Archive for April, 2010

Nice Work, Chief – Delehanty secures a generous grant

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Police Chief Terence Delehanty proudly announced at the Council meeting that his department was able to obtain a $45,000 grant to help persons involved with domestic violence issues. The Police Department has been very active in seeking grants and this award will allow the department to work on the issue of domestic violence and... »

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Police Blotter 04-28-2010

Friday, April 30th, 2010

April 19 7:10 a.m. – A Shirley Street resident reports that his van was “egged” sometime overnight. 10:36 a.m. – A Hermon Street resident calls to report that “an old friend” may be in the process of robbing his house. Officers respond and find the residence secure. 11:18 a.m. – A second-floor alarm goes... »

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Obituaries 04-28-2010

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Sarah Medros Member of Hadassah, the Walnut Street Shule and many other organizations Sarah G. (Leverant) Medros died on April 26 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. She was 89 years old. Born in Boston, she lived in Chelsea for most of her life. She was educated in the Chelsea schools and was a graduate of... »

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Breaking into the business – Magee works on independent film, ‘Breaking Upwards’

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010
Breaking into the business – Magee works on independent film, ‘Breaking Upwards’

Jillian Magee is accustomed to being in front of an audience. She was an award-winning actor for the Winthrop High drama team in the Massachusetts High School Drama Festival in each of her four years. But this semester McGee, a 20-year-old sophomore at Pace University, is gaining experience behind the scenes while working in... »

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A losing strategy by the State Senate

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Some generals and politicians fight to win and some fight to lose. During the first two years of the Civil War, the Union Army was camped on the banks of the Potomac River. General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia was embanked on the other side, at times, almost within site of the... »

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Council to take a look at ‘Brown Bag’ policy

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

There’s the blue plate special at restaurants, and now the Winthrop Town Council is looking at a Brown Bag special for the town’s restaurants. Brown Bagging has long been practiced in Winthrop and it involves customers bringing their own beer or wine into a restaurant that doesn’t have a liquor license. Many also call... »

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The Crystal Ball… – Commuter ferry could be a boon for tourism

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

One of the interesting comments from U.S. Congressman Edward Markey during his conference with town officials was that Winthrop could become a tourist destination in the manner of Newburyport in the years to come. Congressman Markey was in town to re-affirm his strong commitment to the commuter ferry project (Markey was instrumental in securing... »

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WGC Is Thriving – Local institution is ready for another season

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

The Winthrop Golf Club celebrated the start of another season Friday night with its traditional kickoff dinner at the golf club. The guests enjoyed a delicious buffet dinner and awards were presented by club pro James Bruce for the past season. Club officials said the club is still strong and vibrant and welcomes new... »

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One Of A Kind – Silvio Cella will be missed

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Long time Winthrop football players and fans were saddened to hear of the passing of former Revere High football coach Silvio Cella, a man who was a legendary figure in this area. Cella’s career spanned more than 50 years. He was a star football player at Revere High and Boston University in the 1940s... »

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Vikings defeat Marblehead, 7-4

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

The Winthrop High baseball team parlayed a fine pitching performance by Anthony Hatzisavas and timely hitting to earn a 7-4 victory at Marblehead Thursday. “This was a very nice win for us,” said WHS head coach Jim Gillis, whose Vikings now are 2-1 on the season. “Marblehead is an NEC South Division rival and... »

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