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04 Oct Posted by in History, Recent News, Revere Happenings | Comments

Suffolk Downs marks its final day of live races

Suffolk Downs marks its final day of live races

By PHIL MARCELO  Boston.com / Associated Press   BOSTON (AP) — Suffolk Downs, New England’s last thoroughbred horse track, celebrated its storied past with a series of tributes Saturday on its final day of live races. The once-grand Boston track recognized some of the most famous horses, jockeys, announcers and performers during its nearly 80-year […]

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SUFFOLK DOWNS TO HOST FINAL DAY ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4

SUFFOLK DOWNS TO HOST FINAL DAY ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4

Story:  www.suffolkdowns.com Suffolk Downs will celebrate what is very likely the final day of racing at the 79-year-old racetrack on Saturday with a series of tributes featuring the horses and the people who have built the track’s rich tradition dating back to its opening in 1935, the track announced today. From the day’s first race, […]

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26 Feb Posted by in History, Recent News, Revere Happenings | Comments

Revere votes Yes for Mohegan Sun Casino at Suffolk Downs

Revere votes Yes for Mohegan Sun Casino at Suffolk Downs

For the second time in four months, Revere voters have said yes to a casino at Suffolk Downs, approving a $1.3 billion Mohegan Sun proposal at a referendum today, according to city officials.  By Mark Arsenault / Boston Globe staff     Boston.com  REVERE — Mohegan Sun’s proposal to build a $1.3 billion gambling resort at Suffolk […]

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08 Feb Posted by in History | Comments

The Boston Revere Beach & Lynn Railroad….

The Boston Revere Beach & Lynn Railroad….

Story linked from Boston.com By Leanne Burden Seidel and Lisa Tuite  /  Globe Staff /  February 7, 2014     image: ARTHUR GRIFFIN/ GLOBE STAFF The Narrow Gauge Railroad On Jan. 27, 1940, the Boston, Revere Beach & Lynn Railroad ended its service after 65 years of moving passengers along the coastline. It was a narrow gauge railroad, meaning the […]

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28 Nov Posted by in History, Recent News, Revere Happenings | Comments

Markey Bridge Dedication held on Monday November 26th

Markey Bridge Dedication held on Monday November 26th

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