Archive for December, 2009

Arrest Report 12-30-2009

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18 10:52 AM: A Siren st. resident reported that a neighbor has a sign in a window of his home, facing hers, with profane language written in it. An officer will have the sign taken down. 11:46 AM: Off. Donnellan stopped a MV on Shirley st. and issued a citation to the... »

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Sign of greatness – Senior signal caller Will Milano wins Irving Alexander Award

Saturday, December 19th, 2009
Sign of greatness – Senior signal caller Will Milano wins Irving Alexander Award

As Winthrop High’s sophomore quarterback, Will Milano made what head coach Sean Driscoll calls, “one of the greatest plays in the program’s history.” Driscoll was referring to Milano’s touchdown pass in the final seconds to Chris Beranger that delivered Winthrop a dramatic 27-22 win over Revere in the 2007 Thanksgiving game. Milano made many... »

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Crime watch: String of car breaks has WPD’s attention – Chief asks for help in preventing thefts and identifying suspicious people

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

During a recent two-day period in Winthrop, residents reported 13 car break-ins across the town, many of which resulted in stolen property and nearly all of which could have been prevented if the car owners had simply locked their cars. “The tough thing for us, is that the break-ins haven’t taken place in just... »

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First Church’s ‘Toasty Tuesdays’ offers food and companionship

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

It is quite common this time of year to hear ‘good stories’ of folks helping their neighbors or those in need. Indeed, it is the essence of the holiday season, that those who have the ability, take a little time and help those less fortunate than themselves. And, over the past year, there are... »

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Reilly will preside over his final meeting Tuesday night

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

Town Council President Thomas Reilly will call the final council meeting of the year to order Tuesday at 7 p.m. inside the Joseph Harvey Room at Town Hall. The meeting will be Reilly’s last as council president. Reilly decided not to seek re-election to the position he has held for the past four years.... »

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Vikings impressive from the first tip

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

The night began with Dino Mallios, Gavin Mahoney, and Will Milano all hitting three-pointers. Dino struck again off a pretty feed from Mark Jenkins and the sky-walking Jake Connors swished a free throw to give Winthrop the first 12 points of the game. The Vikings never took their feet off the accelerator and though... »

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Police Blotter 12-19-2009

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

MONDAY, DECEMBER 7 11:41 AM: A resident came into the station to report a minor MVA in the Centre in which a pick up truck backed into her MV. 1:00 PM: A Quincy Ave. resident reported a B&E into his MV that was parked in his driveway and that his wife’s iPod was taken.... »

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They served us well – Council’s final meeting will mark the end of an era

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

The Town Council will hold its last meeting of 2009 on Tuesday night at which time it will vote on whether to maintain the same tax structure for residential and business properties or set separate tax rates, commonly known as tax classification. The state legislature allowed cities and towns to classify residential and business... »

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Police Officers get their due – Recognition for Sanborn, Heighton, Vitale well deserved

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

There was a quite a turnout of Winthrop police officers Monday night for a celebration at the Senior Center recognizing 35 years of volunteer service to the town by Auxiliary Police Chief Robert Sanborn and Deputy Chief Clark Heighton and 38 years of dedicated service by Winthrop Police Officer Ronald Vitale. Police Chief Terence... »

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Congratulations, Will – Alexander Award winner was an outstanding leader

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

The Rotary Club of Winthrop presented the Winthrop football program’s most prestigious award, the Irving Alexander Award, at a luncheon Monday to captain Will Milano. It’s a tradition that dates back many decades and it was heartwarming to hear Milano tell the Rotary how much the award meant to him and how being an... »

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