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Obituaries 06-26-2014

Friday, June 27th, 2014

Mary Schmidt Former President of Winthrop Mothers Club and Winthrop Band Parents Member Mary C. Schmidt, a long time resident of Winthrop, passed away on June 18. She was 93 years old. Born in Corning, Ohio on September 20, 1920, the loving daughter of the late Andrew Garbline and Catherine Refinati, she attended Corning... »

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A True American Hero: Ernest Deeb Remembers D-Day On Its 70th Anniversary

Thursday, June 19th, 2014
A True American Hero: Ernest Deeb Remembers D-Day On Its 70th Anniversary

Winthrop resident Ernest Deeb observed the 70th anniversary of D-Day on June 6 in a very personal way. For the 91-year-old Deeb was a member of the 150th Engineer Combat Battalion that began its training at Fort Devens in Ayer. He and the other members of this New England-based force were activated in February,... »

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Winthrop Native Serves Aboard USS Constitution

Thursday, June 19th, 2014
Winthrop Native Serves Aboard USS Constitution

A 1999 Pope John XXIII High School graduate from Winthrop is part of a hand picked Navy crew serving on the world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat, the USS Constitution in Charlestown. Chief Petty Officer Brian Pettee, a supply officer, serves aboard the 216-year-old Boston-based ship named by President George Washington to honor the Constitution... »

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Quick Action By Dr. Michael Murphy Saves A Man’s Life

Thursday, June 19th, 2014
Quick Action By Dr. Michael Murphy Saves A Man’s Life

It was a normal day on May 22 for both Michael Murphy, MD, Emergency Medicine at Mount Auburn Hospital, and Matthew O’Connell, 54, both of Winthrop and driving through East Boston to their respective appointments. Dr. Murphy noticed a car cutting a few people off, including himself, and thought, “just another Boston driver.” But... »

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Council Approves Money Transfer For Miller Field Study

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

The Town Council approved a request by Town Manager James McKenna to transfer $5,000 for a special article for engineering and design services toward future improvements to Miller Field. There was a brief discussion on the motion during which Councilor Craig Mael inquired whether the town should appropriate $5,000 “to look into whether or... »

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Ernest Deeb Sr. And His Valiant Service

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

That’s quite a story about 91-year-old Winthrop resident Ernest Deeb Sr., and the incredible work he did in service to our country on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Deeb was only 19 years old at the time when he was fighting for our country’s future. It was a bloody, tough battle, but he stood tall... »

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DeLeo Brings Home Subsidy For Ferry Service

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Well, the ferry service will soon be charting Winthrop waters after Town Manager James McKenna delivered the news at the Council meeting that Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo has secured a $50,000 subsidy for the ferry service. It’s another shining example of the Speaker’s attention to every aspect of town life and... »

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McKenna Has The Right Approach On Miller Field

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Town Manager James McKenna has devised the correct approach to the situation at Miller Field that, as described by School Committee Dawn Sullivan, is creating some doubt about the safety of the field for the upcoming fall sports season. McKenna requested a study of the entire Miller Field complex be done to determine exactly... »

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Viking Pride Event

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

There are still tickets available for the Viking Pride Foundation’s “Final Countdown,” the last event to be held at the old Winthrop High School. Knowing Viking Pride’s way as we do, this will be a first-class, highly-enjoyable event that you won’t want to miss. »

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Police Blotter 06-19-2014

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Monday, June 9 Caller reports disturbance outside of home. Units find area clear. Caller awakened by running truck. Caller reports large tractor-trailer obstructing the street and causing a traffic backup. Caller reports a motor vehicle parked for many days in front of his house. Vehicle has town sticker but caller doesn’t recognize the motor... »

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