Archive for February, 2015

Local Author Speaks About Book on PTSD

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

WINTHROP – Overlooking Boston Harbor with the nighttime sparkling Boston skyline in the distance it is hard to imagine the lasting impact of war, military service or any trauma for that matter. Tuesday night the Cottage Park Yacht Club’s own book club met with author EJ Hanagan (also known as Winthrop resident Kate Anslinger)... »

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Winthrop Businesses Weathering the Storms

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

WINTHROP – This winter has been a challenge for all of us, especially local business owners who rely on a steady stream of customers to balance the books. For Ann Vasquez, owner of the La Siesta Mexican restaurant on Woodside Avenue, she is grateful for the customers who have made it her way. But... »

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Emergency Rooms, Chiropractors Busy with Snow Injuries

Thursday, February 26th, 2015
Emergency Rooms, Chiropractors Busy with Snow Injuries

There’s no doubt the recent snow cavalcade has taken its toll on the general attitude of most folks, but health care providers report that it has also taken quite a toll on the physical well being of young and old. On a typical day in the Chelsea MGH Urgent Care, Dr. Brent Ragar might... »

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Police Blotter 02-26-2015

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Monday, February 16 Report of a motor vehicle making it difficult for the bus to get by on Shirley and Bayview Avenue. Officer reports he had the vehicle moved. Officer requested check on a vehicle on Edward Street that is obstructing snow removal. Tow truck notified and G&J is en route. Party on Sea... »

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Support Our WHS Athletes

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

The State Tournaments are underway and that means plenty of excitement for the Town of Winthrop with three of our high school teams beginning their quests for sectional and state championships. First, we want to commend all of our student-athletes and their three coaches, Dale Dunbar (boys hockey), Anthony Martucci (girls hockey), and Ignacio... »

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Anslinger’s Book A Must Read

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

With the incredible success of the movie, “American Sniper,” we call your attention to Winthrop resident Kate Anslinger’s book, “Saving Jason,” that was inspired by a war veteran who suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Kate, whose pen name is E.J. Hanagan, hosted a book presentation event Tuesday and it was great to... »

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Looking at Our Accomplishments and Future Challenges

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

(The following were remarks delivered by House Speaker Bob DeLeo in the House Chambers on Beacon Hill to the members of the House of Representatives on February 11. My colleagues, my friends, welcome. I’m so proud to speak with you today. Each day I reflect on the great obligations I have to you –... »

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Sports 02-26-2015

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

WHS hockey teams ready for tournament Both the Winthrop High boys and girls hockey teams were set to open play in the MIAA state hockey tournament last night (Wednesday). On the boys’ side, Coach Dale Dunbar’s squad was set to take on St. Bernard’s in Watertown in Division 2 North play. The Vikings, who... »

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Obituaries 02-26-2015

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Robert Lewis York Former Winthrop Electric Company President; founder of JCN Construction Company and Exhibitions Electric Company Robert Lewis York of Bedford, NH and Jupiter, FL passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 18 following a long illness. He was 72 years old. Robert was born in Winthrop, graduated from Winthrop High School, attended Northeastern... »

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Tidegate Closure Leads to Frustrations for Area

Monday, February 23rd, 2015
Tidegate Closure Leads to Frustrations for Area

Endicott Avenue is a pretty tight street under normal circumstances, but when it begins to resemble rush hour traffic on I-93, something’s very wrong. Something definitely went very wrong in Beachmont last Saturday when the state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) ordered the City of Revere and the Town of Winthrop to shut... »

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