Page 22 THE REVERE ADVOCATE – FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2022 RULING | FROM Page 1 to oversee the necessary repairs to the property. The City of Revere ruled the Water’s Edge highrise building was unfi t for habitation following a fi re on the 11th fl oor in June. “As Mayor of the City of Revere I am appalled by the lack of action taken…by the Boston Housing Court on our city’s request for Emergency Receivership at 370 Ocean Avenue,” said Arrigo following the ruling last week. “If there was ever a question of whether this is an emergency the judge only needs to talk with the 103 individuals, including young children, who have been displaced from this property since a fi re on June 21, 2022.” The judge refused an evidentiary hearing and would not hear testimony from Revere fi re and safety offi cials, according to the mayor. “It is beyond disappointing that the legal system – set up to protect innocent people from the harm of irresponsible and careless landlords – has failed in its duty when they were called on by those most in need,” Arrigo stated. In addition to fi ling for receivership, Arrigo said, the City of Revere has taken steps to foreclose on all three Ocean Avenue properties owned by the Carabetta family for outstanding tax title issues. Currently, the property owners have $1.9 million in past taxes owed to the city. The City of Revere and Carabetta are due back in court on August 10 to report on eff orts to make improvements to the high-rise apartment building. This week, Arrigo said Carabetta has not acted in good faith recently, or over the years, to address issues at its properties and cannot be trusted to fi x code issues at Ocean Avenue. “The City of Revere works cooperatively with all property owners to ensure permits are properly issued,” Arrigo said. “Unfortunately, Water’s Edge has acted without good faith in responding to the City’s concerns. It has acted without care for its tenants and, according to its own contractor, has been grossly negligent in failing to provide proper maintenance at 370 Ocean Avenue, even for important life safety systems.” Arrigo said the Carabettas cannot say with a straight face that they are doing everything possible for their tenants while for more than a month since the fi re BUSLANE | FROM Page 1 el time has improved by about two minutes from Revere Street down to Revere Beach Parkway. “Two minutes – you might think that’s not too much, but it’s a total of three minutes travel time, so that is about half as long to travel that stretch of road as it was before,” said Burkman. There has also been an increase in reliability, with less of a discrepancy between the lonthey have refused to let tenants use their vacant units at nearby properties. “The Carabettas have proven that they would rather see their tenants on the street than in their vacant units,” he said. “They cannot be trusted to correct the severe code violations at this building. The City will continue to fi ght to protect its residents.” In a statement released to the media, the Water’s Edge Limited Partnership said, “The owners gest and shortest trips down the corridor during the pilot program as well, he said. Burkman also noted that there have been healthy ridership levels along the Broadway corridor. Ridership along the 116 and 117 lines currently stands at about 82 percent of pre-Covid levels, which is higher than on most bus routes. “One of the reasons we selected this corridor is because these routes have a lot of ridership; even with Covid there Copyrighted material previously published in Banker & Tradesman/The Commercial Record, a weekly trade newspaper. It is reprinted with permission from the publisher, The Warren Group. For a searchable database of real estate transactions and property information visit: www.thewarrengroup.com. BUYER1 REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS SELLER1 BUYER2 Hassan, Abdelghany Z Guo, Song Bianco, Maria Dimarino, Joseph Marrero, Marisela Bedoya-Mazo, Sandra M Zapata-Bedoya, Yennifer D SPJ Proper es Inc Pakrooh, Ali A SELLER2 152 Dolphin Ave ADDRESS DATE PRICE Revere Dimarino, Michael J 495 Revere Beach Blvd #303 07.05.22 360000 360 Revere Beach Blvd #215 07.08.22 500000 07.07.22 820000 Mcha on Jr, Leo A Mcha on, Patricia L 474 Revere Beach Blvd #307 07.08.22 390000 have diligently pursued all eff orts to repair this building, even without the full cooperation of various city offi cials, and will seek to do so, until all repairs have been made in accordance with all building codes. “We understand how challenging this has been for our residents and are committed to doing everything we can to get them back into the building as quickly as possible.” were a lot of riders,” said Burkman. Parking Director Zachary Babo said that any parking issues along the route usually occurred between 8 and 9 a.m., when people were dropping their kids off at school or pulling over to run into a coff ee shop. “Three months into the program, there were 62 violations, and more than three-quarters of them were warnings during the fi rst few months,” Babo said.

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