Archive for December, 2016

Sports 12-22-2016

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

WHS SPORTS roundup WHS BOYS HOCKEY TEAM OF TO 2-0 START The Winthrop High boys hockey team skated to a pair of victories in its season-opening week, defeating non-league foe Mansfield last Wednesday and taking the measure of Northeastern Conference South Division rival Swampscott this past Monday. A contest that had been scheduled for... »

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Obituaries 12-22-2016

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Leo O’Hara American Airlines retiree; pianist and organist at local clubs and churches Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours today, Thursday, December 22 from 1 to 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Leo F. O’Hara, who passed peacefully and in the... »

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‘Tis the Boy Scout Season

Friday, December 16th, 2016
‘Tis the Boy Scout Season

Members of Winthrop’s Boy Scout Troop 75 were in front of St John the Evangelist Church last Saturday, selling holiday wreaths for their annual fundraising program. This was the final week to place an order, and all funds raised went directly back to the troops camping program. Shown in top photo from left; Laura... »

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WIHA Holiday Fair

Friday, December 16th, 2016
WIHA Holiday Fair

Santa greeted visitors on Saturday, Dec. 10, during the Winthrop Improvement and Historical Association (WIHA) Holiday Fair at the Deane Winthrop Barn. While crafters and shoppers had a great time, the highlight of the day was a cameo by St. Nick. »

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Immigration Policies Separate Local Family

Friday, December 16th, 2016

By Sue Ellen Woodcock There is definitely one thing Quoc Vi Dinh wants for Christmas — his family. For the past eight months he has been trying to get his wife and 5-year-old twins back from Colombia. Dinh, an American citizen born in Mobile, Alabama, admits his wife entered the country years ago illegally,... »

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Muffin Town Property Goes Back to Planning Bd in Jan

Friday, December 16th, 2016

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The owner of the former Muffin Town property at 15-17 Walden St. and his lawyer appeared before the Planning Board Monday night but appeared not to be ready for the scrutiny of the board or the neighbors. Jack Anderson, of PJP Realty, the owner of 15-17 Walden St., appeared with... »

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Police Department Seeks Accreditation and Town Funds

Friday, December 16th, 2016

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Tuesday night Police Chief Terence Delehanty will ask the town council for funding to help the department move towards being one of under 100 communities seeking to have an accredited police department. Delehanty is asking for $22,090 to make repairs to the cell block area and another $7,816 for work... »

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D.A. Police Looking for Answers as Body Found in Marsh

Friday, December 16th, 2016

On Friday a body of a badly decomposed male was found at Belle Isle Marsh. However, authorities have yet to release the name of the victim or whether or not the remains could be that of an Eastie teen that went missing last month. “The victim is a male,” said State Police spokesman Dave... »

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News Briefs

Friday, December 16th, 2016

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR CJHPC Want to make a difference? Consider becoming a hospice volunteer! Chelsea Jewish Hospice & Palliative Care (CJHPC) is seeking volunteers to offer invaluable companionship and support 1-2 hours per week to persons facing terminal illness who reside in Chelsea and surrounding areas.  Volunteers can make a difference for patients through... »

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Police Blotter 12-15-2016

Friday, December 16th, 2016

Monday, December 5 Vehicle towed for no resident sticker at Governors Park. Officer off with motor vehicle attached plates. Vin comes back cancelled. G&J has vehicle. Caller on South Main Street states that there is a Toyota Rav parked in a way that is preventing him from getting out of his driveway. Caller states... »

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