Archive for March, 2010

Mutual aid – Delehanty and Flanagan support regionalization efforts

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010
Mutual aid – Delehanty and Flanagan support regionalization efforts

The leaders of Winthrop’s public safety departments are refuting opinions stated in a piece in last week’s Sun-Transcript that the town’s fire and police departments are not interested in advancing regionalization efforts in Winthrop, Revere, and Chelsea. In a joint interview, Police Chief Terence Delehanty and Fire Chief Paul Flanagan said the Metropolitan Area... »

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School employees dominate Top 100

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010
School employees dominate Top 100

Town employees making the big bucks in 2009 were more than likely to be police officers, firefighters or school employees, rather than those working in Town Hall. According to a salary list released by the Town last week, there were nine town employees making more than $100,000, and the top 100 employees all made... »

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Torrential rains spare Winthrop

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

As communities across eastern Massachusetts dealt with historic flooding problems caused by three days of rain from Monday to Wednesday, the town of Winthrop made it through largely unscathed, as a low astronomical high tide and winds out of the south and west, helped to keep storm surge low and ocean waters where they... »

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Vikings a work in progress

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

“Rain, rain, go away,” certainly has been the mantra for the Winthrop High baseball team and scores of other schoolboy athletes across the region as they try to prepare for the start of the 2010 spring sports season. “This weather has been insane,” said WHS head coach Jim Gillis, who has assumed the coaching... »

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Great Police Work – Arrests of robbery suspects sends a message

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

We didn’t get a chance in last week’s Sun Transcript to offer our commendation and thank you to the members of the Winthrop Police Department for the arrests of the two men, one from Lynn and the other from Winthrop, who were the prime suspects in the rash of recent armed robberies of local... »

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Avoidable Tragedy – When it comes to bullying, schools need to be proactive

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

The indictments of nine teens on various criminal charges related to the bullying incident that led to the suicide of a 15-year-old high school girl hopefully will send a loud and clear message to teens and their parents that the time has come to end the bullying mentality that has become a part of... »

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Police Blotter 03-31-2010

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

Monday, March 22 9:37 a.m. – WPD assist a worker from the Department of Mental Health perform a home inspection of a Bates Avenue resident, a 52-year-old male was subsequently arrested on an outstanding warrant. 12:30 p.m. – A caller reports that a woman is trying to break into an apartment on Underhill Street.... »

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Obituaries 03-31-2010

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

Phyllis DeSanctis Mancuso Winthrop resident Phyllis DeSanctis Mancuso of Winthrop died suddenly at home on March 23. She was 67 years old. Born July 10, 1942 in Winthrop, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Mancuso and Patricia McCarthy; loving mother of Donna DeSanctis and cherished Nana of Mark and Briana Mazzone, all... »

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A feeling of togetherness – Funding for Winthrop, Chelsea and Revere aims to improve services and cut costs

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010
A feeling of togetherness – Funding for Winthrop, Chelsea and Revere aims to improve services and cut costs

House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo (D – Winthrop) announced Monday that the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) will use District Local Technical Assistance Funds to plan for the regionalization of municipal services in Winthrop, Revere and Chelsea in an effort to cut costs and improve services. The efforts at regionalization and collaboration are designed... »

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Pee Wee A’s win state title

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010
Pee Wee A’s win state title

By Jim Lederman In a scene that reminded me of the parade to welcome home Olympic hero Michael Eruzione, the town had a parade to welcome the newest State Championship Team. The Pee Wee A’s team captured the state title Saturday night at Hockey Town in Saugus with a 5-0 victory over Westwood. Coaches... »

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