State Delegation Gets Funding Back:Grants for Chamber of Commerce and CAPIC Restored

August 5, 2016
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Bob Upton, executive director of the Revere Chamber of Commerce, said the business organization is grateful for the $25,000 state grant it has received in the state budget for the new fiscal year. Governor Charlie Baker had vetoed the funding for the grant in the original budget but through the efforts of Speaker of...
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Wynn Boston Harbor Construction Expected to Start for Real This Week

August 5, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Some 16 cranes sit waiting this week on the Wynn Boston Harbor site. Hundreds of workers, likewise, are waiting in the wings. Wynn Boston Harbor folks were counting the minutes Tuesday afternoon and into today, Aug. 3, waiting simply to get one piece of paper that they said would unleash construction...
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News Briefs

August 5, 2016
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CONGRATULATIONS TO WILLIAM BELL Former City Councillor William Bell has been elected the new prsident of the tenant’s association at Friendly Garden Coop  on Revere Street.  Friendly Garden Co-op is a 7-story, 107 unit senior community designed for resident members aged 62 and over. NICHOLAS BOSCHETTI JOINS FAMILY PRACTICE Michael J. Boschetti, DMD is...
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Police Briefs 08-03-2016

August 5, 2016
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ARREST Report MONDAY, JULY 25 Osama Bensalem, 23, of Malden, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Barnabe Nahimana, 43, of 29 McCoba St., was arrested on charges of operation of a motor vehicle whole under the influence of liquor (2nd offense), leaving the scene of an accident after causing property damage, reckless operation of...
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Revere Through the Years

August 5, 2016
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10 years ago August 2, 2006 The city officially took control of the new West Revere Complex, the first new school to be built in the city since the Garfield Magnet School more than 10 years ago. The RHS football team held its annual Ironman Contest at Revere Beach this past week. After much...
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Letters to the Editor

August 5, 2016
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Please consider joining St. Mary’s Dear Editor: If you are fortunate enough to have a child, girl or boy that will be lucky enough to be playing on the beautiful new ball fields behind our beloved church, please consider joining the St. Mary’s Women’s Club or the St. Mary’s Holy Name Society. They are...
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Enjoy the Last Days of Summer

August 5, 2016
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When we glanced at the calendar this week, it seemed hard to believe that August already is here — and that are just four weeks to go until Labor Day weekend. Summer always is fleeting. It goes by way too fast, even if it has been a perfect summer season, as 2016 thus far...
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Obituaries 08-03-2016

August 5, 2016
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Dolores Palazzolo 40 plus year employee of Continental Restaurant in Saugus Dolores T. (Sanchez) Palazzolo of Revere died unexpectedly at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She was 87 years old. Born in East Boston, she attended the Fitton School for Girls before moving to Revere in 1942. A graduate of Revere High School, Class of...
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Sand-Sensational:Sand Sculpting Festival Draws Record One Million Visitors to Revere Beach

July 29, 2016
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Sand-Sensational:Sand Sculpting Festival Draws Record One Million Visitors to Revere Beach

By Cary Shuman The International Sand Sculpting Festival reached another milestone with one million visitors attending the event at Revere Beach. With three hot, sun-drenched summer days, people walked the boulevard to enjoy food, music, and amusements, – and of course the pais de resistance – the incredible sand masterpieces by the world’s best...
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Council Hears Plans for Apartment/Hotel Project

July 29, 2016
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Council Hears Plans for Apartment/Hotel Project

By Stephen Quigley On Monday night, City Councillors held their first official hearing of the proposed apartment and hotel complex that primarily seeks to draw millennials to Revere at the site of the former Shaw’s Supermarket on the Revere Beach Parkway.  The hearing drew about 30 people and several proponents and opponents spoke to...
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City Fondly Remembers John Arrigo

July 29, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Mr. John Arrigo sat in the front row in the City Council Chambers for his son Brian’s inauguration as the new mayor of the city of Revere in January. It was as proud a moment as one could imagine, following up on the memorable night in November that Mr. Arrigo’s son...
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News Briefs

July 29, 2016
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ANNESE JOINS FAMILY DENTISTRY Annese DMD Dental Practice, located at 106 Broadway in Revere, would like to welcome Dr. Alexander Annese as a general dentist. He joins his father, Dr. John Annese, in carrying on the legacy of  his grandfather, the late Dr. Amelio Annese, who opened the practice in 1957. Dr. Alexander  looks...
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Council Approves Dehon St Project

