Archive for October, 2013

WHS Sports Through the Years

Friday, October 25th, 2013

10 years ago October 30, 2003 Danielle Doherty finished fifth in 20:36 and Andrea Bruno finished seventh in 20:46 at the Northeastern Conference All-League Meet held Saturday at Bradley Palmer State Park’s 3.1 mile course. Both were named to the NEC All-Star team for their efforts. The WHS football team fell to 5-2 on... »

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Obituaries 10-24-2013

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Priscilla Rozantes Retired Proprietor of Peter’s Variety in East Boston Priscilla (Georgopoulos) Rozantes, a resident of Winthrop for 70 years, passed away at the Massachusetts General hospital on October 11. She was 91 years old. Prior to her retirement, Priscilla was the proprietor of Peter’s Variety in East Boston. She was the beloved wife... »

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Ingleside Craft Fair

Thursday, October 17th, 2013
Ingleside Craft Fair

Isabella Turco sporting her cowboy boots and tutu at the Ingleside craft fair. »

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Koutoujian, Addivinola Favored by Local Voters

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

State Sen. Katherine Clark won the Democratic special election primary for the Fifth Congressional District that includes the town of  Winthrop. Clark received 32 percent of the vote in the district to defeat Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian (22 percent) and five other candidates, State Rep. Carl Sciortino, State Sen. Karen Spilka, State Sen.... »

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Auxiliary Police Officer Arrested on Drug Charges

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Winthrop Police Chief Terence Delehanty has confirmed that a Winthrop Auxiliary Police Officer was arrested by the FBI, Winthrop and Revere Police Departments on Thursday, October 3.  The arrest came after a lengthy investigation into the activity of Auxiliary Police Officer Bledar Naco.  The Department became aware of Naco’s activity when other Law Enforcement... »

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Gill Initiates Traffic Relief for Winthrop Drivers

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

On Monday, October 7 last week, Town Council President Peter Gill initiated a solution with the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) designed to provide measureable relief for the intense morning rush hour traffic congestion endured by Winthrop motorists and bus passengers leaving the town for Boston and other destinations. The traffic congestion has been an... »

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Mael and the New School Project: Councillor Gives His Reasons for Supporting the New Middle/high School

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Councillor Craig Mael said he had three things to say during the public speaking portion at the end of Tuesday’s meeting and he likely chose, based on the upcoming Nov. 5 election, to save his most important point for last, which was his endorsement of the new middle/high school project. “I am voting for... »

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Town Manager Thinking Long Range: McKenna Knows the Success of a Community Lies in It Small Businesses

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Town Manager James McKenna has been setting his sights on building up the small business community, telling the Council that the town has applied to be part of a state initiative (a plan that includes Revere and Chelsea) that grants tax credits to small business owners. McKenna also spoke about efforts to boost Winthrop... »

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Clark Wins Democratic Primary: Congratulations to the Democratic Nominee to Succeed Ed Markey

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Congratulations to State Sen. Katherine Clark on her victory in the Democratic primary in the Fifth Congressional District for the seat previously held by Edward J. Markey. Clark conducting an outstanding campaign and was seen often in our town reaching out to our residents. Clark was able to garner a strong second-place finish in... »

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Big Game for Winthrop Football: Vikings Still Have a Chance at an NEC Title

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Despite a tough loss to Peabody last Friday night, the Winthrop High football team can still win the Northeastern Conference title, but the Vikings will have to defeat Classical this Friday night and Danvers next week to lay claim to the crown. It’s a tough task, but as our Red Sox have been proving... »

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