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Revere to State: Where Are You When We Need You?

Revere residents at a post-tornado community meeting Wednesday were in no mood to hear excuses from insurers, the state and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Boston Globe

Revere to State: We Are You When We Need You?

Revere residents at a post-tornado community meeting Wednesday were in no mood to hear excuses from insurers, the state and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Boston Globe

Obituary: Armando J. Flecchia

FLECCHIA, Armando J. At 93 years, in Revere, formerly of Everett, following a long illness, July 17. Husband of the late Louise M. (Itzo) Flecchia who passed on Dec. 30, 2012, after celebrating their 67th wedding anniversary. Brother of the late James Flecchia & his late wife Florence, lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews, great grand nieces & great grand nephews. Beloved brother in law to Gemma E. Moran of Groton, CT. Dear cousin of Mary Cecchini of Malden & Rita Dunlea of Everett. Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, on Saturday, August 2, beginning at 9 a.m. through 10:30 ...
Boston Globe

Obituary: Antonino Azzaro

AZZARO, Antonino 86, of Revere, born and raised in Sicily, Italy, passed away on July 28, 2014. Cherished son of the late Vita (Mannone) and Michele Azzaro. Beloved husband of Antonina (Lentini) Azzaro. Loving father of Vita Sambataro and her husband Carmelo of Saugus and Maria Schur and her husband Bryan of IL. Adored grandfather of Antonino Sambataro and his wife Cindy, Michael Sambataro, Enza Cody and her husband Matthew and Ashley, Allison, and Amanda Schur. Great-grandfather of Nino Jr., Nicholas, Jack and Matthew. Predeceased by his 5 siblings. Also survived by many loving brother and sister in-laws, nephews and nieces. Family And friends will honor Antonino's life by gathering in Vazza's "Beechwood" Funeral Home, 262 Beach St REVERE on ...
Boston Globe

Revere Tornado Damage Will Not Qualify for Federal Aid

Officials are still working to assess all the damage sustained after a rare tornado touched down in Revere on Monday, but the initial figures indicate the city will not qualify for help from the federal government.
Boston Globe

Revere Tornado Damage May Not Qualify for Federal Aid

Officials are still working to assess all the damage sustained after a rare tornado touched down in Revere on Monday, but the initial figures indicate the city may not qualify for help from the federal government.
Boston Globe

Two Tornadoes Hit Mass. in Last Two Days

Two tornadoes ripped through different cities in Massachusetts over the last two days, the National Weather Service confirmed Tuesday.
Revere Beach

Mayor Rizzo Announces Public Meeting to be held on Wednesday 6-8pm for Residents and Businesses affected by Tornado

Revere Tornado damages many homes and businesses on Monday, See images and for more information: www.facebook.com/reverebeach and www.reverechamber.org www.revere.org www.reveretv.org Mayor Rizzo Annouces Public Meeting Wednesday For Those Affected By Storm The City of Revere will be hosting a public meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, July 30th at the American Legion, 249 Broadway, Revere from 6:00 P.M. […]
Boston Globe

Obituary: Lorraine A. Marks

MARKS, Lorraine A. (Aideuis) At 73 years, July 26, in Revere, following a brief illness. Beloved wife of the late Donald L. Marks Sr., who died on March 23, 2014. Devoted mother of Brenda J. Kelly & husband John T. "Jake", Donald L. Marks Jr. & wife Maria all of Lynnfield, & the late William C. Marks. Cherished grandmother of Matthew R. & Lauren E. Kelly & Austin H. & Olivia M. Marks, all of Lynnfield, & the late Hunter J. Marks. Dear sister of Marion Maldonaldo of Malden, Janet Palen & husband David of Medford, Richard Aideuis & wife Theresa of Cambridge, Leonard Aideuis of Newton, & the late John Aideuis. Also lovingly survived by her sister in law ...
Revere Journal - Revere Massachusetts Newspaper

Sculptors Hit Revere Beach

As a sand version of the famous Iwo Jima flag raising begins to tower over Revere Beach – a tribute to veterans – organizers are preparing to welcome 15 master sculptors and hundreds of thousands of spectators to Revere this week and weekend for the Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival. The Festival on Revere Beach began with initial preparation early this week as master sculptors began arriving in town to work on the centerpiece sculpture, which will be a tribute to veterans of the military. In light of that, a special opening ceremony for veterans will take place on Friday night at 7:45 p.m. with Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo – who will lead the kickoff of the weekend festivities. ...
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Topping off Ceremony at James Hill School

Mayor Dan Rizzo and MSBA Director Jack McCarthy prepare to autograph the beam on Monday. To honor the last piece of steel put in place on the new Hill School, city and state leaders held a ceremonial topping off event on the site. As is tradition with Local 7 Ironworkers, the last beam is signed and hoisted into place with a small tree and an American flag on it.
Revere Journal - Revere Massachusetts Newspaper

DeLeo Disputes Assertion in Probation Trail

House Speaker Bob DeLeo unleashed some venomous comments Monday night against U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz and the Boston Globe in a two-page statement that criticized Ortiz’s assertion that DeLeo was part of a criminal enterprise that involved swapping jobs for votes and favorable budget requests. “Since a conspiracy is an agreement to do an illegal act, the question must be asked:  With whom did I conspire?” he asked. “When did I so conspire? And what evidence is there linking me to such a conspiracy? The government cannot answer these most basic questions. This allegation is nothing more than desperate legal strategy to allow the government to admit hearsay evidence from an unreliable source. The United States Attorney has never asked ...
Revere Beach

2014 Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival a Huge Success

The 2014 Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival came to a close Saturday evening concluding with a spectacular fireworks display. Hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over New England and beyond came to see the an amazing array of sand sculptings created by the worlds greatest artisans. Once again the Revere Beach Partnership has […]
Revere Beach

Revere Beach Partnership Teams Up with Wounded Warrior Project for 2014 Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival

Revere Beach Partnership Teams Up with Wounded Warrior Project for 2014 Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival’s “Stars and Stripes” Theme America’s First Public Beach Fundraising On Behalf of Wounded Warrior Project Throughout 11th Annual National Sand Sculpting Festival, July 18 – 20, 2014 Revere, MA (July 1, 2014) – The Revere Beach Partnership is […]
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