Archive for June, 2010

Be a driving force for the Rebuild Miller Field Committee

Thursday, June 17th, 2010
Be a driving force for the Rebuild Miller Field Committee

The Rebuild Miller Field Committee (from left) Jim Lederman, Jamie Scali, Frankie Fabiano, Rose Mazzucchelli, and Tracey Martucci. The committee is selling $20 tickets to win a 2010 Jeep Wrangler. The drawing will be held July 4 at the Point Shirley Horribles Parade. The committee is looking for sponsors, business people, or families that... »

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Court’s in session – Councillors discus merits of locking tennis facility

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Precinct Councillor James Letterie said the town would be sending the wrong message to residents and out-of-towners if it goes forward with a proposal by Town Manager James McKenna to lock up the Ingleside Park tennis courts and require a key for admission in order to use the facility. “I’m very disappointed that the... »

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Officials are in the process of ironing out details of where polling places will be

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

There will be important state and congressional elections this fall. It’s just not known yet at which polling locations Winthrop resident will be casting their ballots. Town Clerk Carla Vitale had previously brought forth a plan to decrease the number of polling locations (from three to possibly one) as a means of slicing expenses... »

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Town’s 107th Strawberry Festival set for June 22

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

The Winthrop Improvement and Historical’s annual Strawberry Festival will be held on the grounds of the Deane Winthrop House on Tuesday, June 22 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 and are available at many businesses around town along with the Library and the Senior Center. For those residents who have never been... »

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Foul Call? – Town should think long and hard before it locks tennis courts at Ingleside Park

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Acts of vandalism at the tennis courts at Ingleside Park have become rampant lately (why the young punks who are committing these acts have chosen the tennis courts is anyone’s guess) and to such an extent that Town Manager James McKenna suggested to the Town Council that the gates to the courts should be... »

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You’re Invited – Father’s Day Breakfast this Sunday

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

The Winthrop High football team will continue a long standing tradition when it hosts the annual Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast at the Winthrop High cafeteria Sunday morning The players and coaches will do all of the work, the fixin’ and the servin’, to make the annual event an easy and carefree way for Dad... »

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Strawberry Festival – Help out the Deane Winthrop House

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Another wonderful tradition in our community at this time of year is the Strawberry Festival sponsored by the Winthrop Improvement and Historical Association that will take place this Tuesday evening (June 22) on the grounds of the Deane Winthrop House from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The WIHA’s Strawberry Festival, which features the always delectable... »

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Police Blotter 06-17-2010

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

June 7 8:39 a.m. — A Wilshire Street resident reports that her Garmin GPS, valued at approximately $150, was stolen sometime the previous night or early morning. Her car might have been unlocked. 9:26 a.m. — A Willow Avenue resident requests help in removing a raccoon that is living in his garage. ACO is... »

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Obituaries 06-17-2010

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Rosaria ‘Sara’ Ciambra Retired electronics assembler Rosaria "Sara" (Carollo) Ciambra of Winthrop died at the Massachusetts General Hospital on June 12. She was 90 years old. A member of the East Boston Elder Service of Winthrop, prior to her retirement, she worked for United Electronic Controls as an electronic assembler. Born in Palermo, Italy,... »

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Branch managers – Crews work hard to removed downed trees and branches

Saturday, June 12th, 2010
Branch managers – Crews work hard to removed downed trees and branches

Winthrop Public Works crews were out in force beginning Sunday night and working through the day Tuesday, after a late afternoon thunder, lightning and wind storm swept through the area knocking down trees and tree branches, damaging property and creating a mess across town streets and parks. “It was a kind of hit or... »

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