Archive for December, 2017

Winthrop Persons of the Year:Gus Martucci Always Ready to Help

Saturday, December 30th, 2017

By Cary Shuman He is the newest member of the Winthrop School School Committee who represented the school system very well in his previous tenure on the board.   He is a proud graduate himself of Winthrop High School where he starred on an historic Viking football team that won the 1981 Super Bowl... »

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Turmoil at Town Hall Highlights 2017 to Stories

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Winthrop was not the little town without some turmoil last year. First there was the abrupt resignation of Robert Driscoll Jr. as Town Council President. Then Town Manager James McKenna announces he will step down and the one-year remaining on his contract will be fulfilled with consultant work for the... »

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Linda Calla is All About Winthrop

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Although she was born in Chelsea, the Winthrop Transcript Woman of the Year for 2017 is all about Winthrop, from her career to family to her public service Precinct 6 Councillor Linda J. Calla is Winthrop.   For the past 40 years she’s devoted herself to the town, most recently... »

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Police Blotter 12-28-2017

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Monday, 12/18   Quincy Ave., party states that painting truck is parked on the edge of her driveway.   Governors Drive, tow truck driver dropped off a tow slip from a trespass tow.   Crest Ave., party needs to dispose of syringes.   3 Metcalf Sq., Male party walked into the station to report... »

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Have A Happy, Healthy, and Safe New Year

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

The upcoming long weekend marks the start of the New Year — 2018.   The arrival of a new year marks a time for reflection, both as to the year that has passed and as to the year to come.   In the words of the poet Alfred Lord Tennyson:     Ring out... »

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Sports 12-28-2017

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

WHS track teams compete vs. Somerville The Winthrop High boys and girls indoor track & field teams trekked to Somerville last week to compete against the host Highlander squads. On the girls’ side, though the Lady Vikings came out on the short end of a 57-29 decision, a number of Lady Vikings turned in... »

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Obituaries 12-28-2017

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Robert James Millerick Longtime Bank of Boston employee Robert James Millerick, a lifelong resident of Winthrop, died on Christmas Day, December 25. Bob was a longtime employee of the Bank of Boston.  He resided at the Fort Heath Apartments on Pond St. for many years where he had many friends. He was the beloved... »

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Christmas Fair at Arthur T. Cummings School

Friday, December 22nd, 2017
Christmas Fair at Arthur T. Cummings School

Perla Alearado is serious about her gingerbread house. »

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Santa Visits Learn to Skate

Friday, December 22nd, 2017
Santa Visits Learn to Skate

Alianora Donahue has her chance to sit on Santa’s lap at last Sunday’s Learn to Skate program. Santa made a surprise visit to Eruzione Rink to skate with the children, and wish them a Merry Christmas. »

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Martucci to Fill Vacant School Committee Seat

Friday, December 22nd, 2017
Martucci to Fill Vacant School Committee Seat

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Former School Committee member Gus Martucci was selected at a joint meeting of the Town Council and the School Committee on Tuesday night to fill a seat left vacant by resigning member Laura Callis. In January, the two committees will meet again to fill another vacant seat held by Ron... »

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