Archive for September, 2010

TV dinner – Anderson family will reap the benefits of winning DIY network’s ‘Worst Kitchen in America’ show

Thursday, September 30th, 2010
TV dinner – Anderson family will reap the benefits of winning  DIY network’s ‘Worst Kitchen in America’ show

Winthrop residents Billy and Kelly Anderson have the worst kitchen in America – but not for long. For Bill and Kelly have won the DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Network and Food Network Magazine’s contest in the first-ever search for the worst kitchen in America. And the couple’s grand prize is a $50,000 renovation of the kitchen... »

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Flanagan’s on the move – Winthrop native rises quickly through the ranks of town government

Thursday, September 30th, 2010
Flanagan’s on the move – Winthrop native  rises quickly through the ranks of town government

At 25 years old and just six years removed from his senior year at Winthrop High School, one could certainly make the case that Winthrop native son Andrew Flanagan has made an impressive jump from intern to top administrator and policy director. Flanagan recently took over as Director of Policy and Administration in the... »

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They say things happen in three’s – Detailing a flurry of activity for the WPD

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

It was a busy end to the week last week, as Winthrop police officers arrested three individuals for theft in two cases and opened a third investigation into damage done to a motor vehicle on Point Shirley. Local man steals sewer cover Winthrop resident Joshua Shulman, 35, of 19 Ocean View Street in Winthrop... »

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A star is brewing – Fisher makes a smashing debut for the Storm

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Alexandria Fisher switched from baseball to softball in the sixth grade. Now a 14-year-old freshman at St. Mary’s High School, Fisher is devoting a lot of energy to her softball game. In August, Fisher tried out and earned a spot on the Storm 14-under team, a Junior Olympic fast pitch softball program based in... »

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A New Era – The future of the historic E.B. Newton School

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

The historic E.B. Newton School building is entering a new era following the exit of the School Department headquarters to Town Hall and the Parks and Recreation Department to the Middle School. Based on the Town Manager’s report on the building at the last town council meeting, it appears that the building will need... »

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Teachers Contract – Stalemate needs to be resolved

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

We understand the contract mediation session between the teachers and the town has been moved up a few days in the hope that a resolution to the two-year stalemate can be achieved. The teachers have waited a long time to get their contract done. They have been waiting patiently during the tough economic times... »

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Something’s Cooking – Andersons win kitchen renovation contest

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

It’s been a busy year for new Winthrop residents Bill and Kelly Anderson who were married last year and are expecting their first child in November. Bill is originally from Oregon and Kelly is from Connecticut and they chose to begin their life together in our town and we welcome them. And good  luck... »

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Big Events – Don’t forget about clean up campaign, fall fair

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

There are two big events in the town this week: the Town-Wide Cleanup, in which residents will help spruce up various parks and areas of the town, and the Annual Fall Fair and Craft Show that will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Ingleside Park, at which there will be a... »

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Police Blotter 09-30-2010

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

September 20 3 p.m. — The Cummings School Principal calls to report four students broke into the school, filmed it and then put the film on YouTube. A copy of the film was made for evidence, and the four students were identified. It was not confirmed whether the film was entitled “The Town (of Winthrop).”... »

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Obituaries 09-30-2010

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Kevin McCarthy Malden resident Kevin F. McCarthy of Malden died on September 26. A US Army veteran of Vietnam, he was the beloved husband of Karen M. (Zaccardo) of Malden; devoted father of Corinn M. and her husband, Matthew B. Chadwell of Swampscott, and Patrick K. McCarthy of Malden; cherished brother of Carol A.... »

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