Archive for March, 2013

Obituaries 03-28-2013

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

John O’Halloran Wentworth Retired Civil Engineer John O’Halloran Wentworth of Revere, formerly of Somerville, died on March 23 at Osterman’s of Melrose. He was 84 years old. Born and raised in Somerville, the son of the late Shirley and Esther Veronica O’Halloran, he was a former Civil Engineer for the State of Massachusetts and... »

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Winthrop Was Struck by Another Snowstorm

Friday, March 22nd, 2013
Winthrop Was Struck by Another Snowstorm

Winthrop was struck by another snowstorm this week in what has been a dificult winter. Pictured is a snow-covered Winthrop Beach »

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A Real Athletic Trainer: Rand Excels in Her Profession at Pingree School

Friday, March 22nd, 2013
A Real Athletic Trainer: Rand Excels in Her Profession at Pingree School

March is National Athletic Training Month and Winthrop resident Britney Rand is among those celebrating her profession and helping to promote and advance it. Rand, who Winthrop High hockey followers know as the dedicated president of the boosters club, is the assistant athletic trainer at the Pingree School in South Hamilton. It was not... »

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Cummings School Student Speaks at Council Meeting About Autism Awareness

Friday, March 22nd, 2013
Cummings School Student Speaks at Council Meeting About Autism Awareness

Adyana Barbarisi, a fourth grader at the Cunmings Elementary School, spoke about autism awareness at the Town Council meeting Tuesday night. Following are her remarks: Hi, my name is Adyana and I am a fourth grader from the 21st Century Program and a student in Mrs. Grayson’s class. So many children and adults are... »

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State Champions

Friday, March 22nd, 2013
State Champions

St. Mary’s High School girls hockey players Kira Iacopucci and Vanessa VanBuskirk of Winthrop hold the Division 1 state championship trophy following the team’s 2-1 victory over Arlington Catholic Sunday at the Garden. A freshman, VanBuskirk was a top-line defenseman for the Spartans while Iacopucci, an eighth grader, was a valuable reserve player. »

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Delehanty Seeks Community Support for New Ordinance

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Police Chief Terence Delehanty is asking the community to support a sanitary fitness ordinance that would allow a pro-active approach to the inspection of homes, multi-family dwellings, and rental units in the town. “As you saw in tonight’s presentation, it is an issue for us,” said Delehanty alluding to comments by interim building commissioner... »

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Spring Forum Shows Unity: McKenna Has Assembled a Great Team of Department Heads

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

The Town Council’s Spring Forum Tuesday night at the Cummings School certainly accentuated the positive gains that the town has made under the administration of Town Manager James McKenna. But more importantly, the forum highlighted the outstanding staff of professionals who lead our departments across town government. From the impassioned speeches by our public... »

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WHS Principal Decision Imminent Process Has Been Open and Candidates Vetted

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

The announcement of a new principal of Winthrop High School is forthcoming and it’s been a well-executed and open process to pick the successor to Gail Conlon, who is retiring this year. There were several candidates for the position and we understand that assistant of superintendent of schools Lisa Gill and the selection committee... »

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Congratulations, Nicole Giaquinto: Former WHS Track Star Now an NCAA All-American

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

We want to congratulate former Winthrop High student Nicole Giaquinto on her selection as an NCAA Track All-American, the highest honor for a college athlete. A senior at UMass/Lowell, Nicole was a standout basketball player and track athlete at Winthrop High and she has taken her talents to the next level and excelled to... »

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Police Blotter 03-21-2013

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Monday, March 11 Directed patrol of the Shore Drive area and the adjacent areas. Everything appeared normal and routine. McCourt Construction is continuing their work on the beach at this time. One parking violation issued on Trident Avenue. Female on Floyd Street called to report a bird in her attic. ACO called and given... »

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