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SUFFOLK DOWNS TO HOST FINAL DAY ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4

Story:  www.suffolkdowns.com Suffolk Downs will celebrate what is very likely the final day of racing at the 79-year-old racetrack on Saturday with a series of tributes featuring the horses and the people who have built the track’s rich tradition dating back to its opening in 1935, the track announced today. From the day’s first race, “The Eddie Wrack,” named for the horse that won the track’s inaugural race on July 10. 1935, to the ninth and final race on Saturday’s card, “The Seabiscuit,” Suffolk Downs will honor the its most famous performers and performances all afternoon long with live winner’s circle and video presentations. “We are looking forward to Saturday and to providing thousands of local racing fans what we hope is an appropriate appreciation of this facility’s legacy as one of the area’s most historic sports and entertainment venues,” said Chip Tuttle, the track’s Chief Operating Officer. Local jockeys …

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The 8th Annual Revere Beach Memorial set for Sunday September 21st

The 8th Annual Revere Beach Memorial will be held on Sunday September 21, 2014 7pm-8pm Rain or Shine at the William G.Reinstein Bandstand on Revere Beach. Now is the time to act. Now is the time to come together and remember those who have died due to alcohol and or drug addiction. You can get involved by: Registering a loved ones name at the Revere Beach Memorial. You are also invited to bring a photo to post on the Memory Wall at the event. Attending the Revere Beach Memorial Contributing to the Revere Beach Memorial Fund. Proceeds go to local addiction treatment programs, an educational scholarship for RHS students impacted by addiction, and future Revere Beach Memorials. Join the Revere Cares Alcohol, Tobacco, and other Drug (ATOD) Task Force. To Pre-Register a loved ones name or for more information about the Revere Beach Memorial please call Vivian Catano-Merino at 781-485-6440. …

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Revere Tornado Relief Fund established

Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo and a host of other federal and local officials will be on hand Friday to formally launch the Revere Tornado Relief Fund. http://www.reveretornadorelief.org The fund, created on GoFundMe.com, has a goal of raising $1 million. According to a statement by Rizzo, regular homeowner’s insurance plans may not cover much of the damage caused by the tornado. “Total estimated damage is in the millions of dollars. With the extreme rarity of the tornado in Revere, a vast majority of these costs will likely not be covered by private insurance,” he said. “We have set up this fund so that these residents and business owners are not alone in shouldering the burden of rebuilding their lives and our community.” There are several ways you can donate to the fund. You can follow this link to donate online, drop off a donation in person at the People’s United Bank …

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2014 Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival a Huge Success

The 2014 Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival came to a close Saturday evening concluding with a spectacular fireworks display. Hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over New England and beyond came to see the an amazing array of sand sculptings created by the worlds greatest artisans. Once again the Revere Beach Partnership has conducted an incredible event that was enjoyed by throngs of visitors to Revere Beach. This years event was by far the biggest and the best! It seemed as though the there was a never ending line of amazing sand sculptings. The centerpiece featuring the five seals of our US Armed Forces was a fitting tribute to all those who have served. As this year marks the 70th anniversary of World War II: D-Day, the 2014 Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival dedicated this year’s theme to “Stars and Stripes: A Tribute to our Nation’s Armed …

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Revere Beach Partnership Teams Up with Wounded Warrior Project for 2014 Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival

Revere Beach Partnership Teams Up with Wounded Warrior Project for 2014 Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival’s “Stars and Stripes” Theme America’s First Public Beach Fundraising On Behalf of Wounded Warrior Project Throughout 11th Annual National Sand Sculpting Festival, July 18 – 20, 2014 Revere, MA (July 1, 2014) – The Revere Beach Partnership is honored to announce its collaboration with the Wounded Warrior Project throughout the entirety of its “Stars and Stripes: A Tribute to our Nation’s Armed Forces” themed 2014 Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival from July 18 – 20, 2014. The three-day union between both parties will allow those attending the 2014 Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival the opportunity to donate to the Wounded Warrior Project. Founded in 2002, the Wounded Warrior Project aims to raise awareness and enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members. The organization also helps injured service …

