Archive for July, 2015

No Olympics in 2024

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

It’s now official that there will be no Summer Olympics in 2004 in the City of Boston. Perhaps things could have been different with a better strategy of rolling out the plan, but the proposal never garnered a clear-cut majority, either of residents or the politicians, who wanted to see the Olympics held in... »

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Lynn Mayor was Born in Winthrop

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

We just learned, as Lynn Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy celebrated her 53rd birthday at a surprise gathering in Lynn, that the Mayor was born at the Winthrop Hospital in 1962. The Mayor said her family was living in nearby East Boston at the time before moving to Lynn later that year. Mayor Kennedy, who... »

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Welcome Aboard, PGA Pro Jim Bruce

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

We at the Sun-Transcript are delighted to welcome Winthrop Golf Club PGA Head Professional Jim Bruce to our pages with his golf tips column, “On The Range.” Jim is running an excellent golf course that is a joy for its members and also for those who wish to play a round of golf. Jim... »

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Town Bustling with Sounds of Summer

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

There are so many reasons why this town is beloved by its residents, but the summers in Winthrop — with the opportunities for boating and sailing out of our yacht clubs, the convenient treasure that is the Winthrop Golf Club, the beaches and the increasingly beautiful parks, the feeling of safety in the streets... »

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Sports 07-30-2015

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

From the Press Box Seven-on-Seven By Jim Lederman The summer heat can be tough on high school athletes. The 2015 WHS Vikings are defending NEC football champions. Coach Sean Driscoll and the Vikings have been working extra hard to get in shape for the 2015 campaign. Despite 80-90 degree heat the team has had... »

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Bitten by Gardening Bug

Friday, July 24th, 2015
Bitten by Gardening Bug

Eric Ferguson doesn’t mind being Mr. Mom to his four children. After all, it gives him more time to spend with his kids and to get them involved in his passion for gardening. It’s a passion that has continued to grow even since he and his wife Denise moved to Ocean Avenue from East... »

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Winthrop Fares Well in Recently Passed State Budget

Friday, July 24th, 2015

House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo (D-Winthrop), Senator Anthony Petruccelli (D-East Boston) and Representative RoseLee Vincent (D-Revere) joined their colleagues in the Legislature to enact  a $38.145 billion state budget for Fiscal Year 2016 (FY16) which emphasizes economic growth, support for residents most in need, and reform of the state’s transportation system. The spending plan... »

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This Eagle is Ready to Fly in Canada:Eruzione Signs with Surrey Team in British Columbia Hockey League

Friday, July 24th, 2015
This Eagle is Ready to Fly in Canada:Eruzione Signs with Surrey Team in British Columbia Hockey League

Danny Eruzione won’t have a hard time getting recognized as a member of the Surrey Eagles of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL).  Anyone who follows hockey knows that Danny’s uncle, Michael, was the captain of the last U.S.A. team to win an Olympic gold medal – and scored a somewhat significant goal versus... »

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NEWS Briefs

Friday, July 24th, 2015

Salem State Dual Enrollment Program The Dual Enrollment Program in collaboration with Salem State University, Revere High School and Winthrop High School will begin in September 2015. The course, PHL 125, Critical Reasoning, will be offered on Mondays from 6:00-8:20 p.m. at WHS. The course is funded by the Department of Education and is... »

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Police Blotter 07-23-2015

Friday, July 24th, 2015

Monday, July 13 Summons service on Moore Street. Officer spoke to witness’s daughter and she will let him know to pick up the summons at the police station. Party from Governors Park came into the station to report that his car was struck in the parking lot. Officer reports a minor scratch and the... »

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