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Obituaries 04-26-2012

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

William ‘Billy’ Law Of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston William T “Billy” Law of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, died suddenly on April 22. He was the beloved husband of more than 55 years to Palma M (Iantosca) Law; loving brother of Ruth Carras and her husband, John of South Boston and the late... »

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Larsen Rink Will Add Name Of Olympic Hockey Hero Mike Eruzione to Facility

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Mike Eruzione, captain of the 1980 gold medal-winning United States hockey team, accepted a very special honor during an event celebrating Winthrop hockey Saturday night at St. John’s the Evangelist Hall. Winthrop High hockey coach Dale Dunbar announced that the Lawrence N. Larsen Rink on Pauline Street would now be known as the Lawrence... »

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Good News About Winthrop Beach

Friday, April 20th, 2012
Good News About Winthrop Beach

Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo appeared at the Town Council Tuesday night and announced that the Winthrop Beach re-nourishment project is moving forward. Shown at the Council meeting are (seated, from left) Councilor James Letterie, Council President Peter Gill, Councilorat- Large Philip Boncore, and Assistant Chief Financial Officer Michele Karas. Standing (from... »

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Fazio Becomes New Owner of Wyatt Mobil Gas Station

Friday, April 20th, 2012
Fazio Becomes New Owner of Wyatt Mobil Gas Station

Michael Fazio, president of Fazio Enterprises, has signed a 25-year lease with Atlantic Realty Trust to own and operate the Wyatt Mobil Gas station and car wash, and the adjacent Mobil Mart convenience store located at 30A Main Street in Winthrop, part of Route 145 that leads into East Boston. The property sits next... »

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Emerson Road Gets New Trees: School Committeeman Todd Sacco Leads Neighborhood Planting Effort

Friday, April 20th, 2012
Emerson Road Gets New Trees: School Committeeman Todd Sacco Leads Neighborhood Planting Effort

Todd Sacco was a man with a plan and thanks to his efforts, Emerson Road is now a street with  new trees. After Hurricane Irene hit Winthrop last August and felled some old trees on Emerson Road, Sacco decided to ask his neighbors if they would be willing to donate funds to help replace... »

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An Honor on Hold: Council Postpones Naming DPW Building After Dimes

Friday, April 20th, 2012

When Councilor-at-Large Larry Powers made the request to table the ratification of naming the Winthrop Department of Public Works Headquarters in honor of Richard Dimes, the gutsy call was “no reflection on Mr. Dimes.” Powers is the former fire chief and like so many in town knows that Dimes contributed more than 50 years... »

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Full Speed Ahead: DeLeo Delivers the Great News in Person

Friday, April 20th, 2012

It’s baseball season, so let’s just say that our state representative, Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo, hit a home run in his appearance at the Winthrop Town Council meeting Tuesday night. DeLeo delivered the outstanding news in person that it’s full steam ahead for the long-awaited and much-anticipated re-nourishing of Winthrop Shore... »

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The Price of Success: WHS Basketball to Large School Division

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Winthrop boys basketball coach David Brown has taken his program to unimaginable heights during his tenure, including a state championship, numerous Northeastern Conference South Division titles, and deep runs into the state tourney. The realization that Brown has built a consistent winner (despite Winthrop having the smallest student enrollment in the league) has led... »

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On Emerson Rd. An Example of Public/Private Partnership

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Thanks to the efforts and leadership of Emerson Road resident Todd Sacco, the street has new tree plantings to replace some of the trees that were lost during the severe storms last summer. Sacco started with the idea of planting new trees and visited his neighbors on Emerson Road, who agreed to pay their... »

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Softball Team to Play in Tourney Final

Friday, April 20th, 2012

The Winthrop High softball team advanced to the championship round of the Winthrop vacation week tournament with a 5-2 victory over Manchester/Essex in an opening round contest Tuesday. The Lady Vikings will meet Boston Latin, which defeated Cathedral in its preliminary round encounter, today (Thursday) at noon on the local field. Manchester/Essex grabbed a quick... »

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