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Revere Beach Goes Hollywood

No, that’s not a picture of Miami Beach. It’s our own Revere Beach after a Hollywood makeover. Some lucky locals got a chance to see Johnny Depp and Sienna Miller during the filming of the new Whitey Bulger biopic, Black Mass. Whoever has the job of scouting out locations for the film hit the bulls eye by selecting Revere Beach. The story made it to the pages of the Boston Herald. You can read it here.

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Metropolitan Beaches Commission Releases Findings for Lynn, Nahant, Revere, & Winthrop

Waves of Change REVERE – The Metropolitan Beaches Commission (MBC) released its’ report Waves of Change on the Boston Harbor region’s 15 public beaches including Revere, Nahant, Lynn, Revere, and Winthrop, owned by the Commonwealth and managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation. The Commission held ten hearings at the State House and in each of the region’s waterfront neighborhoods and beachfront communities to examine the progress made on these beaches since it released its first report in 2007. “The investments we have made on these beaches strengthen our communities and the economy, improve people’s lives and demonstrate that government can work,” said Senator Tom McGee of Lynn, who Co-Chairs the Commission. The report identifies a number of continuing challenges and opportunities that need to be addressed to move these beaches from good to great. These include staffing levels at the beaches, which increased after 2007, but declined in …

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Revere Beach Partnership Announces Plans for the 2014 Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival Featuring Fifteen Master Sculptors from Around the Globe

America’s First Public Beach Pays Tribute to U.S. Military Heroes with 11th Annual World-Renowned Sand Sculpting Festival from July 18 – 20, 2014 REVERE, MA (May 28, 2014) – The Revere Beach Partnership is proud to announce the dates and theme for the 2014 Revere Beach NationalSand Sculpting Festival hosted at America’s oldest public beach, Revere Beach, established in 1896. Attracting an average of 300,000 attendees annually, the 2014 Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival will begin on Friday, July 18 and commence on Sunday, July 20. This year’s festival will feature fifteen world-renowned master sand sculptures from all corners of the globe who will put their skills to the test as they compete for first prize in the Master Sand Sculpting Competition. “Every year, the Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival provides us with the opportunity to showcase our beach and our community to spectators near and far, while …

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Perfect weather for 2014 Revere Beach Kite Festival sponsored by RBP & Kelly’s !

The Revere Beach Kite Festival was held today across from Kelly’s Roast Beef! Under beautiful blue skies hundreds of young and old alike enjoyed an incredibly beautiful day to fly a kite. The Revere Beach Partnership and Kelly’s once again sponsored this event on a perfect Sunday afternoon. Kites were given away to early birds and enjoyed by everyone on this gorgeous day at the beach. For more photos and images of this wonderful event visit www.facebook.com/reverebeach  Be sure to “Like” us and Share these images with your Friends and Fans!  

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Mayor Rizzo Announces Fourth Annual Revere Shines Citywide Clean-Up and National Take Back Day

Story by : Revere News  Hundreds of Revere residents will participate in the yearly community clean-up For the past three years, the City of Revere has hosted Revere Shines, a citywide clean-up effort that occurs on the last Saturday of April. This year Revere Shines will take place on Saturday, April 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Residents and local business partners are being asked to meet at 8:45 a.m. at the American Legion Building at 249 Broadway, from where they will then be dispersed into the community o begin their clean-up efforts. After a few hours, all are invited back to the American Legion Building  at noon for a BBQ and music to celebrate their hard work. Last year “Revere Shines” drew over 500 residents, businesses, community groups, and other organizations that participated in the clean-up. Together these volunteers were able to effectively clean and remove trash and debris from over 60 locations across Revere. …

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