Archive for December, 2013

Callahan Repairs to Start on Fri.

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

MassDOT is reminding Winthrop residents that the Callahan Tunnel closure will begin on Friday, December 27. MassDOT has made detour maps available to residents regarding the upcoming Callahan Tunnel closure. The Callahan Tunnel connects Boston to East Boston and points north along the Route 1A corridor. It is one of two Boston Harbor Tunnels... »

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Merry Christmas: We Wish Our Readers a Happy and Safe Holiday Season

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

The holiday season is here, which for most of us means the traditional gatherings with family, friends, and co-workers to share the joy of Christmas and the New Year. For many, the Christmas holiday season marks the only time of the year when we will have the opportunity to see each other and catch... »

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It’s Not Too Late: Please Remember Those in Need

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

The economists may tell us that we finally have turned a corner in the recovery from the debacle of the Great Recession of the Bush years, but  statistics only tell part of the story. The cold, harsh reality for many Americans is that economic recovery still is only a dream in a world where... »

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Police Blotter 12-26-2013

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Monday, December 16 Mother on Governors Drive called to report that her daughter fell on the way to school and needs an ambulance. Female caller wants to know if we could do something about a car that has not moved on Veterans Road and is taking up three spaces. She was told we could... »

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Boys Hoop Drops First Two Contests

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

The Winthrop High boys basketball team dropped its season-opening contests to two of the better teams in the Northeastern Conference South Division this past week. The Vikings came out on the short end of their season-opener with Gloucester, 66-44, Wednesday evening. Winthrop fell behind by a 30-18 margin at the half and never could... »

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Obituaries 12-26-2013

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Dominic Torchetti Of Winthrop Dominic Torchetti of Winthrop died on December 20. The devoted father of Ann Cerato and her husband, Gregg of New Hampshire, Linda Silvestro and her husband, Mark of Rowley and Nancy Marshall of Florida, he was the dear brother of Dolly Paciotti and Rachel D’Eramo, both of Melrose, and the... »

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Thank You, Councilor-at-large Larry Powers

Friday, December 20th, 2013
Thank You, Councilor-at-large Larry Powers

The Winthrop Town Council honored outgoing Councilor-at-Large Larry Powers with a town citation at its final meeting of the year Tuesday night. Seated are Councilor-at-Large Larry Powers and Council President Peter Gill. Standing, from left, are Councilors Craig Mael, Nicholas DelVento, and James Letterie, Council Vice-President Paul Varone, Councilor-at-Large Philip Boncore, and Councilors Linda... »

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A New Look at Silver Clean

Friday, December 20th, 2013
A New Look at Silver Clean

Lisa Polignone and Bob Polignone describe Silver Clean Laundromat as “more than your typical laundromat.” Lisa, who is a real estate broker and instructor, and her husband, Bob, a senior information technology manager, took over ownership of the store in September, 2012. The Polignones directed a major facelift of the store that included the... »

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Storm’s Aftermath

Friday, December 20th, 2013
Storm’s Aftermath

In this Richard Honan photo, Yirrell Beach was peaceful on Wednesday morning after the storm. A set of footprints head towards the water tower in the fresh coating of snow. »

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Council Takes No Action on Casino

Friday, December 20th, 2013

The Town Council voted by a 6-3 margin to table a motion that sought to have a letter sent to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) regarding the Mohegan Sun casino project proposed for the Revere side of the Suffolk Downs property. At Tuesday night’s Council meeting, the nine councilors were on the verge of... »

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