Archive for January, 2015

Winthrop Chamber of Commerce Awards Night

Friday, January 30th, 2015
Winthrop Chamber of Commerce Awards Night

The Winthrop Chamber of Commerce held its 24th Annual Kickoff Dinner and Community Awards Night Jan. 23 at the Hyatt Harborside, Logan Airport. The executive board of is pictured above at the dinner. Front row, from left, are Jonathan Polino, Michael Nicastro, clerk Christine Millerick, treasurer Maryann Russo, and president Dr. Paul McGee. Back... »

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Smokers Beware: Winthrop Officials Update Smoking Regulations

Friday, January 30th, 2015

WINTHROP – If you are under 21 years of age and trying to buy tobacco products you’re going to have to go out of town. If you want to smoke on the beach or park, you can’t. The Board of Health will make a presentation to Town Council next Tuesday night explaining the changes... »

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Luberto’s Bakery Makes Seahawk Bet a Reality

Friday, January 30th, 2015
Luberto’s Bakery Makes Seahawk Bet a Reality

Sheriff Steven Tompkins and Revere bakery owner Danny Luberto are betting their tail that the New England Patriots will prevail in this weekend’s Super Bowl – a lobster tail pastry, that is. Tompkins made an official appearance at Luberto’s Bakery on Broadway Monday to announce the friendly Super Bowl wager between the local Sheriff... »

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Petruccelli Elevated to Majority Whip

Friday, January 30th, 2015

State Senator Anthony Petruccelli was elevated to Majority Whip last Thursday by Senate President Stanley Rosenberg (D-Amherst)–the same position that catapulted another son of East Boston, Robert Travaglini, to the Senate Presidency in 2003. In U.S. politics, a whip’s role is to gauge the temperature of members in the party and line up votes... »

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Police Blotter 01-29-2015

Friday, January 30th, 2015

Winthrop police reported several minor car accidents this past week. At 1:26 pm on Jan. 23 a Ford Econovan collided with a Toyota Venza at Pauline Steet and Woodside Avenue. One person was transported to the hospital. Two tow trucks were requested. At 12:23 pm on Jan. 24 a hit and run motor vehicle... »

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Just Another Blizzard

Friday, January 30th, 2015

As we mentioned above, for those of us who have been around longer than we care to remember, the Blizzard of 2015 certainly rates as a whopper, but we have to say that it does not even come close to the Blizzard of ’78, which was a coastal event the likes of which we... »

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Congratulations,WHS Hockey Team

Friday, January 30th, 2015

We offer our congratulations to the Winthrop High boys hockey team, which assured itself of at least a share of a Northeastern Conference North Division championship with an exciting 2-1 victory over Marblehead Saturday, a win that was doubly-enjoyable because it occurred as part of the 50th anniversary weekend celebration of the founding of... »

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Our Opinions: Peter Gill’s Decision

Friday, January 30th, 2015

The announcement by Town Council President Peter Gill that he will not be seeking re-election to the post he has held for the past four years will bring to a conclusion what arguably has been one of the most productive and positive eras in town history. With Peter steering our little ship of state... »

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Sports 01-29-2015

Friday, January 30th, 2015

WHS SPORTS ROUNDUP WHS boys hockey shoots for NEC title tonight Larsen Rink should be rockin’ and rollin’ with the Viking Faithful this evening (Thursday) when the Winthrop High hockey team hosts Saugus and shoots for an undisputed Northeastern Conference North Division title. Thanks to an exciting 2-1 triumph over Marblehead Saturday, coach Dale... »

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Obituaries 01-29-2015

Friday, January 30th, 2015

Leo Murphy Retired Winthrop Firefighter Leo J. Murphy of Winthrop passed away at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home on January 20. He was 80 years old. Leo retired from the Winthrop Fire Department after a long and distinguished career as firefighter. He was a U. S. Army veteran, serving from 1956 to 1958 and... »

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