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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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Nemo Lobs Thousands of Clams onto the Beach

When Gordon Burns glanced out of his window onto Revere Beach Sunday morning, he saw what looked like thousands of black shimmering rocks on the beach stretching for miles in either direction. But he and his partner Dung Doan soon realized they weren’t rocks, but surf clams – tens of thousands of dead ones left behind in Nemo’s fierce wake. Doan then walked 3.5 miles of the beach taking pictures – and the clams were littered across that entire expanse. “It was devastating for me to see it, there didn’t seem to be an inch of the beach that wasn’t covered with them,” said Burns on Monday. “And for some reason or another the seagulls would not eat them. We’ve never seen anything like it.” Revere beachcombers probably haven’t – but beaches in the region have experienced similar deposits of marine life from storms, state officials say. Paul Diodati, Director …

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Revere, Everett awaiting dealers’s choice – Two Cities vie for Casino -by Kathy McCabe Boston Globe staff

They are two old cities with deep roots in Italy. One is known for its crescent-shaped beach on the cold Atlantic, the other for its scrappy port on the north bank of the Mystic River. Revere and Everett are now the battleground in a competition between two Las Vegas titans for the sole resort casino license available in Eastern Massachusetts. 

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Massachusetts gaming chairman expects ‘robust competition’ for casinos as application deadline approaches – By Dan Ring, The Republican

BOSTON — The state’s chief casino regulator said he is hoping for “robust competition” among casino companies when potential developers submit applications next week. He added that it is “terrific” that Western Massachusetts could see a new casino proposal on Friday. Companies face a 5 p.m. deadline on Tuesday for filing $400,000 nonrefundable application fee with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, along with comprehensive and detailed materials. The submissions are for the commission’s background checks on top employees, officers and business entities, representing the first step of a two-part bidding process for casinos.

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Seasons Greetings to All of Our Visitors to RevereBeach.com

Winter has arrived and the Holidays are keeping us all pretty busy!  It seems like the Holidays come in waves first it was Halloween, next Thanksgiving and then on to Chanukuh and now Christmas! Depending on your own perspective New Years is either a great beginning or an incredible culmination of a dizzying time of the year!  Happy Holidays to All ! Santa will be good to you I hope? We’d like to extend our warm wishes and thanks to all of our visitors here at RevereBeach.com for sharing your time with us and many of your wonderful Revere Beach memories.

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