Mayor Dan Rizzo will be holding two public meetings on the recently-signed Host Community Agreement about the siting of a casino at Suffolk Downs. The meetings will take place on Saturday October 19 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Revere City Hall and on Saturday, October 30 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Senior Center at 25 Winthrop Ave. We urge residents to attend one of these meetings.
To say that the vote for approval of the casino on November 5 will just be another election is a complete understatement. Revere stands to gain too much for residents not to know all the facts and not to vote on the question.
At last week’s City Council meeting, Councillor after Councillor reiterated their support of the Host Community Agreement. Councillor Stephen Reardon said it best, “The downside for the City of Revere is too great if we do not vote for the Host Community Agreement.”
We agree and urge all residents to be informed about the pros and cons on this issue by attending one of these meetings.
Today, Revere is at the crossroads. This vote on November 5 will be a watershed moment for Revere as great as was the decision to transform Revere Beach starting in the late 1970s.