Mayor Tom Ambrosino has formally declined an offer by state Environmental Affairs Director Ian Bowles to head up the state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) – the agency responsible for maintaining Revere Beach.
In a phone call Monday morning, the mayor told Bowles that he would not accept the post, but rather would seek re-election as mayor of Revere.
Many have postulated that the mayor is interested in a post within state government. The DCR post was apparently offered to him about two or three weeks ago. After a vacation two weeks ago, the mayor met with Bowles on April 23rd for most of the morning at the State House. Apparently, he took a week to consider the offer and declined it this morning.