Archive for September, 2014

Town Republican Committee Backs Charlie Baker

Monday, September 29th, 2014

At the August 18th meeting, The Winthrop Republican Town Committee voted to endorse Charlie Baker for the office of Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The committee vote was unanimous. Charlie Baker previously served the Commonwealth as Governor Weld’s and Cellucci’s Secretary of Administration and Finance. He also previously served as CEO of Harvard... »

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IPads to be Distributed to Students

Monday, September 29th, 2014

IPads are versatile tools that can offer educators diverse ways of instruction planning and methods of engaging with students. Next Monday and Tuesday nights (Sept. 29-30) these touch screen tablets will be distributed to students in grades 8-12. “We’re excited and anxious about it,” says Superintendent John Macero. “We really want to get them... »

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Students safety is Priority at WPS

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Winthrop has been approved by the state to make school upgrades that will increase the safety of students and faculty using state-of-the-art protection. “There was a $251,000 earmark in regards to school safety. The police chief has been handling that for us,” said Superintendent John Macero. “One of the requirements of the new law... »

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Police Blotter 09-25-2014

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Monday, September 15 W93 was flagged down by a female to state that a male is hiding in the brush at Coughlin Park and he is taking pictures of the airport and planes. Officers report the subject is a Salem State student. Call from Cliff Avenue to report that wife is having hard time... »

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Open Meeting Seminar

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Two conclusions we can make from last week’s Town Council-led seminar on the Open Meeting Law are that attorney Elizabeth “Betsy” Lane of Kopelman and Paige has certainly become an expert on the state’s Open Meeting Law and that the decision to hold such a seminar in town for the town councilors and committee... »

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Fall Festival is Sunday

Monday, September 29th, 2014

The Winthrop Fall Festival this Sunday, September 28, in French Square certainly looks like one of those “can’t-miss, must-be-there” events on the calendar. There will be a lot of fun-filled activities happening right in the middle of the town from 4 to 7 p.m.  A DJ will provide musical entertainment, there will be local... »

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Officials Release Video in Effort to Find Justice for Taraskiewicz

Monday, September 29th, 2014

The Suffolk County District Attorney and the Massachusetts State Police have released a video interview with the mother of a young woman who was brutally murdered 22 years ago this past weekend. The video urges anyone with information about the homicide of Susan Taraskiewicz to share that information with State Police. In the video,... »

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Speaker DeLeo at Revere Ceremony

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Winthrop residents recognize Speaker Robert A. DeLeo as our favorite son who has risen to such tremendous power as the leader of the 160-member House of Representatives that we sometimes forget that he represents Revere with distinction as well. We saw Bob at the 8th Annual Revere Beach Memorial Sunday at the William G.... »

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Kathleen Duffy and Her New Business

Monday, September 29th, 2014

We congratulate Kathleen Coffey Duffy on the launching of her business, Healing Hearts Therapeutic Massage for Women, which is located at 260 Revere St. We remember Kathleen well for her support of her brothers’ athletic careers. Kathleen was the perfect older sister to her siblings and was present for their athletic accomplishments such as... »

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Sports 09-25-2014

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Big Blue Goes Down Vikings score impressive win, 28-12 ; season record now at 2-0 By Jim Lederman Three interceptions played key roles in the Vikings 28–12 victory over Swampscott. The win improved the Vikings record 2-0. The Revere Patriots invade Miller Field for a 7 PM kick off Friday night. Reise Turransky’s 78... »

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