Monthly Archives: November 2011

Conti Raises the Barre: New Workout Room Opens Inside Oceanside Pilates

November 22, 2011
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Conti Raises the Barre: New Workout Room Opens Inside Oceanside Pilates

Ellen Conti has announced that the “Barre” room at Oceanside Pilates and Yoga, 315 Shirley Street, is open. The Barre room is home to the Barre workout that involves a ballet barre and combines exercises from ballet, pilates and yoga. “The Barre workout will be offered on Monday and Wednesday mornings from 8:30 to...

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Bright Beginning: 20th Annual Holiday Lighting Festival Friday

November 22, 2011
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The 20th annual Winthrop Holiday Lighting Festival in French Square will feature professional entertainment, free photos with Santa, raffles, costumed characters, shopping specials at local stores and of course the lighting of the trees in French Square. “The big things this year is that we’re actually bringing in “Wacky Chad” who was a contestant...

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Let’s Go Vikings! Whs Fans Should Demonstrate Class and Restraint for Holiday Classic

November 22, 2011
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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 evenly matched series since its inception in 1913 has become a lopsided rivalry, with Revere barely able to post a win every decade or so. However, our Beach...

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Don’t Miss Holiday Celebration: Chamber of Commerce Plans Big Event

November 22, 2011
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One of Winthrop’s great traditions continues Friday night in French Square with the 20th Annual Holiday Lighting Festival. Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Eric Gaynor and Chamber President Bernice MacIntyre are expecting another large gathering for the fun and festive event that brings families together from throughout the town. There will be musical performances...

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Vikings Look to Finish Above .500 with a Win over Revere on Thanksgiving

November 22, 2011
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Head coach Sean Driscoll and the Winthrop Vikings, eager to put their bitter defeat to Newburyport in the rearview mirror, this week have focused on getting back above .500 as they prepare to face off with Revere in the traditional Thanksgiving Day football game. “All six of our seniors will start on Thursday,” explained...

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Police Blotter 11-22-2011

November 22, 2011
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Monday, November 14 Male reports his elderly mother is having some difficulty breathing. Call transferred to WFD and EMS for service. Party came in to report her motor vehicle was damaged on Bellevue Ave. due to the road conditions from the water main project. She reports her front passenger tire damaged and her radiator...

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Obituaries 11-22-2011

November 22, 2011
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Lucia Cirelli Family Was Her First Priority Lucia ( D’Amato) Cirelli of Wilmington, formerly of Winthrop, died on November 17. She was 83 years old. A devoted wife and mother, her family was always her first priority. Some of her hobbies were sewing and kniting. She was the beloved wife of the late of...

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New Fire Engine is Now on Call

November 17, 2011
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New Fire Engine is Now on Call

The Winthrop Fire Department’s brand new Seagrave fire engine has arrived. With its re-chromed silver bell adorning the front, gold lettering on the sides and front, and glistening, stainless steael state-of-the-art presence, one can ascertain that it’s an impressive-looking vehicle and a source of pride to the WFD members who dedicate their lives to...

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Boyle Named New Facilities Manager

November 17, 2011
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Town Manager James McKenna announced the hiring of Gerry Boyle to the newly created position of facilities manager for the town. McKenna said that 15 candidates applied for the position that has an annual salary of $75,000. The screening committee consisted of John Macero, superintendent of schools, Steve Calla, DPW director, Joe Eade, representative...

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Put a Lid on It: Revere, Winthrop Police Work Together to Nab Two Men on a Manhole Cover Crime Spree

November 17, 2011
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Two Winthrop men have been apprehended by Revere and Winthrop Police and are believed to be responsible for the local epidemic of stolen manhole and storm drain covers. Eric Monahan, 33, of 99 Winthrop St. in Winthrop; and Michael Feudo, 38, of 78 Atlantic St. in Winthrop, were both arrested in the early morning...

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