Archive for November, 2018

Revere 2018 Election Results

November 7, 2018
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Revere voters joined voters throughout Massachusetts in supporting Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito by a wide margin in Tuesday’s election. Baker and Polito team received 8,596 votes in Revere to handily defeat Jay Gonzalez and Quentin Palfrey, who received 4,867 votes. Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo had endorsed Baker and Polito in...
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Gov Baker Stops by Revere on Election Day

November 7, 2018
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Gov Baker Stops by Revere on Election Day

Pictured on Election Day 2018 outside the St. Mary of the Assumption Church are, from left, Ward 4 Councillor Patrick Keefe, Mayor Brian Arrigo, Daveen Arrigo, Gov. Charlie Baker, Councillor-at-Large Anthony Zambuto, and Police Chief James Guido.
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Northeast Karate Championships

November 7, 2018
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Northeast Karate Championships

Charleigh Novoselsky and Raquel Buenrostro, under the watchful eye of Doreen DiRienzo of Revere Karate. The action came during a tournament hosted by Revere Karate on Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Susan B. Anthony School – a tournament which showcased participants from all over the North Shore.
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Mayor Arrigo Assures Residents About Safe Environment at Revere Recreation

November 7, 2018
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In remarks at a Revere City Council meeting Monday night, Mayor Brian Arrigo assured residents that the Revere Recreation Department offers a safe environment for children. Arrigo’s speech came in response to a motion by Councillor-at-Large Dan Rizzo that “the Mayor appear before the City Council in Executive Session for the purpose of discussing...
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State Auditor Commends Arrigo’s Administration’s Audit Practices, Declines City Council Request

November 7, 2018
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State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump notified Revere Mayor Brian M. Arrigo that her office will not undertake an audit of the City’s finances that was suggested by the Revere City council in August. Following her department’s review of independent audits by firms retained by the Arrigo Administration, Auditor Bump stated in an Oct. 28...
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Suffolk Downs Not the Choice, According to Amazon Rumors

November 7, 2018
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Rumors persist to fly around about where Amazon will land its HQ2, and according to the Washington Post, it’s not going to be in the Boston area or part of the proposed Suffolk Down development in East Boston and Revere. According to the New York Times this week, Amazon may split its HQ2 site...
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Meet the New Student Rep on the Revere School Committee, Wallid Soukaki

November 7, 2018
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During October’s Revere School Committee meeting, committee members welcomed Revere High School senior Wallid Soukaki to his first meeting as the committee’s student representative. Soukaki grew up in Revere and attended the Lincoln and McKinley Elementary Schools, the Rumney Marsh Academy, and is now a senior at Revere High. “I was interested in being...
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News Briefs

November 7, 2018
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Hallmark Health VNA AND Hospice named as a Top Agency Hallmark Health Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice announced that it has been named a Top Agency of the 2018 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. For 13 years, HomeCare Elite has annually identified the top 25...
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State Sen Joe Boncore Reflects on Work at State House

November 7, 2018
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State Sen. Joe Boncore held a “Coffee with Joe” event with Revere residents this past Saturday at Torretta’s Bakery. He took a moment to reflect on his work at the State House and for his constituents around the First Suffolk and Middlesex district. What are your thoughts on the past two years in the...
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City, Police Land Second Important Grant Aimed at School Safety

November 7, 2018
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In the wake of getting a large grant for school safety training and resources last month from the U.S. Justice Department, the Revere Police Department announced this week that it received another grant from the state to supplement the grant – providing monies to help buy new laptop computers for all of the department’s...
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Police Briefs 11-07-2018

November 7, 2018
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Police News EASTIE GALS PURPORT SET-UP ROBBERY Two East Boston women have been charged with working together to set up a local business manager to conduct an armed robbery. On Oct. 26, the business owner was taking a cash deposit to the bank in Revere. As had been the custom, he was giving one...
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Letters to the Editor

November 7, 2018
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A S’MASHING’ SUCCESS Dear Editor, What a night! The Great Beachmont Monster Mash, sponsored by the Beachmont Improvement Committee (BIC), was a huge success – thanks to hard work and generous donors. We are grateful to everyone that attended our event and for those who donated money and/or gift cards: HYM (Suffolk Downs Developers),...
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Be Sure to Thank Our Veterans

November 7, 2018
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Its was 100 years ago this Sunday, on Nov. 11, 1918, that World War I formally came to a conclusion on what is famously referred to as 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...
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Sports 11-07-2018

November 7, 2018
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RhS sports Roundup Gloucester proves too much for Revere football in semifinals For at least one half of Friday night’s Division 4 North semifinal matchup in the MIAA state football playoffs, Revere High football fans could be forgiven if visions of Super Bowl glory danced in their heads. Their Patriots came into the contest...
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Obituaries 11-07-2018

November 7, 2018
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Nina Sardo Devoted wife, mother, and grandmother Nina  (Marchinko) Sardo of Boxford, formerly of Revere, passed peacefully on Nov. 5 after a long illness. She was 85 years old. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and a friend to all. Her family was her Number One priority, she loved hosting family parties, and...
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All Dressed Up:Young and Old Alike, Revere Celebrates the Halloween Spirit

November 2, 2018
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All Dressed Up:Young and Old Alike, Revere Celebrates the Halloween Spirit

Joshua and Jaylee Alarcon enjoying the Fright Night at the Runmey Marsh Academy with RHS Basketball Coach Dave Leary.
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HYM Presents Plan to Public

November 2, 2018
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Since the proposal for Suffolk Downs redevelopment surfaced two years ago, there have been over 300 meetings with state and local officials and community groups in both Revere and East Boston. Last Wednesday night, The HYM Investment Group held a public meeting at the Rumney Marsh Academy to explain all the aspects of the...
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Revere Voters Still Have Early Voting Option:General Election Set for Nov 6, Get out and Vote

November 2, 2018
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Revere voters still have until November 2 to cast their ballots in early voting or head to the polls on Nov. 6 to consider several contested races and ballot questions. The part of the city represented by Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo (Ward 1, Pre. 3; Ward 3, Pre. 1; Ward 4 and...
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Councillors Discuss City’s New Barrel Program

November 2, 2018
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Ward 1 Councillor Joanne McKenna only had good intentions when she introduced a motion requesting that Mayor Brian Arrigo to implement an educational program on how to use the city’s new trash and recycle bins and what items can be placed in the bins. McKenna herself outlined an eight-part, citywide outreach campaign that included...
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News Briefs

November 2, 2018
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Franklin Ave. Fire update A little after 2 p.m. on the afternoon of Sept. 16, a five-alarm in a condominium building at 10 Franklin Ave, Revere did extensive damage to the four-story, 36-unit building. One hundred residents were displaced but none were injured. Four firefighters were injured fighting the blaze. The investigative team determined...
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