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Obituaries 11-28-2013

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Eileen Barbuto Member of Winthrop Elks and Auxiliary Member of Winthrop AMVETS Eileen C. (Murray) Barbuto of Winthrop passed away on November 20. She was 69 years old. Eileen was a member of the Winthrop Lodge of Elks #1078 and was an Auxiliary member of the Winthrop AMVETS Post 48. The beloved wife of... »

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Winthrop’s Heritage Room

Thursday, November 21st, 2013
Winthrop’s Heritage Room

The Winthrop Historical Commission and the Town of Winthrop dedicated Winthrop’s Heritage Room at the Winthrop Cultural Center in memory of Don Simioni, a true historian and friend. Pictured at the ceremony at the E.B. Newton School are, from left, Town Manager James McKenna, Historic Commission Chairman Richard Ferrino, Beverly Simioni, Frank Costantino, and... »

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Induction Ceremony

Thursday, November 21st, 2013
Induction Ceremony

Northeastern University Hall of Fame inductee Donald MacLeod is pictured with his son, Doug MacLeod, and his grandchildren, Scott MacLeod and Rachel MacLeod, at the induction ceremony Saturday night. »

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Community Health Assessment Underway

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

The Town of Winthrop and Massachusetts General Hospital are working together to conduct a community health assessment.  The goal of the health assessment is to engage the community in creating a comprehensive picture of Winthrop’s overall health and a plan to improve it.  Over the next two months, data will be collected from those... »

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WHS Cheerleaders in Dana-farber Fundraising Drive

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Cheerleaders from Winthrop are participating in the Cheer for Dana-Farber fundraiser. As a part of this new fundraising initiative, the Winthrop High School cheerleaders and the Winthrop Youth Football Sixth Grade cheerleaders are raising critical funds to support adult and pediatric cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The fundraiser will conclude on... »

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Council Discusses Funding for School Resource Officer: Macero and Delehanty Say New Position Would Help Officials Address Issues Such as School Bullying

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Superintendent of Schools John Macero and Police Chief Terence Delehanty requested funding for the deployment of a resource officer in the Winthrop public schools. Town Manager James McKenna presented the $29,000 fund request on their behalf during his report at the Town Council meeting Tuesday night. The officer would work in the position... »

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Remembering 50 Years Ago: Kennedy Had a Special Connection to Winthrop

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

The assassination of President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago this week seared an indelible imprint into the memory of every American living at that time. Similar to the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor on December 5, 1941, and the terrorist attacks on the twin towers on 9/11 of 2001,  Americans of every... »

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Police Blotter 11-21-2013

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Monday, November 11 Two calls of a major motor vehicle crash on Pleasant Street and Washington Avenue. Units, fire, Action request G&J. One to MGH. Citation for driving under the influence. Custodian at Metcalf Square reports a man sleeping in the breezeway. 92 Ferullo and 93 Armistead report one to Whidden. Party came in... »

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Corbett-frank Excels as Vikings Stay on Track for a Winning Season

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Playing with the heart of a champion, the Winthrop High football team continued its quest for a winning record with a workmanlike 28-14 win over Amesbury Friday night at historic Landry Stadium. Senior captain Jordan Corbett-Frank added to his glowing resume with a 175-yard effort on the ground as part of a huge offensive... »

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Obituaries 11-21-2013

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Katherine Gleeson Longtime employee of Spring Air Mattress Co. Katherine “Kathy” Gleeson of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, passed away November 15. She was 69 years old. “Kathy” was a graduate of East Boston High School, Class of 1962 and was employed at Spring Air Mattress Co. in Chelsea for many years. She was... »

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