Archive for October, 2012

Hope Through Experience Strives to Help Others with Drug Counseling

Thursday, October 25th, 2012
Hope Through Experience Strives to Help Others with Drug Counseling

Michael W. Tanner was an outstanding athlete growing up in East Boston and was destined to be the quarterback of one of the highest-scoring high school football teams in Massachusetts. A star baseball pitcher and shortstop at Savio Prep as well with a live fastball, Tanner was starting to think about playing college baseball.... »

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Halloween Parade Set for Next Wednesday

Thursday, October 25th, 2012
Halloween Parade Set for Next Wednesday

If October 31 and Halloween are approaching, it must be time for the Annual Halloween Haunt in Winthrop Center. Tom Hankard, branch manager at Winthrop Federal, a division of Webster First Credit Union, invites local youths and their parents to enjoy all the festivities at the Annual Halloween Haunt on Wednesday, Oct. 31 beginning... »

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Election Day November 6 be prepared

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

The following is a  message from Town Clerk Carla Vitale about the election scheduled for November 6. Please remember to prepare for the Presidential Election to be held on November 6th! The polls will open at 7am and remain open until 8pm. To prepare, read the Red Book that was mailed by the Commonwealth... »

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High Marks for Mckenna : Receives Strong Evaluation from Council

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Town Manager James McKenna received a strong report card from the Town Council on the evaluation that the nine-member council performs each year. The manager’s performance and leadership abilities are graded in 10 different categories by each member of the Council with a range of scores from one to five and, as Town Councilor... »

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Big Day Friday for Football

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

School principals to vote on new divisional alignment Principal Gail Conlon will cast a key vote on Friday that will affect the future of high school football in Massachusetts. There is a chance that the entire playoff format will be changed next season, creating eight-team divisions. We’re not sure how Mrs. Conlon will vote... »

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Letterie’s Been Busy : Winthrop Hospital Has New Project

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Councillor James Letterie has certainly been working diligently on behalf of his constituents and the town at large. You could sense the satisfaction Letterie had as he announced that the Planning Board had given a green light to a new assisted living center project on the site of the Winthrop Hospital which has been... »

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Police Blotter 10-25-2012

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Monday, October 15 Boston EMS called reporting a 30 year old male patient is out in front on Governors Drive feeling faint. WFD and EMS notified and will respond. Party on Shirley Street reported she does not know what the people in her house are doing. W93 reports the upstairs tenants are using the... »

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Texting While Driving : Students Learn First Hand About Its Dangers

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

WHS Principal Gail Conlon called it “tremendously moving” and Council President Peter Gill said it  was “impactful.” Those are descriptions of a video that was shown last Friday at the high school for WHS students. It was a video that dramatically illustrated the dangers of texting while driving: Statistics show that a person is... »

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Vikings Fall Short to Pentucket

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

The Winthrop High football team was hoping to continue the positive feeling after its memorable win over Saugus a week ago but Pentucket running back Cody Rothwell had other plans. Winthrop’s defense was unable to consistently contain Rothwell (271 yards rushing, 4 TDs) and the result was a tough 26-21 loss to the Sachems... »

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Obituaries 10-25-2012

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

James O’Malley and Ella Haney O’Malley A 66 Year Love Story James O’Malley, 92 and his wife Ella, 89, both of Pittsfield, died on October 11 and October 17 after long illnesses surrounded by loving family members who included Nancy O’Malley and Beth O’Malley, both of Winthrop, son-in-law Douglas Bell and granddaughter Polina Bell.... »

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