Archive for February, 2016

Condolences to the Rutherford Family

Friday, February 26th, 2016

We extend our condolences to the family of longtime Winthrop resident Judith A. Rutherford, who passed away February 20. Mrs. Rutherford was a well-known employee for many years at the former Winthrop Federal Credit Union and the Webster First Federal Credit Union. She and her husband, the late Bill Rutherford, were great supporters of... »

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Sports 02-25-2016

Friday, February 26th, 2016

WHS sports roundup Boys, girls hockey teams await tourney The Winthrop High boys and girls hockey teams are awaiting word this week of the announcement from the MIAA of their seeding and first-round opponents in the upcoming state hockey tournament. Coach Dale Dunbar’s Viking squad was set to conclude its regular season last night... »

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Obituaries 02-25-2016

Friday, February 26th, 2016

James Gallo, Sr. Of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston James G. Gallo, Sr. of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, died peacefully at home with his loving family by his bedside on February 16. He was the beloved husband for over 61 years to Adelaid (Mastrangelo) Gallo; devoted father of Margie Hughes and her husband,... »

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Joanna Ciampa is One of Winthrop’s Artistic Treasures

Thursday, February 18th, 2016
Joanna Ciampa is One of Winthrop’s Artistic Treasures

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Joanna Ciampa can’t explain how she does what she does, but the outcomes are more than spectacular. “I have always done art. When I was in school I used to daydream and draw,” Ciampa said from her home overlooking Yirrell Beach. “Mrs. Bloom, my art teacher, even accused me of... »

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Kasbah Cited Again

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

By Sue Ellen Woodcock An inspector from the Six City Initiative, which oversees the Tobacco Control Program, visited the Kasbah restaurant on Putnam Street this past Saturday night and cited the owner for the fourth time for violating the state’s smoking regulations. The inspector met with a detective from the Winthrop Police Department around... »

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Basketball Fundraiser

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

WHS Boys Basketball has helped to raise awareness in support of local philanthropies.  On January 15th the town of Winthrop and Boys’ Basketball raised $253 in support of ALS, a disease affecting millions of Americans. On Monday, Feb. 22nd, Boys Basketball again will partner with a well-known philanthropy, the American Diabetes Association.  Diabetes affects... »

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Winthrop Parent Network Offers A Chance for Youngsters to Get Ahead

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

By Kate Anslinger It’s no secret that Winthrop has a lot to offer young families, and the Winthrop Parents Network is just another perk that has given young children an opportunity to get ahead. The “Learn and Play” groups that were started four years ago meet at the EB Newton building once a week.... »

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News Briefs

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Police cracking down on handicap parking If you’re thinking about pulling into a handicapped parking space think again. Winthrop Police are always on the lookout for violators, said Police Chief Terence Delehanty, and this past weekend they found several violators and slapped them with hefty fines. At 3:58 p.m. last Friday an officer stopped... »

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Police Blotter 02-18-2016

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Monday, February 8 Call from Chester Avenue that party has fallen. EMS notified. Alarm Company called to report there is an activation at the Cummings School. Officer report all looks okay. Custodian on scene and the building is secure. Report of a line down on Main Street. It appears to be snapping around the... »

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Don’t Be Confused About Election Dates

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

With the air full of political banter – from presidential candidates to state senate candidates – and a potential debt-exclusion override vote in Winthrop (yet to be determined), there are a lot of voting dates to keep in mind and it gets a little confusing. Let’s clarify the dates. Clip and save: There will... »

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