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John Ligotti, Former East Boston Clerk-Magistrate, Judge, Passes Away

Friday, July 7th, 2017

The passing this past week of John C. Ligotti. known to his friends as Jack, who served for five decades as an assistant clerk and clerk-magistrate of the East Boston District Court and then was promoted to the District Court bench, marked the end of an era for long-time residents of the East Boston,... »

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Police Blotter 07-06-2017

Friday, July 7th, 2017

Monday, June 26 Assisted WFD with lockout at Governors Park. Fire got in through the balcony. Assisted other agency with serving warrant on Myrtle Avenue. Unable to locate party. Reporting party on Cottage Avenue states it is street sweeping and the same two cars are still in the road. Reporting party requested to have... »

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Markey is 100 Percent Correct for Reproach of Kellyanne Conway

Friday, July 7th, 2017

It is fair to say that the world as Americans have known it in the post-World War II era has been turned upside-down  — and not in a good way — since the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States. The unpresidential comments and actions on a daily basis by President... »

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Letter to the Editor

Friday, July 7th, 2017

THANKFUL FOR TOWN’S HELP To the Editor: As a native resident of Winthrop and the Executive Director of 34 years of the local nonprofit For Kids Only Afterschool (FKO), I am a firm believer in the positive impact of afterschool and summer programs. I am also a participant of the CASA Youth Providers Network... »

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Sports 07-06-2017

Friday, July 7th, 2017

From the Press Box The city returns By: Jim Lederman The Winthrop Summer Basketball League in 1976 had 32-teams! Yes, basketball was ‘number one’ in town, some 41 years ago! Sorry I did not pay tribute to the 1976 Winthrop Vikings undefeated (26-0-1) State Hockey Championship team. The legendary ‘State Champs’ – Division One... »

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Obituaries 07-06-2017

Friday, July 7th, 2017

Angelo Gagliardi Retired salesman Angelo Gagliardi of Main Street, Winthrop passed away at the Leonard Florence Center for Living in Chelsea on July 2. He was 92 years old. Born in East Boston, the beloved son of the late Rose (Merra) and Sabino Gagliardi, he was an East Boston resident for many years and... »

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Honoring Chris Tsiotos

Friday, June 30th, 2017
Honoring Chris Tsiotos

Winthrop basketball legend Chris Tsiotos was honored at the dedication ceremony for the “Chris Tsiotos Court” on June 22 at Winthrop High School. Members of the Tsiotos family are pictured above, from left, Nick Tsiotos, John “Max” Tsiotos, Constantino Tsiotos, and honoree Chris Tsiotos. »

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114th Strawberry Festival

Friday, June 30th, 2017
114th Strawberry Festival

WHAT DO YOU HAVE THERE? Domenico and Beth Caraglia enjoy some fresh strawberries during the Winthrop Improvement and Historical Association’s (WIHA) 114th annual Strawberry Festival last Tuesday, June 20. »

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Shocker:Sanford Not to Seek Re-Election; To Retire from Town Council

Friday, June 30th, 2017
Shocker:Sanford Not to Seek Re-Election; To Retire from Town Council

By Sue Ellen Woodcock This election year has been full of surprises for Winthrop voters. And there seems no end to the shockers as Council President Russ Sanford has announced on Wednesday that he will not run in November for Council President nor will he seek his old seat back in Precinct 5. Sanford... »

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Fourth Festivities in Town Set

Friday, June 30th, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Yes, the Town’s annual fireworks are on for Tuesday, July 4 at 9:15 p.m. and will be launched from Coughlin Park, the center of festivities. Earlier in the day on July Fourth, the annual Horribles parade along Shirley Street will be held. The gathering of marchers take place at just... »

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