Archive for July, 2013

Obituaries 07-25-2013

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Eleanor Cipoletta Devoted Homemaker and Mother Eleanor M. (Carroll) Cipoletta, a longtime resident of Beachmont Revere, died on July 14 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. She was 82 years old. The wife of the late James J. Cipoletta, she was born in Boston and raised in Charlestown, the daughter of the late John and Emma... »

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Capitol Moment

Thursday, July 18th, 2013
Capitol Moment

On hand at the swearing in of Edward Markey (second from right) as the new U.S. Senator from Massachusetts on Tuesday morning in Washington, D.C. were from left Alicia DelVento, Cathy DelVento and Peter Christopher. »

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The Winthrop School of Performing Arts Will Present “Annie”

Thursday, July 18th, 2013
The Winthrop School of Performing Arts Will Present “Annie”

The Winthrop School of Performing Arts will present “Annie” on July 31, Aug. 1 and 2, at 7 p.m. at Winthrop High School. Pictured following a rehearsal are some of the cast in the production. Front row are Sage Calinda, Heather Buccini, who will play Annie, Haven Pereira, Molly Girard, and Fiona MacPhail. Back... »

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Howard Leaves School System: Will Take Position in Saugus Schools

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Lisa Howard, a teacher and administrator in the Winthrop School system for 23 years, is leaving her position as assistant superintendent of schools/pupil personnel director to become the pupil personnel director for the Saugus school department. “Miss Howard will be leaving us on September 3, much to our sadness for the Winthrop public schools,”... »

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Local Groups Join Forces to Create New Recreation Center: Fundraiser Planned for August 24

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

The Viking Pride Foundation, along with The Larry Larsen Rink at the Mike Eruzione Center and Winthrop Parks and Recreation, are joining efforts to create a new spring/summer recreation center. The rink facility is not utilized between mid-April through mid-August, and it is the goal of the Viking Pride Foundation to create a venue... »

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WPD’s Feeley Issues Warning on Burglaries

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Winthrop Police Officer Jim Feeley, liaison to the Boston Regional Intelligence Center, would like to make residents aware of a recent rash of regional distraction B-and-Es (breaking and enterings) in Boston and surrounding communities. Feeley said in the reported incidents an individual will ring the bell at a residence, posing as a landscaper or... »

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Explorers Take Title

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

The Winthrop Police Explorers won the overall championship at the Massachusetts Law Enforcement Explorer Competition held in May at Mount Ida College in Newton. Winthrop’s Police Explorers defeated eight other posts from Massachusetts, New York, and Connecticut. There were nine competitions that included crime scene investigation, physical agility, career development, street crimes, first aid,... »

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Thank You, Lisa Howard: School Administrator Moving on to Saugus Post

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

It seems like just yesterday that we were watching Lisa Gill Howard display her incredible athletic skills for the Winthrop High School softball team on its way to winning the Massachusetts state championship. She was the gritty, determined, and skillful second baseman whose all-out hustle and effort typified that championship team coached by Ron... »

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A Bright Idea: New Street Lights Could Save Town Money

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Not content to rest on his list of accomplishments, Town Manager James McKenna brought forth representatives from Siemens, an international engineering and electronics firm, for a presentation before the Town Council Tuesday night regarding the possible installation of new streetlights throughout the town. Michael Kane, Siemens’ business development manager, and Clint Schuchel, senior project... »

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Lifeguard at Yirrell: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Councilor-at-Large Phil Boncore always is looking out for the best interests and safety of our townspeople. Boncore was the lone dissenter to the sanitation fitness ordinance concerning the inspection of apartments in town and held firm to his beliefs that the inspections may be unconstitutional — although his colleagues felt strongly otherwise and approved... »

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