Archive for November, 2017

T-Day, Miller Field, 7 Days What Could be Better?

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

By Kate Anslinger With just seven days to go, everything looks great! The Vikings will play the Revere Patriots in Winthrop. “I think the community is going to have a field they are proud of and the kids are excited,” said Miller Field Committee co-chair Vinny Crossman. The Miller Field Committee has coordinated with... »

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Richard Honan Still Active in Supporting Military Personnel Stationed Overseas

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

By Kevin Mahoney Most people who are approaching 70 years old are thinking of taking it easy,  but Richard Honan, a lifelong Winthrop resident,  a Vietnam Veteran and a business owner for 44 years is busy running an operation,  which sends packages to our military serving overseas.  The packages may contain food, supplies, clothes,... »

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Questions and Answers: An Interview with Robin Gerolamo, Owner of Winthrop’s Robin’s Nest

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

The following is an interview from the publication The Boston Voyager.   Robin, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today? It has always been a dream of mine to own my own boutique. Up until now, my career has consisted of working in positions that ‘paid... »

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Police Blotter 11-16-2017

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Monday, Nov.  6 Notification of stolen motor vehicle on Locust Street. A well-being check asked for party at Governors Park. 43-year-old female voluntary to MGH. Elderly party on Grovers Avenue reported she is getting phone calls and being harassed by subject she is having a problem with. Unit will go and have a talk... »

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The Holiday Season is Approaching — Remember to Help Those in Need

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

For the vast majority of Americans, the approaching holiday season is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a wealthy nation such as ours. But the sad reality for many of our fellow citizens is that the holidays bring little, if any, joy. Those who are homeless or... »

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Sports 11-16-2017

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

WHS sports roundup MacPhail, Llovera-Miranda shine at Saturday’s D-6 meet Winthrop’s Camilla Llovera-Miranda and Cormac MacPhail turned in superlative performances at the Division 6 State Meet held at the Wrentham Training Center Saturday. Cormac became the first Viking since John Mullane in 1991 to finish in the top 10 in the divisional meet. MacPhail... »

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Obituaries 11-16-2017

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Aaron Halpern Longtime entrepreneur and business owner in carpet cleaning industry Aaron J. Halpern of Winthrop, formerly of Wareham, passed away on Nov. 13. He was 67 years old. Aaron was an entrepreneur and business owner in the carpet cleaning industry for many years. From 2006 until 2011, he was the cleaning manager for... »

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Vecchia Elected Council Pres by 11 Votes:Turco says He Will File for Recount

Saturday, November 11th, 2017
Vecchia Elected Council Pres by 11 Votes:Turco says He Will File for Recount

By Sue Ellen Woodcock It looks like the race for Town Council President will go to to a recount with an 11-vote difference between the two candidates. Attorney Jeff Turco earned 1,980 votes and School Committee member and apparent winner Ron Vecchia gained 1,991 votes in one of the closest Winthrop elections in recent... »

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Family of Stars:Winthrop Siblings Lead in Two Productions

Saturday, November 11th, 2017
Family of Stars:Winthrop Siblings Lead in Two Productions

By Beth Treffeisen A new family of stars has emerged in Winthrop, with two siblings starring in the lead roles for the middle-school and high-school productions. Madelaine Tolliver an eighth grader will be starring as Kim MacAfee in “Bye Bye Birdie” in Winthrop Middle School production in December, and Jackson Tolliver a eleventh-grader, will... »

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Campaign Spending Tops $35K

Saturday, November 11th, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock At least one candidate in Winthrop spent over $35,000 to run for office, specifically to run for Town Council president. Jeff Turco, a lawyer who did serve as council president, raised raised $41,130 and spent $37,516. Major contributors to the Turco campaign include Blair and Peter Brown, of Swampscott, each... »

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