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Al Petrilli Opens NewFed Mortgage Branch Office in Winthrop

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Al Petrilli, who was there from the beginning for the Viking Pride Foundation, as a board member, and later served as its chairman for three and a half years, has begun a new venture of his own. Petrilli,  has joined NewFed Mortgage as a producing branch manager and opened a branch office in town.... »

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Talent Pool:Caroline Zuffante the Latest in a Line of Great Athletes

Thursday, February 15th, 2018
Talent Pool:Caroline Zuffante the Latest in a Line of Great Athletes

Caroline Zuffante is a junior at Winthrop High School, but she is becoming well known in the City of Lynn for her athletic prowess, specifically as the most valuable swimmer on the Lynn English High School team. Zuffante just wrapped up another sterling season for the English/Winthrop co-op team, receiving Northeastern Conference All-Star honors... »

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NU Chapter:Katz is Closing His Tire and Auto Repair Business

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Bob Katz, owner of Nu-Tread Tire and Auto Service in East Boston, is closing up his store today,  concluding his distinguished 46-year career in the industry. Katz, a 2017 inductee in New England Tire and Service Association (NETSA) Hall of Fame, said he is in the process of selling his property located at 1... »

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Boncore Announces for State Senate Seat

Thursday, February 4th, 2016
Boncore Announces for State Senate Seat

Joseph Boncore, an attorney and lifelong Winthrop resident, has announced that he will be a candidate for the State Senate in the First Suffolk and Middlesex District. Boncore is well known to Winthrop voters who have benefited from his exceptional leadership on the Winthrop Housing Authority and the town’s Ordinance Review Committee. His father,... »

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Philip Boncore Named Sun Transcript Man of the Year

Thursday, December 31st, 2015
Philip Boncore Named Sun Transcript Man of the Year

He has been a voice of experience on the Winthrop Town Council for a decade. Before that he was a member of the Charter Commission that spearheaded the town’s conversion to a new form of government. He has lived in Winthrop his entire life and dedicated a lifetime to public service here, dating back... »

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End of an Era: Gill Presides Over His Last Council Meeting

Thursday, December 17th, 2015
End of an Era: Gill Presides Over His Last Council Meeting

The best measure of Council President Peter Gill’s contribution to and impact on the town may be realized with the following question: Is Winthrop a better place than it was four years ago? Unquestionably, undeniably, indisputably – it is. From the newly renovated parks – that sprung from Gill’s idea to start a parks... »

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Capobianco Takes Out Nomination Papers for School Committee Seat

Thursday, September 10th, 2015
Capobianco Takes Out Nomination Papers for School Committee Seat

Valentino Capobianco, former legislative aide to Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo, took out nomination papers at the offices of Town Clerk Carla Vitale Wednesday morning at Town Hall. Capobianco said he will be seeking a seat on the Winthrop School Committee in the election on Nov. 3. Capobianco, 26, is a 2007... »

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This Eagle is Ready to Fly in Canada:Eruzione Signs with Surrey Team in British Columbia Hockey League

Friday, July 24th, 2015
This Eagle is Ready to Fly in Canada:Eruzione Signs with Surrey Team in British Columbia Hockey League

Danny Eruzione won’t have a hard time getting recognized as a member of the Surrey Eagles of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL).  Anyone who follows hockey knows that Danny’s uncle, Michael, was the captain of the last U.S.A. team to win an Olympic gold medal – and scored a somewhat significant goal versus... »

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Haven Pereira Lands Biggest Role Yet

Thursday, June 25th, 2015
Haven Pereira Lands Biggest Role Yet

Haven Pereira begins rehearsals next week for the biggest role of her rising career in the dramatic arts. Pereira, a 10-year-old, fourth grade student at the Cummings Elementary School, was selected to perform the role of young Fiona in the North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) production of Shrek The Musical that opens July 7... »

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Winthrop Class of 2015 Graduates Friday Night

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

One-hundred-and-thirty Winthrop High School graduates will receive their diplomas at the Class of 2015 Commencement Exercises Friday night at Miller Field. Superintendent of Schools John Macero said the class not only excelled scholastically and athletically, but it dealt admirably with the challenge of relocating to the Winthrop Middle School building for its senior year... »

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