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Local Thespian to be in ‘Velveteen Rabbit’ Opening on Friday

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Twelve-year-old Heather Buccini of Winthrop is set to perform in Boston Children’s Theatre’s magical production of “The Velveteen Rabbit,” that opens Friday at Endicott College’s Manninen Center for the Arts in Beverly. It’s been a busy year for the talented young actress. Heather has appeared in the Winthrop Playmaker’s production of “Alice in Wonderland”... »

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Two Local Dancers to Appear In Boston Ballet’s Nutcracker

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Two Winthrop eighth graders and high honor students, Olivia Brandi-Miller and Grace Smotrich, will be performing in Boston Ballet’s production of Mikko Nissinen’s “The Nutcracker,” from Nov. 28 through Dec. 31 at the Boston Opera House. Olivia will be making her third appearance in The Nutcracker where she will dance in two roles, a... »

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How Flexible Are You? Local Yoga Studio Seeks to Help Residents Relax and Limber Up

Thursday, November 27th, 2014
How Flexible Are You? Local Yoga Studio Seeks to Help Residents Relax and Limber Up

Stefanie Finocchio and Suzanne Dufresne are helping transform and improve bodies and minds at their new yoga and massage studio located at 526 Shirley Street. They co-owners and certified yoga instructors opened The Yoga Lounge on Sept. 2 and the response has exceeding their expectations. “It’s definitely better than we anticipated – our minds... »

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Antique Table Trattoria Combines Atmosphere and Good Italian Food

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
Antique Table Trattoria Combines Atmosphere and Good Italian Food

Many Winthrop residents have been visiting the town’s newest restaurant, Antique Table Trattoria, to get a taste of Italy and simple Italian cuisine and to experience its classic, charming atmosphere. “When people come in here, they just love the antique feeling of it – they feel like they’re in Italy,” said Oscar Guerrero, manager... »

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Surf’s Up in Winthrop Coleman, Currier, Bring New Fitness Training Program to Oceanside Pilates and Yoga Studio

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Miles from the Pacific Ocean and Hawaii and California where surfoarding is king, Winthrop residents have been climbing aboard surfboards inside Oceanside Pilates and Yoga Studio on Shirley Street. Registered yoga trainer and teacher Georgeane Tacelli Coleman and certified Stott pilates and barre instructor Maria Currier have brought Surfset classes – a new workout... »

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Farmers Market Committee Seeks Expansion

Monday, November 10th, 2014

The Winthrop Farmer’s Market Committee is looking to add volunteers as it prepares to expand its schedule of market dates in 2015. “We had eight Farmers’ Markets this year and we’d like to add up to two next year,” said Joseph Domelowicz Jr., assistant to town manager James McKenna. Domelowicz said the committee is... »

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Speaker DeLeo Easily Wins Re-Election

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo was re-elected as state representative in Tuesday’s election, defeating Paul A. Caruccio. DeLeo received 4,373 votes in Winthrop while Caruccio received 1,903. DeLeo represents all of Winthrop and part of Revere in the House. He has been Winthrop’s state representative since 1991 and has served as Speaker... »

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Town Signs Contract to Have Ferry Boat Built

Monday, November 10th, 2014

The town has signed a contract with Evans Boats, a Maryland firm, to build a 73-passenger catamaran-style ferry boat. “All the documents have been approved and we’re under a contract to have a ferry boat specially built for the town and our route,” said Joseph Domelowicz Jr., assistant to town manager James McKenna. Domelowicz... »

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Vitagliano Speaks at Hearing for MBTA Blue Line-Red Line connector

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Winthrop resident John Vitagliano, former transportation commissioner for the City of Boston, is speaking out on behalf of the town in relation to the proposed MBTA Blue Line-Red Line Connector project. The project would result in a direct, underground subway extension from the Bowdoin Street or Government Center (Blue Line) subway stations to the... »

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Annual Comedy Night Set for Oct. 17 at WYC

Monday, October 6th, 2014

U.S. Olympic hockey captain Mike Eruzione said the family’s Winthrop Charities will hold its second annual Comedy Night fundraiser on Oct. 17 at the Winthrop Yacht Club. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m., with the show commencing at 8 p.m. Steve Sweeney, known as the king of Boston comedy, will headline the show.... »

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