Monthly Archives: June 2012

French Sq. Market Thursday Night is the Place to Be

June 29, 2012
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French Sq. Market Thursday Night is the Place to Be

Several weeks into the French Square Market pilot initiative, Town Manager Jim McKenna’s vision of the Winthrop community gathering at a weekly festive “town square” event has become a reality. Over 500 people have come down to French Square in the first few weeks of June to see what everyone is talking about. The...

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Karas Departing for Job in Everett: 19-year Veteran Employee Worked Her Way Up Through Town Hall Ranks

June 29, 2012
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Assistant Chief Financial Officer Michele Karas, a 19-year veteran of Winthrop Town Hall, has decided to accept a position with the city of Everett. One source indicated that Karas had accepted a position managing the city’s parking department, but that information could not be confirmed as of Tuesday night. It is enough to know...

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Police Preparing for Orderly Fourth of July Celebration

June 29, 2012
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By now residents of Point Shirley and the beach areas of town know the drill when it comes to July 4th celebrations in town. Those residents know that they are going to have to put up with a little bit of traffic, a little extra noise (during the fireworks display) and they’ll have to...

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Enjoy a “Safe and Sane” Fourth: Don’t Allow Friends to Become a Statistic

June 29, 2012
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Next week brings the Fourth of July, the celebration of the birth of our nation and an opportunity for all of us to partake in summertime fun with friends and family. As always, Winthrop residents will observe the Fourth as they have for generations with the Pt. Shirley Horribles parade and fireworks. However, all...

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Time May Be Now: Town Needs a Human Resources Director

June 29, 2012
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That was an impressive presentation on the town budget by Robert J. Wynne Jr. of the Citizens Advisory Committee on Finance at a recent council meeting. We’re fortunate to have residents such as Mr. Wynne stepping forward to help our town government. We recall that Wynne supported the idea, first proposed by Town Manager...

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Police Explorers Need Our Help: Youth Group Contributes to Our Community

June 29, 2012
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Every Winthrop resident would agree that Police Lieutenant Frank Scarpa has provided excellent service during his distinguished in the Police Department. He’s a familiar and trusted face whom we know so well and who has the respect of everybody in town Lieutenant Scarpa is asking for help for the Police Explorers group of young...

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The Katz Connection: Joel Katz, Son of Former Winthrop High Player Bob Katz, Will Conclude His Career in the Agganis Game Friday Night

June 29, 2012
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Marblehead High football star Joel Katz is following in the footsteps of his father, Bob, who played on the 1964 championship Winthrop High team. “We won every game but one – we lost to Revere and their great quarterback Jim Del Gaizo, who went on to play for the Miami Dolphins,” recalled Katz, the...

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Police Blotter 06-28-2012

June 29, 2012
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Monday, June 18 Female on Siren Street is requesting an ambulance for her uncle who is having a reaction to his new medication. WFD and EMS notified and will respond. Officer on Pleasant Street was flagged down by a resident who told him a TT unit from Old Dominion Trucking took down his phone...

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Obituaries 06-28-2012

June 29, 2012
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Lawrence ‘Larry’ Mauzerol Former Chelsea Dog Officer Lawrence A. “Larry” Mauzerol died unexpectedly at his home on June 22.  He was 51 years old. Born in Beverly, the son of the late Joseph E. and Grace J. (Crouse) Mauzerol, he was educated in the Chelsea school system and graduated from Chelsea High School in...

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Strawberry Festival

June 22, 2012
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Strawberry Festival

The Winthrop Historical and Improvement Association held their annual Strawberry Festival at the Deane Winthrop House on Tuesday. Dave Hubbard (right) greets Town Council President Peter Gill during the sold out affair.

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