Mayor Arrigo’s Updates - Archive
January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013
This past weekend the Revere community came together to celebrate the conclusion of the Fitness Challenge with the Revere Runs 5K run/walk, and Health and Wellness Fair at the Whelan School. More than 250 residents participated in the 5K. The Health and Wellness Fair was also a huge success due to the participation of over 20 businesses. The inclement weather did not discourage residents from... Read more
Mayor Daniel Rizzo is happy to announce the implementation of the Senior Citizen Work-Off Abatement Program for 2013. The program allows for 50 seniors to work for a $500 property tax deduction and another 50 seniors to work for a $500 water bill reduction.
“This program serves two purposes for us in city government,” commented Mayor Rizzo. “First, it provides some much needed relief for our... Read more
Revere is Recognized by the National League of Cities as Number One in Massachusetts, and Third Nationally, in Addressing Childhood Obesity through Let’s Move! Cities, Towns, and CountiesMay 9, 2013
The National League of Cities (NLC) has recognized the City of Revere and the Revere Public Schools for recent completion of key health and wellness goals for Let’s Move! Cities, Towns, and Counties (LMCTC). LMCTC is a major component of First Lady Michelle Obama’s comprehensive Let’s Move! initiative, which is dedicated to solving the childhood obesity epidemic within a generation.
Five... Read more
Mayor Daniel Rizzo is pleased to announce that this year’s Memorial Day Exercises will be held on Monday, May 27, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. on the lawn of the American Legion Building at 249 Broadway.
Guest Speaker for the ceremony will be Brigadier General (Retired) Thomas J. Sellars. Brigadier General Thomas J. Sellars was born in Brockton. He attended Stoughton High School; earned both a BS and... Read more
The City and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have entered into a Consent Decree to detect and... Read more
Greater Boston’s top spots to live
By Elizabeth Gehrman
Median single-family home price in 2012 $232,000
Change since 2011 +9.59%
Residential tax rate $15.56
“Revere didn’t always have a positive image,” says John Festa, the city’s director of economic development. “That’s all changing now.” Maureen Celata, owner of M. Celata Real Estate in Revere, points... Read more
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