Archive for June, 2012

Caggiano Marks Milestone 85 Years of Service

Friday, June 22nd, 2012
Caggiano Marks Milestone 85 Years of Service

Ernest C. Caggiano has been the president of Caggiano-O’Maley Funeral Home on Winthrop Street since 1970. But the family’s ownership dates back way beyond that. “My father founded it here in 1947 when he purchased the Richard H. White Funeral Home,” said Caggiano. “Prior to that, he started in East Boston... »

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New Use: New Owners of Hospital Property Propose Assisted Living Facility

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

After more than a decade of permitting and legal battles between residents living next to the former Winthrop Hospital building and the owners of the building, progress seems to be developing – now that there is a new set of owners of the property. The soon-to-be new owners and developers of the former Winthrop... »

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Viking Pride to Present Annual Concert, Aug. 4

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

The Viking Pride Foundation is pleased to announce the lineup for their third annual summer concert Saturday, August 4, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. at Miller Field in Winthrop.  This year’s theme will be “The Deney Terrio Dance Party” with dancing under the stars all night.  Coordinating the entertainment for the evening will... »

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Casino Meeting Tuesday: All Residents Invited to Q&A Session

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Town Council President Peter Gill is closely monitoring all things related to the proposed casino at Suffolk Downs. He intends to name a casino committee of councilors as early as the next Council meeting. He was a guest at the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce meeting at which time Suffolk CEO Chip Tuttle laid out... »

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Lombardi Did a Great Job: Grant Writer Moving on and Will Be Missed

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Peter Lombardi came to Winthrop as an intern in the office of Town Manager James McKenna. Under McKenna’s tutelage, he learned about the workings of municipal government and became a valued member of the team at Town Hall. McKenna thought so highly of the Suffolk graduate student that he brought him on board officially... »

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Doc Harney: Local Doctor Gave Selflessly to Many Causes

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

For almost 20 years, Dr. Robert “Doc” Harney was the physician for the Winthrop schools, a position in which he not only treated countless WHS athletes, but from which he later became their friends and personal orthopedic surgeon. Doc Harney was held in high esteem by everyone who came into contact with him, not... »

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Police Blotter 06-21-2012

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Monday, June 11 Christopher’s Auto requests that police remove someone from the property for yelling and screaming. Units report customer complaining about work done to his vehicle. Owner settled with the customer and he was sent from the area. Party report that guests are acting suspicious at Suburban Extended Stay and would like to... »

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Obituaries 06-21-2012

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Timothy Foley  Painter, Driver for ‘The Ride’ and Former Employee of Suffolk Downs Timothy M. Foley died unexpectedly at his Revere home on June 8. He was 52 years old. Born in Winthrop, he was raised in Everett and Revere. He was a painter by trade and a member of the International Union of... »

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Flag Day Means a Little Something to Donovan

Friday, June 15th, 2012
Flag Day Means a Little Something to Donovan

To get a good view of the American flag on Flag Day – which is today, June 14th – local businessman Bill Donovan only has to look up. Sitting right above his business, The Repair Shop on Seaview Avenue, is a quick, Patriotic symbol that he fashioned and built immediately after learning of the... »

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Winthrop Philanthropist: Vigliotta to Be Honored Along with Other MASC Winners

Friday, June 15th, 2012
Winthrop Philanthropist: Vigliotta to Be Honored Along with Other MASC Winners

Angelo Vigliotta is a hard-working businessman and homeowner in Winthrop. He is a father of two daughters, both of whom will be students at Winthrop High School next year and he is a board member of the Viking Pride Foundation. According to the Massachusetts Association of School Committee’s (MASC) he is also the 2011-2012... »

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