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Fast Tracking a Suffolk Downs Casino

Roulette wheels could be turning and gaming profits rolling in as early as 2013 in a swank resort gambling palace on the site of Suffolk Downs — primed for fast-track construction — as Gov. Deval Patrick signaled yesterday he’s ready to sign off on three resort casinos and a slot parlor in the Bay State.

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Costa Park Revitalization

JetBlue Airways is pleased to announce that it’s teaming up with long-time partner KaBOOM! as well as with Revere Neighborhood Developers and the City of Revere to build its 11th playground this Saturday, Oct. 29 at Costa Park in Revere, Massachusetts. The playground build begins with a kickoff ceremony at 8:30 a.m. ET and the ribbon-cutting ceremony will be at 2:30 p.m.

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Wonderland Project

The MBTA and DCR have partnered with a private firm to make a variety of improvements to Wonderland Station.  The project includes a new central plaza, which is the first phase of a larger plaza that will connect future development and a pedestrian bridge leading to Revere Beach. In addition, MBTA and DCR will build an Ocean Avenue pedestrian bridge, improve a park between Ocean Avenue and Revere Beach Boulevard and construct a Revere Beach Boulevard pedestrian crossing. Read the full story at Progressive Railroading.

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Preparing for Irene

The National Weather Service issued a hurricane watch and tropical storm watch for southern New England on Friday morning. Hurricane Irene, now a Category 2 storm, is expected to bring strong winds, heavy rainfall and possible coastal flooding when it hits Massachusetts Sunday.

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The Sand Has Arrived!

Sand for the 2011 Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival has arrived on the beach!  This rich sand is brought in from Hudson, New Hampshire, and allows for the creation of tall, sheer, complex sand sculptures.

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Patriot Flag Ceremony Photos

The 911 Patriot Flag is traveling the USA, to be in all 50 States before it’s retirement this Fall.  One of its’ stops in Massachusetts was at our own Revere Beach, the Oldest Public Beach in the country, on Tuesday July 5, 2011.  Photos were provided by Jennifer Terminiello.

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