Archive for August, 2012

Well-deserved Honor : John Kilmartin Walkway Honors His Lasting Efforts

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

And speaking of impressive and heartwarming ceremonies, what a great day it was on Saturday when the Friends of Belle Isle Marsh and the town celebrated the lifelong contributions of the late John Kilmartin by naming the walkway at Short Beach the John Kilmartin Walkway. It was a fitting tribute to a man who... »

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Obituaries 08-30-2012

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Eleanor Coscia Of Las Vegas, formerly of Revere Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation and celebration of life for Eleanor L. (Cristiano) Coscia at the family residence at 43 Cushman Avenue, Revere on Tuesday, September 4 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Mrs. Coscia died on July 15 at Spring Valley Medical... »

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Amvets Post 48 Hosts Luncheon for United States War Veterans

Friday, August 24th, 2012
Amvets Post 48 Hosts Luncheon for United States War Veterans

The Amvets Post 48 of Winthrop hosted a barbecue Friday at the Deane Winthrop House and paid tribute to veterans at the New England Center for Homeless Veterans. The Post thanked the veterans for their service to this country. Shown above at the event are, from left, Bob Hanafin, Joe Dow, Town Council President Peter... »

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Ethics Comm. Fines Famolare

Friday, August 24th, 2012

Town Harbormaster Charles Famolare III, who has been suspended since last summer while awaiting the outcome of an Ethics Commission hearing into his alleged receipt of an improper gift from a town contractor, was found to have violated the state’s conflict of interest laws by the Commission last week and was fined $2,000. The... »

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Council Discusses Possible Casino Referendum

Friday, August 24th, 2012

Just one week after Town Council casino committee chairman Larry Powers and members Craig Mael and Russell Sanford held a very productive meeting about the proposed $1 billion casino/resort complex at Suffolk Downs, the Council and residents discussed the possibility of conducting a non-binding referendum or survey on the Suffolk proposal and its impact... »

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Winthrop Police Hail Assistance in B&E Case

Friday, August 24th, 2012

Winthrop Police Chief Terence Delehanty this week hailed the input and assistance the department is receiving in an on-going breaking and entering case on Grovers Ave., after surveillance video at a reported robbery scene was distributed through Face Book and other media outlets, resulting in a positive identification of the suspect in the alleged... »

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Congratulations, Dale: Rink Will Be in Capable Hands

Friday, August 24th, 2012

We welcome the opportunity to congratulate Dale Dunbar on his new position as the manager of the Larsen Rink at the Mike Eruzione Center on Pauline Street. Town Manager James McKenna announced the appointment at Tuesday night’s Council meeting, in essence signaling a new era for the rink which is truly one of the... »

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A Proper Process: Boncore Pointed Council in the Right Direction

Friday, August 24th, 2012

The ADA compliance issues at the Norman Siefert Ferry Terminal Building have for the most part been resolved and the building has been reopened thanks to the leadership of Town Manager James McKenna, who stepped in and resolved the situation so the building could reopen quickly. While Councilor Nicholas DelVento proposed a large-scale investigation... »

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Police Blotter 08-23-2012

Friday, August 24th, 2012

Monday, August 13 Party on Circuit Road reports being harassed by another neighbor in her building. Detail Officer Dalrymple reports a motor vehicle was damaged by the car wash while traveling through. Reported to the attendant on duty at the car wash. Officer is attempting to serve a 209A for subject on Shore Drive... »

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Don’t Miss the Fun, WCAT’s Annual Cookout Fundraiser

Friday, August 24th, 2012

This Sunday, August 26, affords all Winthrop residents a wonderful opportunity to thank WCAT Executive Director Michael Cabral, the board of directors, and staff for the great work the local cable television station does for the enjoyment and benefit of the town. To watch Cabral conduct a live, two-camera shoot of the Town Council... »

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