Voters approve funding for new Northeast Regional Vocational High School project

Revere joined other communities in the Northeast Regional Vocational High School district Tuesday in voting overwhelmingly to fund the construction of a new $317 million vocational high school and related athletic facilities on the school campus in Wakefield.

Across the district, voters approved the referendum by an approximate margin of 82-18 percent. Revere approved the referendum with 84 percent voting in favor of the construction of a new high school. A total of 421 Revere voters went to the polls, with 357 voting in favor of the referendum and 62 voting against it.“It’s a great win and I’m happy for all the students,” said Anthony Caggiano, Revere’s representative on the Northeast Regional School Committee. “With the bigger school, we’ll be able to provide more vocational trade opportunities, get more students enrolled, and provide a better quality of life for all the students.”Newly appointed Election Commissioner Paul Fahey oversaw the election in Revere. Balloting was conducted at St. Anthony’s Church.

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