Archive for August, 2012

A New Era at Short Beach : Ceremony Highlights Many Improvements

Thursday, August 30th, 2012
A New Era at Short Beach : Ceremony Highlights Many Improvements

Speaker of the House Robert A, DeLeo joined town and Department of Conservation and Recreation officials in cutting the ribbon at a ceremony Wednesday morning at Short Beach, celebrating the conclusion of $4.2 million in improvements that the DCR made along the beach that is located in Winthrop and Revere. Edward M. Lambert, DCR... »

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Walkway Dedicated to John Kilmartin

Thursday, August 30th, 2012
Walkway Dedicated to John Kilmartin

The walkway to the Belle Isle Marsh Reservation was dedicated in memory of John Kilmartin at a ceremony Saturday. Kilmartin was recognized for his conservation efforts at the marsh and his lifelong contributions to the community. Pictured at the ceremony standing behind Mr. Kilmartin’s famous bicycle that he drove throughout the town, are, from left,... »

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LaMattina Versus Campatelli for Suffolk County Register of Probate

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Winthrop residents going to the polls next Thursday have two options when voting for Suffolk County Register of Probate. Boston City Councillor Sal LaMattina is one possible choice. Patricia Campatelli is the other. The Register position race is one of Suffolk County’s best kept secrets. The expectation when all is said and done is... »

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Clerk of Courts Race Draws Interest in Hennigan/Dello Russo

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Winthrop residents participating in the September 6 primary have two choices in the contest for the position of Criminal Clerk of the Suffolk County Superior Court. Two Democrats are running for the post, present clerk Maura Hennigan and former Assistant Clerk Magistrate of the Superior Court Robert Dello Russo. This is a race in... »

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Winthrop Athletic Sub-committee Gets Ready for Fall Season

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

With the fall sports season almost underway, the Winthrop Athletic Sub-Committee had plenty to discuss at their last meeting. “I can’t tell you how happy I am with how the season is beginning. It’s so well-organized,” said Athletic Director Peter Gobiel. There are currently 207 registered students signed up for fall sports this season,... »

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Winthrop Students and Teachers Report Back to School

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

In the final weeks before starting school, students finally look at the summer reading list, shop last-minute for supplies, and consult with their friends on the back-to-school clothing trend. For John Macero, who is beginning his second year as Superintendent of Winthrop schools, the back-to-school agenda entails a little more than setting the alarm... »

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Another Summer : A Glorious Summer Season Comes to an End

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

When we look back on the summer of 2012, which is coming to an end within the next few days, we’ll think of an endless stream of warm, sun-drenched days that made it about as perfect a summer season as we ever could have asked for. Indeed, it was even more than perfect. We... »

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School is Back : Commuters Need to Be Aware of School Children

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Those of us who commute to work in the mornings have been spoiled for the past 10 weeks or so thanks to the lack of school buses, schoolchildren at crosswalks, and parents frantically driving their kids to school. Commuting is so much nicer when school is on vacation break. But next week that all... »

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A Fine Day for the Town : Dedication of Short Beach Marks a Big Improvement for Winthrop

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

There can be no doubt that the Short Beach project has beautified that entire area on the Revere-Winthrop line, greatly improving that entrance to our town. The dedication ceremony held Wednesday morning certainly marked a successful project that has not only dramatically enhanced the area aesthetically, but improved the public safety aspect and rehabilitated... »

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Police Blotter 08-30-2012

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Monday, August 20 A shirt was found at the First Church United Methodist. Party may be living on church property. Officer searched the property unable to locate anyone. Party identified and was transported to hospital last night. Property put in bag at dispatch room. Party reports that the old Winthrop Hospital was vandalized over... »

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