Archive for November, 2015

Connie Grayson’s Cancer Battle Becomes a Teachable Moment

Thursday, November 19th, 2015
Connie Grayson’s Cancer Battle Becomes a Teachable Moment

By Kate Anslinger Connie Grayson, fourth grade teacher at the Cummings School, is proof that an imprint can be left on students. So much so that when she was in the midst of her fight against cancer in 2014, the first class that she ever taught in 1981, gathered together and presented her with... »

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Council Approves Funding for Rink Improvements

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

By Sue Ellen Woodcock After getting approval from the finance committee, the town council approved funding to renovate the rink roof, construct locker rooms and purchase a new Zamboni ice machine. Tuesday night the council granted permission to borrow $600,000 to renovate the roof at the Larsen Skating Rink at Eruzione Center and construction... »

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News Briefs

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

THANKSGIVING FREE MEALS AND FIXINS’ There will be two free meals served on Thanksgiving in Lynn. One at My Brother’s Table and one at Brother’s Deli. Most food banks have already given out their Thanksgiving items, but those in need are encouraged to call and sign up for future food needs. Lynn My Brother’s... »

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Police Blotter 11-19-2015

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Monday, November 9 Party on Beacon Street reports that the area is a mess and she could not get out of her driveway. Cars were going right at her because of the construction and one-way streets. A check with DPW reveals that it was an oversight on their part and that they did not... »

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Letters to the Editor

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Veterans Day  (The following poem was written and delivered by Christopher Lutchman, nephew of Veteran’s Agent Roseann Trionfi-Mazzuchelli, during last week’s Veterans Day services.) On Veterans Day we honor all, Who answered to a Service call. Soldiers young, and Soldiers old, Fought for freedom, brave and bold. Some have lived, while others died, And... »

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Our Thoughts Are With Parisians

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Paris and the nation of France following the terrorist attack in that city last Friday. This tragic incident showed us the dangerous element that exists and that we, as a people, must be on guard against these perpetrators with such bad intentions to harm innocent... »

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Sue Goldstein’s Son Starts Company

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

The name “Sue Goldstein” is a special one in Winthrop High School sports. She was one of the first great female track athletes to emerge in the early 1980s, setting school records and continuing her brilliant career in the Division 1 UMass/Amherst program. Sue was, in a word, fast, but she also had that... »

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Sports 11-19-2015

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

From the Press Box sponsored by: winthrop book depot To The River By Jim Lederman The Annisquam River runs at the end of the Newell Stadium Facility. A Gloucester tradition is for the loyal Gloucester Fishermen fans the change ‘To the River’ is shouted when the Fishermen have first and goal at the end... »

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Obituaries 11-19-2015

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Ida Jean Newton Physician – October 9, 1944 – November 6, 2015 Ida Jean Newton of Piedmont, California died on November 6 at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, California. She was 71 years old. Ida Jean was born in Winthrop, daughter of the late Sophie (Staller) and Abraham Aloff. A brilliant woman... »

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Winthrop’s Ferry Arrives

Thursday, November 12th, 2015
Winthrop’s Ferry Arrives

The new Winthrop ferry arrived late Tuesday morning after a 525 nautical mile trip from Maryland to Winthrop. Top speed for the boat is about 24 knots. Built by Evans Boats of Crisfield, Maryland for $980,000. The Coast Guard will be performing the final authorizations for the Winthrop crew. In the top photo Winthrop... »

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