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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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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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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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Revere’s Roger Marino Presents ‘Stiffs’ by Lynn Filmmakers Joe and Frank Ciota

November 2, 2018
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Have you ever wondered about the men who work in funeral homes? This past Sunday night over 100 people attended the movie “Stiffs” in the Lynn Auditorium to find out. “Stiffs” is a black comedy starring Danny Aiello, who has appeared in “Moonstruck,” “Do the Right Thing,” and a special cameo in Madonna’s “Papa...
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Officials Hold Ribbon-Cutting for Bathhouse and Maintenance Facility

October 26, 2018
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It’s a very long walk from one bathhouse on Revere Beach to the next, but the Department of Recreation and Conservation has broken ground on a new bathroom facility and maintenance garage at the halfway-mark next to the State Police barracks on Revere Beach, replacing a former bathhouse that was located on Ocean Avenue....
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Revere Licensing Commission Extends New Year’s Eve Hours

October 26, 2018
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The Licensing Commission has voted to extend the closing hours on New Year’s Eve for bars. At its meeting last Wednesday it was agreed to allow openings until 3 a.m. This means “last call” will be at 1:30 a.m., all alcohol must be gone by 2 a.m. Last of any entertainment is 2:30 a.m....
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Local Deacon Joe Belmonte Lives Life of Service

October 17, 2018
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Joe Belmonte grew up around the St. Anthony of Padua church, he became an altar boy at eight years old, developed a strong faith which led him to a life of service – a teacher in the Revere Public Schools and a deacon at St. Anthony’s. This year is the 50th Anniversary of the...
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RevereCARES High School Clubs Tackle Issues

October 17, 2018
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Great things happen when Revere High School teams up with RevereCARES and that’s just what’s happened with the Youth Health Leadership Council (YHLC) and the Power of Know Club. The YHLC is made up of high school students interested in exploring issues effecting their peers and who are interested in advocating for a healthier...
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Sargent Street Mural Brings Back Memories of West Revere

October 14, 2018
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The unveiling of the Sargent Street mural last Thursday brought back a lot of memories for those who grew up in West Revere and for those who remember Revere’s rich agricultural roots. That’s exactly what artist Deb Barrett-Cutulle was reaching for when she planned the mural with the help of the Revere Society for Cultural...
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Women’s Health Forum Oct 10

October 14, 2018
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Because of his commitment to women’s health issues, Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo will once again sponsor the Women’s Health Forum on Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 6-8 p.m. at Winthrop High School. “In its 21st year, this forum provides a meeting place for women in our community to get more information about healthy...
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Conservation Commission Chair Calls for Stop to Marine Animal Beach Burials

October 14, 2018
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When the clams and the whale washed up on shores of Revere Beach a few weeks ago, Interim Conservation Chairman Nick Moulaison Sr. gave the okay for everything to be buried on the beach in deep holes. Now since a dead seal washed up on shore, he’s called for a cease and desist on...
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The Biggest Loser? Recreation Department Eating Healthy and Drops Weight

October 5, 2018
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The Biggest Loser? Recreation Department Eating Healthy and Drops Weight

It’s safe to say that one employee can make all the difference in the behavior of the office, and that’s exactly what’s been happening for the past few months in the city’s Recreation Department. Last January, 48-year-old Michael Hinojosa, head of the department, suffered a heart attack while he was playing basketball in the...
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EBNHC Opens New PACE Facility in Revere

September 27, 2018
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EBNHC Opens New PACE Facility in Revere

East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) celebrated the opening of a new Neighborhood PACE facility on the site of the old VFW building at 10 Garafolo St. with state and local officials on Thursday morning. Manny Lopes, president and chief executive officer of EBNHC said, “I truly believe this is the best PACE facility...
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Whale and Clams Wash Up on Revere Beach

September 27, 2018
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It was an interesting week at America’s first public beach, first, millions of clams washed onshore early last week and on Friday morning a badly decomposing juvenile humpback whale washed up on the beach near the state police barracks. A curious crowd gathered to inspect the 25-foot male juvenile humpback whale. Some covered their...
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City Observes Recovery Awareness Month

September 27, 2018
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In honor of Recovery Month, staff of the city’s Substance Use Disorder Initiative Office (SUDI) held a cookout on the lawn of the American Legion and two speakers, who grew up in Revere, shared their stories of recovery and by sharing they ended the stigma by so many fighting the battle of addiction. “I...
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Foul Play Not Suspected in Franklin Ave Fire

September 27, 2018
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Fire officials don’t believe the five-alarm fire at 10 Franklin Ave. on Sept. 16 was suspicious, but they also do not yet have a cause. Fire Chief Chris Bright said the building department would be deciding whether or not to demolish the building. Bright said Monday that investigators were trying to get back into...
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Firefighters Off-Duty Time Well Spent

September 27, 2018
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Revere firefighters are always busy, but apparently they have used their off-duty time to add to the firefighting family. For the first time, nine firefighters have become fathers in less than a year. “I think this is a first. We’re going to have to make more room at the annual Christmas party,” said Fire...
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5-Alarm Fire Guts Franklin Avenue Complex

September 20, 2018
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5-Alarm Fire Guts Franklin Avenue Complex

At first the Revere Fire Department responded to 10 Franklin Ave. it was to respond to an alarm sounding on the fourth floor at 2:08 p.m. Sunday. When firefighters arrived they searched each floor and found a haze floating in the air. “And then the fire made itself known,” said Fire Capt. Tom Todisco....
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RCN Gearing Up for Cable Television Option

September 20, 2018
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Residents have been noticing RCN trucks on local streets and special mailers in the mail from RCN.  Soon they’ll be able to choose their cable service from Comcast or RCN. RCN obtained its license from the city in the past year and since then RCN has been establishing its fiber optic network. Jeff Carlson,...
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