Monthly Archives: January 2012

Winning Spinners

January 26, 2012
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Winning Spinners

Mad Dogg athletics spinning has named move Fitness, located at 1 michael’s mall, as the national spinning facility of the month. mad Dogg cited the new facility’s state-of-the-art multi-media spin­ning studio that features 22 spining Bikes.Move Fitness also hosts workshops and orientations for people seeking to become certified instructors in spinning. “We’re very proud...

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Honan’s Calendar Captures Spectacular Vistas That Are Only Winthrop

January 26, 2012
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Honan’s Calendar Captures Spectacular Vistas That Are Only Winthrop

In all reality, Winthrop is one of the first communities in the United States to see the sunrise every single day, and even though many don’t have the will to drag themselves out of bed to see it, Winthrop’s Richard Honan has unexpectedly made a cottage industry out of capturing those sunrises for others....

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Pols on Polls: Letterie Expects Decision on Polling Locations at Next Meeting

January 26, 2012
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 Councilor James Letterie expects the Town Council to vote at the Feb. 7 Council meeting on the issue of whether the poll location for Precinct 4 should be returned to O’Connell Hall on Golden Drive for the fall elections. Last June the Council voted unanimously to move the polling location from O’Connell Hall to...

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TV Plan is a Good Idea: Council Should Support Town Manager’s Proposal

January 26, 2012
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Town Manager James McKenna has proven to be somewhat of a visionary in the town in the short time he has been here. He has shown that he knows how to present a plan and execute it,  while saving money and improving the town’s physical appearance. His town-wide consolidation plan and his transformation of...

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Letterie Does His Homework: Town Clerk Vitale Was Correct on Poll Move Issue

January 26, 2012
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Town Council member James Letterie, fulfilling a promise he made at the last Council meeting,  viewed the videotape of the June 21 Council meeting to affirm for one and all that the Council did in fact vote (by a 9-0 margin no less) to change the Precinct 4 polling place location from O’Connell Hall...

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Fascinating Perspective: Soviets’ Views of Eruzione’s Goal Show How Much It Mattered

January 26, 2012
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It was interesting to read Soviet sports historian and Winthrop resident Arthur Chidlovski’s observations in last week’s Sun-Transcript about the famous goal scored by Winthrop’s Mike Eruzione in the 1980 Winter Olympics. His comments underlined what we’ve known since Eruzione’s game-winner: That the Soviets never expected to lose to the Americans (and certainly not...

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WHS Girls Hockey Team Hosts St. Mary’s on Saturday

January 26, 2012
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The Winthrop Lady Bulldog hockey team will host one of its biggest games of the season when perennial power St. Mary’s of Lynn makes a visit to Larsen Rink Saturday evening. Face off time is 6:10 p.m. “St. Mary’s is one of the best teams in the state and this game will be a...

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Police Blotter 01-26-2012

January 26, 2012
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Tuesday, January 17 Party reports her downstairs neighbor on Crystal Cove Avenue is shouting in the apartment disturbing her. Officer reports speaking with both parties who were advised of their rights on this ongoing tenant dispute. Someone reports there is a fire in the wall at the Silver Clean. WFD notified. Officers assisted with...

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Obituaries 01-26-2012

January 26, 2012
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Mary Jo Brown Tufts Medical Center Admitting Director Mary Jo (Bonasoro) Brown of Wilmington died suddenly at Tufts New England Medical Center in Boston on January 21 with her family and friends by her side. She was 59 years old. Born in Boston, she graduated from Winthrop High School, Class of 1970. For the...

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Mike Hammerman is Proud of the Red, White and Blue

January 19, 2012
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Mike Hammerman is Proud of the Red, White and Blue

It has been a little over ten years now that residents, visitors and other passersby on Winthrop Shore Drive have been able to look out to sea and witness the patriotism of local resident Mike Hammerman on full display, in the form a U.S. Flag flying proudly over the ‘Five Sisters’ breakwater on Winthrop...

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