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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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Amazon Project Goes South:Officials Announce Arlington, VA and New York City to Be East Coast Locations; Arrigo and O’Brien Promise to Move Ahead with Suffolk Downs Project

November 18, 2018
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For the past year the cities of Boston and Revere have waited for the  possibility of Amazon placing its second North American headquarters (Amazon HQ2) at Suffolk Downs. Amazon announced Tuesday that New York City and Arlington, Virginia will share the HQ2 office space. In February the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) approved...
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Making Thanksgiving Dinners Easy for Many Local Families

November 18, 2018
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There are a lot of good reasons to pull an “all-nighter,” but at the Winthrop Marketplace in Winthrop, on Thanksgiving Eve, Michael Miccicichi has the best excuse in town. He’s in charge of cooking more than 80 turkeys and making sure that rolls, stuffing, potatoes, cranberry sauce, pie and gravy fit perfectly for the...
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Connect Opens Revere Office, Looks to Improve Quality of Life

November 18, 2018
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Connect has teamed up with The Neighborhood Developers (TND), Metro Credit Union, Bunker Hill Community College, Metro Housing Boston and Career Source to offer the tools to work with residents on their financial health, job growth, job skills and more. Last Wednesday, with state and local leaders on hand, Connect opened a new office...
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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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Councillor Rotondo Requests Information about City Correspondences with State

November 18, 2018
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Councillor-at-Large  George Rotondo wants a copy of the letter that Mayor Brian Arrigo sent to State Auditor Suzanne Bump relating to the City Council’s request of a “cost estimate” for an audit of city finances by Bump’s office. The Council voted by a 10-1 margin at an August meeting to ask Bump what it...
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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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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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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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