Archive for November, 2014

How Flexible Are You? Local Yoga Studio Seeks to Help Residents Relax and Limber Up

Thursday, November 27th, 2014
How Flexible Are You? Local Yoga Studio Seeks to Help Residents Relax and Limber Up

Stefanie Finocchio and Suzanne Dufresne are helping transform and improve bodies and minds at their new yoga and massage studio located at 526 Shirley Street. They co-owners and certified yoga instructors opened The Yoga Lounge on Sept. 2 and the response has exceeding their expectations. “It’s definitely better than we anticipated – our minds... »

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Buccini Appears in Velveteen Rabbit

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
Buccini Appears in Velveteen Rabbit

A rocking horse that talks, boats that dance, a toy soldier that marches and a soft, endearing rabbit who changes a young boy’s life.  This is all part of the magic created on stage in Boston Children’s Theatre’s (BCT) annual production of the classic children’s story The Velveteen Rabbit featuring 12-year old Heather Buccini... »

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Winthrop Seeks North Title on Friday Night

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

The undefeated Winthrop Vikings (9-0) and the undefeated Lynnfield Pioneers (9-0) will battle Friday night 7 pm at Miller Field for theDivision 4 North Title.  The Vikings defeated Triton 14-0 and Lynnfield overwhelmedSwampscott 35-7 to reach the final in Division 4 North. “We played a very strong defensive game. We get better every week... »

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Town Officials Gain Insight Into Health Needs

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

 WINTHROP – The town of Winthrop now has a snapshot of the health needs in the community thanks to the input of residents and a committee that worked with Massachusetts General Hospital to create a health needs assessment. “This is the first comprehensive Community Health Needs Assessment for the town of Winthrop,” said Town... »

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Police Blotter 11-13-2014

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Monday, November 3 Call of a car parked in the same place for days. Officer reports vehicle listed out of town, placed on 72-hour list. Report of an injured duck near Daw Playground. Female caller reports a wire down. Party request ambulance. Male caller stated a neighbor wanted him to sign something and he... »

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Winthrop Pays Tribute To Veterans

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Winthrop paid tribute to its war veterans this week in impressive fashion commencing with Winthrop Center Cafe owner Roger Oliveira hosting a dinner for veterans at his cafe that was sponsored by American Legion Post 146. The Winthrop Chamber of Commerce, led by executive director Betsy Shane and president Dr. Paul McGee, invited veterans... »

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Town in Great Financial Shape

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

It was revealed at a Council meeting that  the Town of Winthrop has more than $2.2 million in free cash in its accounts and to that, we can only say, “Great job, Town Manager James McKenna and Chief Financial Officer Tom Gordon,” for leading this historic turnaround of Winthrop’s financial picture. We remember the... »

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McKenna Mentioned For Chelsea Post

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Whenever there is a vacancy for a town/city manager’s position anywhere and this time it is nearby Chelsea (where Jay Ash will be accepting a cabinet post in Governor-Elect Charlie Baker’s administration) —  it’s almost automatic that James McKenna’s name pops up — not because he is looking to leave Winthrop — but simply... »

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Game of the New Century

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

We think you have to go back to the 1992 and 1993 Super Bowls that were played at Miller Field against Mansfield and Westford Academy to find a bigger game than what will take place Friday night when the undefeated Northeastern Conference champion Winthrop Vikings host the undefeated Cape Ann League champion Lynnfield Pioneers.... »

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Freedoms Foundation to Present Washington Honor Medals

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

The Bay State Chapter of Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge will present prestigious George Washington Honor Medals in memory of former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino and to Operation Troop Support in Danvers and its founders Dick and Christine Moody. The Chapter will also present “Spirit of ‘76” Awards for meritorious service and patriotism... »

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