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Obituaries 09-27-2012

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Robert Gordon Longtime Proprietor of Dun-Rite TV in Winthrop Robert M.Gordon of Winthrop died on September 23. The proprietor of Dun-Rite TV in Winthrop for over 60 years, he was the beloved husband of Natalie (Housman); loving father of David Gordon of Winthrop, Amy Francer and her husband, Gary of Hopedale, MA and William... »

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Meet Winthrop’s Newest Sergeant: Mary Crisafi Becomes First Woman in Winthrop Police to Achieve Rank

Thursday, September 20th, 2012
Meet Winthrop’s Newest Sergeant: Mary Crisafi Becomes First Woman  in Winthrop Police to Achieve Rank

Mary Crisafi received the first of several warm ovations from the audience minutes before she accepted the oath from Town Clerk Carla Vitale. There was prolonged and hearty applause heard in the Cummings School meeting room when Council President Peter Gill called upon Crisafi to step forward and  make history in the Winthrop Police... »

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Conlon Aims to Implement Goals Before Her Retirement in 2013

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Winthrop High’s Principal, Gail Conlon, has been writing a two year Improvement Plan for the local school system since 2011. But before she retires after her 2013 contracted year, Conlon hopes to accomplish her goals of providing support for her students, having a new facility erected, and bettering SAT prep programs for upperclassman. “Teaching... »

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Winthrop Teachers Get 3-year Contract

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

The Winthrop Teachers Association and the Winthrop School Committee that began contract negotiations in February 2012 have reached a two-part, tentative agreement that will go through 2015. The first part is a one-year settlement, which includes no wage increases or changes in stipends for this year. The second part that will cost the Town... »

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UCC Officially Dissolves Remaining Assets

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Union Congregational Church, which held its closing service in May 2011, has received final approval from the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to dissolve as a corporation and distribute its remaining assets. In Massachusetts, the process for dissolving a non-profit or charitable organization begins with a petition to the Attorney General’s Office detailing what the... »

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CAPIC’s satellite Site in Winthrop

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Winthrop residents have the opportunity to access all CAPIC services at the Winthrop Senior Center, 35 Harvard Street. CAPIC has representatives from each program on-site throughout the week (each program has a specific time) to meet with clients. Programs include: Head Start, Workforce Development, Child Development Center, After School & Summer Camp, Emergency Services,... »

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Promotion for Crisafi: A Woman Becomes Sergeant for First Time

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

That was an historic ceremony in the legacy of the Winthrop Police Department Tuesday night when Mary Crisafi took the oath of office and became the first female to be promoted to the rank of sergeant in the department. It was a great moment for Crisafi, who has given years of outstanding service to... »

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Thank You, Paul Marks: Paul Served the Town in Many Capacities

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

We join the Town Council and its President Peter Gill in thanking Paul Marks for his years of service to the town, most recently as Chairman of the Board of Appeals. There are many unsung contributors to the town’s well-being on a voluntary basis and Paul Marks has been among those citizens who have... »

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Boncore Idea: CFO Coming on Earlier Merits Discussion

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

We welcome the suggestion made at the Town Council meeting by Councilor-at-Large Philip Boncore that perhaps the new Chief Financial Officer should be brought on while the outstanding interim financial team of Richard Hingston and Donna Beshara are still on board. It’s an idea that would seem unconventional — but Boncore has the right... »

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Happy New Year: Congratulations to Temple on Anniversary

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

As Temple Tifereth Israel celebrates it 100th anniversary this year, we want to wish our Jewish residents and members of the Tifereth congregation a happy and healthy new year. The Town Council honored the Temple at its meeting Tuesday night with the presentation of a citation to the temple’s president, Sandra Pellegrino, who has... »

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