Archive for October, 2010

Police Blotter 10-27-2010

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

October 19 5:42 a.m. — The WFD is notified about a caller’s report of a “strong odor of propane” on Irwin Street. 11:48 a.m. — A driver is cited for a speeding violation at Pleasant Street and Court Road. 12:06 p.m. — A driver is cited for a speeding violation at Main and Pleasant... »

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Obituaries 10-27-2010

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Teresa Bellone East Boston resident Teresa (LaRosa) Bellone of East Boston died on October 25. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles Bellone; loving mother of Philip Bellone of Hull, Josephine Piazza of the North End, Rose DiCicco of Winthrop, Rocco Bellone and his wife, Patricia, of Saugus, Charles Bellone of the... »

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Town sees a decrease in cases of vandalism

Thursday, October 21st, 2010
Town sees a decrease in cases of vandalism

According to Winthrop Police records and data vandalism crimes in Winthrop, including graffiti, are down over the last five years from a high of 329 in 2005-06 to 233 in 2009-10. After the question about vandalism and graffiti crimes was raised at a recent town council meeting, Chief Terrence Delehanty directed a records check... »

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Chamber backs EBNHC’s proposal for Somerset Avenue

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Eric Gaynor, executive director of the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce, said that Chamber members support the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s clinic that is being proposed for a site on Somerset Avenue. Gaynor offered the official support of the Winthrop business organization during a Planning Board meeting Monday night at Town Hall. The plan... »

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GOP opponent raises questions about Markey’s residency

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Congressman Ed Markey (D-Malden) has been around the world on legislative missions. He’s the dean of the Massachusetts federal delegation, a 34-year sitting elected official; the 13th most senior member of the Congress. He’s been around Winthrop over the years and people know him. And to know him, is to like him. He’s been... »

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Girls cross country team takes aim at league title

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

The Winthrop High girls cross country team won their fourth meet in a row and moved one step closer to a Northeastern Conference South Division title with a 17-42 triumph over Lynn English Tuesday in a race held on the Lynn Woods course Tuesday. Jordan Griffiths led a wave of four Lady Viking runners... »

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Contract Issue – Must Be Resolved Teachers deserve a fair contract

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

We wish to state upfront that we are pleased that the School Committee has released the minutes of the Executive Session of September 29 at which the committee met with a State Mediator during a negotiation session with the Winthrop Teachers Association regarding their contract talks. We in the past always have favored transparency... »

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Congrats, Johnna – WHS student nets a full scholarship

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

We wish to take the opportunity to recognize and congratulate WHS senior Johnna Fisher, who reportedly has been offered a full scholarship to Central Connecticut State University for basketball. Central Connecticut is a Division 1 NCAA basketball program, so this represents quite an honor both for Johnna and Winthrop High. We also wish to... »

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Police Blotter 10-21-2010

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

October 11 10:35 a.m. — A Sea View Avenue resident reports that her dog was attacked by two large, unleashed dogs while her husband was out walking their pet. The ACO was notified. 12:05 p.m. — A woman reported that a man approached her with flowers, and he became belligerent when she refused them.... »

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Obituaries 10-21-2010

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Ann Nucci East Boston resident Ann M. Nucci of East Boston died on Oct 19. The beloved wife of the late John D. Nucci, she was the devoted mother of John A. Nucci and his wife, Peggy, of East Boston; dear sister of Angela Caruso of Wilmington and the late Anthony Damplo and Mary... »

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