July 29, 2016
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Developers for a project at 17-19 Dehon Street (located near the Wonderland T Station) received unanimous approval from both the Zoning Sub-Committee and City Council on Monday night  to go ahead and apply for the permits to construct a building housing eight residential units and one 2,161 square foot commercial unit.  Attorney  Cory Rhoades...
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Residents Petition for Wheelabrator to Stop Expansion of Saugus Ash Landfill

July 29, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen The Wheelabrator Saugus landfill that was scheduled to close in 1996, but continues to run today, has recently asked to expand for another five years, causing many nearby residents to become outraged. “It was never meant to be permanent,” said State Representative RoseLee Vincent. “People need to realize we have an...
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Francesca DiGiorgio to Compete in the Organization of Competitive Bodybuilders

July 29, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Francesca DiGiorgio is preparing for her first professional bodybuilding competition, a feat that didn’t seem attainable more than a dozen years ago when the former Revere resident was battling drug addiction. But after dedicating herself to a clean, healthy, and active lifestyle, DiGiorgio is ready to make her mark in the...
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Police Briefs 07-27-2016

July 29, 2016
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FUGITIVES ARRESTED IN LYNN At 8:30 a.m. on July 20, personnel from the Lynn Police Department Warrant Squad, the US Marshal’s Service, and the Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section went to 72 Mall St., apartment #14, Lynn, where they arrested Moises Casado, 20, of Chelsea, on a federal arrest warrant for cocaine distribution....
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Letter to the Editor

July 29, 2016
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Purple Heart Day  is August 7 Purple Heart Day is August 7. Make a difference in the Life of a Veteran Today!  Please Sponsor a Purple Heart Veteran at $20 each or sponsor a table of 8.  Mail check to 150 Bennington St. Revere Ma. 02151.                                                        The BEACHMONT VFW/AUX Post 6712 plans to Honor...
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Sand Sculpting Festival A Big Success

July 29, 2016
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The International Sand Sculpting Festival lived up to expectation and then some, drawing more than one million visitors to the city’s treasure known as Revere Beach. The Revere Beach Partnership deserves a lot of credit for organizing this “phenomenal” (the adjective used by award-winning sculptor Dan Belcher of Missouri) event and maintaining its stature...
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Obituaries 07-27-2016

July 29, 2016
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Ignazio James ‘Jim’ Russo 60-Year proprietor of I. James Russo & Sons Carpentry Co. Ignazio James “Jim” Russo of New Hampshire, formerly of Revere and the North End of Boston, died unexpectedly on Monday, July 18 at his Glen, New Hampshire home. He was 80 years old. Born in Boston’s North End, “Jim” and...
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Hundreds of Thousands Expected at Festival:Annual Event at Revere Beach Set for this Weekend

July 22, 2016
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Hundreds of Thousands Expected at Festival:Annual Event at Revere Beach Set for this Weekend

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Sand sculpture aficionados will be in their glory when the 2016 International Sand Sculpting Festival comes to Revere Beach on July 22-24. Sculptors from all over the world will compete on America’s first public beach as they have been for the last 13 years. This year’s features include a special...
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State Budget Woes:Revere Businesses React to Elimination of Tax Holiday; Chamber Feels Sting with Loss of Grant

July 22, 2016
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State Budget Woes:Revere Businesses React to Elimination of Tax Holiday; Chamber Feels Sting with Loss of Grant

As a result of the state’s fiscal crisis, there will not be a sales tax holiday in Massachusetts this year. Alan Belinfante of Beach Sales Appliances and Electronics at 80 VFW Parkway said he is “not pleased” by state legislators’ decision to eliminate the holiday that allows consumers to make purchases without paying the...
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A Close-Up of The Sand Sculpture Artists

July 22, 2016
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By Joseph Prezioso On the clean sands of Revere Beach where tons of fine granite sand were dumped, sculptures are popping up. The sculptures are part of the 2016 Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Festival, which brings in artist from around the world, and locally, to compete in one of the nations top sand sculpting...
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News Briefs

July 22, 2016
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MAYOR ARRIGO TO HOST WARD 4 COMMUNITY FORUM On Tuesday, July 26

Mayor Brian Arrigo’s series of six “community forums” will continue with the Ward 4 Community Forum on Tuesday, July 26 from 6-8 PM. The event will be held at the American Legion building, 249 Broadway. RevereTV will be present to record the event...
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Police Briefs 07-20-2016

July 22, 2016
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POLICE SEEKING WITNESSES IN RAPE Revere Police are seeking two men who interrupted a sexual assault outside the Beachmont VFW on Sunday night, getting into an argument with the perpetrator and allowing the female victim enough time to flee the area. “We believe two people walking by were in the location where they were,”...
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