Archive for February, 2010

Finn finds a home at Pope John

Thursday, February 11th, 2010
Finn finds a home at Pope John

When Chris Finn laces up his skates for the final time in the Pope John XXIII High School hockey program, he will do so as one of the most prolific performers in the Everett parochial school’s history. Finn has surpassed the 100-point milestone, winding down the final stages of his interscholastic career with 45... »

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World War II veteran finally receives Combat Infantry Medal

Thursday, February 11th, 2010
World War II veteran finally receives Combat Infantry Medal

Winthrop resident Louis Visco has long been known in the local veterans community. “Lou is a long-time resident, a super guy and a long serving member of the American Legion,” explained Winthrop Veterans Agent Larry Holmes. Many people know Visco, and know of his service to the United States during World War II, as... »

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Wedding, reception – “Joey and Maria’s Wedding” to benefit Winthrop Community Access Television

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

For years, the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce has worked closely with the staff and volunteers at Winthrop Community Access Television (WCAT) to help ensure that the Chamber’s civic programs and events are brought to the larger population of the community. Now, the Chamber is turning its attention toward helping WCAT. On Friday, February 26,... »

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Boys basketball team wins South title

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

Although Viking basketball fans knew it was just an inevitable formality, the Winthrop High boys basketball team officially clinched an outright South Division title of the Northeastern Conference with a 63-52 triumph over Swampscott last Friday. The final score was by no means an indication of the ease with which the Vikings handled the... »

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Hockey team shuts out Medford, ties Danvers

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

The Winthrop High hockey team improved its chances for a top seeding in the upcoming state tournament with a win and a tie in its two games this past week. The Vikings battled to a hard fought 2-2 tie with Danvers last Wednesday and then shut out Medford 3-0 on Saturday. Coach Dale Dunbar’s... »

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Girls hockey team clinches tourney spot

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

The Winthrop Lady Bulldogs hockey team punched their ticket for a Journey to the Tourney with a victory and a tie in action this past week. Coach Anthony Martucci’s squad moved within one point of a tourney berth with a 4-0 blanking at Wilmington last Wednesday. McKenzie Clark, who is nearing the 100 point... »

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Fucillo takes second in hurdles and long jump at NEC Meet

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

Jenny Fucillo was the top performer for the Winthrop High girls indoor track team at the Northeastern Conference Meet held last Thursday at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center. The talented senior grabbed second place in the 55 meter hurdles in a time of 9.48 seconds. She then came back to take another... »

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Gymnastics team does well in conference meet

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

The Winthrop/Lynn English girls gymnastics team put on a strong performance at Saturday’s Northeastern Conference/Cape Ann League meet held Saturday at the Yellow Jackets facility in Middleton. Eight Lady Viking competed in the meet on one event each. Kayla Knight took a fifth place on floor and was a conference all star, a selection... »

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The Time Has Come – A casino at Suffolk Downs makes sense

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

Thanks to a combination of a bad economy and changing attitudes on Beacon Hill, the long talked about coming of a casino at Suffolk Downs appears to be approaching a reality. We feel it is safe to say that within 10 years from now, there will be a major gambling and resort style facility... »

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Let it Snow – Yes. we’re hoping for a storm

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

This has been a fairly easy-to-take winter thus far. We had that one major snowstorm before Christmas and since then, the winter of 2009-2010 has been like a stroll in the park for those of us who have been lifelong New Englanders. Although we certainly appreciate not having to deal with snow, ice, slush,... »

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