Mayor Arrigo’s Updates - Archive
April 1, 2013 - April 30, 2013
3rd Annual Revere Shines Citywide Cleanup Brings Out Hundreds of Residents, Businesses, and Community GroupsApril 30, 2013
This year’s Annual Clean-Up Day, “Revere Shines” which was held this past Saturday was a huge success! More than 500 volunteers across the city helped clean up parks, school playgrounds, islands, and streets. After the clean-up, the volunteers came back to the American Legion Hall for a barbeque and a celebration of all their hard work. All of this would not have been possible without the... Read more
Come and show your support for the family of Pablo Zapata, a 5th grade McKinley School student who was tragically killed in a motor vehicle accident last weekend - on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 7:00 P.M. at the Rumney Marsh Academy. A Fitness Fundraiser of zumba/kickboxing will be held. The class is free but donations are accepted at the door. A memory board for Pablo's family will also be... Read more
Mayor Rizzo to Hold Candlelight Vigil on May 7th In Memory of those Impacted by the Boston Marathon BombingsApril 24, 2013
Mayor Rizzo would like to invite all residents to an Interfaith Service and Candlelight for the victims, families, and responders of the Boston Marathon tragedy. All residents are encouraged to attend and come together as a community to reflect on the events of last week.
The vigil will take place on Tuesday, May 7th, at 6:30PM, on the front steps outside of Revere City Hall.
If you would like... Read more
REVERE — Police Chief Joseph Cafarelli will say it was a matter of timing, but the fact remains it was the Metro North SWAT Team, which he commands, along with MBTA police officers, who actually arrested alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
“This whole operation was a massive amount of cooperation from every police department in the commonwealth... Read more
Broadway Advisory Group to Meet on May 1st to Discuss Revitalization Efforts along the Cities Central Business DistrictApril 22, 2013
Mayor Dan Rizzo campaigned on a promise to change the face of Broadway through a well thought out, community guided revitalization process. In order to make certain the business community along Revere’s central business district has a voice in the process, the Mayor has established a Broadway Advisory Group which offers input and advice with respect to this important project. Their next meeting... Read more
I write to you today with a heavy heart. A tragic event unfolded in Boston this past Monday, killing and injuring innocent people and wounding the soul of a great city during an iconic and historic event.
I think we all feel a bit numb right now, but there is strength in coming together - coming together to comfort one another, to mourn and to heal.
My thoughts are with the victims... Read more
Since taking office Mayor Rizzo has been committed to working with Chief Cafarelli, the City Council, and other community groups to expand, and reinvigorate, Crime Watch groups across the City of Revere. Large scale Community Crime Watch meetings have been held in nearly every Ward in the City in order to provide residents an access point to the Police Department. The establishment of a... Read more
The Internal Revenue Service today announced a three-month tax filing and payment extension to Boston area taxpayers and others affected by Monday’s explosions.
This relief applies to all individual taxpayers who live in Suffolk County, Mass., including the city of Boston. It also includes victims, their families, first responders, others impacted by this tragedy who live outside SuffolkCounty... Read more
National Grid is reminding its municipal partners and police chiefs of a nationwide utility bill scam. National Grid electric customers have received telephone calls from individuals claiming to work for National Grid. These scammers demand payment, through a pre-paid card, on past due balances for electric accounts and threaten customers that their service will immediately be shut-off for... Read more
Mayor Rizzo, in conjunction with Police Chief Cafarelli, is pleased to announce the opening of the Revere Police Department Community Resource Office (substation) located at 6 Pleasant Street. “Public Safety continues to be my number one priority as Mayor of the City of Revere,” commented Mayor Rizzo.
The mission of the Community Resource Office (“CRO”) is to develop crime prevention... Read more