Archive for March, 2013

New Officers at Winthrop ELKS

Thursday, March 28th, 2013
New Officers at Winthrop ELKS

The Winthrop Lodge of Elks held its installation of officers ceremony Saturday. Pictured above are the 2013-14 officers. Front row, from left, are Treasurer Thomas Memmolo, Loyal Knight Dan Swett, Leading Knight Frances Minichello, Exalted Ruler Pamela Milton, Esquire Brian Frazier, Lecturing Knight Lori Bergeron, and Secretary Nancy Ranahan. Back row, from left, are... »

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Winthrop’s All-american: Giaquinto Reaches the Top in Her Track Career at UMass/Lowell

Thursday, March 28th, 2013
Winthrop’s All-american: Giaquinto Reaches the Top in Her Track Career at UMass/Lowell

Nicole Giaquinto has always been a very fast runner. From her earliest days in town youth programs through her record-setting track career at Winthrop High School, she’s been a step ahead of the pack. Perhaps more well-known locally for being the dynamic point guard with the amazing crossover dribble on a 21-0 WHS girls... »

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Middle School Air Quality Level is Safe: State Official Tells School Committee at Meeting

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Mike Feeney, the Director of the Air Quality Program for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) was at the last Winthrop School Committee meeting to present the MDPH findings from a air quality study conducted on air quality at Winthrop Middle School. A recent study found high levels of carbon dioxide at the... »

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Vitagliano Appointed to Infrastructure Comm.

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Winthrop resident and transportation guru John Vitagliano, principal of Seagull Consulting, was appointed by Speaker Robert DeLeo this week to serve as a members to the newly created Special Public-Private Partnership Infrastructure Commission. Vitagliano will join six other members on the legislatively-mandated commission that will reviews and approve all public-private partnership transportation infrastructure requests.... »

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Four Finalists for Winthrop High Principal

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Superintendent of Schools John Macero has received from the Winthrop High School Principal Selection Committee the names of the four finalists for the position. The four finalists are Eileen Belastock, assistant principal of King Philip Regional High School in Wrentham; Michael Hashem, supervisor/director of mathematics, technology and engineering for the Saugus public schools; Timothy... »

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Striking Courage Bowlathon Runs April 6 and 7

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Richard Currier invites Winthrop residents to participate in the fourth annual Striking Courage Bowlathon that will be held on April 6 at 7 p.m. at the Candlewood Lanes in North Reading. Currier, 34, is afflicted with Freidreich’s Alaxia, a debilitating, degenerative neuro-muscular disorder. The proceeds from the fundraiser will go to The FA Project... »

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Congratulations,pamela: New Exalted Ruler of Local Elks Takes Over

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Well, that was a very formal and dignified installation-of-officers ceremony as Winthrop resident Pamela Milton became the Exalted Ruler of the Winthrop Lodge of Elks. The pomp and circumstance surrounding the ceremony was quite impressive and showcased the tradition and history associated with the Elks’ organization. Pamela beamed with pride as she was elevated... »

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Life Skills Program: Annual Fashion Show is Next Thursday

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Chris Donnelly has been an outstanding educator and dedicated leader of the Winthrop High School Life Skills Program. He has done much to enhance the lives and development of our students with intellectual disabilities. He has always gone that extra mile to help his students in every way. Donnelly is retiring at the end... »

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Happy Easter and Passover

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

We wish to extend to the Christian and Jewish members of our community a happy Easter and Passover season. This is the time of year that reminds us how much these two faiths have in common (starting with the Ten Commandments) and the extent to which the Judaeo-Christian heritage forms the core beliefs of... »

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Police Blotter 03-28-2013

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Monday, March 18 Officer will try to serve a female on Somerset Avenue a summons issued by the Hampton District Court. He reports no one was home and her name was not on the mailbox. WFD requesting officers to the scene of a medical aid at Lewis Lake. Units report speaking with male party... »

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