Archive for November, 2017

Winthrop Charities Comedy Night Fundraiser Set for Dec 9 at WYC

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

The Winthrop Charities, led by U.S. Olympic hockey captain Mike Eruzione and family, will hold its fifth annual Comedy Night fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 9 at the Winthrop Yacht Club. There will be a social hour with hors d’ouevres from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., followed by a show featuring three well-known Boston comedians. Musical... »

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Boston Local Co-Op Returning to Winthrop for Second Annual Shop Local Expo on Nov 25

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

The Boston Local Co-op (BLC) is returning for their second annual Shop Local Expo on Nov. 25, and according to the group, it is going to be their biggest retail event yet. The free event will be held at the old Winthrop Middle School gym (151 Pauline St.) from 9am-2pm, and will be packed... »

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Teacher Highlight: Peer Mentoring Program Inspired Kostegan to Become a Teacher

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

By Kate Anslinger Lauren Kostegan’s desire to teach started in Winthrop High School, when she was part of a Peer Mentoring program during her junior and senior year. It didn’t take long for her to develop a love of teaching, and she soon made the decision to focus on special education. Kostegan attended UMASS... »

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Telling Their Story: Author Features Winthrop Vet

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock They have met each other twice – one is compelled to tell the stories of the men who fought in the Vietnam War and one is a man from Winthrop who was a leader in one of the most tragic battles of the Vietnam War. James Wright, PhD., and the... »

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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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