Archive for July, 2014

A Town Treasure: Winthrop Golf Club Just Keeps Rolling Along

Saturday, July 26th, 2014
A Town Treasure: Winthrop Golf Club Just Keeps Rolling Along

Jim Bruce has been the head golf professional at the Winthrop Golf Club (WGC) for 15 years. Bruce said interest and participation remains steady at the course that is located across the street from the future site of the new Winthrop middle/high school building. “The golf course and greens are in terrific condition and... »

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At Sand Sculpting Festival

Saturday, July 26th, 2014
At Sand Sculpting Festival

Aeyo Odinflame of Runic Fire Performance entertained thousands of beach-goers on Saturday night with her fire dancing act prior to the grand fireworks display. at the Sand Sculpting Festival in Revere that drew hundreds of thousands including many Winthrop residents. »

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Organization Seeks Residents’ Help for Program

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Save the Harbor/Save the Bay’s Patty Foley and Bruce Berman are asking Winthrop residents to step up and help with the non-profit’s “Share the Harbor” program. “We are asking for a contribution today of $10, $25, $50 or more if you can afford it, to help Save the Harbor “Share the Harbor” with more... »

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Suspect Nabbed Police Charge Man with B&e Incidents

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Winthrop Police apprehended a suspect in two breaking and entering incidents at homes in the town last week. Detectives Tim Callinan and Wayne Carter led the investigation that resulted in the arrest of a 22-year-old male whom is alleged to have participated in breaking and entering incidents at homes on Bellevue Avenue and Main... »

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Good Police Work

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Winthrop Police Chief Terence Delehanty this week called his department’s apprehension of a breaking and entering suspect “good old-fashioned police work.” An individual had broken into two Winthrop homes and may have been involved in incidents in other communities as well. The break-ins occurred last Thursday and Friday, but by Sunday the individual believed... »

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Speaker DeLeo in Lynn

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

We were at St. Mary’s High School in Lynn Monday morning for Speaker Robert A. DeLeo’s address to the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce. Bob’s reception in Lynn was, in a word, tremendous, from the moment he entered the school library where the event was held to long after he had delivered his remarks.... »

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A Boost for Center Business District

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Kudos to the Winthrop Planning Board and the Town Council for passing the new ordinances related to development and construction in the Winthrop Center Business District. The new ordinances will streamline the process and make it business-friendly for developers and new business owners. It’s been a long time coming, but the Planning Board and... »

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Patrick Announces No Discharge Area in All Waters along Coast

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Gov. Deval Patrick announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the designation of all state coastal waters in the Commonwealth as a No Discharge Area (NDA), which will preserve and protect the Commonwealth’s coastline by banning commercial and recreational vessels from releasing sewage anywhere along the coast. “Clean and healthy coastal... »

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WCWC and Friends Hold Scholarship Lottery

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

The Winthrop Catholic Woman’s Club (WCWC) and Friends of the WCWC recently held its Third Annual Scholarship Lottery.  Any member in good standing can nominate a graduating high school student,  who has been accepted into a school of higher learning, for the Lottery. This year, the Education Chairperson, Barbara A. Survilas received 36 applicants.... »

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Letter to the Editor

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Fireworks were great Dear Editor, I think appropriate thanks are in order to Chief Paul Flanagan who, with all the weather considerations, coordinated the fireworks display on July 6th.  Chief Flanagan and his firefighters are there for us with Santa on the Firetruck for Christmas and fireworks for the 4th of July.  I just... »

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