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Veterans Honored At Annual Cookout

August 14, 2014
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Veterans Honored At Annual Cookout

Winthrop and area veterans were honored at the  fifth annual Salute to Veterans event Sunday at the Town Landing. John Floyd, former Exalted Ruler of the Winthrop Lodge of Elks, and Tim Gover, U.S. Coast Guard veteran and Captain of the Joseph K. Kennedy utility boat, coordinated the tribute to the men and women...

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Council to Meet On Tuesday

August 14, 2014
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The Winthrop Town Council will resume its regular meeting schedule Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Joseph Harvey Room in Town Hall. The Council last met in a special session July 30 to discuss its course of action relative to the expansion at Atlantis Marina. The Council canceled its regularly scheduled Aug. 5 meeting...

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A Walk to Remember Marie: Marie C. Petrilli Cancer Fund Helps Fund Cancer Patients, Nurses, Caregivers and Families

August 9, 2014
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A Walk to Remember Marie: Marie C. Petrilli Cancer Fund Helps Fund Cancer Patients, Nurses, Caregivers and Families

The Marie C. Petrilli Cancer Research and Treatment Memorial Fund will mark its 15th anniversary with “A Walk to Remember Marie” on Sept. 13 at Deer Island. Mrs. Petrilli passed away on June 19, 1999 at the age of 39 following a long battle with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. Al Petrilli and Marie Cavaleri Petrilli were...

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Winthrop’s Moskal Will Understudy In ‘grease’

August 9, 2014
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Winthrop’s Moskal Will Understudy In ‘grease’

Winthrop resident Stephanie Moskal is rehearsing a lot of lines, songs, and dances for her next performance. The supremely talented music theater performer, who is coming off a superb run as Babette in the national tour of “Beauty in the Beast,” will be understudying six roles in the cast of “Grease,” which opens Aug....

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McKenna Completes Program At Harvard’s Kennedy School

August 9, 2014
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Town Manager James McKenna attended a three-week program titled “Executive Education in State and Local Government,” at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government in Cambridge. McKenna joined state, city, and town administrators and public safety officials from across the country at forums, workshops, and seminars reviewing case studies ranging from financial issues and development...

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Town Officials Seek Hearing on Atlantis Marina

August 2, 2014
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The Town Council voted by a 7-1 margin at a special meeting Monday night to send a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urging “very close scrutiny of the need for expansion” by Atlantis Marina Docks LLC and that a public hearing be held to discuss the matter. The Council also requested...

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A Town Treasure: Winthrop Golf Club Just Keeps Rolling Along

July 26, 2014
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A Town Treasure: Winthrop Golf Club Just Keeps Rolling Along

Jim Bruce has been the head golf professional at the Winthrop Golf Club (WGC) for 15 years. Bruce said interest and participation remains steady at the course that is located across the street from the future site of the new Winthrop middle/high school building. “The golf course and greens are in terrific condition and...

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Coughlin Pk. Renovations Are Moving Forward

July 21, 2014
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Linda Bressard, chair of the Winthrop Parks Committee, said her committee is the process of selecting the new playground equipment for Coughlin Park, coinciding with the renovation project at the playground located on Bayview Avenue. Bressard said the town received a $200,000 grant from the state for renovations to the park. The town itself...

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Captains Quarters Coffee Shop Opens on Pleasant Street

July 12, 2014
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Captains Quarters Coffee Shop Opens on Pleasant Street

It’s officially known as Captain’s Quarters Coffee Shop but there’s much more than coffee being enjoyed at Linda Bressard’s new business at 550 Pleasant St. “We have muffins and bagels from Muffin Town which used to be in Winthrop,” said Bressard. “We also have sandwiches and salads from Meridian Market in East Boston. And...

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A Scholar: Fucillo Graduates From Notre Dame

July 12, 2014
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Jenny Fucillo knew from the second grade on that she wanted to attend the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. After a superlative athletic career at Winthrop High School in which she became one of the best hurdlers in the state, a three-sport captain and conference MVP, Fucillo spent one year at...

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