Monthly Archives: September 2009

Delehanty appointed Chief of Winthrop Police Department

September 24, 2009
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Delehanty appointed Chief of Winthrop Police Department

Town Manager James McKenna announced at the Town Council meeting Tuesday night that Terence Delehanty has been appointed chief of the Winthrop Police Department. Delehanty was present inside the Joseph Harvey Room when McKenna made the announcement. “I’m pleased that he is in attendance this evening and happy that he accepted the appointment,” McKenna...

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Vikings fall to English – Big plays, injuries and penalties sink Vikings in 32-21 loss at Lynn English

September 24, 2009
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Vikings fall to English – Big plays, injuries and penalties sink Vikings in 32-21 loss at Lynn English

The Winthrop Vikings limped into their second game of the season at Lynn English missing two-thirds of the starting backfield that helped them to a big win over Salem in week one. By the time they finished the game, they had also lost their starting middle linebacker. “We went into the game without two...

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DeLeo holds the cards, and he’s ready to play

September 24, 2009
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DeLeo holds the cards, and he’s ready to play

There has been a major change in the casino gambling debate, and the source of that change lies in the office of the speaker of the House of Representatives, Revere’s representative, Bob DeLeo (D-Winthrop). This week, DeLeo told the Journal that his long-standing reservation about full-scale casinos has softened because of the issue of...

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Council mulls whether to deal $150,000 to schools for architect

September 24, 2009
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On Tuesday, the Winthrop Town Council held a brief discussion about a proposed plan the appropriate $150,000 to Winthrop Public Schools. The purpose of the funds, should they be approved, will be to allow the School Department to hire an architect to manage planned renovations for Winthrop High School. It is the latest step...

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Fourth Annual Taste of Winthrop – September 30 at the Winthrop Yacht Club

September 24, 2009
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Whether you are an avid foodie, a philanthropist with a soft spot for local charitable efforts, or just hungry, The fourth annual Taste of Winthrop to be held next Wednesday, September 30, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Winthrop Yacht Club, is definitely an event you want to check out. “This is a...

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Winthrop stuns Gloucester

September 24, 2009
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If you happen to have a copy of Tuesday’s Gloucester Times, save it for a member of the Winthrop High School boys soccer team. One of the headlines in the sports section reads, “Winthrop stuns Gloucester, 1-0,” words the Vikings won’t soon forget. It’s uncertain when exactly Winthrop last beat Gloucester in a boys...

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Congratulations, Chief Delehanty – New chief brings experience, knowledge to post

September 24, 2009
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The announcement by Town Manager James McKenna at Tuesday’s Town Council meeting that he has appointed Terence Delehanty as the new chief of the Winthrop Police Department should comes as no surprise to local residents. Delehanty, who has been serving as the executive officer in charge of the Winthrop Police Department since this past...

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MWRA: Slow those trucks! MWRA must take action to curb public safety threat

September 24, 2009
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Readers of this week’s police blotter will notice that under the direction of new Police Chief Terence Delehanty, the Winthrop Police have begun handing out hefty fines to truck drivers who don’t follow the designated truck route to Deer Island. In addition to not following the designated route, residents know fully well that these...

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Michael Dukakis for U.S. Senator Former governor would be perfect interim choice

September 24, 2009
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As this is being written, the state Legislature is about to enact legislation that would give the governor the power to name an interim U.S. senator until an election is held in January. We fully support the measure. It is absurd to suggest that we should not have two U.S. senators, both to represent...

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Obituaries – 9/23/09

September 24, 2009
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Catherine Mario East Boston resident Catherine M. “Kay” (Tobin) Mario, beloved wife of the late Christy Mario, died in East Boston on September 21. She was the mother of Michael of Boston’s North End, Joseph of East Boston, Christopher and his wife, Cathy, of Chelmsford, Martin and his wife, Antoinetta, of Winchester, Maryann and...

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