Archive for October, 2013

Vitale Predicts 75% Voter Turnout on Tuesday: Gill -Turco Contest and New School Vote Highlight Exciting Election

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Town Clerk Carla Vitale is predicting a 75 percent turnout of the town’s 11,710 registered voters for the election on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Vitale said several new voters have registered for the election. “There was a 72 per cent turnout in the 2011 election and that was without a debt exclusion referendum,” said Vitale.... »

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Be Sure to Vote : Tuesday’s Election Is One of the Most Important in Town History

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

It is fair to say that Winthrop voters will be determining the outcome of one of the most significant elections in the 161 year history of our town this Tuesday. Not only will voters be choosing our local government officials, but they also will be making a decision on a ballot question that will... »

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Have a Safe Halloween

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Halloween is for children or the child in all of us. The thought of getting loads of free candy is sometimes just an overload as children race around the streets trying to make sure that they hit every house and get their treats. However, as fun as Halloween can be, there is also the... »

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Police Blotter 10-31-2013

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Monday, October 21 Man came to report being threatened verbally by a female driver. Alarm Co. reports activation in basement. Alarm Co. called back to cancel, owner on scene with code. Report of alarm activation. Officers report they checked the house and all is clear. Daughter of home owner came and checked the inside... »

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It’s a T-save by Tsiotos

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

WHS junior goalkeeper has been a stellar performer in the Winthrop net Polixeni Maria Tsiotos has pretty much been preparing for this job her whole life. She became a goalkeeper at a young age in Winthrop Youth Soccer, continued to develop her skills at the elite club soccer level, and was a part-time starter for... »

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Obituaries 10-31-2013

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Mary Cecca Lifelong East Boston Resident Mary C. (Lindstrom) Cecca, a lifelong East Boston resident, died on October 25. She was the beloved wife of the late Benjamin V. Cecca; devoted mother of Stephen B. and his wife, Diane of Winthrop, Paul V. and his wife, Sharon of Revere and Karen M. and her... »

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Car Crashes into Youth Center Early on Sunday Morning

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Kathy’s Place Youth Center on Putnam Street is up and running following a two-day closure due to an incident early Sunday morning in which an individual drove an automobile into the front entrance, causing extensive damage to a glass door and window. The accident necessitated youth center officials to close the center for two... »

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Letters to the Editor

Friday, October 25th, 2013

The truth behind our water bills Dear Editor, The campaign propaganda charging that Council President Peter Gill is alone responsible for water bills is malarkey. It is the entire council that sets the water and sewer appropriation. If Mr. Turco had a solution to our water bills, he could have proposed something when he... »

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Our Opinions

Friday, October 25th, 2013

VOTE YES FOR NEW SCHOOL: A new middle/high school is needed for the 21st century It often is said that a community’s values, both literally and figuratively,  may be determined instantly by a snapshot look at that community’s public facilities such as its parks, playgrounds, town hall, schools, and the like. By that standard, Winthrop measures up... »

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Police Blotter 10-24-2013

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Monday, October 14 Female on Putnam Street reports that there are kids on the roof of Tutti Fruitie. Officer spoke to the kids and sent them out of the area. Caller on Grovers Avenue reports a dead skunk and dead squirrel in the area. ACO notified and will check on issue. Male called to... »

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