Archive for November, 2011

Come, Let Us Reason Together: Rift Between Turco and Delvento Was Apparent During Tuesday’s Meeting

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Those who either were at Town Hall Tuesday night or watched the Town Council meeting on cable television are aware that there seems to be a rift, a break in friendly relations,  between Council President Jeffrey Turco and Precinct 3 Councilor Nicholas DelVento. It became apparent that there is a difference in philosophy after... »

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Maggio Will Be Missed: She Has Always Been a Calming Influence

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

We will miss Councilor Jeanne Maggio’s steady voice and her ability to bring people on both sides of an issue together when she steps down from her seat on the Council in January. A case in point came Tuesday night when some residents criticized the current Short Beach project. Maggio listened to the discussion... »

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Congratulations

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Kneeland’s after-school programs have  meant so much to so many families Congratulations are in order for  Deborah Kneeland and her For Kids Only program on a successful event held Saturday night at the Winthrop Yacht Club. Deborah is a pioneer in after school programming and her outstanding efforts that began in Winthrop have spread... »

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Vikings Turnover Championship: Division Title Game Turns on Errors Down the Stretch

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

With four minutes to go last Friday night, the Winthrop Vikings footballs team seemed to be in command of the league championship game they were hosting against Newburyport, with a 7-0 lead. Unfortunately, the football gods were not smiling on the hometown team this time, as Winthrop turned the ball over twice in the... »

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Police Blotter 11-17-2011

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Monday, November 7 Calling party reports receiving threatening phone calls. Calling party wanted it logged because he is going to court to obtain a restraining order. Party reports her mother fell and may need medical assistance. Party reports a male and female arguing out back on Veterans Rd., Office reports stopping a male subject... »

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Obituaries 11-17-2011

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Mary Albano East Boston Resident Mary (Eruzione) Albano of East Boston died on November 15. She was in her 98th year. She was the beloved wife of the late Carmen Albano with whom she shared 58 years of marriage; loving mother of Salvatore Albano and his wife, Mary, of Florida, Ann Fairbanks and her... »

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Gill Wins Council Presidency

Thursday, November 10th, 2011
Gill Wins Council Presidency

Peter Gill earned an impressive victory in the hotly contested race for president of the Winthrop Town Council Tuesday, defeating incumbent Jeffrey Turco by a margin of 116 votes. Gill won in four of the town’s six precincts and showed political strength across the town. Gill received 2,453 votes while Turco received 2,337 votes.... »

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Showing Appreciation

Thursday, November 10th, 2011
Showing Appreciation

The Winthrop D:1 4th grade youth football team had their last game on Saturday vs. Marblehead and took the win. The football team surprised their cheerleaders with roses for each of them to say thank you for their support all season. This team has showed that they have great sportsman­ship and always show that... »

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Sharkey, Skomro and Polino Earn School Committee Seats Matarazzo, Ferri and Alexanian Gain Library Trustees Seats

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Well-known businessman, volunteer and veterans’ activist Richard Honan was the top vote getter in all Winthrop races Tuesday night, as he grabbed 3,546 votes in an uncontested race for one of two seats on the Winthrop Housing Authority. Joining Honan on the WHA will be Frank Ferrara, who got 2,909 votes for the other... »

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American Legion Post 146 Invites Residents to Veterans Day Services

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

The members of Winthrop American Legion Post 146 invite all residents to join them in honoring the town’s veterans, during annual Veterans Day services, to be held this Friday (tomorrow), November 11 beginning at 11 a.m. on the Town Hall lawn. The principal speaker for this year’s services will be Winthrop resident, and active... »

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