Archive for May, 2012

Lighting Up the Skies on the Fourth

Thursday, May 31st, 2012
Lighting Up the Skies on the Fourth

Winthrop’s annual Fourth of July fireworks will highlight the town’s celebration of the nation’s 236th birthday after all. Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo and Town Manager James McKenna joined 11 Foundation In Memory of Michael Mason officials Joseph Ferrara and Robert Noonan, Fire Chief Paul Flanagan, and Patrick Lally of Congressman Edward... »

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One of the Proud: Olivia Goncalves Enters the U.s. Marine Corps

Thursday, May 31st, 2012
One of the Proud: Olivia Goncalves Enters the U.s. Marine Corps

Olivia Goncalves has faced adversity in her life but she has never let any obstacle get in the way of pursuing her goals. Goncalves, a Class of 2011 Winthrop High graduate, has been helped greatly along the way by her mother, Sandra, a single parent who always gave her daughter every opportunity to excel... »

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WHS Graduation 2012

Thursday, May 31st, 2012
WHS Graduation 2012

One hundred and ten Winthrop High seniors will receive their diplomas at the Class of 2012 commencement ceremonies Friday night at Miller Field. Class Marshall Rachel DelSolio will have the honor of leading the procession of students on to the field while proud parents and guests look on from the bleacher seating area. DelSolio... »

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Congratulations, Class of 2012: Traditional Graduation Exercises to Be Held Tomorrow Evening

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

The 110 members of the Winthrop High Class of 2012 will march onto Miller Field tomorrow (Friday) evening before a large crowd of proud relatives, friends, and, especially, parents to receive their diplomas in traditional exercises. For the parents who will be watching their sons and daughters step to the podium when their name... »

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We Will Have Fireworks: Deleo, McKenna Team Up to Continue a Winthrop Traditio

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Two weeks ago, it appeared that the town’s annual tradition of a fireworks display on the Fourth of July would be discontinued. But that’s when our town leaders, knowing that this tradition was important to residents young and old and that the event was something that families looked forward to each year, sprung into... »

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Olivia Goncalves: 2011 Winthrop High Grad is with the U.s. Marines

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

There is a heartwarming story in the Sun-Transcript this week about Winthrop resident Olivia Goncalves becoming a member of the United States Marine Corps and how her mother Sandra, a single parent, worked so hard to set a foundation from which her daughter could grow and excel. Olivia is grateful to her mother for... »

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Lady Vikings Do Well at D-4 State Meet

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

A contingent of members of the Winthrop High girls track and field team turned in strong performances at this past weekend’s Division 4 State Meet. Lexi Vaccaro was the top performer for the Lady Vikings, bringing home a fourth place ribbon in the 200 meter dash in a time of 27.51. Lexi had qualified... »

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Police Blotter 05-31-2012

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Tuesday, May 22  911 call transferred from a male who was calling on behalf of his friend on Sunset Road who believes her ex-boyfriend continues to pound on her door and she further believes he is intoxicated. Units were able to talk to her and area search negative. Party on Revere Street reports someone... »

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Obituaries 05-31-2012

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

William Martino Of Florida, formerly of East Boston William F. Martino of Port St. Lucie, FL, formerly of East Boston, died on May 26. He was the beloved husband of the late Florence G. (DeMattia); devoted father of William, Linda (Quigley), Florence, Donna (Arone), Edward, Michael and Richard. Funeral Services will be held at... »

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Like a Sheet of Glass

Thursday, May 24th, 2012
Like a Sheet of Glass

Richard Honan has taken a page from the great early artists and photographers who found mirror images of passive scenes so compelling. In the above photograph the brilliant colors of the ocean and sky mix perfectly with this mirror imaged photograph. Absolutely nothing appears to be out of place in this gorgeous view of... »

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