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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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Markey Bridge Dedication held on Monday November 26th

Markey Bridge Dedication held on Monday November 26th

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28 Oct Posted by in History, Recent News | 1 comment

Guestbook Memories Available to View

Guestbook Memories Available to View

The RevereBeach.com Guestbook was created in September of 1997.  Fifteen years later we have had thousands of memories shared here.  In April, the old guestbook was closed and we moved to a new format, where many new memories have been posted and shared. 

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15 Apr Posted by in History, Recent News | Comments

History in the Making at Revere Beach

History in the Making at Revere Beach

The construction of the plaza deck feature of the Waterfront Square development along with the centerpiece of the entire project – a pedestrian bridge and walkway from the Wonderland Station to the beach modeled after the Zakim Bridge in Charlestown is now going into high gear.

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05 Apr Posted by in History, Revere Happenings | 1 comment

Shirley Ave Revitalization

Shirley Ave Revitalization

Gretchen Schneider, executive director of Community Design Resource Center (CDRC), told residents of the Shirley Avenue neighborhood to dream big Thursday night.

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04 Apr Posted by in History, Revere Happenings | Comments

Heavy Construction at Revere Beach

Heavy Construction at Revere Beach

Heavy equipment has moved onto Ocean Avenue this week to begin work on the new plaza deck and pedestrian bridge at Wonderland Station, and at the same time the project’s developer is laying plans for a hotel and for an apartment building.

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19 Feb Posted by in History, Recent News | 1 comment

Norman Gautreau’s Art Now Available

Norman Gautreau’s Art Now Available

The prints of famous Revere artist Norman Gautreau are now available for purchase from RevereBeach.com.  Enjoy these beautiful paintings of the beach in your home.

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17 Jun Posted by in History, Recent News | Comments

Send Us Your Photos Of The Beach!

Send Us Your Photos Of The Beach!

RevereBeach.com has opened a new page on the site for sharing photos of the beach. 

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