Archive for April, 2013

Power Appointed to Town Board

Thursday, April 18th, 2013
Power Appointed to Town Board

The Town Council unanimously approved the appointment of Michael Power to the Board of Appeals Tuesday night. Pictured after the Council meeting are, from left, Councilor Craig Mael, Councilor-at-Large Larry Powers, Councilor James Letterie, Councilor Linda Calla, President Peter Gill, Michael Power, Vice President Paul Varone, and Councilor-at-Large Philip Boncore. »

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Mailhiot Named Athletic Trainer at East Coast Prep

Thursday, April 18th, 2013
Mailhiot Named Athletic Trainer at East Coast Prep

Christopher Mailhiot, a graduate of Winthrop High School and Colby-Sawyer College, has been named the head athletic trainer at East Coast Prep in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. Mailhiot majored in Athletic Training and is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association and is BOC certified. He also had solid credentials in first aid and... »

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Winthrop Restaurants Aid Relief Efforts

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

After Boston was devastated by a horrific bombing at the finish line of the 117th marathon, Kate Economides of Blackstrap BBQ felt she had to do something to help. Tuesday morning, Kate called her friend Wendy Millar-Page to help mobilize bringing lunch into Boston. The plan was to serve the multitude of police, fire,... »

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Winthrop Little League:News and Notes

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Opening Day was April 15, 2013 Field Clean Up was a great success on April 6. The new Winthrop Little League News and Notes will appear each week to give parents, players, and coaches news and accomplishments and records. The new WLL Board of Directors and coaches want to show how hard the players... »

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An Unspeakable Tragedy

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Perhaps I am still in sense of shock as the details and the reality of the bombing at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday sink into my mind. One is almost immune when one hears about civilian targeted  bombs exploding in those places of unrest like the Middle East or Africa.... »

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Police Blotter 04-18-2013

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

April 8 Calling party reports he received a text from involved party that she needs help. No answer at the door. Owner was contacted and he has no way to gain entry. Fire notified. Party reports that her neighbor called her stating earlier he observed a homeless person sleeping in the hallway near at... »

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Softball Team Wins Two of First Three

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

The Winthrop High softball team got off to a nice start in its first week of the 2013 campaign, taking two of its three contests against Northeastern Conference rivals. “We’ve received strong pitching, we’re playing good defense, and we’re getting our bats on the ball,” said WHS head coach Dave Guffey to sum up... »

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Obituaries 04-18-2013

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

William MacPhail Longtime United Airlines Ramp Agent, Historian for St. John’s Episcopal Church William E. MacPhail of  Winthrop passed away at home on April 9 after a prolonged illness. He was 77 years old. Born in and a lifetime resident of Winthrop, he was the beloved son of the late Gertrude (Eldridge) and Roy... »

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Really in the Green: State Awards Winthrop $170k for Clean Energy Projects

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013
Really in the Green: State Awards Winthrop $170k for Clean Energy Projects

Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Rick Sullivan presented the town of Winthrop with a $169,625 Green Communities grant to fund municipal clean energy projects last week.. “Winthrop is now one of the 110 Green Communities across the Commonwealth making smart investments in clean energy,” said Governor Deval Patrick. “Community by community, we are... »

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Gill Seeks Re-Election

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013
Gill Seeks Re-Election

In a recent interview with the Transcript, when asked why he is seeking re-election, Council President Peter Gill said “I believe that Winthrop has made tremendous strides in the past fifteen months. The spirit of cooperation and partnership that has been developed among and between our department heads, their staffs, volunteer committee / commission... »

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