Archive for January, 2010

Welcome aboard, Eric Moore – New health director is appointed

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

The announcement that a new, permanent director of the Winthrop Health Department is coming on board this Monday is good news for the town. With all of the vital health issues (including the H1N1 flu) on the horizon, it was important to have a person working on these matters and be available to residents... »

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Obituaries 01-27-2010

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Joseph Nocito, 94 Of New Hampshire, formerly of Winthrop Joseph P. Nocito of Salem, NH, formerly of Winthrop, died at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Nashua, NH on January 21 after a brief illness. He was 94 years old. Born in East Boston, he was the beloved son of the late Elisabetta (Guida) and Orazio Nocito.... »

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Brown’s kind of town – Republican wins Winthrop en route to victory over Coakley

Friday, January 22nd, 2010
Brown’s kind of town – Republican wins Winthrop en route to victory over Coakley

Winthrop voters turned out in larger than expected numbers and gave Republican Scott Brown the majority vote over Democrat Martha Coakley in the U.S. Senate special election on Tuesday. Winthrop cast 3,596 votes for Brown and 2,902 votes for Coakley. Libertarian candidate Joseph Kennedy received 71 votes. Fifty percent of Winthrop’s 13,000 eligible voters... »

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WPD arrests three on gun charges

Friday, January 22nd, 2010
WPD arrests three on gun charges

Winthrop detectives conducting surveillance operations in the Shirley Street area on January 14, wound up arresting three men on unlawful possession of a firearms charges, after observations made by the detectives resulted in a stop of the motor vehicle they were driving in. The three men arrested were William Albright, 38, of Saugus, Christopher... »

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Outcome is nothing short of historic

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

The Kennedy political dynasty with its birthplace right here in Suffolk County has suffered a grievous loss with the victory of Scott Brown over Martha Coakley. She won Boston, Chelsea and Suffolk County but she didn’t win Winthrop. Winthrop went for Scott Brown – and if that doesn’t say something about Coakley’s campaign and... »

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Boys basketball team continues to impress; beats Salem, 59-42

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

For almost 20 years, the Salem High gym has been a place of doom for the Winthrop High boys basketball program. A generation of Viking hoop players have fallen victim to the Witches’ hex over the years in the form of a host of talented Salem basketball teams. But in 2010, last Friday, January... »

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WHS teams with Princeton Review to offer free SAT practice test

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

High school aged students in the town of Winthrop will be able to take a free SAT Practice test at Winthrop High School on Saturday, February 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the test will then be followed up by a ‘Scores Back’ report back to students and parents on February 24... »

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The People Have Spoken – But what are they saying? And to whom?

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

The political pundits, prognosticators, bloggers, Tweeters, et als will be having a field day for a long time to come as they try to discern some meaning from the election of Republican Scott Brown as our next United States Senator. We will hear all of the obvious reasons for the defeat of Democrat Martha... »

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Gymnastics team sets new record

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

The Winthrop/Lynn English co-op gymnastics team enjoyed an outstanding week, defeating three league opponents and setting both team and individual records in the process. The three victories also set the stage for a big showdown for first place with No. Andover that took place last night (Wednesday). The Lady Vikings opened the week with... »

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Girls hockey team tops Wilmington, 7-1

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

McKenzie Clark lit the lamp for four goals to lead the Winthrop Lady Bulldogs hockey team to a 7-1 win over Wilmington on Monday. The victory lifts Coach Anthony Martucci’s crew to a 4-2-4 record on the season. The Lady Bulldogs have 12 points and need six more to qualify for a state tourney... »

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