Archive for September, 2015

Time for A New Miller Field

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

With the construction of the new Winthrop Middle High School progressing at a rapid pace, it’s time to give consideration to an upgrade of the adjacent high school athletic facilities. For far too long — especially for a community such as ours which has a long and storied athletic tradition which has proven invaluable... »

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A Sad, Sad Story

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

The recent discovery of the identity of the young girl whose body was discovered on a beach at Deer Island almost three months ago has brought closure to one aspect of the tragic circumstances surrounding this matter. However, the allegation that the child, two-and-a-half-year old Bella Bond, was killed while in the care of... »

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Sports 09-24-2015

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

WHS sports roundup WHS volleyball team opens with 3-1 mark The Winthrop High volleyball team has opened its 2015 campaign in impressive fashion with three victories in four contests in the first two weeks of the season. The Lady Vikings rolled to a 3-0 win over Mt. Alvernia, 25-11, 25-11, 25-14 in a non-league... »

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Obituaries 09-24-2015

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

William Poor Retired Public Works, Superintendent of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard William G. Poor of Portsmouth, NH,, formerly of Winthrop,, passed away September 17. He was 97 years old. Born in Winthrop on July 21, 1918, the son of the late Joseph H. Jr., and Elizabeth A. (Taylor) Poor, he was a graduate of... »

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Lee Dzedulionis Recognized for Work

Friday, September 18th, 2015
Lee Dzedulionis Recognized for Work

The Winthrop Town Council recognized Lee Dzedulionis, center, chair of the Winthrop Commission on Disabilities, for her 28 years of service to the town and the disabled. Pictured with her are Town Manager James McKenna, Councilors Paul Varone, Nick DelVento, Rich Boyajian, James Letterie, Council President Peter Gill, Councilors Linda Calla and Phil Boncore. »

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Winthrop Candidates Ready for November Election

Friday, September 18th, 2015

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Candidates for the Nov. 3 election have been confirmed and their signatures have been certified by the town clerk’s office. There are races for several seats and a couple of incumbents who face no challengers. The race to watch this year appears to be for School Committee, with six candidates... »

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Howard and Honan Team Up To Line Veterans Rd. With Flags

Friday, September 18th, 2015

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Sheryl Howard has a vision and with the help of her friend Richard Honan she intends to make it happen with the help of many. Howard just thought it would be nice to start hanging American flags. First she’d like to start with the obvious – Veteran’s Road. “Memorial Day... »

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Town Ponders Debt-Exclusion Override

Friday, September 18th, 2015

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Town officials are mulling the idea of having a debt-exclusion override vote to fund the construction of a new Miller Field. Tuesday night Precinct 3 Councilor Nick DelVento, who also serves on the Finance Committee, said they have a placeholder on the Nov. 3 election ballot in the event officials... »

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Keeping Technology Up-To-Date at Winthrop Schools

Friday, September 18th, 2015

By Marianne Salza Winthrop Public Schools (WPS) has been working with RetroFit, a leading service provider, to help monitor, support, and maintain up-to-date technologies within the schools. Superintendent John Macero has been looking into facility management systems in search of a plan that works for all the schools. “There is a limited amount of... »

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Police Blotter 09-17-2015

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Monday, September 7 Party at Executive Apartments reports possible heart attack. EMS notified. Units report one male party to MGH. Officer helping truck that is lost at Energy To Go. Caller at Lucky Garden Restaurant states there is a woman passed out in the car and he cannot get into the car. EMS notified.... »

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