLACE FOR DIRTY POLITICS Dear Editor: Earlier last week many residents of Ward 5, including myself, received a mailing from a group referring to themselves as the “Friends of Ward 5”. This mailing consisted of insults towards Councillor Powers, Mayor Arrigo, and Chief Guido. I would like to state clearly that this group...
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Be Sure to Vote Tuesday

November 3, 2017
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Tuesday, Nov. 7, marks municipal Election day in cities and towns across Massachusetts. Although the turmoil and generally crazy state of affairs on the national level has distracted all of us from what is going on in our own backyards, every voter must refocus their attention on the election of local officials whose actions...
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Sports 11-01-2017

November 3, 2017
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RhS sports Roundup RHS football team drops heartbreaker;hosts Beverly Friday The Revere High football team dropped an agonizing 21-20 decision to the Red Devils of Burlington (not of former ancient rival Chelsea) Friday evening under the lights at Harry Della Russo Stadium. The Patriots essentially did everything right to win the game, but the...
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