Mayor Arrigo’s Updates - Archive
January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013
December 10, 2013
Today the Massachusetts Gaming Commission asked the City of Revere to move forward with another vote on a resort style casino in our community. The partnership between the City of Revere, Mohegan Sun, and Suffolk Downs represents an opportunity to develop a world-class destination resort that will make the City of Revere proud as a host community, that will benefit the entire region with new jobs... Read more
December 9, 2013
LYNN -- Monday, December 9, 2013 -- City leaders from communities up and down the North Shore, including Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy of Lynn, Mayor Daniel Rizzo of Revere, Mayor Kimberley Driscoll of Salem, and City Manager Jay Ash of Chelsea united to show their support for a world-class Mohegan Sun at Suffolk Downs. The leaders expressed their support based on the 2,500 construction jobs and... Read more
December 7, 2013
RE: Proposed Casino at Suffolk Downs
Dear Chairman Crosby:
I would like to thank you and the Gaming Commission for taking the time at your meeting this week to discuss the resort casino proposed by Mohegan Sun for the Suffolk Downs property in Revere. I was very encouraged to hear comments from the Commissioners regarding the rights of Revere’s voters and our City’s enthusiastic support for a... Read more
December 7, 2013
Mayor Rizzo announced today that the City of Revere and Revere Police Annual Toy Drive is officially underway and that residents and businesses can donate toys to children of families in need.
One of the best ways to make a needy child feel happy and included in the celebration of the holiday season is to donate a toy. While providing hours of fun and lasting memories, a single toy can inspire... Read more
December 6, 2013
December 6, 2013
MUNICIPAL LEADERS SUPPORT WORLD-CLASS RESORT
AT SUFFOLK DOWNS DEVELOPED BY MOHEGAN SUN
Benefits of Revere-based development will extend throughout North Shore
LYNN -- A group of North Shore municipal officials and business leaders will gather at Lynn City Hall on Monday, December 9 at 12:00 p.m. to discuss the benefits of a world-class resort developed by Mohegan... Read more
November 27, 2013
Today, Suffolk Downs announced that they have reached an agreement with Mohegan Sun as their new gaming partner. In October of this year, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, through a unanimous 5-0 vote, found Mohegan Sun suitable to operate a gaming establishment in Massachusetts. Clearly, Mohegan Sun is a first-class operator with a solid reputation in the industry and in our region. We are... Read more
November 25, 2013
This past week Real Estate Capital Partners, Covington Realty Partners LLC, and Minco Development Corporation broke ground at "The Vanguard at Waterfront Square", a 194-unit luxury rental apartment community on the waterfront in Revere. The groundbreaking occurred this past Friday, November 22, 2013.
Covington and RECAP, through its Metropolitan Opportunity Fund III, LP, acquired the 1.65 acre... Read more
November 20, 2013
In compliance with the Biggert-Waters National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, FEMA has released updated flood zone maps adding approximately 660 Revere residences to the flood zone and removing approximately 30.
The flood maps are available at City Hall or online at the FEMA Map Service Center at http://hazards.fema.gov/femaportal/prelimdownload/. If you choose to review online, you will... Read more
November 14, 2013
By Thor Jourgensen / The Daily Item
Posted on November 13, 2013
REVERE — The $1.5 million the city is getting to pay for a new Pleasant Street parking lot will also help revitalize Broadway as Revere’s main business street, state Development Secretary Greg Bialecki said.
Elected officials and local merchants who gathered Tuesday in City Hall to hear Bialecki’s announcement clapped as he...