Archive for May, 2012

Many Hands Work Together to Make Daw Playground New

Thursday, May 24th, 2012
Many Hands Work Together to Make Daw Playground New

The Daw Playground on Veterans Road has a new look and a community wide effort made it happen. Residents, town officials, Winthrop DPW representatives, and Pepsi-Cola employees gathered at the playground Saturday to lay wood chips on the ground and get the area ready for its new playground equipment. A new fence will soon... »

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Macphail “Coach of Year,” Five Named to All Star Team

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Winthrop High girls track coach Warren MacPhail was named the Coach of the Year of the South Division of the Northeastern Conference this week. For MacPhail, who has been at the helm of the Lady Viking track program for 15 years, the honor marks the seventh time that he has received Coach of the... »

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Delvento Talks About Being President of NE Region of MASC

Thursday, May 24th, 2012
Delvento Talks About Being President of NE Region of MASC

Winthrop High School junior Alicia DelVento, daughter of Precinct 3 Councilor Nick DelVento and Executive Director of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Cathy DelVento, has taken up the family pastime of being involved, by getting herself elected as President of the Northeast Region of the Massachusetts Association of School Councils. As a regional... »

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21st Century Lists Summer Activities

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

The Winthrop 21st Century Community Learning Center’s after-school program is drawing to a close next week, but according to Executive Director Cathy DelVento, parents will continue to have access to an affordable after school option through the end of the school year, thanks to 21st CCLC’s partnership with Kathy’s Place Youth Center. “We are... »

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Memorial Day: Let Us Remember Those Who Gave “the Last Full Measure”

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

In thinking what to write about Memorial Day, we first realized that it has special poignancy in 2012 because there still are thousands of American troops, brave men and women, who are risking their lives in Afghanistan to make America a safer place from the terrorists and others who seek to destroy our way... »

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Memorial Day Parade Will Not Disappoint: Post 146 Steps Up to Provide Parade

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Plans for this year’s Memorial Day Parade, which will take place on Monday, May 28 (Memorial Day observed) beginning at 2 p.m. when the parade steps off from the Metcalf Square area. Local veteran and supporter of our troops Richard Honan said this week that he and the Memorial Day Committee comprised of Veterans... »

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Police Blotter 05-24-2012

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Tuesday, May 15  Party reports observing a drug transaction at Energy To Go and the parties are still in the parking lot. Officers located and interviewed subjects. Male party called from Shirley Street stating there is a female screaming at him.  Wednesday, May 16  Glass break alarm from T&T Convenient Store. Officers report front... »

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Well Deserved Honor: Susan Martucci Truly Has Been an Unsung Heroine

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

The presentation of the Unsung Heroine Award to local resident Susan Martucci is one of the most well-deserved plaudits that we have seen in many years. Susan thus becomes one of a select group of women who have been recognized by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women for their efforts to improve... »

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Daw Playground Just Beautiful: Renovated Playground is a Testament to Community Spirit

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

What a great display of community spirit took place last Saturday when residents, town officials, and the Department of Public Works convened at Daw Playground to restore it and install the new playground equipment that will provide hours of enjoyment for children and their families. Many of our residents donated their services to make... »

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Obituaries 05-24-2012

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Roberta Copeman Past President of Winthrop Emblem Club; Retired Secretary for Brooks Dental PC Roberta B. Copeman of Winthrop died at the Whidden Hospital in Everett on May 20. She was 79 years old. A member and Past President of the Winthrop Emblem Club #15, prior to her retirement she worked as secretary for... »

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