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Veterans Day Ceremonies Around the City

November 18, 2018
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Veterans Day Ceremonies Around the City

WWII Veteran Morris Morris led the assembly in the Pledge of Allegiance at the Beachmont VFW on Sunday, Nov. 11 to begin the City of Revere’s Veterans Day ceremony.
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Community Comes out for Fire Victims

November 18, 2018
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Community Comes out for Fire Victims

It was a packed room at the Comfort Inn & Suites on Thursday, Nov. 8, as the community gathered in large numbers to support and raise funds for the Franklin Avenue fire victims. Shown here are Mayor Brian Arrigo, Vice President of Revere High PTO Olga Tacure, Secretary of Revere High PTO Liana Jorge...
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FBI Warns Posting Hoax Threats is a Crime; Launches Campaign to Educate the Public to #ThinkBeforeYouPost

November 18, 2018
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The FBI Boston Division is launching a public awareness campaign to educate the public about the consequences of making hoax threats of violence to schools, events, and other public places, and reminds everyone that any threat is taken with the utmost seriousness and will be quickly and thoroughly addressed by law enforcement.  Hoax threats...
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East Boston Savings Bank Opens New Burlington Branch

November 18, 2018
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East Boston Savings Bank (EBSB) has opened its 37th branch office in Burlington.  The new branch is located at 50 Summit Drive at the Middlesex Turnpike and Route 95/128 interchange.  The 2,100 square-foot office has been designed to take full advantage of the space.  The branch includes a traditional teller line and offices to...
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Revere School Administrator talks MCAS Changes at Meeting

November 18, 2018
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During October’s Revere School Committee meeting Revere Public School Administrator Dr. Lourenco Garcia gave the committee an overview of the state’s new MCAS scoring and accountability system. Last year the state made changes to the MCAS testing format and scoring. The new MCAS assessment was created with input from teachers following a thorough review...
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Large Number of Revere Voters Turn Out for Election

November 18, 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 the Nov. 6 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...
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Police Briefs 11-14-2018

November 18, 2018
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ARRESTED AT SCHOOL Two 15-year-olds were arrested at Revere High School after triggering a fire alarm and resisting arrest. The School Resource Officer was alerted to the two students and upon a follow-up, found they had just exited from a fire exit and set off an alarm. Officers encountered the two students outside the...
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Letter to the Editor

November 18, 2018
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A BIG THANK YOU Dear Editor: I would like to publicly thank the following individual’s for working so hard to ensure the success of the recent state primary and state election;  Mayor Brian M. Arrigo, Election Board Members; Robert N. Scrima, John V. Cammarata, and Elizabeth Dixon, Election Staff members Caitlin C. Welch and...
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Revere is on the Move

November 18, 2018
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While much of America waited in high anticipation for Amazon’s decision about where to locate its touted second world headquarters–the celebrated HQ2–we in Revere took it as an opportunity to showcase our great city to the nation. While  Amazon has selected New York City and Northern Virginia, Revere’s place on Amazon’s short list gives...
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Remember Those in Need This Holiday Season

November 17, 2018
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For the vast majority of Americans, the holiday season, which is now upon us is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a wealthy nation such as ours. But the sad reality for many of our fellow citizens is that the holiday season brings little, if any, joy....
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The More Women, The Better

November 17, 2018
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Say what you will about the state of politics in our country these days, one thing that is undeniable is that Americans have become more engaged in the political process than at any time in our recent history. The recent election of scores of women, of diverse backgrounds, to public office has signified that...
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Sports 11-14-2018

November 17, 2018
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Keep the Winning Streak   Lady Patriots heading to Winthrop for annual Powder Puff game By Aya Chokri It’s finally that time of year, the senior girls at Revere High are striving to beat their arch nemesis Winthrop High in their annual powder puff game. Powder Puff has been a tradition for seniors at...
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Obituaries 11-14-2018

November 17, 2018
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Yvonne Dello Russo Of Revere, formerly of East Boston Yvonne (Blondeau) Dello Russo of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away on Nov. 7.  She was 93 years old. The cherished daughter of the late Leon and Marcelle (Duschene) Blondeau, she was the devoted wife of the late Joseph “Red” Dello Russo, loving mother...
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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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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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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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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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