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Revere Group Wins Better Beaches Award

DCR Commissioner Jack Murray, Save the Harbor’s President Patty Foley, Carol Haney, Amanda Gourge, Sarah McRae and Adrienne Maguire at Saturday’s Save the Harbor/Save the Bay Better Beaches Awards Breakfast on the Boston Fish Pier. Posted by: Christina Jedra  Boston.com On Saturday, June 15, 2013 Save the Harbor / Save the Bay awarded $30,000 in Better Beaches grants to 14 groups to support dozens of free public events in nine beachfront communities from Nahant to Nantasket this summer, including 1 group in Revere.

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Waterfront Square is Moving to the Development Fast Track

Seth Daniel- Revere Journal  –   A major milestone in the Waterfront Square development on Revere Beach is about to unfold this week, and if developers have their way, the project will soon shift to warp speed. Covington Realty Partners of St. Louis will appear before the Conservation Commission today, June 5th, to discuss plans for building two apartment buildings with 194 rental units on the North Lot at Wonderland. It will be the first piece of the private development phase of the project. Up to now, only the public portion of the project has been under construction – including the new parking garage, pedestrian bridge and plaza deck. 

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Revere Beach Kite Festival was Flying High!

Sunday’s Revere Beach Kite Festival drew a large audience on a spectacularly beautiful springtime day at the beach. The colors were bold against a blue & slightly cloudy sky, the wind cooperated almost on cue!  Fun and excitement  was enjoyed by hundreds with small children in awe of the kites being flown across from Kelly’s Roast Beef. Additional images by Joe Siciliano can be seen at www.facebook.com/reverebeach  Be sure to Like Us when you get there! Follow Us on www.twitter.com/reverebeach too!

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Return of the Piping Plovers at Revere Beach

  Plovers are back once again at Revere Beach -Journal Staff   The lumberjacks of the West Coast have the spotted owls and the residents in Capistrano have the Flamingos. In Revere, we now have the annual return of the Piping Plovers and their expanding nesting area at Revere Beach. Every year there seems more of the Beach is fenced off and beach goers are forbidden from entering the nesting area.

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Suffolk Downs unveils model for casino complex

Posted by Laura Gomez- Boston.com Suffolk Downs unveiled the 3D model for the proposed resort casino complex yesterday, put on display in the Topsider Room of the present race tract in East Boston.   Suffolk Downs unveiled a 3-D model Wednesday of its $1 billion casino proposal. The model will be available for public viewing in April.

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Cupid Splash March 23rd at Revere Beach

  Join us on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Noon at the Curley Recreation Center in South Boston for the 3rd Annual Harpoon Helps Cupid Splash to benefit Save the Harbor / Save the Bay Because You Love Your Beach! There will also be a splash at 10:00 a.m. on Revere Beach. Register Now www.cupidsplash.com

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REVERE POLAR PLUNGE TO BENEFIT SPECIAL OLYMPICS MASSACHUSETTS

By Christina Jedra, Boston.com correspondent – Special Olympics Massachusetts hosted its annual Polar Plunge on Feb. 23 with simultaneous events at Revere and Nantasket beaches. Special Olympics Massachusetts said the plunges are the biggest fundraiser for the organization, raising almost 10 percent of its revenue. Pictured at the Revere Beach Plunge is Michael Forte, who was a costume contest favorite. Forte, a first-time plunger, said he would definitely continue to participate in the event. See more images here:   http://www.boston.com/yourtown/revere/2013/02/23/revere-polar-plunge-benefit-special-olympics-massachusetts/odHBLrIWCeYjWs15Fr6smO/story.html      

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