Mayor jump-starts shoveling assistance program

Mayor Daniel Rizzo recently began a program that connects willing volunteers with individuals who need help shoveling their sidewalks, entrances, and driveways throughout the winter. The Snow Angels program was launched just prior to the Feb. 8-9 snowstorm with the assistance of the Revere High School Army JROTC Patriot Battalion, under the leadership of Sergeant Major Robert Callender and Major Deborah Bowker. The 28 cadets assisted more than a dozen residents during the snowstorm. Any more individuals or groups interested in teaming with the JROTC cadets as Snow Angels or those looking for a Snow Angel should contact the mayor’s office at 781-286-8111 or by e-mail at

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