Archive for June, 2011

New Salon Opens on Revere St.

Thursday, June 30th, 2011
New Salon Opens on Revere St.

Rose Rabuffo had worked in the beauty industry as a sales consultant to salon owners before she decided to take the biggest step in her career. Also a licensed hair stylist and cosmetologist for 20 years, Rabuffo said owning a salon had been a dream since she first walked into the beauty industry. Together... »

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Winthrop Man Accused of Exposing himself Inside the Public Library

Thursday, June 30th, 2011
Winthrop Man Accused of Exposing himself Inside the Public Library

Winthrop Police Chief Terence Delehanty announced this week that an alleged dangerous sexual predator has been taken into custody and removed from the community thanks to the bravery of two young girls and solid police work that led to his capture and arrest. According to police reports about the crime and investigation that followed,... »

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Police Blotter 06-30-2011

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

June 20 12:28 a.m. — A group is dispersed from the cemetery annex on Kennedy Road. 7:57 a.m. — A Pearl Avenue resident reports a man in a white pick-up truck is “going into yards.” An officer stopped the driver and told home to stay out of yards. 9:49 a.m. — A man came... »

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Be Safe: Don’t Let Friends or Family Become a Holiday Statistic

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

We have to admit that it is nice to have the Fourth of July occur around a weekend to make it a long and festive summer event. Sure, we have a lot of Monday holidays, but none of them are in the summertime. Memorial Day (along the Mass. coastline) is only a 50/50 proposition... »

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Enjoy the Holiday: Fourth of July Memories will Last a Lifetime

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Celebrating the Fourth of July in Winthrop has been a family tradition for generations. Friends and relatives return from all over the country to visit every year, looking forward to the Pt. Shirley Horribles Parade, the games and contests at Coughlin Park, and the harbor fireworks display that make the Fourth a fun filled... »

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Obituaries 06-30-2011

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Gloria Evans Teacher, volunteer and advocate for the blind Gloria M. Evans of Wave Way Avenue, Winthrop died at the Weymouth Healthcare Center on June 27 after a long illness. She was 74 years old. Born in Augusta, Maine, the daughter of the late Geneva (Noy) and Gordon M. Olson, she has been a... »

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A Crane is Preventing Project from Taking Flight: Repairs Delayed by Crane Issues; State hopes Project will begin Later This Month

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

A community liaison consultant hired by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) said on Tuesday that the long-awaited Belle Isle bridge replacement project is about one month behind due to an outstanding issue regarding the planned use of a large crane on the project, which the Federal Aviation Administration has objected to. However, intense... »

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Parade and Fireworks Highlight July 4th Events

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

The town of Winthrop’s annual Independence Day celebrations are scheduled to take place Monday, July 4. The annual Horribles Parade, led by the volunteers from the Point Shirley Association are set to step off from the Public Landing at 9 a.m. Monday morning and veteran fireworks organizer Lou Camacho and his band of volunteers... »

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Man Wanted in Connection with Rash of Break-ins

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011
Man Wanted in Connection with Rash of Break-ins

Police ask for public’s help in apprehending suspect For the Transcript Winthrop Police this week released a wanted poster featuring the photograph of a Winthrop man, who is now wanted in connection with a recent rash of daytime break-ins in the Court Road area. According to Winthrop Police Chief Terence Delehanty, police are looking for Joseph... »

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Bed and Breakfast Ordinance Passed

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

The Winthrop Town Council unanimously approved a new town ordinance paving the way for bed and breakfast establishments to open in residences in the town. After the vote, Town Council President Jeffrey Turco credited Maggie Morris and Cindy Levins “for putting a lot of work into the issue and bringing it to the fore.... »

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