Archive for January, 2014

Obituaries 01-30-2014

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Joan Ruggiero Of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston Joan F. (Indingaro) Ruggiero of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, died on January 27. She was 73 years old. The beloved wife of over 54 years of Frank G. Ruggiero, she was the devoted mother of Stephen Ruggiero and Debbie Farren and her husband, Patrick, all... »

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Third Snowstorm of Season Hits Winthropy

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
Third Snowstorm of Season Hits Winthropy

The third snowstorm of the season hit Winthrop this week, dropping at least six inches of light, fluffy snow and resulting in the closing of schools and the postponement of Tuesday night’s Town Council Meeting. Winthrop Department of Public Works crews, under the leadership of Director Steve Calla, began storm preparations Tuesday at 5... »

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Four Generations

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
Four Generations

FOUR GENERATIONS: Shown from left: Donna Jewison (Di- Giovanni, formerly of Winthrop) and now of Chatfield, Minnesota, grandmother; Chelese Bakken holding Lily of Denver, Colorado and on the right is great-grandmother, Carol Alagero of Winthrop. »

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Council to Look at Snow and Ice Budget

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

The Winthrop Town Council will meet tonight (Thursday) at 7 p.m. at the Harvey Meeting Room at Town Hall. The meeting was originally scheduled for Tuesday, but was postponed due to the snowstorm. Council President Peter Gill said the Council will consider authorizing an appropriation for the DPW snow and ice removal budget. “We’re... »

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The Ultimate Stop for Proms: Siegel, Merlino Open New Dress Store in Peabody

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

It is always prom season at The Ultimate and even more so now that sisters and business partners Heather Siegel and Fawn Merlino have opened their brand new dress store on Route 1 South in Peabody. Months ahead of the first prom of the season, high school girls, accompanied by their parents, have been... »

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Judge Finds Winthrop Man ‘Not Guilty’

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

A motorist, charged with allegedly driving at then-Winthrop Town Council President Jeffrey Turco in a Nov. 7, 2011 election eve incident, was found not guilty this past Friday. James Lederman, 70, was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, leaving the scene after causing personal injury, and recklessly operating a motor vehicle,... »

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The Speaker Steps up Again: DeLeo Gives Support to WHS Cheerleaders

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

We just knew that Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo would be offering his strong support for the Winthrop High cheerleading squad that has qualified for the National Championships in Florida. And Speaker DeLeo, despite a busy schedule of commitments, was there at the Winthrop Yacht Club Saturday night to personally present a... »

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Temple Project Moves Forward: New Temple, Senior Housing Will Transform the Neighborhood

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Yes, it’s strange to see the demolition work happening on a portion of the Temple Tifereth Israel property on Veterans Road. The temple has become such a familiar site for long-time Winthrop residents and the Jewish community, led by Temple President Sandra Pellegrino, who has worked with the members to keep the temple strong... »

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Council Meeting Postponed: Council Will Meet Tonight (Thursday)

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

In the light of the snowstorm that arrived Tuesday afternoon, Council President Peter Gill made the sagacious decision to postpone the regular Town Council meeting and reschedule it for Thursday night. It’s part of the territory of being the Council President when you have to make decisions about the weather and whether an impending... »

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Police Blotter 01-23-2014

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Monday, January 13 Officer assisted Gorman School crossing at Revere Street. Party reported that her name and info had been used to open credit cards with Sears Mastercard account, Best Buy account and Toys R Us account. All appear to be out of state, the bank and FTC will be made aware of this... »

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