Archive for September, 2013

A Night for Richie

Thursday, September 26th, 2013
A Night for Richie

A fundraiser was held for popular Nick’s Place employee Richie Scannelli to help support his re­covery from injuries sustained during an incident that occurred in the town. Pictured at the event held Tuesday night at the Robert A. DeLeo Senior Center are Council President Peter Gill, Richie Scannelli, Speaker of the House Robert A.... »

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Celebrates 90th Birthday

Thursday, September 26th, 2013
Celebrates 90th Birthday

Gloria Ferullo recently celebrated her 90th birthday with her loving family and friends at the Win­throp Arms. Gloria is blessed with 90 years of love from the entire Ferullo family. »

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Group Outlines Need for New Schools Here

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

The Winthrop Is Worth It committee lists as its mission: To inform the public about the benefit of building a new middle/high school for our students and the entire community. Carolyn Gagnon, one of the founders of the committee that is chaired by Marcie Moline, said the group has been meeting weekly as it... »

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Former Students Start Anti-bullying Group

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Four recent graduates of Winthrop High School have launched an anti-bullying group. Mike Lynch, Kaycee Corea, Makenna Wright, and Zack Sullivan, all graduates of the Class of 2013 and college freshmen, started Stand Up To Bullying on Sept. 19. Corea was the originator of the group. “I saw on Facebook that family members of... »

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Gill Explains His Reasons for Canceling Water Forum

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

When Town Council President Gill was asked why he canceled the Water/Sewer rate forum which he had originally initiated, he responded: “I will sum up what I said at the council meeting on September 17th”. “Many weeks ago, I had scheduled the forum, the purpose of which to provide my fellow residents an opportunity... »

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Ferry Service Closes Down for Season

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Winthrop Town Manager James McKenna announced that the Winthrop commuter ferry service has been ended for the season on September 23, 2013. “We want to thank our loyal commuter ferry boat riders who stayed with us this season despite the changes in the service and we need to recognize the hardwork of our operator... »

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Winthrop is Worth It

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Committee supporting new schools off to strong start We had the opportunity to sit down with Carolyn Cash Gagnon, one of the founders of the newly formed committee, Winthrop Is Worth It, whose members have been working diligently in support of the proposed Winthrop middle/high school building project. Let’s just say that Mrs. Gagnon,... »

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Groundbreaking Held at Dalrymple School

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Town officials joined East Boston Community Development Corporation (EBCDC) representatives at the groundbreaking for the Dalrymple School project that will convert the former elementary school into 27 units of affordable senior housing. This was certainly great news for some of the neighbors of the property as it has sat dormant for quite some time.... »

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Police Presence in Front of Middle School

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

There was a peaceful and orderly demonstration outside the middle school Tuesday and we noticed a Winthrop Police officer stationed in front of the middle school. And we must say, he was doing an excellent job making sure that the sign-holders remained on the sidewalk across the street and didn’t interfere with traffic on... »

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Congressional Race Heats Up in Winthrop

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

State Sen. Katherine Clark made an appearance in Winthrop Saturday as she continues her campaign for the Fifth Congressional seat. Clark has been an effective state senator and now would like to bring her ideas to Washington and represent our town in the House of Representatives. Clark certainly has impressive academic credentials, having graduated... »

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