Continuing to Tackle the Opioid Crisis

Ending the stigma around addiction needs to be more than just a slogan: it requires a serious commitment from leaders at all levels of government. That’s why I have made this work central to my first year in office.

Last year, my administration launched a Substance Use Disorder Initiatives office for the City of Revere, increasing our capacity to provide help and support to individuals and families struggling with drug use. We are one of the only cities in the Commonwealth with an office dedicated to this work.

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Mayor Arrigo's Update, 2/17/2017: Improving Online Services

Using Technology To Improve Your Quality of Life

Revere deserves a city government that implements 21st-century tools to make city government more effective, transparent, and responsive. Residents deserve a government that listens and responds quickly to you. And residents deserve a government that prioritizes its delivery of services based on need -- no matter who you are or what neighborhood you live in.

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Special Olympics Young Athlete Program Returning To Revere Next Month

This past fall, the Special Olympics returned to Revere after a long absence with a successful “Young Athletes” program for children age 2-7 with intellectual disabilities.

Building on this success, the Special Olympics will host another free, six-session program starting on March 11, 2017. Sessions will be one hour long, on Saturdays from 11 AM-12 PM.

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TEXT: Mayor Brian Arrigo's 2017 State of the City Address


Good evening everyone. Let me just start by saying that while we may not always agree on everything, I am confident that we can all come together on this: Tom Brady is the greatest of all time.

Council President Haas, Council Vice President Keefe, Speaker DeLeo, Senator Boncore, members of the city council and school committee, and fellow Revere Residents:

Revere is a city built on pride.

Pride in hard work. Pride in family. Pride in home.

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First 2017 Meeting of Revere Commission on Disabilities To Be Held January 10 at 6 PM

After a long absence, the Revere Commission on Disabilities has been revived for 2017. This panel works to identify and address issues relating to persons with disabilities in the City of Revere, including offering policy suggestions to the Mayor and to the City Council. 

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Revere Awarded $3.6 Million MassWorks Grant For Infrastructure Improvements on Revere Beach Parkway

Governor Charlie Baker announced a $3.6 million MassWorks grant to the City of Revere for infrastructure improvements along Revere Beach Parkway on Wednesday. At the announcement, the Governor was joined by Mayor Brian Arrigo, Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo, State Senator Joe Boncore, Representative RoseLee Vincent, and members of the Revere City Council. 

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Mayor Arrigo Announces Regional Public Health Collaborative With Chelsea and Winthrop

Mayor Brian Arrigo joined Chelsea City Manager Tom Ambrosino and Winthrop Town Manager James McKenna on Tuesday to sign the new North Suffolk Public Health Collaborative. This agreement will help Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop address local chronic health illnesses such as diabetes, asthma, heart disease, mental health problems and substance abuse collaboratively, thanks to a new regional agreement all three communities are joining, in partnership with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC).
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Mayor Arrigo enhances Substance Use Disorder Initiatives (SUDI) Office as part of strategy to address addiction; formal launch on October 27

Upon taking office, Mayor Brian Arrigo declared that tackling substance abuse in Revere is one of his administration's top priorities. Through his leadership, the City of Revere formalized and enhanced the SUD Initiatives (SUDI) Office, increasing staff capacity to address drug addiction in our community.

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Mayor Arrigo’s Statement on Resounding Victory for “No” Vote on Slots

“No” wins in a landslide, with 65.29% of the vote.

Thank you Revere!

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