Archive for September, 2017

A Taste of Winthrop

Friday, September 22nd, 2017
A Taste of Winthrop

Lisa Sheehan and Mark Tulecke drinking wine on the deck as the sun sets over downtown Boston last Weds., Sept. 13, at the 12th Annual Taste of Winthrop in the Winthrop Yacht Club. Restaurants from all over the town showed up to feed some 150 guests that attended. »

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PFC Biggio Honored During Heartfelt Dedication Ceremony

Friday, September 22nd, 2017
PFC Biggio Honored During Heartfelt Dedication Ceremony

By Kate Anslinger Last Saturday, 73 years after PFC Andrew G. Biggio was killed in action on Sept. 17, 1944, town officials marked the anniversary with a memorial dedication on the corner of Main and Hermon streets. Several speakers shared words about the tragedy of war and the importance of remembering of our nation’s... »

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Hagman Road to be Opened Starting on October 1

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Town Council succumbed to the voices in the Center Business District and voted to partially open Hagman Road on Oct. 1. Freshman Councilor Peter Christopher, representing Precinct 5, asked for the town to modify the current pilot traffic study going on in the center. This would include making Hagman... »

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Council and Planning Board Hold Zoning Meeting

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Winthrop has change coming in the future and Tuesday night town officials learned more about potential zoning work that may lie ahead. William Reyelt, from the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development, gave an educational presentation to the Council and the Planning Board at a joint public hearing between... »

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Parking Expert Presents Do’s and Don’ts

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Parking is a hot topic these days, and not only in Winthrop, but all across the area, cities and towns are adapting to increase parking issues. Jason Schrieber, a parking and transportation expert with Nelson/Nygaard, was invited to speak by Julia Wallerace of the town’s Transportation Committee. Schrieber’s talk called,... »

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Toddler Rescued by Officer

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Department of Children and Families, along with the Winthrop police, are investigating how a 3-year-old girl wandered from her nearby home to Winthrop Beach where she fell in and was saved from drowning by a Winthrop police officer. Officer James Freeman, who has been with the Winthrop Police Department... »

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News Briefs

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Parenting workshop has openings Winthrop Parents Forum launched its pilot series of four free parenting workshops on Tuesday, Sept. 12, at the Winthrop Public Library and there is room for up to six additional participants. A re-cap of the first workshop will be held Tuesday, Sept. 26, session from 5:30-6:15 p.m. for new participants. The second workshop starts at 6:15... »

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Body Recovered on Short Beach Believed to be Missing Saugus Man

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock State Police have recovered what they believe to be the body of a missing 72-year-old man from Saugus. The body washed ashore on Short Beach on the line between Revere and Winthrop Wednesday morning. Local and state police responded to the scene. State Police Spokesman David Procopio said they were... »

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Winthrop Residents Running in Dana-Farber’s B.A.A. Half Marathon

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

On Oct. 8, Winthrop residents will be running in the 17th annual B.A.A. Half Marathon presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, as a member of the official Dana-Farber team. Residents include: Stephanie O’Brien Erin Morano Hundreds of Dana-Farber team members will raise awareness and at least $750 each to support adult... »

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Regina Jardon is Inspired by the Kindness of Her Students

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

By Kate Anslinger When it comes to teaching, Connecticut native Regina Jardon has no shortage of drive and passion for the career. Her enthusiasm is catchy, especially when she talks about how much she is inspired by her students. Having spent her entire young life in southwestern Connecticut, Jardon felt she needed a change... »

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