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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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Preeminent Non-Profit Performing Arts Institution Will Partner With Future Resort Casino to Promote Arts, Entertainment and Cultural Experiences

BOSTON—December 18, 2012–In an historic national partnership between a resort casino venue and a city’s leading non-profit entertainment and cultural arts institution, Suffolk Downs/Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ: CZR) and the Citi Performing Arts Center today announced an agreement giving the Citi Center a key role in collaborating on the entertainment and cultural activities at a future resort casino if Suffolk Downs is successful in earning a license to develop a world-class destination.

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Pop Warner Cheerleaders on Championship Quest

Three Revere Junior Patriots Pop Warner cheerleading squads are already among the best in New England. The 55 cheerleaders, ages 8 to 15, and three coaching staffs will now have the opportunity to earn the title of best in the United States at the 2012 National Cheer Championships that are being held in Lake Buena Vista, Florida in December.

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City Mourns Passing of Ann Fedele RSCHP Founding Member

News about the sudden and unexpected death of one of the city’s most dedicated volunteers to historical and cultural causes hit many friends, colleagues, and family members particularly hard earlier this week. Ann Fedele, founding member of the Revere Society for Cultural and Historic Preservation (RSCHP) and active and outspoken member on a host of other committees and organizations, died late Sunday night due to complications from a heart aneurysm, according to her friend Len Piazza.

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