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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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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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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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Elementary School Students Present Their New Math Program to School Committee

November 2, 2018
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At the monthly meeting of Revere School Committee held on Oct. 23, elementary school students from the Lincoln and Garfield schools presented a Powerpoint presentation that they put together themselves regarding their new math interactive computer program–ST Math. Third-graders Isaac and Fiona from the Abraham Lincoln School, as well as Justin and David from...
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Red-Blue Line Connector Cheaper than Once Thought

November 2, 2018
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Last week MBTA officials announced that the project to connect Red and Blue lines, thus ending the only two train lines that currently do not intersect might be a lot cheaper than once thought. In 2010 the MBTA released a study on the viability of connecting the Red Line to the Blue Line at...
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Chowdah Day with Pop Warner

October 26, 2018
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Chowdah Day with Pop Warner

Revere Pop Warner President Patrick Keefe, who is director of operations at the well-known Legal Sea Foods Restraunt Group, arranged for the Chowda Van to be at Harry Della Russo Stadium Sunday for Revere Pop Warner games. All proceeds from clam chowder sales were donated to Revere Pop Warner. Pictured in front of the...
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DeLeo Comedy Night

October 26, 2018
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DeLeo Comedy Night

  Lots of laughs for 25 years, Speaker Bob DeLeo welcomes his headliners, Lenny Clark and longtime friend and Master of Ceremonies Johhny Pease at Bob DeLeo’s annual Comedy Night that was held on Friday, Oct.19.
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Glow Run

October 26, 2018
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Glow Run

Joey Veadar and Francesca Roper hung out in the grass during the Glow Run in Revere on Saturday evening, Oct. 20, at Harry Della Russo Stadium. The annual event attracted scores of young people and families to run in glow up the night.
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Councillors Honor Three Businesses for Contributions to Franklin Ave Victims

October 26, 2018
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Councillors Honor Three Businesses for Contributions to Franklin Ave Victims

The Revere City Council honored three Revere businesses for their generous contributions to residents in the aftermath of the Sept. 16 fire at 10 Franklin Ave., Revere. Councillor-at-Large George Rotondo presented Certificates of Commendation to Saber Abougalala and ShimaaAbougalala of The Good Diner, Ahmad Karageh of Safy Market, and Daniel Sargent and Frank Carolan...
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Councillors Concerned About Lack of Amenities at St Mary’s Baseball Fields

October 26, 2018
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Councillors-at-Large Dan Rizzo and George Rotondo want to know why there is no permanent snack bar or restroom facilities at the St. Mary’s youth baseball and softball fields. The fields, known as The Fields at Griswold Park and home to the Revere Youth Baseball and Softball organization and the Revere High softball team, opened...
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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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