Monthly Archives: November 2010

3 … 2 … 1 … OPEN!

November 24, 2010
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3 … 2 … 1 … OPEN!

Winthrop residents Jen and Joe Lanza recently celebrated the grand opening of their affordable shopping store, 321 Ready, Set, Save !, with Revere Mayor Tom Ambrosino, City Councilor Ira Novoselsky, Revere Chamber of Commerce representatives, friends and family. ‘We are getting back to basics,’ explained co-owner Joe Lanza. ‘Our mission is to provide local...

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A bright beginning – Chamber festival Friday night

November 24, 2010
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A bright beginning – Chamber festival Friday night

The Winthrop Chamber of Commerce and its partners in the Winthrop Police, Fire and Public Works departments were finalizing arrangement on Monday for the Annual Holiday Lighting Festival in French Square on Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. For almost two decades now, Winthrop business owners and community members have been urging their fellow Winthropites...

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2010 Winthrop Ornaments on sale now

November 24, 2010
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2010 Winthrop Ornaments on sale now

The 17th edition of the commemorative Winthrop ornaments have been issued. This year’s design features the Winthrop Playhouse in white on a maroon bulb, drawn by artist Grace Meidanis. All proceeds benefit the holiday lighting fund. The 2010 bulb is a limited edition. Ornaments are $5 and available at the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce...

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WPD cautions residents to secure their vehicles – Recent rash of thefts cited as crimes of opportunity

November 24, 2010
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As the holiday season quickly approaches, and residents plan their shopping trips to area malls and local retailers the Winthrop police want to take the opportunity to remind car owners that valuables and electronics in your car are only safe if you take the time to secure them. As illustrated by a recent rash...

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The Season Of Giving – There are plenty of opportunities to help people in need

November 24, 2010
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We will not try to sugar coat this 2010 holiday season. A recent poll of Massachusetts residents reveals that a large majority do not believe that the recession is over, even though the recession technically ended, according to the economists, in the summer of 2009. Many of us (if not most) are either unemployed...

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Go Vikings! – Root with restraint on game day

November 24, 2010
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Victories over Revere on Thanksgiving Day have become virtually an annual expectation for Winthrop High football fans for the past 35 years. What had been an even series since its inception in 1913 has become a lopsided rivalry, with Revere barely able to post a win every decade or so. Winthrop’s dominance has been...

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Continuing a tradition?

November 24, 2010
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The senior leaders of the Winthrop Vikings football team have a message for their friends, family, fans and supporters: they know how important this Thursday’s game is. “This is an important game for the entire community,” said senior captain and running back Nick McCarthy. “We want to finish strong,” added senior captain and lineman...

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Obituaries 11-24-2010

November 24, 2010
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Lottie Goldkrand Worked in Chelsea Assessor’s Office, active in many clubs and organizations Lottie "Charlotte" Goldkrand of Chelsea, formerly of Revere, died on November 22. She was 98 years old. Born in Roxbury and raised in Chelsea, she attended Chelsea Schools and was a graduate of Chelsea High School. She worked as the senior...

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WHS Students will take part in Flag football event at gillette stadium

November 10, 2010
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WHS Students will take part in Flag football event at gillette stadium

The Winthrop High School Special Education program, under the direction of teacher Chris Donnelly, will field a football team and a cheerleading squad for the First Annual Special Olympics Flag Football State Games at Gillette Stadium. The New England Patriots and Special Olympics Massachusetts are hosting the event. Pictured above are WHS flag football...

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Central casting – Fisher signs letter of intent to attend Central Connecticut State University

November 10, 2010
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Central casting – Fisher signs letter of intent to attend Central Connecticut State University

Winthrop High senior Johnna Fisher first became affiliated with Lady Viking girls basketball as a sixth grader. One of her earliest mentors, head coach Peter Grimes, invited her to be a team manager for the Winthrop program. Fisher served in that capacity for three seasons, hoping to eventually wear the Lady Viking uniform herself....

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