Have a Safe & Happy July 4th Weekend! Vol. 29, No. 27 -FREE- www.advocatenews.net Residents ask questions, share ideas during St. George mayoral meet and greet Free Every Friday 781-286-8500 Friday, July 5, 2019 Suffolk Downs send-off Eileen Morgan, Gloria Dove, Joyce Russis and Greg Gigg all asked Mayor Brian Arrigo questions during Friday’s Meet the Mayor Night at the St. George Condominiums. In back, Steven Ross also asked the mayor questions and shared ideas. (Advocate Photos by Tara Vocino) By Tara Vocino pproximately 45 residents of St. George Seaside Condominiums and Beach Club had the opportunity to ask questions and share their ideas during a Meet the Mayor Night with Mayor Brian Arrigo last Friday night. The discussion focused on traffi c congestion, development and movie production. Joyce Russis asked Arrigo how he plans to minimize traffi c congestion, should he defeat challenger Daniel Rizzo in the November election. ArA rigo said he is also frustrated with the amount of time that it takes to get places. As a result, he initiated a traffi c study and learned that 97 percent of the city’s traffi c comes from Route 97, North Shore Road and Revere Beach Boulevard. “We try to be proactive and engage in conversation with ward councillors, because we know it’s an issue,” Arrigo said. He went on to say that a possible solution is to create a traffi c circle, but he was quick to note that it could create anothRESIDENTS | SEE PAGE 7 T Boston resident Alexander Pelletier and former trainer Mickey McGrath, of Peabody, with their commemorative Suff olk Downs T-shirts on Saturday. McGrath called it “the saddest day in Massachusetts,” but even more for Revere. He joked that he’s a big spender and bet $60. “They’ll have to generate taxes elsewhere – all the greatest horses ran here,” McGrath said, referring to Seabiscuit and Cigar. SUFFOLK | SEE PAGE 4 Banners at Revere Beach will take you on a “stroll through time” By Alexis Mikulski he sandy shore that forms a perfect crescent around the ocean, and the lighthouses blinking faintly in the distance, are some of the first things you may notice when walking along Revere Beach. Now, a new element has been added to the fi rst public beach in the United States – banners. In an initiative brought forth ANGELO’S FULL "Over 40 Years of Excellence!" 1978-2019 Regular Unleaded $2.579 Mid Unleaded $2.799 Super $2.859 Diesel Fuel $2.839 KERO $4.759 Diesel $2.699 CE Call for Current Price! (125—gallon minimum) Open an account and order online at: www.angelosoil.com (781) 231-3500 (781) 231-3003 367 LINCOLN AVE • SAUGUS • OPEN 7 DAYS IL ! SERVICE HEATING OIL 24-Hour Burner Service DEF Available by Pump! by the City of Revere, the Revere Society for Cultural & Historical Preservation, also known as RSCHP, and many members of the Revere community, 40 banners will be installed along Revere Beach that illustrate a series of images from 1896-1960’s and are labeled “a stroll through time.” A banner is shown being installed on Eliot Circle on Revere Beach recently. These images will depict Revere throughout the years and give residents and visitors a chance to see how the city has changed and developed over decades. Bob Upton, creator of Rev         $2.45 GALLON                erebeach.com and President of RSCHP, said the banners have been a collaborative effort, with many diff erent people and departments throughout the city pitching in to make it all possible. “The color, design and layout of the banners are thanks to Medford Vocational Technical High school students, and Lou Spagnola, a member of the RSCHP board of directors,” said Upton. “They helped add an important element to the city with these banners, as well as the historical society,” he said. BANNERS | SEE PAGE 6 Prices subject to change FLEET

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