Traffic Advisory

Thursday, July 18, through Sunday, July 21, DCR has implemented various road closures to the accommodate the 2024 Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival. Residents needing to travel should avoid this area.Details of Closures


The Revere Board of Health has Issued an Order to Require Masks or Facial Covering in Certain Public Places


  • Everyone over the age of 5 must wear masks or facial covering over their nose and mouth: while inside a building open to the public; while using public transportation; while pumping gas or using other self-service outdoor facilities; or while inside any confined or enclosed space that is open to the public.  
  • Essential businesses that are open to the public must post this sign on every entrance to the business.  The sign must be at least 8.5" x 11" in size.
  • Businesses are authorized to refuse service to unmasked people, and to expel them from the premises.  

The Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission has Issued an Updated Order Regarding Delinquency Reporting Period (Credit Terms)UPDATED 4/16/20


The Revere Board of Health has Issued an Order Clarifying the Operation of Essential Businesses During the Declared Covid-19 State of Emergency.  Text of Order is HERE


  • Any sick employees MUST be sent home – no exceptions
  • All employees must have masks and gloves, and must frequently wash hands
  • All frequently touched surfaces must be cleaned/sanitized regularly
  • There must be floor markings and/or signage creating a buffer zone of six feet between customers and employees
  • No customers may gather in groups of linger past the completion of their business – no exceptions
  • Walk-up sales are not allowed
  • Countertop sales at non-self-service stores (e.g., bakeries, coffee shops) are only allowed under strict conditions – read the order
  • Drive-through, delivery, and curbside pickup are allowed
  • There are strict limitations on the number of customers allowed in stores – read the order, as they depend upon occupancy
  • There must be procedures in place for limiting entry into businesses, including measures to ensure customers maintain a distance of six feet
  • The order must be posted at all entrances, and visible to employees and the public

Governor Baker Issued an Executive Order Extending the Closing of Certain Workplaces and the Prohibition on Gatherings of More Than 10 People

This Order is in Effect until Monday, May 18, 2020 – (unless further extended)

The Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission has Issued an Advisory Regarding On-Premises Licensees Selling for Off-Premises Consumption.  With Limits - Read Advisory Here.

This Means Five Things (This is not a complete list; refer to the links below for details.)

ONE: businesses on the Essential Services List are urged to remain open.  NOTE: the Essential Services List has been updated.

TWO: businesses that are NOT on the Essential Services List must close their physical locations, including stores and offices, to all workers, customers, and the public.  If it is at all possible to operate remotely, those businesses are encouraged to do so.

THREE: Hotels, motels, inns, bed and breakfasts, and short-term residential rentals (e.g., Airbnb, VRBO, time-shares) are now limited to uses that support the efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  They may no longer remain open for any other purposes, except for those people occupying lodging as of March 31, 2020, and those only until the end of their scheduled stay.  See guidance HERE.

FOUR: it is not allowed to have 10 or more people gathered in a single room or a single space at the same time in any confined indoor or outdoor space.  This includes any staff members.  Examples include: theater; stadium; auditorium; fitness center; gymnasium; private club; athletic events. 

FIVE: there are now specific fines and penalties assigned to any violations of this order. 



  • Take-out and delivery of food, along with beer and wine only, as long as it complies with the limits of the ABCC Advisory.  Beer and wine sales end at midnight, or your normal closing hour, whichever is earlier.  
  • Convenience stores, grocery stores, package stores, gas stations may all remain open for normal business 
  • Any business that is on the Essential Services List is urged to remain open 
  • Hotels, motels, inns, bed and breakfasts, and short-term residential rentals may remain open only for uses deemed as Essential Services
  • The use of plastic bags for purchased items and/or food.  Until further notice, the City is suspending the ordinance banning the use of plastic bags. 


  • On-premises liquor license holders MAY NOT sell alcohol other than beer and wine, MAY NOT sell alcohol past midnight or your normal closing hours, which ever is earlier, and MAY NOT sell alcohol without food.  ABCC Advisory
  • Self-service food or drink is not allowed 
  • Non-medical personal care facilities must still remain closed.  This includes, but is not limited to, hair or nail salons, barber shops, spas, massage parlors, tanning salons, body art facilities, cosmetic facilities.
  • Hotels, motels, inns, bed and breakfasts, and short-term residential rentals (e.g., Airbnb, time-shares) may not operate for non-essential purposes such as leisure or vacation.  See guidance.  
  • Any business that is NOT on the Essential Services List must close their physical locations.  If you can operate remotely through online work or having your employees telecommute, you are encouraged to remain open – but only remotely; no workers, customers, or the public may be in your physical premises.  


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