Monthly Archives: December 2009

Delehanty named police chief

December 30, 2009
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Delehanty named police chief

One of the biggest stories of 2009 came in September when a son of Winthrop, Terence Delehanty, was promoted to the position of Chief of the Winthrop Police Department (WPD). Delehanty had previously served as the Assistant Chief under former Chief David C. Goldstein. In February, 2009, Interim Town Manager Larry Holmes asked Delehanty...

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2009 Stories of The Year – Local businessman Richard Honan, Winthrop Cares Committee led the way

December 30, 2009
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Nationally, the inaugural of our country’s first African American President might be seen by many as the top story of 2009. Or perhaps it is the epic debate and passage of a universal health care plan that is at the top of some lists if top stories of 2009. Others may see more sensational...

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Interim Manager Larry Holmes provided a steady hand during difficult times

December 30, 2009
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While the story of the year in Winthrop was the passage of an historic Proposition 2 ½ override vote during the worst financial crisis in generations (see related story this page), the role that Interim Town Manager Larry Holmes may have been just as important. Early in 2009, the town of Winthrop was entering...

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Viking hoopmen glide past No. Cambridge, 89-49

December 30, 2009
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Monday night’s early season matchup between the Winthrop High basketball team and No. Cambridge Catholic, the teams that have battled in the final of the Division 4 North State Sectional the past two years, had been billed as a preview of coming attractions come March Madness time. But Coach Dave Brown and his Viking...

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A look back, and a look ahead – The next decade can’t be worse, can it?

December 30, 2009
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When we think back to 10 years ago, the end of 1999, we recall how upbeat and optimistic we were. The U.S. economy was undergoing a revolutionary conversion from old style manufacturing to high tech and biotech, the promise of which seemed limitless. The stock market was roaring higher and higher, especially the NASDAQ,...

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Obituaries 12-30-2009

December 30, 2009
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Gina Monaco 58-year employee of Bond Brothers Construction Gina M. (Vincenti) Monaco of Everett died on December 27. A 58 year employee of Bond Brothers Constuction, she was the beloved wife of the late Walter Mills and the late Leonard Monaco; mother of Janeen Traill of Revere, Loretta Cirrone and her husband, James, of...

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Brown’s goal gives hockey girls 1-1 tie

December 30, 2009
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The Winthrop Lady Bulldogs hockey team maintained its undefeated record with a 1-1 tie against Marblehead Saturday. Junior captain Taylor Brown, a defenseman, scored the tying goal in the second period, with Capt. Lindsey Barker and McKenzie Clark being credited with the assists. The Lady Bulldogs, who now stand at 2-0-2 on the season,...

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Viking hockey team defeats Danvers, 4-0

December 30, 2009
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The Winthrop High hockey team continued its winning ways, improving to 3-1 on the season, with a 4-0 blanking of Danvers last Wednesday. Once again the big story for the Vikings was the superlative play of its defense and goalie Pat Feeley, who stymied Danvers to record their third shutout of the season. Winthrop...

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Lady Vikings do well in field, sprint events

December 30, 2009
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The Winthrop High girls indoor track team fared well in the field and short distance events in their meet last week with Beverly. Julia Wallace captured the high jump with a leap of 4-6 and Lauren MacMullen took a second in the shotput with a toss of 29-8.75, which was just 2.5 inches off...

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Hegarty wins hurdles event

December 30, 2009
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A thin Winthrop High boys indoor track team scored just eight points in its meet last week with Beverly. Connor Hegarty sped to victory in the 55 meter hurdles in 9.5 seconds and Jim Evans took a second in the 55 meter dash in 6.9.

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